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Item Name:  CARBON, ACTIVATED
I. HEALTH HAZARDS DATA

  Route of entry:
  INHALATION: Yes
  Effects of exposure:
  INGESTION/SKIN/ACUTE/CHRONIC: N/A
  INHALATION: Dust may be inhaled.
  Explanation of Carcinogenicity
  CARCINOGENICITY: N/A
  Signs and Symptoms of Overexposure:
  SLIGHT IRRITATION OF EYES AND NOSE MAY  RESULT FROM CONTACT WITH FINES
  Medical Condition Aggravated by Exposure:
  N/A
  First Aid:
  INHALATION: N/A
  INGESTION: N/A
  EYE: Flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

II. HANDLING AND DISPOSAL

  Spill Release Procedures:
  CLEANING PROCEDURE: Sweep up unused carbon and
  discard in refuse container or repackage for further use.
  Waste Disposal Methods:
  NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER
  Handling and Storage Precautions:
  AVOID GENERATION OF DUST AND FINES DURING   HANDLING.

III. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD INFORMATION

  Autoignition Temperature:
  350 oC, 662 oF
  Extinguishing Media:
  FLOOD WITH PLENTY OF WATER OR INERT GAS, SUCH AS N2 OR CO2.
  Fire Fighting Procedure:
  NONE

IV. CONTROL MEASURES

  Respiratory Protection:
  NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATORY FILTER
  Ventilation:
  LOCAL AND MECHANICAL EXHAUST RECOMMENDED
  Protective Gloves:
  RUBBER GLOVES
  Eye Protection:   SAFETY GLASSES
  Other Protective Equipment:   NOT REQUIRED

V. PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

  Appearance and Odor:
  BLACK GRANULAR OR POWDER ODORLESS
  Specific Gravity:
  1.9 to 2.2

VI. REACTIVITY DATA

  Stability Indicator:
  YES
  Stability Condition To Avoid:
  STABLE. CONTACT WITH STRONG OXIDIZERS SUCH
  AS LIQUID OXYGEN, CHLORINE, PERMANGANATE
  AND KETONE MAY CAUSE A BAD FIRE.
  Materials to Avoid:   AVOID CONTACT WITH HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF  
  KETONE IN AIR OR LIQUID.
  Hazardous Decomposition Products :   CARBON MONOXIDE MAY BE GENERATED IN EVENT
  OF FIRE.
  Hazardous Polymerization Indicator:   NO.
  Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:   WILL NOT OCCUR

VII. OTHER INFORMATION

  Other Information:
  CAUTION: WET ACTIVATED CARBON REMOVES
  OXYGEN FROM AIR CAUSING A SEVERE HAZARD TO
  WORKERS INSIDE CARBON VESSELS & ENCLOSED
  OR CONFINED SPACES. BEFORE ENTERING SUCH AN
  AREA, SAMPLING & WORK PROCEDURES FOR LOW
  OXYGEN LEVELS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE
  AMPLE OXYGEN AVAILABILITY.
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