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PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION: pH 1.68 Buffer
Distributed by VWR Scientific Products
North American Cat. No.: 87000-104
ECN for EU: 662-1021
PRODUCT USE: pH Buffer
NFPA RATINGS: HEALTH: 2 FLAMMABILITY: 0 REACTIVITY: 0
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
% LD50 mg/kg
COMPONENT Potassium Tetroxalate Dehydrate (KHC2O4H2C2O4x 2H20)
CAS NO. 6100-20-5
COMPONENT Deionized Water
CAS NO. 7732-18-5
Low hazard for normal usage: risk cannot be excluded if the product is handled
Harmful if swallowed. May irritate eyes, mucous membranes and skin.
TARGET ORGANS: Skin, eyes, mucous membranes
ACUTE TOXICITY: Low hazard.
CHRONIC TOXICITY: May irritate skin after prolonged exposure.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Disease of the skin.
FIRST AID MEASURES
EYE AND SKIN CONTACT: Wash off with large amounts of water and soap solution.
INGESTION: Give large amounts of water. Consult physician.
INHALATION: Not hazardous. If heated do not inhale vapors/aerosols.
FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
FLASH POINT: NA AUTOIGNITION POINT: NA
FLAMMABILITY LIMITS: UPPER: NA
SPECIAL RISKS: Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapors possible in
event of fire.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Water, CO2, dry chemical or foam.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Take up with absorbent materials. Place in small containers and dispose according local
regulations. Render harmless: neutralize with sodium carbonate. Wash spill site with
VII. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Always wear eye protection and gloves when working with this product.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Do not ingest.
VIII. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/ PERSONAL PROTECTION
OSHA THRESHOLD LIMIT: None found ACGIH THRESHOL