Hex-Boron Nitride (hBN) Powder
Material Safety Datasheet Revision 1.0
Boron Nitride Powder
Revision 1.0: 2018/08/24
Date of issue: 2008/01/02
Revision 1.0: 2018/08/23
Important: Although Garage Lube (Pty) Ltd has attempted to provide current and accurate information herein, the information is based on information provided by the manufacturer. Garage Lube (Pty) Ltd makes no representations regarding the accuracy or completeness of information and assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or injury of any kind which may result from, or arise out of, the use of or reliance on the information by any person.
1. Substance / Preparation and Company Identification
Product names: Boron Nitride Powder, Hex Boron Nitride (hBN)
Application: Dry Lubricant
Imported by: Garage Lube (Pty) Ltd
Postnet Suite 038
Private Bag X6011
Phone: +27 (72) 501-0016
Fax: +27 (86) 531-1212
Contact Person: Jeff Frandsen
Email Address: email@example.com
Substance Name: Boron Nitride
CAS Number: 10043-11-5
SARA 313: No
RTECS Number: ED7800000
3. Hazards Identification
Substance is an irritant. Irritating to the eyes and respiratory system.
4. First Aid Measures
First Aid Measures: If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
Inhalation Exposure: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Dermal Exposure: In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
Eye Exposure: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point: N/A
Auto-ignition Temperature: N/A
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Non-combustible. Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
Firefighting Protective Equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Specific Hazard(s): Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Exposure Hazard/s Material: Irritating dust.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal procedures and Precautions: Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
Clean-up Methods: Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
7. Handling and Storage
User Exposure: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.Storage
Suitable: Keep container closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Special Requirements and Considerations: Hygroscopic.
8. Exposure Controls / PPE
Engineering Controls: Safety shower and eye bath. Mechanical exhaust required.
Personal Protective Equipment: Other: Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
General Hygiene Measures: Wash thoroughly after handling.
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
See table on right.
10. Stability and Reactivity
Conditions of Instability: Moisture
Conditions to Avoid: Moisture.
Materials to Avoid: Strong oxidizing agents.Hazardous Decomposition Products
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nature of decomposition products not known.
10. Toxicological Information
Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation.
Eye Contact: Causes eye irritation.
Inhalation: Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
11. Ecological Information
No data available.
12. Disposal Considerations
Appropriate Method of Disposal of Substance or Preparation: Bury in a landfill site approved for the disposal of chemical and hazardous wastes. Observe all environmental regulations.
12. Transport Information
Proper Shipping Name: None
Non-Hazardous for Transport: This substance is considered to be non-hazardous for transport.IATA
Non-Hazardous for Air Transport: Non-hazardous for air transport.
13. Regulatory Information
Symbol of Danger: Xi
Indication of Danger: Irritant.R: 36/37
Risk Statements: Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.S: 26-36
Safety Statements: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing.US Classification and Label Text
Indication of Danger: Irritant.
Risk Statements: Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
Safety Statements: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing.United States Regulatory Information
SARA LISTED: No
TSCA INVENTORY ITEM: YesCanada Regulatory Information
WHMIS Classification: This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR, and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.
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