Potassium, ampoulled under Argon

Properties

Product # 2887
Name Potassium, ampoulled under Argon
Formula K
Purity 99.95%
CAS Number 7440-09-7
Molecular Weight 39.1
Color & Form Gray solid
Boiling Point 765-770° C
Melting Point 63-64° C
Specific Gravity 0.86 gm/ml
Solubility Reacts violently with water

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Safety

Transportation Information UN2257, Potassium, 4.3, I
Pictogram Pictogram: Fire  Pictogram: Health  Pictogram: Corrosive 
Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H260  In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.

H314  Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H318  Causes serious eye damage.

H350  May cause cancer.

Precautionary Phrases

P201  Obtain special instructions before use.

P202  Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

P223  Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire.

P231+P232  Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.

P260  Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P264  Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

P280  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P301+P330+P331  IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P303+P361+P353  IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.

P304+P340  IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305+P351+P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P335+P334  Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.

P363  Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

P370+P378  In case of fire: Use ... for extinction.

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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