SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Signal Word: Danger
H315 Causes skin irritation
H310: Fatal in contact with skin
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H302+H332: Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects
H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
H335: May cause respiratory irritation
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
P264: Wash thoroughly after handling
P361: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing
P302+P350: IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water
P304+P340: IF INHALED:
Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
P337+P313: If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention
P405: Store locked up
P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations
HMIS Health Ratings (0-4):
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:
0.1 mg/m3 as V2O5, long-term value
Threshold Limit Value:
0.05 mg/m3 as V2O5, long-term value
Special Equipment: None
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
Yttrium is similar to the lanthanons and may have an anticoagulant effect on blood. Exposure to lanthanons may also lead to sensitivity to heat, itching, increased awareness of odor and taste, and liver damage
Signs & Symptoms: N/A
Aggravated Medical Conditions: N/A
Median Lethal Dose:
566 mg/kg by mouth to rat as V2O3
200 mg/kg by skin to rabbit as V2O3
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 official 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: II
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)