molybdenum Chloride MSDS

Section 1: Identification
Product Name: molybdenum(V) chloride
Synonyms molybdenum pentachloride
CAS# AC197080000; AC197080100; AC197081000; AC197085000
Recommended Used Laboratory chemicals.
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found.
Uses advised against Not information available
Company: China Tungsten Online (Xiamne) Manu. & Sales Corp
Address: 3F, No.25 WH Rd., Xiamen Software Park Ⅱ, FJ 361008,China
Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Component : molybdenum pentachloride
CAS#: 10241-05-1
% by Weight: 95
Section 3: Hazard(s) Identification
This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910. 1200)
Acute oral toxicity Category1 4
Skin corrosion/irritation Category1 B
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category1
Signal word Danger
Hazard statement
Harmful if swallowed
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Precautionary statements
Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling
Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician
IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower Wash contaminated clothing before reuse
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
Rinse mouth
Do NOT induce vomiting
Store locked up
Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC)
Reacts violently with water
Contact with water liberates toxic gas
Section 4: First Aid Measures
1.Eye Contact:
Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.    
2.Skin Contact:
Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water while removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Immediate medical attention is required.
Remove from exposure, lie down. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Immediate medical attention is required.
Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.
5.Most important symptoms/effects
Causes burns by all exposure routes. Product is a corrosive material. Use of gastric lavage or emesis is contraindicated. Possible perforation of stomach or esophagus should be investigated: Ingestion causes severe swelling, severe damage to the delicate tissue and danger of perforation.
6. Notes to Physician : Treat symptomatically
Section 5: Fire-fighting measures
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Carbon dioxide (CO 2). Dry chemical. Chemical foam.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media : Not information available.
Flash Points: Not information available.
Method: Not information available.
Autoignition Temperature : Not information available.
Explosion Limits:
Upper No data available Sensitivity to mechanical impact No information available
lower No data available Sensitivity to static discharge No information available
Specific hazards arising from the chemical:
Contact with water liberates toxic gas. Water reactive. Produce flammable gases on contact with water.
Hazardous combustion products: Hydrogen chloride gas
Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH(approved or equivalent)and full protective gear,
Health Flammability Instability Physical hazards
3 0 0 W
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions:
Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment.
Environmental Precautions:
See section 12 for additional ecological information.
Methods for containment and clean up
Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. Do not expose spill to water. Do not let this chemical enter the environment.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Do not breathe dust. Do not breathe vapors or spray mist. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest. Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation. Do not allow contact with water because of violent reaction. Keep under nitrogen.
Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Protect form moisture. Corrosives area. Store under an inert atmosphere.
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Exposure Guidelines:
This product does not contain any hazardous materials with occupational exposure limits established by the region specific regulatory bodies.
Engineering Measures:
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Eye/face protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA’s eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910. 133or European Standard EN166.
Skin and body protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910. 134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if imitation or other symptoms are experienced.
Hygiene measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state: Solid Appearance Dark blue
Odor: Odorless Oder threshold No information available
Melting point/range 194℃/381.2℉ pH No information available
Boiling point/range: 268℃/514.4℉ Flash Point: No information available
Evaporation: No information available Relative density: 2.9280
Vapor pressure 1.75 mmHg @ 25℃ Vapor Density: 9.41
Solubility: No information available Partition coefficient: No data avialable
Autoignition temperature: No information available viscosity No information available
Molecular formula CL5 Mo Molecular weight: 273.2
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
Reactive hazard: Yes
stability: Moisture sensitive. Air sensitive. Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid: Exposure to air. Incompatible products. Exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products Hydrogen chloride gas
Hazardous polymerization: No information available.
Hazardous reactions: None under normal processing
Section 11: Toxicological Information
Acute toxicity
Product information: No acute toxicity information is available for this product.
Component information
Toxicologically synergistic No information available
Delayed and immediate effects as well as chronic effects from short and long-term exposure.
Irritation No information available
Sensitization No information available
Carcinogenicity The table below indicates whether each agency has listed any ingredient as a carcinogen.
Component CAS-No. IARC NTP ACGIH OSHA Mexico
10241-05-1 Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed
Mutagenic effects: No information available.
Reproductive effects: No information available.
Developmental effects No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
STOT-single exposure None known
STOT-repeated exposure None known
Aspiration hazard No information available.
Symptoms/effects, both acute and delayed Product is a corrosive material. Use of gastric lavage or emesis is contraindicated. Possible perforation of stomach or esophagus should be investigated. Ingestion causes severe swelling, severe damage to the delicate tissue and danger of perforation.
Endocrine disruptor information No information available.
Other adverse effects The toxicological properties have not been fully investigated. See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Section 12: Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: Do not empty into drains.
Persistence and degradability: No information available.
Bioaccumulation/accumulation: No information available.
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal methods:
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. Chemical waste generators must also consult local, regional, and national hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
Section 14: Transport Information
UN-No Hazard Class Packing group
UN2508 8 III
UN-No Hazard Class Packing group
UN2508 8 III
UN-No Proper shipping name Hazard class Packing group
2508 molybdenum pentachloride 8 III
UN-No Proper shipping name Hazard class Packing group
2508 molybdenum pentachloride 8 III
Section 15: Regulatory Information
International investories
X - X 233-575-3 -   X -
E-Indicates a substance that is the subject of a Section 5(e) Consent order under TSCA.
F-Indicates a substance that is the subject of a Section 5(f) Rule under TSCA.
N-Indicates a polymeric substance containing no free-radical initiator in its inventory name but is considered to cover the designated polymer made with any free-radical initiator regardless of the amount used.
P-Indicates a commenced PMN substance.
R-Indicates a substance that is the subject of a Section 6 risk management rule under TSCA.
S-Indicates a substance that is identified in a proposed of final Significant New Use Rule.
T-Indicates a substance that is the subject of a Section 4 test rule under TSCA.
XU-Indicates a substance exempt from reporting under the inventory update Rule, i.e. Partial Updating of the TSCA Inventory Data Base Production and Site Reports (40 CFR 710(B).
Y1-Indicates an exempt polymer that has a number-average molecular weight of 1,000 or greater.
Y2-indicates an exempt polymer that is a polyester and is made only from reactants included in a specified list of low concern reactants that comprises one of the eligibility criteria for the exemption rule,
U.S. Federal Regulations
TSCA 12(b) Not applicable SARA 313 Not applicable
SARA 311/312 Hazardous Ctategorization
Acute health hazard Yes Chronic health hazard No
Fire hazard No Sudden release of pressure hazard No
Reactive hazard: Yes Clean water act: Not applicable
Clean air act: Not applicable CERCLA: Not applicable
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Not applicable
California Proposition 65: This product does not contain any Proposition 65 chemicals.
State right-to-know
Component Massachusetts New Jersey Pennsylvania Illinois Rhode Island
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U.S. department of transportation
Reportable quantity (RQ): N
DOT marine pollutant: N
DOT severe marine pollution: N 
U.S. department of homeland security
This product does not contain any DHS chemicals.
Other international regulations
Canada- This products has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.
WHMIS hazard class
D18 Toxic materials
E corrosive material
F dangerously reactive material

The information provided on this molybdenum chloride MSDS (material safety data sheet) is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its publication. The information given is designed only as a guide for safe handling, use, processing, storage, transportation, disposal and release and is not to be considered as a warranty or quality specification. The information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other material or in any process, unless specified in the text.

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