HEC

Safety Data Sheet
According to Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)

HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE

HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE –
See section 3

Version 1.0
Issue date: 05/22/2019

Revision date: 05/22/2019

1. Identification

Product name

Synonyms CAS # Product code Product use

Manufacturer/Supplier Supplier(Manufacturer): Address:
Contact person(E-mail): Telephone:

Fax:
Emergency telephone Number:

2. Hazard(s) identification

GHS classification Physical hazards

Health hazards

Environmental hazards GHS label elements

Hazard Pictograms

Signal word Hazard statement

Precautionary statement Prevention

Response

Material name: HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE
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SDS record number: CSSS-TCO-010-131247

Thickener. Film former. Stabiliser. Protective colloid. Binder. rheology modifier in industrial applications.

Tianpu chemicals Company Limited.
Gaoba, Luzhou, Sichuan, Peoples Republic of China. Post Code: 646003 Sales@tianpuchemical.com
+86-830-2796950
+86-512-58402936
+86-830-2796950

Not classified
Skin corrosion/irritation
Eye damage/irritation
Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Not classified

Warning
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation May cause respiratory irritation

Category 2 Category 2A Category 3

Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Wear protective gloves. Wear eye protection/face protection.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/ vapors/spray.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

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Storage

Disposal Other hazards

If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a poison center/doctor if you feel unwell.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Store locked up.

Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local regulation. Not available.

3. Composition / information on ingredients

Components

HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE Sodium nitrate
water

4. First-aid Measures

First aid procedures Eye contact

Skin contact

Inhalation Ingestion

Notes to physician

5. Fire-fighting measures

Flammable properties Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Unsuitable extinguishing media Firefighting equipment/instructions

Hazardous combustion products
6. Accidental release measures Personal precautions

Environmental precautions Methods for cleaning up

7. Handling and storage Handling

Storage

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CAS#

9004-62-0 7631-99-4 7732-18-5

Percent

≥88.0% ≤6.0% ≤6.0%

Immediately flush with plenty of water. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. Get medical attention promptly if symptoms occur after washing. Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash skin with soap and water. Move subject to fresh air and keep him calm. In case of complaints get medical treatment.

Immediately rinse mouth and drink plenty of water. Keep person under observation. If person becomes uncomfortable seek hospital and bring these instructions.
Treat symptoms.

Not available.

Use extinguishing agents appropriate for surrounding fire.
Not available.
In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes. Protective respirator with independent air supply. According to size of fire Full protection, if necessary. Dispose of contaminated extinction water according to official regulations.
In case of fire, the following can be released: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Provide adequate ventilation. Avoid skin and eye contact. Refer to section 8 of SDS for personal protection details.
Avoid discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground.
Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

Good hygienic practices should be observed. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Work clothes should be washed separately at the end of each work day. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.

Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Do not store near heat sources or expose to high temperatures. Protect from

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light, including direct sunrays.

8. Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational exposure limits

Biological limit values Appropriate engineering controls:

This mixture has no ingredients that have PEL, TLV, or other recommended exposure limit.

No biological exposure limits noted for the ingredient(s). Use in a well-ventilated area.

Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment:

Eye / face protection

Skin protection Respiratory protection General hygiene considerations

9. Physical and chemical properties

Appearance Physical state Form
Color

Odor
Odor threshold
pH
Vapor pressure
Melting point/Freezing point
initial boiling point and boiling range
Flash point
Evaporation rate
Flammability (solid, gas)
Explosion limits
Vapor density
Relative density
Solubility (water)
Partition coefficient
Auto-ignition temperature
Decomposition temperature
Specific gravity
Density
Flammability limits in air, upper, %by volume Flammability limits in air, lower, % by volume VOC
Percent volatile
Other data

Viscosity

Face shield and safety glasses.
Handle with gloves. Wear normal working clothing.
Suitable respiratory protective device recommended.
Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products, before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period. Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed. Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.

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Solid
Powder
White to yellowish
Inodorous
Not available
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307 °C(CAS#7631-99-4)
Not available
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> 10000 mg/L(CAS#7631-99-4) Not available
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2.26 g/cm3(CAS#7631-99-4) Not available
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10. Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials
Hazardous decomposition products Possibility of hazardous reactions

11. Toxicological information

Material is stable under normal conditions. Incompatible materials.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

No dangerous reactions known.

Toxicokinetics, metabolism and distribution:

Non-human toxicological data: Information on toxicological effects:

Acute toxicity:

Sodium nitrate (CAS#7631-99-4)

LD50(Oral, Rat): LD50(Dermal, Rat): LC50(Inhalation, Rat): Skin corrosion/Irritation:

Serious eye damage/irritation: Respiratory or skin sensitization: Germ cell mutagenicity: Carcinogenicity:

Reproductive toxicity: STOT- single exposure:

STOT-repeated exposure: Aspiration hazard:

12. Ecological information Toxicity:

Sodium nitrate (CAS#7631-99-4)

Persistence and degradability: Bioaccumulative potential: Mobility in soil:
Results of PBT&vPvB assessment: Other adverse effects:

13. Disposal considerations Disposal instructions

Contaminated packaging

14. Transport information DOT

Not available

ca. 3430 mg/kg bw
> 5000 mg/kg bw
Not available
Causes skin irritation.

Causes serious eye irritation. Not classified
Not classified
Not classified

Not classified
May cause respiratory irritation. Not classified
Not classified

Acute toxicity

Time

Species

Method

Evaluation

Remarks

LC50

> 100 mg/L

96h

Fish

OECD 203

N/A

N/A

EC50

N/A

48h

Daphnia

OECD 202

N/A

N/A

EC50

N/A

72h

Algae

OECD 201

N/A

N/A

Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Dispose of contents/container in local/regional/national/international regulations.
Since emptied containers may retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is emptied.

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accordance with

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Basic shipping requirements: UN number
Proper shipping name Hazard class

Packing group

Environmental hazards IATA

UN number
UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards

IMDG
UN number

UN proper shipping name Transport hazard class(es) Packing group Environmental hazards

15. Regulatory information

Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated No

Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated No

Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated Not regulated No

US federal regulations
TSCA Section 12(b) Export Notification (40 CFR 707, Subpt. D)
Not regulated.
CERCLA Hazardous Substance List (40 CFR 302.4)
Not listed.
SARA 304 Emergency release notification
Not regulated.
OSHA Specifically Regulated Substances (29 CFR 1910.1001-1053) Not listed.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA) SARA 302 Extremely hazardous substance
Not listed.
SARA 311/312 Hazardous chemical No

SARA 313 (TRI reporting)

Other federal regulations
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112 Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) List
Not regulated.
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112(r) Accidental Release Prevention (40 CFR 68.130) Not regulated.
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Not regulated.

16. Other information, including date of preparation or last revision HMIS®ratings Health: 2

Flammability: 1

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Chemical name

CAS number

% by wt.

Sodium Nitrate

7631-99-4

≤6.0

NFPA ratings

Disclaimer Issue date

Physical hazard: 0

Health: 2
Flammability: 1
Instability: 0
The information in the sheet was written based on the best knowledge and experience currently available.

05-22-2019