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Calcium Stearate MSDS
Section I. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Chemical Name:                   Calcium  Stearate
CAS  Number :                      1592-23-0
RTECS:                                    WI3000000
TSCA:                                      TSCA 8(b) inventory: Calcium  Stearate
EINECS Number :                  216-472-8
Chemical Family :                 Metal  Carboxylate
Synonym:                               Calcium  Distearate, Octadecanoic  A cid,  Calcium  Salt
Chemical Formula:               C36H70CaO4

Section II. Composition and Information on Ingredients

Ingredient CAS Number Percent ACGIH (TWA) OSHA (PEL)
Title  Compound 31570-04-4 100 No   Data No  Data

Section III. Hazards Identification

Accute Health Effects: Irritating to the skin and eyes on contact. Inhalation will cause irritation to the lungs and mucus membrane.Irritation to the eyes will cause watering and redness. Reddening, scaling, and itching are characteristics of skin inflammation.Follow safe industrial hygiene practices and always wear protective equipment when handling this compound.Chronic Health Effects: This product has no known chronic effects. Repeated or prolong exposure to this compound is not known to aggravate medical conditions.
This product is not listed by NTP, IARC or regulated as a Carcinogen by OSHA.

Section IV. First Aid Measures

Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes keeping eyelids open .Cold water may be used. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running, water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin.Cover the irritated skin with anemollient. If irrita- tion persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing.
Serious Skin Contact: Not available.
Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.
Serious Inhalation: Not available.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.
Serious Ingestion: Not available.
Section V. Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product:    May be combustible at high temperature.
Auto-Ignition Temperature:      Not available.
Flash Points:                                 Not available.
Flammable Limits:                      Not available.
Products of Combustion:          These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Some metallic oxides.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:     Not available.
Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:    SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
                                                                        LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.
Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards:  Not available.

Section VI. Accidental Release Measures

Personal precautions :avoid dust formation, do not smoke.
Environmental precautions: keep away from d   rains and ground water and soil.
Methods for cleaning up: sweep up spilled substance but avoid making dust. Store in a closed container.

Section VII. Handling and Storage
Precautions: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes Wear suitable protective clothing In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment If you feel unwell, seek medical attention and show the label when possible.
Storage: Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizing agents.
Section VIII. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection: Splash goggles. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalentloves.
Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure Limits: Not available.

Section IX. Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state
 and appearance
Calcium  Content,% Heating
Particle Size Melting
Point °C
Bulk  Density,  g/cm3
spherical  particles
607.0 3 g/mole   6.5±0.5   ≤1 ≤0.5   >830μm, %: NMT3 .0
<180μm, %: NMT 7 .0
149-155 0.4-0.6  
Section X. Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability:                                                             The product is stable.
Instability Temperature:                                 Not available.
Conditions of Instability:                                 Not available.
Incompatibility with various substances:  Not available.
Corrosivity:                                                        Non-corrosive in presence of glass.
Special Remarks on Reactivity:                   Not available.
Special Remarks on Corrosivity:                 Not available.
Polymerization:                                                 No. .

Section XI. Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry:               Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals:        LD50: Not available.
                                             LC50: Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans:  The substance is toxic to lungs, mucous membranes.
Other Toxic Effects on Humans:
Hazardous in case of ingestion, of inhalation.
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, permeator).
Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals:  Not available.
Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans:  Not available.
Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:  Not available.  
Section XII. Ecological Information
No information available
Section XIII. Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal: Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to dissolve or mix material with acombustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system. Observe allfederal, state and local regulations when disposing of the substance.
Section XIV. Transport Information
Shipping Name (CFR):                     Non-hazardous
Hazard Class (CFR):                        NA
Additional Hazard Class (CFR):     NA
Packaging Group (CFR):                 NA
UN ID Number (CFR):                       NA
Shipping Name (IATA):                    Non-hazardous
Hazard Class (IATA):                       NA
Additional Hazard Class (IATA):   NA
Packaging Group (IATA):                NA
UN ID Number (IATA):                      NA

Section XV. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms

Federal and State Regulations:  TSCA 8(b) inventory: Calcium stearate
Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
Other Classifications:
WHMIS (Canada):  Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC):  R36- Irritating to eyes.
HMIS (U.S.A.):
Health Hazard:  2
Fire Hazard:  1
Reactivity:  0
Personal Protection:  E
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Health:  2
Flammability:  1
Reactivity:  0
Specific hazard:
Protective Equipment: Gloves.Lab coat.Dust respirator. Be sure to use anapproved/certified respirator orequivalent.Splash goggles.

Section XVI. Other Information

Disclaimer: The information herein is believed to be accurate and reliable as of the date compiled. However, Liaoning Jiakai Refined Chemicals Co., Ltd makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee of any kind with respect to the information contained in this document or any use of the product based on this information.
Preparation Date:   May, 2010
Revision Date:         August , 2010
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