GFS CHEMICALS, INC.
P.O. Box 245 Powell, OH 43065
1-800-424-9300(Chemtrec 24Hr. Info.)
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
HOLMIUM CHLORIDE, HEXAHYDRATE
CHEMICAL NAME & SYNONYMS DOT CLASS SARA TITLE 313
Holmium Chloride, Hexahydrate NR No
TSCA listed - Yes
FORMULA REPORTABLE QUANTITY F.W. CAS#
HoCl 3鈥?6H 2O N/A 379.38 14914-84-2 (hyd.)
Very soluble in water.
APPEARANCE & ODOR
Light yellow crystals. Odorless.
REACTIVITY & CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Stable. No hazardous reactivity. Hygroscopic.
May decompose in a general fire emitting HCl. Firefighters wear SCBA.
NFPA # 1-0-0.
EXTINGUISHER FLASHPOINT LEL UEL
Fight surrounding fire. N/A N/A N/A
May be irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. May be harmful if swallowed. May act as
blood anticoagulant. OSHA PEL/ACGIH TLV not established. No evidence of carcinogenicity.
Wear goggles and rubber gloves while handling. Store in well sealed containers.
Wash contact area thoroughly with water. If eye irritation persists, see a physician. If
swallowed, give water or milk to drink and get medical attention.
SPILLS & LEAKS
Wash up with water. Disposal to sanitary drain with large volume of water. Check local
CATALOG # PREPARED BY DATE
1252 MDM September 21, 2006