SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
BLEACH, 10-16% /(wt.) Page 1 of 2
TRINITY MANUFACTURING, INC.
4. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
PO Box 1519
11 E.V. Hogan Drive Flash Point (掳C.): Not flammable
Flammable Limits: N/A
Hamlet, NC 28345
Extinguishing Media: Water spray, dry chemical, CO2
EMERGENCY PHONE: (800) 632-6228
Special Fire Fighting Precautions: Wear self-contained
(8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST) breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Chemtrec: 1-800-424-9300 (24 Hours) Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: When heated,
Effective Date: 01-01-92 bleach decomposes and may cause containers to rupture
Revised Date: 01-10-06 or explode. Contact with oxidizing agents or organic
materials may cause fire. Fire generates chlorine gas.
1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
5. REACTIVITY DATA:
Product Name: Sodium Hypochlorite, 10-16% by wt.
Tri-Lite 150 (15% min. vol, trade %)
Instability Becomes unstable after 40 掳C. (104 掳F.)
Tri-Lite 100 (12% min. vol, trade %)
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Acids, organic
Tri-Lite 200 (20% min, vol, trade %)
material, ammonia, reducing agents, amines, ultraviolet
Chemical Name: Sodium Hypochlorite
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Reacts with
Chemical Family: Hypochlorite (Oxidizing Agent)
acid to release chlorine gas.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Conditions to Avoid: High heat, sunlight exposure.
HEALTH: 3 0 = Least
FLAMMABILITY: 0 1 = Slight
6. HEALTH HAZARD DATA
REACTIVITY: 2 2 = Moderate
PERSONAL PROTECTION: C 3 = High
Routes Of Entry:
4 = Extreme
2. HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Name CAS Percent Exposure Limits
by weight OSHA ACGIH
Health Hazards (Acute & Chronic): Corrosive to skin,
eyes and mucous membranes. Lung damage, dermatitis.
Sodium Hypochlorite 7681-52-9 10.0-16.0 N/E N/E
3. PHYSICAL DATA NTP? No
Specific Gravity (H20 = 1): 1.158 - 1.260 @ 90掳 F. IARC Monographs? No
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): 17.5 mmHg @ 70掳 F. OSHA Regulated? No
Vapor Density (Air = 1): > 1.0
Percent Volatile (by volume): 100.0
Signs and Symptoms Of Exposure:
Solubility In Water: Complete
Inhalation: Irritation, coughing; may cause lung
Boiling Point: 110 掳C. in soln. (230 掳F.)
Melting Point: N/A
Skin Contact: Irritation; may cause dermatitis or,
Evaporation Rate: N/A
Appearance: Greenish yellow liquid
Ingestion: Irritation, nausea, vomiting.
Odor: Pungent like chlorine
pH > 11.0 Eye Contact: Irritation; may cause burns.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure:
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
BLEACH, 10-16% /wt Page 2 of 2
Emergency and First Aid Procedures: 9. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is
difficult, call a physician. For Sodium Hypochlorite as NaOCl, CAS 7681-52-9
Skin Contact: Flush affected area immediately with
SARA Title III: Yes
water for 15 minutes, call a physician.
SARA 311/312: Acute; mixture/liquid
Ingestion: If conscious, give water to drink, followed by
Section 313 Form R: No
milk. Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician. Reportable Quantity: 100 lbs. CERCLA
Eye Contact: Flush immediately with water for 15
RCRA Hazardous Waste: Not listed
minutes, call a physician.
Clean Water Act: 100 lbs.
TSCA Inventory: Yes
7. PRECAUTIONS - Handling and Use TSCA 8(d): No
Steps To Be Taken If Material Is Released or Spilled: TSCA 12(b): No
Ventilate spill or leak area. Wear personal protective TSCA Flags: XU
equipment as needed to prevent contact such as goggles,
gloves, neoprene or rubber coveralls, rubber boots, and State Lists:
the appropriate level of respiratory protection. Massachusetts Haz. Substance: F8
Small Spills: Contain spilled material. Transfer to Pennsylvania Haz. Substance: E
secure containers. Where necessary, collect using Minnesota Haz. Substance: I
absorbent media like clay or sand. New York Hazardous Substances RQ Air - 100 lbs
Large Spills: Wear SCBA. Dike to minimize area of RQ Land - 100 lbs
contamination. Dilute with large amounts of water.
Pump or vacuum liquid to container. Absorb remaining CAS Number Chemical Name % by Weight
liquid with inert material such as sand or clay and 7681-52-9 Sodium Hypochlorite 10-16
collect into containers. Avoid contact with organic
materials. Avoid direct discharge to sewers or surface 10. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
US DOT Basic Shipping Description:
Waste Disposal Method: Consult federal, state, and
RQ, Hypochlorite solutions, Class 8 (Corrosive),
UN1791, PG III (Sodium Hypochlorite 10-16% by
Precautions To Be Taken In Handling and Storing:
Store in cool, dry, and well ventilated area away from
organics and strong reducing agents. Do not freeze.
Reportable Quantity 100 lbs (DOT)
Keep container closed when not in use. Avoid direct
The information accumulated herein is believed to be
8. CONTROL MEASURES
accurate but is not warranted to be whether originating
Respiratory Protection: Use NIOSH approved
with Trinity Manufacturing, Inc. or not. Recipients are
respirators if above PEL/TLV
advised to confirm in advance that the information is
Ventilation: Local exhaust if enclosed area
current and applicable to their situation. No warranty is
Protective Gloves: Rubber, neoprene
implied. Since conditions of use are beyond Trinity
Eye Protection: Chemical goggles; use face
Manufacturing鈥檚 control, user assumes all risk.
shield for additional protection
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment:
Proper clothing (such as rubber apron) and boots in
N/E - Not established
accordance with 29CFR1910.133 as needed to protect
N/A - Not available
Work/Hygienic Practices: Wash hands and face before
eating, drinking, or smoking after handling material.
Eye wash station and safety shower must be available in