NILE CHEMICALS

ZINC OXALATE

1 - Product and Company Information

Product Name ZINC OXALATE HYDRATE, 99.99+%

 

2 - Hazards Identification

SPECIAL INDICATION OF HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.

 

3 - Composition/Information on Ingredients

Product Name CAS # EC no Annex I

Index Number

ZINC OXALATE HYDRATE 547-68-2 208-934-2 607-007-00-3

Formula C2O4Zn.H2O

Molecular Weight 153.41 AMU

 

4 - First Aid Measures

AFTER INHALATION If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give

artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

AFTER SKIN CONTACT In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.

AFTER EYE CONTACT In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

AFTER INGESTION If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.

 

5 - Fire Fighting Measures

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Suitable: Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.

SPECIAL RISKS

Specific Hazard(s): Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

   

6 - Accidental Release Measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTION PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CASE OF LEAK OR SPILL

Evacuate area.

PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)

Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.

METHODS FOR CLEANING UP

Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

 

7 - Handling and Storage

HANDLING

Directions for Safe Handling: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. STORAGE Conditions of Storage: Keep tightly closed.

 

8 - Exposure Controls / Personal Protection

ENGINEERING CONTROLS

Safety shower and eye bath. Mechanical exhaust required.

GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES

Wash thoroughly after handling.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

 Respiratory Protection: Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.

Hand Protection: Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.

Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles.

 

9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance Physical State: Solid Property Value At Temperature or Pressure

pH N/A

BP/BP Range N/A

MP/MP Range N/A

Flash Point N/A

Flammability N/A

Autoignition Temp N/A

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Oxidizing Properties N/A

Explosive Properties N/A

Explosion Limits N/A

Vapor Pressure N/A

Partition Coefficient N/A

Viscosity N/A

Vapor Density N/A

Saturated Vapor Conc. N/A

Evaporation Rate N/A

Bulk Density N/A

Decomposition Temp. N/A

Solvent Content N/A

Water Content N/A

Surface Tension N/A

Conductivity N/A

Miscellaneous Data N/A

Solubility N/A

 

10 - Stability and Reactivity

STABILITY

Stable: Stable.

Materials to Avoid: Oxidizing agents.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Zinc/zinc oxides.

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur

 

11 - Toxicological Information

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE

The chemical, physical, and toxicological properties of this

product have not been thoroughly investigated.

ROUTE OF EXPOSURE

Skin Contact: Causes skin irritation.

Skin Absorption: Harmful if absorbed through skin.

Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation.

Inhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to

mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.

TARGET ORGAN INFORMATION

Nerves. Kidneys.

 

12 - Ecological Information

No data available.

 

13 - Disposal Considerations

SUBSTANCE DISPOSAL

Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose

of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible

solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an

afterburner and scrubber. Observe all federal, state, and local

environmental regulations.

 

14 - Transport Information

ALDRICH - 544957 www.sigma-aldrich.com RID/ADR

Non-hazardous for road transport.

IMDG

Non-hazardous for sea transport.

IATA

Non-hazardous for air transport.

 

15 - Regulatory Information

CLASSIFICATION AND LABELING ACCORDING TO EU DIRECTIVES

NOTA: A

INDICATION OF DANGER: Xn Harmful.

R-PHRASES: 21/22

Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.

S-PHRASES: 24/25

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Caution: Substance not yet fully tested (EU). WGK: 1

 

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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