Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 09/20/2020
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Halloysite Nanoclay

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. AL-SIAT-02-NCLAY , AL-SIAT-03-NCLAY , AL-SIAT-04-NCLAY , AL-SIAT-05-NCLAY

CAS #: 1332-58-7

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
American Elements
10884 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: +1 310-208-0551
Fax: +1 310-208-0351

Emergency telephone number:
Domestic, North America: +1 800-424-9300
International: +1 703-527-3887


SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS
This product contains less than 1% respirable crystalline silica (RCS).


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4
CAS-No.: 1332-58-7 / 12068-50-7


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General advice
Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2 and/or in section 11
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
No data available
Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Further information
No data available


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas.
For personal protection see section 8.
Environmental precautions
No special environmental precautions required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling
Further processing of solid materials may result in the formation of combustible dusts. The potential for combustible dust formation should be taken into consideration before additional processing occurs.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
For precautions see section 2.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Keep in a dry place.
Storage class (TRGS 510): Non Combustible Solids
Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Component
CAS-No.
Value
Control parameters
Basis
Kaolin
1332-58-7
TWA
2.000000 mg/m3
USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values
(TLV)
Remarks
Pneumoconiosis
The value is for particulate matter containing no asbestos and < 1% crystalline silica
Not classifiable as a human carcinogen
TWA
5.000000 mg/m3
USA. NIOSH Recommended
Exposure Limits
Main constituent of Kaolin is Kaolinite (Al2Si2O5(OH)4).
TWA
10.000000 mg/m3
USA. NIOSH Recommended
Exposure Limits
Main constituent of Kaolin is Kaolinite (Al2Si2O5(OH)4).
TWA
15.000000 mg/m3
USA. Occupational Exposure Limits
(OSHA) -Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants
TWA
5.000000 mg/m3
USA. Occupational Exposure Limits
(OSHA) -Table Z-1 Limits for Air
Contaminants
PEL 2 mg/m3
California permissible exposure limits for chemical contaminants
(Title 8, Article 107)
Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
General industrial hygiene practice.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
No special environmental precautions required.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance
Form: Powder
Odor
No data available
Odor Threshold
No data available
pH
No data available
Melting point/freezing point
No data available
Initial boiling point and boiling range
No data available
Flash point
No data available
Evaporation rate
No data available
Flammability (solid, gas)
No data available
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits
No data available
Vapour pressure
No data available
Vapour density
No data available
Relative density
2.53 g/cm3
Water solubility
No data available
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
No data available
Auto-ignition temperature
No data available
Decomposition temperature
No data available
Viscosity
No data available
Explosive properties
No data available
Oxidizing properties
No data available
Other safety information
No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No data available
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available
Conditions to avoid
No data available
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.-Aluminum oxide, silicon oxides
Other decomposition products-No data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
No data available
Inhalation: No data available
Dermal: No data available
No data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available
Carcinogenicity
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity -single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity -repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Additional Information
RTECS: GF1670500
Stomach-Irregularities-Based on Human Evidence
Stomach-Irregularities-Based on Human Evidence


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
No data available
Persistence and degradability
No data available
Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
Mobility in soil
No data available
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
Other adverse effects
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
Not dangerous goods
IMDG
Not dangerous goods
IATA
Not dangerous goods


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components
No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.
SARA 313 Components
This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.
SARA 311/312 Hazards
Chronic Health Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
Kaolin
CAS-No.
1332-58-7
Revision Date
2007-03-01
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Kaolin
CAS-No.
1332-58-7
Revision Date
2007-03-01
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Kaolin
CAS-No.
1332-58-7
Revision Date
2007-03-01