HYDROGEN FLUORIDE SECTION 1

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SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking
1.1 Product identifier
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Trade name
Synonyms
Molecular formula
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE
Fluorhydric acid, anhydrous
HF
1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Uses of the Substance / Mixture
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Chemical industry
Contact your supplier for additional information
1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
Company
SOLVAY FLUORIDES, LLC
3737 Buffalo Speedway,
Suite 800,
Houston, TX 77098
USA
Tel: 800-515-6065
1.4 Emergency telephone
FOR EMERGENCIES INVOLVING A SPILL, LEAK, FIRE, EXPOSURE OR ACCIDENT CONTACT: CHEMTREC 800-4249300 within the United States and Canada, or 703-527-3887 for international collect calls.
SECTION 2: Hazards identification
Although WHMIS has not adopted the environmental portion of the GHS regulations, this document may include information on
environmental effects
2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Hazardous Products Regulations (WHMIS 2015)
Acute toxicity, Category 2
Acute toxicity, Category 2
Acute toxicity, Category 1
Skin corrosion, Category 1A
Serious eye damage, Category 1
Acute aquatic toxicity, Category 3
2.2 Label elements
Hazardous Products Regulations (WHMIS 2015)
Pictogram
Signal Word
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H300: Fatal if swallowed.
H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H402: Harmful to aquatic life.
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Danger
Hazard Statements
- H300 + H310 + H330
- H314
- H402
Precautionary Statements
Prevention
- P260
- P262
- P264
- P270
- P271
- P273
- P280
- P284
Response
- P301 + P310 + P330
- P301 + P330 + P331
- P303 + P361 + P353
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P304 + P340 + P310
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P305 + P351 + P338 + P310
- P361 + P364
Storage
- P403 + P233
- P405
Disposal
- P501
Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful to aquatic life.
Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Avoid release to the environment.
Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
Wear respiratory protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor. Rinse mouth.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with
water.
IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification
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H402: Harmful to aquatic life.
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Chronic exposure may entail dental or skeletal fluorosis
Liquefied gas
Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
Causes severe burns.
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.
SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients
3.1 Substance
WHMIS Hazardous Ingredients and Impurities
Chemical name
Hydrofluoric acid
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Identification number
CAS-No.
7664-39-3
Concentration [% wt/wt or V/V]
>= 99 - <= 100
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3.2 Mixture
Not applicable, this product is a substance.
SECTION 4: First aid measures
4.1 Description of first-aid measures
In case of inhalation
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In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.
Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
Call a physician immediately.
Take victim immediately to hospital.
In case of skin contact
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Call a physician immediately.
Take victim immediately to hospital.
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash off with plenty of water.
First treatment with calcium gluconate paste.
Rinse with lukewarm running water.
Please make sure that hospital staff is aware of the unique characteristics of injuries caused by HF exposures and
the fact that the systemic toxic effects of the exposure will require prompt serum monitoring of fluorides, calcium,
magnesium and sodium, and calcium replacement by infusion.
In case of eye contact
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Immediate medical attention is required.
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Take victim immediately to hospital.
In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).
In case of ingestion
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If victim is conscious:
Rinse mouth with water.
Give to drink a 1% aqueous calcium gluconate solution.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.
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Call a physician immediately.
Take victim immediately to hospital.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
In case of inhalation
Symptoms
- Breathing difficulties
- sore throat
- Nose bleeding
Effects
- Corrosive to respiratory system.
- Inhalation of vapors is irritating to the respiratory system, may cause throat pain and cough.
- Aspiration may cause pulmonary edema and pneumonitis.
- risk of hypocalcemia with nervous problems (tetany) and cardiac arrhythmia
Repeated or prolonged exposure
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Risk of chronic bronchitis
In case of skin contact
Symptoms
- Redness
- Swelling of tissue
- Burn
Effects
- Causes severe burns.
- Risk of shock.
- Risk of hypocalcemia following the extent of the lesions.
In case of eye contact
Symptoms
- Lachrymation
- Redness
- Swelling of tissue
- Burn
Effects
- Corrosive
- Causes severe burns.
- May cause permanent eye injury.
- May cause blindness.
