Chromosorb P - EA Consumables

1 Hameldown Road
Okehampton Devon
Phone +44 (0)1837 54446
Fax + 44 (0)1837 54544
Safety Data Sheet
1 Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking
Identification of the product
Catalogue number(s) B3010, B3011, B3012, B3013, B3014
Product Name: Chromosorb P.
Manufacturer/supplier identification
As listed above
2 Composition/information on ingredients
Chemical characterisation
Product name:
Chromosorb P
CAS number:
3 Hazard identification
Harmful by inhalation.
Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
Target organs: Lungs
4 First aid measures
Eye contact: Irrigate thoroughly with water. If discomfort persists obtain medical attention.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure.
Skin Contact: Wash off thoroughly with soap & water.
Ingestion: Wash out mouth thoroughly with water. Obtain medical attention.
5 Fire-fighting measures
Special risks
Suitable extinguishing media
As appropriate to surrounding fire
6 Accidental release measures
Wear appropriate protective clothing.
Clean up spills immediately. Observing precautions in the protective equipment section. Sweep
up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Wash
spillage site with water and detergent.
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7 Handling and storage
Wash hands and face thoroughly after working with material. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid
contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
Store at room temperature (15 to 25c recommended). Keep well closed and protected from
direct sunlight and moisture.
8 Exposure controls, personal protection
As appropriate to the situation and the quantity handled.
Respirator: NIOSH/MSHA Approved respirator.
Ventilation: Extraction Hood.
Gloves: Rubber or plastic.
Eye protection: Safety goggles
Other precautions: Plastic apron, sleeves, boots – if handling in large quantities.
UK Exposure limits: OES – Magnesium Oxide (as Mg):
Total inhalable dust: Long term: 10mg/m3
Fume and respirable dust: Long term: 4 mg/m3 Short term 10mg/m3
9 Physical and chemical properties
Melting temperature: No data
Solubility in Water:
No further data
10 Stability and Reactivity:
Substances to avoid: Strong acids, Hydrogen fluoride.
Hazardous combustion or decomposition products not known.
Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.
11 Toxicological information
Acute effects:
After skin contact: May cause irritation
After contact with eyes: Causes eye irritation.
After inhalation: Harmful. Irritation to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
After ingestion: May be harmful.
Prolonged inhalation of crystalline silica may result in silicosis , A disabling pulmonary fibrosis
characterised by fibrotic changes and miliary nodules in the lung, a dry cough, shortness of
breath, emphysema, decreased chest expansion and increased susceptibility to tuberculosis.
In advanced stages, loss of appetite, pleuritic pain, and total incapacity to work. Advanced
silicosis may result in death due to cardiac failure or destruction of lung tissue. Crystalline silica
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is classified as group 2a “ Probably carcinogenic to humans” by IARC and “Sufficient evidence”
of carcinogenicity by the NTP.
Chronic effects: Target organ(s): Lungs.
The product should be handled with the care usual when dealing with chemicals.
Further data
RTECS # HL8600000
12 Ecological information
No Data
13 Disposal considerations
Chemical residues are generally classified as special waste, and as such are covered by
regulations which vary according to location. Contact your local waste disposal authority for
advice, or pass to a chemical disposal company.
14 Transport information
Not regulated. (IATA, IMO & RID/ADR)
Hazard class – none
UN number – not listed
Not subject to transport regulations.
15 Regulatory information
Labelling according to EC directives
R-phrases: R20-36/37
Harmful by inhalation. Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
S-phrases: S26-S36
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Wear suitable protected clothing
TLV and source:
Crystalline silica, crystobalite:
ACGIH TLV-TWA: 0.05 mg/m3
OSHA PEL: 8H TWA 0.05 mg/m3 respiratable dust.
For crystalline silica, Quartz:
ACGIH TLV-TWA 0.1mg/m3
OSHA PEL: 8H TWA 0.05 mg/m3 respiratable dust.
U.S. Information:
California proposition 65: This product is or contains chemical(s) known to the state of
California to cause cancer.
Local regulations
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16 Other information
Reason for alteration: n/a
Revision Date: 1st August 03
Revision number: 0 (First issue)
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