Material Safety Data
Hydrogen Peroxide (30% in Water) (Without Stabilizer), Reagent ACS
MSDS Name: Hydrogen Peroxide (30% in Water) (Without
Stabilizer), Reagent ACS
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
Catalog Numbers: AC411880000, AC411881000,
Synonyms: Carbamide peroxide; Hydrogen dioxide; Peroxide;
Hydroperoxide; Urea peroxide; Hydrogen peroxide 100 volumes;
Fair Lawn, NJ
For information in North America, call: 800-ACROS-01
emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300
Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Symbols: O C
Risk Phrases: 34 8
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: clear, colorless. Danger! Strong oxidizer.
Contact with other material may cause a fire. Corrosive. Material is light
sensitive. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause central nervous system
effects. Eye contact may result in permanent eye damage. May cause blood
abnormalities. May cause severe respiratory tract irritation with possible
burns. Causes eye and skin irritation and possible burns. May cause severe
digestive tract irritation with possible burns.
Blood, central nervous system.
Eye: Contact with liquid is corrosive
to the eyes and causes severe burns. Contact with the eyes may cause corneal
Skin: Causes severe skin irritation and possible
burns. May cause discoloration, erythema, swelling, and the formation of papules
Ingestion: Causes gastrointestinal irritation
with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. May
cause vascular collapse and damage. May cause damage to the red blood cells. May
cause difficulty in swallowing, stomach distension, possible cerebral swelling
and death. Ingestion may result in irritation of the esophagus, bleeding of the
stomach and ulcer formation.
Inhalation: Causes chemical
burns to the respiratory tract. May cause ulceration of nasal tissue, insomnia,
nervous tremors with numb extremities, chemical pneumonia, unconsciousness, and
death. At high concentrations, respiratory effects may include acute lung damage
and delayed pulmonary edema.
Chronic: Prolonged or repeated
skin contact may cause dermatitis. Laboratory experiments have resulted in
mutagenic effects. Repeated contact may cause corneal damage.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT allow
victim to rub or keep eyes closed. Extensive irrigation is required (at least 30
Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Immediately
flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing
contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy
Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. If
victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give
anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Wash
mouth out with water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously. If vomiting occurs and
the victim is conscious, give water to further dilute the chemical.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from
exposure to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. DO
NOT use mouth-to-mouth respiration. If breathing has ceased apply artificial
respiration using oxygen and a suitable mechanical device such as a bag and a
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and
supportively. Attempts at evacuating the stomach via emesis induction or gastric
lavage should be avoided. In the event of severe distension of the stomach or
esophagus due to gas formation, insertion of a gastric tube may be required. To
treat corneal damage, careful ophthalmologic evaluation is recommended and the
possibility of local corticosteroid therapy should be considered.
Section 5 -
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
gear. Water runoff can cause environmental damage. Dike and collect water used
to fight fire. Strong oxidizer. Contact with combustible materials may cause a
fire. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by
thermal decomposition or combustion. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed
containers cool. Substance is noncombustible. Use water with caution and in
flooding amounts. Vapors may be heavier than air. They can spread along the
ground and collect in low or confined areas. Some oxidizers may react
explosively with hydrocarbons(fuel). May decompose explosively when heated or
involved in a fire. May accelerate burning if involved in a fire.
Extinguishing Media: Use water only! Do NOT use carbon
dioxide. Do NOT use dry chemical. Do NOT get water inside containers. Contact
professional fire-fighters immediately. Cool containers with flooding quantities
of water until well after fire is out. For large fires, flood fire area with
large quantities of water, while knocking down vapors with water fog.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Avoid runoff into storm sewers and
ditches which lead to waterways. Clean up spills immediately, observing
precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Use water spray to disperse the
gas/vapor. Remove all sources of ignition. Absorb spill using an absorbent,
non-combustible material such as earth, sand, or vermiculite. Flush spill area
with water. Provide ventilation. Do not get water inside containers. Keep
combustibles (wood, paper, oil, etc.,) away from spilled material.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove
contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use only in a well-ventilated area.
Contents may develop pressure upon prolonged storage. Do not get in eyes, on
skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid contact with clothing
and other combustible materials. Do not ingest or inhale. Store protected from
light. Discard contaminated shoes. Unused chemicals should not be returned to
the container. Rinse empty drums and containers thoroughly with water before
Storage: Keep away from heat, sparks, and
flame. Do not store near combustible materials. Keep container closed when not
in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible
substances. Store protected from light. Keep away form alkalies, oxidizable
materials, finely divided metals, alcohols, and permanganates. Store below 35°C.
