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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Magnesium Sulphate Heptahydrate
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Magnesium Sulphate Heptahydrate
Other Names:
Sulfuric acid, magnesium salt (1:1), heptahydrate.
Product Number(s):
C230
CAS Number:
10034-99-8
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Not available.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
May cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
Ingestion:
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
Eyes:
May cause eye irritation.
Skin:
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Magnesium sulphate heptahydrate
10034-99-8
98+
-
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
Inhalation
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Skin Contact
Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Eye Contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation develops, get medical aid.
Other Information
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
Substance is noncombustible. As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Material will not burn.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Environmental precautions
Do not let this chemical enter the environment.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilising this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant respirator use.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
White solid
Odour
Odorless
pH
8.2 (5% aq.sol.)
Vapour Pressure
< 0.1 mm Hg @ 20 deg C
Density
1.678
Boiling Point
Not applicable.
Melting Point
Not applicable.
Solubility
710 g/L (20°C)
Specific Gravity of Density
Not applicable.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable.
Ignition Temperature
Not applicable.
Formula
MgSO4.7H2O
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
Will not occur.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Sulfur oxides (SOx), including sulphur oxide and sulphur dioxide, oxides of magnesium
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, dust generation, excess heat.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, explosive when heated with ethoxyethynl alcohols.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
LD50/LC50:
Not available.
Not available
Eye contact
No further relevant information available.
Skin contact
No further relevant information available.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
No further relevant information available.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None.
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
Do not let this chemical enter the environment.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Not listed.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
21 September 2017
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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