SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Barium Hafnium Oxide
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. BA-HFO-02
CAS #: 151640-29-8
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Signal Word: Warning
H302+H332: Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P264: Wash thoroughly after handling
P301+P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations
HMIS Health Ratings (0-4):
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Family: Ceramic
Additional Names: Barium hafnate
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Remove victim to fresh air. Supply oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Seek Medical Attention.
Wash affected area with mild soap and water. Remove any contaminated clothing.
Flush eyes with water, blinking often for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
No special restrictions –use suitable extinguishing agent for surrounding
material and type of fire.
Spec. Fire Fighting Procedure:
Use full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full protective
clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
See section 10 for decomposition products.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
If Material Is Released/Spilled:
Wear appropriate respiratory and protective equipment specified in
special protection information. Isolate spill area and provide ventilation. Vacuum up spill using a high efficiency particulate absolute (HEPA) air filter and place in a closed container for disposal.
Take care not to raise dust.
Isolate runoff to prevent environmental pollution.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handle under dry protective gas. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly sealed container. Handle under dry inert gas. Store apart from materials and conditions listed in section 10.
Do not use tobacco or food in work area. Wash thoroughly before
eating and smoking. Do not blow dust off clothing or skin with compressed air.
Provide sufficient ventilation to maintain concentration at or below threshold limit.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Permissible Exposure Limits:
0.5mg/m3 as Ba/Hf, long-term value
Threshold Limit Value:
0.5 mg/m3 as Ba/Hf, long-term value
Use a respirator with type N95 (USA) or PE (EN 143) cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. Risk assessment should be performed to determine if purifying respirators are appropriate. Only use equipment tested and approved under appropriate government standards.
Safety glasses or goggles
Protective work clothing. Wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves/pants.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form: Powder, Granules, Pellets, Sputtering target, Custom parts
Water Solubility: N/A
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: N/A
Flash Point: N/A
Autoignition Temperature: N/A
Molecular weight: N/A
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under recommended storage conditions
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Metal oxide fume
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Potential Health Effects:
Eyes: May cause irritation
Skin: May cause irritation
Signs & Symptoms: N/A
Aggravated Medical Conditions: N/A
Median Lethal Dose: N/A
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Aquatic Toxicity: Low
Persistent Bioaccumulation Toxicity: No
Very Persistent, Very Bioaccumulative: No
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in accordance with local, state, national, and international regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazardous: Not hazardous for transportation.
Hazard Class: N/A
Packing Group: N/A
UN Number: N/A
Proper Shipping Name: N/A
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Sec 302 Extremely Hazardous: No
Sec 304 Reportable Quantities: N/A
Sec 313 Toxic Chemicals:
Component: Barium oxide
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2022 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.