T733-6F, T733-6MT, T733-7F, T733-7MT, T733-8F, T733-8MT, T733-9F, T733-9MT SDS Number – Z0336

T733-6F, T733-6MT, T733-7F, T733-7MT, T733-8F, T733-8MT, T733-9F, T733-9MT SDS Number – Z0336

SDS Number – Z0336

Sid Harvey Item number –

T733-6F, T733-6MT, T733-7F,

T733-7MT, T733-8F, T733-8MT, T733-9F, T733-9MT

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Carbon Dioxide

Section 1. Identification

GHS product identifier

Chemical name

Other means of identification

Product use

Synonym

SDS #

Supplier's details

:

:

:

Carbon Dioxide

Carbon dioxide

Carbonic, Carbon Dioxide, Carbonic Anhydride, R744

:

:

:

:

Synthetic/Analytical chemistry.

Carbonic, Carbon Dioxide, Carbonic Anhydride, R744

001013

Airgas USA, LLC and its affiliates

259 North Radnor-Chester Road

Suite 100

Radnor, PA 19087-5283

1-610-687-5253

Emergency telephone number (with hours of operation)

:

1-866-734-3438

Section 2. Hazards identification

OSHA/HCS status

Classification of the substance or mixture

:

:

This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

(29 CFR 1910.1200).

GASES UNDER PRESSURE - Liquefied gas

Simple asphyxiant.

GHS label elements

Hazard pictograms :

Signal word

Hazard statements :

:

Warning

Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.

May cause frostbite.

May displace oxygen and cause rapid suffocation.

May increase respiration and heart rate.

Precautionary statements

General

Prevention

Response

Storage

Disposal :

:

:

:

:

Read and follow all Safety Data Sheets (SDS’S) before use. Read label before use.

Keep out of reach of children. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Close valve after each use and when empty. Use equipment rated for cylinder pressure. Do not open valve until connected to equipment prepared for use.

Use a back flow preventative device in the piping. Use only equipment of compatible materials of construction. Always keep container in upright position.

Use and store only outdoors or in a well ventilated place.

Not applicable.

Protect from sunlight. Protect from sunlight when ambient temperature exceeds

52°C/125°F. Store in a well-ventilated place.

Not applicable.

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Section 2. Hazards identification

Hazards not otherwise classified

:

In addition to any other important health or physical hazards, this product may displace oxygen and cause rapid suffocation.

May cause frostbite.

Section 3. Composition/information on ingredients

Substance/mixture

Chemical name

Other means of identification

:

:

:

Substance

Carbon dioxide

Carbonic, Carbon Dioxide, Carbonic Anhydride, R744

CAS number/other identifiers

CAS number

Product code :

:

Ingredient name

Carbon Dioxide

124-38-9

001013

%

100

CAS number

124-38-9

There are no additional ingredients present which, within the current knowledge of the supplier and in the concentrations applicable, are classified as hazardous to health or the environment and hence require reporting in this section.

Occupational exposure limits, if available, are listed in Section 8.

Section 4. First aid measures

Description of necessary first aid measures

Eye contact

Inhalation

Skin contact

Ingestion

:

:

:

:

Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If not breathing, if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs, provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Get medical attention if adverse health effects persist or are severe. If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse.

As this product is a gas, refer to the inhalation section.

Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

Potential acute health effects

Eye contact :

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Inhalation

Skin contact :

:

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Frostbite :

Try to warm up the frozen tissues and seek medical attention.

Ingestion :

As this product is a gas, refer to the inhalation section.

Over-exposure signs/symptoms

Eye contact

Inhalation

Skin contact :

:

:

No specific data.

No specific data.

No specific data.

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Section 4. First aid measures

Ingestion :

No specific data.

Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

Notes to physician

Specific treatments :

:

Treat symptomatically. Contact poison treatment specialist immediately if large quantities have been ingested or inhaled.

No specific treatment.

