Material Safety Data
Calcium Chloride, Anhydrous Powder, 96%
MSDS Name: Calcium Chloride, Anhydrous Powder, 96%
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
Catalog Numbers: AC349610000, AC349610250, AC349615000
Synonyms: Calpus; Caltac; Dowflake; Liquidow; Peladow; Snowmelt;
Acros Organics N.V.
One Reagent Lane
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information in North America,
For emergencies in the US, call CHEMTREC:
Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Risk Phrases: 36
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: white powder. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause severe
respiratory and digestive tract irritation with possible burns. May cause severe
eye and skin irritation with possible burns. May cause cardiac disturbances.
Hygroscopic (absorbs moisture from the air). Warning!
Target Organs: Heart.
Eye: Contact with eyes may cause
severe irritation, and possible eye burns.
with skin causes irritation and possible burns, especially if the skin is wet or
Ingestion: May cause severe gastrointestinal tract
irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns. May cause cardiac
disturbances. May be harmful if swallowed. In very severe cases, seizures, rapid
respiration, slow heartbeat, or death, may result.
Inhalation: May cause severe irritation of the upper
respiratory tract with pain, burns, and inflammation.
Chronic: Effects may be delayed.
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. Immediately flush skin
with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated
clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of
milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to
fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If
breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically
Section 5 - Fire
Information: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent contact
with skin and eyes. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to prevent
contact with thermal decomposition products.
Media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding
Flash Point: Not available.
Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not
Upper: Not available.
(estimated) Health: 2; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and
place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing
precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty
conditions. Provide ventilation.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with
adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Keep container
tightly closed. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale. Wash
clothing before reuse. Always use cool water when dissolving Calcium Chloride.
Heat evolved is significant.
Storage: Store in a tightly
closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from
incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture. Store below melting
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be
equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation
to keep airborne concentrations low.
OSHA Vacated PELs: Calcium
Chloride: 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 impervious gloves.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize
contact with skin.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator
regulations found in 29 CFR 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
8-10 100 g/l aq.sol.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: > 1600 deg C @
Freezing/Melting Point:782 deg C
Solubility: 740 g/l water (20°C)
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Conditions to Avoid: Dust generation, excess
heat, exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatibilities with Other
Materials: Bromine trifluoride, 2-Furanpercarboxylic Acid, Solutions attack
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen chloride,
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11 -
CAS# 10043-52-4: EV9800000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 1940 mg/kg;
Oral, rabbit: LD50 = 1384
Oral, rat: LD50 = 1 gm/kg;
10043-52-4: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information found.
Reproductive Effects: No information found.
Neurotoxicity: No information found.
Mutagenic effects have occurred in experimental animals.
Studies: See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Section 12 -
No information available.
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 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 10043-52-4 is listed on the TSCA
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.
Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this
material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 10043-52-4: acute, chronic, reactive.
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
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 depletors.
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
None of the chemicals in this product are
considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 10043-52-4 is not
present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
R 36 Irritating to eyes.
S 22 Do not breathe dust.
S 24 Avoid contact with skin.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 10043-52-4: 0
CAS# 10043-52-4 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
Ingredient Disclosure List
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #4 Date: 11/19/2001
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