Material Safety Data Sheet


SECTION I - Material Identity
SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
SECTION V - Reactivity Data
SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
SECTION VIII - Control Measures
SECTION IX - Label Data
SECTION X - Transportation Data
SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information



SECTION I - Material Identity
Item Name                               
Part Number/Trade Name                   SULFANILIC ACID
National Stock Number                    6810002222633
CAGE Code                                32939
Part Number Indicator                    A
MSDS Number                              181707
HAZ Code                                 B


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        POLYSCIENCES,INC 
P.O. Box                                 N/K
Street                                   400 VALLEY ROAD
City                                     WARRINGTON
State                                    PA
Country                                  US
Zip Code                                 18976
Emergency Phone                          215-343-6484
Information Phone                        215-343-6484

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               23JUL91
Date of Technical Review                 25MAR92
Active Indicator                         N
Item Manager                             CX

Alternate Vendors
Vendor #5 CAGE                           BMDNL


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Specification Number                     O-C-265B
Hazard Storage Compatibility Code        N1-
Appearance/Odor                          WHITE TO GRAY SOLID
Boiling Point                            N/R
Melting Point                            550F,288C
Vapor Pressure                           N/R
Vapor Density                            N/R
Specific Gravity                         N/K
Decomposition Temperature                N/K
Evaporation Rate                         N/R
Solubility in Water                      SLIGHT
Percent Volatiles by Volume              N/R
Chemical pH                              N/K
Corrosion Rate                           N/K
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       U


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point Method                       UNK
Lower Explosion Limit                    N/R
Upper Explosion Limit                    N/R
Extinguishing Media                      WATER SPRAY, CO2, FOAM/DRY CHEMICAL. WATER SPRAY MAY BE USED TO KEEP FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL & FLUSH SPILLS AWAY 
Special Fire Fighting Procedures         WEAR FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND NIOSH-APPROVED SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN THEPOSITIVE PRESSURE MODE 
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards           EMITS TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS. USE WATER SPRAY TO DISPERSE VAPOR 


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                NO
Stability Conditions to Avoid            HEATING TO DECOMPOSITION
Materials to Avoid                       STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Hazardous Decomposition Products         TOXIC FUMES OF CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE AND NITROGEN OXIDES
Hazardous Polymerization                 NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid       HIGH TEMPERATURES, FREE RADICAL SOURCES
LD50 - LD50 Mixture                      LD50 (ORAL,RAT) UNKNOWN


SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Route of Entry: Skin                     YES
Route of Entry: Ingestion                NO
Route of Entry: Inhalation               YES
Health Hazards - Acute and Chronic       ACUTE AND CHRONIC - THIS CHEMICAL IS AN IRRITANT. IT MAY BE HARMFUL IF INHALED, SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED BYTHE SKIN 
Carcinogenity: NTP                       NO
Carcinogenity: IARC                      NO
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      NO
Symptoms of Overexposure                 THIS CHEMICAL IS AN IRRITANT. IT MAY BE HARMFUL IF INHALED, SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED BY THE SKIN 
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure     NOT ESTABLISHED 
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. EYE/SKIN: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. HOLD EYELIDS OPEN. INHALED: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR & PROVIDE OXYGEN/CPR IF NEEDED. ORAL: DRINK 1 OR 2 GLASSES OF WATER. CALL PHYSICIAN 


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS, RUBBER BOOTS & HEAVY RUBBER GLOVES. SWEEP UP, PLACE IN BAG & HOLD FOR WASTE DISPOSAL. AVOID RAISING DUST. VENTILATE AREA & WASH SPILL SITE AFTER MATERIAL PICKUP IS COMPLETE 
Neutralizing Agent                       WEAK BASE (SODA-ASH)
Waste Disposal Method                    DISSOLVE OR MIX MATERIAL W/COMBUSTIBLE SOLVENT & BURN IN CHEMICAL INCINERATOR EQUIPPED W/AFTERBURNER & SCRUBBER. OBSERVE ALLFEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL LAWS 
Handling and Storage Precautions         STORAGE- STORE AT 4C. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLYCLOSED. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES AND SKIN 
Other Precautions                        WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. DO NOT RAISE DUST. DO NOT BREATHE DUST OR FUMES 


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR 
Ventilation                              MECHANICAL EXHAUST REQUIRED 
Protective Gloves                        RUBBER GLOVES 
Eye Protection                           CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment               SAFETY SHOWER AND EYE BATH 
Work Hygenic Practices                   WASH THOROUGHLY BEFORE EATING, DRINKING OR SMOKING 


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              NO
Protect Skin                             NO
Protect Respiratory                      NO
Chronic Indicator                        UNKNOWN
Contact Code                             UNKNOWN
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN
Specific Hazard and Precaution           ACUTE AND CHRONIC - THIS CHEMICAL IS AN IRRITANT. IT MAY BE HARMFUL IF INHALED, SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED BY THE SKIN. THIS CHEMICAL IS AN IRRITANT. IT MAY BE HARMFUL IF INHALED, SWALLOWED OR ABSORBED BY THE SKIN 


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       4
Unit of Measure                          OZF


SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
Volatile Organic Compounds (P/G)         0
Volatile Organic Compounds (G/L)         0


SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information
Ingredient #                             1
Ingredient Name                          SULFANILIC ACID
CAS Number                               121573
NIOSH Number                             WP3895500
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  100
OSHA PEL                                 NOT APPLICABLE
ACGIH TLV                                NOT APPLICABLE
Recommended Limit                        N/K