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                                                                                                             LEAD NITRATE, SOLID

 1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Brenntag Canada Inc.                                                                             WHMIS#:              00060442
43 Jutland Rd.                                                                                   Index:               GCD0195/09C
Toronto, ON
                                                                                                 Effective Date:      2008 October 02
M8Z 2G6
(416) 259-8231                                                                                   Date of Revision:    2009 July 15

Website: http:\\www.brenntag.ca

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS (FOR EMERGENCIES INVOLVING CHEMICAL SPILLS OR RELEASE)

Toronto, ON (416) 226-6117                 Montreal, QC (514) 861-1211                Winnipeg, MB (204) 943-8827
Edmonton, AB (780) 424-1754                Calgary, AB (403) 263-8660                 Vancouver, BC (604) 685-5036

PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Product Name:                       Lead Nitrate, Solid.
Chemical Name:                      Nitric Acid, lead (2++) salt.
Synonyms:                           Lead dinitrate.
Chemical Family:                    Inorganic salt.
Molecular Formula:                  Pb(NO3)2; N2-O6.Pb.
Product Use:                        Oxidizer. Mordant in dyeing. Chemical intermediate.
WHMIS Classification / Symbol:
 C: Oxidizer
 D-1A: Very Toxic (acute effects)
 D-2A: Very Toxic (carcinogen, teratogen)


READ THE ENTIRE MSDS FOR THE COMPLETE HAZARD EVALUATION OF THIS PRODUCT.


2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS (Not Intended As Specifications)

Ingredient                                    CAS#                    ACGIH TLV                            % Concentration
 Lead Nitrate                                  10099-74-8             0.05 mg/m³ as Pb     *A3                   95 - 100

A3 = Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans. (ACGIH-A3).




 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW:                 This material is a strong oxidizer which is stable under normal conditions, but can decompose if
                                    contaminated. Contact with other combustible material can cause fire. Do not store indoors on wooden
                                    pallets or near combustible materials (eg. wood, paper and organic materials such as solvents and
                                    carbon based chemicals).

                                    Toxic! May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed. Causes skin and eye irritation. Dust
                                    or vapour is extremely irritating to eye and respiratory tract. Severe exposure may cause lung damage.
                                    Cancer hazard. Can cause teratogenic effects. See "Other Health Effects" Section. Can decompose at
                                    high temperatures forming toxic gases. Strong oxidizer. Contact with other combustible material can
                                    cause fire.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                 Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                      Date of Revision:         2009 July 15
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Inhalation:                      Product may be mildly irritating to the nose, throat and respiratory tract and may cause coughing and
                                 sneezing. Excessive contact may cause drying of mucous membranes of nose and throat due to
                                 absorption of moisture and oils. Severe exposure may cause lung damage. Toxic effects may be
                                 delayed. See "Other Health Effects" Section.
Skin Contact:                    This product may cause irritation due to abrasive action. Contact may cause drying of the skin due to
                                 absorption of moisture and oils. Prolonged, confined (especially under the finger nails, under rings or
                                 watch bands) or repeated exposure may cause skin irritation. May cause defatting, drying and cracking
                                 of the skin.
Skin Absorption:                 May be absorbed through intact skin.
Eye Contact:                     This product may cause irritation, redness and possible damage due to abrasiveness. Excessive contact
                                 may cause drying of mucous membranes of the eyes due to absorption of moisture and oils. Product
                                 residues on fingers, hands or gloves may contact the eyes and cause eye irritation, redness and pain.
                                 Effects should disappear if eyes are quickly flushed with water after exposure.
Ingestion:                       This substance is toxic if swallowed. This product causes irritation, a burning sensation of the mouth and
                                 throat and abdominal pain. May cause gastroenteritis. Ingestion is not a likely route of exposure.
Other Health Effects:            Effects (irritancy) on the skin and eyes may be delayed, and damage may occur without the sensation or
                                 onset of pain. Strict adherence to first aid measures following any exposure is essential.

