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BARIUM ACETATE
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BARIUM ACETATE

Synonyms: Barium diacetate; acetic acid, barium salt

CAS No

543-80-6

Molecular Formula

Ba(C2H3O2)2

Molecular Weight

255.43

Description

White Crystal

Grade

Technical*

SPECIFICATION

Assay

98% MIN

*Also available Pure, Pharma synthesis, LR, AR and ACS Grade

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Material Safety Data Sheet

Barium Acetate

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

 

Chemical Name: Barium Acetate

 

CAS#: 543-80-6

RTECS: AF4550000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Barium acetate                     

CI#: Not available.

Synonym:

Chemical Formula: Ba(CH3COO)2

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Vishnupriya Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

 

Office No. 7, Meridian apartments

Lake Hills Road, New MLA Quarters

Basheerbagh, Hyderabad 63,  A.P

Tel :  040 - 23225550

Fax : 040 23223177

Email : info@vishnupriya.in

Website : www.vishnupriya.in

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

 

Composition:

 

Name

CAS #

% by Weight

Barium Acetate

543-80-6

100

 

Toxicological Data on Ingredients:  Barium acetate: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 921 mg/kg [Rat].

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

 

Potential Acute Health Effects:

Very hazardous in case of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation.

 

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

Very hazardous in case of ingestion.

Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation.

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.

The substance is toxic to lungs, the nervous system, mucous membranes.

Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

 

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

 

Skin Contact:

Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.

Cold water may be used.

 

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.

 

Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

 

Serious Inhalation:

Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek medical attention.

 

Ingestion:

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

 

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

 

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

 

Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.

 

Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.

 

Flash Points: Not available.

 

Flammable Limits: Not available.

 

Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Some metallic oxides.

 

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available.

 

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.

 

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.

LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

 

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.

 

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

 

Small Spill: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container.

 

Large Spill:

Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities.

 

 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

 

Precautions:

Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.

 

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.

 

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

 

Engineering Controls:

Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

 

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.

 

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.

 

Exposure Limits:

TWA: 0.5

Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.

 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

 

Physical state and appearance: Solid. (Crystals solid.)

 

Odor: Not available.

 

Taste: Not available.

 

Molecular Weight: 255.42 g/mole

 

Color: Colorless.

 

pH (1% soln/water): Not available.

 

Boiling Point: Not available.

 

Melting Point: Decomposes.

 

Critical Temperature: Not available.

 

Specific Gravity: 2.468 (Water = 1)

 

Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.

 

Vapor Density: Not available.

 

Volatility: Not available.

 

Odor Threshold: Not available.

 

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

 

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

 

Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water.

 

Solubility: Soluble in cold water.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

 

Stability: The product is stable.

 

Instability Temperature: Not available.

 

Conditions of Instability: Not available.

 

Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.

 

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

 

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

 

Polymerization: Will not occur.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

 

Routes of Entry: Ingestion.

 

Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 921 mg/kg [Rat].

 

Chronic Effects on Humans: Causes damage to the following organs: lungs, the nervous system, mucous membranes.

 

Other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Very hazardous in case of ingestion.

Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of inhalation.

 

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Excreted in maternal milk in animal. Passes through the placental barrier in human.

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Section 12: Ecological Information

 

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

 

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

 

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

 

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are more toxic.

 

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

 

Waste Disposal:

 

 

 

 

 



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