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ZINC SULFIDE
ICSC: 1627
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.2005 Validated
Zinc monosulfide
Zinc sulphide 
CAS #: 1314-98-3 RTECS #: ZH5400000
EINECS #: 215-251-3
    Formula: ZnS
Molecular mass: 97.45

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
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
PACKAGING & 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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong acids. 

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

Physical dangers
 

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

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Sublimation point: 1180°C
Density: 4.0 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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