Wood's Nickel Strike - SDS

 

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                         Supersedes Date: 10/01/2009                    Version: 1.0

SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION

1.1.          Product Identifier

Product Form: Mixture

Product Name: Wood's Nickel Strike

1.2.           Intended Use of the Product

Use of the Substance/Mixture: Electroplating activation solution

1.3.           Name, Address, and Telephone of the Responsible Party Company

Gold Plating Services

378 North Main #112  Layton, UT

84041 Tel. (801) 546 6200

www.gold-plating.com

1.4.          Emergency Telephone Number

Emergency Number         : P.E.R.S. (801) 629-0667 or (800) 633-8253

SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1.       Classification of the Substance or Mixture

GHS-US classification

Met. Corr. 1 H290
Resp. Sens. 1 H334
Skin Sens. 1 H317
Muta. 2 H341
Carc. 1A H350
Repr. 1B H360
STOT RE 1 H372
Aquatic Acute 3 H402
Aquatic Chronic 3 H412 

Full text of H-phrases: see section 16

2.2. Label Elements

GHS-US Labeling:

Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US) :

 Hazard Pictogram

Signal Word (GHS-US) : Danger
Hazard Statements (GHS-US)  H290 - May be corrosive to metals.
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H334 - May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
H341 - Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 - May cause cancer (Inhalation).
H360 - May damage fertility or the unborn child (developmental).
H372 - Causes damage to organs (lungs) through prolonged or repeated exposure
(inhalation).
H402 - Harmful to aquatic life.
H412 - Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. 
Precautionary Statements (GHS-US) P201 - Obtain special instructions before use.
P202 - Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P234 - Keep only in original container.
P260 - Do not breathe vapors, mist, or spray.
P264 - Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling.
P270 - Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P272 - Contaminated work clothing must not be allowed out of the workplace.
P273 - Avoid release to the environment.
P280 - Wear protective gloves, eye protection, face protection, protective clothing.
P284 - In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.
P302+P352+P363 - If on skin: Wash with plenty of water. Wash contaminated
clothing before reuse.
P304+P340 - If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep at rest in a position
comfortable for breathing.
P308+P313 - If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
P333+P313 - If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P342+P311 - If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a poison center or doctor.
P390 - Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P405 - Store locked up.
P406 - Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
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 94.6 Not classified
Hydrochloric acid (CAS No) 7647-01-0 3.4 Met. Corr. 1, H290
Skin Corr. 1B, H314
Eye Dam. 1, H318
STOT SE 3, H335
Aquatic Acute 2, H401 
Nickel(II) chloride (CAS No) 7718-54-9 2 Acute Tox. 3 (Oral), H301
Acute Tox. 3 (Inhalation), H331
Skin Irrit. 2, H315
Resp. Sens. 1A, H334
Skin Sens. 1A, H317
Muta. 2, H341
Carc. 1A, H350
Repr. 1B, H360
STOT RE 1, H372
Aquatic Acute 1, H400
Aquatic Chronic 1, H410 
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. Drench affected area with water or soap and water for at least 15 minutes. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Obtain medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

First-aid Measures After 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.

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: May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause cancer (inhalation). Suspected of causing genetic defects. May damage fertility or the unborn child (developmental). Causes damage to organs (lungs) through prolonged or repeated exposure (inhalation).

Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Symptoms may include: Cough. May cause inflammation of the respiratory system.

Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: May cause an allergic skin reaction. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, dryness, and dermatitis.

Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.

Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Ingestion is likely to be harmful or have adverse effects.

Chronic Symptoms: May cause cancer by inhalation. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May damage fertility or the unborn child (developmental).

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, however in contact with incompatibilities may release explosive hydrogen gas.

Reactivity: May be corrosive to metals.

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

Additional Hazards When Processed: Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas. May be corrosive to metals. Precautions for Safe Handling: Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

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 in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner. Storage areas should be periodically checked for corrosion and integrity. Incompatible Products: Soaps and salts. Alcohols and esters. Cyanides. Metals and their oxides. Hydride carbonates. Keep away from food and feed products.

