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Material Safety Data Sheet


ACDELCO BATTERY, WET, FILLED WITH ACID
Infosafe No. 1EVJ7 Issue Date December 2006 Status DRAFT by ACDELCOG

Classified as hazardous


  1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product Name ACDELCO BATTERY, WET, FILLED WITH ACID
Product Code
Product Use LEAD/ ACID STORAGE BATTERY
Company Name ACDELCO, GM HOLDEN LTD
Address 99 Princess Hwy, Dandenong South Dandenong South
VIC 3175
Emergency Tel. 03 97977340 or 03 97977341 (between 9am-5pm)

Other Names Name Product Code
BATTERY, WET, FILLED WITH ACID

  2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Information on Composition BATTERY CONTAINER : POLYPROPYLENE
Ingredients    Name CAS Proportion
   
    LEAD/LEAD OXIDE 7438-92-1 60-100 %
    SULFURIC ACID 7664-93-9 10-30 %
    ANTIMONY ALLOY 7440-36-0 0-10 %
    ARSENIC 7440-38-2 0-0.09 %
Substance Chemical Family CHEMICAL FAMILY : TOXIC AND CORROSIVE MATERIAL
Dangerous Components / Constituents FORMULA : LEAD/ ACID

  3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION



Danger of cumulative effects.
Causes severe burns.
Possible risk of impaired fertility.
May cause harm to the unborn child
Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
Reproductive Toxicity ACCORDING TO NOHSC THIS PRODUCT IS A CATEGORY 1 REPRODUCTIVE HAZARD, MAY CAUSE HARM TO THE UNBORN CHILD. POSSIBLE RISK OF IMPARED FERTILITY.
Chronic Effects DANGER OF CUMULATIVE EFFECTS.
Inhalation HARMFUL VIA INHALATION. INHALATION OF MISTS OR VAPOURS WILL RESULT IN RESPIRATORY IRRITATION AND POSSIBLE HARMFUL CORROSIVE EFFECTS INCLUDING LESIONS OF THE NASAL SEPTUM, PULMONARY EDEMA, PNEUMONITIS AND EMPHYSEMA.
Ingestion HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. INGESTION OF THIS PRODUCT MAY CAUSE NAUSEA, VOMITING, ABDOMINAL PAIN AND CHEMICAL BURNS TO THE MOUTH, THROAT AND STOMACH.
Skin SKIN CONTACT WILL CAUSE REDNESS, ITCHING, IRRITATION, SEVERE PAIN AND CHEMICAL BURNS WITH RESULTANT TISSUE DESTRUCTION.
Eye EYE CONTACT WILL CAUSE STINGING, BLURRING, TEARING, SEVERE PAIN AND POSSIBLE PERMANANENT CORNEAL DAMAGE.

  4. FIRST AID MEASURES

SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR ALL EXPOSURE EMERGENCIES.
Inhalation IF INHALED, REMOVE FROM CONTAMINATED AREA. APPLY ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF NOT BREATHING. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Ingestion DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, WASH OUT MOUTH WITH WATER. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Skin WASH AFFECTED AREA THROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND WASH BEFORE REUSE OR DISCARD. SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION.
Eye IF CONTACT WITH THE EYE(S) OCCURS, WASH WITH COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER HOLDING EYELID(S) OPEN. TAKE CARE NOT TO RINSE CONTAMINATED WATER INTO THE NON-AFFECTED EYE. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
First Aid Facilities EYE WASH, SAFETY SHOWER AND GENERAL WASHROOM FACILITIES.
Advice to Doctor TREAT SYMPTOMATICALLY.

  5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing Media HALON OR DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHER.
Specific Hazards UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: HYDROGEN GAS AND SULFURIC ACID VAPORS ARE GENERATED UPON OVERCHARGE, VENTILATE CHARGING AREAS.
Hazardous Combustion Products UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS THIS PRODUCT MAY EMITT TOXIC AND/OR IRRITATING FUMES.
Flash Point NOT AVAILABLE.
Flammable Limits UEL 74.2
Flammable Limits LEL 4.0

  6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

IF MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED, TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS: WEAR FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND BREATHING APPARATUS. AVOID ANY EXPOSURE. CONTAIN SPILLED MATERIAL WITH INERT NON COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL AND COLLECT IN A SUITABLE LABELLED CONTAINER. SEAL ALL WASTES IN A VAPOUR TIGHT LABELLED CORROSION RESISTANT CONTAINER FOR EVENTUAL DISPOSAL. IF THIS MATERIAL ENTERS THE WATERWAYS CONTACT THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY, OR YOUR LOCAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY.

