Palladium Chloride

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

 

I.   PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Manufacturer/Supplier:

ESPI Metals

1050 Benson Way, Ashland, OR 97520

Toll Free (800) 638-2581 * Fax (541) 488-8313

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Product Name:     Palladium Chloride

 

 

II.   HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

ACGIH/TLV (Units):     None published

 

 

III.   PHYSICAL DATA

Boiling Point:                   Decomposes

Melting Point:                  N/A

Specific Gravity:             N/A

Solubility in H2O:            Moderate to Insoluble

Appearance and Odor:   Brown-Red Crystal, Powder

 

 

IV.   FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS DATA

Flash Point (Method Used):  N/A

Autoignition Temperature:  Non-Flammable

Flammable LimitsUpper:  N/A       Lower:  N/A

Extinguishing Media:  As applicable to surroundings

Special Fire Fighting Procedures:  Air mask

Unusual Fire & Explosion:  May emit toxic fumes of C12

 

 

V.   HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

Threshold Limit Value:  None published

Effects of Over Exposure:  May cause eye, throat, skin irritation.  An experimental carcinogen.

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:

EYES:  Flush with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes.

SKIN:  Wash with soap and water and a large volume of water.  Seek medical assistance as necessary, especially if irritation develops or persists.

INHALATION:  Remove from exposure, seek immediate medical attention.

INGESTION:  Seek immediate medical attention.

 

 

VI.   REACTIVITY DATA

Stability:  Stable

Incompatibility (Material to Avoid):  ZN, Mg, Al, HNO3, Acids, Alkalis, Organic solvents, Cyan.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:  PdO, C12

Hazardous Polymerization:  Will not Occur

 

 

VII.   SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled:  Place in a sealed container.

Waste Disposal Method:  In accordance with Local, State and Federal Waste Disposal Regulations.  Ship to precious metal refiner.

 

 

VIII.   SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

Respiratory Protection (Specify Type):  NIOSH/MSHA approved

Ventilation:  Local exhaust

Protective Gloves:  For all contact rubber

Eye Protection:  Safety goggles

Other Protective EquipmentNormal labwear

 

 

IX.   SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Other Handling and Storage Conditions:

‚             Store in cool dry place.

‚             Keep tightly sealed when not in use.

‚             Wash thoroughly after handling.

‚             Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing.

‚             Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas.

‚             Keep away from heat, sparks and open flames.

‚             Do not store near combustibles.

‚             Empty container may contain hazardous residues.

‚             Flammable solid.

 

 

The above information is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide.  ESPI shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

 

Prepared by:          S. Dierks

Dated:                  January 1994