Material Safety Data Sheet
Distributors name: Superior Evaporants Inc.
Address: PO Box 2308, 32000 Hilltop Blvd Suite B, Running Springs Ca 92382
CHEMTREC ‑ 800/242‑9300
POISON CENTER ‑ 800/562‑8236
SUPERIOR EVAPORANTS, INC. ‑ 800/927‑8737
Chemical Name: Yttrium Barium Fluoride Mixture Chemical Family: Metal Fluoride Mixture
Formula: YF3(90%) + BaF2(10%) Grade: Vacuum deposition grade
Cas# 13709-49-4(YF3) 7787‑32‑8 (BaF2) Dot: N.C. UN# 1564 (BaF2)
IMCO Class: N.C. Listed in TSCA inventory? YES Reaction Water: None Solubility in Water: None
Stability: Stable Shipping: May be shipped by UPS by air, sea or truck.
OSHA Regulated? Hazardous under the criteria of the Federal OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200.
Melting Point: 1280oC Boiling Point: 1450oC
Appearance: White granules Flash Point: NA Auto ignition Temp: NA Flammability: NA
Extinguishing Media: A,B,C Extinguishers
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Emits Toxic fumes (Hydrogen Fluoride) under fire conditions
Toxicity Data: (gen indu) :8h TWA 2.5mg(F)/m3 ACGIH: 2mg(Al)/m3. ORL-RAT LD50:>5 GM/KG
HMIS Hazard Rating Health: 2 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 1
Routes of Entry: Inhalation? YES Skin? YES Ingestion? YES
Inhalation: Effects tissue of the mucous membrane and upper respiratory tract. Do not breath dust.
Eye Contact: Dust be mechanically irritating to eyes and skin.
Other: Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, laryngitis, shortness of breath,
headache, nausea ad vomiting.
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.