BBPKG - ACCUDRI SF6

  • MSDS: BBPKG
  • Manufacturer: ALLIED CORP
  • Product Name: ACCUDRI SF6
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-882-1794
Product Identification

Product ID:ACCUDRI SF6
MSDS Date:03/01/1982
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-882-1794
MSDS Number: BBPKG

Responsible Party
ALLIED CORPORATION
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960

Emergency Phone: (201) 455-4157

Info Phone: (201) 455-4157

Cage: OLYW2

Contractor
ALLIED-SIGNAL CORP ENGINEERED MATERIALS DIV
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960 US

Telephone: 201-455-2000

Cage: 40991

Ingredients

SULFUR HEXAFLUORIDE

CAS: 2551-62-4

RTECS: WS4900000

Fraction By Weight: 100%

OSHA PEL 1000 PPM

ACGIH TLV: 1000 PPM; 9192

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:NO Skin:YES Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:SKIN: MAY ACT AS AN ASPHYXIANT IF
OXYGEN IS REDUCED <16%, PALENESS, & POSSIBLE CYANOSIS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:SKIN: MAY ACT AS AN ASPHYXIANT IF OXYGEN IS
REDUCED <16%, PALENESS, POSSIBLE CYANOSIS (BLUE SKIN).

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF BREATHING HAS STOPPED,
GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION, PREFERABLY MOUTH-TO-MOUTH. IF
BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN PROVIDED A QUALIFIED OPERATOR
IS AVAILABLE. CA LL PHYSICIAN.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NON FLAMMABLE
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SCBA APPROVED BY NIOSH. 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:NOTE: THE PRODUCT HAS NO WARNING PROPERTIES. THE GAS
IS ODORLESS. SF6 EXPOSED TO ELECTRIC ARCS MAY BREAK DOWN INTO TOXIC
BYPDUCTS. AVOID BREATHING SF6 WHICH HAS BEEN THUS EXPOSED.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS OR
AIR-SUPPLIED RESPIRATOR
Ventilation:MECHANICAL (GENERAL)
Protective Gloves:NOT REQUIRED
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

HCC:G3
Boiling Pt:=63.9C, 147.F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=-50.8C, -59.4F
Vapor Density:5.1
Solubility in Water:SLIGHT
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, ODORLESS GAS

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
LIQUEFIED GASES IN CONTACT W/WATER CAN EXPLODE VIOLENTLY, REACTIVE
METALS
Hazardous Decomposition Products:FLUORIDES OF SULFUR.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:USERS OF THIS PRODUCT SHOULD REVIEW THEIR
OPERATIONS IN TERMS OF APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS,
AND CONSULT WITH APPROPRIATE REGULATORY AGENCIES BEFORE DISCHARGE
OR DISPOSAL OF THIS MATERIA L.

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