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Material Safety Data Sheet
Copper Sulfate solution MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Copper Sulfate solution Catalog Codes: SLC1300 CAS#: Mixture. RTECS: Not applicable. TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found. CI#: Not applicable. Synonym: Copper Sulfate Solution Chemical Name: Not applicable. Chemical Formula: Not applicable. Contact Information: Sciencelab.com, Inc. 14025 Smith Rd. Houston, Texas 77396 US Sales: 1-800-901-7247 International Sales: 1-281-441-4400 Order Online: ScienceLab.com

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Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition: Name Water Copper sulfate pentahydrate CAS # 7732-18-5 7758-99-8 % by Weight 91.8 8.23

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Copper sulfate pentahydrate: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 300 mg/kg [Rat.]. DERMAL (LD50): Acute: >2000 mg/kg [Rat].

Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant). Slightly hazardous in case of ingestion, . Non-corrosive for skin. Potential Chronic Health Effects: CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for mammalian somatic cells. [Copper sulfate pentahydrate]. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. The substance may be toxic to kidneys, liver. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an accumulation in one or many human organs.

Section 4: First Aid Measures
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immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Products of Combustion: Not available. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. give artificial respiration. Get medical attention if symptoms appear. Cold water may be used. or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. Section 7: Handling and Storage p. tie. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities. Skin Contact: In case of contact. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention. of heat. If not breathing. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Flammable Limits: Not applicable. of shocks. Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable. Flash Points: Not applicable. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Serious Inhalation: Not available. give oxygen. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Non-explosive in presence of open flames and sparks. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Inhalation: If inhaled. Get medical attention. Serious Ingestion: Not available. belt or waistband. 2 . Cold water may be used. Large Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. remove to fresh air.Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Get medical attention. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Nitromethanes and copper salts spontaneously form explosive materials (Copper sulfate pentahydrate) Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spill: Dilute with water and mop up. Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.Wash clothing before reuse. Seek medical attention. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. If breathing is difficult. Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not applicable. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Not applicable. In case of contact.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Volatility: Not available. Odor: Not available. Personal Protection: Splash goggles. Water/Oil Dist. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Lab coat. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product. Specific Gravity: 1. Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection Engineering Controls: Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their respective threshold limit value. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product.: Not available. Solubility: Easily soluble in cold water. Vapor respirator.Precautions: Do not ingest. Color: Blue.053 (Water = 1) Vapor Pressure: The highest known value is 2. Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water. Full suit.3 kPa (@ 20°C) (Water). Taste: Not available. hot water. well-ventilated area. Gloves. Gloves. Vapor Density: The highest known value is 0. Melting Point: Not available. Vapor respirator. Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical state and appearance: Liquid. If ingested. Keep container in a cool. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. wear suitable respiratory equipment. Molecular Weight: Not applicable. p.1 (mg/m3) from OSHA (PEL) [United States] Inhalation TWA: 1 (mg/m3) from NIOSH InhalationConsult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits. 3 . Wear suitable protective clothing. Ionicity (in Water): Not available. Partially soluble in methanol.62 (Air = 1) (Water). pH (1% soln/water): Not available Boiling Point: The lowest known value is 100°C (212°F) (Water). In case of insufficient ventilation. Coeff. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapor/spray. Odor Threshold: Not available. Boots. methanol. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Critical Temperature: Not available. Exposure Limits: Copper sulfate pentahydrate TWA: 1 (mg/m3) from ACGIH (TLV) [United States] Inhalation TWA: 0.

) (Calculated value for the mixture). Slightly hazardous in case of ingestion. Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 3641 mg/kg (Rat.Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. Special Remarks on Reactivity: Air Sensitive. Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): 25485 mg/kg (Rat) (Calculated value for the mixture). Solutions of hyprobromite are decomposed by powerful catalytic action of cupric ions. Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). 4 . it will bind to carbonates as well as humic materials. clay. Section 11: Toxicological Information Routes of Entry: Absorbed through skin. behavior/nervous systems (somnolence. Eye contact. (Copper sulfate pentahydrate) Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available. hemalytic anemia). or bind to humic materials. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Lowest Published Lethal Dose: LDL [Human] . Instability Temperature: Not available. Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: If released to soil. Incompatible with finely powdered metals. alkalis. blood (Methemoglobin. Copper is accumulated by plants and animals. even as impurities. vomiting. be partly oxidized. long term degradation products may arise. This p. copper sulfate may leach to groundwater. urinary system (kidneys). [Copper sulfate pentahydrate]. cardiovascular system (lowering of blood pressure) Section 12: Ecological Information Ecotoxicity: Not available. BOD5 and COD: Not available. but it does not appear to biomagnify from plants to animals. May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea.Route: Oral. Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are less toxic than the product itself. Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. liver. Chronic Effects on Humans: MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for mammalian somatic cells. In water. coma). Eyes: Causes eye irritation. diarrhea. Conditions of Instability: Incompatible materials Incompatibility with various substances: Slightly reactive to reactive with metals. Contains material which may cause damage to the following organs: kidneys. or hydrous of iron and manganese. of inhalation. However. Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. Polymerization: Will not occur. liver (jaundice). May affect metabolism. Dose: 1088 mg/kg (Copper sulfate pentahydrate) Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: May affect genetic material based on animal data (Copper sulfate pentahydrate) Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Acute Potential Health Effects: Skin: Causes skin irritation. clay and hydrous oxides of iron and manganese. Corrosivity: Corrosive in presence of steel.

): Health: 2 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard: Protective Equipment: Gloves. Section 14: Transport Information DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).S.S. 5 .A. Lab coat. urban areas. (4. state and local environmental control regulations. Vapor respirator.: Copper sulfate pentahydrate: 10 lbs.1 to >4 in a polluted. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.1200). (Copper sulfate pentahydrate) Section 13: Disposal Considerations Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal. Other Classifications: WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada). Section 15: Other Regulatory Information Federal and State Regulations: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Water SARA 313 toxic chemical notification and release reporting: Copper compounds CERCLA: Hazardous substances. copper aerosols (in general) have a residence time of 2 to 10 days in an unpolluted atmosphere and 0. In air.): Health Hazard: 2 Fire Hazard: 0 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: h National Fire Protection Association (U. HMIS (U. DSCL (EEC): This product is not classified according to the EU regulations.A. Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable. Section 16: Other Information References: Not available. Other Special Considerations: Not available. Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910. Created: 10/10/2005 01:00 AM p.lack of biomagnification appears common with heavy metals. Not applicable. Splash goggles. Identification: Not applicable.536 kg).

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