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Product Information Sheet



Section 1. Chemical product and company identification
Trade name Manufacturer : NITCAL® : Yara North America, Inc 100 North Tampa Street Suite 3200 P.O. Box 24926 Tampa, FL 33623 USA Tel: +1 813 222 5700 Fax: +1 813 875 5735 : : : : 2005-08-19. 2005-08-19. Bill Easterwood Additional Product Information: 813-222-5700 or Chemtrec 24-hours Emergency Resonse: 1-800-424-9300

Validation date Print date Responsible name In case of emergency

Section 2. Composition, information on ingredients
Name Calcium Nitrate Additional information
Contains Water

CAS number 10124-37-5

% by weight 49.8

Section 3. Hazards identification
Physical state Emergency overview : Liquid. (Clear.) : Caution! MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. Do not ingest. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Potential acute health effects Eyes : Slightly irritating to the eyes. : Slightly irritating to the skin. Skin : Slightly irritating to the respiratory system. Inhalation : Harmful if swallowed. Ingestion Carcinogenic effects : No known significant effects or critical hazards. Mutagenic effects : No known significant effects or critical hazards. Reproduction toxicity : No known significant effects or critical hazards. See toxicological Information (section 11)

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Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.). If not breathing. dike spilled material or otherwise contain material to ensure runoff does not reach a waterway. Maintain an open airway. Get medical attention if irritation occurs. Page: 2/5 . Get medical attention. if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouthto-mouth resuscitation. Keep unnecessary personnel away. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Maintain an open airway. Place spilled material in an appropriate container for disposal. waterways. contain spilled material. : Keep container tightly closed. Remove dentures if any. Keep person warm and at rest. For small spills. Keep person warm and at rest. belt or waistband. Handling and storage Handling Storage : Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. If unconscious. place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Wash clothing before reuse. Fire fighting measures Flammability of the product Products of combustion Fire-fighting media and instructions Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : Non-flammable.NITCAL® Section 4. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Some metallic oxides. If unconscious. : Wash out mouth with water. : If emergency personnel are unavailable. add absorbent (soil may be used in the absence of other suitable materials). Section 6. : Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water or use recognized skin cleanser. well-ventilated area. give small quantities of water to drink. drains and sewers. If vomiting occurs. belt or waistband. occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. : Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil. Accidental release measures Personal precautions Environmental precautions Methods for cleaning up : Immediately contact emergency personnel. : Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Keep container in a cool. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. : Use an extinguishing agent suitable for the surrounding fire. First aid measures Eye contact : Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If material has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious. Skin contact Inhalation Ingestion Section 5. : These products are nitrogen oxides (NO. tie. liquid-proof container for disposal. Move exposed person to fresh air. : Move exposed person to fresh air. place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. For large spills. Get medical attention if irritation occurs. NO2 etc. provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. Stop if the exposed person feels sick as vomiting may be dangerous. Use suitable protective equipment. scoop up material and place in a sealable. tie. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Section 7. the head should be kept low so that vomit does not enter the lungs.

Stability and reactivity Stability and reactivity Incompatibility with various substances : Stable under recommended storage and handling conditions (see section 7). Section 9. Recommended: splash goggles . acids and alkalis. : Skin Respiratory Hands Personal protective equipment (Pictograms) Personal protection in case : Splash goggles. : Reactive or incompatible with the following materials: combustible materials. Gloves. Toxicological information Ingredient name Preparation Calcium Nitrate Other toxic effects on humans Test Result Route LD50 >2000 mg/kg Oral LD50 302 mg/kg Oral : Not considered to be toxic to humans. Full suit. : Use a properly fitted. of a large spill Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits. (Clear. Odorless. air-purifying or air-fed respirator complying with an approved standard if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary. : Chemical-resistant. gases or dusts. natural rubber (latex) . mists. Species Rat Rat Page: 3/5 .NITCAL® Section 8. the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator. Physical and chemical properties Physical state Color Odor pH Boiling/condensation point Melting/freezing point Specific gravity Density (lbs/gal) : : : : : : : : Liquid. 1. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels.] 104. : Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes. Consult a specialist before handling this product. >8 hour(s) (breakthrough time): butyl rubber . impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.) Colorless. nitrile rubber . 5 to 7 [Acidic. Exposure controls. Section 11.44°C (220°F) May start to solidify at 0°C (32°F) based on data for: Water. : Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product.48 (Water = 1) 12.3 (20OC/68OF) Section 10. Boots. personal protection Engineering controls Personal protection Eyes : Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their respective occupational exposure limits. Suggested protective clothing might not be adequate.

: New Jersey: Calcium Nitrate Page: 4/5 . Disposal of this product. Transport information Regulatory information UN number Proper shipping name - Class - Packing group - Label Additional information - DOT Classification Not regulated. Federal regulations : Not regulated. Section 15.chemical inventory .hazard identification: Calcium Nitrate: Fire hazard Clean Water Act (CWA) 307: No products were found. Consult your local or regional authorities.8 49. SARA 302/304/311/312 hazardous chemicals: Calcium Nitrate SARA 311/312 MSDS distribution . drains and sewers. solutions and any by-products should at all times comply with the requirements of environmental protection and waste disposal legislation and any regional local authority requirements. Section 13. Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil. Clean Air Act (CAA) 112 regulated flammable substances: No products were found. Ecological information Ingredient name Preparation Toxicity of the products of biodegradation Special remarks on the products of biodegradation Species Fish (LC50) Period 96 hour(s) Result >100 mg/l : The products of degradation are non-toxic. Calcium Nitrate SARA 302/304/311/312 extremely hazardous substances: No products were found. Regulatory information HCS Classification U.Reporting requirements Supplier notification Concentration 49. Clean Air Act (CAA) 112 accidental release prevention: No products were found. TDG Classification Not regulated.8 State regulations SARA 313 notifications must not be detached from the MSDS and any copying and redistribution of the MSDS shall include copying and redistribution of the notice attached to copies of the MSDS subsequently redistributed. Disposal considerations : The generation of waste should be avoided or minimized wherever possible. Clean Water Act (CWA) 311: No products were found. SARA 302/304 emergency planning and notification: No products were found. waterways. : TSCA 8(b) inventory: Water.NITCAL® Section 12. Product name : Calcium Nitrate : Calcium Nitrate CAS number 10124-37-5 10124-37-5 SARA 313 Form R . : The product does not show any bioaccumulation phenomena. Waste disposal Section 14. Clean Air Act (CAA) 112 regulated toxic substances: No products were found.S.

Other information Hazardous Material Information System (U. neither the above named supplier nor any of its subsidiaries assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist.A.S. Page: 5/5 . Notice to reader To the best of our knowledge.) : Health Fire hazard Reactivity National Fire Protection Association (U. Although certain hazards are described herein. : No previous validation. the information contained herein is accurate. Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. : 1 Indicates information that has changed from previously issued version.) : Health 1 1 0 0 0 0 Flammability Instability Special Date of issue Date of previous issue Version : 2005-08-19.S. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution.NITCAL® Section 16.A. However.