FISHER SCIENTIFIC -- SILICA AMORPHOUS, SILICA GEL DESSICCANT 20665 -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SILICA AMORPHOUS, SILICA GEL DESSICCANT 20665
MSDS Date:05/02/1997
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:N EN
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKYFW
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
City:FAIRLAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Info Phone Num:201-796-7100
Emergency Phone Num:201-796-7100
Chemtrec Ind/Phone:(800)424-9300
CAGE:DO274
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
Box:City:FAIRLAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Country:US
Phone:201-796-7100
CAGE:DO274

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

Ingred Name:SILICA, AMORPHOUS, PRECIPITATED AND GEL. (MOLECULAR
    FORMULA: SI02). (EINECS #: UNLISTED)
CAS:112926-00-8
RTECS #:VV7315000
= Wt:100.
Other REC Limits:NIOSH: NONE LISTED.
OSHA PEL:SEE TABLE Z-3
ACGIH TLV:10 MG/M3

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NOT AVAILABLE.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: CAUTION! CAUSES
    RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION. MAY CAUSE SKIN IRRITATION. MAY CAUSE
    EYE IRRITATION. MAY CAUSE DIGESTIVE TRACT IRRITATION. TARGET
    ORGANS: LUNGS. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFE CTS: EYE: DUST MAY CAUSE
    MECHANICAL IRRITATION. SKIN: DUST MAY CAUSE MECHANICAL IRRITATION.
    INGESTION: DUST IS IRRITATING TO THE DIGESTIVE TRACT. INHALATION:
    DUST IS IRRITATING TO THE RESPIRATORY TRAC T. CHRONIC: NOT
    AVAILABLE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO RESPIRABLE DUST MAY CAUSE DELAYED
    CHRONIC LUNG INJURY.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SILICA, AMORPHOUS, PRECIPITATED AND GEL:
    NOT LISTED BY ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, OR OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:REFER TO HEALTH HAZARDS ACUTE AND CHRONIC.

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.,
    OCCASIONALLY LIFTING THE UPPER AND LOWER LIDS. GET MEDICAL AID.
    SKIN: FLUSH SKIN WITH PLENTY OF SOAP AND WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
    MINUTES WHILE  REMOVING DECONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND SHOES. GET
    MEDICAL AID IF IRRITATION DEVELOPS OR PERSISTS. INGESTION: TREAT
    SYMPTOMATICALLY AND SUPPORTIVELY. GET MEDICAL AID. INHALATION:
    REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE TO  FRESH AIR IMMEDIATELY. IF NOT BREATHING,
    GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE
    OXYGEN. GET MEDICAL AID. NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: NONE. ANTIDOTE: NONE
    REPORTED.

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

Flash Point:NOT AVAILABLE.
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:N/AV.
Lower Limits:N/AVAILABLE.
Upper Limits:N/AVAILABLE.
Extinguishing Media:MATERIAL WILL NOT BURN. USE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
    APPROPRIATE FOR THE SURROUNDING FIRE. FOR SMALL FIRES, USE DRY
    CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER SPRAY OR ALCOHOL-RESISTANT FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPROVED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING
    APPARATUS AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .

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

Spill Release Procedures:GENERAL INFORMATION: USE PROPER PERSONAL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AS INDICATED IN CONTROL MEASURES.
    SPILLS/LEAKS: VACUUM OR SWEEP UP MATERIAL AND PLACE INTO A SUITABLE
    DISPOSAL CONTAINER. AVOID GENERATING  DUSTY CONDITIONS.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:HANDLING: USE ONLY IN A WELL
    VENTILATED AREA. MINIMIZE DUST GENERATION AND ACCUMULATION. AVOID
    INGESTION AND INHALATION. STORAGE: STORE IN A TIGHTLY CLOSED
    CONTAINER. STORE IN A DRY AREA.

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

Respiratory Protection:A NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR THE
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN . FOLLOW THE OSHA RESPIRATOR REGULATIONS FOUND
    IN 29 CFR 1910.134. ALWAYS USE A NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR WHEN
    NECESSARY.
Ventilation:USE ADEQUATE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO KEEP
    AIRBORNE CONCENTRATIONS BELOW THE PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES . WEAR APPROPRIATE GLOVES TO
    PREVENT SKIN EXPOSOURE.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES . WEAR APPROPRIATE
    (SUPP DATA)
Other Protective Equipment:WEAR APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO
    MINIMIZE CONTACT WITH SKIN. EYEWASH AND DELUGE SHOWER MEETING ANSI
    DESIGN CRITERIA .
Supplemental Safety and Health
OSHA VACATED PEL: SILICA, AMORPHOUS, PRECIPITATED AND GEL: 6 MG/M3 TWA.
    MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 60.0843. FORMULA: SIO*2. SYNONYMS: SILICA GEL;
    SILICA GEL DESSICANT (3 MESH-646 MESH). EYE PROTECTION (CONT'D) :
    PROTECTIVE EYEGLASSES/CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES AS DESCRIBED BY
    OSHA'S EYE & FACE PROTECTION REGS IN 29 CFR 1910.133.

