FISHER SCIENTIFIC -- SULFAMIC ACID, A-295 -- 6810-01-312-7407
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SULFAMIC ACID, A-295
MSDS Date:10/12/1988
FSC:6810
NIIN:01-312-7407
MSDS Number: BMSSP
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
City:FAIR LAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-796-7100
Emergency Phone Num:201-796-7523;800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:GASTON L. PILLORI
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:SULFAMIC AICD
CAS:5329-14-6
RTECS #:WO5950000
Fraction by Wt: 99%

Ingred Name:SUPP DATA:SENSITIVE, EXPLO NITROGEN TRICHLORIDE.POTASSIUM
    CHLORATE:OXIDIZES TO SULFURIC ACID/NITROGEN GAS. NITRIC(ING 3)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 2:ACID:FUMING NITRIC ACID COMBINED W/SULFAMIC ACID
    CAUSES VIOLENT RELS OF NITROUS OXIDE. METAL NITRATES & (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3:NITRITES:HEATING MAY RSLT IN VIOLENT REACTION.
    BASES:VIOLENT REACTION.BROMINE GAS:OXIDIZES TO SULFURIC ACID(ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4:AND NITROGEN GAS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EFTS OF OVEREXP:SOMETIMES INJURY OF CORNEAL EPITHELIUM
    W/SYMPS OF PAIN, TEARING, & PHOTOPHOBIA. USUALLY CORNEAL(ING 7)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 6:EPITHELIUM WILL REGENERATE PROMPTLY & W/O ANY CORNEAL
    OPACITIES. CONT W/CONC ACIDS MAY CAUSE EXTENSIVE (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7:NECROSIS OF CONJ & CORNEAL EPITHELIUM W/POSS
    PENETRATION & DMG TO STROMA OF CORNEA. CORNEAL DMG FREQUENTLY (ING
    9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8:RSLTS IN BLINDNESS. INSTILLATION OF 0.5 CC OF 4% SOLN
    W/PH OF 0.82 INTO CONJ SAC OF 5 RABBITS PRODUCED MOD(ING 10)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 9:DEGREE OF CONJ/EDEMA. SUBS W/PH OF <2.0 ARE
    CONSIDERED CORROSIVE. INGEST:MAY CAUSE SEVERE BURNING PAIN IN (ING
    11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:MOUTH/PHARYNX/ ABDOMEN, FOLLOWED BY VOMIT, DIARR OF
    DARK PRECIPITATED BLOOD & DROP IN BLOOD PRESSURE. (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:DISCOLORATION MAY BE FOUND AROUND MOUTH/THROAT.
    ASPHY MAY OCCUR FROM EDEMA OF GLOTTIS. AFTER INITIAL (ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12:RECOVERY, ONSET OF FEVER INDICATES MEDIASTINITIS OR
    PERITONITIS FROM PERFORATION OF ESOPHAGUS/STOMACH. (ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13:PATIENT MAY HAVE RIGID ABDOMEN W/O PERFORATION.IF
    PATIENT RECOVERS, SCAR FORMATION IS MORE APT TO PRODUCE(ING 15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14:STRICTURE OF PYLORUS THAN STRICTURE OF
    ESOPHAGUS.INGEST OF >10% OF SULFAMIC ACID SOLNS WILL CAUSE
    LESIONS(ING 16)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 15:OF STOMACH. CHRONIC:INHAL:RPTD/PRLNGD EXPOS TO
    ACIDIC FUMES MAY CAUSE EROSION OF TEETH FOLLOWED BY JAW (ING 17)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 16:NECROSIS.BRONCHIAL IRRIT W/COUGH & FREQUENT ATTACKS
    OF BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA MAY OCCUR. GI DISTURBANCES ARE(ING 18)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 17:POSS. SKIN:RPTD APPLIC OF 4% SOLN OF SULFAMIC ACID
    SEVERAL TIMES DAY X 5 DAYS ON SKIN OF 5 HUMANS PROD (ING 19)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 18:MILD IRRIT. EYE:PRLNGD/RPTD EXPOS TO DUST/MIST MAY
    CAUSE SAME EFFECTS SAME AS ACUTE. INGEST:CHRONIC (ING 20)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 19:OF A 2% CONCENTRATION IN DIET OF RATS FOR 105 DAYS
    PRODUCED DECLINE IN GROWTH RATE; 1% CONCENTRATION IN (ING 21)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 20:DIET DID NOT PRODUCE ANY ADVERSE EFFECTS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC:FROM SPILL AREA. FOR LARGER SPILLS, DIKE AREA
    FAR AHEAD OF SPILL FOR LATER DISPOSAL. KEEP UNNECESSARY(ING 23)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 22:PEOPLE AWAY. ISOLATE HAZARD AREA AND DENY ENTRY.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50:(ORAL RAT)3160 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INHAL:MAY CAUSE COUGHING,
    CHOKING, HDCH, DIZZ, WEAKNESS, HYPOTENSION, & DELAYED PULM EDEMA
    W/CHEST TIGHTNESS, APNEA, FROTHY SPUTUM, & CYANOSIS. DYSPNEA &
    HEMOPTYSIS ARE POSS FOR SEVERAL WEEKS AF TER EXPOS. AFTER INHAL OF
    CORROSIVE ATMOSPHERES, CONVALESCENCE MAY BE PRLNGD & FREQUENT
    RELAPSES MAY (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:OCCUR. SKIN:DIRECT CONT W/ACIDS MAY
    CAUSE SEVERE PAIN, BURNS & STAINS. EXTENSIVE SCARRING MAY OCCUR
    FROM BURNS PENETRATING DEEP INTO SKIN LAYERS REQ LONG PERIOD TO
    HEAL. CONC OF GREATER >20%	OF SULFAMIC ACID MAY INJURE SKIN.
    EYE:CONT W/DILUTE ACIDS WILL CAUSE IMMED PAIN, CONJUNCTIVITAL
    HYPEREMIA & (ING 6)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:EYE:FLUSH WITH POTABLE WATER FOR A MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES.
    CALL MD . SKIN:FLUSH WITH COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER. CALL MD .
    INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. SUPPORT BREATHING (GIVE O*2/ARTF RESP)
    (F P N). INGEST:CALL MD IMMEDIATELY . FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
    REFER TO ORIGINAL MSDS .

