SPECTRUM CHEMICAL MFG CORP. -- AA264;RHODIUM AA STANDARD -- 6810-00D004413
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:AA264;RHODIUM AA STANDARD
MSDS Date:11/15/1995
FSC:6810
NIIN:00D004413
MSDS Number: BYTDR
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SPECTRUM CHEMICAL MFG CORP.
Address:14422 SOUTH SAN PEDRO STREET
City:GARDENA
State:CA
ZIP:90248-2027
Country:US
Info Phone Num:310-516-8000
Emergency Phone Num:310-516-8000 800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:E. BRULL
CAGE:63415
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SPECTRUM LABORATORY PRODUCTS INC
Address:14422 S SAN PEDRO ST
Box:City:GARDENA
State:CA
ZIP:90248-2027
Country:US
Phone:310-516-8000/FAX: 310-516-9843
CAGE:63415

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

Ingred Name:RHODIUM
CAS:7440-16-6
RTECS #:VI9069000
Fraction by Wt: 0.1%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:0.1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3; 9495

Ingred Name:HYDROGEN CHLORIDE  (HYDROCHLORIC ACID) (SARA 302/313)
    (CERCLA)
CAS:7647-01-0
RTECS #:MW4025000
Fraction by Wt: 6%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:C 5 PPM
ACGIH TLV:C 5 PPM; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 93.9%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL LD50 (RBT) IS 900MG/KG
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 SEVERE
    IRRITATION OR BURNS.SKIN:MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OR BURNS.INGEST:MAY
    BE FATAL OR CAUSE GI TRACT IRRITATION.INHAL:MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY
    IRRITATION.CHRONIC:REPEATED EXPO SURES TO THIS MATERIAL MAY
    PREDISPOSE PERSON TO BRONCHIAL INFECTIONS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THERE ARE NO INGREDIENTS ABOVE 0.1%
    WHICH ARE IDENTIFIED AS CARCINOGENS BY NTP,IARC OR OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:INHAL:COUGHING,CHOKING,SHORTNESS OF
    BREATH.SKIN:ITCHING,SCALING,REDDENING,BLISTERING.
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 DILUTE SODIUM
    CARBONATE SOLUTION AND COLD WATER.CALL DOCTOR IF NEEDED.EYES:REMOVE
    CONTACT LENSES.FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.CALL
    DOCTOR.INHAL:REMOVE TO  FRESH AIR.GIVE OXYGEN OR ARTIFICIAL
    RESPIRATION IF NEEDED.CALL DOCTOR.INGEST:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.GET
    PROMPT QUALIFIED MEDICAL ATTENTION.IF CONSCIOUS,GIVE WATER OR
    MILK.LOOSEN CLOTHING.

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

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:NON-FLAMMABLE.USE MEDIA APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING
    FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND
    FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Spill Release Procedures:USE PROPER RESPIRATORY AND PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT.VENTILATE AREA.DILUTE WITH WATER AND MOP UP.NEUTRALIZE
    REMAINDER WITH DILUTE SODIUM CARBONATE.SOAK UP WITH A
    NON-COMBUSTIBLE INERT ABSORBANT(CLAY,SAND); PLACE IN PROPER
    CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL.
Neutralizing Agent:DILUTE SODIUM CARBONATE.

======================	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:FOLLOW LABEL DIRECTIONS.AVOID BREATHING VAPORS.AVOID
    SKIN AND EYE CONTACT.STORE IN CONTAINERS WITH POLYETHYLENE LINER.

=============  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:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES.
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
NONE

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

HCC:C1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:212F,100C
Vapor Pres:17.535
Vapor Density:0.62
Spec Gravity:1.01
pH:ACIDIC
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:LIQUID.ODOR AND COLOR NOT REPORTED.
Corrosion Rate:CORROSIV

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ALKALIES,METALS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:CORROSIVE TO STEEL,ALUMINUM,COPPER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NOT REPORTED.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:REACT WHEN WATER IS ADDED.

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

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

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