MATERIAL   IDENTIFICATION 

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 INGREDIENTS

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

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical  Stability : Stable

Incompatibility

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

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement

Bulk Storage       :Mild Steel Tanks.

Small Quantities     :Carboys.

Engineering Controls

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.

Waste 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 : —

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

W.G Dist.,A.P.

Phone:08811-253418-253428

Email : info.kvr@theandhrasugars.com

Prepared on OCTOBER- 1993

 

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