POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (DRY SOLID,FLAKE,BEAD O

Product and Company Identification
Composition/Information on Ingredients
Hazards Identification
First Aid Measures
Fire Fighting Measures
Accidental Release Measures
Handling and Storage
Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Physical and Chemical Properties
Stability and Reactivity
Toxicological Information
Ecological Information
Disposal Considerations
Transport Information
Regulatory Information
Other Information / Hazmat Info / Hazcom Label
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MSDS Safety Information
FSC:  

6810

NIIN:  

00-234-8366

MSDS Date:  

03/22/1989

MSDS Num:  

BLZFC

Submitter:  

D DG

Tech Review:  

04/06/1999

Status CD:  

C

MFN:  

01

Article:  

N

Kit Part:  

N

Responsible Party  22527
Name:  

FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO

Address:  

585 ALPHA DR

City:  

PITTSBURGH

State:  

PA

Zip:  

15238-2911

Country:  

US

Info Phone Number  

201-796-7100

Emergency Phone Number  

201-796-7100, CHEMTREC 800-424-9300

Preparer's Name:  

N/P

Proprietary Ind:  

N

Review Ind:  

Y

Published:  

Y

Special Project CD:  

N

Cage:   22527
Address:  

585 ALPHA DR

City:  

PITTSBURGH

State:  

PA

Zip:  

15238-2911

Country:  

US

Phone:  

412-526-8300 201-796-7100


Cage:   1B464
Address:  

1 REAGENT LANE

City:  

FAIR LAWN

State:  

NJ

Zip:  

07410-2802

Country:  

US

Phone:  

201-796-7100






Item Description Information

Ingredients
Cas:  1310-58-3
Code:  M
RTECS #:  TT2100000
Code:  M
Environmental Wt:  

Other REC Limits:  

NONE SPECIFIED

OSHA PEL:  

C, 2 MG/M3

Code:  

M

Code:  

Code:  

M

Code:  

Ozone Depleting Chemical:  

N




Health Hazards Data
LD50 LC50 Mixture  

ORAL LD50 (RAT) IS 365 MG/KG (SOLUTION)

Route Of Entry Inds - Inhalation:  

YES

Skin:  

YES

Ingestion:  

YES

Carcinogenicity Inds - NTP:  

NO

IARC:  

NO

OSHA:  

NO

Health Hazards Acute And Chronic  CORROSIVE LIQUID WILL BURN EYES/SKIN/ RESPIRATORY TRACT. CAN CAUSE BLINDNESS. CAUSES DESTRUCTIVE TISSUE DAMAGE AND SCARRING. MAY LEAD TO SKIN DERMATITIS. INGESTION OF LIQUID OR SOLID CAUSE SEVERE BURNING AND IRRITATION TO MUCOUS MEMBRANES, MOUTH, THROAT AD GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. CAN CAUSE SEVERE PNEUMONITIS.
Explanation Of Carcinogenicity  THIS MATERIAL IS NOT KNOWN TO BE CARCINOGENIC.
Signs And Symptions Of Overexposure  OVEREXPOSURE MAY LEAD TO RESPIRATORY IRRITATION, NAUSEA, FATIGUE, DIZZINESS, HEADACHES, UNCONSCIOUSNESS, DERMATITIS AND EYE IRRITATION,BURNS AND PAIN. INGESTION MAY RESULT IN ASTHMA-LIKE REACTIONS (WHEEZING, COUGHING AND SHORTNESS OF BREATH ). SKIN BURNS.
Medical Cond Aggravated By Exposure  PERSONS WITH A SKIN DISORDER, EYE DISORDERS, OR IMPARED RESPIRATORY FUNCTION SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN HANDLING OR USING THIS PRODUCT.



First Aid
     SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IF IRRITATION PERSISTS. INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR & RESTORE BREATHING IF NECESSARY. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. EYE:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINU TES WHILE HOLING EYELIDS OPEN. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION:DRINK WATER/MILK TO DILUTE. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. NOTHING BY MOUTH IF UNCONSCIOUS.CALL DOCTOR



Spill Release Procedures
    SOLID CAN BE PICKED UP WITH A SHOVEL INTO A DRUM FOR DISPOSAL. WEAR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. FOR LIQUID-CONTAIN SPILL AND VACUUM LIQUID. DO NOT ALLOW RUNOFF TO A SEWER UNLESS MATERIAL IS DILUTED AND NEUTRALIZED WITH DILUTE ACID SOLUTION.
Neutralizing Agent  5% ACETIC ACID (VINEGAR)





Waste Disposal Methods

Handling and Storage Precautions
Other Precautions  SPILLAGE CAN BE SLIPPERY. MATERIAL ABSORBS MOISTURE ANDCO2 FROM THE AIR.



Fire and Explosion Hazard Information
Flash Point Method:  

N/P

Flash Point:  

Flash Point Text:  

N/R

Autoignition Temp:  

Autoignition Temp Text:  

N/R

Lower Limits:  

N/R

Upper Limits:  

N/R

Extinguishing Media  USE WATER FOG, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM, OR DRY CHEMICAL AS APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDINGS.
Fire Fighting Procedures  WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS. COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS WITH WATER SPRAY. CONTAIN RUNOFF.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard  COMBUSTION OR HEAT OF FIRE MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS AND VAPORS.



