Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)

Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 7440-66-6
Chemical Name zinc powder - zinc dust (pyrophoric)
Chemical Synonym
Hazard Category Substance or mixture which in contact with water emits flammable gas – category 1
Pyrophoric solid – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1
Hazard Statement H260 (In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously)
H250 (Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air)
H410 (Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects)
Pictogram Pictogram of 
GHS02 ( Flame )
Pictogram of Environment GHS09 (Environment)
Signal Word Danger
Notes T (This substance may be marketed in a form which does not have the physical hazards indicated by the classification in the entry in this spreadsheet. If the specific form of substance marketed does not exhibit these physical hazards, the substance should be given a classification which reflects this. Relevant information, including reference to the relevant test method(s) should be included in the safety data sheet.)
Sources EU (Classification information for chemical is taken from the European Union’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
23/06/2016 Chemical Added