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SPEX INDUSTRIES INC -- CUSTOM PLASMA STANDARD SOLUTION, PLNA2-2X -- 6810-00N045256
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:CUSTOM PLASMA STANDARD SOLUTION, PLNA2-2X
MSDS Date:08/10/1992
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N045256
MSDS Number: BVNPK
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SPEX INDUSTRIES INC
Address:3880 PARK AVE
City:EDISON
State:NJ
ZIP:08820-3012
Country:US
Info Phone Num:908-549-7144
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:VANAJA SIVAKUMAE
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; (HNO*3) (SARA III)
CAS:7697-37-2
RTECS #:QU5775000
Fraction by Wt: 2-5%
Other REC Limits:TWA:5 MG/M3 (MFR)
OSHA PEL:2 PPM;4 STEL
ACGIH TLV:2 PPM;4 STEL
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:SODIUM CARBONATE (2:1); (NA*2,CO*3) MFR CA #: 497-91-8
CAS:497-19-8
RTECS #:VZ4050000
Fraction by Wt: 0.1-1%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 90-97%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:MATLS TO AVOID:ALCOHOLS, WOOD, TURPENTINE, METAL POWDERS,
    HYDROGEN SULFIDE, ETC. CNTCT W/STRONG BASES WILL CAUSE (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4: VIOLENT SPLATTERING.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EYE PROT: & FULL LENGTH FACESHIELD .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:SODIUM CARBONATE CAN BE VERY IRRIT TO
    SKIN FROM RPTD CNTCT. IT MAY CAUSE LOC NECROSIS ON SKIN/EYES IF
    CONC SOLN COMES INTO CNTCT. INGEST OF LRG AMTS CAN RSLT IN CORR OF
    GI TRACT. INHAL MAY BE IRRIT TO  THE MUC MEMB & RESP TRACT. CONC
    NITRICACID MAY BE FATAL IF TOO MUCH IS INHALED OR ABSORBED THROUGH
    (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ: SKIN. CONC NITRIC ACID VAP/MIST IS AN
    IRRIT OF EYES, MUC MEMBS & SKIN. IN CNTCT W/EYES, IT PRODUCES
    IMMED, SEV & PENETRATING BURNS; CONC SOLNS CAUSE DEEP ULCERS &
    STAIN THE SKIN A BRIGHT YEL LOW OR YELLOWISH BROWN COLOR. THE VAP
    &MIST MAY ERODE EXPOSED TEETH W/ PRLNGD BURNS OF THE MOUTH,
    ESOPHAGUS(SUPP DATA)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN OCCASIONALLY
    LIFTING UPPER AND LOWER EYELIDS. SKIN: REMOVE CONTAMINATED
    CLOTHING, THEN FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. WASH CLTHG THORO
    BEFORE REUSE. INHA L: MOVE TO FRESH AIR. INGEST: DO NOT INDUCE
    VOMITING. IMMED OBTAIN MEDICAL HELP. SEND TO HOSPITAL. ONLY IF
    PATIENT IS CONSCIOUS, GIVE LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER OR MILK.

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

Extinguishing Media:APPROPRIATE TO SURROUNDING FIRE CONDITIONS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:CONC HNO3 REACTS EXPLOSIVELY W/COMBUST
    ORGANIC/READILY OXIDIZABLE MATLS SUCH AS; ALCOHOL, WOOD,
    TURPENTINE, METAL POWDERS, HYDROGEN SULFIDE, ETC.(SUPP DATA)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:CONC HNO3 IS NOT COMBUST, BUT IS A STRONG
    OXIDIZER & ITS HEAT OF RXN W/REDUCING AGENTS/COMBUST MAY CAUSE
    IGNIT. CAN REACT W/METALS TO REL FLAMM HYDROGEN GAS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENT AREA. DILUTE SPILL W/WATER & NEUT W/ SODA
    ASH, LIMESTONE ETC. WIPE UP & PUT INTO A SEALED CNTNR FOR PROPER
    DISP. WASH SPILL SITE OFF W/WATER AFTER MATL PICK UP IS COMPLETE.
    WEAR CHEM RESISTANT GL ASSES, GLOVES & CLTHG. WEAR NIOSH/MSHA
    APPRVD RESP
Neutralizing Agent:NEUTRALIZE WITH SODA ASH, LIMESTONE ETC.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:CONCENTRATED NITRIC ACID WILL ATTACK
    SOME FORMS OF PLASTICS, RUBBER, AND COATINGS. STORE AT ROOM TEMP.
    KEEP TIGHTLY SEALED WHEN NOT IN USE.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:CHEMICAL FUME HOOD.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGG (ING 6)
Other Protective Equipment:LAB COAT. HAVE IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY OF AN
    ANSI APPRVD EYEWASH IN CASE OF EMERGENCY. ANSI APPRVD DELUGE SHOWER
    .
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRE FIGHT PROC: WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP . EFTS
    OF OVEREXP: & GI TRACT. INHAL MAY BE FATAL CAUSING SPASM, INFLAMM &
    EDEMA OF THE LARYNX & BRONCHI, CHEM PNEUMONITIS & PULM E DEMA.
    SYMPTOMS INCL; BURNING SENSATION,COUGHING, WHEEZING, LARYNGITIS,
    SHORTNESS OF BREATH, HDCH, NAUS, & VOMITING.

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

HCC:T6
Spec Gravity:1
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:TRANSPARENT WITH AN ACRID ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONC HNO3 IS A POWERFUL OXIDIZING AGENT. IT REACTS EXPLO W/COMBUST
    ORGANIC OR READILY OXIDIZABLE MATLS SUCH AS (ING 4)
Stability Condition to Avoid:ELEVATED TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE CONTAINERS
    TO BURST AND LIBERATE TOXIC OXIDES OF NITROGEN.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:WILL RELEASE TOXIC NITROGEN OXIDE
    FUMES AND VAPORS.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:CONTACT LOCAL HAZARDOUS OR CHEMICAL WASTE
    DISPOSAL AGENCY FOR REGULATIONS. DISPOSAL MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE
    WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS .

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