Kanto Corporation Material Safety Data Sheet
Ammonium Fluoride Solution
Date of Preparation: September 2003
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product/Chemical Name: Ammonium Fluoride Solution
Chemical Formula: NH4F
General Use: Analytical chemistry, glass etching, fluorides, and semi-conductor industry.
Kanto Corporation, 13424 N. Woodrush Way, Portland, OR 97203
Kanto Customer Service, Phone (503) 283-0405, FAX (503) 240-0409
For All Transportation Emergencies Call CHEMTREC at 1-800-424-9300
Section 2 – Composition/ Information on Ingredients
Occupational Exposure Limits
Section 3 - Hazards Identification
Severe burns to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract irritation with possiblity of delayed onset of symptoms. Heat
and fire can cause decomposition releasing irritating and poisonous gases. Attacks metals and glass.
Potential Health Effects
Primary Entry Routes: Inhalation, eye and skin contact, ingestion.
Target Organs: Respiratory system, skin, eyes, central nervous system, skeletal system, and kidneys.
Inhalation: Vapors and mists irritate nose, throat, and respiratory tract causing coughing and a sore throat. High
concentrations and extended exposure can attack central nervous system, kidneys, skeleton, and cause pulmonary edema.
Eye: Severe burns may cause blindness with possibility of delayed onset of symptoms.
Skin: Severe burns with possibility of delayed onset of symptoms. Can be absorbed through the skin i