|AMMONIA (ANHYDROUS)||ICSC: 0414 (October 2013)|
Refrigerant gas 717
| CAS #: 7664-41-7
| UN #: 1005
|EC Number: 231-635-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Cylinder may explode in heat of fire. Gas/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Administration of oxygen may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns. ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing.||Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower for at least 15 minutes. ON FROSTBITE: rinse with plenty of water, do NOT remove clothes. Refer immediately for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe burns. ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: gas-tight chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Shut off cylinder if possible. Isolate the area until the gas has dispersed. Remove gas with fine water spray. NEVER direct water jet on liquid.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
Toxic if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Very toxic to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Separated from oxidants, acids and halogens. Cool. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|AMMONIA (ANHYDROUS)||ICSC: 0414|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 25 ppm as TWA; 35 ppm as STEL.
EU-OEL: 14 mg/m3, 20 ppm as TWA; 36 mg/m3, 50 ppm as STEL.
MAK: 14 mg/m3, 20 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Ammonia is normally supplied in compressed liquified form in cylinders.
See ICSC 0215.
Turn leaking cylinder with the leak up to prevent escape of gas in liquid state.
Symbol: T, N; R: 10-23-34-50; S: (1/2)-9-16-26-36/37/39-45-61; Note: U
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