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Ferric Hydroxide Oxide

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

FeO(OH)

MDL Number:

MFCD00064782

EC No.:

243-746-4

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(2N) 99% Ferric Hydroxide Oxide
FE-OHOX-02-P
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(5N) 99.999% Ferric Hydroxide Oxide
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Ferric Hydroxide Oxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula FeHO2
Molecular Weight 88.85
Appearance Orange crystals or powder
Melting Point 135 °C (275 °F)
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O Insoluble
Exact Mass 88.932596
Monoisotopic Mass 88.932596

Ferric Hydroxide Oxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Harmonized Tariff Code 2821.10
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany nwg

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 06/25/2018
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Ferric Hydroxide Oxide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. FE-OHOX-02-P , FE-OHOX-03-P , FE-OHOX-04-P , FE-OHOX-05-P

CAS #: 20344-49-4

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
2.3 Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1 Substances
Synonyms : Ferric hydroxide oxide
Formula : HFeO2
Molecular Weight : 88.85 g/mol
CAS-No. : 20344-49-4
EC-No. : 243-746-4
No ingredients are hazardous according to OSHA criteria.
No components need to be disclosed according to the applicable regulations.


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
no data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Iron oxides
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
The product itself does not burn.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing Vapors, mist or gas.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
No special environmental precautions required.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Keep in a dry place.
7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
General industrial hygiene practice.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
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.
Full contact
Material: Nitrile rubber
Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm
Break through time: 480 min
Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)
Splash contact
Material: Nitrile rubber
Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm
Break through time: 480 min
Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)
data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method:
EN374
If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the
supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an
industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It
should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.
Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and
to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration
and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type
N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under
appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
No special environmental precautions required.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: powder
Colour: red brown
b) Odor no data available
c) Odor Threshold no data available
d) pH no data available
e) Melting point/freezing
point
no data available
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
no data available
g) Flash point not applicable
h) EVaporation rate no data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
no data available
explosive limits
k) Vapor pressure no data available
l) Vapor density no data available
m) Relative density no data available
n) Water solubility no data available
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
water
no data available
p) Auto-ignition
temperature
no data available
q) Decomposition
temperature
no data available
r) Viscosity no data available
s) Explosive properties no data available
t) Oxidizing properties no data available
9.2 Other safety information
no data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity
no data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
no data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
no data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - no data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 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
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity
no data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
no data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
no data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
12.6 Other adverse effects
no data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
Not dangerous goods
IMDG
Not dangerous goods
IATA
Not dangerous goods


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
No SARA Hazards
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Iron hydroxide oxide hydrate
CAS-No.
20344-49-4
Revision Date
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Iron hydroxide oxide hydrate
CAS-No.
20344-49-4
Revision Date
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.


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.

About Ferric Hydroxide Oxide

Hydroxide Formula Diagram (-OH)Ferric Hydroxide Oxide, also known as Iron(II) Oxyhydroxide or Iron(III) Hydroxide, alpha or gamma phase, is generally immediately available in most volumes. Hydroxide, the OH- anion composed of an oxygen atom bonded to a hydrogen atom, is commonly present in nature and is one of the most widely studied molecules in physical chemistry. Hydroxide compounds have diverse properties and uses, from base catalysis to detection of carbon dioxide. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia)and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Ferric Hydroxide Oxide Synonyms

Iron(III) hydroxide oxide, Iron(III) hydroxide, gamma-phase, Iron(III) hydroxide, alpha-phase, hydroxy(oxo)iron, Iron oxyhydroxide, Goethite, ferric acid; Iron(III) oxide-hydroxide; Iron hydroxyoxide; ferrihydrite, 18624-44-7, 1309-33-7, Lepidocrocite, CAS 12022-37-6; feroxyhyte, yellow ochre, C.I. 77492, Iron(III) oxide hydrated

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula FeO(OH)
MDL Number MFCD00064782
EC No. 243-746-4
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 91502
IUPAC Name hydroxy(oxo)iron
SMILES O=[Fe]O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Fe.H2O.O/h;1H2;/q+1;;/p-1
InchI Key AEIXRCIKZIZYPM-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Iron products. Iron (atomic symbol: Fe, atomic number: 26) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 55.845. The number of electrons in each of Iron's shells is 2, 8, 14, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d6 4s2. Iron Bohr ModelThe iron atom has a radius of 126 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 194 pm. Iron was discovered by humans before 5000 BC. In its elemental form, iron has a lustrous grayish metallic appearance. Iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the most common element by mass forming the earth as a whole. Iron is rarely found as a free element, since it tends to oxidize easily; it is usually found in minerals such as magnetite, hematite, goethite, limonite, or siderite.Elemental Iron Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger.

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