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Iridium Ruthenium Oxide

Linear Formula:

Ir-Ru-O

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Iridium Ruthenium Oxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula IrxRuyOz
Molecular Weight Varies by composition
Appearance Solid in various forms
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A

Iridium Ruthenium Oxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes 36/38
Safety Statements 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Created: 5/15/2015
Date Revised: 5/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Iridium Ruthenium Oxide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. IR-RUO-02, IR-RUO-03, IR-RUO-04, IR-RUO-05

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS03 Flame over circle
Ox. Sol. 2 H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Hazards not otherwise classified
No data available
GHS label elements
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms

Flame Over Circle - GHS03

GHS03
Signal word: Danger
Hazard statements
H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Precautionary statements
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P370+P378 In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
WHMIS classification
C - Oxidizing materials
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
Health (acute effects) = 1
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 2
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS No. / Substance Name:
12030-49-8 Iridium(IV) oxide
12036-10-1 Ruthenium(IV) oxide


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
If inhaled:
Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed:
Seek medical treatment.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents
Product is not flammable. Use fire-fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents
Halocarbon extinguisher
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
This substance is an oxidizer and its heat of reaction with reducing agents
or combustibles may cause ignition.
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Metal oxide fume
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Environmental precautions:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Pick up mechanically.
Prevention of secondary hazards:
Acts as an oxidizing agent on organic materials such as wood, paper and fats
Keep away from combustible material.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Precautions for safe handling
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
Substance/product can reduce the ignition temperature of flammable substances.
This substance is an oxidizer and its heat of reaction with reducing agents or combustibles may cause ignition.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from flammable substances.
Store away from reducing agents.
Do not store with organic materials.
Store away from metal powders.
Do not store together with acids.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.
Specific end use(s)
No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
None.
Additional information:
No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Follow typical protective and hygienic practices for handling chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment:
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
Recommended filter device for short term use:
Use a respirator with type N95 (USA) or PE (EN 143) cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. Risk assessment should be performed to determine if air-purifying respirators are appropriate. Only use equipment tested and approved under appropriate government standards.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Inspect gloves prior to use.
Suitability of gloves should be determined both by material and quality, the latter of which may vary by manufacturer.
Material of gloves
Nitrile rubber, NBR
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes)
No data available
Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Body protection:
Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Powder
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: No data available.
Boiling point/Boiling range: No data available
Sublimation temperature / start: No data available
Flammability (solid, gas)
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
Ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: No data available.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapor pressure: N/A
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): No data available.
Relative density
No data available.
Vapor density
N/A
Evaporation rate
N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water at 20 °C (68 °F): No data available.
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Other information
No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Reacts with reducing agents
Reacts with flammable substances
Conditions to avoid
No data available
Incompatible materials:
Acids
Reducing agents
Flammable substances
Organic materials
Metal powders
Hazardous decomposition products:
Metal oxide fume


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
No effects known.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
No data
Skin irritation or corrosion:
May cause irritation
Eye irritation or corrosion:
May cause irritation
Sensitization:
No sensitizing effects known.
Germ cell mutagenicity:
No effects known.
Carcinogenicity:
No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
Reproductive toxicity:
No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure:
No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure:
No effects known.
Aspiration hazard:
No effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
No effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity:
No data available
Persistence and degradability
No data available
Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
Mobility in soil
No data available
Additional ecological information:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems.
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
N/A
vPvB:
N/A
Other adverse effects
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation
Consult official regulations to ensure proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA
UN1479
UN proper shipping name
DOT
Oxidizing solid, n.o.s. (Iridium ruthenium oxide)
IMDG, IATA
OXIDIZING SOLID, N.O.S. (Iridium ruthenium oxide)
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class
5.1 Oxidising substances.
Label
5.1
Class
5.1 (O2) Oxidizing substances
Label
5.1
IMDG, IATA
Class
5.1 Oxidising substances.
Label
5.1
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA
II
Environmental hazards:
N/A
Special precautions for user
Warning: Oxidizing substances
EMS Number: F-A,S-Q
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT):
No
UN "Model Regulation":
UN1479, Oxidizing solid, n.o.s. (Iridium ruthenium oxide), 5.1, Il


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
GHS GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms
GHS03
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Precautionary statements
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P370+P378 In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/
national/international regulations.
National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
SARA Section 313 (specific toxic chemical listings)
Substance is not listed.
California Proposition 65
Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, female
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, male
Substance is not listed.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulations
Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to the REACH Regulations (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Substance is not listed.
The conditions of restrictions according to Article 67 and Annex XVII of the Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) for the manufacturing, placing on the market and use must be observed.
Substance is not listed.
Annex XIV of the REACH Regulations (requiring Authorisation for use)
Substance is not listed.
Chemical safety assessment:
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


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.

About Iridium Ruthenium Oxide

Iridium Ruthenium Oxide is a mixed iridium/ruthenium oxide electrocatalyst for solid polymer electrolyte membrane (SPE) fuel cells and hydrogen gas sensors. American Elements can produce most materials in high purity and ultra high purity (up to 99.99999%) forms and follows applicable ASTM testing standards; a range of grades are available 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). We can also produce materials to customer specifications by request, in addition to custom compositions for commercial and research applications and new proprietary technologies. Typical and custom packaging is available, as is additional research, technical and safety (MSDS) data.

Iridium Ruthenium Oxide Synonyms

Iridium ruthenate, iridium-doped ruthenium oxide, iridium-ruthenium mixed oxide, IrRuOx, (Ir,Ru)Ox, IrRuO2, RuxIr1-xO2, iridium ruthenium black, 142261-78-7, iridium ruthenium oxide hydrate, 277318-98-6, H2IrO2Ru, RuIrO2

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Ir-Ru-O
MDL Number N/A
EC No. N/A

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.

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