Store only in light-resistent containers fitted with a safety vent.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use explosion-proof ventilation equipment. Facilities storing
or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a
safety shower. Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to keep
airborne concentrations below the permissible exposure limits.
||1 ppm TWA; 1.4 mg/m3 TWA 75 ppm IDLH
||1 ppm TWA; 1.4 mg/m3 TWA|
OSHA Vacated PELs: Hydrogen
peroxide: 1 ppm TWA; 1.4 mg/m3 TWA Water: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical
safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29
CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that
meets OSHA's 29 CFR §1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard
EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Appearance: clear, colorless
Odor: slight acid odor
pH: 3.3 (30% solution)
Vapor Pressure: 23 mm Hg @ 30C
Vapor Density: 1.10
Evaporation Rate:>1.0 (Butyl
Viscosity: 1.25 cP
Boiling Point: 108 deg C @
Freezing/Melting Point:-33 deg C
Flash Point: Noncombustible
Explosion Limits, Lower:40 vol %
Solubility: Miscible in water.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Decomposes slowly to release oxygen. Unstable when heated or
contaminated with heavy metals, reducing agents, rust, dirt or organic
materials. Stability is reduced when pH is above 4.0.
Avoid: Mechanical shock, incompatible materials, light, ignition sources,
dust generation, excess heat, combustible materials, reducing agents, alkaline
materials, strong oxidants, rust, dust, pH > 4.0.
with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents,
acetic acid, acetic anhydride, alcohols, brass, copper, copper alloys, finely
powdered metals, galvanized iron, hydrazine, iron, magnesium, nitric acid,
sodium carbonate, potassium permanganate, cyanides (e.g. potassium cyanide,
sodium cyanide), ethers (e.g. dioxane, furfuran, tetrahydrofuran (THF)), urea,
chlorosulfonic acid, alkalies, lead, nitrogen compounds, triethylamine, silver,
nickel, palladium, organic matter, charcoal, sodium borate, aniline, platinum,
formic acid, cyclopentadiene, activated carbon, tert-butyl alcohol, hydrogen
selenide, manganese dioxide, mercurous chloride, rust, ketones, carboxylic
acids, glycerine, sodium fluoride, sodium pyrophosphate, soluble fuels (acetone,
ethanol, glycerol), wood, wood, asbestos, hexavalent chromium compounds, salts
of iron, copper, chromium, vanadium, tungsten, molybdeum, and platinum.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxygen, hydrogen gas, water, heat,
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7722-84-1: MX0899000 MX0900000
Inhalation, rat: LC50 =2
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 2 gm/kg;
Skin, rat: LD50 = 4060
Oral, rat: LD50 = >90 mL/kg;
ACGIH: A3 - Animal
IARC: Group 3 carcinogen CAS# 7732-18-5: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
CAS#: 7722-84-1 Mutation in Microorganisms: Salmonella typhimurium = 100
ug/plate.; Hyman, embryo = 50 umol/L.; Cytogenetic Analysis: Human, embryo = 20
umol/L. Mutation in Mammalian Somatic Cells: Hamster, lung = 1mmol/L.
Other Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
Environmental Fate: Rain washout is expected due to
condensation of hydrogen peroxide on contact with water droplets. In the
atmosphere, indirect photooxidation is perdicted with a half-life of 10 to 20
hours. Non-significant evaporation and adsorption from water surfaces and
soil/sediments is expected. Rapid and cosiderable aerobic biodegradation was
determined with a half-life < 1 minute (biological treatment sludge) and 0.3
to 2 days (fresh water). Hydrogen peroxide is non-bioaccumulable.
Physical/Chemical: Not available.
Other: Not available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
||HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, AQUEOUS SOLUTION
||No information available.|
Section 15 -
CAS# 7722-84-1 is listed on the TSCA
CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
& Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health &
Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals
in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this
material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
concentration > 52%: TPQ = 1000 pounds; RQ = 1000 poun ds
CAS # 7722-84-1: acute, flammable.
chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants. This material does not
contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals
in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the
chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
CAS# 7722-84-1 is considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7722-84-1 can be found on the following state right to
know lists: California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota,
CAS# 7732-18-5 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN,
MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals
in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
Causes burns. R 8 Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
S 28 After contact with skin, wash immediately
with plenty of soap and water. S 3 Keep in a cool place. S 36/39 Wear suitable
protective clothing and eye/face protection. S 45 In case of accident or if you
feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 7722-84-1: 0
7732-18-5: No information available.
CAS# 7722-84-1 is
listed on Canada's DSL/NDSL List.
CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on Canada's
This product has a WHMIS classification of C, E, D2A.
CAS# 7722-84-1 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7732-18-5 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7722-84-1: OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 1 ppm (1.5
1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3) OEL-DENMARK:TWA 1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3)
1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3);STEL 3 ppm (4.2 mg/m3) OEL-FRANCE:TWA 1
ppm (1.5 m
g/m3) OEL-GERMANY:TWA 1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3) OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 1
m (1.4 mg/m3) OEL-THE PHILIPPINES:TWA 1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3)
AND:TWA 1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3);STEL 2 ppm (2.8 mg/m3) OEL-TURKEY:TWA
(1.4 mg/m3) OEL-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 1 ppm (1.5 mg/m3);STEL 2 ppm (3 m
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #2 Date: 8/02/2000
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