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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 800
Revision Date: March 15, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Sulfur

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10411
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable solids (Category 1). Flammable solid (H228). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion/irritation (Category 2). Causes skin irritation (H315).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral and inhalation (Category 5). May be harmful if swallowed or inhaled (H303+H333).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Sulfur

7704-34-9 S 32.06
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.
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.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIB combustible solid.
Flash point: 207 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 3.3% Upper: 46% Autoignition Temperature: 232 °C
Fire and explosion risk in finely divided form. When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
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, place in 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 #10. Store with sulfur and phosphorus.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Yellow crystals or powder. Faint odor of rotten eggs.
Soluble: Slightly in alcohol and other organic solvents. Insoluble in water.
Boiling point: 444.6 °C
Melting point: 119 °C
Specific gravity: 2.06
Vapor density: 8.9
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with oxidizers and moisture.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritant.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: 8437 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
EYE-HUM: 8 ppm
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Aquatic toxicity: TLm96: 1000 ppm
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: Sulfur. Hazard class: 9, Miscellaneous Hazardous. UN number: UN1350
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (231-722-6).
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.