Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Potassium persulfate

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

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

Product identifier

  • Product name: Potassium persulfate
  • CBnumber: CB6854294
  • CAS: 7727-21-1
  • EINECS Number: 231-781-8
  • Synonyms: Potassium persulfate,KPS

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

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordDanger
Precautionary statements
P405 Store locked up.
P342+P311 IF experiencing respiratory symptoms: call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P284 Wear respiratory protection.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles/…
P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials.
Hazard statements
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
H334 May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction
H315 Causes skin irritation
H302 Harmful if swallowed
H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Potassium persulfate
  • Synonyms: Potassium persulfate,KPS
  • CAS: 7727-21-1
  • EC number: 231-781-8
  • MF: K2O8S2
  • MW: 270.32

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
First aiders need to protect themselves. Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air. Call in physician.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a physician.

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

Sulfur oxides Potassium oxides

Container explosion may occur under fire conditions. Not combustible.

Has a fire-promoting effect due to release of oxygen. Ambient fire may liberate hazardous vapours.

Advice for firefighters

Stay in danger area only with self-contained breathing apparatus. Prevent skin contact by keeping a safe distance or by wearing suitable protective clothing.

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

1
0
0
HEALTH 1 Exposure would cause irritation with only minor residual injury (e.g. acetone, sodium bromate, potassium chloride)
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. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. 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 carefully. 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

Advice on safe handling

Work under hood. Do not inhale substance/mixture.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.

Hygiene measures

Immediately change contaminated clothing. Apply preventive skin protection. Wash hands and face after working with substance.

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Tightly closed. Keep locked up or in an area accessible only to qualified or authorized persons. Do not store near combustible materials.

Moisture sensitive.

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

Body Protection

protective clothing

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 P2

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: powder Color: white
  • Odourodorless
  • Odour ThresholdNot applicable d) pH 2,5 - 4,5 at 27 g/l at 25 °C Melting point/freezing point Initial boiling point and boiling range Melting point: 100 °C No data available Flash point Not applicable Evaporation rate No data available Flammability (solid, gas) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits The product is not flammable. - Flammability (solids) No data available Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C - OECD Test Guideline 104 Vapour density 9,33 - (Air = 1.0) Relative density 1,39 at 20 °C - Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008, Annex, A.3 Water solubility 27 g/l at 20 °C - completely soluble Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water Autoignition temperature Decomposition temperature Not applicable for inorganic substances >600 °C DIN 51794does not ignite 170 °C - Viscosity Viscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available Explosive properties No data available Oxidizing properties The substance or mixture is classified as oxidizing with the category 3.
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point: 100 °C
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range1067 °C
  • Flash pointNot applicable
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)The product is not flammable. - Flammability (solids)
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limitsNo data available
  • Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C - OECD Test Guideline 104
  • Vapour density 9,33 - (Air = 1.0)
  • Relative density1,39 at 20 °C - Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008, Annex, A.3
  • Water solubility27 g/l at 20 °C - completely soluble
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterNot applicable for inorganic substances
  • Autoignition temperature>600 °C DIN 51794does not ignite
  • Decomposition temperature 170 °C -
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesThe substance or mixture is classified as oxidizing with the

Other safety information

Relative vapor density

9,33 - (Air = 1.0)

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

Risk of ignition or formation of inflammable gases or vapours with: Exothermic reaction with:

Reducing agents combustible substances Sodium hydroxide Potassium hydroxide alkali hydroxides

Water


Conditions to avoid

Exposure to moisture. Heat. 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 - female - 700 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 401)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar compounds)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate LC50 Inhalation - Rat - male and female - 4 h - >= 2,95 mg/l
(US-EPA)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate Inhalation: Irritating to respiratory system.
LD50 Dermal - Rat - male and female - > 2.000 mg/kg (US-EPA)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate
Skin corrosion/irritation
Causes skin irritation. (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: Causes serious eye irritation. (OECD Test Guideline 405)
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
Respiratory or skin sensitization
(OECD Test Guideline 406)
Remarks: (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Test Type: Ames test
Test system: S. typhimurium
Metabolic activation: with and without metabolic activation Result: negative
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products) (ECHA)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: disodium peroxodisulphateTest Type: unscheduled DNA synthesis assay
Test system: rat hepatocytes Method: US-EPA
Result: negative
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: disodium peroxodisulphate Test Type: Micronucleus test
Species: Mouse
Cell type: Bone marrow Application Route: Intraperitoneal Method: OECD Test Guideline 474 Result: negative
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: disodium peroxodisulphate
Test Type: unscheduled DNA synthesis assay Species: Rat
Cell type: Liver cells Application Route: Oral
Method: OECD Test Guideline 486 Result: negative
Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)
The value is given in analogy to the following substances: disodium peroxodisulphate
Carcinogenicity
No data available
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
May cause respiratory irritation. - Respiratory system
Remarks: Classified according to Regulation (EU) 1272/2008, Annex VI (Table 3.1/3.2)
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 802 mg/kg

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
static test LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 76,3 mg/l

- 96 h

Remarks: (in analogy to similar products) (ECHA)

The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate


Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates

static test EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 120 mg/l - 48 h Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)

(ECHA)

The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate


Toxicity to algae
static test ErC50 - Phaeodactylum tricornutum - 320 mg/l - 72 h (OECD Test Guideline 201)

Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)

The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate


Toxicity to bacteria
static test EC50 - Pseudomonas putida - 36 mg/l - 18 h Remarks: (in analogy to similar products)

(ECHA)

The value is given in analogy to the following substances: Ammonium peroxodisulphate


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

No data available

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.

Incompatibilities

A strong oxidizer. Incompatible with combustible, organic or other readily oxidizable materials; sulfur, metallic dusts, such as aluminum dust; chlorates and perchlorates. Attacks chemically active metals. Keep away from moisture.

Waste Disposal

Use large volumes of reducing agents (bisulfites, e.g.). Neutralize with soda ash and drain into sewer with abundant water.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: 1492 IMDG: 1492 IATA: 1492

UN proper shipping name


ADR/RID: POTASSIUM PERSULPHATE IMDG: POTASSIUM PERSULPHATE


IATA: Potassium persulphate

14.3

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 5.1 IMDG: 5.1


IATA: 5.1

14.4

Packaging group

ADR/RID: III IMDG: III


IATA: III

14.5

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no


IATA: no

14.6

Special precautions for user

No data available


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:Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
EC Inventory:Listed.
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/

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/

Other Information

Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact with this substance.Do NOT take working clothes home.
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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