Material Safety Data
Tungsten (VI) Oxide
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Tungsten (VI) Oxide
Catalog Numbers: A325 100, A325-100, A325100, A4920501,
Synonyms: Tungsten trioxide, Tungstic anhydride, Tungstic
oxide, Tungstic acid, Tungsten oxide
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: yellow. Caution! May cause eye and skin
irritation. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation. May be harmful
Target Organs: None.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with
nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause
dermatitis. May cause lung damage.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and
water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything
by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce
vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or
Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air
immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Physician: Treat symptomatically
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
Extinguishing Media: Use water fog, dry chemical,
carbon dioxide, or regular foam.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Clean up spills immediately,
observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Sweep up, then place
into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only
in a well-ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Keep
container tightly closed.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry,
well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to keep
airborne concentrations below the permissible exposure limits.
OSHA Vacated PELs: Tungstic
oxide: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Eyes: Wear appropriate
protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and
face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize
contact with skin.
Respirators: Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European
Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive
pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not applicable.
Boiling Point: Not applicable.
Point:1473 deg C
Autoignition Temperature: None Reported
Flash Point: None Reported
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0;
Explosion Limits, Lower:None Reported
Solubility: Insoluble in water
Molecular Formula:O3 W
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials, dust generation.
with Other Materials: Chlorine, Chlorine trifluoride, Lithium.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None.
Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 1314-35-8: YO7760000
Oral, rat: LD50 = 1059 mg/kg;
CAS# 1314-35-8: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH,
NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
data available. No information available.
Physical: No information found.
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 1314-35-8 is listed on the TSCA
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the
chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals
in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 1314-35-8: acute, chronic.
chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants. This material does not
contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals
in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the
chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly
hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 1314-35-8 is not present on state
lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
CAS# 1314-35-8: 1
is listed on Canada's DSL List. CAS# 1314-35-8 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
CAS# 1314-35-8 is not
listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 1314-35-8: OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3;STEL 10 mg(W)/m3
ELGIUM:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3;STEL 10 mg(W)/m3 OEL-DENMARK:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3
L-FINLAND:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3 OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3 OEL-THE
PHILIPPINES:TWA 1 mg(W)/m3 OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3 OEL-SWITZERLAND
5 mg(W)/m3 OEL-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 5 mg(W)/m3;STEL 10 mg(W)/m OE
BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN, KOREA check ACGIH TLV OEL IN NEW ZEA
SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGI TLV
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #1 Date: 8/02/2000
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