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Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

RbF • xH2O

MDL Number:

MFCD00149834

EC No.:

236-603-2

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(2N) 99% Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate
RB-F-02-C.XHYD
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(3N) 99.9% Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate
RB-F-03-C.XHYD
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(4N) 99.99% Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate
RB-F-04-C.XHYD
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(5N) 99.999% Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate
RB-F-05-C.XHYD
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Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula FH2ORb
Molecular Weight 122.48
Appearance White crystalline powder
Melting Point 795? C (1,463? F)
Boiling Point 1,408? C (2,566? F)
Density 3.557 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Soluble
Exact Mass 121.920758 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 121.920758 g/mol

Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301+H311+H331-H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes T
Precautionary Statements P261-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501
Flash Point Not applicable
Risk Codes 20/21/22-40
Safety Statements 22-26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number VL8740000
Transport Information UN3288 6.1/PG III
WGK Germany 3
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 11/16/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. RB-F-02-C.XHYD 02 , RB-F-03-C.XHYD 03 , RB-F-04-C.XHYD 04 , RB-F-05-C.XHYD 05

CAS #: 16422-67-6

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS06 Skull and crossbones
Acute Tox. 3 H301 Toxic if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 3 H311 Toxic in contact with skin.
Acute Tox. 3 H331 Toxic if inhaled.
GHS07
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2A H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Hazards not otherwise classified No data available
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Skull and Crossbones - GHS06Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Hazard pictograms
GHS06
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H301+H311+H331 Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary statements
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P361 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
WHMIS classification
D1A - Very toxic material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
D2B - Toxic material causing other toxic effects
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
2

1
Health (acute effects) = 2
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 1
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:
16422-67-6 Rubidium fluoride hydrate
Identification number(s):
EC number: 23-603-2


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information
Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
Remove breathing apparatus only after contaminated clothing has been completely removed.
In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.
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:
Do not induce vomiting; immediately call for medical help.
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.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Metal oxide fume
Hydrogen fluoride (HF)
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:
Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to section 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Prevention of secondary hazards: No special measures required.
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.
Open and handle container with care.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: The product is not flammable
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: No data available
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:
Fluorides (as F)
mg/m3
ACGIH TLV 2.5
Austria MAK 2.5
Belgium TWA 2.5
Finland TWA 2.5
France TWA 2.5
Germany MAK 2.5
Hungary TWA 1; 2-STEL
Netherlands MAC-K 3.5
Norway TWA 0.6
Poland TWA 1; 3-STEL
Sweden NGV 2
Switzerland MAK-W 1.5; 3-KZG-W
United Kingdom TWA 2.5
Russia TWA 2
Denmark TWA 2.5
USA PEL 2.5
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.
Store protective clothing separately.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment: Use self-contained respiratory protective device in emergency situations.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Inspect gloves prior to use.
The selection of suitable gloves not only depends on the material, but also on quality. Quality will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
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
Color: White
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
Flash point: N/A
Flammability (solid, gas) No data available.
Ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapor pressure: N/A
Density: No data available
Relative density No data available.
Vapor density N/A
Evaporation rate N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Soluble
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 No data available
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 strong mineral acids forming hydrogen fluoride
Conditions to avoid No data available
Incompatible materials: No data available
Hazardous decomposition products:
Metal oxide fume
Hydrogen fluoride


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Fatal if inhaled.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if swallowed.
Danger through skin absorption.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification: No data
Skin irritation or corrosion: Causes skin irritation.
Eye irritation or corrosion: Causes serious eye irritation.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Germ cell mutagenicity: No effects known.
Carcinogenicity:
ACGIH A4: Not classifiable as a human carcinogen: Inadequate data on which to classify the agent in terms of its carcinogenicity in humans and/or animals.
Reproductive toxicity: No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure: No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure: May cause respiratory irritation.
Aspiration hazard: No effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Fluorides may cause salivation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, followed by weakness, tremors, shallow respiration, convulsions and coma. May
cause brain and kidney damage. Chronic fluoride poisoning can cause severe bone changes, loss of weight, anorexia, anemia and dental defects.
The toxicity of rubidium compounds is generally due to the anion.
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.
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.
Recommended cleansing agent: Water, if necessary with cleansing agents.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA UN3288
UN proper shipping name
DOT Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s. (Rubidium fluoride hydrate)
IMDG, IATA TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Rubidium fluoride hydrate)
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class 6.1 Toxic substances.
Label 6.1
Class 6.1 (T5) Toxic substances
Label 6.1
IMDG, IATA
Class 6.1 Toxic substances.
Label 6.1
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA III
Environmental hazards: N/A
Special precautions for user Warning: Toxic substances
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": UN3288, Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s. (Rubidium fluoride hydrate), 6.1, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms
GHS06
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H301+H311+H331 Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary statements
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P361 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
P405 Store locked up.
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 Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL).
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.


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 Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate

Fluoride IonRubidium Fluoride Hydrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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.

Rubidium Fluoride Hydrate Synonyms

Rubidium(1+) fluoride hydrate, Rubidium monofluoride hydrate, Rubidium(I) fluoride hydrate, Fluororubidium hydrate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula RbF • xH2O
MDL Number MFCD00149834
EC No. 236-603-2
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 57370370
IUPAC Name Rubidium(1+); fluoride; hydrate
SMILES O.[F-].[Rb+]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/FH.H2O.Rb/h1H;1H2;/q;;+1/p-1
InchI Key CTSZMVONLYPOKW-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

Fluorine is a Block P, Group 17, Period 2 element. Its electron configuration is [He]2s22p5. The fluorine atom has a covalent radius of 64 pm and its Van der Waals radius is 135 pm. In its elemental form, CAS 7782-41-4, fluorine gas has a pale yellow appearance. Fluorine was discovered by André-Marie Ampère in 1810. It was first isolated by Henri Moissan in 1886.

See more Rubidium products. Rubidium (atomic symbol: Rb, atomic number: 37) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 5.4678. The number of electrons in each of Rubidium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 5s1. The rubidium atom has a radius of 248 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 303 pm. Rubidium Bohr ModelRubidium is highly reactive, with properties similar to other Group 1 akali metals, e.g., rapid oxidation in air. In its elemental form, rubidium has a gray white appearance. Rubidium is found in the minerals lepidolite, leucite, pollucite, carnallite, and zinnwaldite as well as some potassium minerals. Rubidium was discovered by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff in 1861 and was first isolated by George de Hevesy. The name Rubidium, originates from the Latin word rubidus, meaning "dark or deepest red."

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