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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Bismuth Subnitrate
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Bismuth Subnitrate
Other Names:
Bismuth(III) nitrate basic; Bismuthyl nitrate; Bismuth(III) oxynitrate; Bismuth(III) Subnitrate.
Product Number(s):
C084
CAS Number:
1304-85-4
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
Bismuth staining for light and electron microscopy.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS07
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2 H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources.
No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Wear protective gloves. Wear eye protection / face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
Ingestion:
Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
Eyes:
Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment (see on this label)
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
Skin:
Wash with plenty of water.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Environment
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Bismuth Subnitrate
1304-85-4
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4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
If symptoms persist consult doctor.
Inhalation
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required.
Environmental precautions
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Ensure adequate ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Conditions for safe storage
Protect from heat.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Store locked up.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Tightly sealed goggles.
Skin protection
Protective gloves.
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation.
Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material.
The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
Body protection
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Respiratory protection
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use self-contained respiratory protective device.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
White solid.
Odour
Odourless
pH
Not applicable.
Vapour Pressure
Not applicable.
Density
4.93 g/cm³ at 20 °C
Boiling Point
Undetermined.
Melting Point
Undetermined.
Solubility
Insoluble.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not applicable.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Product is not flammable.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
H9Bi5N4O22
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
No dangerous reactions known.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous decomposition products known.
Conditions to avoid
No decomposition if used according to specification.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
Irritating effect.
Skin contact
Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
Toxicity and irritation
No further relevant information available.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
Water hazard class 1 (German Regulation) (Self-assessment): slightly hazardous for water Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
Uncleaned packaging:
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN1477
Proper shipping name
1477 NITRATES, INORGANIC, N.O.S
Transport hazard class
5.1
Packing group
II
Environmental hazard
No
Special precautions for users
Warning: Oxidising substances.
Additional information
ADG ·
Limited quantities (LQ) 1 kg
Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E2
Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 g Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 500 g
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Substance is not listed.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
6 December 2017
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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