Sodium Metabisulfite MSDS

Sodium Metabisulfite mSDS

SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE
COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
1.1. Product identifier
Product Description: Sodium metabisulfite

Synonyms
CAS-No
Sodium pyrosulfite
7681-57-4
EC-No.
Molecular Formula
231-673-0
Na2 O5 S2
Reach Registration Number 01-2119531326-45

1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Recommended Use
Sector of use
Product category
Process categories
Environmental release category
Uses advised against
Laboratory chemicals.
SU3 – Industrial uses: Uses of substances as such or in preparations at industrial sites
PC21 – Laboratory chemicals
PROC15 – Use as a laboratory reagent
ERC6a – Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
No Information available

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
E-mail address
[email protected]
1.4. Emergency telephone number
call: 00903125147055
SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture
Company Basekim kimyasal urunler
No: 6 of Fahreddin Pasha Street,
Galip Erdem Ave,Ilkbahar District Turan Gunesh Blv,Chankaya Ankara
CLP Classification – Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Physical hazards
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Full text of Hazard Statements: see section 16
2.2. Label elements
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements
H302 – Harmful if swallowed
H318 – Causes serious eye damage
EUH031 – Contact with acids liberates toxic gas
Precautionary Statements
P280 – Wear eye protection/ face protection
P305 + P351 + P338 – IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and
easy to do. Continue rinsing
P310 – Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician
P233 – Keep container tightly closed
2.3. Other hazards
In accordance with Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation, inorganic substances do not require assessment
Toxicity to Soil Dwelling Organisms
Toxic to terrestrial vertebrates
SECTION 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
3.1. Substances

Component CAS-No EC-No. Weight % CLP Classification – Regulation (EC) No
1272/2008
Sodium metabisulfite 7681-57-4 EEC No. 231-673-0 >95 Acute Tox. 4 (H302)
Eye Dam. 1 (H318)
(EUH031)

Health hazards
Acute oral toxicity Category 4 (H302)
Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 1 (H318)
Environmental hazards
Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
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Reach Registration Number 01-2119531326-45

Full text of Hazard Statements: see section 16
SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
4.1. Description of first aid measures

Eye Contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Immediate medical attention is required.

 

Skin Contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention
immediately if symptoms occur.

 

Ingestion Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Inhalation Remove to fresh air. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the

substance; give artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way
valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Get medical attention immediately if
symptoms occur. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

Self-Protection of the First Aider Ensure that medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved, take precautions to
protect themselves and prevent spread of contamination.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Causes eye burns. Causes severe eye damage.
4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Notes to Physician
Treat symptomatically.
SECTION 5: FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
5.1. Extinguishing media
Suitable Extinguishing Media
Substance is nonflammable; use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons
No information available.
5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapors.
Hazardous Combustion Products
Sulfur oxides, Sodium oxides.
5.3. Advice for firefighters
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full
protective gear.
SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
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6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment as required. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or
clothing.
6.2. Environmental precautions
Should not be released into the environment. See Section 12 for additional Ecological Information. Do not flush into surface water
or sanitary sewer system.
6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Avoid dust formation. Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
6.4. Reference to other sections
Refer to protective measures listed in Sections 8 and 13.
SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE
7.1. Precautions for safe handling
Wear personal protective equipment/face protection. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation. Do not breathe dust. Do
not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep away from acids.
Hygiene Measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Do
not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Remove and wash contaminated clothing and gloves, including the inside, before
re-use. Wash hands before breaks and after work.
7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep away from acids.
Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances (TRGS) 510 Storage Class (LGK)
(Germany)
Class 13
7.3. Specific end use(s)
Use in laboratories
SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
8.1. Control parameters
Exposure limits
List source(s): UK – EH40/2005 Work Exposure Limits, Third edition. Published 2018. IRE – 2018 Code of Practice for the Chemical
Agents Regulations, Schedule 1. Published by the Health and Safety Authority

Component The United Kingdom European Union Ireland
Sodium metabisulfite STEL: 15 mg/m3 15 min
TWA: 5 mg/m
3 8 hr
TWA: 5 mg/m3 8 hr.
STEL: 15 mg/m
3 15 min

Biological limit values
This product, as supplied, does not contain any hazardous materials with biological limits established by the region specific
regulatory bodies
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Monitoring methods
BS EN 14042:2003 Title Identifier: Workplace atmospheres. Guide for the application and use of procedures for the assessment of
exposure to chemical and biological agents.
MDHS14/3 General methods for sampling and gravimetric analysis of respirable and inhalable dust
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL) No information available
Predicted No Effect Concentration
(PNEC)
No information available.
Fresh water 1 mg/l
Marine water 0.1 mg/l
Microorganisms in sewage
treatment
75.4 mg/m3
8.2. Exposure controls
Engineering Measures
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the
workstation location.
Wherever possible, engineering control measures such as the isolation or enclosure of the process, the introduction of process or
equipment changes to minimise release or contact, and the use of properly designed ventilation systems, should be adopted to
control hazardous materials at source
Personal protective equipment
Eye Protection
Goggles (European standard – EN 166)
Hand Protection Protective gloves

Skin and body protection
Inspect gloves before use.
Long sleeved clothing

Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of the gloves.
(Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information)
Ensure gloves are suitable for the task: Chemical compatability, Dexterity, Operational conditions, User susceptibility, e.g.
sensitisation effects, also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the danger
of cuts, abrasion.
Remove gloves with care avoiding skin contamination.

Respiratory Protection When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use
appropriate certified respirators.

To protect the wearer, respiratory protective equipment must be the correct fit and be used
and maintained properly
Large scale/emergency use Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 136 approved respirator if exposure limits
are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced
Recommended Filter type: Particulates filter conforming to EN 143
Small scale/Laboratory use Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149:2001 approved respirator if exposure
limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Route of exposure Acute effects (local) Acute effects
(systemic)
Chronic effects
(local)
Chronic effects
(systemic)
Oral
8.6 mg/kg bw/day
Dermal
Inhalation
225 mg/m3
Glove material Breakthrough time Glove thickness EU standard Glove comments
Natural rubber
Nitrile rubber
Neoprene
PVC
See manufacturers
recommendations
– EN 374 (minimum requirement)
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Recommended half mask:-
Particle filtering: EN149:2001
When RPE is used a face piece Fit Test should be conducted
Environmental exposure controls Prevent product from entering drains.
SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties

Component log Pow
Sodium metabisulfite -3.7

Particle characteristics No data available
9.2. Other information
Molecular Formula
Na2 O5 S2
Molecular Weight 190.1
Evaporation Rate Not applicable – Solid
SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
10.1. Reactivity
Yes
10.2. Chemical stability
Air sensitive, Moisture sensitive.
10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous Polymerization
Hazardous polymerization does not occur.
Hazardous Reactions Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
10.4. Conditions to avoid

Physical State Powder Solid
Appearance Off-white
Odor pungent
Odor Threshold
Melting Point/Range
Softening Point
No data available
150 °C / 302 °F
No data available
Boiling Point/Range No information available
Flammability (liquid) Not applicable
Flammability (solid,gas) No information available
Explosion Limits No data available

Solid

Flash Point No information available
Autoignition Temperature No data available
Decomposition Temperature
pH
120 °C
4-6
Viscosity Not applicable
Water Solubility Soluble
Solubility in other solvents No information available

Method – No information available
5% aq.sol
Solid
Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water)

Vapor Pressure
Density
/ Specific Gravity
Bulk Density
No information available
1.4
No data available
Vapor Density Not applicable

Solid
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Avoid dust formation. Incompatible products. Excess heat. Exposure to air or moisture over
prolonged periods.
10.5. Incompatible materials
Acids. Strong oxidizing agents.
10.6. Hazardous decomposition products
Sulfur oxides. Sodium oxides.
SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
11.1. Information on hazard classes as defined in Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Product Information
(a) acute toxicity;
Oral
Category 4
Dermal Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
Inhalation Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met

Component LD50 Oral LD50 Dermal LC50 Inhalation
Sodium metabisulfite LD50 = 1310 mg/kg ( Rat ) LD50 > 2000 mg/kg ( Rat )

(b) skin corrosion/irritation; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
(c) serious eye damage/irritation; Category 1
(d) respiratory or skin sensitization;

Respiratory Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
Skin Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met

(e) germ cell mutagenicity; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met

(f) carcinogenicity; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
There are no known carcinogenic chemicals in this product

(g) reproductive toxicity; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
(h) STOT-single exposure; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
(i) STOT-repeated exposure; Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met
Target Organs None known.
(j) aspiration hazard; Not applicable
Solid
Symptoms / effects,both acute and
delayed
No information available.
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11.2. Information on other hazards
Endocrine Disrupting Properties
Assess endocrine disrupting properties for human health. This product does not contain any
known or suspected endocrine disruptors.
SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
12.1. Toxicity
Ecotoxicity effects
Do not empty into drains. Contains a substance which is:. Harmful to aquatic organisms.
The product contains following substances which are hazardous for the environment.

Component Freshwater Fish Water Flea Freshwater Algae
Sodium metabisulfite LC50: = 32 mg/L, 96h static
(Lepomis macrochirus)
EC50: = 40 mg/L, 96h
(Desmodesmus subspicatus)
EC50: = 48 mg/L, 72h
(Desmodesmus subspicatus)

 

Component Microtox M-Factor
Sodium metabisulfite EC50 = 56 mg/L 17 h

12.2. Persistence and degradability

Persistence Soluble in water, Persistence is unlikely, based on information available.
Degradability Not relevant for inorganic substances.

Degradation in sewage
treatment plant
Contains substances known to be hazardous to the environment or not degradable in waste
water treatment plants.
12.3. Bioaccumulative potential Bioaccumulation is unlikely

Component log Pow Bioconcentration factor (BCF)
Sodium metabisulfite -3.7 No data available

12.4. Mobility in soil The product is water soluble, and may spread in water systems Will likely be mobile in the
environment due to its water solubility. Highly mobile in soils
12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB
assessment
In accordance with Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation, inorganic substances do not
require assessment.
12.6. Endocrine disrupting
properties
Endocrine Disruptor Information
This product does not contain any known or suspected endocrine disruptors
12.7. Other adverse effects
Persistent Organic Pollutant
This product does not contain any known or suspected substance
Ozone Depletion Potential This product does not contain any known or suspected substance
SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
13.1. Waste treatment methods
Waste from Residues/Unused
Products
Waste is classified as hazardous. Dispose of in accordance with the European Directives
on waste and hazardous waste. Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Contaminated Packaging Dispose of this container to hazardous or special waste collection point.
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European Waste Catalogue (EWC)
According to the European Waste Catalog, Waste Codes are not product specific, but
application specific.
Other Information Do not flush to sewer. Waste codes should be assigned by the user based on the
application for which the product was used. Do not empty into drains.
SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
IMDG/IMO Not regulated
14.1. UN number
14.2. UN proper shipping name
14.3. Transport hazard class(es)
14.4. Packing group
ADR
Not regulated
14.1. UN number
14.2. UN proper shipping name
14.3. Transport hazard class(es)
14.4. Packing group
IATA
Not regulated
14.1. UN number
14.2. UN proper shipping name
14.3. Transport hazard class(es)
14.4. Packing group
14.5. Environmental hazards
No hazards identified
14.6. Special precautions for user No special precautions required
14.7. Maritime transport in bulk
according to IMO instruments
Not applicable, packaged goods
SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION
15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
International Inventories
X = listed, Europe (EINECS/ELINCS/NLP), U.S.A. (TSCA), Canada (DSL/NDSL), Philippines (PICCS), China (IECSC), Japan (ENCS), Australia
(AICS), Korea (ECL).

Component EINECS ELINCS NLP TSCA DSL NDSL PICCS ENCS IECSC AICS KECL
Sodium metabisulfite 231-673-0 X X X X X X KE-1270
1

Regulation (EC) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 concerning the export and
import of dangerous chemicals
Not applicable
National Regulations
WGK Classification
See table for values

Component Germany – Water Classification (VwVwS) Germany – TA-Luft Class

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Sodium metabisulfite WGK1

 

Component France – INRS (Tables of occupational diseases)
Sodium metabisulfite Tableaux des maladies professionnelles (TMP) – RG 66

UK – Take note of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 and 2005 Amendment
15.2. Chemical safety assessment
A Chemical Safety Assessment/Report (CSA/CSR) has not been conducted
SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION
Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3
H302 – Harmful if swallowed
H318 – Causes serious eye damage
EUH031 – Contact with acids liberates toxic gas
Legend

Key literature references and sources for data
https://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals
OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
BCF – Bioconcentration factor
ATE – Acute Toxicity Estimate
VOC (volatile organic compound)

Suppliers safety data sheet, Chemadvisor – LOLI, Merck index, RTECS
Training Advice
Chemical hazard awareness training, incorporating labelling, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and
hygiene.
Use of personal protective equipment, covering appropriate selection, compatibility, breakthrough thresholds, care, maintenance, fit
and standards.
First aid for chemical exposure, including the use of eye wash and safety showers.

Creation Date 08-Feb-2010
Revision Date 15-Dec-2020
Revision Summary Update to CLP Format.

This safety data sheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006
COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/878 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No
CAS – Chemical Abstracts Service TSCA – United States Toxic Substances Control Act Section 8(b)
Inventory
EINECS/ELINCS – European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical
Substances/EU List of Notified Chemical Substances
DSL/NDSL – Canadian Domestic Substances List/Non-Domestic
Substances List
PICCS – Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances ENCS – Japanese Existing and New Chemical Substances
IECSC – Chinese Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances AICS – Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances
KECL – Korean Existing and Evaluated Chemical Substances NZIoC – New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals
WEL – Workplace Exposure Limit TWA – Time Weighted Average
ACGIH – American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists IARC – International Agency for Research on Cancer
DNEL – Derived No Effect Level Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
RPE – Respiratory Protective Equipment LD50 – Lethal Dose 50%
LC50 – Lethal Concentration 50% EC50 – Effective Concentration 50%
NOEC – No Observed Effect Concentration POW – Partition coefficient Octanol:Water
PBT – Persistent, Bioaccumulative, Toxic vPvB – very Persistent, very Bioaccumulative
ADR – European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of
Dangerous Goods by Road
ICAO/IATA – International Civil Aviation Organization/International Air
Transport Association
IMO/IMDG – International Maritime Organization/International Maritime
Dangerous Goods Code
MARPOL – International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from
Ships
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