Surface Activator Solution / Acid Dip Solution

Safety Data Sheet

According To Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules And Regulations

Revision Date: 10/23/2014                           

Date of issue: 10/23/2014                                                                            Version: 1.0

SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION

1.1.        Product Identifier

Product Form: Mixture

Product Name: Surface Activator Solution / Acid Dip Solution

Synonyms: Mineral Acid

1.2.        Intended Use of the Product

Use of the Substance/Mixture: No use is specified.

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

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

Classification (GHS-US)
Skin Irrit. 2 H315
Eye Irrit. 2A H319
Carc. 1A H350

2.2.        Label Elements

GHS-US Labeling

Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US)                   :

 Hazard Pictogram

Signal Word (GHS-US) : Danger
Hazard Statements (GHS-US) : H315 - Causes skin irritation.
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation.
H350 - May cause cancer (Inhalation).
Precautionary Statements (GHS-US) : P201 - Obtain special instructions before use.
P264 - Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling.
P280 - Wear protective gloves, eye protection, face protection, protective clothing.
P302+P352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
P305+P351+P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308+P313 - If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P321 - Specific treatment (see Section 4).
P332+P313 - If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P362 - Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P405 - Store locked up.
P501 - Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local, regional, national, territorial,
provincial, and international regulations.

2.3.        Other Hazards

Exposure may aggravate those with pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions. If involved in a fire and thermal decomposition occurs, or other decomposition occurs corrosive, toxic, and acrid vapors may be released.

2.4.        Unknown Acute Toxicity (GHS-US)

No data available

 

SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Name Product Identifier % (w/w) Classification (GHS-US)
Water (CAS No) 7732-18-5 97 Not classified
Sulfuric acid (CAS No) 7664-93-9 < 3 Skin Corr. 1A, H314
Eye Dam. 1, H318
Carc. 1A, H350
Aquatic Acute 3, H402


SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
 

4.1.        Description of 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).

Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Keep at rest and in a position comfortable for breathing. Seek medical attention. Symptoms may be delayed.

Skin Contact: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

Eye Contact: Rinse cautiously with water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing. Obtain medical attention if irritation persists.

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

General: Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause cancer.

Inhalation: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns. May cause pulmonary edema. Symptoms may be delayed.

Skin Contact: Causes skin irritation.

Eye Contact: Causes serious eye irritation.

Ingestion: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns. Swallowing a small quantity of this material will result in serious health hazard.

Chronic Symptoms: Strong inorganic acid mists containing sulfuric acid are carcinogenic to humans. May cause cancer by inhalation.

4.3.        Indication of Any Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment Needed

If exposed or concerned, get medical advice and attention. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).

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: Reacts with (strong) oxidizers: (increased) risk of fire.

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: Keep upwind. Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers.

Protection During Firefighting: Firefighters must use full bunker gear including NIOSH-approved positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus to protect against potential hazardous combustion and decomposition products.

Hazardous Combustion Products: Corrosive vapors. Acrid smoke and irritating fumes. Sulfuric acid will release sulfur oxides at high temperatures. Sulfur oxides are toxic.

Other Information: Do not allow the product to be released into the environment.

Reference to Other Sections

Refer to section 9 for flammability properties.

SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1.        Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures

General Measures: Avoid all unnecessary exposure. 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 Personnel

Protective Equipment: Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.

Emergency Procedures: Stop leak if safe to do so. Ventilate area. Eliminate ignition sources.

6.2.        Environmental Precautions

Do not allow to enter drains or water courses. Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Contact competent authorities after a spill.

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: Ventilate area. Cautiously neutralize spilled liquid. Clear 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

Additional Hazards When Processed: Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas. May be corrosive to metals. 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. Store away from oxygen and oxidizers. Storage areas should be periodically checked for corrosion and integrity. Keep only in original container. Incompatible Materials: Water, humidity. Alkaline solutions. Metals. Oxidizers. Reducing agents. Combustible materials.

7.3.          Specific End Use(s)

No use is specified.

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), NIOSH (REL), OSHA (PEL), Canadian provincial governments, or the Mexican government.

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)
Mexico OEL TWA (mg/m³ 1 mg/m³
USA ACGIH ACGIH TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
USA OSHA OSHA PEL (TWA) (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
USA NIOSH NIOSH REL (TWA) (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
USA IDLH US IDLH (mg/m³) 15 mg/m³
Alberta OEL STEL (mg/m³) 3 mg/m³
Alberta OEL TWA (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
British Columbia OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (Thoracic, contained in strong inorganic acid mists)
Manitoba OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
New Brunswick OEL STEL (mg/m³) 3 mg/m³
New Brunswick OEL TWA (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
Newfoundland & Labrador OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
Nova Scotia OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
Nunavut OEL STEL (mg/m³) 3 mg/m³
Nunavut OEL TWA (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
Northwest Territories OEL STEL (mg/m³) 3 mg/m³
Northwest Territories OEL TWA (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
Ontario OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic)
Prince Edward Island OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
Québec VECD (mg/m³) 3 mg/m³
Québec VEMP (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
Saskatchewan OEL STEL (mg/m³) 0.6 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
Saskatchewan OEL TWA (mg/m³) 0.2 mg/m³ (thoracic fraction)
Yukon OEL STEL (mg/m³) 1 mg/m³
Yukon OEL 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: Avoid all unnecessary exposure. Protective clothing. Gloves. Insufficient ventilation: wear respiratory protection. Protective goggles.

