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STRONTIUM CHROMATE ICSC: 0957
Date of Peer Review: April 2004

C.I. Pigment yellow 32
Chromic acid strontium salt
CAS # 7789-06-2 SrCrO4
RTECS # GB3240000 Molecular mass: 203.6
UN #
EC # 024-009-00-4
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.

In case of fire in the surroundings: all extinguishing agents allowed.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Wheezing.
Closed system and ventilation.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles, face shield, 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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
Symbol: T, N
R: 45-22-50/53
S: 53-45-60-61
Note: [E]
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from combustible and reducing substances, 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 1999

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STRONTIUM CHROMATE ICSC: 0957
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance is a strong oxidant and reacts with combustible and reducing materials.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Cr) 0.0005 mg/m as TWA; A1; (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: Sh; Carcinogen category: 2; (DFG 2003).
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.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. Repeated or prolonged inhalation exposure may cause asthma. The substance may have effects on the respiratory tract, kidneys, resulting in nasal septum perforation and kidney impairment. This substance is carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes)
Density: 3.9 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 15C: 0.12
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it persists in the environment.
NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. Deep Lemon Yellow and Strontium Yellow are common names. Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact. The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
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IPCS, CEC 1999