|SECTION I: PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
PRODUCT NAME : powder Muriate of Potash (MOP)
CHEMICAL FAMILY Inorganic Salt
CHEMICAL NAME Potassium Chloride
|SECTION II: COMPOSITION
H2O 1% Maximum
COLOR Off-white , grayish
Grade Powder Form
|SECTION III: FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flash port—not applicable flammable limits —not applicable
Industrial potash is non—flammable inorganic salt. It will support comburstion and is non-hazardous.
|SECTION IV: REACTIVITY DATA
Stability: industrial potash is stable under all normal conditions
Incompatibility (material to avoid): none
Hazardous polymerization: will not occur
|SECTION V: HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Osha permissible exposure limit: none
This product has no registered hazardous constituents and thus does not require any particular measure of caution.
Routes of entry: lungs (breathing), ingestion (swallowing).
Toxicity data: this product is not classified as hazardous product.
Effects of overexposure:
Short term : --exposure to air born potash dust may cause irritation to the upper respiratory tracts.
First aid measure:
In case of contact with skin—washing with water is recommend.
In case of contact of eyes—immediately wash with water and consult an ophthalmologist if irritation occurs.
|SECTION VI: SPILL, HANDLING, STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
Measure to be taken after accidental spillage:
Shoveling, manual or mechanical.
Handling and storage:
No regulation is in force. Product is to be protected from damp fluctuations.
This product can be used as fertilizer, spread on grass or park areas (1kg/50m2).
|SECTION VII: SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
|Respiratory protection device is not required, goggles and light safety clothes are advised upon application of fine muriate, dust mask is advisable.
|Eye protection: if high dust concentration exist, tight –fitting goggles are recommended to reduce dust exposure to the eyes.
|SECTION VIII: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS