SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Calcium Fluorosilicate
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CA-FSIAT6-02
CAS #: 16925-39-6
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Statement of Hazard:
Irritant, Respiratory irritant, Toxic
Acute Health Hazard:
Irritant to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and respiratory system.
May be fatal by ingestion, skin absorption and inhalation.
Chronic Health Hazard: Not Available
To the best of our knowledge, the toxicological properties of this chemical have not been
thoroughly investigated. Use appropriate procedures and precautions to prevent or minimize
H300 Fatal if swallowed.
H310 Fatal in contact with skin.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H330 Fatal if inhaled.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P284 Wear respiratory protection.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P332+P313 IF SKIN irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Name: Calcium fluorosilicate dihydrate
CAS Number: 16925-39-6
EINECS Number: 240-991-9
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Flush eyes with large amounts of water for fifteen minutes. Separate
eyelids with fingers. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Wash skin with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical
Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Move to a fresh air environment. Contact a physician if breathing
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point (ºC):
Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol-resistant foam, or water spray
Wear self-contained respirator and fully protective impervious suit.
May emit hazardous fumes under fire conditions.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and gloves, and disposable coveralls. Dispose of coveralls after use. Remove from ignition sources if safe to do so. Follow emergency response plan and contact proper authorities if needed.
Keep unprotected persons away.
Keep spills out of sewers and bodies of water. Dike and contain the spill with inert material. Absorb on sand, vermiculite or diatomite. Transfer material to a container for disposal or recovery. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling and Storage:
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Open and handle container with care. Keep ignition sources away.
Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well-ventilated place.
Storage Temperature (ºC):
15 to 30
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Use product in a well ventilated area or under a fume hood. Use proper lab equipment while handling this product. Keep away from incompatible materials for possible risk of hazardous reaction.
Wear appropriate protective eyeglass or chemical safety goggles. Make sure that there is an eyewash station in your vicinity.
Wear impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Use a NIOSH approved respirator when exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: White crystals or powder
Odor Threshold: Not Available
Flash Point (ºC): Not Available
Autoignition (ºC): Not Available
UEL % by Volume: Not Available
LEL % by Volume: Not Available
Melting Point (ºC): Not Available
Boiling Point (ºC): Not Available
Evaporation Rate: Not Available
pH Value: Not Available
Density (g/cm3): 2.622
Refractive Index (n²ºD): Not Available
Viscosity: Not Available
Solubility in Water: Not Available
Solubility in Other: Not Available
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): Not Available
Vapor Density (Air=1): Not Available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Product may react with incompatible materials to release other hazardous substances.
Conditions to Avoid:
Heat, flame, sparks, other ignition sources.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Calcium oxides, Hydrogen fluoride gas, Silicon oxides
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
RTECS Reference: EW4025000
Target Organs: Not Available
Toxicity Data: Not Available
National Toxicology Program (NTP) listed: Not Available
Carcinogenicity: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) listed: Not Available
Potential Symptoms: Not Available
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Toxicity: Not Available
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service. Dispose in a manner consistent with
federal, state and local environmental regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT Shipping Name: Fluorosilicates, N.O.S.
DOT UN Number: UN2856
DOT Hazard Class: Class 6.1
DOT Packing Group: PGIII
IMDG Shipping Name: Fluorosilicates, N.O.S.
IMDG UN Number: UN2856
IMDG Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IMDG Packing Group: PGIII
IATA Shipping Name: Fluorosilicates, N.O.S.
IATA UN Number: UN2856
IATA Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IATA Packing Group: PGIII
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 302) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 311/312) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 313) listed:
European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS): 240-991-9
Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL) listed: No
Canadian Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL) listed: Yes
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.