CHEM178L safety assignment 8

CHEM178L safety - Fe(NH4)2(SO4)2 Potential Health Effects Eye Causes eye irritation May cause chemical conjunctivitis Skin Causes skin irritation

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Sheet1 Page 1 Oxalic Acid Eye: May cause severe eye irritation. May result in corneal injury. Skin: Causes skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Rare chemical burns may occur from oxalic acid and may ca u Ingestion: Oxalic acid is toxic because of its acidic and chelating properties. It is especially toxic when ingested. As little as 5 g Inhalation: Inhalation of oxalic acid produces irritation of the respiratory tract, ulceration of the mucous membranes, headache s Chronic: Inhalation of oxalic acid dust or mist over a long period of time might result in weight loss and respiratory tract inflamm Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on cloth Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Conditions to Avoid: Dust generation, metals.
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Unformatted text preview: Fe(NH4)2(SO4)2 Potential Health Effects Eye: Causes eye irritation. May cause chemical conjunctivitis. Skin: Causes skin irritation. Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause liver damage. May cause cardi a Inhalation: Causes respiratory tract irritation. Can produce delayed pulmonary edema. Chronic: Effects may be delayed. Chronic exposure may cause liver damage. Handling: Wash hands before eating. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing . K Chemical Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions. Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, light, dust generation, exposure to air, excess heat....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course CHEM 178L taught by Professor T.a. during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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