Material Safety Data Sheet

 

Distributors name:  Superior Evaporants Inc.

Address: PO Box 2308, 32000 Hilltop Blvd Suite B, Running Springs CA 92382 

Emergency Telephone numbers:

CHEMTREC ‑ 800/242‑9300

POISON CENTER‑800/562‑823

SUPERIOR EVAPORANTS, INC. ‑ 800/927‑8737

Chemical Name: Barium Flouride  Appearance:  White/Clear crystals

Formula:  BaF2 Grade:  Vacuum deposition grade Cas#  7787‑32‑8     Dot:  N.C.  UN# 1564   IMCO Class:  N.C.  

Listed in TSCA inventory? YES    Reaction Water: None       Solubility in Water:  Slightly

Stability:  Stable         OSHA Regulated?  NO   Melting Point:  1280oC   Boiling Point:  1450oC

Flash Point:  NA     Auto ignition Temp:  NA     Flammability:  NA

Extinguishing Media: Water, Neutralize with chemically basic ie:soda ash

Unusual Fire Hazards: When heated to decomposition toxic HF fumes released

HMIS Hazard Rating Health:2  Fire:0  Reactivity:0  Personal Protection:E

Toxicity Data: BaF2 is classified as a Poison B by UN

Routes of Entry:  Inhalation? YES   Skin? NO Ingestion? YES

EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE:       

Inhalation:  May be irritating to lungs and upper respiratory tract.

Eye Contact: Eye and skin irritant. May cause blindness (degree unknown)

Other: Ingestion of large doses can cause nausea, diarrhea, cramps. Long term exposure may cause Fluoresces, growth impairment.

Medical conditions possibly aggravated by exposure:  Respiratory disorders

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES:

Ingestion:  Give 1‑2 cups of milk or water and do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention

Inhalation:  Remove to fresh air, give oxygen if breathing is difficult. Seek medical attention

Eye Contact:  Flush eyes with lukewarm water for 15 minutes and seek medical attentions

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED:

Wear NIOSII‑approved dust‑mist‑fume cartridge respirator. Insure proper ventilation is available. Vacuum up the spill using a high efficiency unit and place in a container for proper disposal.  Take care not to raise dust.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, WORK PRACTICES:

Protective Gloves:  Neoprene    Eye Protection:  Safety Glasses

Respiratory Protection: Full mask with particle filter P3 DIN 3181

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:

Dispose of in accordance with applicable federal, state and local Requirements.

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE:

Store in tightly closed containers in a cool, dry place. Wash hands after handling and before eating.

The above information is accurate to the best of our knowledge. Superior Evaporants Inc. makes no warranty. Either expressed or implied, with respect to the completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein and disclaims all liability for reliance thereon.