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Conforms to 93/112/EC and ISO 11014-1 - United Kingdom (UK

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SAFETY DATA SHEET
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE HEXAHYDRATE MVVV629

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Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking
: MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE HEXAHYDRATE Supplier : Albion Chemical Distribution Albion House Rawdon Park Green Lane Yeadon Leeds LS19 7XX : (0113) 3879200 : (0113) 3879280

Product name

EMERGENCY ONLY TELEPHONE NUMBER

: (N.C.E.C. CULHAM) 01865 407333

Telephone No. Fax No.

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Composition/information on ingredients
: Substance CAS No.
7791-18-6

Substance/Preparation Chemical name*

%
99

EC Number
232-094-6

Symbol
-

R-Phrases
-

1) MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE HEXAHYDRATE

* Occupational Exposure Limit(s), if available, are listed in Section 8
CAS No. EINECS Number 7791-18-6 232-094-6

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Hazards identification

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First-aid measures
: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Obtain medical attention. : Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical attention if symptoms appear. : In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse. Obtain medical attention. : In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with a copious amount of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention.

First-Aid measures Inhalation Ingestion

Skin contact Eye Contact

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Fire-fighting measures
: SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet. : Overheating may liberate toxic chlorine gas. : Fire fighters should wear self-contained positive pressure breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear. : Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.

Extinguishing Media Suitable Hazardous thermal (de)composition products Special fire-fighting procedures Protection of fire-fighters

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Accidental release measures
: Splash goggles. Protective overalls/suit. Boots. Gloves. Select appropriate protective clothing for the size of the spillage. : Use a non-sparking shovel to put the material into a suitable waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.

Personal Precautions Environmental precautions and cleanup methods

Date of issue

: 02/11/2006.

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Stability and reactivity Stability Conditions to Avoid Hazardous decomposition products : The product is stable. Waste of : Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal. : >100°C (212°F) : 0.] (270g/l at 20oC) : Not available. residues . Contaminated packaging Waste Classification : Not applicable. Disposal considerations Methods of disposal . well-ventilated area. : Avoid overheating. Ecological information Mobility Ecotoxicity : Soluble in water. : Butyl rubber gloves. : Odourless. : Overalls or Lab coat. Do not breathe dust.8 to 0. Date of issue : 02/11/2006. or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. : Not available. using lavatory. Page: 2/3 . (Flakes solid. If user operations generate dust. and at the end of day. Colour Odour Physical and chemical properties : Solid. state and local environmental control regulations. smoking. Inhalation: May cause irritation of the respiratory tract. PVC gloves. Empty containers may still contain significant residual amounts of the product. Handling and storage : Keep away from heat. : Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 8100 mg/kg [Rat]. : Use original container.MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE HEXAHYDRATE 7. use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.9 g/cm3 at 20°C (68°F) : Soluble in water (2430 g/l) : 8. Do not ingest. Toxicological information Local effects Eye irritation Acute toxicity : May cause irritation. : Splash goggles. Handling Storage Packaging materials Recommended use 8.) : White to yellowish. 11. Physical state Melting point Density Solubility pH Flash point 10. : Wash hands after handling compounds and before eating. Keep container in a cool. : Not available. 12. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep away from sources of ignition. : Keep container tightly closed. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. local exhaust ventilation.4 [Basic. Ingestion: May casuse diarrhea and vomiting. fume or mist. : Overheating may liberate toxic chlorine gas. 13. If ingested. Engineering measures Hygiene measures Workplace Exposure Limits Personal protective equipment Skin and body Hands Eyes 9. Exposure controls/personal protection : Use process enclosures.

88/379/EEC. we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist. However. : 1 : Michael Hale / Alistair Hunter Version 1 Page: 3/3 . . Transport information International transport regulations UN : UN : IMDG : UN number Proper shipping name Proper shipping name Not regulated. : Classification and labelling have been performed according to EU directives 67/548/EEC. Although certain hazards are described herein. the information contained herein is accurate. Other information HISTORY Date of printing Date of issue Date of previous issue Version Prepared by Notice to Reader To the best of our knowledge. : No Previous Validation. (Please note thet dates are in American format [month/day/year]) : 02/11/2006.MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE HEXAHYDRATE 14. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution. neither the above named supplier nor any of its subsidiaries assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. including amendments and the intended use. : 02/11/2006. Regulatory information EU Regulations Risk Phrases Product Use : This product is not classified according to the EU regulations.Consumer applications. Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. - ADR/RID : Class IATA : IATA : Proper shipping name Additional Information - 15. 16.