Yttrium, Radioactive

Fire Fighting Procedures

Radioactive material that presents a radiological risk: if material on fire or involved in fire, contact the local, state, or Department of Energy Radiological Response Team. Extinguish fire using agent suitable for type of surrounding fire. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.
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