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SDS of Zinc sulfide

1: Product identifiers
Product name: Zinc sulfide
CAS-No. : 1314-98-3

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
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
2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
2.2 Label elements
Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Pictogram none
Signal word none
Hazard statement(s) none
Precautionary statement(s) none
Supplemental Hazard information (EU)
EUH031 Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
2.3 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
Formula: SZn
Molecular weight: 97.46 g/mol
CAS-No. : 1314-98-3
EC-No. : 215-251-3
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations.

4: First aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
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
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

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

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. Avoid breathing dust.
6.2 Environmental precautions
No special environmental precautions required.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7: Handling and storage
7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Air and moisture sensitive.
Storage class (TRGS 510): Non Combustible Solids

8: Exposure controls/personal protection
8.1 Control parameters
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
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.
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., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

9: Physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: powder
    Colour: beige
b) Relative density 4.1 g/cm3 at 25 °C

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
Air sensitive.
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Sulphur oxides, Zinc/zinc oxides

11: Toxicological information
Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - > 2,000 mg/kg(Zinc sulphide)
LD50 Dermal - Rat - > 2,000 mg/kg(Zinc sulphide)
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.


12: Ecological information
12.1 Toxicity
Toxicity to fish LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) - 1,826 mg/l - 96 h(Zinc
sulphide)
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
No data available(Zinc sulphide)
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
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.

13: Disposal considerations
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chem scrubber.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.

14: 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: Zinc sulfide,SDS,Laboratory chemicals


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