MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
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Section 1 - Product Identification & Use
Advance Balance -250, Advance Balance -2000,
Advance Balance – 5000
For buffering and controlling the pH of Advance 12
Bleach solutions when used for disinfecting &
WHMIS Classification: Class E, Corrosive Liquids
Corrosive liquid n.o.s. (phosphoric acid) Class 8 , UN
Advance Chemicals Ltd.
2023 Kingsway Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 1S9
Phone: (604)945-9666, fax: (604)945-9617
CANUTEC 24 hrs (613) 996-6666
Section 2 - Hazardous Ingredients
LD50 & LC50
(oral, rat) 1.53 g/kg
(oral, rat) 500mg/kg
Section 3 - Physical Data
Physical state: liquid
Boiling point: no data found
Liquid density: 1.08 kg/L
Freezing point: 0°C
pH: 1.6 - 2.2 @ 20°C
Solubility in water: 100%
Vapour pressure: no data found
Evaporation rate: no data
Odour & Appearance: The product is a clear, colourless liquid solution. There
may be a slight acid like odour above the open liquid.
Section 4 - Fire or Explosion Hazard
Flammability: The product is not considered to be flammable.
Extinguishing media: Use an extinguishing media for surrounding the fire, or all
purpose foam by manufacturer's recommended techniques for large fires. Use
water to cool fire exposed containers to prevent vapour build-up and rupture. Water
may also be used to flush spills away from dangerous exposures.
Hazardous Combustion Products: This product is considered to be non-
flammable, but will decompose when exposed to higher than normal temperatures,
producing toxic phosphorous oxide fumes.
Section 5 - Reactivity Data
Stability: Stable under normal ambient conditions. Product will decompose when