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GUANIDINE NITRATEICSC: 0561
Guanidine mononitrate
Guanidinium nitrate
October 2005
CAS #: 506-93-4
UN #: 1467
EC Number: 208-060-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  Risk of fire and explosion. Explosive.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with flammables.  Do NOT expose to friction or shock.  Use water in large amounts.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Sore throat. Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 5.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from combustible substances and reducing agents. 
PACKAGING
 
GUANIDINE NITRATE ICSC: 0561
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
May decompose explosively on shock, friction or concussion. May explode on heating. On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including nitric acid and nitrogen oxides. The substance is a strong oxidant. It reacts with combustible and reducing materials. 

Formula: CH6N4O3 / CH5N3.HNO3
Molecular mass: 122.1
Decomposes
Melting point: 217°C
Density: 1.436 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 16
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -8.35  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Rinse contaminated clothes (fire hazard) with plenty of water. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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