Dicyclopentadienyl iron Di-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl iron
CAS #: 102-54-5
EC Number: 203-039-3
FIRE & EXPLOSION
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety goggles.
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 ORANGE CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers On combustion, forms toxic fumes. Reacts violently with ammonium perchlorate and tetranitromethane. Reacts with mercury (II) nitrate.
Formula: C10H10Fe / C5H5FeC5H5
Molecular mass: 186.0
Boiling point: 249°C Sublimation point: >100°C Melting point: 173°C Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure, Pa at 40°C: 4
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure May cause mechanical irritation.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (as Fe): 10 mg/m3, as TWA
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