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MSDS No: M-2145
Date: 05/02/2008

SUPPLIER ADDRESS:6141 Easton Road, Bldg. 1
PO Box 310
Plumsteadville, PA 18949-0310
EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER:(215) 766-8861

1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT

PRODUCT NAME:SILANE IN NITROGENSYNONYMS:None

2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
Exposure Limits (PPM)
Ingredient NameFormulaCAS #Concentration ACGIH TLV OSHA PEL MAC Other STEL
SILANESIH47803-62-55-10000 PPM5NE.5NE
NITROGENN27727-37-9BALANCES/AS/AS/AS/A


Note: NE = NONE ESTABLISHEDS/A = SIMPLE ASPHYXIANT

3. HAZARD INDENTIFICATION

* * * EMERGENCY OVERVIEW * * *
High pressure gas.
Can cause rapid suffocation.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS

ROUTES OF ENTRY: Inhalation

ACUTE EFFECTS: Mixture can act as a simple asphyxiant by displacing air necessary for life.Symptoms include rapid respiration, muscular incoordination, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness, and death.Irritates the upper respiratory tract.Excessive inhalation of silane can cause nasal irritation, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache, and possible unconsciousness.

CHRONIC EFFECTS: None known

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY OVEREXPOSURE: None known

OTHER EFFECTS OF OVEREXPORSURE: None

CARCINOGENICITY (US ONLY):
    NTP - No
    IARC MONOGRAPHS - No
    OSHA REGULATED - No
4. FIRST AID MEASURES

INHALATION: Immediately remove victim to fresh air.If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration.If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

EYE CONTACT: None

SKIN CONTACT: None

INGESTION: None

IN EVENT OF EXPOSURE, CONSULT A PHYSICIAN

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: None

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FLASH POINT: Nonflammable

AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE: N/Ap

FLAMMABLE LIMITS: Nonflammable
    LOWER:
    UPPER:

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Use what is appropriate for surrounding fire.

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: None

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Cylinder rupture may occur under fire conditions.Severe when exposed to heat or flame.Vapors may travel a considerable distance to the source of ignition and flash back.Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

CLEAN UP PROCEDURES: Evacuate and ventilate area.Remove leaking cylinder to exhaust hood or safe outdoor area.Allow gas to dissipate.An explosive mixture may form and explode violently.Allow leaks to burn themselves out.

SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT: None

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING: Secure cylinder when using to protect from falling.Use suitable hand truck to move cylinders.Use explosion proof ventilation, piping, and equipment.

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 concentrations below exposure limits and to avoid asphyxiation.

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

APPEARANCE: Colorless

ODOR: Unpleasant

PHYSICAL PRESSURE: Gas

VAPOR PRESSURE: N/Ap

VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1): 0.968-0.969

BOILING POINT (C): N/Ap

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble

SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): Gas

EVAPORATION RATE: Gas

ODOR THRESHOLD: N/Av

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: Air, oxygen, halogens, heavy metal hydrides and oxidizing agents.Nitrogen reacts with Li, Nd, and Ti at high temperatures.

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: Hydrogen, silicon, and silicon dioxide.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

LETHAL CONCENTRATION (LC50): None

LETHAL DOSE 50 (LD50): N/Ap

TERATOGENICITY: N/Ap

REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: N/Ap

MUTAGENICITY: N/Ap

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

No adverse ecological effects are expected.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Dispose of non-refillable cylinders in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. Allow gas to vent slowly to atmosphere in an unconfined area or exhaust hood. If the cylinders are the refillable type, return cylinders to supplier with any valve outlet plugs or caps secured and valve protection caps in place.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

CONCENTRATION: 5-10000 ppm

DOT DESCRIPTION (US ONLY):

    PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Compressed gases, n.o.s.
    HAZARD CLASS: 2.2 (nonflammable)
    INDENTIFICATION NUMBER: UN1956
    REPORTABLE QUANTITIES: None
    LABELING: NON-FLAMMABLE GAS

ADR / RID (EU Only): Class 2, 1A

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Cylinders should be transported in a secure upright position in a well ventilated truck.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

OSHA: Process Safety Management: Minor component is listed in appendix A 29 CFR 1910.119 as a highly hazardous chemical.

TSCA: Mixture is not listed in TSCA inventory.

SARA: The threshold planning quantity for this mixture is 10,000 lbs.

EU NUMBER: N/Ap

NUMBER IN ANNEX 1 OF DIR 67/548: Mixture is listed in annex 1.

EU CLASSIFICATION: N/Av

R: 10, 23

S: 9, 15

16. OTHER INFORMATION

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

DISCLAIMER: Information included in this document is given to the best of our knowledge, however, no warranty is made that the information is accurate or complete. We do not accept any responsibility for damages by the use of the document.

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