1: Chemical Product Identification

Product Name: Chlorine Standard Solution

Cataloge Codes: SLC3214

CAS#: Mixture.

RTECS: Not applicable.

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Potassium iodate; Water

CI#: Not available.


Chemical Name: Not applicable.

Chemical Formula: Not applicable

2. Composition and Information on Ingredients 

Toxicological Data on Ingredients:

3: Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects:

Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion. Non-corrosive for skin. Non-sensitizer for skin. Non-permeator by skin. Non-irritant for lungs. Non-sensitizer for lungs. Non-corrosive to the eyes. Non-corrosive for lungs.

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

Non-corrosive for skin. Non-irritant for skin. Non-sensitizer for skin. Non-permeator by skin. Non-irritating to the eyes.

Non-hazardous in case of ingestion. Non-hazardous in case of inhalation. Non-irritant for lungs. Non-sensitizer for lungs.





Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Skin Contact:

Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops. Cold water may be used.

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.


If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention if symptoms appear.

Serious Inhalation: Not available.


Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product:                                            Non-flammable.

Auto-Ignition Temperature:                                              Not applicable.

Flash Points:                                                                         Not applicable.

Flammable Limits:                                                               Not applicable.

Products of Combustion:                                                   Not available.

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:          Not applicable.

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Non-explosive in presence of open flames and

sparks, of shocks.

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:                                Not applicable.

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards:                                       Not available.

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards:                             Potentially explosive reaction with charcoal +

ozone; metals; arsenic; carbon; phosphorus;

sulphur; alkali metal hydrides; alkaline earth

metal hydrides; antimony sulphide; arsenic

sulphide; tin sulphide; metal cyanides; metal

thiocyanates; manganese dioxide. (Potassium


Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Small Spill:

Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.

Large Spill:

Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.


Section 7: Handling and Storage

Precautions: No specific safety phrase has been found applicable for this product.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:

Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapours below their respective threshold limit value.

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE

handling this product.

Exposure Limits: Not available.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance:                           Liquid.

Odour:                                                                     Not available.

Taste:                                                                        Not available.

Molecular Weight:                                                 Not applicable.

Colour:                                                                      Clear Colourless.

pH (1% soln/water):                                               Neutral.

Boiling Point:                                                           The lowest known value is 100°C (212°F) (Water).

Melting Point:                                                         Not available.

Critical Temperature:                                             Not available.

Specific Gravity:                                                      The only known value is 1 (Water = 1) (Water).

Vapour Pressure:                                                       The highest known value is 2.3 kPa (@ 20°C) (Water).

Vapour Density:                                                         The highest known value is 0.62 (Air = 1) (Water).

Volatility:                                                                  Not available.

Odour Threshold:                                                      Not available.

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.:                                            Not available.

Iconicity (in Water):                                                  Not available.

Dispersion Properties:                                            See solubility in water.

Solubility:                                                                 Easily soluble in cold water, hot water.

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability:                                                                  The product is stable.

Instability Temperature:                                       Not available.

Conditions of Instability:                                      Incompatible materials

Incompatibility with various substances:          Not available.

Corrosivity:                                                              Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

Special Remarks on Reactivity:                            It can react vigorously with reducing materials.

(Potassium iodate)

Special Remarks on Corrosivity:                           Not available.

Polymerization:                                                       Will not occur.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry: Not available.

Toxicity to Animals: LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available.

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Non-corrosive for skin. Non-sensitizer for skin. Non-permeator by skin. Non-hazardous in case of inhalation.

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: Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. (Sodium chloride)

Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.

Section 14: Transport Information

DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).

Identification: Not applicable.

Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information

Federal and State Regulations: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Potassium iodate; Water

Other Regulations: Not available. or of its ingredients

Other Classifications:

WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).

DSCL (EEC): This product is not classified according to the EU regulations. Not applicable.

HMIS (U.S.A.):

Health Hazard: 1

Fire Hazard: 0

Reactivity: 0

Personal Protection: a

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health: 1

Flammability: 0

Reactivity: 0

Specific hazard:

Protective Equipment: Not applicable. Lab coat. Not applicable. Safety glasses.

Section 16: Other Information

References: Not available.

Other Special Considerations: Not available


All information and instructions provided in this Material Safety Data Sheet in respect of the substance is given solely in terms of the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993 and Regulations (“the Act”), is based on scientific and technical knowledge as at the date indicated on this MS Material Safety Data Sheet and is presented in good faith to be correct.

The information and instructions provided in this MSDS apply only to the substance in its present form and not to any formulation or mix, in which event it is the sole responsibility of the user of the substance as formulated and/or mixed to investigate and establish any danger which may arise out of its use, wherever such user may be situated.

It is the sole responsibility of the person in receipt of this Material Safety Data Sheet wherever such recipient may be situated, to ensure that the information provided is communicated to and understood by any person who may come in contact with the substance in any place and in any manner whatsoever. If such recipient produces formulations or mixes using the substance, then it is such recipient’s sole responsibility to comply with the provisions of the Act in respect of the provision of the necessary Material Safety Data Sheet, or to comply with any other applicable legislation.