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MSDS of Silicon Dioxide

1.Product identifiers
Product name : Silicon dioxide
CAS-No. : 14808-60-7
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances

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2. Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture:
Not a hazardous substance or mixture
Label elements:
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Other hazards:
This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

3. Composition/information on ingredients
Formula : O2Si
Molecular weight : 60.08 g/mol
CAS-No. : 14808-60-7

4 Description of first aid measures
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

5. Firefighting measures
Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
silicon oxides
Advice for firefighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6. Accidental release measures
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas.
Environmental precautions:
No special environmental precautions required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7. Handling and storage
Precautions for safe handling:
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Specific end use(s):
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

8. Exposure controls/personal protection
Appropriate engineering controls:
General industrial hygiene practice.
Personal protective equipment:
Eye/face protection
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous
substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

9. Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance Form: granules
PH 5 - 8 at 400 g/l at 20 °C
Melting point/range: 1,710 °C
Water solubility insoluble
Oxidizing properties The substance or mixture is not classified as oxidizing.

10. Stability and reactivity
Chemical stability:
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Incompatible materials:
Hydrogen fluoride
Hazardous decomposition products:
Other decomposition products - No data available
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - silicon oxides

11. Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
No data availableQuartz (SiO2)
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available(Quartz (SiO2))
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available(Quartz (SiO2))

12. Waste treatment methods
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.

13. End of Data Sheet
This material safety data sheet is offered solely for your information, consideration, and investigation. Stanford Advanced Materials provides no warranties, either express or implied, and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the data contained herein.

Keywords: Silicon dioxide,Laboratory chemicals

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