SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. Identification

SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. Identification
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Sid Harvey part # T720-50
SDS # Z0462
1. Identification
Product identifier
STAY CLEAN® LIQUID SOLDERING FLUX
Other means of identification
SDS number
0099
Product Type
Liquid flux
Recommended use
Soldering of metal.
Recommended restrictions
None known.
Manufacturer/Importer/Supplier/Distributor information
Manufacturer/Supplier
Telephone number
Emergency Telephone
Numbers
Harris Products Group
4501 Quality Place
Mason, Ohio 45040 US
custservmason@jwharris.com
513-754-2000
1-888-609-1762 (US, Canada, Mexico only)
Please quote 333988
2. Hazard(s) identification
Physical hazards
Not classified.
Health hazards
Acute toxicity, oral
Category 4
Acute toxicity, inhalation
Category 4
Skin corrosion/irritation
Category 1
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Category 1
Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure Category 1 (optic nerve)
Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure Category 3 respiratory tract irritation
OSHA defined hazards
Not classified.
Label elements
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statement
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause
respiratory irritation. Causes damage to organs (optic nerve).
Precautionary statement
Prevention
Do not breathe mist or vapor. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when
using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective
gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Response
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all
contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and
keep comfortable for breathing. 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. Specific treatment (see this label). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Storage
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Store locked up.
Disposal
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Hazard(s) not otherwise
classified (HNOC)
None known.
3. Composition/information on ingredients
Mixtures
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Chemical name
CAS number
%
Ammonium chloride
12125-02-9
5-25
Zinc chloride
7646-85-7
<30
Hydrochloric acid
7647-01-0
<5
67-56-1
<5
Methanol
Composition comments
All concentrations are in percent by weight unless ingredient is a gas. Gas concentrations are in
percent by volume.
4. First-aid measures
Inhalation
Skin contact
Eye contact
Ingestion
Most important
symptoms/effects, acute and
delayed
Indication of immediate
medical attention and special
treatment needed
General information
Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Oxygen or
artificial respiration if needed. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Call a physician or
poison control center immediately. Chemical burns must be treated by a physician. Wash
contaminated clothing before reuse.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if
present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Rinse mouth. Do not induce vomiting. If
vomiting occurs, keep head low so that stomach content doesn't get into the lungs.
Symptoms of inhalation over-exposure may include sore throat, choking, coughing, difficulty
breathing. Lung damage may occur after severe inhalation exposures. Depending on the duration
and concentration of over-exposure, skin or eye contact with this product can irritate and burn
contaminated tissue. Ingestion overexposure may be harmful or fatal. Prolonged or repeated
inhalation over-exposure may cause burns and ulcers to the nose and throat, dental erosion,
bronchitis, and stomach pains. Repeated or prolonged over-exposure to this product may result in
dermatitis (red, dry, itchy skin) and ulceration.
Dermatitis, other skin disorders, and respiratory conditions may be aggravated by over-exposure to
this product.
Keep victim under observation. Chemical burns: Flush with water immediately. While flushing,
remove clothes which do not adhere to affected area. Call an ambulance. Continue flushing during
transport to hospital. Pulmonary function tests, chest X-rays, and nervous system evaluations may
prove useful. Consultation with an ophthalmologist is recommended if eye exposure leads to tissue
damage. In case of shortness of breath, give oxygen. Symptoms may be delayed.
If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible). Ensure that medical
personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, and take precautions to protect themselves. Show
this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
5. Fire-fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media
Water fog. Foam. Dry chemical powder. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Halons.
Unsuitable extinguishing
media
None known.
Specific hazards arising from
the chemical
This product is acidic and presents a contact hazard to firefighters. During a fire, irritating and toxic
gases (e.g., carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen chloride, nitrogen and zinc oxides, and
ammonia) may be generated.
Self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing must be worn in case of fire.
Special protective equipment
and precautions for firefighters
Fire fighting
equipment/instructions
Move containers from fire area if you can do so without risk.
Specific methods
Use standard firefighting procedures and consider the hazards of other involved materials.
General fire hazards
No unusual fire or explosion hazards noted. This product is neither flammable nor reactive under
normal circumstances; however, it may generate flammable hydrogen gas upon contact with
metals.
6. Accidental release measures
Personal precautions,
protective equipment and
emergency procedures
Keep unnecessary personnel away. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Wear
appropriate protective equipment and clothing during clean-up. Do not breathe mist or vapor. Do
not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing.
Ensure adequate ventilation. Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be
contained. For personal protection, see section 8 of the SDS.
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Methods and materials for
containment and cleaning up
This product is miscible in water. This material is classified as a water pollutant under the Clean
Water Act and should be prevented from contaminating soil or from entering sewage and drainage
systems which lead to waterways.
Large Spills: Stop the flow of material, if this is without risk. Dike the spilled material, where this is
possible. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth
and place into containers. Following product recovery, flush area with water.
Small Spills: Wipe up with absorbent material (e.g. cloth, fleece). Clean surface thoroughly to
remove residual contamination.
Environmental precautions
Never return spills to original containers for re-use. For waste disposal, see section 13 of the SDS.
Avoid release to the environment. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Avoid
discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. Inform appropriate managerial or
supervisory personnel of all environmental releases.
7. Handling and storage
Precautions for safe handling
Conditions for safe storage,
including any incompatibilities
Do not breathe mist or vapor. Provide adequate ventilation. Do not use in areas without adequate
ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid prolonged exposure. Do not taste or
swallow. When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Handle
and open container with care. Observe good industrial hygiene practices. Avoid release to the
environment.
Store locked up. Store in original tightly closed container. Store away from direct sunlight, sources
of intense heat, or where freezing is possible. Store in a well-ventilated place. Store away from
incompatible materials (see Section 10 of the SDS). Material should be stored in secondary
containers or in a diked area, as appropriate. Storage and use areas should be covered with
impervious materials.
8. Exposure controls/personal protection
Occupational exposure limits
US. OSHA Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants (29 CFR 1910.1000)
Components
Type
Value
Hydrochloric acid (CAS
7647-01-0)
Ceiling
7 mg/m3
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
PEL
Zinc chloride (CAS
7646-85-7)
Form
PEL
5 ppm
260 mg/m3
200 ppm
1 mg/m3
Fume.
Components
Type
Value
Form
Ammonium chloride (CAS
12125-02-9)
STEL
20 mg/m3
Fume.
TWA
Ceiling
10 mg/m3
2 ppm
Fume.
STEL
TWA
STEL
250 ppm
200 ppm
2 mg/m3
Fume.
TWA
1 mg/m3
Fume.
US. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values
Hydrochloric acid (CAS
7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Zinc chloride (CAS
7646-85-7)
US. NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Components
Type
Value
Form
Ammonium chloride (CAS
12125-02-9)
STEL
20 mg/m3
Fume.
TWA
Ceiling
10 mg/m3
7 mg/m3
Fume.
STEL
5 ppm
325 mg/m3
Hydrochloric acid (CAS
7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
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US. NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Components
Value
Form
STEL
250 ppm
260 mg/m3
200 ppm
2 mg/m3
Fume.
TWA
1 mg/m3
Fume.
Type
TWA
Zinc chloride (CAS
7646-85-7)
Biological limit values
ACGIH Biological Exposure Indices
Components
Value
Determinant
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
15 mg/l
Methanol
Specimen
Sampling Time
Urine
*
* - For sampling details, please see the source document.
Exposure guidelines
US - California OELs: Skin designation
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Can be absorbed through the skin.
US - Minnesota Haz Subs: Skin designation applies
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Skin designation applies.
US - Tennessee OELs: Skin designation
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Can be absorbed through the skin.
US ACGIH Threshold Limit Values: Skin designation
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Can be absorbed through the skin.
US. NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Can be absorbed through the skin.
Good general ventilation (typically 10 air changes per hour) should be used. Ventilation rates
Appropriate engineering
should be matched to conditions. If applicable, use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation,
controls
or other engineering controls to maintain airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If
exposure limits have not been established, maintain airborne levels to an acceptable level. Eye
wash facilities and emergency shower must be available when handling this product.
Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment
Chemical respirator with organic vapor cartridge and full facepiece.
Eye/face protection
Skin protection
Hand protection
Other
Wear neoprene or rubber gloves for routine industrial use.
Wear appropriate chemical resistant clothing. Use of an impervious apron is recommended.
Respiratory protection
Chemical respirator with organic vapor cartridge and full facepiece.
Thermal hazards
Wear appropriate thermal protective clothing, when necessary.
General hygiene
considerations
Keep away from food and drink. Always observe good personal hygiene measures, such as
washing after handling the material and before eating, drinking, and/or smoking. Routinely wash
work clothing and protective equipment to remove contaminants.
9. Physical and chemical properties
Appearance
Physical state
Liquid.
Form
Liquid. Liquid
Color
Clear colorless.
Odor
Slightly sweet.
Odor threshold
Not available.
pH
Acidic.
Melting point/freezing point
Not available.
Initial boiling point and boiling
range
Not available.
Flash point
Not flammable.
Evaporation rate
> 1 (nBuAc = 1).
Flammability (solid, gas)
Not available.
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Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
Not available.
Flammability limit - lower
(%)
Flammability limit - upper
(%)
Not available.
Explosive limit - lower (%)
Not available.
Explosive limit - upper (%)
Not available.
Vapor pressure
Not available.
Vapor density
4 (air = 1).
Relative density
1.32 (water = 1).
Solubility(ies)
Solubility (water)
Slightly soluble.
Partition coefficient
(n-octanol/water)
Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature
Not available.
Decomposition temperature
Not available.
Viscosity
Not available.
Other information
Litmus paper will turn red upon contact with this product. The odor may also act as a distinguishing
characteristic of this product.
10. Stability and reactivity
Reactivity
The product is stable and non-reactive under normal conditions of use, storage and transport.
Chemical stability
Material is stable under normal conditions.
Possibility of hazardous
reactions
No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Conditions to avoid
Contact with incompatible materials. Extreme temperatures.
Incompatible materials
Acid. alkalis and their carbonates, hydrogen cyanide, interhalogens, ammonium nitrate, potassium
chlorate, lead and silver salts. Strong oxidizing agents. Amines. Do not mix with other chemicals.
This product is neither flammable nor reactive under normal circumstances; however, it may
generate flammable hydrogen gas upon contact with metals.
Carbon dioxide (CO2). Nitrogen oxides (NOx). Ammonia. Hydrogen Chloride (HCl). Zinc oxides.
Hazardous decomposition
products
11. Toxicological information
Information on likely routes of exposure
Harmful if inhaled. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May
Inhalation
cause damage to organs by inhalation. If vapors, mists, or sprays of this product are inhaled, they
can irritate and burn the nose, throat, and respiratory system. Symptoms of inhalation
over-exposure may include sore throat, choking, coughing, and difficulty breathing. Prolonged or
repeated over-exposure may cause burns and ulcers to the nose and throat, dental erosion,
bronchitis, and stomach pains. It has been reported that a worker developed asthmatic symptoms
after performing soldering work with a flux containing Ammonium and Zinc Chlorides (components
of this product). It has been reported that inhalation of Methanol (a component of this product)
vapors in high concentrations can cause blindness. Severe inhalation overexposure may cause
pulmonary edema (a life-threatening accumulation of fluid in the lungs) or pneumonitis. Symptoms
of pulmonary edema (e.g., shortness of breath, chest pains) can be delayed for several hours
after exposure. Severe inhalation of vapors or fumes (as may occur if individuals are exposed in
poorly ventilated areas, such as confined spaces) may be harmful.
Skin contact
Causes severe skin burns. Depending on the duration and concentration of over-exposure, skin
contact with this product can irritate and burn the skin. Repeated or prolonged over-exposure to
this product may result in dermatitis (red, dry, itchy skin) and ulceration. Methanol (a component
of this product) is readily absorbed through the skin. Because Methanol is a minor component of
this product, skin absorption is not anticipated to be a significant route of over-exposure.
Eye contact
Depending on the duration and concentration of over-exposure, eye contact with this product can
irritate and burn the eyes. Eye over-exposure can cause pain, tearing, and redness. Severe eye
over-exposure may cause blindness. Causes serious eye damage.
Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. Causes digestive tract burns. If this flux is ingested, nausea, vomiting, and
diarrhea may occur (depending on the amount of the product swallowed). Severe ingestion
exposures may result in damage to the tissues of the gastrointestinal system, and death.
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Symptoms related to the
physical, chemical and
toxicological characteristics
Symptoms of inhalation over-exposure may include sore throat, choking, coughing, difficulty
breathing. Lung damage may occur after severe inhalation exposures. Depending on the duration
and concentration of over-exposure, skin or eye contact with this product can irritate and burn
contaminated tissue. Ingestion overexposure may be harmful or fatal. Prolonged or repeated
inhalation over-exposure may cause burns and ulcers to the nose and throat, dental erosion,
bronchitis, and stomach pains. Repeated or prolonged over-exposure to this product may result in
dermatitis (red, dry, itchy skin) and ulceration.
Dermatitis, other skin disorders, and respiratory conditions may be aggravated by over-exposure
to this product.
Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
Components
Harmful if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.
Species
Test Results
Acute
Inhalation
LC50
Rat
3124 mg/l, 1 Hours
Oral
LD50
Rabbit
900 mg/kg
Acute
Inhalation
LC50
Rat
22500 ppm, 8 hours
Oral
LD50
Rat
6200 mg/kg
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
* Estimates for product may be based on additional component data not shown.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Skin corrosion/irritation
Serious eye damage/eye
irritation
Causes serious eye damage.
Respiratory or skin sensitization
Not a respiratory sensitizer.
Respiratory sensitization
It has been reported that a worker developed asthmatic symptoms after performing soldering work
with a flux containing Ammonium and Zinc Chlorides (components of this product).
Skin sensitization
This product is not expected to cause skin sensitization.
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available to indicate product or any components present at greater than 0.1% are
mutagenic or genotoxic.
Carcinogenicity
This product is not considered to be a carcinogen by IARC, ACGIH, NTP, or OSHA.
IARC Monographs. Overall Evaluation of Carcinogenicity
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
3 Not classifiable as to carcinogenicity to humans.
OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1050)
Not listed.
This product is not expected to cause reproductive or developmental effects. Clinical studies on
Reproductive toxicity
test animals exposed to relatively high doses of Methanol and Zinc Chloride (components of this
product) indicate teratogenic effects and adverse reproductive effects.
