Hygroscopic (absorbs moisture from the air).The toxicological
properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
Potential Health Effects
May cause eye irritation.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological
properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties
of this substance have not been fully investigated.
No information found.
**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15
minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical
aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and
drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not
breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult,
give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician:
**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in
pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full
protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases
may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Substance
Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to
extinguish surrounding fire. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish
fire. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate
**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated
in Section 8.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal
container. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the
Protective Equipment section. Sweep up or absorb material, then
place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid
breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with eyes, skin,
and clothing. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container
tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Keep under a nitrogen blanket. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated
area away from incompatible substances. Store protected from
**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****
Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped
with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate
ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal Protective Equipment
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical
safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face
protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29
CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European
Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace
conditions warrant respirator use. Follow the OSHA
respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or
European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or
European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if
exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or
other symptoms are experienced.
**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****
Physical State: Powder
Color: Not available.
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point: 718 deg C
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Flash Point: Not available.
Explosion Limits, lower: Not available.
Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.
Solubility in water: soluble
Molecular Formula: HoCl3
Molecular Weight: 271.28
**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatible materials, moisture, exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Hydrogen chloride, irritating and toxic fumes and gases.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
CAS# 10138-62-2: MS7350000
CAS# 10138-62-2: Oral, mouse: LD50 = 5165 mg/kg.
Holmium(III) chloride -
Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, or NTP.
See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
**** SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
**** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****
Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
**** SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****
Shipping Name: Not regulated.
Shipping Name: Not regulated.
Shipping Name: Not regulated.
**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: Not available.
S 24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 28A After contact with skin, wash immediately with
plenty of water.
S 37 Wear suitable gloves.
S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek
medical advice immediately (show the label where
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 10138-62-2: No information available.
CAS# 10138-62-2 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
CAS# 10138-62-2 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 10138-62-2 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
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