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
: nitrogen fluoride
Section 2. Hazards identification
Routes of entry
Potential acute health effects
Acts as a simple asphyxiant.
Irritating to eyes.
Ingestion is not a normal route of exposure for gases
Irritating to skin.
Gas. [COLORLESS GAS WITH A MOLDY ODOR [NOTE: SHIPPED AS A
NONLIQUEFIED COMPRESSED GAS.]]
See toxicological information (section 11)
MAY CAUSE TARGET ORGAN DAMAGE, BASED ON ANIMAL DATA.
CONTACT WITH COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL MAY CAUSE FIRE.
CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE.
Do not puncture or incinerate container. May cause target organ damage, based on
animal data. Store in tightly-closed container. Avoid contact with combustible materials.
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
aggravated by over-
Pre-existing disorders involving any target organs mentioned in this MSDS as being at
risk may be aggravated by over-exposure to this product.
Potential chronic health
Contact with rapidly expanding gases can cause frostbite.
: May cause damage to the following organs: blood, kidneys, liver, upper respiratory tract,
ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2008).
STEL: 29 mg/m³ 15 minute(s).
TWA: 10 ppm 8 hour(s).
NIOSH REL (United States, 6/2008).
TWA: 29 mg/m³ 10 hour(s).
TWA: 10 ppm 10 hour(s).
OSHA PEL (United States, 11/2006).
TWA: 29 mg/m³ 8 hour(s).
Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients