CAS No. 23488-26-8

Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Hazard Codes Xi
Precautionary Statements P264-P280-P302+P352-P332+P313-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313-P321-P362+P364
Flash Point >110 °C
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 07/01/2022
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Identifiers: All applicable American Elements product codes for CAS #23488-26-8

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

Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2 H315 Causes skin irritation
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2 H319 Causes serious eye irritation
Hazard pictograms (GHS US)

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Signal word (GHS US) : Warning
Hazard statements (GHS US) :
H315 - Causes skin irritation
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation
Precautionary statements (GHS US) :
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P264 - Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P302+P352 - If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water
P332+P313 - If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P305+P351+P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P321 - Specific treatment (see first aid instructions on this label)
P362+P364 - Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substance type : Mono-constituent
Name : HAFNIUM 2-ETHYLHEXOXIDE, 95%
CAS-No. 23488-26-8


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

First-aid measures general : Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek
medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). If possible show this sheet; if not
available show packaging or label.
First-aid measures after inhalation : Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If you feel
unwell, seek medical advice.
First-aid measures after skin contact : Wash with plenty of soap and water. Get medical advice/attention.
First-aid measures after eye contact : Immediately flush eyes thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical advice/attention.
First-aid measures after ingestion : Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical advice/attention.
Symptoms/effects after inhalation : May cause irritation to the respiratory tract.
Symptoms/effects after skin contact : Causes skin irritation.
Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Causes serious eye irritation.
Symptoms/effects after ingestion : No information available.


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable extinguishing media : Water spray. Foam. Carbon dioxide. Dry chemical.
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Do not use straight streams.
Fire hazard : Irritating fumes and organic acid vapors may develop when material is exposed to elevated temperatures or open flame.
Firefighting instructions : Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire. Use water spray to cool exposed surfaces.
Protection during firefighting : Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection.
Avoid all eye and skin contact and do not breathe vapor and mist


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Protective equipment : Wear protective equipment as described in Section 8.
Emergency procedures : Evacuate unnecessary personnel.
Protective equipment : Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment. Equip cleanup crew with
proper protection. For further information refer to section 8: "Exposure controls/personal
protection".
Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.
For containment : Contain any spills with dikes or absorbents to prevent migration and entry into sewers or streams.
Methods for cleaning up : Clean up any spills as soon as possible, using an absorbent material to collect it.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling : Avoid all eye and skin contact and do not breathe vapor and mist. Provide good ventilation in process area to prevent accumulation of vapors.
Hygiene measures : Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work.
Storage conditions : Keep container tightly closed.
Storage area : Store in a well-ventilated place. Store away from heat.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Appropriate engineering controls : Provide local exhaust or general room ventilation.
Personal protective equipment:
Avoid all unnecessary exposure. Emergency eye wash fountains and safety showers should be available in the immediate vicinity of any potential exposure.
Hand protection:
Neoprene or nitrile rubber gloves
Eye protection:
Chemical goggles. Contact lenses should not be worn
Skin and body protection:
Wear suitable protective clothing
Respiratory protection:
Where exposure through inhalation may occur from use, respiratory protection equipment is recommended. NIOSH-certified organic vapor (black cartridge) respirator.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical state : Liquid
Appearance : Viscous oil.
Molecular mass : 695.38 g/mol
Color : Orange.
Odor : Characteristic.
Odor threshold : No data available
Refractive index : No data available
pH : No data available
Relative evaporation rate (butyl acetate=1) : No data available
Melting point : No data available
Freezing point : No data available
Boiling point : > 300 °C @ 0.01 mm Hg
Flash point : > 110 °C
Auto-ignition temperature : No data available
Decomposition temperature : No data available
Flammability (solid, gas) : No data available
Vapor pressure : 0.01 mm Hg @ 25°C
Relative vapor density at 20 °C : > 1
Relative density : > 1
% Volatiles : < 3 %
Solubility : Insoluble in water. Reacts with water.
Log Pow : No data available
Log Kow : No data available
Viscosity, kinematic : No data available
Viscosity, dynamic : No data available
Explosive properties : No data available
Oxidizing properties : No data available
Explosion limits : No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No additional information available
Chemical stability
Stable.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Material decomposes slowly in contact with air by reaction with water.
Conditions to avoid
No additional information available
Incompatible materials
No additional information available
Hazardous decomposition products
Organic acid vapors. Hafnium oxide fumes.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity : Not classified
Skin corrosion/irritation : Causes skin irritation.
Serious eye damage/irritation : Causes serious eye irritation.
Respiratory or skin sensitization : Not classified
Germ cell mutagenicity : Not classified
Carcinogenicity : Not classified
None of the components in this product at concentrations >0.1% are listed by IARC, NTP,
OSHA or ACGIH as a carcinogen.
Reproductive toxicity : Not classified
Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure : Not classified
Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure: Not classified
Aspiration hazard : Not classified
Symptoms/effects after inhalation : May cause irritation to the respiratory tract.
Symptoms/effects after skin contact : Causes skin irritation.
Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Causes serious eye irritation.
Symptoms/effects after ingestion : No information available.
Reason for classification : Expert judgment


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
No additional information available
Persistence and degradability
No additional information available
Bioaccumulative potential
No additional information available
Mobility in soil
No additional information available
Other adverse effects
No additional information available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal methods
Sewage disposal recommendations : Do not dispose of waste into sewer.
Product/Packaging disposal recommendations : Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
Ecology - waste materials : Avoid release to the environment.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN number
Not regulated for transport.
UN proper shipping name
Not applicable
Additional information
Other information : No supplementary information available.
Transport by sea
No additional information available
Air transport
No additional information available


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

US Federal regulations
HAFNIUM 2-ETHYLHEXOXIDE, 95% (not found)
TSCA Exemption/Exclusion CAUTION: This material is supplied for research and development
purposes subject to the R&D exemption under TSCA, 40 CFR 720.36, and must meet the requirements of the exemption, including supervision by a "technically qualified individual" as defined by 40 CFR 720.3(ee). The use of this material for "commercial purposes" as defined by 40 CFR 720.3(r) is not permitted in the United States.
Hafnium 2-ethylhexoxide (not found)
Not listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory
International regulations
CANADA
No additional information available
EU-Regulations
No additional information available
National regulations
No additional information available
US State regulations
California Proposition 65 - This product does not contain any substances known to the state of California to cause cancer, developmental and/or reproductive harm


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.