F-CL Absorbent - EA Consumables

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Safety Data Sheet
1 Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking
Identification of the product
Catalogue number(s) B1527
Product Name: F-Cl Absorbent.
Manufacturer/supplier identification
As listed above
2 Composition/information on ingredients
Chemical characterisation
Product name: F-Cl Absorbent
OSHA PEL(mg/m3)
Potassium Iodide
Not given
Not given
CAS 7681-11-0
3 Hazard identification
Eyes: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Causes skin irritation.
Inhalation: Irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion: Not available.
Medical Conditions Aggravated: May cause allergic respiratory and skin reactions.
Chromic Overexposure: May cause reproductive disorders based on tests with laboratory
Acute Overexposure: Not available.
Carcinogenicity: None
4 First aid measures
Eye contact: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult
give oxygen.
Skin Contact: Immediately wash skin with soap & water. Wash clothes before reuse.
Ingestion: Wash out mouth provided person is conscious.
5 Fire-fighting measures
Special risks
Hazardous combustion products: Hydrogen iodide. May liberate toxic vapours under fire
Suitable extinguishing media and instructions
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Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
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.
Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
7 Handling and storage
Avoid dust generation. Do not breath dust, Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not use if skin
is cut or scratched. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Keep container closed. Air, light and moisture sensitive. Store in a dry area.
8 Exposure controls/personal protection
As appropriate to the situation and the quantity handled.
Respirator: NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator.
Ventilation: Local exhaust.
Skin and Hand protection: Chemical resistant gloves
Eye protection: Safety glasses or goggles. Use in a chemical fume hood
Other precautions:
9 Physical and chemical properties
White crystals
Freeze-Melting point: 723c (1333f).
Boiling point:
1420c (2488f)
Solubility in water:
127.5g/100 @ 0c (32f)
Specific Gravity:
10 Stability and Reactivity:
Chemical stability: Stable
Incompatibility: Strong reducing agents, strong acids, steel, aluminium, alkali metals, brass,
magnesium, zinc, cadmium, copper, tin and nickel.
Hazardous decomposition products: May decompose on exposure to light, air and moisture.
Hazardous polymerisation: None
11 Toxicological information
Possible teratogen
Further data
12 Ecological information
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Not available
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
15 Regulatory information
16 Other information
Revision Date: 14th October 03
Revision number: 0 (First Issue)
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