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Specifications of Boron &Zirconium Based Cross Linker
Cross Linker (BBG4 - Borate based) SDS GHS, Safety Data Sheet
MSDS Sheet, Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product Identification
Product Name: Cross Linker (BG-4 - Borate based)
CAS No.: Mixture
Intended use: Fracturing and Industrial Manufacturing Use.
Company: Finoric LLC
Address: 8115 Loop 540, Beasley, Texas, 77417 USA
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2. Hazards Identification
GHS, Globally Harmonized System Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Skin corrosion/irritation Category 1A, B, C
Reproductive toxicity Category 1A, 1B
Hazardous to the aquatic environment, acute hazard Category 3
Labeling according to GHS USA & Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
GHS Label Elements
GHS Label Elements
Signal Words: Danger
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
H360: May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H402: Harmful to aquatic life
P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P264: Wash contaminated parts thoroughly after handling.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P362: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P301+330+331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P303+361+353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304+340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+351+338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
P405: Store locked up.
P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/national regulation.
Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC:
C = Corrosive
R35 Causes severe burns.
R60 May impair fertility.
R61 May cause harm to the unborn child.
3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Ingredient-1: Sodium Borate or Borax or Sodium Tetraborate Borates, Tetra, Sodium Salts
EINECS EC Number: 215-540-4
CAS No.: 1303-96-4 (Decahydrate)
Ingredient-2: Sodium Hydroxide Pellets
CAS No.: 1310-73-2
EINECS EC Number: 215-185-5
Percent: 15 - 40%
Ingredient-3--: Water and Non-hazardous additives.
4. First Aid Measures
Always seek medical attention after first aid measures are provided.
Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse.
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Fire: Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Use means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.
Special Information: In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full face piece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill: For small spills use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to legal requirements.
Large Spill: Use a shovel to put into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to drain.
7. Handling and Storage
Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Airborne Exposure Limits for Borax:
Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate (1303-96-4)
USA ACGIH, ACGIH TWA (mg/m³), 2 mg/m³
USA ACGIH, ACGIH STEL (mg/m³), 6 mg/m³
Sodium borate USA (OSHA) TWA 10 mg/m3
Airborne Exposure Limits for Sodium Hydroxide:
USA ACGIH: 2 mg/m³ ACGIH Ceiling (mg/m³)
USA OSHA: 2 mg/m³ OSHA PEL (TWA) (mg/m³)
British Columbia: 2 mg/m³ OEL Ceiling (mg/m³)
Ventilation System: A system of local and/or general exhaust is recommended to keep employee exposures below the Airborne Exposure Limits. Local exhaust ventilation is generally preferred because it can control the emissions of the contaminant at its source, preventing dispersion of it into the general work area.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): If the exposure limit is exceeded and engineering controls are not feasible, a full face piece particulate respirator (NIOSH type N100 filters) may be worn for up to 50 times the exposure limit or the maximum use concentration specified by the appropriate regulatory agency or respirator supplier, whichever is lowest. If oil particles (e.g. lubricants, cutting fluids. glycerin, etc.) are present, use a NIOSH type R or P filter. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-face piece positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator. WARNING: Air-purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Skin Protection: Wear impervious protective clothing, including boots, gloves, lab coat, apron or coveralls, as appropriate, to prevent skin contact.
Eye Protection: Use chemical safety goggles and/or full face shield where dusting or splashing of solutions is possible. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Yellow/Brown Liquid
Flash Point: 160° C
Solubility in Water: Completely miscible
Specific Gravity: Approximately 1.3
Vapor Pressure: Not Available
Vapor Density: Not Available
10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability: It is stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toxic gases and vapors may be released if involved in a fire.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Incompatibilities: Acids, alkaloids, and metallic salts.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatibles.
11. Toxicological Information
Borax: Oral rat LD50: 2660 mg/kg. Investigated as a mutagen, reproductive effector. Anhydrous: Investigated as a reproductive effector.
1350 mg/kg skin-rabbit LD50;
104-340 mg/kg oral-rat LD50;
40 mg/kg intra peritoneal-mouse
LD50; 500 mg/kg oral-rabbit LDLo
Tests on laboratory animals indicate material may produce adverse mutagenic effects.
Carcinogenic Effects: Not a reported carcinogen by IARC NTP ACGIH OSHA.
12. Ecological Information
Toxicity to fish for Borax: LC50 - Limanda: 74 mg/l - 96 h, EC50 Daphnia: 1085 mg/l
Toxicity to fish for Sodium Hydroxide:
LC50 - Gambusia affinis (Mosquito fish) - 125 mg/l - 96 h
LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 45,4 mg/l - 96 h
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: Immobilization EC50 - Daphnia - 40,38 mg/l - 48 h
Environmental Fate: When released into the soil, this material may leach into groundwater.
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.
13. Disposal Considerations
Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste management options. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused Borax in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.
14. Transport Information
US DOT & ADR/RID:
U.S. DOT 49 CFR 172.101
BULK / NON BULK
Shipping Name: Sodium Hydroxide solution
Hazard Class/Division 8
Identification No. UN1824
Packing Group PG II
15. Regulatory Information
TSCA INVENTORY: All components are listed in the inventory
SARA 302/304 STATUS: This product does not contain any components listed as Extremely Hazardous substances.
SARA 311/312 CLASSIFICATION: Sodium Hydroxide
HMIS (Perceived): Health Hazard: 3, Fire Hazard: 1, Reactivity: 1.
NFPA (Perceived): Health: 3, Flammability: 1, Reactivity: 1
16. Other Information
European/International Regulations European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives:
H314 = Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H360 = May damage fertility or the unborn child.
H402 = Harmful to aquatic life.
C = Corrosive.
R35 = Causes severe burns.
R60 = May impair fertility.
R61= May cause harm to the unborn child.
Prepared by AJK on 15 August 2016
DISCLAIMER: The information and recommendations set forth herein (hereinafter "Information") are presented in good faith and believed correct as of the date hereof. It is compiled from various sources and it is not necessarily all inclusive nor fully adequate in every circumstance. In addition, these suggestions should not be confused with nor followed in violation of applicable laws, regulations, rules or insurance requirements applicable. This MSDS sheet is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.
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