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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 395.3
Revision Date: December 3, 2018
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Hydrochloric Acid Solution Less than 0.1 M

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9850
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 and serious eye damage, corrosion or irritation (Category 2, 2B). Causes skin and eye irritation (H315+H320).







Industrial exposure to hydrochloric acid vapors and mists is listed as a known human carcinogen by IARC (IARC-1).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Hydrochloric acid
Water

7647-01-0
7732-18-5
HCl
H2O
36.46
18.00
<2%>
>98%
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 (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. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable, noncombustible solution.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Ventilate area and 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.
Store in a dedicated acid cabinet or in chemical storage area isolated from metals and bases.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
Exposure guidelines: (as concentrated HCl) Ceiling 5 ppm (OSHA); Ceiling 2 ppm (ACGIH); IDLH 50 ppm. Irritation threshold is ~ 5 ppm so any irritation is sign of exposure (per OSHA)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless liquid. Slight acrid odor.
Soluble: Water and alcohol
pH: 1-2
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, bases, amines, and alkali metals. Corrodes metal.
Shelf life: Good, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract.
Chronic effects: Erodes tooth enamel.
Target organs: Respiratory tract, teeth, skin.
ORL-RBT LD50: 900 mg/kg (as concentrated HCl)
IHL-RAT LC50: 3124 ppm/1hour (as concentrated HCl)
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Does not biodegrade in soil, may be toxic to aquatic life.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #24b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Hydrochloric acid. Hazard class: 8, Corrosive. UN number: UN1789.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (231-595-7), RCRA code D002.
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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