Material Safety Data
Zinc sulfate heptahydrate
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Zinc sulfate heptahydrate
Catalog Numbers: S71227, S79875, Z0260, Z0265, Z4-12,
Z4-212, Z4-500, Z68-3, Z68-500, Z76-12, Z76-3, Z76-500
Sulfuric acid zinc salt (1:1) heptahydrate.
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Zinc sulfate, heptahydrate
||Zinc sulfate anhydrous
Symbols: XI N
Risk Phrases: 36/38 50/53
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: colorless solid. Caution! May cause digestive
tract irritation. Causes eye and skin irritation. Causes respiratory tract
Target Organs: None.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Causes skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Not available. None
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. Flush skin with plenty
of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4
cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Get medical aid.
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.
Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Antidote: None reported.
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
Extinguishing Media: Substance is noncombustible; use
agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Autoignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not published.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Sweep up, then place into a
suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with
adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact
with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a dry area. Store in a cool, dry,
well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Zinc sulfate, heptahydrate
|Zinc sulfate anhydrous
OSHA Vacated PELs: Zinc
sulfate, heptahydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Zinc
sulfate anhydrous: 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 appropriate protective gloves to
prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate
protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:122 deg F
Solubility: Soluble in water
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Conditions to Avoid: Excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: None reported with materials
and contaminants which the material may reasonably come into contact.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sulfur, toxic fumes of
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7446-20-0: ZH5300000
CAS# 7733-02-0: ZH5260000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 200
Oral, rat: LD50 = 1260 mg/kg;
test, rabbit, eye: 420 ug Moderate;
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 245 mg/kg;
rabbit: LD50 = 2 gm/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 30.8 mg(Zn)/kg;
CAS# 7446-20-0: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH,
NTP, or OSHA. CAS# 7733-02-0: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data
Reproductive Effects: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data
Other Studies: No data available.
Section 12 -
data available. No information found.
Environmental: No information
Physical: No information found.
Other: May be
toxic to aquatic organisms; May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
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 -
||CORROSIVE SOLIDS, N.O.S.
||No information available.|
Section 15 -
CAS# 7446-20-0 is not on the TSCA
Inventory because it is a hydrate. It is considered to be listed if the CAS
number for the anhydrous form is on the inventory (40CFR720.3(u)(2)).
7733-02-0 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are
under a Chemical Test Rule.
None of the chemicals are
listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding
CAS# 7733-02-0: 1000 lb final RQ; 454 kg final RQ
302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
None of the chemicals in this product
have a TPQ.
CAS # 7446-20-0: acute.
This material contains Zinc sulfate, heptahydrate (listed as Zinc),
100%, (CAS# 7446-20-0) which is subject to the reporting requirements of Section
313 of SARA Title III and 40 CFR Part 373. This chemical is not at a high enough
concentration to be 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:
7733-02-0 is listed as a Hazardous Substance 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# 7446-20-0 is not present on state
lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
CAS# 7733-02-0 can be found on the
following state right to know lists: California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals
in this product are listed.
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.
R 50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms;
long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S 22 Do not breathe dust.
S 25 Avoid
contact with eyes.
S 60 This material and/or its container must be
disposed of as hazardous waste.
S 61 Avoid release to the environment.
special instructions/Safety data sheets.
CAS# 7446-20-0: 1
CAS# 7733-02-0: 1
CAS# 7733-02-0 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
This product has a WHMIS classification of E.
Ingredient Disclosure List
CAS# 7446-20-0 is not listed on the Canadian
Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7733-02-0 is listed on the Canadian
Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7446-20-0 (listed
as zinc): OEL-ARAB Republic of Egypt:TWA 0.1 mg
Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #3 Date: 3/27/2001
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