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SAFETY DATA SHEET

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CORRSHIELD NT4292
Section 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking
Product identifier Version number Revision date Supersedes date CORRSHIELD NT4292 6.0 12/03/2012 23/12/2009

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against Identified uses Corrosion inhibitor Uses advised against None known.

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet GE Water & Process Technologies BVBA Toekomstlaan 54 Industriepark Wolfstee 2200 HERENTALS tel : +32 14 / 25 91 11 fax : +32 14 / 25 91 12 e-mail : emea.productstewardship@ge.com Emergency telephone number Multilingual emergency number (24/7) Europe, Middle East, Africa, Israel (Europe and English language speaking countries): +44(0)1235 239670 Middle East & Africa (speaking Arabic): +44(0)1235 239671

Official advisory body : ANTIGIFCENTRUM Bruynstraat 1 B-1120 BRUSSEL + 32 70 245 245

Section 2: Hazards identification


Classification of the substance or mixture Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC as amended Classification Hazard summary Physical hazards Health hazards Environmental hazards Label elements Label according to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC as amended Contains: Sodium nitrite O;R8, T;R25, N;R50 Contact with combustible material may cause fire. Toxic if swallowed. Very toxic to aquatic organisms.

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Toxic R-phrases

Oxidising

Dangerous for the environment

R25 Toxic if swallowed. R8 Contact with combustible material may cause fire. R50 Very toxic to aquatic organisms. S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible). S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheets. Not applicable. Not assigned.

S-phrases

Supplemental label information Other hazards

Section 3: Composition/information on ingredients


Mixtures Chemical description Chemical name Sodium nitrite, aqueous solution % CAS-No. / EC No. REACH Registration No. INDEX No. Notes

Sodium nitrite Classification: DSD: CLP:

>= 25 O;R8, T;R25, N;R50

7632-00-0 231-555-9

01-2119471836-27

007-010-00-4

Ox. Sol. 3;H272, Acute Tox. 3;H301, Aquatic Acute 1;H400

The classification of the above substance(s) is given, including the symbol letters and R phrases which are assigned in accordance with their physicochemical, health and environmental hazards. Please refer to section 16 (Relevant R phrases, used in sections 2 and 3 of this SDS), where the full text of each relevant R phrase is listed.

Section 4: First aid measures


Description of first aid measures Inhalation Skin contact Eye contact Ingestion Remove to fresh air. Wash with water. Flush immediately with plenty of running water. First rinse mouth with water. Immediately give 1-2 glasses of water, if victim is fully conscious. Do NOT induce vomiting! Seek medical attention. Not available. Not available.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Section 5: Firefighting measures


Extinguishing media Suitable extinguishing media Unsuitable extinguishing media
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Flood with water. Use of CO2 or foam may not be effective. Not available.

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Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture Advice for firefighters Special protective equipment for firefighters Oxides of nitrogen evolved in fire.

Self contained breathing apparatus. (CEN : EN 137) Protective clothing (CEN : EN 469) Protective gloves (CEN : EN 659) Helmet (CEN : EN 443) Use standard firefighting procedures and consider the hazards of other involved materials. Prevent spillage and fire-fighting water from entering in public sewers or the immediate environment.

Special firefighting procedures

Section 6: Accidental release measures


Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures For non-emergency Wear protective clothing, gloves and safety goggles. personnel For emergency responders Environmental precautions Use personal protection recommended in Section 8 of the MSDS. Prevent from entering sewers or the immediate environment. Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container to hazardous or special waste collection point. Absorb onto inert material and dispose of according to Hazardous Waste Regulations. Please refer also to section no. 8 'Exposure controls' for further information.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up Reference to other sections

Section 7: Handling and storage


Precautions for safe handling Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Specific end use(s) Shelf life Contains an oxidiser. Avoid all contact with reducing agents, oils, greases, organics and acids. Keep away from oxidisable and combustible materials. Store containers closed when not in use. Only for professional and industrial users 720 days

Section 8: Exposure controls/personal protection


Control parameters Occupational exposure limits Biological limit values Recommended monitoring procedures Exposure controls Appropriate engineering controls Ensure good ventilation. Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment Eye/face protection Splash proof chemical goggles. CEN : EN 166 Skin protection - Hand protection - Other Respiratory protection Thermal hazards Neoprene gloves (Protection against unintentional short-term contact) CEN : EN 374-1/2/3; EN 420 Protective clothing. CEN : EN 340; EN 369; EN 465 In case of insufficient ventilation, use a breathing mask with filter type: P2 CEN : EN 140; EN 143; EN 149 Not available. No exposure limits noted for the ingredient(s). No biological exposure limits noted for the ingredient(s). Not available.

