SAFETY DATA SHEET
**** SECTION 1 - IDENTIFICATION ****
Company Identification: ACI ALLOYS INC
1458 Seareel Place
San Jose, CA 95131
For information, call: 408-259-7337
For CHEMTREC assistance, call: 800-424-9300
For International CHEMTREC assistance, call: 703-527-3887
**** SECTION 2 -
HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION ****
Hazard description: · Not applicable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment Not applicable
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
Health (acute effects) = 0
Flammability = 0
Reactivity = 0
**** SECTION 3 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS ****
**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: No treatment necessary
Ingestion: No treatment necessary.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Notes to Physician: NA
**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Dusts at sufficient concentrations can form explosive mixtures with air. Material can spontaneously ignite (pyrophoric) when exposed to air at normal or slightly elevated temperatures. Flammable solid.
Use dry sand or earth to smother fire. DO NOT USE WATER!
**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****
General Information: Use proper personal
protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****
Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Store under lock and key. Do not advertise location to violent criminals.
**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****
with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
Rhodium metal and compounds (as Rh)
ACGIH 1, A4 (metal)
0.01, A4 (soluble salts)
1, A4 (insoluble compounds)
Belgium TWA 1
Denmark TWA 0.1
France TWA 1
Ireland TWA 0.1; 0.3-STEL (metal fume and dust)
.001; 0.003-STEL (soluble salts)
Netherlands TWA 0.1 (vapor and dust)
0.001 (soluble salts)
Switzerland TWA 0.1
United Kingdom TWA 0.1; 0.3-STEL (metal fume and dust)
0.001; 0.003-STEL (soluble salts)
USA PEL (respirable) 0.1 (metal)
0.001 (soluble compounds)
0.1 (insoluble compounds)
No precautions necessary.
No precautions necessary.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a
NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****
Appearance: Silver colored
Odor: none reported
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Vapor Density: Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate: Not available.
Viscosity: Not applicable.
Boiling Point: 1966 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point: 4500 deg C
Autoignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Explosion Limits, lower: Not available.
Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.
Decomposition Temperature: Not available.
Solubility: Insoluble in water.
Specific Gravity/Density: 12.4
Molecular Formula: Rh
Molecular Weight: 102.9
**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatible materials, ignition sources, dust generation, strong acids, oxidizers.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: acids.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
No data available.
**** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****
Reclaim all Rhodium metal, alloys and compounds by shipping to: ACI ALLOYS INC 1458 Seareel Pl San Jose CA 95131.
SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****
**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****
Product related hazard informations:
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals
All components of this product are
listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act
Chemical substance Inventory.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
Rhodium is regulated by federal money laundering and conflict metals acts.
**** SECTION 16 - OTHER INFORMATION ****
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best
information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of
merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no
liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to
determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In
no way shall the company be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any
third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental,
consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has
been advised of the possibility of such damages..
Revised 12/12/15 CJA
Revised 12/12/15 CJA