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NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS -- MULTIELEMENT MIX B STANDARD SOLUTION -- 6810-00N024728
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:MULTIELEMENT MIX B STANDARD SOLUTION
MSDS Date:07/01/1988
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N024728
MSDS Number: BMNVG
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS
Address:OSRM BLDG 202 RM 215
City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Info Phone Num:301-975-2019;301-975-6439
Emergency Phone Num:301-975-2019
Preparer's Name:PATTY BRLETIC/PAULA KOCH
CAGE:09814
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS
Address:OSRM BLDG 202 RM 215
Box:City:GAITHERSBURG
State:MD
ZIP:20899
Country:US
Phone:301-975-2019;301-975-6439
CAGE:09814

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

Ingred Name:NITRIC ACID
CAS:7697-37-2
RTECS #:QU5775000
Fraction by Wt: 5%
OSHA PEL:2 PPM;4 PPM STEL
ACGIH TLV:2 PPM;4 PPM STEL
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

=====================  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 & CHRONIC) THIS MATERIAL IS
    CORROSIVE TO ALL BODY TISSUES. (HNO3).
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION, DIFFICULTY BREATHING, BURNING
    SENSATION, YELLOW SKIN DISCOLORATION. (HNO3).
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:IRRITATION OF EYES, SKIN, LUNGS,
    CAN CAUSE PERMANENT BLINDNESS OR MAY BE FATAL. (HNO3).

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

First Aid:EYE:IMMED FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN INCL UNDER
    LIDS.SEE MD.SKIN:WASH IMMED W/SOAP & WATER.REMOVE CONTAM CLTHG
    UNDER SAFETY SHOWER.GET MD.INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.ADMIN O2 IF
    NEC & GET MD.INGE ST:IF VICTIM IS CONSCIOUS, GIVE 2-3 GLASSES
    WATER, THEN MILK OF MAGNESIA/LIMEWATER.CONT MD, DO NOT INDUCE
    VOMIT.PREPLACEMENT & ANNUAL MED EXAMS W/EMPHASIS ON RESP TRACT,
    SKIN IRRIT, DENTAL(SUPP DATA)

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

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Extinguishing Media:USE WATER ON FIRES INVOLVING NITRIC ACID TO DILUTE
    THE ACID AND TO ABSORB LIBERATED OXIDES OF NITROGEN.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NOT APPLICABLE. NOTE: FIRE AND EXPLOSION
    HAZARD DATA ON THIS NITRIC ACID SOLUTION DO NOT EXIST. THE DATA
    PROVIDED ABOVE ARE FOR THE HAZARDOUS INGRED >-1%.

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

Spill Release Procedures:PROVIDE ADEQ VENT. REMOVE SOURCES OF IGNITION.
    SURFACES CONTAMINATED BY SPILLS SHOULD BE COVERED WITH SODIUM
    BICARBONATE OR SODA ASH TO NEUTRALIZE THE ACID. WASH THE
    NEUTRALIZED SLURRY DOWN THE DRAIN  WITH EXCESS WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:SEE SPILL/RELEASE PROCEDURES.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:THE NITROGEN OXIDES PRODUCED FROM ACID
    ARE ALL TOX & PROPER VENT SHOULD ALWAYS BE USED.
Other Precautions:STORE CNTNRS IN A CLEAN, COOL, WELL-VENT AREA AWAY
    FROM ORGANIC CHEMICALS, STRONG BASES, METAL POWDERS, CARBIDES,
    SULFIDES, AND ANY READILY OXIDIZABLE MATERIAL. PROTECT FROM DIRECT
    SUNLIGHT. WHEN GASE OUS NOX FORMS FROM SPILL, (SUPP DATA)

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Protective Gloves:NEOPRENE GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:BODY SHIELDS, CHEMICAL SAFETY SHOWERS AND
    EYEWASH STATIONS.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRST AID PROC: EROSION & LUNG FUNCTION TESTS, SHOULD BE PROVIDED
    WORKERS FREQUENTLY EXPOSED TO NITRIC ACID. OTHER PREC: EVAC AREA.
    SPECIALLY TRAINED WORKERS MUST HANDLE THE SPILL.

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

HCC:C1
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-4F (-20C)
Spec Gravity:1.36
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:WATER WHITE TO SLIGHTLY YELLOW LIQUID WITH A
    CHARACTERISTIC NO2 ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONTACT WITH ORGANIC MATERIALS - WOOD, PAPER, H2S, ALCOHOL, TURPENTINE.
    (HNO3)
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NITROUS OXIDES, INCLUDING NO, NO2, NO3
    AND N2O CAN BE PRODUCED UPON DECOMP OR RXN OF HNO3. ALL ARE TOXIC.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGS MUST ALWAYS BE
    CONSIDERED PRIOR TO SEWER DISP. NEUTRALIZED SPILL MAY BE PICKED UP
    BY USE OF ABSORBANTS AND DISPOSED OF AS SOLID WASTE IN A LANDFILL.
    USE CLEAN SAND OR VE RMICULITE AS ABSORBANT SOLID.

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