sulfur atom
CAS No.: 7704-34-9
Formula: S8
Exact Mass: 255.77700
Molecular Weight: 256.52000
PSA: 202.40000
LogP: 5.18560
sulfur atom 7704-34-9 MSDS

Section 1: Product Identification
   Chemical Name:       Sulfur (99.999%)    
   CAS Registry Number:       7704-34-9    
   Formula:       S    
   EINECS Number:       231-722-6    
   Chemical Family:       metal or element    
   Synonym:       Brimstone, flowers of sulphur, wettable sulfur    

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
   Ingredient       CAS Number       Percent       ACGIH (TWA)       OSHA (PEL)    
   Title Compound       7704-34-9       100%       no data       no data    

Section 3: Hazards Identification
   Emergency Overview:       Causes slight to mild irritation of eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. Burning sulfur produces a choking gas.    
   Primary Routes of Exposure:       Contact with skin and eyes. Dust inhalation.    
   Eye Contact:       Causes slight to mild irritation of the eyes.    
   Skin Contact:       Causes slight to mild irritation of the skin.    
   May be irritating to the nose, mucous membranes and respiratory tract. Burning sulfur evolves acutely irritating
   Ingestion:       No specific information is available on the physiological effects of ingestion.    
   Acute Health Affects:       Irritating to skin, eyes and respiratory tract.    
   Chronic Health Affects:       No information available on long-term exposure to this material.    
   NTP:       No    
   IARC:       No    
   OSHA:       No    

SECTION 4: First Aid Measures
   Immediately flush the eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 10-15 minutes. A victim may need
   Eye Exposure:
   assistance in keeping their eye lids open. Get immediate medical attention.
   Wash the affected area with water. Remove contaminated clothes if necessary. Seek medical assistance if
   Skin Exposure:
   irritation persists.
   Remove the victim to fresh air. Closely monitor the victim for signs of respiratory problems, such as difficulty
   in breathing, coughing, wheezing, or pain. In such cases seek immediate medical assistance.
   Seek medical attention immediately. Keep the victim calm. Give the victim water (only if conscious). Induce
   vomiting only if directed by medical personnel.

SECTION 5: Fire Fighting Measures
   Flash Point:       405°F    
   Autoignition Temperature:       250 °C    
   Explosion Limits:       no data    
   Extinguishing Medium:       Water spray, carbon dioxide, sand.    
   If this product is involved in a fire, fire fighters must be equipped with a NIOSH approved positive pressure
   Special Fire Fighting Procedures:
   self-contained breathing apparatus.
   Hazardous Combustion and       Sulfur burns to sulfur dioxide, a choking gas.    
   Decomposion Products:
   Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: Combustible solid. Dust may form explosive mixtures with air.

SECTION 6: Accidental Release Measures
   Small spills can be mixed with vermiculite, ground limestone, or soda ash, and swept up. Avoid dust and
   Spill and Leak Procedures:

SECTION 7: Handling and Storage
   Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool dry place away from oxidizing agents. Use good housekeeping
   Handling and Storage:
   practice to avoid accumulation of spilled dust and so avoid the resulting fire hazard.

SECTION 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
   Eye Protection:       Always wear approved safety glasses when handling a chemical substance in the laboratory.    
   Skin Protection:       Wear protective clothing and gloves.    
   Ventilation:       Material may form a fine dust. If possible, handle the material in an efficient fume hood.    
   If ventilation is not available a respirator should be worn. The use of respirators requires a Respirator
   Protection Program to be in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.134.
   Ventilation:       Material may form a fine dust. If possible, handle the material in an efficient fume hood.    
   Additional Protection:       No additional protection required.    

SECTION 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
   Color and Form:       6mm pieces and down    
   Molecular Weight:       32.06    
   Melting Point:       112.8°    
   Boiling Point:       444.67°C    
   Vapor Pressure:       1mm (183.8 °C)    
   Specific Gravity:       2.07    
   Odor:       none    
   Solubility in Water:       Insoluble    

SECTION 10: Stability and Reactivity
   Stability:       air and moisture stable    
   Hazardous Polymerization:       no hazardous polymerization    
   Conditions to Avoid:       Mixtures of fine dust with air. Contact with an ignition source.    
   Incompatibility:       Oxidizing agents, active metal powders, phosphorus, halogens.    
   Decomposition Products:       none    

SECTION 11: Toxicological Information
   Administration into the eye (human); Standard Draize test: 8 ppm. Oral (rat); LD: >8437 mg/kg. Intravenous
   (rat); LDLo: 8 mg/kg. Intravenous (dog); LDLo: 10 mg/kg. Oral (rabbit); LDLo: 175 mg/kg. Intravenous (rabbit);
   RTECS Data:
   LDLo: 5 mg/kg. Intraperitoneal (guinea pig); LDLo: 55 mg/kg. Inhalation (mammal-species unspecified); LD50:
   1660 mg/m3.
   Carcinogenic Effects:       No data available    
   Mutagenic Effects:       No data available    
   Tetratogenic Effects:       No data available    

SECTION 12: Ecological Information
   Ecological Information:       No information available    

SECTION 13: Disposal Considerations
   Disposal:       Dispose of according to local, state and federal regulations.    

SECTION 14: Transportation
   Shipping Name (CFR):       Non-hazardous    
   Hazard Class (CFR):       NA    
   Additional Hazard Class (CFR):       NA    
   Packaging Group (CFR):       NA    
   UN ID Number (CFR):       NA    
   Shipping Name (IATA):       Sulphur    
   Hazard Class (IATA):       4.1    
   Additional Hazard Class (IATA):       NA    
   Packaging Group (IATA):       III    
   UN ID Number (IATA):       UN# 1350    

SECTION 15: Regulatory Information
   TSCA:       Listed in the TSCA inventory    
   SARA (Title 313):       Title compound not listed    
   Second Ingredient:       none    


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