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Material Safety Data Sheet
Thorium AA Standard MSDS

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name: Thorium AA Standard Contact Information:
Catalog Codes: SLT2146 Sciencelab.com, Inc.
14025 Smith Rd.
CAS#: Mixture. Houston, Texas 77396
RTECS: Not applicable. US Sales: 1-800-901-7247
International Sales: 1-281-441-4400
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Thorium; Nitric acid, 70%;
Water Order Online: ScienceLab.com

CI#: Not applicable. CHEMTREC (24HR Emergency Telephone), call:
1-800-424-9300
Synonym:
International CHEMTREC, call: 1-703-527-3887
Chemical Name: Not applicable.
For non-emergency assistance, call: 1-281-441-4400
Chemical Formula: Not applicable.

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition:

Name CAS # % by Weight
Thorium 7440-29-1 0.1
Water 7732-18-5 92.9
Nitric acid, fuming 7697-37-2 7

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Thorium LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available. Nitric acid, fuming: VAPOR (LC50):
Acute: 67 ppm 4 hour(s) [Rat].

Section 3: Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects:
Very hazardous in case of skin contact (corrosive, irritant, permeator), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Liquid or spray mist may produce tissue damage particularly on mucous membranes of eyes, mouth and respiratory tract. Skin
contact may produce burns. Inhalation of the spray mist may produce severe irritation of respiratory tract, characterized by
coughing, choking, or shortness of breath. Severe over-exposure can result in death. Inflammation of the eye is characterized
by redness, watering, and itching. Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling, reddening, or, occasionally, blistering.
Potential Chronic Health Effects:
Very hazardous in case of skin contact (corrosive, irritant, permeator), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Non-sensitizer for skin. CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC

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Place the victim under a deluge shower. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Be particularly careful to clean folds. the absence of such signs. Seek immediate medical attention. Seek immediate medical attention. Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable. Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Examine the lips and mouth to ascertain whether the tissues are damaged. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. Cold water may be used. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. however. tie. is not conclusive. Repeated or prolonged inhalation of vapors may lead to chronic respiratory irritation. Cold water may be used. of organic materials. Section 4: First Aid Measures Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Products of Combustion: Not available. infectious or corrosive. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. If breathing is difficult. keeping eyelids open. Repeated or prolonged exposure to spray mist may produce respiratory tract irritation leading to frequent attacks of bronchial infection. Seek immediate medical attention. The substance is toxic to lungs. If the victim is not breathing. Serious Inhalation: Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. WARNING: It may be hazardous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when the inhaled material is toxic. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. belt or waistband. such as the hands : Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Seek medical attention. tie. crevices. Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable. Seek immediate medical attention. mucous membranes. Serious Ingestion: Not available. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. belt or waistband. Flammable Limits: Not applicable. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. If the victim is not breathing. If the chemical got on the victim's exposed skin. Flash Points: Not applicable. a possible indication that the toxic material was ingested. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Not applicable. remove the contaminated clothes as quickly as possible. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not applicable. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. If irritation persists. p. Slightly explosive to explosive in presence of reducing materials. Skin Contact: If the chemical got onto the clothed portion of the body. of combustible materials. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Do not use an eye ointment. administer oxygen. 2 . Repeated or prolonged contact with spray mist may produce chronic eye irritation and severe skin irritation. seek medical attention. protecting your own hands and body. creases and groin.EFFECTS: Not available. Repeated exposure to an highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an accumulation in one or many human organs.

