Material Safety Data Sheet
Lead(II) oxide, 99.7%

ACC# 00848
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: Lead(II) oxide, 99.7%
Catalog Numbers: AC199340000, AC199340010, AC199340050, AC199345000
Lead monooxide, Lead protoxide, Litharge; Lead(II) oxide; C.I. 77577; C.I. Pigment Yellow 46; Lead oxide yellow; Plumbous oxide.
Company Identification:

              Acros Organics N.V.
              One Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information in North America, call: 800-ACROS-01
For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
1317-36-8 Lead monooxide 99.7 215-267-0

Section 3 - Hazards Identification


Appearance: red or yellow.
Caution! May be harmful if inhaled. May cause eye and skin irritation. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause kidney damage. May cause central nervous system effects. This product contains lead, a chemical known to the state of California to cause male reproductive effects.
Target Organs: Blood, kidneys, central nervous system, reproductive system.

Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause kidney damage. Ingestion of large amounts may cause CNS depression. Ingestion of large quantities may cause severe hemolytic anemia and hemoglobinuria.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion. May be harmful if inhaled.
Chronic: Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause adverse reproductive effects. Chronic exposure may cause visual disturbances.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Antidote: The use of a metal chelator should be determined only by qualified medical personnel.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:N/A
Upper: N/A
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: ; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing dust.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Local exhaust ventilation may be necessary to control any air contaminants to within their TLVs during the use of this product. Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Lead monooxide 0.05 mg/m3 TWA (as Pb) (listed under Lead, inorganic compounds). 0.050 mg/m3 TWA (as Pb) (listed under Lead compounds). 50 ęg/m3 TWA (as Pb) (listed under Lead, inorganic compounds).50 ęg/m3 TWA (as Pb); 30 ęg/m3 Action Level (as Pb. Poison - see 29 CFR 1910.10 25) (listed under Lead, inorganic compounds).

OSHA Vacated PELs: Lead monooxide: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: Refer to 29 CFR1910.1025 for regulations on respiratory protection required during exposure to lead and lead compounds.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Crystals
Appearance: red or yellow
Odor: None reported
pH: Strong base
Vapor Pressure: 10 mm Hg @ 1085C
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 1470 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point:886 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Insoluble.
Specific Gravity/Density:9.53
Molecular Formula:PbO
Molecular Weight:223.19

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: Dust generation, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, hydrogen peroxide, lithium carbide, perchloric acid, powdered aluminum, hydrogen trisulfide.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Irritating and toxic fumes and gases, lead/lead oxides.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

CAS# 1317-36-8: OG1750000
CAS# 1317-36-8:
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 100 mg/24H Mild;

CAS# 1317-36-8:

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: Lead has been shown to cause teratogenic effects.
Reproductive Effects: Lead has been shown to cause reproductive effects.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: Lead has been shown to cause neurotoxic effects.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

Hazard Class: 6.1 6.1
UN Number: UN2291 UN2291
Packing Group: III III

Section 15 - Regulatory Information


     CAS# 1317-36-8 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 1317-36-8: immediate, delayed.
Section 313
     This material contains Lead monooxide (listed as Lead, inorganic compounds), 99.7%, (CAS# 1317-36-8) which is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of SARA Title III and 40 CFR Part 373.
Clean Air Act:
     CAS# 1317-36-8 (listed as Lead compounds) is listed as a hazardous air      pollutant (HAP).
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. CAS# 1317-36-8 is listed as a Toxic Pollutant under the Clean Water Act.
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
     CAS# 1317-36-8 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, (listed as Lead compounds), New Jersey, (listed as Lead, inorganic compounds), New Jersey, (listed as Lead compounds), Pennsylvania, (listed as Lead compounds), Minnesota, (listed as Lead, inorganic compounds), Massachusetts.

California Prop 65
The following statement(s) is(are) made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water Act:
WARNING: This product contains Lead monooxide, listed as `Lead compounds', a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer. WARNING: This product contains Lead monooxide, listed as `Lead, inorganic compounds', a chemical known to the state of California to cause developmental reproductive toxicity.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
     T N
Risk Phrases:

     R 20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
     R 33 Danger of cumulative effects.
     R 61 May cause harm to the unborn child.
     R 62 Possible risk of impaired fertility.
     R 50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term
     adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Safety Phrases:

     S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice
     immediately (show the label where possible).
     S 53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
     S 60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardou
     s waste.
     S 61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions
     /safety data sheets.

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 1317-36-8: 1
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 1317-36-8 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of D2A.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
     CAS# 1317-36-8 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 4/17/1998
Revision #4 Date: 9/26/2007

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