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Tetrasodium pyrophosphate

Synonyms & Trade Names
Pyrophosphate, Sodium pyrophosphate, Tetrasodium diphosphate, Tetrasodium pyrophosphate (anhydrous), TSPP
CAS No.
7722-88-5
RTECS No.
UX7350000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Na4P2O7
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Odorless, white powder or granules. [Note: The decahydrate (Na4P2O7 • 10H2O) is in the form of colorless, transparent crystals.]
Molecular Weight
265.9
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
1810°F
Solubility
(77°F): 7%
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
2.45
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong acids
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat; dermatitis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
Provide:Eyewash (solution)
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water wash promptly
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
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