Reactivated Carbon with Coconut Shell Base Safety Data Sheet

Revision date : 2022


SECTION 1: Product and Company Information


Product Name Product Type Company ID Emergency
Phone Number
Address Recommended Use
of Product
HS-ACR Activated Carbon Hydrosil International Ltd.
847-844-0680 125 Prairie Lake Rd.
East Dundee, IL 60018

SECTION 2: Hazard(s) Identification

OSHA Regulatory Status: Not Regulated

Health Effects: Prolonged over exposure to dust can produce skin and eye irritation

2.1 – Classification of the substance or mixture (GHS-US)

Pictogram Signal Word  Hazard Statement

May Cause:

Eye Irritation 2B H320

Respiratory Irritation H335

2.2 – Precautionary statements (GHS-US) :

P261 – Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P264 – Wash … thoroughly after handling
P271 – Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area
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
P312 – Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…/if you feel unwell
P337+P313 – If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention
P403+P233 – Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed
P405 – Store locked up
P501 – Dispose of contents/container to …

2.3 – Other Hazards

No additional information available

2.4 – Unknown acute toxicity (GHS US)

No data available


SECTION 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients

Name Product Identifier Percent By Weight (%) Impurities
Carbon (CAS No.) 7440-44-0 100 None

SECTION 4: First-Aid Measures

4.1 – Description of first aid measures

First Aid            
Remove person to fresh air. If not breathing, administer CPR or artificial respiration. Get immediate medical attention.
Skin Contact
First Aid
If skin reddening or irritation develops, seek medical attention.
Eye Contact
First Aid
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists get medical attention.
First Aid
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 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: Fire-Fighting 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.
Reactivity : Contact with strong oxidizers such as ozone, liquid oxygen, chlorine, etc. may result in fire.

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. Wet activated carbon removes oxygen from air causing a severe hazard
to workers inside carbon vessels or confined spaces

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

No additional information available

8.2 – Exposure controls/Person Protection

Appropriate engineering controls : Local exhaust and general ventilation must be adequate to meet exposure standards.
Hand protection : None required under normal product handling conditions.
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 : Particulate
Colour : 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 : No data available
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

Contact with strong oxidizers such as ozone, liquid oxygen, chlorine, etc. may result in fire.

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 oxidizers such as ozone, liquid oxygen, chlorine, etc

10.6 – Hazardous decomposition products

Carbon monoxide may be generated in the event of fire.


SECTION 11: Toxicological Information

11.1 – Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity : Not classified

Carbon (CAS# 7440-44-0)
LD50 oral rat > 10000 mg/kg

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


SECTION 12: Ecological Information

12.1 – Toxicity

No additional information available

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

15.1 – US Federal regulations

Carbon (CAS# 7440-44-0)
Listed on the United States TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) inventory

15.2 – US State regulations

No additional information available


SECTION 16: Other Information

Full text of H-phrases:

Eye Irrit. 2B Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2B
STOT SE 3 Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3
H335 May cause respiratory irritation

NFPA health hazard : 1 – Exposure could cause irritation but only minor residual injury even if no treatment 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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