TIN

ICSC: 1535

Sn
Atomic mass: 118.7
(powder)
ICSC # 1535
CAS # 7440-31-5
RTECS # XP7320000
October 28, 2004 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible. NO open flames. Special powder, dry sand, NO other agents.
EXPLOSION
EXPOSURE PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
•INHALATION Cough. Local exhaust or breathing protection. Fresh air, rest.
•SKIN Protective gloves. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
•EYES Redness. Pain. Safety goggles. First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Rinse mouth.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Separated from strong oxidants.
ICSC: 1535 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

TIN

ICSC: 1535

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts withstrong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Sn) 2 mg/m3 as TWA; (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: IIb (not established but data is available); (DFG 2004).
OSHA PEL*: TWA 2 mg/m3 *Note: The PEL also applies to other inorganic tin compounds (as Sn) except tin oxides.
NIOSH REL*: TWA 2 mg/m3 *Note: The REL also applies to other inorganic tin compounds (as Sn) except tin oxides.
NIOSH IDLH: 100 mg/m3 (as Sn) See: 7440315

ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation tothe respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the lungs , resulting in a benign pneumoconiosis (stannosis).

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 2260°C
Melting point: 231.9°C
Density: 7.2 g/cm3
Solubility in water: none

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ICSC: 1535 TIN
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
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