SDS - Brillant Rhodium

Safety Data Sheet
According To Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules And Regulations
Revision Date: 02/15/2016 Date of issue: 02/15/2016 Version: 1.0

 SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION

1.1. Product Identifier
Product Form: Mixture
Product Name: Brillant Rhodium
1.2. Intended Use of the Product
Use of the Substance/Mixture: Plating solution.
1.3. Name, Address, and Telephone of the Responsible Party
Company
Gold Plating Services
378 North Main #112 Layton, UT 84041
T: (801) 546 6200
www.gold-plating.com
1.4. Emergency Telephone Number
Emergency Number : PERS (801) 629-0667 or (800) 633-8253

 SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1. Classification of the Substance or Mixture
GHS-US classification
Skin Corr. 1A H314
Eye Dam. 1 H318
Full text of H-phrases: see section 16
2.2. Label Elements
GHS-US Labeling
Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US)

Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US)

Signal Word (GHS-US) : Danger
Hazard Statements (GHS-US) : H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
  H318 - Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements (GHS-US) : P260 - Do not breathe vapors, mist, or spray.
  P264 - Wash hands, forearms, and other exposed areas thoroughly after handling.
  P280 - Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection.
  P301+P330+P331 - If swallowed: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
  P303+P361+P353+P363 - If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
  P304+P340 - If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
  P305+P351+P338 - If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
  Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
  P310 - Immediately call a poison center or doctor.
  P405 - Store locked up.
  P501 - Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national, and international regulations.

2.3. Other Hazards
Exposure may aggravate those with pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions.
2.4. Unknown Acute Toxicity (GHS-US)
No data available

 SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1. Substance
Not applicable

3.2. Mixture

Name Product Identifier % GHS-US classification
Water (CAS No) 7732-18-5 96.7 Not classified
Sulfuric acid (CAS No) 7664-93-9 2.8 Skin Corr. 1A, H314
      Aquatic Acute 3, H402
Rhodium sulfate (CAS No) 10489-46-0 0.5 Skin Irrit. 2, H315
      Eye Irrit. 2A, H319
      STOT SE 3, H335
Full text of H-phrases: see section 16      

 

 SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1. Description of First Aid Measures
First-aid Measures General: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice
(show the label if possible).
First-aid Measures After Inhalation: Keep at rest and in a position comfortable for breathing. Seek medical attention. Symptoms
may be delayed.
First-aid Measures After Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least
60 minutes. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
First-aid Measures After Eye Contact: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and
easy to do. Continue rinsing for at least 60 minutes. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
First-aid Measures After Ingestion: Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Seek medical attention
immediately

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms/Injuries: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns.
Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Corrosive. Causes burns. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, dryness, and dermatitis.
Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: Causes serious eye damage. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, tearing, and blurred vision. Causes permanent damage to the cornea, iris, or conjunctiva.
Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: May cause burns or irritation of the linings of the mouth, throat, and gastrointestinal tract.
Chronic Symptoms: None expected under normal conditions of use.

4.3. Indication of Any Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment Needed
If exposed or concerned, get medical advice and attention.

 SECTION 5: FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1. Extinguishing Media
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Do not use a heavy water stream. Use of heavy stream of water may spread fire.
5.2. Special Hazards Arising From the Substance or Mixture
Fire Hazard: Not flammable.
Explosion Hazard: Product is not explosive.
Reactivity: Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal conditions.
5.3. Advice for Firefighters
Precautionary Measures Fire: Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire. Under fire conditions, hazardous fumes will be
present.
Firefighting Instructions: Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers.
Protection During Firefighting: Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection.
Other Information: Do not allow the product to be released into the environment.

 SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1. Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures
General Measures: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not breathe vapor, mist or spray.
6.1.1. For Non-emergency Personnel
Protective Equipment: Use appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE).
Emergency Procedures: Evacuate unnecessary personnel. Keep upwind.
6.1.2. For Emergency Responders
Protective Equipment: Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.
Emergency Procedures: Upon arrival at the scene, a first responder is expected to recognize the presence of dangerous goods,
protect oneself and the public, secure the area, and call for the assistance of trained personnel as soon as conditions permit.
6.2. Environmental Precautions
Avoid release to the environment.
6.3. Methods and Material for Containment and Cleaning Up
For Containment: Contain any spills with dikes or absorbents to prevent migration and entry into sewers or streams.
Methods for Cleaning Up: Cautiously neutralize spilled liquid. Clean up spills immediately and dispose of waste safely. Small quantities of liquid spill: take up in non-combustible absorbent material and shovel into container for disposal. Collect absorbed
material and place into a sealed, labeled container for proper disposal. Practice good housekeeping - spillage can be slippery on smooth surface either wet or dry.
6.4. Reference to Other Sections
See heading 8, Exposure Controls and Personal Protection. Concerning disposal elimination after cleaning, see item 13.

 SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1. Precautions for Safe Handling
Hygiene Measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety procedures. Always wash your hands immediately after handling this product, and once again before leaving the workplace. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not eat, drink or smoke in areas where product is used.
7.2. Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Any Incompatibilities
Technical Measures: Observe all regulations and local requirements regarding storage of containers.
Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep container closed when not in use. Keep only in original container. Keep/Store away from direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures and incompatible materials.
Incompatible Products: Alkalis.
7.3. Specific End Use(s)
Plating solution.

 SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1. Control Parameters
For substances listed in section 3 that are not listed here, there are no established exposure limits from the manufacturer, supplier, importer, or the appropriate advisory agency including: ACGIH (TLV), AIHA (WEEL), NIOSH (REL), or OSHA (PEL).

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)    
USA ACGIH ACGIH TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
USA ACGIH ACGIH chemical category Suspected Human Carcinogen contained in strong inorganic acid mists
USA NIOSH NIOSH REL (TWA) (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
USA IDLH US IDLH (mg/m³) 15 mg/m³
USA OSHA OSHA PEL (TWA) (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³


8.2. Exposure Controls
Appropriate Engineering Controls : Emergency eye wash fountains should be available in the immediate vicinity of any potential exposure. Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Ensure all national/local regulations are observed.
Personal Protective Equipment : Protective clothing. Gloves. Insufficient ventilation: wear respiratory protection. Protective goggles.

ppe brilliant Rhodium
Materials for Protective Clothing : Corrosion-proof clothing.
Hand Protection : Wear chemically resistant protective gloves.
Eye Protection : A full face shield is recommended. Chemical safety goggles.
Skin and Body Protection : Wear suitable protective clothing.
Respiratory Protection : Use a NIOSH-approved respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus whenever exposure may exceed established Occupational Exposure Limits.
Environmental Exposure Controls : Do not allow the product to be released into the environment.
Consumer Exposure Controls : Do not eat, drink or smoke during use.

 SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
9.1. Information on Basic Physical and Chemical Properties  
Physical State : Liquid
Appearance : Clear to yellowish solution
Odor : No odor
Odor Threshold : No data available
pH : < 2
Evaporation Rate : No data available
Melting Point : No data available
Freezing Point : No data available
Boiling Point : No data available
Flash Point : No data available
Auto-ignition Temperature : No data available
Decomposition Temperature : No data available
Flammability (solid, gas) : No data available
Vapor Pressure : No data available
Relative Vapor Density at 20 °C : No data available
Relative Density : No data available
Specific Gravity 1.1
Solubility Water: Very soluble
Partition Coefficient: N-Octanol/Water : No data available
Viscosity : No data available
Explosive Properties : Product is not explosive.
9.2. Other Information No additional information available  

 

 SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1. Reactivity: Hazardous reactions will not occur under normal conditions.
10.2. Chemical Stability: Stable under recommended handling and storage conditions (see section 7).
10.3. Possibility of Hazardous Reactions: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
10.4. Conditions to Avoid: Direct sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures, open flames, sources of ignition and incompatible materials.
10.5. Incompatible Materials: Alkalis.
10.6. Hazardous Decomposition Products: Sulfuric acid will release sulfur oxides at high temperatures. Sulfur oxides are toxic.

 SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
11.1. Information On Toxicological Effects  
Acute Toxicity: Not classified  
Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
LD50 Oral Rat 2140 mg/kg
LC50 Inhalation Rat 510 mg/m³ (Exposure time: 2 h)

Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
pH: < 2
Serious Eye Damage/Irritation: Causes serious eye damage.
pH: < 2
Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: Not classified
Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Not classified
Carcinogenicity: Not classified

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
IARC group 1
OSHA Hazard Communication Carcinogen List In OSHA Hazard Communication Carcinogen list.

Reproductive Toxicity: Not classified
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Not classified
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Not classified
Aspiration Hazard: Not classified
Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns.
Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Corrosive. Causes burns. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, dryness, and dermatitis.
Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: Causes serious eye damage. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, tearing, and blurred vision. Causes permanent damage to the cornea, iris, or conjunctiva.
Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: May cause burns or irritation of the linings of the mouth, throat, and gastrointestinal tract.
Chronic Symptoms: None expected under normal conditions of use.

 SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATIO

12.1. Toxicity  
Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
LC50 Fish 1 500 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h - Species: Brachydanio rerio [static])
LC 50 Fish 2 42 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h - Species: Gambusia affinis [static])

12.2. Persistence and Degradability No additional information available
12.3. Bioaccumulative Potential

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
BCF fish 1 (no bioaccumulation)

12.4. Mobility in Soil No additional information available
12.5. Other Adverse Effects
Other Information : Avoid release to the environment.

 SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1. Waste treatment methods
Sewage Disposal Recommendations: Do not dispose of waste into sewer. Do not empty into drains; dispose of this material and its container in a safe way.
Waste Disposal Recommendations: Dispose of waste material in accordance with all local, regional, national, and international regulations.

 SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1. In Accordance with DOT Not regulated for transport
14.2. In Accordance with IMDG Not regulated for transport
14.3. In Accordance with IATA Not regulated for transport

 SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1 US Federal Regulations

Brillant Rhodium  
SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes Immediate (acute) health hazard
Water (7732-18-5)  
Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory  
Rhodium sulfate (10489-46-0)  
Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory  
Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory  
Listed on the United States SARA Section 302  
Subject to reporting requirements of United States SARA Section 313  
SARA Section 302 Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) 1000
SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes Immediate (acute) health hazard
  Delayed (chronic) health hazard
SARA Section 313 - Emission Reporting 1.0 % (acid aerosols including mists, vapors, gas, fog, and other airborne forms of any particle size)

15.2 US State Regulations

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)
U.S. - California - Proposition 65 - Carcinogens List
Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)
U.S. - Massachusetts - Right To Know List
U.S. - New Jersey - Right to Know Hazardous Substance List
U.S. - Pennsylvania - RTK (Right to Know) - Environmental Hazard List
U.S. - Pennsylvania - RTK (Right to Know) List

 

 SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING DATE OF PREPARATION OR LAST REVISION
Revision Date : 02/15/2016  
Other Information This document has been prepared in accordance with the SDS requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200.
GHS Full Text Phrases:  
Aquatic Acute 3 Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Acute Hazard Category 3
Eye Dam. 1 Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 1
Eye Irrit. 2A Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2A
Skin Corr. 1A Skin corrosion/irritation Category 1A
Skin Irrit. 2 Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2
STOT SE 3 Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H315 Causes skin irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
H402 Harmful to aquatic life

This information is based on our current knowledge and is intended to describe the product for the purposes of health, safety and environmental requirements only. It should not therefore be construed as guaranteeing any specific property of the product.

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