DelSORB Silica Gel SDS
Section 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT & COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: DelSORB®
Chemical Name: Silica’Gel
Synonyms: Amorphous Silica
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Supplier: Interra Global Corporation 800’Busse’Highway,’Ste’101 Park Ridge, IL 60068 USA
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Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Potential Health Effects:
Inhalation: May cause dryness and irritation to mucous membranes, nose and throat. Symptoms may include coughing, sore throat, and wheezing.
Ingestion: No adverse effects expected.
Skin Contact: May cause irritation with dryness and abrasion.
Eye Contact: May cause irritation, redness and pain.
Chronic Exposure: Repeated exposure may cause symptoms similar to those listed for acute effects. Synthetic amorphous silica does not produce silicosis.
Section 3: COMPOSITION & INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
CAS Number: 112926-00-8
Molecular Formula: SiO2 nH2O
Section 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Ingestion: Give several glasses of water to drink to dilute. If large amounts were swallowed, get medical advice.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, get medical attention.
Section 5: FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA
Fire: Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.
Special Remarks: Use protective clothing and breathing equipment appropriate for surrounding fire.
Section 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Small Spill: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Use respiratory protection and eye protection.
Large Spill: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Vacuuming or wet sweeping may be used to avoid dust dispersal. Use respiratory protection and eye protection.
Section 7: HANDLING & STORAGE
Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Suitable for any general chemical storage area. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
Section 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat. Respirator (NIOSH Approved). Gloves.
Section 9: PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state: Solid
Color: White, Translucent
Specific Gravity: 2.1 (Water=1)
pH: 3 T 8 (in 5% slurry)
Boiling Point: 2230C (4046F)
Melting Point: 1610C (2930F)
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Vapor Density: Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate: Not available.
% Volatiles by volume @ 21C (70F): 0
Section 10: STABILITY & REACTIVITY
Stability: The product is stable.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of carbon and silicon may be formed when heated.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Incompatibility with powerful oxidizers: Reacts with hydrogen fluoride, fluorine, oxygen difluoride,chlorine trifluoride, strong acids, strong bases, and oxidizers.
Conditions to Avoid: Moisture, extreme heat, and incompatibles.
Section 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Routes of Entry: Absorbed through skin. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals:
LD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Section 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity: This material is not expected to be toxic to aquatic life.
Section 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.
Section 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification: Not applicable.
Section 15: OTHER REGULATORY INFORMATION
Health Hazard: 1
Fire Hazard: 0
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Section 16: OTHER INFORMATION
References: Not available.
Other Special Considerations: Not available.
Created: 04/03/2009 11:20 AM
Last Updated: 6/04/2015 12:45 PM
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