Product
  • Product
  • Supplier
  • Inquiry
    Home > SDS > Lithium Hydroxide

    SAFETY DATA SHEETS

    According to the UN GHS revision 8

    Version: 1.0

    Creation Date: July 15, 2019

    Revision Date: July 15, 2019

    1. Identification

    1.1 GHS Product identifier

    Product name

    603-454-3

    1.2 Other means of identification

    Product number

    -

    Other names

    Lithine hydrate

    1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

    Identified uses

    Industrial and scientific research uses.

    Uses advised against

    no data available

    1.4 Supplier's details

    Company

    Echemi.com

    Address

    Echemi.com

    Telephone

    Echemi.com

    Fax

    Echemi.com

    1.5 Emergency phone number

    Emergency phone number

    Echemi.com

    Service hours

    Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

    2. Hazard identification

    2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

    Acute toxicity - Oral, Category 4

    Skin corrosion, Category 1A

    2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

    Pictogram(s)
    Signal word

    Danger

    Hazard statement(s)

    H302 Harmful if swallowed

    H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

    Precautionary statement(s)
    Prevention

    P264 Wash ... thoroughly after handling.

    P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

    P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

    P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

    Response

    P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

    P330 Rinse mouth.

    P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

    P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].

    P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

    P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.

    P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…

    P321 Specific treatment (see ... on this label).

    P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

    Storage

    P405 Store locked up.

    Disposal

    P501 Dispose of contents/container to an appropriate treatment and disposal facility in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and product characteristics at time of disposal.

    2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

    no data available

    3. Composition/information on ingredients

    3.1 Substances

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
    603-454-3 603-454-3 1310-66-3 603-454-3 100%

    4. First-aid measures

    4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

    General advice

    Medical attention is required. Consult a doctor. Show this safety data sheet (SDS) to the doctor in attendance.

    If inhaled

    Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.

    Following skin contact

    Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower for at least 15 minutes. Refer immediately for medical attention.

    Following eye contact

    Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.

    Following ingestion

    Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.

    4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

    no data available

    4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

    no data available

    5. Fire-fighting measures

    5.1 Extinguishing media

    Suitable extinguishing media

    Use dry chemical, carbon dioxide or alcohol-resistant foam.

    5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

    Not combustible.

    5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

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

    6. Accidental release measures

    6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

    Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.

    6.2 Environmental precautions

    Prevent further spillage or leakage if it is safe to do so. Do not let the chemical enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

    6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

    Collect and arrange disposal. Keep the chemical in suitable and closed containers for disposal. Remove all sources of ignition. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with appropriate laws and regulations.

    7. Handling and storage

    7.1 Precautions for safe handling

    Handling in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective clothing. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Use non-sparking tools. Prevent fire caused by electrostatic discharge steam.

    7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

    Separated from food and feedstuffs, strong oxidants and strong acids. Store only in original container. Dry. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

    8. Exposure controls/personal protection

    8.1 Control parameters

    Occupational Exposure limit values

    MAK: (inhalable fraction): 0.2 mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(1); pregnancy risk group: C

    8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

    Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Set up emergency exits and the risk-elimination area.

    8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

    Eye/face protection

    Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.

    Skin protection

    Protective gloves. Protective clothing.

    Respiratory protection

    Use local exhaust or breathing protection.

    Thermal hazards

    no data available

    9. Physical and chemical properties

    Physical state

    Solid. Crystalline.

    Colour

    White.

    Odour

    no data available

    Melting point/ freezing point

    423.93 °C. Atm. press.:1 013.25 hPa.

    Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range

    920ºC

    Flammability

    no data available

    Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit

    no data available

    Flash point

    no data available

    Auto-ignition temperature

    no data available

    Decomposition temperature

    no data available

    pH

    no data available

    Kinematic viscosity

    no data available

    Solubility

    In water: 110 g/L. Temperature:20 °C. pH:11. Remarks:Mean value of 6 samples.

    Partition coefficient n-octanol/water

    no data available

    Vapour pressure

    no data available

    Density and/or relative density

    1.5 g/cm³.

