Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 4
Revision Date: 5/6/2015

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Antimony Sulfide
        Product Number: AN1650
        Product Formula: Sb2S3
 
        Manufacturer: Barium & Chemicals, Inc.
PO Box 218
515 Kingsdale Road
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5218

Phone: 740-282-9776
Fax: 740-282-9161
Web: www.bariumchemicals.com

        Emergency Phone: Chemtrec 800-424-9300
        International: 703-527-3887

2.) HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview
OSHA Hazards
No known OSHA hazards.
Target Organs
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 5)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 5)
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 2)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     None
Hazard Statement(s)
H401 Toxic to aquatic life
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P273 Avoid release to the environment
P391 Collect spillage
P501 Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 1
Flammability 0
Physical Hazards 0
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 0
Fire 0
Reactivity Hazard 0
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
215-713-4 99-100% 1345-04-6
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
Skin Contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
Eye Contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
Ingestion Contact
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
General Advice:
Consult a physician. Show this MSDS to the doctor in attendance.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
The product itself does not burn.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
This material, like most materials in powder form, is capable of creating a dust explosion.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Antimony oxide forms under fire conditions.
Protective Measure in Fire
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist, or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing dust.
Environment
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
Spill Clean Up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.) HANDLING AND STORAGE
 
Usage Precautions
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Usage Descriptions
Storage Precautions
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Handling Precautions
Avoid breathing dust. Avoid getting in eyes or on skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store in a dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and incompatible materials. Reseal containers immediately after use. Store away from food and beverages.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
Use local ventilation if dusting is a problem, to maintain air levels below the recommended exposure limit.
Process Conditions
ACGIH TLV as Sb: 0.5mg/m3 TWA. OSHA PEL as Sb: 0.5 mg/m3 TWA.
Respirators
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Protective Gloves
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Eye Protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) OR CEN (EU).
Other Protection
The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and the amount of dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Hygienic Work Practices
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work day.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
Black or silve, Powder or Lumps
b) Odor
No data available
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No Data Available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
550C
f) Initial boiling Point and boiling range
1150C at 760.00mm Hg
g) Flash Point
Not Applicable
h) Evaporation rate
No data available
i) Flammability (solid,gas)
No data available
j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
No data available
k) Vapor pressure
No data available
l) Vapor density
No data available
m) Relative density
4.64 g/ml @ 25C (77F)
n) Solubility(ies)
No data available No Data Available
o) Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
No data available
p) Auto-ignition temperature
No data available
q) Decomposition temperature
Not Applicable
r) Viscosity
No data available
s) Specific Gravity
No data available

10.) STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
 
Stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Hazardous Decomp Products
Antimony/Antimony Oxides, Sulfur Oxides & Hydrogen Sulfide Gas
Conditions to Avoid
Strong oxidizing agents. Do not store near acids.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
>2000 mg/kg (Oral--rat)
Toxicological Info
Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. May aggravate existing respiratory and heart problems.
Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes, gastrointestinal tract, and upper respiratory tract.
Skin
May cause irritation and possible dermatitis.
Eyes
May cause irritation and possibly result in conjunctivitis and keratitis.
Medical Symptoms
Shallow respiration; weight loss; acute congestion of heart, liver, and kidneys; sores in the mouth, nose, and throat; headache; indigestion and dizziness.

12.) ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxicity
Toxic to aquatic life.
Distribution
Chemical Fate

13.) DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
 
Disposal Methods
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dispose of contaminated packaging as unused product.
General Cleaning

14.) TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
 
DOT - GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Proper Shipping Name
Antimony Compounds, Inorganic, Solid, N.O.S. (Special Provision 35 172.102 49 CFR))
Hazzard Class

UN Number

Packing Group

IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Antimony Compounds, Inorganic, Solid, N.O.S. (Special Provision 35 172.102 49 CFR))
Hazzard Class

UN Number

Packing Group

IMDG EMS
F-A, S-A
Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Rail

Transportation Notes NMFC 43260-2 -- CLASS 85 HST 2617.10.00.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Antimony Sulfide 1345-04-6 Yes No Yes No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Antimony Sulfide 1345-04-6 No Yes No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Antimony Sulfide 1345-04-6 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Antimony Sulfide 1345-04-6 No No No

Additional Items
Chemical Weapons Convention Acute TSCA 12(b) CDTA SARA 311/312 Reactivity Chronic
No No No No No No No
Fire Pressure Austrialian HazChem Code Poison Schedule WHMIS
No No No No No

16.) MISC. INFORMATION
 
Information Sources
Revision Comments
Revised November 2012 for GHS Standards. Updated 2-20-15 Revised February 2014 to align with internal document control.
Other Information

17.) DISCLAIMER
 
Barium & Chemicals, Inc. provides this information as it relates only to the specific product designated herein. All information contained in this SDS should be provided to the user's employees and/or customers. The information contained herein relates only to the environmental, health and safety precautions for the product and is not intended to be relied upon as technical specifications for commercial or other purposes. Do not use the ingredient information and/or ingredient percentages in this SDS as product specification. For product specification refer to a Product Specification and/or a Certificate of Analysis provided by or requested from Barium & Chemicals, Inc. This information relates only to the product designated herein, and does not relate to its use in combination with any other material or in any other process. This information is intended only as a guide to the appropriate handling of the product by a properly trained person. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a a particular purpose. Conditions of use are beyond the control of Barium & Chemicals, Inc. Users are responsible to verify the applicability of this information under their own operating conditions to determine whether the product is suitable for a particular purpose and assume all risks of use, handling and disposal of the product, or from the publication, reliance upon or other use of the information contained herein. This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied;except that it is accurate to the best knowledge of Barium & Chemicals, Inc. and is based upon data obtained from the manufacturer and/or recognized technical sources. Barium & Chemicals, Inc. expressively disclaims all express or implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the product of information provided herein, and shall under no circumstances be liable for incidental or consequential damages. Barium & chemicals, Inc. assumes no responsibility for use, or reliance upon this information. Compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations remains the responsibility of the user.