HACH CO. -- FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE STANDARD SOLUTION 0.125N -- 6810-01-388-6438
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE STANDARD SOLUTION 0.125N
MSDS Date:11/05/1998
FSC:6810
NIIN:01-388-6438
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKPQD
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:HACH CO.
Address:5600 LINDBERGH DR
Box:608
City:LOVELAND
State:CO
ZIP:80539
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-227-4224
Emergency Phone Num:1-303-623-5716
CAGE:91224
=== Contractor Identification ===
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:FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE
CAS:7783-85-9
RTECS #:BR6500000
Minumum % Wt:.1
Maxumum % Wt:1.
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:SULFURIC ACID  (SARA III)
CAS:7664-93-9
RTECS #:WS5600000
Minumum % Wt:.1
Maxumum % Wt:1.
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3; 9394
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:CADMIUM  (SARA III)
CAS:7440-43-9
RTECS #:EU9800000
Minumum % Wt:.1
Maxumum % Wt:1.
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:0.2 MG/M3 DUST; Z-2
ACGIH TLV:0.01 MG/M3 DUST;9394
EPA Rpt Qty:10 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:10 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Minumum % Wt:90.
Maxumum % Wt:100.
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYE CONTACT: CAUSES SEVERE BURNS. SKIN
    CONTACT: NONE REPORTED. SKIN ABSORPTION: NONE REPORTED. TARGET
    ORGANS: NONE REPORTED. INGESTION: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF THE MOUTH
    & ESOPHAGUS & KIDNEY DAMAGE. I RON POISONING HAS RESULTED IN LIVER
    DAMAGE, COMA & DEATH. IRON POISONING IS INDICATED BY PINK URINE
    DISCOLORATION. TARGET ORGANS: LIVER, KIDNEYS. INHALATION: MAY CAUSE
    RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION. TA RGET ORGANS: NONE REPORTED.
    CHRONIC EFFECTS: CHRONIC OVEREXPOSURE MAY CAUSE CANCER IRRITATION
    OR INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNGS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:AN INGREDIENT OF THIS PRODUCT IS AN OSHA
    LISTED CARCINOGEN. CADMIUM. SULFURIC ACID-THE IARC EVALUATION WAS
    BASED ON EXPOSURE TO THE MIST OR VAPOR CONCENTRATED SULFURIC ACID
    GENERATED DURING CHEMICAL P ROCESS. CADMIUM. NTP LISTED GROUP 2A:
    SUSPECT CARCINOGEN. CADMIUM.
Effects of Overexposure:INGESTION: NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIARRHEA, RAPID
    PULSE AND RESPIRATION, BLACK STOOL.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PREEXISTING: EYE CONDITIONS,
    RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS, LIVER CONDITIONS, KIDNEY CONDITIONS.

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

First Aid:EYE CONTACT: IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH WATER FOR 15
    MINUTES. CALL PHYSICIAN. SKIN CONTACT (FIRST AID):	WASH SKIN WITH
    PLENTY OF WATER. CALL PHYSICIAN IF IRRITATION DEVELOPS. INGESTION
    (FIRST AID):   DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.  GIVE  1-2 GLASSES OF WATER.
     CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY.  NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN
    UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.  INHALATION:  REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.

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

Extinguishing Media:USE MEDIA APPROPRIATE TO SURROUNDING FIRE
    CONDITIONS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:AS IN ANY FIRE, WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING
    APPARATUS PRESSURE-DEMAND & FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE REPORTED. MATERIAL WILL NOT BURN.

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

Spill Release Procedures:COVER SPILLED MATERIAL WITH A ALKALI, SUCH AS
    SODA ASH OR SODIUM BICARBONATE. SCOOP UP SLURRY INTO A LARGE
    BEAKER. ADJUST PH TO A PH BETWEEN 6-9 WITH AN ALKALI (SODA ASH,
    SODIUM BICARBONATE). DISPOSE  OF MATERIAL IN A EPA APPROVED
    HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY. DECONTAMINATE THE AREA OF THE SPILL WITH
    A SOAP SOLUTION.
Neutralizing Agent:SODA ASH OR SODIUM BICARBONATE.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:HANDLINH: AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES. DO
    NOT BREATHE MIST OR VAPORS. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
    MAINTAIN GENERAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PRACTICES WHEN USING THIS
    PRODUCT. STORAGE: KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY  CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
    PROTECT FROM LIGHT.
Other Precautions:SPILL RESPONSE NOTICE: ONLY PERSONS PROPERLY
    QUALIFIED TO RESPOND TO AN EMERGENCY INVOLVING HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
    MAY RESPOND TO A SPILL ACCORDING TO FEDERAL REGULATIONS & PER YOUR
    COMPANY'S EMEREGENCY  RESPONSE PLAN & GUIDELINES/PROCEDURES.

