Material Safety Data
Potassium Phosphate Monobasic
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Potassium Phosphate
Catalog Numbers: S80146, S80146-1, BP362-1,
BP362-500, NC9751806, P284-500, P285-10, P285-3, P285-50, P285-500, P285250LB,
P286-1, P380-12, P380-212, P380-500, P380250LB, P382-500, P38512, P385212,
P385250LB, P385500, P38612, P386212, P386250LB, P386500, P386SAM1, P386SAM2,
Synonyms: Dihydrogen Potassium Phosphate; Monopotassium
phosphate; Phosphoric Acid, Monopotassium Salt; Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate;
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: fine - colorless to white. Hygroscopic.
Caution! May cause eye and skin irritation. The toxicological
properties of this material have not been fully investigated. May cause
respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
Eye: Dust may cause mechanical
Skin: May cause skin irritation. Low hazard for
usual industrial handling.
Ingestion: May cause irritation
of the digestive tract. Low hazard for usual industrial handling. The
toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. The
toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Chronic: Ingestion of large doses may cause nausea,
vomiting, diarrhea. Chronic exposure to this product may cause calcium phosphate
deposition in the kidneys.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation
develops, get medical aid.
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
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and
alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
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.
Physician: Persons with impaired kidney function may be more
susceptible to the effects of this substance. Treat symptomatically and
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.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands
before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with
adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid breathing
dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep
container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a
tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from
incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture.
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.
|Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic
OSHA Vacated PELs:
Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic: 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: fine - colorless to white
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not
Freezing/Melting Point:252.6 deg C
Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Decomposition Temperature:> 253 deg C
(estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0
Upper: Not available.
Specific Gravity/Density:2.338 g/cm3
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
to Avoid: Incompatible materials, dust generation, exposure to moist air or
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing
agents, strong bases, moisture.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of phosphorus, irritating and toxic fumes and gases.
Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7778-77-0: TC6615500
Skin, rabbit: LD50 = >4640 mg/kg;
CAS# 7778-77-0: 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# 7778-77-0 is listed on the TSCA
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.
CAS # 7778-77-0: acute.
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
Clean Water Act:
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# 7778-77-0 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
CAS# 7778-77-0: 1
is listed on Canada's DSL List. CAS# 7778-77-0 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product does not have a WHMIS classification.
CAS# 7778-77-0 is not
listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #4 Date: 9/13/2000
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