|Material Safety Datasheet||CAS No 7783-18-8|
Date Issued: 2008/08/14
AMMONIUM THIOSULPHATE SOLUTION
|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 THIOSULPHATE SOLUTION|
|Chemical Name||Ammonium thiosulphate solution|
|Synonyms||Ammonium hyposulfite; Thiosulfuric acid, diammonium salt; iammonium thiosulfate;|
|Un No||3082||Hazchem Code||2[Z]|
|3. Hazards Identification|
Could be fatal if inhaled or swallowed or absorbed through skin.
Contact could cause burns to skin and eyes.
Fire could produce irritating or poisonous gases.
Runoff from fire-control water or dilution water could cause pollution.
|4. First Aid Measures|
|First Aid Skin||Immediately remove contaminated clothing, including shoes.|
Wash affected area with plenty of soap and water for at least 20 minutes.
|First Aid Eyes||Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes.|
Hold eyelids open while washing.
|First Aid Ingested||Not applicable.|
|First Aid Inhalation||Not applicable.|
|5. Fire Fighting Measures|
|SMALL FIRES: Dry chemical, CO2, Halon, water spray or standard 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. Stay away from ends of tanks.
For massive fire in cargo area, use unmanned hose or monitor nozzles;
if this is impossible, withdraw from area and let fire burn.
Keep unnecessary people away; isolate hazard area and deny entry.
Stay upwind; keep out of low areas.
Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and structural firefighter's
protective clothing will provide limited protection.
|6. Accidental Release Measures|
|Breathing apparatus for fire only|
Contain (avoid spillage from entering drains or water courses)
Restrict access to area.
Provide adequate protective equipment and ventilation.
Remove sources of heat and flame.
Notify occupational and environmental authorities.
SPILL OR LEAK:
Shut off ignition sources; no flares, smoking or flames in hazard area.
Keep combustibles (wood,paper,oil,etc) away from hazard area.
Do not touch spilled material.
Takeup with sand or other noncombustible absorbent material
and place into containers for later disposal.
Dike far ahead of liquid spill for later disposal.
|7. Handling And Storage|
|Separation of at least 3M from the following classes is recommended.|
Flammable Liquids Flammable Solids
Spontaneously Combustibles Poison
Fire separation of at least 5M or 4Hr fire resistant wall
from the following classes is recommended.
Flammable Gases Dangerous When Wet
Oxidizing Agents Organic Peroxides
Storage in the same room or space is prohibited with the following classes:
The rooms or spaces should be at least 10M apart.
|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|
|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|
|UN No||3082||Hazchem Code||2[Z]|
|IMDG-Shipping Name||AMMONIUM THIOSULPHATE SOLUTION|
|IMDG Code||9||IMDG-Packaging Group||III|
|Class||Class: 9 Miscellaneous Group: III|
|15. Regulatory Information|
|EEC Hazard Classification||9|
|Risk Phases||Danger of cumulative effects|
|Safety Phases||This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way|
|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.|