Safety Data Sheet
acc. to OSHA HCS (29 CFR 1910.1200)
Printing date: 06/15/2017
Revision: 06/15/2017

 1 Identification

Product identifier
Trade name: Copper Strike Solution
Product code: CSS32
Recommended use and restriction on use
Recommended use: Electroplating material
Restrictions on use: See Sections 8 and 10 for further information.
Details of the supplier of the Safety Data Sheet
Gold Plating Services
378 N Main Street #112
Layton, Utah 84041
Emergency telephone number:
P.E.R.S. In US #: (800) 633-8253 Outside US #: 1 (801) 629-0667

 2 Hazard(s) identification

· Classification of the substance or mixture
The product is not classified as hazardous according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
· Label elements 
· GHS label elements: Not regulated.
· Hazard pictograms: Not regulated.
· Signal word: Not regulated.
· Hazard statements: Not regulated.
· Precautionary statements: Not regulated.
· Other hazards There are no other hazards not otherwise classified that have been identified.

 3 Composition/information on ingredients

· Chemical characterization: Mixtures

584-08-7 potassium carbonate <5%
Skin Irrit. 2, H315; Eye Irrit. 2A, H319; STOT SE 3, H335
Additional information:
For the listed ingredient(s), the identity and/or exact percentage(s) are being withheld as a trade secret.
For the wording of the listed Hazard Statements refer to section 16.


 4 First-aid measures

· Description of first aid measures
· After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
· After skin contact:
Immediately rinse with water.
If skin irritation is experienced, consult a doctor.
· After eye contact:
Remove contact lenses if worn, if possible.
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
· After swallowing:
Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.
Do not induce vomiting; immediately call for medical help.
· Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Slight irritant effect on eyes.
Gastric or intestinal disorders when ingested.
Nausea in case of ingestion.
· Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: Treat symptomatically

 5 Fire-fighting measures

· Extinguishing media
· Suitable extinguishing agents:
The product is not flammable.
Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.
· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: None.
· Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Formation of toxic gases is possible during heating or in case of fire.
· Advice for firefighters
· Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.
Wear fully protective suit.

 6 Accidental release measures

· Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Ensure adequate ventilation.
· Environmental precautions:
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.
· Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Send for recovery or disposal in suitable receptacles.
· Reference to other sections:
See Section 7 for information on safe handling.
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.

See Section 13 for disposal information.

 7 Handling and storage


· Handling
· Precautions for safe handling: Use only in well ventilated areas.
· Information about protection against explosions and fires:
Keep respiratory protective device available.
· Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
· Storage
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: Store in a cool location.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from foodstuffs.
Store away from metals.
Do not store together with acids.
Do not store together with alkalis (caustic solutions).
· Further information about storage conditions: Keep containers tightly sealed.
· Specific end use(s): No relevant information available.

 8 Exposure controls/personal protection

· Control parameters
· Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be
monitored at the workplace.
· Exposure controls
· Personal protective equipment:
· General protective and hygienic measures:
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid close or long term contact with the skin.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
· Engineering controls: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
· Breathing equipment: Not required under normal conditions of use.
· Protection of hands:
Not required under normal conditions of use.
Gloves are advised for repeated or prolonged contact.
Wear protective gloves to handle contents of damaged or leaking units.
· Eye protection: Follow relevant national guidelines concerning the use of protective eyewear.
· Body protection: Not required under normal conditions of use.

· Limitation and supervision of exposure into the environment
Avoid release to the environment.

 9 Physical and chemical properties
· Information on basic physical and chemical properties  
· Appearance:  
Form: Liquid
Color: Blue
· Odor: Mild
· Odor threshold: Not determined.
· pH-value: Not determined.
· Melting point/Melting range: Not determined.
· Boiling point/Boiling range: Not determined.
Flash point: Not applicable.
· Flammability (solid, gaseous): Not applicable
· Auto-ignition temperature: Not determined
· Decomposition temperature: Not determined
· Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
· Explosion limits  
Lower: Not determined.
Upper: Not determined.
· Oxidizing properties: Not determined.
· Vapor pressure: Not determined
· Density:  
Relative density: Not determined.
Vapor density: Not determined.
Evaporation rate: Not determined.
· Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Fully miscible.
· Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): Not determined.
· Viscosity  
Dynamic: Not determined.
Kinematic: Not determined.
· Other information No relevant information available.
 10 Stability and reactivity

