In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
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. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
See Chemical Dangers.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance GREY-TO-BLACK POWDER.
Physical dangers No data.
Chemical dangers Reacts violently with halogens. This generates fire hazard. Rhodium is a catalytic substance and may cause reaction in contact with many organic and inorganic substances, causing fire and explosion hazard.
Effects of short-term exposure May cause mechanical irritation.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 1 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen). MAK: carcinogen category: 3B
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. Recommendations in this card do not apply to water-soluble rhodium compounds.
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