SAFETY DATA SHEETS FOR CONDUCTIVE PAINT
Section 1 – Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: Graphite, powder
Catalog Numbers: AC385030000, AC385030010, AC385031000
Synonyms: Black lead; crystallized carbon; mineral carbon; plumbago; CI 77265.
Acros Organics BVBA
Janssen Pharmaceuticalaan 3a
2440 Geel, Belgium
Company Identification: (USA)
One Reagent Lane
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information in the US, call: 800-ACROS-01
For information in Europe, call: +32 14 57 52 11
Emergency Number, Europe: +32 14 57 52 99
Emergency Number US: 201-796-7100
CHEMTREC Phone Number, US: 800-424-9300
CHEMTREC Phone Number, Europe: 703-527-3887
Section 2 – Composition, Information on Ingredients
Chemical Name: Graphite
Hazard Symbols: XI
Risk Phrases: 36/37
Section 3 – Hazards Identification
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW WARNING! Causes eye and respiratory tract irritation. Target Organs: Respiratory system, eyes.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
Chronic: No information found.
Section 4 – First Aid Measures
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower
eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Wash mouth out with water.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Autoignition Temperature: 700 deg C ( 1,292.00 deg F)
Flash Point: Not available
Lower: Not available
Upper: Not available
NFPA Rating: health: 2; flammability: 1; instability: 0;
Section 6 – Accidental Release Measures
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Do not let this chemical enter the environment.
Section 7 – Handling and Storage
Handling: Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid breathing dust, mist, or vapor. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash
clothing before reuse.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Section 8 – Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
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OSHA – Final PELs
2mg/m3 (respirable fraction, all forms except graphite fibers)
2.5mg/m3 TWA (respirable dust) 1250mg/m3 IDLH
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OSHA Vacated PELs: Graphite: 2.5 mg/m3 TWA (respirable dust)
Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower.
Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA’s eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149.
Respirators: NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if
irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Section 9 – Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Solid
Color: Not available
Odor: Not available
pH: Not available
Vapor Pressure: Not available
Vapor Density: Not available
Evaporation Rate: Not available
Viscosity: Not available
Boiling Point: Not available
Freezing/Melting Point: Not available
Decomposition Temperature: Not available
Solubility in water: Insoluble
Molecular Formula: C
Molecular Weight: 12.01
Section 10 – Stability and Reactivity
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization Has not been reported.
Section 11 – Toxicological Information
RTECS#: CAS# 7782-42-5: MD9659600
LD50/LC50: RTECS: Not available.
Carcinogenicity: Graphite – Not listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
Other: The toxicological properties have not been fully investigated.
Section 12 – Ecological Information
Section 13 – Disposal Considerations
Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
Section 14 – Transport Information
Shipping Name: Not Regulated
Shipping Name: Not available
Section 15 – Regulatory Information
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: XI
Risk Phrases: R 36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
Safety Phrases: S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 7782-42-5: 0 Canada
CAS# 7782-42-5 is listed on Canada’s DSL List
Canadian WHMIS Classifications: D2B
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
CAS# 7782-42-5 is not listed on Canada’s Ingredient Disclosure List.
US Federal TSCA
CAS# 7782-42-5 is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
Section 16 – Other Information
MSDS Creation Date: 7/07/2006
Revision #2 Date 7/20/2009
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available
However, we make no warranty of merchantibility 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 the company be liable for any 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 the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Sodium Silicate Solution
Section 1 Product Description
Product Name: Sodium Silicate Solution
Recommended Use: Science education applications
Synonyms: Liquid Glass, Waterglass, Sodium Metasilicate
Distributor: Carolina Biological Supply Company
2700 York Road, Burlington, NC 27215 1-800-227-1150
Chemical Information: 800-227-1150 (8am-5pm (ET) M-F)
Chemtrec: 800-424-9300 (Transportation Spill Response 24 hours)
Section 2 Hazard Identification
Classification of the chemical in accordance with paragraph (d) of §1910.1200;
Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Toxicity – Oral Category 4
Other Safety Precautions: May burn eyes
May cause gastrointestinal discomfort.
May cause irritation to respiratory tract.
May cause irritation to skin.
Section 3 Composition / Information on Ingredients
Chemical Name CAS # %
Water 7732-18-5 60
Sodium Silicate 1344-09-8 40
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Emergency and First Aid Procedures
Inhalation: In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.
Eyes: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Skin Contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
Ingestion: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Section 5 Firefighting Procedures
Extinguishing Media: Use dry chemical, CO2 or appropriate foam.
Fire Fighting Methods and Protection: Firefighters should wear full protective equipment and NIOSH approved self-contained
Fire and/or Explosion Hazards: Fire or excessive heat may produce hazardous decomposition products.
Hazardous Combustion Products: Hydrogen
Section 6 Spill or Leak ProceduresSafety Data Sheet
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Steps to Take in Case Material Is
Released or Spilled: Exposure to the spilled material may be irritating or harmful. Follow personal protective equipment recommendations found in Section 8 of this SDS. Additional precautions may be necessary based on special circumstances created by the spill including; the material spilled, the quantity of the spill, the area in which the spill occurred. Also consider the expertise of employees in the area responding to the spill. Ventilate the contaminated area. Isolate area.
