CARBON DIOXIDE (GAS & LIQUID)
Product name
Exposure limits
Carbon dioxide
ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006).
STEL: 54000 mg/m 15 minute(s).
TWA: 9000 mg/m 8 hour(s).
Personal protection in case
of a major leak
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Canada
Safety glasses with side shields, goggles or face shield. Impervious gloves. Protective
clothing. Metal cap, safety shoes. Wear MSHA/NIOSH-approved self-contained
breathing apparatus or equivalent and full protective gear.
Some applications of this product may require additionnal or other specific protective clothings. Please consult
your supervisor.
United States
Carbon dioxide
ACGIH TLV (United States, 1/2006).
STEL: 54000 mg/m 15 minute(s).
TWA: 9000 mg/m 8 hour(s).
NIOSH REL (United States, 12/2001).
STEL: 54000 mg/m 15 minute(s).
TWA: 9000 mg/m 10 hour(s).
OSHA PEL (United States, 11/2006).
TWA: 9000 mg/m 8 hour(s).
NE: Not Established
-78.55C (-109.4F)
Gas or liquefied gas.
Sublimation temperature: -78.5C (-109.3F)
1.56 (Air = 1)
1.53 [Air = 1]
Partially soluble in the following materials: cold water.
30.9C (87.6F)
44.01 g/mole
Odorless.
Colorless.
Boiling/condensation point
Melting/freezing point
Section 9. Physical and chemical properties
Physical state
Molecular weight
Critical temperature
Specific gravity
Vapor density
Solubility
Odor
Color
CO
2
Molecular formula
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The product is stable.
Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous polymerization will not occur.
Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should
not be produced.
Section 10. Stability and reactivity
Stability and reactivity
Hazardous decomposition
products
Hazardous polymerization
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Section 11. Toxicological information
Toxicity data
IDLH
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40000 ppm
Eyes
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No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Skin
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No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Inhalation
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Inhalation of this product may cause dizziness, an irregular heartbeat, narcosis, nausea
or asphyxiation.
Ingestion
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Ingestion of liquid can cause burns similar to frostbite. Since the product is a gas, it will
probably be inhaled rather than ingested. See above.
Acute Effects
Date of issue :
12/31/2007
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