  7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling AVWHEN HANDLING AND STORING, KEEP AWAY FROM FLAMES DURING AND IMMEDIATELY AFTER CHARGING. AVOID PROLONGED OVERCHARGING. LIFT WITH BATTERY CARRYING DEVICE AND DO NOT EXCESSIVELY TILT BATTERY. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT ALL WHO COME INTO CONTACT WITH THIS MATERIAL MAINTAIN HIGH STANDARDS OF PERSONAL HYGIENE IE. WASHING HANDS PRIOR TO EATING, DRINKING AND SMOKING.
Storage STORE IN A COOL, DRY WELL VENTILATED AREA AWAY FROM HEAT AND OUT OF DIRECT SUNLIGHT. KEEP SECURELY SEALED AND PROTECTED AGAINST PHYSICAL DAMAGE. INSPECT REGULARLY FOR DEFICIENCIES SUCH AS DAMAGE OR LEAKS.

  8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

National Exposure Standards     Name STEL (mgm3) STEL (ppm) TWA (mgm3) TWA (ppm) FootNote
LEAD/LEAD OXIDE - - 0.15 -
SULFURIC ACID 3 - 1 -
ANTIMONY ALLOY - - 0.5 -
Other Exposure Information NO EXPOSURE STANDARDS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR THIS MATERIAL BY THE NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION (NOHSC). HOWEVER, EXPOSURE STANDARDS FOR INGREDIENTS ARE STATED ABOVE:

AS PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION (NOHSC):
TWA - THE TIME-WEIGHTED AVERAGE AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION OVER AN EIGHT-HOUR WORKING DAY, FOR A FIVE-DAY WORKING WEEK OVER AN ENTIRE WORKING LIFE.
STEL (SHORT TERM EXPOSURE LIMIT) - THE AVERAGE AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION OVER A 15 MINUTE PERIOD WHICH SHOULD NOT BE EXCEEDED AT ANY TIME DURING A NORMAL EIGHT-HOUR WORKDAY.
ACCORDING TO CURRENT KNOWLEDGE THESE CONCENTRATIONS SHOULD NEITHER IMPAIR THE HEALTH OF, NOR CAUSE UNDUE DISCOMFORT TO, NEARLY ALL WORKERS.
Respiratory Protection IF ENGINEERING CONTROLS ARE NOT EFFECTIVE IN CONTROLLING AIRBORNE EXPOSURE THE RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT SUCH AS HALF MASK RESPIRATOR WITH ACID MIST FILTERS ARE RECOMMENDED. REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS AS/NZS 1715, SELECTION, USE AND MAINTANENCE OR RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE DEVICES AND AS/NZS 1716, RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE DEVICES.
Eye Protection SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDE SHIELDS, GOGGLES OR FULL-FACE SHIELD AS APPROPRIATE RECOMMENDED. FINAL CHOICE OF APPROPRIATE EYE/FACE PROTECTION WILL VARY ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES I.E. METHODS OF HANDLING OR ENGINEERING CONTROLS AND ACCORDING TO RISK ASSESSMENTS UNDERTAKEN. EYE PROTECTION SHOULD CONFORM WITH AUSTRALIAN/NEW ZEALAND STANDARD AS/NZS 1337 - EYE PROTECTORS FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS.
Hand Protection WEAR GLOVES OF IMPERVIOUS MATERIAL. FINAL CHOICE OF APPROPRIATE GLOVES WILL VARY ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES I.E. METHODS OF HANDLING OR ACCORDING TO RISK ASSESSMENTS UNDERTAKEN. REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO AS/NZS 2161.1: OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTIVE GLOVES - SELECTION, USE AND MAINTENANCE.
Body Protection WEAR PROTECTIVE OVERALLS AND CHEMICAL RESISTANT APRON WHERE CLOTHING IS LIKELY TO BE CONTAMINATED.
Eng. Controls LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION PREFERRED. MECHANICAL ACCEPTABLE AT 1 TO 4 CHANGES/ PER/ HOUR
Biological Limit Values NO BIOLOGICAL LIMIT ALLOCATED.

