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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.
MW:
800.8
BP:
?
MLT: 1063°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0 mmHg (approx)
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
7.7
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
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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