BHDNR - OXYGEN

  • MSDS: BHDNR
  • Manufacturer: UNION CARBIDE CORP
  • Product Name: OXYGEN
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-577-4228
Product Identification

Product ID:OXYGEN
MSDS Date:09/01/1985
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-577-4228
MSDS Number: BHDNR

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%

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:BREATHING = OR > 80% AT ATMOSPHERIC
PRESS > FEW HOURS MAY CAUSE NASAL STUFFI- NESS/COUGH/SORE THROAT/
CHEST PAIN/BREATHING DIFF. BREATHING PURE OXY UNDER PRESS MAY
CAUSE LUNG DAM/CENTRAL NER SYS EFFECTS RESULT IN DIZZINESS/POOR
COOR-DINATION/TINGLING SENSATION/VISUAL-HEAR DISTURB/MUSCULAR
TWITCH/UNCONSCI/CONVUL.
Effects of Overexposure:BREATHING OXYGEN UNDER PRESSURE MAY CAUSE
PROLONGATION OF ADAPTATION TO DARKNESSAND REDUCED PERIPHERAL
VISION. AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION DUR OXY TENSION MAY CAUSE ALVEOLAR
COLLAPSE FOLLOWING ABSORPTION O F OXY. OCCLUSION OF THE EUSTACHIAN
TUBESMAY CAUSE RETRACTION OF THE EARDRUM/OBSTRUCTION OF PARANASAL
SINUSES-HEADACHE.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:CERTAIN DRUGS, INCLUDING
PHENOTHIAZINE DRUGS AND CHLOROQUINE INCREASES SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
TOXICITY FROM OXYGEN AT HIGH CONCENTRATIONS/PRESSURES. VI- TAMIN E
DEFICIENCY MAY INCRE SUSCEPTIBILITY O2 TOX

First Aid

First Aid:SWALLOWING: THIS PRODUCT IS A GAS AT NORMAL TEMPERATURE AND
PRESSURE. SKIN: NO EMERGENCY CARE ANTICIPATED.
INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
GIVE AR TIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF NOT BREATHING.KEEP VICTIM WARM AND
AT REST. CALL A PHYSICIAN. EYES: NO
EMERGENCY CARE ANTICIPATED.

Fire Fighting

Extinguishing Media:VIGOR'Y ACCELS COMBUS. USE MEDIA APPROP FOR
SURROUND'G FIRE.WATER IS THE PREFERRED EXTINGUISHING MEDIA FOR
CLOTHING FIRE
Fire Fighting Procedures:EVACULATE ALL PERSONNEL FROM DANGER AREA.
IMMEDIATELY COOL CONTAINERS WITH WATERSPRAY FM MAX DISTANCE UNTIL
COOL, THEN MOVE CONTAINERS AWAY FM FIRE IF W/O RISK
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:OXYDIZING AGENT-VIGOROUSLY ACCELERATES
COMBUSTION/FIRE OR EXPLOSION. KEEP TEMP CONT <52C.
SMOKING/FLAMES/ELECTRIC SPARKS W/ENRICHED OXY POTENTIAL EXPLOSION
HAZ

Accidental Release

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

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID CONTACT W/OILS/GREASES/FLAM
MATLS. NEVER-USEMANIFOLDS FOR OXY CYLS UNLESS DESIGNED FOR
USE/USEOXY JET FOR CLEANING/REVERSE FLOW. PROT FM DAMAGE.
Other Precautions:NEVER WORK ON A PRESSURIZED SYSTEM. IF THERE IS A
LEAK, CLOSE THE CYLINDER VALVE, BLOW DOWN THE SYSTEM BY
VENTING TO A SAFE PLACE, THEN REPAIR THE LEAK. NEVER LUBRICATE
OXYGEN VALVES, REGULATOR S, ETC., WITH ANY COMBUSTIBLE SUBSTANCE.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:NOT REQUIRED.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST-NOT APPLICABLE. MECHANICAL (GENERAL)-ACCEPTA-
BLE. SPECIAL-NOT APPLICABLE.
Protective Gloves:PREFERRED FOR CYLINDER HANDLING.
Eye Protection:SELECT IAW OSHA 29 CFR 1910.133.
Other Protective Equipment:METATARSAL SHOES FOR CYLINDER HANDLING.
SELECT IAW OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132 AND 1910.133.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NK

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-183C
Vapor Pres:GAS
Vapor Density:[email protected] 25C
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:MIXING TWO OR MORE LIQUIFIED GASES ONLY
AFTER SAFETY INFOR- MATION OBTAINED/EVALUATED.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:SLOWLY RELEASE INTO ATMOSPHERE IN AN OPEN
OUTDOORSAREA. REMOVE ALL FLAMMABLE MATERIALS FROM VICINITY

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