However, ammonia gas may be generated from ammonium hydroxide. Ammonia gas concentrations within the flammable range 1528% can be ignited and pose a significant fire and explosion hazard, especially in a confined space. A gas mask must be worn when breaking and making connections, or pressuring a system. Irritation from human experience the gas is recognized as a skin and eye irritant. Safety data sheet air liquide msds document library.
Central drug house p ltd 728 vardaan house new delhi2 india telephone. Ammonium hydroxide containing 5% or less ammonia does not produce ammonia gas in the flammable range at any temperature. If seeking medical attention, provide sds document to physician. Material safety data sheet msds ammonia anhydrous cas no 7664 41 7.
The ammonia level must be below 25 ppm and the atmosphere must have at least 19. Material safety data sheet anhydrous ammonia section 2. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from entering. Accidental release measures ventilate area of leak or spill. Material safety data sheet msds styrene stabilized cas no. Large amounts of naturally occurring ammonia gas come from livestock animals, soil surfaces and even the human body. In agriculture, ammonia can be used for crop processing, fertilizers, or as an antifungal treatment for citrus. Ammonium hydroxide containing 5% or less ammonia does not produce ammonia gas. Anhydrous ammonia reacts to form explosive products, mixtures or compounds with mercury, gold, silver, iodine, bromine, silver oxide and silver chloride. Additionally, epa has published a wide range of ammonia safetyrelated publications, including. Statement of health hazard is an irritant, and corrosive to skin, eye, respiratory tract and mucous membranes.
Anhydrous ammonia has potentially explosive reactions with strong oxidizers. For manufacturing, industrial, and laboratory use only. Anhydrous ammonia msds number 2001 revised april 23, 2008 10 pages. Where anhydrous ammonia is stored indoors, use electrical ventilating, lighting and material handling equipment with the appropriate electrical classification rating and use only nonsparking tools protective measures put on appropriate personal protective equipment see section 8. Material safety data sheet msds ammonia please ensure that this msds is received by the appropriate person date. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet matheson tri gas. In industry, ammonia is used in petroleum refining, to manufacture pharmaceuticals, to disinfect water.
Material safety data sheet msds ammonia please ensure that this msds is received by the appropriate person afrox is a member of the linde group page 3 of 4 the stripe symbol and the word afrox are afrox group trademarks. Ammonia is a toxic chemical most commonly found in refrigerants, cleaning products, and fertilizers. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet matheson tri gas, inc. Safety data sheet according to 29cfr19101200 and ghs rev. P261 avoid breathing dust fume gas mist vapours spray. Station road, coleshill b46 1jy birmingham united kingdom 01675462424 en english sds ref sds002clp 111 danger.
A stable binary hydride, and the simplest pnictogen hydride, ammonia is a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell. Safety data sheet rochester institute of technology. Wear appr opriate personal protective equipment as specified in section 8. Use for neutralization of acidic systems, as a catalyst, as a solvent, or as a. Ammonia chemical symbol nh3, united nations chemical i. While there are many benefits to an ammoniabased refrigeration system, there are also potential risks to health and safety if the ammonia is not properly managed and contained. Aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia, liquor ammonia, liquour ammonia, ammoniacal liquor, ammonia water and ammonia solution. The odour recognition threshold for ammonia ranges from 0. Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula nh 3.
Safety data sheet ammonia, anhydrous section 1 linde gas. Hazards of ammonia releases at ammonia refrigeration facilities accident. Hazardous identification hazardous ingredient wt% ammonia 99. Neoprene or rubber gauntlettype gloves, ammonia resistant clothing overalls, jacket, and boots or vapor suit, as required. It can be a liquid or a gas, and its most dangerous as a gas. Product use industrial and specialty gas applications. Exposure can cause headaches, coughing, difficulty. Corrosive, caustic, reactive gas synonyms anhydrous ammonia, r717 cas no. At low concentrations, ammonia leads to coughing and irritation of the nose and throat. Ammonia gas, nh3 safety data sheet sds p4562 amazon s3. Skin and respiratory related diseases aggravated by exposure. A water fog or mist can be used to control the vapor cloud resulting from the release 3 1.
Hazards of ammonia releases at ammonia refrigeration facilities accident prevention and response manual for anhydrous ammonia refrigeration system operators anhydrous ammonia theft additional ammonia safety resources. Ammonia is a commonly used chemical in commercial and household cleaners. The presence of oil or other combustible material will increase the fire hazard. Contains gas under pressure, may explode if heated. Fatalities have occurred as a result of the explosive nature of the ammonia gas. This leads to quick corrosion of tissues and serious cellular damage, inflammation, and edema. Ammonia us safety data sheet p4562 this sds conforms to u.
When released as a gas, ammonia is a severe irritant to the eyes, nose, and throat. Component carcinogenicity none of this products components are listed by acgih, iarc, ntp, osha or dfg. Ghs03 ghs04 ghs05 ghs06 ghs07 ghs09 signal word ghsus. Anhydrous ammonia msds number 2001 revised april 23, 2008 10 pages 1. Nov 11, 2015 ammonia gas reacts instantly with the moisture in the skin, eyes, mouth, and respiratory tract to form a highly caustic chemical, ammonium hydroxide. Precautionary statements p210 keep away from heatsparksopen flameshot surfaces. Local effects ammonia, anhydrous 7664417 corrosive. Anhydrous ammonia forms explosive mixtures in air with hydrocarbons, chlorine, fluorine and silver nitrate. Aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia, liquor ammonia, liquour ammonia, ammoniacal liquor, ammonia water and ammonia solution 2. Ammonia solution 25% material safety data sheet sdsmsds. Label elements ghsus labeling hazard pictograms ghsus. Material safety data sheet anhydrous ammonia msds number 2001 revised april 23, 2008 10 pages 1. Ammonia decomposes into flammable hydrogen gas at approximately 450 c.
Part number 28882, 3m product number 6004, 3m id 70070316743, upc 500518288827. Airgas usa, llc and its affiliates 259 north radnorchester road suite 100 radnor, pa. Material safety data sheet msds ammonia solution cas no cas no 36 21 6. Use for neutralization of acidic systems, as a catalyst, as a solvent, or as a laboratory reagent.1295 221 1065 1144 95 418 246 673 1068 228 992 1534 721 1486 1131 1398 988 1297 309 1195 537 405 1333 613 235 742 1512 665 1406 1269 1026 662 538 1627 59 703 1453 1315 782 106 402 1158 300 818 564 834