Material Safety Data Sheet

ESP Chemicals, Inc.
706 E. 46th Street
Tucson, AZ 85713
Toll Free 888-522-3472
Chemtrec 800-424-9300
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Section 1: Identification
Product Number:L3396
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Lead Oxide, Yellow (Litharge) Reagent Grade, Powder
Trade/Chemical Synonyns 
C.A.SCAS# 1317-36-8
Section 2: Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Lead Oxide, Yellow (Litharge) CAS# 1317-36-8100%W/W
Section 3: Hazard Identification (See Also section 11)
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container closed.
Section 4: First Aid Measures
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconcious person.
Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazzards:This material may emit toxic fumes of lead under fire conditions.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures:
Employ a vacuum equipped with HEPA filter. If no vacuum is available, use a broom and shovel to collect excess powder. Use wet sweeping to avoid raising dust.
Section 7: Handling and Storage:
Wear ppe. Avoid creating dust. Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area. Avoid contact with oxidizers and chemically active metals as violent reactions can occur.
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Respirtory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator


Mechanical: Protective gloves:Leather or rubber gloves and full body coveralls
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Chemical/safety impact goggels
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:888 C (16630 F)Specific Gravityinformation not available
Boiling Point:1477C (2691F) Percent Volatile by Volume:0
Vapor Pressure:10 @1085C Evaporation Rate:n/a
Vapor Density: n/a Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: 0.0017 g/100cc Autoignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odors: Odorless yellow powder or tan or orange granule Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: not flammable Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: 
Materials to Avoid:
Reacts with hydrogen peroxide and other strong oxidizers. Do not heat in presence of aluminum, sodium or potassium metal
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
None anticipated
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11: Additional Information:
TOXIC! Overexposure through inhalation or ingestion could cause damage to the blood or nervous, digestive and / or renal systems. Use NIOSH approved respirator when handling.
DOT Classification: Not Regulated
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please Consult the most recent D.O.T. regulations
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2005 Approved by: RMC
The Information here in is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the user's consideration and investigation. No warranty either expressed or implied is made for the completeness or accuracy of the information whether orginating from the above mentioned company or not. Users of this material should satisfy themselves by independent and investigation of current scientific and medical knowledge that the material can be used safely.