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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY -- SODIUM OXALATE REDUCTOMETRIC STANDARD -- 6850-00N060871
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SODIUM OXALATE REDUCTOMETRIC STANDARD
MSDS Date:05/01/1990
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N060871
MSDS Number: BXVXW
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
Address:100 BUREAU DR BLDG 221/A323
City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Info Phone Num:301-975-2019
Emergency Phone Num:301-975-6439
Preparer's Name:CARMELITA S DAVIS
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:ETHANEDIOIC ACID, DISODIUM SALT; (SODIUM OXALATE)
CAS:62-76-0
RTECS #:KI1750000
Fraction by Wt: 99%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

=====================  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: SODIUM OXALATE IS HIGHLY TOXIC
    BY ORAL INGESTION. CHRONIC INGESTION OF SMALL AMOUNTS MAY CAUSE
    HYPOCALCEMIC TETANY AND URINARY PROBLEMS. MATERIAL IS IRRITATING TO
    THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND THE U PPER RESPIRATORY TRACT. TARGET
    ORGANS OF ATTACK: SKIN, EYES, MUCOUS MEMBRANES, AND UPPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:SKIN & EYE IRRIT CAN DEVELOP FROM CONT W/MATL.
    CONTINUED INGEST OF CMPD CAN CAUSE DEFICIENCY OF CALCIUM SALTS
    LEADING TO HYPOCALCEMIC TETANY. SYMPS OF THIS DISORDER ARE MARKED
    BY INTERMITTENT TONIC MU SCULAR CONTRACTIONS, ACCOMPANIED BY
    FIBRILLARY TREMORS, PARESTHESIAS, & MUSCULAR PAINS. HANDS ARE
    USUALLY THE (SUP DAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:SKIN: WASH IMMED W/SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAM CLTHG. CONT MD
    IF NEC. EYES: IMMED FLUSH, INCL UNDER EYELIDS, W/COPIOUS AMTS OF
    WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. CONT MD IF NEC. INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. IF  BRTHG DFCLT, GIVE OXYGEN. IF NOT BRTHGGIVE ARTF RESP. CONT
    MD IF NEC. INGEST: IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE LGE QTYS OF MILK/WATER. CONT
    MD IMMED! SODIUM OXALATE IS EXTREMELY TOX BY INGEST.

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

Extinguishing Media:USE CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL POWDER, ALCOHOL OR
    POLYMER FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:SODIUM OXALATE EMITS TOXIC FUMES WHEN IT
    IS HEATED TO DECOMPOSITION.

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

Spill Release Procedures:PERS PARTICIPATING IN CLEAN-UP SHOULD WEAR
    RESP, CHEM SFTY GOGG, RUB BOOTS & HEAVY RUB GLOVES. SWEEP UP MATL,
    BEING CAREFUL TO AVOID RAISING DUST, & PLACE IN BAG TO HOLD FOR
    WASTE DISP. VENT AREA & WA SH SPILL SITE AFTER MATL PICK-UP IS
    COMPLETE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED AND STORE IN A
    COOL AND DRY AREA. SODIUM OXALATE IS HYGROSCOPIC.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE
    FOR EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:MECHANICAL EXHAUST SYSTEM IS REQUIRED.
Protective Gloves:CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGS .
Other Protective Equipment:EMERGENCY EYEWASH & DELUGE SHOWER MEETING
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA .
Work Hygienic Practices:AVOID BREATHING DUST AND AVOID CONTACT WITH
    SKIN AND EYES. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
MP: DECOMPOSES >482F, >250C. EFTS OF OVEREXP: FIRST TO BE AFFECTED BY
    THESE SYMP FOLLOWED BY SPASMS OCCURRING IN FACE, TRUNK & SOMETIMES
    LARYNGEAL MUSC. THERE IS INCR IRRRITABILITY OF MOTOR & SENSORY 
    NERV TO ELEC & MECH STIMULI.

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:(SUP DAT)
Spec Gravity:2.34 (H*2O=1)
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE 3.7GM/100ML
Appearance and Odor:WHITE, CRYSTALLINE POWDER WITH NO ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
KEEP FROM STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:PROTECT FROM MOISTURE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:TOXIC FUMES OF CARBON MONOXIDE AND
    CARBON DIOXIDE ARE PRODUCED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:MATERIAL CAN BE PLACED IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL
    OR IT CAN BE DISSOLVED OR MIXED WITH A COMBUSTIBLE SOLVENT AND
    BURNED IN A CHEMICAL INCINERATOR EQUIPPED WITH AN AFTERBURNER AND
    SCRUBBER. FOLLOW ALL FED ERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS GOVERNING
    DISPOSAL.

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