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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY -- TUNGSTEN SPECTROMETRIC STANDARD SOLUTION -- 6850-00N036305
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:TUNGSTEN SPECTROMETRIC STANDARD SOLUTION
MSDS Date:11/01/1988
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N036305
MSDS Number: BQTHB
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
Address:100 BUREAU DR
City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Info Phone Num:301-975-2019;301-975-6439
Emergency Phone Num:301-975-2019
CAGE:0HV88
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY
Address:100 BUREAU DR
Box:City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Phone:301-975-2019;301-975-6439
CAGE:0HV88

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

Ingred Name:NITRIC ACID; (AQUEOUS NITRIC ACID). SPEC GRAV: 1.36@20C.
    MP: -4(-20). SOL IN H*2O: COMPLETE. APPEAR/ODOR:WATER (ING 2)
CAS:7697-37-2
RTECS #:QU5775000
Fraction by Wt: 7%
OSHA PEL:2 PPM; 4 PPM STEL
ACGIH TLV:2 PPM; 4 PPM STEL
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:IN 1:WHITE TO SLIGHTLY YELLOW LIQ W/A CHARACT NO*2 ODOR. %
    VOLAT: 100%
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:HYDROFLUORIC ACID. BP: 1@107C. SPEC GRAV: 1.18. VP:25@20C.
    SOL IN H*2O:COMPLETE. APPEAR/ODOR: COLORLESS/NEARLY (ING 4)
CAS:7664-39-3
RTECS #:MW7875000
Fraction by Wt: 4%
EPA Rpt Qty:100 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:100 LBS

Ingred Name:ING 3:NEARLY COLORLESS, FUMING LIQ W/A PUNGENT, IRRITATING
    ODOR, ABOVE 5PPM.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:TUNGSTEN. BP:5900F. SPEC GRAV: -19. MP: 3410C. APPEAR/ODOR:
    STEEL-GREY TO WHITE METAL.
CAS:7440-33-7
RTECS #:YO7175000
Fraction by Wt: 1.50%
OSHA PEL:5 MG/M3; 1O STEL
ACGIH TLV:5 MG/M3; 10 STEL

=====================  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:ACUTE: MATERIAL IS CORROSIVE TO ALL
    BODY TISSUES, (HNO*3). EXTREME IRRITATION OF RESPIRATORY TRACT,
    PULMONARY EDEMA, CONGESTION, FLUOROSIS. (HF).
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION, DFCLTY BREATHING, BURNING
    SENSATION, YELLOW SKIN DISCOLORATION. (HNO*3) SEVERE BURNS, WHICH
    MAY NOT BE IMMED PAINFUL/VISIBLE (HF).
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:IRRITATION OF EYES, SKIN, LUNGS,
    CAN CAUSE PERMANENT BLINDNESS OR MAY BE FATAL.

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

First Aid:EYE: IMMED FLUSH WITH WATER FOR @ LST 15 MIN, INCL UNDER
    LIDS. REMOVE ANY CLTHG THAT IS CONTAMD. CONT PHYS. SKIN: WASH IMMED
    W/SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAMD CLTHG UNDER SFTY SHOWER. CONTINUE
    WASHING 2- 4 HRS W/WATER. GET MED ATTN. INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    ADMINISTER 100% & REPEAT @ HALF HR. IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE 2-3 GLASSES
    WATER, THEN MILK OF MAGNESIA. CONT PHYS, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.

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

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Extinguishing Media:USE WATER ON FIRES INVOLVING NITRIC ACID TO DILUTE
    ACID & TO ABSORB LIBERATED OXIDES OF NITROGEN. KEEP UPWIND OF FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:HF IS DANGEROUS WHEN HEATED; EMITS TOXIC
    CORR FUMES. AVOID GETTING WATER INTO TANKS/DRUMS, CAN CAUSE
    GENERATION OF HEAT & POSSIBLE SPLATTERING.

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

Spill Release Procedures:REMOVE SOURCES OF IGNIT. SURF CONTAMD BY
    SPILLS SHOULD BE COVERED W/SODIUM BICARBONATE/SODA ASH TO
    NEUTRALIZE ACID. WASH NEUTRALIZED SLURRY DOWN DRAIN W/EXCESS WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE CONTRS IN A CLEAN, COOL,
    WELL-VENTD AREA AWAY FROM ORG CHEM, STRONG BASES, METAL POWDERS,
    CARBIDES, SULFIDES, & ANY READILY OXIDIZABLE MATL.
Other Precautions:PROTECT FROM DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE
    FOR EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:PROPER VENTILATION SHOULD ALWAYS BE STORED.
Protective Gloves:NEOPRENE GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEM WORK GOG & FULL LENGTH FCESHLD
Other Protective Equipment:CHEM SFTY SHOWERS & EYEWASH STATIONS MUST BE
    READILY AVAIL IN AREAS OF STOR & HNDLG.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:SEE INGRED
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:SEE INGRED
Vapor Pres:SEE INGRED
Spec Gravity:SEE INGRED
Solubility in Water:SEE INGRED
Appearance and Odor:SEE INGREDIENTS
Percent Volatiles by Volume:INGRED

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONT W/ORGANIC MATERIALS (WOOD, PAPER, ALCOHOL, TURPENTINE, H*2S).
    (HNO*3) SILICA, CYANIDES (HF).
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NITROUS OXIDES, INCL NO, NO*2, N*2O*3
    & N*2O CAN BE PRODUCED UPON DECOMPOSITION OR REACTION OF HNO*3. ALL
    ARE TOXIC.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:FED, ST, & LOC REGS MUST ALWAYS BE CONSIDERED
    PRIOR TO SEWER DISP. NEUT SPILL MAY BE PICKED UP BY USE OF ABSORB &
    DISPOSED OF AS SOLID WASTE IN A LANDFILL. USE CLEAN
    SAND/VERMICULITE AS ABSORBENT SOLI D.

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