Bismuth(III) nitrate (Bi(NO3)3)

Substance: bismuth nitrate pentahydrate.

Also known as: Bismuth trinitrate Bismuth(III) nitrate pentahydrate

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Hazard information danger

Oxidising
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • May cause respiratory irritation

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF INHALED: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/…/if you feel unwell. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Specific treatment (see … on this label).
  • If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
  • If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention.
  • Take off contaminated clothing. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • In case of fire: Use … to extinguish. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Store in a well ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
  • Store locked up.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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