BBBQP - NITRIC ACID,70%

  • MSDS: BBBQP
  • Manufacturer: MALLINCKRODT
  • Product Name: NITRIC ACID,70%
  • National Stock Number: 6810-00B130002
Product Identification

Product ID:NITRIC ACID,70%
MSDS Date:10/21/1986
FSC:6810
NIIN:00B130002
MSDS Number: BBBQP

Responsible Party
MALLINCKRODT
PARIS, KY 43061
US

Emergency Phone: 314982-5000

Cage: ZA916

Contractor
MALLINCKRODT SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CO
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ 08865 US

Telephone: 908-859-2151

Cage: 62910

Ingredients

NITRIC ACID

CAS: 7647-01-0

RTECS: OU5775000

Fraction By Weight: 70%

OSHA PEL 2PPM

ACGIH TLV: 2PPM

EPA Report Quantity: 5000 LBS

DOT Report Quantity: 5000 LBS

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INHALATION OF VAPORS CAN CAUSE
BREATHING DIFFICULTIES AND LEAD TO PNEUMONIA AND PULMONARY
EDEMA,WHICH MAY BE FATAL.OTHER SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE
COUGHING,CHOKING,AND IRRITATION OF THE NOSE AND THROAT AND
RESPIRATORY TRACT.SKIN CONTACT CAN CAUSE REDNESS,PAIN AND SEVERE
SKIN BURNS.EYE CONTACT:VAPORS MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO EYES
Effects of Overexposure:INGESTION:SWALLOWING NITRIC ACID CAN CAUSE
IMMEDIATE PAIN AND BURNS OF THE MOUTH,THROAT,ESOPHAGUS AND
GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.CONCENTRATED SOLUTIONS CAUSE DEEP ULCERS AND
STAIN SKIN A YELLOW OR YELLOW- BROWN COLOR.LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO
CONCENTRATED VAPORS MAY CAUSE EROSION OF TEETH.SPLASHES TO EYES MAY
CAUSE PERM.DAMAGE.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING SKIN
DISORDERS OR EYE DISEASE MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF
THIS SUBSTANCE.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.IF NOT BREATHING,GIVE
ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION.IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT,GIVE OXYGEN.IF
INGESTED DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING!GIVE LARGE QUANT.OF WATER OR MILK
IF AVAILABLE.IN C ASE OF SKIN CONTACT,IMMED.FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF
WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN.REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND
SHOES.EYE CONTACT:WASH EYES WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
MIN.GET WATER UNDER EYELIDS.

Fire Fighting

Extinguishing Media:IF INVOLVED IN A FIRE,USE WATER SPRAY.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND
NIOSH-APPROVED SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS W/FULL FACE
PIECE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:REACTS EXPLOSIVELY WITH COMBUSTIBLE
ORGANIC OR READILY OXIDIZABLE MATERIALS SUCH
AS:ALCOHOLS,TURPENTINE,CHARCOAL,ORGANIC REFUSE,METAL
POWDER,HYDROGEN SULFIDE,ET

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SMALL SPILLS:FLUSH WITH WATER AND NEUTRALIZE
W/ALKALINE MATERIAL.SEWER WITH EXCESS WATER.LARGE SPILLS AND LOT
SIZES:NEUTRALIZE W/ALKALINE MATERIAL,PICK UP WITH ABSORBENT
MATERIAL(SAND,EARTH,VERMICULIT E).
Neutralizing Agent:ALKALINE MATERIAL(SODA ASH,LIME,ETC.)

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP IN A TIGHTLY CLOSED
CONTAINER,STORE IN A COOL,DRY,VENTILATED AREA.PROTECT FROM PHYSICAL
DAMAGE AND DIRECT SUNLIGHT.PROTECT FROM MOISTURE.
Other Precautions:ISOLATE FROM INCOMPATIBLE SUBSTANCES.DANGER!STRONG
OXIDIZER.CONTACT WITH OTHER MATERIAL MAY CAUSE
FIRE.CORROSIVE.LIQUID AND MIST CAUSE SEVERE BURNS TO ALL BODY
TISSUE.HARMFUL IF INHALED.INHALATION MAY CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:IF TLV IS EXCEEDED,WEAR A SUPPLIED
AIR,FULL-FACEPIECE RESPIRATOR,AIRLINED HOOD,OR SELF-CONTAINED
BREATHING APPARATUS.NITRIC ACID SHOULD NOT COME IN CONTACT
W/CARTRIDGES AND CANISTERS THAT CONTAIN OXID IZABLE MATERIALS,LIKE
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Ventilation:LOCAL AND/OR GENERAL EXHAUST TO KEEP EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE
BELOW AIRBORNE EXPOSURE LIMITS.LOCAL EXHAUST VENTI.IS PREFERRED.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES/FULL FACE SHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:WEAR IMPERVIOUS PROTECTIVE
CLOTHING,INCLUDING BOOTS,LAB COAT,APRON OR COVERALLS TO PREVENT
SKIN CONTACT.
Work Hygienic Practices:MAINTAIN EYE WASH FOUNTAIN AND QUICK-DRENCH
FACILITIES IN WORK AREA.WASH EXPOSED SKIN THOROUGHLY AFTER
HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
THIS SUBSTANCE IS CLASSIFIED AS A POISON UNDER THE FEDERAL CAUSTIC
POISON ACT.MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:122C(252F)
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-34C (-29F)
Vapor Pres:[email protected] 20C 68
Vapor Density:2-3 APPROX
Spec Gravity:1.41
Solubility in Water:INFINITE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR,COLORLESS TO SLIGHTLY YELLOW LIQUID
W/SUFFOCATING ACRID ODOR.

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG BASES,METALLIC POWDERS,CARBIDES,HYDROGEN SULFIDE,TURPENTINE,AND
COMBUSTIBLE ORGANICS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS OF USE AND
STORAGE.CONTAINERS MAY BURST WHEN HEATED.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:EMITS TOXIC NITROGEN OXIDES FUMES AND
HYDROGEN NITRATE.REACTS W/WATER OR STREAM.PRODUCES HEAT AND
TOXIC&CORROSIVE FUMES.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE IN A RCRA APPROVED WASTE FACILITY OR
SEWER THE NEUTRALIZED SLURRY WITH EXCESS WATER IF LOCAL ORDINANCES
ALLOW.PROVIDE FORCED VENTILATION TO DISSIPATE FUMES.

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