                                 In general, long-term exposure to high concentrations of dust may cause increased mucous flow in the
                                 nose and respiratory system airways. This condition usually disappears after exposure stops. (4)
                                 Controversy exists as to the role exposure to dust has in the development of chronic bronchitis
                                 (inflammation of the air passages into the lungs). Other factors such as smoking and general air
                                 pollution are more important, but dust exposure may contribute. (4)

                                 May cause visual disturbances, low blood pressure, loss of appetite, metallic taste, central nervous
                                 system (CNS) depression, lead encephalopathy, weakness, peripheral nervous system (PNS) effects or
                                 kidney damage. Mild blurring of vision to complete blindness may occur, including changes in colour
                                 perception and photophobia. Symptoms usually develop 12-18 hours after exposure. CNS depression is
                                 characterized by headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and incoordination. Severe
                                 overexposures may lead to coma and possible death due to respiratory failure. Peripheral Neuropathy is
                                 a progressive disorder of the nervous system characterized by sensory and motor abnormalities, muscle
                                 spasms, weakness and pain in the arms and legs, numbness and tingling of the fingers and toes and
                                 paralysis. Lead encephalopathy is caused by the ingestion of lead compounds. It is characterized by
                                 convulsions, delirium, hallucinations, colicky abdominal pain, paralysis with wrist-drop and a bluish lead
                                 line of the gums. Convulsions and coma may occur. (3)

                                 Repeated ingestion and/or inhalation of Lead material can accumulate and become associated with the
                                 development of central nervous system effects, peripheral neuropathy, gastrointestinal disturbances,
                                 reproductive system effects, anemia and kidney injury.

                                 Acute (If Left Untreated): Weakness, headache, loss of appetite, uncoordinated body movements,
                                 stupor, on rare occasions convulsions and even more rarely death.

                                 Chronic (If Left Untreated): Fatigue, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, stomach cramps, anemia,
                                 muscle and joint pain, neuromuscular dysfunction and possibly paralysis and encephalopathy. Kidney
                                 damage may occur without symptoms.

                                 Analysis of biological specimens and medical examination are necessary to verify excessive lead
                                 absorption. Depending on individual susceptability and the degree and duration of overexposure, effects
                                 are generally seen only after long term exposure.

                                 If ingested, Nitrates may be reduced to nitrites by bacteria in the digestive tract. Signs and symptoms of
                                 nitrite poisoning include cyanosis (due to methemoglobin formation), nausea, dizziness and increased
                                 heart rate.


  4. FIRST AID MEASURES
FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Inhalation:                      Move victim to fresh air. Give artificial respiration ONLY if breathing has stopped. Give cardiopulmonary
                                 resuscitation (CPR) if there is no breathing AND no pulse. Oxygen administration may be beneficial in
                                 this situation but should only be administered by personnel trained in its use. Obtain medical attention
                                 IMMEDIATELY.
Skin Contact:                    Start flushing while removing contaminated clothing. Wash affected areas thoroughly with soap and
                                 water. If irritation, redness, or a burning sensation develops and persists, obtain medical advice.
Eye Contact:                     Immediately flush eyes with running water for a minimum of 20 minutes. Hold eyelids open during
                                 flushing. If irritation persists, repeat flushing. Obtain medical attention IMMEDIATELY.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                       Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                           Date of Revision:         2009 July 15
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Ingestion:                           Do not attempt to give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. IMMEDIATELY contact local Poison
                                     Control Centre. If victim is alert and not convulsing, rinse mouth out and give 1 to 2 glasses of milk.
                                     Water may be used if milk is not available but it is not as effective. If spontaneous vomiting occurs, have
                                     victim lean forward with head down to avoid breathing in of vomitus, rinse mouth and administer more
                                     milk or water. IMMEDIATELY transport victim to an emergency facility.
Note to Physicians:                  Treat symptomatically.

                                     All patients with blood lead levels of 2.6 umol/L (55 ugm/dL) or greater, or children with a positive
                                     provocative chelation test should receive chelation therapy. Asymptomatic patients may receive calcium
                                     EDTA without dimercaprol. Always ensure adequate urine flow to prevent renal toxicity from EDTA-lead
                                     complex. Hemodialysis may be required in patients with severe renal failure, but this in itself will not
                                     effectively remove lead. (PMM)

                                     Medical conditions that may be aggravated by exposure to this product include neurological and
                                     cardiovascular disorders, diseases of the skin, eyes or respiratory tract, preexisting liver and kidney
                                     disorders.


