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7440-22-4

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Material Safety Data Sheet
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Printing date 09/23/2004 Reviewed on 07/08/2004

1 Identification of substance:
Product details:
Product name: Silver rod
Stock number: 42758
Manufacturer/Supplier:
Alfa Aesar, A Johnson Matthey Company
Johnson Matthey Catalog Company, Inc.
30 Bond Street
Ward Hill, MA 01835-8099
Emergency Phone: (978) 521-6300
CHEMTREC: (800) 424-9300
Web Site: www.alfa.com
Information Department: Health, Safety and Environmental Department
Emergency information:
During normal hours the Health, Safety and Environmental
Department. After normal hours call Chemtrec at (800) 424-9300.

2 Composition/Data on components:
Chemical characterization:
Description: (CAS#)
Silver (CAS# 7440-22-4), 100%
Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 231-131-3

3 Hazards identification
Hazard description: Not applicable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and
environment
Not applicable
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
HEALTH 0 Health (acute effects) = 0
Flammability = 0
FIRE 0
Reactivity = 0
REACTIVITY 0




4 First aid measures
General information No special measures required.
After inhalation Seek medical treatment in case of complaints.
After skin contact
Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If
symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
After swallowing Seek medical treatment.
USA
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Product name: Silver rod

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5 Fire fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing agents
Fire-extinguishing powder
Dry sand
Protective equipment: No special measures required.

6 Accidental release measures
Person-related safety precautions: Not required.
Measures for environmental protection:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without
proper governmental permits.
Measures for cleaning/collecting: Pick up mechanically.
Additional information:
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.

7 Handling and storage
Handling
Information for safe handling:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
No special measures required.
Storage
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: None.

8 Exposure controls and personal protection
Additional information about design of technical systems:
No further data; see item 7.
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Product name: Silver rod

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Components with limit values that require monitoring at the
workplace:

Silver metal
mg/m3
ACGIH TLV 0.1
Austria MAK 0.01
Belgium TWA 0.1
Denmark TWA 0.01
Finland TWA 0.1
France VME 0.1
Germany MAK 0.01
Japan OEL 0.01
Korea TWA 0.1
Netherlands MAC-TGG 0.01
Norway TWA 0.01
Russia TWA 1-STEL
Sweden NGV 0.1
Switzerland MAK-W 0.01
United Kingdom TWA 0.1
USA PEL TWA 0.01
Additional information: No data
Personal protective equipment
General protective and hygienic measures
The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be
followed.
Breathing equipment: Not required.
Protection of hands: Not required.
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Body protection: Protective work clothing.

9 Physical and chemical properties:
General Information
Form: Rod
Color: Silver-colored
Odor: Odorless
Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: 960.8掳C (1761掳F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 2210掳C (4010掳F)
Sublimation temperature /
start: Not determined
Flash point: Not applicable
Flammability (solid, gaseous) Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature: Not determined
Decomposition temperature: Not determined
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an
explosion hazard.
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Explosion limits:
Lower: Not determined
Upper: Not determined
Vapor pressure: Not determined
Density at 20掳C (68掳F): 10.491 g/cm鲁
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Insoluble
Not determined


10 Stability and reactivity
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to
specifications.
Materials to be avoided:
Bases
Acids
Dangerous reactions
Silver may react with acetylene or ammonia to form shock sensitive
compounds.
Dangerous products of decomposition: Metal oxide fume

11 Toxicological information
Acute toxicity:
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: No irritant effect.
on the eye: No irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Other information (about experimental toxicology):
Tumorigenic effects have been observed on tests with laboratory
animals.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Absorption of silver compounds by ingestion, inhalation or through
broken skin can cause argyria, a permanent bluish-grey
discoloration of the skin, conjuctiva and mucous membranes.
Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this
substance is not fully known.
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)
contains tumorigenic and/or carcinogenic and/or neoplastic data for
components in this product.

12 Ecological information:
General notes:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without
proper governmental permits.
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13 Disposal considerations
Product:
Recommendation
Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper
disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

14 Transport information
Not a hazardous material for transportation.
DOT regulations:
Hazard class: None
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: None
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: None
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: None

Transport/Additional information:
Not dangerous according to the above specifications.

15 Regulations
Product related hazard informations:
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals
National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance
Inventory.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
This product contains silver and is subject to the reporting
requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community
Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.
This product contains silver and is subject to the reporting
requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community
Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.
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Product name: Silver rod

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16 Other information:
Employers should use this information only as a supplement to other
information gathered by them, and should make independent judgement
of suitability of this information to ensure proper use and protect
the health and safety of employees. This information is furnished
without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance
with this Material Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any
other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.
Department issuing MSDS:
Health, Safety and Environmental Department.
Contact: Darrell R. Sanders
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