Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
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Austin, TX 78753
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2314 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Potassium Dichromate  Reagent A.C.S., Crystal
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 7778-50-9
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Potassium Dichromate  CAS# 7778-50-9 100% W/W OSHA Ceiling 0.1 mg(CrO)/m 
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: CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Thoroughly clean clothing and shoes before reuse.

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
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
Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Take up with sand, earth or other absorbent material. Place in clean dry container and cover for later disposal
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry place. Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store away from incompatible materials 
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:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:398 CSpecific Gravity2.68
Boiling Point:500 C Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:not available Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: not available Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: Bright orange-red crystals, odorless Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents, metals, acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Toxic fumes
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Inhalation may cause nasal irritation, lung irritation, coughing, chest pain, ulceration and perforation of the nasal septum. Contact with skin may cause painless, penetrating, slow healing lesions and dermatitis. Contact with eyes may cause pain, irritation, redness and blurred vision. Ingestion may cause violent gastroenteritis, diarrhea, fever, liver damage, hemorrhagic diathesis, vertigo, muscle cramps, coma and renal failure. Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with pre-existing eye, skin or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible 
DOT Classification: Oxidizing Solid, n.o.s. (Potassium Dichromate), 5.1, UN1479, PG III
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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