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Safety Data Sheet

1. IDENTIFICATION
Chemicals Name : 653G Front Side Silver Paste
Other Names:--
Recommended use and restrictions on use: For Photovoltaic use
Names, addresses, and phone numbers of the manufacturer, importer or supplier:
Names: GIGA SOLAR MATERIALS CORPORATION
Addresses: 1st F, No. 3, Kung Yen First Rd., Hsinchu Industrial Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Phone numbers: +886-3-598-1886
Emergency contact phone numbers/fax numbers:
Emergency Number: +886-3-598-1886
Fax numbers: +886-3-597-8258

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Chemicals hazard class:
Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2A
Carcinogenicity Category 2
Toxic to reproduction Category 1A
Hazardous to the aquatic environment, chronic toxicity Category 2
Label content:
Symbol:Exclamation mark/ Health hazard/ Environment

Signal Words:Danger
Hazard Statements:
1. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
2. Irritating eyes, respiratory system and skin.
3. Suspected of causing cancer.
4. May damage fertility or the unborn child.
5. Hazardous to the aquatic environment, chronic toxicity.

Precautionary Statements:
1. For eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of running water for at least 15 minutes.
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Call a physician.
2. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
3. Store in a cool and dry place with good ventilation.
4. Wear proper gloves.
5. Avoid contacting with skin and eyes.
Other hazards:--

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Pure material:
English name: Front Side Silver Paste
Synonyms: --
Chemical Abstract Service No.(CAS No.): Mixture
The hazardous ingredient (% of the content): --

Mixture:
Chemical property:
English names of the Concentration or concentration ranges
CAS No.
hazardous ingredients (ingredient percentage)
Silver 80~90 % 7440-22-4
Texanol 1~20 % 25265-77-4
Glass frit(lead glass frit) 1~5 % --

4. FIRST-AID MEASURES
The first-aid measures for different exposure routes:
Inhalation:
1. Remove to fresh air.
2. If the symptoms persist, consult physician.
Skin contact: Wash off immediately with soap and water.
Eye contact :
1. If feel irritation, lifting the upper and lower eyelids immediately and flush eyes with plenty
of running warm water for at least 15 minutes.
2. If condition continues, consult physician immediately.
Ingestion: Drink one or two cups of water. Do not induce vomiting. Consult physician
immediately.
The most important symptoms and hazardous effects: skin irritation and sensitization.
The protection of first-aiders: wear nitrile rubber and neoprene gloves.

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Notes to physicians: according to different symptom with proper treatment and cure.

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES:
Suitable fire extinguishing media: Dry Chemical, CO2, Water Spray, Foam.
Specific hazards may be encountered during fire-fighting: Carbon oxides. Carbon dioxide.
Nitrogen oxides (NOx). Metal fumes.
Specific fire-fighting methods: --
Special equipment for the protection of firefighters: As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing
apparatus pressure-demand, NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES:


Personal precautions:
Eye protection: Wear chemical splash goggles.
Respiratory protection: Use NIOSH approved respirator when ventilation is inadequate.
Hand protection: Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves.
Skin and body protection: wear personal protective clothing and equipment
Environmental precautions: Avoid to store at high temperature. For an uncontrolled release of this
product to the environment, take immediate steps to stop and contain release. Notify local
authorities, if required.
Methods for cleaning up: Wear personal protective equipment. Absorb spill with inert material
(e.g. dry sand or earth), then place in a chemical waste container. Shovel into suitable container for
disposal.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE:


Handling:
1. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
2. Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.
3. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
4. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
5. Do not eat, drink, or smoke in areas of use or storage.
Storage:
1. Store in a cool, dry place with good ventilation.
2. Avoid to store at high temperature.
3. Do not store in kindling and direct sunlight.

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8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION:
Engineering control: Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery and at places where dust
or fumes can be generated. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the
work-station location.
Control parameters :
8 hours time weighted average exposure limits/Short-term exposure limits/maximum exposure
limits:--
ACGIH:
Glass frit(8hr-TWA):5 mg/m3
OSHA:
Texanol(8hr-TWA-PEL):5 mg/m3
Silver (8hr-TWA-PEL):0.01 mg/m3

biological standards:--
Personal protective equipment :
Respiratory protection: Use NIOSH approved respirator when ventilation is inadequate.
Hand protection: Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves.
Eye protection: Wear chemical splash goggles.
Skin and body protection : wear personal protective clothing and equipment
Hygiene measures:
1. No smoking and drinking in work place.
2. keep good habit to maintain administrative work.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:


Appearance (Physical state, color, etc):
Physical state: Paste Odor: Mild Solvent-like
Color: Grey
Odor threshold:-- Melting point: --
pH value : 5~6 Boiling point/boiling point range : --
Flammability (solid, gas):-- Flash point: --
Decomposition temperature:-- Test method: --
Auto-ignition temperature:-- Explosion limits: --
Vapor pressure:-- Vapor density : --
Density:-- Solubility : no solved
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water, log Evaporation rate: >1 (Water =1)
Kow):--

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10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY:
Stability : Stable at normal conditions.
Possible hazardous reactions under specific conditions:--
Conditions to avoid: Exposure to moisture. Heat, flames and sparks.
Materials to avoid: Strong reducing agents, Strong acids and strong bases, acids, halogens,
halogenated hydrocarbons, Ammonia, Bromoazide explodes on contact with silver foil.
Hazardous decomposition products: -

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:


Routes of exposure: Skin contact, eye contact, ingestion.
Symptoms: Skin irritation and sensitization.
Acute toxicity :
Eye contact: Contact with eyes may cause irritation. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause
irritation, pain, conjunctivitis and possible corneal damage.
Skin contact: Prolonged skin contact may cause skin irritation and/or dermatitis.
Inhalation: May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Inhalation of high vapor concentrations can
cause CNS-depression and narcosis.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Texanol:
1. LD50: Oral 3200 mg/kg Rat
2. LC50: Inhalation 3.55 mg/l Rat/ 6 hour
Chronic toxicity or long term toxicity : --

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:


Ecotoxicity: --
Persistence and degradability: --
Bioaccumulative potential:--
Mobility in soil:--
Other adverse effects:--

13. WASTE DISPOSAL MEASURES:


Methods of waste disposal:--
Waste from residues/unused products: Dispose of according to all federal, state and local
applicable regulations. Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION:


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United Nations number (UN No) : --
UN Proper shipping name:--
Transport hazard class(es): Not considered dangerous material for transportation and
warehousing.
Land(as per ADR classification):Not regulated
This material is not classified as dangerous under ADR regulations.
IMDG
This material is not classified as dangerous under IMDG regulations.
IATA(Country variations may apply)
This material is not classified as dangerous under IATA regulations.
Packing group:--
Marine pollutant (Yes/No):Yes
Specific transport measures and precautionary conditions : --

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION:


Applicable regulations :
1. Occupational Safety and Health Act.
2. Regulations for the Labeling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals .
3. Methods and Facilities Standards for the Storage, Clearance and Disposal of Industrial Waste.

16. OTHER INFORMATION:


1. MERCK Index.
Literature 2. Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
references 3. CNS 15030.
4. CNS 6864.
Organization Name: GIGA SOLAR MATERIALS CORPORATION
that prepared Address/telephone number: 1st F, No. 3, Kung Yen First Rd., Hsinchu Industrial
the MSDS Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. TAIWAN/+886-3-598-1886
Prerson who
prepared the Title: Senior Engineer Name: Cathy Ying
MSDS
Date the
MSDS was July 20, 2015
prepared
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