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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
ZK406KMnO4 AND ZS500KMnO

Date: July 1, 1998

Revised: N.A.

Supersedes: N.A.

I.

PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Product name: ZK406KMnO4 and ZS500KMnO4
Formula: KMnO4 Impregnate

II.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Proper Shipping Name: Natural zeolite, clinoptilolite ZK406,chabazite ZS500
ID Number: Not regulated by DOT
Notice: Media contains up to 6% manganese compounds (CAS Reg. No. N/A) as part of the mixture and is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 4OCFR Part 372.

III.

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Material or Component CAS No. * % Hazard Data
potassium permanganate KMnO4 7722-64-7 4-6% PEL** C**** 5mg Mg per cubic meter of air.

TLV-TWA*** 5mg Mg per cubic meter or air.

natural zeolite (clinoptilolite or chabazite) 12173-l0-3† 80% PEL 10mg Mg per cubic meter of air total dust.

TLV-TWA 10 mg zeolite per cubic meter or air.

* Chemical Abstract Service Number.
** OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit. manganese compounds (expressed as Mn).
*** American Conference of Governmental Hygienists, 1988/1989, TLV-TWA = the time weighted average concentration for a normal 8 hour workday and a 40 hour workweek, to which nearly all workers may be repeatedly exposed, day after day, without adverse effect.
**** Ceiling Exposure Limit or maximum exposure concentration not to be exeeded under any circumstances.
All natural zeolites exempted from tolerance as a solid diluent or carrier under 40 CFR 180.1001

IV.

PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARASTICS

Boiling Point: N.A.
Specific Gravity: 2.3 – 2.5
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg and Temperature) N.A.
Melting Point: N.A.
Vapor Density (Air=1) N.A.
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate=1) N.A.
Solubility in Water
KMnO4 Yes
Zeolite No
Water Reactive N.A.
Appearance and Odor Purple granules, odorless

V.

FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flash Point (Method Used) Noncombustible
Auto-ignition Temperature N.A.
Flamability Limits N.A.
LEL N.A.
UEI N.A.
Extinguisher Media N.A.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures N.A.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards N.A.
NFPA Hazard Ratings Health Hazard:1 Flammability Hazard: 0
Reactivity:0 Special hazard: none

VI.

REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA

Stability: Stable
Conditions to Avoid: Protect containers against puncture and physical damage. Keep in a dry area. Avoid exposure to water
Incompatibility Materials to Avoid Strong acids and oxidizable matter
Hazardous Decomposition Products In contact with hydrochloric acid, toxic chlorine gas will evolve.
Hazardous Polymerization Will not occur

VII.

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Primary Routes of Entry Not Hazardous
Carcinogen Listed In Not Listed
HEALTH HAZAPDS
Acute May be irritating to body tissue upon contact
Chronic Prolonged inhalation of manganese compounds above threshold limit may cause lung irritation and central nervous system disorders.
Signs and Symptoms of exposure May stain body tissue
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure Open wounds, burns, and mucous membranes
EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES Seek medical assistance for further treatment, observation and support it necessary.
Eye Contact Immediately flush with large amounts of water for 15 minutes.
Skin Contact lmmediately flush with soap and water.
Inhalation Leave contaminated area.
Ingestion Drink several glasses of water or milk. Seek medical attention.

VIII.

CONTROL AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES

Respiratory protection (Specify Type) Treat as low level nuisance dust, use NIOSH/MSA#TC-21C-132
Protective Gloves Rubber gloves
Eye Protection Safety glasses
Ventilation to be Used Mechanical (general)
Other Protective Clothing and Equipment Regular work clothing
Hygenic Work Practices Wash hands before eating, wash contaminated clothing.

IX.

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE/LEAK PROCEDURES

Steps to be Taken if Material is Spilled or Released Sweep up granules, flush floors with water into sewer if permitted by Federal, state and local regulations.
Waste Disposal Methods Reduce potassium permanganate with hypo (10% sodium thiosulfate) solution and deposit in permitted landfill.
Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage: Protect containers against physical damage. Store in a cool dry a area in closed containers
Other Precautions and/or Special Hazards Avoid exposure to water and contaminated air, otherwise the media is rendered useless.

X.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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