Ruthenium Chunk

CAS 7440-18-8
Linear Formula: Ru
MDL Number: MFCD00011207
EC No.: 231-127-1

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(2N) 99% Ruthenium Chunk
RU-M-02-CK Pricing
(3N) 99.9% Ruthenium Chunk
RU-M-03-CK Pricing
(4N) 99.99% Ruthenium Chunk
RU-M-04-CK Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Ruthenium Chunk
RU-M-05-CK Pricing

Properties

Molecular Weight 101.07
Appearance [field:field-appearance]
Melting Point 2334 °C
Boiling Point 4150 °C
Density 12370 kg/m3
Thermal Expansion

(25 °C) 6.4 µm/(m·K)

Poisson Ratio 0.3
Vickers Hardness N/A
Young's Modulus 447 GPa
Tensile Strength N/A
Thermal Conductivity 1.17 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K
Electronegativity 2.2 Paulings
Specific Heat 0.057 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C
Heat of Vaporization 148 K-cal/gm atom at 3900 °C
Heat of Fusion 6.1 Cal/gm mole

Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Precautionary Statements P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
RTECS Number NONH
Transport Information NONH
WGK Germany NONH

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 08/27/2016
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Ruthenium Chunk

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. RU-M-02-CK , RU-M-03-CK , RU-M-04-CK , RU-M-05-CK

CAS #: 7440-18-8

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
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Emergency telephone number:
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
The substance is not classified as hazardous to health or the environment according to the CLP regulation.
Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or Directive 1999/45/EC
Not applicable
Information concerning particular hazards for human and environment:
No information known.
Hazards not otherwise classified
No information known.
Label elements
Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Not applicable
Hazard pictograms
Not applicable
Signal word
Not applicable
Hazard statements
Not applicable
WHMIS classification
Not controlled
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY



Health (acute effects) = 0
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 0
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
Not applicable.
vPvB:
Not applicable.


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Chemical characterization: Substances
CAS# Description:
7440-18-8 Ruthenium
Identification number(s):
EC number:
231-127-1


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information
No special measures required.
After inhalation
Seek medical treatment in case of complaints.
After skin contact
Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
After swallowing
If symptoms persist consult doctor.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No further relevant information available.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents
Special powder for metal fires. Do not use water.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents
Water
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Metal oxide fume
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
No special measures required


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required.
Environmental precautions:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.
Do not allow to penetrate the ground/soil.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically.
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.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from mineral acids
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Specific end use(s)
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems:
No further data; see section 7.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values
that have to be monitored at the workplace.
Additional information:
No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment:
Not required.
Protection of hands:
Not required.
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes)
Not determined
Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Body protection:
Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
General Information
Appearance:
Form: Solid in various forms
Color: Silver-colored
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: Not determined.
pH-value: Not applicable.
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 2334 °C (4233 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 4150 °C (7502 °F)
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flammability (solid, gaseous)
Not determined.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Auto igniting: Not determined.
Danger of explosion: Not determined.
Explosion limits:
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not applicable.
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 12.45 g/cm³ (103.895 lbs/gal)
Relative density
Not determined.
Vapor density
Not applicable.
Evaporation rate
Not applicable.
Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Insoluble
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): Not determined.
Viscosity:
dynamic: Not applicable.
kinematic: Not applicable.
Other information
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No information known.
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
No dangerous reactions known
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials:
Mineral acids
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:
No irritant effect
Eye irritation or corrosion:
No irritant effect.
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 further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Mobility in soil
No further relevant information available.
Additional ecological information:
General notes:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
Not applicable.
vPvB:
Not applicable.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

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


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
UN proper shipping name
DOT, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT, ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA
Class
Not applicable
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA
Not applicable
Environmental hazards:
Not applicable.
Special precautions for user
Not applicable.
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
Not applicable.
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT):
No


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
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.
REACH - Pre-registered substances
Substance is 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.

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High purity ruthenium chunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Ruthenium Chunks using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. Standard Chunk pieces are amorphous uniform pieces ranging in size from 5-15 mm. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into granules, rod, bar or plate form We also produce Ruthenium as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide.

