Platinum

Synonyms & Trade Names
Platinum black, Platinum metal, Platinum sponge
CAS No.
7440-06-4
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Pt
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 , 7303;
OSHA ID121 , ID130SG
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Silvery, whitish-gray, malleable, ductile metal.
Molecular Weight
195.1
Boiling Point
6921°F
Melting Point
3222°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
21.45
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid in bulk form, but finely divided powder can be dangerous to handle.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Aluminum, acetone, arsenic, ethane, hydrazine, hydrogen peroxide, lithium, phosphorus, selenium, tellurium, various fluorides
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation skin, respiratory system; dermatitis
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: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: 1393   MEDICAL TESTS: 0195
Page last reviewed: October 17, 2018