Protection of first-aiders :

No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

See toxicological information (Section 11)

Section 5. Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Unsuitable extinguishing media

:

Use an extinguishing agent suitable for the surrounding fire.

:

None known.

Specific hazards arising from the chemical

Hazardous thermal decomposition products

:

:

Contains gas under pressure. In a fire or if heated, a pressure increase will occur and the container may burst or explode.

Decomposition products may include the following materials: carbon dioxide carbon monoxide

Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

:

:

Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if there is a fire. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Contact supplier immediately for specialist advice. Move containers from fire area if this can be done without risk. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool.

Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode.

Section 6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

For non-emergency personnel

For emergency responders :

:

No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.

Evacuate surrounding areas. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering. Avoid breathing gas. Provide adequate ventilation. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. Put on appropriate personal protective equipment.

If specialised clothing is required to deal with the spillage, take note of any information in Section 8 on suitable and unsuitable materials. See also the information in "For nonemergency personnel".

Environmental precautions :

Ensure emergency procedures to deal with accidental gas releases are in place to avoid contamination of the environment. Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental pollution (sewers, waterways, soil or air).

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Small spill

Large spill :

:

Immediately contact emergency personnel. Stop leak if without risk.

Immediately contact emergency personnel. Stop leak if without risk. Note: see Section

1 for emergency contact information and Section 13 for waste disposal.

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Section 7. Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Protective measures :

Put on appropriate personal protective equipment (see Section 8). Contains gas under pressure. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing gas. Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Use equipment rated for cylinder pressure. Close valve after each use and when empty. Protect cylinders from physical damage; do not drag, roll, slide, or drop.

Use a suitable hand truck for cylinder movement.

Advice on general occupational hygiene

:

Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas. See also Section 8 for additional information on hygiene measures.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

:

Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in a segregated and approved area.

Store away from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials (see Section 10). Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Cylinders should be stored upright, with valve protection cap in place, and firmly secured to prevent falling or being knocked over. Cylinder temperatures should not exceed 52 °C (125 °F).

Section 8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Control parameters

Occupational exposure limits

Ingredient name

Carbon Dioxide

Exposure limits

ACGIH TLV (United States, 3/2012). Oxygen

Depletion [Asphyxiant].

STEL: 54000 mg/m³ 15 minutes.

STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minutes.

TWA: 9000 mg/m³ 8 hours.

TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hours.

NIOSH REL (United States, 1/2013).

STEL: 54000 mg/m³ 15 minutes.

STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minutes.

TWA: 9000 mg/m³ 10 hours.

TWA: 5000 ppm 10 hours.

OSHA PEL (United States, 6/2010).

TWA: 9000 mg/m³ 8 hours.

TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hours.

OSHA PEL 1989 (United States, 3/1989).

STEL: 54000 mg/m³ 15 minutes.

STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minutes.

TWA: 18000 mg/m³ 8 hours.

TWA: 10000 ppm 8 hours.

Appropriate engineering controls

Environmental exposure controls

:

:

Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control worker exposure to airborne contaminants.

Emissions from ventilation or work process equipment should be checked to ensure they comply with the requirements of environmental protection legislation. In some cases, fume scrubbers, filters or engineering modifications to the process equipment will be necessary to reduce emissions to acceptable levels.

Individual protection measures

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Section 8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Hygiene measures

Eye/face protection :

:

Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products, before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period.

Appropriate techniques should be used to remove potentially contaminated clothing.

Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists, gases or dusts. If contact is possible, the following protection should be worn, unless the assessment indicates a higher degree of protection: safety glasses with sideshields.

Skin protection

Hand protection :

Body protection

Other skin protection

Respiratory protection

:

:

:

Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary. Considering the parameters specified by the glove manufacturer, check during use that the gloves are still retaining their protective properties. It should be noted that the time to breakthrough for any glove material may be different for different glove manufacturers. In the case of mixtures, consisting of several substances, the protection time of the gloves cannot be accurately estimated.

Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product.

Appropriate footwear and any additional skin protection measures should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product.

Use a properly fitted, air-purifying or air-fed respirator complying with an approved standard if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator.

Section 9. Physical and chemical properties

Appearance

Physical state

Color

Molecular weight

Molecular formula

Melting/freezing point

Critical temperature

:

:

:

:

:

:

Gas. [Liquefied compressed gas.]

Colorless.

44.01 g/mole

C-O2

Sublimation temperature: -79°C (-110.2 to °F)

30.85°C (87.5°F)

Odor

Odor threshold pH

Flash point

Burning time

Burning rate

Evaporation rate

Flammability (solid, gas)

Lower and upper explosive

(flammable) limits

Vapor pressure

Vapor density

Specific Volume (ft 3 /lb)

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

Odorless.

Not available.

Not available.

[Product does not sustain combustion.]

Not applicable.

Not applicable.

Not available.

Not available.

Not available.

:

:

:

830 (psig)

1.53 (Air = 1) Liquid [email protected]: Solid density = 97.5 lb/ft3 (1562 kg/m3)

8.7719

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Section 9. Physical and chemical properties

Gas Density (lb/ft 3 )

Relative density

Solubility

Solubility in water

Partition coefficient: noctanol/water

Auto-ignition temperature

Decomposition temperature :

SADT

:

:

Viscosity :

:

:

:

:

:

0.114

Not applicable.

Not available.

Not available.

0.83

Not available.

Not available.

Not available.

Not applicable.

Section 10. Stability and reactivity

Reactivity :

No specific test data related to reactivity available for this product or its ingredients.

Chemical stability

Possibility of hazardous reactions

:

The product is stable.

:

Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.

Conditions to avoid :

No specific data.

Hazardous decomposition products

:

Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

Hazardous polymerization :

Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous polymerization will not occur.

Section 11. Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

Not available.

Irritation/Corrosion

Not available.

Sensitization

Not available.

Mutagenicity

Not available.

Carcinogenicity

Not available.

Reproductive toxicity

Not available.

Teratogenicity

Not available.

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Section 11. Toxicological information

Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure)

Not available.

Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure)

Not available.

Aspiration hazard

Not available.

Information on the likely routes of exposure

Potential acute health effects

Eye contact

Inhalation

Skin contact

Ingestion

:

:

:

:

:

Not available.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

As this product is a gas, refer to the inhalation section.

Symptoms related to the physical, chemical and toxicological characteristics

Eye contact

Inhalation

:

:

No specific data.

No specific data.

Skin contact

Ingestion

:

:

No specific data.

No specific data.

Delayed and immediate effects and also chronic effects from short and long term exposure

Short term exposure

Potential immediate effects

:

Not available.

Potential delayed effects

Long term exposure

Potential immediate effects

Potential delayed effects

:

:

Not available.

Not available.

:

Potential chronic health effects

Not available.

Not available.

General

Carcinogenicity

Mutagenicity

Teratogenicity

Developmental effects

Fertility effects

:

:

:

:

:

:

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Numerical measures of toxicity

Acute toxicity estimates

Not available.

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Section 12. Ecological information

Toxicity

Not available.

Persistence and degradability

Not available.

Bioaccumulative potential

Product/ingredient name

Carbon Dioxide

LogP ow

0.83

-

BCF Potential

low

Mobility in soil

Soil/water partition coefficient (K

OC

)

:

Not available.

Other adverse effects :

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Section 13. Disposal considerations

Disposal methods :

The generation of waste should be avoided or minimized wherever possible. Disposal of this product, solutions and any by-products should at all times comply with the requirements of environmental protection and waste disposal legislation and any regional local authority requirements. Dispose of surplus and non-recyclable products via a licensed waste disposal contractor. Waste should not be disposed of untreated to the sewer unless fully compliant with the requirements of all authorities with jurisdiction.

