SAFETY DATA SHEET
**** SECTION 1 - IDENTIFICATION
Material Name: Silver pieces
Company Identification: ACI ALLOYS INC
1458 Seareel Place
San Jose, CA 95131
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**** SECTION 2 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION ****
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: VW3500000
CAS Number: 7440-22-4
OSHA PEL: 0.01 MG/CUM
ACGIH TLV: 0.1 MG/CUM
Eye: May cause eye irritation. Skin: May cause skin irritation. May cause skin discoloration. Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Effects may be cumulative. Ingestion of silver compounds may cause abdominal pain, rigidity, convulsions and shock.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. Inhalation of fumes may cause metal fume fever, which is characterized by flu-like symptoms with metallic taste, fever, chills, cough, weakness, chest pain, muscle pain and increased white blood cell count.
Chronic inhalation or ingestion of silver salts may cause argyria characterized by a permanent blue-gray discoloration of the eyes, skin, mucous membranes, and internal organs. This malady results from the accumulation of silver in the body.
**** SECTION 3 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS ****
Hazard Symbols: None listed
Risk Phrases: 33
**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****
General information No special measures required.
After inhalation Seek medical treatment in case of complaints.
After skin contact Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
After swallowing Seek immediate medical advice.
**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****
Suitable extinguishing agents
Product is not flammable. Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
Protective equipment: No special measures required.
**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****
Person-related safety precautions: Not required.
Measures for environmental protection:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.
Measures for cleaning/collecting:
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.
**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****
Information for safe handling:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Prevent formation of dust.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: None.
**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****
(dust and fume)
0.01 mg/m3 TWA (dust)
10 mg/m3 IDLH (dust)
0.01 mg/m3 TWA
OSHA Vacated PELs: Silver: 0.01 mg/m3 TWA
Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal Protective Equipment Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators:A respiratory protection program
that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever
workplace conditions warrant respirator use.
**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****
Physical and chemical properties:
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 2212 ° C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 961 ° C
Sublimation temperature / start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Fine powder: highly flammable
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Danger of explosion: Not an explosion hazard.
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density: at 20 ° C 10.5 g/cm³
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Materials to be avoided:
Dangerous reactions Very fine powder: spontaneously flammable in air.
Dangerous products of decomposition: Metal oxide fume
**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
RTECS#: CAS# 7440-22-4: VW3500000 LD50/LC50: RTECS: Not available. Carcinogenicity: Silver - Not listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65. Other: See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
**** SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****
Do not allow material to be released to the environment
without proper governmental permits.
**** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****
Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
**** SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****
Not a hazardous material for transportation.
* DOT regulations:
* Hazard class: None
* Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
* ADR/RID class: None
* Maritime transport IMDG:
* IMDG Class: None
* Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
* ICAO/IATA Class: None
* Transport/Additional information:
Not dangerous according to the above specifications.
**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****
European/International Regulations European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives Hazard Symbols:Not available
R 33 Danger of cumulative effects.
S 28A After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
S 37 Wear suitable gloves.
S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 7440-22-4: 0
CAS# 7440-22-4 is listed on Canada's DSL List
Canadian WHMIS Classifications: D2A
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
CAS# 7440-22-4 is listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List
TSCA CAS# 7440-22-4 is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
**** SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ****
MSDS Creation Date: 9/02/1997 Revision #2 Date: 12/4/2015
information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best
Revised 12/12/15 CJA.
information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of
merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to
such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users
should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the
information for their particular purposes. In no way shall the company be
liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost
profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary
damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of
the possibility of such damages.
Revised 12/12/15 CJA.