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ZINC SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE ICSC: 0349
Date of peer-review: October 2001

White Vitriol
CAS # 7446-20-0 ZnSO4. 7H2O
RTECS # ZH5300000 Molecular mass: 287.6
UN #
EC # 030-006-00-1
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.

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


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Shortness of breath.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed.
Skin Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Temporary loss of vision.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. (Extra personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles.) Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xi, N
R: 36/38-50/53
S: (2-)22-25-60-61
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Well closed.
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 2001

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ZINC SULFATE HEPTAHYDRATE ICSC: 0349
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
GRANULES OR CRYSTALLINE POWDER.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 100C
Density: 1.97 g/cm^3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 54
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.
NOTES
The recommendations on this Card also apply to Zinc sulfate CAS 7733-02-0.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 2001

See Also:
        Zinc sulfate (CHEMINFO)
        Zinc sulphate (UK PID)