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Bismuth telluride, undoped

Synonyms & Trade Names
Bismuth sesquitelluride, Bismuth telluride, Bismuth tritelluride, Tellurobismuthite
CAS No.
1304-82-1
RTECS No.
EB3110000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Bi2Te3
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500 , 0600;
OSHA ID121
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Gray, crystalline solid.
Molecular Weight
800.8
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
1063°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
7.7
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers (e.g., bromine, chlorine, or fluorine), moisture, nitric acid (decomposes)
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; garlic breath
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION
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