Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

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

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Calcium Oxalate
        Product Number: CA1400
        Product Formula: CaC2O4
 
        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
Target Organ Effect, Harmful by ingestion, Harmful by skin absorption, Irritant.
Target Organs
Kidney, Nerves.
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Skin Irritation (Category 2)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4); Skin Irritation (Category 2A)
Eye Irritation (Category 2A)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302+H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapor/spray
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
 
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 May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Skin Harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.
Eyes Causes eye irritation.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed.

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
209-260-1 100% 563-72-4
  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 mins. Call a physician.
Ingestion Contact
Call a physician immediately.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
No information found.
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
Store at ambient temperature. 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
There are no PELs for calcium oxalate.
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. Emergency showers and eye wash stations should be available.
Other Protection
Wear impervious boots and apron or coveralls.
Hygienic Work Practices
Educate and train employees in the safe use and handling of hazardous chemicals. 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.)
White fine powder
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
200C
f) Initial boiling Point and boiling range
No data available
g) Flash Point
Not applicable
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
2.2 g/ml @ 25C (77F)
n) Solubility(ies)
Practically Insoluble Not applicable
o) Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
No data available
p) Auto-ignition temperature
No data available
q) Decomposition temperature
No data available
r) Viscosity
No data available
s) Specific Gravity
No data available

10.) STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
 
Stability
Stable
Hazardous Decomp Products
When ignited coverts to CaCO3, CaO, & CaO2
Conditions to Avoid
Excessive temperature and stong oxidizing agents.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
Toxicological Info
Routes of entry: skin contact, inhalation, eye contact, and ingestion.
Inhalation
Inhalation will cause irritation to the lungs and mucous membrane.
Skin
Reddening, scaling, and itching are characteristics of skin irritation.
Eyes
Irritation to the eyes will cause watering and redness.
Medical Symptoms
Repeated or prolonged exposure to this compound is not known to aggravate medical conditions.

12.) ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxicity
No information found.
Distribution
No information found.
Chemical Fate
No information found.

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
Calcium Oxalate
Hazzard Class

UN Number

Packing Group

IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Calcium Oxalate
Hazzard Class

UN Number

Packing Group

IMDG EMS

Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Rail

Transportation Notes NMFC 45465-1 - CLASS 70 HST 2917.11.00.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Calcium Oxalate 563-72-4 Yes No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Calcium Oxalate 563-72-4 No No Yes No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Calcium Oxalate 563-72-4 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Calcium Oxalate 563-72-4 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 2-20-15 Revised February 2014 to align with internal document control
Other Information

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.