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Material Safety Data Sheet
Sodium oxalate, pure

ACC# 96509
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: Sodium oxalate, pure
Catalog Numbers: AC207720000, AC207720050, AC207721000, AC207725000
Synonyms:
di-Sodium oxalate; Ethanedioic acid, disodium salt
Company Identification:

       Acros Organics N.V.
       One Reagent Lane
       Fairlawn, NJ 07410
For information in North America, call: 800-ACROS-01
For information in Europe, call: 0032(0) 14575211
For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC: 800-424-9300
For emergencies outside the US, call: 0032(0) 14575299

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
62-76-0Ethanedioic acid, disodium salt >99 200-550-3
Hazard Symbols: XN
Risk Phrases:
21/22

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: Not available. Danger! Corrosive. Hygroscopic. May cause kidneydamage. May cause central nervous system effects. May cause severeeye irritation and possible injury. May cause severe respiratory anddigestive tract irritation with possible burns. May cause severe skinirritation.
Target Organs: Kidneys, central nervous system.

Potential Health Effects

Eye: Contact may cause severe eye irritation and possible eye damage.
Skin: May cause severe skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin.
Ingestion: May cause kidney damage. May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns. May cause corrosion and permanent tissue destruction of the esophagus and digestive tract. May cause nervous system abnormalities.
Inhalation: Irritation may lead to chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. May cause severe irritation of the upper respiratory tract with pain, burns, and inflammation. May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion.
Chronic: No information found.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.
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.
Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: The use of calcium compounds as antidotal treatment should be determin ed only by qualified medical personnel (Medical Toxicology, 1988).

Section 5 - Firefighting Measures


General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Flash Point: Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not published. Explosion Limits, Lower: Not available. Upper: Not available.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Keep container tightly closed. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: Use process enclosure, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to control airborne levels.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Ethanedioic acid, disodium saltnone listednone listednone listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Ethanedioic acid, disodium salt: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
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.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Solid
Appearance: Not available.
Odor: None reported.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Negligible.
Vapor Density: Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate:
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:250 - 270 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: insoluble in ethanol and ether
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Molecular Formula:C2O4Na2
Molecular Weight:

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: High temperatures, incompatible materials, moisture.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizers, moisture.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:
CAS# 62-76-0: KI1750000
LD50/LC50:
Not available.

Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 62-76-0: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Mutagenicity: Please refer to RTECS# KI1750000 for specific information.
Other Studies: None.

Section 12 - Ecological Information


Ecotoxicity: No information available.
Environmental Fate: No information reported.
Physical/Chemical: No information available.
Other: Not available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
RCRA D-Series Maximum Concentration ofContaminants: None listed.
RCRA D-Series Chronic Toxicity ReferenceLevels: None listed.
RCRA F-Series: None listed.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

US DOT IATA RID/ADR IMO Canada TDG
Shipping Name:DOT regulated - small quantity provisions apply (see 49CFR173.4)TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.*TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.TOXIC SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.No information available.
Hazard Class:6.16.1(25C)6.1
UN Number:UN2811UN2811UN2811
Packing Group:IIIIII

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

US FEDERAL

TSCA
CAS# 62-76-0 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & 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.
Section 12b
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
SARA

Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
CAS # 62-76-0: acute, chronic.
Section 313
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This 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 Ozone depletors.
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.
OSHA:
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
CAS# 62-76-0 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 Regulations
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
XN
Risk Phrases:

R 21/22 Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.
Safety Phrases:

S 24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

CAS# 62-76-0: 1
Canada
CAS# 62-76-0 is listed on Canada's DSL/NDSL List.
WHMIS: Not available.
CAS# 62-76-0 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
Exposure Limits

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 3/12/1996
Revision #0 Date: Original.
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