Synonyms

N/A

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Ru
CAS 7440-18-8
Pubchem CID 23950
MDL Number MFCD00011207
EC No. 231-127-1
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Ru]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Ru
InchI Key KJTLSVCANCCWHF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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 Products & Element Information

See more Ruthenium products. Ruthenium (atomic symbol: Ru, atomic number: 44) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 5 elemen with an atomic weight of 101.07. Ruthenium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of ruthenium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 15, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d7 5s1. The ruthenium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 207 pm. Ruthenium was discovered by J?drzej ?niadecki in 1807. It was first recognized as a distinct element by Karl Ernst Claus in 1844. Elemental RutheniumIn its elemental form, ruthenium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Ruthenium is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of metals. It is found in pentlandite, pyroxenite, and platinum group metal ores. The name Ruthenium originates from the Latin word "Ruthenia," meaning Russia.

Recent Research

Controlling the Direction of the Molecular Axis of Rod-Shaped Binuclear Ruthenium Complexes on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes., Ozawa, Hiroaki, Kosaka Kazuma, Kita Tomomi, Yoshikawa Kai, and Haga Masa-Aki , Chemistry, 2016 May 4, Volume 22, Issue 19, p.6575-82, (2016)

A Thermo- and Photo-Switchable Ruthenium Initiator For Olefin Metathesis., Sashuk, Volodymyr, and Danylyuk Oksana , Chemistry, 2016 May 4, Volume 22, Issue 19, p.6528-31, (2016)

Ruthenium complexes of P-stereogenic phosphines with a heterocyclic substituent., Clavero, Pau, Grabulosa Arnald, Rocamora Mercè, Muller Guillermo, and Font-Bardia Mercè , Dalton Trans, 2016 May 28, Volume 45, Issue 20, p.8513-31, (2016)

Remarkable thermal stability of gold nanoparticles functionalised with ruthenium phthalocyanine complexes., King, Shirin R., Shimmon Susan, Gentle Angus R., Westerhausen Mika T., Dowd Annette, and McDonagh Andrew M. , Nanotechnology, 2016 May 27, Volume 27, Issue 21, p.215702, (2016)

Multistate Switches: Ruthenium Alkynyl-Dihydroazulene/Vinylheptafulvene Conjugates., Vlasceanu, Alexandru, Andersen Cecilie L., Parker Christian R., Hammerich Ole, Morsing Thorbjørn J., Jevric Martyn, Broman Søren Lindbaek, Kadziola Anders, and Nielsen Mogens Brøndsted , Chemistry, 2016 May 23, Volume 22, Issue 22, p.7514-23, (2016)

Reduced Graphene Oxide-Immobilized Tris(bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Complex for Efficient Visible-Light-Driven Reductive Dehalogenation Reaction., Li, Xiaoyan, Hao Zhongkai, Zhang Fang, and Li Hexing , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016 May 18, Volume 8, Issue 19, p.12141-8, (2016)

Thiol-activated HNO release from a ruthenium anti-angiogenesis complex and HIF-1α inhibition for cancer therapy., Sousa, Eduardo Henrique S., Ridnour Lisa A., Gouveia Florêncio S., da Silva Carlos Daniel Sil, Wink David A., Lopes Luiz Gonzaga de, and Sadler Peter J. , ACS Chem Biol, 2016 May 18, (2016)

Hexakis terpyridine fullerene ligand and six fold ruthenium, iridium and iron complexes. Synthesis and electrochemical properties., Bräse, Stefan, Yan Weibo, Rethore Celine, Menning Sebastian, Brenner-Weiß Gerald, Muller Thierry, and Pierrat Philippe , Chemistry, 2016 May 18, (2016)

Protein-binding, cytotoxicity in vitro and cell cycle arrest of ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes., Liu, Si-Hong, Zhu Jian-Wei, Xu Hui-Hua, Wang Yan, Liu Ya-Min, Liang Jun-Bo, Zhang Gui-Qiang, Cao Di-Hua, Lin Yang-Yang, Wu Yong, et al. , Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc, 2016 May 15, Volume 161, p.77-82, (2016)

Synthesis, spectral characterization, DNA interaction, radical scavenging and cytotoxicity studies of ruthenium(II) hydrazone complexes., Mohanraj, Maruthachalam, Ayyannan Ganesan, Raja Gunasekaran, and Jayabalakrishnan Chinnasamy , J Photochem Photobiol B, 2016 May, Volume 158, p.164-73, (2016)

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