|ANTIMONY TRIOXIDE||ICSC: 0012|
|CAS #: 1309-64-4||Antimony sesquioxide
Flowers of antimony
C.I. Pigment White 11
| UN #: (see Notes)
| EINECS #: 215-175-0
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Cough. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat. Vomiting.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Blisters.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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. Diarrhoea. Sore throat. Vomiting. Burning sensation in the stomach. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGSuspected of causing cancer
Causes mild skin irritation
|Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|ANTIMONY TRIOXIDE||ICSC: 0012|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: A2 (suspected human carcinogen).
MAK: carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3B
|Melting point established under the absence of oxygen.
Density differs with crystalline structure.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The recommendations on this card do not apply to vapour exposure during the production.
The technical product may contain impurities which alter the health effects; for further information see ICSC 0013 Arsenic.
According to special provision SP45, antimony trioxide is not regulated for transport unless it contains more than 0.5% of arsenic. In that case it should be classified as UN number 1549 (Hazard class 6.1 and packaging group III).
TLV Note: Exposure by all routes should be carefully controlled to levels as low as possible.
Symbol: Xn; R: 40; S: (2)-22-36/37
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Antimony trioxide (UKPID)