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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

COCONUT SHELL BASED STEAM ACTIVATED CARBON
Revision No. 010 dt. 15/04/2010

Section 1 – CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
  • Manufacturer Name & Address
  • Gowrishankar Chemicals (P) Ltd
  • K.B.Cross, KIBBANAHALLI 572 114
  • Tumkur Dist. Karnataka, INDIA
  • email: info@gcarbon.com
  • EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
  • NAME USED ON LABELS
  • CHEMICAL NAME
  • GRADES
  •  
  •  
  • CHEMICAL FAMILY
  • PRODUCT USE
  • +91 (0)8134 262046, FAX: + 91 (0)8134 262070
  • GCARBON
  • STEAM ACTIVATED CARBON
  • GS700A® GS800A® GS900A® GS1000A® GS1100A® GS50G, GS55G, GS60GGS1200A® GOLD CARBON GS700PK GS800 GS900 GS1000
  • Steam Activated Carbon
  • Liquid and vapor application
  • ( purification, decolonization, separation & deodorization, effluent treatment, dechlorination )
Section 2 – COMPOSITION INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Identity CAS No Typical % OSHA Hazard HS CODE
Activated Carbon 7440-44-0 100% N 3802 1000
Section 3 – HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
  • POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:
  • Eyes Contact
  • Skin Contact
  • Ingestion
  • Inhalation
  • Chronic Effects
  •  
  • Not Corrosive but like most dust may cause irritation.
  • Not Corrosive and no irritation.
  • No known deleterious effects.
  • Possible mild irritation.
  • IARC: Not Listed   NTP: Not Listed   OSHA: Not Regulated
Section 4 – FIRST AID MEASURES
  • IF IN EYES
  • IF ON SKIN
  • IF SWALLOWED
  • IF INHALED
  • Immediately flush with plenty of fresh water.
  • Flush the area with plenty of water.
  • Induce vomiting as directed by medical personnel. Give medical attention.
  • Remove to fresh air.
Section 5 – FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
  • Flash Point (Test Method)
  • Auto ignition Temperature
  • Flammable Limits
  •  
  • EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
  • Non Flammable
  • Non Flammable
  • Upper: NA
  • Upper:  NA
  • Water spray, carbon dioxide, foam, or dry chemical.
  • When burned products of combustion including dioxides of carbon can occur.
Section 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  • IF SPILL OR LEAKE OCCURS
  • Clean up spills in a manner that does not disperse dust into the air. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygene and safety practices. These practice include avoiding uncessory exposure, and removal of material from eyes, skin and clothing.
  • DISPOSAL METHOD
  • Spent granular activated carbon may be recyclable. Dispose of virgin(unused) carbon (waste or spilled) in a facility permitted for non hazardous waste. Spent(used) carbon should be disposed in accordance With applicable laws.
  • CONTAINER DISPOSAL
  • Do not use empty bags. Dispose of in facility permitted for non hazardous waste.
Section 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE
  • HANDLING
  •  
  • STORAGE
  •  
  • SHELF LIFE
  • Keep bags closed until ready for use. Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands and
  • contact area after handling.
  • Product should be stored in dry, well ventilated area. Store away from ozone, liquid oxygen, chlorine,
  • permanganate etc.
  • Activated Carbon has a shelf life of two years from the date of Test Report.
Section 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/ PERSONAL PROTECTION
  • Eye Protection
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  • Skin Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Airborne exposure limits
  • Safety glasses with side shields are recommended while handling. Through flushing with fresh water if material contact with eye happens.
  • Avoid direct skin exposure. Wash hands or any contact parts with plenty of fresh water.
  • Use appropriate BIS/NIOSH/MSHA approved particulate respirators is necessary.
  • Recommended limits for 8 hrs; Total Dust 2.1 mg/cu.m, Respirable Fraction: 0.7 mg/cu.m
Section 9 – PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  • Boiling Point
  • Specific Gravity
  • Vapor Pressure at 30deg C
  • Vapor Density
  • Freezing Point
  • % Volatilities
  • Solubility in Water
  • Appearance
  • Evaporation Rate
  • NA
  • 1.5 – 2.1
  • NA
  • NA
  • NA
  • NA
  • Insoluble
  • Black dense granules with no odor
  • NA
Section 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY DATA
  • STABILITY
  • HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCT
  • INCOMPATABILITY
  • This product is stable under the specified conditions of storage, shipment and use.
  • Oxides of Carbon
  • Contact with strong oxidizing agents like ozone, liquid oxygen, chlorine, permanganate, etc may result in rapid combustion. Avoid in contact with strong acids.
Section 11 – TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Material non toxic.

Section 12 – ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

This material is not harmful to environment. Used activated carbon may exhibit characteristic of the adsorbed material.

Section 13 – DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Activated carbon in its original state is a hazardous material nor hazardous waste. Follow applicable local laws for disposal of waste. Used activated carbon may become classified as a hazard waste depending on the application.

Section 14- TRANSPORT INFORMATION
  • Proper Shipping Name
  • Hazard Class
  • UN/NA Number
  • Packing Group
  • Freight Classification
  • STEAM ACTIVATED CARBON ( NOT DOT REGULATED)
  • Not Applicable
  • Not Applicable
  • Not Applicable
  • STCC Code #2899643 NMFC #040560

Further more the provisions of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) under the category Carbon, Activated of UN number classification 1362 IMDG code class 4.2 (2004 Edition) do not apply to Activated Carbon produced via the Steam Activation Process, by the exemption provided under special provision 925 of the IMDG 2004 Edition code book. It is excluded from IATA#395, IMCO class 4.2 or UN 1362. Product tariff is 3802.10.00. Product confirms to EN 12915-1:2009(E).

Section 15 – REGULATORY INFORMATION

Applicable PCB rules should be followed.

Section 16 – OTHER INFORMATION

Wet activated carbon depletes oxygen from air and therefore dangerously low levels of oxygen may be encountered. Whenever workers enter vessel or confined space containing activated carbon, the vessels oxygen levels should be monitored and work precautions for potentially low oxygen areas should be followed.
This granular activated carbon is steam activated

  • Reach Us
  • Gowrishankar Chemicals Pvt. Ltd
  • K B cross,
  • Kibbanahalli 572114
  • Tumkur, karnataka, India.
  • Tel: +91 8134262046
  • Fax: +91 8134262070
  • E-mail: info@gcarbon.com
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