Christoph Waller Long Life for Art,
Hauptstr. 47, 79356 Eichstetten, Tel: +49 7663 60899-0, Fax: -20

ART SORB Material Safety Data Sheet

Effective Date: April 18, 2008

Producer:

Fuji Silysia Chemical LTD
5th Fl. Higashi-kan, Dai-niToyota Building,
4-11-27 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Tel: +81 52 583 0451, Fax: +81 52 583 0455

1) Product Identification:

   Synonyme: Silica, Amorphous; Silicic Acid; Amorphous Silicon Dioxide, Lithium Chloride

2) Composition/Information on Ingredients

Ingredient: CAS No
   
Silica, Amorphous SiO2 7631.86.9
Lithium Chloride: LiCl 7447.41.8

3) Hazards Identification:

Emergency Overview: Affects respiratory system, causes irritation to eyes
   
Potential Health Effects  
Inhalation: May cause dryness and irritations to mucous m membrane, nose and thoat. Symptoms may include coughing, sore throat, dyspnea, wheezing, and non-specific chest illnesses.
Ingestion: No adverse effects expected.
Skin Contact: May cause irritation with dryness and abrasion.
Eye Contact: Causes irritation, redness and pain.
Chronic Exposure: Repeated exposure may cause symptoms similar to the effects on the above.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions: No information found.

4) First Aid Measures:

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
Ingestion: Give several glasses of water to dilute, If large amounts were swallowed, get medical advice.
Skin Contact: Wash exposed area with soap and water. Get medical advice if irritation develops.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lower and upper eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention immediately.

5) Fire Fighting Measures:

Fire: Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.
Special Information: Use protective clothing and breathing equipment appropriate for the surrounding fire.

6) Accidental Release Measures:

If its use requires manual handling, wear long sleeves and close-weave cotton gloves with tight-fitting wristlets.
If dusty conditions prevail, collects in an empty container with no dispersion, and wipe off, suck up under the place without a wind. Watch your step.

7) Handling and Storage:

Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. Take precautions a static electric spark. Isolate from incompatible substances. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for this product.

8) Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Airborne Exposure Limits:

Amorphous Silica:

    OSHA Silica gel - PEL - 6mg/m3

    ACGIH Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 10 mg/m3; TWA: inhalable particulate: 3 mg/m3 (TWA) respirable particulate

Lithium Chloride:

No OSHA vacated PELs are listed for this chemical

Ventilation System:

A system of local and/or general exhaust is recommended to keep employee exposures below the Aitborne exposure Limits. Local exhaust ventilation is generally preferred because it can control the emissions of the contaminant at its source, preventing dispersion of it into the general work area. Please refer to the ACGIH document, Industrial Ventilation, A Manual of Recommended Practices, most recent edition, for details.

Personal Respirators:

If its use requires manual handling, wear log sleeves and close-weave cotton gloves with tight-fitting wristlets. If dusty conditions prevail, use of an approved NIOSH / MSHA dust respirator is recommended. Wear googles if dust causes eye discomfort.

Skin Protection:

Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.

Eye Protection:

Use chemical safety goggles and/or full face shield where dusting or splashing of solutions is possible. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.

9) Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: dry or humid, white bead
Odor: Odorless
Solubility: Silica gel: Insoluble; LiCl: soluble
Boiling Point: 2230°C as a Silica Gel
Melting Point: 1610°C as a Silica Gel

10) Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage
Hazardous Decomposition Products: No information found
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Incompatibilities: Hydrogen fluoride, fluorine, xenon hexafluoride, oxygen difluoride and chlorine trifluoride
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flame, ignition sources, dusting, moisture and incompatibilities

11) Toxicological Information

Animal Toxicology:  No information found

Cancer Lists:      

Ingredient IARC Category
   
Silica, Amorphous (7631-86-9) 3

12) Ecological Information

Environmental Fate: No information found

Environment Toxicity: No information found

13) Disposal Consideration

Whatever cannot be saved for recovery of recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste managment options. State and local disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.

14) Transport Information

Not regulated

15) Regulatory Information:

U.S: Federal Regulation TSCA 8 (b)inventory: SILICA GEL
WHIMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada)
CEPA DSL: SILICA GEL
International Regulations  
EINECS Silica Gel 231-545-4
DSCL (EEC R36/37/38. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin
International Lists

 

Australia (NICNAS: Silica Gel
Japan: (MITI): Silica Gel
Korea(TCCL): Silica Gel
China: No products found

16) Other Information

Fuji Silysia Chemical provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.

Fuji Silysia Chemical LTD makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose with respect to the information set forth herein or the product to which the information refers. Accordingly, Fuji Silysia Chemical LTD will not be responsible for damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information.


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