1 Identification of substance:
Trade name: Carbon Nanotube
Stock number: SN2101,SN2201,SN2301,SN2302,SN2501,SN2102,SN7689,SN9847,SN67865,SN4908,
43239 Osgood Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539
5 Fire fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing agents
CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray.
Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or
In case of fire, the following can be released:
Carbon monoxide (CO)
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.
7 Handling and storage
Information for safe handling:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from oxidizing agents.
Store away from halogens.
Do not store together with acids.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
8 Exposure controls and personal protection
Additional information about design of technical systems:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
ACGIH TLV 2
Belgium TWA 2.5
Finland TWA 5
France VME 2
Germany MAK 6
Ireland TWA 5
Korea TLV 2
Netherlands MAC-TGG 2
Poland TWA 2
Sweden NGV 5 (dust)
Switzerland MAK-W 2.5
United Kingdom 5-LTEL
USA PEL 15 mppcf
Additional information: No data
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
Protection of hands: Impervious gloves
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.
9 Physical and chemical properties:
Value/Range Unit Method
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 3652-3697 degrees C (subl/vac)
Boiling point/Boiling range: Not determined
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Danger of explosion:
Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density: at 20 degrees C 1.7 - 1.9 g/cm3
Solubility in / Miscibility with
11 Toxicological information
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
The inhalation of graphite, both natural and synthetic, has caused pneumoconiosis in exposed workers. The pneumoconiosis found is similar to coal worker's pneumoconiosis.
Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
Product related hazard informations:
Hazard symbols: Xi Irritant
Risk phrases: 36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Substance Inventory.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
16 Other information:
Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them, and should make independent judgement of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect the health and safety of employees. This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Material Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.