ALDRICH CHEMICAL CO INC -- GALLIUM ARSENIDE, PIECES, 99.999%, 32901-0 -- 6810-00N069018
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:GALLIUM ARSENIDE, PIECES, 99.999%, 32901-0
MSDS Date:09/06/1995
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N069018
MSDS Number: CBJVV
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:ALDRICH CHEMICAL CO INC
Box:355
City:MILWAUKEE
State:WI
ZIP:53201
Country:US
Info Phone Num:414-273-3850
Emergency Phone Num:414-273-3850
CAGE:60928
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ALDRICH CHEMICAL CO INC
Address:1001 WEST ST PAUL AVE
Box:355
City:MILWAUKEE
State:WI
ZIP:53233
Country:US
Phone:414-273-3850
CAGE:60928

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:GALLIUM ARSENIDE
CAS:1303-00-0
RTECS #:LW8800000
Fraction by Wt: 99.999%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:MAY BE FATAL IF INHALED,
    SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN. MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
    CHRONIC:CARCINOGEN. TARGET ORGAN(S):SKIN, LUNGS. TO THE BEST OF
    MFR'S KNOWLEDGE, THE CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL & TOXIC OLOGICAL PROPERTIES
    HAVE NOT BEEN THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATED.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:GALLIUM ARSENIDE:OSHA REGULATED:CFR 29
    1910.1018.
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER FOR AT
    LEAST 15 MINUTES. SKIN:IMMED FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMTS OF WATER FOR AT
    LST 15 MINS WHILE REMOVING CONTAM CLTHG & SHOES. WASH CONTAMINATED
    CLOTHING B EFORE REUSE. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.IF NOT BREATHING
    GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE
    OXYGEN. INGEST:WASH OUT MOUTH W/WATER PROVIDED PERSON IS CONSCIOUS.
    CALL MD IMMED.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Extinguishing Media:DO NOT USE WATER. DRY CHEMICAL POWDER, CARBON
    DIOXIDE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EMITS TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:EVACUATE AREA. WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD SCBA,
    RUB BOOTS & HEAVY RUB GLOVES. WEAR DISPOSABLE COVERALLS & DISCARD
    THEM AFTER USE. SWEEP UP, PLACE IN BAG & HOLD FOR WASTE DISP. AVOID
    RAISING DUST. VENT ARE A & WASH SPILL SITE AFTER MATL PICKUP IS
    COMPLETE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:DO NOT BREATHE DUST. DO NOT GET IN
    EYES, ON SKIN, ON CLOTHING. AVOID ALL CONTACT. HIGHLY TOXIC.
    CARCINOGEN. KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED. STORE UNDER NITROGEN.
Other Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE. DANGER:CONTAINS INORGANIC
    ARSENIC. CANCER HAZARD. HARMFUL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED. USE ONLY
    W/ADEQ VENT OR NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD RESP PROT. IN CASE OF ACCIDENT/IF
    YOU FEEL UNWE LL, SEEK MED ADVICE IMMED (SHOW (SUPDAT)

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:WEAR APPROPRIATE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:USE ONLY IN A CHEMICAL FUME HOOD.
Protective Gloves:CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS(SUPDAT)
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH FOUNTAIN & DELUGE SHOWER WHICH MEET
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA . WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
OTHER PREC:LABEL WHERE POSSIBLE). EYE PROT:& FULL LENGTH FACESHIELD .

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Spec Gravity:5.31
Appearance and Odor:SHINY GREY CHIPS.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS, STRONG ACIDS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:ARSENIC OXIDES.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:BURY IN A LANDFILL SITE APPROVED FOR THE
    DISPOSAL OF CHEMICAL & HAZARDOUS WASTES. OBSERVE ALL FEDERAL, STATE
    & LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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