SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Yttrium Vanadate
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. Y-VO-02-C
CAS #: 13566-12-6
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)
Acute oral toxicity Category 4
Acute Inhalation Toxicity - Dusts and Mists Category 4
Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2
Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3
Target Organs - Respiratory system.
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause respiratory irritation
Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
Wear eye/face protection
IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed
Store locked up
Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC)
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Yttrium vanadium oxide, Yttrium orthovanadate
Yttrium vanadate (YVO4):
Percentage: 100 wt%
EC #: 236-965-1
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Remove victim to fresh air. Supply oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Seek medical attention
Wash affected area with mild soap and water. Remove any contaminated clothing.
Flush eyes with water, blinking often for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
No special restrictions – use suitable extinguishing agent for surrounding material and type of fire.
Spec. Fire Fighting Procedure:
Use full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
See section 10 for decomposition products.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
If Material Is Released/Spilled:
Wear appropriate respiratory and protective equipment specified in special protection information. Isolate spill area and provide ventilation. Vacuum up spill using a high efficiency particulate absolute (HEPA) air filter and place in a closed container for disposal.
Take care not to raise dust.
Isolate runoff to prevent environmental pollution.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handle under dry protective gas.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly sealed container.
Store under dry inert gas.
Store apart from materials and conditions listed in section 10.
Do not use tobacco or food in work area. Wash thoroughly before eating and smoking. Do not blow dust off clothing or skin with compressed air.
Provide sufficient ventilation to maintain concentration at or below threshold limit.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Permissible Exposure Limits:N/A
Threshold Limit Value: N/A
Use a respirator with type P100 (USA) or P3 (EN143) cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. Risk assessment should be performed to determine if air-purifying respirators are appropriate. Only use equipment tested and approved under appropriate government standards.
Nitrile rubber, NBR 0.11mm thick.
Safety glasses or goggles
Protective work clothing. Wear close-toed shoes and long sleeves/pants.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form: Powder, Granules, Pellets, Sputtering target, Custom parts
Water Solubility: Insoluble
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: N/A
Flash Point: N/A
Autoignition Temperature: N/A
Molecular weight: 203.85g/mol
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions
Reacts With: Mineral acids, Oxidizing agents
Incompatible Conditions: Water/moisture
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Metal oxide fume
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Potential Health Effects:
Eyes: May cause irritation
Skin: May cause irritation
Signs & Symptoms: N/A
Aggravated Medical Conditions: N/A
Median Lethal Dose: N/A
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Aquatic Toxicity: High
Persistent Bioaccumulation Toxicity: No
Very Persistent, Very Bioaccumulative: No
Very toxic for aquatic organism.
May cause long lasting harmful effect on aquatic life.
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Do not allow product to reach any water sources.
Danger to drinking water if even extremely small quantities leak into the ground.
Also poisonous for fish and plankton in water bodies
Avoid transfer into the environment.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of in accordance with local, state, national, and international regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazardous for transportation as powder.
Hazard Class: 6.1 Toxic substances
Packing Group: III
UN Number: UN3285
Proper Shipping Name:
Vanadium compound, n.o.s (Yttrium vanadate)
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Sec 302 Extremely Hazardous:
Sec 304 Reportable Quantities:
Toxic Chemicals: Yes (Vanadium oxide)
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 1997-2021 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.