|LITHIUM HYDRIDE||ICSC: 0813 (April 2014)|
| CAS #: 7580-67-8
| UN #: 1414
|EC Number: 231-484-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. See Chemical dangers Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. See Chemical Dangers. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||NO hydrous agents, foam, carbon dioxide. Use inert gas, dry sand, special powder.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Burning sensation. Nausea. Vomiting. Shortness of breath.||Use closed system or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. No mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Put clothes in sealable container. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer immediately for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Sore throat. Nausea. Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Cover the spilled material with dry powder.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERIn contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously
Fatal if inhaled
Toxic if swallowed
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
|Separated from incompatible materials. See Chemical Dangers. Dry. Keep under mineral oil or inert gas. Cool. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
|LITHIUM HYDRIDE||ICSC: 0813|
|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: (inhalable fraction): 0.05 mg/m3 (ceiling value).
EU-OEL: (inhalable fraction): 0.02 mg/m3 as STEL
|Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Reacts violently with fire extinguishing agents such as water, carbon dioxide and foam.
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