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

Respiratory Protection:DO NOT BREATHE; MIST/VAPOR.
Ventilation:ADEUQATE VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:DISPOSABLE LATEX GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SPLASH GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:HAVE AN EYEWASH STATION NEARBY. MAINTAIN
    GENERAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PRACTICES WHEN USING THIS PRODUCT.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. AVOID CONTACT
    WITH: EYES. DO NOT BREATHE: MIST/VAPOR. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER
    HANDLING. PROTECT FROM: LIGHT.
Supplemental Safety and Health
CONTAINMENT TECHNIQUE: ABSORB SPILLED LIQUID WITH A NON-REACTIVE
    SORBENT MATERIAL. STOP SPILLED MATERIAL FROM BEING RELEASED TO THE
    ENVORONMENT. EVACUATION PROCEDURE: EVACUATE LOCAL AREA (15FT RADIUS
     OR AS DIRECTED BY FACILITY'S EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN) WHEN ANY
    QUANTITY IS SPILLED.

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

HCC:C1
Boiling Pt:=100.C, 212.F
Spec Gravity:0.996
pH:1.1
Evaporation Rate & Reference:0.77
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, LIGHT GREEN LIQUID.
Corrosion Rate:.160IN/Y

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
INCOMPATIBLE WITH: STRONG BASES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEATING TO DECOMPOSITION. EXPOSURE TO
    LIGHT. EVAPORATION.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:HEATING TO DECOMPOSITION RELEASES;
    SULFUR OXIDES NITROGEN OXIDES AMMONIA.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

===================  Toxicological Information	===================

Toxicological Information:SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA: SULFURIC ACID:
    EYE RABBIT=1380 UG - SEVERE, EYE RABBIT 100MG RINSE - SEVERE.
    MUTATION DATA: ACDMIUM: CYTOGENETIC ANALYSIS - HAMSTER OVARY - 1
    UMOL/1. REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS  DATA: CADMIUM: ORAL MALE RAT TDLO=155
    MG/KG - 13 WEEKD PRE-MATING - EFFECTS ON NEWBORN GROWTH AND
    BEHAVIOR; ORAL FEMALE RAT TDLO 23 MG/KG -1-22 DAYS AFTER CONCEPTION
    - BLOOD AND LYMPATHIC SYSTEM ABNO RMALITIES. INGREDIENT
    TOXICOLOGICAL DATA: CADMIUM: ORAL RAT LD50=225 MG/KG; SULFURIC
    ACID: ORAL RAT LD50=2140 MG/KG, INHALATION RAT LC50=87 PPM/4H;
    FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE: ORAL RAT LD50=320 MG/KG.

=====================  Ecological Information  =====================

Ecological:NO ECOLOGICAL DAYA AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRODUCT. INGREDIENT
    ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION: SULFURIC ACID: 48 HOURS TLM IN
    FLOUNDER=100-300 PPM.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:EPA WASTE ID NUMBER: D002, D006. DILUTE TO 3-5
    TIMES THE VOLUME WITH COLD WATER. ADJUST TO A PH BETWEEN 6-9 WITH
    AN ALKALI (SODA ASH, SODIUM BICARBONATE). DISPOSE OF MATERIAL IN AN
    APPROVED HAZARDOUS	WASTE FACILITY.

===================  MSDS Transport Information  ===================

Transport Information:D.O.T PROPER SHIPPING NAME: NOT CURRENTLY
    REGULATED. I.C.A.O. PROPER SHIPPING NAME: NOT CURRENTLY REGULATED.
    I.M.O. PROPER SHIPPING NAME: NOT CURRENTLY REGULATED.

=====================  Regulatory Information  =====================

SARA Title III Information:TITLE III SECTION 311/312 CATEGORIZATION:
    IMMEDIATE (ACUTE) HEALTH HAZARD, DELAYED (CHRONIC) HEALTH HAZARD.
    TITLE III SECTION 313: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS A CHEMICAL SUBJECT TO
    THE REPORTING REQUIREMENT S OF SECTION 313 OF THE TITLE III OF
    SARA. CADMIUM, FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE (SOLUBLE AMMONIUM SALT).
    302 (EHS) TPQ: 1000 LBS SULFURIC ACID. 304 CERCLA RQ: SULFURIC ACID
    FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE: 1000  LBS. CADMIUM 10 LBS. 304 EHS: NOT
    APPLICABLE.
Federal Regulatory Information:OSHA: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS CADMIUM & IS
    REGULATED UNDER 29 CFR SUBPART Z 1910.1027. THIS PRODUCT MEETS THE
    CRITERIA FOR A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE AS DEFINED IN THE HAZARDOUS
    COMMUNICATION STANDARD. CWA:  FERROUS AMMONIUM SULFATE - RQ 1000
    LBS. SULFURIC ACID - RQ 1000 LBS. RCRA: CONTAINS RCRA REGULATED
    SUBSTANCES. C.P.S.C.: NOT APPLICABLE. U.S. INVENTORY STATUS: ALL
    INGREDIENTS IN THIS PRODUCT ARE LIST ED ON THE TSCA 8(B) INVENTORY.
State Regulatory Information:CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65: WARNING - THIS
    PRODUCT CONTAINS A CHEMICAL KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFIORNIA TO
    CAUSE CANCER. IDENTIFICATION OF PROP. 65 INGREDIENTS: CADMIUM.

=======================  Other Information  =======================

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