In case of ingestion
Symptoms
- Nausea
- Bloody vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhea
- Cough
- Severe shortness of breath
Effects
- If ingested, severe burns of the mouth and throat, as well as a danger of perforation of the esophagus and the
stomach.
- Risk of throat (o)edema and suffocation.
- Risk of chemical pneumonitis from product inhalation.
- risk of hypocalcemia with nervous problems (tetany) and cardiac arrhythmia
- Risk of convulsions, loss of consciousness, deep coma and cardiopulmonary arrest.
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Notes to physician
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If skin irritation occurs:
Immediately apply calcium gluconate gel 2.5% and massage into the affected area using rubber gloves; continue to
massage while repeatedly applying gel until 15 minutes after pain is relieved.
HF-Antidote Gel from IPS Healthcare is recommended as treatment for injuries from hydrofluoric acid.
SECTION 5: Firefighting measures
5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
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Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media
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Water may be ineffective.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during fire fighting
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The product is not flammable.
Not combustible.
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.
Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.
Reacts violently with water.
Hazardous combustion products:
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Hydrogen
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
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Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
Wear chemical resistant oversuit
Special protective actions for fire-fighters
In case of fire, use water spray.
Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.
Cool containers/tanks with water spray.
Keep from any possible contact with water.
Approach from upwind.
Further information
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Suppress (knock down) gases/vapors/mists with a water spray jet.
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Cool containers/tanks with water spray.
Keep from any possible contact with water.
Approach from upwind.
SECTION 6: Accidental release measures
6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
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Immediately evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
Advice for emergency responders
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Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
Suppress (knock down) gases/vapors/mists with a water spray jet.
Avoid spraying the leak source.
Ventilate the area.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Keep away from incompatible products
Vapors are heavier than air and can cause suffocation by reducing oxygen available for breathing.
6.2 Environmental precautions
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Should not be released into the environment.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
Prevent product from entering sewage system.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
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Contact with water may produce heat release and presents risks of splashing.
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Prevent product from entering sewage system.
Dilute with water.
Contact with water may produce heat release and presents risks of splashing.
Keep in properly labeled containers.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
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Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
SECTION 7: Handling and storage
7.1 Precautions for safe handling
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Use only in well-ventilated areas.
Used in closed system
Use only clean and dry utensils.
Keep away from water.
Preferably transfer by pump or gravity.
Avoid inhalation, ingestion and contact with skin and eyes.
Keep away from incompatible products
Hygiene measures
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Use only in an area equipped with a safety shower.
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
May not get in touch with:
Leather
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Consult the industrial hygienist or the safety manager for the selection of personal protective equipment suitable for the
working conditions.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
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Technical measures/Storage conditions
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Keep in properly labeled containers.
Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
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Keep container tightly closed.
Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place.
Keep away from heat.
Prevent spreading over a wide area (e.g. by containment or oil barriers).
Information about special precautions needed for bulk handling is available on request.
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Keep away from:
Incompatible products
Packaging material
Suitable material
- Steel drum
Unsuitable material
- glass
7.3 Specific end use(s)
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Contact your supplier for additional information
SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection
Introductory Remarks: These recommendations provide general guidance for handling this product. Because specific work
environments and material handling practices vary, safety procedures should be developed for each intended application. Assistance
with selection, use and maintenance of worker protection equipment is generally available from equipment manufacturers.
8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace occupational exposure limits
Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.
Ingredients
Hydrofluoric acid
Value type
TWA
Value
0.5 ppm
Basis
American Conference of Governmental
Industrial Hygienists
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation, Lower Respiratory Tract irritation, Eye irritation, Skin
irritation, Fluorosis, Substances for which there is a Biological Exposure Index or Indices
(see BEI® section), Danger of cutaneous absorption
Expressed as :Fluorine
Hydrofluoric acid
C
2 ppm
American Conference of Governmental
Industrial Hygienists
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation, Lower Respiratory Tract irritation, Eye irritation, Skin
irritation, Fluorosis, Substances for which there is a Biological Exposure Index or Indices
(see BEI® section), Danger of cutaneous absorption
Expressed as :Fluorine
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Biological Exposure Indices
Ingredients
Hydrofluoric acid
Value type
BEI
Value
2 mg/l
Fluoride
Urine
Prior to shift (16 hours
after exposure ceases)
Basis
American Conference of Governmental
Industrial Hygienists
Hydrofluoric acid
BEI
3 mg/l
Fluoride
Urine
End of shift (As soon as
possible after exposure
ceases)
American Conference of Governmental
Industrial Hygienists
8.2 Exposure controls
Control measures
Engineering measures
- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
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Use only with adequate ventilation and in closed systems.
Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection
- In the case of dust or aerosol formation use respirator with an approved filter.
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
- Use NIOSH approved respiratory protection.
- Respirator with a full face mask.
- Self-contained breathing apparatus in confined spaces/insufficient oxygen/in case of large uncontrolled
emissions/in all circumstances when the mask and cartridge do not give adequate protection.
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
- Use NIOSH approved respiratory protection.
Hand protection
- Impervious gloves
- Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special
workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).
Suitable material
- Fluoroelastomer
Eye protection
- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
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If splashes are likely to occur, wear:
Face-shield
Skin and body protection
- Impervious clothing
- Apron/boots of butyl rubber if risk of splashing.
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Do not wear leather shoes.
Hygiene measures
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Use only in an area equipped with a safety shower.
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
May not get in touch with:
Leather
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Consult the industrial hygienist or the safety manager for the selection of personal protective equipment suitable for
the working conditions.
SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties
Physical and Chemical properties here represent typical properties of this product. Contact the business area using the Product
information phone number in Section 1 for its exact specifications.
9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance
Form:
Physical state:
Color:
strongly hygroscopic
gaseous
colorless
Odor
pungent
Odor Threshold
no data available
Molecular weight
20 g/mol
pH
< 1.0 ( 10 %)
pKa: 3.2
Melting point/freezing point
Freezing point: -118.05 °F (-83.36 °C)
Initial boiling point and boiling range
Boiling point/boiling range: 67.12 °F (19.51 °C)
Flash point
Not applicable
Evaporation rate (Butylacetate = 1)
no data available
Flammability (solid, gas)
The product is not flammable.
Flammability / Explosive limit
Explosiveness:
With certain materials (see section 10).
Autoignition temperature
Not applicable
Vapor pressure
917.03 mmHg (1,222.60 hPa) ( 77 °F (25 °C))
Vapor density
2.4 ( 68 °F (20 °C))
Density
Bulk density:
Relative density
0.8 ( 77 °F (25 °C))
Relative density
0.97 ( 68 °F (20 °C))
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Relative density
1.002 ( 32 °F (0 °C))
Solubility
Water solubility:
completely soluble
Solubility in other solvents:
Not applicable
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
Not applicable
Decomposition temperature
no data available
Viscosity
Viscosity, dynamic :
Explosive properties
Oxidizing properties
no data available
Not applicable
0.256 mPa.s ( 32 °F (0 °C))
9.2 Other information
Surface tension
10.2 mN/m ( 32 °F (0 °C))
Critical temperature
370 °F (188 °C)
Critical pressure
48,641.49 mmHg (64,850 hPa)
SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity
10.1 Reactivity
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Reacts violently with water.
Risk of explosion.
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Risk of violent reaction.
10.2 Chemical stability
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Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
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Corrosive in contact with metals, Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.
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Reacts violently with water.
10.4 Conditions to avoid
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Exposure to moisture.
10.5 Incompatible materials
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Water
glass
Alkalis
Amines
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
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Hydrogen
SECTION 11: Toxicological information
11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
Acute oral toxicity
study scientifically unjustified
Acute inhalation toxicity
LC50 - 1 h ( gas ) : 2,240 - 2,340 ppm - Rat , male
dry air
Humid air
Acute dermal toxicity
NOEC : 2 %(m) - Rabbit
Test substance: solution
Exposure time
1 min
NOEC : 0.01 %(m) - Rabbit
Test substance: solution
Exposure time
30 min
Acute toxicity (other routes of
administration)
no data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
Corrosive
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Respiratory or skin sensitization
By analogy
Does not cause skin sensitization.
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Mutagenicity
Genotoxicity in vitro
By analogy
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
In vitro tests did not show mutagenic effects
Genotoxicity in vivo
By analogy
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
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In vivo tests did not show mutagenic effects
Carcinogenicity
By analogy
Rat
Oral
NOAEL: 175ppm
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
drinking water
Mouse
Oral
NOAEL: 175ppm
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
drinking water
No carcinogenic effects have been observed
This product does not contain any ingredient designated as probable or suspected human carcinogens by:
ACGIH
Toxicity for reproduction and development
Toxicity to reproduction / fertility
By analogy
Two-generation study - Rat, male and female
Oral
Fertility NOAEL Parent: 10 mg/kg
Fertility NOAEL F1: 10 mg/kg
Test substance, Sodium fluoride, drinking water, The product is not considered to
affect fertility.
Developmental Toxicity/Teratogenicity
By analogy
Oral
Teratogenicity NOAEL:14mg/kg
Test substance, Sodium fluoride, drinking water, The product is not considered
to be toxic for development.
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STOT
STOT-single exposure
The substance or mixture is not classified as specific target organ toxicant, single
exposure according to GHS criteria.
STOT-repeated exposure
The substance or mixture is not classified as specific target organ toxicant,
repeated exposure according to GHS criteria.
By analogy
Oral - Mouse , male and female
LOAEL: 50 ppm
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Target Organs: Skeleton
Inhalation 90-day - Rat , male and female
NOAEC: 0.72 mg/m3
Test substance: Hydrogen fluoride
Target Organs: Respiratory Tract, Bone, Teeth, Kidney
Experience with human exposure
no data available
Aspiration toxicity
no data available
Further information
corrosive effects
Liver and kidney injuries may occur.
SECTION 12: Ecological information
12.1 Toxicity
Aquatic Compartment
Acute toxicity to fish
By analogy
LC50 - 96 h : 51 mg/l - Fishes, Salmo gairdneri
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
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Acute toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates.
By analogy
EC50 - 48 h : 26 mg/l - Daphnia magna (Water flea)
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
EC50 - 96 h : 10.5 mg/l
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Marine species
salt water
Toxicity to aquatic plants
By analogy
EC50 - 96 h : 43 mg/l - Algae
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
By analogy
EC50 - 96 h : 81 mg/l - Algae
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Sea water
By analogy
NOEC - 7 Days : 50 mg/l - Algae
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
Sea water
Toxicity to microorganisms
no data available
Chronic toxicity to fish
By analogy
NOEC: 4 mg/l - 21 Days - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout)
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
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Chronic toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates.
By analogy
NOEC: 8.9 mg/l - 21 Days - Daphnia magna (Water flea)
static test
Test substance: Sodium fluoride
Fresh water
Chronic Toxicity to aquatic plants
no data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
Abiotic degradation
Photodegradation
Air
neutralization by natural alkalinity
Physical- and photo-chemical
elimination
no data available
Biodegradation
Biodegradability
The methods for determining the biological degradability are not applicable to
inorganic substances.
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
Not applicable, inorganic substance
Bioconcentration factor (BCF)
Does not bioaccumulate.
12.4 Mobility in soil
Adsorption potential (Koc)
Air
mobility as solid aerosols
Water
Solubility(ies)
Mobility
Soil/sediments
potential adsorption
pH
Test substance
fluoride
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Known distribution to environmental
compartments
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
no data available
Not applicable, inorganic substance
12.6 Other adverse effects
Ecotoxicity assessment
Acute aquatic toxicity
Harmful to aquatic organisms.
Chronic aquatic toxicity
. low chronic toxicity.
SECTION 13: Disposal considerations
13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product Disposal
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In accordance with local and national regulations.
Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.
Absorb the product in a KOH solution.
Can be eliminated from water by precipitation.
Filtrate the product and send the cake to a landfill for industrial waste.
Discharge liquid filtrate to a wastewater treatment system
Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging
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Clean container with water.
The empty and clean containers are to be reused in conformity with regulations.
To avoid treatments, as far as possible, use dedicated containers.
SECTION 14: Transport information
Transportation status: IMPORTANT! Statements below provide additional data on listed transport classification.
The listed Transportation Classification does not address regulatory variations due to changes in package size, mode of shipment or
other regulatory descriptors.
