Tantalum (V) chloride, sublimed (99.99%+-Ta)

Product Id TA1019
CAS Number1/9/7721
MFCl5Ta
Synonims
Tantalum chloride (TaCl5)

TANTALUM PENTACHLORIDE

TaCl5

EINECS 231-755-6

Tantalum (V) chloride

TA1019

PRODUCT PROPERTIES

  • purity

    99.9%+

  • purity method

    by titration

  • appearance

    white powder

  • Titration

    %Cl=48.7-50.7

  • Titration type

    with AgNO3

  • Sensitive to

    air, moisture

SAFETY INFORMATION

8
UN3260
Hazmat Class8
PGII
Hazmat DescriptionCORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (TANTALUM PENTACHLORIDE)
Is in TSCA RegistryYes

EXTERNAL SOURCES

  • MDLNumber: MFCD00011253

Certificate of Analysis

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First aid measures

Description of necessary first aid measures in case of contact with Tantalum pentachloride

Eye Contact Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 20 minutes. Chemical burns resulting from eye contact with Tantalum pentachloride must be treated promptly by a physician.

Inhalation Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing thoroughly with water before removing it, or wear gloves. Continue to rinse for at least 20 minutes. Chemical burns resulting from eye contact with Tantalum pentachloride must be treated promptly by a physician. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse.

Skin Contact Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If it is suspected that Tantalum pentachloride fumes are still present, the rescuer should wear an appropriate mask or self-contained breathing apparatus. If not breathing, if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs, provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Ingestion Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Wash out mouth with water. Remove dentures if any. Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If Tantalum pentachloride has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Stop if the exposed person feels sick as vomiting may be dangerous. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If vomiting occurs, the head should be kept low so that vomit does not enter the lungs. Chemical burns resulting from eye contact with Tantalum pentachloride must be treated promptly by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

Potential acute health effects

Eye Contact: Tantalum pentachloride causes serious eye damage.
Inhalation: Tantalum pentachloride may give off gas, vapor or dust that is very irritating or corrosive to the respiratory system.
Skin contact: Tantalum pentachloride causes severe burns.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.Tantalum pentachloride may cause burns to mouth, throat and stomach.

Over-exposure signs/symptoms

Eye contact: Adverse symptoms may include the following: pain, watering, redness
Inhalation: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Skin contact: Adverse symptoms may include the following: pain or irritation, redness, blistering may occur
Ingestion: Adverse symptoms may include the following: stomach pains

Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

Notes to physician: Treat symptomatically. Contact poison treatment specialist immediately if large quantities have been ingested or inhaled.
Specific treatments: No specific treatment.
Protection of first-aiders: No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. If it is suspected that fumes are still present, the rescuer should wear an appropriate mask or self-contained breathing apparatus. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Wash contaminated clothing thoroughly with water before removing it, or wear gloves.

Transport Information

DOT ClassificationIMDGIATA
UN numberUN3260UN3260UN3260
UN proper shipping nameCORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Tantalum pentachloride)CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Tantalum pentachloride)CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Tantalum pentachloride)
Transport hazard class(es)888
Packing GroupIIIIII
Environmental HazardsNoNoNo
Additional Information

Special precautions for user Transport within user’s premises: always transport in closed containers that are upright and secure. Ensure that persons transporting the product know what to do in the event of an accident or spillage.

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code: Not available