Material Safety Data Sheet
  •   1 Identification of substance:
    • Product details:

    • Trade name: Cadmium Tungstate

    • Manufacturer/Supplier:

    • Institute of Solid State Physics, 
      Russian Academy of Sciences.
      Laboratory of Physical-Chemical Basis of Crystallization (LPCBC). 
      Chernogolovka, Moscow district, 142432 Russia. 
      Phone: +7-496-522-2074
      Fax: +7-496-522-4691
      Web Sites: 
  •   2 Hazards identification
    • Hazard description: T Toxic
    • Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment

    • R 23/25 Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed.
  •   3 First aid measures
    • General information

    • Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
      Remove breathing apparatus only after contaminated clothing has been completely removed.
      In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.
    • After inhalation

    • Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keeppatient warm.
      Seek immediate medical advice.
    • After skin contact

    • Wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
    • After eye contact

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

    • Do not induce vomiting; immediately call for medical help.
      Seek immediate medical advice.
  •   4 Fire fighting measures
    • Suitable extinguishing agents

    • Product is not flammable. Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
    • Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or

    •   resulting gases:
      In case of fire, the following can be released:
      Toxic metal oxide fume
    • Protective equipment:

    • Wear self-contained respirator.
      Wear fully protective impervious suit.
  •   5 Accidental release measures
    • Person-related safety precautions:

    • Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
      Ensure adequate ventilation
    • Measures for environmental protection:

    • Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
  •   6 Handling and storage
    • Handling
    • Information for safe handling:

    • Keep container tightly sealed.
      Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
      Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
      Open and handle container with care.
    • Information about protection against explosions and fires:

    • The product is not flammable
    • Storage
    • Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:

    • No special requirements.
    • Information about storage in one common storage facility:

    • Do not store together with acids.
    • Further information about storage conditions:

    • Keep container tightly sealed.
      Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
      Store under lock and key and with access restricted to technical experts or their assistants only.
  •   7 Exposure controls and personal protection
    • Additional information about design of technical systems:

    • Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicalsand having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.

      Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: 

      Cadmium and compounds, as Cd
      ACGIH TLV             0.01; A2-inhalable particulate
                            0.002; A2-respirable particulate
      Belgium TWA           0.05
      Denmark TWA           0.01
      Finland TWA           0.02; carcinogen
      Ireland TWA           0.025; carcinogen
      Netherlands TWA       0.005
      Russia                0.01; 0.05-STEL
      Sweden TWA            0.02; carcinogen
      Switzerland TWA       0.05
      United Kingdom TWA    0.025; except CdO, CdS and CdS pigments
      USA PEL (respirable)  0.005

    • 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.
      Store protective clothing separately.
    • Breathing equipment:

    • Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
    • Protection of hands: Impervious gloves
    • Eye protection: Safety glasses
    • Body protection: Protective work clothing.
  •   8 Physical and chemical properties:
    • Form: Crystals
    • Color: Transparent, colorless with slight yellow tint
    • Odor: Odorless

    •                                      Value/Range  Unit    Method 

    • Change in condition

    • Melting point/Melting range:       1325 oC
    • Boiling point/Boiling range:       Not determined
    • Sublimation temperature / start:   Not determined
    • Flash point:                       Not applicable
    • Ignition temperature:              Not applicable
    • Decomposition temperature:         Not determined
    • Danger of explosion:Product does not present an explosion hazard.
    • Vapor pressure:                    Not determined
    • Density:     at   20 C           7.9 g/cm3
    • Solubility in / Miscibility with
    • Water:                             Unsoluble
  •  9 Stability and reactivity
    • Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:

    • Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
    • Materials to be avoided:

    • Acids
    • Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known
    • Dangerous products of decomposition: Toxic metal oxide fume
  •  10 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:

    • Cadmium compounds are highly toxic and experimental carcinogens. Exposure affects the respiratory tract, kidneys, and liver. Ingestion may cause nausea, salivation, vomiting and diarrhea. Ingestion or inhalation of cadmium compounds may be fatal.
    • Additional toxicological information:

    • To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
  •  11 Ecological information:
    • General notes:

    • Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
  •  12 Transport information
    • DOT regulations:
    • Hazard class:             6.1
    • Identification number:    UN1557
    • Packing group:            III
    • Proper shipping name (technical name):

    • Cadmium compound, solid, cadmium tungstate
    • Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)
    • ADR/RID class:            6.1 Toxic substances
    • Item:                     51b
    • Danger code (Kemler):     60
    • UN-Number:                1557
    • Description of goods:    Cadmium compound, solid,n.o.s.,cadmium tungstate
    • Maritime transport IMDG:
    • IMDG Class:               6.1
    • Page:                     51b
    • UN Number:                1557
    • Packaging group:          III
    • Proper shipping name:     Cadmium compound, solid,n.o.s.,cadmium tungstate
    • Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
    • ICAO/IATA Class:          6.1
    • UN/ID Number:             1557
    • Proper shipping name:     Cadmium compound, solid,n.o.s.,cadmium tungstate
  •  13 Regulations
    • Product related hazard informations:
    • Hazard symbols: T Toxic
    • Risk phrases: 23/25 Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed.
    • Safety phrases:

    • 20/21 When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
      28    After contact with skin, wash with plenty of water
      45    In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical adviceimmediately.
    • Information about limitation of use:

    • For use only by technically qualified individuals.
  •  14 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.