Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 09/22/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Cadmium Iodide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CD-I-02 02 , CD-I-03 03 , CD-I-04 04 , CD-I-05 05

CAS #: 7790-80-9

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
American Elements
10884 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: +1 310-208-0551
Fax: +1 310-208-0351

Emergency telephone number:
Domestic, North America: +1 800-424-9300
International: +1 703-527-3887


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS06 Skull and crossbones
Acute Tox. 3 H301 Toxic if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 3 H331 Toxic if inhaled.
GHS08 Health hazard
Carc. 2
H351 Suspected of causing cancer.
STOT RE 2 H373 May cause damage to the kidneys, the liver, the reproductive system and the blood through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Oral.
Hazards not otherwise classified
No data available
GHS label elements
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms

Skull and Crossbones - GHS06Health Hazard - GHS08

GHS06 GHS08
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H301+H331 Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled.
H351
Suspected of causing cancer.
H373
May cause damage to the kidneys, the liver, the reproductive system and the blood through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Oral.
Precautionary statements
P260
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P281
Use personal protective equipment as required.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/...
P405
Store locked up.
P501
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
WHMIS classification
D1A - Very toxic material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
D2A - Very toxic material causing other toxic effects
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
Health (acute effects) = 2
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 1
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
N/A
vPvB:
N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS No. / Substance Name:
7790-80-9 Cadmium iodide
Identification number(s):
EC number:
232-223-6
Index number:
048-007-00-8


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information
Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
Remove breathing apparatus only after contaminated clothing has been completely removed.
In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.
If inhaled:
Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed:
Do not induce vomiting; immediately call for medical help.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data 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:
Hydrogen iodide (HI)
Toxic metal oxide fume
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
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Environmental precautions:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to section 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
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.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Open and handle container with care.
Prevent formation of dust.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
The product is not flammable
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from oxidizing agents.
Store away from water/moisture.
Further information about storage conditions:
This product is hygroscopic.
Store under dry inert gas.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.
Protect from humidity and water.
Specific end use(s)
No data 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:
7790-80-9 Cadmium iodide (100.0%)
PEL (USA)
Long-term value: 0.005 mg/m3
as Cd; see 29 CFR 1910.1027
REL (USA)
See Pocket Guide App. A
TLV (USA)
Long-term value: 0.01 0.002* mg/m3
as Cd; *respirable fraction; BEI
EL (Canada) Long-term value: 0.01 mg/m3
as Cd; ACIGH A1, IARC 1
Ingredients with biological limit values:
7790-80-9 Cadmium iodide (100.0%)
BEI (USA) 5 μg/g creatinine
Medium: urine
Time: not critical
Parameter: Cadmium (background)
5 μg/L
Medium: blood
Time: not critical
Parameter: Cadmium (background)
Additional information:
No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Follow typical protective and hygienic practices for handling chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Store protective clothing separately.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment:
Use self-contained respiratory protective device in emergency situations.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Inspect gloves prior to use.
Suitability of gloves should be determined both by material and quality, the latter of which may vary by manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes)
No data available
Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Body protection:
Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Powder
Color: Light green
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: 387-389 °C (729-732 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 787 °C (1449 °F)
Sublimation temperature / start: No data available
Flammability (solid, gas)
No data available.
Ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapor pressure at 402 °C (756 °F): 0.13 hPa
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 5.30-5.67 g/cm3 (44.229-47.316 lbs/gal)
Relative density
No data available.
Vapor density
N/A
Evaporation rate
N/A
Solubility in Water (H2O): Soluble
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Other information
No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No data available
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 data available
Incompatible materials:
Oxidizing agents
Water/moisture
Hazardous decomposition products:
Hydrogen iodide (HI)
Toxic metal oxide fume


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Toxic if inhaled.
Toxic if swallowed.
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains acute toxicity data for components in this product.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
Oral LD50 166 mg/kg (mouse)
222 mg/kg (rat)
Skin irritation or corrosion:
Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
Eye irritation or corrosion:
Irritating effect.
Sensitization:
No sensitizing effects known.
Germ cell mutagenicity:
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Carcinogenicity:
IARC-1: Carcinogenic to humans: sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity.
EPA-B1: Probable human carcinogen, limited evidence of carcinogenicity from epidemiologic studies.
Carcinogen as defined by OSHA.
ACGIH A2: Suspected human carcinogen: Agent is carcinogenic in experimental animals at dose levels, by route(s) of administration, at site(s), of histologic type(s), or by mechanism(s) considered relevant to worker exposure. Available epidemiologic studies are conflicting or insufficient to
confirm an increased risk of cancer in exposed humans.
NTP-K: Known to be carcinogenic: sufficient evidence from human studies.
Reproductive toxicity:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains reproductive data for this substance.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure:
May cause damage to the kidneys, the liver, the reproductive system and the blood through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Oral.
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 data available
Persistence and degradability
No data available
Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
Mobility in soil
No data available
Ecotoxical effects:
Remark:
Very toxic for aquatic organisms
Additional ecological information:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Do not allow product to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems, even in small quantities.
Danger to drinking water if even extremely small quantities leak into the ground.
Also poisonous for fish and plankton in water bodies.
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Very toxic for aquatic organisms
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
N/A
vPvB:
N/A
Other adverse effects
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation
Consult official regulations to ensure proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
Recommended cleansing agent:
Water, if necessary with cleansing agents.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA
UN2570
UN proper shipping name
DOT
Cadmium compounds (Cadmium iodide)
IMDG
CADMIUM COMPOUND (Cadmium iodide), MARINE POLLUTANT
IATA
CADMIUM COMPOUND (Cadmium iodide)
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class
6.1 Toxic substances.
Label
6.1
Class
6.1 (T5) Toxic substances
Label
6.1
IMDG
Class
6.1 Toxic substances.
Label
6.1
IATA
Class
6.1 Toxic substances.
Label
6.1
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA
III
Environmental hazards:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid; Marine Pollutant
Marine pollutant (IMDG):
Symbol (fish and tree)
Special precautions for user
Warning: Toxic substances
EMS Number: F-A,S-A
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT):
No
Remarks:
Special marking with the symbol (fish and tree).
UN "Model Regulation":
UN2570, Cadmium compounds (Cadmium iodide), 6.1, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
GHS GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms
GHS06
GHS08
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H301+H331 Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled.
H351
Suspected of causing cancer.
H373
May cause damage to the kidneys, the liver, the reproductive system and the blood through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Oral.
Precautionary statements
P260
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P281
Use personal protective equipment as required.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/...
P405
Store locked up.
P501
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
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)
7790-80-9 Cadmium iodide
California Proposition 65
Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer
7790-80-9 Cadmium iodide
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.
Chemical safety assessment:
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.