SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Tungsten Nitride (WN)
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. W-N-01
CAS #: 12058-38-7
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
For additional information on toxicity, please refer to Section 11.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Cas Number: 12058-38-7
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is
conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give
artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious
amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts
of water for at least 15 minutes.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable: Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or
Protective Equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus
and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Specific Hazard(s): Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)
Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and
heavy rubber gloves.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid
raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material
pickup is complete.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
User Exposure: Avoid inhalation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin,
and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suitable: Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Safety shower and eye bath. Mechanical exhaust required.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Respiratory: Use respirators and components tested and approved
under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN
(EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection is
desired, use multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN
14387) respirator cartridges.
Hand: Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
Eye: Chemical safety goggles.
GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Molecular Weight 194.96 AMU
BP/BP Range N/A
MP/MP Range N/A
Freezing Point N/A
Vapor Pressure N/A
Vapor Density N/A
Saturated Vapor Conc. N/A
Bulk Density N/A
Odor Threshold N/A
VOC Content N/A
Water Content N/A
Solvent Content N/A
Evaporation Rate N/A
Surface Tension N/A
Partition Coefficient N/A
Decomposition Temp. N/A
Flash Point N/A
Explosion Limits N/A
Autoignition Temp N/A
Refractive Index N/A
Optical Rotation N/A
Miscellaneous Data N/A
N/A = not available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Materials to Avoid: Strong oxidizing agents.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nature of decomposition products
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE
Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation.
Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.
Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and
toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
APPROPRIATE METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF SUBSTANCE OR PREPARATION
Bury in a landfill site approved for the disposal of chemical and
hazardous wastes. Observe all federal, state, and local
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Proper Shipping Name: None
Non-Hazardous for Transport: This substance is
considered to be non-hazardous for transport.
Non-Hazardous for Air Transport: Non-hazardous for air
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
UNITED STATES REGULATORY INFORMATION
SARA LISTED: No
CANADA REGULATORY INFORMATION
WHMIS Classification: This product has been classified in
accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR, and the MSDS
contains all the information required by the CPR.
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.