Molecular Sieve SDS
Section 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT & COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Chemical Name: Molecular Sieve; 3a,4a,5a,13x
Product Name: DelSORB 3A, 4A, 5A, 13X
Synonym: Zeolite, Synthetic
Telephone: + 1.847.292.8600
Fax: + 1.847.292.8601
Interra Global Corporation 800 Busse Highway, Ste 101 Park Ridge, IL 60068
Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Potential Acute Health Effects: Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of
ingestion or inhalation.
Potential Chronic Health Effects: 3 (Not classifiable for human.) by IARC
Carcinogenic Effects: Not available.
Mutagenic Effects: Not available.
Teratogenic Effects: Not available.
Developmental Toxicity: Not available.
The substance may be toxic to lungs.
Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.
Section 3: COMPOSITION & INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
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. 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.
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: Not available.
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, get medical attention immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie or belt.
Section 5: FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA
Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable.
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Points: Not applicable.
Flammable Limits: Not applicable.
Products of Combustion: Not available.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not applicable.
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: Not applicable.
Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Powerful oxiders may cause fire. [Quartz]
Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Powerful oxiders or metals may cause explosions.[Quartz]
Section 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 local and regional authority 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 evacuate through the sanitary system.
Section 7: HANDLING & STORAGE
Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Suitable for any general chemical storage area. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
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. Gloves. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved certified respirator or equivalent.
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: Not available.
Section 9: PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state: Solid (Beads)
Taste: Not available.
Molecular Weight: Not available.
Color: White, Grey
pH (1% soln/water): Not available.
Boiling Point: Not applicable.
Melting Point: Not available.
Critical Temperature: Not available.
Specific Gravity: 2.1 (Water=1)
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Volatility: Not available.
Odor Threshold: Not available.
H2O/Oil Dist Coeff: Not available.
Ionicity (in Water): Not available.
Dispersion Prop.: Not available.
Solubility: Not available.
Section 10: STABILITY & REACTIVITY
Stability: The product is stable.
Instability Temperature: Not available.
Conditions of Instability: Incompatible materials, moisture (absorbs water with evolution of heat), dust generation.
Incompatibility with various substances: Slightly reactive to reactive with moisture.
Corrosivity: Not available.
Special Remarks on Reactivity: Hygroscopic. Reacts with water to evolve heat.
Incompatibility with powerful oxiders: Fluorine, chlorine trifluoride, manganese trioxide, oxygen difluoride, hydrogen peroxide, etc.; Incompatible with acetylene and ammonia. This chemical is attacked by Hydrogen Fluoride. Silica will dissolve in Hydrofluoric Acid and produce the corrosive gas Silicon Tetra fluoride (SiF4). [Quartz]
Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.
Section 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Routes of Entry: Absorbed through skin. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals:
LD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans:
CarcinogenicEffects: 3 (Not classifiable for human.) by IARC. May cause damage to the following organs: lungs.
Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation.
Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: May contain up to 3% crystalline quartz which has been determined to be an IARC class 1carcinogen.
Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available.
Acute/Chronic Potential Health Effects:
Skin: May cause skin irritation. The product gets hot as it adsorbs water. Burns to moist or wet skin tissue may result if contact is prolonged.
Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation.
Ingestion: The product gets hot as it first adsorbs water. Burns to moist body tissues may result if contact is prolonged.
Inhalation: Exposure to dust particles generated from this material may cause irritation of the respiratory tract and may cause lung damage (silicosis, etc.) / cancer. Repeated and prolonged inhalation of crystalline silica in the form of quartz from occupational sources may cause cancer.
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: Not available.
Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.
Section 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.
Section 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification: Not applicable.
Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.
Section 15: OTHER REGULATORY INFORMATION
Federal and State Regulations: California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania: Siliporite
WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC): This product is not classified according to the EU regulations. Not applicable.
Health Hazard: 1
Fire Hazard: 0
Personal Protection: E
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.
Section 16: OTHER INFORMATION
References: Not available.
Other Special Considerations: Not available.
The purpose of this Safety Data Sheet is to describe the products in terms of their safety requirements. The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warrant of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no event shall Delta Enterprises, Inc. be liable for an claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if Delta Enterprises,Inchas been advised of the possibility of such damages.