Prod. No. 46, Sodium Chloride Optical Crystals
Issue Date (06-01-89)
Section 1: Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Sodium Chloride Optical Crystals
Chemical name: Sodium Chloride
Product CAS #: 7647-14-5
EPA Waste #: Not regulated
UN #: Not applicable
DOT Classification: Not regulated
Synonym: Clear vinyl solvent based coating
Ted Pella, Inc. and PELCO International, P.O. Box 492477, Redding, CA 96049-2477
Domestic Phone (800) 237-3526 (Mon-Thu. 6:00AM to 4:30PM PST; Fri 6:00AM to 4:00PM PST)
International Phone (01) (530) 243-2200 (Mon-Thu. 6:00AM to 4:30PM PST; Fri 6:00AM to 4:00PM PST)
Chemtrec Emergency Number 1-800-424-9300 24 hrs a day.
Section 2 Hazardous Ingredients:
Section 3 Physical and Chemical Characteristics:
Boiling Point: 1473°C
Melting Point: 808°C
Specific Gravity (H2O=1): 2.16
Vapor Density (air=1): NA
% Solubility/Water: 36 g/100 g at 20°C
Evaporation Rate, butyl acetate=1: NA
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NA
Appearance and Odor: White plates; odorless.
Section 4 Fire and Explosion Hazard Data:
Flash Point (method used): NA
Flammable Limits: Lower: NA, Upper: NA
Autoignition Temperature: NA
Extinguishing Methods: Use water, CO2 or Foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None expected.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None
Section 5 Health Hazard Information:
Routes of entry:
Inhalation: Yes; Skin: No; Ingestion: Yes.
Effects of Overexposure:
Eye Contact: May cause mechanical irritation.
Skin Contact: No adverse effects expected.
Ingestion: Large amounts ingested are harmful.
Note: Health effects only apply if dust is formed during grinding, cutting and/or polishing of crystal.
Carcinogenicity: NTP, IARC, OSHA - No.
Chronic Health Hazards: None Known.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known
Section 6 Emergency and First Aid Procedures:
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Skin Contact: Flush skin with water.
Inhalation: Procedures normally not needed. If exposed to excessive levels of dust or fumes, remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Procedures normally not needed. If large quantities are ingested, seek medical advice
Section 7 Reactivity Data:
Stability: Generally considered stable
Hazardous Polymerization: Not expected to occur.
Incompatibility (Materials & Conditions to Avoid): None expected.
Hazardous Decomposition or Bi-Products: None expected.
Section 8 Special Protection Information:
Ventilation: General; if machined provide local exhaust ventilation as necessary to control dust.
Respiratory Protection: A NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator as necessary (when machined).
Protective Gloves: Rubber or neoprene.
Eye Protection: Safety glasses (with side shields).
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: NA
Section 9 Spill/Leak Procedures:
Steps to Be Taken in case Material is Released or Spilled:
If broken or not useable, scoop up or vacuum into a container for disposal.
It is recommenced that each user establish a Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC). Such plan should include procedures applicable to proper storage, control and clean-up of spills, including reuse or disposal as appropriate (see waste disposal method, below).
Waste Disposal Methods: Federal, state and local disposal laws and regulations will determine the proper waste disposal procedure. All waste materials should be reviewed to determine the applicable hazards (testing may be necessary). Disposal requirements are dependent on the hazard classification and will vary by location and the type of disposal selected. Some waste materials are amenable to recycle/reuse.
Section 10 Special Precautions:
Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storing:
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Protect polished plate from moisture. (a) Do not handle with bare hands; (b) Do not breathe on plate; and (c) Store in dry area.
Personnel Sampling Procedure: None established
Section 11 Federal and State Regulations:
SARA Hazard Categories: Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard: No; Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard: No; Fire Hazard: No; Reactivity Hazard: No; Sudden Release of Pressure: No
SARA Section 313 Notification:
This product does not contain toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title lll of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 40 CFR Part 372
NA= Not applicable; NE= Not established