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SODIUM SULFATE ICSC: 0952
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Sodium sulfate anhydrous
Disodium sulfate
Sulfuric acid disodium salt
CAS # 7757-82-6 Na2SO4
RTECS # WE1650000 Molecular mass: 142.1
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TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE


IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2005

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SODIUM SULFATE ICSC: 0952
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
HYGROSCOPIC WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing sulfur oxides and sodium oxides.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the gastrointestinal tract when ingested.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 884C
Relative density (water = 1): 2.7
Solubility in water: very good
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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IPCS, CEC 2005