Potassium iodide - 100g

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Potassium iodide - 100g.

Sensitiser component for wetplate collodion

Potassium iodide - 100g

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Potassium iodide - 100g. Sensitiser component for wetplate collodion
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Potassium iodide

Brand : Buildingbox Ltd

CAS-No. : 7681-11-0

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

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

Buildingbox Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
Ramsey,
Cambridgeshire
PE26 2RB
UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address : sales@wetplatesupplies.com

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Acute toxicity,Oral (Category 4)
Skin irritation (Category 2)
Eye irritation (Category 2)

Composition

Substances

Synonyms : Kalii iodidum

Formula : IK
Molecular Weight : 166.00 g/mol

First aid

Description of first aid measures General advice

Consult a physician.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Prolonged exposure to iodides may produce iodism in sensitive individuals. Symptoms of exposure include: skin rash, running nose, headache and irritation of the mucous membrane. For severe cases the skin may show pimples, boils, hives, blisters and black and blue spots. Iodides are readily diffused across the placenta. Neonatal deaths from respiratory distress secondary to goiter have been reported. Iodides have been known to cause drug-induced fevers, which are usually of short duration.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Hydrogen iodide, Potassium oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Handling

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Air, light, and moisture sensitive. Store under inert gas.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
Sweep up and shovel.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity

Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

Conditions to avoid

Tin/tin oxides

Incompatible materials

Strong reducing agents, Nickel, Strong acids, and its alloys, Steel (all types and surface treatments), Aluminum, Alkali metals, Brass, Magnesium, Zinc, cadmium, Copper

Toxicology

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - mouse - 1,000 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

Skin - rabbit - Irritating to skin.

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

Eyes - rabbit - Irritating to eyes. - 24 h - Draize Test

Respiratory or skin sensitization

Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity

Exposure to excessive amounts of iodine during pregnancy is capable of producing fetal hypothyroidism.
Iodine-containing drugs have been associated with fetal goiter.

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

Potential health effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.
Eyes Causes serious eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

Prolonged exposure to iodides may produce iodism in sensitive individuals. Symptoms of exposure include: skin rash, running nose, headache and irritation of the mucous membrane. For severe cases the skin may show pimples, boils, hives, blisters and black and blue spots. Iodides are readily diffused across the placenta. Neonatal deaths from respiratory distress secondary to goiter have been reported. Iodides have been known to cause drug-induced fevers, which are usually of short duration.

Other

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. Buildingbox Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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