50/50 Blend by Volume of HS-200 and 6 x 30 Mesh Anthracite Coal Safety Data Sheet | Revision date : 2022


Section 1

Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

1.1 – Product Identifier

Product Name: HS-250

1.2 – Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Use of the substance/mixture : Filtration

1.3 – Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
Hydrosil International Ltd.
125 Prairie Lake Rd
East Dundee, IL 60118
Telephone: 847-844-0680
Fax: 847-844-0799

1.4 – Emergency telephone number
Emergency number : 1-847-844-0680


Section 2

Hazards Identification

2.1 – Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS-US classification
Eye Dam. 1 H318
STOT SE 3 H335

2.2 – Label Elements

GHS-US labelling
Hazard pictograms (GHS-US) :
Signal word (GHS-US) : Danger
Hazard statements (GHS-US) : H318 – Causes serious eye damage
H335 – May cause respiratory irritation
Precautionary statements (GHS-US) : P261 – Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P271 – Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
P280 – Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
P304+P340 – IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing
P305+P351+P338 – If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
P310 – Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…
P312 – Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…/if you feel unwell
P403+P233 – Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed
P405 – Store locked up
P501 – Dispose of contents/container

2.3 – Other Hazards
No additional information available

2.4 – Unknown acute toxicity (GHS US)
No data available


Section 3

Composition/information on ingredients

3.1 – Substances
Not applicable

3.2 – Mixture

Name Product Identifier % GHS-US Classification
Zeolite (CAS No.) 1318-02-1 45.3 – 47.3 STOT SE 3, H335
Coal, anthracite (CAS No.) 8029-10-5 45.3 – 47.3 Not classified
Water (CAS No.) 7732-18-5 1.59 – 7.59 Not classified
Cetyltrimethylammonium chloride (CAS No.) 112-02-7 1.81 – 3.81 Skin Irrit. 2, H315
Eye Dam. 1, H318
Aquatic Acute 1, H400

Section 4

First aid measures

4.1 – Description of first aid measures

  • First-aid measures after inhalation : Remove person to fresh air. If not breathing, administer CPR or artificial respiration. Get immediate medical attention.
  • First-aid measures after skin contact : If skin reddening or irritation develops, seek medical attention.
  • First-aid measures after eye contact : Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists get medical attention.
  • First-aid measures after ingestion : If the material is swallowed, get immediate medical attention or advice. DO NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.

4.2 – Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

  • Symptoms/injuries after inhalation : May cause respiratory irritation.
  • Symptoms/injuries after skin contact : Causes skin irritation.
  • Symptoms/injuries after eye contact : Causes serious eye irritation.
  • Symptoms/injuries after ingestion : May be harmful if swallowed.

4.3 – Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No additional information available


Section 5

Firefighting measures

5.1 – Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media :  If involved with fire, flood with plenty of water.
Unsuitable extinguishing media : None.

5.2 – Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Fire hazard : None known.
Explosion hazard : None known.

5.3 – Advice for firefighters
Protection during firefighting : Firefighters should wear full protective gear.


Section 6

Accidental release measures

6.1 – Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
General measures : Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
For non-emergency personnel : No additional information available
For emergency responders : No additional information available

6.2 – Environmental precautions

6.3 – Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For containment : If possible, stop flow of product.
Methods for cleaning up : Shovel or sweep up and put in a closed container for disposal.

6.4 – Reference to other sections
No additional information available


Section 7

Handling and storage

7.1 – Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling : Avoid contact with eyes

7.2 – Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage conditions : Protect containers from physical damage. Store in dry, cool, well-ventilated area.

7.3 – Specific end use(s)
No additional information available


Section 8

Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1 – Control parameters

Coal, anthracite (8029-10-5)
USA ACGIH ACGIH TWA (mg/m³) 0.4 mg/m³

8.2 – Exposure controls

  • Appropriate engineering controls : Local exhaust and general ventilation must be adequate to meet exposure standards.
  • Hand protection : Use impervious gloves.
  • Eye protection : Safety glasses.
  • Skin and body protection : Wear suitable working clothes.
  • Respiratory protection : If airborne concentrations are above the applicable exposure limits, use NIOSH approved respiratory protection.


