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MSDS of Zirconium oxide

1. Product identifiers
Product name: Zirconium oxide
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances
Manufacturer/Supplier:
Stanford Advanced Materials
23661 Birtcher Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Tel: (949) 407-8904
Fax: (949) 812-6690
E-mail: sales@SAMaterials.com

2. Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture:
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Label elements:
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Other hazards:
This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

3. Composition/information on ingredients
Synonyms: Zirconia
Zirconium dioxide
Formula: O2Zr
Molecular weight: 123.22 g/mol
CAS-No. : 1314-23-4
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations.

4. First aid measures
Description of first aid measures:
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

5. Firefighting measures
Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Zirconium oxides
Advice for firefighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
No data available

6. Accidental release measures
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas.
Environmental precautions:
No special environmental precautions required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7. Handling and storage
Precautions for safe handling:
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Storage class: Non Combustible Solids

8. Exposure controls/personal protection
Exposure controls:
Appropriate engineering controls:
General industrial hygiene practice
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection:
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards
Skin protection:
Handle with gloves.
Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific work-place.

9. Physical and chemical properties
Appearance Form: powder
Colour: white
Melting point/range: > 2,600 °C
Initial boiling point and boiling range: 4,300 °C at 1013 hPa
Relative density: 5.850 g/cm3
Water solubility: 0.1 g/l - insoluble
Partition coefficient: noctanol/ water

10. Stability and reactivity
Chemical stability:
Stable under recommended storage conditions
Incompatible materials:
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids
Hazardous decomposition products:
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Zirconium oxides

11. Toxicological information
Carcinogenicity:
IARC: No component of this product presents at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

12. Disposal considerations
Waste treatment methods:
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.

13. End of Data Sheet
This material safety data sheet is offered solely for your information, consideration, and investigation. Stanford Advanced Materials provides no warranties, either express or implied, and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the data contained herein.

Keywords: Zirconium oxide,Zirconium


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