  9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance CLEAR LIQUID.
Odour PUNGENT ODOUR (SHARP PENETRATING ODOUR)
Melting Point NOT AVAILABLE.
Boiling Point 95C
Solubility in Water 100%
Specific Gravity (H2O=1) NOT AVAILABLE.
Vapour Pressure NOT AVAILABLE.
Vapour Density (Air=1) LESS THAN 1
Evaporation Rate -1
Volatile Component 10-30%
Flash Point NOT AVAILABLE.
Flammable Limits LEL 4.0
Flammable Limits UEL 74.2

  10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability U-3, F-0, S-2 R-W UNSTABLE.
Hazardous Polymerization WILL NOT OCCUR.
Materials to Avoid WATER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products NOT AVAILABLE.
Hazardous Reaction CONTACT WITH WATER MAY CAUSE ELECTRIC SHOCK AND REACTION.
Conditions to Avoid AVOID OVERCHARGING AND SMOKING IN THE VICINITY OF CHARGING BATTERIES, AVOID SPARKS, POOR VENTILATION.

  11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicology Information NO TOXICOLOGICAL DATA AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRODUCT.
Inhalation HARMFUL VIA INHALATION. INHALATION OF MISTS OR VAPOURS WILL RESULT IN RESPIRATORY IRRITATION AND POSSIBLE HARMFUL CORROSIVE EFFECTS INCLUDING LESIONS OF THE NASAL SEPTUM, PULMONARY EDEMA, PNEUMONITIS AND EMPHYSEMA.
Ingestion HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. INGESTION OF THIS PRODUCT MAY CAUSE NAUSEA, VOMITING, ABDOMINAL PAIN AND CHEMICAL BURNS TO THE MOUTH, THROAT AND STOMACH.
Skin SKIN CONTACT WILL CAUSE REDNESS, ITCHING, IRRITATION, SEVERE PAIN AND CHEMICAL BURNS WITH RESULTANT TISSUE DESTRUCTION.
Eye EYE CONTACT WILL CAUSE STINGING, BLURRING, TEARING, SEVERE PAIN AND POSSIBLE PERMANANENT CORNEAL DAMAGE.
Chronic Effects DANGER OF CUMULATIVE EFFECTS.
Reproductive Toxicity ACCORDING TO NOHSC THIS PRODUCT IS A CATEGORY 1 REPRODUCTIVE HAZARD, MAY CAUSE HARM TO THE UNBORN CHILD. POSSIBLE RISK OF IMPARED FERTILITY.

  12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Environment Protection DO NOT ALLOW TO ENTER WATERWAYS.
Mobility NOT AVAILABLE.
Persistence / Degradability NOT AVAILABLE.
Ecotoxicity NO ECOLOGICAL DATA AVAILABLE.

  13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

DISPOSE OF WASTE ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, EPA, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

  14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

THIS MATERIAL IS CLASSIFIED AS A CLASS 8 (CORROSIVE) DANGEROUS GOOD ACCORDING TO THE AUSTRALIAN CODE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD AND RAIL. DANGEROUS GOODS OF CLASS 8 (CORROSIVE) ARE INCOMPATIBLE IN A PLACARD LOAD WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
- CLASS 1, EXPLOSIVE
- CLASS 4.3, DANGEROUS WHEN WET SUBSTANCE
- CLASS 5.1, OXIDISING AGENT
- CLASS 5.2, ORGANIC PEROXIDE
- CLASS 6, TOXIC AND INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES, IF THE CLASS 6 DANGEROUS GOODS ARE CYANIDES AND THE CLASS 8 DANGEROUS GOODS ARE ACIDS
- CLASS 7, RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCE
AND ARE INCOMPATIBLE WITH FOOD AND FOOD PACKAGING IN ANY QUANTITY.
U.N. Number 2794
Proper Shipping Name BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ACID
DG Class 8
Packaging Method #
Packing Group III
EPG Number 8A1
IERG Number 37

