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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY -- POTASSIUM HYDROGEN PHTHALATE (PH STANDARD) -- 6810-00-200-2896
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:POTASSIUM HYDROGEN PHTHALATE (PH STANDARD)
MSDS Date:03/01/1992
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-200-2896
MSDS Number: BPWWT
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY
Address:BLDG 202 RM 204
City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Info Phone Num:301-975-2019 OR 301-975-6439
Emergency Phone Num:301-975-2019
CAGE:0JJ86
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY
Address:BLDG 202 RM 204
Box:City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Phone:301-975-2019 OR 301-975-6439
CAGE:0JJ86

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

Ingred Name:POTASSIUM HYDROGEN PHTHALATE. LDL0:(ORAL RAT) 3200 MG/KG
Fraction by Wt: 100%

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE INGREDIENTS.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE/CHRONIC: THE MAIN HAZARD
    ASSOCIATED W/THIS MATERIAL IS ITS SLIGHT ACIDITY WHICH CAN RSLT IN
    IRRITATION AT CONTACT POINTS. INHALATION OF DUST/MIST CAN BE
    IRRITATING. INGESTION OF EXPERIMENTAL RAT S INDICATES A SLIGHT
    TOXICITY HOWEVER, THE FULL EXTENT OF THE TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
    HAVE NOT BEEN (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATED. IRRITATION,
    HEADACHE, NAUSEA & VOMITING ARE SIGNS OF OVEREXPOSURE.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NOT APPLICABLE.

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

First Aid:SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMD SHOES & CLTHG. RINSE AFFECTED AREA W/LGE
    AMTS OF WATER FOLLOWED BY WASHING AREA W/SOAP & WATER. CONTACT MD
    IF NEC. EYE:IMMED FLUSH, INCL UNDER EYELIDS, W/COPIOUS AMTS OF
    WATER FOR  AT LEAST 15 MINS. CONT MD IF NEC. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. IF BRTHG IS DFCLT, GIVE O*2; IF VICTIM IS NOT BRTHG, GIVE ARTF
    RESP. CONT MD IF NEC. INGEST:WASH OUT MOUTH W/WATER. CONT MD IF
    NEC.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Extinguishing Media:USE DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, ALCOHOL FOAM OR
    WATER SPRAY. THIS MATERIAL CAN BURN IN A FIRE SITUATION.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT . THIS MATL WOULD BE EXPECTED TO BE PRESENT IN
    <5 LB QTYS IN MOST LOCATIONS WHERE USED.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NO UNUSUAL FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARDS HAVE
    BEEN IDENTIFIED.

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

Spill Release Procedures:NOTIFY SAFETY PERSONNEL OF MAJOR SPILLS &/OR
    LEAKS. SWEEP UP SPILLS, AVOID DUST PROMOTING CONDITIONS & PLACE
    MATERIAL IN AN APPROPRIATE CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINERS IN
    A COOL, DRY, WELL VENTILATED AREA AWAY FROM OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Other Precautions:CONTACT LENSES POSE A SPECIAL PROBLEM; SOFT LENSES
    MAY ABSORB IRRITANT & ALL LENSES CONCENTRATE THEM. DO NOT WEAR
    CONTACT LENSES IN THE LAB.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:LOC EXHST VENT IN SUFFICIENT VOL/PATTERN TO KEEP CONC OF
    HAZ INGREDS BELOW MINIMAL EXPOS AT WHICH IRRIT MAY OCCUR.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:CHEM WORK GOGGS/FULL LENGTH FSHLD 
Other Protective Equipment:EYEWASH STATIONS & WASHING FACILITIES SHOULD
    BE READILY AVAILABLE IN AREAS OF USE & HANDLING.
Work Hygienic Practices:DO NOT WEAR CONTACT LENSES IN THE LAB.
Supplemental Safety and Health
ITEM NAME:STANDARD, ACS. PH:4.005 @ 0C & 25C; 4.01 @ 30C; 4.061 @ 50C.
    SOL IN H*2O:SOLUBLE IN 12 PARTS COLD WATER; 3 PARTS IN BOILING
    WATER.

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:563F,295C
Spec Gravity:1.636
pH:SUPDAT
Solubility in Water:(SUPP DATA)
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS OR WHITE CRYSTALS W/NO ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
THIS MATERIAL IS INCOMPATIBLE W/NITRIC ACID; KEEP THIS MATERIAL FROM
    STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:KEEP THIS MATERIAL FROM EXCESSIVE HEAT &
    MOISTURE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:TOXIC FUMES OF CARBON MONOXIDE &
    CARBON DIOXIDE ARE PRODUCED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF WASTE IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL OR
    INCINERATE. FOLLOW ALL FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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