Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonym: Diammonium Chromate
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: Rinse out mouth, give 1 to 2 cups of water or milk, induce vomiting. 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).
Exposure guidelines: TWA 0.05 mg/m3 (Cr) (ACGIH)
Severe body tissue irritant. Avoid inhaling dust. Avoid all body tissue contact. Moderately toxic by
ingestion. Most chromium compounds are carcinogenic to humans.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
When heated to decomposition, emits toxic fumes of NH3 and NOx.
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE
and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area. Ventilate area. Sweep up, place in sealed bag or container and dispose. Wash spill site
after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #8. Store with borates, chromates, manganates and permangan