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Sodium Bicarbonate
Safety Data Sheet
according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations
Date of issue: 02/21/2007 Revision date: 09/13/2019 Supersedes: 03/13/2018 Version: 1.2
SECTION 1: Identification
1.1. Identification
Product form : Substance
Substance name : Sodium Bicarbonate
Chemical name : Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
CAS-No. : 144-55-8
Product code : LC22943
Formula : NaHCO3
1.2. Recommended use and restrictions on use
Use of the substance/mixture : For laboratory and manufacturing use only.
Recommended use : Laboratory chemicals
Restrictions on use : Not for food, drug or household use
1.3. Supplier
LabChem, Inc.
Jackson's Pointe Commerce Park Building 1000, 1010 Jackson's Pointe Court
Zelienople, PA 16063 - USA
T 412-826-5230 - F 724-473-0647
info@labchem.com - www.labchem.com
1.4. Emergency telephone number
Emergency number : CHEMTREC: 1-800-424-9300 or +1-703-741-5970
SECTION 2: Hazard(s) identification
2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS US classification
Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2B H320 Causes eye irritation
Full text of H statements : see section 16
2.2. GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
GHS US labeling
Signal word (GHS US) : Warning
Hazard statements (GHS US) : H320 - Causes eye irritation
Precautionary statements (GHS US) : P264 - Wash exposed skin thoroughly after handling.
P305+P351+P338 - If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact
lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
2.3. Other hazards which do not result in classification
Other hazards not contributing to the : None.
2.4. Unknown acute toxicity (GHS US)
Not applicable
SECTION 3: Composition/Information on ingredients
3.1. Substances
Substance type : Mono-constituent
Name Product identifier % GHS US classification
Sodium Bicarbonate (CAS-No.) 144-55-8 100 Eye Irrit. 2B, H320
(Main constituent)
Full text of hazard classes and H-statements : see section 16
3.2. Mixtures
Not applicable
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Sodium Bicarbonate
Safety Data Sheet
according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations
SECTION 4: First-aid measures
4.1. Description of first aid measures
First-aid measures general : Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical
advice (show the label where possible).
First-aid measures after inhalation : Allow affected person to breathe fresh air. Allow the victim to rest.
First-aid measures after skin contact : Remove affected clothing and wash all exposed skin area with mild soap and water, followed
by warm water rinse.
First-aid measures after eye contact : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
First-aid measures after ingestion : Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain emergency medical attention.
4.2. Most important symptoms and effects (acute and delayed)
Potential Adverse human health effects and : Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Causes eye irritation.
4.3. Immediate medical attention and special treatment, if necessary
No additional information available
SECTION 5: Fire-fighting measures
5.1. Suitable (and unsuitable) extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Water spray. Sand.
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Do not use a heavy water stream.
5.2. Specific hazards arising from the chemical
No additional information available
5.3. Special protective equipment and precautions for fire-fighters
Firefighting instructions : Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers. Exercise caution when fighting any
chemical fire. Prevent fire-fighting water from entering environment.
Protection during firefighting : Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection.
SECTION 6: Accidental release measures
6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
6.1.1. For non-emergency personnel
Protective equipment : Safety glasses. Gloves.
Emergency procedures : Evacuate unnecessary personnel.
6.1.2. For emergency responders
Protective equipment : Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.
Emergency procedures : Ventilate area.
6.2. Environmental precautions
Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.
6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up : On land, sweep or shovel into suitable containers. Minimize generation of dust. Store away
from other materials.
6.4. Reference to other sections
See Heading 8. Exposure controls and personal protection.
SECTION 7: Handling and storage
7.1. Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling : Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or
smoking and when leaving work. Provide good ventilation in process area to prevent formation
of vapor.
7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage conditions : Keep cool. Keep container closed when not in use.
Incompatible products : Strong oxidizers. Strong acids.
Incompatible materials : Moisture. Heat sources.
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Sodium Bicarbonate
Safety Data Sheet
according to Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations
SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection
8.1. Control parameters
No additional information available
8.2. Appropriate engineering controls
Appropriate engineering controls : Emergency eye wash fountains should be available in the immediate vicinity of any potential
exposure. Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation.
8.3. Individual protection measures/Personal protective equipment
Personal protective equipment:
Gloves. Safety glasses.
Hand protection:
Wear protective gloves.
Eye protection:
Chemical goggles or safety glasses
Respiratory protection:
Respiratory protection not required in normal conditions
Personal protective equipment symbol(s):
Other information:
Do not eat, drink or smoke during use.
SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties
9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Physical state : Solid
Appearance : Powder.
Color : white
Odor : None.
Odor threshold : No data available
pH : 8.3 0.1M solution
Melting point : 270 ?C
Freezing point : No data available
Boiling point : No data available
Flash point : No data available
Relative evaporation rate (butyl acetate=1) : No data available
Flammability (solid, gas) : Non flammable.
Vapor pressure : No data available
Relative vapor density at 20 ?C : No data available
Relative density : No data available
Specific gravity / density : 2.159 g/cm?
Molecular mass : 84.01 g/mol
Solubility : Soluble in water.
Water: 6.9 g/100ml
Log Pow : No data available
Auto-ignition temperature : No data available
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