FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO CHEMICAL DIV. -- HYDROFLUORIC ACID SOLUTIONS -- 6810-00-237-2929
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:HYDROFLUORIC ACID SOLUTIONS
MSDS Date:02/11/1994
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-237-2929
MSDS Number: BTRNN
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO CHEMICAL DIV.
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
City:FAIR LAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-796-7100
Emergency Phone Num:201-796-7100 OR 201-796-7523
CAGE:1B464
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO.  CHEMICAL MFG DIV
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
Box:City:FAIRLAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410-2802
Country:US
Phone:201-796-7100
CAGE:1B464

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

Ingred Name:HYDROGEN FLUORIDE  (SARA III)
CAS:7664-39-3
RTECS #:MW7875000
Fraction by Wt: 45-51% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:3 PPM (F)
ACGIH TLV:C 3 PPM (F); 9394
EPA Rpt Qty:100 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:100 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 49-55% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:INHALATION LC50 (MOUSE)= 342 PPM/1 HOUR
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:MAY CAUSE CHOKING, COUGHING, CHILLS,
    CHEAT PAIN, FEVER, DYSPNEA, CYANOSIS, PULMONARY EDEMA, BRONCHIAL
    PNEUMONIA, TISSUE BURNS CHARACTERIZED BY BLANCHED SKIN/EXCRUCIATING
    PAIN/EDEMA/NECROSIS, CONJUNCTI VAL IRRITATION, CORNEAL BURNS,
    BLINDNESS, BURNS OF GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, GASTROINTESTINAL
    DISTURBANCES, SHOCK, DEATH.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THIS COMPOUND CONTAINS NO INGREDIENTS AT
    CONCENTRATIONS OF 0.1% OR GREATER THAT ARE CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECT
    CARCINOGENS.
Effects of Overexposure:RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION, COUGHING,
    CHOKING, PULMONARY EDEMA, TIGHTNESS IN CHEST, CYANOSIS, BRONCHIAL
    PNEUMONIA, SKIN BURNS, EYE BURNS, LACRIMATION, BLINDNESS, BURNS OF
    MOUTH, ESOPHAGUS, STOMACH A ND SMALL INTESTINE WITH GASTRITIS,
    GASTRIC HEMORRHAGES, VOMITING, NAUSEA, ABDOMINAL PAIN, DIARRHEA,
    SHOCK, DEATH.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE. RESTORE BREATHING. KEEP
    WARM AND QUIET. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN: WASH AFFECTED AREA
    THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL
    ATTENTION.	EYES: FLUSH WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.
    GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. DILUTE
    IMMEDIATELY BY DRINKING WATER OR MILK. CALL PHYSICIAN. TREAT FOR
    SHOCK.

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

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Lower Limits:NOT GIVEN
Upper Limits:NOT GIVEN
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER SPRAY OR
    REGULAR FOAM
Fire Fighting Procedures:MOVE CONTAINER FROM FIRE AREA IF CAN DO SO
    WITHOUT RISK. APPLY COOLING WATER TO SIDES OF CONTAINERS THAT ARE
    EXPOSED TO FLAMES UNTIL WELL AFTER FIRE IS OUT.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:AVOID BREATHING CORROSIVE VAPORS. KEEP
    UPWIND. STAY AWAY FROM ENDS OF TANKS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:DO NOT TOUCH SPILLED MATERIAL. STOP LEAK IF
    CAN DO SO WITHOUT RISK. TAKE UP WITH SAND OR OTHER ABSORBENT
    MATERIAL AND PLACE INTO CONTAINERS FOR DISPOSAL.
Neutralizing Agent:CAUSTIC SODA

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:PROTECT AGAINST PHYSICAL DAMAGE. STORE
    IN COOL, DRY, WELL VENTILATED PLACE, AWAY FROM ANY AREA WHERE THE
    FIRE HAZARD MAY BE ACUTE.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF VENTILATION DOES NOT MAINTAIN INHALATION
    EXOSURES BELOW PEL (TLV), USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR AS PER
    CURRENT 29 CFR 1910.134, INSTRUCTIONS/WARNINGS AND NIOSH RESPIRATOR
    SELECTION.
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST OR PROCESS ENCLOSURE VENTILATION
    SYSTEM TO MEET PUBLISHED EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Protective Gloves:RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection:SPLASH PROOF GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH FOUNTAIN, QUICK DRENCH SHOWER IN
    IMMEDIATE WORK AREA.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER AFTER HANDLING PRODUCT
    AND BEFORE EATING DRINKING OR SMOKING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING, SHOES IMMEDIATELY.

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

HCC:C1
NRC/State Lic Num:NOT RELEVANT
Boiling Pt:=107.2C, 225.F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=-37.2C, -35.F
Vapor Pres:25
Vapor Density:NOT GIVEN
Spec Gravity:1.15 - 1.18
pH:2
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT GIVEN
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS TO SLIGHTLY YELLOW LIQUID WITH A PUNGENT
    AND IRRITATING ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ACIDS, SODIUM, SULFIDES, POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE, METALS
Stability Condition to Avoid:REACTS EXOTHERMICALLY WITH WATER OR STEAM
    WITH THE RELEASE OF TOXIC AND CORROSIVE FUMES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:HYDROGEN FLUORIDE

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

Waste Disposal Methods:PREVENT WASTE FROM CONTAMINATING SURROUNDING
    ENVIRONMENT. DISCARD ANY PRODUCT, RESIDUE, DISPOSAL CONTAINER OR
    LINER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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