SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Gallium(II) Sulfide
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. GA-S-05-I
CAS #: 12024-10-1
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Signal Word: Danger
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
P303+P361+P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing
P301+P330+P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting
P405: Store locked up
P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with
Health Ratings (0-4):
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Gallium(II) sulfide, Gallium monosulfide
Percentage: 100 wt%
EC #: 234-688-0
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Special Treatment: None
Causes severe skin burns.
Causes serious eye damage.
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
Do not use water. Use extinguishing powder.
Spec. Fire Fighting Procedure:
Use full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
See section 10 for decomposition products.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
If Material Is Released/
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
Handle under protective gas.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly sealed container.
Store under dry inert gas.
Store apart from materials and conditions listed in section 10.
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: N/A
Threshold Limit Value: N/A
Respiratory Protection: Dust Respirator
Protective Gloves: Rubber gloves
Safety glasses or goggles, full face protection
Protective work clothing. Wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves/pants.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Water Solubility: Reacts
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: 965°C
Flash Point: N/A
Autoignition Temperature: N/A
Density: 3.87 g/cc
Molecular weight: 101.78 g/mol
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under recommended storage conditions
Sulfur dioxide, Hydrogen sulfide, Sulfur oxides,
Metal oxide fume
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Potential Health Effects:
Eyes: Causes severe eye damage.
Skin: Causes severe skin burns.
a strong corrosive effect on mouth and throat to the danger of perforation of esophagus and stomach.
Inhalation: May cause irritation
Gallium and gallium compo9unds may cause metallic taste, dermatitis and depression of the bone marrow function. Large doses may cause hemorrhagic nephritis.
Signs & Symptoms: N/A
Aggravated Medical Conditions: N/A
Median Lethal Dose: N/A
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Aquatic Toxicity: Low
Persistent Bioaccumulation Toxicity: No
Very Persistent, Very Bioaccumulative: No
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in accordance with local, state, national, and international regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazardous for transportation.
8 Corrosive substances.
Packing Group: II
UN Number: UN3260
Proper Shipping Name:
Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s. (Gallium sulfide)
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Sec 302 Extremely Hazardous: No
Sec 304 Reportable Quantities: N/A
Sec 313 Toxic Chemicals: No
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.