Technical Name : Sulphuric Acid(98%)
Synonyms : Oil of vitrial, fertiliser acid, battery acid, chamber acid.
Chemical Formula : H2SO4
Chemical Classification : Inorganic Acid
Hazard Class : Corrosive – 8
CAS Registry No : 7664-93-9
UN No : 1830
Haz Chern Code : 2p
Hazardous Waste IDNo, 16
Product Use: Manufacture of chemicals, fertilisers, fibre paints, pigments etc., used in lead / acid batteries, as drying agent and laboratory reagent.
Hazardous Ingredient : Sulphuric Acid
Concentration : —-
CAS/UN NO : —-
LC50 : —
LD.50 : —
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
State : Oily liquid
Colour : Colourless
Odour : Odourless
Molecular weight : 98
Specific gravity : 1.84 at 20°C
Water solubility : Dilutable
pH : 1
Vapour pressure : 0.1mm Hg
Vapour density : —
Freezing Point : 3°C
Melting Point : —
Bolling Point : 338°C
Others : —
FIRE I EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flammability : Non Flammable
TOG Flammability : —
Flash Point : —
Auto ignition temperature : —
Explosive range : —
Hazardous combustion products Oxides of sulphur, H2 S Sensitivity to static discharge Stable
Sensitivity to chemical impact Stable
Chemical Stability : Stable
Alkalies, water, organic materials, nitrates, carbides, chlorates.
Reactivity : Vigonorous reaction with water. Reacts violently with alkalines, combustibles, reducing agents.
Dangerous reaction products : Hydrogen, toxic fumes of acid.
Stronger Oxidiser :
Explosive reaction with acetic acid, acetone, acetonitrile.
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Route of entry
Skin Contact, Ingestion, inhalation
Permissible limits TLV=1g/M3 –
Lethal dose : LD50.(Rat)- 2140mg/kg IDLH = 80 mg/M3
Effects on acute exposure
Severe acid burns, fatality corrosive, Sore throat, sear, bums. Damage to upper respiratory tract, lung tissue, lung edma.
Sensitization to Material Stable
Bulk Storage :Mild Steel Tanks.
Small Quantities :Carboys.
Dike wall around storage tanks. Adequate transfer facility from one tank to other.
Effects 0.1Chronic exposure
Dermatitis, destruction of respiratory tract and lung tissue.
Synergistic materials : Data not available
Handling Methods : Pumping
Personal protective equipment
Face shield, Protective clothing, had gloves and gum boot.
Leak, spill handling
Contain leak preventing enter into drains, water course. Do not pour water on large spills, dilute spills by allowing acid to mix in water. Washings should be neutralized before disposal.
Dilution and nuetralisat ion for disposal.
EMERGENCY / FIRST- AID MEASURES
Fire Extinguishments : Not flammable
First- Aid antidotes
Skin : Remove contaminated clothing wash effected area with running water preferably under drench shower.
Ingestion : Large intake of water.
Do not induce vomiting.
Special shipping information
Grades of Purity : Technical 98%
Storage Temp. : Ambient
Inert Atmosphere : Not required
Venting : Open
Special procedure : —
First Aid: No neutralizing agent is used on skin. It will agrivate the injury
MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER I CONSUMER DATA
THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED Chemicals & Fertilisers Division. SAGGONDA- 534 318, A.P
Chemicals & Fertilisers Division. SAGGONDA- 534 318, A.P
SAGGONDA- 534 318, A.P
Email : [email protected]
Prepared on OCTOBER- 1993
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