BHDFJ - ACETYLENE

  • MSDS: BHDFJ
  • Manufacturer: SUNOX INC
  • Product Name: ACETYLENE
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-264-6751
Product Identification

Product ID:ACETYLENE
MSDS Date:01/23/1992
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-264-6751
MSDS Number: BHDFJ

Responsible Party
SUNOX INC
4236 STATESVILLE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28233
US

Emergency Phone: 800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)/800-868-7780

Info Phone: 704-596-6262

Cage: 5Z946

Contractor
SUNOX INC
33871 BLYTHEWOOD, SC 29016 US

Telephone: 804-275-4341 (DGSC-SSH)

Cage: 5Z946

Ingredients

ACETYLENE

CAS: 74-86-2

RTECS: AO9600000

Fraction By Weight: >99%

ACGIH TLV: ASPHYXIANT; 9596


TRACES OF AIR, PHOSPHINE, ARSINE, HYDROGEN SULFIDE.

Fraction By Weight: TRACES

Hazards

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:STIMULUS SUCH AS EPINEPHRINE/EPHEDRINE
MAY INDUCE VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.INHAL:SIMPLE
ASPHYXIANT/NARCOTIC.SKIN/EYE:NO ADVERSE EFFECTS REPORTED FROM PURE
GAS.INGEST:UNLIKELY.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:PER MSDS:CARCINOGEN STATUS:NONE.
Effects of Overexposure:DYSPNEA,HEAD,STAGGERING GAINT,LOSS OF
COORDINATION,LOSS OF CONSC,COMPLETE ANESTHESIA,INCR BLOOD
PRESSURE,NARCOSIS,STIMULATED RESP,MILD GASTRIC SYMTOMS,DIZZ,MENTAL
CONFUSION,EMOTIONAL INSTABILITY,HYPER CAPNIA,MYOCARDIAL
SENS,ASPHYXIATION,RAPID RESP,AIR HUNGER,IMPAIR MENTAL
ALERTNESS,CYANOSIS,WEAK,IRREG PULSE,RAPID FTG,
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
TARGET EFFECTS:SIMPLE ASPHYXIANT;CENTRAL NERVOUS SYTEM DEPRESSANT.

First Aid

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR IMMED.STOP BREATH GIVE ART
RESP.MAINTAIN AIRWAY/BLOOD PRESSURE.ADMIN OXY.TREAT
SYMPT/SUPP.SKIN:UNLIKELY EMERG TREAT REQUIRE.ADVERSE EFFECTS OCCUR
WASH W/LG AMTS OF WATER/SOAP .EYE:UNLIKELY EMERG TREAT
REQUIRE.ADVERSE EFFECTS OCCUR WASH W/WATER/NORMAL
SALINE.INGEST:UNLIKELY EMERG TREAT REQUIRE.ADVERSE EFFECTS OCCUR
TREAT SYMPT/SUPP.IN ALL CASES GET MED ATTN.NO ANTIDOTE.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:EXT FLAMMABLE
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:581F
Lower Limits:2.5
Upper Limits:100
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE OR HALON.LG:USE
WATERSPRAY,FOG,STD FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:MOVE CNTNR FRM FIRE AREA IF POSSIBLE.STAY AWAY
FRM STORAGE TK ENDS.FOR MASSIVE FIRE IN STORAGE AREA USE UNMAN HOSE
HOLDER/MONITOR NOZZ,ELSE W/D FRM AREA/(SUPPL)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:DANGEROUS EXPLO HAZ WHEN EXPO TO
HEAT/FLAME.VAP-AIR MIXT EXPLO.DUE TO LOW ELECTROCONDUCTIVITY OF
SUBST,FLOW/AGITATION MAY GENERATE ELECTROSTATIC CHARGES(SUPPLE)

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SHUT OFF IGN SOURCE.STOP LEAK W/O RISK.USE
WATERSPRAY TO RED VAP.ISOLATE AREA TIL GAS DISPERSED.NO
SMOKING/FLAME/FLARE IN HAZ AREA.KEEP UNNECESSARY PEOPLE
AWAY.ISOLATE HAZ AREA/DENY ENTRY.VENTILATE CL SD SPACES BEF
ENTERING.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IAW 29CFR1910.102.PROTECT
AGAINST PHY DMG.OUTSIDE/DETACH STORAGE PREF.ISOLATE FRM OXIDIZ GAS
ESPEC CLO.STORE IN COOL WELL VENTI NONCOMBUST PLACE
Other Precautions:MAY DECOMPOSE EXPLO @ELEVATED TEMP/PRESSURE.STORE
AWAY FROM ALL IGN SOURCE/COMBUST MATL.PROTECT AGAINST
LIGHTNING/STATIC ELECTR.SOTRE CYL UPRIGHT.STORE IN CNTNRS WHICH
MEET BOND/GROUND GUIDELIJNES SPE C NFPA 77-1983.STORE AWAY FRM
INCOMP SUB

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:SPECIFIC RESP SELECTED MSUT BE BASED ON CONTAMIN
LEVELS IN WORKPLACE;NOT EXCEED WORKING LIMITS OF RESP;JOINTLY
APPROVED BY NIOSH/MSHA.
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST/GENERAL DILUTION
VENTILATION.VENTILATION EQPMT MUST BE EXPLOSION-PROOF.
Protective Gloves:NOT REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED.
Eye Protection:NOT REQUIRED BUT ADVISEABLE.
Other Protective Equipment:IMPERVIOUS CLOTHING NOT REQUIRED.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
DEN:0.610 @-81C. FIRE:LET BURN.W/D IMMED IN CASE OF RISE SOUND FRM VENT
SAF DEVICE/ANY DISCOLOR OF STORAGE TK FRM FIRE.LET BURN UNLESS LEAK
CAN STOP;SM TK/CYL EXT/ISOLATE FRM FLAMM MATL.FLOOD AMTS OF
FOG.COOL CNTNR W/FLOOD H2O.KEEP UPWIND.FIRE/EXPLO HAZ:RESULT IN
SPARK W/POSSIBLE IGN. INCOMP:TRIFLUOROMETHYL HYPOFLOURI

Chemical Properties

HCC:G2
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:NP
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-119F,-84C
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NP
Vapor Pres:760 @-84C
Vapor Density:0.90
Spec Gravity:1.1747 @0C
pH:NP
Viscosity:0.010 [email protected]
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NP
Solubility in Water:0.94% @25C, SLIGHT
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS GAS W/ETHEREAL ODOR WHEN PURE,
GARLIC-LIKE ODOR IF IMPURE.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NP
Corrosion Rate:NP

Stability

BRASS,BR,CA(OCL)2,CL,CO,CU/SALTS,CUC,FL,I,HG(NO3)2,HG/SALT,NO,HNO3,N2O,
OXIDIZERS,O2,O3,K,RUH,AG/SALTS,AGNO3,NAH,(SUPPLE)
Stability Condition to Avoid:MATL EXTREM FLAMM;AVOID CONTACT
W/HEAT/SPARK/FLAME/OTHER IGN SOURCE.CONTENT UNDER PRESS;CNTNR MAY
RUPTURE VIOL/TRAVEL
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS MAY
INCLUDE TOXIC OXIDES OF CARBON.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:MAY POLYMERIZE EXOTHERMICALLY ON
CONTACT W/APPROPRIATE CATALYSTS.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:OBSERVE ALL FED/STTE/LOC REGS WHEN DISPO
MATL.ASSIST:CONTACT EPA DISTRICT DIR.

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