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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 248
Revision Date: March 25, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Chromate Acid Cleaner

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9634
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Oxidizing solids (Category 2). May intensify fire; oxidizer (H272). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral and inhalation (Category 3). Toxic if swallowed or inhaled (H301+H331). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).

Hazard class: Skin and serious eye damage, corrosion or irritation (Category 2, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319).

Hazard class: Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 1). May cause genetic defects (H340). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202).
Use personal protective equipment as required (P281).

Hazard class: Carcinogenicity (Category 1). May cause cancer (H350).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Chromium(VI) oxide
Water

Synonyms: Chromerge; Anasol CS 1-9
1333-82-0
7732-18-5
CrO3
H2O
152.02
18.00
50%
50%
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention (P308+P313).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313).
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P301+P310+P330).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable, noncombustible solution.
Powerful oxidizing agent, avoid contact with organic materials.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or other inert absorbent material, neutralize with sodium bicarbonate or calcium hydroxide, and deposit in a sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #9. Store with acids, except nitric acid. Keep and store away from clothing and combustible materials (P220). Take any precautions to avoid mixing with combustibles (P221).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
Exposure guidelines: (as chromiumVI) PEL 0.005 mg/m3 (OSHA); TLV 0.05 mg/m3 (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Dark liquid. Strong odor of sulfuric acid.
Concentrate Contains: Chromium (VI) oxide and water.
Add 25 mL of Chromate acid cleaner to 2.5 L of sulfuric acid to prepare chromerge, a powerful cleaning solution.
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact organic matter and reducing agents.
Shelf life: Excellent, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Corrosive.
Chronic effects: Contains chromium (VI) oxide, which is a known carcinogen.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: greater than 10,000 mg/kg as Cr2O3
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #27f is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
Not listed.
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
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