MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE
Trade name: Yttria Stabilized Zirconia grinding jar
Item code: YSZ-GJ
Manufacturer/Supplier: Stanford Advanced Materials
2. COMPOSITION/DATA ON COMPONENTS
Zirconium oxide (CAS# 1314-23-4); 85-96%
Yttrium oxide (CAS# 1314-36-9); 4-15%
Identification number(s): EINECS Number: 2152272
Additional information: Zirconium is routinely found with a low level of hafnium since separation of the two elements is difficult.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard description: • Not applicable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment: Not applicable
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
After inhalation: Not applicable
After skin contact: Not applicable
After eye contact: Not applicable
After swallowing: Seek medical treatment.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing agents: Product is not flammable. Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
Protective equipment: Wear Not applicable
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Person-related safety precautions: Not applicable
Measures for environmental protection: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Measures for cleaning/collecting: Pick up mechanically.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Information for safe handling:. No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
Additional information about design of technical systems: No data
Additional information: No data
Personal protective equipment: General protective and hygienic measures. No special equipment is needed
Breathing equipment: No special equipment is needed
Protection of hands: No special equipment is needed
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Change in Condition Value/Range
Melting point/Melting range: 2700° C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 5000° C
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous): Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density: 20° C at 6.0 g/cm3
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Insoluble
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: Not applicable
Materials to be avoided: No date
Dangerous reactions: No dangerous reactions known
Dangerous products of decomposition: No dangerous decomposition products known
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Toxicity: Not applicable
Primary irritant effect: on the skin: Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
On the eye: Not applicable
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Subacute To Chronic Toxicity
Inhalation of zirconium powder may cause pulmonary granulomas. Yttrium powder is similar to the lanthanons and may have an anticoagulant effect on blood. Exposure to lanthanons may also lead to sensitivity to heat, itching, increased awareness of odor and taste, and liver damage.
Additional toxicological information: To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known. No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
General notes: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Product: Consult state, local or national regulations for proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not a hazardous material for transportation.
Hazard class: None
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: None
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: None
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: None
Not dangerous according to the above specifications.
Product related hazard informations: Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals
National regulations: All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Substance Inventory.
Information about limitation of use: For use only by technically qualified individuals.
END OF DATA SHEET
REVISED ON 11/20/2000
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