Lithium iodide solution
IDENTIFICATION OF THE PRODUCT AND OF THE SUPPLIER
Lithium Iodide Solution
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
955 av. St-Jean-Baptiste
Call CANUTEC at 613-996-6666 (24h)
Québec, Qc G2E 5J5
May be irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
FIRST AID MEASURES
Remove contaminated clothing, wash thoroughly before reuse.
Flush with water for at least 15 minutes occasionally lifting upper and lower eyelids.
Remove contaminated clothing and flush with water thoroughly.
Move to fresh air. Consult doctor if symptoms persist.
If large amounts were swallowed, get immediate medical help. If the patient is conscious, give large quantities of water.
Appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
Wear appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Contain and recover liquid when possible. Collect liquid in an appropriate container or absorb with an inert material (e. g., vermiculite, dry sand, earth), and place in a chemical waste container. Small amounts of residue may be flushed to sewer with plenty of water.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
Have an immediate availability of an eye wash in case of emergency. Store at room temperature. Protect from freezing. Keep the container tightly closed. Use good Laboratory Practice when working with any chemical whether it is considered hazardous or not.
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
melting point/freezing point
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal storage and use.
Conditions to avoid
May irritate skin. Taken orally, Lithium salts can cause nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Central nervous system effects including slurred speech, blurred vision, dizziness, sensory loss, convulsions and stupor have been reported. Chronically, lithium effects the central nervous system, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract and causes Dermatological reactions. May cause fatigue, weight loss and thyroid disturbance. Signs of lithium poisoning are anorexia, general weakness, dehydration and dryness of the mouth
No information is found on environmental toxicity for this.
Contact local Hazardous or Chemical waste disposal agency for regulations.
WHMIS Classification C: Oxidizing Material
EC Guidelines:Safety Phrases: 36/37 - Wear suitable protective clothing, and gloves, 26 - in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical attention. 45 - in case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately.
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