Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 4
Revision Date: 8/17/2016

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Oxalate
        Product Number: BA1400
        Product Formula: BaC2O4
 
        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, Toxic by inhalation, Harmful by ingestion, Harmful by skin absorption.
Target Organs
Heart, Nerves, Kidney, Gastrointestinal tract, Liver, Spleen, Bone marrow
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302+H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing.
 
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:
208-216-9 100% 516-02-9
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
Move to fresh air. If breathing becomes troublesome, get medical attention.
Skin Contact
Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if redness and irritation persists.
Eye Contact
Flush with large amounts of water to remove all trace of chemical from eyes (at least 15-20 minutes). Get medical attention.
Ingestion Contact
Get medical attention immediately.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Water, water spray, or foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Move containers from fire if it can be done without risk.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Not applicable.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Reacts with strong acids to form oxalic acid. Runoff water may be corrosive and toxic.
Protective Measure in Fire
Avoid contact and dike area for later disposal. Prevent runoff from entering natural waterways.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
Avoid contact with material. Wear personal protective equipment as outlined in Section 8.
Environment
Dike ahead of large spill to prevent material from entering natural waterways. Restrict access to spill area.
Spill Clean Up
Sweep up carefully to remove as much uncontaminated material as possible. Contaminated material is considered a toxic waste and must be disposed of in a licensed toxic waste dump.

7.) HANDLING AND STORAGE
 
Usage Precautions
Usage Descriptions
Storage Precautions
Handling Precautions
Store away from strong acids. Wash hands before eating or smoking. No eating or smoking in work area.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
Use adequate ventilation to meet exposure limits. Where exposure limits may be exceeded, use OSHA approved respirator.
Process Conditions
Threshold Limit Value: TWA air (Barium compounds) 500 mg/m3
Respirators
Use OSHA approved respirator.
Protective Gloves
Wear general purpose glvoes.
Eye Protection
Wear chemical safety goggles.
Other Protection
Wear full cover protective clothing.
Hygienic Work Practices
No smoking or eating in work area.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
White powder
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
400 C (752 F)
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
2.658 g/cm3
n) Solubility(ies)
soluble in water 0.093 g/l
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
Reacts with strong acids to form Oxalic acid.
Conditions to Avoid
Moisture. Contact with strong acids, and oxidizing agents.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No information found.
Toxicological Info
Severe irritation if ingested - severe gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea. Renal damage can result.
Inhalation
No information found.
Skin
No information found.
Eyes
No information found.
Medical Symptoms
No information found.

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

13.) DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
 
Disposal Methods
Contaminated residue and sweepings are considered toxic waste and must be disposed of in a licensed toxic waste dump. If quantities are large enough to be significant, contact manufacturer for proper treatment.
General Cleaning

14.) TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
 
DOT - GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Oxalate)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Oxalate)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IMDG EMS
6.1
Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Transportation Notes NMFC 45465-1-- CLASS 77.5 HST 2917.11.00.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Oxalate 516-02-9 No No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Oxalate 516-02-9 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Oxalate 516-02-9 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Oxalate 516-02-9 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 Updated 8-17-2016
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.