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ZINC SULFIDE ICSC: 1627
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Zinc monosulfide
Zinc sulphide
CAS # 1314-98-3 ZnS
RTECS # ZH5400000 Molecular mass: 97.45
UN #
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.

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


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
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.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong acids.
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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ZINC SULFIDE ICSC: 1627
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE TO YELLOW CRYSTALS OR POWDER

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with strong acids to produce toxic hydrogen sulfide.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Sublimation point: 1180C
Density: 4.0 g/cm
Solubility in water: none
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005