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BIS(HYDROXYLAMINE) SULFATE

ICSC: 0898

Oxammoniumsulphate
(NH2OH)2•H2SO4
Molecular mass: 164.1
ICSC #    0898
CAS #     10039-54-0
RTECS # NC5425000
UN #        2865
EC #         612-123-00-2
September 05, 2003 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

 •INHALATION See Ingestion.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Blue lips or fingernails. Blue skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

(Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.) Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Separated from oxidants ,nitrates, nitrites and combustibles.

Marine pollutant.
Xn symbol
N symbol
R: 22-36/38-43-48/22-50
S: 2-22-24-37-61
UN Hazard Class: 8
UN Packing Group: III
ICSC: 0898 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

BIS(HYDROXYLAMINE) SULFATE

ICSC: 0898

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALS OR POWDER .

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On contact with hot surfaces or flames this substance decomposes forming corrosive fumes ofsulfur oxides. The solution in water is a medium strong acid. The substance is a strong reducing agent and reacts violently with oxidantspowdered metals, nitrates, nitrites and heavy metal salts.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin . The substance may cause effects on the blood , resulting in the formation of methaemoglobin.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the blood , resulting in anaemia .

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Melting point (decomposes): 120°C
Density: 1.88
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 58.7
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.6

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.

N O T E S

Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-80GC2-II+III

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0898 BIS(HYDROXYLAMINE) SULFATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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