Is paraffin wax a hazardous substance?

Is paraffin wax a hazardous substance?

This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200). Always seek professional medical attention after first aid measures are provided. Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with excess water for 15 minutes, lifting lower and upper eyelids occasionally.

What is the subsidiary class for mercury?

UN No. Name and description Subsidiary risk
(1) (2) (4)
2809 MERCURY 6.1

What is the NFPA rating for hydrochloric acid?

Chemical Identifiers

Diamond Hazard Value
0 3 1 Health 3
Flammability 0
Instability 1

What are the risks of paraffin wax?

Inhaling paraffin wax base causes irritation of the eyes and the respiratory tract especially for sensitive people. Also it can cause acute to severe nausea depending on the person. Paraffin wax base in contact with the skin is dangerous because it can cause serious burns.

Is paraffin oil toxic to breathe?

Many households are poorly ventilated, and sub-standard paraffin appliances emit unacceptably toxic chemicals that lead to respiratory problems. The second risk is burns.

What hazmat class is mercury?

CAS# 7439-97-6 (listed as Mercury compounds) is listed as a hazardous air pollutant (HAP)….

Shipping Name: DOT regulated – small quantity provisions apply (see 49CFR173.4) MERCURY
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: UN2809
Packing Group: III

What is the SDS of mercury?

Chronic exposure to mercury may cause permanent central nervous system damage, fatigue, weight loss, tremors, and personality changes. Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause effects similar to those for inhalation exposure.

Is hydrochloric acid hazardous?

Hydrochloric acid is corrosive to the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Acute (short-term) inhalation exposure may cause eye, nose, and respiratory tract irritation and inflammation and pulmonary edema in humans.