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Sodium Formate SDS MSDS Sheet
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Sodium Formate SDS, Safety Data Sheet
1. Product Identification
Synonyms: Formic acid, sodium salt
CAS No.: 141-53-7
EINECS EC Code: 205-488-0
Molecular Weight: 68.01
Chemical Formula: HCOONa
Recommended usage: Industrial Manufacturing.
Recommended usage: Industrial Manufacturing.
Suppliers: As per letterhead.
2. Hazards Identification
GHS, Globally Harmonized System Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.
Labeling according GHS USA & Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
GHS Label Elements
Signal Words: -
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS:
May cause mild skin irritation.
May causes mild eye irritation.
P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P302+P352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303+P361+P353 - IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 + P340 - IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
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+313: If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention.
3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Ingredient: Sodium Formate
CAS No.: 141-53-7
EINECS EC Code: 205-488-0
Percent: 99 - 100%
4. First Aid Measures
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Induce vomiting immediately as directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. Cold water may be used. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing & Shoes before reusing.
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping eyelids open. Cold water may be used. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Fire: Sodium Formate is not considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.
Special Information: In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full face piece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to legal requirements.
Large Spill: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to drain.
7. Handling and Storage
Keep Sodium Formate in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. Containers of Sodium Formate may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Airborne Exposure Limits: None established.
Ventilation System: A system of local and/or general exhaust is recommended to keep employee exposures as low as possible. Local exhaust ventilation is generally preferred because it can control the emissions of the contaminant at its source, preventing dispersion into the work area.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): For conditions of use where exposure to dust or mist is apparent and engineering controls are not feasible, a particulate respirator (NIOSH type N95 or better filters) may be worn. If oil particles (e.g. lubricants, cutting fluids, glycerin, etc.) are present, use a NIOSH type R or P filter. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-face positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator.
Skin Protection: Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.
Eye Protection: Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area. Use chemical safety goggles and/or full face shield where dusting or splashing is possible.
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Sodium Formate is white, deliquescent, granules or crystalline powder.
Odor: Odorless to slight formic acid odor.
Solubility: 97 g/100 g water @ 20C (68F)
Density: 1.92 @ 20C
pH: 7.0-8.5 , concentration: 1M at 20 C (solution)
% Volatiles by volume @ 21C (70F): 0.5
Boiling Point: Decomposes.
Melting Point: 253C (487F)
10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Sodium Formate is hygroscopic. Readily absorbs moisture from the air. Solutions are strong bases.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: At higher temperatures, substance decomposes into sodium oxalate and hydrogen, then into sodium carbonate. Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide may form when heated to decomposition.
Hazardous Polymerization: This substance does not polymerize.
Incompatibilities: Reacts with strong acids to form formic acid fumes.
11. Toxicological Information
Oral LD50 Mouse: 11200 mg/kg.
Carcinogenic Effects: Not a reported carcinogen by IARC NTP ACGIH OSHA.
12. Ecological Information
Toxicity to fish: LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) - > 954 mg/l - 96 h
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 1.070 mg/l - 48 h
Toxicity to algae: EC50 - Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (green algae) - 790 mg/l - 96 h
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
13. Disposal Considerations
Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste management options. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused Sodium Formate in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.
14. Transport Information
DOT & ADR/IRD: Not regulated.
IMDG: Not regulated.
IATA: Not regulated.
15. Regulatory Information
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Sodium formate
TSCA: Sodium Formate (141-53-7) --- Yes
SARA 302: Sodium Formate (141-53-7) -- No
SARA 313: Sodium Formate (141-53-7) -- No
Canada WHMIS: CLASS D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).
Canada DSL: Sodium Formate (141-53-7) --- Yes
Canada NDSL: Sodium Formate (141-53-7) -- No
DSCL (EEC): R36/38- Irritating to eyes and skin.
Section 16 - Additional Information
DISCLAIMER: The information and recommendations set forth herein (hereinafter "Information") are presented in good faith and believed correct as of the date hereof. It is compiled from various sources and it is not necessarily all inclusive nor fully adequate in every circumstance. In addition, these suggestions should not be confused with nor followed in violation of applicable laws, regulations, rules or insurance requirements applicable. This MSDS sheet is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.
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