  5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

                                                                            Flammability Limits in Air (%):
                                        AutoIgnition
 Flashpoint (°C)                      Temperature (°C)                      LEL                         UEL

 Non-combustible (does not           Not available.                         Not applicable.             Not applicable.
 burn).
Flammability Class (WHMIS):          Not regulated.
Hazardous Combustion                 Thermal decomposition products are toxic and may include lead fumes, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of lead
Products:                            and irritating gases.
Unusual Fire or Explosion            This product is a strong oxidizer. Strong oxidizers can cause ignition of combustible or oxidizable
Hazards:                             materials. May decompose violently on contact with metals, or their salts, dusts or other contaminants.
                                     Avoid direct contact of this product with water as this can cause a violent exothermic reaction. Contact
                                     with oxidizable and combustible materials (wood, paper and organic materials such as solvents and
                                     carbon based chemicals) can lead to fires. Oxygen release due to exothermic decomposition may
                                     support combustion.

                                     Minimize air borne spreading of dust. Spilled material may cause floors and contact surfaces to become
                                     slippery.
Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact: Not expected to be sensitive to mechanical impact.
Rate of Burning:                     Not available.
Explosive Power:                     Not available.
Sensitivity to Static Discharge:     Not expected to be sensitive to static discharge.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
Fire Extinguishing Media:            Use media appropriate for surrounding fire and/or materials.
FIRE FIGHTING
INSTRUCTIONS
Instructions to the Fire Fighters:   Isolate materials that are not involved in the fire and protect personnel. Cool containers with flooding
                                     quantities of water until well after the fire is out.
Fire Fighting Protective             Use self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.
Equipment:


  6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Information in this section is for responding to spills, leaks or releases in order to prevent or minimize the adverse effects on persons,
property and the environment. There may be specific reporting requirements associated with spills, leaks or releases, which change from
region to region.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                    Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                        Date of Revision:          2009 July 15
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Containment and Clean-Up           In all cases of leak or spill contact vendor at Emergency Number shown on the front page of this MSDS.
Procedures:                        Spilled material may cause floors and contact surfaces to become slippery. Minimize air borne spreading
                                   of dust. Wear respirator, protective clothing and gloves. Where a package (drum or bag) is damaged and
                                   / or leaking, repair it, or place it into an over-pack drum immediately so as to avoid or minimize material
                                   loss and contamination of surrounding environment. Replace damaged containers immediately to avoid
                                   loss of material and contamination of surrounding atmosphere. Any recovered product can be used for
                                   the usual purpose, depending on the extent and kind of contamination. Do not use combustible materials
                                   such as sawdust as an absorbent. Recover spilled material on non-combustible absorbents, such as
                                   sand or vermiculite, and place in covered containers for disposal. Use spark-resistant tools. Eliminate all
                                   sources of ignition. Collect product for recovery or disposal. For release to land, or storm water runoff,
                                   contain discharge by constructing dykes or applying inert absorbent; for release to water, utilize
                                   damming and/or water diversion to minimize the spread of contamination. Ventilate enclosed spaces.
                                   Notify applicable government authority if release is reportable or could adversely affect the environment.


  7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
HANDLING
Handling Practices:                Use normal "good" industrial hygiene and housekeeping practices. Minimize air borne spreading of dust.
                                   Clean up immediately to eliminate slipping hazard.

                                   Immerse contaminated clothing in water immediately and KEEP WET until discarded or laundered.
Ventilation Requirements:          See Section 8, "Engineering Controls".
Other Precautions:                 Use only with adequate ventilation and avoid breathing dusts ( mists and vapours ). Avoid contact with
                                   eyes, skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Wash contaminated
                                   clothing thoroughly before re-use.
STORAGE
Storage Temperature (°C):          See below.
Ventilation Requirements:          General exhaust is acceptable.
Storage Requirements:              Store in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep away from heat, sparks and flames. Keep containers closed.
                                   Do not expose sealed containers to temperatures above 40° C. Do not store on wooden floors or wooden
                                   pallets. Avoid moisture contamination. Damp material may decompose exothermically and may cause
                                   combustion of organic material. Oxygen release due to exothermic decomposition may support
                                   combustion. Prolonged storage may result in lumping or caking. Protect from direct sunlight. Protect
                                   against physical damage.
Special Materials to be Used for   Materials of construction for storing the product include: steel drum, bags or sacks lined with
Packaging or Containers:           polyethylene. Attacks some types of rubber, plastics and coatings. Confirm suitability of any material
                                   before using.