· Reactivity: No relevant information available.
· Chemical stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
· Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.
· Possibility of hazardous reactions:
Reacts with strong acids and alkali.
Reacts with reducing agents.
Corrosive action on metals.
· Conditions to avoid: Excessive heat.
· Incompatible materials:
Reducing agents.
Strong acids
· Hazardous decomposition products:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Sulfur oxides (SOx)  

 11 Toxicological information

· Information on toxicological effects
· Acute toxicity:
· LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification: None.
· Primary irritant effect:
· On the skin: Slight irritant effect on skin and mucous membranes.
· On the eye: Slight irritant effect on eyes.
· Sensitization: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· Carcinogenic categories

· IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer):
esearch on Cancer): None of the ingredients are listed.
· NTP (National Toxicology Program):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration):
None of the ingredients are listed.

· Probable route(s) of exposure:

Eye contact.
Skin contact.
· Acute effects (acute toxicity, irritation and corrosivity): No relevant information available.
· Repeated dose toxicity: No relevant information available.
· CMR effects (carcinogenity, mutagenicity and toxicity for reproduction)
· Germ cell mutagenicity: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· Carcinogenicity: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· Reproductive toxicity: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· STOT-single exposure: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· STOT-repeated exposure: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met 

· Aspiration hazard: Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.

 12 Ecological information

· Toxicity
· Aquatic toxicity Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
· Persistence and degradability No relevant information available.
· Bioaccumulative potential: No relevant information available.
· Mobility in soil: No relevant information available.
· Ecotoxical effects:
· Remark: Harmful to fish
· Additional ecological information
· General notes: Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
· Other adverse effects: No relevant information available.

 13 Disposal considerations

· Waste treatment methods
· Recommendation:
The user of this material has the responsibility to dispose of unused material, residues and containers in
compliance with all relevant local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding treatment, storage and
disposal for hazardous and nonhazardous wastes.
· Uncleaned packagings
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

14 Transport information
· UN-Number Not regulated.
· UN proper shipping name Not regulated.
· Transport hazard class(es) Not regulated.
· Packing group Not regulated.
· Environmental hazards No
· Marine pollutant:
· Special precautions for user Not applicable.
· Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code Not applicable.


15 Regulatory information
· Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
· United States (USA)
· Section 302 (extremely hazardous substances):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Section 304 (emergency release notification):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Section 355 (extremely hazardous substances):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Section 313 (Specific toxic chemical listings):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act)
All ingredients are listed.
· Proposition 65 (California)
· Chemicals known to cause cancer:
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for females:
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for males:
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity:
None of the ingredients are listed.
· Carcinogenic categories
· EPA (Environmental Protection Agency):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer):
None of the ingredients are listed.
· NIOSH-Ca (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health):
None of the ingredients are listed.


 16 Other information

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. · Date of preparation / last revision 10/12/2016 / -
· Abbreviations and acronyms:
ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
IMDG: International Maritime Code for Dangerous Goods
DOT: US Department of Transportation
IATA: International Air Transport Association
CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)
LC50: Lethal concentration, 50 percent
LD50: Lethal dose, 50 percent
NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety
OSHA: Occupational Safety & Health
TLV: Threshold Limit Value
PEL: Permissible Exposure Limit
REL: Recommended Exposure Limit
LDLo: Lowest Lethal Dose Observed
Skin Irrit. 2: Skin corrosion/irritation – Category 2
Eye Irrit. 2A: Serious eye damage/eye irritation – Category 2A
STOT SE 3: Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) – Category 3
· Sources
Website, European Chemicals Agency (
Website, US EPA Substance Registry Services ( internet/registry/substreg/home/
Website, Chemical Abstracts Registry, American Chemical Society (
Patty's Industrial Hygiene, 6th ed., Rose, Vernon, ed. ISBN: ISBN: 978-0-470-07488-6
Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, 8th Ed., Klaasen, Curtis D., ed., ISBN:
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