BBHDB - SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE DIELECTRIC GRADE

  • MSDS: BBHDB
  • Manufacturer: ALLIEDSIGNAL INC
  • Product Name: SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE DIELECTRIC GRADE
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00F000693
Product Identification

Product ID:SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE DIELECTRIC GRADE
MSDS Date:03/01/1980
FSC:6830
NIIN:00F000693
MSDS Number: BBHDB

Responsible Party
ALLIEDSIGNAL INC
101 COLUMBIA RD
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07962-5000
US

Emergency Phone: 201-455-6541

Info Phone: 201-455-6541

Cage: 0B7T5

Contractor
HONEYWELL INTL INC ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS AND SERVICES
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07962 US

Telephone: 973-455-3922

Cage: 70308

Ingredients

SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE *97-2*

CAS: 2551-62-4

RTECS: WS4900000

OSHA PEL 6000 MG/CUM

ACGIH TLV: 5970 MG/CUM

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INHALATION: LOW ORDER OF TOXICITY, BUT
MAY ACT AS AN ASPHYXIANT IF OXYGEN IS REDUCED TO <16%. EYES/SKIN:
MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION, PALENESS, CYANOSIS.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED.
OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IF NEEDED.

Fire Fighting

Extinguishing Media:USE APPROPRIATE MEDIA FOR SURROUNDING FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR A NIOSH APPROVED SCBA. USE WATER SPRAY TO
KEEP CYLINDERS COOL.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:LIQUEFIED GASES IN CONTACT W/WATER CAN
EXPLODE VIOLENTLY.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:EVACUATE UNPROTECTED PERSONNEL. PROTECTED
PERSONNEL MAY SHUT OFF LEAK. PRODUCT WILL DISPERSE ITSELF.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:PROTECT CYLINDERS FROM PHYSICAL
DAMAGE, HEAT & SUNLIGHT. STORE IN AREA OF LOW FIRE RISK.
Other Precautions:PRODUCT HAS NO WARNING PROPERTIES. EXPOSURE TO
ELECTRIC ARCS MAY BREAK DOWN PRODUCT INTO TOXIC BYPRODUCTS. AVOID
BREATHING PRODUCT WHICH HAS BEEN THUS EXPOSED.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:WEAR A SCBA/AIR-SUPPLIED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:MECHANICAL (GENERAL).
Protective Gloves:NOT GENERALLY REQUIRED
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Other Protective Equipment:NOT GENERALLY REQUIRED
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-83.02F
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-59.44F
Vapor Density:5.1
pH:7
Solubility in Water:SLIGHT
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS GAS W/NO ODOR.

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WATER, HOT REACTIVE METALS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, SUNLIGHT.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION: OTHER FLUORIDES
OF SULFUR.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IAW/FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
REGULATIONS.

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