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ZINC SULFIDEICSC: 1627
Zinc monosulfide
Zinc sulphide
October 2005
CAS #: 1314-98-3
EC Number: 215-251-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong acids. 
PACKAGING
 
ZINC SULFIDE ICSC: 1627
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE-TO-YELLOW CRYSTALS OR POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong acids. This produces toxic hydrogen sulfide. 

Formula: ZnS
Molecular mass: 97.45
Sublimation point: 1180°C
Density: 4.0 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: (respirable fraction): 0.1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(4).
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(2).
MAK: pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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