Phosphor Type 1260

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

 

I.   PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Manufacturer/Supplier:

ESPI Metals

1050 Benson Way, Ashland, OR 97520

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Product Name:      Phosphor P-22

Synonyms:           Phosphor type 1260, Zinc Sulfide, Copper Aluminum Activated

Formula:              ZnS:Cu,Al

 

 

II.   HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous Component:    Zinc Sulfide         Copper                   Aluminum

CAS Number:                    1314-98-3           7440-50-8               7429-90-5

Percent (%):                    >99                    <1                          <1

OSHA/PEL:                        N/E                    1 mg/m3 (dust)        N/E

ACGIH/TLV:                       N/E                   1 mg/m3 (dust)        10 mg/m3 (dust)

 

Note:  This material contains greater than 99% Zinc Sulfide.  No TLV or PEL has been established for Zinc Sulfide.  Copper and Aluminum are present in concentrations of less than 1% and are part of the chemical structure.

 

 

III.   PHYSICAL DATA

Boiling Point:                    N/A

Melting Point:                   N/E or N/A

Specific Gravity:              4.0 g/cc

Solubility in H2O:             Insoluble

Appearance and Odor:    Pale yellow to green powder, no odor

 

 

IV.   FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS DATA

Flash Point:  N/A

Flammability:  Non-flammable

Autoignition Temperature:  N/A

Flammable LimitsUpper:  N/A       Lower:  N/A

Extinguishing Media:  Use extinguishing agents suitable for the surrounding material and type of fire.

Special Firefighting Procedures:  Firefighters must wear a full face, self-contained breathing apparatus with full protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazard:  May emit fumes of metal oxide, sulfur oxides, hydrogen sulfide

 

 

V.   HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

Effects of Exposure:

To the best of our knowledge the chemical, physical and toxicological properties of phosphor 1260 have not been thoroughly investigated and recorded.

Zinc compounds have variable toxicity, but generally are of low toxicity.  Zinc is not inherently a toxic element.  However, when heated, it evolves a fume of zinc oxide which when inhaled fresh can cause a disease known as “brass founders”, “ague” or “brass chills.”  Zinc oxide dust which is not freshly formed is virtually innocuous.  There is no cumulative effect from the inhalation of zinc fumes.  (Sax, Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials)

Acute Effects:

Inhalation:  Dust irritates respiratory tract.  May be harmful.

Ingestion:  No data

Skin:  May irritate skin.

Eyes:  Dust may irritate eyes.

Chronic Effects:  No data

CarcinogenicityIARC:  No      NTP:  No     OSHA:  No

 

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:

INHALATION:  Remove to fresh air, keep warm and quiet, give oxygen if breathing is difficult and seek medical attention.

INGESTION:  Give 1-2 glasses of milk or water and induce vomiting, seek medical attention.  Never induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

SKIN:  Remove contaminated clothing, brush material off skin, wash affected area with mild soap and water, seek medical attention if symptoms persist.

EYES:  Flush eyes, including under eyelids, for 15 minutes.  Seek medical attention.

 

 

VI.   REACTIVITY DATA

Stability:  Stable

Conditions to Avoid:  N/A

Incompatibility (Material to Avoid):  Acids

Hazardous Decomposition Products:  Oxides of zinc, copper, aluminum and sulfur may be evolved at extreme temperature.

Hazardous Polymerization:  Will not occur.

 

 

VII.   SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled:  Wear appropriate respiratory and protective equipment specified in section VIII.  Ventilate area of spill.  Clean-up using methods which avoid dust generation such as vacuuming with a high efficiency particulate absolute (HEPA) air filter, wet dust mop or wet clean-up.  Place in a closed container for proper disposal.

Waste Disposal Method:  Dispose of in accordance with applicable government regulations.

 

 

VIII.   SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

Respiratory Protection:  NIOSH approved respirator

Ventilation:  Use local exhaust ventilation to maintain concentration of exposure at low levels.

Protective Gloves:  Rubber gloves

Eye Protection:  Safety glasses or goggles are recommended.

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment:  Protective gear suitable to prevent contamination.

 

 

IX.   SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storage:  Store in a cool, dry area.  Store in a tightly sealed container.  Wash thoroughly after handling.

Other Precautions:  Do not shake clothing or other items to remove dust.  Use clean-up methods which minimize dust generation such as vacuuming or wet clean-up.

Work Practices:  Implement engineering and work practice controls to reduce and maintain concentration of exposure at low levels.  Use good housekeeping and sanitation practices.  Do not use tobacco or food in work area.  Wash thoroughly before eating and smoking.  Do not blow dust off clothing or skin with compressed air.  Maintain eyewash capable of sustained flushing, safety drench shower and facilities for washing.

DOT Regulations:

Hazard Class:           None

 

 

The above information is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide.  ESPI shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

 

Issued By:             S. Dierks

Dated:                  May 2007