SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Calcium Selenite
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CA-SEIT-02
CAS #: 13780-18-2
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Statements of Hazard: Toxic
Acute Health Hazard: Irritant to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and respiratory system. Fatal by ingestion, inhalation or skin absorption.
Chronic Health Hazard: Not Available
To the best of our knowledge, the toxicological properties of this chemical have not beenthoroughly investigated. Use appropriate procedures and precautions to prevent or minimize exposure
Signal Word: Danger
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.
Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash
Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat drink or smoke when using this product.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON
CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
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.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
Contact with water liberates toxic gas.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Name: Calcium selenite
Synonyms: Not Available
CAS Number: 13780-18-2
MDL Number: MFCD00049404
EINECS Number: 237-427-9
Belstein Registry Number: Not Available
Molecular Formula: Ca.H2O3Se
Molecular Weight: 167.04
Notes: Not Available
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 attention.
Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Move to a fresh air environment. Contact a physician if breathing becomes difficult.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point: Not Available
Lower: Not Available
Upper: Not Available
Autoignition: Not Available
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.
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
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.
Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
Storage: Store under inert gas.
Storage Temperature: 15 – 30 ºC
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear appropriate protective eyeglass or chemical safety goggles. Make sure that there is an eyewash facility 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
White crystalline powder
Odor: Not Available
Melting Point: Not Available
Boiling Point: Not Available
pH Value: Not Available
Density: Not Available
Refractive Index, n20D: Not Available
Viscosity: Not Available
Solubility in Water: Not Available
Vapor Pressure: Not Available
Vapor Density(Air=1): Not Available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents, Acids. Contact with water liberates toxic gas.
Conditions to Avoid:
Heat, Flame, Sparks, Other ignition sources
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Calcium oxides, Selenium oxides
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
RTECS Reference: Not Available
Target Organs: Not Available
Toxicity Data: Not Available
Skin corrosion/irritation: Not Available
Serious eye damage/irritation: Not Available
Carcinogenicity: Not Available
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
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: Selenites
DOT UN Number: UN2630
DOT Hazard Class: Class 6.1
DOT Packing Group: I
IMDG Shipping Name: Selenites
IMDG UN Number: UN2630
IMDG Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IMDG Packing Group: I
IATA Shipping Name: Selenites
IATA UN Number: UN2630
IATA Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IATA Packing Group: I
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA): Listed
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 302): Not listed
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 311/312): Not listed
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 313): Not listed
European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances
(EINECS): No. 237-427-9
Hazard Codes: Not Available
Risk Statements: Not Available
Safety Statements: Not Available
Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL): Not listed
Canadian Domestic Substances List (NDSL): Listed
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.