MSDS: Sodium Carbonate, Anhydrous July,2005
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Date Reviewed: July 2008
Supersedes: January, 2007
This document has been prepared to meet the requirements of the U.S. OSHA
Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200; the Canada’s Workplace
Hazards Materials Information System (WHMIS) and, the EC Directive, 2001/58/EC.
1. Product and Company Identification
Sodium Carbonate, Anhydrous
Soda Ash, Disodium Carbonate
Also: Dense Soda Ash, Soda Ash Light, Synthetic Light Soda Ash,
Soda Ash Liquid, Natural Light Soda Ash, Natural Light HA Soda Ash
Glass manufacture, detergent manufacture, sodium chemicals and
carbonate chemicals manufacture, pulp and paper, brine treatment,
water hardness removal, pH adjustment in water or wastewater, flue
gas desulphurization, coal treatment, ion exchange resin regeneration.
This chemical is certified to ANSI/NSF Standard 60, Drinking Water Chemicals – Health Effects
(as packaged in the original, unopened container). Concentration not to exceed 100 ppm when
used for corrosion control or scale control pH adjustment.
General Chemical Industrial Products
120 Eagle Rock Avenue East Hanover, NJ 07936
(800) 424-9300 (CHEMTREC – US)
(613) 996-6666 (CANUTEC – Canada)
(307) 872- 3431 (Plant – Green River, WY)
2. Composition / Information on Ingredients
3. Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview: White, odorless, granular solid. Product is non-combustible. Reacts
with acids to release carbon dioxide gas and heat. May irritate skin and eyes. Dusts may
irritate respiratory tract. Not expected to be toxic to the environment, nor to aquatic organisms.
Avoid simultaneous exposure to soda ash and lime dust. In the presence of moisture (i.e.
perspiration) the two materials combine to form caustic s