Material Safety Data
Iron (II) Ammonium Sulfate Hexahydrate
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Iron (II) Ammonium Sulfate
Catalog Numbers: S80014, S80014-1, I77 212, I77
500, I77-212, I77-500, I77212, I77500, S800141
Ammonium Sulfate, Hexahydrate; Sulfuric Acid, Ammonium Iron (2+) Salt,
Hexahydrate; Iron Ammonium Sulfate Hydrate.
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information, call: 201-796-7100
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Iron (II) Ammonium Sulfate Hexahydrate
Hazard Symbols: XI
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: light green. Light sensitive. Air sensitive.
Warning! Causes eye and skin irritation. May cause digestive tract
irritation. Causes respiratory tract irritation. Irritant. May cause liver
damage. May cause cardiac disturbances.
Liver, cardiovascular system.
Eye: Causes eye irritation. May cause
Skin: Causes skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with
nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause liver damage. May cause cardiac
Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract
irritation. Can produce delayed pulmonary edema.
Effects may be delayed. Chronic exposure may cause liver damage.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of soap and water
for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get
medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious
person. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink
2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Wash mouth out with water. Get medical aid if
irritation or symptoms occur.
Inhalation: Remove from
exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial
respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or
other symptoms appear. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by
thermal decomposition or combustion.
Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Use water spray, dry chemical,
carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and
place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing
precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty
conditions. Provide ventilation. Place under an inert atmosphere.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash hands before eating. Minimize dust
generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep
container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate
ventilation. Store protected from light. Handle under an inert atmosphere. Store
protected from air. Wash clothing before reuse.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area
away from incompatible substances. Do not expose to air. Store protected from
light. Store under an inert atmosphere.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be
equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation
to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Iron (II) Ammonium Sulfate Hexahydrate
OSHA Vacated PELs: Iron
(II) Ammonium Sulfate Hexahydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical
safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29
CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that
meets OSHA's 29 CFR §1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard
EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Appearance: light green
Odor: sulforous odor
pH: 3.0-5.0, 5% @ 20C
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not
Freezing/Melting Point:212 deg F
Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Decomposition Temperature:> 212 deg F
(estimated) Health: 2; Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0
Upper: Not available.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal
storage and handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible
materials, light, dust generation, exposure to air, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents,
strong acids, air.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Irritating and
toxic fumes and gases, sulfur oxides (SOx), including sulfur oxide and sulfur
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported
Section 11 -
CAS# 7783-85-9: BR6500000
Oral, rat: LD50 = 3250 mg/kg;
CAS# 7783-85-9: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH,
NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 7783-85-9 is not on the TSCA
Inventory. It is a hydrate and exempt from TSCA Inventory requirements
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the
chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals
in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air
pollutants. This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors. This
material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous
Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are listed as
Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are
listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the
chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7783-85-9 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the
chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system
S 37 Wear suitable gloves.
S 45 In case of accident or if
you feel unwell, seek
medical advice immediately (show the label where
S 28A After contact with skin, wash immediately with
plenty of water.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
7783-85-9: No information available.
None of the chemicals in this product
are listed on the DSL or NDSL list. This product has a WHMIS classification of
CAS# 7783-85-9 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7783-85-9: OEL-DENMARK:TWA 1 mg(Fe)/m3
JANUARY 1993 OEL-FINLA
ND:TWA 1 mg(Fe)/m3 JANUARY 1993 OEL-THE
NETHERLANDS:TWA 1 mg(Fe)/m3
JANUARY 1993 OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 1 mg(Fe)/m3
JANUARY 1993 OEL-UNIT
ED KINGDOM:TWA 1 mg(Fe)/m3;STEL 2 mg(Fe)/m3 JANUARY
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #4 Date: 8/02/2000
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