MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Trade Name: Britesil® C20 Hydrous Sodium Silicate
Date Prepared: 07/14/06
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1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Britesil® C20 Hydrous Sodium silicate
A 2.0 weight ratio hydrous sodium silicate powder
P. O. Box 840
Valley Forge, PA 19482 USA
In case of emergency call:
For transportation emergency
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical and Common Name CAS Registry Number Wt. %
Silicic acid, sodium salt;
~83% Not Established Not Established
~17% Not Established Not Established
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
White, odorless, powder. Causes burns to skin and eyes. Dust
irritating to respiratory tract. Due to high pH of product,
release into surface water is harmful to aquatic life.
Noncombustible. Reacts with acids and some organics.
Causes eye burns.
Causes skin burns.
Dust irritating to respiratory tract.
Causes burns to digestive tract..
No known chronic hazards. Not listed by NTP, IARC or OSHA
as a carcinogen.
Can etch glass if not promptly removed.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes. If easy to do, remove contact lenses, if worn. Get medical
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get
medical attention immediately. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly
clean shoes before reuse.
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If
breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Trade Name: Britesil® C20