Refrigerant R134a

Refrigerant R134a
Safety data sheet
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R 134a)
Creation date :
Revision date :
28.01.2005
10.01.2011
Version : 2.0
NL / E
1 IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND
OF THE COMPANY
P403
Product name
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R 134a)
Trade name
Koudemiddel R-134a
Precautionary Statement Disposal
None.
EC No (from EINECS):
CAS No: 811-97-2
Index-Nr.
Chemical formula CF3CH2F
REACH Registration number:
Not available.
Known uses
Not known.
Company identification
Linde Gas Benelux B.V., Havenstraat 1, NL 3115 HC, Schiedam
E-Mail Address [email protected]
Emergency phone numbers (24h): +31 (0) 10 2461616
Poison center:
+31 (0) 30 2748888 - National Poison Information Centre, Utrecht.
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HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification acc. to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008/EC
(CLP/GHS)
Press. Gas (Liquefied gas) - Contains gas under pressure; may
explode if heated.
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- Labelling Pictograms
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Warning
- Hazard Statements
H280
EIGA-As
Contains gas under pressure; may
explode if heated.
Asphyxiant in high concentrations.
- Precautionary Statements
Precautionary Statement Prevention
None.
Precautionary Statement Reaction
None.
Precautionary Statement Storage
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation
In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation. Symptoms may
include loss of mobility/consciousness. Victim may not be aware of
asphyxiation. Remove victim to uncontaminated area wearing self
contained breathing apparatus. Keep victim warm and rested. Call a
doctor. Apply artificial respiration if breathing stopped.
Skin/eye contact
For liquid spillage - flush with water for at least 15 minutes Obtain
medical assistance.
Ingestion
Ingestion is not considered a potential route of exposure.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Specific hazards
Exposure to fire may cause containers to rupture/explode. Non
flammable.
Hazardous combustion products
If involved in a fire the following toxic and/or corrosive fumes may be
produced by thermal decomposition:
Hydrogen fluoride.
Suitable extinguishing media
All known extinguishants can be used.
Specific methods
If possible, stop flow of product. Move container away or cool with
water from a protected position.
Special protective equipment for fire fighters
Use self-contained breathing apparatus and chemically protective
clothing.
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- Signal word
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Substance/Preparation: Substance.
Components/Impurities
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R 134a)
CAS No: 811-97-2
Index-Nr.:
REACH Registration number:
Not available.
Contains no other components or impurities which will influence the
classification of the product.
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Classification acc. to Directive 67/548/EEC & 1999/45/EC:
Proposed by the industry
RAs
Asphyxiant in high concentrations.
Risk advice to man and the environment
Liquefied gas.
Contact with liquid may cause cold burns/frost bite.
Label Elements
SDS No. : 150
page 1 / 3
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions
Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus when
entering area unless atmosphere is proved to be safe. Ensure
adequate air ventilation.
Environmental precautions
Try to stop release. Prevent from entering sewers, basements and
workpits, or any place where its accumulation can be dangerous.
Clean up methods
Ventilate area.
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HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling
Suck back of water into the container must be prevented. Do not
allow backfeed into the container. Use only properly specified
equipment which is suitable for this product, its supply pressure and
150 / EDV / 19.11.2010
Safety data sheet
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R 134a)
Creation date :
Revision date :
28.01.2005
10.01.2011
Version : 2.0
temperature. Contact your gas supplier if in doubt. Refer to
supplier's handling instructions.
Storage
Secure cylinders to prevent them falling. Keep container below 50°C
in a well ventilated place.
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EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure limit value
Value type
Public limit value TGG8h (NL)
value
1.000 ppm
Note
Personal protection
Ensure adequate ventilation. Do not smoke while handling product.
Carry working gloves and protection shoes while handling gas
cylinders.
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PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance/Colour: Colourless gas.
Odour: Ethereal
Important information on environment, health and safety
Molecular weight: 102 g/mol
Melting point: -101 °C
Boiling point: -26 °C
Critical temperature: 100,6 °C
Flammability range: Non flammable.
Relative density, gas: Heavier than air.
Vapour Pressure 20 °C: 5,7 bar
Solubility mg/l water: 1930 mg/l
Other data
Gas/vapour heavier than air. May accumulate in confined spaces,
particularly at or below ground level.
10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability and reactivity
May react violently with alkaline-earth and alkali metals.
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IMDG
Class
2.2
UN number and proper shipping name
UN 3159 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane
2.2
Labels
P200
Packing Instruction
EmS
FC,SV
IATA
Class
2.2
UN number and proper shipping name
UN 3159 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane
2.2
Labels
P200
Packing Instruction
Other transport information
Avoid transport on vehicles where the load space is not separated
from the driver's compartment. Ensure vehicle driver is aware of the
potential hazards of the load and knows what to do in the event of
an accident or an emergency. Before transporting product
containers ensure that they are firmly secured. Ensure that the
cylinder valve is closed and not leaking. Ensure that the valve outlet
cap nut or plug (where provided) is correctly fitted. Ensure that the
valve protection device (where provided) is correctly fitted. Ensure
adequate ventilation. Ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
15 REGULATORY INFORMATION
Further national regulations
- Publication series of Dangerous Goods: PGS 15 - Storage of
packed dangerous goods (published by the Ministry of Housing,
Spatial Planning and Environment (VROM)).
- Working conditions Catalogue AI-18 (Laboratory) and AI-31
(Dangerous Substances) (published by SDU Publishing business).
- Ministry for Social Affairs and Employment: Regulation 4.6-1 Prevention of accidents on the account of storage, use and transport
of pressure receptacles.
This substance or preparation above certain volume may have to be
included in a SEVESO II submission or any other applicable national
regulation.
11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute toxicity
No known toxicological effects from this product.
12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
General
No known ecological damage caused by this product.
13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General
Do not discharge into any place where its accumulation could be
dangerous. Contact supplier if guidance is required.
EWC Nr. 16 05 05
14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADR/RID
Class
2
Classification Code
UN number and proper shipping name
UN 3159 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane
UN 3159 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane
2.2
Hazard number
Labels
16 OTHER INFORMATION
Ensure all national/local regulations are observed. The hazard of
asphyxiation is often overlooked and must be stressed during
operator training. Before using this product in any new process or
experiment, a thorough material compatibility and safety study
should be carried out.
Advice
Whilst proper care has been taken in the preparation of this
document, no liability for injury or damage resulting from its use can
be accepted. Details given in this document are believed to be
correct at the time of going to press.
Further information
Kühn-Birett: Merkblätter gefährliche Arbeitsstoffe
Hommel: Handbook of dangerous goods
Linde safety advice
No. 3
Oxygen deficiency
No. 7
Safe handling of gas cylinders and cylinder bundles
2A
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150 / EDV / 19.11.2010
Safety data sheet
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R 134a)
Creation date :
Revision date :
28.01.2005
10.01.2011
Version : 2.0
NL / E
SDS No. : 150
page 3 / 3
150 / EDV / 19.11.2010
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