Trisodium nitrilotriacetate

  • Chemcolox 365 powder
  • Hampshire nta 150
  • Masquol np 140
  • Nitrilotriacetate trisodium salt
  • NTA trisodium salt
Formula
C6H6NNa3O6
Structure
Description
White powder.
Uses
Chelating and sequestering agent; builder in synthetic detergents and cleaners.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
5064-31-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
225-768-6
RTECS
MB8400000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
3774022
Beilstein Reference
3-04-00-01180
EPA OPP
39106
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-7234
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H6NO6*3Na
Formula mass
257.08
Melting point, °C
400

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep containers tightly sealed. Store in a cool dry area. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Ensure all storage areas are well ventilated.
Handling
Avoid inhalation of dust. Avoid contact with the eyes. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling and before work breaks, eating, drinking, smoking and using toilet facilities. Avoid dust formation and accumulation.
Protection
Protective glasses, protective gloves (PVC/Rubber/Butyl rubber/Neoprene/Nitrile/ clothing to minimise exposure.
Respirators
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 see your industrial hygienist). Engineering or administrative controls should be implemented to reduce exposure.
Small spills/leaks
Avoid dust formation. Sources of ignition should be kept clear. Clean-up personnel should wear suitable clothing with protective goggles, gloves and approved dust mask. Do not flush away spills or spill area residues. Sweep oe shovel up spills together with dust binding agent or use a vacuum cleaner. Place waste in labelled drums for disposal.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>100
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Carcinogin
I-2B, N-2, CP65
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Increased deep tendon reflexes, drowsiness, stupor, seizures and coma may be noted.
   Ingestion
Persistent vomiting, hematemesis and hemorrhagic gastritis due to the corrosive action of oxalic acid on the mucous membranes may occur immediately following ingestion.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust or powder is likely to cause irritation to the mucous membranes and respiratory tract.
   Skin
Dermal exposure may result in corrosive action on the skin. Skin lesions begin with epithelial cracking and the formation of slow-healing ulcers.
   Eyes
The dust and powder are irritating to eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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.
   Inhalation
Move patient to fresh air. Monitor for respiratory distress. If cough or difficulty breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer oxygen and assist ventilation as required. Treat bronchospasm with beta2 agonist and corticosteroid aerosols.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician should examine the area if irritation or pain persists.
   Eyes
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.

Transport.