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SECTION I - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

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Chemical Identification Product#: 53379  NAME:Sodium Iodide Anhydrous

SECTION II - COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

CAS #: 7681-82-5             MF: TINAI

SYNONYMS:

ANAYODIN * IODURIL * JODID SODNY (CZECH) * NATRIUMJODID (GERMAN) * SODIUM IODINE * SODIUM MONOIODIDE *


SECTION III - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

LABEL PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS:

HARMFUL

HARMFUL BY INHALATION IN CONTACT WITH SKIN AND IF SWALLOWED.

IRRITATING TO EYES AND SKIN.

MAY CAUSE SENSITIZATION BY INHALATION AND SKIN CONTACT

POSSIBLE RISK OF IRREVERSIBLE EFFECTS.

POSSIBLE TERATOGEN.

TARGET ORGAN(S): THYROID

DO NOT BREATHE DUST.

IN CASE OF CONTACT WITH EYES, RINSE IMMEDIATELY WITH PLENTY OF WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE

WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.


SECTION IV - FIRST AID MEASURES

IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES OR SKIN WITH COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.

IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY WASH SKIN WITH SOAP AND COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER.

IF INHALED, REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BREATHING GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN.

IF SWALLOWED, WASH OUT MOUTH WITH WATER PROVIDED PERSON IS CONSCIOUS. CALL A PHYSICIAN.

WASH CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE REUSE.


SECTION V - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:

NONE COMBUSTIBLE. USE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA APPROPRIATE TO SURROUNDING FIRE CONDITIONS.

SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING PROCEDURES:

WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES.

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSIONS HAZARDS:

EMITS TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS.


SECTION VI - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS, RUBBER BOOTS AND HEAVY RUBBER GLOVES.

SWEEP UP, PLACE IN A BAG AND HOLD FOR WASTE DISPOSAL.

AVOID RAISING DUST

VENTILATE AREA AND WASH SPILL SITE AFTER MATERIAL PICKUP IS COMPLETE.


SECTION VII - HANDLING AND STORAGE

REFER TO SECTION VIII


SECTION VIII - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

WEAR APPROPRIATE NIOSH/MSHA-APPROVED RESPIRATOR, CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES, SAFETY GOGGLES, OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.

SAFETY SHOWER AND EYE BATH.

MECHANICAL EXHAUST REQUIRED

D0 NOT BREATHE DUST.

AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, ON SKIN, AND CLOTHING.

AVOID PROLONGED OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.

WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.

HARMFUL SOLID.

IRRITANT.

POSSIBLE TERATOGEN.

SENSITIZER.

KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED.

MOISTURE SENSITIVE

AIR AND LIGHT SENSITIVE

STORE UNDER NITROGEN.

STORE IN A COOL DRY PLACE.


SECTION IX - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

APPEARANCE AND ODOR:

WHITE POWDER

MELTING POINT: 661 C

VAPOR DENSITY: >1

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 3.667


SECTION X - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

STRONG ACIDS

LIGHT SENSITIVE

AIR SENSITIVE

MOISTURE SENSITIVE

HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION OR DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:

TOXIC FUMES OF:

HYDROGEN IODIDE

SODIUM/SODIUM OXIDES


SECTION XI - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ACUTE EFFECTS:

HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED, INHALED, OR ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN.

CAUSES EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.

MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC RESPIRATORY AND SKIN REACTIONS.

TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE, THE CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL, AND TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES HAVE NOT BEEN THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATED.

CHRONIC EFFECTS:

OVEREXPOSURE MAY CAUSE REPRODUCTIVE DISORDER(S) BASED ON TESTS WITH LABORATORY ANIMALS.

TARGET ORGAN (S): THYROID

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO IODIDES MAY PRODUCE IODISM IN SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS. SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE INCLUDE: SKIN RASH, RUNNING NOSE, HEADACHE AND IRRITATION OF THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES. FOR SEVERE CASES THE SKIN MAY SHO PIMPLES, BOILS, HIVES, BLISTERS AND BLACK AND BLUE SPOTS.

RTECS NO: WD6475000

SODIUM IODIDE

IRRITATION DATA:
  SKN-RBT 500 MG/24h MOD              28ZPAK -,21,72
  EYE-RBT 100 MG/24H MOD              28ZPAK -,21,72
TOXICITY DATA:
  ORL-RAT LD50:4340 MG/KG             28ZPAK -.21,72
  IVN-RAT LD50:1060 MG/KG             AEPPAE 222,584,54
  ORL-MUS LD50:1 GM/KG                85GMAT -,105,82

ONLY SELECTED REGISTRY OF TOXIC EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES (RTECS) DATA IS PRESENTED HERE. SEE ACTUAL ENTRY IN RTECS FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION.


SECTION XII - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

DATA NOT YET AVAILABLE.


SECTION XIII - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

FOR SMALL QUANTITIES: CAUTIOUSLY ADD TO A LARGE STIRRED EXCESS OF WATER. ADJUST THE PH TO NEUTRAL, SEPARATE ANY INSOLUBLE SOLIDS OR LIQUIDS AND PACKAGE THEM FOR HAZARDOUS-WASTE DISPOSAL. FLUSH THE AQUEOUS SOLUTION DOWN THE DRAIN WITH PLENTY OF WATER. THE HYDROLYSIS AND NEUTRALIZATION REACTIONS MAY GENERATE HEAT AND FUMES WHICH CAN BE CONTROLLED BY THE RATE OF ADDITION.

OBSERVE ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.


SECTION XIV - TRANSPORT INFORMATION

CONTACT SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY FOR TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION.


SECTION XV - REGULATORY INFORMATION

REVIEWS, STANDARDS, AND REGULATIONS:

    NOHS 1974: HZD 60120: NIS 7:  TNF 529:  NOS 9:  TNE 6918
    NOES 1983: HZD 60120: NIS 12: TNF 1758: NOS 26; TNE 63005: TFE 49300
    EPA TSCA CHEMICAL INVENTORY, JUNE 1993

SECTION XVI - OTHER INFORMATION

THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT BUT DOES NOT PURPORT TO BE ALL INCLUSIVE AND SHALL BE USED ONLY AS A GUIDE. SIGMA SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM HANDLING OR FROM CONTACT WITH THE ABOVE PRODUCT. SEE REVERSE SIDE OF INVOICE OR PACKING SLIP FOR ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE.

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