MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS
MSDS No: 7664-41-7
|SUPPLIER ADDRESS:||6141 Easton Road, Bldg. 1|
PO Box 310
Plumsteadville, PA 18949-0310
|EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER:||(215) 766-8861|
|PRODUCT NAME:||AMM0NIA||SYNONYMS:||Anhydrous Ammonia|
|2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS|
|Ingredient Name||Formula||CAS #||Concentration|| ACGIH TLV || OSHA PEL || MAC || Other STEL |
|AMM0NIA||NH3||7664-41-7|| 99+%|| 25|| 50|| 25|| 35|
|Note: ||NE = NONE ESTABLISHED||S/A = SIMPLE ASPHYXIANT|
|3. HAZARD INDENTIFICATION|
* * * EMERGENCY OVERVIEW * * *
Corrosive liquid and gas under pressure.
Can cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract burns.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
ROUTES OF ENTRY: Inhalation, Skin, Eye
ACUTE EFFECTS: Irritating and corrosive to skin, eyes, respiratory tract, and mucous membrane.Symptoms include dyspnea, coughing, chest pains, and pulmonary edema.High exposure levels can cause burning and blistering of skin, permanent corneal damage and may be fatal.Contact with liquid can cause severe burns of skin and eyes.
CHRONIC EFFECTS: Skin and respiratory related disease.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY OVEREXPOSURE: None known
OTHER EFFECTS OF OVEREXPORSURE: None
CARCINOGENICITY (US ONLY):
NTP - No
IARC MONOGRAPHS - No
OSHA REGULATED - No
INHALATION: Immediately remove victim to fresh air.If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration.If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
SKIN CONTACT: Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing.
IN EVENT OF EXPOSURE, CONSULT A PHYSICIAN
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: None
|5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES|
FLASH POINT: N/Av
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE: 850 deg.C
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Water spray or fog.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING INSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing.Keep fire exposed cylinders cool with water spray.If possible, stop the product flow.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides.
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Cylinder rupture may occur under fire conditions.Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
|6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES|
CLEAN UP PROCEDURES: Douse with water to retard atmospheric dispersion, ventilate area.Shut off source if possible and remove source of heat.
SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT: None
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING: Secure cylinder when using to protect from falling.Use suitable hand truck to move cylinders.
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN STORAGE: Store in well ventilated areas.Keep valve protection cap on cylinders when not in use.
|8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION|
ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation to maintain concentration below exposure limits.
EYE / FACE PROTECTION: Safety glasses
SKIN PROTECTION: None
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: In case of leakage, use self-contained breathing apparatus.
OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Safety shoes when handling cylinders.
|9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES|
PHYSICAL PRESSURE: Gas
VAPOR PRESSURE: @25.7 deg.C: 10 atm
VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1): 0.597
BOILING POINT (C): -33.4
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: v/v 20 deg.C: 42.8
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): Gas
EVAPORATION RATE: Gas
ODOR THRESHOLD: 0.6-0.7 ppm
|10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY|
STABILITY: Stable under normal storage conditions.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Storage in poorly ventilated areas.Storage near a heat source.
MATERIALS TO AVOID: Copper, zinc, mercury and their alloys, and strong mineral acids.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: None
|11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
LETHAL CONCENTRATION (LC50): 7338 ppm, rat 1 hour.
LETHAL DOSE 50 (LD50): N/Ap
REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: N/Ap
|12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
No adverse ecological effects are expected.
|13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS|
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Limited amount of gas may be released to atmosphere under appropriate conditions.Return cylinders to supplier with any valve outlet plugs or caps secured and valve protection cap in place.
|14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION|
DOT DESCRIPTION (US ONLY):
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Ammonia, anhydrous
HAZARD CLASS: 2.2 (nonflammable)
INDENTIFICATION NUMBER: UN1005
REPORTABLE QUANTITIES: 100 lbs.
LABELING: NONFLAMMABLE GAS
ADR / RID (EU Only): Class 2, 2TC
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Cylinders should be transported in a secure upright position in a well ventilated truck.
|15. REGULATORY INFORMATION|
OSHA: Process Safety Management: Material is not listed in appendix A of 29 CFR 1910.119 as highly hazardous chemical.
TSCA: Material is listed in TSCA inventory.
SARA: The threshold planning quantity for this material is500 lbs.
EU NUMBER: 231-635-3
NUMBER IN ANNEX 1 OF DIR 67/548: Material is listed in annex 1.
EU CLASSIFICATION: N/Av
R: 10, 23
S: 7/9, 16, 38
OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Protect containers from physical damage. Do not deface cylinders or labels. Cylinders should be refilled by qualified producers of compressed gas. Shipment of a compressed gas cylinder which has not been filled by the owner or with his written consent is a violation of federal law (49 CFR).
ABBREVIATIONS: N/Ap - Not Applicable N/Av - Not Available SA - Simple Asphyxiant NE - None Established
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