NILE CHEMICALS

LANTHANUM CARBONATE

 

1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product name : Lanthanum carbonate AR

 

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture

According to Regulation (EC) No1272/2008

Skin irritation (Category 2)

Eye irritation (Category 2)

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3)

According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended.

Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

Other hazards - none

 

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Formula : C3La2O9 xH2O

Molecular Weight : 457,84 g/mol

CAS-No. EC-No. Index-No. Classification Concentration

Dilanthanum tricarbonate

54451-24-0 209-599-5 - Skin Irrit. 2; Eye Irrit. 2; STOT

SE 3; H315, H319, H335

Xi, R36/37/38

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

 

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

General advice Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

 

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable extinguishing media Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

 

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Environmental precautions Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

 

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Normal measures for preventive fire

protection.

Conditions for safe storage Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

hygroscopic

 

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or

type P1 (EN 143) respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate

government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Hand protection The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the

standard EN 374 derived from it. Handle with gloves.

Eye protection Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Skin and body protection Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the

work place.

Hygiene measures Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at

the end of workday.

 

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance Form powder

Safety data  pH no data available

Melting point no data available

Boiling point no data available

Flash point no data available

Ignition temperature no data available

Lower explosion limit no data available

Upper explosion limit no data available

Water solubility no data available

 

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical stability  Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Conditions to avoid Avoid moisture.

Materials to avoid Strong acids

Hazardous decomposition products Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Carbon oxides, Lanthanum oxides

 

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity no data available

Carcinogenicity IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as

probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure Inhalation - May cause respiratory irritation.

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure no data available

Aspiration hazard no data available

Potential health effects Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.

Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.

Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.

Eyes Causes eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly

investigated.

Additional Information RTECS: no data available

 

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity no data available

Persistence and degradability no data available

Bioaccumulative potential no data available

Mobility in soil no data available

PBT and vPvB assessment no data available

Other adverse effects no data available

 

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Product Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Contact a licensed professional waste

disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn

in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Contaminated packaging Dispose of as unused product.

 

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

ADR/RID Not dangerous goods

IMDG Not dangerous goods

IATA Not dangerous goods

 

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.

16. Other Information

Nile Chemicals. provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. NILE CHEMICALS. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION SET FORTH HEREIN OR THE PRODUCT TO WHICH THE INFORMATION REFERS. ACCORDINGLY, NILE CHEMICALS. WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THIS INFORMATION.

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