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HARRISON ALLOYS INC -- 220 HAI-NI 220, NICKEL ALLOYS -- 9650-00N031462
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:220 HAI-NI 220, NICKEL ALLOYS
MSDS Date:05/24/1990
FSC:9650
NIIN:00N031462
MSDS Number: BPLJQ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:HARRISON ALLOYS INC
Address:308 MIDDLESEX STREET
City:HARRISON
State:NJ
ZIP:07029
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-483-4800
Emergency Phone Num:201-483-4800
CAGE:49076
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:HARRISON ALLOYS INC
Address:308 MIDDLESEX STREET
Box:City:HARRISON
State:NJ
ZIP:07029
Country:US
Phone:201-483-4800
CAGE:49076

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

Ingred Name:NICKEL  (SARA III). SPEC GRAV:8.9. MP:1450C.
CAS:7440-02-0
RTECS #:QR5950000
Fraction by Wt: >99%
OSHA PEL:1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:UNDER NORMAL HNDLG & USE, EXPOS TO
    SOLID, MASSIVE FORMS OF ALLOY PRESENTS FEW HLTH HAZS. THEY MAY INCL
    SKIN IRRIT/ OTHER ALLERGIC RXNS IN SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS.
    ACUTE:EXPOS TO DUST, WELDING FUME & GAS ES MAY CAUSE NAUS,
    TIGHTNESS OF CHEST, FEVER, IRRIT OF EYES, NOSE, THROAT & SKIN; LOSS
    OF CONSCIOUSNESS (EFTS OF OVEREXP
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NICKEL:IARC (GROUP 2B), NTP ANTICIPATED
    TO BE A CARCINOGEN.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:DUE TO WELDING GASES/LACK OF O2.
    CHRONIC:ADVERSE EFTS MAY INCL SKIN SENSITIZATION, NEUROLOGICAL DMG
    & RESP DISEASES (BRONCH ASTHMA, LUNG FIBROSIS/PNEUMOCONIOSIS).
    ACCORDING TO OSHA 20 CFR 191 0.1200 NICKEL IS CONSIDERED POSS
    CARCIN.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE & GET PROMPT MED ATTN. ADMIN O2 IF
    VICTIM IS UNCONSCIOUS. IF NOT BRTHG, RESUSCITATE IMMEDIATELY.
    EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH W/POTABLE WATER FOR MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES,
    SEEK ASSIS TANCE FROM MD . SKIN:FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER.
    CALL MD . INGEST:CALL MD IMMEDIATELY .

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

Flash Point:NON-FLAMMABLE
Extinguishing Media:MEDIA SUITABLE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE .
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MATERIAL IS NONFLAMMABLE; HOWEVER,
    WELDING ARCS & SPARKS CAN IGNITE FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, VAPORS &
    COMBUSTIBLE SOLIDS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:UNDER NORMAL HNDLG & USE, MATL IS NOT VOLAT/
    DUSTY & DOES NOT PRESENT SPILLAGE & LEAKAGE PROBS. NO PROT REQD,
    EXCEPT AVOID PRLNG/RPTD DIRECT SKIN CONT IF SENSITIVE TO METALS.
    USE GLOVES. IF HOWEVER, M ATL IS RELS/SPILLED FROM CUTTING,
    GRINDING/(SUPDAT
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Other Precautions:MATL IN SOLID FORM DOES NOT REQ SPECIAL PRECS IN
    HNDLG & STORING. HOWEVER, USE INDUS HYGIENE AIR MONITORING TO
    ENSURE USE OF MATL DOES NOT CREATE EXPOSURES WHICH EXCEED LEVELS
    SPECIFIED.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF SOLID METAL ALLOYS ARE CONVERTED IN MFG (INCL
    GRINDING, HIGH TEMP CUTTING & WELDING) PROCESSES TO DUSTS, FUMES,
    GASES/ MISTS & VENT IS NOT ADEQ TO MAINTAIN EXPOS BELOW LIMS
    SPECIFIED, THEN RESP PRO T SHLD BE USED. USE ONLY NIOSH/ (SUPDAT)
Ventilation:IF SOLID METAL ALLOYS ARE CONVERTED TO DUSTS, FUMES/MISTS,
    MAINTAIN WORKING ENVIRON BELOW EXPOS LIMS SPECIFIED (SUPDAT)
Protective Gloves:LEATHER OR RUBBER GLOVES.
Eye Protection:WELDER'S HELMET/FCSHLD W/APPROP (SUPDAT)
Other Protective Equipment:WHEN CUTTING, GRINDING/WELDING, WEAR GLOVES,
    FACE PROT & FLAME RETARDANT CLOTHING.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
SPEC GRAV:8.8 +/- 0.1 (H2O=1). HAZ DECOMP PROD:OZONE & NOX. SPILL
    PROC:WELDING OPERATIONS, VACUUM RESIDUE INTO SUITABLE CNTNRS. RESP
    PROT:MSHA APPRVD RESPS I/A/W OSHA 29CFR1910.134. VENT:IN INGREDIENT
    S BY USE OF ADEQ EXHST VENT. EYE PROT:SHADED LENS . SELECT WELDING
    LENSE SHADE FROM AWS PUBLICATION F2.2.

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

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:4982F,2750C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:SEE ING
Spec Gravity:SUPP DATA
Solubility in Water:0
Appearance and Odor:GREY METALLIC METALS SHAPED AS WIRE, ROD/STRIP;
    ODORLESS.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:0

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID ACIDS. CONTACT W/MINERAL ACIDS WILL RELEASE HYDROGEN - A READILY
    COMBUSTIBLE GAS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:FUMES & GASES FROM WELDING & HIGH TEMP
    MAY INCL OXIDES OF METALS, CHROMATES, FLUORIDES, COMPLEX METALLICS,
    CO, (SUPDAT)

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF I/A/W EPA OR LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS.

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