1. Identification of Substance
Trade name: Terbium Lump, sublimed dendritic
Stock number: ME65
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2. Composition/Data on Components
Description: Terbium (CAS# 7440-27-9); 100%
Identification number(s): EINECS Number: 231-137-6
3. Hazards Identification
Hazard description: • Not applicable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment: Fine powder: R 11 Highly flammable
4. First Aid Measures
General information No special measures required.
After Inhalation: Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
After Skin Contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
After Eye Contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.
After Swallowing: Seek immediate medical advice.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Suitable extinguishing agents Extinguishing powder. Do not use water.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents Water .
Protective equipment: No special measures required
6. Accidental Release Measures
Person-related safety precautions: Not required.
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.
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.
7. Handling And Storage
Information for safe handling: Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers. 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: Do not store together with oxidizing and acidic materials. Store away from halogens.
Further information about storage conditions: Store under dry inert gas.
8. Exposure Controls And Personal Protection
Additional information about design of technical systems: No further data; see item 7.
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.
Additional information: No data
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures : The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Breathing equipment: Not required.
Protection of hands: Not required.
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.
9. Physical and chemical properties
Color: Silver grey
Value/Range Unit Method
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 1356 °C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 2800 °C
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability: Not flammable.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density: at 20 ° C 8.27 g/cm3
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Reacts
10. Stability and reactivity
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Materials to be avoided: Oxidizing agents, Acids. Water/moisture
Dangerous reactions: Contact with water releases flammable gases
Dangerous products of decomposition: Metal oxide fume
11. Toxicological information
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Lanthanons can cause delayed blood clotting leading to hemorrhages. Exposure 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
Recommendation: Consult state, local or national regulations for proper disposal.
Recommendation: 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: None
IMDG Class: None
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: None
Transport/Additional information: 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.
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