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Environmental exposure controls Prevent from entering in public sewers or the immediate environment. Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container to hazardous or special waste collection point.

Section 9: Physical and chemical properties


Information on basic physical and chemical properties Appearance Colour Physical state Odour Odour threshold pH (concentrated product) Melting point/freezing point Boiling point, initial boiling point, and boiling range Flash point Evaporation rate Flammability (solid, gas) Flammability limit - lower (%) Flammability limit - upper (%) Vapour pressure Vapour density Relative density Solubility (water) Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water) Auto-ignition temperature Decomposition temperature Viscosity Explosive properties Oxidizing properties Other data Shelf life Other information 720 days No relevant additional information available. Yellow Liquid Mild Not available. 8,4 < -20 C 104 C > 100 C Pensky Martens (CC) No information available. Not available. Not available. Not available. 18 Approximate (mmHg) at 21C < 1 (Air = 1) 1,29 Completely soluble Not available. Not applicable. Not available. No information available. Not applicable. Not applicable.

Section 10: Stability and reactivity


Reactivity Chemical stability Possibility of hazardous reactions Conditions to avoid Incompatible materials Not available. Material is stable under normal conditions. Not applicable. No special requirement. Avoid contact with strong reducing agents. Avoid contact with combustible materials. Do not mix with nitrosating agents (forms nitrosamines). Avoid contact with strong acids. Oxides of nitrogen evolved in fire.

Hazardous decomposition products

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Section 11: Toxicological information
Information on toxicological effects Product CORRSHIELD NT4292 (Mixture) Components Sodium nitrite (7632-00-0) Test results Dermal LD50 rabbit: > 2000 mg/kg (estimated value) Oral LD50 rat: 213 mg/kg (estimated value) Test results Acute Inhalation LC50 Rat: 5,5 mg/l 4 Hours Acute Oral LD50 Mouse: 175 mg/kg Acute Oral LD50 Rabbit: 186 mg/kg Acute Oral LD50 Rat: 85 mg/kg Acute Other LD50 Mouse: 158 mg/kg Acute Other LD50 Rat: 65 mg/kg Acute toxicity Skin corrosion/irritation Respiratory sensitisation Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure Carcinogenicity Germ cell mutagenicity Reproductive toxicity Toxic if swallowed. Not classified. Not classified. Not classified. Not classified. Not classified. Not classified. Not classified.

Information on likely routes of exposure Causes nausea, dizziness and/or vomiting. Ingestion May cause stomach pain, cramps and/or diahrroea. May cause coughing, breathing difficulties, or shortness of breath. Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed . Inhalation Skin contact Eye contact Symptoms Mixture versus substance information Other information May cause irritation to respiratory organs. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause transient irritation. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause transient irritation. Not available. None known. Not available.

Section 12: Ecological information


Toxicity Product CORRSHIELD NT4292 (Mixture) Test results LC50 Daphnia magna: 470 mg/l 96 hour LC50 Fathead minnow: 930 mg/l 96 hour NOEL Daphnia magna: 310 mg/l 96 hour NOEL Fathead minnow: 620 mg/l 96 hour Components Sodium nitrite (7632-00-0) Test results EC50 Greasyback shrimp (Metapenaeus ensis): 16,14 - 26,61 mg/l 48 hours Page: 5 / 9

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Components Sodium nitrite (7632-00-0)

Test results LC50 Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): 0,048 mg/l 96 hours LC50 Fish: 0,56 - 1,78 mg/l 96 hour

Persistence and degradability This product, being inorganic, has no TOC, BOD. - COD (mgO2/g) Bioaccumulative potential Mobility in soil Results of PBT and vPvB assessment Other adverse effects Environmental fate Partition coefficient Summary 92 (calculated data) Not available. Not available. Not available. Not available. Not available. Very toxic to aquatic organisms. The evaluation of environmental hazards is based on the concentration limits as set out in directive 1999/45/EC.

