Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product and Company Identification
  Catalog Numbers: 4307-0
  Product Name
    Trade Name: Tetrapropylammonium Hydroxide
    Synonyms: -
  Manufacturer & Distributor
    Company Name: Reagent World, Inc.
    Address: 2048 E. Francis Street
    City: Ontario
    State: California
    Postal Code: 91761
    Country: USA
    Phone: 909-947-7779
    Fax: 909-947-9595
2. Hazards Identification
  Emergency Overview: Causes burns.Air sensitive.
  Potential Health Effects
    Eye: Causes eye burns.
    Skin: Causes skin burns.
    Ingestion: Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
    Inhalation: May cause irritation of the respiratory tract with burning pain in the nose and throat, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and pulmonary edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema.
    Chronic: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis.
3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
  Chemical Name: Tetrapropylammonium Hydroxide
  Molecular Formula: C12H29NO
  Molecular Weight: 203.37
  Content: 15-25%
  CAS Number: 4499-86-9
  EINECS NO. [EC No]: 224-800-6
4. First Aid Measures
  Eye: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
  Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
  Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
  Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
  General Information: wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible.
  Extinguishing: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
6. Accidental Release Measures
  General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as listed in Section 8.
  Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container.
7. Handling and Storage
  Handling: Refer to section 8
  Storage: 1.Keep in a cool,dry place
2.Keep container tightly closed
8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
  Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash and a safety shower facility.
  Personal Protective Equipment
    Eyes: Wear chemical safety goggles.
    Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves.
    Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing.
    Repirators: Wear NIOSH/MSHA - approved respirator
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
  Physical State: clear liquid
  Color: colorless
  Odor: amine-like
  Boiling Point: 100-102
  Melting Point : -
  Vapor Pressure : -
  Specific Gravity : 1.012
  PH: -
  Solubility in Water : Soluble in water
  Flash Point: -
  Autoignition Temperature : -
  Decomposition Temperature : -
10. Stability and Reactivity
  Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Absorbs carbon dioxide from the air.
  Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, exposure to air, excess heat.
  Incompatibilities with Other: Strong oxidizing agents, acids.
  Hazardous Decomposition Products : Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
  Polymerization : Will not occur.
11. Toxicological Information
  RTECS#: BS8400000
  Toxicity Data[LD50/LC50]: Oral, rat: LD50 = >90 mL/kg. Oral, rat: LD50 = 1600-3200 mg/kg
  Carcinogenicity: -
  Other: See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
12. Ecological Information
  Ecotoxicity: -
  Other: -
13. Disposal Considerations
  Disposal considerations: Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material in a manner consistent with federal, state and local environmental regulations
14. Transport Information
  Hazard Class: 8
  UN Number: 3267
  Packing Group: III
15. Regulatory Information
  European/International Regulations: -
  European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
    Hazard Symbols: 1.C
    R-Phrases: 1.Causes burns.
    S-Phrases: 1.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
2.Wear suitable protective clothing.
3.Wear suitable gloves.
4.Wear eye/face protection.
5.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the lable where possible).
  WGK(Water Danger/Protection): -
  US Federal TSCA: CAS# 4499-86-9 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
16. Other Information
  Other information: The above information is believed to be accurate but does not suppose to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. Reagent World makes no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information. Users should make their own investigations to determine the accountability of the information for their purposes in particular. In no way shall the company be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential of exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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