Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 4
Revision Date: 5/6/2015

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Lead Thiocyanate
        Product Number: LE1730
        Product Formula: Pb(CNS)2
 
        Manufacturer: Barium & Chemicals, Inc.
PO Box 218
515 Kingsdale Road
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5218

Phone: 740-282-9776
Fax: 740-282-9161
Web: www.bariumchemicals.com

        Emergency Phone: Chemtrec 800-424-9300
        International: 703-527-3887

2.) HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview
OSHA Hazards
Carcinogen, Target organ effect, toxic by inhalation, harmful by ingestion, harmful by skin absorption, Teratogen and Reporductive hazard
Target Organs
Blood, Kindey Nerves, Male reporductive system, Female reproductive system
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Acute Toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4)
Reproductive toxicity (Category 1A)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H302/H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin
H332 Harmful if inhaled
H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P201; P202 See section 16
P280; P405 for full text
P308+P313 of precautionary
P501; P363 statements
P391; P405
P304+P340+P312
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 2
Flammability 0
Physical Hazards 0
Chronic Health Hazard *
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 2
Fire 0
Reactivity Hazard 0
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation
Skin May cause skin irritation
Eyes May cause eye irritation
Ingestion Toxic if swallowed

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
209-774-6 100% 592-87-0
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician.
Skin Contact
Flush skin with water. Wash clothing before reuse. Call a physician if irritation occurs.
Eye Contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Ingestion Contact
If swallowed, call a physician immediately.
Danger
GHS Classification

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Water Spray
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Contact with other material may cause fire.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Protective Measure in Fire
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
Utilize recommended protective clothing and equipment.
Environment
Collect wash water for approved disposal. Keep from entering water or ground water.
Spill Clean Up
Clean spills in a manner that does not disperse dust into the air. Spill area can be washed with water.

7.) HANDLING AND STORAGE
 
Usage Precautions
Usage Descriptions
Storage Precautions
Handling Precautions
Avoid breathing dust. Avoid getting in eyes or on skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store in a dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and incompatible materials. Reseal containers immediately after use. Store away from food and beverages.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
Use local ventilation if dusting is a problem, to maintain air levels below the recommended exposure limit.
Process Conditions
Emergency showers and eye wash stations should be available. Educate and train employees in the safe use and handling of hazardous chemicals.
Respirators
Work ambient concentrations should be monitored and if the recommended exposure limit is exceeded, a NIOSH/MSHA approved dust respirator must be worn.
Protective Gloves
Wear PVC gloves.
Eye Protection
Wear safety glasses or goggles.
Other Protection
Wear impervious boots and apron or coveralls.
Hygienic Work Practices
Employees should wash their hands and face before eating, drinking or using tobacco products.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
Off white to yellow fine powder
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
190C - Decomposes
f) Initial boiling Point and boiling range
No data available
g) Flash Point
No data available
h) Evaporation rate
No data available
i) Flammability (solid,gas)
No data available
j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
No data available
k) Vapor pressure
No data available
l) Vapor density
No data available
m) Relative density
3.82 g/ml @ 25C(77F)
n) Solubility(ies)
soluble Less than 0.05% in H2O
o) Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
No data available
p) Auto-ignition temperature
No data available
q) Decomposition temperature
190C (374F)
r) Viscosity
No data available
s) Specific Gravity
No data available

10.) STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
 
Stability
Stable
Hazardous Decomp Products
Lead, Carbon, Nitrogen & Sulfur Oxides could be formed.
Conditions to Avoid
Excessive temperatures and incompatibles including strong reducing agents & finely powdered metals. Avoid contact with acids, chlorates, nitrates, nitrites Perchlorates or any other strong oxidizing agents

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No information found
Toxicological Info
No information found
Inhalation
No information found
Skin
No information found
Eyes
No information found
Medical Symptoms
May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Causes eye and skin irritation. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

12.) ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxicity
No information found
Distribution
No information found
Chemical Fate
not readily biodegradable

13.) DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
 
Disposal Methods
Waste disposal should be in accordance with existing federal, state and local environmental regulations.
General Cleaning

14.) TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
 
DOT - GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Proper Shipping Name
Lead Thiocyanate
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN2291
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Lead Thiocyanate
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN2291
Packing Group
III
IMDG EMS
F-A,S-A
Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Rail

Transportation Notes NMFC 45615-7 - CLASS 77.5 HST 2607.00.00.00 UPS: 25 KG (55 LBS) MAX IN AIR SHIPMENTS


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Lead Thiocyanate 592-87-0 Yes No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Lead Thiocyanate 592-87-0 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Lead Thiocyanate 592-87-0 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Lead Thiocyanate 592-87-0 No No No

Additional Items
Chemical Weapons Convention Acute TSCA 12(b) CDTA SARA 311/312 Reactivity Chronic
No No No No No No No
Fire Pressure Austrialian HazChem Code Poison Schedule WHMIS
No No No No No

16.) MISC. INFORMATION
 
Information Sources
Revision Comments
Revised November 2012 for GHS Standards. Updated 2-19-2015 Revised February 2014 to align with internal document control
Other Information
FULL TEXT OF PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS: P201: Obtain special instructions before use P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection P308+P313: If exposed for concerned, get medical advice/attention P5010: Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant P304+P340+P312: IF INHALED--Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. P363: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse P391: Collect spillage P405: Store locked up P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray P264: Wash skin thoroughly after handling P270: Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product. P271: Only use outdoors or in a well-ventilated area P273: Avoid release to the environment P301+P312+P330: IF SWALLOWED--call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse moth. P302+P352+P312: IF ON SKIN--wash with plenty of soap and water. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.

17.) DISCLAIMER
 
Barium & Chemicals, Inc. provides this information as it relates only to the specific product designated herein. All information contained in this SDS should be provided to the user's employees and/or customers. The information contained herein relates only to the environmental, health and safety precautions for the product and is not intended to be relied upon as technical specifications for commercial or other purposes. Do not use the ingredient information and/or ingredient percentages in this SDS as product specification. For product specification refer to a Product Specification and/or a Certificate of Analysis provided by or requested from Barium & Chemicals, Inc. This information relates only to the product designated herein, and does not relate to its use in combination with any other material or in any other process. This information is intended only as a guide to the appropriate handling of the product by a properly trained person. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a a particular purpose. Conditions of use are beyond the control of Barium & Chemicals, Inc. Users are responsible to verify the applicability of this information under their own operating conditions to determine whether the product is suitable for a particular purpose and assume all risks of use, handling and disposal of the product, or from the publication, reliance upon or other use of the information contained herein. This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied;except that it is accurate to the best knowledge of Barium & Chemicals, Inc. and is based upon data obtained from the manufacturer and/or recognized technical sources. Barium & Chemicals, Inc. expressively disclaims all express or implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the product of information provided herein, and shall under no circumstances be liable for incidental or consequential damages. Barium & chemicals, Inc. assumes no responsibility for use, or reliance upon this information. Compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations remains the responsibility of the user.