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Bismuth

Chemical Properties

Melting point 271 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 1560 °C (lit.)
Density  9.8 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor pressure  <0.1 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
storage temp.  no restrictions.
form  shot
color  Silver-white or red
Specific Gravity 9.80
Resistivity 129 μΩ-cm, 20°C
Water Solubility  insoluble
Merck  13,1256
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 2 ppm; STEL 4 ppm
OSHA: TWA 2 ppm(5 mg/m3)
NIOSH: IDLH 25 ppm; TWA 2 ppm(5 mg/m3); STEL 4 ppm(10 mg/m3)
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents, nitrosyl fluoride, fused ammonium nitrate, interhalogen compounds, chlorine. Finely-divided powder is highly flammable.
CAS DataBase Reference 7440-69-9(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Bismuth(7440-69-9)
EPA Substance Registry System Bismuth (7440-69-9)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,C,Xi,O
Risk Statements  34-11-36/37/38-8
Safety Statements  16-45-36/37/39-26
RIDADR  UN 3264 8/PG 3
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  EB2600000
TSCA  Yes
HazardClass  8
PackingGroup  III
HS Code  81060010
Hazardous Substances Data 7440-69-9(Hazardous Substances Data)

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