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Material Safety Data Sheet | | Date of issue: |Revision Date: October 25, |Revision Number: 10/25/2013 |2013 | Imperial Supplies Part Number: 0052520 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Manufacturer: Duracell, a division of P&G Berkshire Corporate Park Bethel, CT 06801 USA Telephone: 203-796-4000 Email: email@example.com Emergency Phone: 1(800) 424-9300 for US and Canada (CHEMTREC) +1 (703) 527-3887 for International Calls (call CHEMTREC collect) Product Name: Alkaline Batteries (Not Labeled) Product Code(s): EU-ALK-BC Recommended Use: Energy Source UN-Number: Product Type: 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION These products are classified as Articles under REACH and are not subject to the requirements for Information in the Supply Chain (Safety Data Sheets and Labels). While batteries may release hazardous substances if damaged, this is not an intended release as defined under REACH. Batteries are not classified as hazardous under the CLP. These products are also classified as Articles under the US OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR 1910.1200, Canada WHMIS and the GHS. A Safety Data Sheet is not required for these products. The following information is provided to assist in the safe use of our products. CAUTION: Batteries may explode or leak, and cause chemical/thermal burn injury, if recharged, disposed of in fire, mixed with a different battery type, inserted backwards or disassembled. Do not carry batteries loose in your pock or purse. Keep small batteries (i.e., AAA) away from children. If swallowed, consult a physician at once. Appearance: AA and |Physical State: |Odor: AAA size batteries | | which have a | | cylindrical (round) | | shape. | | Potential Health Effects: The chemicals and metals in this product are contained in a sealed can. Exposure to the contents will not occur unless the battery leaks, is exposed to high temperatures or is mechanically, physically, or electrically abused. Principle Routes of Exposure Acute Effects: Eyes | Skin | Inhalation | Ingestion | Notes: Chronic Effects: Eyes | Skin | Inhalation | Ingestion | Notes: Aggravated Medical Conditions Environmental Hazard 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Chemical/Ingredient Name |CAS-No |Weight% |ACGIH, |OSHA-PE|Other | | |TLV-TWA |L | Manganese Dioxide |1313-13-9 |30-45 % | | | Zinc |7440-66-6 |10-25 % | | | Potassium Hydroxide (35%)|1310-58-3 |5-15 % | | | Graphite (natural or |7782-42-5 |1-5% | | | synthetic) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Notes: These batteries consist of the chemicals listed below in a sealed can. No exposure occurs under normal conditions of use. 4. FIRST AID MEASURES General Advice: The chemicals and metals in this product are contained in a sealed can. Exposure to the contents will not occur unless the battery leaks, is exposed to high temperatures or is mechanically, physically, or electrically abused. Eyes |If battery is leaking and material contacts the eye, |flush thoroughly with copious amounts of running |water for 30 minutes. Seek immediate medical |attention. Skin |If battery is leaking and material contacts the skin, |remove any contaminated clothing and flush exposed |skin with copious amounts of running water for at |least 15 minutes. If irritation, injury or pain |persists, seek medical advice. Inhalation |If battery is leaking, contents may be irritating to |respiratory passages. Move to fresh air. If |irritation persists, seek medical advice. Ingestion |Swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical |attention immediately. CALL NATIONAL BATTERY |INGESTION HOTLINE (located in the United States of |America) at +(202)-625-3333 collect, day or night. Notes to Physician |Damaged battery will release concentrated potassium |hydroxide, which is caustic. Protection of | First-aiders | Notes | 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES Flammability/Flammable | properties | Flash point | Recommended Extinguishing |Use any extinguishing media that is Media |appropriate for the surrounding fire. Special Fire-Fighting |Firefighters should wear positive pressure Procedures |self-contained breathing apparatus and full |protective clothing. Batteries may burst and |release hazardous decomposition products when |exposed to a fire situation. | Explosion Data |Batteries may burst and release hazardous |decomposition products when exposed to a fire |situation. Sensitivity to Mechanical | Impact | Sensitivity to Static | Discharge | | Specific Hazards from | Chemical | | Protective Equipment | NFPA |Health Hazard: |Flammability: |Instability:|Physical Hazard HMIS |Health Hazard: |Flammability: |Physical |PPE: | | |Hazard: | 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal Precautions: Notify safety personnel of large spills. Caustic potassium hydroxide may be released from leaking or ruptured batteries. Ventilate area. Carefully collect batteries and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Avoid eye and skin contact and inhalation of vapors and fumes. Clean-up personnel should wear appropriate protective clothing, such as: Chemical resistant gloves Protective clothing against splashing of corrosive products Safety Boots Goggle Face shield if there is a risk of splashing Environmental Precautions Methods for Containment Methods for Cleaning Up Notes: SPECIAL NOTE: In the event of transport incidents involving damage to the battery packaging, please see Emergency Information in Appendix A. 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling: Batteries may explode, pyrolize or vent if disassembled, crushed, recharged or exposed to high temperatures. Install batteries in accordance with equipment instructions. Do not mix battery systems, such as alkaline and zinc carbon, in the same equipment. Replace all batteries in equipment at the same time. Do not carry batteries loose in a pocket or bag. Storage: Store batteries in a dry place at normal room temperature. Do not refrigerate. Batteries must remain oriented as packaged and shipped. Batteries may short circuit if positive end is allowed to contact one another or any metal objects. 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION Exposure Guidelines: No exposure to the battery components should occur during normal use. Chemical Name |ACGIH TLV |OSHA PEL |NIOSH IDLH |OTHER | | | | | | | | | | | | Engineering Measures Personal Protective Equipment Eyes/Face |None required for normal use. Wear safety goggles Protection |when handling leaking batteries. Skin and Body |None required for normal use. Use neoprene, rubber or Protection |latex gloves when handling leaking batteries. Respiratory |None required for normal use. Protection | Ventilation/Other |No special ventilation is needed for normal use. Hygiene Measures 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance |AA and AAA |Odor | |size | | |batteries | | |which have a | | |cylindrical | | |(round) | | |shape. | | Odor Threshold | |Physical State | Color | |Viscosity | pH | |Percent Volatile, | | |wt. % | Flash Point | |Auto-ignition | | |Temperature | Decomposition | |Boiling Point/ Range| Temp | | | Melting | |Freezing Point | Point/Range | | | Flammability | |Explosion Limits | Specific Gravity | |Water Solubility | Solubility | |Evaporation Rate | Vapor Pressure | |Vapor Density | VOC content, wt. | | | % | | | | | | Notes 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Chemical Stability |Stable under normal conditions of use. Contents |are incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. |Do not heat, crush, disassemble, short circuit |or recharge. Incompatible Products | Conditions to avoid | Hazardous Decomposition |Thermal degradation may produce hazardous fumes Products |of zinc and manganese; hydrogen gas, caustic |vapors of potassium hydroxide and other toxic |by-products. Hazardous Polymerization | Notes 11. TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION Acute Toxicity: The chemicals and metals in this product are contained in a sealed can. Exposure to the contents will not occur unless the battery leaks, is exposed to high temperatures or is mechanically, physically, or electrically abused. Product | Information | Inhalation | Eye Contact | Skin Contact | Ingestion | Chemical Name |LD50 Oral |LD50 Dermal |LC50 Inhalation | | | | | | Chronic Toxicity| Chemical Name |ACGIH |IARC |NTP |OSHA | | | | | | | | Target Organ Effects 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Ecotoxicity: No ecotoxicity data is available. This product is not expected to present an environmental hazard. Do not contain any added mercury, cadmium or lead. The Environmental impact of this product has been fully investigated Chemical Name|Toxicity to |Toxicity to |Tox, to |Daphnia Magna |Algea |Fish |Microorganisms|(water flea) | | | | | | | | | | | | Notes 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Waste Disposal Methods: Do not incinerate. Disposal should be in accordance with the EU Battery Directive 206/66/EC or local regulations. Contaminated Packaging US EPA Waste number Notes 14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION Alkaline battery products, covered by this SDS, in their original form, are considered "dry cell" batteries