powder (moist, paste-like)
reagent type: reductant
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60 % dispersion in mineral oil
800 °C (dec.) (lit.)
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4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water
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The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.
Particle size is not one of our specifications so we have not tested for it and neither has the vendor. According to literature though, the particle size could range from 5 - 50 um (Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Twelfth Edition).
In accordance with our MSDS, we recommend you contact a licensed waste disposal company to dispose of this material. If you have small quantities to dispose of, the Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide : 2nd Edition, recommends you wear eye protection, laboratory coat, and nitrile gloves. In the fume hood , mix the hydride with a 1:1:1 mixture by weight of sodium carbonate or calcium carbonate, clay cat litter (bentonite), and sand. Slowly and cautiously add butanol ( about 38 mL/g of hydride) until the reaction ceases. Then add water very carefully until all of the hydride is destroyed. Let stand until solids settle. Decant liquid into the drain. The solid residue may be discarded with normal refuse.
The 5 gram unit is packaged in an amber glass bottle. The 100 gram and 500 gram quantities are packaged in a paint can. The product is in a bag in the can and the can be opened by removing the plastic seal from the top of the can. An 18 L steel drum is used for packaging the 2 kg and 5 kg size.
According to literature, this product starts to decompose with the evolution of hydrogen at about 255 deg C and completely decomposes at 800 deg C ( Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Twelfth Edition ).
According to the chemicals encyclopedia published by the Royal Society of Chemistry:13th Edition this product will react explosively with water and violently with lower alcohols. It is soluble in molten sodium hydroxide and can spontaneously ignite with moist air.
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Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS.To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product.
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