Material Safety Data
Zinc Sulfate Heptahydrate
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Zinc Sulfate Heptahydrate
Catalog Numbers: S71227, S79875, Z0260, Z0265, Z4-12,
Z4-212, Z4-500, Z68 3, Z68 500, Z68-3, Z68-500, Z683, Z68500, Z76 3, Z76-3,
Z7612, Z763, Z76500
Synonyms: Sulfuric acid zinc salt (1:1)
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Zinc sulfate, Heptahydrate
Hazard Symbols: XI N
Phrases: 36/38 50/53
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: colourless. Caution! May cause digestive tract
irritation. Causes eye and skin irritation. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Target Organs: None.
Eye: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Causes skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Not available. None
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: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty
of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert,
give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. Get medical aid.
from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial
respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Antidote: None reported.
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
Extinguishing Media: Substance is noncombustible; use
agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Sweep up, then place into a
suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with
adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact
with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a dry area. Store in a cool, dry,
well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Zinc sulfate, Heptahydrate
OSHA Vacated PELs: Zinc
sulfate, Heptahydrate: 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 minimize contact with skin.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European
Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved
respirator when necessary.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:122 deg F
Flash Point: Not applicable.
NFPA Rating: Not published.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Conditions to Avoid: Excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: None reported with materials
and contaminants which the material may reasonably come into contact.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sulfur, toxic fumes of
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7446-20-0: ZH5300000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 2200 mg/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 2150
CAS# 7446-20-0: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data available.
No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Other Studies: No data
Section 12 -
data available. No information found.
Environmental: No information
Physical: No information found.
Other: May be
toxic to aquatic organisms; May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
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 -
||CORROSIVE SOLID, N.O.S. (ZINC SULFATE)
||REGULATED LIMIT 50 KG|
Section 15 -
CAS# 7446-20-0 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.
CAS # 7446-20-0: acute.
contains Zinc sulfate, Heptahydrate (listed as ** undefined **), 100%, (CAS#
7446-20-0) which is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of SARA
Title III and 40 CFR Part 373.
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# 7446-20-0 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
36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.
R 50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms;
long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S 22 Do not breathe dust.
S 25 Avoid
contact with eyes.
S 60 This material and/or its container must be
disposed of as hazardous waste.
S 61 Avoid release to the environment.
special instructions/Safety data sheets.
CAS# 7446-20-0: 1
None of the chemicals in this product
are listed on the DSL or NDSL list. This product has a WHMIS classification of
CAS# 7446-20-0 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7446-20-0 (listed as ** undefined **):
OEL-ARAB Republic of Egypt
:TWA 0.1 mg/m3
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #3 Date: 3/27/2001
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