MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
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This Material Safety Data Sheet has been prepared to comply with the EC Directive, Canadian WHMIS and OSHA
Hazard Communication Regulations.
SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION
AND THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
621 Hunt Valley Circle
New Kensington, PA 15068
Emergency Phone: (800) 424-9300 (Chemtrec)
Information Phone: (724) 334-5760
Fax: (724) 334-5763
Product Name: Mercury Thermometer
Product Number: 12-0020, 12-0177
MSDS Number: 99-0094
Revision Number: 10
MSDS Date of Preparation/Revision: 03/10/06
SECTION 2: COMPOSITION/ INFORMATION INGREDIENTS
CAS# / EINECS#
EU Classification (67/548/EEC)
T, N R23, R33, R50/53
See Section 16 for further information on EU Classification.
SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Odorless, silvery liquid with a metallic luster contained in a glass thermometer.
Emergency Overview: Contact with mercury liquid may cause eye irritation. Inhalation of mercury vapors may
cause poisoning. Thermometers may shatter at high temperatures.
EU Preparation Classification (1999/45/EC): Toxic (T), Dangerous for Environment (N) R23, R33, R50/53
SECTION 4: FIRST AID
Eye Contact: Immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes, lifting the upper and lower lids. Get prompt
Skin Contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing and wash thoroughly with soap and water. Get medical
attention. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
Inhalation: Immediately remove victim to fresh air. Give artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Get
immediate medical attention.
Ingestion: Get immediate medical attention by calling a Poison Control Center of hospital emergency department.
Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to o