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HACH CO. -- BUFFER POWDER PILLOWS,CITRATE TYPE,983-99 -- 6810-00-394-3558
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:BUFFER POWDER PILLOWS,CITRATE TYPE,983-99
MSDS Date:09/27/1993
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-394-3558
MSDS Number: BDXMD
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:HACH CO.
Address:5600 LINDBERGH DR
Box:608
City:LOVELAND
State:CO
ZIP:80539-0389
Country:US
Info Phone Num:970-669-3050
Emergency Phone Num:303-623-5716
CAGE:91224
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:AMERICO INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY INC
Address:1070 E DOMINGUEZ ST UNIT B
Box:City:CARSON
State:CA
ZIP:90746-3619
Country:US
Phone:310-763-5500 FAX:310-763-5858
CAGE:0XDR8
Company Name:HACH CO
Address:5600 LINDBERGH DR
Box:389
City:LOVELAND
State:CO
ZIP:80539
Country:US
Phone:970-669-3050/ 303-623-5716
CAGE:91224

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

Ingred Name:CITRIC ACID
CAS:77-92-9
RTECS #:GE7350000
Fraction by Wt: 15 - 25%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:SODIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC (CERCLA)
CAS:7558-79-4
RTECS #:WC4500000
Fraction by Wt: 45 - 55%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:SODIUM SULFATE DECAHYDRATE (GLAUBER'S SALT)
CAS:7757-82-6
RTECS #:WE1650000
Fraction by Wt: 30 - 40%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL, RAT) 6730 MG/KG  CITRIC ACID
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:TARGET ORGANS:EYE, SKIN, RESPIRATORY &
    GI TRACTS. ACUTE- MAY CAUSE SEVERE EYE IRRITATION. CAUSES MODERATE
    SKIN IRRITATION. INHALATION MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION.
    INGESTION OF VERY LARGE DO ES MAY CAUSE MUSCULAR CRAMPS, FEVER,
    VOMITING. CHRONIC- COULD IMPAIR BODY'S ABILITY TO ABSORB CALCIUM &
    IRON.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:SEVERE IRRITATION, NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIARRHEA,
    COUGH
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING EYE
    DISORDERS MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THE SUBSTANCE.

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

First Aid:GET MEDICAL HELP IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INHALED:MOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. HOLD EYELIDS
    OPEN. CALL PHYSICIAN. SKIN:WASH WITH PLENTY OF WATER. ORAL:IF
    CONSCIOUS,	DRINK LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL
    ATTENTION. DO NOT GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

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

Flash Point:NONE
Lower Limits:NOT RELEVANT
Upper Limits:NOT RELEVANT
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM OR DRY CHEMICAL.
    USE WATER SPRAY TO COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND NIOSH-APPROVED
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS OPERATED IN PRESSURE DEMAND.
    HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS MAY BE FORMED.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:TOXIC GASES MAY BE FORMED.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTS. RECOVER AS MUCH AS
    POSSIBLE. SCOOP UP SPILLED MATERIAL INTO A LARGE BEAKER AND
    DISSOLVED WITH WATER. FLUSH TO THE DRAIN WITH LARGE AMOUNT OF
    WATER. DECONTAMINATE AREA OF SP ILL WITH A SOAP SOLUTION.
Neutralizing Agent:NOT RELEVANT

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE BETWEEN 50-86F (10-30C), AWAY
    FROM INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS & MOISTURE.
Other Precautions:USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. DO NOT GET IN EYES. DO
    NOT GENERATE DUST. DO NOT BREATHE DUST, MIST OR FUMES. KEEP OUT OF
    REACH OF CHILDREN. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. CAUTION! EMPTY
    CONTAINER RET AINS RESIDUE.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF ENGINEERING CONTROLS DO NOT MAINTAIN AIRBORNE
    CONCENTRATIONS TO AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL, A NIOSH-APPROVED DUST
    RESPIRATOR MUST BE WORN.
Ventilation:GOOD GENERAL VENTILATION IS SUFFICIENT FOR MOST CONDITIONS
    (10 ROOM VOLUMES PER HOUR).
Protective Gloves:RUBBER, LATEX
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDE SHIELDS/GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:EYE BATH, WASHING FACILITIES, SAFETY SHOWER
    AND IMPERVIOUS CLOTHING
Work Hygienic Practices:OBSERVE GOOD INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
    RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES. WASH THOROUGHLY BEFORE EATING,
    DRINKING/SMOKING.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

HCC:N1
NRC/State Lic Num:NOT RELEVANT
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:320F,160C
Spec Gravity:2.30
pH:6.35
Viscosity:NOT RELEVANT
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT RELEVANT
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE POWDER - ODORLESS

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
METAL NITRATES, ALUMINUM
Stability Condition to Avoid:EXTREME HEAT, MOISTURE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE,
    SULFUR OXIDES, PHOSPHORUS OXIDES

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISCHARGE, TREATMENT OR DISPOSAL MAY BE SUBJECT
    TO LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS. MATERIAL MAY BE FLUSHED
    INTO DRAIN WITH LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER, IF ALLOWED. TRIPLE RINSE
    CONTAINER WITH WATER BE FORE DISPOSING IN NORMAL TRASH.

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