PPE

 Materials for Protective Clothing: Chemically resistant materials and fabrics.

 Hand Protection: Impermeable protective gloves.

 Eye Protection: A full face shield is recommended. Chemical safety goggles.

 Skin and Body Protection: Chemical resistant suit. Rubber apron, boots.

 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

Light red solution

Odor

Slight acid odor

Odor Threshold

Not available

pH

1.2

Evaporation Rate

Not available

Melting Point

Not available

Freezing Point

Not available

Boiling Point

Not available

Flash Point

Not available

Auto-ignition Temperature

Not available

Decomposition Temperature

Not available

Flammability (solid, gas)

Not available

Lower Flammable Limit

Not available

Upper Flammable Limit

Not available

Vapor Pressure

Not available


Relative Vapor Density at 20 °C

Not available

Relative Density

Not available

Specific Gravity

1.01

Solubility

Not available

Partition Coefficient: N-octanol/water

Not available

Viscosity

Not available

Explosive Properties

Product is not explosive

Explosion Data – Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact

Not expected to present an explosion hazard due to mechanical impact

Explosion Data – Sensitivity to Static Discharge

Not expected to present an explosion hazard due to static discharge

 

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1.     Reactivity: Reacts with (strong) oxidizers: (increased) risk of fire.

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: Water, humidity. Alkaline solutions. Metals. Oxidizers. Reducing agents. Combustible materials.

10.6. Hazardous Decomposition Products: Corrosive vapors. Sulfuric acid will release sulfur oxides at high temperatures. Sulfur oxides are toxic.

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1.     Information on Toxicological Effects - Product

Acute Toxicity: Not classified

LD50 and LC50 Data: Not available

Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Causes skin irritation.

pH: 1.2

Serious Eye Damage/Irritation: Causes serious eye irritation.

pH: 1.2

Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: Not classified

Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Not classified

Teratogenicity: Not classified

Carcinogenicity: May cause cancer (Inhalation).

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Not classified

Reproductive Toxicity: Not classified

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Not classified

Aspiration Hazard: Not classified

Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns. May cause pulmonary edema. Symptoms may be delayed.

Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: Causes skin irritation.

Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: Causes serious eye irritation.

Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Contact may cause immediate severe irritation progressing quickly to chemical burns. Swallowing a small quantity of this material will result in serious health hazard.

Chronic Symptoms: Strong inorganic acid mists containing sulfuric acid are carcinogenic to humans. May cause cancer by inhalation.

11.2.     Information on Toxicological Effects - Ingredient(s)

LD50 and LC50 Data:

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)

LD50 Oral Rat

2140 mg/kg

LC50 Inhalation Rat

510 mg/m³ (Exposure time: 2 h)

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)

 

IARC Group

1


SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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

 

Not available

 

12.3.

Bioaccumulative Potential

 

Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)

 

BCF Fish 1

(no bioaccumulation)

12.4.

Mobility in Soil

 

 Not 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, provincial, territorial 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

14.4.

In Accordance with TDG

Not regulated for transport

 

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1.     US Federal Regulations

Surface Activator Solution / Acid Dip Solution
SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes Immediate (acute) health hazard
Delayed (chronic) health hazard
Water (7732-18-5)
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
Listed on United States SARA Section 313
SARA Section 302 Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) 1000
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 WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer.
Strong inorganic acid mists containing sulfuric acid (RR-03978-1)
U.S. - California - Proposition 65 - Carcinogens List WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer.
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

15.3.     Canadian Regulations

Surface Activator Solution / Acid Dip Solution  
WHMIS Classification Class D Division 2 Subdivision A - Very toxic material causing other toxic effects
Class D Division 2 Subdivision B - Toxic material causing other toxic effects
Class E - Corrosive Material

 WHMIS Classification

Water (7732-18-5)  
Listed on the Canadian DSL (Domestic Substances List)
WHMIS Classification Uncontrolled product according to WHMIS classification criteria
Sulfuric acid (7664-93-9)  
Listed on the Canadian DSL (Domestic Substances List)
Listed on the Canadian IDL (Ingredient Disclosure List)
IDL Concentration 1 %  
WHMIS Classification Class E - Corrosive Material
Class D Division 2 Subdivision A - Very toxic material causing other toxic effects

This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and the SDS contains all of the information required by CPR.

SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING DATE OF PREPARATION OR LAST REVISION

Revision Date : 10/23/2014

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
Carc. 1A Carcinogenicity Category 1A
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
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H315 Causes skin irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H350 May cause cancer
H402 Harmful to aquatic life

Party Responsible for the Preparation of This Document

Gold Plating Services
378 North Main #112
Layton, UT 84041
T: (801) 546 6200
www.goldplating.com

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.

 North America GHS US 2012 & WHMIS