Rubidium, breakseal ampoule

Properties

Product # 3004
Name Rubidium, breakseal ampoule
Formula Rb
Purity 99.8%
CAS Number 7440-17-7
Molecular Weight 85.47
Color & Form Silvery-white solid
Boiling Point 688° C
Melting Point 38.9° C
Specific Gravity 1.532 gm/ml
Solubility Insoluble

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Safety

Transportation Information UN1423, Rubidium, 4.3, I
Pictogram Pictogram: Fire  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.

Precautionary Phrases

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.

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

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