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Prepared by Lance Caswell: 4/17/98

Edited: 04/08/10
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES - any available. Fire fighters should protect
themselves from exposure with protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.
SECTION I - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION UNUSUAL FIRE HAZARDS: na
Manufacturer: CASWELL Telephone: (315) 597-5140 Flash Point = na Flammable Limits = na
4336 Route 31 Emergency: (315) 597-5140 Lower Flame Limit = na Higher Flame Limit = na
Palmyra CHEMTREC: (800) 424-9300
NY 14522-9719 Section VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Routes of Entry - skin, ingestion, eyes, inhalation
Product Name: NICKEL BRUSH PLATING SOLUTION Health Hazards - eye contact causes irritation, skin contact causes irritation and may cause
Product Code: PNPNS9 sensitization or allergic reactions resulting in chronic eczema or "nickel itch" Inhalation causes
DOT Description: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, solid, n.o.s., (nickel sulfate) irritation of the mucous membrane.
DOT Label: Class 9 Carcinogenicity - Group 1 . NTP? - No. IRAC? - Yes. OSHA Regulated? - No.
Hazard Class: 9 Symptoms of exposure: above Medical conditions aggravated by exposure - na
Subsidiary Hazard: none HAZARD RATINGS: Health - 3
FIRST AID: INHALATION - Move person to fresh air. Call physician immediately. EYES -
Packing Group: III Fire - 1
Flush immediately from eyes for 15 minutes with water. Seek medical attention. SKIN - Wash
UN #: UN3077 Reactivity - 1
affected area with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Seek medical attention.
Protection - na
INGESTION - If swallowed, induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. Seek immediate
SECTION II - HAZARDOUS medical attention.
INGREDIENTS
Ingredients CAS # Weight % TLV(MG/M3) PEL(MG/M) Section VII - PRECAUTION/PROCEDURES
Nickel Sulfate* 10101-97-0 70-80 0.1 1 IN CASE OF SPILL - absorb with inert material
CHEMICAL LISTED AS CARCINOGEN OR POTENTIAL CARCINOGEN WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD - As recommenced by local, state and federal authorities
Nickel Chloride 7718-54-9 10-20 0.1 0.1 (Regulations regarding disposal vary from town to town)
Hexahydrate* PRECAUTIONS - Wear proper protective clothing when using this product. Wash thoroughly
CHEMICAL LISTED AS CARCINOGEN OR POTENTIAL CARCINOGEN after handling.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS - Store in well ventilated areas. Keep away from cyanide
*THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS SUBSTANCES WHICH ARE DEFINED AS TOXIC Section VIII - SPECIAL PROTECTION
CHEMICALS UNDER, AND SUBJECT TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RESPIRATORY PROTECTION - Use NIOSH approved respirator if vapors are excessive.
OF, SECTION 313 OF TITLE III OF THE SUPERFUND AMENDMENTS AND VENTILATION - local
REAUTHORIZATION ACT (SARA) OF 1986 AND 40 CFR 372. PROTECTIVE GLOVES - Rubber
EYE PROTECTION - Safety goggles, face shield.
TSCA STATUS: OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - Rubber Apron, rubber boots, coveralls.
All components of this product are on the US TSCA Inventory. WORK/HYGIENIC PRACTICES - Wash thoroughly after handling, launder clothes.

SECTION III - PHYSICAL DATA


Boiling Point (deg F) = na Spec Grav (H20=1) = 2.07 na = Not Applicable ne = Not Established
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg) = na Melting Point (deg F) = na
While the information and recommendations given are believed to be accurate, CASWELL
Vapor Density (Air=1) = na Evaporation Rate = na
makes no warranty, express or implied, and assumes no liability with respect to use of this
Solubility in H20 = 62% PH = na
information.
Appearance/Odor = green solution, odorless

Section IV - REACTIVITY DATA


Chemical Stability - Stable
Conditions to Avoid - na
Incompatible Materials - na
Decomposition Products - when heating in air, toxic SO2/SO3 gas can be formed

Section V - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

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