BHCZS - NITROGEN

  • MSDS: BHCZS
  • Manufacturer: NATIONAL WELDERS
  • Product Name: NITROGEN
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-169-0794
Product Identification

Product ID:NITROGEN
MSDS Date:11/20/1988
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-169-0794
MSDS Number: BHCZS

Responsible Party
NATIONAL WELDERS
NA
CHARLOTTE, NC 28231
US

Emergency Phone: 704-333-5475

Info Phone: 704-333-5475

Cage: 18264

Contractor
NATIONAL WELDERS SUPPLY CO INC
31007 CHARLOTTE, NC 28231 US

Telephone: 704-333-5475

Cage: 18264

Ingredients

NITROGEN

CAS: 7727-37-9

RTECS: QW9700000

ACGIH TLV: ASPHYXIANT; 9192

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Effects of Overexposure:EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE ANY,ALL,OR NONE OF THE
FOLLOWING:LOSS OF BALANCE;TIGHTNESS IN FRONTAL AREA;TINGLING OF
TONGUE,FINGERTIPS,TOES;WEAKENED SPEECH;RAPID REDUCTNIN
MOVEMENTS;REDUCED CONSCIOUSNESS OF SU RROUNDING;LOSS OF TACTILE
SENSATIONS;HEIGHTENED MENTAL ACTIVITY.

First Aid

First Aid:PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION IS MANDATORY IN ALL CASES OF
OVEREXPOSURE TO NITROGEN. RESCUE PERSONNEL SHOULD BE EQUIPPED
W/SELFCONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.INHAL: QUICK REMOVAL FROM
CONTAMINATED AREA IS MOST IMPORTANT. UNCONSCIOUS PERSONSSHOULD BE
GIVEN MOUTH TO MOUTH RESUSCITATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NA
Lower Limits:NA
Upper Limits:NA
Extinguishing Media:NONFLAMMABLE, INERT GAS
Fire Fighting Procedures:NA
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NA

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:EVACUATE ALL PERSONNEL FROM AFFECTED AREA. USE
IF LEAK IS IN CONTAINER/CONTAINER VALVE, CONTACT YOUR CLOSEST
SUPPLIER. USE APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:USE SUITABLE HANDTRUCK FOR CYLINDER
MOVEMENT.STOREIN COOL,DRY,WELL VENTL AREA AWAY FROM HEAVILY
TRAFFICKED AREAS.SHOULD BE STORED UPRIGHT & FIRMLY
Other Precautions:FULL AND EMPTY CYLINDERS SHOULD BE SEGREGATED. USE A
CHECK VALVE OR TRAP IN THE DISCHARGE LINE TO PREVENT HAZARDOUS BACK
FLOW INTO THE CYLINDER.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:POSITIVE PRESSURE AIR LINE W/MASK OR SELF
CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS SHOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY
USE.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST TO PREVENT ACCUMULATION OF HIGH
CONCENTRATIONSSO AS TO REDUCE THE OXYGEN LVL IN THE AIR <18 MOLAR
PERCENT.
Protective Gloves:ANY MATERIAL
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES OR GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:SAFETY SHOES
Supplemental Safety and Health
NK

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-320.5F
Vapor Pres:-232.6F
Vapor Density:.0725
Spec Gravity:@70F(21.1C)0.97
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NA
Solubility in Water:VERY SLIGHTLY
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, ODORLESS GAS

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE
Stability Condition to Avoid:NA
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DONOT ATTEMPT TO DISPOSE OF WASTE OR UNUSED QTY.
RETURN IN SHIPPING CONTAINER PROPERLY LABELED, W/VALVE OUTLET
PLUGS OR CAPS SECURED & VALVE PROTECTION CAP IN PLACE. FOR
EMERGENCY DISPOSAL CONTACT YOUR CLOSEST SUPPLIER.

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