Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 5
Revision Date: 1/19/2017

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Silicofluoride
        Product Number: BA1570
        Product Formula: BaSiF6
 
        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
Toxic. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin. Reacts violently with water. Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin, and if swallowed. Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
Target Organs
Heart, Kidneys, Nerves, G.I. System, Spleen, Liver, Bone marrow.
GHS Classifications
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 3), H301
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H301 Toxic if swallowed
H332 Harmful if inhaled
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261 P264
P270 P271
P301+P310 P304+P340
P312 P321
P330 P405
P501 For full text of Precautionary statements please see section 16
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard
Flammability
Physical Hazards
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard
Fire
Reactivity Hazard
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Harmful if inhaled.
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:
241-189-1 100% 17125-80-3
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

4.) FIRST AID MEASURES
 
Inhalation
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
Skin Contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
Eye Contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
Ingestion Contact
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Non-flammable. Negligible fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame. Move containers from fire area if it can be done without risk. Do not scatter material. Use water spray to reduce vapors.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Containers of this substance may explode in heat or fire.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Hydrogen fluoride, Barium oxide, Silicon oxides
Protective Measure in Fire
Avoid contact; toxic waste. Fight fire from safe distance. Prevent runoff from entering natural waterways. Stay upwind and restrict access to area.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
DO NOT TOUCH MATERIAL. Wear personal protective equipment as outlined in Section 8.
Environment
Dike larger spills for later disposal. Restrict access to spill area.
Spill Clean Up
Use water spray to reduce vapors. Take up spilled material with sand or other absorbent material with clean shovel and place in clean dry container for proper disposal. Contaminated material is classed as Toxic Waste and must be disposed of at a licensed toxic waste dump.

7.) HANDLING AND STORAGE
 
Usage Precautions
Do not breathe dust. Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
Usage Descriptions
Storage Precautions
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry place.
Handling Precautions
Store away from combustibles and heat. Containers may explode in heat or fire. Avoid contact with this substance and stay upwind to avoid toxic dust or corrosive Hydrogen Fluoride which may be released in intense heat.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
Use adequate ventilation to meet exposure limits. Where exposure limits may be exceeded use OSHA approved dust mask.
Process Conditions
Exposure Limits: 0.5 mg/m3 OSHA TWA, 0.5 mg/m3 ACGIH TWA
Respirators
Use OSHA approved dust mask.
Protective Gloves
Wear general purpose gloves to prevent contact with this substance.
Eye Protection
Wear splash-proof goggles to prevent contact with this substance.
Other Protection
Wear impervious clothing to prevent contact with this substance.
Hygienic Work Practices
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
White crystalline powder or needles
b) Odor
odorless
c) Odor threshold
No data available
d) pH
No data available
e) Melting Point/freezing point
300C
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)
soluble in water 0.024%
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
Thermal decomposition may release corrosive hydrogen fluoride, silicon oxide.
Conditions to Avoid
Acids, heat, or moisture.

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No information found.
Toxicological Info
Poison by ingestion; Poisoningby Barium compounds affects the central nervous system and stimulates all muscle types, cardiac especially.
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 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 Silicofluoride)
Hazzard Class
6.1
UN Number
UN1564
Packing Group
III
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Barium Compounds, N.O.S. (Barium Silicofluoride)
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 45615-7 - CL 77.5 HST 2805.19.90.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Silicofluoride 17125-80-3 No No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Silicofluoride 17125-80-3 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Silicofluoride 17125-80-3 No No No
SARA 313
No information found.

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Silicofluoride 17125-80-3 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 2-20-15 Revised GHS information 01.19.17
Other Information
Full text of Precautionary Statements: 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 P301+P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell P321: Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label) P330: Rinse mouth 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.