CAS No: 1317-61-9
Name: Black Iron Oxide
Uses: Pigment for the colouration of: paper plastics cosmetics animal food food pharmaceuticals
Self-heating in large quantities; may catch fire.
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- Keep cool. Protect from sunlight
- Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
- Maintain air gap between stacks/pallets.
- Store bulk masses greater than kg/lbs at temperatures not exceeding °C/°F.
- Store away from other materials.
||Move to fresh air. If symptoms develop and persist, seek medical attention.
||Flush skin with water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. If irritation occurs, seek medical advice.
||Immediately rinse with copious amounts of water holding eyelid(s) open. Take care not to rinse contaminated water into the non-affected eye. Remove contact lenses if able to do so and continue flushing eyes with running water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
||DO NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. If symptoms develop, seek medical attention.
|Symptoms / Effects
||No specific symptoms.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||Use fire-extinguishing media suitable for the surrounding fire.
|Unsuitable extinguishing media
||Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.
||No unusual fire or explosion hazards noted
|Protective actions during firefighting
||Avoid breathing fire gases or vapors. Evacuate area. Cool containers exposed to heat with water spray and remove them from the fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out. Control run-off water by containing and keeping it out of sewers and watercourses. If risk of water pollution occurs, notify appropriate authorities.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
||Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing, to minimise exposure. Increase ventilation.
||Keep spills (and as much as possible cleaning runoffs) from entry into the waterways
|Methods and Materials for Containment and Cleaning Up
||If possible, contain the spill. Place an inert absorbent material onto spillage. Collect the material and place into suitable labelled container. Dispose of waste according to federal, Environmental Protection Authority and state regulations.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Precautions for Safe Handling
||Use in a well-ventilated area. Wear appropriate protection to avoid exposure. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use good hygiene and safety practices.
|Conditions for Safe Storage
||Store in a cool, dry well-ventilated area away from heat and store out of direct sunlight. Avoid extremes of temperatures. Keep containers closed when not in use and securely sealed and protected against physical damage.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES