SPEX CERTIPREP INC -- PLCO2-2X,PLASMA STANDARDS, 1,000 OF COBALT IN 2% NITRIC ACID -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:PLCO2-2X,PLASMA STANDARDS, 1,000 OF COBALT IN 2% NITRIC ACID
MSDS Date:02/03/1999
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:N EN
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKNRS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SPEX CERTIPREP INC
Address:203 NORCROSS AVE
City:METUCHEN
State:NJ
ZIP:08840
Country:US
Info Phone Num:732-549-7144
Emergency Phone Num:(800)424-9300
Resp. Party Other MSDS Num.:PLCO2/CLCO2
Preparer's Name:SUSHA RAMANO
Chemtrec Ind/Phone:(800)424-9300
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:04XT3
Company Name:SPEX CERTIPREP INC
Address:203 NORCROSS AVE
Box:City:METUCHEN
State:NJ
ZIP:08840
Country:US
Phone:732-549-7144
CAGE:07977
Company Name:SPEX CHEMICAL
Address:203 NORCROSS AVE
Box:City:METUCHEN
State:NJ
ZIP:08840
Country:US
Phone:908-549-7144
CAGE:IO043

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

Ingred Name:NITRIC ACID; (HNO*3) EINECS 231-714-2
CAS:7697-37-2
RTECS #:QU5775000
Minumum % Wt:2.
Maxumum % Wt:5.
OSHA PEL:5 MG/M3;2 PPM
ACGIH TLV:5.2 MG/M3;2 PPM
ACGIH STEL:10 MG/M3;4 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:COBALT CARBONATE; (COCO*3)	LD50: (ORAL, RAT) 640 MG/KG
CAS:513-79-1
RTECS #:FF9450050
Code:F
Minumum % Wt:.2
Maxumum % Wt:2.
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3 (AS CO)

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Minumum % Wt:94.
Maxumum % Wt:97.

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE INGREDIENT 2
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:YES	 OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CORROSIVE. HARMFUL BY INGESTION.
    IRRITATING TO THE EYES AND SKIN UPON CONTACT.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:COBALT CARBONATE: IARC MONOGRAPHS, VOL
    52, PG 363, 1991:GROUP 2B.
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.

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

First Aid:GENERAL: REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING, WASH THOROUGHLY BEFORE
    REUSE. EYES: FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES OCCASIONALLY
    LIFTING UPPER AND LOW EYELIDS. SKIN: REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING
    AND FLUS H WITH WATER THOROUGHLY. INHALATION: MOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    CONSULT DOCTOR IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INGESTION: GET IMMEDIATE
    MEDICAL HELP. IF THE PATIENT IS CONSCIOUS, GIVE LARGE QUANTITIES OF
    WATER.

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

Extinguishing Media:APPROPRIATE TO SURROUNDING FIRE CONDITIONS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:OXIDES OF NITROGEN CAN BE RELEASED IN
    CASE OF FIRE. NOT EXPLOSIVE. NOT SELF IGNITING.

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE AREA. WEAR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. DO
    NOT ALLOW TO ENTER DRAINAGE SYSTEMS OR WATER WAYS. DILUTE SPILL
    WITH WATER AND NEUTRALIZE WITH SODA ASH, LIMESTONE, ETC. WIPE UP
    AND  PUT INTO A SEALED CO NTAINER FOR PROPER DISPOSAL. WASH SPILL
    SITE WITH WATER AFTER MATERIAL PICK UP IS COMPLETE. WEAR CHEMICAL
    RESISTANT GLASSES, GLOVES AND CLOTHING.
Neutralizing Agent:SODA ASH, LIMESTONE, ETC.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:ENSURE GOOD VENTILATION/EXHAUSTION AT
    WORK PLACE. HAVE AN IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY OF AN EYE WASH IN CASE
    OF EMERGENCY. STORE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. KEEP THE CONTAINER TIGHTLY
    CLOSED.

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

Respiratory Protection:IN CASE OF BRIEF EXPOSURE, USE NIOSH APPROVED
    RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:USE UNDER FUME HOOD.
Protective Gloves:ACID RESISTANT GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES & FULL LENGTH
    FACESHIELD .
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH AND DELUGE SHOWER MEETING ANSI
    DESIGN CRITERIA . WEAR PROTECTIVE APRON.
Supplemental Safety and Health
MFR'S TRADE NAME/PART #:IN 5% NITRIC ACID.

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

Boiling Pt:=100.C, 212.F
Spec Gravity:APPROXIMATELY 1
pH:1 TO 2
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:TRANSPARENT LIQUID WITH AN ACRID ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
REACTS WITH STRONG ALKALI, VARIOUS METALS AND ORGANIC SUBSTANCES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE UNDER NORMAL STORAGE AND USE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:TOXIC FUMES UNDER CONDITIONS OF FIRE.

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

Toxicological Information:MAY PRDCE CAUSTIC EFT ON SKIN, MUC MEMBS &
    EYES. SWALLOWING WILL LEAD TO STRONG CAUSTIC EFFECT ON MOUTH AND
    THROAT AND TO THE DANGER OF PERFORATION OF ESPHAGUS AND STOMACH.
    COBALT CARBONATE IS MODERAT ELY TOXIC BY INGESTION. MAY CAUSE
    ALLERGIC REACTIONS, MAY REDUCE THYROID ACTIVITY AND IMPAIR LIVER
    FUNCTIONS. IARC CANCER REVIEW: GROUP 2B. TOXICITY DATA:
    CONCENTRATED HNO*3	- RTECS #QU5775000 - ORL- HMN LDLO: 430 MG/KG.
    UNK-MAN LDLO: 110 MG/KG. COCO*3 - GF9600000 - IPR-RAT LDLO: 2002
    MG/KG. ORL-RAT: LD50: 640 MG/KG.

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

Ecological:DO NOT ALLOW PRODUCT TO REACH GROUND WATER, WATER BODIES OR
    SEWAGE SYSTEM.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:CONTACT LOCAL HAZARDOUS OR CHEMICAL WASTE
    DISPOSAL AGENCY FOR FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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

Transport Information:AIR - CLASS 8. UN/ID #3264. PACKING GROUP: III.
    PROPER SHIPPING NAME: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
    (NITRIC ACID SOLUTION). GROUND - CLASS: 8. UN/ID #3264. PACKING
    GROUP: III. PROPER SHI PPING NAME: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC,
    INORGANIC, N.O.S. (NITRIC ACID SOLUTION).

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

SARA Title III Information:SUBJECT TO THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF
    SECTION 313 OF SARA TITLE III AND OF 40 CFR 372.
Federal Regulatory Information:COMPONENTS OF THIS SOLUTION ARE REPORTED
    IN EPA TSCA INVENTORY LIST WHMIS CLASSIFICATION (CANADA): CLASS E.
    EC GUIDELINES: C: CORROSIVE. RISK PHRASES: 34-CAUSES BURNS. SAFETY
    PHRASES: 36/37/39 - WEAR  SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, GLOVES AND
    EYE/FACE PROTECTION. 26 - IN CASE OF CONTACT WITH EYES, RINSE
    IMMEDIATELY WITH PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. 45 -
    IN CASE OF ACCIDENT OR YOU FEEL  UNWELL, SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE
    IMMEDIATELY.

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