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ZINC SULFATE
ICSC: 1698
Peer-Review Status: 23.11.2007 Validated
Zinc sulfate (anhydrous)
Sulfuric acid, zinc salt (1:1)
Zinc sulphate 
CAS #: 7733-02-0 RTECS #: ZH5260000
UN #: 3077
EC #: 030-006-00-9
EINECS #: 231-793-3
    Formula: ZnSO4
Molecular mass: 161.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & 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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-41-50/53; S: (2)-22-26-39-46-60-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
Signal: Warning
Harmful if swallowed
Causes serious eye irritation
Very toxic to aquatic life 
excl mark;warnenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM7-III.  Dry. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The solution in water is a weak acid. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 680°C
Density: 3.8 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 22 (good)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.07  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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