Raney nickel (Ni)

Substance: nickel.

Also known as: Nickel sponge Raney Ni

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Hazard information danger

Flammable
Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • Suspected of causing cancer
  • Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
  • Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Obtain special instructions before use.
  • Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Do not allow contact with air.
  • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF ON SKIN: Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
  • IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • If skin irritation or a rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
  • Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • In case of fire: Use … to extinguish. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Store locked up.
  • Store contents under …
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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