7.3. Specific End Use(s)

Electroplating activation 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).

Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)

USA ACGIH ACGIH Ceiling (ppm) 2 ppm
USA ACGIH ACGIH chemical category Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen
USA NIOSH NIOSH REL (ceiling) (mg/m³) 7 mg/m³
USA NIOSH NIOSH REL (ceiling) (ppm) 5 ppm
USA IDLH US IDLH (ppm) 50 ppm
USA OSHA OSHA PEL (Ceiling) (mg/m³) 7 mg/m³
USA OSHA OSHA PEL (Ceiling) (ppm) 5 ppm

8.2.          Exposure Controls

Appropriate Engineering Controls Personal Protective Equipment

: 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.

: Protective clothing. Gloves. Insufficient ventilation: wear respiratory protection. Protective goggles.

 PPE


 Materials for Protective Clothing

: Chemically resistant materials and fabrics.

Hand Protection

: Wear chemically resistant protective gloves.

Eye Protection

: Chemical goggles or safety glasses.  

Skin and Body Protection

: Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

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

: Medium green solution

Odor

 

: Slight acid or chlorine odor

Odor Threshold

: No data available

pH

 

: < 3

Evaporation Rate

: No data available

Melting Point

: No data available

Freezing Point

: No data available

Boiling Point

: No data available

Flash Point

: Does not burn

Auto-ignition Temperature

: Does not burn

Decomposition Temperature

: No data available

Flammability (solid, gas)

: Does not burn

Vapor Pressure

: ≈ 17.5 mm Hg

Relative Vapor Density at 20 °C

: No data available

Relative Density

: No data available

Specific gravity / density

: ≈ 1.1

Solubility

: Not Applicable

Partition Coefficient: N-Octanol/Water

: Not determined

Viscosity

:About like water

Explosive Properties

: Product is not explosive.

9.2.

Other Information No additional information available

 

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1.

Reactivity:  May be corrosive to metals.

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:  Soaps and salts. Alcohols and esters. Cyanides. Metals and their oxides. Hydride carbonates. Keep away from food and feed products.

10.6.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:

May produce explosive hydrogen gas on contact with incompatibilities or upon thermal decomposition. Hydrogen chloride gas and chlorine.

 

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 11.1. Information On Toxicological Effects

 Acute Toxicity: Not classified

 Nickel(II) chloride (7718-54-9)

LD50 Oral Rat 175 mg/kg
ATE (Gases) 700.00 ppmV/4h
ATE (Vapors) 3.00 mg/l/4h
ATE (Dust/Mist) 0.50 mg/l/4h
Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)
LD50 Dermal Rabbit > 5010 mg/kg


Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Not classified.

pH: < 3

Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Suspected of causing genetic defects.

Carcinogenicity: May cause cancer (Inhalation).

Nickel(II) chloride (7718-54-9)

 

IARC group 1
OSHA Hazard Communication Carcinogen List In OSHA Hazard Communication Carcinogen list.
Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)
IARC group 3

Reproductive Toxicity: May damage fertility or the unborn child.

 

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Not classified

 

Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

 

Aspiration Hazard: Not classified

 

 

Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Symptoms may include: Cough. May cause inflammation of the respiratory system.

 

Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: May cause an allergic skin reaction. Symptoms may include: Redness, pain, swelling, itching, burning, dryness, and dermatitis.

 

Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.

 

Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Ingestion is likely to be harmful or have adverse effects.

 

Chronic Symptoms: May cause cancer by inhalation. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May damage fertility or the unborn child (developmental).

 

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

 

12.1.