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

Boiling Pt:=2230.C, 4046.F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=1710.C, ######F
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NOT AVAILABLE.
Vapor Pres:NEGLIGIBLE.
Vapor Density:N/AVAILABL
Spec Gravity:2.1
pH:2.3-7.4
Viscosity:N/APPLICABLE.
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT AVAILABLE.
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE IN WATER.
Appearance and Odor:SOLID COLORLESS TO WHITE, AMORPHOUS HYGROSCOPIC
    POWDER, BEADS. ODORLESS.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG ACIDS, HYDROGEN FLUORIDE.
Stability Condition to Avoid:INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS, MOISTURE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NO DATA AVAILABLE.

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

Toxicological Information:EPIDEMIOLOGY: NO DATA AVAILABLE.
    TERATOGENICITY: NO DATA AVAILABLE. REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS: NO DATA
    AVAILABLE. NEUROTOXICITY: NO DATA AVAILABLE. MUTAGENICITY: NO DATA
    AVAILABLE. OTHER STUDIES: NO DATA A VAILABLE. PH: 2.3-7.4 (AQU.
    SUSP).

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

Ecological:ECOTOXICITY: NO INFORMATION REPORTED. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE: NO
    INFORMATION REPORTED. PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL: NO INFORMATION REPORTED.
    OTHER: NONE. OTHER INFORMATION (CONT'D): MSDS CREATION DATE:
    10/24/1995.  MSDS REVISION NUMBER: 5. FOR INTERNATIONAL CHEMTREC
    ASSISTANCE, CALL: 703-527-3887. NFPA RATING: NOT PUBLISHED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL,
    STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. RCRA D-SERIES MAXIMUM CONCENTRATION
    OF CONTAMINANTS AND CHRONIC TOXICITY REFERENCE LEVELS: NOT LISTED.
    RCRA F-SERIES: NOT	LISTED. RCRA P-SERIES: NOT LISTED. RCRA
    U-SERIES: NOT LISTED. NOT LISTED AS A MATERIAL BANNED FROM L AND
    DISPOSAL ACCORDING TO RCRA.

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

Transport Information:US DOT: NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE.  IMO: NO
    INFORMATION AVAILABLE. IATA: NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE. RID/ADR: NO
    INFORMATION AVAILABLE. CANADIAN TDG: NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE.

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

SARA Title III Information:SECTION 302 (RQ): NONE OF THE CHEMICALS IN
    THIS MATERIAL HAVE AN RQ. SECTION 302 (TPQ): NONE OF THE CHEMICALS
    IN THIS PRODUCT HAVE A TPQ. SECTION 313: NO CHEMICALS ARE
    REPORTABLE UNDER ECTION 313. FED  REG (CONT'D): THIS PRODUCT ARE
    LISTED AS HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, PRIORITY POLLUTANTS, OR TOXIC
    POLLUTANTS UNDER THE CWA. OSHA: NONE OF THE CHEMICALS IN THIS
    PRODUCT ARE CONSIDERED HIGHLY HAZARDOUS BY O SHA. INTERNATIONAL:
    EUROPEAN LABELING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EC DIRECTIVES: HAZARD SYMBOLS:
    NOT AVAILABLE. RISK PHRASES: N/P. SAFETY PHRASES: S 24/25 AVOID
    CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES. CANADA: CAS# 112926- 00-8 IS LISTED ON
    (STATE REG)
Federal Regulatory Information:TSCA: CAS # 112926-00-8 IS NOT LISTED ON
    TSCA INVENTORY. IT IS FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT USE ONLY. HEALTH &
    SAFETY REPORTING LIST: NONE OF THE CHEMICALS ARE ON THE HEALTH &
    SAFETY REPORTING LIST. CHE MICAL TEST RULES: NONE OF THE CHEMICALS
    IN THIS PRODUCT ARE UNDER A CHEMICAL TEST RULE. SECTION 12B: NONE
    OF THE CHEMICALS ARE LISTED UNDER TSCA SECTION 12B. TSCA
    SIGNIFICANT NEW USE RULE: NONE OF THE  CHEMICALS IN THIS MATERIAL
    HAVE A SNUR UNDER TSCA. CLEAN AIR ACT: THIS MATERIAL DOES NOT
    CONTAIN AN Y HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS, CLASS 1 OZONE DEPLETORS, OR
    CLASS 2 OZONE DEPLETORS.  CLEAN WATER ACT: NONE OF THE CHEMICALS IN
      (SARA)
State Regulatory Information:SILICA, AMORPHOUS, PRECIPITATE CAN BE
    FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING STATE RIGHT TO KNOW LISTS: PENNSYLVANIA,
    MINNESOTA. CALIFORNIA NO SIGNIFICANT RISK LEVEL: NONE OF THE
    CHEMICALS IN THIS PRODUCT ARE LISTED.   (FED REGULATORY CONT'D)
    CANADA'S DSL/NDSL LIST. CAS# 112926-00-8 IS NOT LISTED ON CANADA'S
    INGREDIENT DISCLOSURE LIST.

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