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Material Safety Data Sheet

Date Revised: 10/30/06

  1 Identification of substance:

        Product name: Aluminum nitride

        Stock number: SN4101

        Manufacturer/Supplier:
Sun Innovations,Inc.

43241 Osgood RD.
Fremont, CA 94539

  2 Composition/Data on components:

        Chemical characterization:
           Description: (CAS#)  
Aluminum nitride (CAS# 24304-00-5): 100%

        Identification number(s):

        EINECS Number: 246-140-8

  3 Hazards identification

        Hazard description:
Xi Irritant
F  Highly flammable

        Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
R 11       Highly flammable.
R 36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

        Classification system

        HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)

  (Hazardous Materials Identification System)

Health (acute effects) = 2
Flammability = 2
Reactivity = 2

  4 First aid measures

        After inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.

        After skin contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.

        After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

        After swallowing Seek immediate medical advice.

  5 Fire fighting measures

        Suitable extinguishing agents
In case of fire, use sand, carbon dioxide or powdered extinguishing agent. Never use water.

        For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents Water

        Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or
  resulting gases:
In case of fire, the following can be released:
Metal oxide
Ammonia

        Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.

  6 Accidental release measures

        Person-related safety precautions:
Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Keep away from ignition sources

        Measures for environmental protection:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

        Measures for cleaning/collecting:
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents
Keep away from ignition sources.

        Additional information:
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.

  7 Handling and storage

 

        Handling

        Information for safe handling:
Handle under dry protective gas.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.

        Information about protection against explosions and fires:
Keep ignition sources away.
Protect against electrostatic charges.
Fumes can combine with air to form an explosive mixture.

        Storage

        Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
Store in a cool location.

        Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from water/moisture.
Do not store together with acids.

        Further information about storage conditions:
Store under dry inert gas.
This product is moisture sensitive.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protect from humidity and water.

  8 Exposure controls and personal protection

        Additional information about design of technical systems:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.

Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
Not required.

        Additional information: No data

        Personal protective equipment

        General protective and hygienic measures
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

        Breathing equipment:
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.

        Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Check protective gloves prior to each use for their proper condition.

        Material of gloves
The selection of suitable gloves not only depends on the material, but also on quality.  Quality will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

        Eye protection: Safety glasses

        Body protection: Protective work clothing.

  9 Physical and chemical properties:

        General Information

        Form: Powder

        Color: Gray

        Odor: Ammonia-like

                                    Value/Range  Unit    Method

        Change in condition

        Melting point/Melting range:             2150-2200 degrees C

        Boiling point/Boiling range:       Not determined

        Sublimation temperature / start:   Not determined

        Flash point:                       Not applicable

        Flammability (solid, gaseous)      Highly flammable.

        Ignition temperature:              Not determined

        Decomposition temperature:         Not determined

        Explosion limits:

        Lower:                             Not determined

        Upper:                             Not determined

        Vapor pressure:                    Not determined

        Density:      at   20 degrees C      3.26 g/cm3

        Solubility in / Miscibility with

        Water:                             Decomposes

 10 Stability and reactivity

        Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.

        Materials to be avoided:
Water/moisture
Acids

        Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known

        Dangerous products of decomposition:
Metal oxide fume
Ammonia

 11 Toxicological information

        Acute toxicity:

        Primary irritant effect:

        on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.

        on the eye: Irritating effect.

        Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.

        Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Aluminum may be implicated in Alzheimers disease.  Inhalation of aluminum containing dusts may cause pulmonary disease.

        Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Corrosive materials are acutely destructive to the respiratory tract, eyes, skin and digestive tract.  Eye contact may result in permanent damage and complete vision loss.  Inhalation may result in respiratory effects such as inflammation, edema, and chemical pneumonitis.  May cause coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and vomiting.  Ingestion may cause damage to the mouth, throat and esophagus.  May cause skin burns or irritation depending on the severity of the exposure.

        Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.

 12 Ecological information:

        General notes:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

 13 Disposal considerations

        Product:

        Recommendation
Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper disposal.

        Uncleaned packagings:

        Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

 14 Transport information

        DOT regulations:

        Hazard class:             4.3

        Identification number:    UN2813

        Packing group:            III

        Proper shipping name (technical name):
                          Water-reactive solid, n.o.s. (aluminum                           nitride)

        Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)

        ADR/RID class:            4.3 Substances which, in contact with water,
                              emit flammable gases

        Danger code (Kemler):     423

        UN-Number:                2813

        Description of goods:     Water-reactive solid, n.o.s. (aluminum nitride)

        Maritime transport IMDG:

        IMDG Class:               4.3

        UN Number:                2813

        Packaging group:          III

        Proper shipping name:     Water-reactive solid, n.o.s. (aluminum nitride)

        Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

        ICAO/IATA Class:          4.3

        UN/ID Number:             2813

        Packaging group:          III

        Proper shipping name:     Water-reactive solid, n.o.s. (aluminum
                          nitride)

 15 Regulations

 

        Product related hazard informations:

        Hazard symbols:
Xi Irritant F Highly flammable

        Risk phrases:
11       Highly flammable.
36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

        Safety phrases:
7        Keep container tightly closed.
26       In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
33       Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
36/37    Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
43       In case of fire, use sand, carbon dioxide or powdered extinguishing agent. Never use water.
60       This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

        National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.

 16 Other information:

        Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them, and should make independent judgement of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect the health and safety of employees.  This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Material Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.

 

 
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