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Material Safety Data Sheet

Date Revised: 10/5/2010

 

    1 Identification of substance:

 

  • Product name: Iron powder
  • Stock number: SN1501,SN1502,(SN67805)
  • Manufacturer/Supplier:
    Sun Innovations.Inc.
    43241 Osgood Rd.

    Fremont, CA 94539

    2 Composition/Data on components:

 

  • Chemical characterization:
               Description: (CAS#) 
    Iron (CAS# 7439-89-6), 100%
  • Identification number(s):
  • EINECS Number: 231-096-4

    3 Hazards identification

 

  • Hazard description:
    Xi Irritant
    F  Highly flammable
  • Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
    R 11    Highly flammable.
    R 36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
  • Classification system
  • HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)

      (Hazardous Materials Identification System)

    Health (acute effects) = 1
    Flammability = 3
    Reactivity = 2

    4 First aid measures

 

  • After inhalation
    Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
    Seek immediate medical advice.
  • After skin contact
    Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
    Seek immediate medical advice.
  • After eye contact
    Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.
  • After swallowing Seek immediate medical advice.
  • Information for doctor
  • The following symptoms may occur:
    Nausea
    Cramp
    Gastric or intestinal disorders.

    5 Fire fighting measures

 

  • Suitable extinguishing agents Extinguishing powder. Do not use water.
  • For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents
    Water
    Carbon dioxide
    Halogenated extinguisher
  • Protective equipment:
    Wear self-contained respirator.
    Wear fully protective impervious suit.

    6 Accidental release measures

 

  • Person-related safety precautions:
    Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
    Ensure adequate ventilation
    Keep away from ignition sources
  • Measures for environmental protection:
    Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
  • Measures for cleaning/collecting:
    Ensure adequate ventilation.
    Keep away from ignition sources.
  • Additional information:
    See Section 7 for information on safe handling
    See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
    See Section 13 for disposal information.

    7 Handling and storage

 

  • Handling
  • Information for safe handling:
    Handle under dry argon.
    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:
    Keep ignition sources away.
    Protect against electrostatic charges.
    Fumes can combine with air to form an explosive mixture.
  • Storage
  • Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
    Store in a cool location.
  • Information about storage in one common storage facility:
    Do not store together with oxidizing and acidic materials.
    Store away from halogens.
    Store away from air.
    Store away from water/moisture.
  • Further information about storage conditions:
    Store under dry inert gas.
    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:
    Not required.
  • 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.
  • Breathing equipment:
    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:

 

  • General Information
  • Form: Powder
  • Color: Black
  • Odor: Odorless
  •                                      Value/Range  Unit    Method      
  • Change in condition
  • Melting point/Melting range:                  1536 degrees C
  • Boiling point/Boiling range:                  3000 degrees C
  • Sublimation temperature / start:   Not determined
  • Flash point:                       Not applicable
  • Flammability (solid, gaseous)      Highly flammable.
  • Ignition temperature:              Not determined
  • Decomposition temperature:         Not determined
  • Explosion limits:
  • Lower:                             Not determined
  • Upper:                             Not determined
  • Vapor pressure:        at 1787 degrees C            1.33 hPa
  • Density:   at   20 degrees C            7.87 g/cm3
  • Solubility in / Miscibility with
  • Water:                             Insoluble

   10 Stability and reactivity

 

  • Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
    Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
  • Materials to be avoided:
    Acids
    Water/moisture
    Oxidizing agents
    Air
    Halogens
  • Dangerous reactions Reacts with strong oxidizing agents
  • Dangerous products of decomposition: Metal oxide fume

   11 Toxicological information

 

  • Acute toxicity:
    LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:                   
    Oral: LD50: 20000 mg/kg (gpg)
    LD50: 30000 mg/kg (rat)
    LDLo: 20 mg/kg (rbt)
  • Primary irritant effect:
  • on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
  • on the eye: Irritating effect.
  • Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
  • Other information (about experimental toxicology):
    Tumorigenic effects have been observed on tests with laboratory animals.
  • Subacute to chronic toxicity:
    Iron compounds may cause vomiting, diarrhea, pink urine, black stool, and liver damage.  May cause damage to the kidneys.  Irritating to the respiratory tract, they may cause pulmonary fibrosis if dusts are inhaled.
  • Additional toxicological information:
    To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
    The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains tumorigenic and/or carcinogenic and/or neoplastic data for components in this product.
    No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.

   12 Ecological information:

 

  • General notes:
    Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

   13 Disposal considerations

 

  • Product:
  • Recommendation
    Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper disposal.
  • Uncleaned packagings:
  • Recommendation:
    Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

   14 Transport information

 

  • DOT regulations:
  • Hazard class:             4.1
  • Identification number:    UN3089
  • Packing group:            III
  • Proper shipping name (technical name):
                              Metal powders, flammable, n.o.s., iron powder
  • Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)
  • ADR/RID class:            4.1 Flammable solids
  • Item:                     13c
  • Danger code (Kemler):     40
  • UN-Number:                3089
  • Description of goods:     Metal powders, flammable, n.o.s., iron powder
  • Maritime transport IMDG:
  • IMDG Class:               4.1
  • UN Number:                3089
  • Packaging group:          III
  • Proper shipping name:     Metal powders, flammable, n.o.s., iron powder
  • Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
  • ICAO/IATA Class:          4.1
  • UN/ID Number:             3089
  • Packaging group:          III
  • Proper shipping name:     Metal powders, flammable, n.o.s., iron powder

   15 Regulations

 

  • Product related hazard informations:
  • Hazard symbols:
    Xi Irritant F Highly flammable
  • Risk phrases:
    11    Highly flammable.
    36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
  • Safety phrases:
    26    In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
  • National regulations
    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. 

 

 

 
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