Specific target organ toxicity single exposure
Causes damage to organs (optic nerve). May cause respiratory irritation.
Specific target organ toxicity repeated exposure
Not classified.
Aspiration hazard
Not an aspiration hazard.
Chronic effects
Prolonged inhalation may be harmful.
12. Ecological information
Ecotoxicity
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
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Components
Species
Test Results
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Aquatic
Fish
LC50
Western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) 282 mg/l, 96 hours
* Estimates for product may be based on additional component data not shown.
No data is available on the degradability of this product.
Persistence and degradability
Bioaccumulative potential
Partition coefficient n-octanol / water (log Kow)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
No data available.
Mobility in soil
Other adverse effects
-0.77
No other adverse environmental effects (e.g. ozone depletion, photochemical ozone creation
potential, endocrine disruption, global warming potential) are expected from this component.
13. Disposal considerations
Disposal instructions
Local disposal regulations
Hazardous waste code
Waste from residues / unused
products
Contaminated packaging
Collect and reclaim or dispose in sealed containers at licensed waste disposal site. Do not allow
this material to drain into sewers/water supplies. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches
with chemical or used container. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with
local/regional/national/international regulations.
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations.
The waste code should be assigned in discussion between the user, the producer and the waste
disposal company.
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Empty containers or liners may retain some
product residues. This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe manner (see:
Disposal instructions).
Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.
Since emptied containers may retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is
emptied.
14. Transport information
DOT
UN number
UN proper shipping name
Transport hazard class(es)
Class
Subsidiary risk
Label(s)
Packing group
Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
Special precautions for user
Special provisions
Packaging exceptions
Packaging non bulk
Packaging bulk
IATA
UN number
UN proper shipping name
Transport hazard class(es)
Class
Subsidiary risk
Label(s)
Packing group
Environmental hazards
Special precautions for user
IMDG
UN number
UN proper shipping name
UN1760
Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. (Zinc Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid)
8
8
III
Yes
Read safety instructions, SDS and emergency procedures before handling.
IB3, T7, TP1, TP28
154
203
241
UN1760
Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. (Zinc Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid)
8
8
III
Yes
Read safety instructions, SDS and emergency procedures before handling.
UN1760
Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. (Zinc Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid)
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Transport hazard class(es)
Class
Subsidiary risk
Label(s)
Packing group
Environmental hazards
Marine pollutant
EmS
Special precautions for user
Transport in bulk according to
Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and
the IBC Code
8
8
III
Yes
Not available.
Read safety instructions, SDS and emergency procedures before handling.
Not established.
DOT Regulated Marine Pollutant. IMDG Regulated Marine Pollutant.
General information
15. Regulatory information
This product is a "Hazardous Chemical" as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication
Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200.
All components are on the U.S. EPA TSCA Inventory List.
US federal regulations
TSCA Section 12(b) Export Notification (40 CFR 707, Subpt. D)
Not regulated.
OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1050)
Not listed.
CERCLA Hazardous Substance List (40 CFR 302.4)
Ammonium chloride (CAS 12125-02-9)
LISTED
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
LISTED
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
LISTED
Zinc chloride (CAS 7646-85-7)
LISTED
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA)
Immediate Hazard - Yes
Hazard categories
Delayed Hazard - No
Fire Hazard - No
Pressure Hazard - No
Reactivity Hazard - No
SARA 302 Extremely hazardous substance
Chemical name
CAS number
Reportable
quantity
(pounds)
Threshold
planning quantity
(pounds)
Hydrochloric acid
500
7647-01-0
SARA 311/312 Hazardous
chemical
SARA 313 (TRI reporting)
Chemical name
Ammonium chloride
Zinc chloride
Hydrochloric acid
Methanol
5000
Threshold
planning quantity,
lower value
(pounds)
Threshold
planning quantity,
upper value
(pounds)
Yes
CAS number
% by wt.
12125-02-9
7646-85-7
7647-01-0
67-56-1
5-25
<30
<5
<5
Other federal regulations
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112 Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) List
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112(r) Accidental Release Prevention (40 CFR 68.130)
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Not regulated.
Safe Drinking Water Act
(SDWA)
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Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). List 2, Essential Chemicals (21 CFR 1310.02(b) and 1310.04(f)(2) and
Chemical Code Number
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
6545
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). List 1 & 2 Exempt Chemical Mixtures (21 CFR 1310.12(c))
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
20 %WV
DEA Exempt Chemical Mixtures Code Number
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
6545
US state regulations
US. Massachusetts RTK - Substance List
Ammonium chloride (CAS 12125-02-9)
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Zinc chloride (CAS 7646-85-7)
US. New Jersey Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act
Ammonium chloride (CAS 12125-02-9)
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Zinc chloride (CAS 7646-85-7)
US. Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right-to-Know Law
Ammonium chloride (CAS 12125-02-9)
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Zinc chloride (CAS 7646-85-7)
US. Rhode Island RTK
Ammonium chloride (CAS 12125-02-9)
Hydrochloric acid (CAS 7647-01-0)
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
Zinc chloride (CAS 7646-85-7)
US. California Proposition 65
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive
harm.
US - California Proposition 65 - Carcinogens & Reproductive Toxicity (CRT): Listed substance
Methanol (CAS 67-56-1)
International Inventories
Country(s) or region
Australia
Inventory name
Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
On inventory (yes/no)*
Yes
Canada
Domestic Substances List (DSL)
Canada
Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL)
China
Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)
Yes
Europe
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical
Substances (EINECS)
Yes
Europe
European List of Notified Chemical Substances (ELINCS)
Japan
Inventory of Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS)
Yes
Korea
Existing Chemicals List (ECL)
Yes
New Zealand
New Zealand Inventory
Yes
Philippines
Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances
(PICCS)
Yes
United States & Puerto Rico
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory
Yes
Yes
No
No
*A "Yes" indicates this product complies with the inventory requirements administered by the governing country(s).
A "No" indicates that one or more components of the product are not listed or exempt from listing on the inventory administered by the governing
country(s).
16. Other information, including date of preparation or last revision
Issue date
18-February-2015
Revision date
-
Version #
01
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NFPA ratings
0
3
Disclaimer
0
Harris Products Group cannot anticipate all conditions under which this information and its
product, or the products of other manufacturers in combination with its product, may be used. It is
the user’s responsibility to ensure safe conditions for handling, storage and disposal of the
product, and to assume liability for loss, injury, damage or expense due to improper use. The
information in the sheet was written based on the best knowledge and experience currently
available.
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by OSHA, NTP, or IARC as being a carcinogen or potential carcinogen. Use of this product may expose you or others to fumes and gases at levels
exceeding those established by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Of the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) The information contained herein relates only to the specific product. If the product is combined with other materials, all
component properties must be considered. BE SURE TO CONSULT THE LATEST VERSION OF THE MSDS. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS ARE
AVAILABLE FROM Harris Products Group
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To the best of the Harris Products Group knowledge, the infonnation and recommendations contained in this publication are reliable and accurate as of the
date prepared. However, accuracy, suitability, or completeness are not guaranteed, and no warranty, guarantee, or representation, expressed or implied,
is made by Harris Products Group. as to the absolute correctness or sufficiency of any representation contained in this and other publications; Harris
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other publications, or that other or additional measures may not be required under particular or exceptional conditions or circumstances. Data may be
changed from time to time.
