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Phosphotungstic Acid (PTA)
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Phosphotungstic Acid
Other Names:
PTA
Product Number(s):
C072
CAS Number:
12501-23-4
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use, chemical.
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
Skin Corr. 1B H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Eye Dam. 1 H318 Causes serious eye damage.
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 4 H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Wear eye protection / face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
Specific treatment (see on this label).
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Harmful if inhaled.
Ingestion:
Harmful if swallowed.
Eyes:
Causes severe eye damage.
Skin:
Causes severe skin burns.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Tungstophosphoric Acid
12501-23-4
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-
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Drink plenty of water and provide fresh air. Call for a doctor immediately.
Inhalation
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.
Other Information
Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not available.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Use neutralising agent.
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Prevent formation of aerosols.
Conditions for safe storage
Keep container tightly sealed.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Wear tightly sealed goggles.
Skin protection
Wear protective gloves. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Body protection
Wear protective clothing. Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Respiratory protection
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use self-contained respiratory protective device.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
White solid
Odour
Characteristic
pH
Not determined.
Vapour Pressure
Not determined.
Density
Not determined.
Boiling Point
Undetermined.
Melting Point
95°C
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
No further relevant information available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
Strong caustic effect.
Strong irritant with the danger of severe eye injury.
Skin contact
No sensitising effects known.
Ingestion
Swallowing will lead to a strong caustic effect on mouth and throat and to the danger of perforation of esophagus and stomach.
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
Strong caustic effect on skin and mucous membranes.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Must not reach sewage water or drainage ditch undiluted or unneutralised.
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
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN1759
Proper shipping name
1759 CORROSIVE SOLID, N.O.S.
Transport hazard class
8
Packing group
PG II
Environmental hazard
This is not a marine pollutant.
Special precautions for users
Warning: Corrosive substances.
Additional information
ADG
· Limited quantities (LQ) 1 kg
· Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E2
· Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 mL
· Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 500 mL
· Transport category 2
· Tunnel restriction code E
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
16 June 2016
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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