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ZINC SULFATEICSC: 1698
November 2007
CAS #: 7733-02-0Zinc sulfate (anhydrous)
Sulfuric acid, zinc salt (1:1)
Zinc sulphate
UN #: 3077
EINECS #: 231-793-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

excl mark;warnenviro;aqua
WARNING
Harmful if swallowed
Causes serious eye irritation
Very toxic to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Dry. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
ZINC SULFATE ICSC: 1698
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The solution in water is a weak acid. 

Formula: ZnSO4
Molecular mass: 161.4
Decomposes at 680°C
Density: 3.8 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 22 (good)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.07  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
MAK: 0.1 (respirable) mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(4); 2 (inhalable) mg/m3; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-41-50/53; S: (2)-22-26-39-46-60-61 

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