Bismuth Metal

CAS 7440-69-9
Linear Formula: Bi
MDL Number: MFCD00134033
EC No.: 231-177-4

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(2N) 99% Bismuth Metal BI-M-02 Pricing
(3N) 99.9% Bismuth Metal BI-M-03 Pricing
(4N) 99.99% Bismuth Metal BI-M-04 Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Metal BI-M-05 Pricing
(6N) 99.9999% Bismuth Metal BI-M-06 Pricing

Properties

Molecular Weight 208.98
Appearance Silvery-red metal
Melting Point 271.3 °C
Boiling Point 1560 °C
Density 9.747 g/cm3
Thermal Expansion

(25 °C) 13.4 µm·m-1·K-1

Poisson Ratio 0.33
Vickers Hardness N/A
Young's Modulus 32 GPa
Tensile Strength N/A
Thermal Conductivity 7.97 W/m ·K
Electronegativity 2.02 Paulings
Specific Heat 0.123 J/g ·K (20 °C)
Heat of Vaporization 151 kJ/mol
Heat of Fusion 11.30 kJ/mol

Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H228
Hazard Codes F
Risk Codes 11
Safety Statements 16
RTECS Number EB2600000
Transport Information UN 3089 4.1/PG 2
WGK Germany nwg

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 05/25/2016
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Bismuth Metal

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. BI-M-02, BI-M-03, BI-M-04, BI-M-05, BI-M-06

CAS #: 7440-69-9

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
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Emergency telephone number:
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International +1 703-527-3887


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
The substance is not classified as hazardous to health or the environment according to the CLP regulation.
Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or Directive 1999/45/EC
Not applicable
Information concerning particular hazards for human and environment:
No information known.
Hazards not otherwise classified
No information known.
Label elements
Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Not applicable
Hazard pictograms
Not applicable
Signal word
Not applicable
Hazard statements
Not applicable
WHMIS classification
Not controlled
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
1


Health (acute effects) = 1
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 0
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: Not applicable.
vPvB: Not applicable


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Chemical characterization: Substances
CAS# Description:
7440-69-9 Bismuth
Identification number(s):
EC number: 231-177-4


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information
No special measures required.
After inhalation
Seek medical treatment in case of complaints.
After skin contact
Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
After swallowing
If symptoms persist consult doctor.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No further relevant information available.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents
Special powder for metal fires. Do not use water.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents
Water
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Metal oxide fume
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
No special measures required.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required.
Environmental precautions:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.
Do not allow to penetrate the ground/soil.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically.
Prevention of secondary hazards:
No special measures required.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Precautions for safe handling
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Do not store together with acids.
Store away from oxidizing agents.
Store away from halogens.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Specific end use(s)
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems:
No further data; see section 7.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the workplace.
Additional information: No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment: Not required.
Protection of hands: Not required.
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes)
Not determined
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
General Information
Appearance:
Form: Solid in various forms
Color: Grey
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: Not determined.
pH-value: Not applicable.
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 271.4 °C (521 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 1564 °C (2847 °F)
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous): Not determined.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Auto igniting: Not determined.
Danger of explosion: Not determined.
Explosion limits:
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure at 840 °C (1544 °F): 1 hPa (1 mm Hg)
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 9.79 g/cm³ (81.698 lbs/gal)
Bulk density at 20 °C (68 °F): 6000 kg/m³
Relative density: Not determined.
Vapor density: Not applicable.
Evaporation rate: Not applicable.
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Insoluble
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): Not determined.
Viscosity:
dynamic: Not applicable.
kinematic: Not applicable.
Other information
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No information known.
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials:
Acids
Halogens
Oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products:
Metal oxide fume


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains acute toxicity data for this substance.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification: Oral LD50 5000 mg/kg (rat)
Skin irritation or corrosion: No irritant effect.
Eye irritation or corrosion: May cause irritation
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Germ cell mutagenicity: No effects known.
Carcinogenicity:
No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
Reproductive toxicity: No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure: No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure: No effects known.
Aspiration hazard: No effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity: No effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity:
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Mobility in soil
No further relevant information available.
Additional ecological information:
General notes:
Do not allow material to be released to the
environment without proper governmental permits.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: Not applicable.
vPvB: Not applicable.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation
Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
UN proper shipping name
DOT, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT, ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Class
Not applicable
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
Environmental hazards:
Not applicable.
Special precautions for user
Not applicable.
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
Not applicable.
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT):
No
UN "Model Regulation":


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
SARA Section 313 (specific toxic chemical listings)
Substance is not listed.
California Proposition 65
Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, female
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, male
Substance is not listed.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulations
Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to the REACH Regulations (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Substance is not listed.
The conditions of restrictions according to Article 67 and Annex XVII of the Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) for the manufacturing, placing on the market and use must be observed.
Substance is not listed.
Annex XIV of the REACH Regulations (requiring Authorisation for use)
Substance is not listed.
REACH - Pre-registered substances
Substance is listed.
Chemical safety assessment:
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