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PART I
What is the material and what do I need to know in an emergency?
1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
STAY CLEAN® LIQUID SOLDERING FLUX
Zinc Chloride/Ammonium Chloride Solution
Not Applicable
Metal-Soldering Operations
0099
Harris Products Group.
4501 Quality Place, Mason, Ohio 45040
CHEMTREC: 1-800-424-9300
513-754-2000
FAX 513-754-8778
July 13, 2007
TRADE NAME (AS LABELED):
CHEMICAL NAME/CLASS:
SYNONYMS:
PRODUCT USE:
DOCUMENT NUMBER:
SUPPLIER/MANUFACTURER'S NAME:
ADDRESS:
EMERGENCY PHONE:
BUSINESS PHONE:
DATE OF PREPARATION:
2. COMPOSITION and INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
CHEMICAL NAME
CAS #
EXPOSURE LIMITS IN AIR
%wlw
ACGIH-TLV
Zinc Chloride
OSHA-PEL
STEL
3
mg/m
TWA
3
mg/m
STEL
3
mg/m
IDLH
3
mg/m
< 30
1
2
1
2 (vacated
1989 PEL)
50
NIOSH RELs:
TWA = 1
STEL= 2
Carcinogen: EPA-D
12125-02-9
5-25
10
20
10
(vacated
1989 PEL)
20
(vacated
1989 PEL)
NE
NIOSH RELs:
TWA = 10
STEL= 20
7647-01-0
<5
NE
7 ceiling
NE
7 ceiling
76
NIOSH REL: TWA 7 ceiling
DFG MAKs: TWA 7 ceiling
PEAK 2.MAK 5 min.,
momentary value
DFG MAK Pregnancy Risk
Classification: C
Carcinogen: IARC~3
(exposure limits are for
Ammonium Chloride
fume)
Hydrochloric Acid
3
mg/m
7646-85-7
(exposure limits are for
Zinc Chloride fume)
Ammonium Chloride
OTHER
TWA
3
mg/m
(as Hydrogen Chloride)
=
=
=
NE - Not Established.
See Section 16 for Definitions of Terms Used.
NOTE (1): ALL WHMIS required information is included in appropriate sections based on the ANSI Z400.1~ 1998 fonnat. This product has been claSSified in
accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.
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DATE: July 1, 2004
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2. COMPOSITION and INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS (Continued)
CHEMICAL NAME
CAS #
EXPOSURE LIMITS IN AIR
%wlw
OSHA-PEL
ACGIH-TLV
mQlm'
STEL
3
mQ/m
m~/m3
262 (skin)
328
260
TWA
Methanol
67-56-1
<5
TWA
OTHER
STEL
mg/m3
IDLH
mg/m 3
325
7860
(vacated
1989
PEL)
mg/m3
NIOSHREL:
TWA = 260 (skin)
STEL= 325
DFG MAKs:
TWA = 260 (Danger of
Cutaneous
Absorption)
PEAK = 2.MAK 30
min., average value
DFG MAK Pregnancy
Risk Classification: C
Water
7732-18-5
Balance
NE
NE
NE
NE
NE
NE
NE = Not Established.
See Section 16 for Definitions of Terms Used.
NOTE (1): ALL WHMIS required infonnation is included in appropriate sections based on the ANSI Z400.1-1998 format. This product has been classified in
accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CP~.
3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: This product is a clear, colorless liquid, possessing a slight, sweet odor. This material is
acidic and can irritate and burn the skin, eyes, and any other contaminated tissue. This product is neither flammable
nor reactive under normal circumstances; however, it may generate flammable hydrogen gas upon contact with metals.
Emergency responders must wear the proper personal protective equipment suitable for the situation to which they are
responding.
SYMPTOMS OF OVER-EXPOSURE BY ROUTE OF EXPOSURE: The
most significant routes of over-exposure for this product are by contact with
skin, eye contact, or inhalation of mists or sprays generated by this product.
The symptoms of overexposure to this product, by route of entry, are as
follows:
INHALATION: If vapors, mists, or sprays of this product are inhaled, they
can irritate and burn the nose, throat, and respiratory system. Symptoms of
inhalation over-exposure may include sore throat, choking, coughing, and
difficulty breathing. Prolonged or repeated over-exposure may cause burns
and ulcers to the nose and throat, dental erosion, bronchitis, and stomach
pains. It has been reported that a worker developed asthmatic symptoms
after performing soldering work with a flux containing Ammonium and Zinc
Chlorides (components of this product). It has been reported that inhalation
of Methanol (a component of this product) vapors in high concentrations can
cause blindness. Severe inhalation overexposure may cause pulmonary
edema (a life-threatening accumulation of fluid in the lungs) or pneumonitis.
Symptoms of pulmonary edema (e.g., shortness of breath, chest pains) can
be delayed for several hours after exposure. Severe inhalation of vapors or
fumes (as may occur if individuals are exposed in poorly ventilated areas,
such as confined spaces) may be harmful.
CONTACT WITH SKIN or EYES:
Depending on the duration and
concentration of over-exposure, skin contact with this product can irritate
and burn the skin. Repeated or prolonged over-exposure to this product
may result in dermatitis (red, dry, itchy skin) and ulceration. Depending on
the duration and concentration of over-exposure, eye contact with this
product can irritate and burn the eyes. Eye over-exposure can cause
pain, tearing, and redness. Severe eye over-exposure may cause
blindness.
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HAZARlXllJS MATERIAL IDENllRCAllON SYSTEM
HEALTH
13
1
FLAMrvlABlLITY
(RED)
1
1
0
1
I REACTIVITY
(YELLOW)
1
0
1
IPROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT I D
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@
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For routine applications.
See Section 16 for Definition of Ratings
DATE: July 1, 2004
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(BLUE)
1
I
3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION (Continued)
SKIN ABSORPTION: Methanol (a component of this product) is readily absorbed through the skin. Because Methanol is
a minor component of this product, skin absorption is not anticipated to be a significant route of over-exposure.
INGESTION: If this flux is ingested, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur (depending on the amount of the product
swallowed). Severe ingestion exposures may result in damage to the tissues of the gastrointestinal system, and death.
INJECTION: Though not anticipated to be a likely route of occupational exposure for this product, injection of this product
(via punctures or lacerations by a contaminated object) may cause local reddening, tissue swelling, and discomfort in
addition to the wound.
HEALTH EFFECTS OR RISKS FROM OVER-EXPOSURE: An Explanation in Lay Terms. Symptoms associated with
over-exposure to this product are as follows:
ACUTE: Symptoms of inhalation over-exposure may include sore throat, choking, coughing, difficulty breathing. Lung
damage may occur after severe inhalation exposures. Depending on the duration and concentration of over-exposure, skin
or eye contact with this product can irritate and burn contaminated tissue. Ingestion overexposure may be harmful or
fatal.
CHRONIC: Prolonged or repeated inhalation over-exposure may cause burns and ulcers to the nose and throat, dental
erosion, bronchitis, and stomach pains. Repeated or prolonged over-exposure to this product may result in dermatitis (red,
dry, itchy skin) and ulceration. Refer to Section 11 (Toxicology Information) for additional data.
