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TIN (II) FLUORIDE ICSC: 0860
Date of Peer Review: April 2004

Stannous fluoride
Tin bifluoride
Tin difluoride
CAS # 7783-47-3 SnF2
RTECS # XQ3450000 Molecular mass: 156.7
UN # 3288
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give plenty of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT5-III
Separated from acids, chlorine and food and feedstuffs.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2005

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TIN (II) FLUORIDE ICSC: 0860
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with acids to produce hydrogen fluoride. Reacts violently with chlorine causing fire hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Sn, oxide and inorganic compounds, except tin hydride) 2 mg/m as TWA; (ACGIH 2004).
TLV: (as F) 2.5 mg/m as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
EU OEL: (Tin inorganic compounds, as Sn) 2 mg/m as TWA (EU 2004).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
Corrosive on ingestion. The substance is irritating to the eyes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the teeth and bones (fluorosis).
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 850C
Melting point: 213C
Density: 4.57 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 30
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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