BHCZZ - OXYGEN

  • MSDS: BHCZZ
  • Manufacturer: UNION CARBIDE CORP
  • Product Name: OXYGEN
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-169-0804
Product Identification

Product ID:OXYGEN
MSDS Date:09/01/1985
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-169-0804
MSDS Number: BHCZZ

Responsible Party
UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION
39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD
DANBURY, CT 06817-0001
US

Emergency Phone: 1-800-822-4357 CANADA 514-640-6400

Info Phone: ROUTINE INFO CONTACT LOCAL SUPPLIER

Cage: 36346

Contractor
UNION CARBIDE CORP LINDE DIV
DANBURY, CT 06817-0001 US

Telephone: 800-822-4357; 304-744-3487

Cage: 36346

Ingredients

OXYGEN

CAS: 7782-44-7

RTECS: RS2060000

Fraction By Weight: 100%

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Effects of Overexposure:SYMPTOMS: NASAL STUFFINESS, COUGH, SORE THROAT,
CHEST PAIN AND BREATHING DIFFI- CULTIES.BREATHING PURE OXYGEN UNDER
PRESSURE MAY CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE AND ALSO CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
EFFECTS RESULTING IN DIZZINESS, POOR
COORDINATION,TINGLINSENSATION,VISUAL & HEARING
DISTURBANCES,MUSCULAR TWITCHING,UNCONSIOUS,CONVULSION

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE CPR IF NOT BREATHING.
KEEP VICTIM WARM ANDAT REST. CALL A PHYSICIAN.

Fire Fighting

Extinguishing Media:VIGOROUSLY ACCELERATES COMBUSTION. USE MEDIA
APPROPRIATE FORSURROUNDING FIRE. WATER IS PREFERRED FOR CLOTHES
FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:EVACUATE ALL PERSONNEL FROM AREA. IMMEDIATELY
COOL CONTAINERS WITH WATER SPRAY FROM A MAXIMUM DISTANCE, UNTIL
COOL,THEN MOVE CONTAINERS FROM FIRE AREA W/O RISK
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:OXIDIZING AGENT, VIGOROUSLY ACCELERATES
COMBUSTION.CONTACT W/FLAMMABLE MATERIALSMAY CAUSE FIRE OR
EXPLOSION. CONTAINER MAY RUPTURE DUE TO HEAT OF FIRE.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SHUT LEAK OFF IF WITHOUT RISK. VENTILATE AREA
OF LEAK OR MOVE LEAKING CONTAINER TO WELL-VENTILATED AREA. REMOVE
ALL FLAMMABLE MATERIALS FROM VICINITYOXYGEN MUST NEVER BE PERMITTED
TO STRIKE AN OILY SURFACE, GREASY CLOTHES, OR OTHER
COMUBUSTIBLES.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:NEVER WORK ON A PRESSURIZED SYSTEM. IF
THERE IS A LEAK, CLOSE THE CYLINDER VALVE, BLOW DOWN THE SYS.BY
VENTING TO A SAFE PLACE, THEN REPAIR THE LEAK.
Other Precautions:NEVER LUBRICATE OXYGEN VALVES, REGULATORS, ETC., WITH
ANY COMBUSTIBLE SUBSTANCE.

Exposure Controls

Ventilation:MECHANICAL VENTILATION ACCEPTABLE
Protective Gloves:PREFERRED FOR CYLINDER HANDLING.
Eye Protection:SELECT IN ACCORDANCE W/OSHA29CFR1910.133
Other Protective Equipment:METATARSAL SHOES FOR CYLINDER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
WHEN TWO OR MORE GASES OR LIQUEFIED GASES ARE MIXED, THEIR HAZARDOUS
PROPERTIES MAY COMBINE TO CREATE ADDITIONAL UNEXPECTED HAZARDS.

Chemical Properties

HCC:G4
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-183C/-297F
Vapor Pres:GAS
Vapor Density:[email protected]
Spec Gravity:GAS
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, ODORLESS GAS AT NORMAL TEMPERATURE AND
PRESSURE.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS, ASPHALT, FLAMMABLE MATERIALS, ESPECIALLY
OILS AND GREASES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID CONTACT WITH OILS, GREASES AND OTHER
FLAMMABLE MATERIALS.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:SLOWLY RELEASE INTO ATMOSPHERE, IN AN OPEN, OUT-
DOORS AREA. REMOVE ALL FLAMMABLE MATERIALS FROM VICINITY.

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