BBNNK - CHLORINE

  • MSDS: BBNNK
  • Manufacturer: MCKESSON CHEMICAL CO
  • Product Name: CHLORINE
  • National Stock Number: 6810-00F003680
Product Identification

Product ID:CHLORINE
MSDS Date:01/01/1987
FSC:6810
NIIN:00F003680
MSDS Number: BBNNK

Responsible Party
MCKESSON CHEMICAL CO/SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104

Emergency Phone: (800) 424-9300

Cage: 5J040

Contractor
MCKESSON CORP MCKESSON CHEMICAL CO DIV
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104-3396 US

Telephone: 800-424-9300

Cage: 98091

Ingredients

CHLORINE (SARA III)

CAS: 7782-50-5

RTECS: FO2100000

Fraction By Weight: 99.5%

OSHA PEL (C) 1 PPM

ACGIH TLV: 0.5 PPM/1 STEL; 9293

EPA Report Quantity: 10 LBS

DOT Report Quantity: 10 LBS

Hazards

Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION: HEADACHES, NAUSEA, VOMITING, AND
COMA. VAPORS/MISTS IRRITATE THE NOSE AND THROAT.

First Aid

First Aid:IF INHALED: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. EYE/SKIN: FLUSH W/WATER FOR
15 MINUTES, LIFTING THE UPPER/LOWER EYELIDS. REMOVE CONTAMINATED
CLOTHING/SHOES. WASH BEFORE REUSE. IF SWALLOWED: DON'T INDUCE
VOMITING. IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE WATER OR MILK. GET MEDATT.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:USE WATER SPRAY, DRY CHEMICAL OR CO2
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SCBA. USE WATER SPRAY COOL CONTAINERS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:CHLORINE WILL SUPPORT THE BURNING OF
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS JUST AS OXYGEN DOES.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR SCBA. STOP THE FLOW OF GAS. IF THE LEAK
CAN'T BE STOPPED IN PLACE/IS IN AN ENCLED PLACE/MOVE THE CONTAINER
TO THE OPEN AIR IF IT'S SAFE TO DO. SHIFT THCONTAINER SO GAS RATHER
THAN LIQUID/LEAKS. R EPAIR THE LEAK OR APPLY AN ERGENCY.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY AREA OUT OF
DIRECT SUNLIGHT/PROTECTED FROM MOISTURE. STORE AWAY FROM
OTHECOMPRESSED GASES/COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS.
Other Precautions:DON'T ATTEMPT TO HANDLE/STORE/USE CHLORINE W/OUT A
COMPLETE REVIEW BY ALL PERSONNEL OF THE CHLORINE INSTITUTE'S
CHLORINE MANL. ALWAYS OBEY HAZARD WARNINGS.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH-APPROVED FULL FACEPIECE CARTRIDGE
RESPIRATOR IF >TLV
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST/MECH VENTILATION TO KEEP BELOW THE PEL.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:EYEWASH/SAFETY SHOWER. WEAR LONG
SLEEVES/TROUSER/SHOES.
Supplemental Safety and Health
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Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-29F
Vapor Pres:480
Vapor Density:2.5
Spec Gravity:1.41
Solubility in Water:0.7
Appearance and Odor:GREENISH-YELLOW GAS/LIQ. SUFFOCATING, PUNGENT.

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
REDUCING AGENT/COMBUSTIBLES/ORGANICS/FINELY DIVIDED METALS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:INTENSE LOCAL HEAT
Hazardous Decomposition Products:REACTS W/WATER TO FORM HCL. REACTS
W/CO TO FORM PHOSGENE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF CONTAMINATED PRODUCT/MATERIALS USED
IN CLEANING UP SPILLS OR LEAKS IN A MANNER APPROVED FOR THIS
MATERIAL. CONSULT APPROPRIATE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATORY
AGENCIES TO AS CERTAIN PRO PER DISPOSAL PROCEDURES.

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