Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Printed: 11/24/2020
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Sodium Silicate Solution

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. NA-SIAT-01-SOL

CAS #: 1344-09-8

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

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
· Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

GHS07
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2A H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
· 2.2 Label elements
· Labelling according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 The substance is classified and labeled according to the CLP regulation.
· Hazard pictograms GHS07
· Signal wordWarning
· Hazard statements
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
· Precautionary statements
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
P280 Wear protective gloves.
P280 Wear eye protection / face protection.
P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).
P305+P351+P338 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P405 Store locked up.
· 2.3 Other hazards
· Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
· PBT: Not applicable.
· vPvB: Not applicable.


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

· 3.1 Chemical characterization: Substances
· CAS No. Description
1344-09-8 Sodium Silicate
Silicic acid, sodium salt
· Identification number(s)
· EC number: 215-687-4


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

· 4.1 Description of first aid measures
· After inhalation: In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
· After skin contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
· After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
· After swallowing: Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.
· 4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed No further relevant information available.
· 4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed No further relevant information available.


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

· 5.1 Extinguishing media
· Suitable extinguishing agents:
CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
· 5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture No further relevant information available.
· 5.3 Advice for firefighters
· Protective equipment: No special measures required.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

· 6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Not required.
· 6.2 Environmental precautions:
Keep contaminated washing water and dispose of appropriately.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
· 6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Ensure adequate ventilation.
· 6.4 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

· 7.1 Precautions for safe handling No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
· Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.
· 7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
· Storage:
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
· Further information about storage conditions: Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.
· 7.3 Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.
· Additional information about design of technical systems: No further data.


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

· 8.1 Control parameters
· Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.
· Additional information: The lists that were valid during the creation were used as basis.
· 8.2 Exposure controls
· Personal protective equipment:
· General protective and hygienic measures:
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
· Breathing equipment:
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use respiratory
protective device that is independent of circulating air.
· Protection of hands:
Protective gloves
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
· Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
· Penetration time of glove material
The exact break trough time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
· Eye protection:
Tightly sealed goggles


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

· 9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
· General Information
· Appearance:
Form: Fluid
Color: Colorless
· Odor: Odorless
· Odour threshold: Not determined.
· pH-value (konz. g/l) at 20 °C (68 °F): 11 -12.5
· Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 0 °C (32 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: ca 100 °C (ca 212 °F)
· Flash point: Not applicable.
· Flammability (solid, gaseous): Not applicable.
· Ignition temperature:
Decomposition temperature: Not determined.
· Auto igniting: Not determined.
· Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
· Explosion limits:
Lower: Not determined.
Upper: Not determined.
· Vapor pressure at 20 °C (68 °F): 2.2 hPa (2 mm Hg)
· Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 1.37 g/cm³ (11.433 lbs/gal)
· Relative density Not determined.
· Vapour density Not determined.
· Evaporation rate Not determined.
· Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Not determined.
· Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): Not determined.
· Viscosity:
Dynamic: Not determined.
Kinematic: Not determined.
· 9.2 Other information No further relevant information available.


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

· 10.1 Reactivity
· 10.2 Chemical stability
· Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
· 10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.
· 10.4 Conditions to avoid No further relevant information available.
· 10.5 Incompatible materials: No further relevant information available.
· 10.6 Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 Information on toxicological effects
· Acute toxicity:
· LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
Oral LD50 > 2000 mg/kg (rat)
· Primary irritant effect:
· on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
· on the eye: Irritating effect.
· Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
· Additional toxicological information:
· Carcinogenic categories
· IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) Substance is not listed.
· NTP (National Toxicology Program) Substance is not listed.
· OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) Substance is not listed.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

· 12.1 Toxicity
· Aquatic toxicity: No further relevant information available.
· 12.2 Persistence and degradability No further relevant information available.
· 12.3 Bioaccumulative potential No further relevant information available.
· 12.4 Mobility in soil No further relevant information available.
· Additional ecological information:
· General notes:
Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
· 12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
· PBT: Not applicable.
· vPvB: Not applicable.
· 12.6 Other adverse effects No further relevant information available.


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

· 13.1 Waste treatment methods
· Recommendation: Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
· Uncleaned packagings:
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

· 14.1 UN-Number
· DOT, ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA Void
· 14.2 UN proper shipping name
· DOT, ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA Void
· 14.3 Transport hazard class(es)
· DOT, ADR, ADN, IMDG, IATA
· Class Void
· 14.4 Packing group
· DOT, ADR, IMDG, IATA Void
· 14.5 Environmental hazards: Not applicable.
· 14.6 Special precautions for user Not applicable.
· 14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78
and the IBC Code Not applicable.
· Transport/Additional information: Not dangerous according to the above specifications.


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

· 15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
No further relevant information available.
· 15.2 Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.