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GUANIDINE NITRATE ICSC: 0561
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Guanidine mononitrate
Guanidinium nitrate
CAS # 506-93-4 CH6N4O3 / CH5N3.HNO3
RTECS # MF4350000 Molecular mass: 122.1
UN # 1467
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Explosive. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking. NO contact with flammable substances.
Water in large amounts.
EXPLOSION Risk of fire and explosion.
Do NOT expose to friction or shock.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Sore throat. Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
First rinse with plenty of water, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area and consult an expert in case of large spill. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 5.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-51GO2-I+II+III
Fireproof. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from combustible and reducing substances.
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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GUANIDINE NITRATE ICSC: 0561
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
May explosively decompose on shock, friction, or concussion. May explode on heating. On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive fumes including nitric acid and nitrogen oxides. The substance is a strong oxidant and reacts with combustible and reducing materials.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

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

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

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Decomposes below boiling point
Melting point: 217C
Density: 1.436 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 16
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -8.35
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
Rinse contaminated clothes (fire hazard) with plenty of water.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005