    Relative vapour density

    no data available

    Particle characteristics

    no data available

    10. Stability and reactivity

    10.1 Reactivity

    no data available

    10.2 Chemical stability

    no data available

    10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

    No data.Decomposes on heating above 924°C . This produces toxic fumes. The solution in water is a strong base. It reacts violently with acid and is corrosive to aluminium, tin and zinc. This produces flammable/explosive gas (hydrogen - see ICSC 0001). Reacts with strong oxidants.

    10.4 Conditions to avoid

    no data available

    10.5 Incompatible materials

    no data available

    10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

    no data available

    11. Toxicological information

    Acute toxicity

    • Oral: LD50 - 526 mg/kg bw. Remarks:Rat; Acta Pharm 1980.
    • Inhalation: LC50 - rat (male/female) - > 6.15 mg/L air (analytical).
    • Dermal: LD50 - rat (male/female) - > 2 000 mg/kg bw.

    Skin corrosion/irritation

    no data available

    Serious eye damage/irritation

    no data available

    Respiratory or skin sensitization

    no data available

    Germ cell mutagenicity

    no data available

    Carcinogenicity

    no data available

    Reproductive toxicity

    no data available

    STOT-single exposure

    The substance is corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion. Inhalation may cause lung oedema, but only after initial corrosive effects on eyes and/or airways have become manifest.

    STOT-repeated exposure

    no data available

    Aspiration hazard

    Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.

    12. Ecological information

    12.1 Toxicity

    • Toxicity to fish: LC50 - Danio rerio (previous name: Brachydanio rerio) - 109 mg/L - 96 h. Remarks:LiOH monohydrate.
    • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: EC50 - Daphnia magna - 19.1 mg/L - 48 h. Remarks:LiOH anhydrous.
    • Toxicity to algae: EC50 - Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (previous names: Raphidocelis subcapitata, Selenastrum capricornutum) - 41.62 mg/L - 72 h.
    • Toxicity to microorganisms: EC50 - activated sludge, domestic - 180.8 mg/L - 3 h. Remarks:LiOH anhydrous.

    12.2 Persistence and degradability

    no data available

    12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

    no data available

    12.4 Mobility in soil

    no data available

    12.5 Other adverse effects

    no data available

    13. Disposal considerations

    13.1 Disposal methods

    Product

    The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

    Contaminated packaging

    Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

    14. Transport information

    14.1 UN Number

    ADR/RID: UN2680 (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: UN2680 (For reference only, please check.) IATA: UN2680 (For reference only, please check.)

    14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

    ADR/RID: LITHIUM HYDROXIDE (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: LITHIUM HYDROXIDE (For reference only, please check.) IATA: LITHIUM HYDROXIDE (For reference only, please check.)

    14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

    ADR/RID: 8 (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: 8 (For reference only, please check.) IATA: 8 (For reference only, please check.)

    14.4 Packing group, if applicable

    ADR/RID: II (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: II (For reference only, please check.) IATA: II (For reference only, please check.)

    14.5 Environmental hazards

    ADR/RID: No IMDG: No IATA: No

    14.6 Special precautions for user

    no data available

    14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

    no data available

    15. Regulatory information

    15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
    603-454-3 603-454-3 1310-66-3 603-454-3
    European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Not Listed.
    EC Inventory Not Listed.
    United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Not Listed.
    China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
    New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
    Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
    Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Listed.
    Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.
    Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL) Not Listed.

    16. Other information

    Information on revision

    Creation Date July 15, 2019
    Revision Date July 15, 2019

    Abbreviations and acronyms

    • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
    • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
    • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
    • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
    • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
    • TWA: Time Weighted Average
    • STEL: Short term exposure limit
    • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
    • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
    • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

    References

    • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
    • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
    • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
    • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
    • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
    • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
    • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
    • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
    • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/
    Any questions regarding this SDS, Please send your inquiry to sds@xixisys.com

    Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

    Suggestions
    Email:
    Message:
    Send Message