SPEX INDUSTRIES INC -- INTERFERENCE CHECK STANDARD -- 6810-00D004420
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:INTERFERENCE CHECK STANDARD
MSDS Date:06/23/1994
FSC:6810
NIIN:00D004420
MSDS Number: BYTDY
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SPEX INDUSTRIES INC
Address:3880 PARK AVE
City:EDISON
State:NJ
ZIP:08820-3012
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-549-7144 908-603-9847-FAX
Emergency Phone Num:201-549-7144 800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:VANAJA SWAKUMAN
CAGE:07977
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SPEX CERTIPREP INC
Address:203 NORCROSS AVE
Box:City:METUCHEN
State:NJ
ZIP:08840
Country:US
Phone:732-549-7144
CAGE:07977

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

Ingred Name:NITRIC ACID (SARA 302/313) (CERCLA)
CAS:7697-37-2
RTECS #:QU5775000
Fraction by Wt: 5%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:2 PPM
ACGIH TLV:2 PPM/4 STEL; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 95%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:ANTIMONY (SARA 313) (CERCLA)=1000PPM
CAS:7440-36-0
RTECS #:CC4025000
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:0.5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:0.5 MG (SB)/M3; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:TLV FOR NITRIC ACID IS 5 MG/M3 TWA
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:**CORROSIVE** EYES:MAY CAUSE
    IRRITATION OR BURNS.SKIN:MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OR BURNS.INGEST:MAY
    CAUSE GI TRACT IRRITATION OR BURNS.INHAL:MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY
    IRRITATION.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THERE ARE NO INGREDIENTS ABOVE 0.1%
    WHICH ARE IDENTIFIED AS CARCINOGENS BY NTP,IARC OR OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:SKIN:NITRIC ACID LEAVES A YELLOW TO BROWN STAIN
    ON SKIN.INHAL:SPASM,INFLAMMATION AND SWELLING OR THE THROAT AND
    LUNG(BURNING,COUGHING,WHEEZING,LARYNGITIS,SHORTNESS OF
    BREATH,HEADACHE,NAUSEA,VOMITING). PROLONGED EXPOSURE ERODES
    TEETH.INGEST:MOUTH,ESOPHAGEAL AND GI TRACT PAIN.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING
    RESPIRATORY AILMENTS MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK FROM EXPOSURE.

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

First Aid:SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING;WASH WITH WATER.EYES:FLUSH
    WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.GIVE OXYGEN OR
    ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF NEEDED.INGEST:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.GET
    PROMP T QUALIFIED MEDICAL ATTENTION.IF CONSCIOUS,ADMINISTER LARGE
    AMOUNTS OF WATER OR MILK.**IF IRRITATION PERSISTS,GET MEDICAL
    ATTENTION**

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

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:USE MEDIA APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND
    FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:**OXIDIZER** NITRIC ACID REACTS WITH
    METALS TO FORM EXPLOSIVE H*2(GAS).FIRE CONDITIONS MAY EVOLVE TOXIC
    FUMES.

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE AREA.USE PROPER PERSONAL AND
    RESPIRATORY PROTECTION.NEUTRALIZE WITH SODA ASH OR LIMESTONE;SOAK
    UP WITH NON-COMBUSTIBLE INERT ADSORBANT(EG.CLAY);PLACE COLLECTED
    MATERIAL IN AN APPROPRIATE CON TAINER FOR DISPOSAL;CLEAN SPILL
    AREA.
Neutralizing Agent:SODA ASH OR LIMESTONE.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL,DRY,WELL-VENTILATED
    PLACE.KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.KEEP AWAY FROM
    HEAT,SPARKS,FLAMES AND INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS.
Other Precautions:CONCENTRATED NITRIC ACID WILL ATTACK SOME FORMS OF
    PLASTICS,RUBBERS OR COATINGS.

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

Respiratory Protection:WHERE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS ARE LACKING OR IN
    ENCLOSED SPACES USE EITHER A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS OR
    A NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR FOR ACID GAS,DEPENDING ON THE
    AIRBORN CONCENTRATION.
Ventilation:LOCAL VENTILATION AT THE WORKSITE;MECHANICAL(GENERAL)
    VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN TLV/PEL.
Protective Gloves:ACID RESISTANT
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SPLASH GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE CLOTHING,AS NEEDED.PROVIDE A
    LOCAL EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
Work Hygienic Practices:EXECISE GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES.WASH HANDS
    AFTER USE AND BEFORE EATING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
**IRRITANT - OXIDIZER - CORROSIVE**

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

HCC:C1
Spec Gravity: 1
pH:ACID
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:LIQUID;TRANSPARENT;ACRID ODOR.
Corrosion Rate:CORROSIV

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG BASES(WILL CAUSE VIOLENT SPATTERING).CONTACT WITH REDUCING
    AGENTS OR COMBUSTIBLES MAY CAUSE IGNITION.
Stability Condition to Avoid:COMBUSTIBLE ORGANIC OR READILY OXIDIZABLE
    MATERIALS(EG.WOOD,ALCOHOL,TURPENTINE,METAL POWDERS,H*2S).
Hazardous Decomposition Products:OXIDES OF NITROGEN.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL,STATE AND
    LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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