Empty Airgas-owned pressure vessels should be returned to Airgas. Waste packaging should be recycled. Incineration or landfill should only be considered when recycling is not feasible. This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way. Empty containers or liners may retain some product residues. Do not puncture or incinerate container.

Section 14. Transport information

UN number

UN proper shipping name

DOT

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

Transport hazard class(es)

2.2

TDG

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

2.2

Mexico

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

2.2

IMDG

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

2.2

IATA

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

2.2

Packing group

Environment

Additional information

-

No.

Limited quantity

Yes.

-

No.

Explosive Limit and

Limited Quantity Index

0.125

-

No.

Packaging instruction

Passenger aircraft

Quantity limitation: 75 kg

Passenger Carrying

Road or Rail Index

75

Cargo aircraft

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Passenger and Cargo

Aircraft

Quantity limitation: 75 kg

Cargo Aircraft Only

Quantity limitation: 150 kg

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Section 14. Transport information

Quantity limitation: 150 kg

“Refer to CFR 49 (or authority having jurisdiction) to determine the information required for shipment of the product.”

Special precautions for user : Transport within user’s premises:

always transport in closed containers that are upright and secure. Ensure that persons transporting the product know what to do in the event of an accident or spillage.

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL

73/78 and the IBC Code

:

Not available.

Section 15. Regulatory information

U.S. Federal regulations : TSCA 8(a) CDR Exempt/Partial exemption

: This material is listed or exempted.

United States inventory (TSCA 8b)

: This material is listed or exempted.

Clean Air Act Section 112

(b) Hazardous Air

Pollutants (HAPs)

Clean Air Act Section 602

Class I Substances

Clean Air Act Section 602

Class II Substances

:

:

:

Not listed

Not listed

Not listed

DEA List I Chemicals

(Precursor Chemicals)

DEA List II Chemicals

(Essential Chemicals)

:

:

Not listed

Not listed

SARA 302/304

Composition/information on ingredients

No products were found.

SARA 304 RQ

SARA 311/312

:

Not applicable.

Classification :

Sudden release of pressure

Composition/information on ingredients

Name % Fire hazard

Sudden release of pressure

Reactive

Carbon Dioxide

State regulations

Massachusetts

New York

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Canada inventory

Date of issue/Date of revision

:

:

:

:

:

100 No.

Yes.

This material is listed.

This material is not listed.

This material is listed.

This material is listed.

This material is listed or exempted.

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5/26/2015.

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Immediate

(acute) health hazard

Yes

Delayed

(chronic) health hazard

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Section 15. Regulatory information

International regulations

International lists :

:

Australia inventory (AICS)

: This material is listed or exempted.

China inventory (IECSC)

: This material is listed or exempted.

Japan inventory

: This material is listed or exempted.

Korea inventory

: This material is listed or exempted.

Malaysia Inventory (EHS Register)

: Not determined.

New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC)

: This material is listed or exempted.

Philippines inventory (PICCS)

: This material is listed or exempted.

Taiwan inventory (CSNN)

: Not determined.

Not listed

Chemical Weapons

Convention List Schedule

I Chemicals

Chemical Weapons

Convention List Schedule

II Chemicals

Chemical Weapons

Convention List Schedule

III Chemicals

:

:

Not listed

Not listed

Canada

WHMIS (Canada) :

Class A: Compressed gas.

CEPA Toxic substances

: This material is listed.

Canadian ARET

: This material is not listed.

Canadian NPRI

: This material is not listed.

Alberta Designated Substances

: This material is not listed.

Ontario Designated Substances

: This material is not listed.

Quebec Designated Substances

: This material is not listed.

Section 16. Other information

Canada Label requirements :

Flammability

Class A: Compressed gas.

Hazardous Material Information System (U.S.A.)

