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Rouge

Synonyms & Trade Names
Iron(III)oxide [Rouge], Iron oxide red, Red iron oxide, Red oxide
CAS No.
1309-37-1
RTECS No.
NO7400000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Fe2O3
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: 1309371
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
See Appendix D
OSHA PEL
TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp) See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500 , 0600
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
A fine, red powder of ferric oxide. [Note: Usually used in cake form or impregnated in paper or cloth.]
Molecular Weight
159.7
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
2849°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
5.24
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Calcium hypochlorite, carbon monoxide, hydrogen peroxide
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, 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:Fresh air
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1577   MEDICAL TESTS: 0122
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