SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CUZN-SNS-05
CAS #: 12158-89-3
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Signal Word: Warning
H315 Causes skin irritation
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/vapor
P305+P351 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
P304+P340 If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air
Health Ratings (0-4):
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Family: Ceramic
Additional Names: CZTS
Copper zinc tin sulfide(Cu2ZnSnS4):
Percentage: 100 wt%
EC #: NA
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Remove victim to fresh air. Supply oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Give one to two glasses of water and induce vomiting.
Never induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Wash affected area with mild soap and water. Remove any contaminated clothing.
Flush eyes with water, blinking often for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
No special restrictions –use suitable extinguishing agent for surrounding material and type of fire.
Spec. Fire Fighting Procedure:
Use full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
If Material Is Released/Spilled:
Wear appropriate respiratory and protective equipment specified in special protection information. Isolate spill area and provide ventilation. Vacuum up spill using a high efficiency particulate
absolute (HEPA) air filter and place in a closed container for disposal. Take care not to raise dust.
Isolate runoff to prevent environmental pollution.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly sealed container.
Do not use tobacco or food in work area. Wash thoroughly before eating and smoking. Do not blow dust off clothing or skin with compressed air.
Provide sufficient ventilation to maintain concentration at or below threshold limit.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Permissible Exposure Limits:
1.0 mg/m3 as Cu dust
Threshold Limit Value:
1.0 mg/m3 as Cu dust
Dust Respirator, NIOSH approved
Safety glasses or goggles
Protective work clothing. Wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves/pants.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Color: Dark greenish grey
Form: Powder, Granules, Pellets, Sputtering target, Custom parts
Water Solubility: Insoluble
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: 990°C
Density: 4.56 g/cc
Molecular weight: 439.471 g/mol
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under recommended storage conditions
Oxidizing agents, Acids
Metal oxide fume, Hydrogen sulfide, Sulfur dioxide
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Potential Health Effects:
Eyes: May cause serious irritation
Skin: May cause irritation
Ingestion: May cause irritation
Inhalation: May cause irritation
Copper compounds may be irritating to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. They may cause metal fume fever, hemolysis of the red blood cells and injury to the liver, lungs, kidneys and pancreas. Ingestion may also cause vomiting, gastric pain, dizziness, anemia, cramps, convulsions, shock, coma and death. Copper solutions may cause sensitization reactions.
Signs & Symptoms: N/A
Aggravated Medical Conditions: N/A
Median Lethal Dose: >2 mg/kg as ZnS for rat by mouth
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecological data is not available.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in accordance with local, state, national, and international regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous for transportation.
Proper Shipping Name:
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Sec 302 Extremely Hazardous:
Sec 304 Reportable Quantities:
Sec 313 Toxic Chemicals:
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.