MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
I PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Trade Name: Potassium Hexachloroplatinate IV Formula: K2PtC16
II HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
TLV (Units): 1.0 mg/m3
Ingredients: Potassium Hexachloroplatinate
III PHYSICAL DATA
Melting Point: Solubility in H20: Slight
Appearance and Odor: Yellow crystal powder
IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS
Extinguishing Media: C02
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Self contained breathing apparatus
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: May emit toxic fumes upon decomposition
V HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
Effects of Overexposure: Platinum compounds may cause temporary symptoms in some individuals including; sneezing, conges-
tion, wheezing, dermatitis, Etc...
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
INHALATION: Remove patient from area of exposure to fresh air.
EYESs: Flush with eye bath.
EXTERNAL: Flush with soap and water for 15 minutes.
INTERNAL: Contact poison control center/physician
VI REACTIVITY DATA
Hazardous Decomposition Products: KCl, PtC14
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Incompatible materials: Acids, organic solvents, oxidizers, metal powders
VII SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled: Sweep up and place in airtight plastic container for disposal.
Waste Disposal Method: Ship to precious metal refiner.
VIII SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection: NIOSH/MSHA approved.
Ventilation: Fume hood
Protective gloves: Rubber for all contact. Eye Protection: Goggles
Other protective equipment: Normal labwear.
Labeling: In compliance with OSHA and NFPA requirements.
IX SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Handling and Storage Conditions:
鈥eep tightly sealed when not in use
鈥tore in a cool, dry place
鈥ead MSDS before using
Issued By: S. Dierks
Dated: April 1994