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Platinum (soluble salts, as Pt)

Synonyms & Trade Names
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Conversion
IDLH
4 mg/m3 (as Pt)
See: platinum
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.002 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
TWA 0.002 mg/m3
Measurement Methods
NIOSH S191 (II-7) , 7300 , 7303
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific soluble platinum salt.
Molecular Weight
Properties vary depending upon the specific soluble platinum salt.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, nose; cough, dyspnea (breathing difficulty), wheezing, cyanosis; dermatitis, sensitization skin; lymphocytosis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water flush immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 0.05 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode£

Up to 0.1 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 4 mg/m3:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

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 with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   MEDICAL TESTS: 0195
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