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10001 Beryllium oxide, 99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1304-56-9
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10001-06 5g 42.90
10001-14 25g 146.00
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Beryllium oxide, 99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003457
EINECS
215-133-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
BeO
Formula Weight
25.01
Form
Powder
Melting point
2575°
Boiling Point
4300°
Density
3.01
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Slowly soluble in concentrated acids, alkali hydroxides

Applications

Beryllium oxide is widely used in industry due to its low density and high thermal and electrical conductivity. It is used in high-technology ceramics, electronic heat sinks, electrical insulators, high-power devices, high-density electrical circuits, microwaves, X-ray windows, nuclear reactor fuels and for various aerospace and military applications.

Notes

Stable and incompatible with acids, caustics, chlorinated hydrocarbons, oxidizers, molten lithium and magnesium.

Literature References

Haynes, W.M. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. , 94th Edition. CRC Press LLC: Boca Raton, FL, 2013-2014; p. 4-51

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H330-H334-H335-H350i-H372

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Fatal if inhaled. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause cancer by inhalation. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P284-P285-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P310-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wear respiratory protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1172
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.90
TSCA
Yes

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