Molybdenum Disulphide (MoS2) Powder
Material Safety Datasheet Revision 1.0
Molybdenum (IV) Sulphide Powder
Product name: Molybdenum (IV) Sulphide Powder (MoS2)
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: Molybdenum (IV) Sulphide Powder (MoS2), Molybdenum (IV) Sulfide Powder (MoS2), Molybdenum Disulphide, Molybdenum Disulfide
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Emergency Overview
WHMIS Classification: Not WHMIS controlled.
GHS Classification : Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
3. GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictogram: See image on right
Signal word : Warning
Hazard statement(s) :
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary statement(s): None
4. HMIS Classification
Health hazard: 1
Physical hazards : 0
5. Potential Health Effects
Inhalation: Toxic if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin: May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed.
Substance Name : Molybdenum(IV) Sulphide Powder
Molecular Weight : 160.07 g/mol
CAS Number : 1317-33-5
EC No : 1317-33-5 215-263-9
Index No : -
7. First Aid Measures
General Advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of dangerous area.
Inhalation Exposure: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician
Oral Exposure: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Dermal Exposure: Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
8. Fire Fighting Measures
Conditions of flammability : Not flammable or combustible.
Suitable extinguishing media : Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for fire-fighting if necessary.
Hazardous combustion products : Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Sulphur oxides, Molybdenum oxides
Explosion data - sensitivity to mechanical impact : No data available.
Explosion data – sensitivity to Static Discharge : No data available.
8. Accidental Release Measures
Personal procedures and Precautions : Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing dust.
Environmental precautions : Do not let product enter drains.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
9. Handling and Storage
Precautions for safe handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
Conditions for safe storage : Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place.
10. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
|Components||CAS No||Value||Control Parameters||Basis|
|1317-33-5||TWA||10 mg/m3||Canada. Alberta, Occupational Health and Safety Code (table 2: OEL)|
|1317-33-5||TWA||10 mg/m3||Canada. Quebec OELs|
|1317-33-5||TWAEV||10 mg/m3||Canada. Quebec OELs|
|1317-33-5||TWAEV||3 mg/m3||Canada. Quebec OELs|
|1317-33-5||TWA||3 mg/m3||Canada. British Columbia OEL|
|1317-33-5||TWA||10 mg/m3||Canada. British Columbia OEL|
|1317-33-5||TWA||3 mg/m3||USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLV)|
Components with workplace control parameters
Respiratory protection: For nuisance exposures use type P95 (US) or type P1 (EU EN 143) particle respirator. For higher level protection use type OV/AG/P99 (US) or type ABEK-P2 (EU EN 143) respirator cartridges. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Hand protection : Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Eye protection : Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin and body protection : Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Specific engineering controls : Use mechanical exhaust or laboratory fume hood to avoid exposure.
11. Physical/Chemical Properties
|Molecular Weight||24.82 AMU|
|Saturated Vapour Conc.||N/A|
|SG / Density||5.06 g/cm3 at 25 °C|
|N/A = not available or not applicable|
12. Stability and Reactivity
Chemical stability : Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions : No data available
Conditions to avoid: No data available
Materials to avoid: Hydrogen peroxide, Strong, oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products : Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Sulphur oxides, Molybdenum oxides
Other decomposition products: No data available
Ecological Information : No data available.
13. Toxicological Information
Inhalation LC50 : LC50 Inhalation - rat - 4 h - > 2,820 mg/m3
Remarks: Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration:Other changes.
Dermal LD50 : no data available
Other information on acute toxicity : no data availableSkin corrosion/irritation
Serious eye damage/eye irritation :
Serious eye damage/eye irritation : no data available
Respiratory or skin sensitization : no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity : no data available
Carcinogenicity: IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
ACGIH: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.
Reproductive toxicity: No data available
Teratogenicity : No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Globally Harmonized System) : No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure (Globally Harmonized System) : No data available
Aspiration hazard : No data available
14. Disposal Considerations
Product: Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.
Contaminated packaging: Dispose of as unused product.
15. Trasnsport Information
DOT (US) : Not dangerous goods
IMDG: Not dangerous goods
IATA : Not dangerous goods
: Not dangerous goods
: Not dangerous goods
16. Regularatory Information
DSL Status : All components of this product are on the Canadian DSL list.
WHMIS Classification: Not WHMIS controlled
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all the information required by the Controlled Products Regulations.
The information presented in this Safety Data Sheet is based on data believed to be accurate as of the date this Safety Data Sheet was prepared. HOWEVER, NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY IS EXPRESSED OR IS TO BE IMPLIED REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ABOVE, THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED REOM THE USE OF THIS INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCT, THE SAFETY OF THIS PROCUCT, OR THE HAZARDS RELATED TO ITS USE. No responsibility is assumed for any damage of injury resulting from abnormal use or from any failure to recommended practices. The information provided above, and the product, are furnished on the condition that the person receiving them shall make their own determination as to the suitability of the product for their particular purpose and on the condition that they assume the risk of their use. In addition, no authorization is given nor implied to practice any patented invention without a license.