Material Safety Data Sheet
Aerosol OT Solid

ACC# 00406
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: Aerosol OT Solid
Catalog Numbers: A349-500
Synonyms:
Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate; bis(2-ethylhexyl)sulfosuccinic acid sodium salt
Company Identification:

              Fisher Scientific
              1 Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information, call:
201-796-7100
Emergency Number:
201-796-7100
For CHEMTREC assistance, call:
800-424-9300
For International CHEMTREC assistance, call:
703-527-3887

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
577-11-7 Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate 100 209-406-4

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: white solid.
Warning! Causes digestive and respiratory tract irritation. May cause severe eye and skin irritation with possible burns.
Target Organs: Eyes, skin.


Potential Health Effects
Eye: Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.
Skin: Exposure may cause irritation and possible burns.
Ingestion: Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: No information found.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.
Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Antidote: None reported.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures


General Information: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to prevent contact with thermal decomposition products. This material in sufficient quantity and reduced particle size is capable of creating a dust explosion.
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam.
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 2; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a tightly closed container. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep away from acids. Keep away from strong bases.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: Local exhaust may be necessary to control concentrations to acceptable levels.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles and a face shield.
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant respirator use. A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Solid
Appearance: white
Odor: characteristic odor
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Negligible.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Negligible.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:158.9 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: 1.5 % at 25C
Specific Gravity/Density:1.1
Molecular Formula:C20H38O7S.Na
Molecular Weight:445.3116

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: Stable.
Conditions to Avoid: Strong acids, strong oxidants, bases.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong acid, strong bases and strong oxidizers.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:      
CAS# 577-11-7: WN0525000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 577-11-7:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 250 ug Mild;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 1% Severe;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 10 mg/24H Moderate;
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 2643 mg/kg;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 1900 mg/kg;
.

Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 577-11-7: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: Not regulated as a hazardous material No information available.
Hazard Class:
UN Number:
Packing Group:

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

US FEDERAL

TSCA
     CAS# 577-11-7 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 577-11-7: immediate.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
OSHA:
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
     CAS# 577-11-7 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
     XN
Risk Phrases:

     R 22 Harmful if swallowed.
     R 36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.

Safety Phrases:

     S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of
     water and seek medical advice.

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 577-11-7: 2
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 577-11-7 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
     CAS# 577-11-7 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 12/12/1997
Revision #4 Date: 11/07/2007

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