sulfur atom
CAS No.: 7704-34-9
Synonyms:
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
   Inhalation:
   gasses.
   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
   Inhalation:
   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
   Ingestion:
   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:
   sparks.

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
   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    


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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