Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonym: anhydrous ammonia
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. Do not 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 25
ppm, STEL 35 ppm (NIOSH, ACGIH)
Colorless gas with a pungent odor.
Moderately toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Severe irritant of eyes, respiratory tract and skin. Corrosive to
Can cause breathing problems, chest pain, coughing and even suffocation. Can cause severe skin burns.
Moderate fire risk.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Moderate fire risk. Combustible gas.
UEL: 25% LEL: 15% Autoignition Temperature: 1203 F
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
Close cylinder at once. Remove all ignition sources and ventilate room. If cylinder is leaking, evacuate the laboratory and call fire department
with necessary breathing equipment.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
Store with the bottled