Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Article Number: 9988




MSDS - CALOMEL





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1 - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION



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PRODUCT NAME: CALOMEL



FORMULA: HGCL



FORMULA WT: 236.04



CAS NO.: 07546-30-7



NIOSH/RTECS NO.: OV8750000



COMMON SYNONYMS: MERCUROUS CHLORIDE, MERCURY MONOCHLORIDE



PRODUCT CODES: 1363



EFFECTIVE: 10/24/86



REVISION #02





PRECAUTIONARY LABELLING



BAKER SAF-T-DATA(TM) SYSTEM





HEALTH - 3 SEVERE (POISON)



FLAMMABILITY - 0 NONE



REACTIVITY - 0 NONE



CONTACT - 3 SEVERE (LIFE)



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





LABORATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT





GOGGLES; LAB COAT; VENT HOOD; PROPER GLOVES





PRECAUTIONARY LABEL STATEMENTS





POISON DANGER



MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED



EXCEPTIONAL HEALTH AND CONTACT HAZARDS - READ MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET



DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN, ON CLOTHING.



AVOID BREATHING DUST. KEEP IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER. USE WITH ADEQUATE



VENTILATION. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.





SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: BLUE (HEALTH)





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2 - HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS



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COMPONENT % CAS NO.





MERCUROUS CHLORIDE 90-100 7546-30-7





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3 - PHYSICAL DATA



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BOILING POINT: 384 C ( 723 F) VAPOR PRESSURE(MM HG): N/A





MELTING POINT: 302 C ( 576 F) VAPOR DENSITY(AIR=1): N/A





SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 7.15 EVAPORATION RATE: N/A



(H2O=1) (BUTYL ACETATE=1)







SOLUBILITY(H2O): NEGLIGIBLE (LESS THAN 0.1 %) % VOLATILES BY VOLUME: 0





APPEARANCE & ODOR: WHITE POWDER WITH NO ODOR.





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4 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA



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FLASH POINT (CLOSED CUP: N/A





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





FIRE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA



USE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE.





SPECIAL FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES



FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SELF-CONTAINED



BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE.





TOXIC GASES PRODUCED



HYDROGEN CHLORIDE, MERCURY FUMES





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5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA



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THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE (TLV/TWA): 0.1 MG/M3 ( PPM)





TOXICITY: LD50 (ORAL-RAT)(MG/KG) - 210





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





EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE



DUST MAY CAUSE HEADACHE, COUGHING, DIZZINESS OR DIFFICULT BREATHING.



INHALATION AND INGESTION ARE HARMFUL AND MAY BE FATAL.



CONTACT WITH SKIN OR EYES MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.



INGESTION MAY CAUSE NAUSEA AND VOMITING.



CHRONIC EFFECTS OF MERCURY POISONING INCLUDE A BUILDUP OF THE



METAL IN THE BRAIN, LIVER AND KIDNEYS. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HEADACHE,



TREMORS, LOOSE TEETH, LOSS OF APPETITE, BLISTERS ON THE SKIN AND



IMPAIRED MEMORY.





TARGET ORGANS



EYES, SKIN





MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE



NONE IDENTIFIED





ROUTES OF ENTRY



INGESTION, INHALATION, ABSORPTION, EYE CONTACT, SKIN CONTACT





EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES



CALL A PHYSICIAN.



IF SWALLOWED, IF CONSCIOUS, IMMEDIATELY INDUCE VOMITING.



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 OR SKIN WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR



AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.





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6 - REACTIVITY DATA



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STABILITY: STABLE HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR





CONDITIONS TO AVOID: LIGHT





INCOMPATIBLES: STRONG BASES, CARBONATES, SULFIDES, CYANIDES, ALKALIES,



SULFITES, SULFATES, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, AMMONIA,



HYDROGEN BROMIDE, IODINE





DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: HYDROGEN CHLORIDE, MERCURY FUMES





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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.



WITH CLEAN SHOVEL, CAREFULLY PLACE MATERIAL INTO CLEAN, DRY CONTAINER AND



COVER; REMOVE FROM AREA. FLUSH SPILL AREA WITH WATER.





DISPOSAL PROCEDURE



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



ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.





EPA HAZARDOUS WASTE NUMBER: D009 (EP TOXIC WASTE)





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8 - PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT



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VENTILATION: USE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO MEET



TLV REQUIREMENTS.





RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: NONE REQUIRED WHERE APPROPRIATE VENTILATION



CONDITIONS EXIST. IF THE TLV IS EXCEEDED, A SELF-



CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS IS ADVISED.





EYE/SKIN PROTECTION: SAFETY GOGGLES, UNIFORM, APRON, RUBBER GLOVES ARE



RECOMMENDED.











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9 - STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS



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SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: BLUE (HEALTH)





SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS



KEEP PRODUCT OUT OF LIGHT.



KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. STORE IN SECURE POISON AREA.





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10 - TRANSPORTATION DATA AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



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DOMESTIC (D.O.T.)





PROPER SHIPPING NAME CHEMICALS, N.O.S. (NON-REGULATED)





INTERNATIONAL (I.M.O.)





PROPER SHIPPING NAME MERCURY COMPOUNDS, SOLID, N.O.S. (CALOMEL)



HAZARD CLASS 6.1



UN/NA UN2025



LABELS POISON


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