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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 25
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Aitch-Tu-Ess Cartridges

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9359
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral, dermal, and inhalation (Category 5). May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or in contact with skin (H303+H313+H333).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 2). Causes skin irritation (H315).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
A proprietary mixture of
Silica sand
Asphalt
C.I. Pigment Blue 29
Sulfur


14808-60-7
8052-42-4
57455-37-5
7704-34-9

SiO2
Mixture
Na6Al6Si6O24S4
S

60.08
Mixture
994.5
32.07
Proprietary to Henger Corporation
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312).
If inhaled:Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P304+P312).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
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. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
As H2S gas, highly flammable. Severe fire risk.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
If tube is broken, treat tube contents with utmost care because of the potential to produce H2S upon heating. Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Sweep up the spill, place in a sealed bag or container, and dispose. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #5. Store with sulfides, phosphides, carbides and nitrides. Store inside a dedicated flammables cabinet or if a flammables cabinet is not available store in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ can.
Only use in a hood.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Only use in a hood.
Exposure guidelines: (as hydrogen sulfide) TLV 1 ppm Ceiling 5 ppm (ACGIH) STEL 20 ppm (OSHA)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Slightly green-looking granules. Odorless.
Use instructions: Request publication 25.00
When heated, will generate hydrogen sulfide (H2S)
gas.
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid heating these tubes except under controlled laboratory conditions within a functioning fume hood.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritating to eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Hydrogen sulfide is a serious irritant.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: N.A.
IHL-RAT LC50: 444 ppm (as hydrogen sulfide)
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 #18b 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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.