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BARIUM AND CHEMICALS INC -- BARIUM NITRATE -- 6810-00N073553
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:BARIUM NITRATE
MSDS Date:03/02/1997
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N073553
MSDS Number: CGRWC
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BARIUM AND CHEMICALS INC
Address:COUNTY RD 44
City:STEUBENVILLE
State:OH
ZIP:43952
Country:US
Info Phone Num:614-282-9776
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
CAGE:20865
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BARIUM AND CHEMICALS INC
Address:COUNTY RD 44
Box:218
City:STEUBENVILLE
State:OH
ZIP:43952
Country:US
Phone:740-282-9776
CAGE:20865

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

Ingred Name:BARIUM (AS THE ELEMENT) (SARA 313)
CAS:7440-39-3
RTECS #:CQ8370000
Fraction by Wt: 60.9%
OSHA PEL:0.5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:BARIUM (II) NITRATE (1:2)
CAS:10022-31-8
RTECS #:CQ9625000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
OSHA PEL:5 MG BA/M3
ACGIH TLV:2 MG BA/M3

Ingred Name:SUPDAT: OTHER COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS MAY RESULT IN IGNITION,
    VIOLENT COMBUSTIBLE OR EXPLOSION.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:MATLS TO AVOID: & ZINC: EXPLODED FROM UNKNOWN CAUSE.
    COMBUST & REDUCING MATLS: MAY INCR BURNING RATE, FINELY (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4: DIVIDED MATR'L. MAY EXPLODE/IGNITE ON CONT. METAL
    NITRATES + ALUMINUM + WATER MAY EXPLODE. PHOSPHINATES:(ING 6)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 5: MAY EXPLODE WHEN HEATED. PHOSPHOROUS: MAY EXPLODE.
    POTASSIUM HEXANITROCOBALTATES(3-): MAY EXPLODE VIOLENTLY.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EFTS OF OVEREXP: FOLLOW & MAY INCL RINGING OF EARS, DIZZ,
    ELEVATED BLOOD PRESS, OCULAR CHANGES CAUSING BLURRED (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7: VISION, & CONVULSIVE TREMORS. HEMORRHAGES MAY OCCUR
    IN STOM, INTESTINES, & KIDNEYS. DEATH MAY OCCUR.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC: UPPER & LOWER LIDS, UNTIL NO EVID OF CHEM
    REMAINS (FOR @ LST 15 MINUTES). GET MED ATTN IMMED. (ING 10)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 9: INGEST: GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY. INDUCE
    VOMIT IMMED WHEN SOL BARIUM CMPDS ARE INGESTED. TREAT (ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10: SUPPORTIVELY & SYMPTOMATICALLY. MED PERS: FOLLOWING
    ANTIDOTE HAS BEEN REC. THE DECISION TO ADMIN & (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11: & ACTUAL DOSE REQD MUST BE MADE BY QUALIFIED PHYS.
    ANTIDOTE FOR POIS BY BARIUM CMPDS: GIVE 30 GRAMS OF (ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12: SODIUM SULFATE IN 250 ML OF WATER ORALLY & REPEAT
    IN 1 HR. GIVE BY GASTRIC TUBE IF SYMPS HAVE APPEARED.(ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13: ADMIN OF SULFATE SALTS INTRAVENOUSLY IS HAZ, SINCE
    THEY INDUCE PRECIPITATION OF BARIUM SULFATE IN (ING 15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14: KIDNEY W/SUBSEQUENT RENAL FAILURE. ADMINISTRATION
    OF POTASSIUM IS CRITICAL.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC: DISP. KEEP UNNEC PEOPLE AWAY. ISOLATE HAZ AREA
    & DENY ENTRY. PVNT FROM ENTERING NATL WATERWAYS, (ING 17)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 16: HAZARDOUS WASTE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50: (ORAL,RAT) 150 MG/3
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: INHAL: MAY CAUSE IRRIT OF RESP
    TRACT W/SORE THROAT, COUGH, & LABORED BRTHG. IF SUFFICIENT AMTS ARE
    ABSORBED, SYMPS MAY RESEMBLE THOSE IN ACUTE INGEST. SKIN: MAY CAUSE
    IRRIT W/REDNESS & PAIN. EY E: MAY CAUSE IRRIT W/REDNESS & PAIN.
    RPTD/PRLNGD CONT W/IRRITANTS MAY CAUSE CONJ. INGEST: TOXIC BY (EFTS
    OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ: INGEST; POIS MAY AFFECT RESP, CENTRAL
    NERV, & MUSCULAR SYS & KIDNEYS. TOXICITY: INITIAL EFTS FROM SOL
    BARIUM CMPDS ARE GI IRRIT, INCL NAUS, VOMIT, DIARR WITH/WITHOUT
    ABDOM COLIC & EXCESS SAL IVATION. THERE MAY ALSO BE DRYNESS, SENSE
    OF CONSTRICTION OF MOUTH & THROAT, & METALLIC TASTE. SYSTEMIC EFTS
    (ING 7)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:CHRONIC RESPIRATORY,
    CARDIOVASCULAR, OR SKIN DISEASE.

