Antimony pentafluoride

CAS Number : 7783-70-2

WHMIS (Antimony pentafluoride)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2004-08-24
  • WHMIS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

    D1B

  • WHMIS pictogram : Corrosion

    E

  • WHMIS pictogram : Test tube with sparks or lines coming out of the tube surrounded by a letter

    F

D1B
  • Toxic Material Causing Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects 1
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 6.1 packing group unknown
E
  • Corrosive Material 1
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 8
F
  • Dangerously Reactive Material 2 3 4
  • reacts vigorously with water releasing a very toxic gas: hydrogen fluoride

Disclosure at 1,0% according to the Ingredient disclosure list

WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-12-18

  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 25 6 7 8 9 10 11
    • Releases a toxic gas upon contact with water: Hydrogen fluoride
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 18 9 10 11
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 18 9 10 11
  • Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (respiratory tract irritation) - Category 3 - Respiratory tract irritation8 9 10 11

  • GHS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • GHS pictogram : Corrosion

  • GHS pictogram : Exclamation mark

Danger

On contact with water releases gases which are fatal if inhaled; Fatal if inhaled (H330)
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Ingredient disclosure

Comments: There are no data available for antimony pentafluoride regarding its irritation or corrosion ability. However, it forms on contact with water a corrosive substance: Hydrogen fluoride.

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The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.