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SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION 1.1. Product Identifier Product Form: Product Name: ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishant CAS No: Synonyms: Multi-purpose Dry Chemical 1.2. Intended Use of the Product Use of the substance/mixture: Fire suppression, not for human or animal drug use. 1.3. Name, Address, and Telephone of the Responsible Party Company: AMEREX CORPORATION Internet Address: www.amerex-fire.com Address: 7595 Gadsden Highway, P.O. Box 81 Trussville, AL 35173-0081 Phone: (205) 655-3271 1.4. Emergency Telephone Number Emergency | Chemtrec 1(800) 424-9300 or (703) 527-3887 number | | SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION 2.1. Classification of the Substance or Mixture Classification (GHS-US) Acute Toxicity|Category 5 Skin |Category 2 Corrosion/Irri| tation | Skin |NO Sensitization | Eye |Category 2B Carcinogen |Category None 2.2. Label Elements GHS-US Labeling Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US) |None Signal Word (GHS-US) |Warning Hazard Statements (GHS-US) |H303 May be harmful if swallowed |313 May be harmful in contact with skin |320 Causes eye irritation |333 May be harmful if inhaled Precautionary Statements |P101 If medical advice is needed, have product (GHS-US) |container or label at hand |102 Keep out of reach of children |234 Keep in original container |251 Pressurized container; do not pierce or |burn, even after use |261 Avoid breathing dust |264 Wash hands and face thoroughly after |handling |270 Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using |this product |281 Use personal protective equipment as |required |285 In case of inadequate ventilation, wear |respiratory protection |P301+322+331 If swallowed, drink 2-3 glasses of |water and do not induce vomiting |302+352 If on skin, wash with soap and water |304+313+341 If inhaled, and if distress occurs, |remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a |position comfortable for breathing. Seek medical |advice/attention |305+351+338 If in eyes, rinse cautiously with |water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if |present and easy to do, and continue to rinse |308+313 If exposed or concerned, get |medical advice/attention |337+313 If eye irritation persists; get |medical advice/attention |P401+402+403 Store in original container or |extinguisher in a dry, well ventilated place 2.3. Other Hazards Other Hazards Not Contributing to the Classification: None 2.4. Unknown Acute Toxicity (GHS-US) SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS 3.1. Substance Name |Product identifier |% |Classification | | |(GHS-US) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Full text of H-phrases: See Section 16 3.2. Mixture Name |Product identifier |% |Classification | | |(GHS-US) Mono-ammonium phosphate |7722-76-1 |55-75 | Ammonium sulfate |7783-20-2 |20-40 | Fullers earth |8031-18-3 |<3 | Magnesium aluminum silicate | | | Mica- |12001-26-2 |1-2 | Potassium aluminum silicate | | | Silicone oil |63148-57-2 |<1 | methyl hydrogen polysiloxane | | | Calcium carbonate |1317-65-3 |<1 | Amorphous silica |112926-00-8 |<1 | precipitated synthetic zeolite | | | Yellow 14 pigment - diazo dye |5468-75-7 |<1 | | | | SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES 4.1. Description of First Aid Measures First-aid Measures General: First-aid Measures After Inhalation: May cause irritation, along with coughing. If respiratory irritation or distress occurs, remove victim to fresh air. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. First-aid Measures After Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation. In case of contact, wash with plenty of soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. First-aid Measures After Eye Contact: May cause irritation. Irrigate eyes with water and repeat until pain free. Seek medical attention if irritation develops, or if vision changes occur. First-aid Measures After Ingestion: Overdose symptoms may include numbness or tingling in hands or feet, uneven heart rate, paralysis, feeling faint, chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, diarrhea, sweating, general ill feeling, or seizure (convulsions). If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-3 glasses of water to drink. If conscious, do not induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention. Do not leave victim unattended. To prevent aspiration of swallowed product, lay victim on side with head lower than waist. 4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed Symptoms/Injuries: Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Chronic Symptoms: 4.3. Indication of Any Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment Needed Inhalation of product may aggravate existing chronic respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema, or bronchitis. Skin contact may aggravate existing skin disease. Chronic overexposure may cause pneumoconiosis ("dusty lung" disease). SECTION 5: FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES 5.1. Extinguishing Media Suitable Extinguishing Media: Non-combustible. Use extinguishing media suitable for surrounding conditions. Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: 5.2. Special Hazards Arising From the Substance or Mixture Fire Hazard: Explosion Hazard: Hazardous Combustion Products: Carbon and sulfur oxides. Unusual fire/explosion hazards: In a fire this material may decompose, releasing oxides of carbon, sulfur, potassium and nitrogen (see Section 10). Reactivity: 5.3. Advice for Firefighters Precautionary Measures Fire: Firefighting Instructions: Protection During Firefighting: As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, NIOSH approved or equivalent and full protective gear. SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES 6.1. Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures General Measures: Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. , Personal Protective Equipment: Minimum - safety glasses, gloves, and a dust respirator. 6.1.1. For Non-emergency Personnel Protective Equipment: Emergency Procedures: 6.1.2. For Emergency Responders Protective Equipment: Emergency Procedures: NA. 6.2. Environmental Precautions Prevent material from entering waterways. 6.3. Methods and Material for Containment and Cleaning Up For Containment: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Methods for Cleaning Up: Avoid dust formation; clean up released material using vacuum or wet sweep and shovel to minimize generation of dust. Bag and transfer to properly labeled containers. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. 6.4. Reference to Other Sections See heading 8, Exposure Controls and Personal Protection. SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE 7.1. Precautions for Safe Handling Additional Hazards When Processed: Keep product in original container or extinguisher. Contents may be under pressure - inspect for extinguisher rust periodically to ensure container integrity. Hygiene Measures: Good personal hygiene practices essential, such as avoiding food, tobacco products, or other hand-to- mouth contact when handling. Wash thoroughly after handling. 7.2. Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Any Incompatibilities Technical Measures: Storage Conditions: Incompatible Products: Do not mix with other extinguishing agents, particularly potassium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids. Do not store in high humidity. Do not combine with chlorine compounds. 7.3. Specific End Use(s) SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION 8.1. Control Parameters Chemical Name OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV DFG MAK * EU BLV Mono- ammonium phosphate PNOC** Total dust, 15 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 5 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 10 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 3 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 4 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 1.5 mg/m NA Ammonium Sulfate PNOC** Total dust, 15 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 5 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 10 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 3 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 4 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 1.5 mg/m3 NA Mica 6 mg/m3 3 mg/m3 NR NA Fullers Earth PNOC** Total dust, 15 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 5 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 10 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 3 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 4 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 1.5 mg/m3 Silicone oil NR** NR NR NA Calcium Carbonate PNOC Total dust, 15 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 5 mg/m3 PNOC Total dust, 10 mg/m3 Respirable fraction, 3 mg/m3 ------- NA Amorphous silica 80 mg/m3 % silica 10 mg/m3 4 mg/m3 NA Yellow 14 pigment NR NR NR NA 8.2. Exposure Controls Appropriate Engineering |Showers Controls |Eyewash stations |Ventilation systems Personal Protective Equipment|PPE Code E: Materials for Protective | Clothing | Hand Protection | Eye Protection |Tightly fitting safety goggles. Skin and Body Protection |Wear protective gloves/coveralls. Respiratory Protection |If exposure limits are exceeded or irritation is |experienced, NIOSH approved respiratory protection |should be worn. Use N95 dust mask for limited |exposure; use air-purifying respirator (APR) with |high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters for |prolonged exposure. Positive-pressure-demand |supplied air respirators may be required for high |airborne contaminant concentrations. Respiratory |protection must be provided in accordance with |current local regulations. The need for respiratory |protection is not likely for short-term use in well |ventilated areas. Thermal Hazard Protection | SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES 9.1. Information on Basic Physical and Chemical Properties Physical State |Crystalline Powder Appearance |Light yellow powder, finely divided odorless |solid Odor |Odorless Odor Threshold |No information available pH |Mixture approximately 4 to 5; NH4H2PO4: 4.2 |in 0.2 molar solution; (NH4)2SO4: 5.5 in 0.1 |molar solution Relative Evaporation Rate |Not Applicable (butylacetate=1) | Melting Point |NH4H2PO4: 190; (NH4)2SO4: 280 Freezing Point |No information available Boiling Point |No information available Flash Point |None Auto-ignition Temperature |None Decomposition Temperature |100 - 120 Deg C Flammability (solid, gas) |Not Flammable Vapor Pressure |Not Applicable Relative Vapor Density at 20 Â°C | Relative Density | Specific Gravity |NH4H2PO4: 1.80; (NH4)2SO4:: 1.77 Solubility |Coated-Not Immediately Soluble in Water Partition coefficient: |NH4H2PO4 Est: -4.11; (NH4)2SO4: Est: -0.48 n-octanol/water | Viscosity |Not Applicable Lower Flammable Limit |Not Flammable Upper Flammable Limit |Not Flammable 9.2. Other Information NOTE: NH4H2PO4 - Monoammonium Phosphate; (NH4)2SO4: - Ammonium Sulfate SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY 10.1 Reactivity 10.2 Chemical Stability Stable under recommended storage and handling conditions. 