SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Magnesium Borate
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. MG-BAT-02-P
CAS #: 13703-82-7
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture:
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements:
No known hazard.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
COMPONENT / CLASSIFICATION / CONCENTRATION:
Magnesium borate / / 100
Molecular weight 109.9
CAS Number 13703-82-7
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Description of first aid measures.
General advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air. In severe cases or if symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
In case of skin contact: Immediately wash skin with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes while removing
contaminated clothing and shoes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
In case of eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove any contact lenses
and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Keep eye wide open while rinsing. Get
If swallowed: Wash out mouth with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
See Section 2.2 and/or in Section 11.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing media: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: No data.
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:
Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment.
Should not be released into the environment. See Section 12 for additional ecological information.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist. Keep away
from sources of ignition - No smoking. Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic
charge. For precautions see section 2.2.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Keep container tightly closed in a dry andwell-ventilated
place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent
Specific end use(s): Laboratory chemicals, for scientific research and development only.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Components with workplace control parameters: Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
Appropriate engineering controls: Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation
location. Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Personal protective equipment:
Eye/face protection: 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.
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: Complete suit protecting against chemicals, Flame retardant antistatic protective clothing.,
The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and
amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Control of environmental exposure: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Odour: No data
Odour Threshold: No data
pH: No data
Melting point/freezing point: No date.
Initial boiling point and boiling range: No data
Flash point: No data
Evaporatoin rate: No data
Flammability (solid, gas): No data
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: No data
Vapour pressure: No data
Vapour density: No data
Relative density: No data
Water solubility: No data
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: No data
Auto-ignition: No data
Decomposition temperature: No data
Viscosity: No data
Explosive properties: No data
Oxidizing properties: No data
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity No data
Chemical stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions No data
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible material No data.
Hazardous decomposition products:
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions: No data.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity: ”,
Skin irritation/corrosion: No data available.
Eye damage/irritation: No data available.
Respiratory or skin sensitization: No data available.
Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available.
Carcinogenicity: No data available.
Reproductive toxicity: No data available.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure: No data available.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure: No data available.
Aspiration hazard: No data available.
Additional information: To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical and toxicological properties
of this substance have not been thoroughly investigated.
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 No data available.
Other adverse effects No data available.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste treatment methods
Product Arrange disposal as special waste, by licensed disposal company, in consultation with
local waste disposal authority, in accordance with national and regional regulations.
Contaminated packaging Dispose of as unused product.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT (US), IMDG and IATA:
No known hazard for air and ground transportation.
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302, or have known
CAS numbers that exceed the threshold reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2022 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.