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CAS Number: 1309-48-4 Product Catalog

12-1405
Magnesium Magnesium oxide nanopowder
CAS Number: 1309-48-4
MDL Number: MFCD00011109
Molecular Formula: MgO
Molecular Weight: 40.31
Chemical Formula: MgO
Color and Form: white pwdr.
Note: APS 20nm; SSA 50m2/g

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SECTION 1: Product Identification
Chemical Name: Magnesium oxide nanopowder
Product Number: 12-1405
CAS Registry Number: 1309-48-4
Formula: MgO
EINECS Number: 215-171-9
Chemical Family: nanostructured metal oxide
Synonym: Magnesia nanopowder
SECTION 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Ingredient CAS Number Percent ACGIH (TWA) OSHA (PEL)
Title compound 1309-48-4 100 no data no data
SECTION 3: Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview: Irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Harmful by inhalation.
Primary Routes of Exposure: Inhalation, skin, eyes
Eye Contact: Causes slight to mild irritation of the eyes.
Skin Contact: Causes slight to mild irritation of the skin.
Inhalation: Do not breathe dust. Irritating to the nose, mucous membranes and respiratory tract.
Ingestion: No information available on the physiological effects of ingestion. May be harmful if swallowed.
Acute Health Effects: Irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract.
Chronic Health Effects: No information on long-term chronic effects.
NTP: No
IARC: No
OSHA: No
SECTION 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Exposure: Immediately flush the eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 10-15 minutes. A victim may need assistance in keeping their eye lids open. Get immediate medical attention.
Skin Exposure: Wash the affected area with water. Remove contaminated clothes if necessary. Seek medical assistance if irritation persists.
Inhalation: Remove the victim to fresh air. Closely monitor the victim for signs of respiratory problems, such as difficulty in breathing, coughing, wheezing, or pain. In such cases seek immediate medical assistance.
Ingestion: Seek medical attention immediately. Keep the victim calm. Give the victim water (only if conscious). Induce vomiting only if directed by medical personnel.
SECTION 5: Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point: no data
Autoignition Temperature: no data
Explosion Limits: no data
Extinguishing Medium: carbon dioxide, dry powder or foam
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: If this product is involved in a fire, fire fighters should be equipped with a NIOSH approved positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing.
Hazardous Combustion and Decomposion Products: If involved in a fire this material may emit irritating fumes.
Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: No unusual fire or explosion hazards.
SECTION 6: Accidental Release Measures
Spill and Leak Procedures: Small spills can be mixed with vermiculite, sodium carbonate or other suitable non-combustible adsorbent and swept up.
SECTION 7: Handling and Storage
Handling and Storage: No special storage conditions.
SECTION 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
Eye Protection: Always wear approved safety glasses when handling a chemical substance in the laboratory.
Skin Protection: Wear protective clothing and gloves.
Ventilation: Handle the material in an efficient fume hood.
Respirator: If ventilation is not available a respirator should be worn. The use of respirators requires a Respirator Protection Program to be in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.134.
Additional Protection: No additional protection required.
SECTION 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Color and Form: white powder
Molecular Weight: 40.31
Melting Point: no data
Boiling Point: 3600°C
Vapor Pressure: not applicable
Specific Gravity: no data
Odor: none
Solubility in Water: insoluble
SECTION 10: Stability and Reactivity
Stability: air and moisture stable
Hazardous Polymerization: no hazardous polymerization
Conditions to Avoid: none
Incompatibility: none
Decomposition Products: none
SECTION 11: Toxicological Information
RTECS Data: Inhalation(human); TCLo: 400mg/m3. Inhalation(rat); TCLo: 1120ug/m3/24H/29D-C. Intratracheal(hamster); TDLo: 480mg/kg/30W-I.
Carcinogenic Effects: no data
Mutagenic Effects: no data
Tetratogenic Effects: no data
SECTION 12: Ecological Information
Ecological Information: No information available
SECTION 13: Disposal Considerations
Disposal: Dispose of according to local, state and federal regulations.
SECTION 14: Transportation
Shipping Name (CFR): Non-hazardous
Hazard Class (CFR): NA
Additional Hazard Class (CFR): NA
Packaging Group (CFR): NA
UN ID Number (CFR): NA
Shipping Name (IATA): Non-hazardous
Hazard Class (IATA): NA
Additional Hazard Class (IATA): NA
Packaging Group (IATA): NA
UN ID Number (IATA): NA
SECTION 15: Regulatory Information
TSCA: Listed in the TSCA inventory
SARA (Title 313): Not reportable under SARA 313
Second Ingredient: none
Third Ingredient: none
SECTION 16: Other Information
Disclaimer: The information herein is believed to be accurate and reliable as of the date compiled. However, Strem Chemicals, Inc. makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee of any kind with respect to the information contained in this document or any use of the product based on this information.
Preparation Date: 5/27/2014
Revision Date: 5/27/2014

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