Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

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

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Stearate
        Product Number: BA1620
        Product Formula: Ba(C18H36O2)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
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin, and if swallowed.
Target Organs
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302+H332 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261+P271 Avoid breathing. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P270 Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
P501 Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by the local government.
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 1
Flammability 1
Physical Hazards 0
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 1
Fire 1
Reactivity Hazard 0
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation Harmful by inhalation.
Skin Harmful in contact with skin.
Eyes Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed.

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
229-966-3 99-100% 6865-35-6
  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.
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.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Water Spray, Foam, Carbon Dioxide or Dry Chemical
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
None
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Concentrated dust may present an explosion hazard.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Burning will produce toxic fumes.
Protective Measure in Fire
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full turnout gear to fight fires.

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
Remove ignition sources. Shovel into drums. 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
OSHA PEL: 15 mg/m3- Total Dust. 5 mg/m3- Respirable dust. ACGIH TLV: 10 mg/m3- Total Dust. 3 mg/m3- Respirable dust.
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.)
Cream to White solid powder
b) Odor
mild fatty odor
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
120 C
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
No data available
n) Solubility(ies)
Insoluble in water or alcohol No data available
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
Oxides of Barium and Carbon
Conditions to Avoid
Excessive temperatures and strong oxidizers.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated for Barium Stearate.
Toxicological Info
Routes of entry: skin contact, inhalation, eye contact, and ingestion.
Inhalation
Inhalation will cause irritation to the lungs and mucus membrane.
Skin
Irritation to the skin and eyes on contact. Reddening, scaling, and itching are characteristics of skin inflammation.
Eyes
Irritation to the skin and eyes on contact. 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
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Stearate)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Stearate)
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 43415 -- CLASS 77.5 HST 1519.11.00.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Stearate 6865-35-6 Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Stearate 6865-35-6 Yes Yes Yes Yes

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Stearate 6865-35-6 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Stearate 6865-35-6 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.