|Material Safety Datasheet||CAS No 7783-20-2|
Date Issued: 2008/08/14
|Name||Protea Chemicals - Cape||Emergency Tel||082-490-5011|
|Address||54 Killarney Avenue||Tel||021-550-8100|
|1.Product and Company Identification|
|Trade / Commercial Name||AMMONIUM SULPHATE|
|Chemical Name||Ammonium sulphate|
|Synonyms||Diammonium sulfate; Sulfuric acid, diammonium salt; Ammonium sulfate (2:1)|
|Un No||Hazchem Code||2r|
|3. Hazards Identification|
|Fire could produce irritating or poisonous gases.|
Runoff from fire-control or dilution water could cause pollution.
|4. First Aid Measures|
|First Aid Skin||Remove contaminated clothing.|
Wash with water
|First Aid Eyes||Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes.|
Hold eyelids open while washing.
|First Aid Ingested||Drink a lot of fluids.|
Seek Medicals attention.
|First Aid Inhalation||Remove from contaminated area.|
No specific treatment.
|5. Fire Fighting Measures|
SMALL FIRES: Dry chemical, CO2, Halon, water spray or alcohol foam.
LARGE FIRES: Water spray, fog or standard foam is recommended.
Move container from fire area if you can do it without risk.
Cool containers that are exposed to flames with water from the side until well after the fire is out.
Keep unnecessary people away; isolate hazard area and deny entry.
|6. Accidental Release Measures|
|Remove sources of heat and flame.|
SPILL OR LEAK:
Stop leak if you can do it without risk.
Takeup with sand or other noncombustible absorbent material and place into containers for later disposal.
Dike liquid spill for later disposal
|7. Handling And Storage|
|No special requirements|
|8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection|
|Occupational Exposure Limits||No Exposure Limits Established|
|Controls||The control measures appropriate for a particular worksite depend|
on how this material is used and on the extent of exposure.
The best protection is to enclose operations and/or provide
local exhaust ventilation at the site of chemical release.
Use a non-sparking, grounded ventilation system separate from other
exhaust ventilation systems. Exhaust directly to the outside.
Supply sufficient replacement air to make up for air removed.
Have a safety shower/eye wash fountain readily available in the immediate work area
|Personal Protection||If engineering controls and work practices are not effective in|
controlling this material, then wear suitable personal protection
equipment, including chemical safety goggles & face shield, boots,
imperious gloves, coveralls, & respiratory protection.
Have appropriate equipment available for use in emergencies.
|9. Physical & Chemical Properties|
Melting Point: 513 oC
Soluble in water.
Insoluble in acetone and alcohol
|10. Stability And Reactivity|
|Conditions to Avoid|
|11. Toxicological Information|
|12. Ecological Information|
|No ecological problems are expected when the product is handled and used with due care.|
|13. Disposal Considerations|
|Disposal Method Product||There are no uniform EC regulations for the disposal of chemicals or residues.|
Chemical residues generally count as special waste.
The disposal of the latter is regulated in the EC member countries through corresponding laws and regulations.
We recommend that you contact the authorities in charge or approved
waste disposal companies which will advise you on how to dispose of special waste.
|Disposal Method Packaging||Disposal in accordance with local legal provisions.|
|14. Transport Information|
|IMDG-Shipping Name||AMMONIUM SULPHATE|
|Class||Class: 9 Miscellaneous Group: III|
|15. Regulatory Information|
|EEC Hazard Classification||9|
|16. Other Information|
|Reason for Alteration: General update.|
The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge.
It characterizes the product with regard to the appropriate safety precautions.
It does not represent a guarantee of the properness of the product.
|All information is given in good faith but without guarantee in respect of accuracy & no responsibility is accepted for errors or omissions or the consequences thereof.|