Material Safety Data Sheet
AIRGAS INC., on behalf of its subsidiaries
259 North Radnor-Chester Road
Radnor, PA 19087-5283
In case of emergency
Section 1. Chemical product and company identification
Section 2. Hazards identification
Routes of entry
Potential acute health effects
Practically non-toxic by inhalation. Irritating to respiratory system.
Irritating to eyes.
Ingestion is not a normal route of exposure for gases
Irritating to skin.
Gas. (COLORLESS GAS WITH A FISH- OR AMMONIA-LIKE ODOR. [NOTE: A LIQUID
BELOW 21 F. SHIPPED AS A LIQUEFIED COMPRESSED GAS.])
See toxicological Information (section 11)
CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE.
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED.
CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: RESPIRATORY TRACT, SKIN,
EYES, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA, NOSE, SINUSES, THROAT.
VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE.
Do not ingest. Avoid contact with skin and clothing. Avoid breathing gas. Keep away
from heat, sparks and flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Keep container
closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
aggravated by overexposure
Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health
by an accumulation in one or many human organs.
Potential chronic health
Contact with rapidly expanding gases can cause frostbite.
ACGIH TLV (United States, 9/2004).
STEL: 19 mg/m3 15 minute(s). Form: All
STEL: 15 ppm 15 minute(s). Form: All forms
TWA: 6.4 mg/m 3 8 hour(s). F