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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
I PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Europium Oxide Lanthanides
Trade Name: Ch em ical Fam ily:
Eu 2O 3 1308-9 6-9
Ch em ical Form ula: CAS #:
II HAZAR DOUS INGRED IENTS
Haz ardous C omp onents % OSHA/PEL ACGIH/TLV
Europium Oxide 0-100 N/E N/E
III PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling Point: Melting Point:
Vapo r Density: Vapor Pressure:
7.42 g/cc Insoluble
Specific Gravity: Solubility in H 2O:
Wh ite powder, no od or. N/A
Appearance and Odor: % V olatiles:
IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION H AZARD DA TA
Flash Point: N/A Autoignition Temperature: N/A
Flam mab le Limits: Lower: N/A Upper: N/A
Extingu ishing Media: Oxide does not burn. Use suitable extinguishing media for surrounding material and type of fire.
Special Firefighting Procedures: Firefighters m ust w ear fu ll face, self-con tained breathing apparatus with full pro tective clothing to
prevent contact with skin and eyes. Fumes from fire are hazardous. Isolate runoff to prevent environmental pollution.
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazard: None
V HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
Threshold Limit Value: Not established, non-toxic, LD50 rat orally 1,000 mg/kg.
Effects of Exposure:
Skin : Can cause slight irritation.
Eye: Can cause particle irritation.
Carcino genicity: NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: No
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No data
EMERG ENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air, keep warm and quiet, give oxygen if breathing is difficult. Seek medical attention.
INGESTION: If conscious, give 1-2 glasses of water or milk and induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
SK IN: Wash with soap and water. If irritation develops or persists, seek medical attention.
EYE: Flush w ith water, includ ing un der eyelids, for at least 15 m inutes. Seek med ical attention if irritation develops or persists.
VI REACTIVITY DATA
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Acids
Haz ardous D ecomposition Produc ts: N/A
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
VII SPILL OR LEAK PROC EDURES
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled: Wearing appropriate respiratory and protective equipment, sweep or
vacuum up sp ill using a HE PA air filter an d place in a closed container for disposal. Tak e care not to raise dust.
Waste Disposal Method: Dispose o f in accord ance w ith all State, Federal and Lo cal regulation s.
VIII SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): NIOSH approved dust respirator.
Ventilation: Use local ex haust if dusting occu rs.
Protective Gloves: Rubber
Eye Protection: ANSI safety glasses
Other Protective Equipment: Protective gear suitable to prevent contamination.
IX SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storage: Store in tightly sealed container in a cool, dry area. It will absorb moisture and
CO 2. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Wo rk Practices: Implement engineering and work practice controls to reduce and maintain concentration of exposure. Use good
housekeeping and sanitation practices. Do not use tobacco or food in work area. Wash thoroughly before eating or smoking. Do not
blow dust off clothing or skin with compressed air. Maintain eyewash capable of sustained flushing, safety drench shower and
facilities for washing.
The abo ve inform ation is believ ed to be co rrect, but do es no t purp ort to b e all inclu sive an d sha ll be used only as a gu ide.
ESPI shall not be held liab le for any d am age resulting from h and ling fo r from contact with the abov e pro duc t.
Issued by: S. Dierks
Date: November 1994
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