|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|EXPOSURE||AVOID ALL CONTACT! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Headache. Nausea.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Symbol: T, N; R: 61-33-40-50/53-62; S: 53-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT5-III.||Separated from strong oxidants.|
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW-TO-ORANGE-YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Melting point: 844°C
Density: 6.3 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.0000058
|Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish, plants and mammals.|
Chromates are classified as human carcinogens, but evidence for this substance is limited.
Lead chromate pigments may contain appreciable quantities of water-soluble lead compounds.
Toxic fumes (lead and chromium compounds) are also liberated during welding, cutting and heating of material treated with lead chromate.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Lead chromate occurs in nature as the minerals crocoite, phoenicochroite.
Chrome yellow, Cologne yellow, King's yellow, Leipzig yellow, Paris yellow, C. I. Pigment yellow 34, C. I. 77600 are trade names.
Card has been partly updated in October 2004.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations