Material Safety Data Sheet UV Lamp

Material Safety Data Sheet
UV Lamp
Section 1 – Product and Company Identification
Product Name:
PT-Series UV Lamp (PT 8, PT 12, PT 20 lamps)
Product Code(s):
PT 8 UV Lamp, PT 12 UV Lamp, PT 20 UV lamp
Synonyms: None
Product Use: Potable Water UV Disinfection (not for food or food contact use)
Manufacturer: Aqua Treatment Services
First Light Technologies, Inc.
194 Hempt Road
212 Ideal Way
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Poultney, VT 05764
Phone: 800-224-7476
Phone: 802-287-4195
Supplier: American Water Service
104 Associates Lane
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Phone: 800-788-4825
Date Prepared: December 1, 2015
By: American Water Service LLC
Section 2- Hazards Identification
Classification of substance or mixture: Not applicable to intact lamp. Lamp breakage
could result in exposure. No adverse effects would be expected from occasional
exposure to broken lamps.
Emergency Overview
Protect Eyes and Skin from UV rays during operation.
*Not applicable to intact lamp.
Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation? Yes: Skin? Yes: Ingestion? Yes
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic: Mercury-Acute: High concentration pneumonitis and
chest pain
Carcinogenicity: NTP? NO IARC Monographs? NO OSHA REGULATED? N/A
Signs and symptoms of exposure: Mercury-Shortness of breath, coughing
Medical Condition generally aggravated by exposure: Respiratory problems
Section 3 – Composition/Information on Ingredients
Hazardous Components
QUARTZ (Fused Silica) 60676-86-0
Mercury 7539-97-6
Aluminum Oxide 1344-28-1
Tungsten Wire 7440-33-7
Mg/cubic M
Section 4- First Aid Measures
Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Mercury-Flush with water 15 minutes,
wash with soap and water. Remove to fresh air and/or restore or support breathing.
Section 5- Fire Fighting Measures
Lamp is not a fire hazard. Use extinguishing agent suitable for surrounding fire.
Flashpoint – N/A
Flammable Limits: N/A LEL: N/A UEL: N/A
Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishing agents suitable for surrounding fire.
Special Fire Fighting Procedure: Use a self- contained breathing apparatus to
prevent inhalation of dust and or fumes that might be generated during fire fighting.
Unusual fire and explosion hazards: When exposed to high temperature Mercury
vaporizes to form toxic fumes.
Section 6 – Accidental Release Measures
In case of breakage ventilate area and clean with vacuum or other non-dust
generating procedure. Use usual precautions for collection of broken glass.
Section 7- Handling and Storage
Handle with care to avoid breakage.
Waste Disposal Method: Hg-Lamp Contains Mercury, Manage in accord with
Federal, State, and Local disposal laws. See: Dispose of as
Hazardous Waste.
Section 8- Exposure Control/Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection (specify type): Use appropriate NIOSH approved respirator if
TLV is exceeded.
Ventilation: Local Exhaust-Adequate to maintain PEL or TLV Mechanical (General)-NA
Protective Gloves: Cloth Gloves for
prolonged exposure
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: NA
Eye Protection: Safety Goggles when
breaking lamps
Work/Hygienic practices: Wash thoroughly after handling and before eating or
Section 9- Physical and Chemical Properties
Boiling Point: 356c (HG)
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): 002mm Hg@25c
Vapor Density (Air=1): 7
Solubility in Water: Insoluble in Water
Appearance & Odor: Silvery liquid w/Metallic Luster
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): 13.5939
Melting Point: -38F
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1): NA
Section 10- Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under Normal conditions
Incompatibility: Mercury-Acetylene, Metal,
Ammonia Gases
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts:
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Conditions to Avoid: Elevated temperature/Open
Mercury; toxic vapors
Conditions to Avoid: N/A
Section 11- Toxicological Information
Section 12- Ecological Information
See: Dispose of as Hazardous Waste.
Section 13- disposal Considerations
Lamps contain mercury. Manage Disposal in accordance with Federal, State
and local disposal laws. Dispose as hazardous waste.
Section 14- Transport Information
Section 15- Regulatory Information
DOT: Not regulated
Section 16- Other information
Prepared by: American Water Service LLC
Issuing Date: 12/15/15
Revision Date: N/A
Revision Note: Initial Release
The information provided on this MSDS is correct to the best of our knowledge,
information and belief at the date of its publication. The information given is designed
only as a guide for safe handling, use, processing, storage, transportation, disposal
and release and is not to be considered as a warranty or quality specification. The
information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for
such material used in combination with any other material or in any process, unless
specified in the test.
End of MSDS