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1 Identification of substance Product details
   Application of the substance / the preparation: Flux cored solder wire / Stick
   Harsh Solders
   K-214, MIDC, Waluj, Aurangabad
2 Composition/Data on components
   Chemical characterization
   Description: Mixture of the substances listed below with nonhazardous additions.
   Dangerous components:
   7440-31-5 tin 0-100%
   7440-36-0 antimony 0-100%
   7440-50-8 copper 0-100%
   7440-22-4 silver 0-100%
   8050-09-7 Rosin 2.5-10%
   7440-69-9 bismuth 0-100%
   7440-66-6 Zinc 0-100%
   Additional information:
   Composition and weight percent of solder alloys varies widely and can be determined by product label.
   Flux in core is typically 1-3% by weight.
3 Hazards identification
   Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
   The product has to be labeled due to the calculation procedure of international guidelines.
   May cause sensitization by skin contact.
   NFPA ratings (scale 0 - 4)
   Health = 1
   Fire = 1
   Reactivity = 0
4 First aid measures
   After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
   After skin contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
   After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
   After swallowing: Seek immediate medical advice.
5 Fire fighting measures
   Suitable extinguishing agents:
   CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
   Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or resulting gases:
   In case of fire, the following can be released:
   Carbon monoxide (CO)
   Carbon dioxide (CO2)
   Aliphatic aldehydes
   Protective equipment: Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.
6 Accidental release measures
   Person-related safety precautions: Ensure adequate ventilation
   Measures for environmental protection: Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
   Measures for cleaning/collecting:
   Melted solder will solidify on cooling and can be scraped up. Use caution to avoid breathing fumes if a gas    torch isused to cut up large pieces.
7 Handling and storage
   Information for safe handling: Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
   Information about protection against explosions and fires: Keep respiratory protective device available.
   Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
   Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.

   Further information about storage conditions: Store in dry conditions.
8 Exposure controls and personal protection
   Personal protective equipment:
   General protective and hygienic measures:
   Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
   Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
   Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
   Store protective clothing separately.
   Breathing equipment:
   When ventilation is not sufficient to remove fumes from the breathing zone, a safety approved respirator or    self contained breathing apparatus should be worn.
   Protection of hands:
   Protective gloves
   Material of gloves:
   Cloth gloves
   Nitrile rubber, NBR
   Natural rubber, NR
   Penetration time of glove material:
   The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be    observed.
   Eye protection:
   Tightly sealed goggles
   Safety glasses
9 Physical and chemical properties
   General Information
   Form: Solid
   Color: Silver grey
   Odor: Mild
   Change in condition
   Melting point/Melting range: > 100°C (> 212°F)
   Boiling point/Boiling range: Undetermined.
   Flash point: > 93°C (> 199°F)
   Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
   Density at 20°C (68°F): > 7 g/cm³
   Solubility in / Miscibility with Water: Insoluble.
10 Stability and reactivity
   Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
    Materials to be avoided: Strong acids, strong oxidizers.
    Dangerous reactions No dangerous reactions known.
    Dangerous products of decomposition:
    When heated to soldering temperatures, the solvents are evaporated and rosin may be thermally degraded     to liberate aliphatic aldehydes and acids.
11 Toxicological information
    Acute toxicity:
    LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
    8050-09-7 Rosin
    Oral LD50 2.2 mg/kg (mouse)
    3.0 mg/kg (rat)
    7440-36-0 antimony
    Oral LD50 7000 mg/kg (rat)
    7440-69-9 bismuth
    Oral LD50 5000 mg/kg (rat)
    Primary irritant effect:
    on the skin: Possible local irritation by contact with flux or fumes.
    on the eye: Smoke during soldering can cause eye irritation through inhalation: Flux fumes during soldering     may cause irritation and damage of mucous membranes and respiratory system. through ingestion: May be     harmful if swallowed.
    Sensitization: Sensitization possible through skin contact.
    Additional toxicological information:
    The product shows the following dangers according to internally approved calculation methods for           preparations: Irritant
12 Ecological information
    General notes: Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
13 Disposal considerations
    Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
    Uncleaned packagings:
    Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
14 Transport information
    DOT regulations:
    Hazard class: -
    Not regulated.
    Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
    ADR/RID class: -
    Not regulated.
    Maritime transport IMDG:
    IMDG Class: -
    Not regulated.
    Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
    ICAO/IATA Class: -
    Not regulated.
15 Regulations
   TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act):
   All ingredients are listed or exempt from listing.
   Carcinogenicity categories
   EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
   None of the ingredients is listed.
   IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
   None of the ingredients is listed.
   NTP (National Toxicology Program)
   None of the ingredients is listed.
   NIOSH-Ca (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
   None of the ingredients is listed.
   OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
   None of the ingredients is listed.
   May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
   Safety phrases:
   Keep out of the reach of children.
   Avoid contact with skin.
   Wear suitable gloves.
   If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
   Dispose of this material and its container to hazardous or special waste collection point.
16 Other information
   The information contained herein is based on data considered accurate and is offered solely for information,    consideration and investigation. Harsh Solders extends no warranties, makes no representations and    assumes no responsibility as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of this data for any purchaser's use.    The data on this Material Safety Data Sheet relates only to this product and does not relate to use with any    other material or in any process. All chemical products should be used only by, or under the direction of,    technically qualified personnel who are aware of the hazards involved and the necessity for reasonable care    in handling. Hazard communication regulations require that employees must be trained on how to use a    Material Safety Data Sheet as a source for hazard information. These suggestions and data are based on    information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and    methods of use of our products are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine    the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.