MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

Technical Name                        Sodium Hydroxide  

Synonyms                                   Caustic Soda

Chemical Formula                    NaoH

Chemical Classification        Inorganic Alkali

Hazard Class                            Corrosives – 8

Cas Registry No.                       1310-73-2

UN No.                                          1823

Haz. Chem Code                          2R

Hazardous Waste ID No.            16

Product Use: Manufacture of Rayon, Mercidised cotton, Soap, Pulp and paper, petroleum refining, Extraction of Zinc, Regeneration of Water Treatment Resins etc.

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous ingredient             Sodium Hydroxide

Concentration                           100%

CAS/UN NO                             1310-73-2/1823

LC 50                                         —

LD 50                                        —

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

State                               SOLID FLAKES

Molecular weight      40

Vapour pressure       —-

Melting Point             318° C                                    

FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flammability                                    No

Auto ignition temperature            Stable

Sensitivity to chemical impact     —

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical Stability                       Stable

Reactivity

Violantly reacts with acids and organic halides When we attack metals such as   Aluminum, Load, Tin, Zinc.

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route of Entry    

Skin Contact, Ingestion,   Dust lnhalation.                                   

Colour                             Snow White

Specific gravity           2. X 12    

Vapour Density          —-

Boiling Point               1390° C 

TDG Flammability              —-

Explosive range

Permisible limits 

TLV(c)= 2 Mg/M3

Odour                                  Odourless

Water solubility              Soluble

PH                                         14

Freezing Point                  —–

Others                                 —–

Flash Point                                                     —-

Hazardous combustion products              —-

Sensitivity to static discharge                    —-

Incompatibility

Water, Acids, Formaldehyde Dangerous reaction Products  Hydrogen

Lethal dose

LD50 (Rabbit) = 500 Mg/Kg.

Effects on Chronic Exposure

Vapour : Distructive effect on  lung tissues

Sking : Dermititis

Synergistic materials  : —-

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement

Packed in HDPE bags with alkathene liners.ln door storage, clean and dry place.

Engineering Controls

Raised place,     ventilation

Leak Spill Handling

Malerial to be collectod as heaps and kept covered unlil transfer into bags Residue to be washed with  large amounts of water.  Avoid enter into water sources.

Waste Disposal 

Effluents shall be  neutralised    before    disposal.

Handling Methods

Manual

Personal protective equipment

Face shield, Hand Gloves, Gumboot    and protective Clothing .

Special Shipping Information

Water reactive,Hygroscopic,Deliquescent.

EMERGENCY FIRST – AID MEASURES

Fire extinguishment              —-

First – Aid

Skin : Remove contaminated clothing. Thorough washing affected area.

Eyes : Wash thoroughly with running water at least lor 15 minutes. Continue irritation until  Medical aid sought.

Ingestion : Rinse mouth, large intake of water, do not induce vomting. Gel medlcal attention immedialely.

Special procedure

Water should not come in  contact during Fire Fighting

Antidotes

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Provide drench water shower near. caustic handling area. Dilution of caustic generate heat. Care should be taken from liquid spatter.

MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA

THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED

Chemicals & Fertilisers Division.

Saggonda – 534 318,

W.G.Dist., A.P

Kovvur Office:

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.

CAUSTIC SODA LYE

MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

Technical Name                             Sodium Hydroxide 50% Solution

Synonyms                                         Caustic Soda Lye

Chemical Formula                         NaoH

Chemical Classification               Alkaline Inorganic compound

Hazard Class                                   Corrosives – 8

Cas Registry No.                            1310-72-2

UN No                                                1824

Haz. Chem Code                             2R

Hazardous Waste ID No.                16

Product Use: Manufacture of Rayon, Mercedised cotton, Paper, Soap etc., Extraction of Zinc,  Petroleum Refining, Regeneration of Water Treatment Resins

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous ingredient                 Sodium Hydroxide

Concentration                               50% 

CAS/UN NO                                    1310-72-2

LC 50                                                —

LD 50                                               —

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

State                                              Sopyliquid

Molecular weight                            40

Vapour pressure                             —-

Melting Point                                   —

Colour                                      Colourless

Specific gravity                      1.53 at 20°C

Vapour Density                      —–

Boiling Point                          142 -148°C

                              

Odour                              Odourless

Water solubility           Soluble

pH                                          14

Freezing Point               Crystalization : 12-15°C

Solidification                   5°C

Others                                —

FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flammability                                          Non Flammable

Auto ignition temperature                 —

Sensitivity to chemical impact       Stable                                                                                                          

TDG Flammability                 —

Explosive range                      —

Flash Point                                                     —-

Hazardous combustion products          —-

Sensitivity to static discharge                 Stable

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical Stability              –               STABLE

Reactivity

Reacts violently with acids, OrganiC halides,  nitrocompounds

Incompatibility

Acids, Flammable Materials, Nitrocompounds, Aluminium    and Zinc.

Dangerous reaction Products – HYDROGEN GAS

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route of Entry  

Skin Contact, Ingestion

Effects on acute exposure

Eyes : Severe irritation, Burns

Skin : Irritation, Inflammation

Ingestion: Inflammation, Scar, perforation.         

Sensitization to Material    Stable                                                                                                        

Permissible limits

TLV(C)=2mg/M3

Lethal dose

LDL0 (Rabbit) = 500 Mg/Kg

Effects on Chronic Exposure

Tissue damage in Respiratory Tract Dermititis

Synergistic materials          –   Data Not Available

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement                                                                                      

Bulk Storage in Mild Steel Tanks.Little Storages in Metal / Plastic Drums or Carboys.

Engineering Controls 

Dike wall around storage tanks.Drums storage in ventilated area away from heat.

Leak, Spill Handling

Contain leak, spill to prevent enter into drains.Flush out spills with large quantities of water.Washings shall be nuetralised before disposal.

Waste Disposal                                                            

Dilution and nuetralisation of  effluent water

Handling Methods

Pumping through M.S. or rigid PVC piping  Tripplers, Syphon Pump used drums unloading.

Personal protective equipment

Face shield, Rubber hand gloves, Gum Boot,Protective Clothing.

Special Shipping Information

Grades of purity : Technical Lye 50%

Storage Temp. : Ambient

Inert Atmosphere : Not required.

Venting : Open

EMERGENCY I FIRST – AID MEASURES

Fire extinguishment    Non Combustible Material

Special procedure          —-

Antidotes                           —–

First – Aid      

EYES / SKIN :  Affected area should be washed with running water at least for 15 minutes.

INGESTION: Rinse mouth severa! times. Do not induce  Vomiting, Large intake of water. Get Medical attention.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Drench water shower with eye wash fountain must be  installed near the caustic handling area.

MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA

THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED  

Chemicals & Fertilisers Division.         

Saggonda – 534 318, A.P.

Kovvur

Phones: 231597,231598,231599

Grams : Chemicals

Fax: 08813 – 231218

Prepared on OCTOBER – 1993

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.