|MAGNESIUM (PELLETS)||ICSC: 0701 (June 2011)|
| CAS #: 7439-95-4
| UN #: 1869
|EC Number: 231-104-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Highly flammable when finely divided. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. See Notes.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. NO contact with water or any other substances.||Use dry sand, special powder. NO hydrous agents, carbon dioxide, other agents.|
|Inhalation||See Notes.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Burning sensation in the mouth and in the chest and stomach.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered dry containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
Self-heating; may catch fire
In contact with water releases flammable gases
|Fireproof. Separated from other incompatible materials. Dry. Well closed.|
|MAGNESIUM (PELLETS)||ICSC: 0701|
|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|
|Burns with an intense flame.
In order to prevent eye injury do not look directly at magnesium fires.
Magnesium powder could be present with pellets. It is strongly recommended to consult the card for magnesium powder.
See ICSC 0289.
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water, powder, carbon dioxide, halons and foams.
Symbol: F; R: 11-15; S: (2)-7/8-43
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations