Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1318 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Boric Acid  Reagent A.C.S.
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:HBO
RTECS:ED4550000 
C.A.SCAS# 10043-35-3
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Boric Acid  CAS# 10043-35-3 100 % W/W OSHA PEL 15 mg/m (total dust) 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation. Avoid breathing vapors, or dusts. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation. Avoid breathing vapors, or dusts. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconcious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:None Known.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Sweep up and place in suitable (fiberboard) containers for reclamation or later disposal.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry well ventilated area. Keep away from heat and flame. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Safety Glasses w/ Side Shields
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:170.9 Deg CSpecific Gravity1.51
Boiling Point:Information not available Percent Volatile by Volume:0
Vapor Pressure:negligible @20c Evaporation Rate:00
Vapor Density: Information not available Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: 4.7% @ 20 Deg C Auto ignition Temperature: info not available
Appearance and Odor: White powder Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: info not available
Flash Point: None Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: info not available
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
Oxidizing agents, metals, bases, amines.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Not known to occur
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
eyes& skin:flush affected area with large amounts of water.inhal: remove to fresh air.ingest:give two large glasses of water. In all cases seek medical attention. Conditions aggravated/target organs . Persons with pre-existing eye,skin or respiratory condition may be more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Not Regulated
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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