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Fri Sep 4 12:59:48 UTC 2009

	Extinguishing Media: DO NOT USE WATER. Use class D metal
		fire agent, dry salt or sand.

	Special Firefighting Procedures: Firefighters must wear
		full face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full
		protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
		Fumes from fire are hazardous.

	Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: DANGEROUS WHEN WET. If
		involved in a fire, burning metal may produce
		severely corrosive fumes of cesium oxide and
		hydroxide. Cesium reacts violently with water,
		liberating and igniting hydrogen, perhaps explosively.
		Cesium may ignite spontaneously on contact with
		air. Pyrophoric metal.

Remember, a spent Ceisium tube has a couple of grams of the stuff
spread out with a very large surface area.

You won't see me open one...

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