|CADMIUM SULFIDE||ICSC: 0404 (April 2007)|
| CAS #: 1306-23-6
| UN #: 2570
|EC Number: 215-147-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, powder.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Diarrhoea. Nausea.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERMay cause cancer
Causes damage to the kidneys, the bones and the respiratory tract through prolonged or repeated exposure
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Severe marine pollutant.
|CADMIUM SULFIDE||ICSC: 0404|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (respirable fraction): 0.002 mg/m3, as TWA; 0.01 mg/m3, as TWA; A2 (suspected human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: (as Cd, inhalable fraction): skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 1; germ cell mutagen group: 3A.
EU-OEL: inhalable 0.001 mg/m3 as TWA; (see Notes)
|Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in crustacea and plants. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent.|
|There is little information on the effects of this compound.
Health effects are here mainly based on the studies of other cadmium compounds.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Welding and soldering of surfaces treated with cadmium sulfide release highly toxic cadmium oxide which may cause acute lung injury (see ICSC 0117 - cadmium monoxide).
Do NOT take working clothes home.
An EU-OEL of 0.004 mg/m3 is allowed until 11 July 2027.
Symbol: T, N; R: 45-22-48/23/25-62-63-68-53; S: 53-45-61; Note: 1 for preparations
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