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CAS Number: 12136-58-2 Product Catalog

93-0378
Lithium Lithium sulfide, 98% (99.9%-Li)
CAS Number: 12136-58-2
MDL Number: MFCD00011085
Molecular Formula: Li2S
Molecular Weight: 45.95
Chemical Formula: Li2S
Color and Form: off-white pwdr.
Note:  

Stability: moisture sensitive

Safety: Hazardous - an additional Dangerous Goods freight charge may apply

Physical Characteristics: melting point > 900°C, density 1.66

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SECTION 1: Product Identification
Chemical Name: Lithium sulfide, 98% (99.9%-Li)
Product Number: 93-0378
CAS Registry Number: 12136-58-2
Formula: Li2O
EINECS Number: 236-228-1
Chemical Family: metal chalcogenides
Synonym: Dilithium sulfide
SECTION 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Ingredient CAS Number Percent ACGIH (TWA) OSHA (PEL)
Title compound 12136-58-2 100 no data no data
SECTION 3: Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview: Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract.
Primary Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, inhalation
Eye Contact: Causes mild to severe irritation of the eyes.
Skin Contact: Causes mild to severe irritation of the skin.
Inhalation: Irritating to the nose, mucous membranes and respiratory tract.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. Ingestion may lead to nausea, vomiting and stomache cramps.
Acute Health Effects: Irritation to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Ingestion or inhalation can lead to tremors, nausea, slurred speech, sluggishness and vertigo.
Chronic Health Effects: Effects of continued exposure can lead to hypothyroidism, leukocytosis, edema, weight gain, seizures, kidney damage, and possibly coma or death.
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: none
Explosion Limits: none
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: Flammable solid. No unusual fire or explosion hazards.
SECTION 6: Accidental Release Measures
Spill and Leak Procedures: Small spills can be mixed with vermiculite or sodium carbonate and swept up.
SECTION 7: Handling and Storage
Handling and Storage: Store in a tightly sealed container. Handle the material in a ventilated area.
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: Material may form a fine dust. If possible, 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: off-white pwdr.
Molecular Weight: 45.95
Melting Point: >900°C
Boiling Point: no data
Vapor Pressure: no data
Specific Gravity: 1.66
Odor: mild sulfur odor
Solubility in Water: soluble
SECTION 10: Stability and Reactivity
Stability: moisture-sensitive solid
Hazardous Polymerization: none
Conditions to Avoid: contact with acids, prolonged exposure to air.
Incompatibility: acids, strong oxidizing agents. Contact with mineral acids can lead to the formation of toxic hydrogen sulfide gas.
Decomposition Products: sulfur dioxide, lithium salts.
SECTION 11: Toxicological Information
RTECS Data: No specific information available in the RTECS files.
Carcinogenic Effects: No data available
Mutagenic Effects: No data available
Tetratogenic Effects: No data available
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): Flammable solids, Inorganic, N.O.S.
Hazard Class (CFR): 4.1
Additional Hazard Class (CFR): NA
Packaging Group (CFR): II
UN ID Number (CFR): UN# 3178
Shipping Name (IATA): Flammable solid, Inorganic, N.O.S.
Hazard Class (IATA): 4.1
Additional Hazard Class (IATA): NA
Packaging Group (IATA): II
UN ID Number (IATA): UN# 3178
SECTION 15: Regulatory Information
TSCA: listed on the TSCA inventory
SARA (Title 313): Title Compound: not listed
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: 9/11/1999
Revision Date: 8/03/2011

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