KELCHEMICALS

Kel Rock Phosphate MSDS

Natural Grinded Calcium Phosphate (Rock Phosphate)

Not Hazardous according to criteria of Work safe Australia

 

CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION 

Name: KEL CHEMICALS LIMITED, NAIROBI, KENYA

Emergency Telephone: +254 020 444 036 2/5/6

For Additional Information Contact: Project Manager East Africa Region

Date Prepared: 15/08/2011

Common Name (Used on Label): Natural Grinded Calcium Phosphate (Rock Phosphate)

Chemical Family: Inorganic Phosphate

Chemical Name: Calcium fluoride phosphate Formula: Ca5 (PO4)3F

Trade Name & Synonyms: Natural Grinded Calcium Phosphate (Rock Phosphate).

 

COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

HAZARDOUS COMPONENT CAS NUMBER % (TYPICAL) TLV (UNITS) PEL (UNITS)

Quartz 14808-60-7 Proprietary 0.1 mg/m3* 

PEL: Permissible Exposure Limit established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

TLV: Threshold Limit Value recommended by the American conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

 

PHYSICAL DATA

BOILING POINT (°F) - Does not apply

SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1) - Not Available

VAPOR PRESSURE {mm Hg) - Does not apply

PERCENT VOLATILE BY VOLUME (%)- Does not apply

VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1) - Does not apply

EVAPORATION RATE (ethyl ether =1) - Does not apply

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: - Slight

REACTIVITY IN WATER: - Will not evolve flammable or toxic gases

APPEARANCE : - Small, yellowish particles.

 

UN No. - Not Applicable.

Dangerous Goods class - Not allocated.

Hazchem Code: - Not allocated.

Poisons Schedule: - Not allocated.

 

Uses :

Fertilizer.

 

FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA

FLASH POINT (°F)  - Does not apply

FLAMMABLE LIMITS IN AIR  - (% by volume) Lower: Not determined Upper: Not determined

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: - Suitable for surrounding fire

AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE: - Not determined

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Under fire conditions phosphate rock will not support combustion.

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Phosphate rock is not combustible. Use extinguishing agent:

as appropriate for materials in surrounding fire. 

 

HEALTH INFORMATION

 PRIMARY ROUTES OF EXPOSURE AND TARGET ORGANS:   Inhalation, eye and skin   contact, ingestion

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE

Inhaled - The same minor irritation as inhaling dust.

Eye - Irritating eye the same as common dust.

Skin - No data available

Swallowed - Will not cause any harm.

 

Health Effects 

Chronic -  No data available

Swallowed - Rinse mouth out with water.

Eye  -  If the eyes get irritated, use eye drop suitable for dust.

Skin - Wash skin with water.

Inhaled - Remove to fresh air.

 

REACTIVITY DATA

STABILITY 

Unstable Stable CONDITIONS : -  TO AVOID Does not apply

INCOMPATIBILITY (Materials to Avoid) : - None determined

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Thermal decomposition will evolve oxides of phosphorous and calcium.

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION May Occur  -  Will Not occur 

CONDITIONS TO AVOID -  Does not apply

 

SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS LEAKED OR SPILLED

Scoop and sweep-up all spilled product and other contaminated materials, and reuse.

 

PERSONAL PROTECTION INFORMATION 

There is no personal protection needed.

 

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING & STORING

Store in dry area. Avoid dispersing material into air

 

OTHER PRECAUTIONS: - None

 

OTHER INFORMATION

The information contained within was obtained from authoritative sources and is believed to be accurate for the manner in which the product is intended to be used. Other uses could result in ramifications which are not included within this document.

 

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KEL Chemicals is East and Central Africa’s leading manufacturer of phosphate fertilizers and sulphuric acid-based industrial chemicals. Since our company’s inception in 1977, we have maintained high production standards that exceed the stringent quality criteria set by ...

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