Ammonium Molybdate MSDS


Synonyms: ammonium heptamolybdate, ammonium paramolybdate, hexaammonium molybdate
Molecular formula: H24Mo7N6O24
CAS No: 12054-85-2
EC No: 234-722-4

Physical data of ammonium molybdate

Appearance: white crystalline powder

Stability of ammonium molybdate

Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents.

Toxicology of ammonium molybdate

Eye, skin and respiratory irritant.

Personal protection ammonium molybdate

Safety glasses and gloves. Adequate ventilation.

Composition of ammonium molybdate

Component Name: ELINCS Ammonium Molybdate

Hazard Identification of ammounium molybdate

Emergency overview: Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin

Eye: Causes eye irritation.

Skin: Causes skin irritation.

Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. May cause digestive tract irritation.

Inhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. Is irritating to mucous membranes and the upper respiratory tract. As far as is known, the chemical, physical and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.

First Aid Measures
Eyes: In case of contact, flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, holding eyelids open. Seek immediate medical attention.

Skin: In case of contact, immediately wash skin with mild soap and copious amounts of water. Flush skin for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.

Ingestion: If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. If victim is alert and conscious, give one cupful of water. Seek medical attention.

Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Fire Fighting Measures
General Information: Flash Point: N/A Autoignition Temperature: N/A Flammability: N/A

Extinguishing Media: Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.

Protective Equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Specific Hazards: Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Accidental Release Measures
General Information: Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.

Spills/Leaks: Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

Handling and Storage
Handling: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.

Storage: Store in tightly closed containers. Store in cool, dry location.

Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
Engineering Controls: Safety shower and eye bath must be readily available. Mechanical exhaust required.

Exposure Limits: Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs ammonium molybdate 5 mg(MO)/m3 1000 mg(MO)/m3, IDHL 8H TWA 5 mg(MO)/m3 OSHA Vacated PEL: 5mg/m3 (as Mo)

Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Solid

Appearance: white powder

Specific Gravity/Density: N/A Molecular Formula: (NH4)2MoO4 Molecular Weight: 192.02

Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Stable

Incompatibility with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids

Hazardous Decomposition of Products: Ammonia, Nitrogen oxides, oxides of Molybdenum.

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

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