MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
BW 50™ Sodium Silicate Solution
Date Prepared: 05/08/06
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1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
BW 50™ Sodium silicate solution
A 1.60 weight ratio sodium silicate, 42.5% solution in water
P. O. Box 840
Valley Forge, PA 19482 USA
In case of emergency call:
For transportation emergency
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical and Common Name CAS Registry Number Wt. %
57.5% Not Established Not Established
Silicic acid, sodium salt;
42.5% Not Established Not Established
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Clear to hazy, colorless, odorless, thick liquid. Corrosive to
eyes, skin, and digestive tract. Spray mist is corrosive to
respiratory tract. Due to high pH of product, release into
surface water is harmful to aquatic life. Noncombustible.
Spills are slippery. Reacts with acids, ammonium salts,
reactive metals and some organics.
Corrosive. Causes eye burns.
Corrosive. Causes skin burns.
Corrosive. Spray mist causes burns to respiratory tract.
Corrosive. Causes burns to mouth, esophagus, and stomach.
No known chronic hazards. Not listed by NTP, IARC or OSHA
as a carcinogen.
Dries to form glass film, which can easily cut skin. Spilled
material is very slippery. Can etch glass if not promptly
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get
medical attention immediately. Wash clothing befor