CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC -- SICKLESCREEN CONTROL SET, 0251051 -- 6550-00N027858
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SICKLESCREEN CONTROL SET, 0251051
MSDS Date:01/16/1991
FSC:6550
NIIN:00N027858
MSDS Number: BMVGH
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:2493 PORTOLA RD
City:VENTURA
State:CA
ZIP:93003
Country:US
Info Phone Num:805-644-0848
Emergency Phone Num:805-644-0848
CAGE:9T814
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:5726 SWANSTON DR
Box:City:HUNTERSVILLE
State:NC
ZIP:28070-5000
Country:US
Phone:704-948-6110
CAGE:9T814

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

Ingred Name:SODIUM AZIDE  (SARA III). OTHER RECOMM LMT: 0.1 MG/M3,S,C,
    (AS NAN*3). (SODIUM AZIDE IS THE PRESERVATIVE IN THE (ING 2)
CAS:26628-22-8
RTECS #:VY8050000
Fraction by Wt: 5%
Other REC Limits:SEE INGRED NAME
OSHA PEL:0.1PPM,S,C,(AS HN*3)
ACGIH TLV:0.11 PPM,C
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:ING 1: RECONSTITUTION FLUID PORTION OF TEST KIT. MSDS
    APPLIES TO THIS ING ONLY).
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CAN CAUSE SKIN IRRITATION &
    NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS IF INHALED AT EXTREMELY HIGH LEVELS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION: HEADACHE, DIZZINESS, BLURRED
    VISION, LOWERED BLOOD PRESSURE, SLOW PULSE & RESPIRATORY TRACT
    IRRITATION. SKIN CONTACT: IRRITATION IF IT COMES INTO PROLONGED
    CONTACT WITH MOIST SKIN.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE IDENTIFIED.

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

First Aid:INGEST: INDUCE VOMITING BY GIVING WATER & P-AMINO
    PROPIOPHENONE. INHAL: REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE, APPLY ARTF RESP IF
    NECESSARY. SKIN/EYE CONTACT: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
    MINUTES. CONTACT MD IN IN STANCES OF ALL OF THE ABOVE.

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

Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL OR SODA ASH. DO NOT USE WATER. SODIUM
    METAL CAN REACT WITH WATER TO FORM HYDROGEN.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROT
    EQUIP. WHEN HEATED TO DECOMPOSITION THIS COMPOUND EMITS TOXIC
    FUMES.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EXPOSION HAZARD BY HEAT OR SHOCK.
    EXPLOSIVE METAL AZIDES FORM WITH COPPER OR LEAD.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROT EQUIP. RECOVER SPILT RECONSTITUTION
    FLUID/ABSORB ON INERT MATL & PLACE IN NONMETAL CNTNR. RINSE AREA
    W/WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:SODIUM AZIDE CAN REACT WITH COPPER AND
    LEAD PLUMBING. SODIUM HYDROXIDE CAN BE USED AS A CLEANING AGENT.
Other Precautions:THIS MSDS IS DESCRIPTIVE OF RECONSTITUTION FLUID
    COMPONENT ONLY, WHICH CONTAINS 5% SODIUM AZIDE. SEE PRODUCT INSERT
    FOR INFORMATION PERTINENT TO USE & HANDLING OF ENTIRE KIT.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE
    FOR EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Protective Gloves:LAB-GRADE LATEX GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:NO SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS BEYOND NORMAL SAFE
    LABORATORY PRACTICES.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
BOILING POINT: 662F, 350C (DECOMP).

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

HCC:T3
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:SUPP DATA
Vapor Pres:NEGLIGIBLE
Vapor Density:2.2
Spec Gravity:1.85
Solubility in Water:42% IN WATER.
Appearance and Odor:WHITE GRANULAR POWDER, ODORLESS.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NEG

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:NO
HYDRAZOIC ACID, PB, AG, HG, CU, CS*2, BR*2, HNO*3, BENZYL CHLORIDE AND
    KOH.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT OR SHOCK.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:SODIUM AZIDE DECOMPOSES TO SODIUM
    METAL & CAN EMIT HYDRAZOIC ACID, WHICH IS A HIGHLY TOXIC FUME, AT
    TEMPS 350F OR ABOVE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL LOCAL, STATE
    AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS. SMALL QUANTITY OF RECONSTITUTION FLUID MAY
    BE POURED INTO DRAIN/SEWER & FLUSHED W/LARGE QUANTITY OF WATER.

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