TDG
14.1 UN number
UN 1052
14.2 Proper shipping name
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, ANHYDROUS
14.3 Transport hazard class
Subsidiary hazard class
Label(s)
8
6.1
8 (6.1)
14.4 Packing group
Packing group
ERG No
I
125
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14.5 Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
NO
DOT
14.1 UN number
UN 1052
14.2 Proper shipping name
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, ANHYDROUS
14.3 Transport hazard class
Subsidiary hazard class
Label(s)
8
6.1
8 (6.1)
14.4 Packing group
Packing group
ERG No
I
125
14.5 Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
NO
14.6 Special precautions for user
This product contains one or more ingredients identified as a hazardous substance in Appendix A of 49 CFR 172.101.
Reportable quantities
: RQ substance: Hydrofluoric acid
RQ limit for substance: 100 lb
RQ limit for product: 100 lb
NOM
14.1 UN number
UN 1052
14.2 Proper shipping name
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, ANHYDROUS
14.3 Transport hazard class
Subsidiary hazard class
Label(s)
8
6.1
8 (6.1)
14.4 Packing group
Packing group
ERG No
I
125
14.5 Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
NO
IMDG
14.1 UN number
UN 1052
14.2 Proper shipping name
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, ANHYDROUS
14.3 Transport hazard class
Subsidiary hazard class
Label(s)
8
6.1
8 (6.1)
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14.4 Packing group
Packing group
14.5 Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
14.6 Special precautions for user
EmS
I
NO
F-C , S-U
For personal protection see section 8.
IATA
14.1 UN number
UN 1052
14.2 Proper shipping name
Not permitted for transport
14.3 Transport hazard class
Not permitted for transport
14.4 Packing group
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft)
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft)
Not permitted for transport
Not permitted for transport
14.5 Environmental hazards
NO
14.6 Special precautions for user
For personal protection see section 8.
Note: The above regulatory prescriptions are those valid on the date of publication of this sheet. Given the possible evolution of
transportation regulations for hazardous materials, it would be advisable to check their validity with your sales office.
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SECTION 15: Regulatory information
15.1Notification status
Inventory Information
United States TSCA Inventory
Status
- Listed on Inventory
Mexico INSQ (INSQ)
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Listed on Inventory
Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL)
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Listed on Inventory
New Zealand. Inventory of Chemical Substances
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Listed on Inventory
Australia Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
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Listed on Inventory
Japan. CSCL - Inventory of Existing and New Chemical Substances
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Listed on Inventory
Korea. Korean Existing Chemicals Inventory (KECI)
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Listed on Inventory
China. Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)
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Listed on Inventory
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)
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Listed on Inventory
EU. European Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical
(REACH)
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If product is purchased from Solvay in
Europe it is in compliance with REACH, if
not please contact the supplier.
15.2 National Regulations
no data available
SECTION 16: Other information
Revision Date:
12/21/2017
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) - Classification
Health
Flammability
Instability or Reactivity
Special Notices
4 severe
0 minimal
1 slight
None
HMIS (Hazardous Materials Identification System (Paint & Coating)) - Classification
Health
Flammability
Reactivity
PPE
4 severe
0 minimal
1 slight
Determined by User; dependent on local conditions
Further information
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements for a Risk Management Plan must be followed anytime at least
1000 lbs. of Hydrogen fluoride/Hydrofluoric acid (conc 50% or greater) are used or stored. Refer to 40 CFR 68.150 for
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SAFETY DATA SHEET
HYDROGEN FLUORIDE
Revision Date 12/21/2017
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specific details.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for process safety management must be followed
anytime at least 1000 lbs. of Hydrogen Fluoride are used or stored. Refer to 29 CFR 1910.119 for specific details.
This sheet was updated (refer to the date at the top of this page). Subheadings and text which have been modified since
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C
STEL
TWA
ACGIH
OSHA
NTP
IARC
NIOSH
Ceiling limit
Short-term exposure limit
8-hour, time-weighted average
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
National Toxicology Program
International Agency for Research on Cancer
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information, and belief at the date of its
publication. Such information is only given as a guidance to help the user handle, use, process, store, transport, dispose, and release
the product in satisfactory safety conditions and is not to be considered as a warranty or quality specification. It should be used in
conjunction with technical sheets but do not replace them. Thus, the information only relates to the designated specific product and may
not be applicable if such product is used in combination with other materials or in any other manufacturing process, unless otherwise
specifically indicated. It does not release the user from ensuring he is in conformity with all regulations linked to its activity.
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