Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Ammonium sulfate

Revision Date:2022-12-24Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Ammonium sulfate
  • CBnumber: CB9466357
  • CAS: 7783-20-2
  • EINECS Number: 231-984-1
  • Synonyms: Ammonium sulfate,ammonium sulphate

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

Precautionary statements
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
Hazard statements
H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
H303 May be harmfulif swallowed

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Ammonium sulfate
  • Synonyms: Ammonium sulfate,ammonium sulphate
  • CAS: 7783-20-2
  • EC number: 231-984-1
  • MF: H8N2O4S
  • MW: 132.14

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult doctor if feeling unwell.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) Sulfur oxides

Not combustible.

Ambient fire may liberate hazardous vapours.

Advice for firefighters

In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information

Suppress (knock down) gases/vapors/mists with a water spray jet. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

NFPA 704

3
0
0
HEALTH 3 Short exposure could cause serious temporary or moderate residual injury (e.g. liquid hydrogen, sulfuric acid, calcium hypochlorite, hexafluorosilicic acid)
FIRE 0 Materials that will not burn under typical fire conditions, including intrinsically noncombustible materials such as concrete, stone, and sand. Materials that will not burn in air when exposed to a temperature of 820 °C (1,500 °F) for a period of 5 minutes.(e.g. Carbon tetrachloride)
REACT 0 Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water (e.g. helium,N2)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Avoid inhalation of dusts. Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.

For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up dry. Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area. Avoid generation of dusts.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Tightly closed. Dry.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Safety glasses

Skin protection

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:KCL 741 Dermatril? L

This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet, supplied by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:KCL 741 Dermatril? L


Respiratory protection

required when dusts are generated.

Our recommendations on filtering respiratory protection are based on the following standards: DIN EN 143, DIN 14387 and other accompanying standards relating to the used respiratory protection system.

Recommended Filter type: Filter type P1

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • AppearanceForm: crystalline Color: colorless
  • Odourodorless
  • Odour ThresholdNot applicable d) pH 5,0 - 6 at 132 g/l at 25 °C Melting point/freezing point Initial boiling point and boiling range Melting point/range: >280 °C - dec. Not applicable Flash point No data available Evaporation rate No data available Flammability (solid, gas) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits The product is not flammable. No data available Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C Vapour density Not applicable Relative density No data available Water solubility 767 g/l at 25 °C Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water Autoignition temperature Decomposition temperature Not applicable for inorganic substances No data available >235 °C - Viscosity Viscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available Explosive properties No data available Oxidizing properties No data available
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: >280 °C - dec.
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range Not applicable
  • Flash pointNo data available
  • Evaporation rate26 °C
  • Flammability (solid, gas)The product is not flammable.
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limitsNo data available
  • Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C
  • Vapour density Not applicable
  • Relative densityNo data available
  • Water solubility767 g/l at 25 °C
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterNot applicable for inorganic substances
  • Autoignition temperatureNo data available
  • Decomposition temperature >235 °C -
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available
  • λmaxλ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.037
    λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.030

Other safety information

Solubility in other solvents

Relative vapor density

Ethanol - insoluble Acetone - insoluble

Not applicable

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

No data available

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Exothermic reaction with:

chlorates with heat nitrates with Heat.

Risk of explosion with:

chlorates with Acids nitrates with

Potassium nitrates with

Acids nitrites

sodium hypochlorite

Generates dangerous gases or fumes in contact with: alkalines

Possible formation of:

Ammonia


Conditions to avoid

no information available

Incompatible materials

No data available

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - male and female - 4.250 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 401)
LD50 Dermal - Rat - male and female - > 2.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 434)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 20 h Remarks: (ECHA)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: No eye irritation Remarks: (ECHA)
Respiratory or skin sensitization
(US-EPA)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Test Type: Ames test
Test system: S. typhimurium
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 471
Result: negative
Test Type: Mutagenicity (mammal cell test): chromosome aberration. Test system: Human lymphocytes
Metabolic activation: without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 473
Result: negative
Test Type: In vitro mammalian cell gene mutation test
Test system: Chinese hamster lung cells
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Method: OECD Test Guideline 476
Result: negative
Test Type: Micronucleus test Species: Mouse
Cell type: Bone marrow Application Route: Intraperitoneal
Remarks: (ECHA)
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 2840 mg/kg

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 53 mg/l - 96 h Remarks: (ECHA)


Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic

static test EC50 - Ceriodaphnia (water flea) - 121,7 mg/l - 48 h (US-EPA)

invertebrates

Toxicity to algae
static test ErC50 - Chlorella vulgaris (Fresh water algae) - 2.700 mg/l

- 18 Days Remarks: (ECHA)


Toxicity to bacteria
static test EC50 - activated sludge - 1.618 mg/l - 30 min (OECD Test Guideline 209)

Persistence and degradability

The methods for determining biodegradability are not applicable to inorganic substances.

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

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.

Other adverse effects

Biological effects:

Fertilising effect possible.

Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and

containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods IMDG: Not dangerous goods IATA: Not dangerous goods

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Packaging group

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no

Special precautions for user

Further information

Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Not Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
EC Inventory:Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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