|THALLIUM||ICSC: 0077 (April 2013)|
| CAS #: 7440-28-0
| UN #: 1707
|EC Number: 231-138-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|Inhalation||No acute symptoms expected.||Use ventilation.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Wear safety spectacles.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Headache. Weakness. Muscle pain. Blurred vision. Restlessness. Convulsions. Increased heart rate. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERFatal if swallowed
May cause damage to gastrointestinal tract and the nervous system if swallowed
|Separated from strong acids, fluorine, other halogens and food and feedstuffs. Store only in original container. Well closed.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|TLV: (inhalable fraction): 0.02 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin)|
|Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.|
|The symptoms of neurological disorders do not become manifest until after a few days.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Thallium metal is usually kept under mineral oil or an argon atmosphere.
Thallium salts may have different toxicological properties.
See ICSCs 0336 and 1221.
Symbol: T+; R: 26/28-33-53; S: (1/2)-13-28-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Thallium (EHC 182, 1996) Thallium (PIM 525)