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Muriate, Sal Ammonia, Salmiac Chemical Name: Ammonium Chloride Chemical Formula: NH4Cl Section 3: Hazard Identification Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, sensitizer), of ingestion, of inhalation Potential Chronic Health Effects: Carcinogenic Effects: Not available. Mutagenic Effects: Not available. Teratogenic Effects: Not available. Developmental Toxicity: Not available. Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition. Section 4: First Aid Measures Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention. Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an antibacterial cream. Seek immediate medical attention. Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spills: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements. Large Spills: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities.
Prolonged or repeated inhalation may affect the kidneys. Prolonged or repeated ingestion may affect metabolism (anorexia. or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Prologned or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. an allergic reaction. acids. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. cardiovascular system. ingestion Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 1300 mg/kg [Mouse] Special Remarks on Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Can cause skin irritation which is usually mild. Slightly corrosive in presence of aluminum. lab coat. use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit. Conditions of Instability: Incompatible materials. If user operations generate dust. gloves Personal Protection in case of Large Spills: Splash goggles. and respiration. Full suit. moisture Incompatibility with various substances: Reactive with oxidizing agents. Inhalation can cause respiratory tract and mucous membrane irritation which is usually mild. Boots. May also affect behavior of the central nervous system. Section 11: Toxicological Data Route of Entry: Inhalation. of stainless steel(304). Corrosivity: Extremely corrosive in presence of copper. Personal Protection: Splash goggles. of stainless steel(316). fume or mist. Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. local exhaust ventilation. . moderate eye iritation. May be harmful if swallowed. eyes. Corrosive in presence of steel. Gloves. It may cause Salt Cataract and degeneration of the retina. consult a specialist before handling this product. Dust respirator. metabolic acidosis) and urinary system (enlargement of kidneys). Instability Temperature: Not available. alkalis.Section 8: Exposure Controls & Personal Protection Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures. Exposure Limits: TWA: 10 STEL: 20 (mg/m3) from ACGIH (TLV) [United States] Inhalation TWA: 10 STEL: 20 (mg/m3) [United Kingdom (UK)] Inhalation TWA: 10 STEL: 20 (mg/m3) from NIOSH [United States] Inhalation TWA: 10 STEL: 20 (mg/m3) from OSHA (PEL) [United States] Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits. Prolonged or repeated inhalation may also cause bronchospasm (asthma).