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Safety Data Sheet

MAGNASOL 2000 G
Revision date : 06.07.2010 Version: 1.2 Page: 1/6 (30485358/SDU_GEN_CA/EN)

1. Product and Company Identification


Company BASF Canada Inc. 100 Milverton Drive Mississauga, ON L5R 4H1, CANADA 24 Hour Emergency Response Information CANUTEC (reverse charges): (613) 996-6666 BASF HOTLINE: (800) 454-COPE (2673)

2. Hazards Identification
Emergency overview

Signal word: Colour: Appearance: State of matter: Odour: Health:

Physical/Chemical hazards:
Potential health effects

DANGER: ! light yellow liquid liquid odourless Can cause severe, permanent eye damage., This product can cause skin irritation., Prolonged skin exposure may cause burns., Ingestion may result in severe irritaiton or burns of the mouth, esophagus and stomach. Corrosive to metals.

Primary routes of entry: Eyes, Skin, Inhalation, Ingestion Chronic exposure: Severe irritant to eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. May be corrosive to eyes and skin. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation.

3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Chemical name Aluminum chloride, basic (9CI) This product is WHMIS controlled. CAS Number 1327-41-9 Content (Weight) 15.0 - 40.0 % Hazardous Y

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4. First-aid Measures
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air, if not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen and get immediate medical attention. Skin: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash affected areas with water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention required. Eyes: Lift or retract eyelids often while flushing with water. Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open. Immediate medical attention required. Ingestion: If swallowed, wash out mouth with water. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do not induce vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor.

5. Fire-fighting Measures
Suitable extinguishing media: carbon dioxide, dry powder, foam, water fog Hazardous combustion products: Carbon oxides., Sulphur oxides., Hydrogen chloride., Nitrogen oxides. Hazards during fire-fighting: Standard procedure for chemical fires. Cool fire-exposed containers with water. Protective equipment for fire-fighting: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical-protective clothing.

6. Accidental Release Measures


Cleanup: Pick up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, earth etc.). Place into approved waste containers. Wear suitable protective equipment. Should not be released into the environment.

7. Handling and Storage


Handling

General advice: As with all industrial chemicals, use good industrial practices when handling. Avoid eye, skin, and clothing contact. Do not inhale. Do not taste or swallow. Use only with adequate ventilation.

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General advice: Keep container tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Temperature tolerance: Keep from freezing. > for industrial use only <

8. Exposure Controls and Personal Protection


Exposure Guidelines

Aluminum soluble salts

ACGIH Z1A

TWA: 2 mg/m3 (as aluminium (Al)) TWA: 2 mg/m3 (as aluminium (Al))

Engineering Controls: Work in well ventilated areas. Do not breathe vapors or mist.
Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection: Wear a NIOSH-certified respirator as necessary. Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles (splash goggles) (EN 166) Body protection: Wear chemical resistant gloves and protective clothing. General safety and hygiene measures: Eye wash station and safety shower should be available in immediate work area., Select additional protective equipment based upon potential for exposure.

9. Physical and Chemical Properties


Colour: Form: State of matter: Odour: pH value: Evaporation rate: Flash point: Self-ignition temperature: light yellow liquid liquid odourless 3.0 - 4.0 Not tested > 100 C Not tested Not tested -11 C 100 C 1.2 g/cm3 6 Not applicable Not tested not determined soluble

Freezing point: Boiling point: Density: Vapour density: Partitioning coefficient noctanol/water (log Pow): Viscosity, dynamic: % Volatiles: Solubility in water:

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10. Stability and Reactivity


Stability: Stable. Conditions to avoid: Avoid temperature extremes, especially frost and freezing conditions. Substances to avoid: Avoid contact with alkaline materials and strong oxidizers., Caustics will precipitate aluminium hydroxide., Avoid contact with mild steel, copper, copper alloys, zinc and silver. Possibility of Hazardous Reactions: Reacts with bases. Hazardous decomposition products: Chlorine compounds and metal oxides. sulfur oxides Carbon oxides. nitrogen oxides

11. Toxicological Information


Acute oral toxicity:

not determined
Acute inhalation toxicity:

Not determined.
Acute dermal toxicity:

Not determined.
Skin irritation:

: Corrosive. Can irritate the skin or cause injuries such as chemical burns.
Eye irritation:

Low pH. Eye contact may produce severe irritation or burns.


Skin Sensitization:

not determined
Chronic toxicity:

not determined
Subacute Toxicity:

not determined
Subchronic Toxicty:

not determined Genetic toxicity: Not determined. Carcinogenicity: None of the components in this product at concentrations greater than 0.1% are listed by IARC; NTP, OSHA or ACGIH as a carcinogen. Reproductive toxicity: not determined Developmental toxicity/teratogenicity: not determined

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12. Ecological Information


Toxicity to fish: Not tested Toxicity to aquatic invertebrates: Not tested Toxicity to aquatic plants: Not tested Toxicity to microorganisms: Not tested Biodegradation: Not tested Other ecotoxicological advice: No ecological data available

13. Disposal Considerations


Waste disposal of substance: Dispose of in accordance with national, state and local regulations.

14. Transport Information


TDG (Canada) Road transport

Proper shipping name: Technical name: Hazard class: UN/ID-number: Packing Group: Marine pollutant: Proper shipping name: Technical name: Hazard class: UN/ID-number: Packing Group: Proper shipping name: Technical name: Hazard class: UN/ID-number: Packing Group: Marine pollutant:

CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE CHLORIDE) 8 UN 3264 III NO CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Aluminum chloride hydroxide) 8 UN 3264 III CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Aluminum chloride hydroxide) 8 UN 3264 III NO

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)

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15. Regulatory Information


Canada: Domestic Substances List (DSL): US: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): All components either exempt or listed on the DSL All component(s) comprising this product are either exempt or listed on the TSCA inventory

Canada Regulations

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS Classification): This product is WHMIS controlled. E Corrosive material Significant New Activity Conditions (SNAC): This product does not contain any components subject to a SNAC Notice.
International Regulations

Chemical Weapons Convention: This product does not contain any component(s) listed under the Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule of Chemicals.

16. Other Information


Product Safety Contact: Prepared by: Phone number of preparer: Date / Revised: Ginette Rambi (905) 812-7280 Generation date

This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all the information required by the Controlled Products Regulations.

MAGNASOL 2000 G is a registered trademark of BASF Canada or BASF SE Due to the merger of CIBA and BASF Group all Material Safety Data Sheets have been reassessed on the basis of consolidated information. This may have resulted in changes of the Material Safety Data Sheets. In case you have questions concerning such changes please contact us at the address mentioned in Section I. END OF DATA SHEET