Caustic Potash Material Safety Data
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CAUSTIC POTASH FLAKES

MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION Technical Name                : POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE Synonyms                            :  CAUSTIC POTASH, POTASSIUM  HYDRATE Chemical Formula          : KOH Chemical Classification : INORGANIC ALKALI Hazard Class                    :  CORROSIVES – 8 Cas Registry No.              : 1310-58-3 UN No                               :  1823 Haz. Chem Code              : 2R Hazardous Waste ID No. :  16 Product Use: Used in the manufacture of soft soap, nickle cadmium storage batteries, it is used as absorbing agent for sulphur dioxide, carbondioxide etc.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS Hazardous ingredient      : POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE Concentration                 CAS/UN NO           LC 50            LD 50 —-[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]PHYSICAL  AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES State     SOLID FLAKES Molecular weight  :  56.11 Vapour pressure    : —- Melting Point          : 360O C[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Colour : WHITE Specific gravity      : 2.C44 Vapour Density    :   —– Boiling Point        :  1320° C [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Odour : ODOURLESS Water solubility : SOLUBLE PH  : 13.5 Freezing Point  :  —- Others   : HYGROSCOPIC    DELIQUESENT.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA Flammability   : NON FLAMMABLE Auto ignition temperature     : — Sensitivity to chemical impact   :  STABLE[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]REACTIVITY DATA Chemical Stability   :         STABLE Reactivity     exothermic reaction with water   ,  violent reaction with acids and  halogenated hydrocarbons, explosive reaction with ethers, nitrobenzene, nitromethene.   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]TDG Flammability                : —- Explosive range                    : —- Incompatibility water, acids, combustible materials, metals like aluminium, tin, zinc, Dangerous reaction Products. HYDROGEN GAS[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Flash Point   : —- Hazardous combustion products   :  TOXIC FUMES OF K2 O. Sensitivity to Static Discharge    :   STABLE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]HEALTH HAZARD DATA Route of Entry skin contact, ingestion,dust inhalation. Effects on acute exposure vapour : pungent, cough, lung edema skin contact: corrosive, pain, burns. ingestion : corrosive, scars, perforation. Sensitization to Material : —[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Permisible limits : TLV(C) = 2MG/M 3[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Lethal dose LD50 (ORAL – RAT) = 365 MG/KG. Effects on Chronic Exposure distructive effect on human tissue, dermititis Synergistic materials  : —[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]PREVENTIVE MEASURES Storage requirement metal drums or hepe bags with  alkathyne liners   indoor storage in godowns. Engineering Controls raised floors to avoid entry of rain water clean, dry and well ventilated area.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Handling Methods manual   Personal protective equipment goggle/face shield,hand gloves, gum boot, protective clothing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Leak, Spill Handling spilled material to be collected as heap (s) and kept covered until transferred into new bags. area shall be cleaned and throughly washed with water.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Waste Disposal  effluents should be treated before disposal,[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]EMERGENCY FIRST – AID MEASURES Fire extinguishment dry chemical powder,   carbon dioxide.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Special Shipping Information :—[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Special procedure large amounts of water shall not be used in  fire fighting.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]First – Aid                                                                                                                    Antidotes eyes : remove contaminated clothing. thorough washing affected are. skin : wash thoroughly with running water at least for 15 minutes. ingestion: rinse mouth, large intake of water, do not induce vomiting.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Drench water shower must be located near the chemical handling area.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]MANUFACTURER / SUPPUER / CONSUMER DATA THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED          Chemicals & Fertilisers Division.      Kovvur- 534 350, A.P.                                                                  Phones: 231597,231598,231599 Grams : CHEMICALS Fax: 08813 – 231218[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]DISCLAIMER. The information contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet is believed to be reliable but no representation, guarantee or warranties of any kind are made as it’s accuracy, suitability for a particular application or results to be obtained from them. It is however, ensured that the information contained in the material safety data sheet is relevant to the product manufactured I handled or sold as the case may be by us.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator style=”double”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_column_text]

