Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Barium Nitrate and Solutions
Barium Nitrate And Solutions: Barium Nitrate (10022-31-8) 2.5-8.0% and Water (7732-18-5) 92-97.5%
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: Induce vomiting. After vomiting, give a mixture of 1 Tbs. magnesium sulfate in one cup 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 ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits. Always wear a NIOSH-approved respirator with proper
cartridges or a positive pressure, air-supplied respirator when handling this material in emergency situations (spill or fire).
Exposure guidelines: TWA 0.5 mg/m3 (Ba) (OSHA, ACGIH)
Lustrous white crystals or clear colorless liquid. Odorless.
Moderately toxic by ingestion or inhalation, irritant. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and mucous
membranes. Strong oxidizer may explode when heated. All soluble barium compounds are poisonous if
swallowed and cause nausea, vomiting, stomach pains and diarrhea.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable, non combustible solid or liquid.
Fire risk; strong oxidizer. When heated to decomposition, it emits toxic fumes of 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
If liquid: Restrict unprotected personnel from area and ventilate area. Contain spill with