Yellow iron oxide. It is a natural form of the iron oxide contained in non-white clays. When adding it to the enamels in proportions of 3-8%, yellow or brown shades are obtained.
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- 1 Features
- 2 Use
- 3 Storage and handling
- 4 First Aid
- 5 Sources
- Appearance: Solid – powder
- Color: Light yellow
- Odor: Odorless
- Flavor: Not available
- Melting point: 1565 ° C
- Boiling point: Not available
- Solubility: Insoluble in organic and aqueous solvents
- Cement staining (tiles and coatings).
- Staining of lime, paving stones and concrete floors.
- Manufacture of paints, plastics, cosmetics, paper.
- Colors for artists, leathers, and animal feed.
Storage and handling
- Storage: The container should be kept tightly closed and dry, in a cool and well-ventilated place.
- Handling: During handling do not breathe gases / fumes / vapors; avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid dust spread.
- Precautions: Keep away from heat, sources of ignition and protected from sunlight. Wear suitable protective clothing. Do not eat or smoke in the workplace. Maintain strict hygiene standards.
General indications: In case of loss of consciousness never give to drink or induce vomiting.
After inhalation: Move affected person outdoors. If necessary, supply artificial respiration or oxygen. If discomfort persists, seek medical attention.
After skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash the skin with plenty of water and neutral soap. In case of irritation, consult a doctor.
After eye contact: Flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes keeping eyelids open. In case of irritation, seek medical assistance, preferably from an ophthalmologist.
After ingestion: Rinse mouth with water, give plenty of water to drink. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention if discomfort occurs.