BBPLX - NITROUS OXIDE

Product Identification

Product ID:NITROUS OXIDE
MSDS Date:01/01/1987
FSC:6830
NIIN:00F004090
MSDS Number: BBPLX

Responsible Party
MATHESON GAS PRODUCTS/TWINSBURG, OH

Emergency Phone: (216) 425-4406

Cage: MATHE

Contractor
MATHESON GAS PRODUCTS
85 SECAUCUS, NJ 07096 US

Telephone: 201-867-4100

Cage: MATHE

Ingredients

NITROUS OXIDE

CAS: 10024-97-2

RTECS: QX1350000

Fraction By Weight: 100%

ACGIH TLV: 50 PPM; 9192

Hazards

Effects of Overexposure:SYMPTOMS OF ASPHYXIA INCLUDE RAPID
RESPIRATIONS, DIZZINESS AND FATIGUE.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: MOVE VICTIM TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BREATHING, GIVE
ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION, PREFERABLY MOUTH-TO-MOUTH. IF BREATHING IS
DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN. CALL PHYSICIAN. CONTACT: TREAT FOR
FROSTBITE.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Fire Fighting Procedures:KEEP CYLINDERS COOL USE A WATER SPRAY AT A
SAFE DISTANCE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NITROUS OXIDE IS AN OXIDIZER WHICH CAN
CAUSE OR INTENSIFY FIRES.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE THE AREA. PERSONNEL ENTERING THE
AREA SHOULD WEAR POSITIVE PRESSURE SELF-CTAINED BREATHING
APPARATUS.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:CYLINDER SHOULD BE STORED AND USED IN
DRY, WELL VENTILATED AREAS AWAY FROM SOURCES OF HEAT.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:POSITIVE PRESS. SCBA IF NITROUS OXIDE IN THE
AIR_
Protective Gloves:RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Supplemental Safety and Health
MSDS DATE: OCT 1985. MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 44.013

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-127.4F
Vapor Pres:745
Vapor Density:1.53
Solubility in Water:APPRECIABLE
Appearance and Odor:COLOR/NONFLAMMABLE/NONTOXIC W/SWEET TASTE/ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:8.7

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ORGANIC MATERIALS/OTHER READILY COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:OXIDES OF NITROGEN

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