Zinc stearate (cas 557-05-1) MSDS

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IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
Product identifiers
Product name
Product Number
Brand
CAS-No.
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:
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zinc stearate
307564
Anonymous
557-05-1
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Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses
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Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances
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HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
Irritating to respiratory system.
Label elements
According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended.
Hazard symbol(s)
R-phrase(s)
R37
S-phrase(s)
S22
S26
S36/37/39
S38
Irritating to respiratory system.
Do not breathe dust.
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and
seek medical advice.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
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Other hazards - none
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Substances
Synonyms
:
Stearic acid zinc salt
Formula
Molecular Weight
Component
Zinc distearate
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:
C36H70O4Zn
632,33 g/mol
Concentration
CAS-No.
EC-No.
557-05-1
209-151-9
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FIRST AID MEASURES
Description of first aid measures
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Aspiration or inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis., Lung irritation, chest pain, pulmonary edema
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
no data available
FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides
Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
Further information
no data available
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Environmental precautions
No special environmental precautions required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire
protection.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
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Specific end uses
no data available
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
General industrial hygiene practice.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards
such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of
contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
Wash and dry hands.
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and
the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous
substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected
according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired,
use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and
approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Information on basic physical and chemical properties
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Appearance
Odour
Odour Threshold
pH
Melting point/freezing
point
Initial boiling point and
boiling range
Flash point
Evaporation rate
Form: powder
Colour: white
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Melting point/range: 128 - 130 °C - lit.
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Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
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Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
Vapour pressure
Vapour density
no data available
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m) Relative density
no data available
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Water solubility
Partition coefficient: n-
octanol/water
Autoignition
temperature
Decomposition
temperature
Viscosity
Explosive properties
Oxidizing properties
no data available
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Other safety information
no data available
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
no data available
Chemical stability
no data available
Possibility of hazardous reactions
no data available
Conditions to avoid
no data available
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids
Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - no data available
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - rat - > 10.000 mg/kg
Skin corrosion/irritation
no data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
no data available
Respiratory or skin sensitization
no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
no data available
Carcinogenicity
This product is or contains a component that is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity based on its IARC,
ACGIH, NTP, or EPA classification.
IARC:
No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available
Potential health effects
Inhalation
Ingestion
Skin
Eyes
May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
May be harmful if swallowed.
May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
May cause eye irritation.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
Aspiration or inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis., Lung irritation, chest pain, pulmonary edema
Additional Information
RTECS: ZH5200000
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ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Toxicity
no data available
Persistence and degradability
no data available
Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
Mobility in soil
no data available
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
no data available
Other adverse effects
no data available
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.
TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN number
ADR/RID: -
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UN proper shipping name
ADR/RID:
Not dangerous goods
IMDG:
Not dangerous goods
IATA:
Not dangerous goods
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Transport hazard class(es)
ADR/RID: -
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Packaging group
ADR/RID: -
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Environmental hazards
ADR/RID: no
IMDG: -
IMDG: -
IMDG: -
IMDG Marine pollutant: no
IATA: -
IATA: -
IATA: -
IATA: no
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Special precautions for user
no data available
REGULATORY INFORMATION
This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
no data available
Chemical Safety Assessment
no data available
OTHER INFORMATION
Further information
The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and
shall be used only as a guide. The information this document is based on the resent state
of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions.
It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. guidechem shall not be
held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale.