Agent Name

Barium hydride

CAS Number

13477-09-3

Formula

Ba-H2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Barium dihydride; [ChemIDplus] UN1409

Category

Metal Hydrides

Description

Gray powder, reacts in water releasing flammable gases; [MSDSonline] Solubility--no data found;

Comments

Harmful by ingestion or inhalation; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Sodium hydride." See "Barium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba

MAK

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba, inhalable fraction(soluble compds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

50 mg/m3, as Ba

Explanatory Notes

mp = 375 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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