Molecular Weight: Not applicable. Full suit. Section 7: Handling and Storage Precautions: Keep locked up Keep container dry. Weighted average: 98. Taste: Not available. Do not get water inside container.78°C (209. Odor: Not available. Absorb with DRY earth. Full suit. Avoid contact with skin and eyes Keep away from incompatibles such as metals. Boots. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. 3 . Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical state and appearance: Liquid. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities. wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapour/spray. Prevent entry into sewers. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Storage: Corrosive materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. pH (1% soln/water): Acidic. Gloves. Call for assistance on disposal. Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Never add water to this product In case of insufficient ventilation. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spill: Dilute with water and mop up. Vapor respirator. Boiling Point: The lowest known value is 82. Vapor respirator.8°F) Melting Point: May start to solidify at -41. Do not touch spilled material. or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. fuming.6°C (-42.7°F) (Nitric acid. Critical Temperature: Not available. Large Spill: Corrosive liquid. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Use water spray curtain to divert vapor drift. If necessary: Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. Color: Not available. consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product. Boots. Personal Protection: Face shield. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location.02 (Water = 1) p. Stop leak if without risk. Do not ingest. 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. Exposure Limits: Nitric acid. alkalis. sand or other non-combustible material. Specific Gravity: Weighted average: 1. fuming TWA: 2 CEIL: 4 (ppm) TWA: 5 CEIL: 10 (mg/m3)Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits. Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. basements or confined areas. dike if needed.9°F) based on data for: Nitric acid. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.6°C (180. Gloves. fuming).

Acute toxicity of the vapor (LC50): 957 ppm 4 hour(s) (Rat) (Calculated value for the mixture). alkalis. fuming) Water/Oil Dist. Solubility: Easily soluble in cold water.62 (Air = 1) (Water). Weighted average: 19. Coeff. fuming). Odor Threshold: The highest known value is 0.: Not available. 4 . Inhalation. Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Very hazardous in case of skin contact (corrosive. Toxicity to Animals: WARNING: THE LC50 VALUES HEREUNDER ARE ESTIMATED ON THE BASIS OF A 4-HOUR EXPOSURE. Conditions of Instability: Not available. Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. Chronic Effects on Humans: The substance is toxic to lungs. Section 12: Ecological Information Ecotoxicity: Not available. long term degradation products may arise. Ionicity (in Water): Not available.46 mm of Hg (@ 20°C) Vapor Density: The highest known value is 0.29 ppm (Nitric acid. Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available. organic materials. BOD5 and COD: Not available. Incompatibility with various substances: Highly reactive with metals. Instability Temperature: Not available. Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available. Volatility: Not available. However. of ingestion. Ingestion. combustible materials. irritant. p. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available. mucous membranes.Vapor Pressure: The highest known value is 45 mm of Hg (@ 20°C) (Nitric acid. Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. Section 11: Toxicological Information Routes of Entry: Dermal contact. Eye contact. permeator). Slightly reactive to reactive with reducing agents. Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available. Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water. Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass. of inhalation. acids. Polymerization: No.

Identification: : Nitric acid. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. 70% CERCLA: Hazardous substances. Nitric acid.): Health: 3 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard: Protective Equipment: Gloves.Very toxic by inhalation. solution (Nitric acid. Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available. R35. CLASS E: Corrosive liquid.S.: Thorium. birth defects or other reproductive harm. Section 13: Disposal Considerations Waste Disposal: Section 14: Transport Information DOT Classification: CLASS 8: Corrosive liquid.): Health Hazard: 3 Fire Hazard: 0 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: National Fire Protection Association (U. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of California has found to cause cancer which would require a warning under the statute: Thorium Pennsylvania RTK: Nitric acid. 70%. Other Classifications: WHMIS (Canada): CLASS D-1A: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).A. p. CLASS D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).A. 70% New Jersey: Thorium TSCA 8(b) inventory: Thorium. Face shield.Causes severe burns. 5 . Nitric acid. Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are more toxic. DSCL (EEC): R26. HMIS (U. Vapor respirator.S. 70%.1200). Full suit. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. fuming) : UN2031 PG: II Special Provisions for Transport: Marine Pollutant Section 15: Other Regulatory Information Federal and State Regulations: California prop. 70% Massachusetts RTK: Nitric acid. 70% SARA 313 toxic chemical notification and release reporting: Nitric acid. which would require a warning under the statute: Thorium California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of California has found to cause cancer. Water SARA 302/304/311/312 extremely hazardous substances: Nitric acid.

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