CAUSTIC POTASH LYES

MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION Technical Name                     potassium hydroxide    50% Lye Synonyms                                caustic potash lye, potassium hydrate Chemical Formula                KOH Chemical Classification      Inorganic alkali Hazard Class                          corrosives – 8 Cas Registry No.                    1310-58-3 UN No                                     1814 Haz. Chem Code                    2R Hazardous Waste ID No.   16 Product Use: Used in the Manufacture of Soft Soap, Nickle Cadmium Batteries, Extraction of Petroleum Products. It is used as drying agent for Sulphur Dioxide, carbondioxide etc.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS Hazardous ingredient         potassium hydroxide Concentration                         —– CAS/UN NO          LC 50 LD 50 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES State                                           Liquid         Molecular weight                  56.11       Vapour pressure                   —- Melting Point                         —-                       [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Colour                            Colourless Specific gravity           1.49 Vapour Density           —- Boiling Point               132° C                                                                            [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Odour                                       Odourless Water solubility                   soluble PH                                             14 Freezing Point                      —- Others                                     —-[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA Flammability                                           NON FLAMMABLE Auto ignition temperature                   —– Sensitivity to  chemical impact          None [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]REACTIVITY  Chemical Stability                STABLE Reactivity                        Attack Metals Aluminium, Lead, Tin, Zinc.   Violent Reaction With Acids And  Halogenated Hydrocarbons. Explosive Reaction With Others,Nitrobenzene, Nitromethene.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]HEALTH HAZARD DATA Route of Entry       Skin Contact, Ingestion,Vapor Inhalation. Effects on acute exposure    Skin Contact: Corrosive, Pain, Burns. Ingestion : Inflammation, Scar, perforation,   Sensitization to Material      : —-[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]PREVENTIVE MEASURES Storage requirement       Storage Tanks of mild steel construction.Plastic Drums or carboys. Engineering Controls Ventilation, Dike Walls,vent on storage tank and transfer piping. Leak, Spill Handling Containment of Leak, Prevent enter into drains, sewers.Area should be washed with large amounts of water. Waste Disposal       Washings, Effluents shall be neutralised before disposal.                                 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]TDG Flammability                 —- Explosive range                      —-[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Incompatibility Acid, others, halogenated hydrocarbons. Metals: Aluminium, Lead, Tin, Zinc Dangerous reaction Products HYDROGEN GAS[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Permisible limits TLV(C) = 2Mg/M3[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Flash Point                                          —- Hazardous combustion products       Toxic furnes of K20. Sensitivity to Static Discharge             None[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Lethal dose LD 50= 365 Mg/Kg. (Oral-Rat) Effects on Chronic Exposure Distructive of human tissue, Dermititis. Synergistic materials     :—-[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Handling Methods Pumping Personal Protective Equipment Face shield, gloves, Gum boots  protective Clothing. Special Shipping Information     —-[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]EMERGENCY / FIRST – AID MEASURES Fire extinguishment                  —- Special procedure                      —- First – Aid                                                                                                                Antidotes Skin : Remove Contaminated Clothing. Thorough Washing Affected Area. Eyes : Wash Throughly With Running Water atleast 15 Minutes. Irrigation Of Eyes May Be  Continue Until Medical Aid Sought. Ingestion: Rinse Mouth, Large Intake Of Water, Do Not Induce Vomiting. Get Medical Attention Soon.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Deluge water shower, Eye wash fountain shall be located close to chemicals handling area.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]MANUFACTURER/ SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED                                                      Chemicals & Fertilisers Division. kovvur – 534 350, A.P. Phones: 231597,231598,231599 Grams : CHEMICALS Fax       : 08813 – 231218 DISCLAIMER. The information contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet is believed to be reliable but no representation, guarantee or warranties of any kind are made as it’s accuracy, suitability for a particular application or results to be obtained from them. It is however, ensured that the information contained in the material safety data sheet is relevant to the product manufactured I handled or sold as the case may be by US.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]