Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 6
Revision Date: 8/17/2016

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Chromate
        Product Number: BA1180
        Product Formula: BaCrO4
 
        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
Oxidizing solids (Category 2), Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), Carcinogenicity (Category 1A)
Target Organs
Lungs, Kidney, Liver
GHS Classifications
Oxidizing Solids (Category 2)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Carcinogenicity (Category 1A)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H272 May intensify fire, oxidizer.
H302+H332 Harmful if swallowed or inhaled
H350 May cause cancer.
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P201; P202 P210; P220
P221; P261 P264; P270
P271; P280 P301+P312+P330
P304+P340+P312 P308+P313
P370+P378 P405;P501
For full text of all Precautionary Statements See Section 16
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 2
Flammability 0
Physical Hazards 2
Chronic Health Hazard *
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 2
Fire 0
Reactivity Hazard 2
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin Harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed.

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
233-660-5 100% 10294-40-3
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician immediately.
Skin Contact
In case of contact, flush skin with water. Wash clothing before reuse. Call a physician if irritation occurs.
Eye Contact
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Ingestion Contact
If swallowed, call a physician immediately. Remove chromates from stomach by gastric lavage.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Water, Dry Chemical, Or Carbon Dioxide
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Not considered to be a fire hazard. If possible move containers away from fire and keep containers cool by means of a water spray.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Hazardous Combustion Products
No information found.
Protective Measure in Fire
Use self-contained breathing apparatus.

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. Keep combustibles away from spilled material.
Spill Clean Up
Shovel up spilled material into clean dry containers and cover. Remove containers from spill area.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
Chromates: 0.1 mg (Cr)/m3 OSHA TWA; 0.05 mg (Cr)/m3 ACGIH TWA; 0.001 mg (Cr)/m3 NIOSH RECOMMENDED CEILING. Barium: Compounds: 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3 TWA. Soluble: 0.5 mg (Ba)/m3 ACGIH TWA
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 or preferably a full face protecting high particulate dust respirator. 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.)
Yellow fine powder
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
210C (410 F)
f) Initial boiling Point and boiling range
No data available
g) Flash Point
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
4.5 g/ml @ 25C (77F)
n) Solubility(ies)
Practically Insoluble (4.4 mg/L @ 28 C) 0.34 g/l @ 20C (68F) insoluble
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 under recommended storage conditions.
Hazardous Decomp Products
Oxides of Chromium and Oxides of Barium
Conditions to Avoid
Excessive temperatures, reducing agents, hydrazine, mineral acids.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No data available
Toxicological Info
Routes of Exposure: eye contact, ingestion, inhalation, and skin contact. Follow safe industrial hygiene practices and always wear protective equipment when handling this compound.
Inhalation
Inhalation will cause irritation to the lungs and mucous membrane. Workers may experience an increased incidence of LUNG CANCER.
Skin
Irritating to the skin on contact. Reddening, scaling, and itching are characteristics of skin inflammation.
Eyes
Irritates eyes on contact. Eye irritation will cause watering and redness.
Medical Symptoms
Poisoning may affect the blood, central nervous system, liver, and kidneys.

12.) ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxicity
No information found.
Distribution
No information found.
Chemical Fate
This material may bioaccumulate to some extent

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
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Chromate)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Chromate)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IMDG EMS
F-A, S-A
Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Rail

Transportation Notes NMFC 46155-7 -- CLASS 77.5 HST 2841.50.91.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Chromate 10294-40-3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Chromate 10294-40-3 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Chromate 10294-40-3 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Chromate 10294-40-3 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. Revised February 2014 to align with internal document control Updated 02-20-2015 Updated 05-17-2016 to align with current data Updated 8-17-2016
Other Information
FULL TEXT OF PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS FROM SECTION 2 P201: Obtain special instructions before use P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood P210: Keep away from heat P220: Keep/store away from clothing/combustible materials P221: Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray P264: Wash skin thoroughly after handling P270: Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection P301+P312+P330: IF SWALLOWED, Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. 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. P308+P313: IF exposed or concerned, get medical advice/attention P370+P378: In case of fire, Use dry sand, dry chemical, or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish. P405: Store locked up P501: Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant

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.