Nanoparticles as seen by a transmission electron microscopeZinc nanoparticles as seen by a transmission electron microscopeDouble-walled carbon nanotubes, or DWNT, under a transmission electron microscopeAligned carbon nanotube powder with 200 nanometer size referenceSingle-wall carbon nanotubes, or SWNT, under a transmission electron microscopeMulti-walled carbon nanotubes, MWNT, under a transmission electron microscopeSingle-walled carbon nanotubes, SWNT, under a transmission electron microscope

 

Material Safety Data Sheet

Date Revised: 10/5/2010

 

  1 Identification of substance:

    Trade name: Titanium (IV) oxide

    Stock number: SN3301

    Manufacturer/Supplier:
Sun Innovations,Inc.

43241 Osgood Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539

  2 Composition/Data on components:

    Chemical characterization:
   Description: (CAS#) 
Titanium (IV) oxide (CAS# 1317-70-0), 99.7%

    Identification number(s):

    EINECS Number: 215-282-2

  3 Hazards identification

    Hazard description: Xn Harmful

    Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
R 20 Harmful by inhalation.
R 40 Possible risks of irreversible effects.

  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.

  5 Fire fighting measures

    Suitable extinguishing agents
Product is not flammable. Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.

    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

    Measures for environmental protection:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

    Measures for cleaning/collecting:
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

    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:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Prevent formation of dust.

    Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.

    Storage

    Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.

    Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.

    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:

Titanium dioxide
                      mg/m3
ACGIH TLV             10; A4
Belgium TWA           10
Denmark                6
France  TWA           10
Germany TWA            1.5 (respirable fraction of the aerosol)
Ireland TWA            5 (respirable dust)
                      10 (total inhalable dust)
Netherlands TWA       10 (inhalable)
Switzerland TWA        6
United Kingdom TWA     4 (respirable dust)
                      10 (total inhalable dust)
OSHA PEL              15 (total dust)
Not applicable

    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.

    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:



    Form: Powder

    Color: White

    Odor: Odorless

                                   Value/Range  Unit    Method  

    Change in condition

    Melting point/Melting range:             1830-1850 degrees C

    Boiling point/Boiling range:             2500-3000 degrees C

    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.

    Explosion limits:

    Lower:                             Not determined

    Upper:                             Not determined

    Vapor pressure:                    Not determined

    Density:    at   20 degrees C             3.9 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
Metal powders

    Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known

    Dangerous products of decomposition:
No dangerous decomposition products known

 11 Toxicological information

    Acute toxicity:

    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.
Carcinogenic effects have been observed on tests with laboratory animals.

    Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
IARC-3: Not classifiable as to carcinogenicity to humans.
ACGIH A4: Not classifiable as a human carcinogen: Inadequate data on which to classify the agent in terms of it's carcinogenicity in humans and/or animals.
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains tumorigenic and/or carcinogenic and/or neoplastic data for components in this product.

 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 for proper disposal.

    Uncleaned packagings:

    Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

 14 Transport information


Not a hazardous material for transportation.

    DOT regulations:

    Hazard class:             None

    Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)

    ADR/RID class:                None

    Maritime transport IMDG:

    IMDG Class:               None

    Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

    ICAO/IATA Class:          None

    Transport/Additional information:
Not dangerous according to the above specifications.

 15 Regulations



    Product related hazard informations:

    Hazard symbols: Xn Harmful

    Risk phrases:
20 Harmful by inhalation.
40 Possible risks of irreversible effects.

    Safety phrases: 22 Do not breathe dust.

    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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