Keep unnecessary personnel away. Remove soiled clothing and launder before reuse.
Surfaces may become slippery after spillage. Avoid contact with clothing. Avoid contact with material. Avoid creating and inhaling spray or mist. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Prevent the spread of any spill to minimize harm to human health and the environment if safe to do so. Wear complete and proper personal protective equipment following the recommendation of Section 8 at a minimum. Dike with suitable absorbent material like granulated clay. Gather and store in a sealed container pending a waste disposal evaluation.
Neutralize spill with a weak acid such as vinegar or acetic acid Absorb spill with inert material
(e.g., dry sand or earth), then place in a chemical waste container
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Avoid creating and inhaling dust. Avoid contact with skin.
Storage: Store in a secure area suitable for corrosives.
Storage Code: Green – general chemical storage
Section 8 Protection Information
ACGIH OSHA PEL
Chemical Name (TWA) (STEL) (TWA) (STEL)
No data available N/A N/A N/A N/A
Engineering Measures: No exposure limits exist for the constituents of this product. General room ventilation might be required to maintain operator comfort under normal conditions of use.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Lab coat, apron, eye wash, safety shower.
Respiratory Protection: No respiratory protection required under normal conditions of use.
Respirator Type(s): NIOSH approved air purifying respirator with dust/mist filter.
Eye Protection: Wear chemical splash goggles when handling this product. Have an eye wash station available.
Skin Protection: Avoid skin contact by wearing chemically resistant gloves, an apron and other protective equipment depending upon conditions of use. Inspect gloves for chemical break-through and replace at regular intervals. Clean protective equipment regularly. Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking, and when leaving work.
Section 9 Physical Data
Formula: Na2SiO3 in H2O Vapor Pressure: N/A
Molecular Weight: 100.08 g/mol Evaporation Rate (BuAc=1): N/A
Appearance: Colorless to White Viscous Liquid Vapor Density (Air=1): N/A
Odor: No data available Specific Gravity: approx. 1.3
Odor Threshold: No data available Solubility in Water: Soluble
pH: 11.3 Log Pow (calculated): No data available
Melting Point: No data available Autoignition Temperature: No data available
Boiling Point: 100 C Decomposition Temperature: No data available
Flash Point: No data available Viscosity: No data available
Flammable Limits in Air: N/A Percent Volatile by Volume: 0%
Section 10 Reactivity Data
Reactivity: No data available
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: None known.
Incompatible Materials: Acids, Ammonium Salts, Aluminum alloys, Zinc
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occurSafety Data Sheet
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Section 11 Toxicity Data
Routes of Entry Inhalation, Ingestion, and Skin contact.
Symptoms (Acute): , Impaired Kidney Function
Delayed Effects: No data available
Chemical Name CAS Number Oral LD50 Dermal LD50 Inhalation LC50
Water 7732-18-5 Oral LD50 Rat
Sodium Silicate 1344-09-8 Oral LD50 Rat 1960 mg/kg Dermal LD50
Rabbit > 4640 mg/kg
Chemical Name CAS Number IARC NTP OSHA
No data available Not listed Not listed Not listed
Mutagenicity: No evidence of a mutagenic effect.
Teratogenicity: No evidence of a teratogenic effect (birth defect).
Sensitization: No evidence of a sensitization effect.
Reproductive: No evidence of negative reproductive effects.
Target Organ Effects:
Acute: See Section 2
Chronic: Not listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
Section 12 Ecological Data
Overview: Slight ecological hazard. In high concentrations, this product may be dangerous to plants and/or wildlife. Keep out of waterways.
Mobility: No data
Persistence: No data
Bioaccumulation: No data
Degradability: No data
Other Adverse Effects: No data
Chemical Name CAS Number Eco Toxicity
Water 7732-18-5 No data available
Sodium Silicate 1344-09-8 96 HR LC50 LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS 301 – 478 MG/L
96 HR EC50 DAPHNIA MAGNA 216 MG/L
Section 13 Disposal Information
Disposal Methods: Dispose in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations. Always contact a permitted waste disposer (TSD) to assure compliance.
Waste Disposal Code(s): Not Determined
Section 14 Transport Information
Ground – DOT Proper Shipping Name: Air – IATA Proper Shipping Name:
Not Regulated For Transport Not regulated for air transport by IATA.
Section 15 Regulatory Information
TSCA Status: All components in this product are on the TSCA Inventory.
Chemical Name CAS
Number § 313 Name § 304 RQ CERCLA RQ § 302 TPQ CAA 112(2) TQ
No data available No No No No No Safety Data Sheet
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Section 16 Additional Information
Revised: 08/26/2014 Replaces: 08/21/2014 Printed: 04-21-2015
The information provided in this (Material) Safety Data Sheet represents a compilation of data drawn directly from various sources
available to us. Carolina Biological Supply makes no representation or guarantee as to the suitability of this information to a particular application of the substance covered in the (Material) Safety Data Sheet.
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
Chemical Abstract Service Number Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act U.S. Department of Transportation
International Agency for Research on Cancer Not Available
National Toxicology Program
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Permissible Exposure Limit
Parts per million
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
Threshold Limit Value
Toxic Substances Control Act
Immediately dangerous to life and health