Toxicity

 

 

Ecology - General

: Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

 

Nickel(II) chloride (7718-54-9)

 

 

LC50 Fish 1

> 100 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h - Species: Brachydanio rerio [static])

 

EC50 Daphnia 1

6.68 mg/l (Exposure time: 48 h - Species: Daphnia magna)

 

LC 50 Fish 2

1.3 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h - Species: Cyprinus carpio [semi-static])

 

EC50 Daphnia 2

0.51 mg/l (Exposure time: 48 h - Species: Daphnia magna [Static])

 

Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)

 

 

LC50 Fish 1

3.25 - 3.5 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h - Species: Lepomis macrochirus)

 

EC50 Daphnia 1

4.92 mg/l (Exposure time: 48 h - Species: Daphnia magna)

 

12.2.

Persistence and Degradability No additional information available

 

12.3.

Bio accumulative Potential No additional information available

 

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: This material is hazardous to the aquatic environment. Keep out of sewers and waterways. 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

Proper Shipping Name : Not Regulated

Hazard Class : Not Regulated

Identification Number : Not Regulated

Label Codes : Not Regulated

Packing Group : Not Regulated

ERG Number : Not Regulated

14.2.     In Accordance with IMDG

Label CodesLabel Codes : 8

EmS-No. (Fire) : F-A

EmS-No. (Spillage) : S-B

14.3.     In Accordance with IATA

Label CodeProper Shipping Name : HYDROCHLORIC ACID Solution

Packing Group : III

Identification Number : UN1789

Hazard Class : 8

Label Codes : 8

ERG Code (IATA) : 8L

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1

US Federal Regulations

 

Wood's Nickel Strike

 

SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes

Immediate (acute) health hazard

Delayed (chronic) health hazard

Nickel(II) chloride (7718-54-9)

 

Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory

Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)

 

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)

500 (gas only)

SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes

 

Immediate (acute) health hazard

SARA Section 313 - Emission Reporting

 

1.0 % (acid aerosols including mists, vapors, gas, fog, and other airborne forms of any particle size)

Water (7732-18-5)

 

 

Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory

15.2   US State Regulations

 

 

Nickel(II) chloride (7718-54-9)

 

 

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

Hydrochloric acid (7647-01-0)

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:

Acute Tox. 3 (Inhalation)

Acute toxicity (inhalation) Category 3

Acute Tox. 3 (Oral)

Acute toxicity (oral) Category 3

Aquatic Acute 1

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Acute Hazard Category 1

Aquatic Acute 2

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Acute Hazard Category 2

Aquatic Acute 3

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Acute Hazard Category 3

Aquatic Chronic 1

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Chronic Hazard Category 1

Aquatic Chronic 3

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Chronic Hazard Category 3

Carc. 1A

Carcinogenicity Category 1A

Eye Dam. 1

Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 1

Met. Corr. 1

Corrosive to metals Category 1

Muta. 2

Germ cell mutagenicity Category 2

Repr. 1B

Reproductive toxicity Category 1B

Resp. Sens. 1

Respiratory sensitisation Category 1

Resp. Sens. 1A

Respiratory sensitisation Category 1A

Skin Corr. 1B

Skin corrosion/irritation Category 1B

Skin Irrit. 2

Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2

Skin Sens. 1

Skin sensitization Category 1

Skin Sens. 1A

Skin sensitization Category 1A

STOT RE 1

Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) Category 1

STOT SE 3

Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3

H290

May be corrosive to metals

H301

Toxic if swallowed

H314

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

H315

Causes skin irritation

H317

May cause an allergic skin reaction

H318

Causes serious eye damage

H331

Toxic if inhaled


H334

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled

 

H335

May cause respiratory irritation

 

 

H341

Suspected of causing genetic defects

 

 

H350

May cause cancer

 

 

H360

May damage fertility or the unborn child

 

H372

Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure

 

H400

Very toxic to aquatic life

 

 

H401

Toxic to aquatic life

 

 

H402

Harmful to aquatic life

 

 

H410

Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

 

H412

Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

 

 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.

  SDS US (GHS HazCom)