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Ferrovanadium dust

Synonyms & Trade Names
Ferrovanadium
CAS No.
12604-58-9
RTECS No.
LK2900000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
FeV
Conversion
IDLH
500 mg/m3
See: 12604589
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
*: TWA 1 mg/m3 ST 3 mg/m3 [*Note: The REL also applies to Vanadium metal and Vanadium carbide.]
OSHA PEL
: TWA 1 mg/m3
Measurement Methods

OSHA ID121 , ID125G
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Dark, odorless particulate dispersed in air. [Note: Ferrovanadium metal is an alloy usually containing 50-80% vanadium.]
MW:
106.8
BP:
?
MLT: 2696-2768°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0 mmHg (approx)
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
MEC:
1.3 g/m3
Metal: Noncombustible Solid, but dust may be an explosion hazard.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, respiratory system; in animals: bronchitis, pneumonitis
Target Organs
Eyes, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately

Breathing: Respiratory support
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 5 mg/m3:
(APF = 5) Any quarter-mask respirator.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.*

Up to 10 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any particulate respirator equipped with an N95, R95, or P95 filter (including N95, R95, and P95 filtering facepieces) except quarter-mask respirators. The following filters may also be used: N99, R99, P99, N100, R100, P100.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.*
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*

Up to 25 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a high-efficiency particulate filter.*

Up to 50 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode*
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and a high-efficiency particulate filter*
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 500 mg/m3:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0107
 
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