  8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Recommendations listed in this section indicate the type of equipment, which will provide protection against overexposure to this product.
Conditions of use, adequacy of engineering or other control measures, and actual exposures will dictate the need for specific protective
devices at your workplace.
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
Engineering Controls:              Local exhaust ventilation required. Ventilation should be explosion proof. Make up air should be
                                   supplied to balance air that is removed by local or general exhaust ventilation. Ventilate low lying areas
                                   such as sumps or pits where dense dust may collect.

                                   For personnel entry into confined spaces (i.e. bulk storage tanks) a proper procedure must be followed.
                                   It must include consideration of, among other things, ventilation, testing of tank atmosphere, provision
                                   and maintenance of SCBA, and emergency rescue. Use the "buddy" system. The second person should
                                   be in view and trained and equipped to execute a rescue. (4)
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE
EQUIPMENT (PPE)
Eye Protection:                    Use full face-shield and chemical safety goggles when there is potential for contact. Contact lenses
                                   should not be worn when working with this material.
Skin Protection:                   Gloves and protective clothing made from butyl rubber should be impervious under conditions of use.
                                   Prior to use, user should confirm impermeability. Discard contaminated gloves.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                        Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                            Date of Revision:          2009 July 15
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Respiratory Protection:             No specific guidelines available. DO NOT USE chemical cartridge respirators with oxidizable sorbents
                                    (charcoal). A NIOSH/MSHA-approved full facepiece air-purifying respirator equipped with acid gas, dust,
                                    mist, fume cartridges for concentrations up to 0.5 mg/m³. An air-supplied respirator if concentrations are
                                    higher or unknown.

                                    If while wearing a respiratory protection, you can smell, taste or otherwise detect anything unusual, or in
                                    the case of a full facepiece respirator you experience eye irritation, leave the area immediately. Check to
                                    make sure the respirator to face seal is still good. If it is, replace the filter, cartridge or canister. If the
                                    seal is no longer good, you may need a new respirator. (4)

                                    Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) value: 100 mg/m³ ( Lead ). The purpose of
                                    establishing an IDLH value is to ensure that the worker can escape from a given contaminated
                                    environment in the event of failure of the most protective respiratory equipment. In the event of failure of
                                    respiratory protective equipment, every effort should be made to exit immediately. (4)
Other Personal Protective           Wear an impermeable apron and boots. Locate safety shower and eyewash station close to chemical
Equipment:                          handling area. Take all precautions to avoid personal contact.
EXPOSURE GUIDELINES

SUBSTANCE                         ACGIH TLV                             OSHA PEL                                       NIOSH REL
                                   (STEL)                      (TWA)            (STEL)                        (TWA)            (STEL)


 Lead Nitrate                            —                  0.05 mg/m3                  ---                 0.05 mg/m3                   ---


  9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES (Not intended as Specifications)
Physical State:                                       Solid.
Appearance:                                           Colourless transparent crystals or white powder.
Odour:                                                Odourless.
Odour Threshold (ppm):                                Not available.
Boiling Range (°C):                                   Not available.
Melting/Freezing Point (°C):                          470. (3)
Vapour Pressure (mm Hg at 20° C):                     Not applicable.
Vapour Density (Air = 1.0):                           11.0. (3)
Relative Density (g/cc):                              4.53. (3)
Bulk Density:                                         Not applicable.
Viscosity:                                            Not applicable.
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1.0):               Not applicable.
Solubility:                                           Soluble in water.
% Volatile by Volume:                                 0 %. (3)
pH:                                                   3.4 - 4 (20 % solution). (3)
Coefficient of Water/Oil Distribution:                Not applicable.
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC):                     Not applicable.
Flashpoint (°C):                                      Non-combustible (does not burn).