TARGET ORGANS: ACUTE: Skin, eyes, respiratory system, central nervous system.
system, and gastrointestinal system.
PART II
CHRONIC:
Skin, respiratory
What should I do if a hazardous situation occurs?
4. FIRST-AID MEASURES
Victims of chemical exposure must be taken for medical attention, if adverse health effects occur. Rescuers should be taken
for medical attention, if necessary. Take copy of label and MSDS to health professional with victim.
SKIN EXPOSURE: In the event of skin-over-exposure, rinse affected area with a soap and water solution. If skin contact
results in irritation, the minimum fiushing is for 15 minutes. Victim must seek medical attention if adverse health effects
occur.
EYE EXPOSURE: If this product enters the eyes, open victim's eyes while under gentle running water. Use sufficient force
to open eyelids. Have victim "roll" eyes. Minimum fiushing is for 15 minutes. Victim must seek medical attention if adverse
health effects occur.
INHALATION: If this product is inhaled, remove victim to fresh air. If necessary, use artificial respiration to support vital
functions.
INGESTION: If this product is swallowed, CALL PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER FOR MOST CURRENT
INFORMATION. Do not induce vomiting, unless directed by medical personnel. Have victim rinse mouth with water, if
conscious. Never induce vomiting or give diluents (milk or water) to someone who is unconscious, having convulsions. or
who cannot swallow. If vomiting occurs, lean patient forward or place on left side (head-down position, if possible) to
maintain an open airway and prevent aspiration.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Dermatitis, other skin disorders, and respiratory conditions may
be aggravated by over-exposure to this product.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO PHYSICIANS: Treat symptoms and eliminate overexposure. Provide oxygen, if necessary.
Pulmonary function tests, chest X-rays, and nervous system evaluations may prove useful. Consultation with an
ophthalmologist is recommended if eye exposure leads to tissue damage.
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5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
FLASH POINT: Not flammable.
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE: Not applicable.
Lower (LEU: Not applicable.
FLAMMABLE LIMITS (in air by volume, %):
Upper (UEU: Not applicable
FIRE EXTINGUISHING MATERIALS: This material is not flammable. Use
extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire.
Water Spray: YES (for cooling) Carbon Dioxide: YES
Halon: YES
Foam: YES
Dry Chemical: YES
Other: Any "ABC" Class.
NFPA RATING
FLAMM BILITY
HEALTH
REACTIVITY
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: This product is acidic and
presents a contact hazard to firefighters. During a fire, irritating and toxic gases
OTHER
(e.g., carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen chloride, nitrogen and zinc
oxides, and ammon ia) may be generated.
See Section 16 for
Definition of Ratings
Explosion Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact: Not sensitive.
Explosion Sensitivity to Static Discharge: Not sensitive.
SPECIAL FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Incipient fire responders should wear eye protection. Structural firefighters
must wear Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus and full protective equipment. Chemical resistant clothing (e.g., chemical
splash suit) may be necessary. Move containers from fire area if it can be done without risk to personnel. If possible,
prevent runoff water from entering storm drains, bodies of water, or other environmentally sensitive areas.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
SPILL AND LEAK RESPONSE: Uncontrolled releases should be responded to by trained personnel using pre-planned
procedures. Proper protective equipment should be used. In case of a spill, clear the affected area, protect people, and
respond with trained personnel.
In the event of an incidental release of this product, personnel should wear gloves, safety glasses (or goggles), and face
shield during clean up. In the event of a non-incidental release, minimum Personal Protective Equipment should be Level B:
triple-gloves (rubber gloves and nitrile gloves over latex gloves), chemical resistant suit and boots, hard-hat, and
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Absorb spilled liquid with polypads or other suitable absorbing material. Neutralize
area with sodium bicarbonate or other agent suitable for acids. Test area with litmus paper to insure neutralization is
complete. Decontaminate the area thoroughly. Place all spilled residues in a suitable container and seal Dispose of in
accordance with applicable U.S. Federal, State, or local procedures and appropriate Canadian standards (see Section 13,
Disposal Considerations).
PART III
How can I prevent hazardous situations from occurring
7. HANDLING and STORAGE
WORK PRACTICES AND HYGIENE PRACTICES: As with all chemicals, avoid getting this product ON YOU or IN YOU.
Wash thoroughly after handling this product. Do not eat or drink while handling this material. Avoid generating splashes or
sprays of this product. Remove contaminated clothing immediately.
STORAGE AND HANDLING PRACTICES: All employees who handle this material should be trained to handle it safely.
Empty containers may contain residual liquid; therefore, empty containers should be handled with care.
Store this product in a cool, dry location, away from direct sunlight, sources of intense heat, or where freezing is possible.
Store away from incompatible chemicals (see Section 10, Stability and Reactivity). Material should be stored in secondary
containers or in a diked area, as appropriate. Storage and use areas should be covered with impervious materials. Keep
container tightly closed when not in use. Inspect all incoming containers before storage to ensure they are properly labeled
and not damaged.
PROTECTIVE PRACTICES DURING MAINTENANCE OF CONTAMINATED EQUIPMENT: Follow practices indicated in
Section 6 (Accidental Release Measures). Make certain that application equipment is locked and tagged-out safely. Collect
all rinsates and dispose of according to applicable U.S. Federal, State, or local procedures and appropriate Canadian
standards.
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DATE: July 1, 2004
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8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS - PERSONAL PROTECTION
VENTILATION AND ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Use with adequate ventilation to ensure exposure levels are maintained
below the limits provided in Section 2 (Composition and Information on Ingredients). Exhaust directly to the outside, taking
necessary precautions for environmental protection. Prudent practice is to ensure eyewash/safety shower stations are
available near areas where this product is used.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Maintain airborne contaminant concentrations below guidelines listed in Section 2
(Composition and Information on Ingredients) if applicable. If respiratory protection is needed, U.S. Federal OSHA Standard
(29 CFR 1910.134), applicable U.S. State regulations, or the Canadian CSA Standard Z94.4-93 and applicable standards
of Canadian Provinces. Respiratory Protection is recommended to be worn during welding operations. Oxygen levels below
19.5% are considered IDLH by OSHA. In such atmospheres, use of a full-facepiece pressure/demand SCBA or a full
facepiece, supplied air respirator with auxiliary self-contained air supply is required under OSHA's Respiratory Protection
Standard (1910.134-1998). The following NIOSH respiratory selection guidelines are available for Zinc Chloride Fume:
CONCENTRATION
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
Up to 10 mg/m 2:
Dust, mist, and fume respirator or Supplied-Air Respirator (SAR).
Up to 25 mg/m 3 :
Powered air-purifying respirator with dust, mist and fume filter(s) or SAR operated in a
continuous-flow mode.
Up to 50 mg/m 3 :
Full-facepiece respirator with high-efficiency particulate filter(s), powered air-purifying respirator
with tight-fitting facepiece and high-efficiency particulate filter(s), full-facepiece Self-Contained
Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), or full-facepiece SAR.
Emergency or Planned Entry into Unknown Concentrations or IDLH Conditions: Positive pressure, full-face piece SCBA or
positive pressure, full-facepiece SAR with an auxiliary positive pressure SCBA.
Escape:
Full-facepiece respirator with high-efficiency particulate filter(s) or escape-type SCBA.
EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses or goggles. Faceshields may be needed if operations generate splashes or sprays.
HAND PROTECTION: Wear neoprene or rubber gloves for routine industrial use.
BODY PROTECTION: None needed for normal circumstances of use. Use body protection appropriate for task (i.e., apron,
coveralls, and chemically resistant boots).
9. PHYSICAL and CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
=
=
EVAPORATION RATE (nBuAc 1): > 1
RELATIVE VAPOR DENSITY (air 1): 4.0
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (water 1): 1.32
FREEZING/MELTING POINT: Not established.
BOILING POINT: Not established.
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Slightly soluble.
pH: Not applicable.
VAPOR PRESSURE: Not established.
ODOR THRESHOLD: Not established.
COEFFICIENT OF OILIWATER DISTRIBUTION (PARTITION COEFFICIENT): Not established.
APPEARANCE, ODOR AND COLOR: This product is a clear, colorless liquid with a slight, sweet odor.
HOW TO DETECT THIS SUBSTANCE (warning properties): Litmus paper will turn red upon contact with this product.
The odor may also act as a distinguishing characteristic of this product.
=
10. STABILITY and REACTIVITY
STABILITY: Stable.
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen chloride, nitrogen and zinc oxides, and
ammonia.
MATERIALS WITH WHICH SUBSTANCE IS INCOMPATIBLE: Strong oxidizers, acids, alkalis and their carbonates,
hydrogen cyanide, interhalogens, ammonium nitrate, potassium chlorate, lead and silver salts.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Extreme temperatures, incompatible materials.
PART IV
Is there any other useful information about this material?
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
TOXICITY DATA: Human toxicological data are available for the components of this product, as listed below. Other data for
animals are available but are not presented in this Material Safety Data Sheet.
HYDROCHLORIC ACID:
HYDROCHLORIC ACID (continued):
Lela (inhalation, human) = 1300 ppm' 30
Lelo (inhalation, human) = 3000 ppm! 5
minutes
HYDROCHLORIC ACID:
LDLo (unreported, man) = 81 mg/kg
minutes
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11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION (Continued)
TOXICITY DATA (continued):
METHANOL:
DNA Inhibition System (lymphocyte, human) 300
mmol/L
LDLa (oral, man) = 6422 mg/kg; central nervous
system, pulmonary, gastrointestinal effects
TDLe (oral, man) = 3429 mg/kg; eye effects
LDLa (oral, human) = 428 mg; central nervous
system, pulmonary effects
METHANOL (continued):
LOLo (oral, human) = 143 mg/kg; eye,
pulmonary, gastrointestinal effects
TDLo (oral, woman) = 4000 mg/kg; eye,
pulmonary, gastrointestinal effects
3
Tela (inhalation, human) = 86000 mg/m ; eye,
pulmonary effects
METHANOL (continued):
Tela (inhalation, human) = 300 ppm; eye, central
nervous system, pulmonary effects
ZINC CHLORIDE:
DNA Inhibition System (human, lymphocyte) =
0.360 mmolfL
Tela Qnhalation, man) = 4800 mg/m
3
,
30
minutes; pulmonary effects
3
Telo (inhalation, human) = 4800 mg/m /3 hours
SUSPECTED CANCER AGENT: The components of this product are listed as follows:
HYDROCHLORIC ACID: IARC-3 (Not Classifiable as to Carcinogenicity to Humans)
ZINC CHLORIDE: EPA-D Not Classifiable as to Human Carcinogenicity)
The other components of this product are not found on the following lists: FEDERAL OSHA Z LIST, NTP, IARC, and
CAUOSHA, and therefore are not considered to be, nor suspected to be, cancer-causing agents by these agencies.
IRRITANCY OF PRODUCT: This product can severely irritate and burn contaminated tissue.
SENSITIZATION TO THE PRODUCT: It has been reported that a worker developed asthmatic symptoms after performing
soldering work with a flux containing Ammonium and Zinc Chlorides (components of this product).
REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY INFORMATION: Listed below is information concerning the effects of this product on the
human reproductive system.
Mutagenicity: This product is not reported to produce mutagenic effects in humans. Human mutation data are available
for Methanol and Zinc Chloride (components of this product); these data were obtained during clinical studies on specific
human tissues exposed to high doses of these compounds. Animal mutation data are available for Ammonium Chloride
and Hydrochloric Acid (components of this product); these data were obtained during clinical studies on specific animal
tissues exposed to high doses of these compounds.
Embrvotoxicity: This product is not reported to produce embryotoxic effects in humans.
Teratogenicity: This product is not reported to cause teratogenic effects in humans. Clinical studies on test animals
exposed to relatively high doses of Methanol and Zinc Chloride (components of this product) indicate teratogenic effects.
Reproductive Toxicity: This product is not reported to cause adverse reproductive effects in humans. Clinical studies on
test animals exposed to relatively high doses of Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc Chloride (components of this
product) indicate adverse reproductive effects.
A mutagen is a chemical, which causes permanent changes to genetic material (DNA) such that the changes will propagate
through generational lines. An embryotoxin is a chemical, which causes damage to a developing embryo (i.e. within the first eight
weeks of pregnancy in humans), but the damage does not propagate across generational lines. A teratogen is a chemical, which
causes damage to a developing fetus, but the damage does not propagate across generational lines. A reproductive toxin is
any substance, which interferes in any way with the reproductive process.
ACGIH BIOLOGICAL EXPOSURE INDICES: Currently, there is a ACGIH Biological Exposure Index (BEl) determined for
the Methanol component of this product.
SAMPLING TIME
CHEMICAL DETERMINANT
METHANOL
• Methanol in urine
BEl
·15 mg/l
• End of shift
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
All WORK PRACTICES MUST BE AIMED AT ELIMINATING ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION.
ENVIRONMENTAL STABILITY: The components of this product will decompose under normal environmental conditions.
Additional environmental data are available as follows:
HYDROCHLORIC ACID: Water solubilily: 56.5 gl100 cc (60°C); 82.3 gl100 cc (DoC).
METHANOL: Log Kow = -0.77. Water Solubility = Miscible. BOD (gig) = 0.76-1.12 standard dilutionfsewage seed. Methanol occurs naturally as a plant
volatile and during microbial degradation of biological wastes. When released on land or water, it is apt to volatilize and biodegrade. The estimated
half-life in water is 5.3 hours to 2.6 days. Methanol is highly mobile in soil. The Bioconcentration Factor for Methanol is 2.0.
ZINC CHLORIDE: Water solubility: 432 gf 100 ml (25"C), 614 gf 100 mL (100"C). Zinc can persist indefinitely as a cation. Radioactive zinc (65Zn) has
been found to concentrate in plants and milk. Acute Hazard Level Threshold: For vegetables and other crops - 750-ppm (Zn)
EFFECT OF MATERIAL ON PLANTS or ANIMALS: This product can be harmful to plant and animal life. Specific data on
test animals are available, but are not presented in this Material Safety Data Sheet.
DATE: July 1, 2004
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12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION (Continued)
EFFECT OF CHEMICAL ON AQUATIC LIFE: Large releases of this product may be harmful or fatal to exposed aquatic life.
Additional aquatic toxicity data are available as follows:
HYDROCHLORIC ACID:
LC100 (trout) = 10 mg/U 24 hours
Le so (shrimp) = 100-330 ppmJ 48 hours(salt
water)
Le so (starfish) = 100-300 mglU 48 hours
Le50 (cockle) = 330-1000 mg/U 48 hours
TLm (Gambusia affinis, mosquito fish) = 282
ppm/96 hoursl fresh water
Leso (Carassium ,aura.tus, goldfish) = 178 mg/L
(1-2 hoursurvlva[ time)
HYDROCHLORIC ACID (continued):
LC (Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill sunfish) = 3.6
mg/U 48 hours
Le so (Lepomis macrochirusfbluegill sunfish) = pH
3.0-3.5/96 hours
TLm (sunfish) = 96 hours! pH 3.6/ 20°C
TLm (goldfish) = 96 hoursl pH 41 20°C
TLm (stickleback) = 96 hoursl pH 4.6/20°C
METHANOL'
.
Leso (shore crab) = 240 mglU 48 hours
Leso (Pimephales prome/as, fathead minnow) =
29.4 mg/U 96 hours
ZINC CHLORIDE:
Acute Hazard Level Threshold: For fish ~ 0.1
ppm (Zn)
Odorless zinc poisoning causes inflamed gills in
fish.
Laboratory studies of Atlantic salmon, rainbow
trout, carp, and goldfish have shown
avoidance reactions by these fish to zinc in
water.
Radioactive zinc fSZn) has been found to
concentrate in aquatic life.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
PREPARING WASTES FOR DISPOSAL: Waste disposal must be in accordance with appropriate U.S. Federal, State, and
local regulations or with regulations of Canada and its Provinces. This product, if unaltered by use, may be disposed of by
treatment at a permitted facility or as advised by your local hazardous waste regulatory authority.
U.S. EPA WASTE NUMBER: D002 (Characteristic/Corrosivity), applicable to wastes consisting only of this product.
14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
THIS MATERIAL IS HAZARDOUS (Per 49 CFR 172.101) BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:
Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. (Zinc Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid)
HAZARD CLASS NUMBER and DESCRIPTION: 8 (Corrosive)
UN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:
UN 1760
III
PACKING GROUP:
DOT LABEL(S) REQUIRED:
Corrosive (Class 8)
NOTE: Consumer commodity shipments of this product 1-gallon or less in volume may be renamed "Consumer Commodity"
and reclassed as ORM-D material. Refer to 49 CFR 173.154(c) for additional information.
NORTH AMERICAN EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDEBOOK NUMBER (2000): 154
MARINE POLLUTANT: The components of this product are not designated by the Department of Transportation to be
Marine Pollutants (49 CFR 172.101, Appendix B).
TRANSPORT CANADA TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS REGULATIONS: This material is considered as
dangerous goods, per regulations of Transport Canada. Use the above information for the preparation of Canadian
shipments.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
ADDITIONAL U.S. REGULATIONS:
U.S. SARA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS: The components of this product are subject to the reporting requirements of
Sections 302, 304, and 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, as follows:
CHEMICAL NAME
SARA 302
(40 CFR 355, Appendix A)
SARA 304
(40 CFR Table 302.4)
SARA 313
(40 CFR 372.65)
Ammonium Chloride
No
Yes
No
Hydrochloric Acid
No
Yes
Yes
Methanol
No
Yes
Yes
Zinc Chloride
No
Yes
Yes (as Zinc Compound)
U.S. SARA THRESHOLD PLANNING QUANTITY: There are no specific Threshold Planning Quantities for the components
of this product. The default Federal MSDS submission and inventory requirement filing threshold of 10,000 Ibs (4,540 kg)
therefore applies, per 40 CFR 370.20.
U.S. CERCLA REPORTABLE QUANTITY (RQ): Ammonium Chloride 5000 Ib (2270 kg); Hydrochloric Acid 5000 Ib
(2270 kg); Methanol 5000 Ib (2270 kg); Zinc Chloride 1000 Ib (454 kg).
U.S. TSCA INVENTORY STATUS: The components of this product are listed on the TSCA Inventory.
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ADDITIONAL U.S. REGULATIONS (continued):
OTHER U.S. FEDERAL REGULATIONS: Not applicable.
U.S. STA TE REGULATORY INFORMATION: The components of this product are covered under specific State regulations,
as denoted below:
Alaska - Designated Toxic and Hazardous
Substances: Ammonium Chloride Fume,
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc
Chloride Fume.
California - Permissible Exposure Limits for
Chemical Contaminants:
Ammonium
Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and
Zinc Chloride Fume.
Florida - Substance List: Ammonium Chloride,
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc
Chloride Fume.
Illinois - Toxic Substance List: Ammonium
Chloride Vapor, Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol,
and Zinc Chloride Fume.
Kansas - Section 3021313 list: Hydrochloric
Acid, Methanol.
Massachusetts - Substance List: Ammonium
Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and
Zinc Chloride Fume.
Minnesota - List of Hazardous Substances:
Ammonium Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid,
Methanol, and linc Chloride Fume.
Michigan-Critical Materials Register:
Zinc
Compounds.
Missouri
Employer Information/Toxic
Substance List:
Ammonium Chloride,
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc
Chloride.
New Jersey - Right to Know Hazardous
Ammonium Chloride,
Substance List:
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc
Chloride.
North Dakota - List of Hazardous Chemicals,
Reportable
Quantities:
Ammonium
Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and
Zinc Chloride.
Pennsylvania - Hazardous Substance List:
Ammonium Chloride, Hydrochloric Acid,
Methanol, and Zinc Chloride.
Rhode Island - Hazardous Substance List:
Ammonium Chloride Fume, Hydrochloric
Acid, Methanol, and Zinc Chloride Fume.
Texas
Hazardous
Substance
List:
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol. and Zinc
Chloride Fume.
West Virginia - Hazardous Substance List:
Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol, and Zinc
Chloride Fume.
Hazardous
Wisconsin
Toxic
and
Substances: Hydrochloric Acid, Methanol,
and Zinc Chloride Fume.
CALIFORNIA SAFE DRINKING WATER AND TOXIC ENFORCEMENT ACT (PROPOSITION 65): No component of this
product is on the California Proposition 65 Lists.
ANSI LABELING (Z129.1): DANGER! CORROSIVE. MAY BE HARMFUL OR FATAL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED.
CAUSES SKIN OR EYE BURNS. Do not taste or swallow. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Avoid breathing vapors or mist.
Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wear gloves, goggles, faceshields, suitable body protection, and NIOSH-approved respiratory protection, as appropriate. FIRST-AID: In case of
contact, immediately flush skin or eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and
shoes. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If ingested, do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention. IN CASE OF FIRE: Use
water fog, dry chemical, CO2 , or "alcohol" foam. IN CASE OF SPILL: Absorb spill with polypads or other suitable absorbent
materials. Neutralize with agent suitable for acids. Place residue in suitable container and seal. Consult Material Safety
Data Sheet for additional information.
ADDITIONAL CANADIAN REGULATIONS:
CANADIAN DSUNDSL INVENTORY STATUS: The components ofthis product are on the DSUNDSL Lists.
OTHER CANADIAN REGULATIONS: Not applicable.
CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (CEPA) PRIORITIES SUBSTANCES LISTS: The components of this
product are not on the CEPA Priorities Substances Lists
CANADIAN WHMIS SYMBOLS: D1 B: Poisonous and Infectious Materials/Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects.
E: Corrosive Material.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
PREPARED BY:
DATE OF PRINTING:
CHEMICAL SAFETY ASSOCIATES, Inc.
9163 Chesapeake Drive, San Diego, CA 92123-1002
858/565-0302
July 13, 2007
This Material Safety Data Sheet is offered pursuant to OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200). Other government regulations
must be reviewed for ~pp[jcability to this product. The information contained herein relates only to the specific product. If the product is combined with
other materials, all component properties must be considered. To the best of the Harris Products Group knowledge, the information and
recommendations contained in this publication are reliable and accurate as the date of issue. However, accuracy, suitability, or completeness are not
guaranteed, and no warranty, guarantee, or representation, expressed or implied, is made by Harris Products Group. as to the absolute correctness or
sufficiency of any representation contained in this and other publications Harris Products Group. assumes no responsibility in connection therewith; nOf
can it be assumed that all acceptable safety measures may not be required under particular or exceptional conditions or circumstances. Data may be
changed from time to time. Be sure to consult the latest edition.
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DEFINITIONS OF TERMS
A large number of abbreviations and acronyms appear on a MSDS. Some of these, which are commonly used, include the following:
CAS #: This is the Chemical Abstract Service Number, which uniquely identifies each constituent.
EXPOSURE LIMITS IN AIR:
FLAMMABILITY LIMITS IN AIR:
ACG1H - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, a
Much of the information related to fire and explosion is derived from the
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Flash Point· Minimum
professional association which establishes exposure limits.
TlVThreshold Limit Value - an airborne concentration of a substance, which
represents conditions under which it is generally believed that nearly all
workers, may be repeatedly exposed without adverse effect. The duration
must be considered, including the 8-hour Time Weighted Average (TWA),
the is-minute Short Term Exposure Limit, and the instantaneous Ceiling
Leve! (C). Skin absorption effects must also be considered.
OSHA - U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
PEL ~ Permissible Exposure Limit - This exposure value means exactly the
The OSHA
same as a TLV, except that it is enforceable by OSHA.
Permissible Exposure Limits are based in the 1989 PELs and the June,
1993 Air Contaminants Rule (Federal Register: 58: 35338-35351 and 58:
40191). Both the current PELs and the vacated PEls are indicated. The
phrase, 'Vacated 1989 PEL," is placed next to the PEL, which was vacated
by Court Order. IDlH ~ Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health - This
level represents a concentration from which one can escape within 30minutes without suffering escape-preventing or permanent injury. The DFG MAK is the Republic of Germany's Maximum Exposure Level, similar to the
U.S. PEL NIOSH is the National Institute of Occupational Safety and
Health, which is the research arm of the U.S. Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA). NIOSH issues exposure guidelines called
Recommended Exposure Levels (REls). When no exposure guidelines are
established, an entry of NE is made for reference.
HAZARD RATINGS:
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM: Health Hazard: 0
(minimal acute or chronic exposure hazard); 1 (slight acute or chronic
exposure hazard); 2 (moderate acute or significant chronic exposure
hazard); 3 (severe acute exposure hazard; onetime overexposure can result
in permanent injury and may be fatal): 4 (extreme acute exposure hazard:
onetime overexposure can be fatal). Flammability Hazard: 0 (minimal
hazard); 1 (materials that require substantial pre-heating before burning); 2
(combustible liquid or solids: liquids with a flash point of 3B·93°C [100200°F]): 3 (Class IB and IC flammable liquids with flash points below 3aoc
[100°F]); 4 (Class IA flammable liquids with flash points below 23°C [73°F]
and boiling points below 38°C [100°F]. Reactivity Hazard: 0 (normally
stable): 1 (material that can become unstable at elevated temperatures or
which can react slightly with water); 2 (materials that are unstable but do not
detonate or which can react violently with water); 3 (materials that can
detonate when initiated or which can react explosively with water); 4
(materials that can detonate at normal temperatures or pressures).
NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION: Health Hazard:
0
(material that on exposure under fire conditions would offer no hazard
beyond that of ordinary combustible materials); 1 (materials that on
exposure under fire conditions could cause irritation or minor residual injury);
2 (materials that on intense or continued exposure under fire conditions
could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury); 3
(materials that can on short exposure could cause serious temporary or
residual injury): 4 (materials that under very short exposure causes death or
major residual injury). Flammability Hazard and Reactivity Hazard: Refer to
definitions for "Hazardous Materials Identification System".
temperature at which a liquid gives off sufficient vapors to form an ignitable
mixture with air. Autoignition Temperature: The minimum temperature
required to initiate combustion in air with no other source of ignition. LELthe lowest percent of vapor in air, by volume, that will explode or ignite in the
presence of an ignition source. UEL - the highest percent of vapor in air, by
volume, that will explode or ignite in the presence of an ignition source.
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
Human and Animal Toxicology: Possible health hazards as derived from
human data, animal studies, or from the results of studies with similar
compounds are presented. Definitions of some terms used in this section
are: LD50 . Lethal Dose (solids & liquids) which kills 50% of the exposed
animals: lC 50 - Lethal Concentration (gases) which kills 50% oflhe exposed
animals; ppm concentration expressed in parts of material per million parts
of air or water: mg/m3 concentration expressed in weight of substance per
volume of air: mg/kg quantity of material, by weight, administered to a test
subject, based on their body weight in kg. Other measures of toxicity include
TDlo, the lowest dose to cause a symptom and TClo the lowest
concentration to cause a symptom; TDo, lDlo, and LOo, or TC, TCo,
lClo, and lCo, the lowest dose (or concentration) to cause lethal or toxic
effects. Cancer Information: The sources are: IARC - the International
Agency for Research on Cancer; NTP - the National Toxicology Program,
RTECS - the Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, OSHA and
CAUOSHA. !ARC and NTP rate chemicals on a scale of decreasing
potential to cause human cancer with ran kings from 1 to 4. Subrankings
(2A, 2B, etc.) are also used. Other Information: BEl - ACGIH Biological
Exposure Indices, represent the levels of determinants which are most likely
to be observed in specimens collected from a healthy worker who has been
exposed to chemicals to the same extent as a worker with inhalation
exposure to the TLV.
Ecological Information:
EC is the effect
concentration in water. BCF = Bioconcentration Factor, which is used to
determine if a substance will concentrate in lifefonns which consume
contaminated plant or animal matter. Coefficient of OilfWater Distribution
is represented by log K..w or log K oc and is used to assess a substance's
behavior in the environment.
REGULATORY INFORMATION:
This section explains the impact of various laws and regulations on the
material. U.S.: EPA is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. DOT is
the U.S. Department of Transportation.
SARA is the Superfund
Amendments and Reauthorization Act. TSCA is the U.S. Toxic Substance
Control Act. CERCLA. (or Superfund) refers to the Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. Labeling is per
the American National Standards Institute (ANSI Z129.1). CANADA:
CEPA is the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. WHMIS is the
Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. TC is
Transport Canada. DSUNOSL are the Canadian Domestic/Non-Domestic
Substances Lists. The CPR is the Canadian Product Regulations. This
section also includes information on the precautionary warnings, which
appear, on the materials package label.
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