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ZINC BORATE

Chemical Identifiers

CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 1332-07-6
none data unavailable
  • ZBO
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none none
NFPA 704
data unavailable
General Description
A white powder of variable composition. (typically 45% ZnO, 34% B2O3 and 20% H2O). Slightly soluble in water. The primary hazard is the threat to the environment. Immediate steps should be taken to limit its spread to the environment. It is used as a fungus and mildew inhibitor, to fire proof textiles, and for other uses.

Hazards

Reactivity Alerts
none
Air & Water Reactions
Slightly soluble in water.
Fire Hazard
No information available.
Health Hazard
Inhalation of dust may irritate nose and throat. Ingestion can cause gastrointestinal disturbances, convulsions, central nervous depressions, skin eruptions, shock, and death. Contact with eyes or skin causes irritation. (USCG, 1999)
Reactivity Profile
ZINC BORATE has weak oxidizing or reducing powers. Slightly soluble in water. Not water-reactive.
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

No information available.

Response Recommendations

Isolation and Evacuation
No information available.
Firefighting
No information available.
Non-Fire Response
No information available.
Protective Clothing
Dust mask; goggles or face shield; protective gloves (USCG, 1999)
DuPont TychemĀ® Suit Fabrics
No information available.
First Aid
INHALATION: move to fresh air.

INGESTION: administer gastric lavage with warm tap water; saline catharsis; consult physician.

EYES or SKIN: flush with water. (USCG, 1999)

Physical Properties

Chemical Formula: data unavailable
Flash Point: data unavailable
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
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Vapor Pressure: data unavailable
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: 2.7 at 68 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point: data unavailable
Molecular Weight: 434.75 (USCG, 1999)
Water Solubility: data unavailable
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

No AEGL information available.

ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

No ERPG information available.

PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

No PAC information available.

Regulatory Information

EPA Consolidated List of Lists

Regulatory Name CAS Number/
313 Category Code
EPCRA 302
EHS TPQ
EPCRA 304
EHS RQ
CERCLA RQ EPCRA 313
TRI
RCRA
Code
CAA 112(r)
RMP TQ
Zinc Compounds N982 & 313
Zinc borate 1332-07-6 1000 pounds 313c

(EPA List of Lists, 2015)

DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

No regulatory information available.

OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List

No regulatory information available.

Alternate Chemical Names