Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
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Austin, TX 78753
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1448 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate Reagent A.C.S.
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:Ca(NO) 4HO
RTECS:EW3000000 
C.A.SCAS# 13477-34-4
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate CAS# 13477-34-4 100% W/W None established 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep 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:Water spray, Carbon dioxide, dry chemical, powder, foam.
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Negligible fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Absorb spill with inert material, then place in a chemical waste container. Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, local law.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store away from incompatible materials. Store in a tightly closed container at temperatures not exceeding 39 deg.F. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Goggles and Face Shield
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:110FSpecific Gravity1.860
Boiling Point:270F Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:Information not available Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: Information not available Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: N/A
Appearance and Odor: White deliquescent solid Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: N/A
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
Combustibles, metals, nitrates, reductants, organics, esters, citric acid, tin chloride.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Nitric oxides may be released in fire.
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
May cause redness and pain to eyes and skin. Ingestion could cause abdominal cramps and possible methemoglobinemia. Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with pre-existing conditions may be more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Calcium Nitrate, 5.1, UN1454, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0.1Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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