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

First Aid:INHAL: MOVE TO FRESH AIR IMMED. IF BRTHG HAS STOPPED, PERFORM
    ARTF RESP. KEEP VICTIM WARM & AT REST. TREAT SYMPTOMATICALLY &
    SUPPORTIVELY. GET MED ATTN IMMED. SKIN: REMOVE CONTAMD CLOTHES &
    SHOES IMME D. WASH AREA W/SOAP OR MILD DETERGENT &LG AMTS OF WATER
    UNTIL NOT TRACE OF CHEM REMAINS (APPROX 15-20 MINS). GET MED ATTN
    IMMED. EYE: WASH W/LG AMTS OF WATER/NORMAL SALINE, OCCASNLY LIFTING
    (ING 9)

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER ONLY! NO DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, OR
    HALON TO BE USED. LARGER FIRES: FLOOD AREA WITH WATER FROM A
    DISTANCE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:NIOSH APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP . REMOVE
    CNTNR FROM AREA IF IT CAN BE DONE W/OUT RISK, APPLY COOLING WATER
    TO SIDES OF CNTNRS EXPOS TO FLAMES(SUPDAT)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NEGLIG FIRE HAZARD WHEN EXPOS TO
    HEAT/FLAME. IN HEAT/FIRE DECOMP WILL RELEASE OXYG/OTHER GASES WHICH
    WILL INCR BURNING RATE OF COMBUST MATTER. CONT W/ (SUPDAT)

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

Spill Release Procedures:KEEP COMBUST (WOOD, PAPER, OIL, ETC) AWAY FROM
    SPILLED MATL. DO NOT TOUCH SPILL MATL. FOR SM DRY SPILLS, W/CLEAN
    SHOVEL PLACE MATL INTO CLEAN, DRY CNTNR & COVER; MOVE CNTNR FROM
    SPILL AREA. FOR LGR SP ILLS: DIKE FAR AHEAD OF SPILL FOR LATER(ING
    16)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID CONTACT WITH OTHER COMBUSTIBLE
    MATERIALS (WOOD, PAPER, OIL, ETC).
Other Precautions:AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES AND SKIN; MATERIAL MAY BE
    POISONOUS OR CORROSIVE.

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

Respiratory Protection:WHERE EXPOSURE LIMITS MAY BE EXCEEDED USE NIOSH
    APPROVED RESPIRATOR FOR EXPOSURE CONDITIONS AT WORK SITE.
Ventilation:USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO MEET EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPRVD EYE WASH & DELUGE SHOWER .
    APPROP PROT (IMPERVIOUS) CLTHG & EQUIP.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRE FIGHT PROC: UNTIL WELL AFTER FIRE IS OUT. FOR MASSIVE FIRE IN
    CARGO AREA, USE UNMANNED HOSE HOLDER/MONITOR NOZZ. FLOOD W/WATER &
    COOL CNTNRS FROM GREATEST DIST POSS. CONSIDER EVACUATION OF 1/2 MI
    LE AREA IF FIRE IS OUT OF CTL. AVOID BRTHG TOXIC FUMES RELEASED BY
    DECOMP. EXPLO HAZ: EASILY OXIDIZABLE ORG OR (ING 3)

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:1098F,592C
Vapor Pres:LOW
Spec Gravity:3.24
Solubility in Water:8.7% @ 20C
Appearance and Odor:WHITE CRYSTALLINE; POWDER; OR SOLID. ODORLESS.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ALUMINUM-MAGNESIUM ALLOY: SENSITIVE TO FRICTION, IMPACT, READILY
    IGNITES. ALUMINUM, H*2O, POTASSIUM PERCHLORATE, (ING 4)
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE AT NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
    PRESSURES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS MAY
    INCLUDE TOXIC OXIDES OF NITROGEN & BARIUM.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
    REGULATIONS .

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