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Stibine

Synonyms & Trade Names
Antimony hydride, Antimony trihydride, Hydrogen antimonide
CAS No.
7803-52-3
RTECS No.
WJ0700000
DOT ID & Guide
2676 119
Formula
SbH3
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.10 mg/m3
IDLH
5 ppm
See: 7803523
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 ppm (0.5 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.1 ppm (0.5 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 6008
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless gas with a disagreeable odor like hydrogen sulfide.
MW:
124.8
BP:
-1°F
FRZ:
-126°F
Sol:
Slight
VP:
>1 atm
IP:
9.51 eV
Fl.P:
NA (Gas)
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
RGasD:
4.31
Flammable Gas
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Acids, halogenated hydrocarbons, oxidizers, moisture, chlorine, ozone, ammonia
Exposure Routes
inhalation
Symptoms
headache, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion); nausea, abdominal pain; lumbar pain, hematuria (blood in the urine), hemolytic anemia; jaundice; pulmonary irritation
Target Organs
Blood, liver, kidneys, 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)


Breathing: Respiratory support
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 1 ppm:
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator

Up to 2.5 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode

Up to 5 ppm:
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

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 (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0776   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0211
 
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