Material Safety Data
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Sodium Bicarbonate
Catalog Numbers: S71986-1, S78284, S78284-1, BP328 1, BP328
500, BP328-1, BP328-500, BP3281, BP328500, BW13501300, BW1350150, BW1350350,
NC9695834, S233 10, S233 3, S233 50, S233 500, S233-10, S233-3, S233-50,
S233-500, S23310, S2333, S233300LB, S23350, S233500, S631 10, S631 3, S631 50,
S631-10, S631-3, S631-50, S631-500, S63110, S6313, S63150, S635 3, S63550LC,
S63712, S637212, S71986, XXS631ET50KG
Synonyms: Baking Soda, Sodium
Acid Carbonate, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Monosodium Carbonate, Bicarbonate of
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: white. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
Moisture sensitive. May cause skin irritation. Causes eye irritation.
Target Organs: None.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye irritation. Causes redness and pain.
Skin: May cause skin irritation. Repeated or prolonged
exposure may cause drying and cracking of the skin.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Do NOT allow victim to rub or keep eyes closed.
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. 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.
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. Material will not burn. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases
may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use extinguishing media
appropriate to the surrounding fire.
Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish
surrounding fire. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Do NOT get
water inside containers. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or
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. Do not get water inside containers.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize
dust generation and accumulation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin.
Avoid breathing vapors from heated material. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and
clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Do not
allow contact with water. Keep from contact with moist air and steam.
Storage: 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.
OSHA Vacated PELs: Sodium
Bicarbonate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
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
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to
prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate
protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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 use.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
8.3 (0.1M solution)
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:270 deg F
Flash Point: Not applicable.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 2;
Flammability: 0; Reactivity: 0
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal
storage and handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible
materials, dust generation, moisture, excess heat.
Other Materials: Oxidizing agents.
Products: Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 144-55-8: VZ0950000
Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg/30S Mild;
Oral, mouse: LD50 =
Oral, rat: LD50 = 4220 mg/kg;
CAS# 144-55-8: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH,
NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: Teratogenic effects have occurred in experimental
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Mutagenic effects have occurred in experimental animals.
Studies: See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Section 12 -
data available. No information available.
chemical released into the environment is not expected to have a significant
Physical: 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# 144-55-8 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.
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# 144-55-8 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# 144-55-8: 0
CAS# 144-55-8 is
listed on Canada's DSL List. CAS# 144-55-8 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
CAS# 144-55-8 is not
listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #2 Date: 10/25/2000
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