Material Safety Data Sheet
Exporter/Manufacturer Name:Qinhuangdao Sinochem Imp.& Exp.Co.,Ltd.
Exporter/Manufacturer Address:11/F,Sinochem Office,No.119 YanShan St.,
Exporter/Manufacturer Post Code:066001
24 Hour Emergency Telephone:0086-335-3853877
Commodity Name:Sodium Bicarbonate
Synonyms: Sodium hydrogen carbonate; sodium acid carbonate; baking soda; bicarbonate of soda
CAS No.: 144-55-8
Molecular Weight: 84.01
Chemical Formula: NaHCO3
As part of good industrial and personal hygiene and safety procedure, avoid all unnecessary exposure to the chemical substance and ensure prompt removal from skin, eyes and clothing.
Potential Health Effects
Inhalation: High concentrations of dust may cause coughing and sneezing.
Ingestion: Extremely large oral doses may cause gastrointestinal disturbances.
Skin Contact: No adverse effects expected.
Eye Contact: Contact may cause mild irritation, redness, and pain.
Chronic Exposure: No information found.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions: No information found
First Aid Measures
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
Ingestion: Give several glasses of water to drink to dilute. If large amounts were swallowed, get medical advice.
Skin Contact: Not expected to require first aid measures.
Eye Contact: Wash thoroughly with running water. Get medical advice if irritation develops.
Fire Fighting Measures
Fire: 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: Use protective clothing and breathing equipment appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Accidental Release Measures
Ventilate area of leak or spill. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment as specified in Section "Exposure Controls/Personal Protection"
Spills: Sweep up and containerize for reclamation or disposal. Vacuuming or wet sweeping may be used to avoid dust dispersal. Small amounts of residue may be flushed to sewer with plenty of water.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: White crystalline powder.
Solubility: 7.8g/100g water @ 18C (64F).
pH: 8.3 (0.1 molar @ 25C (77F))
% Volatiles by volume @ 21C (70F): 0
Boiling Point: Not applicable.
Melting Point: 60C (140F)
Vapor Density (Air=1): No information found.
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): No information found.
Evaporation Rate (BuAc=1): No information found.
Handling and Storage
Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. 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.
Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Airborne Exposure Limits: None established.
Ventilation System: In general, dilution ventilation is a satisfactory health hazard control for this substance. However, if conditions of use create discomfort to the worker, a local exhaust system should be considered.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): For conditions of use where exposure to the dust or mist is apparent, a half-face dust/mist respirator may be worn. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-face positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator. WARNING: Air-purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Skin Protection: Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.
Eye Protection: Use chemical safety goggles. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.
Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Gaseous carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Incompatibilities:Reacts with acids to form carbon dioxide. Dangerous reaction with monoammonium phosphate or a sodium-potassium alloy.
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, moisture, incompatibles.
Investigated as a mutagen, reproductive effector.
Oral rat LD50: 4220 mg/kg.
Irritation data: human,skin, 30mg/3D-I mild, rabbit,eye, 100 mg/30 S, mild.
Environmental Fate: No information found.
Environmental Toxicity: No information found.
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 contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.
Non-hazardous for road, air and sea freight.
Australian Hazchem Code: No information found.
Poison Schedule: No information found.
NFPA Ratings: Health: 1 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
Label Hazard Warning: As part of good industrial and personal hygiene and safety procedure, avoid all unnecessary exposure to the chemical substance and ensure prompt removal from skin, eyes and clothing.
Label Precautions: None.
Label First Aid: Not applicable..
Note:The data given here is based on current knowledge and experience. The purpose of this safety data is to describe the products in terms of their safety requirements. The data does not signify any warranty with regard to the products' properties.
Qinhuangdao Sinochem Imp.& Exp.Co.,Ltd.
No.119 YanShan St., Qinhuangdao,
Telephone: 0086-335-3853877 Attn:Mr.Watson Yang
Last modified: Jan 25, 2010 at 00:56:22 PST