Thorium Nitrate SDS

IBI Labs

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Version 6.1

Revision Date 06/26/2014

Print Date 12/19/2014

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

1.1 Product identifiers

Product name : Thorium nitrate tetra hydrate

Product Number : T12215-ACS

Brand : IBI Labs

CAS-No. : 13470-07-0

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

IBI Labs

3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431 USA

Telephone : +1 561-826-0061

Fax : +1 561-892-8450

1.4 Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : (561) 826-0061

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)

Oxidizing solids (Category 2), H272

Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302

Skin irritation (Category 2), H315

Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure (Category 2), H373

Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H401

Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H411

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

 

 

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Signal word Danger

Hazard statement(s)

H272 May intensify fire; oxidiser.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary statement(s)

P210 Keep away from heat.

P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/ combustible materials.

P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.

P260 Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.

P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.

P301 + P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.

P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position

comfortable for breathing.

P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove

contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P314 Get medical advice/ attention if you feel unwell.

P321 Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).

P330 Rinse mouth.

P332 + P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.

P337 + P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.

P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for

extinction.

P391 Collect spillage.

P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

P405 Store locked up.

P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.

2.3 Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS

Radioactive.

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1 Substances

Formula : N4O12Th · x4 H2O

Molecular Weight : 552.12g/mol

CAS-No. : 13470-07-0

EC-No. : 237-514-1

Component Classification Concentration

Thorium tetranitrate hydrate

Ox. Sol. 2; Acute Tox. 4; Skin

Irrit. 2; Eye Irrit. 2A; STOT SE

3; STOT RE 2; Aquatic Acute

2; Aquatic Chronic 2; H272,

H302, H315, H319, H335,

H373, H411

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

no data available

5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

nitrogen oxides (NOx), Metal oxides

5.3 Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

5.4 Further information

Use water spray to cool unopened containers. The product itself does not burn.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate

ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.

For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Sweep up and shovel. Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wetbrushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

6.4 Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

7.3 Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters

Components with workplace control parameters

Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

8.2 Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Personal protective equipment

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without

touching glove’s outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm

Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

Splash contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm

Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method:

EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection

Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection

Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face particle respirator type N100 (US) or type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Control of environmental exposure

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the

environment must be avoided.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties

a) Appearance Form: solid

b) Odour no data available

c) Odour Threshold no data available

d) pH no data available

e) Melting point/freezing point no data available

f) Initial boiling point and boiling range no data available

g) Flash point not applicable

h) Evapouration rate no data available

i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available

j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits no data available

k) Vapour pressure no data available

l) Vapour density no data available

m) Relative density no data available

n) Water solubility soluble

o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/water no data available

p) Auto-ignition temperature no data available

q) Decomposition temperature no data available

r) Viscosity no data available

s) Explosive properties no data available

t) Oxidizing properties The substance or mixture is classified as oxidizing with the category 2.

9.2 Other safety information

no data available

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

Strong oxidizing agents

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Other decomposition products – no data available

In the event of fire: see section 5

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral – mouse – 1,760 mg/kg

Remarks: Gastrointestinal:Ulceration or bleeding from small intestine.

Inhalation: no data available

Dermal: no data available

no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

Contains a radioactive isotope which may produce cancer and genetic mutation.

IARC: 2A – Group 2A: Probably carcinogenic to humans (Thorium tetranitrate hydrate)

ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a

carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.

NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a

known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.

OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a

carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

Reproductive toxicity – rat – Subcutaneous

Paternal Effects: Testes, epididymis, sperm duct.

Reproductive toxicity – mouse – Intraperitoneal

Paternal Effects: Spermatogenesis (including genetic material, sperm morphology,motility, and count). Paternal Effects:

Testes, epididymis, sperm duct.

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure

Inhalation – May cause respiratory irritation.

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure

May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Aspiration hazard

no data available

Additional Information

RTECS: XO6825000

To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.

Stomach – Irregularities – Based on Human Evidence

Stomach – Irregularities – Based on Human Evidence

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity

no data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability

no data available

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

Bioaccumulation Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) – 27 d – 0.001 μg/l

Bioconcentration factor (BCF): 465

12.4 Mobility in soil

no data available

12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted

12.6 Other adverse effects

An environmental hazard cannot be excluded in the event of unprofessional handling or disposal.

Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods

Product

Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. After use follow local procedures for radioactive waste. Consult local, state, and federal regulations on the disposal of radioactive waste. Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)

UN number: 1477 Class: 5.1 Packing group: II

Proper shipping name: Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s.

Reportable Quantity (RQ):

Marine pollutant: No

Poison Inhalation Hazard: No

IMDG

UN number: 1477 Class: 5.1 Packing group: II EMS-No: F-A, S-Q

Proper shipping name: NITRATES, INORGANIC, N.O.S.

Marine pollutant: No

IATA

UN number: 1477 Class: 5.1 Packing group: II

Proper shipping name: Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s.

Further information

Radioactive material, excepted package – limited quantity of material

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components

SARA 302: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.

SARA 313 Components

The following components are subject to reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313:

Thorium tetranitrate hydrate

CAS-No.

13823-29-5

Revision Date

1993-04-24

SARA 311/312 Hazards

Reactivity Hazard, Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard

Massachusetts Right To Know Components

Thorium tetranitrate  tetra hydrate

CAS-No.

13470-07-0

Revision Date

1993-04-24

Pennsylvania Right To Know Components

CAS-No. Revision Date

Thorium tetranitrate  tetra hydrate 13470-07-0  1993-04-24

New Jersey Right To Know Components

Thorium tetranitrate tetra hydrate

CAS-No.13470-07-0

Revision Date1993-04-24

California Prop. 65 Components

This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.

Acute Tox. Acute toxicity

Aquatic Acute Acute aquatic toxicity

Aquatic Chronic Chronic aquatic toxicity

Eye Irrit. Eye irritation

H272 May intensify fire; oxidiser.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H335 May cause respiratory irritation.

H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H401 Toxic to aquatic life.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Ox. Sol. Oxidizing solids

HMIS Rating

Health hazard: 2

Chronic Health Hazard: *

Flammability: 0

Physical Hazard 2

NFPA Rating

Health hazard: 2

Fire Hazard: 0

Reactivity Hazard: 2

Special hazard.I: OX

Further information

Copyright IBI Labs. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only.

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. IBI Labs and its Affiliates shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Version: 6.1 Revision Date: 06/26/2014 Print Date: 12/19/2014