Health

1

0

Physical hazards

3

Caution: HMIS® ratings are based on a 0-4 rating scale, with 0 representing minimal hazards or risks, and 4 representing significant hazards or risks Although HMIS® ratings are not required on SDSs under 29 CFR 1910.

1200, the preparer may choose to provide them. HMIS® ratings are to be used with a fully implemented HMIS® program. HMIS® is a registered mark of the National Paint & Coatings Association (NPCA). HMIS® materials may be purchased exclusively from J. J. Keller (800) 327-6868.

The customer is responsible for determining the PPE code for this material.

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.)

Health

0

2

S A

0

Flammability

Instability/Reactivity

Special

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Section 16. Other information

Reprinted with permission from NFPA 704-2001, Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency

Response Copyright ©1997, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA 02269. This reprinted material is not the complete and official position of the National Fire Protection Association, on the referenced subject which is represented only by the standard in its entirety.

Copyright ©2001, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA 02269. This warning system is intended to be interpreted and applied only by properly trained individuals to identify fire, health and reactivity hazards of chemicals. The user is referred to certain limited number of chemicals with recommended classifications in

NFPA 49 and NFPA 325, which would be used as a guideline only. Whether the chemicals are classified by NFPA or not, anyone using the 704 systems to classify chemicals does so at their own risk.

History

Date of printing

Date of issue/Date of revision

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Key to abbreviations

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ATE = Acute Toxicity Estimate

BCF = Bioconcentration Factor

GHS = Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

IATA = International Air Transport Association

IBC = Intermediate Bulk Container

IMDG = International Maritime Dangerous Goods

LogPow = logarithm of the octanol/water partition coefficient

MARPOL 73/78 = International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships,

1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978. ("Marpol" = marine pollution)

UN = United NationsACGIH – American Conference of Governmental Industrial

Hygienists

AIHA – American Industrial Hygiene Association

CAS – Chemical Abstract Services

CEPA – Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CERCLA – Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

(EPA)

CFR – United States Code of Federal Regulations

CPR – Controlled Products Regulations

DSL – Domestic Substances List

GWP – Global Warming Potential

IARC – International Agency for Research on Cancer

ICAO – International Civil Aviation Organisation

Inh – Inhalation

LC – Lethal concentration

LD – Lethal dosage

NDSL – Non-Domestic Substances List

NIOSH – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

TDG – Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations

TLV – Threshold Limit Value

TSCA – Toxic Substances Control Act

WEEL – Workplace Environmental Exposure Level

WHMIS – Canadian Workplace Hazardous Material Information System

References :

Not available.

Indicates information that has changed from previously issued version.

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Section 16. Other information

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate. However, neither the above-named supplier, nor any of its subsidiaries, assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein.

Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution. Although certain hazards are described herein, we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist.

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Section 1. Chemical product and company identification

Product Name

Supplier

Product use

MSDS#

Date of

Preparation/Revision

In case of emergency

:

:

:

:

:

Carbon Dioxide

AIRGAS INC., on behalf of its subsidiaries

259 North Radnor-Chester Road

Suite 100

Radnor, PA 19087-5283

1-610-687-5253

Synthetic/Analytical chemistry.

001013

6/15/2006.

:

1-866-734-3438

Section 2. Hazards identification

Physical state :

Gas.

Emergency overview :

Warning!

CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE.

CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: LUNGS, CARDIOVASCULAR

SYSTEM, SKIN, EYES, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA.

MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.

Avoid contact with skin and clothing. Avoid breathing gas. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Contact with rapidly expanding gas, liquid, or solid can cause frostbite.

Inhalation,Dermal,Eyes

Routes of entry

Potential acute health effects

:

Eyes

Skin

:

:

Moderately irritating to the eyes.

Moderately irritating to the skin.

Moderately irritating to the respiratory system.

Inhalation

Ingestion

Potential chronic health effects

:

:

:

Ingestion is not a normal route of exposure for gases

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS

: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS

: Not available.

