|IRON PENTACARBONYL||ICSC: 0168 (November 2019)|
| CAS #: 13463-40-6
| UN #: 1994
|EC Number: 236-670-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Dizziness. Laboured breathing. Vomiting. Symptoms may be delayed.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Eyes||Wear face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERHighly flammable liquid and vapour
Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes damage to respiratory system
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Cool. Keep in the dark. Well closed. Keep under inert gas.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|IRON PENTACARBONYL||ICSC: 0168|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C5FeO5 / Fe(CO)5
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 ppm as TWA; 0.2 ppm as STEL.
MAK: 0.81 mg/m3, 0.1 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: D
|There is no odour warning even when toxic concentrations are present.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations