CARBON DIOXIDE (GAS & LIQUID)
Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients
Canada
See Sections 8, 11, 14 and 15 for details.
Carbon Dioxide
124-38-9
> 99.5
CAS number mole %
Chemical name
CAS #
Carbon dioxide
124-38-9 > 99.5
ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2004).
STEL: 54000 mg/m
3
15 minute(s). Form: All
forms.
STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minute(s). Form: All forms.
TWA: 9000 mg/m
3
8 hour(s). Form: All forms.
TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hour(s). Form: All forms.
NIOSH REL (United States, 12/2001).
STEL: 54000 mg/m
3
15 minute(s). Form: All
forms.
STEL: 30000 ppm 15 minute(s). Form: All forms.
TWA: 9000 mg/m
3
10 hour(s). Form: All forms.
TWA: 5000 ppm 10 hour(s). Form: All forms.
OSHA PEL (United States, 8/1997).
TWA: 9000 mg/m
3
8 hour(s). Form: All forms.
TWA: 5000 ppm 8 hour(s). Form: All forms.
40000 ppm
mole %
Occupational exposure limits
IDLH
See Section 16 for possible acronym definitions
United States
NE: Not Established
C: Ceiling Limit
Section 4. First aid measures
Eye contact
Skin contact
Inhalation
Ingestion
Notes to physician
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Prompt medical attention is mandatory in all cases of overexposure to this gas. Rescue personnel should wear a
self-contained breathing apparatus.
The medical doctor must be warned that the person may suffer from anoxia.
Since the product is a gas, it will probably be inhaled rather than ingested. See above.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Get medical
attention if symptoms appear.
Non-flammable.
Decomposition products may include the following materials:
carbon dioxide
carbon monoxide
Use an extinguishing agent suitable for the surrounding fire.
Container explosion may occur under fire conditions or when heated.
Section 5. Fire fighting measures
Flammability of the product
Products of combustion
Explosion hazards in the
presence of various
substances
Fire-fighting media and
instructions
Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if
there is a fire. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable
training. Contact supplier immediately for specialist advice. Move containers from fire
area if this can be done without risk. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers
cool.
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Date of issue :
12/31/2007
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