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255 Norman. Lachine (Montreal), Que H8R 1A3
EMERGENCY NUMBERS: (USA) CHEMTREC : 1(800) 424-9300 (24hrs) (CAN) CANUTEC : 1(613) 996-6666 (24hrs) (USA) Anachemia : 1(518) 297-4444 (CAN) Anachemia : 1(514) 489-5711
Protective Clothing TDG Road/Rail
WHMIS CLASS: E C D-1A
TDG CLASS: 8 PIN: UN2031 PG: II
Section I. Product Identification and Uses Product name NITRIC ACID 60 - 70%
Chemical formula Synonyms
Not available. Not applicable. AC-6525 63.01
Hydrogen nitrate, aqua fortis, azotic acid, AC-6525, Code AC-6525PG, AC-6525T, CD-6525, EG-6525, EP-6525, 62786, 62876, 62764, 62759, 62772, M-10831, M-11826 Formula weight
Anachemia Canada. 255 Norman. Lachine (Montreal), Que H8R 1A3 For laboratory use only.
Section II. Ingredients
1) NITRIC ACID 2) WATER
Exposure limits: ACGIH TWA 2 ppm (5.2 mg/m3); STEL 4 ppm (10 mg/m3) Not established by ACGIH.
Toxicity values of the hazardous ingredients
NITRIC ACID: ORAL (LDLo): Acute: 430 mg/kg (Human). UNREPORTED (LDLo): Acute: 110 mg/kg (Man). INHALATION (LC50): Acute: 130 mg/m3 (Rat) (4 hour(s).
May be fatal by ingestion. abdominal pain. bronchitis. N2O3) plus nitric acid mist or vapor. Powerful oxidizing agent. diarrhea.Section III. May cause permanent damage. or by skin absorption. inhalation. Auto-ignition temperature Not applicable. coeff. The sensitivity to impact is not available. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm. dyspnea. coma and death. N2O.3-1. colorless to slightly yellow fuming aqueous solution. Emits toxic and corrosive fumes under fire conditions.5 2 . Fire degradation products Fire extinguishing procedures Oxides of nitrogen (NO. Possible risks of irreversible effects. nausea. Use flooding quantities of water. Risk of vomiting. Ingestion .75 to 2. laryngitis. Container explosion may occur under fire conditions or when heated. coughing. Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation. Skin contact. respiratory system. May cause delayed lung injury. may ignite oxidizable materials. Eye contact. skin. chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. 25 ppm (NITRIC ACID) is immediately dangerous to life or health. Evaporation rate Solubility <7 0. Fire and Explosion Hazards Section V. Section IV. Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. Pungent and suffocating acid odor. lungs. blisters and yellow skin discoloration. Burns in mouth. Causes severe burns and loss of vision.3 (Air = 1) 49-55 mm of Hg (@ 20°C) Not available. Wear adequate personal protection to prevent contact with material or its combustion products. <1 Miscible in water. Fire and Explosion Data Flash point Flammable limits Not applicable. Physical Data Physical state and appearance / Odor pH (1% soln/water) Odor threshold Percent volatile Freezing point Boiling point Specific gravity Vapor density Vapor pressure Water/oil dist. inflammation and edema of the larynx and bronchi.70% page 2/4 Clear. Flammable/explosive hydrogen gas may be formed upon contact of this product with metals.5 mg/m3 (Detection) 100% (V/V) -41 to -22°C 120 to 122°C 1. convulsions. stomach perforation. The sensitivity to static discharge is not available. Not applicable. Contributes to combustion of other materials. Self contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in a pressure demand or other positive pressure mode. NITRIC ACID 60 . Toxicological Properties Routes of entry Effects of Acute Exposure Eye Ingestion and inhalation. Skin Inhalation Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Effects may be delayed. kidney damage. and vomiting. pharynx and gastrointestinal tract. Cool containing vessels with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out. nausea. Corrosive to skin and eyes on contact. Target organs: eyes. headache. NO2. teeth. Causes severe burns. Eye contact can result in corneal damage or blindness.
