ELECTRONIC SPACE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL
1050 Benson Way, Ashland, OR 97520
Toll Free (800) 638-2581 * Fax (541) 488-8313
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
I PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Trade Name: Dysprosium Chloride Chemical Nature: Lanthanides
II HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
III PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling Point 760 mm Hg: 1530 oF Melting Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: - Vapor Density (Air=1): N/A
% Volatiles by Weight: N/A Solubility in H2O: Soluble
Appearance and Odor: Light yellow crystals
IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS DATA
Flash Point (Method used): N/A Autoignition Temperature: N/A
Flammable Limits In Air (% By Vol.): Upper: N/A Lower: N/A
Extinguishing Media: CO2, Dry Chemical, Water Fog, Water
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: None
V HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
Threshold Limit Value: Not established, LD50 rat orally 3290 mg/kg.
Effects of Single Overexposure: Can cause skin and eye irritation; Can cause severe eye irritation.
Ingestion: Can cause severe gastrointestinal irritation
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
EYES: Flush with water.
SKIN: Wash with soap and water.
INHALATION/INGESTION: Seek medical attention.
VI REACTIVITY DATA
Incompatibility (materials to avoid): Heat, H2SO4, etc.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: C12
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
VII SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled: Take up with sand or other non-combustible absorbent material and place into container for later disposal.
Waste Disposal Method: Dispose of in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations.
VIII SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): Dust Particle Mask
Ventilation: Local exhaust if dust present
Eye Protection: Recommended
Protective Gloves: Recommended
IX SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Other Handling and Storage Conditions: Store in closed container. Store dry, Hygroscopic.
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: Steve Dierks
Date: January 1995