Material Safety Data Sheet
Distributors name: Superior Evaporants Inc.
Address: PO Box 2308, 32000 Hilltop Blvd, Running Springs Ca 92382
CHEMTREC ‑ 800/242‑9300
POISON CENTER ‑ 800/562‑8236
SUPERIOR EVAPORANTS, INC. ‑ 800/927‑8737
Chemical Name: Lanthanum Fluoride Chemical Family: Metal Fluoride
Formula: LaF3 Grade: Vacuum deposition grade
Cas# 13709-38-1 Dot: N.C. IMCO Class: N.C. Listed in TSCA inventory? YES
Reaction Water: None Solubility in Water: None Stability: Stable OSHA Regulated? NO
Melting Point: 2100oC Evaporation Point: 2400oC
Appearance: White granules
Flash Point: NA Auto ignition Temp: NA Flammability: NA Extinguishing Media: A,B,C Extinguishers
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None Toxicity Data: No data
HMIS Hazard Rating Health: 1 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
Routes of Entry: Inhalation? YES Skin? NO Ingestion? YES
Inhalation: Dust may be mechanically irritating to lungs and upper respiratory tract.
Eye Contact: Dust be mechanically irritating to eyes and skin Other: N.A.
Medical conditions possibly aggravated by exposure: Respiratory disorders
Ingestion: Give 1‑2 cups of milk or water and induce vomiting. Seek medical attention
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air, give oxygen if breathing is difficult. Seek medical attention
Eye Contact: Flush eyes with lukewarm water for 15 minutes and seek medical attentions
Wear NIOSII‑approved dust‑mist‑fume cartridge respirator. Insure proper ventilation is available. Vacuum up the spill using a high efficiency unit and place in a container for proper disposal. Take care not to raise dust.
Protective Gloves: Neoprene Eye Protection: Safety Glasses
Respiratory Protection: Full mask with particle filter P3 DIN 3181
Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state and local requirements
Store in tightly closed containers in a cool, dry place. Wash hands after handling and before eating.
The above information is accurate to the best of our knowledge. Superior Evaporants Inc. makes no warranty. Either expressed or implied, with respect to the completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein and disclaims all liability for reliance thereon.