Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Ammonium Hydroxide (1336-21-6) 8-10%, Water (7732-18-5) 90-92%
Synonym: household ammonia, ammonia solution, aqueous 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. 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 exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
White cloudy liquid with strong ammonia odor .
Mildly toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Irritating to body tissues. Lachrymator.
Avoid all body tissue contact.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable, non combustible.
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 and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or container. See
Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #4. Store in a dedicated base cabinet. If a cabinet is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Cube.
Use and dispense in a hood.
February 24, 2003
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 605