  10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
CHEMICAL STABILITY
Under Normal Conditions:            Stable.
Under Fire Conditions:              Not flammable. Damp material may decompose exothermically and may cause combustion of organic
                                    material. Oxygen release due to exothermic decomposition may support combustion.
Hazardous Polymerization:           Will not occur.
Conditions to Avoid:                High temperatures, sparks, open flames and all other sources of ignition. Keep tightly closed to protect
                                    quality. Avoid moisture contamination. Avoid direct sunlight. Minimize air borne spreading of dust. Clean
                                    up immediately to eliminate slipping hazard. Do not allow to enter sewers or watercourses. Strong
                                    oxidizers can cause ignition of combustible or oxidizable materials. May decompose violently on contact
                                    with metals, or their salts, dusts or other contaminants. Oxygen release due to exothermic decomposition
                                    may support combustion. Do not store on wooden floors or wooden pallets. Avoid mechanical shock or
                                    impact, if contaminated with combustible materials.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                   Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                       Date of Revision:         2009 July 15
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Materials to Avoid:                 Strong oxidizing and reducing agents. Lewis or mineral acids. Strong bases. Organic materials. Activated
                                    carbon. Ammonium Thiocyanate. Combustibles. Hydrogen Peroxide. Lead Hydrophosphite. Organic
                                    materials.
Decomposition or Combustion         Thermal decomposition products are toxic and may include lead fumes, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of lead
Products:                           and irritating gases.


  11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
TOXICOLOGICAL DATA:
 Meaningful toxicological test data could not be found for this product.

Carcinogenicity Data:               Lead Nitrate is classified as carcinogenic by IARC ( International Agency for Research on Cancer) (
                                    IARC-2B ). See "Other Health Effects" Section.
Reproductive Data:                  Significant harmful effects have been reported in men, but not in women, following low to moderate
                                    exposures to Lead. The effects of low exposure to Lead caused low sperm count and abnormal sperm
                                    structure and mobility. At high levels of Lead exposure there were harmful effects to both men and
                                    women. (4) See "Other Health Effects" Section.
Mutagenicity Data:                  The mutagenicity of Elemental Lead has not been studied in animals or cell systems. In studies with
                                    Lead Acetate, positive results have been reported in rats, mice and monkeys exposed orally. (4) See
                                    "Other Health Effects" Section.
Teratogenicity Data:                Lead Nitrate may cause teratogenic/embryotoxic effects based on studies in laboratory animals. See
                                    "Other Health Effects" Section.
Respiratory / Skin Sensitization    None known.
Data:
Synergistic Materials:              This product contains a nitrite which may react with amines to form a nitrosamine in acidic environments
                                    such as the stomach. Some nitrosamines have been shown to be carcinogenic in laboratory animals.
                                    Simultaneous exposure to nitrites should be avoided since many medications and chemicals contain an
                                    amine group. (3)
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                 Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                     Date of Revision:         2009 July 15
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Other Studies Relevant to        Low level of exposure to lead is considered to be blood level of less than 50 micrograms/decilitre,
Material:                        moderate level of exposure is 51 - 100 micrograms/decilitre and high level of exposure is above 100
                                 micrograms/decilitre. (4)

                                 Central nervous system (CNS) or brain function has been harmed in workers with long-term, low level
                                 Lead exposure. Symptoms typically occur with low to moderate exposure and include forgetfulness,
                                 irritability, tiredness, headache, fatigue, impotence, decreased libido, dizziness and depression.
                                 Repeated exposure to moderate to high levels can cause encephalopathy. (4)

                                 Repeated exposure to inorganic Lead compounds can affect behaviour. Lead smelter workers with long
                                 term exposure to low levels of lead have experienced altered mood states. Effects of moderate
                                 exposures include disturbances to hand-eye coordination, reaction times, visual motor performance and
                                 mental performance. Disturbances to vision have been observed in workers after months to years of
                                 overexposure to inorganic Lead compounds. Symptoms range from very slight visual changes to a
                                 gradual decrease in vision, with slow recovery or progression to blindness. Changes in hearing ability
                                 have also been reported in workers exposed to moderate to high levels. (4)

