SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Yttrium Nitride
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. Y-N-02
CAS #: 25764-13-0
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.
Not classified as a physical hazard.
Not classified as a health hazard.
Not classified as an environmental hazard.
No hazards resulting from the material as supplied.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Components: Yttrium nitride
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Call a physician if symptoms develop or persist.
Wash off with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists.
Flush eyes with water as a precaution. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists.
Rinse mouth. If ingestion of a large amount does occur, call a poison control centre immediately.
If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing media
Fire fighting equipment/instructions
In the event of fire, cool tanks with water spray.
Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Stop the flow of material, if this is without risk.
Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained. Keep unnecessary personnel away. Wear appropriate protective equipment and clothing during clean-up.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Methods for cleaning up
Small Dry Spills: With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move
containers from spill area. Following product recovery, flush area with water. For waste disposal,
see section 13 of the SDS.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Avoid prolonged exposure. Use care in handling/storage.
Store in original tightly closed container. Store in accordance with
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Biological limit values
No biological exposure limits noted for the ingredient(s).
Recommended monitoring procedures
Additional exposure data
Good general ventilation (typically 10 air changes per hour) should be used. Ventilation rates should be matched to conditions. If applicable, use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to maintain airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If exposure limits have not been established, maintain airborne levels to an acceptable level.
Personal protective equipment
When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate
Not normally needed.
Not normally needed.
Skin and body protection
Normal work clothing (long sleeved shirts and long pants) is recommended.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state: Solid.
Colour: Not available.
Odor: Not available.
Odor threshold: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Boiling point: Not available.
Flash point: Not available.
Flammability limits in air, upper, % by volume: Not available.
Flammability limits in air, lower, % by volume: Not available.
Vapor pressure: < 0,0000001 kPa at 25 °C
Relative density: Not available.
Solubility (water): Not available.
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Vapor density: Not available.
Evaporation rate: Not available.
Melting point/freezing point: Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature: Not available.
VOC: Not available.
Molecular formula: NY
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to avoid
None under normal conditions.
Hazardous decomposition products
No hazardous decomposition products are known.
Material is stable under normal conditions.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Routes of exposure
Prolonged inhalation may be harmful.
Not classifiable as to carcinogenicity to humans.
No data available to indicate product or any components present at greater than 0.1% are
mutagenic or genotoxic.
No epidemiological data is available for this product.
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Aquatic Toxicity: Low
Persistent Bioaccumulation Toxicity: No
Very Persistent, Very Bioaccumulative: No
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Collect and reclaim or dispose in sealed containers at licensed waste disposal site.
Waste from residues / unused products
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous for transportation.
Hazard Class: N/A
Packing Group: N/A
UN Number: N/A
Proper Shipping Name: N/A
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. The
product does not need to be labelled in accordance with EC directives or respective national laws.
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.