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MSDS of Molybdenum Oxide

1.Product identifiers
Product name : Molybdenum oxide
CAS-No. : 1313-27-5
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances
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2.Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC):
Eye irritation
Specific target organ toxicity

Precautionary statement(s):
Avoid breathing dust.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

3.Composition/information on ingredients
Synonyms : Molybdenum trioxide
Formula : MoO<SB>3</>
Molecular weight : 143.94 g/mol
CAS-No. : 1313-27-5

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
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.

5.Firefighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media:
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Molybdenum oxides
Advice for firefighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures
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.
Environmental precautions:
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.
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
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.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

8.Exposure controls/personal protection
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
Skin protection:Handle with gloves
Wash and dry hands
Body Protection
Impervious clothing
Respiratory protection
Control of environmental exposure:prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

9.Physical and chemical properties
Appearance Form: powder
Colour: light grey
Odour odourless
Odour Threshold No data available
PH No data available
Melting point/freezing point
Melting point/range: 795 °C - lit.

10.Stability and reactivity
Chemical stability:stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatible materials:strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids
Hazardous decomposition products:formed under fire conditions. - Molybdenum oxides
Other decomposition products - No data available

11.End of Data Sheet
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