                                 Peripheral nerve function has been harmed in workers exposed to low to moderate levels of inorganic
                                 Lead. effects were shown to be reversible following a 5 month exposure. However, only partial recovery
                                 may occur, particularly if the Lead exposure continues or treatment is not carried out. Peripheral
                                 neuropathy has been observed following long term overexposure to inorganic Lead compounds. This
                                 disorder is often referred to as "Lead palsy" and symptoms include weakness of the arms and legs and
                                 weakness and paralysis of the wrist, fingers and ankles. Decreased hand dexterity has been reported in
                                 workers with low to moderate exposure to inorganic Lead. Foot drop and wrist drop commonly occur
                                 with higher exposures. (4)

                                 Effects on the digestive system tend to be observed following high exposure to inorganic lead
                                 compounds, although they have been noted in workers with moderate exposure. Symptoms include loss
                                 of appetite, inflammation of the stomach walls and colic, with severe abdominal pains, cramps, nausea,
                                 vomiting, constipation, anorexia, weight loss and decreased urination. In severe cases of Lead
                                 exposure, a deposit of Lead occurs in the gums near the base of the teeth. This deposit is visible as a
                                 blue-grey line. (4)

                                 Reversible kidney injury has been observed in some workers with repeated low exposure to inorganic
                                 Lead compounds. Irreversible kidney damage has been observed following long term, moderate
                                 exposures. An increased number of deaths due to kidney disease was observed in smelter and Lead
                                 production workers with moderate exposure. (4)

                                 Inorganic Lead can cause harmful effects to certain types of blood cells, including reduced hemoglobin
                                 production and reduced life span and function of red blood cells. Reduced hemoglobin production has
                                 been associated with low-level exposure to inorganic Lead in the workplace. Anemia has been observed
                                 in workers with exposure to moderate levels of Lead. Low, moderate or high exposure to inorganic Lead
                                 may increase blood pressure in men. (4)

                                 The International Agency for Research on Cancer has determined that the evidence for carcinogenicity
                                 of inorganic Lead compounds to humans is inadequate and have classified these compounds as
                                 possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B). The U.S. National Toxiciology Program identifies this
                                 chemical as one to which a may reasonably anticipated to be a carcinogen. A comprehensive review of
                                 more than twenty human studies involving workers exposed to inorganic Lead compounds in battery
                                 industries, smelters, pigment factories, printing trades and the glass manufacturing industry concluded
                                 that there was a significant excess risk of overall cancer, but not cancer of the kidneys. (4)

                                 Several non-occupational studies indicate that low to moderate exposure to Lead during pregnancy and
                                 early childhood can produce harmful effects on neurobehavioural development and IQ. Lead crosses the
                                 placenta. Fertile females should have exposure and biological specimens carefully monitored to assure
                                 blood lead levels stay within guidelines of 30 ug / 100 g of blood in order to protect the fetus. (4)

                                 The overall literature suggests that human exposure to low to moderate levels of lead can be associated
                                 with significant male reproductive effects. This includes low sperm count, abnormal sperm structure and
                                 abnormal sperm mobility. In Yugoslavia, 101 male workers exposed to low to high levels of inorganic
                                 Lead had reduced semen volume and density; reduced total, mobile and viable sperm; and increased
                                 number of abnormal sperm. Another study of 150 male workers with moderate to high, long term
                                 exposure to inorganic lead compounds showed signs of reduced fertility, low sperm counts and abnormal
                                 sperm structure. (4)


  12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity:                     May be harmful to aquatic life.
Environmental Fate:              Known to bioaccumulate in at least one aquatic species. Can be dangerous if allowed to enter drinking
                                 water intakes. Do not contaminate domestic or irrigation water supplies, lakes, streams, ponds, or rivers.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                     Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                         Date of Revision:          2009 July 15
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  13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Deactivating Chemicals:             None required.
Waste Disposal Methods:             This information applies to the material as manufactured. Reevaluation of the product may be required
                                    by the user at the time of disposal since the product uses, transformations, mixtures and processes may
                                    influence waste classification. Dispose of waste material at an approved (hazardous) waste
                                    treatment/disposal facility in accordance with applicable local, provincial and federal regulations. Do not
                                    dispose of waste with normal garbage, or to sewer systems.
Safe Handling of Residues:          See "Waste Disposal Methods".
Disposal of Packaging:              Empty containers retain product residue and can be dangerous. Treat package in the same manner as
                                    the product. Dispose of waste material at an approved landfill site or (hazardous) waste
                                    treatment/disposal facility in accordance with applicable local, provincial and federal regulations.


