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TIN (II) CHLORIDE (ANHYDROUS)

ICSC: 0955

Tin dichloride
Tin protochloride
Stannous chloride
SnCl2
Molecular mass: 189.6
ICSC #    0955
CAS #     7772-99-8
RTECS # XP8700000
UN #        3260
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

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. 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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into coveredcontainers. Carefully collect remainder. then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
Separated from incompatible materials , food and feedstuffs . Dry.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 8
UN Packing Group: III
ICSC: 0955 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) CHLORIDE (ANHYDROUS)

ICSC: 0955

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS OR WHITE CRYSTALS

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive gases . The substance is a strong reducing agent and reacts with oxidants such as nitrates and peroxides, and bases.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Sn, Oxide and inorganic compounds, except tin hydride) 2 mg/m3 as TWA; (ACGIH 2004).
EU OEL: (tin inorganic compounds, as Sn) 2 mg/m3 as TWA; (EU 2004).


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.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point (decomposes): 652°C
Melting point: 246.8°C
Density: 3.95
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 90

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.

N O T E S

Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-80GC2-II+III

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0955 TIN (II) CHLORIDE (ANHYDROUS)
(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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