MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

Technical Name

HYDROGEN

Chemical Formula : H2

CAS Registry No: 133-74-0

Synonyms

Chemical Classification: INORGANIC GAS

UN No:1049

Chemical Classification

INORGANIC GAS

FLAMMABLE GAS

Haz Chern Code: 2SE

Hazardous Waste ID No:17

Product Use :

Hydrogen is used in the production of hydrochloric acid, hydrogenated oils, methonol, ammonia, for refining petroleum, for welding and cutting. it is also used as a propellent and missle fuel.

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous Ingredient

HYDROGEN

Concentration

100%

CAS/UN NO

133-74-0

LC50        . LD 50

State : GAS

Colour: COLOURLESS

Odour : NONE

Vapour pressure : —

Melting Point  : —

Molecular weight : 2.0

Specific  gravity : O.0 89 GM/L

Water solubility  : NONE  

pH : —

Vapour density :  0.067

Boiling                 :  -253°C

Freezing Point : -259°C

Others : NEPA CLASSIFICATION – 040

FIRE I EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flammability : FLAMMABLE

Auto ignition temperature : 565°C

Explosive range : 4% to 75% IN AIR

Hazardous combustion products : —

Sensitivity  to chemical impact

shock can scatter the compressed gas containers with explosive force

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical  Stability : STABLE

Reactivity

Reducing action on chlorine compounds, heated metal oxides. violent reaction with air plus catalyst, bromine, iodine, dioxine+nickle, lithium.

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route of entry

inhalation

Effects on acute exposure

SIMPLE  ASPHYXIANT

Sensitization to Material

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement

storage in ventilated area with explosion   venting roof or open area with  fencing

Engineering Controls

efficent earthing and bonding, flame proof fittings, arresters,non  sparking

TOOLS.

Leak spill handling  shut gas supply, if possible. acces restricted, stop engines.

Waste disposal

venting higher  levels,    ventilate area.

TOG Flammability : 2.1

Flash Point : —

Sensitivity to static discharge : EXPLOSIVE

 Incompatibility

oxygen, oxidisers, chlorine compounds,  metal oxides

Dangerous reaction  products

forms explosive mixtures with bromine, chlorine, iodine, heptafluoride, chlorine dioxide, dichlorine oxide

 

Permissible limits                   : —

Lethal dose                                : —

Effects on Chronic exposure  : —

Synergistic materials               : —-

Handling Methods

positive displacement blowers

compressors and piping

Personal protective equipment

scba set

protective clothing.

special shipping information

EMERGENCY / FIRST- AID MEASURES

Fire extinguishments

WATER GOG, GRY CHEMICAL POWDER, CARBONDIOXIDE.

Special procedure

COOL THE CONTAINERS WITH WATER  JET.   PROTECT PERSONS WITH WATER JET

 First – Aid                                                                             Antidotes

AsphyxiationShift victim to fresh air, support

Brathing by artificial respiration

Burns: Cool the affected area with water until pain relieves cover the burns with sterile cotton.

Get medical aid soon.

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Maintenance works should be carried only with valid work permt.

MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA

THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED

Chemicals & Fertilizers Division.

Gopalapuram Mandal, SAGGONDA- 534 318
Phones : Phones : 08811-253428

Prepared on: April 2007

updated        :        February2010

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