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:C2688 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Sodium Polyacrylate  Laboratory Grade
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS#: 025085-02-3
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Sodium Polyacrylate  CAS#: 025085-02-3 100% W/W  
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
May be 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. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
May be 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.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. if irritation persists, 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 unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Use water spray, or fog, carbon dioxide or dry chemical.
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Dust may be explosive if mixed with air in crital proportions and in the presence of a source of ignition
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Slippery when wet. Sweep up in containers for disposal. Flush spill area thoroughly with water and scrub to remove residue. Prevent liquid from entering sewers.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store in a cool dry place. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:None required
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Gloves to prevent skin exposure as latex or vinyl
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:splash goggles or face shield
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:not applicableSpecific Gravity0.65 - 0.85
Boiling Point:not applicable Percent Volatile by Volume:not available
Vapor Pressure:not applicable Evaporation Rate:not applicable
Vapor Density: not applicable Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: swells Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: White odorless solid Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: not flammable Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: None known
Materials to Avoid:
none known
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
oxides of carbon
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
May cause skin and eye irritation. If swallowed, call a physician immediately, if skin contact occurs, wash with plenty of water. In case of eye contact rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Material is not expected to be harmful if inhaled. 
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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