  15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Risk Phrase

R33 Danger of cumulative effects.
R35 Causes severe burns.
R62 Possible risk of impaired fertility.
R61(1) May cause harm to the unborn child
R20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
Safety Phrase S23 Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray
S27 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
Poisons Schedule Not Scheduled
Hazard Category Toxic,Corrosive

  16. OTHER INFORMATION

User Codes User Title Label User Code
  Approval Number 5124
SDS History MSDS Reviewed: December 2006
Poisons Schedule Not Scheduled
Hazard Category Toxic,Corrosive
ACDelco Part # Battery Type

NS40ZWC Wet Calcium
NS40ZLWC Wet Calcium
NS40ZLSWC Wet Calcium
NS40ZSWC Wet Calcium
22F54WC Wet Calcium
22FR54WC Wet Calcium
22F66WC Wet Calcium
22FR66WC Wet Calcium
55D23LWC Wet Calcium
55D23RWC Wet Calcium
AU2266WC Wet Calcium
AU22R66WC Wet Calcium
NS70WC Wet Calcium
NS70LWC Wet Calcium
NX1105WC Wet Calcium
NX1105LWC Wet Calcium
NX1207WC Wet Calcium
NX1207LWC Wet Calcium
55457WC Wet Calcium
56330WC Wet Calcium
56318WC Wet Calcium
58827WC Wet Calcium
N38-54WC Wet Calcium
N38L-54DFWC Wet Calcium
12N243WC Wet Calcium
12N244WC Wet Calcium
30HL102WC Wet Calcium
30H102WC Wet Calcium
N120WC Wet Calcium
N150WC Wet Calcium
N200WC Wet Calcium
SN200L SMF
SN200 SMF
SN150L SMF
SN150 SMF
SN120L SMF
SN120 SMF
SN100L SMF
SN100 SMF
S95D31RHD SMF
S95D31R SMF
S95D31LHD SMF
S95D31L SMF
S85B60R SMF
S85B60L SMF
S80D26R SMF
S80D26L SMF
S78DT6MF SMF
S786MF SMF
S75D31R SMF
S75D31L SMF
S756MF SMF
S755MF SMF
S70D23R SMF
S70D23L SMF
S65D31R SMF
S65D31L SMF
S657MF SMF
S656MF SMF
S59218 SMF
S58R6MF SMF
S58828 SMF
S58827 SMF
S586MF SMF
S58515 SMF
S56821 SMF
S56820 SMF
S56640 SMF
S56639 SMF
S56638 SMF
S56330 SMF
S56323 SMF
S56318 SMF
S55D26R SMF
S55D26L SMF
S55D23R SMF
S55D23L SMF
S55B24RS SMF
S55B24R SMF
S55B24LS SMF
S55B24L SMF
S55565 SMF
S55559 SMF
S55523 SMF
S55459 SMF
S55458 SMF
S55457 SMF
S55414 SMF
S54519 SMF
S54464 SMF
S54459 SMF
S54317 SMF
S54316 SMF
S53529 SMF
S53528 SMF
S50D20R SMF
S50D20L SMF
S48D26R SMF
S48D26L SMF
S416MF SMF
S40B20RSDF SMF
S40B20RS SMF
S40B20R SMF
S40B20LSDF SMF
S40B20LS SMF
S40B20L SMF
S356MF SMF
S347MF SMF
S346MF SMF
S31901MF SMF
S31900MF SMF
S24R6MF SMF
S246MF SMF
S115D31R SMF
S115D31L SMF
S1111HD SMF
S1111 SMF
S1110HD SMF
S1110 SMF
M27SMF730 SMF
M24SMF600 SMF
HCM27SMF SMF
HCM27LSMF SMF
HCM24SMF SMF
HCM24LSMF SMF
DCM27SMF SMF
DCM27LSMF SMF
DCM24SMF SMF
DCM24LSMF SMF
AU22R530SMF SMF
AU22530SMFDF SMF
22F530SMFDF SMF
22FR530SMF SMF
22F530SMF SMF

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