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Material Safety Data Sheet of Europium Oxide

SECTION 1 PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
PRODUCT NAME: Europium (III) oxide
CAS NUMBER: 1308-96-9
SUPPLIER: Stanford Advanced Materials
TEL: (949) 407-8904
ADDRESS: 72 Fairbanks Suite 100
                    Irvine, CA 92618
FAX: (949) 812-6690

SECTION 2 HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
CLASSIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE: Not a dangerous substance according to the GHS
EYE CONTACT: May cause slight to mild irritation of the eyes.
SKIN CONTACT: May cause slight to mild irritation of the skin.
INHALATION: May be irritating to the nose, mucous membranes, and respiratory tract.
INGESTION: May be harmful if swallowed.

SECTION 3 COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
FORMULA: Eu2O3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 351.92

SECTION 4 FIRST AID MEASURES
EYE EXPOSURE: Immediately flush the eyes with copious amounts of water (lukewarm if possible). Assure flushing under eyelids. A victim may need assistance in keeping their eyelids open. Get immediate competent medical attention.
SKIN EXPOSURE: Wash affected area with water. Remove contaminated clothes if necessary. Seek medical assistance if irritation persists.
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air. Closely monitor the victim for signs of respiratory problems, such as difficulty in breathing, coughing, wheezing, or pain. In such cases, seek immediate medical assistance.
INGESTION: Seek medical assistance immediately. Keep the victim calm. Give the victim water (only if conscious). Induce vomiting only if directed by medical personnel.

SECTION 5 FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
FLASH POINT: Product is not flammable.
AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE: None
EXPLOSION LIMITS: None
EXTINGUISHING MEDIUM: Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING PROCEDURES: If involved in a fire, fire fighters should be equipped with a NIOSH approved positive self-contained breathing apparatus, flame and chemical resistant clothing, hats, boots, and gloves.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION AND DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: None

SECTION 6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Wear approved personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust, vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS: Do not let product enter drains or allow to be released into the environment.
METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR CONTAINMENT AND CLEANING UP: Small spills can be mixed with vermiculite or sodium carbonate and swept up.

SECTION 7 HANDLING AND STORAGE
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING: Wear approved personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.
CONDITIONS FOR SAFE STORAGE: Keep container tightly closed and store in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated place. Hygroscopic.

SECTION 8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
EYE PROTECTION: Always wear approved safety glasses with side shields, safety goggles, or face shield when handling a chemical substance in the laboratory.
SKIN PROTECTION: Chemical resistant gloves.
VENTILATION: Handle in an efficient chemical fume hood.
RESPIRATOR: If in form of fine dust and ventilation is not available a respirator should be worn. The use of respirators requires a Respirator Protection Program to be in compliance with 29 CFR 19-10.134

SECTION 9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
COLOR AND FORM: White powder
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 351.92
BOILING POINT: No data available
MELTING POINT: 2350° C
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 7.42gm/ml
VAPOR PRESSURE: Not applicable
SOLUBILITY: Insoluble

SECTION 10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
STABILITY: Air and moisture stable
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: No hazardous polymerization
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: No data available
INCOMPATIBILITY: Active metals, strong acids, oxidizing agents, water, and moisture.
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: None

SECTION 11 TOXICOLOGICAL DATA
ACUTE TOXICITY: LD50 Oral –rat -> 5,000 mg/kg
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: No components of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a confirmed carcinogen by IARC, ACGIH, NTP, and OSHA.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available
TETRATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available
To the best of our knowledge the toxicological effects of this compound have not been fully investigated.

SECTION 12 ECOLOGICAL DATA
No information available

SECTION 13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in according to local, state, and federal regulations.

SECTION 14 TRANSPORTATION DATA
Non-hazardous material

SECTION 15 REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA: Listed in the TSCA inventory
MASSACHUSETTS RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right To Know Act.
PENNSYLVANIA RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: Europium (III) oxide
NEW JERSEY RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: Europium (III) oxide
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.

SECTION 16 OTHER INFORMATION
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information available to SAM. However, SAM makes no warranty, expressed or implied with respect to such information and we assume no liability resulting from its use.

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