Agent Name

Gallium sulfide

CAS Number

12024-22-5

Formula

Ga2-S3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Gallium trisulfide; Digallium trisulphide; [ChemIDplus] Gallium(III) sulfide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Odorless powder (varies in color); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Gallium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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