Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 06/29/2022
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Nickel(II) Fluoride Tetrahydrate

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. NI2-F-02-P.4HYD , NI2-F-03-P.4HYD , NI2-F-04-P.4HYD , NI2-F-05-P.4HYD , NI2-F-018-P.4HYD

CAS #: 13940-83-5

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

Classification
This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)
Respiratory Sensitization Category 1
Skin Sensitization Category 1
Germ Cell Mutagenicity Category 2
Carcinogenicity Category 1A
Reproductive Toxicity Category 1A
Specific target organ toxicity - (repeated exposure) Category 1
Target Organs - Lungs.
Signal Word: Danger
Hazard Statements:
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
Suspected of causing genetic defects
May cause cancer
May damage fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure

Health Hazard - GHS08

Precautionary Statements
Prevention
Obtain special instructions before use
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood
Use personal protective equipment as required
In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace
Wear protective gloves
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product
Response
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical attention/advice
Inhalation
IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician
Skin
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water
If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse
Storage
Store locked up
Disposal
Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC)
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Component / CAS-No / Weight %:
Nickel fluoride (NiF2), tetrahydrate / 13940-83-5 / <=100


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

General Advice
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Eye Contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Get
medical attention.
Skin Contact
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If skin irritation persists,
call a physician.
Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention if
symptoms occur.
Ingestion
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Get medical attention if
symptoms occur.
Most important symptoms and effects
May cause allergic skin reaction. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing
difficulties if inhaled. Symptoms of allergic reaction may include rash, itching, swelling,
trouble breathing, tingling of the hands and feet, dizziness, lightheadedness, chest pain,
muscle pain or flushing
Notes to Physician
Treat symptomatically


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable Extinguishing Media Not combustible.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media No information available
Flash Point No information available
Method - No information available
Autoignition Temperature No information available
Explosion Limits
Upper No data available
Lower No data available
Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact No information available
Sensitivity to Static Discharge No information available
Specific Hazards Arising from the Chemical
Do not allow run-off from fire-fighting to enter drains or water courses.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Hydrogen fluoride. Nickel oxides.
Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full
protective gear.
NFPA
Health
3
Flammability
0
Instability
0
Physical hazards
-


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal Precautions
Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment as required. Avoid dust formation.
Environmental Precautions
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system. Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system. Prevent product from entering drains. Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained. Should not be released into the environment.
Methods for Containment and Clean Up
Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal. Keep in suitable, closed
containers for disposal


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Wear personal protective equipment/face protection. Ensure adequate ventilation. Do not
get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Avoid dust formation.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering Measures
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eye/face Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by
OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard
EN166.
Skin and body protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory Protection Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Hygiene Measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical State Solid
Appearance Green
Odor Odorless
Odor Threshold No information available
pH No information available
Melting Point/Range No data available
Boiling Point/Range No information available
Flash Point No information available
Evaporation Rate Not applicable
Flammability (solid,gas) No information available
Flammability or explosive limits
Upper No data available
Lower No data available
Vapor Pressure No information available
Vapor Density Not applicable
Specific Gravity 4.6 g/cm3
Solubility No information available
Partition coefficient; n-octanol/water No data available
Autoignition Temperature No information available
Decomposition Temperature No information available
Viscosity Not applicable
Molecular Formula NiF2.4H2 O
Molecular Weight 168.77 (96.71anhy)


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactive Hazard
None known, based on information available
Stability
Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to Avoid
Incompatible products.
Incompatible Materials
Oxidizing agent
Hazardous Decomposition Products
Hydrogen fluoride, Nickel oxides
Hazardous Polymerization
Hazardous polymerization does not occur.
Hazardous Reactions
None under normal processing.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute Toxicity
Product Information
Component Information
Toxicologically Synergistic
Products
No information available
Delayed and immediate effects as well as chronic effects from short and long-term exposure
Irritation No information available
Sensitization May cause sensitization by skin contact
Carcinogenicity
Component CAS-No IARC NTP ACGIH OSHA Mexico
Nickel fluoride (NiF2),
tetrahydrate
13940-83-5 Not listed Known Not listed Not listed Not listed
NTP: (National Toxicity Program) NTP: (National Toxicity Program)
Known - Known Carcinogen
Reasonably Anticipated - Reasonably Anticipated to be a Human
Carcinogen
Mutagenic Effects No information available
Reproductive Effects No information available.
Developmental Effects No information available.
Teratogenicity No information available.
STOT - single exposure None known
STOT - repeated exposure Lungs
Aspiration hazard No information available
Symptoms / effects,both acute and delayed
Symptoms of allergic reaction may include rash, itching, swelling, trouble breathing, tingling
of the hands and feet, dizziness, lightheadedness, chest pain, muscle pain or flushing
Endocrine Disruptor Information No information available
Other Adverse Effects The toxicological properties have not been fully investigated


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Ecotoxicity
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. The product contains following substances which are hazardous for the environment. May cause long-term adverse effects in the environment. Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system.
Persistence and Degradability
Based on information available. May persist
Bioaccumulation/ Accumulation
No information available.
Mobility
Will likely be mobile in the environment due to its water solubility.


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste Disposal Methods
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a
hazardous waste. Chemical waste generators must also consult local, regional, and
national hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT
UN-No UN3288
Proper Shipping Name Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Technical Name (Nickel(II) fluoride tetrahydrate)
Hazard Class 6.1
Packing Group III
TDG
UN-No UN3288
Proper Shipping Name Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Hazard Class 6.1
Packing Group III
IATA
UN-No UN3288
Proper Shipping Name Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Hazard Class 6.1
Packing Group III
IMDG/IMO
UN-No UN3288
Proper Shipping Name Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.
Hazard Class 6.1
Packing Group III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

U.S. Federal Regulations
SARA 313
Component CAS-No Weight % SARA 313 - Threshold
Values %
Nickel fluoride tetrahydrate Revision Date 21-Feb-2020
Nickel fluoride (NiF2), tetrahydrate 13940-83-5 <=100 0.1
SARA 311/312 Hazard Categories See section 2 for more information
CWA (Clean Water Act)
Component CWA - Hazardous
Substances
CWA - Reportable
Quantities
CWA - Toxic Pollutants CWA - Priority Pollutants
Nickel fluoride (NiF2),
tetrahydrate
- - X -
Clean Air Act
Component HAPS Data Class 1 Ozone Depletors Class 2 Ozone Depletors
Nickel fluoride (NiF2), tetrahydrate X -
OSHA - Occupational Safety and
Health Administration
Not applicable
CERCLA Not applicable
California Proposition 65 This product contains the following Proposition 65 chemicals.
Component CAS-No California Prop. 65 Prop 65 NSRL Category
Nickel fluoride (NiF2),
tetrahydrate
13940-83-5 Carcinogen
Developmental
Male Reproductive
- Developmental
Carcinogen
U.S. State Right-to-Know
Regulations
Component Massachusetts New Jersey Pennsylvania Illinois Rhode Island
Nickel fluoride (NiF2), tetrahydrate - X X X X
U.S. Department of Transportation
Reportable Quantity (RQ): N
DOT Marine Pollutant N
DOT Severe Marine Pollutant N
U.S. Department of Homeland
Security
This product does not contain any DHS chemicals.
Other International Regulations
Mexico - Grade No information available