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BIS(HYDROXYLAMINE) SULFATEICSC: 0898
OxammoniumsulphateSeptember 2003
CAS #: 10039-54-0
UN #: 2865
EC Number: 233-118-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation See Ingestion.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Confusion. Convulsions. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from oxidants, nitrates, nitrites and combustible substances. 
PACKAGING
Marine pollutant. 
BIS(HYDROXYLAMINE) SULFATE ICSC: 0898
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS OR POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on contact with hot surfaces or flames. This produces corrosive fumes of sulfur oxides. The solution in water is a medium strong acid. The substance is a strong reducing agent. It reacts violently with oxidants, powdered metals, nitrates, nitrites and heavy metal salts. 

Formula: (NH2OH)2.H2SO4
Molecular mass: 164.1
Decomposes at 120°C
Density: 1.88 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 58.7
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.6  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the blood. This may result in anaemia. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-36/38-43-48/22-50; S: (2)-22-24-37-61 

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