First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Chemical dangers Reacts with strong oxidants.
Atomic mass: 118.7
Boiling point: 2260°C Melting point: 231.9°C Density: 7.2 g/cm³ Solubility in water: none
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure May cause mechanical irritation to the respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly , especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the lungs. This may result in a benign pneumoconiosis (stannosis).
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m3, as TWA. EU-OEL: 2 mg/m3 as TWA
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