SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers: All applicable American Elements product codes for CAS #226419-26-7
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
CLASSIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE
Signal Word Warning
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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.
P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Health: 2 Fire: 0 Reactivity Hazard: 0
Health: 2 Flammability: 0 Reactivity Hazard: 0
EYE CONTACT: Causes serious eye irritation.
SKIN CONTACT: Causes skin irritation.
INHALATION: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
INGESTION: May be harmful if swallowed.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Formula: TmBr3 XH2O
Molecular Weight: 408.65 (anhy.)
CHEMICAL NAME CAS# %
Thulium (III) bromide hydrate 226419-26-7 100
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
EYE EXPOSURE: Immediately flush the eyes with copious amounts of water for several minutes. Assure flushing under eyelids.
Assure flushing under eyelids. A victim may need assistance in keeping their eyelids open. Get immediate medical attention.
SKIN EXPOSURE: Wash affected area with water. Remove contaminated clothes if necessary. Seek medical assistance if
irritation or redness persists.
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air. Closely monitor the victim for signs of respiratory problems, such as difficulty in
breathing, coughing, wheezing, or pain. In such cases, seek immediate medical assistance.
INGESTION: Seek medical assistance immediately.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
FLASH POINT: N/A
Autoignition: Not available
EXPLOSION LIMITS: Not available
EXTINGUISHING MEDIUM: Water spray, carbon dioxide, or extinguishing powder.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Wear self-contained, approved breathing apparatus and full protective clothing,
including eye protection and boots.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION AND DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Hydrogen bromide gas and thulium oxides
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Wear all appropriate equipment when using this material. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid the
formation of dust. Avoid breathing vapors, mist, gas, or dust.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS: Prevent spillage from entering drains or allowing to be released into the environment.
METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR CONTAINMENT AND CLEANING UP: Sweep up and place in suitable container for proper
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING: Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use with
adequate ventilation. Avoid formation of dusts and aerosols. Handle under inert gas
CONDITIONS FOR SAFE STORAGE: Store in cool, dry, and well-ventilated area. Keep away from incompatible materials. Store under
inert gas. Hygroscopic – Picks up moisture readily from atmosphere.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
EXPOSURE CONTROLS: Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
EYE PROTECTION: Wear chemical safety glasses or goggles and face shield.
SKIN PROTECTION: Wear nitrile or rubber gloves, and a complete suit protecting against chemicals.
VENTILATION: Provide local exhaust, preferably mechanical.
RESPIRATOR: Use an approved respirator.
ADDITIONAL PROTECTION: Provide eyewash stations, quick-drench showers and washing facilities accessible to areas of use and
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
COLOR AND FORM: Solid
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 408.65 (anhy.)
BOILING POINT: No data available
MELTING POINT: No data available
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: No data available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Water and moisture
INCOMPATIBILITY: Strong oxidizing agents
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Hydrogen bromide gas and thulium oxides
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ACUTE TOXICITY: Not available
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: No components of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified a carcinogen.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available
TETRATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available
CHRONIC TOXICITY: Not available
RTECS: No data
To the best of our knowledge the toxicological effects of this compound have not been fully investigated
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No data available
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in according to local, state, and federal regulations
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not a dangerous good
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
SARA 302/304: Not Listed
SARA 311/312: Acute Health Hazard
SARA (TITLE 313): Not Listed
CALIFORNIA PROP. 65: Not Listed
MASSACHUSETTS RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.
NEW JERSEY RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: Thulium(III) bromide hydrate
PENNSYLVANIA RIGHT TO KNOW COMPONENTS: Thulium(III) bromide hydrate
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.