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H5IO6 para-Periodic acid, AC-7099, 67390
Lachine (Montreal), Que
For laboratory use only.
1) PERIODIC ACID
Not established by ACGIH
Toxicity values of the hazardous ingredients
LD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Physical state and appearance / Odor pH (1% soln/water)
Solid. (White to pale yellow crystals. Deliquescent.)
Odor threshold Not available.
Freezing point 122°C
Water/oil dist. coeff.
Decomposes at 130 to 140°C.
7.9 (Air = 1)
Easily soluble in cold water.
PERIODIC ACID page 2/4
Flash point Not available.
Flammable limits Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature Not available.
Fire degradation products
Fire extinguishing procedures
Iodine and iodine oxides. Hydrogen iodide.
Use flooding quantities of water. Wear adequate personal protection to prevent contact with material or its combustion products. Self contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in a pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.
Fire and Explosion
Powerful oxidizing agent; may ignite oxidizable materials. Contributes to combustion of other materials. Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. Contact with other material may form shock, heat or friction sensitive mixtures. Heat sensitive. Can violently decompose if heated. Container explosion may occur under fire conditions or when heated. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Routes of entry Inhalation and ingestion. Eye contact. Skin contact. Skin absorption.
Effects of Acute
May be fatal by inhalation or ingestion. Corrosive!
Eye Causes severe burns and loss of vision. May cause permanent damage.
Causes severe burns. May cause rash and dermatitis. Readily absorbed through skin.
Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, laryngitis, dyspnea, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
Burns in mouth, pharynx and gastrointestinal tract. May cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and possibly death.
Effects of Chronic
PERIODIC ACID page 3/4
Carcinogenic effects: Not available. Mutagenic effects: Not available. Teratogenic effects: Not available. Toxicity of the product to the reproductive system: Not available. To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicity of this substance has not been fully investigated.
Eye contact Immediately flush eyes with copious quantities of water for at least 15 minutes holding lids apart to ensure flushing of the entire surface. Seek immediate medical attention.
Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Seek immediate medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. If burns occurs, neutralize with a paste of sodium bicarbonate.
Remove patient to fresh air. Administer approved oxygen supply if breathing is difficult. Administer artificial respiration or CPR if breathing has ceased. Seek immediate medical attention.
Ingestion If conscious, wash out mouth with water. Have conscious person drink several glasses of water or milk. DO NOT induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Stability Stable. Conditions to avoid: heat, shock, friction, contamination.
Organic materials, reducing agents, metal powders, wood, paper, bases, combustible materials. Explodes with dimethyl sulfoxide or with tetraethylammonium hydroxide. Reacts with most common metals to produce hydrogen.
Reaction Products Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
Protective Clothing in case of spill and leak
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and heavy rubber gloves. Full suit.
Spill and leak
Waste disposal page 4/4
Evacuate the area. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Cover with dry soda ash or lime. Sweep up and place in container for disposal. Avoid raising dust. Use non-sparking tools. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pick up is complete. DO NOT empty into drains. DO NOT touch damaged container or spilled material. Avoid contact with a combustible material (wood, paper, oil, clothing...). Spills of periodic acid must be promptly removed.
Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. According to all applicable regulations.
Storage and Handling
Store in a cool place away from heated areas, sparks, and flame. Store in a well ventilated area. Store away from incompatible materials. Do not add any other material to the container. Do not wash down the drain. Do not breathe dust.
Keep away from direct sunlight or strong incandescent light. Keep away from combustible material. Avoid shock and friction. Product is highly hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed and dry. Manipulate under an adequate fume hood.
Avoid raising dust. Use non-sparking tools. Empty containers may contain a hazardous residue. Handle and open container with care. Minimize dust generation and exposure - use dust mask or appropriate protection. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Avoid contact with a combustible material (wood, paper, oil, clothing...). This product must be manipulated by qualified personnel. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash well after use. In accordance with good storage and handling practices. Do not allow smoking and food consumption while handling. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label when possible.). Do not store on wood floors.
Protective clothing Splash goggles. Impervious rubber gloves, apron, coveralls, and/or other resistant protective clothing. Sufficient to protect skin. Have available and use as appropriate: face shields, rubber suits, aprons, and boots. A OSHA/MSHA jointly approved respirator is advised in the absence of proper environmental controls. Do not wear contact lenses. Make eye bath and emergency shower available.
Ensure that eyewash station and safety shower is proximal to the work-station location.
Use in a chemical fume hood. Use adequate ventilation. Do not use in unventilated spaces.
Special Precautions or comments
Powerful oxidizing agent; may ignite oxidizable materials. Corrosive! Do not breathe dust.
Avoid all contact with the product. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use in a chemical fume hood. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Use non-sparking tools.
Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. When contaminated, it is very sensitive. Contact with other material may form shock, heat or friction sensitive mixtures.
Handle and open container with care. Container should be opened only by a technically qualified person.
RTECS NO: NN1269700 (Periodic acid).
Prepared by MSDS Department/Département de F.S..
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