Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Date of issue: 02/21/2007 Revision date: 03/13/2018 Supersedes: 03/13/2018 Version: 1.1 03/13/2018
EN (English US) Page 1 SECTION 1: Identification 1.1. Identification Product form : Substance Substance name : Sodium Bicarbonate Chemical name : Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate CAS-No. : 144-55-8 Product code : LC22943 Formula : NaHCO3 1.2. Recommended use and restrictions on use Use of the substance/mixture : For laboratory and manufacturing use only. Recommended use : Laboratory chemicals Restrictions on use : Not for food, drug or household use 1.3. Supplier LabChem Inc Jackson’s Pointe Commerce Park Building 1000, 1010 Jackson’s Pointe Court Zelienople, PA 16063 – USA T 412-826-5230 – F 724-473-0647 firstname.lastname@example.org – www.labchem.com 1.4. Emergency telephone number Emergency number : CHEMTREC: 1-800-424-9300 or 011-703-527-3887 SECTION 2: Hazard(s) identification 2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture GHS-US classification Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2B H320 Causes eye irritation Full text of H statements : see section 16 2.2. GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements GHS-US labeling Signal word (GHS-US) : Warning Hazard statements (GHS-US) : H320 – Causes eye irritation Precautionary statements (GHS-US) : P264 – Wash exposed skin thoroughly after handling. P305+P351+P338 – If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing P337+P313 – If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. 2.3. Other hazards which do not result in classification Other hazards not contributing to the classification : None. 2.4. Unknown acute toxicity (GHS US) Not applicable SECTION 3: Composition/Information on ingredients 3.1. Substances Substance type : Mono-constituent Name Product identifier % GHS-US classification Sodium Bicarbonate (Main constituent) (CAS-No.) 144-55-8 100 Eye Irrit. 2B, H320 Full text of hazard classes and H-statements : see section 16 3.2. Mixtures Not applicable
Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 03/13/2018 EN (English US) 2/6 SECTION 4: First-aid measures 4.1. Description of first aid measures First-aid measures general : Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible). First-aid measures after inhalation : Allow victim to breathe fresh air. Allow the victim to rest. First-aid measures after skin contact : Remove affected clothing and wash all exposed skin area with mild soap and water, followed by warm water rinse. First-aid measures after eye contact : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. First-aid measures after ingestion : Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain emergency medical attention. 4.2. Most important symptoms and effects (acute and delayed) Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Causes eye irritation. 4.3. Immediate medical attention and special treatment, if necessary No additional information available SECTION 5: Fire-fighting measures 5.1. Suitable (and unsuitable) extinguishing media Suitable extinguishing media : Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Water spray. Sand. Unsuitable extinguishing media : Do not use a heavy water stream. 5.2. Specific hazards arising from the chemical No additional information available 5.3. Special protective equipment and precautions for fire-fighters Firefighting instructions : Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers. Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire. Prevent fire-fighting water from entering environment. Protection during firefighting : Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection. SECTION 6: Accidental release measures 6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures 6.1.1. For non-emergency personnel Protective equipment : Safety glasses. Gloves. Emergency procedures : Evacuate unnecessary personnel. 6.1.2. For emergency responders Protective equipment : Equip cleanup crew with proper protection. Emergency procedures : Ventilate area. 6.2. Environmental precautions Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters. 6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up Methods for cleaning up : On land, sweep or shovel into suitable containers. Minimize generation of dust. Store away from other materials. 6.4. Reference to other sections See Heading 8. Exposure controls and personal protection. SECTION 7: Handling and storage 7.1. Precautions for safe handling Precautions for safe handling : Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work. Provide good ventilation in process area to prevent formation of vapor. 7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Storage conditions : Keep cool. Keep container closed when not in use. Incompatible products : Strong oxidizers. Strong acids. Incompatible materials : Moisture. Heat sources.
Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 03/13/2018 EN (English US) 3/6 SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection 8.1. Control parameters No additional information available 8.2. Appropriate engineering controls Appropriate engineering controls : Emergency eye wash fountains should be available in the immediate vicinity of any potential exposure. Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation. 8.3. Individual protection measures/Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment: Gloves. Safety glasses. Hand protection: Wear protective gloves. Eye protection: Chemical goggles or safety glasses Respiratory protection: Respiratory protection not required in normal conditions Other information: Do not eat, drink or smoke during use. SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties 9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties Physical state : Solid Appearance : Powder. Color : white Odor : None. Odor threshold : No data available pH : 8.3 0.1M solution Melting point : 270 °C Freezing point : No data available Boiling point : No data available Flash point : No data available Relative evaporation rate (butyl acetate=1) : No data available Flammability (solid, gas) : Non flammable. Vapor pressure : No data available Relative vapor density at 20 °C : No data available Relative density : No data available Specific gravity / density : 2.159 g/cm³ Molecular mass : 84.01 g/mol Solubility : Soluble in water. Water: 6.9 g/100ml Log Pow : No data available Auto-ignition temperature : No data available Decomposition temperature : > 50 °C
Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 03/13/2018 EN (English US) 4/6 Viscosity, kinematic : No data available Viscosity, dynamic : No data available Explosion limits : No data available Explosive properties : Not applicable. Oxidizing properties : None. 9.2. Other information No additional information available SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity 10.1. Reactivity No additional information available 10.2. Chemical stability Stable under normal conditions. 10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions Reacts vigorously with strong oxidizers and acids. 10.4. Conditions to avoid Moisture. Incompatible materials. High temperature. 10.5. Incompatible materials Strong acids. Strong oxidizers. 10.6. Hazardous decomposition products Carbon monoxide. Carbon dioxide. SECTION 11: Toxicological information 11.1. Information on toxicological effects Likely routes of exposure : Ingestion; Inhalation; Skin and eye contact Acute toxicity : Not classified Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) LD50 oral rat 4220 mg/kg ATE US (oral) 4220 mg/kg body weight Skin corrosion/irritation : Not classified pH: 8.3 0.1M solution Serious eye damage/irritation : Causes eye irritation. pH: 8.3 0.1M solution Respiratory or skin sensitization : Not classified Germ cell mutagenicity : Not classified Carcinogenicity : Not classified Reproductive toxicity : Not classified Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure : Not classified Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure : Not classified Aspiration hazard : Not classified Potential Adverse human health effects and symptoms : Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met. Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Causes eye irritation. SECTION 12: Ecological information 12.1. Toxicity Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) LC50 fish 1 8250 – 9000 mg/l EC50 Daphnia 1 2350 mg/l
Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 03/13/2018 EN (English US) 5/6 12.2. Persistence and degradability Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) Persistence and degradability Not established. 12.3. Bioaccumulative potential Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) Bioaccumulative potential Not established. 12.4. Mobility in soil No additional information available 12.5. Other adverse effects Other information : Avoid release to the environment. SECTION 13: Disposal considerations 13.1. Disposal methods Waste disposal recommendations : Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations. Ecology – waste materials : Avoid release to the environment. SECTION 14: Transport information Department of Transportation (DOT) In accordance with DOT Not regulated SECTION 15: Regulatory information 15.1. US Federal regulations Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes Immediate (acute) health hazard All components of this product are listed, or excluded from listing, on the United States Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory 15.2. International regulations CANADA Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) Listed on the Canadian DSL (Domestic Substances List) EU-Regulations No additional information available National regulations Sodium Bicarbonate (144-55-8) Not listed on the Canadian IDL (Ingredient Disclosure List) 15.3. US State regulations California Proposition 65 – This product does not contain any substances known to the state of California to cause cancer, developmental and/or reproductive harm SECTION 16: Other information Revision date : 03/13/2018 Other information : None. Full text of H-phrases: see section 16: — — H320 Causes eye irritation
Sodium Bicarbonate Safety Data Sheet according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 03/13/2018 EN (English US) 6/6 NFPA health hazard : 2 – Materials that, under emergency conditions, can cause temporary incapacitation or residual injury. NFPA fire hazard : 0 – Materials that will not burn under typical dire conditions, including intrinsically noncombustible materials such as concrete, stone, and sand. NFPA reactivity : 1 – Materials that in themselves are normally stable but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. Hazard Rating Health : 2 Moderate Hazard – Temporary or minor injury may occur Flammability : 0 Minimal Hazard – Materials that will not burn Physical : 1 Slight Hazard – Materials that are normally stable but can become unstable (self-react) at high temperatures and pressures. Materials may react non-violently with water or undergo hazardous polymerization in the absence of inhibitors. Personal protection : E E – Safety glasses, Gloves, Dust respirator SDS US LabChem Information in this SDS is from available published sources and is believed to be accurate. No warranty, express or implied, is made and LabChem Inc assumes no liability resulting from the use of this SDS. The user must determine suitability of this information for his application.