cotton. If spontaneous vomiting occurs. rinse mouth and administer more water. fluorine. sparks. Corrosive to metals. carbonates. If irritation persists. amines. phosphides.). cyanates. nitrides. acetic acid. DO NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. IMMEDIATELY flush skin with running water for at least 30 minutes. Section VI. ammonia. organic materials (acetone. thiols. ether. contamination. Washing within 1 minute is essential to achieve maximum effectiveness. combustible materials. boron phosphide. To the best of our knowledge. resins. organic chemicals. Reacts with most common metals to produce hydrogen. wash out mouth with water. lesions of the skin. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. Do not transport victim unless the recommended flushing period is completed or flushing can be continued during transport. May discolor on exposure to light. Toxicological Properties Effects of Chronic Overexposure NITRIC ACID 60 . etc.Section V. hydrogen sulfide. paper. diborane. turpentine. Remove contaminated clothing. Skin contact Immediate first aid is needed to prevent skin damage. silver compounds.70% page 3/4 May cause erosion of the teeth. pneumonia and lung damage. Hazardous polymerization will not occur. ketones. metal powders. carbides. If irritation persists. . alkalis. alkali metals.. thiocyanates. Ingestion If conscious. Reaction Products Reacts with water to produce heat. Conditions to avoid: High temperatures. Section VII. Reducing agents. First Aid Measures Eye contact Immediate first aid is needed to prevent eye damage. Inhalation Remove patient to fresh air. methanol. peroxides. N2O) all mixed with nitric acid mist and vapor.). sulfides. Explosive reaction with alcohols. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person. wood. cyanides. IMMEDIATELY flush eyes with copious quantities of water for at least 30 minutes holding lids apart to ensure flushing of the entire surface. hydrazine. repeat flushing. and similar organic materials. Bases. non-metals (boron. Seek immediate medical attention. aluminum. NO2. etc. Administer artificial respiration or CPR if breathing has ceased. azides. protecting your own hands and body. repeat flushing. Hazardous decomp. acids. corrosive fumes of nitrogen oxides. Toxicity of the product to the reproductive system: Not available. Seek immediate medical attention. iron. Seek immediate medical attention. mercury(II) compounds. zinc ethoxide. the chemical. silicides. carbon. salicylates. phosphorus compounds. Carcinogenic effects: Not available. Reactivity Data Stability Stable. Mutagenic effects: Not available. including (NO. physical. and toxic. and toxicity of this substance has not been fully investigated. N2O3. hydrocarbons. hexacyanoferrates. formaldehyde. Seek immediate medical attention. bronchial irritation. phosphine. Teratogenic effects: Not available. Have conscious person drink several glasses of water or milk. Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. interhalogens. acetylides. heat. products Incompatibility Various nitrogen oxides. non-metal oxides. Guard against aspiration into lungs. have victim lean forward with head down to avoid breathing in of vomitus. copper. dichromates. open flames and all other sources of ignition. Administer approved oxygen supply if breathing is difficult.. phosphorus. ammonium nitrate. coughing.
Keep container tightly closed and dry. Note to physician: Medical conditions that may be aggravated by exposure include asthma. DO NOT empty into drains. This product must be manipulated by qualified personnel. always add acid to water. Handle and open container with care.. Possible risks of irreversible effects.. neoprene boots and neoprene gloves. bronchitis. paper. Waste disposal According to all applicable regulations. Highly toxic! comments Causes severe burns which may be delayed! Risk of serious damage to eyes. A OSHA/MSHA jointly approved respirator is advised in the absence of proper environmental controls. Handle and open container with care. emphysema. Manipulate under an adequate fume hood. streams. clothing. Make eye bath and emergency shower available. on skin. Harmful to aquatic life at very low concentrations. RTECS NO: QU5775000 (Nitric acid). Contact with other material may cause fire and/or explosion. and other lung diseases and chronic nose. Impervious neoprene gloves. Container should be opened only by a technically qualified person. If more than TLV. Such data are offered solely for your consideration.70% page 4/4 Protective Clothing in Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Do not allow smoking and food consumption while handling. Wash well after use. paper.S. Ventilation should be corrosion proof.). Other Information Special Precautions or Corrosive liquid! Powerful oxidizing agent. Do not allow water to get inside container because of violent reaction. sinus. seek medical advice immediately (show the label when possible. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Validated 02-May-2007 Telephone# (514) 489-5711 While the company believes the data set forth herein are accurate as of the date hereof. case of spill and leak Spill and leak Evacuate and ventilate the area. Place in a suitable container and mark for disposal. Section X. Wash spill site after material pick up is complete. or throat conditions. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Keep at temperature not exceeding 30°C. Do not breathe vapor. 0 4 0 NFPA Prepared by MSDS Department/Département de F. Protective Measures Protective clothing Face shield and splash goggles. Do not use in unventilated spaces. Reacts violently with water. Store away from incompatible materials. oil. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. the company makes no warranty with respect thereto and expressly disclaims all liability for reliance thereon. and/or other resistant protective clothing. do not breathe vapor. coveralls. synthetic apron. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Store in stainless steel drums.. Section IX. Do not store on wood floors. or on clothing.Section VIII. When diluting. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Do not get in eyes. sparks. lakes. Can be dangerous if allowed to enter drinking water intakes. and flame. In case of accident or if you feel unwell. investigation and verification. Heat is generated by dilution.. Cover with soda ash or lime. Store in a well ventilated area. Do not contaminate domestic or irrigation water supplies. Full suit. Do not wear contact lenses.). Do not wash down the drain. DO NOT touch damaged container or spilled material. Ensure that eyewash station and safety shower is proximal to the work-station location. may ignite oxidizable materials. ponds. clothing. Sufficient to protect skin. In case of insufficient ventilation. Storage and Handling Store in a cool place away from heated areas. oil. In accordance with good storage and handling practices. Preventive Measures NITRIC ACID 60 . Adequate ventilation is required for soda ash due to release of carbon dioxide gas.. Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray. wear suitable respiratory equipment. Avoid contact with a combustible material (wood. rapid and thorough flushing is essential. Have available and use as appropriate: neoprene suits and boots. Keep away from direct sunlight or strong incandescent light. Do not add any other material to the container. Engineering controls Use only in a chemical fume hood to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. . Empty containers may contain a hazardous residue. Avoid all contact with the product. or rivers.). Avoid contact with a combustible material (wood. not water to acid. In the event of skin or eye contact.