Material Safety Data
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Sodium Chloride
Catalog Numbers: S71988, S71989, S719891, S75209, S78446,
S78449, S784491, BP358-1, BP358-10, BP358-212, NC9031843, NC9468610, NC9607345,
NC9648474, NC9821620, NC9826699, NC9838620, NC9869539, NC9919051, NC9974906,
S271-1, S271-10, S271-10LC, S271-3, S271-350LB, S271-50, S271-500, S271-50LC,
S27125KG, S640-10, S640-10LC, S640-3, S640-350LB, S640-50, S640-500, S641-212,
S641-350LB, S641-500, S641P350LB, S641P350LLC, S642-12, S642-212, S642-350LB,
S642-500, S64212LC, S671-10, S671-10LC, S671-3, S671-500, SS440-CS, WESS2713,
Synonyms: Common salt; Halite; Rock salt;
Saline; Salt; Sea salt; Table salt.
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: colorless or white solid. Caution! May cause
eye and skin irritation. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Target Organs: No data found.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: Ingestion of large amounts may cause
gastrointestinal irritation. Ingestion of large amounts may cause nausea and
vomiting, rigidity or convulsions. Continued exposure can produce coma,
dehydration, and internal organ congestion.
cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: No information
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15
minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if
irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4
cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
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 if cough or other symptoms appear.
Notes to Physician: None
Section 5 - Fire
Information: Water runoff can cause environmental damage. Dike and
collect water used to fight fire. 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. Substance is
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use
water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam.
Point: Not applicable.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1;
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: Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize
dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.
Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away
from incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control
airborne levels. Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be
equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower.
OSHA Vacated PELs: Sodium
chloride: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Wear safety glasses with side shields.
appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist
respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Appearance: colorless or white
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 2575
Freezing/Melting Point:1474 deg F
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Conditions to Avoid: High temperatures,
exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatibilities with Other
Materials: Reacts with most nonnoble metals such as iron or steel, building
materials (such as cement), bromine, or trifluoride. Potentially explosive
reaction with dichloromaleic anhydride + urea. Electrolysis of mixtures with
nitrogen compounds may form explosive nitrogen trichloride.
Decomposition Products: Toxic fumes of sodium oxide.
Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7647-14-5: VZ4725000
Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg Mild;
Draize test, rabbit,
eye: 100 mg/24H Moderate;
Draize test, rabbit, eye: 10 mg Moderate;
test, rabbit, skin: 50 mg/24H Mild;
Draize test, rabbit, skin: 500 mg/24H
Inhalation, rat: LC50 = >42 gm/m3/1H;
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 4
Oral, rat: LD50 = 3000 mg/kg;
Skin, rabbit: LD50 = >10
CAS# 7647-14-5: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No information
Teratogenicity: An experimental teratogen.
Reproductive Effects: Human reproductive effects by intraplacental
route: terminates pregnancy. Experimental reproductive effects.
Neurotoxicity: No information reported.
actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Other Studies: No
Section 12 -
data available. No information found.
Environmental: No information
Physical: No information found
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# 7647-14-5 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 # 7647-14-5: acute.
No chemicals are
reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
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
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 the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly
hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7647-14-5 is not present on state
lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
CAS# 7647-14-5: 0
Canada - DSL/NDSL
7647-14-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #3 Date: 8/14/2001
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