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Material Safety Data sheet

1. Calcium Chloride Desiccant

Identification of the substance/preparation and the company

Calcium Chloride Desiccant (Absorpole)
Application: Drying Agent
AbsorboPak Ltd.
2nd Floor 6 , Main Street,
Howth, Dublin 13,
Co. Dublin, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0) 87 225 0516 – Web:

2. Composition/info on ingredient Calcium Chloride

CAS No:10043-52-4
Index No:–  EINECS No:233-140-8
Hazard symbols:–

3. Hazards identification

Hazard description
Not applicable

4. First-aid measures

After inhalation take the patient into the fresh air. In the event of contact with the skin, rinse off with water and soap.
Contamination of the eyes must be treated by thorough irrigation with water, with the eyelids held open. If the product is
swallowed consult a doctor if necessary.

5. First-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: No restriction in fire situations. Product is not combustible
For reasons of security unsuitable extinguishing media : None.
Special risk due to the substance or the preparation itself, its combustion products or the gas being produced: None
Special protective equipment when fighting fires: Firemen have to wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: none

6. Accidental release measures

Precautionary measures regarding persons: Avoid the formation of dust, if necessary siphoning the production off
Iocally. Use the personal protective equipment listed in Charter 8.
Environmental protection measures: No special measures required.
Methods for cleaning up/taking up: Take up spilled product with an industrial vacuum cleaner.
Further information: none

8. Exposure controls/personal protection

For exposure controls see Chapter 15.
Respiratory protection: Respiratory equipment with filter type P according to DIN EN 143
Hand protection: gloves
Eye protection: goggles

9. Physical and chemical properties

Form: granular
Color: White, grey
Odor: odorless
PH Value: 5-6 (in suspension at 10% in water)
Melting point: not determined
Inflammability: no
Ignition temperature: no
Spontaneous flammability: no
Properties: no
Explosive Limits: not applicable

Vapor pressure: not relevant
Bulk density: 750to800kg/m3
Solubility in water: 800 > g/L
Fat solubility: not determined Partition coefficient
n-octanol/ water not determined

10. Stability and reactivity

Condition to avoid: none known
Substances to avoid: none known
Hazardous decomposition products: none known
Further information: none

11. Toxicological information

Toxicological studies on the product are not yet available.
Practical experience Dehydration in case of prolonged skin contact.

12. Ecological information

Ecotoxicological data are not available

13. Disposal considerations

Unused material: reuse if possible. Address manufacturer.
Or May be disposed of in approved Iandfills provided local regulations are observed.

14. Transport information

GGVSE: — UN: — PG: —
RID/ADR: — UN: — PG: —

Warning sign: Hazard No. – UN No: —
ADNR: — UN: — PG: —
GGVsee/IMDG C ode: — UN: — PG: — MPO: —
Declaration for land shipment: —
Declaration for sea shipment: —
Declaration for shipment by air: —
Other information: Not dangerous cargo.


15. Regulatory information

No labeling is required in accordance with the EEC directives.
German regulations
TRGS 900 “Atmospheric Threshold Value”.
14808-60-7 Quarta
Threshold: 0.15mg/m3A
Note mark
Handing restrictions: none
Major accidents regulations: not listed in the appendices
Regulations on flammable liquids: not applicable
Technical instruction on Air Pollution Control:
Figure 5.2.1
Total dust
Water pollution class (WGK): not harmful to water
Observe national regulations.

16. Other information

The data given here is based on current knowledge and experience. The purpose of this Safety Data Sheet is to
describe the products in terms of their safety requirements. The above details do not imply any guarantee concerning
composition composition, properties or performance.