Thursday, November 13, 2014

Article Number: 9934




MSDS - CALCIUM CARBIDE, ANHYDROUS





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1 - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION



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PRODUCT NAME: CALCIUM CARBIDE, ANHYDROUS



FORMULA: CAC2



FORMULA WT: 64.10



CAS NO.: 00075-20-7



NIOSH/RTECS NO.: EV9400000



PRODUCT CODES: E284



EFFECTIVE: 10/22/86



REVISION #02





PRECAUTIONARY LABELLING



BAKER SAF-T-DATA(TM) SYSTEM





HEALTH - 2 MODERATE



FLAMMABILITY - 4 EXTREME (FLAMMABLE)



REACTIVITY - 3 SEVERE (WATER REACTIVE)



CONTACT - 2 MODERATE



HAZARD RATINGS ARE 0 TO 4 (0 = NO HAZARD; 4 = EXTREME HAZARD).





LABORATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT





GOGGLES; LAB COAT; VENT HOOD; PROPER GLOVES; CLASS B EXTINGUISHER





PRECAUTIONARY LABEL STATEMENTS





DANGER



CAUSES IRRITATION



HARMFUL IF INHALED



CONTACT WITH WATER LIBERATES FLAMMABLE ACETYLENE GAS.



KEEP FROM ANY POSSIBLE CONTACT WITH WATER. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS,



FLAME. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, CLOTHING.



DO NOT BREATHE DUST. KEEP IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER. USE WITH



ADEQUATE VENTILATION. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. IN CASE OF FIRE,



DO NOT USE WATER. USE DRY SAND, EARTH OR SODA ASH. IN CASE OF SPILL,



SWEEP UP AND CAREFULLY REMOVE.





SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: RED STRIPE (STORE SEPARATELY)





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2 - HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS



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COMPONENT % CAS NO.





CALCIUM CARBIDE, ANHYDROUS 90-100 75-20-7





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3 - PHYSICAL DATA



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BOILING POINT: N/A VAPOR PRESSURE(MM HG): N/A





MELTING POINT: 2300 C ( 4172 F) VAPOR DENSITY(AIR=1): 2.2





SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 2.22 EVAPORATION RATE: N/A



(H2O=1) (BUTYL ACETATE=1)





SOLUBILITY(H2O): DECOMPOSES % VOLATILES BY VOLUME: 0





APPEARANCE & ODOR: GRAYISH-BLACK SOLID WITH GARLIC-LIKE ODOR.





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4 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA



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FLASH POINT (CLOSED CUP: N/A NFPA 704M RATING: 1-4-2 W





FLAMMABLE LIMITS: UPPER - N/A % LOWER - N/A %





FIRE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA



USE DRY CHEMICAL OR CARBON DIOXIDE. DO NOT USE WATER.





SPECIAL FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES



FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SELF-CONTAINED



BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE.



MOVE EXPOSED CONTAINERS FROM FIRE AREA IF IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT RISK.



USE WATER TO KEEP FIRE-EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL; DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE



CONTAINERS.





UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS



REACTS VIOLENTLY WITH WATER LIBERATING AND IGNITING HYDROGEN.





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5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA



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CARCINOGENICITY: NTP: NO IARC: NO Z LIST: NO OSHA REG: NO





EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE



CONTACT WITH SKIN OR EYES MAY CAUSE SEVERE IRRITATION OR BURNS.





TARGET ORGANS



EYES, SKIN





MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE



NONE IDENTIFIED





ROUTES OF ENTRY



INHALATION, EYE CONTACT, SKIN CONTACT





EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES



CALL A PHYSICIAN.



IF INHALED, REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BREATHING, GIVE ARTIFICIAL



RESPIRATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN.



IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT



LEAST 15 MINUTES. FLUSH SKIN WITH WATER.





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6 - REACTIVITY DATA



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STABILITY: UNSTABLE HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR





CONDITIONS TO AVOID: MOISTURE





INCOMPATIBLES: WATER, COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS, STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS,



HYDROGEN CHLORIDE, MAGNESIUM





DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: PHOSPHINE





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7 - SPILL AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES



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STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A SPILL OR DISCHARGE



WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.



SHUT OFF IGNITION SOURCES; NO FLARES, SMOKING, OR FLAMES IN AREA. DO NOT



USE WATER.



WITH CLEAN SHOVEL, PLACE MATERIAL INTO CLEAN, DRY CONTAINER AND COVER.



MOVE CONTAINER(S) FROM SPILL AREA.





DISPOSAL PROCEDURE



DISPOSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL



ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.





EPA HAZARDOUS WASTE NUMBER: D001, D003 (IGNITABLE, REACTIVE WASTE)





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8 - PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT



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VENTILATION: USE ADEQUATE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION



TO KEEP FUME OR DUST LEVELS AS LOW AS POSSIBLE.





RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: NONE REQUIRED WHERE ADEQUATE VENTILATION



CONDITIONS EXIST. IF AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION IS



HIGH, USE AN APPROPRIATE RESPIRATOR OR DUST MASK.





EYE/SKIN PROTECTION: SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDESHIELDS, UNIFORM, RUBBER



GLOVES ARE RECOMMENDED.





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9 - STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS



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SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: RED STRIPE (STORE SEPARATELY)





SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS



ISOLATE FROM INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS.



KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. STORE IN COOL, DRY, WELL-VENTILATED AREA



AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, OR FLAME.





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10 - TRANSPORTATION DATA AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



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DOMESTIC (D.O.T.)





PROPER SHIPPING NAME CALCIUM CARBIDE



HAZARD CLASS FLAMMABLE SOLID



UN/NA UN1402



LABELS FLAMMABLE SOLID, DANGEROUS WHEN WET



REPORTABLE QUANTITY 10 LBS.





INTERNATIONAL (I.M.O.)





PROPER SHIPPING NAME CALCIUM CARBIDE



HAZARD CLASS 4.3



UN/NA UN1402



LABELS DANGEROUS WHEN WET


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