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Material Safety Data Sheet
Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate
Section 1: PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate
Product Use: Pulp and Paper Industry. Feed supplement. Wood preservative.
Manufacture: RECH CHEMICAL CO. LTD
Tel: 86 731 85864603 Fax: 86 731 85864605
Web site: www.rqsulfates.com
Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Potential Health Effects: See Section 11 for more information.
Likely Routes of Exposure: Skin contact, skin absorption, eye contact, inhalation, and
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. May cause stomach distress, nausea or vomiting.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic Effects: Prolonged or repeated contact may dry skin and cause irritation.
Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms may include discomfort or pain, excess blinking and tear production, with marked redness and swelling of the conjunctiva. Symptoms may include redness, edema, drying, defatting and cracking of the skin. Abdominal pain. Burning sensation.
May cause anosmia, pneumoconiosis, central nervous system depression, changes in blood pressure, systemic poisoning, and coma.
Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: Asthma. Allergies.
Target Organs: Skin, eyes, gastrointestinal tract and respiratory system.
Potential Environmental Effects: May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
environment See Section 12 for more information.
Section 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Ingredient CAS # Wt. %
Zinc sulfate monohydrate 7446-19-7 97 – 100
Section 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water. If easy to do,remove contact lenses, if worn.
Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove
contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Call a physician if irritation develops and persists.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Ingestion: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical
personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
General Advice: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label or MSDS where possible).
Note to Physicians: Symptoms may not appear immediately.
Section 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flammability: Not flammable by WHMIS criteria.
Means of Extinction:
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Treat for surrounding material.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Not available.
Products of Combustion: Oxides of sulphur. Oxides of zinc.
Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact: Not available.
Sensitivity to Static Discharge: Not available.
Protection of Firefighters: Keep upwind of fire. Wear full fire fighting turn-out gear (full
Bunker gear) and respiratory protection (SCBA).
Section 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Precautions: Use personal protection recommended in Section 8. Isolate the hazard area and deny entry to unnecessary and unprotected personnel.
Environmental Precautions: This material is a water pollutant. Keep out of drains, sewers, ditches, and waterways. Minimize use of water to prevent environmental contamination.
Methods for Containment: Contain and/or absorb spill with inert material (e.g. sand,
vermiculite), then place in a suitable container. Do not flush to sewer or allow to enter
waterways. Use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Methods for Clean-Up: Vacuum or sweep material and place in a disposal container. Allow
gas to dissipate harmlessly into the atmosphere.
Other Information: Not available.
Section 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not swallow. Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray.
Handle and open container with care. When using do not eat or drink. Wash hands before eating, drinking, or smoking.
Keep out of the reach of children. Keep container tightly closed.
Section 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Zinc sulfate monohydrate 10 mg/m³ (total); 3 mg/m³ (resp)
Engineering Controls: Use ventilation adequate to keep exposures (airborne levels of dust,
fume, vapor, etc.) below recommended exposure limits.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Eye/Face Protection: Wear eye/face protection.
Hand Protection: Wear suitable gloves.
Skin and Body Protection: Wear suitable protective clothing.
Respiratory Protection: In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory
General Hygiene Considerations: Handle according to established industrial hygiene and safety practices.
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