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Sodium Tripolyphosphate


MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Sodium Tripolyphosphate

Product Name: SODIUM TRIPOLYPHOSPHATE
Synonyms: triphosphoric acid pentasodium salt, pentasodium triphosphate, tripolyphosphate pentasodium, sodium triphosphate, STPP, armofos, empiphos stp-D, freez-gard FP 19, polygon, rhodiaphos H5, thermphos, tripoly
Use: builder in laundry powder, sequestrant, chelating agent.
Molecular formula: Na5P3O10
Molecular weight: 367.86
CAS No: 7758-29-4
EC No: 231-838-7

1. Identification of the substance/preparation and company
Trade Name : Sodium Tripolyphosphate
Chemical Name : Sodium Tripolyphosphate
Application : Food & Feed industry, Detergents & Dishwashing Tablets, ( liquid ) Cleaners, in Brines, in the Seafood and Meat industry, Detergent, Slurries.
Supplier: MiniScience Inc. www.ChemicalStore.com
Emergency Telephone Number : 973-420-4972
 
2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
Sodium Tripolyphosphate ( as Na5P3O10 ) : 94% min.
Phosphorus Pentoxide ( as P2O5 ) : 56.5% min.
Insoluble Matters in Water : 0.1% max.
Sulfates (as SO4) : 0.5% max.
Iron (as Fe) : 0.015% max.
Whiteness : 90% min.
PH Value : 9.2 C 10.0
Density : 0.40g/cm3 C 1.0g/cm3
Size ( pass through 50 mesh sieve ) : 90% min.

3. Hazards Identification / Symptoms
Inhalation : Cough, Sore Throat, Shortness of Breath
Skin : Redness, Corrosive
Eyes : Redness, Corrosive, Poor Visibility
Ingestion : Gastro-intestinal disorders, vomiting
Environment : Can contribute to eutrophication in stagnant waters;
Any release into surface waters should therfore be avoided.
Fire :
Explosion :
Chemical / Physical :
Other : No particular hazards are known

4. First Aid Measures
In case of inhalation : Remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.
Seek medical advice.
In case of contacting with skin : After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
In case of contact with eyes : Rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
4. First Aid Measures
In case of ingestion : Rinse mouth. Drink water. Call for medical assistance.
Advice to doctor : Treat the symptoms.
Further information :

5. Fire-fighting Measures
Extinguishing media : The product itself is not flammable; take extinguishing action appropriate to the fire in the surroundings. Foam; Dry powder; Carbon dioxide; Waterspray jet.
Unsuitable extinguishing media :
Special exposure hazards :
Dangerous decomposition products :
Euipment for firefighters :
Specific extinguishing procedure :

6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal precaution : Do not inhale. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Forms with water, slippery and greasy layers.
Environmental precaution : Avoid release into the sewage network or the aquatic environment.
Methods for cleaning up : Take up mechanically. Rinse away residues with water. Dispose of contaminated material in accordance with the safety regulations.

7. Handling and Storage
Handling : Avoid dust formation and accumulation. No special measures are required if the material is stored and handled in accordance with the regulations.
Storage : No special measures are required if the material is stored and handled in accordance with the regulations. Stablility : Storage period > 12 months.
Requirement for packaging : Store container in a dry, cool, well ventilated place.
 
8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
LIMIT VALUE*
* Dutch limit value ( MAC ) : Not defined.
MEASURE
Technical : Do not inhale. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Provide good ventilation and local fume extraction.
Organizational Hygienic : After work, wash and care for the skin thoroughly.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Respiratory protection : Dust mask, filter type P2.
Hand protection : Rubber gloves.
Eye protection : Safety goggles.
Skin protection : Work clothing or lab coat

9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical condition : Solid.
Colour : White.
Odour perception limit :
Molecular weight : 368
Acidity / pH : 9.2 C 10.0 ( at.: 10 g/l H2O and 20oC )
Boiling point /­.( oC ) :
Melting poing /­.( oC ) : Approx. 620
Flash point ( oC ) :
Self-ignition temperature ( oC ) :
Lower explosion limit ( vol.% ) :
Vapour pressure ( 20oC ) :
Relative vapour density ( Air=1 ) :
Bulk density ( kg/m3 ) : 400 to 1000
Relative density ( H2O=1 ) :
Solubility in water : Approx. 150 g/l ( at 20oC ); Approx. 180 g/l ( at 60oC ).
Viscosity ( 20oC, mPas ) :
Partition coefficient octanol / water:

10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability : Thermal decomposition: above 600oC.
Circumstances to avoid :
Substances to avoid :
Dangerous decomposition products :
 
11. Toxicological Information
Acute Toxicity : Oral: (LD50 > 2000 mg/kg. Xposure period: 15 days.
Species: rat.
Source: Hoechst study.
Topical effects : Skin irritation: not irritating. Exposure period: 15 days.
Species: rabbit. Source: Hoechst study.
Eye irritation: not irritating. Exposure period: 15 days.
Species: rabbit eye. Soure: Hoechst study.
Hypersensitization: not sensitising.
Long-term effects :
Chronic effects :
Other effects :

12. Ecological Information
Mobility :
Bioaccumulative pot. :
Degradability :
Ecotoxicity : Toxicity to bacteria: EC50 > 1000 mg/l. Exposure period: 48
hours. Species: active sludge. Method: PECD 209. Source:
Study by Hoechst.
Other : Do not release undiluted product into drains.

13. Disposal considerations
Method of disposal : Consult the manufacturer about recycling.
Waste material code :
Disposal of packaging :
Other remarks :

14. Transport Information
UN-number :
Danger-number :
Transport name : Depends of type STPP
ADR/ADNR/RID class : NOT A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.
Item number :
IMO / IMDG-class : NOT A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.
IATA : NOT A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.
Other details : Shipment by mail: APPROVED.

15. Regulatory Information
Symbol :
R-phrases
S-phrases
Note :
EC-labeling : Labelling in conformitly with directives 67/548/EEC and 88/379/EEC; not subject to the labelling regulation.
EC number :
Special regulations : Germany: Water endangerment category: 1 (KBwS classification)
KBwS no.: 1209.

16. Other Information
NFPA Ratings: Health: 2 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
Changes rubric : 1, 2 and 3

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