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Material Safety Data Sheet


Section 1           Identification


Trade Name:         Gypsof™                                           Zero-D Products, Inc.

Chemical Name: Ammonium Citrate                                7183 Lake Rd. East

                                                                                      Madison, OH 44057

                                                                                     Emergency: (440) 417-1843


Synonyms:             Diammonium Hydrogen Citrate;

                                Diammonium Citrate; Citric Acid;   

                                Diammonium Salt


Section 2           Ingredients

                                CAS #              % Total Wt.                    TLV-ACGIH

Citrate Acid          3012-65-5         >90%                              Not Applicable

Adders                                            <10%                             


Section 3           Physical Data

Boiling Point (F): Not Applicable Appearance and Odor: White granules or crystals

Melting Point:       Not Available Vapor Pressure (mm Hg):  Not Applicable

Specific Gravity:  1.48                   Vapor Density (air=1):                1.8

   (H20 = 1)                                       Evaporation Rate:          Not Applicable

Solubility (H2O):    Appreciable   (Butyl Acetate = 1)         

                                (More than     % Volatile (By Vol.): 0-10%)


Section 4           Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point:            Not Applicable

Flammable Limits  Upper- N/A %

                                Lower- N/A %

Fire Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire.

Fire Fighting: Firefighters should wear proper protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus with full face-piece operated in positive mode. Move exposed containers from fire area, if it can be done without risk. Use water to keep fire-exposed containers cool.

Unusual fire & Explosion Hazards: Closed containers exposed to heat may explode.

Toxic Gases Produced: Ammonia, Carbon Monoxide, and Carbon Dioxide.


Section 5           Health Hazard Data

Skin Contact: Immediately wash with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes.

Carcinogenicity: NTP: No IARC: No Z list: No OSHA RAG: No

Effects of Overexposure: Contact may cause irritation of Skin, eyes, and mucous membranes.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure: None identified.

First Aid Procedure: Ingestion: If swallowed and the person is conscious, immediately give large amounts of water. Get medical attention. Inhalation: If a person breathes in large amounts, move the exposed person to fresh air. Get medical attention. Eye Contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.


Section 6           Reactivity Data

Stability: Stable.

Conditions to Avoid: None Documented

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Decomposition Products: Ammonia, Carbon Monoxide, and Carbon Dioxide.


Section 7           Spill or Leak Procedures

Steps to be taken in the event of a spill or discharge: Wear suitable protective clothing. Carefully sweep up and remove.

Disposal Procedure: Dispose in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental regulations.


Section 8           Special Protection Information

Ventilation: Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to keep fume or dust levels as low as possible.

Respiratory Protection: None required where adequate ventilation conditions exist. If airborne concentration is high, use an appropriate respirator or dust mask.

Skin / Eye Protection: Safety glasses with side shields, proper gloves are recommended.


Section 9           Special Precautions

Storage Color Code: Orange (General storage).

Special Precaution: Keep container tightly closed. Suitable for any general chemical storage area.


Section 10         Transportation Data and Additional Information

Domestic (D.O.T.)

Proper Shipping Name:                Ammonium Citrate

Hazard Class:                                 ORM-E

Labels:                                             None

Reportable Quantity:                   5,000 lbs.

International (I.M.O.)

Proper Shipping Name:                Chemicals, n.o.s. (Non-regulated)


Section 11         Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Hazard Rating

4=severe                                  Fire=0

3=serious                                  Reactivity=0

2=moderate                             Health=1         

1=slight                                     Special=goggles



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