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

Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEM, CO*2, HALON, WATER SPRAY OR STANDARD
    FOAM. LARGER FIRES:WATER SPRAY, FOG OR STANDARD FOAM. DO NOT USE
    (SUPDAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP
    . MOVE CNTNRS FROM FIRE AREA IF POSS. COOL CNTNRS EXPOSED TO FLAMES
    W/WATER FROM SIDE TO SIDE UNTIL (SUPDAT)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:SLIGHT FIRE HAZARD WHEN EXPOSED TO HEAT
    OR FLAME.

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

Spill Release Procedures:DO NOT TOUCH SPILLED MATL. STOP LEAK IF YOU
    CAN DO IT WITHOUT RISK. FOR SMALL SPILLS, TAKE UP W/SAND/OTHER
    ABOSRB MATL & PLACE INTO CNTNRS FOR LATER DISP. FOR SMALL DRY
    SPILLS, W/CLEAN SHOVEL PLACE IN TO CLEAN, DRY CNTNR & COVER. MOVE
    CNTNRS (ING 22)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:THE SPECIFIC RESPIRATOR MUST BE BASED ON THE
    CONTAMINATION LEVELS FOUND IN WORKPLACE, MUST NOT EXCEED LIMITS OF
    THE RESPIRATOR, AND MUST BE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED. REFER TO ORIGINAL
    MSDS .
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST OR GENERAL DILUTION VENTILATION
    SYSTEM.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:CHEM WORK GOG/FULL LENGTH FSHLD .
Other Protective Equipment:IMPERVIOUS CLOTHING, EMERGENCY EYE WASH AND
    QUICK DRENCH SHOWERS.
Work Hygienic Practices:CONTACT LENSES SHOULD NOT BE WORN.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXTING MEDIA:WATER DIRECTLY ON MATL, IF LGE AMTS OF COMBUST MATLS ARE
    INVOLVED, USE WATER SPRAY OR FOG IN FLOODING AMTS. AVOID BRTHG
    CORROSIVE DUSTS & FUMES FROM BURNING MATL, KEEP UPWIND. FIRE FIGHT 
    PROC:WELL AFTER FIRE IS OUT. STAY AWAY FROM STORAGE TANK ENDS.
    MATLS TO AVOID:ACID. CHLORINE:FORMATION OF VERY (ING 2)

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:DECOMPOSES
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:392F,200C
Spec Gravity:2.15
pH:1.18
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT AVAILABLE
Solubility in Water:14.7 @ 0C
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, ODORLESS, NON-VOLATILE, NON-HYGROSCOPIC
    CRYSTALS

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
IN WATER SOLN SLOWLY HYDROLYZES TO FORM AMMONIUM SULFATE & BISULFATE,
    WHEN DISSOLVED IN WATER, IT IS A STRONG(SUPP DATA)
Stability Condition to Avoid:FLAMMABLE, POISONOUS GASES MAY ACCUMULATE
    IN TANKS OR HOPPER CARS. MAY IGNITE COMBUSTIBLES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION MAY RELEASE
    TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS FUMES OF AMMONIA, SO*X, NO*X.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL LOCAL,
    STATE, AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS .

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