Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

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

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Oxide
        Product Number: BA1450
        Product Formula: BaO
 
        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, Toxic by ingestion, Corrosive.
Target Organs
Heart, Nerves, Kidney, Gastrointestinal tract, Bone marrow, Spleen, Liver.
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 3)
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Skin corrosion (Category 1B)
Serious eye damage (Category 1)
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 3
Flammability 0
Physical Hazards 0
Chronic Health Hazard *
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 3
Fire 0
Reactivity Hazard 0
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation Toxic if inhaled. Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin burns.
Eyes Causes eye burns.
Ingestion Toxic if swallowed.

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
215-127-9 86-92% 1304-28-5
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration using one way valve pocket mask to prevent contact with material inhaled or ingested. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin Contact
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes immediately, clean clothing before reuse. Wash skin first with water and then wash with vinegar. After the vinegar, rinse again with water. Get medical attention immediately.
Eye Contact
Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water holding eyelids open until all trace of substance is gone. Get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion Contact
Get medical attention immediately. Induce vomiting.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Small: CO2, dry chemical, dry sand, alcohol-resistant foam. Large: Water spray, fog or alcohol resistant foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Do not use straight streams and do not scatter material. Dike fire control water for later disposal, toxic. Restrict access to area.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Reacts exothermically with water, steam, and mineral acids.
Hazardous Combustion Products
No information found.
Protective Measure in Fire
Do not breathe fumes or dusts from burnig material. Avoid contact with material. Move containers form fire if it can be done without risk.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
DO NOT TOUCH MATERIAL; WEAR FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
Environment
Keep unnecessary people out of area. Dike far ahead of a large spill to prevent it from reaching natural waterways.
Spill Clean Up
Shovel into clean, dry container and cover. Contaminated material is considered 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 in clean dry containers in cool area. Avoid keeping acids in same area. DO NOT ALLOW WATER TO ENTER CONATINERS.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
Use adequate ventilation to meet exposure limits. Where exposure limits may be exceeded, use OSHA approved toxic dust respirator.
Process Conditions
Exposure limits: 0.5 mg/m3 (as Ba)- OSHA TWA, 0.5 mg/m3 (as Ba)- ACGIH TWA
Respirators
Use OSHA approved toxic dust respirator.
Protective Gloves
Wear liquid proof PVC gloves.
Eye Protection
Wear splash-proof, dust-resistant safety goggles.
Other Protection
Wear impervious clothing that should be changed every day.
Hygienic Work Practices
No information found.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
grayish-white to yellowish-white solid or powder
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
No data available
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
5.72 g/cm 3 @ 25C (77F)
n) Solubility(ies)
moderately soluble in water. 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
Reacts exothermically with water or steam.
Hazardous Decomp Products
Reacts rapidly with mineral acids generating heat.
Conditions to Avoid
Excess heat. Exposure to air and moisture. Highly reactive with water, acids, and moisture. Incompatible Materials: acids, oxidizing agents, reducing agents, metals, carbon dioxide

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No information found.
Toxicological Info
Heart disorders may occur. Persons with chronic respiratory, skin or cardiovascular disease may be at increased risk from exposure.
Inhalation
No information found.
Skin
No information found.
Eyes
No information found.
Medical Symptoms
May cause tightness of muscles in face, vomiting, violent diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Chronic exposure may cause sore throat, coughing and shortness of breath.

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

13.) DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
 
Disposal Methods
Contaminated material is considered Toxic Waste and must be disposed of in a licensed toxic waste dump.
General Cleaning

14.) TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
 
DOT - GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Oxide)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1884
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Oxide)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1884
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 - CL 77.5 HST 2816.40.20.00 UPS - 25KG (55 LBS) MAX IN AIR


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Oxide 1304-28-5 No No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Oxide 1304-28-5 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Oxide 1304-28-5 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Oxide 1304-28-5 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.