Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 05/20/2022
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Zinc Antimonide Granules

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. ZN-SB-02-GR , ZN-SB-03-GR , ZN-SB-04-GR , ZN-SB-05-GR

CAS #: 12039-35-9

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
American Elements
10884 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: +1 310-208-0551
Fax: +1 310-208-0351

Emergency telephone number:
Domestic, North America: +1 800-424-9300
International: +1 703-527-3887


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 3), H301
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 3), H311
2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictogram

Exclamation Mark - GHS07 Health Hazard - GHS08

Signal word Danger
Hazard statement(s)
H301 + H311 Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary statement(s)
P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ Vapors/ spray.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: 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.
P312 Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
P322 Specific measures (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).
P330 Rinse mouth.
P361 Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
HMIS Rating
Health hazard: 2
Chronic Health Hazard: *
Flammability: 0
Physical Hazard 0
NFPA Rating
Health hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity Hazard: 0
2.3 Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1 Substances
Synonyms : Zinc antimonide
Formula : ZnSb
Molecular weight : 184.10 g/mol
CAS-No. : 12039-35-9
EC-No. : 234-893-5
Index-No. : 051-003-00-9
Hazardous components
Component: Zinc monoantimonide
Classification: Acute Tox. 3; Acute Tox. 4; Acute Tox. 3; Skin Irrit. 2; Eye Irrit. 2A; STOT SE 3; Aquatic Acute 2; Aquatic Chronic 2; H301 + H311, H315, H319,
H332, H335, H411
Concentration: <= 100 %


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Zinc/zinc oxides, Antimony oxide
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
No data available


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear respiratory protection. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing Vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Component: Zinc monoantimonide
CAS-No.: 12039-35-9
Value / Control parameters / Basis
TWA / 0.500000 mg/m3 / USA. Occupational Exposure Limits (OSHA) - Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants
TWA / 0.500000 mg/m3 / USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLV)
Remarks:
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation, Skin irritation
TWA / 0.500000 mg/m3 / USA. NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face particle respirator type N99 (US) or type P2 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Prevent further leakage or spillage


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: crystalline powder or solid
Colour: silver, white
b) Odor: No data available
c) Odor Threshold: No data available
d) pH: No data available
e) Melting point/freezing point: 570 °C (1,058 °F)
f) Initial boiling point and boiling range: No data available
g) Flash point: No data available
h) Evaporation rate: No data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas): No data available
j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: No data available
k) Vapor pressure: No data available
l) Vapor density: No data available
m) Relative density: 6.33 g/cm3
n) Water solubility: soluble
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/water: No data available
p) Auto-ignition temperature: No data available
q) Decomposition temperature: No data available
r) Viscosity: No data available
s) Explosive properties: No data available
t) Oxidizing properties: No data available
9.2 Other safety information: No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity
No data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
No data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong acids
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - No data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
No data available
Inhalation: No data available
Dermal: No data available
No data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.
NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.
OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
Inhalation - May cause respiratory irritation.
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available
dry throat, Cough, Lung irritation, Difficulty in breathing, Skin irritation, Eye irritation, May cause headache and dizziness., Headache, May cause nausea, abdominal spasms and irritation of the mucous membranes., Fever, cramps, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Anorexia., metallic taste, Salivation, Dizziness, moderate to severe pain, sleep disturbances
Stomach - Irregularities - Based on Human Evidence


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity
No data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
No data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
12.6 Other adverse effects
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
An environmental hazard cannot be excluded in the event of unprofessional handling or disposal.
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
UN number: 1549 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III
Proper shipping name: Antimony compounds, inorganic, solid, n.o.s. (Zinc monoantimonide)
Reportable Quantity (RQ):
Poison Inhalation Hazard: No
IMDG
UN number: 1549 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III EMS-No: F-A, S-A
Proper shipping name: ANTIMONY COMPOUND, INORGANIC, SOLID, N.O.S. (Zinc monoantimonide)
Marine pollutant:yes
IATA
UN number: 1549 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III
Proper shipping name: Antimony compound, inorganic, solid, n.o.s. (Zinc monoantimonide)


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components
No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.
SARA 313 Components
The following components are subject to reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313:
Zinc monoantimonide
CAS-No.
12039-35-9
Revision Date
2007-07-01
SARA 311/312 Hazards
Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
No components are subject to the Massachusetts Right to Know Act.
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Zinc monoantimonide
CAS-No.
12039-35-9
Revision Date
2007-07-01
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Zinc monoantimonide
CAS-No.
12039-35-9
Revision Date
2007-07-01
California Prop. 65 Components
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other
reproductive harm.