1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Name: Silver Metal Powder
2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
% by Weight
Data on Ingredients: Silver:
ORAL (LD50): Acute: 100 mg/kg [Mouse].
3: Hazards Identification
Acute Health Effects:Very
hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Severe
over-exposure can result in death. Inflammation of the eye is characterized by
redness, watering, and itching.
Chronic Health Effects:CARCINOGENIC
EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS:
Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated exposure to an
highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an
accumulation in one or many human organs.
4: First Aid Measures
Contact: Check for and
remove any contact lenses. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
Contact: No known effect
on skin contact, rinse with water for a few minutes.
Skin Contact: Not
Allow the victim to rest
in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.
victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Loosen tight clothing such as a
collar, tie, belt or waistband. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If
the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek medical
not induce vomiting. Examine the lips and mouth to ascertain whether the tissues
are damaged, a possible indication that the toxic material was ingested; the
absence of such signs, however, is not conclusive. Loosen tight clothing such as
a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.
Ingestion: Not available.
5: Fire and Explosion Data
of the Product: May be
combustible at high temperature.
Points: Not available.
Limits: Not available.
of Combustion: Some
Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not
Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not
Fighting Media and Instructions:
FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not
use water jet.
Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not
Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not
6: Accidental Release Measures
Spill: Use appropriate
tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container.
Spill:Use a shovel to put
the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Be careful that the
product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS
and with local authorities.
7: Handling and Storage
locked up Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty
containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all
equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact
with eyes In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory
equipment If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or
container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material.
Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Highly
toxic or infectious materials should be stored in a separate locked safety
storage cabinet or room.
8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep
airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate
dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants
below the exposure limit.
goggles. Lab coat.
Protection in Case of a Large Spill:
goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be
sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Limits:TWA: 0.01 (mg/m3)
from OSHA (PEL) TWA: 0.01 (mg/m3) from OSHA NIOSH Australia: TWA: 0.1 (mg/m3)
Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.
9: Physical and Chemical Properties
state and appearance: Solid.
(Solid metallic powder. Metal solid.)
Weight: 107.87 g/mole
(1% soln/water): Not
Point: 2212°C (4013.6°F)
Point: 961°C (1761.8°F)
Gravity: 10.4 (Water = 1)
Pressure: Not applicable.
Density: Not available.
Threshold: Not available.
Dist. Coeff.: Not
(in Water): Not available.
Properties: Is not
dispersed in cold water, hot water.
Insoluble in cold water,
10: Stability and Reactivity Data
The product is stable.
of Instability: Not
with various substances: Not
Non-corrosive in presence
Remarks on Reactivity: Not
Remarks on Corrosivity: Not
11: Toxicological Information
of Entry: Absorbed through
skin. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
to Animals: Acute oral
toxicity (LD50): 100 mg/kg [Mouse].
Effects on Humans: Not
Toxic Effects on Humans: Very
hazardous in case of ingestion, of inhalation.
Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not
Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not
Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not
12: Ecological Information
and COD: Not available.
hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term
degradation products may arise.
of the Products of Biodegradation: The
products of degradation are as toxic as the original product.
Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not
13: Disposal Considerations
14: Transport Information
Provisions for Transport: Not
15: Other Regulatory Information
D-1B: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (TOXIC). CLASS D-2B:
Material causing other toxic effects (TOXIC).
(EEC): R41- Risk of
serious damage to eyes.
Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
applicable. Lab coat. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is
inadequate. Splash goggles.
NILE CEHMCIALS 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
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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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