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Material Safety Data Sheet

Date Revised: 10/5/2010

 

  1 Identification of substance:

       Trade name: Zinc powder

       Stock number: SN1701

       Manufacturer/Supplier:
Sun Innovations,Inc.

43241 Osgood Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539

  2 Composition/Data on components:

        Chemical characterization:
           Description: (CAS#)   

  zinc (CAS# 7440-66-6): 100%

        Identification number(s):

        EINECS Number: 231-175-3

        EU Number: 030-001-00-1

  3 Hazards identification

        Hazard description: F Highly flammable

        Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
R 15 Contact with water liberates extremely flammable gases.
R 17 Spontaneously flammable in air.

  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
Special powder for metal fires. Do not use water.
Limestone powder
Dry sand

        For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents Water

        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.
Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents
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:
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.
Substance/product is self ignitable.

        Storage

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

        Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Do not store together with oxidizing and acidic materials.
Store away from water/moisture.

        Further information about storage conditions:
Protect from humidity and water.
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.

        Breathing equipment:
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.

        Protection of hands: Impervious gloves

        Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Full face protection

        Body protection: Protective work clothing.

  9 Physical and chemical properties:

        General Information

        Form: Powder

        Color: Black gray

        Odor: Odorless

                                  Value/Range  Unit  Method

        Change in condition

        Melting point/Melting range:              419.5 degrees C

        Boiling point/Boiling range:              907 degrees C

        Sublimation temperature / start:   Not determined

        Flash point:                       Not applicable

        Flammability (solid, gaseous)
Contact with water liberates extremely flammable gases.

        Ignition temperature:              Not determined

        Decomposition temperature:         Not determined

        Auto igniting:                     Spontaneously flammable in air.

        Explosion limits:

        Lower:                             Not determined

        Upper:                             Not determined

        Vapor pressure:   at  487 degrees C            1.33 hPa

        Density:   at   20 degrees C           7.133 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:
Amines
Water/moisture
Acids
Oxidizing agents
Bases
Acid chlorides

        Dangerous reactions Contact with water releases flammable gases

        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.

        Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Zinc containing fumes may cause metal fume fever.  Effects include dry throat, metallic taste, chest pain, dyspnea, rales and dry cough. Several hours later, chills may occur with lassitude, malaise, fatigue, headache, back pain, muscle cramps, blurred vision, nausea, fever, perspiration, vomiting and leukocytosis.

        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.

 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:             4.3

        Identification number:    UN1436

        Packing group:            II

        Hazardous substance:      1000 lbs, 454 kg

        Proper shipping name (technical name):
                          Zinc powder

        Land transport ADR/RID  (cross-border)

        ADR/RID class:            4.3 Substances which, in contact with water,
                              emit flammable gases

        Item:                     14b

        Danger code (Kemler):     423

        UN-Number:                1436

        Description of goods:     Zinc powder

        Maritime transport IMDG:

        IMDG Class:               4.3

        UN Number:                1436

        Packaging group:          II

        Proper shipping name:     Zinc powder

        Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

        ICAO/IATA Class:          4.3

        UN/ID Number:             1436

        Packaging group:          II

        Proper shipping name:     Zinc powder

 15 Regulations

        Product related hazard informations:

        Hazard symbols: F Highly flammable

        Risk phrases:
15  Contact with water liberates extremely flammable gases.
17  Spontaneously flammable in air.

        Safety phrases:
2   Keep out of the reach of children.
7/8 Keep container tightly closed and dry.
43  In case of fire, use metallic extinguishing powder. Never use water.

        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.
This product contains zinc and is subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.

 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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