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 1997-2016 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About

High Purity (99.9999%) Bismuth (Bi) MetalBismuth Metal is available as disc, granules, ingot, pellets, pieces, powder , rod, sputtering target, wire, and in numerous other forms and custom shapes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms also include metal powder, submicron powder and nanoscale, quantum dots, targets for thin film deposition, pellets for evaporation and single crystal or polycrystalline forms. Elements can also be introduced into alloys or other systems as fluorides, oxides or chlorides or as solutions. Bismuth metal is generally immediately available in most volumes. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Synonyms

N/A

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Bi
CAS 7440-69-9
Pubchem CID 5359367
MDL Number MFCD00134033
EC No. 231-177-4
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Bi]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Bi
InchI Key JCXGWMGPZLAOME-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Bismuth products. Bismuth (atomic symbol: Bi, atomic number: 83) is a Block P, Group 15, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 208.98040. The number of electrons in each of Bismuth's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 5 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p3. Bismuth Bohr ModelThe bismuth atom has a radius of 156 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 207 pm. In its elemental form, bismuth is a silvery white brittle metal. Bismuth is the most diamagnetic of all metals and, with the exception of mercury, its thermal conductivity is lower than any other metal. Elemental BismuthBismuth has a high electrical resistance, and has the highest Hall Effect of any metal (i.e., greatest increase in electrical resistance when placed in a magnetic field). Bismuth is found in bismuthinite and bismite It is also produced as a byproduct of lead, copper, tin, molybdenum and tungsten extraction. Bismuth was first discovered by Early Man. The name Bismuth originates from the German word 'wissmuth,' meaning white mass.

Recent Research

Environmentally-friendly in situ plated bismuth-film electrode for the quantification of the endocrine disruptor parathion in skimmed milk., Gerent, Giles G., and Spinelli Almir , J Hazard Mater, 2016 May 5, Volume 308, p.157-63, (2016)

Facile and Efficient Synthesis of Bismuth Nanowires for Improved Photocatalytic Activity., Li, Yawen, Zhao Yan, Wu Gongjuan, and Zhao Jingzhe , Inorg Chem, 2016 May 16, Volume 55, Issue 10, p.4897-905, (2016)

Harnessing Topological Band Effects in Bismuth Telluride Selenide for Large Enhancements in Thermoelectric Properties through Isovalent Doping., Gehring, Pascal, Gaul Andrew, Hoyer Alexander, Vaklinova Kristina, Mehta Rutvik J., Burghard Marko, Borca-Tasciuc Theodorian, Singh David J., Kern Klaus, and Ramanath Ganpati , Adv Mater, 2016 May 11, (2016)

Bismuth-Based Coordination Polymers with Efficient Aggregation-Induced Phosphorescence and Reversible Mechanochromic Luminescence., Toma, Oksana, Allain Magali, Meinardi Francesco, Forni Alessandra, Botta Chiara, and Mercier Nicolas , Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2016 May 11, (2016)

Facile production of thermoelectric bismuth telluride thick films in the presence of polyvinyl alcohol., Lei, C, Burton M R., and Nandhakumar I S. , Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2016 May 11, (2016)

Facile Synthesis of Uniform-Sized Bismuth Nanoparticles for CT Visualization of Gastrointestinal Tract in Vivo., Wei, Boxiong, Zhang Xuejun, Zhang Cai, Jiang Ying, Fu Yan-Yan, Yu Chunshui, Sun Shao-Kai, and Yan Xiu-Ping , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016 May 10, (2016)

A bismuth based layer structured organic-inorganic hybrid material with enhanced photocatalytic activity., Liu, Yuanyuan, Wang Guanzhi, Dong Juncai, An Yang, Huang Baibiao, Qin Xiaoyan, Zhang Xiaoyang, and Dai Ying , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2016 May 1, Volume 469, p.231-6, (2016)

Visible to infrared low temperature photoluminescence of rare earth doped bismuth germanate crystals., Canimoglu, A, Ayvacikli M, Karabulut Y, Karali T, and Can N , Appl Radiat Isot, 2016 May, Volume 111, p.86-91, (2016)

Ab initio lattice dynamics and thermochemistry of layered bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3)., Zurhelle, Alexander F., Deringer Volker L., Stoffel Ralf P., and Dronskowski Richard , J Phys Condens Matter, 2016 Mar 23, Volume 28, Issue 11, p.115401, (2016)

Tribochemistry of Bismuth and Bismuth Salts for Solid Lubrication., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Pablo, van den Nieuwenhuijzen Karin J. H., Lette Walter, Schipper Dik J., and Elshof Johan E. ten , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016 Mar 23, Volume 8, Issue 11, p.7601-6, (2016)