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CUPROUS OXIDE (Red)
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Cuprous Oxide (Red)

Synonyms : Copper (I) Oxide (RED)

CAS No

1317-39-1

Molecular Formula

Cu2O

Molecular Weight

143.09

Description

Reddish brown powder

Grade

Technical*

SPECIFICATION

Assay

96% MIN

*Also available Pure, Pharma synthesis, LR, AR and ACS Grade

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Material Safety Data Sheet

Cuprous Oxide

 

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

 

Chemical Name: Cuprous Oxide

 

CAS#: 1317-39-1

RTECS: GL8050000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Cuprous oxide

CI#: Not available.

Synonym:

Chemical Formula: Cu2O

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Vishnupriya Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

 

Office No. 7, Meridian apartments

Lake Hills Road, New MLA Quarters

Basheerbagh, Hyderabad 63,  A.P

Tel :  040 - 23225550

Fax : 040 23223177

Email : info@vishnupriya.in

Website : www.vishnupriya.in

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

 

Composition:

 

Name

CAS #

% by Weight

Cuprous Oxide

1317-39-1

100

 

Toxicological Data on Ingredients:  Cuprous oxide: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 470 mg/kg [Rat].

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

 

Potential Acute Health Effects:

Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant).

 

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

Slightly hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant).

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.

The substance is toxic to kidneys, lungs, liver.

Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

 

Eye Contact: No known effect on eye contact, rinse with water for a few minutes.

 

Skin Contact:

After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin.

Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

 

Serious Skin Contact:

Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek immediate medical attention.

 

Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.

 

Serious Inhalation: Not available.

 

Ingestion:

Do not induce vomiting. Examine the lips and mouth to ascertain whether the tissues are damaged, a possible indication that the toxic material was ingested; the absence of such signs, however, is not conclusive. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.

 

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

 

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

 

Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable.

 

Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable.

 

Flash Points: Not applicable.

 

Flammable Limits: Not applicable.

 

Products of Combustion: Not available.

 

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not applicable.

 

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.

 

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Not applicable.

 

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.

 

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

 

Small Spill:

Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.

 

Large Spill:

Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.

 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

 

Precautions:

Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with skin Wear suitable protective clothing In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.

 

Storage:

No specific storage is required. Use shelves or cabinets sturdy enough to bear the weight of the chemicals. Be sure that it is not necessary to strain to reach materials, and that shelves are not overloaded.

 

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

 

Engineering Controls:

Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

 

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.  Gloves.

 

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.

 

Exposure Limits: Not available.

 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

 

Physical state and appearance: Solid. (Powdered solid.)

 

Odor: Not available.

 

Taste: Not available.

 

Molecular Weight: 143.08 g/mole

 

Color: Red.

 

pH (1% soln/water): Not applicable.

 

Boiling Point: 1800C (3272F)

 

Melting Point: 1232C (2249.6F)

 

Critical Temperature: Not available.

 

Specific Gravity: 6 (Water = 1)

 

Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.

 

Vapor Density: Not available.

 

Volatility: Not available.

 

Odor Threshold: Not available.

 

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

 

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

 

Dispersion Properties: Not available.

 

Solubility: Insoluble in cold water.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

 

Stability: The product is stable.

 

Instability Temperature: Not available.

 

Conditions of Instability: Not available.

 

Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.

 

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

 

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

 

Polymerization: No.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

 

Routes of Entry: Inhalation. Ingestion.

 

Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 470 mg/kg [Rat].

 

Chronic Effects on Humans: The substance is toxic to kidneys, lungs, liver.

 

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

 

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Section 12: Ecological Information

 

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

 

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

 

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

 

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are as toxic as the original product.

 

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

 

Waste Disposal:

 

 

 

 



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