- Exsiccated ferrous sulfate
- Exsiccated ferrous sulphate
In manufacture of iron, iron compound, other sulfates, in iron electroplating baths, in fertilizer, as food and feed supplement, in radiation dosimeters, as reducing agent in chemical processes, as wood preservative, as weed killer, in prevention of chlorosis in plants, in other pesticides, in writing ink, in process engraving and lithography, as dye for leather, in etching aluminum, in water treatment, in qualitative analysis (brown ring test for nitrates), as polymerization catalyst.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Vapor density (air=1)
Odor Threshold Odor threshold Odorless
Hazards and Protection.
Store in tight containers.
Containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied. Since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid, and/or solid), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed.
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Wear resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
If workplace exposure limit(s) of product or any component is exceeded (see exposure guidelines), a NIOSH/MSHA approved air supplied respirator is advised in absence of proper environmental control. OSHA regulations also permit other NIOSH/MSHA respirators (negative pressure type) under specified conditions.
Small Spill - Sweep up material for disposal or recovery. Large Spill - Prevent run-off to sewers, streams or other bodies of water. If run-off occurs, notify proper authorities as required, that a spill has occurred. Persons not wearing protective equipment should be excluded from area of spill until clean-up has been completed. Shovel material into containers. Thoroughly sweep area of spill to clean up any residual material. Do not flush into sewers. Material should be placed in a container for recovery or transfer to a disposal facility.
Incompatible with alkalies, sol carbonates, gold and silver salts, lead acetate, lime water, potassium iodide, potassium and sodium tartrate, sodium borate, tannin, vegetable astringent infusions and decoctions.
Extinguish fire using an extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in the positive pressure demand mode with appropriate turn-out gear and chemical resistant personal protective equipment.
OSHA: Vacated 1989 OSHA PEL TWA 1 mg/m3 is still enforced in some states.
Blood pressure may be decreased following an iron overdose. Lethargy, restlessness or confusion may be seen early in the poisoning. Convulsions and coma may occur in later phases. Case reports of pregnant women who have received early aggressive treatment (decontamination and/or deferoxamine) have described good fetal outcomes.
Swallowing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects. Swallowing large amounts may be harmful.
Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema may develop with severe intoxication.
May cause mild skin irritation. Symptoms may include redness and burning of skin.
Can cause severe eye irritation. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, redness, and swelling of eyes. Can injure eye tissue.
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Seek immediate medical attention; keep person warm and quiet. If person is not breathing, begin artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.
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