Medical conditions aggravated by overexposure

:

Acute or chronic respiratory conditions may be aggravated by overexposure to this gas.

See toxicological Information (section 11)

Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients

Name

Carbon Dioxide

CAS number

124-38-9

% Volume

100

Exposure limits

ACGIH TLV (United States, 9/2004).

STEL: 54000 mg/m

3

15 minute(s). Form: All forms

STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minute(s). Form: All forms

TWA: 9000 mg/m

3

8 hour(s). Form: All forms

TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hour(s). Form: All forms

NIOSH REL (United States, 6/2001).

STEL: 54000 mg/m

3

15 minute(s). Form: All forms

STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minute(s). Form: All forms

TWA: 9000 mg/m

3

10 hour(s). Form: All

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TWA: 5000 ppm 10 hour(s). Form: All forms

OSHA PEL (United States, 6/1993).

TWA: 9000 mg/m

3

8 hour(s). Form: All forms

TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hour(s). Form: All forms

Section 4. First aid measures

No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.If fumes are still suspected to be present, the rescuer should wear an appropriate mask or a self-contained breathing apparatus.It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Eye contact

Skin contact

Frostbite :

:

:

In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

Get medical attention immediately.

In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse.

Get medical attention.

Try to warm up the frozen tissues and seek medical attention.

Inhalation

Ingestion :

:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention if symptoms appear.

Section 5. Fire fighting measures

Flammability of the product

Fire fighting media and instructions

:

:

Non-flammable.

Use an extinguishing agent suitable for surrounding fires.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

:

If involved in fire, shut off flow immediately if it can be done without risk. Apply water from a safe distance to cool container and protect surrounding area.

No specific hazard.

Fire fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.

Section 6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

Environmental precautions :

:

Immediately contact emergency personnel. Keep unnecessary personnel away. Use suitable protective equipment (Section 8). Shut off gas supply if this can be done safely.

Isolate area until gas has dispersed.

Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers.

Section 7. Handling and storage

Handling

Storage

:

:

Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Wash thoroughly after handling. High pressure gas. Use equipment rated for cylinder pressure. Close valve after each use and when empty. Protect cylinders from physical damage; do not drag, roll, slide, or drop. Use a suitable hand truck for cylinder movement.

Never allow any unprotected part of the body to touch uninsulated pipes or vessels that contain cryogenic liquids. Prevent entrapment of liquid in closed systems or piping without pressure relief devices. Some materials may become brittle at low temperatures and will easily fracture.

Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Cylinders should be stored upright, with valve protection cap in place, and firmly secured to prevent falling or being knocked over. Cylinder temperatures should not exceed 52 °C

(125 °F).

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Section 8. Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering controls :

Use only with adequate ventilation. Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits.

Personal protection

Eyes

Skin

Respiratory

Hands :

:

:

:

Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists or dusts.

When working with cryogenic liquids, wear a full face shield.

Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist before handling this product.

Use a properly fitted, air-purifying or air-fed respirator complying with an approved standard if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator.

The applicable standards are (US) 29 CFR 1910.134 and (Canada) Z94.4-93

Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves or gauntlets complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.

Insulated gloves suitable for low temperatures

A self-contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product.

Personal protection in case of a large spill

:

Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.

Section 9. Physical and chemical properties

Molecular weight

Molecular formula

Boiling/condensation point

Melting/freezing point

Critical temperature

Vapor pressure

Vapor density

Specific Volume (ft /lb)

Gas Density (lb/ft

3

)

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

44.01 g/mole

CO2

-78.55°C (-109.4°F)

Sublimation temperature: -78.5°C (-109.3°F)

30.9°C (87.6°F)

830 psig

1.53 (Air = 1)

8.77193

0.114

Section 10. Stability and reactivity

Stability and reactivity :

The product is stable.

Section 11. Toxicological information

Toxicity data

Ingredient name

Carbon Dioxide

IDLH

Chronic effects on humans

Test

Not available.

