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MSDS | Material Safety Data Sheet | Potassium Sulfate

Potassium Sulfate
Chemicals & Fertilizers Choose Category of Information : 6

1. Product Identification

Identification of the product


Product name: Potassium Sulfate

Use of the substance :


Fertilizer
for chloride sensitive crops such as : tobacco, tea, pineapple, potato,
tomato, grape, guava, orange, apple, watermelon, star fruit, citrus,
papaya, other fruits and vegetables
Manufacture of Potash Alum
Manufacture of Gypsum Cement
Manufacture of Glass

2. Composition / Information on Ingredients

Synonyms: Dipotassium Sulfate, Sulphate of Potash , Potassium pyrosulfate


CAS No.: 7778-80-5
Molecular Weight: 174.26
Chemical Formula: K2SO4

3. Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview

REMOVAL FROM SKIN, EYES, AND CLOTHING

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Health Rating : Slight


Flammability Rating : None
Reactivity Rating : None
Contact Rating : None
Protective Equipment : Safety glasses

Potential Health Effects

Inhalation:
Dust may sneezing or coughing
Ingestion:
Large oral dosages may produce gastrointestinal disturbances and irritation
Skin Contact:
Not expected to be a health hazard from skin exposure
Eye Contact:
Dust may cause mechanical irritation
Chronic Exposure:
Potassium poisoning may occur in rare cases of long exposure or ingestion
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions:
No adverse health effects expected

4. First Aid Measures

Inhalation:
Remove to fresh air
Ingestion:
If large amounts were swallowed, give water to drink and get medical advice
Skin Contact:
Was exposure area with soap and water
Eye Contact:
Immediately flush eyes with plenthy of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lower and
upper eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention immediately

5. Fire-fighting Measures

Flash point (°C) :


Will not burn
Flammability Classification :
Will not burn
Flammable Limit in Air (% by volume) :
Will not burn
Extinguisher Medium :
Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire Fighting :
Use protective clothing and breathing equipment appropriate for the surrounding fire
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards :
May release oxides of sulfur and potassium if invalved in fire

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6. Accidental Release Measures

Sweep up and containerize for reclamation or disposal

7. Handling and Storage

Handling:
No further requirements

Storage:
Tightly closed. Dry. Storage temperature: no restrictions

8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Ventilation :
Good general ventilation should be provided.
Respiratory protection :
Respirator with dust filter
Skin Protection :
Wear protective clothing, boots, rubber gloves, lab coat
Eye protection :
Safety glasses
Airborne Exposure Limits:
- OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
15 mg/m3 total dust, 5 mg/m3 respirable fraction for nuisance dusts.
- ACGIH Threshold Limit Value (TLV):
10 mg/m3 total dust containing no asbestos and < 1% crystalline silica for
Particulates Not Otherwise Classified (PNOC)

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Colourless to white crystalline powder


Odour: Odourless
pH value
at 50 g/l H2O (20 °C) below 7
Melting Point 1067 °C (1953 °F)
Boiling Point (1013 hPa) 1689 °C (3072 °F)
Ignition temperature not applicable
Flash point not applicable
Explosion limits lower not available
upper not available
Vapour Pressure not applicable
Solubility in water (20 °C) 110 g/l
Density (20 °C) 2.66 g/cm3
Bulk density ~ 1200 kg/m3

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10. Stability and Reactivity

Conditions to be avoided
Strong heating
Substances to be avoided
aluminium / heat and magnesium / heat
Hazardous decomposition products
May release oxides of sulfur and potassium if invalved in fire

11. Toxicological Information

LD50 (oral, rat) : > 6600 mg/kg

12. Ecological Information

Enviromental Fate :
No information found
Enviromental Toxicity :
No information found

13. Disposal Considerations

Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an


appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamining of
this product may change the waste management options.

14. Transport Information

Not regulated.

15. Regulatory Information

Labelling according to EC Directives


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16. Other Information

Revision Information:
General update

Disclaimer:
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The information accumulated here is believed to be accurate but is not warranted to be whether
originating with the company or not.

The information contained in this Health and Safety Data Sheet should be used only as a guide
to the safe handling of the product, and is not intended as a technical specification

Prepared by : Quality Assurance Division


Phone Number : (62-21) 619-8100

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