Boric acid - 250g

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Boric acid - 250g



Used in hardening fixers with potassium alum and acetic acid. Extends the life of fixers and can also be used in some fine grain developers.

Boric acid - 250g

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Boric acid - 250g

Used in hardening fixers with potassium alum and acetic acid. Extends the life of fixers and can also be used in some fine grain developers.

This substance is only available to education establishments and registered companies. It is not available to the general public due to current regulations.
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Boric acid

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 10043-35-3

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

WildPhoto Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
Ramsey,
Cambridgeshire
PE26 2RB
UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address : info@wetplatesupplies.com

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Reproductive toxicity (Category 1B)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC

May impair fertility. May cause harm to the unborn child.

Composition

Substances

Formula: H3BO3

Molecular Weight: 61.83 g/mol

 

Component

Concentration

 Boric acid Included in the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)

CAS-No. : 10043-35-3

EC-No. : 233-139-2

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First aid

Description of first aid measures General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Toxicity reported for borates in humans: ingestion or absorption may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, anderythematous lesions on the skin and mucous membranes. Other symptoms include: circulatory collapse, tachycardia, cyanosis, delirium, convulsions, and coma. Death has been reported to occur in infants from less than 5 grams and in adults from 5 to 20 grams.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Borane/boron oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information

The product itself does not burn.

Handling

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Moisture sensitive.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
Sweep up and shovel.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity N/A
Toxicology

Information on toxicological effects Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - 2,660 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity

fetotoxicity

Presumed human reproductive toxicant Presumed human reproductive toxicant

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

Potential health effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.

Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.

Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.

Eyes May cause eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

Toxicity reported for borates in humans: ingestion or absorption may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, anderythematous lesions on the skin and mucous membranes. Other symptoms include: circulatory collapse, tachycardia, cyanosis, delirium, convulsions, and coma. Death has been reported to occur in infants from less than 5 grams and in adults from 5 to 20 grams.

Other

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Boric acid - 250g Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Boric acid - 250g