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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 313
Revision Date: April 7, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Dodecyl Sulfate Sodium Salt

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9728
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard Class: Flammable solids (Category 2). Flammable solid (H228). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard Class: Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 3). Toxic in contact with skin (H311). Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product (P270).

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

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Respiratory tract irritation (Category 3). May cause respiratory irritation (H335). Avoid breathing dust and fumes (P261).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Dodecyl sulfate, sodium salt

Synonyms: Sodium lauryl sulfate; Sodium dodecyl sulfate; SDS
151-21-3 CH3(CH2)11OSO3Na 288.38
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.
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: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes (P351).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P301+P330+P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes. Toxic combustion products consists of carbon oxides, sulfur oxides and sodium oxides.
In case of fire: Use a class D fire extinguisher or dry sand for extinction (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H: 2
F: 1
R: 2
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
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: Organic #4. Store with ethers, ketones, and halogenated hydrocarbons.
Ground or bond container and receiving equipment (P240). Use explosion-proof electrical and ventilating equipment (P241). Keep container tightly closed (P233). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, clothing, and face protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Fine, white powder. Odorless.
Soluble: Water and alcohol.
Melting point: 204-207 °C
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
Hazardous decomposition products: When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of sulfur oxides and sodium oxides
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritant, strong sensitizer.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: 1288 mg/kg
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 #26a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (205-788-1).
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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