|AMMONIUM PERSULFATE||ICSC: 0632 (October 2001)|
|Peroxydisulfuric acid, diammonium salt
| CAS #: 7727-54-0
| UN #: 1444
|EC Number: 231-786-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with combustible substances or reducing agents.||NO contact with combustible substances.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Wheezing. Laboured breathing.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Burning sensation. Pain.||Protective gloves.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Nausea. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Sore throat.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||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. Carefully collect remainder. Then wash away with plenty of water. Do NOT absorb in saw-dust or other combustible absorbents.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Dry. Well closed. Separated from combustible substances, reducing agents, powdered metals and strong bases.|
|AMMONIUM PERSULFATE||ICSC: 0632|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: H8N2O8S2 / (NH4)2S2O8
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Rinse contaminated clothing with plenty of water because of fire hazard.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: O, Xn; R: 8-22-36/37/38-42/43; S: (2)-22-24-26-37
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations AMMONIUM PERSULFATE (JECFA Evaluation)