|VANADIUM PENTOXIDE||ICSC: 0596 (October 1999)|
| CAS #: 1314-62-1
| UN #: 2862
|EC Number: 215-239-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough. Burning sensation. Shortness of breath. Laboured breathing. Wheezing.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Pain. Redness. Conjunctivitis.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Drowsiness. Nausea. Unconsciousness. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|VANADIUM PENTOXIDE||ICSC: 0596|
|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: (as V, inhalable fraction): 0.05 mg/m3, as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 2
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Symbol: T, N; R: 20/22-37-48/23-51/53-63-68; S: (1/2)-36/37-38-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Vanadium pentoxide (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 86, 2006)