Iron salts (soluble, as Fe)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Ferric chloride, Ferric nitrate, Ferric sulfate, Ferrous chloride, Ferrous sulfate, Iron(II) chloride, Iron(III) chloride, Iron(III) nitrate, Iron(II) sulfate, Iron(III) sulfate
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 1 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 7300 , 7301 , 7303 , 9102;
OSHA ID121 , ID125G
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific soluble iron salt.
Molecular Weight
Properties vary depending upon the specific soluble iron salt.
Noncombustible Solids
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, mucous membrane; abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting; possible liver damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, gastrointestinal tract
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:Daily
Remove:No recommendation
Change:Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations
See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1499
Page last reviewed: October 17, 2018