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RICCA CHEMICAL CO -- 8146 THRU 8195 & 8270 THRU 8342 SULFURIC ACID -- 6850-00F039630
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:8146 THRU 8195 & 8270 THRU 8342 SULFURIC ACID
MSDS Date:09/14/1994
FSC:6850
NIIN:00F039630
MSDS Number: BWXJM
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:RICCA CHEMICAL CO
Address:448 W FORK DR
Box:13090
City:ARLINGTON
State:TX
ZIP:76094-5000
Country:US
Info Phone Num:817-461-5601
Emergency Phone Num:817-461-5601
CAGE:0V553
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:RICCA CHEMICAL COMPANY
Address:448 W FORK DR
Box:13090
City:ARLINGTON
State:TX
ZIP:76013
Country:US
Phone:817-461-5601
CAGE:0V553

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:SULFURIC ACID (CONFIRMED HUMAN CARCINOGEN BY IARC - GROUP
    1) *95-1*
CAS:7664-93-9
RTECS #:WS5600000
Fraction by Wt: 0.7-8.9%
OSHA PEL:1 MG/CUM
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/CUM=IC
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL LD50(RAT): 2140 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:YES	 OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:HAZARDS INCREASE AS CONCENTRATION
    INCREASES. SULFURIC ACID SOLUTIONS ARE CORROSIVE. IRRITATION OF
    EYES, NOSE, THROAT. PULMONARY EDEMA, BRONCHIAL EMPHYSEMA, DENTAL
    EROSION. BURNS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SEE INGREDIENTS
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION, BURNS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE.
    PRE-EXISTING EYE PROBLEMS & SKIN DISORDERS.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES: IRRIGATE IMMEDIATELY W/LARGE QUANTITIES OF RUNNING
    WATER. SKIN: WATER FLUSH IMMEDIATELY. INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. GIVE CPR IF NEEDED. INGESTION: DILUTE IMMEDIATELY
    W/WATER/MILK. DON'T IN DUCE VOMITING. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTIONIN
    ALL CASES.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:COVER THE CONTAMINATED SURFACE W/SODIUM
    BICARBONATE/A SODA ASH-SLAKED LIME MIXTURE (50-50). MIX & ADD WATER
    TO FORM SLURRY. SCOOP UP SLURRY & WASH DOWN W/EXCESS OF WATER. WASH
    SITE W/SODA ASH SOLUTION .
Neutralizing Agent:SODA ASH & SLAKED LIME.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE AWAY FROM INCOMPATIBLE
    MATERIALS.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Ventilation:NORMAL ROOM
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS/GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:LAB COAT/LAB APRON
Work Hygienic Practices:REMOVE/LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE
    REUSE. WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING BEFORE EATING, DRINKING/SMOKING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
ORAL LD50 INFORMATION IS FOR SULFURIC ACID.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:212-302F
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text: <32F
Spec Gravity: 1.04-1.8
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR COLORLESS ODORLESS LIQUID

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ORGANICS, CHLORATES, CARBIDES, FULMINATES, PICRATES, METALS.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:ADD SLOWLY TO AGITATED SOLUTION OF SODA ASH &
    SLAKED LIME. FLUSH NEUTRALIZED  SOLUTION TO DRAIN W/EXCESS OF
    WATER. DISPOSE OF IAW/FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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