  14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
CANADIAN TDG ACT SHIPPING DESCRIPTION:
 LEAD NITRATE, Class 5.1(6.1), UN1469, PG II.
 Label(s): Oxidizing Substances, Toxic Substances.           Placard: Oxidizing Substances.
 ERAP Index: -----.              Exemptions: None known.
 Marine Pollutant.
US DOT CLASSIFICATION (49CFR 172.101, 172.102):
 LEAD NITRATE, Class 5.1(6.1), UN1469, PG II.
 Label(s): Oxidizer, Poison.        Placard: Oxidizer.
 CERCLA-RQ: Lead Nitrate: 10 lb        Exemptions: None known.
            / 4.54 kg
 Marine Pollutant.


  15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
CANADA
CEPA - NSNR:                        This material is included on the DSL under the CEPA.
CEPA - NPRI:                        Lead (and its compounds).
Controlled Products Regulations Classification (WHMIS):
 C: Oxidizer
 D-1A: Very Toxic (acute effects)
 D-2A: Very Toxic (carcinogen, teratogen)

USA
Environmental Protection Act:       This material is included on the TSCA Inventory.
OSHA HCS (29CFR 1910.1200): Oxidizer. Highly Toxic. Carcinogenic. Teratogenic and Embryotoxic
Text22: 3 Health, 0 Fire, 1 Reactivity (3)
NFPA:
Text22:3 Health, 0 Fire, 1 Reactivity (3)
HMIS:

INTERNATIONAL
All components of this product are found on the following inventories: EINECS (European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical
Substances), Australia (ACOIN), Japan (MITI), Korea (ECL).


16. OTHER INFORMATION
REFERENCES

1.   RTECS-Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety RTECS
     database.
2.   Clayton, G.D. and Clayton, F.E., Eds., Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, 3rd ed., Vol. IIA,B,C, John Wiley and Sons, New
     York, 1981.
Lead Nitrate, Solid                                                                                                   Brenntag Canada Inc.
WHMIS Number :        00060442                                                                        Date of Revision:         2009 July 15
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3.   Supplier's Material Safety Data Sheet(s).
4.   CHEMINFO, through "CCINFOdisc", Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
5.   Guide to Occupational Exposure Values, 2007, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Cincinnati, 2007.
6.   Regulatory Affairs Group, Brenntag Canada Inc.
7.   The British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre, Poison Managements Manual, Canadian Pharmaceutical Association,
     Ottawa, 1981.
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The information contained herein is offered only as a guide to the handling of this specific material and has been prepared in good faith by
technically knowledgeable personnel. It is not intended to be all-inclusive and the manner and conditions of use and handling may involve
other and additional considerations. No warranty of any kind is given or implied and Brenntag Canada Inc. will not be liable for any
damages, losses, injuries or consequential damages which may result from the use of or reliance on any information contained herein.
This Material Safety Data Sheet is valid for three years.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

To obtain revised copies of this or other Material Safety Data Sheets, contact your nearest Brenntag Canada Regional office.

British Columbia: 20333-102B Avenue, Langley, BC, V1M 3H1
       Phone: (604) 513-9009    Facsimile: (604) 513-9010

Alberta: 6628 - 45 th. Street, Leduc, AB, T9E 7C9
      Phone: (780) 986-4544        Facsimile: (780) 986-1070

Manitoba: 681 Plinquet Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2J 2X2
     Phone: (204) 233-3416        Facsimile: (204) 233-7005

Ontario: 43 Jutland Road, Toronto, ON, M8Z 2G6
     Phone: (416) 259-8231        Facsimile: (416) 259-5333

Quebec: 2900 Jean Baptiste Des., Lachine, PQ, H8T 1C8
    Phone: (514) 636-9230       Facsimile: (514) 636-0877

Atlantic: A-105 Akerley Boulevard, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 1R7
      Phone: (902) 468-9690       Facsimile: (902) 468-3085
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Prepared By: Regulatory Affairs Group, Brenntag Canada Inc., (416) 259-8231.

				
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