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GUANIDINE NITRATE
ICSC: 0561
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.2005 Validated
Guanidine mononitrate
Guanidinium nitrate 
CAS #: 506-93-4 RTECS #: MF4350000
UN #: 1467
EINECS #: 208-060-1
    Formula: CH6N4O3 / CH5N3.HNO3
Molecular mass: 122.1

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with flammables.  Use water in large amounts. 
EXPLOSION Risk of fire and explosion. Explosive.  Do NOT expose to friction or shock.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
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
PACKAGING & 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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 5.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-51GO2-I+II+III.  Fireproof. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from combustible substances and reducing agents. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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