|BARIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0778 (October 1999)|
| CAS #: 1304-28-5
| UN #: 1884
|EC Number: 215-127-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles 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 pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Muscle paralysis. Irregular heartbeat. Elevated blood pressure.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). 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. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Dry. Well closed.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|BARIUM OXIDE||ICSC: 0778|
|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: 0.5 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: (as Ba): (inhalable fraction): 0.5 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(8); pregnancy risk group: D.
EU-OEL: (as Ba): 0.5 mg/m3 as TWA
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
NEVER pour water into this substance; when dissolving or diluting always add it slowly to the water.
Symbol: Xn; R: 20/22; S: (2)-28; Note: A
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations