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Document ID (ISN)37039
CIS number 82-162
Year 1979
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-462-79
Title Metal hydrides
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA, 1979. 4p.
Abstract 1979 revision: properties of lithium hydride, sodium hydride, calcium hydride, lithium aluminium hydride, sodium aluminium hydride, sodium borohydride and potassium borohydride; uses, containers and shipping regulations, labelling, storage, handling; health hazards (caustic burns, toxicity); personal protective equipment; fire and explosion hazards, extinguishing agents (dry powdered dolomite or dry graphite powder; never use water, carbon dioxide, carbon tetrachloride or soda ash), dust explosions, firs aid and treatment of burns, waste disposal.
Descriptors (primary) USA; hydrides; caustic substances; flammable substances; explosive substances
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; sodium borohydride; disposal of harmful waste; sodium aluminium hydride; potassium borohydride; sodium hydride; lithium aluminium hydride; calcium hydride; lithium hydride; flammable dust; transport of materials; storage; extinguishing agents; explosion prevention; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire prevention; data sheet; fire fighting
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alkaline materials
Inorganic substances