SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE AND COMPANY DETAILS
2. COMPOSITION - INFORMATION ON ALLOY
3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
Important Hazard: Metal is non-reactive
Specific Hazard: When remelting silver/copper, fume may cause metal fume fever.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
General Advice: Present safety data sheet to attending doctor
Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Seek medical attention if respiratory symptoms develop.
Skin Contact: After handling alloy wash hands with soap and water. If skin irritation develops seek medical attention.
Eye contact: If dust from powdered alloy causes eye irritation irrigate with water or isotonic saline. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion: If the alloy in powder form is ingested rinse mouth with water. Give patient water or milk to drink. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Media: Dry powder, sand, or carbon dioxide.
Extinguishing Media Which for Safety Reasons Should Not Be Used: Water
Specified Hazard: Molten metal is explosive if sprayed with water
Special Protective Equipment for Fire Fighting: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Protection: Wear protective equipment. If the alloy is in powder form, avoid inhaling dust and dust in the eyes.
Environmental Precautions: None
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling: Do not inhale dust
Storage: No special precautions required
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION (Data Taken From Health and Safety Executive Document EH40/98 Occupational Exposure Limits Constituents & Decomposition Products)
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection if handling powders or producing metal dust
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form: Metal - sheet, strip, rod
Color: Metallic, silver/white
PH Value: Not applicable
Melting Point: 765°C (1,409°F) - 940°C (1,724°F)
Specific Gravity: 10.3 at 20°C (68°F)
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Viscosity: Not relevant
Radioactivity: Not relevant
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to Avoid: Overheating
Materials to Avoid: Strong acids
Conditions to Avoid (Polymerization): Not relevant
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toxic metal oxides
11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Toxicity: Not known
Local Effects: Not known
Long Term Toxicity: Not known
Chronic Toxicity: Not known
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Mobility: No Information
Degradability: Long term corrosion
Bio Accumulation: No information
Eco Toxicity Effects: No information
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste, Scrap, Unused Products: Return to supplier
Contaminated Packaging: Not applicable
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping Name: Metal alloy
Shipping Restrictions: None
15. REGULARITY INFORMATION
according to European Directive on Classification of Hazardous Preparations