CAS No. 35725-34-9

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Yb(NO3)3 • 5H2O
Pubchem CID 16211525
MDL Number MFCD00149883
EC No. 237-384-6
IUPAC Name ytterbium(+3); trinitrate; pentahydrate
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Yb+3].O=[N+]([O-])[O-].[O-][N+]([O-])=O.[O-][N+]([O-])=O.O.O.O.O.O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3NO3.5H2O.Yb/c3*2-1(3)4;;;;;;/h;;;5*1H2;/q3*-1;;;;;;+3
InchI Key XIOPWXFTXDPBEY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H272-H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes O,Xi
Risk Codes 8-36/37/38
Safety Statements 17-26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 1477 5.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 09/23/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Identifiers: All applicable American Elements product codes for CAS #35725-34-9

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Oxidizing solids(Category 2), H272
Skin irritation(Category 2), H315
Eye irritation(Category 2A), H319
Specific target organ toxicity -single exposure(Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictogram

Flame Over Circle - GHS03 Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Signal word
Danger
Hazard statement(s)
H272
May intensify fire; oxidiser.
H315
Causes skin irritation.
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
H335
May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary statement(s)
P210
Keep away from heat.
P220
Keep/Store away from clothing/ combustible materials.
P221
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
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.
P321
Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).
P332 + P313
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
P337 + P313
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P362
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P370 + P378
In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction.
P403 + P233
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P405
Store locked up.
P501
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: N3O9Yb 5H2O
Molecular Weight: 449.13 g/mol
CAS-No.: 35725-34-9
EC-No.: 237-384-6


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Move out of dangerous area.
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) 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
nitrogen oxides (NOx), ytterbium oxides
Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
Further information
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing Vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
For personal protection see section 8.
Environmental precautions
Do not let product enter drains.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Sweep up and shovel. Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


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.Keep away from sources of ignition -No smoking. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
For precautions see section 2.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1 no other specific uses are stipulated


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.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance
Form: Crystals
Colour: colourless
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
no data available
EVaporation rate
no data available
Flammability (solid, gas)
no data available
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
no data available
Vapor pressure
no data available
Vapor density
no data available
Relative density
no data available
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
The substance or mixture is classified as oxidizing with the category 2.
Other safety information
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
Organic materials
Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products-no data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
no data available
Inhalation: no data available
Dermal: no data available
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
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
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

Waste treatment methods
Product
Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting as this material is highly flammable.
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
UN number: 1477
Class: 5.1
Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s.
Marine pollutant: No
Poison Inhalation Hazard: No
IMDG
UN number: 1477
Class: 5.1
Packing group: II
EMS-No: F-A, S-Q
Proper shipping name: NITRATES, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Marine pollutant: No
IATA
UN number: 1477
Class: 5.1
Packing group: II
Proper shipping name: Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s.


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
Reactivity Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Ytterbium nitrate pentahydrate
35725-34-9
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Ytterbium nitrate pentahydrate
CAS-No.
35725-34-9
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.


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.