Control Measures
Ventilation  ADEQUATE ROOM VENTILATION SUFFICIENT TO MEET TLV.
Protective Gloves  NEOPRENE OR RUBBER GLOVES
Eye Protection  NO CONTACTS. USE CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment  EYE WASH. CHEMICAL APRON IS RECOMMENDED. FULL RUBBER BOOTS RECOMMENDED. DO NOT WEAR THIN RUBBER COVERS OVER LEATHER SHOE
Work Hygienic Practices  DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. AVOID SKIN CONTACT. WASH SKIN AFTER USING PRODUCT. DO NOT EAT, DRINK OR SMOKE IN WORK AREA.
Supplemental Safety and Health  CORROSIVE LIQUID - AVOID CONTACT. CONTACT LENSES SHOULD NOT BE WORN WHEN DEALING WITH THIS PRODUCT. KEEP EYE WASH AND QUICK DRENCH SHOWER FACILITIES AVAILABLE WHEN WORKING WITHN THIS MATERIAL.



Physical/Chemical Properties
HCC:  

B1

NRC/State LIC No:  

N/R

Net Prop WT For Ammo:  

N/R

Boiling Point:  

B.P. Text:  

2408F,1320C




Reactivity Data
Stability Indicator:  

YES

Stability Condition To Avoid:  

EXTREMELY HIGH TEMPERATURES, MOISTURE

Materials To Avoid:  

ACIDS, ACID HALIDES, ACID ANHYDRIDES, MAGNESIUM, ALUMINUM, COPPER.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:  

LIBERATES FLAMMABLE HYDROGEN GAS ON CONTACT WITH ACTIVE METALS SUCH AS ZN,AL,SN.

Hazardous Polymerization Indicator:  

NO




Toxicological Information
Toxicological Information:  

N/P




Ecological Information
Ecological:  

N/P




MSDS Transport Information
Transport Information:  

N/P




Regulatory Information
Sara Title III Information:  

N/P

Federal Regulatory Information:  

N/P

State Regulatory Information:  

N/P




Other Information
Other Information:  

N/P




HMIS Transportation Information
Responsible Party Cage:   22527
Trans ID NO:  

58671

Product Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (DRY SOLID,FLAKE,BEAD O

MSDS Prepared Date:  

03/22/1989

Review Date:  

02/28/1992

MFN:  

1

Submitter:  

D DG

Status CD:  

C

Tech Entry NOS Shipping Nm:  

Radioactivity:  

N/R

Form:  

Net Explosive Weight:  

N/R

Coast Guard AMMO Code:  

Magnetism:  

N/P

Net Unit Weight:  

3 KILOGRAMS

AF MMAC Code:  

DOD Exemption NUM:  

Multiple KIT Number:  

0

Kit IND:  

N

Kit Part IND:  

N

Review IND:  

Y

Unit Of Issue:  

BT

Container QTY:  

2.5 KG

Type Of Container:  

BOTTLE,POLYET

Additional Data:  




Detail DOT Information
DOT PSN Code:  

LZM

Symbols:  

DOT Proper Shipping Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID

DOT PSN Modifier:  

Hazard Class:  

8

UN ID Num:  

UN1813

DOT Packaging Group:  

II

Label:  

CORROSIVE

Special Provision:  

Packaging Exception:  

154

Non Bulk Pack:  

212

Bulk Pack:  

240

Max Qty Pass:  

15 KG

Max Qty Cargo:  

50 KG

Vessel Stow Req:  

A

Water/Ship/Other Req:  




Detail IMO Information
IMO PSN Code:  

MDR

IMO Proper Shipping Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID

IMO PSN Modifier:  

IMDG Page Number:  

8214

UN Number:  

1813

UN Hazard Class:  

8

IMO Packaging Group:  

II

Subsidiary Risk Label:  

-

EMS Number:  

8-06

MED First Aid Guide NUM:  

705




Detail IATA Information
IATA PSN Code:  

UPT

IATA UN ID NUM:  

1813

IATA Proper Shipping Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID

IATA PSN Modifier:  

IATA UN Class:  

8

Subsidiary Risk Class:  

IATA Label:  

CORROSIVE

UN Packing Group:  

II

Packing Note Passenger:  

814

Max Quant Pass:  

15KG

Max Quant Cargo:  

50KG

Packaging Note Cargo:  

816

Exceptions:  




Detail AFI Information
AFI PSN Code:  

UPT

AFI Symbols:  

AFI Proper Shipping Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID

AFI PSN Modifier:  

AFI Hazard Class:  

8

AFI UN ID NUM:  

UN1813

Special Provisions:  

P5

Back Pack Reference:  

A12.4




HMIS HAZCOM Label
Product Name:  

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (DRY SOLID,FLAKE,BEAD O

Cage:   22527
Assigned IND:  

N

Company Name:  

FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO

Street:  

585 ALPHA DR

PO Box:  

City:  

PITTSBURGH

State:  

PA

Zipcode:  

15238-2911

Country:  

US

Health Emergency Phone:  

201-796-7100, CHEMTREC 800-424-9300

Label Required IND:  

Y

Date Of Label Review:  

02/28/1992

Status Code:  

C

MFG Label NO:  

N/R

Label Date:  

02/28/1992

Year Procured:  

N/K

Origination Code:  

F

Chronic Hazard IND:  

Y

Eye Protection IND:  

YES

Skin Protection IND:  

YES

Signal Word:  

DANGER

Respiratory Protection IND:  

YES

Health Hazard:  

Moderate

Contact Hazard:  

Severe

Fire Hazard:  

None

Reactivity Hazard:  

None


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