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TIN (II) FLUORIDE

ICSC: 0860

Stannous fluoride
Tin bifluoride
Tin difluoride
SnF2
Molecular mass: 156.7
ICSC #    0860
CAS #     7783-47-3
RTECS # XQ3450000
UN #        3288
April 22, 2004 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
Separated from acids, chlorine and food and feedstuffs.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
ICSC: 0860 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

TIN (II) FLUORIDE

ICSC: 0860

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with acids to produce hydrogen fluoride . Reacts violently with chlorine causing fire hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Sn, oxide and inorganic compounds, except tin hydride) 2 mg/m3 as TWA; (ACGIH 2004). TLV: (as F) 2.5 mg/m3 as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
EU OEL: (Tin inorganic compounds, as Sn) 2 mg/m3 as TWA (EU 2004). EU OEL: (Fluorides inorganic) 2.5 mg/m3 as TWA (EU 2000).


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
Corrosive on ingestion. The substance is irritating to the eyes .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the teeth and bones (fluorosis).

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 850°C
Melting point: 213°C
Density: 4.57
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 30

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT5-III
Card has been partially updated in November 2008: see Occupational Exposure Limits, Ingestion First Aid.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0860 TIN (II) FLUORIDE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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