MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
I PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Trade Name: Palladium Chloride Chemical Nature: Metal Halide
% Activity: 40%
II HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
TLV (Units): None published
III PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg: Decomposes Melting Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: N/A Vapor Density: N/A
Solubility in H2O: Moderate to Insoluble % Volatiles by Weight: 40%
Appearance and Odor: Brown-Red Crystal, Powder
IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS DATA
Flash Point (Method Used): N/A Autoignition Temperature: Non-Flammable
Flammable Limits: Upper: N/A Lower: N/A
Extinguishing Media: As applicable to surroundings
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Air mask
Unusual Fire & Explosion: May emit toxic fumes of C12
V HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
Threshold Limit Value: None published
Effects of Over Exposure: May cause eye, throat, skin irritation. An exper. carcinogen.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
EYES: Flush with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes.
SKIN: Wash with soap and water and a large volume of water. Seek medical assistance as necessary, especially if irritation develops
INHALATION: Remove from exposure, seek immediate medical attention.
INGESTION: Seek immediate medical attention.
VI REACTIVITY DATA
Incompatibility (Material to Avoid): ZN, Mg, Al, HNO3, Acids, Alkalis, Organic solvents, Cyan.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: PdO, C12
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not Occur
VII SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled: Place in a sealed container.
Waste Disposal Method: In accordance with Local, State and Federal Waste Disposal Regulations. Ship to precious metal refiner.
VIII SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): NIOSH/MSHA approved
Ventilation: Local exhaust
Protective Gloves: For all contact rubber Eye Protection: Safety goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Normal labwear
IX SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Other Handling and Storage Conditions:
鈥tore in cool dry place.
鈥eep tightly sealed when not in use.
鈥ash thoroughly after handling.
鈥o not get in eyes, on skin or clothing.
鈥o not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas.
鈥eep away from heat, sparks and open flames.
鈥o not store near combustibles.
鈥mpty container may contain hazardous residues.
Prepared by: S. Dierks
Dated: January 1994