Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Alkaline Potassium Iodide Azide
Potassium hydroxide (1310-58-3) 41%, Sodium azide (26628-22-8) 0.6%, Potassium iodide (7681-11-0) 9%,
and water (7732-18-5) 49-50%.
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Give large quantities of water. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits. Always wear a NIOSH-approved respirator with proper
cartridges or a positive pressure, air-supplied respirator when handling this material in emergency situations (spill or fire).
Clear colorless liquid. Odorless.
Highly corrosive to all body tissue, especially skin and eyes. Avoid all body contact. Highly toxic by
ingestion and skin absorption.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non combustible liquid.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area. Ventilate area. Contain spill with sand and absorbent material. See sections 8 and 13 for
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #4. Store with hydroxides, oxides, silicates and carbonates.
Store in a Flinn dedicated corrosives cabinet.
November 25, 2002
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261