Section 9

Physical and chemical properties

9.1 – Information on basic physical and chemical properties

Physical state : Solid
Appearance : Irregular shaped
Colour : White/black
Odour : No data available
Odour threshold : No data available
pH : No data available
Relative evaporation rate (butylacetate=1) : No data available
Melting point : No data available
Freezing point : No data available
Boiling point : No data available
Flash point : No data available
Self ignition temperature : No data available
Decomposition temperature : No data available
Flammability (solid, gas) : No data available
Vapour pressure : No data available
Relative vapour density at 20 °C : No data available
Relative density : 54-56 lb/ft3
Solubility : No data available
Log Pow : No data available
Log Kow : No data available
Viscosity, kinematic : No data available
Viscosity, dynamic : No data available
Explosive properties : No data available
Oxidising properties : No data available
Explosive limits : No data available

9.1 – Other information
No additional information available


Section 10

Stability and reactivity

10.1 – Reactivity
No additional information available

10.2 – Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.

10.3 – Possibility of hazardous reactions
Will not occur

10.4 – Conditions to avoid

10.5 – Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing and reducing agents such as ozone, liquid oxygen, or chlorine.

10.6 – Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon monoxide may be generated in the event of a fire. Organic chlorides, amines, hydrogen chloride may be produced.


Section 11

Toxicological information

11.1 – Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity : Not classified
Skin corrosion/irritation : Not classified
Serious eye damage/irritation : Causes serious eye damage.
Respiratory or skin sensitisation : Not classified
Germ cell mutagenicity : Not classified
Carcinogenicity : Not classified
Reproductive toxicity : Not classified
Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) : May cause respiratory irritation.
Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) : Not classified
Aspiration hazard : Not classified

Zeolite (1318-02-1)
LD50 oral rat 5000 mg/kg
LD50 dermal rabbit > 2000 mg/kg
LC50 inhalation rat (mg/l) 2.4 mg/l (Exposure time: 1 h)
ATE (oral) 5000 mg/kg


Zeolite (1318-02-1)
IARC group 3


Section 12

Ecological information

12.1 – Toxicity

Zeolite (1318-02-1)
LC50 fishes 1 1800 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h – Species: Brachydanio rerio [semi-static])
EC50 Daphnia 1 1000 – 1800 mg/l (Exposure time: 48 h – Species: Daphnia magna)
EC50 other aquatic organisms 1 18 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h – Species: Desmodesmus subspicatus)
LC50 fish 2 3200 – 5600 mg/l (Exposure time: 96 h – Species: Oryzias latipes [semi-static])

12.2 – Persistence and degradability
No additional information available

12.3 – Bioaccumulative potential
No additional information available

12.4 – Mobility in soil
No additional information available

12.5 – Other adverse effects
No additional information available


Section 13

Disposal considerations

13.1 – Waste treatment methods
Waste disposal recommendations : Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.


Section 14

Transport information

In accordance with DOT / ADR / RID / ADNR / IMDG / ICAO / IATA

14.1 – UN number
Not applicable

14.2 – UN proper shipping name
Not applicable


Section 15

Regulatory information

All components of this product are listed, or excluded from listing, on the United States Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances
Control Act (TSCA) inventory.

15.1 – US Federal regulations

OSHA: This product is not known to be hazardous by OSHA Highly Hazardous Process Safety Standard, 29 CFR 1910.119.
CERCLA/SARA Hazardous Substances: Not applicable.

15.2 – US State regulations
No additional information available


Section 16

Other information

Full text of H-phrases:

Aquatic Acute 1 Hazardous to the aquatic environment – Acute Hazard Category 1
Eye Dam. 1 Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 1
Skin Irrit. 2 skin corrosion/irritation Category 2
STOT SE 3 Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3
H315 Causes skin irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H335 May cause respiratory irritation
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life

NFPA health hazard : 2 – Intense or continued exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury unless prompt
medical attention is given.
NFPA fire hazard : 0 – Materials that will not burn.
NFPA reactivity : 0 – Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and are not reactive with water


Copyright 2022 Hydrosil International, LTD. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only. The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. This information is based on our current knowledge and is intended to describe the product for the purposes of health, safety and environmental requirements only. It should not therefore be construed as guaranteeing any specific property of the product. Hydrosil International LTD. makes no warranty, either expressed or implied, including any warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. 

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