Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Ferric chloride

Revision Date:2024-03-16Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Ferric chloride
  • CBnumber: CB5444364
  • CAS: 7705-08-0
  • EINECS Number: 231-729-4
  • Synonyms: FeCl3,ferric chloride

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordDanger
Precautionary statements
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P309 IF exposed or if you feel unwell:
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Hazard statements
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H315 Causes skin irritation
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H302 Harmful if swallowed
H290 May be corrosive to metals
H226 Flammable liquid and vapour

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Ferric chloride
  • Synonyms: FeCl3,ferric chloride
  • CAS: 7705-08-0
  • EC number: 231-729-4
  • MF: Cl3Fe
  • MW: 162.2

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Immediately call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Hydrogen chloride gas Iron oxides

Not combustible.

Ambient fire may liberate hazardous vapours.

Advice for firefighters

Stay in danger area only with self-contained breathing apparatus. Prevent skin contact by keeping a safe distance or by wearing suitable protective clothing.

Further information

Suppress (knock down) gases/vapors/mists with a water spray jet. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

NFPA 704

2
0
1
HEALTH 2 Intense or continued but not chronic exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury (e.g. diethyl ether, ammonium phosphate, iodine)
FIRE 0 Materials that will not burn under typical fire conditions, including intrinsically noncombustible materials such as concrete, stone, and sand. Materials that will not burn in air when exposed to a temperature of 820 °C (1,500 °F) for a period of 5 minutes.(e.g. Carbon tetrachloride)
REACT 1 Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures (e.g. propene)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Avoid inhalation of dusts. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.

For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up dry. Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area. Avoid generation of dusts.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Store under inert gas. No metal containers.

Tightly closed. Dry. hygroscopic

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin protection

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other

substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:KCL 741 Dermatril? L

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:KCL 741 Dermatril? L

Body Protection

protective clothing

Respiratory protection

Recommended Filter type: Filter B-(P2)

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • Appearance solid
  • Odourpungent
  • Odour ThresholdNo data available
  • pH1 (200g/l, H2O, 20℃)
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point: 306 °C - (ECHA)
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range Decomposes below the boiling point.
  • Flash pointNot applicable
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)does not ignite - A.10. (Regulation (EC) No 440/2008, Annex A)
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limitsNo data available
  • Vapour pressure< 1 hPa at 20 °C
  • Vapour density 5,60 - (Air = 1.0)
  • Relative density2,800 g/cm3 2,89 at 25 °C
  • Water solubilitysoluble
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterNo data available
  • Autoignition temperatureNo data available
  • Decomposition temperature 316 °C -
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available

Other safety information

Relative vapor density

5,60 - (Air = 1.0)

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

No data available

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Risk of explosion with:

Alkali metals Ethylene oxide

Violent reactions possible with:


Aluminum with Heat.

Generates dangerous gases or fumes in contact with: Water


Conditions to avoid

no information available

Incompatible materials

Copper, Light metalsMetals

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Mouse - female - 1.300 mg/kg Remarks: (ECHA)
Inhalation
LD50 Dermal - Rat - male and female - > 2.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 402)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: iron dichloride
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: Irritating to skin. - 4 h (OECD Test Guideline 404)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ferrous sulfate heptahydrate
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: Causes serious eye damage. (OECD Test Guideline 405)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: iron dichloride
Respiratory or skin sensitization
(OECD Test Guideline 429)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Test Type: Ames test
Method: OECD Test Guideline 471 Result: negative
Test Type: In vitro mammalian cell gene mutation test Test system: mouse lymphoma cells
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 476
Result: negative
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ferrous sulfate heptahydrateTest Type: Mutagenicity (mammal cell test): micronucleus.
Test system: Chinese hamster lung cells
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 487
Result: negative
Test Type: In vivo micronucleus test Species: Mouse
Application Route: Oral
Result: negative Remarks: (ECHA)
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 316 mg/kg

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

No data available

Persistence and degradability

Biodegradability Result: - Readily biodegradable.

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

No data available

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and

containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

Incompatibilities

Aqueous solutions are a strong acid. Violent reaction with bases, allyl chloride; sulfuric acid; water. Shock- and friction-sensitive explosive material forms with potassium, sodium and other active metals. Attacks metals when wet.

Waste Disposal

Neutralize with lime or soda ash and bury in an approved landfill.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: 1773 IMDG: 1773 IATA: 1773

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: FERRIC CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS IMDG: FERRIC CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS

IATA: Ferric chloride, anhydrous

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 8 IMDG: 8 IATA: 8

Packaging group

ADR/RID: III IMDG: III IATA: III

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: yes IMDG Marine pollutant: yes IATA: no

Special precautions for user

No data available

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
EC Inventory:Listed.

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

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

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Other Information

UN number 1773 corresponds to the anhydrous form; UN number 2582 corresponds to the solution.The apparent melting point caused by loss of crystal water is given.
Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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