BHDWG - OXYGEN

  • MSDS: BHDWG
  • Manufacturer: UNION CARBIDE CORP
  • Product Name: OXYGEN
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-808-9530
Product Identification

Product ID:OXYGEN
MSDS Date:09/01/1985
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-808-9530
MSDS Number: BHDWG

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
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INGEST./SKIN/EYE: NO EVIDENCE OF
ADVERSE EFFECTS FROM AVAILABLE INFORMATION. INHALATION:
BREATHING 80% OR MORE OXYGEN FOR MORE THAN A FEW HOURS MAY CAUSE
NASAL STUFFINESS,COUGH,SORE THROAT,CHEST PAIN & BREATHING
DIFFICULTY.
Effects of Overexposure:BREATHING PURE OXYGEN UNDER PRESSURE MAY CAUSE
LUNG DAMAGE & CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM EFFECTS RESULTING IN
DIZZINESS,POOR COORDINATION,TINGLING SENSATION, VISUAL &
HEARING DISTURBANCES, MUSCULAR TWITCHING,UNCONSCIOUSNESS &
CONVULSIONS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:RETINAL DAMAGE CAN ALSO OCCUR IN
ADULTS EXPOSED TO 100% OXYGEN PARTICULARLY IN INDIVIDUALS WHOSE
RETINAL CIRCULATION HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY COMPROMISED.

First Aid

First Aid:SKIN/EYE: NO EMERGENCY CARE ANTICIPATED.
INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE ARTIFICIAL
RESPIRATION IF NOT BREATHING. KEEP VICTIM WARM AND AT REST. CALL A
PHY SICIAN.INGESTION: THIS PRODUCT IS A GAS AT NORMAL TEMPERATURE
AND PRESSURE.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NA
Lower Limits:NA
Upper Limits:NA
Extinguishing Media:VIGOROUSLY ACCELERATES COMBUSTION. USE MEDIA
APPROPRIATE FORSURROUNDING FIRE. WATER IS PREFERRED FOR CLOTHING
FIRES.
Fire Fighting Procedures:EVACUATE ALL PERSONNEL FROM DANGER AREA.
IMMEDIATELY COOL CONTAINERS W/WATER SPRAY FROM MAXIMUM DISTANCE
UNTIL COOL,MOVE CONTAINER AWAY FROM FIRE W/O RISK
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:OXIDIZING AGENTS VIGOROUSLY ACCELERATES
COMBUSTION. CONTACT W/FLAMMABLE MATERIALMAY CAUSE
FIRE/EXPLOSION.CONTAINER MAY RUPTURE DUE TO HEAT OF FIRE.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SHUT OFF LEAK IF W/O RISK. VENTILATE AREA OF
LEAK OR MOVE LEAKING CONTAINER TO WELL VENTILATED AREA.REMOVE ALL
FLAMMABLE MATERIALS FROM VICINITY. OXYGEN MUST NEVER BE
PREMITTED TO STRIKE AN OILY SURFACE,GREASY CLOTHES,OR OTHER
COMBUSTIBLE MATL.

Handling

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

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:NOT REQUIRED
Ventilation:MECHANICAL ACCEPTABLE
Protective Gloves:PREFERRED FOR CYLINDER HANDLING
Eye Protection:SELECT IN ACCORDNC W/OSHA29CFR1910.133
Other Protective Equipment:METATARSAL SHOES FOR CYLINDER HANDLING
Supplemental Safety and Health
NK

Chemical Properties

HCC:G4
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-297.4F
Vapor Pres:GAS
Vapor Density:[email protected]
Spec Gravity:GAS
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NA
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 GREASE.
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID CONTACT WITH OILS,GREASES AND OTHER
FLAMMABLE MATERIAL
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

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

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