10.3 Possibility of Hazardous Reactions Slight 10.4 Conditions to Avoid Storage or handling near incompatibles. 10.5 Incompatible Materials Strong alkalis (bases), magnesium, strong oxidizers, isocyanuric acids and chlorine compounds. 10.6 Hazardous Decomposition Products Heat of fire may release carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. Also ammonia, oxides of phosphorous and nitrogen oxides may be released during decomposition. SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION 11.1. Information on Toxicological Effects Acute Toxicity: Relatively non-toxic. Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Serious Eye Damage/Irritation: Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Carcinogenicity: Reproductive Toxicity: This product's ingredients are not known to have reproductive or teratogenic effects. Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Aspiration Hazard: Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Irritation. Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: Irritation. Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Chronic Symptoms: Symptoms appear to be relatively immediate. Short-term Exposure: None known. Long-term Exposure: As with all dusts, pneumoconiosis, or "dusty lung" disease, may result from chronic exposure SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION 12.1. Toxicity Negative effects unknown. Provides nutrient nitrogen and phosphorus to plant life. 12.2. Persistence and Degradability Degrades rapidly in humid/wet environment. 12.3. Bioaccumulative Potential Low. 12.4. Mobility in Soil Slow evaporation rate; water soluble, may leach to groundwater 12.5. Other Adverse Effects No other known effects at this time. SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS 13.1. Waste treatment methods Waste Disposal Recommendations: Dispose in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Additional Information: SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION 14.1 In Accordance with DOT Proper Shipping Name |Not regulated Hazard Class | |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE> Identification Number| | Label Codes | | ERG Number | 14.2 In Accordance with IMDG Proper Shipping Name | Hazard Class | Identification Number| Label Codes | |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE> ntification Of The | | Substance/m | | EmS-No. (Fire) | | EmS-No. (Spillage) | | 14.3 In Accordance with IATA Proper Shipping Name |Not regulated Identification Number| |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE> Hazard Class | | Label Codes | | ntification Of The | | Substance/m | | ERG Code (IATA) | SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION 15.1 US Federal Regulations <COMPONENT> SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes |Acute Health Hazard |Yes |Chronic Health Hazard |No |Fire Hazard |No |Sudden Release of Pressure Hazard-* Yes |Reactive Hazard |No Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) |All ingredients are on the TSCA. | 15.2 US State Regulations <COMPONENT> Chemicals in this product are covered under specific State regulations, as denoted below: Alaska - Designated Toxic and Hazardous Substances: None California - Permissible Exposure Limits for Chemical Contaminants: None Florida - Substance List: Mica Dust Illinois - Toxic Substance List: None Kansas - Section 302/303 List: None Massachusetts - Substance List: Mica Dust Minnesota - List of Hazardous Substances: None Missouri - Employer Information/Toxic Substance List: None. New Jersey - Right to Know Hazardous Substance List: None North Dakota - List of Hazardous Chemicals, Reportable Quantities: None Pennsylvania - Hazardous Substance List: None Rhode Island - Hazardous Substance List: Mica Dust Texas - Hazardous Substance List: No West Virginia - Hazardous Substance List: None Wisconsin - Toxic and Hazardous Substances: None California Proposition 65: No component is listed on the California Proposition 65 list. SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING DATE OF PREPARATION OR LAST REVISION Revision date |01/06/2015 Other |This document has been prepared in accordance with the SDS Information |requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR |1910.1200. GHS Full Text Phrases: ----| | -- | | ----| | -- | | ----| | -- | | ----| | -- | | ----| | -- | | Grainger disclaimer.
The information contained in this SDS was obtained from current and reliable sources, however, the data is provided without any warrenty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions or handling, storage and disposal of this product are beyond the control of Imperial Supplies LLC, Imperial will not be responsible for loss, injury, or expense arising out of the products improper use. No warranty, expressed or inferred, regarding the product described in this 'SDS' shall be created or inferred by any statement in this 'SDS'. Various government agencies may have specific regulations regarding the transportation, handling, storage, use, or disposal of this product which may not be covered by this 'SDS'. The user is responsible for full compliance.