Product Name : Molecular Sieves
Other Designations : 4A, 13X
COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Ingredients –
 Percent

Sodium Alumino Silicate
Silicon Oxide (SiO2) < 40%
Sodium Oxide < 18%
Alumininum Oxide (Al2O3) < 40%

Proprietary Inorganic Binders

Alkalies – Na, K or Ca Oxides

HAZARDS INDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview
Eyes : Can cause severe eye irritation
Skin : Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause irritation.
Inhalation : Irritating to the nose, throat and respiratory tract.
Ingestion : Irritating to mouth, throat and stomach.

Chemical ingredient and possible hazards:

Molecular Sieves is a low health risk by inhalation and should be treated as nuisance dust.
HAZARD DESCRIPTION
Irritant
– Medical conditions aggravated by exposure to the product
– Asthama, Chronic lung disease and skin rashes.

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment
– Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

FIRST AID MEASURES
General Information
– No special measures required.

After inhalation
– Remove to fresh air.
– Check for clear airway, breathing and presence of pulse.
– Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation for persons without pulse or respiration.
– Consult a physician.

After skin contact
– Wash with soap and water for at least 15 minutes.
– Consult a physician immediately

After swallowing
– Do not induce vomiting.
– Never give anything by mouth to a convulsing or unconscious person.
– If swallowed, dilute by drinking large amounts of water.

Consult a physician immediately.

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing agents
– Use fire fighting methods & materials that are appropriate for surrounding fire.

Protective equipments
– Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.
– Wear fully protective suit.


ACCIDENT RELEASE MEASURES

Person-related safety precautions
– Wear protective equipment
– Keep unprotected persons away.
– Avoid formation of dust.

Measures for environmental protection
– No special measures required.

Measures for cleaning / collecting

– Ensure adequate ventilation.
– Clean up using dry procedures: avoid dusting.

HANDLING AND STORAGE
HANDLING :

Information for safe handling
– Ensure good ventilation / exhaust at the workplace.
– Prevent formation of dust.
– Provide suction extractors if dust is formed.

Information about protection against explosions and fires
– No special measures required.

STORAGE :
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles
– Keep material dry.

Information about storage in one common storage facility
– Not required.

Further information about storage conditions
– Keep receptacle tightly sealed.

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form : Balls, Pellets
Colour : Off-white, brown
Odor : Odorless

Change in conditions
Melting point / Melting range : 1000°C

Boiling point / Boiling range : Undetermined

Flash point : Not Applicable

Auto igniting : Product is not self igniting.

Danger of explosion : Product does not present an explosion hazard.

Bulk Density : 700 kg/m3

Solubility in / Miscibility with Water : Insoluble

Organic Solvents : 0.0%

STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
– No decomposition if used according to specifications.

Dangerous reactions:
– Heating occurs when water is added.

Dangerous products of decompositions:
– No dangerous decomposition products known.

DISCLAIMER
DESICCA CHEMICALS PVT. LTD. provides the information contained herein good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document 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 judgement in determining its appropriateness for a particular purposes.