MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe

Date of Issue : JUL 1995


1. IDENTIFICATION


General

Product Name : POISONOUS SOLID NOS (BARIUM HYDROXIDE)

Other Names : BARIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATE BARIUM HYDRATE; CAUSTIC BARYTA; BARIUM OCTAHYDRATE

UN No. : 1564

Dangerous Goods Class : 61a

Subsidiary Risk :

Hazchem Code : 2Z

Pack Group : II

EPG : 6A5

Poisons Schedule : 6

Uses :

In petrolium industry to remove sulphuric acid residues. In the preparation of other barium salts. In the manufacture of glass. In synthetic rubber vulcanization. In corrosion inhibitors, drilling fluids, lubricants, pesticides, water softening. As a boiler scale remedy.

1.1 Physical Description / Properties

Appearance : White crystalline FineıCrystals

Formula : Ba(OH)2.8H2O

Boiling Point : deg C

Melting Point : 380 deg C

Vapour Pressure : N/A

Specific Gravity : 3.8 (water = 1)

Flash Point : N/A

pH : ()

Solubility in water : 40 g/l (25 deg C)

Flammability Limits (as percentage volume in air)

Lower Explosion Limit : N/A

Upper Explosion Limit : N/A

1.2 Other Properties


1.3 Ingredients

Chemical EntityCAS No.Proportions
BARIUM HYDROXIDE OCTAHYDRATE[12230-71-6]> 95
BARIUM CARBONATE[ 513-77-9]< 2

2. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION


2.1 Health Effects - Acute

Swallowed

Moderately toxic Slightly corrosive - may cause burns and desquamation Oral LD50 = Not available

Eye

Moderately corrosive - causes burns and desquamation

Skin

Slightly corrosive - may cause burns and desquamation Dermal LD50 = Not available

Inhaled

Slightly corrosive - may cause burns and desquamation to Respiratory Tract (including Mucous Membranes, Throat & Lungs) Inhalation LC50 = Not available

2.2 Health Effects - Chronic


2.3 First Aid

Swallowed

Contact a Doctor or the Immediately Give 1 - 3 cups of water Induce vomiting (Ipecac syrup or stimulate throat with finger)

Eye

Flood eyes with clean water for 15 minutes - retract eyelids often Immediately transport to a hospital or doctor

Skin

Remove all contaminated clothing including footwear Wash affected areas thoroughly with mild soap and water If condition persists Immediately transport to a hospital or doctor

Inhaled

Remove from contaminated area immediately; avoid becoming casualty If NOT breathing apply artificial resuscitation Experienced person may administer Oxygen if breathing is difficult If condition persists Immediately transport to a hospital or doctor

First Aid Facilities


2.5 Advice to Doctor


2.6 Toxicity Data





3. PRECAUTIONS FOR USE


3.1 Exposure Standards

TLV-TWA: 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3

3.2 Engineering Controls

Ventilation Required to Keep Levels Below Standards

3.3 Personal Protection

Ensure an eye bath is available Ensure a safety shower is available Butyl rubber gloves and boots Safety goggles All purpose canister respirator Cotton overalls to protect skin and clothing

3.4 Flammability

Material is non-flammable


SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION


4.1 Storage / Transport

Transport or store away from strong acids. Transport or store in a dry place.

4.2 Packaging / Labelling

UN No. 1564

Class 61a

Sun Risk

Hazchem Code 2Z

Pack Group II

EPG No. 6A5

Shipping Name POISONOUS SOLID NOS (BARIUM HYDROXIDE)

Hazard

Risk Phrases

Safety Phrases

4.3 Spills and Disposal

Spills

Avoid raising dust

Disposal

Contact local Waste Disposal Authority before you dispose at a chemical waste depot.

4.4 FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD

Fire / Explosion

Will not burn or explode

Extinguishing Media

Evacuate area - move upwind of fire Summon Fire Brigade immediately, dial 000 Material will not burn Use equipment/media appropriate to surrounding conditions


5 OTHER INFORMATION


Other Information

Material generates considerable heat when mixed with acids. Material is incompatible with chlorinated rubber.

5.1 Contact Points

OrganisationLocationTelephoneAsk For
Teloon Chemicals1908 CHINA LIFE INSURANCE TOWER, 26 RENMIN ROAD, DALIAN 116001, CHINA86-411-2819585Technical Officer
 
 

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