logo

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 401
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Hydroxylamine Hydrochloride

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9856
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Corrosive to metals (Category 1). May be corrosive to metals (H290).
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 3). Toxic if swallowed (H301). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 4). Harmful in contact with skin (H312).
Hazard class: Skin and serious eye damage, corrosion or irritation (Category 2, 2A). Causes skin and serious eye irritation (H315+H319).
Hazard class: Sensitization, skin (Category 1). May cause an allergic skin reaction (H317). Avoid breathing dust or fumes (P261).
Hazard class: Carcinogenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing cancer (H351). 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: Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (Category 2). May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Hydroxylamine hydrochloride

1304222 H2NOH•HCl
69.5
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: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P333+P313). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse (P363).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P301+P310+P330).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable solid.
Undergoes decomposition at room temperature.
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Absorb spills to prevent material damage (P390). 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 #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in Flinn Chem-Saf™ bag. Keep only in original container (P234).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace (P272).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White crystals. Odorless.
Soluble: Water, glycerol, and alcohol
Melting point: 151 °C (decomposes)
Specific gravity: 1.67
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers.
Shelf life: Poor. Undergoes rapid decomposition at room temperature and especially in high humidity.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Skin and serious eye irritation, allergic skin reaction possible, vascular muscle relaxer, methemoglobin formation.
Chronic effects: Suspected of causing cancer. May cause damage to vascular blood vessels, spleen, kidney, blood.
Target organs: Blood, spleen, kidneys, blood vessels.
ORL-RAT LD50: 141 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Avoid release to the environment. Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
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 (226-798-2), RCRA code D003.
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.