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Osmium Tetroxide, 4% Aqueous Solution
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Osmium Tetroxide 4% Aqueous Solution
Other Names:
N/A
Product Number(s):
C011
CAS Number:
20816-12-0
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
GHS06 skull and crossbones
Acute Tox. 3 H301 Toxic if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 2 H310 Fatal in contact with skin.
GHS05 corrosion
Eye Dam. 1 H318 Causes serious eye damage.
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H310 Fatal in contact with skin.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Not available.
Ingestion:
Not available.
Eyes:
Not available.
Skin:
Not available.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Osmium Tetroxide
20816-12-0
2.5-10%
Acute Tox. 2, H300; Acute Tox. 1, H310; Acute Tox. 2, H330; Skin Corr.1B, H314
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting; call for medical help 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.
In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.
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 required.
Environmental precautions
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
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
No special measures required.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
20816-12-0 Osmium Tetroxide
0.0002 ppm
0.0016 mg/m³
0.0006 ppm
0.0047 mg/m³
Engineering controls
No information available.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Tightly sealed goggles recommended.Avoid contact with the eyes.
Skin protection
Protective gloves recommended.
Avoid contact with the skin.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Body protection
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Store protective clothing separately.
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
Light yellow liquid
Odour
Chlorine-like
pH
7 at 20 °C
Vapour Pressure
23 hPa at 20 °C
Density
1.15624 g/cm³ at 20 °C
Boiling Point
100 °C
Melting Point
Undetermined.
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix with water.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Ignition Temperature
Product is not self igniting.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions of use.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Toxic if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Eye contact
Causes serious eye damage.
Skin contact
Causes skin irritation.
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
Water hazard class 1 (German Regulation) (Self-assessment): slightly hazardous for water.
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system
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
UN3287
Proper shipping name
3287 TOXIC LIQUID, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Transport hazard class
6
Packing group
PG III
Environmental hazard
Marine pollutant. Symbol (fish and tree)
Special precautions for users
Warning: Toxic substances.
· Stowage Category A
· Stowage Code SW2 Clear of living quarters.
Additional information
ADR
· Limited quantities (LQ) 5L
· Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E1
Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 mL
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 ml
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
23 August 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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