Material Safety Data Sheet
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2386 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Potassium Oxalate Monohydrate Reagent A.C.S., Crystal
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:KOCOCOOK˝H’O
RTECS:NONE 
C.A.SCAS# 6487-48-5
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Potassium Oxalate Monohydrate CAS# 6487-48-5 100 % W/W None Established 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container 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:Carbon Dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam, water spray
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Emitsl toxic fumes under fire conditions.
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
Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Chemical resistant
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Chemical safety goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:310 °FSpecific Gravity2.13 @ 77°F
Boiling Point:Not applicable Percent Volatile by Volume:0
Vapor Pressure:Not applicable Evaporation Rate:0
Vapor Density: Not applicable Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: 1 g/ 3 ml Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: Colorless and white powder Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: None Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Fire, moisture
Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
CO, CO2
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Effects of overexposure. Acute and chronic: May be harmful if inhaled or ingested /skin absorption. May cause eye and skin irritation. Material is irritant to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May affect the nerves and kidneys. Target organs :None. Persons with pre-existing disorders 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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