Bismuth Oxide

CAS 1304-76-3
Linear Formula: Bi2O3
MDL Number: MFCD00003462
EC No.: 215-134-7

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(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Oxide Ingot
BI-OX-05-I Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Oxide Lump
BI-OX-05-L Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Oxide Powder
BI-OX-05-P Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Oxide Sputtering Target
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(5N) 99.999% Bismuth Oxide Wafer
BI-OX-05-WSX Pricing

Properties

Compound Formula Bi2O3
Molecular Weight 465.96
Appearance Yellow Powder
Melting Point 817° C (1,503° F)
Boiling Point 1890 °C (3434 °F)
Density 8.9 g/cm3
Monoisotopic Mass 465.945541
Exact Mass 465.945541

Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements N/A
Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Statements 26-36/37
RTECS Number EB2984460
Transport Information NONH
WGK Germany 2

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 08/30/2016
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Bismuth Oxide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. BI-OX-05-I , BI-OX-05-L , BI-OX-05-P , BI-OX-05-ST , BI-OX-05-WSX

CAS #: 1304-76-3

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
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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

1
Health (acute effects) = 1
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 1
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:
1304-76-3 Bismuth(III) oxide
Identification number(s):
EC number:
215-134-7


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
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 medical treatment.
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
Product is not flammable. Use fire-fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Environmental precautions:
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:
The product is not flammable
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:
Store away from oxidizing agents.
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:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.
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.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment:
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Check protective gloves prior to each use for their proper condition.
The selection of suitable gloves not only depends on the material, but also on quality. Quality will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
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: Powder or solid in various forms
Color: Yellow
Odor: Not determined
Odor threshold: Not determined.
pH-value: Not applicable.
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 817 °C (1503 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: ca 1890 °C (ca 3434 °F)
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
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: Not applicable.
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 8.9 g/cm³ (74.271 lbs/gal)
Relative density
Not determined.
Vapor density
Not applicable.
Evaporation rate
Not applicable.
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Not determined
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
Reacts with strong oxidizing agents
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials:
Oxidizing agents


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 4000 mg/kg (rat)
Skin irritation or corrosion:
May cause irritation
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 undiluted product or large quantities to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
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


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

Oxide IonBismuth Oxide is a highly insoluble thermally stable Bismuth source suitable for glass, optic and ceramic applications. Bismuth oxide is found naturally as the mineral bismite and sphaerobismoite but can also be achieved as a by-product of the smelting of copper and lead ores. Bismuth oxide is the most industrially vital compound of bismuth. Oxide compounds are not conductive to electricity. However, certain perovskite structured oxides are electronically conductive finding application in the cathode of solid oxide fuel cells and oxygen generation systems. They are compounds containing at least one oxygen anion and one metallic cation. They are typically insoluble in aqueous solutions (water) and extremely stable making them useful in ceramic structures as simple as producing clay bowls to advanced electronics and in light weight structural components in aerospace and electrochemical applications such as fuel cells in which they exhibit ionic High Purity (99.999%) Bismuth Oxide(Bi2O3) Powderconductivity. Metal oxide compounds are basic anhydrides and can therefore react with acids and with strong reducing agents in redox reactions. Bismuth Oxide is also available in pellets, pieces, powders, sputtering targets, tablets, and nanopowder (from American Elements' nanoscale production facilities). Bismuth Oxide is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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

Dibismuth trioxide, Bismuth trioxide, Bismutum-oxydatum, Dioxodibismoxane, Bismuth(III) oxide, Keto-ketobismuthanyloxy-bismuthane, Bismuth sesquioxide, Bismuth Yellow, Bismuth(3+) oxide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Bi2O3
CAS 1304-76-3
Pubchem CID 14776
MDL Number MFCD00003462
EC No. 215-134-7
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
IUPAC Name oxo(oxobismuthanyloxy) bismuthane
SMILES O=[Bi]O[Bi]=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2Bi.3O
InchI Key WMWLMWRWZQELOS-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

Synthesis, crystal structure and spectroscopic studies of bismuth(III) complex with 2-substituted benzimidazole ligands., Li, Chuan-Hua, Tao Xu, Jiang Jian-Hong, Li Xu, Xiao Sheng-Xiong, Tao Li-Ming, Zhou Ju-Feng, Zhang Hui, Xie Ming-An, Zhu Yi, et al. , Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc, 2016 Sep 5, Volume 166, p.56-61, (2016)

A facile and rapid room-temperature route to hierarchical bismuth oxyhalide solid solutions with composition-dependent photocatalytic activity., Zhang, Juan, Han Qiaofeng, Zhu Junwu, and Wang Xin , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2016 Sep 1, Volume 477, p.25-33, (2016)

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)

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