Section 13: Disposal considerations


Waste treatment methods Contaminated packaging According to Hazardous Waste Regulations. EWC ( European Waste Code ) recommendation : 15 01 10 15 Waste packaging; absorbents, wiping cloths, filter materials and protective clothing not otherwise specified. 15 01 Packaging (including separately collected municipal packaging waste). 15 01 10 Packaging containing residues of or contaminated by dangerous substances. Depending on the origin and state of the waste, other EWC numbers may be applicable too. Disposal methods/information According to Hazardous Waste Regulations. EWC ( European Waste Code ) recommendation : 16 03 03 16 Wastes not otherwise specified in the list. 16 03 Off-specification batches and unused products. 16 03 03 Inorganic wastes containing dangerous substances. Depending on the origin and state of the waste, other EWC numbers may be applicable too.

Section 14: Transport information


ADR UN number UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Subsidiary class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards Tunnel restriction code Special precautions for user RID UN number UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es)
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UN3099 Oxidizing liquid, toxic, n.o.s. (Sodium nitrite Mixture) 5.1 6.1 III Yes (E) Not available. UN3099 Oxidizing liquid, toxic, n.o.s. (Sodium nitrite Mixture) 5.1 Page: 6 / 9

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Subsidiary class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards Special precautions for user ADN UN number UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Subsidiary class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards Special precautions for user IATA UN number UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Subsidiary class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards Special precautions for user IMDG UN number UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Subsidiary class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards EmS No. Special precautions for user UN3099 Oxidizing liquid, toxic, n.o.s. (Sodium nitrite Mixture) 5.1 6.1 III Yes F-A, S-Q Not available. UN3099 Oxidizing liquid, toxic, n.o.s. (Sodium nitrite Mixture) 5.1 6.1 III Yes Not available. UN3099 Oxidizing liquid, toxic, n.o.s. (Sodium nitrite Mixture) 5.1 6.1 III Yes Not available. 6.1 III Yes Not available.

ADR Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

RID No information available.

ADN

IATA

IMDG

Section 15: Regulatory information


Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture EU regulations Regulation (EC) No. 2037/2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer, Annex I Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 2037/2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer, Annex II Not listed.

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Regulation (EC) No. 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants, Annex I Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals, Annex I, part 1 Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals, Annex I, part 2 Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals, Annex I, part 3 Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 689/2008 concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals, Annex V Not listed. Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC): Article 15, European Pollution Emission Registery (EPER) Not listed. Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, Article 59(1). Candidate List Not listed. National regulations Inventory status Country(s) or region Europe Europe Chemical safety assessment Inventory name European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) European List of Notified Chemical Substances (ELINCS) Not available. On inventory (yes/no)* Yes No Not available.

*A "Yes" indicates that all components of this product comply with the inventory requirements administered by the governing country(s)

Section 16: Other information


List of abbreviations CAS: Chemical Abstract Service Registration Number EC-No: European Commission Number CLP: Regulation on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures DSD: Dangerous Substances Directive CEN: European Committee for Standardisation TWA: Time Weighted Average STEL: Short Term Exposure Limit LD50: Lethal Dose, 50% LC50: Lethal Concentration, 50% EC50: Effect Concentration, 50% NOEL: No Observed Effect Level COD: Chemical Oxygen Demand BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand TOC: Total Organic Carbon ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road ADN: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways IATA: International Air Transport Association IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code RID: International Rule for Transport of Dangerous Substances by Railway Safety data sheets of raw materials. The health and environmental hazards of this mixture are assessed by applying the conventional methods as described in Annex II and III to Directive 1999/45/EC. R8 Contact with combustible material may cause fire. R25 Toxic if swallowed. R50 Very toxic to aquatic organisms. H272 - May intensify fire; oxidiser. H301 - Toxic if swallowed. H400 - Very toxic to aquatic life. Page: 8 / 9

References Information on evaluation method leading to the classification of mixture Full text of any statements or R-phrases and H-phrases under Sections 2 to 15

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Revision information Training information Based on EC Directive / Regulations This document has undergone significant changes and should be reviewed in its entirety. Provide training on safe handling while considering the type of application and exposure scenarios. 1999/45/EC 2001/118/EC 2004/73/EC (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) (EC) No 453/2010 Correction in Section: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15.16

Further information

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