and are not regulated for transportation as "DANGEROUS GOODS." However, special regulatory concerns apply that require batteries to be packaged in a manner that prevents the generation of a dangerous quantity of heat and short circuits. DOT UN-Number | Proper Shipping name| Hazard Class | Packing Group | Description | Emergency Response | Guide Number | TDG UN-Number | Proper Shipping name| Hazard Class | Packing Group | Description | MEX | UN-Number | Proper Shipping name| Hazard Class | Packing Group | Description | ICAO UN-Number | Proper Shipping name|NONE Hazard Class | Packing Group | Description | IATA UN-Number | Proper Shipping name|NONE Hazard Class | Packing Group | ERG Code | Description | IMDG/IMO UN-Number | Proper Shipping name| Hazard Class | Packing Group | EmS No. | Description | RID UN-Number | Proper Shipping |NONE name | Hazard Class | Packing Group | Classification Code| Description | ADR/RID-Labels | ADR UN-Number | Proper Shipping |NONE name | Hazard Class | Packing Group | Classification Code| Description | ADR/RID-Labels | ADN UN-Number Proper Shipping name Hazard Class Packing Group Classification Code Special Provisions Description Hazard Labels Limited Quantity 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION International Inventories TSCA: All intentionally-added components of this product are listed on the US TSCA Inventory. DSL EINECS ENCS IECSC PICCS AICS U.S. Federal Regulations SARA 313 SARA 311/312 Hazard Categories: Articles are not subject to reporting Acute Health Hazard Chronic Health Hazard Fire Hazard Sudden Release of Pressure Hazard Reactive Hazard Clean Water Act CERCLA U.S. State Regulations: This product has been evaluated and does not require warning labeling under California Proposition 65. US OSHA Status: While the finished product(s) is considered an article and not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, this PSDS contains valuable information critical to the safe handling and proper use of the product". U.S. State Right-to-Know Regulations International Regulations: EU Classification of Preparation: Not classified as a dangerous preparation EU Battery Directive: Duracell alkaline batteries comply with the substance restriction limits and labeling requirements set forth in the EU Battery Directive 2006/66/EC and as a result contain <0.0005% (5 ppm) mercury, <0.002% (20 ppm) cadmium and <0.004% (40 ppm) lead. The chemical symbols Hg, Cd and Pb are therefore not required below the separate collection symbol. EU RoHS Directive: Batteries are not subject regulation. EU REACH: Subject battery products are "articles" under REACH and not subject to REACH registration or e-SDS requirements. To the best of our knowledge, Duracell alkaline batteries do not contain any of the 73 SVHC per the ECHA updated listed 12/19/2011. EU Labeling: None required. Labeling is not required because batteries are classified as articles under both REACH and the Dangerous Preparations Directive and as such are exempt from the requirement for labeling. Canada: All intentionally-added components of this product are listed on the Canadian DSL. This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Canadian Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and this PSDS contains all information required by the Controlled Products Regulations. 16. OTHER INFORMATION Prepared By: Revision Date: October 25, 2013 Company: Duracell, a division of P&G Revision number Telephone number: 203-796-4000 Notes Other Information Disclaimer information: This Product Safety Data Sheet is intended to provide a brief summary of our knowledge and guidance regarding the use of this material. The information contained here has been compiled from sources considered by Procter & Gamble to be dependable and is accurate to the best of the Company's knowledge. It is not meant to be an all-inclusive document on worldwide hazard communication regulations. This information is offered in good faith. Each user of this material needs to evaluate the conditions of use and design the appropriate protective mechanisms to prevent employee exposures, property damage or release to the environment. Procter & Gamble assumed no responsibility for injury to the recipient or third persons, or for any damage to any property resulting from misuse of the product. END OF MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
The information contained in this MSDS 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 'MSDS' shall be created or inferred by any statement in this 'MSDS'. 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 'MSDS'. The user is responsible for full compliance.