MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
MANUFACTURER NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS NO. LIQUI-CAL 8-0-0-8
ADDRESS: 421 Leader Street
Marion, Ohio 43302 DATE 10/29/2001
PHONE 1-740-382-5701 Ext. 221
EMERGENCY NO. 1-800-424-9300 Chemtrec TELEX: PREPARED BY Greg Bame
SECTION I. MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION
CHEMICAL NAME Calcium nitrate, ammonium nitrate TRADE NAME L-Cal, Liqua-Cal,
AND SYNONYMS: and urea solution AND SYNONYMS: Liquid Calcium Nitrate Solution
CHEMICAL FAMILY Inorganic Salt FORMULA Fertilizer Salt Complex
SECTION II. INGREDIENTS AND HAZARDS
HAZARD DATA HAZARD DATA
Total N as Nitrogen 8.00 N/A Typical Grades N/A
Total Ca as Calcium Nitrate 8.00 N/A 8-0-0-8
SECTION III. PHYSICAL DATA
Specific gravity (H2O = 1)
Boiling point at 1 atm, deg F 220 1.39 - 1.45
Vapor pressure at (mm Hg) N/A Evap. Rate (___________________________ = 1)
Vapor density (Air - 1) N/A Volatiles, % by Volume N/A
Water solubility Complete Molecular weight N/A
Weight/Gallon 11.4 - 11.8 lbs.
Appearance and Odor: Dark brown /black liquid
SECTION IV. FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA LOWER UPPER
Flash Point and Method N/A Autoignition Temp. N/A Flammability Limits in Air N/A
Extinguishing media: Non-flammable liquid. If involved in a fire, use water.
Special fire fighting procedures: None
Unusual fire and explosion hazards: None
SECTION V. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION None
Effects of overexposure
Eye Contact: Flush eyes immediately and thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes.
If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Skin contact: Flush skin immediately and throroghly with water. If irritation persists,
seek medical attention (should only affect if allergic).
Inhalation: Use of a self contained respirator is recommended due to noxious fumes which may be liberated
Ingestion: If conscious, immediately give large quantities of water and induce vomiting.
Seek medical attention immediately due to possible nitrate toxicity.
No. ______LIQUI-CAL 8-0-0-8
SECTION VI. REACTIVITY DATA
Stability Stable X Conditions to avoid: When heated (e.g. in a fire) may give off ammonia/noxious gas fumes.
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid) Water - reactive materials and/or strong caustics (bases)
Hazardous decomposition products: Ammonia and/or noxious gas fumes.
Hazardous May occur Conditions to avoid:
Will not occur
SECTION VII. SPILL, LEAK AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
SPILLS, LEAKS: (Steps to be taken) Since L-Cal is a fertilizer, it may promote eutrophication in waterways. In case
of a spill, contain spill and maximize recovery. Mop up or pump up promptly in metal or
plastic containers or use limestone to absorb and dispose of properly.
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Disposal may be subject to federal, state, and local regulations. Users of this
product should review their operations in terms of applicable federal, state, and
local laws and regulations, then consult with appropriate regulatory agent before
discharging or disposing.
SECTION VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory protection (Specify Type) Respirators are not required under normally ventilated conditions; however, if in an
enclosed structure, heated, or agitated, use a mist respirator approved by NIOSH.
Do not use single-use type.
Ventilation: Local Exhaust Special
Mechanical (General) Other
Only if heated
Protective Gloves: Rubber gloves (only if allergic) Eye Protection: Safety glasses are recommended
Other protective equipment and precautions
Not generally required
SECTION IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS AND COMMENTS
Storage & Handling Information Good industrial hygiene preactices should always be used.
Hazard Rating (N.F.P.A.)
Other Precautions None Reactivity: 0
This N.F.P.A. rating is a recommendation
by the manufacturer using the guidelines
or published evaluations prepared by the
DOT Class Not Applicable National Fire Protection Association
Judgements as to the suitability of information herein for purchaser's purposes are necessarily purchaser's responsibility. Therefore, although reasonable care has been taken in the
preparation of such information NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS extends no warranties, makes no representations and assumes no responsibility as to accuracy or suitability of such
information for application to purchaser's intended purposes of for consequenses of its use.
Signed Title _____Director of Plant Operations, U.S.