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Chemical Material Safety Data Sheet Example

Chemical Material Safety Data Sheet
Chemical Material Safety Data Sheet


1.2 Product Code : V 94

1.3 Other Names :

1.4 Form : Powder.

1.5 Colour : black

2. Physico-Chemical Data

2.1 Melting Point : Decomposes with charging above 300C.

2.2 Bulk Density : 650 - 750 kg/m3

2.3 Vapour Pressure : N.A.

2.4 Viscosity : N.A.

2.5 Solubility : Water – Soluble, approx. 70 gpl Other Solvents - Insoluble

2.6 P H Value : 10.0 – 11.5

2.7 Flash Point : N.A.

2.8 Auto Ignition Temperature : N.A.

2.9 Explosive Properties : Not Explosive

2.10 Thermal Decomposition : In common with most organic substances, it will burn if involved in a fire and may give off noxious fumes (e.g. Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulphur Oxides)

2.11 Hazardous Decomposition Products : See 2.10 above

2.12 Hazardous reactions : May evolve Sulphur dioxide on contact with acids. HSE Occupational Exposure Standard (OES) Recommended =5 mg/m3 (2 ppm) for sulphur dioxide.

3. Safety Against Fire Protection Against Fire/Explosion: Avoid naked flames or sources of ignition.

4. User Label : For Industrial Use Only: Contains sodium sulphite, described as ‘mildly irritant on prolonged exposure’.

Warning Symbols : None. Warning Words : None.

Safety Phrases : - Avoid contact with eyes.

- Do not mix with acids.

5. Protective Measures - Storages and Handling

5.1 Technical measures : As with most organic powders, It may form flammable dust clouds in air. Prevent dust collecting by regular cleaning and the use of good ventilation and extraction systems. Keep personal exposure below 10 mg/m3 for respirable dust. Otherwise use respirators or other suitable respiratory protection. Do not mix with acids or strong oxidising agents. (see 2.12 above)

5.2 Personal :

5.3 Industrial Hygiene

When handling this product, observe good standards of industrial hygiene to avoid swallowing, inhaling fumes and eye or skin contact, by the use of suitable personal protective equipment, when appropriate. In particular, eye and skin protection should be used.

5.4 Disposal : Users should acquaint themselves with local regulations. Disposal is usually carried out by burying at a local tip or by burning under controlled conditions at a licensed waste processor (see 2.10 above).

6. Measure in case of Accident and Fire

6.1 After Spillage or Leakage : Damp down any spilled material immediately and shovel into containers for disposal (see 5.4). Remove contaminated clothing and clean diligently before re-use.

6.2 Extinguishing Media : Suitable – water mist, foam or dry agent. Not suitable - N.A.

6.3 First Aid Measures :

In case of swallowing : Symptomatic treatment. Seek medical advice

In case of inhalation : Remove to fresh air. Symptomatic treatment.

In case of eye contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at

least 15 minutes and seek medical advice.

In case of skin contact : Wash off immediately with plenty of water

6.4 Further Information : If involved in a fire,

(a) use breathing apparatus, (see 2.10 above)

7. Information on Toxicity : The results of tests carried out on similar products, indicate that it is unlikely to be harmful if swallowed (i.e. LD50 > 5 g/kg bodyweight, rates) and although a mild irritant, it is unlikely to be irritating to the skin or the eyes.

8. Information on Ecology : The results of tests carried out on similar products, , indicate that it is unlikely to be acutely harmful to the aquatic environment or to aerobic sewage organisms (e.g.LC50 for rainbow trout > 100 mg/l, 96 hours ; EC50 for aerobic sewage sludge organisms >1000 mg/l, 0.5 and 3 hours). However, it is advisable to keep aquatic discharges below these levels.

9. Date : September 2002. 10. Abbreviations

N.A. = Not applicable

N.D. = Not determined.

Engr. Kh. Mashiur Rahman Email:

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