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REVlSlON DATE: 07/05/2009

ZlNC ACETATE LRG MSDS


According to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
1 lDENTlFlCATlON OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATlON AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKlNG
PRODUCT NAME ZlNC ACETATE LRG
CAS-No. 5970-45-6
EC No. 209-170-2
Reagent Chemical Services SUPPLlER
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PRODUCT NO. 1671
APPLlCATlON General chemical reagent
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE Emergency Telephone : +44 (0) 1928 716903 Between 08.30 - 17.00
2 HAZARDS lDENTlFlCATlON
Harmful if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
CLASSlFlCATlON (67/548) Xn;R22. N;R51/53.
3 COMPOSlTlON/lNFORMATlON ON lNGREDlENTS
EC No. 209-170-2
CAS-No. 5970-45-6
4 FlRST-AlD MEASURES
GENERAL lNFORMATlON
CAUTlON! First aid personnel must be aware of own risk during rescue! First aid personnel must protect themselves with all necessary
personal protective equipment during the assistance of casualties. When breathing is difficult, properly trained personnel may assist the
casualty by administering oxygen. lf casualty needs to be resuscitated avoid mouth to mouth contact, use a mechanical device such as a
bag and mask to provide artificial respiration. Place unconscious person on the side in the recovery position and ensure breathing can take
place. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. lf medical attention is required take this information sheet with the
casualty.
lNHALATlON
Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Provide rest, warmth and fresh air. ln case of severe exposure or if any discomfort
continues get medical attention.
lNGESTlON
Do not induce vomiting. lmmediately rinse mouth and drink plenty of water. Get medical attention immediately!
SKlN CONTACT
lmmediately remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. ln serious cases or if
discomfort continues obtain medical attention.
EYE CONTACT
Promptly wash eyes with plenty of water or eye wash solution while lifting the eyelids.lf possible remove any contact lenses and continue to
wash. Get medical attention.
5 FlRE-FlGHTlNG MEASURES
EXTlNGUlSHlNG MEDlA
The product is non-combustible. Use fire-extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding materials.
SPEClFlC HAZARDS
ln case of fire, toxic and corrosive gases may be formed.
PROTECTlVE MEASURES lN FlRE
Self contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing must be worn in case of fire.
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6 ACClDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PERSONAL PRECAUTlONS
Wear protective clothing as described in Section 8 of this safety data sheet.
SPlLL CLEAN UP METHODS
Collect with scoop or shovel if possible to do so safely, otherwise mix with sand or other inert material. Collect spillage in containers, seal
securely and deliver for disposal according to local regulations. Containers with collected spillage must be properly labelled with correct
contents and hazard symbol. Wash spillage site well with water and detergent, be aware of the potential for surfaces to become slippery.
Wash thoroughly after dealing with a spillage.
7 HANDLlNG AND STORAGE
USAGE PRECAUTlONS
Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Avoid inhalation of dust and contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapours.
STORAGE PRECAUTlONS
Store in closed original container at temperatures between 15C and 25C. Store away from direct sunlight and moisture
STORAGE CLASS
Chemical storage.
8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTlON
ENGlNEERlNG MEASURES
Provide adequate ventilation and appropriate extraction to avoid occupational exposure. lf dusts are generated then work in a fume
cupboard
RESPlRATORY EQUlPMENT
Wear suitable dust respirator if dusts are generated and there is insufficient ventilation or extraction.
HAND PROTECTlON
Wear protective gloves. Rubber or plastic. The most suitable glove must be chosen in consultation with the gloves supplier, who can
inform about the breakthrough time of the glove material.
EYE PROTECTlON
Wear approved safety goggles.
OTHER PROTECTlON
Wear suitable protective clothing as protection against splashing or contamination. Have facilities in place to wash eyes in case of contact.
lf handling large amounts it is recommended to have a safety shower. Wear rubber apron and full length gloves if handling large amounts.
lf there is a risk of splashing then wear a face shield.
HYGlENE MEASURES
Wash at the end of each work shift and before eating, smoking and using the toilet. Wash promptly if skin becomes wet or contaminated.
Promptly remove any clothing that becomes wet or contaminated. When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
9 PHYSlCAL AND CHEMlCAL PROPERTlES
APPEARANCE Solid
COLOUR Colourless to white.
ODOUR Weakly acetic acid.
SOLUBlLlTY Very soluble in water.
MELTlNG POlNT (C) Approx. 200 RELATlVE DENSlTY 1.77 20
BULK DENSlTY Approx. 0.9 kg/l pH-VALUE, DlLUTED SOLUTlON 6 - 7 5%
SOLUBlLlTY VALUE (g/100g
H2O@20C)
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10 STABlLlTY AND REACTlVlTY
STABlLlTY
Stable under normal temperature conditions and recommended use.
CONDlTlONS TO AVOlD
Avoid heat.
11 TOXlCOLOGlCAL lNFORMATlON
TOXlC DOSE 1 - LD 50 794 mg/kg (oral rat)
lNHALATlON
lrritation of the mucous membranes, coughing and dyspnoea. May cause metal fume fever after inhalation of large quantities.
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lNGESTlON
lrritation of the mouth, the oesophagus and the gastrointestinal tract. Nausea, vomiting. lngestion of large quantities may cause
cardiovascular disorders and collapse.
SKlN CONTACT
Slightly irritating.
EYE CONTACT
lrritating to eyes.
12 ECOLOGlCAL lNFORMATlON
ECOTOXlClTY
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Do not allow to enter drinking water,
waste water or soil.
LC 50, 96 Hrs, FlSH mg/l 0.55 (Onchorhynchus mykiss)
13 DlSPOSAL CONSlDERATlONS
DlSPOSAL METHODS
Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements.
14 TRANSPORT lNFORMATlON
UK ROAD CLASS 9
PROPER SHlPPlNG NAME ENVlRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLlD, N.O.S. ( ZlNC ACETATE )
3077 UN NO. ROAD lll UK ROAD PACK GR.
9 ADR CLASS NO. Class 9: Miscellaneous
dangerous substances and
articles.
ADR CLASS
lll ADR PACK GROUP (E) TUNNEL RESTRlCTlON CODE
90 HAZARD No. (ADR) 9 ADR LABEL NO.
2Z HAZCHEM CODE 90GM7-lll CEFlC TEC(R) NO.
9 RlD CLASS NO. lll RlD PACK GROUP
3077 UN NO. SEA 9 lMDG CLASS
lll lMDG PACK GR. F-A, S-F EMS
3077 UN NO. AlR 9 AlR CLASS
lll AlR PACK GR.
15 REGULATORY lNFORMATlON
RlSK PHRASES
R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R51/53 Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
environment.
SAFETY PHRASES
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheets.
STATUTORY lNSTRUMENTS
Chemicals (Hazard lnformation and Packaging) Regulations. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
APPROVED CODE OF PRACTlCE
Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply. COSHH essentials: Easy steps to control chemicals.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.
GUlDANCE NOTES
Workplace Exposure Limits EH40. lntroduction to Local Exhaust Ventilation HS(G)37.
NATlONAL REGULATlONS
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)
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16 OTHER lNFORMATlON
GENERAL lNFORMATlON
Under REACH Material Safety Datasheets (MSDS) are referred to as Safety Datasheets (SDS).
REVlSlON COMMENTS
This is first issue.
REVlSlON DATE 07/05/2009
REV. NO./REPL. SDS GENERATED 1
SDS NO. 20783
SAFETY DATA SHEET STATUS
Approved.
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