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BARIUM CARBONATE
ICSC: 0777
Peer-Review Status: 12.10.2006 Validated
Carbonic acid, barium salt (1:1) 
CAS #: 513-77-9 RTECS #: CQ8600000
UN #: 1564
EC #: 056-003-00-2
EINECS #: 208-167-3
    Formula: BaCO3
Molecular mass: 197.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
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. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Weakness.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 22; S: (2)-24/25 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61S1564-III or 61GT5-III.  Separated from bromotrifluoride, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts violently with strong acids. Reacts violently with bromotrifluoride. This generates fire hazard. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly , especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation. Exposure could cause hypokalaemia. This may result in cardiac disorders and muscular disorders. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at >1300°C
Density: g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C:
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: (calculated) 
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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