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P.O. Box 329 - 802 Washington Avenue Chestertown, MD 21620 - USA TELEPHONE # FOR INFORMATION 410 778-3100

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

24 HOUR EMERGENCY NUMBER (CHEM-TEL): USA, Canada, Puerto Rico 800-255-3924; Outside North American Continent 813-248-0585 (call Collect)

1. Product Identification
Product Code: 7102 Product Description: Nitrite Reagent #1 powder

Manufactured By: LaMotte Company 802 Washington Avenue Chestertown, MD 21620

2. Composition/Information On Ingredients
Hazard CAS#/Name
Yes 7681-38-1 Sodium Bisulfate

%
100

PEL
N/E

TLV
N/E

3. Hazards Overview
Primary Route Of Entry: Inhalation Skin
Harmful by inhalation, skin contact and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, skin, and nose.

HMIS Hazard Scale: 4 = Extreme, 3 = High, 2 = Moderate, 1= Slight, 0 = Least Health: 2 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 1 Carcinogenicity: None

Other Health Related Comments:

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4. First Aid Measures
Eye Contact: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Consult physician. Skin Contact: Flush thoroughly with water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and water. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth, drink glass of water and consult physician. Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician.

5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point (Method Used): Extinguishing Media: Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazard:
N/A

LEL: N/A
Dry chemical or CO2, not water

UEL: N/A

Firefighters wear self-contained breathing apparatus Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Reacts in aqueous solution with metals, forming hydrogen gas. Contact with bleaches can produce chlorine gas.

6. Accidental Release Measures
Avoid breathing dust. Wear gloves to sweep up. Hold in dry, closed container for disposal.

7. Handling & Storage
Store in cool, dry, storage area away from incompatible materials.

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8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Ventilation
Normal

Protection When Handling
Gloves Eye Protection Lab Coat

Work/Hygenic Practices:

Avoid breathing dust and contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash after handling.

9. Physical & Chemical Properties
Appearance: Solubility In Water: Odor: pH:
White Powder Soluble None 2 (0.1g in 10mL water)

Vapor Density: Vapor Pressure: Boiling Point: Melting Point:

N/A N/A N/A 186 deg C

10. Stability & Reactivity
Stable: Conditions To Avoid: Incompatibility (Materials To Avoid): Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Yes Heat, moisture, air Strong alkalies, oxidizers, aqueous hypochorites (bleach) SOx; bisulfate hydrolyzes in aqueous solution to sulfuric acid

11. Toxicological Information
Oral rat LD50: 2490 mg/kg

Target Organs:

Corrosive to all body parts Skin asthma or other respiratory conditions

Pre-Existing Conditions Aggravated By Exposure:

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12. Ecological Information
Information Not Yet Available

13. Disposal Considerations
Small quantity: Dissolve in water; neutralize with sodium bicarbonate and flush down drain with excess water. Dispose according to federal, state and local regulations.

14. Transportation Information
Proper Shipping Name: DOT: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
(SODIUM HYDROGEN SULFATE, SOLID)

IATA: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
(SODIUM HYDROGEN SULFATE, SOLID)

Hazard Class/Div: DOT: 8 IATA: 8 UN: 3260 Packing Group: II

15. Regulatory Information
Chemical Inventory Status
Hazard Ingredient USA TSCA Europe EC --- Canada --DSL NDSL Australia Japan

Yes

7681-38-1 Yes Sodium Bisulfate, anhydrous

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Federal, State, & International Regulations --- SARA 302 --Ingredient RQ TPQ
No 7681-38-1 No Sodium Bisulfate, anhydrous

--------- SARA 313 --------Listed No

Chemical Category
No

CERCLA
No

RCRA 261.33
No

TSCA 8(D)
No

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Ingredient

--- SARA 311/312 --Hazard Categories Acute Chronic Fire Pressure Reactivity
No No No

-------- Australia ------Hazchem Poison Code Schedule
2X S5

This MSDS Is WHMIS Compliant

7681-38-1 Yes Yes Sodium Bisulfate, anhydrous product 7102 as a whole Yes Yes

No

No

No

2X

S5

Yes

16. Other Information

Prepared By: IP, Regulatory Affairs Department Revised: 11/6/2006

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