Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 09/18/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Nickel Sulfate

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. NI-SAT-02-C.6HYD 02 , NI-SAT-03-C.6HYD 03 , NI-SAT-04-C.6HYD 04 , NI-SAT-05-C.6HYD 05

CAS #: 10101-97-0

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

Hazard(s) identification
Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS08 Health hazard
Resp. Sens. 1 H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
Muta. 2 H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Carc. 1A H350 May cause cancer.
Repr. 1B H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child.
STOT RE 1 H372 Causes damage to the lung, the kidneys, the liver, the heart, the blood and the endocrine system through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Route of exposure: Oral, Inhalative.
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 4 H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Skin Sens. 1 H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Hazards not otherwise classified No data available
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Exclamation Mark - GHS07
Health Hazard - GHS08

Hazard pictograms
GHS07 GHS08
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H302+H332 Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 May cause cancer.
H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H372 Causes damage to the lung, the kidneys, the liver, the heart, the blood and the endocrine system through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of
exposure: Oral, Inhalative.
Precautionary statements
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P309+P311 IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
WHMIS classification
D1B - Toxic material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
D2A - Very toxic material causing other toxic effects
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
2

1
Health (acute effects) = 2
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 1
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS No. / Substance Name:
10101-97-0 Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate
Identification number(s):
EC number: 232-104-9
Index number: 028-009-00-5


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
If inhaled:
Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed:
Seek medical treatment.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents Product is not flammable. Use fire-fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Sulfur oxides (SOx)
Nickel oxides
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Environmental precautions: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to section 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Prevention of secondary hazards: No special measures required.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Precautions for safe handling
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Open and handle container with care.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: The product is not flammable
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Store away from oxidizing agents.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.
Specific end use(s) No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
10101-97-0 Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate (100.0%)
PEL (USA) Long-term value: 1 mg/m3
as Ni
REL (USA) Long-term value: 0.015 mg/m3
as Ni; See Pocket Guide App. A
TLV (USA) Long-term value: 0.1 mg/m3
as Ni; inhalable fraction
EV (Canada) Long-term value: 0.1 mg/m3
Inhalable fraction, as Ni
Additional information: No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Follow typical protective and hygienic practices for handling chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Store protective clothing separately.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment: Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
Recommended filter device for short term use:
Use a respirator with type P100 (USA) or P3 (EN 143) cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. Risk assessment should be performed to determine if airpurifying
respirators are appropriate. Only use equipment tested and approved under appropriate government standards.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Inspect gloves prior to use.
The selection of suitable gloves not only depends on the material, but also on quality. Quality will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Material of gloves Nitrile rubber, NBR
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes) No data available
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Crystalline or powder
Color: Green
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH (100 g/l) at 20 °C (68 °F): 4.3-4.7
Melting point/Melting range: No data available
Boiling point/Boiling range: No data available
Sublimation temperature / start: No data available
Flammability (solid, gas) No data available.
Ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: No data available.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapor pressure: N/A
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 2.07 g/cm3 (17.274 lbs/gal)
Relative density No data available.
Vapor density N/A
Evaporation rate N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20 °C (68 °F): 650 g/l
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Other information No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity No data available
Chemical stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions Reacts with strong oxidizing agents
Conditions to avoid No data available
Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products:
Sulfur oxides (SOx)
Nickel oxides


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Harmful if inhaled.
Harmful if swallowed.
The following RTECS statement/statements refer to the anhydrous compound:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains acute toxicity data for this substance.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
Oral LD50 264 mg/kg (rat)
Skin irritation or corrosion: Causes skin irritation.
Eye irritation or corrosion: May cause irritation
Sensitization:
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Germ cell mutagenicity:
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
The following RTECS statement/statements refer to the anhydrous compound:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains mutation data for this substance.
Carcinogenicity:
May cause cancer.
The following cancer warning/warnings refer to the anhydrous compound:
IARC-1: Carcinogenic to humans: sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity.
NTP-K: Known to be carcinogenic: sufficient evidence from human studies.
The following RTECS statement/statements refer to the anhydrous compound:
Reproductive toxicity:
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
The following RTECS statement/statements refer to the anhydrous compound:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains reproductive data for this substance.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure:
Causes damage to the lung, the kidneys, the liver, the heart, the blood and the endocrine system through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Oral,
Inhalative.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure: No effects known.
Aspiration hazard: No effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
The following RTECS statement/statements refer to the anhydrous compound:
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains multiple dose toxicity data for this substance.
Additional toxicological information: To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity: No data available
Persistence and degradability No data available
Bioaccumulative potential No data available
Mobility in soil No data available
Ecotoxical effects:
Remark: Very toxic for aquatic organisms
Additional ecological information:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Do not allow product to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems, even in small quantities.
Danger to drinking water if even extremely small quantities leak into the ground.
Also poisonous for fish and plankton in water bodies.
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Very toxic for aquatic organisms
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A
Other adverse effects No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation Consult official regulations to ensure proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA UN3288
UN proper shipping name
DOT Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s. (Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate)
IMDG TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate), MARINE
POLLUTANT
IATA TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S. (Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate)
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class 6.1 Toxic substances.
Label 6.1
Class 6.1 (T5) Toxic substances
Label 6.1
IMDG
Class 6.1 Toxic substances.
Label 6.1
IATA
Class 6.1 Toxic substances.
Label 6.1
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA III
Environmental hazards: Environmentally hazardous substance, solid; Marine Pollutant
Marine pollutant (IMDG): Symbol (fish and tree)
Special precautions for user Warning: Toxic substances
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT): No
Remarks: Special marking with the symbol (fish and tree).
UN "Model Regulation": UN3288, Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s. (Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate), 6.1, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms
GHS07 GHS08
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements
H302+H332 Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 May cause cancer.
H360 May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H372 Causes damage to the lung, the kidneys, the liver, the heart, the blood and the endocrine system through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of
exposure: Oral, Inhalative.
Precautionary statements
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P309+P311 IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
SARA Section 313 (specific toxic chemical listings)
10101-97-0 Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate
California Proposition 65
Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer
10101-97-0 Nickel(II) sulfate hexahydrate
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, female Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, male Substance is not listed.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
This product is subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.
Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulations
Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to the REACH Regulations (EC) No. 1907/2006. Substance is not listed.
The conditions of restrictions according to Article 67 and Annex XVII of the Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) for the manufacturing, placing on the
market and use must be observed.
Substance is not listed.
Annex XIV of the REACH Regulations (requiring Authorisation for use) Substance is not listed.
Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.