Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

-Eye Contact: Hold eyelids apart and flush eyes with plenty of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
-Ingestion: If patient is conscious, ONLY induce vomiting as directed by trained personnel. NEVER give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Seek medical attention immediately.
-Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. Seek immediate medical attention.
-Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with soap and water. Wash clothing before reuse. If irritation persists, obtain medical attention

Fire-fighting measures

Flash Point: Not established. Method: Not established.
Auto-ignition Temperature: Not established.
Flammable Limits: Limits not established. Not flammable.
Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishers appropriate for the surrounding fire conditions. Water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical.
Special Fire Fighting procedures: Will decompose in a general fire. Firefighters must wear NIOSH approved or equivalent self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Spill or Leak Procedures:
Isolate spill and clean up with vacuum. Avoid conditions, which create fumes or fine dust. DO NOT SWEEP SOLIDS. Do not raise dust levels. Place material in proper waste container. An approved air purifying respirator with particulate cartridge and other personal protective equipment such as gloves is recommended. For liquids: Isolate spill and remove with absorbent. Place in proper container. Dispose of in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations. In Europe dispose of following the Special Waste Regulations. Indium may have reclaim value.

Handling and storage

Handling: Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Use care to avoid spills. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Always thoroughly wash your hands after handling this product. Do not touch or rub eyes until hands are washed.
Storage Precautions: Store product in tightly capped original containers in a cool, well ventilated and dry area.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Transport in accordance with applicable regulations and requirements. Not regulated under the Department of Transportation. Non - hazardous under shipping modes: IATA, ground, ocean.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering Controls: Local and/or Mechanical (general) exhaust ventilation is recommended to control any air contaminants. Avoid inhalation of powders and dust.

Personal protection:
-Eyes: Wear chemical safety glasses/goggles. Face shield for splash hazards.
-Respirator: An authority approved air-purifying respirator with a particulate filter is recommended under certain circumstances where airborne concentrations are expected to be elevated.
-Skin: Gloves are recommended when handling solids.
-Other: Lab coat, apron, eyewash fountain in work area. Avoid the use of contact lenses in high fume/dust areas.
-Work/Hygienic Maintain good housekeeping. Clean up spills immediately. Good personal hygiene is essential. Avoid eating, smoking or drinking in the work area. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water immediately upon leaving the work area.

Stability and reactivity

-General: Stable.
-Conditions to Avoid: No information available
-Incompatible Materials: Strong acids, carbon dioxide
-Hazardous Decomposition /Combustion: Oxides of indium, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Disposal considerations

Waste Disposal Method: Scrap indium metal may have some value. Contact a commercial reclaimer for recycling. Otherwise, dispose of in accordance with all Federal, State and Local environmental regulations. In Europe follow the Special Waste Regulations.