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Certificate of Analysis

Bismuth hydroxide nitrate oxide, Bi2O3 79% min

CAS: 1304-85-4 MDL: MFCD00064844  EINECS: 215-136-8
UN#:UN1477Hazard Class:5.1Packing Group:II
Alternate Name: Bismuth subnitrate


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Chemical Properties

Formula: Bi5O(OH)9(NO3)4 (approximate)  Density: 6.04
Formula weight: 1461.98  Sensitivity: Hygroscopic
Form: Powder Solubility: Practically insoluble in water and alcohol. Soluble in dilute HNO3 and HCl
Melting point: 260° dec. 


Ceramic glazes and enamel fluxes


Slightly hygroscopic

Other References

Merck: 14,1284
UN#: UN1477
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2834.29

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H272-H315-H319-H335

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P221-P210-P220-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

OxidizingHarmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 8-36/37/38
Contact with combustible material may cause fire. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Phrases: 17-26-37
Keep away from combustible material. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves.
Irritant Oxidizing
RTECS: EB2977000