Handle carefully. It may be a sensitizer but not to the same extent as platinum. Most rhodium compounds have only moderate toxicity by ingestion. Flammable when exposed to heat or flame. Violent reaction with chlorine, bromine pentafluoride, bromine trifluoride, and OF2. A catalytic metal.
Hazard Codes: CXiF
Risk Statements: 36/38-11-36/37/38-36-34-23
R11: Highly flammable.
R23: Toxic by inhalation.
R34: Causes burns.
R36/37/38: Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R36/38: Irritating to eyes and skin.
R36:Irritating to eyes.
Safety Statements: 26-24/25-16-22-36-17-45-36/37/39
S16: Keep away from sources of ignition.
S17: Keep away from combustible material.
S22: Do not breathe dust.
S24/25: Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36: Wear suitable protective clothing.
S36/37/39: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.