|Yellow Crystalline Solid|
|1,132° C (2,070° F)|
|1,950° C (3,542° F)|
SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Sodium Oxide
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. NA-OX-80
CAS #: 1313-59-3
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
Emergency telephone number:Domestic, North America: +1 800-424-9300International: +1 703-527-3887
SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)GHS05 CorrosionSkin Corr. 1B H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.Eye Dam. 1 H318 Causes serious eye damage.Hazards not otherwise classified No data availableGHS label elements, including precautionary statementsHazard pictograms
GHS05Signal word DangerHazard statementsH314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.Precautionary statementsP260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.P303+P361+P353 If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.P405 Store locked up.P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.WHMIS classificationD2B - Toxic material causing other toxic effectsE - Corrosive materialClassification systemHMIS ratings (scale 0-4)(Hazardous Materials Identification System)HEALTHFIREREACTIVITY302Health (acute effects) = 3Flammability = 0Physical Hazard = 2Other hazardsResults of PBT and vPvB assessmentPBT: N/AvPvB: N/A
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
SubstancesCAS No. / Substance Name:1313-59-3 Sodium oxideIdentification number(s):EC number: 215-208-9
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Description of first aid measuresGeneral information Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.If inhaled:Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.Seek immediate medical advice.In case of skin contact:Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.Seek immediate medical advice.In case of eye contact:Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.If swallowed:Seek medical treatment.Information for doctorMost important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayedCauses severe skin burns.Causes serious eye damage.Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:No data available
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing mediaSuitable extinguishing agents CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Do not use water.For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents WaterSpecial hazards arising from the substance or mixtureReacts violently with waterIf this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:Advice for firefightersProtective equipment:Wear self-contained respirator.Wear fully protective impervious suit.
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SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency proceduresUse personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.Ensure adequate ventilationEnvironmental precautions: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:Use neutralizing agent.Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to section 13.Ensure adequate ventilation.Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agentsPrevention of secondary hazards: No special measures required.Reference to other sectionsSee Section 7 for information on safe handlingSee Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.See Section 13 for disposal information.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
HandlingPrecautions for safe handlingHandle under dry protective gas.Keep container tightly sealed.Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.Information about protection against explosions and fires: No data availableConditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilitiesRequirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.Information about storage in one common storage facility:Do not store together with acids.Store away from air.Store away from water/moisture.Further information about storage conditions:Store under dry inert gas.This product is moisture sensitive.This product is air sensitive.Protect from humidity and water.Keep container tightly sealed.Store in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.Specific end use(s) No data available
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Additional information about design of technical systems:Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.Control parametersComponents with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:None.Additional information: No dataExposure controlsPersonal protective equipmentFollow typical protective and hygienic practices for handling chemicals.Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.Breathing equipment: Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.Protection of hands:Impervious glovesInspect gloves prior to use.The selection of suitable gloves not only depends on the material, but also on quality. Quality will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.Penetration time of glove material (in minutes) No data availableEye protection:Tightly sealed gogglesFull face protectionBody protection: Protective work clothing.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Information on basic physical and chemical propertiesAppearance:Form: Powder, beads, or solid in various formsColor: White to greyOdor: OdorlessOdor threshold: No data available.pH: N/AMelting point/Melting range: >400 °C (>752 °F) (dec)Boiling point/Boiling range: No data availableSublimation temperature / start: No data availableFlammability (solid, gas) No data available.Ignition temperature: No data availableDecomposition temperature: No data availableAutoignition: No data available.Danger of explosion: No data available.Explosion limits:Lower: No data availableUpper: No data availableVapor pressure: N/ADensity at 20 °C (68 °F): 2.27 g/cm3 (18.943 lbs/gal)Relative density No data available.Vapor density N/AEvaporation rate N/ASolubility in / Miscibility withWater: Reacts violentlyPartition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.Viscosity:Dynamic: N/AKinematic: N/AOther information No data available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity Reacts violently with water.Chemical stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.Possibility of hazardous reactions Reacts violently with waterConditions to avoid No data availableIncompatible materials:AcidsAirWater/moistureHazardous decomposition products: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Information on toxicological effectsAcute toxicity: Swallowing will lead to a strong corrosive effect on mouth and throat and to the danger of perforation of esophagus and stomach.LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification: No dataSkin irritation or corrosion: Causes severe skin burns.Eye irritation or corrosion: Causes serious eye damage.Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.Germ cell mutagenicity: No effects known.Carcinogenicity: No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.Reproductive toxicity: No effects known.Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure: No effects known.Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure: No effects known.Aspiration hazard: No effects known.Subacute to chronic toxicity: No effects known.Additional toxicological information: To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ToxicityAquatic toxicity: No data availablePersistence and degradability No data availableBioaccumulative potential No data availableMobility in soil No data availableAdditional ecological information:Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems.Avoid transfer into the environment.Results of PBT and vPvB assessmentPBT: N/AvPvB: N/AOther adverse effects No data available
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste treatment methodsRecommendation Consult official regulations to ensure proper disposal.Uncleaned packagings:Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
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SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN-NumberDOT, IMDG, IATA UN1825UN proper shipping nameDOT Sodium monoxideIMDG, IATA SODIUM MONOXIDETransport hazard class(es)DOTClass 8 Corrosive substances.Label 8Class 8 (C6) Corrosive substancesLabel 8IMDG, IATAClass 8 Corrosive substances.Label 8Packing groupDOT, IMDG, IATA IIEnvironmental hazards: N/ASpecial precautions for user Warning: Corrosive substancesEMS Number: F-A,S-BSegregation groups AlkalisTransport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code N/ATransport/Additional information:DOTMarine Pollutant (DOT): NoUN "Model Regulation": UN1825, Sodium monoxide, 8, II
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixtureGHS label elements, including precautionary statementsHazard pictogramsGHS05Signal word DangerHazard statementsH314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.Precautionary statementsP260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.P303+P361+P353 If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.P405 Store locked up.P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.National regulationsAll components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).SARA Section 313 (specific toxic chemical listings) Substance is not listed.California Proposition 65Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer Substance is not listed.Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity Substance is not listed.Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, female Substance is not listed.Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, male Substance is not listed.Information about limitation of use: For use only by technically qualified individuals.Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulationsSubstance of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to the REACH Regulations (EC) No. 1907/2006. Substance is not listed.The conditions of restrictions according to Article 67 and Annex XVII of the Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) for the manufacturing, placing on themarket and use must be observed.Substance is not listed.Annex XIV of the REACH Regulations (requiring Authorisation for use) Substance is not listed.Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION