Sodium sulfide (Na2S)

Substance: sodium sulfide.

Also known as: Disodium sulfide

Chemspider article about sodium sulfide

Wikipedia article about sodium sulfide

Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Toxic cat. 1 - 3
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May be corrosive to metals
  • Toxic if swallowed
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • Very toxic to aquatic life

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [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.
  • Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]

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