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Calcium Boride

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

CaB6

MDL Number:

MFCD00148904

EC No.:

234-525-3

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(2N) 99% Calcium Boride
CA-B-02
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(3N) 99.9% Calcium Boride
CA-B-03
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(4N) 99.99% Calcium Boride
CA-B-04
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(5N) 99.999% Calcium Boride
CA-B-05
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Calcium Boride Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula B6Ca
Molecular Weight 104.944
Appearance Black powder
Melting Point 2235 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density 2.3-2.45 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Insoluble
Crystal Phase / Structure Cubic
Exact Mass N/A
Monoisotopic Mass 105.022056
Charge N/A

Calcium Boride Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements P261-P305+P351+P338
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 10/14/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Calcium Boride

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

CAS #: 12007-99-7

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Skin irritation (Category 2)
Eye irritation (Category 2A)
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Signal word: Warning

Hazard statement(s):
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary statement(s):
Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.
Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
Formula: B6Ca
Molecular Weight: 104.94 g/mol
CAS-No: 12007-99-7
EC-No: 234-525-3

No ingredients are hazardous according to OSHA criteria.
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations.


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

General advice:
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled:
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact:
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact:
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed:
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Borane/boron oxides, Calcium oxide

Advice for firefighters:
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions:
Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters:
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection:
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection:
impervious clothing, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection:
For nuisance exposures use type P95 (US) or type P1 (EU EN 143) particle respirator.For higher level protection use type OV/AG/P99 (US) or type ABEK-P2 (EU EN 143) respirator cartridges. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure:
Do not let product enter drains.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance:
Form: powder
Odor: no data available
Odor Threshold: no data available
pH: no data available
Melting point/freezing point: no data available
Initial boiling point and boiling range: no data available
Flash point: not applicable
Evapouration rate: no data available
Flammability (solid, gas): no data available
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: no data available
Vapour pressure: no data available
Vapour density: no data available
Relative density: 2.3 g/cm3 at 25 °C (77 °F)
Water solubility: no data available
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: no data available
Auto -ignition temperature: no data available
Decomposition temperature: no data available
Viscosity: no data available
Explosive properties: no data available
Oxidizing properties: no data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity:
no data available

Chemical stability:
Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:
no data available

Conditions to avoid:
no data available

Incompatible materials:
Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products:
Other decomposition products- no data available


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity: no data available

Inhalation: no data available

Dermal: no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation: no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation: no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitisation: no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity: no data available

Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.
NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.
OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.

Reproductive toxicity: no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure:
Inhalation - May cause respiratory irritation.

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure:
no data available

Aspiration hazard: no data available

Additional Information:
RTECS: Not available
Drowsiness, Dizziness, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dermatitis, Irregular breathing., To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity: no data available

Persistence and degradability: no data available

Bioaccumulative potential: no data available

Mobility in soil: no data available
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted

Other adverse effects: no data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Product:
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.

Contaminated packaging:
Dispose of as unused product


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US):
Not dangerous goods

IMDG:
Not dangerous goods

IATA:
Not dangerous goods


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components:
SARA 302: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.

SARA 313 Components:
SARA 313: This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.

SARA 311/312 Hazards:
No SARA Hazards

Massachusetts Right To Know Components:
No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.

Pennsylvania Right To Know Components:
Calcium hexaboride
CAS-No. 12007-99-7

New Jersey Right To Know Components:
Calcium hexaboride
CAS-No. 12007-99-7

California Prop. 65 Components:
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.


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 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Calcium Boride

Calcium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Borides are hard, high-melting materials with metal-like conductivity. They are stable to nonoxidizing acids but break down in strong oxidizing agents and strong alkalis. Borides are used in semiconductors, superconductors, diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, anti-ferromagnetic, turbine blades, and rocket nozzles. Borides have recently been discovered to be superconductive and ultra-incompressible. 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.

Calcium Boride Synonyms

Calcium hexaboride, calcium hexa-boride

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CaB6
MDL Number MFCD00148904
EC No. 234-525-3
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 16212529
IUPAC Name calcium;2,3,5,6-tetrabora-1,4-diboranuidapentacyclo[3.1.0.0^{1,3}.0^{2,4}.0^{4,6}]hexane
SMILES B12B3[B-]14B5[B-]23B45.[Ca+2]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/B6.Ca/c1-2-5(1)3-4(5)6(1,2)3;/q-2;+2
InchI Key AWVIDOFQNLOVRC-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.

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