Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 06/14/2021
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Magnesium Hexafluorosilicate

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. MG-FSIAT6-02 , MG-FSIAT6-03 , MG-FSIAT6-04 , MG-FSIAT6-05

CAS #: 16949-65-8

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
American Elements
10884 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: +1 310-208-0551
Fax: +1 310-208-0351

Emergency telephone number:
Domestic, North America: +1 800-424-9300
International: +1 703-527-3887


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Statement of Hazard: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas, Irritant, Respiratory irritant,
Toxic
Acute Health Hazard: Irritant to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and respiratory system.
May be toxic by ingestion, harmful by skin absorption, and fatal by
inhalation.
Chronic Health Hazard: Not Available
HMIS Rating: H: 3 F: 0 P: 0
NFPA Rating: H: 3 F: 0 P: 0
To the best of our knowledge, the toxicological properties of this chemical have not been
thoroughly investigated. Use appropriate procedures and precautions to prevent or minimize
exposure.
Pictogram:

Skull and Crossbones - GHS06 Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Signal Word: Danger
Hazard Statement(s): H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H330 Fatal if inhaled.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s): P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face
protection.
P284 Wear respiratory protection.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or
doctor/physician.
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.
P332+P313 IF SKIN irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly
closed.
P406 Store in corrosive resistant/ [ ] container with a resistant
inner liner.
P420 Store away from other materials.
Supplemental Statement(s): EUH032 Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Chemical Name: Magnesium silicofluoride 98%
CAS Number:
MDL Number:
EINECS Number:
Beilstein Registry Number:
Molecular Formula:
Molecular Weight:
Content: As specified in product name.
16949-65-8
MFCD00016196
241-022-2
Not Available
MgSiF6 . 6H2O
274.41


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Eye Contact: Flush eyes with large amounts of water for fifteen minutes. Separate
eyelids with fingers. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: Wash skin with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical
attention.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Move to a fresh air environment. Contact a physician if breathing
becomes difficult.


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Flash Point (ºC):
Explosion Limits:
Not Available
Not Available
Auto Ignition
Temperature (ºC):
Not Available
Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol-resistant foam, or water
spray
Extinguishing Media:
Protective Equipment:
Specific Hazards:
Wear self-contained respirator and fully protective impervious suit.
May emit hazardous fumes under fire conditions.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal Protection: Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and gloves,
and disposable coveralls. Dispose of coveralls after use. Remove from
ignition sources if safe to do so. Follow emergency response plan and
contact proper authorities if needed.
Keep unprotected persons away.
Environmental Protection: Keep spills out of sewers and bodies of water. Dike and contain the
spill with inert material. Absorb on sand, vermiculite or diatomite.
Transfer material to a container for disposal or recovery. Ventilate area
and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling and Storage: Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist or gas. Avoid contact with skin and
eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use only in a chemical
fume hood. Open and handle container with care. Keep ignition sources
away.
Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well-ventilated place.
Sensitivities: Not Available
Storage Temperature (ºC):
15 to 30


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering Controls: Use product in a well ventilated area or under a fume hood. Use proper
lab equipment while handling this product. Keep away from
incompatible materials for possible risk of hazardous reaction.
Eye Protection: Wear appropriate protective eyeglass or chemical safety goggles. Make
sure that there is an eyewash station in your vicinity.
Skin Protection: Wear impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respiratory Protection: Use a NIOSH approved respirator when exposure limits are exceeded or
if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Exposure Limits: Country Source Type Value
USA
USA
USA
ACGIH
OSHA
OSHA
TWA
STEL
PEL
3 mg/m3
Not Available
3 mg/m3


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance: White crystalline powder
Odor: Not Available
Odor Threshold: Not Available
Flash Point (ºC): Not Available
Autoignition (ºC): Not Available
UEL % by Volume:
LEL % by Volume:
Melting Point (ºC): 120
Boiling Point (ºC): 212
Evaporation Rate: Not Available
pH Value: Not Available
Density (g/cm3): 1.788
Refractive Index (n²ºD): Not Available
Viscosity: Not Available
Solubility in Water: Soluble
Solubility in Other: Not Available
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): Not Available
Vapor Density (Air=1): Not Available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibility: Strong oxidizing agents, Acids, Strong reducing agents
Reactivity: Product may react with incompatible materials to release other
hazardous substances.
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flame, sparks, other ignition sources.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Hydrogen fluoride gas, Magnesium oxides, Silicon oxides


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

RTECS Reference:
Target Organs: Not Available
Not Available
Toxicity Data: Not Available
National Toxicology Program (NTP) listed:
Not Available
Carcinogenicity:
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) listed:
Not Available
Potential Symptoms: Not Available


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity: Not Available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service. Dispose in a manner consistent with
federal, state and local environmental regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT Shipping Name: Magnesium Fluorosilicate
DOT UN Number: UN2853
DOT Hazard Class: Class 6.1
DOT Packing Group: PGIII
IMDG: Magnesium Fluorosilicate
IMDG UN Number: UN2853
IMDG Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IMDG Packing Group: PGIII
Marine Pollutant: No
IATA: Magnesium Fluorosilicate
IATA UN Number: UN2853
IATA Hazard Class: Class 6.1
IATA Packing Group: PGIII


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

United States
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 313) listed: No
European Union
European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS): 241-022-2
Canada
Canadian Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL) listed: No
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) listed: Yes
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 302) listed: No
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 311/312) listed: No
Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL) listed: Yes