MAG Flakes MSDS

July 26, 2011

ACCORDING TO EEC

1. Composition/Information on ingredients:

Range
Magnesium Chloride
(MgCl2)
46.0 – 48 %
Calcium Chloride
(CaCl2)
2.0 – 3.0 %
Sodium Chloride
(NaCl)
0.5 – 1.0 %
Potassium Chloride
(KCl)
0.2 – 1.0 %
Water (H2O) Balance to
100 %

2. Possible Hazards:
Critical Hazards to man Inapplicable and environment

3. First aid measures:
On skin contact: Wash with water
On contact with eyes: Flush open eyes with plenty of water.
On ingestion: Induce vomiting and consult physician.

4. Fire fighting measures:
Suitable extinguishing media: Inapplicable, because not combustible
Special protective equipment: Not required

5. Accidental release measures:
Personal precautions: No special measures required
Environmental precautions: Avoid contamination of water sources
Methods of cleaning up: Pick up mechanically and dispose according to point 13. Minor residues to be washed away with excessive water flow. Disposal of waste water according to regulations.

6. Handling and Storage:
Handling: Prevent contact with water or humid atmosphere.
Protection against fire and
explosion: No special demands, because not combustible.
Storage: Keep dry in storage, avoid moisture.

7. Personal protection:
Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection: Dust mask under strong dust development
Hand protection: Rubber gloves recommended if exposed for a long time
Eye protection: Safety goggles under strong dust development
Body protection: Not required.

8. Physical and Chemical properties:
Form: Flakes
Colour: White
Odour: None
Change in physical state: Hygroscopic
Flash Point: Not applicable, because not combustible
Explosion hazard: Not applicable
Density (20°C): 1.6 gr/cm3
Bulk Density: 800 – 900 kg/m3
Solubility in water (20°C): 167 g/100 ml water
pH value: 8.2

9. Stability and reactivity
Hazardous decomposition products: Above 160°C decomposes giving HCl gases
Hazardous reactions: None

10. Toxicological Information:
Acutic Toxicity: LD5O/oral/rat – 8100 mg/kg.
Primary irritation (skin/eyes): no data available
Sensitizing: no sensitizing on human beings
Experiences in humans: None
Additional information: If handled according to regulations no danger to human beings.

11. Ecological Information:
Behaviour and environmental
If properly introduced in small concentrations into adapted biological sewage treatment plants, decomposition of the activated sludge is not affected Ecotoxic effects Not available

Not mentioned in the EC Regulations of 4/5/76 concerning discharge of dangerous materials into waters, neither in List I nor List II.
MgCl2 is a component of sea water.

12. Disposal considerations:
Product: Transfer to a suitable waste deposit, thereby observing local laws and regulations (special waste or underground deposits). Contaminated Packaging: Contaminated bags should be emptied thoroughly; after proper cleaning they can be recycled.

13. Transportation Information:
Is not a hazardous material according to the transport regulations.