Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety Data Sheet
Revision: 5
Revision Date: 8/17/2016

 


1.) Identification
 
        Product Name: Barium Sulfate
        Product Number: BA1640
        Product Formula: BaSO4
 
        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
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Target Organs
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
GHS Classifications
GHS Label Elements, Including Precautionary Statements
Pictogram
Signal Word     No Data Available.
Hazard Statement(s)
Not a hazardous substance or mixture
 
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not a hazardous substance or mixture
 
HMIS Classification
Health Hazard 0
Flammability 0
Physical Hazards 0
Chronic Health Hazard *
 
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard 0
Fire 0
Reactivity Hazard 0
 
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation No data available
Skin No data available
Eyes No data available
Ingestion No data available

3.) INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
 
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:
231-784-4 97-100% 7727-43-7
  EINECS PERCENT CAS NO:

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

5.) FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
 
Extinguishing Media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Fire and Explosion Hazzards
Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Sulfur oxides, Barium oxide
Protective Measure in Fire
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

6.) ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
 
Personal Precaution in Spill
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. For personal protection, see section 8.
Environment
No special environmental precautions required.
Spill Clean Up
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.) HANDLING AND STORAGE
 
Usage Precautions
No data available
Usage Descriptions
No data available
Storage Precautions
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place. Storage class (TRGS 510): Non Combustible Solids
Handling Precautions
Further processing of solid materials may result in the formation of combustible dusts. The potential for combustible dust formation should be taken into consideration before additional processing occurs. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions, see section 2.

8.) EXPOSURE CONTORLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
 
Protective Equipment
General industrial hygiene practice.
Process Conditions
-OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL): 15 mg/m3 total dust, 5 mg/m3 respirable dust -ACGIH Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 10 mg/m3 total dust containing no asbestos and < 1% crystalline silica
Respirators
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dust are desired, use tyle N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) OR CEN (EU).
Protective Gloves
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Eye Protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (USA) OR EN 166 (EU).
Other Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific workplace. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Hygienic Work Practices
No information found.

9.) PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
 
a) Appearance (physical state, color, etc.)
white powder
b) Odor
no data available
c) Odor threshold
no data available
d) pH
7
e) Melting Point/freezing point
1580C (2876 F)
f) Initial boiling Point and boiling range
1600C (2912 F) @ 1013 hPa (760 mmHg)
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
4400 g/cm3 @ 20C(68F)
n) Solubility(ies)
insoluble in water Not applicable
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
No data available
Conditions to Avoid
Aluminum and Phosphorus, Reducing Agents

11.) TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxic Dose LD 50
No data available
Toxicological Info
No data available
Inhalation
No data available
Skin
No data available
Eyes
No data available
Medical Symptoms
Prolonged inhalation of dust may cause baritosis, a benign pneumoconiosis. If ingested, the presence of soluble barium salts as impurities may cause toxic reactions due to bioaccumulation. Damage to the lungs. To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.

12.) ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
 
Toxicity
No data available
Distribution
No data available
Chemical Fate
No data available

13.) DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
 
Disposal Methods
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dispose contaminated packaging as unused product.
General Cleaning

14.) TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
 
DOT - GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Proper Shipping Name
Not Regulated
Hazzard Class
Not Regulated
UN Number
Not Regulated
Packing Group
Not Regulated
IATA/IMDG REGULATIONS
Proper Shipping Name
Not Regulated
Hazzard Class
Not Regulated
UN Number
Not Regulated
Packing Group
Not Regulated
IMDG EMS
Not Regulated
Shipping Options for this product include
UPS    FedEx    Plane    Truck    Boat    Rail

Transportation Notes NMFC 43440 - CLASS 55 HST 2833.27.00.00


15.) REGULATORY INFORMATION
Chemical Inventory Status Part 1
Ingredient CASNO TSCA EINECS China Japan Austrialia
Barium Sulfate 7727-43-7 No No No No No

Chemical Inventory Status Part 2
Ingredient CASNO Korea DSL NDSL Phil.
Barium Sulfate 7727-43-7 No No No No

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 1
Ingredient CASNO SARA 302
    RQ TPQ LIST
Barium Sulfate 7727-43-7 No No No
SARA 313
This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313

Federal, State, International Regulations- Part 2
Ingredient CASNO RCRA 261.33 TSCA 8(d) CERCLA
Barium Sulfate 7727-43-7 No No No

Additional Items
Chemical Weapons Convention Acute TSCA 12(b) CDTA SARA 311/312 Reactivity Chronic
No Yes No No Yes 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 Updated 8-19-15 Updated 07-27-16 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.