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HACH CO -- BUFFER POWDER PILLOWS CITRATE TYPE FOR HEAV -- 6810-00N026681
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:BUFFER POWDER PILLOWS CITRATE TYPE FOR HEAV
MSDS Date:07/18/1990
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N026681
MSDS Number: BNLBZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:HACH CO
Box:907
City:AMES
State:IA
ZIP:50010
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-227-4224
Emergency Phone Num:303-623-5716
CAGE:4T252
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:HACH COMPANY
Address:100 DAYTON RD.
Box:907
City:AMES
State:IA
ZIP:50010
Country:US
Phone:800-227-4224
CAGE:4T252

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

Ingred Name:CITRIC ACID; (CITRIC ACID, ANHYDROUS)
CAS:77-92-9
RTECS #:GE7350000
Fraction by Wt: <80%

Ingred Name:HYDRAZINE, SULFATE (1:1). PEL & TLV AS HYDRAZINE.
CAS:10034-93-2
RTECS #:MV9625000
Fraction by Wt: <20%
OSHA PEL:0.1 PPM
ACGIH TLV:0.1 PPM

Ingred Name:CITRIC ACID, TRISODIUM SALT; (SODIUM CITRATE)
CAS:68-04-2
RTECS #:GE8300000
Fraction by Wt: <20%

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:NO	 OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:THIS PRODUCT MAY BE CORROSIVE TO
    EYES, SKIN & RESPIRATORY TRACT, AND MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN
    REACTION. VERY TOXIC. TARGET ORGANS:CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. CHRONIC
    TARGET ORGAN:LIVER.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:HYDRAZINE SULFATE:NTP GROUP 2.
Effects of Overexposure:OVEREXPOSURE CAUSES BURNS & ALLERGIC SKIN
    REACTIONS, PROBLEM W/STOMACH, INTESTINES & CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE REPORTED.

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

First Aid:EYE:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINS. CALL MD.
    SKIN:FLUSH W/PLENTY OF WATER. CALL MD. INGEST:GIVE LARGE QUANTITIES
    OF WATER OR MILK. FOLLOW W/AT LEAST 1 OUNCE OF MILK OF MAGNESIA IN
    AN E QUAL AMOUNT OF WATER. INDUCE VOMITING BY STICKING FINGER DOWN
    THROAT. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON. CALL
    MD. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE ARTF RESP IF NECESSARY. CALL
    MD.

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER, CARBON DIOXIDE OR DRY CHEMICAL.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MAY REACT VIGOROUSLY W/OXIDIZERS; MAY
    EMIT TOXIC FUMES IN FIRE.

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

Spill Release Procedures:DISSOLVE OR MIX THE MATERIAL W/A COMBUSTIBLE
    SOLVENT. BURN IN AN EPA APPROVED HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATOR.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE. KEEP AWAY
    FROM HEAT, SPARKS & OPEN FLAME. KEEP AWAY FROM OXIDIZERS. AVOID
    CONTACT W/EYES, SKIN & CLOTHING.
Other Precautions:DO NOT BREATHE DUST.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:ADEQUATE VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:DISPOSABLE GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
PH:OF 1% SOLUTION = 2.4

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

HCC:C1
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:307F,153C
Spec Gravity:1.74
pH:SUPDAT
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:SOLID WHITE POWDER; NO ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONTACT W/OXIDIZERS, METAL NITRATES & NITRITES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT AND FLAMES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:MAY EMIT TOXIC FUMES OF SULFUR OXIDES,
    NITROGEN OXIDES & AMMONIA.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE W/ALL FEDERAL, STATE &
    LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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