CHEMICAL NAME & SYNONYMS DOT CLASS SARA TITLE 313
Calcium Sulfide 4.1/II No
FORMULA F.W. CAS#
CaS 72.14 20548-54-3
Density 2.5. M.p.:decomposes. Slightly soluble in water.
APPEARANCE & ODOR
White crystals. Probable odor of H2S.
REACTIVITY & CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Slow decomposition especially when wet. Gives off vapor of Hydrogen Sulfide. Incompatible (perhaps violently) with
Flammable gas emitted upon heating. Highly toxic fumes. Firefighters wear SCBA.
EXTINGUISHER FLASHPOINT LEL UEL
Water spray, CO2, or dry chemical. N/A N/A N/A
Poisonous by inhalation, toxic by ingestion. Irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. LD/TD no data. TLV/PEL(as
H2S) 20 ppm ceiling, 50 ppm 10 min max exposure. No evidence of carcinogenicity.
Wear goggles and rubber gloves while handling. Use only with adequate ventilation or suitable respirator.
Wash skin and eyes thoroughly with water. If eye irritation persists, get medical attention. If swallowed, give water or
milk and induce vomiting. See a physician. If unconscious, give oxygen and respiration as necessary, get immediately
SPILLS & LEAKS
Wash up with water. Disposal to drain acceptable in most localities, check local regulations. Other disposal to solid waste.
CATALOG # PREPARED BY DATE
1348 LM 8/6/96
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