Result

Not available.

Route

Not available.

Species

Not available.

:

:

40000 ppm

Causes damage to the following organs: lungs, cardiovascular system, skin, eyes, central nervous system (CNS), eye, lens or cornea.

Other toxic effects on humans

Specific effects

Carcinogenic effects

Mutagenic effects

Reproduction toxicity

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No specific information is available in our database regarding the other toxic effects of this material for humans.

:

:

:

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

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Section 12. Ecological information

Ingredient name

Carbon Dioxide

Species

Not available.

Period

Not available.

Products of degradation

Toxicity of the products of biodegradation

Environmental fate

Environmental hazards

Toxicity to the environment :

:

:

:

:

These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO

2

).

not available

Not available.

No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Not available.

Result

Not available.

Section 13. Disposal considerations

Product removed from the cylinder must be disposed of in accordance with appropriate Federal, State, local regulation.Return cylinders with residual product to Airgas, Inc.Do not dispose of locally.

Section 14. Transport information

Regulatory information

UN number Proper shipping name

Class Packing group Label Additional information

DOT Classification

UN1013 CARBON DIOXIDE 2.2

Not applicable (gas).

NON-FLAMMABLE GAS

2

Limited quantity

Yes.

UN2187 Carbon dioxide, refrigerated liquid

Packaging instruction

Passenger

Aircraft

Quantity limitation: 75 kg

TDG Classification

UN1013

Mexico

Classification

UN2187

UN1013

CARBON DIOXIDE

Carbon dioxide, refrigerated liquid

CARBON DIOXIDE

2.2

2.2

Not applicable (gas).

Not applicable (gas).

2

NON-FLAMMABLE GAS

2

Cargo Aircraft

Quantity limitation: 150 kg

Explosive

Limit and

Limited

Quantity

Index

0.125

-

Passenger

Carrying

Road or Rail

Index

75

UN2187 Carbon dioxide, refrigerated liquid

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Section 15. Regulatory information

United States

U.S. Federal regulations

State regulations

:

:

TSCA 8(b) inventory: Carbon Dioxide

SARA 302/304/311/312 extremely hazardous substances: No products were found.

SARA 302/304 emergency planning and notification: No products were found.

SARA 302/304/311/312 hazardous chemicals: Carbon Dioxide

SARA 311/312 MSDS distribution - chemical inventory - hazard identification: Carbon

Dioxide: Sudden Release of Pressure, Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard, Delayed

(Chronic) Health Hazard

Clean Water Act (CWA) 307: No products were found.

Clean Water Act (CWA) 311: No products were found.

Clean air act (CAA) 112 accidental release prevention: No products were found.

Clean air act (CAA) 112 regulated flammable substances: No products were found.

Clean air act (CAA) 112 regulated toxic substances: No products were found.

Pennsylvania RTK: Carbon Dioxide: (generic environmental hazard)

Massachusetts RTK: Carbon Dioxide

New Jersey: Carbon Dioxide

Canada

WHMIS (Canada) :

Class A: Compressed gas.

CEPA DSL: Carbon Dioxide

Section 16. Other information

United States

Label Requirements

Canada

Label Requirements

Hazardous Material

Information System (U.S.A.)

:

:

:

CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE.

CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: LUNGS, CARDIOVASCULAR

SYSTEM, SKIN, EYES, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA.

MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.

Class A: Compressed gas.

Health

Fire hazard

* 1

0

Reactivity

0

Personal protection

C

liquid:

Health

Fire hazard

Reactivity

Personal protection

3

0

0

National Fire Protection

Association (U.S.A.)

:

Health

1

0

Flammability

0

Instability

Special

liquid:

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Health

3

0

Flammability

0

Instability

Special

Notice to reader

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate. However, neither the above named supplier nor any of its subsidiaries assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein.

Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution. Although certain hazards are described herein, we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist.

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