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AMMONIUM SULFAMATE


1. Product Identification

Synonyms: ammonium sulphamate
CAS No.: 7773-06-0
Molecular Weight: 114.12
Chemical Formula: H2NO3S.H4N
Product Codes: 11168

2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

  Ingredient                                CAS No         Percent        Hazardous                                  
  ---------------------------------------   ------------   ------------   ---------   
 
  Ammonium Sulfamate                        7773-06-0        90 - 100%       Yes    

3. Hazards Identification

Inhalation:May cause irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, sore throat, labored breathing, and chest pain.
Ingestion:Large oral doses may cause irritation to the gastrointestinal tract.
Skin Contact:May cause irritation with redness and pain.
Eye Contact:May cause irritation, redness and pain.
Chronic Exposure:No information found.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions:No information found.

4. First Aid Measures

Inhalation:Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
Ingestion:Give several glasses of water to drink to dilute. If large amounts were swallowed, get medical advice.
Skin Contact:Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Eye Contact:Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting upper and lower eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention if irritation persists.

5. Fire Fighting Measures

Fire:Not considered to be a fire hazard. Nonflammable and has fire-retardant properties. Fire may produce ammonia, sulfur trioxide or trioxide gases.
Explosion:Explosion hazard when exposed to heat or by spontaneous chemical reaction (hydrolysis) when in contact with hot acid solutions.
Fire Extinguishing Media:Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire. Water spray may be used to keep fire exposed containers cool.
Special Information:In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.

6. Accidental Release Measures

Ventilate area of leak or spill. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment as specified in Section 8.  

7. Handling and Storage

Keep in a tightly closed container. Protect from physical damage. Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area away from sources of heat, moisture and incompatibilities. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.

8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Airborne Exposure Limits:-OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
15 mg/m3 total dust, 5 mg/m3 respirable fraction (TWA)

-ACGIH Threshold Limit Value (TLV):
10 mg/m3 (TWA)
Ventilation System:A system of local and/or general exhaust is recommended to keep employee exposures below the Airborne Exposure Limits. Local exhaust ventilation is generally preferred because it can control the emissions of the contaminant at its source, preventing dispersion of it into the general work area. Please refer to the ACGIH document, Industrial Ventilation, A Manual of Recommended Practices, most recent edition, for details.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved):For conditions of use where exposure to dust or mist is apparent and engineering controls are not feasible, a particulate respirator (NIOSH type N95 or better filters) may be worn. If oil particles (e.g. lubricants, cutting fluids, glycerine, etc.) are present, use a NIOSH type R or P filter. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-face positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator. WARNING: Air-purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Skin Protection:Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.
Eye Protection:Use chemical safety goggles. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance:White (large plates) crystals.
Odor:Slight amine odor.
Solubility:Very soluble in water.
Specific Gravity:1.769
pH:4.9 (0.2 M solution)
% Volatiles by volume @ 21C (70F):0
Boiling Point:160C (320F)
Melting Point:131C (268F)
Vapor Density (Air=1):No information found.
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg):No information found.
Evaporation Rate (BuAc=1):No information found.

10. Stability and Reactivity

Stability:Stable at room temperature in sealed containers.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:May emit toxic fumes of ammonia and sulfur oxide when heated to decomposition.
Hazardous Polymerization:Will not occur.
Incompatibilities:Strong oxidizers, acids or acid fumes, heat.Somewhat corrosive to metals.
Conditions to Avoid:Heat, moisture, incompatibles.

11. Toxicological Information

Oral rat LD50: > 2 gm/kg.
  --------\Cancer Lists\------------------------------------------------------
                                         ---NTP Carcinogen---
  Ingredient                             Known    Anticipated    IARC Category
  ------------------------------------   -----    -----------    -------------
  Ammonium Sulfamate (7773-06-0)          No          No            None

12. Ecological Information

Environmental Fate:No information found.
Environmental Toxicity:No information found.

13. Disposal Considerations

Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste management options. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.

14. Transport Information

Not regulated.

15. Regulatory Information

  --------\Chemical Inventory Status - Part 1\---------------------------------
  Ingredient                                       TSCA  EC   Japan  Australia
  -----------------------------------------------  ----  ---  -----  ---------
  Ammonium Sulfamate (7773-06-0)                    Yes  Yes   Yes      Yes                                      
 
  --------\Chemical Inventory Status - Part 2\---------------------------------
                                                          --Canada--
  Ingredient                                       Korea  DSL   NDSL  Phil.
  -----------------------------------------------  -----  ---   ----  -----
  Ammonium Sulfamate (7773-06-0)                    Yes   Yes   No     Yes           
 
  --------\Federal, State & International Regulations - Part 1\----------------
                                             -SARA 302-    ------SARA 313------
  Ingredient                                 RQ    TPQ     List  Chemical Catg.
  -----------------------------------------  ---   -----   ----  --------------
  Ammonium Sulfamate (7773-06-0)             No    No      No         No
 
  --------\Federal, State & International Regulations - Part 2\----------------
                                                        -RCRA-    -TSCA-
  Ingredient                                 CERCLA     261.33     8(d) 
  -----------------------------------------  ------     ------    ------
  Ammonium Sulfamate (7773-06-0)             5000       No         No        
 
 

16. Other Information

NILE CHEMICALS. provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. NILE CHEMICALS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION SET FORTH HEREIN OR THE PRODUCT TO WHICH THE INFORMATION REFERS. ACCORDINGLY, NILE CHEMICALS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THIS INFORMATION.

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