Gas Valve Actuators – Honeywell – V4034, V6034, V9034

PRODUCT NAME: Sodium-Potassium Alloy
PRODUCT USE: NaK alloy is the hydraulic fluid in the Honeywell V4034, V6034, V9034 fluid power gas valve actuators.
MSDS ID: DS9038
Synonyms: Na-K Alloy
MANUFACTURER: Honeywell Inc., 1985 Douglas Drive North, Minneapolis,
MN 55422
Corp ID: GV-028-038
Customer Response Center: 800-328-5111
Emergency Telephone Information: 888-809-3787
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SECTION 2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Ingredients CAS# Percent PEL TLV
Sodium metal 7440-23-5 22 — —
Potassium metal 7400-09-7 78 — —
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SECTION 3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
ACUTE HEALTH EFFECTS:
Skin/Eye: Direct contact may cause severe burns.
Inhalation: Fumes from burning alloy will irritate and burn nose and throat.
Ingestion: May cause severe burns.
CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS: None known
OSHA HAZARD CLASSIFICATIONS: Corrosive, Water Reactive, Pyrophoric
CARCINOGENICITY: Not considered to be a carcinogen by either OSHA, NTP, IARC, or ACGIH
TARGET ORGANS: Skin and eyes
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SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and continue to flush. Obtain medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash thoroughly with mild soap and water. Obtain medical attention.
INGESTION: Do not induce vomiting. Give sips of water. Contact physician or local poison control center immediately.
INHALATION: Remove patient to fresh air and obtain medical attention if symptoms develop.
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SECTION 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
FLASH POINT: Caution! This material can spontaneously ignite.
LEL: Not applicable
UEL: Not applicable

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Dry soda ash, Ansul’s Met-L-X, and dry sodium chloride. Never use water, carbon dioxide or halogenized fire extinguishers.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Burning NaK releases caustic fumes and smoke. Na K may re-ignite if not covered with extinguishing material.
EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Extremely dangerous on contact with moisture, water and air. Ignites spontaneously in air.
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SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Cover spill with dry soda ash or dry sodium chloride. Scoop into dry metal container and cover with dry powder extinguishing agent. Promptly remove and dispose of container.
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SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Protect valve against physical damage. Keep away from water or locations where water might be needed for fire involving other storage materials.
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SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
VENTILATION: No special ventilation required unless material is reacting or on fire.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: No special respiratory protection required unless material is reacting or on fire.
EYE PROTECTION: Tight fitting goggles and face shield
HAND/CLOTHING PROTECTION: Fire retardant clothing/coveralls and fire retardant canvas or dry leather gloves are required.
OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: None
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SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
APPEARANCE: Silvery-white liquid turning to yellow-orange in air, no odor
BOILING POINT: 760 mm Hg 1443 F (784 C)
VAPOR PRESSURE: < 0.01 mm Hg at 500 F
SOLUBLE IN WATER: Reacts violently
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 0.847
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SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
STABILITY: Stable if properly stored
REACTIVITY: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
INCOMPATIBILITIES: Kerosene, napthas, water, halogenated hydrocarbons (including teflon) carbon tetrachloride, sulfuric acid, and carbon dioxide
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Reacts violently with water to produce sodium hydroxide (NaOH), potassium hydroxide (KOH) and
hydrogen

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SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION
No data available.
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SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No data available.
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SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATION
Dispose of in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations.
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SECTION 14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
DOT CLASSIFICATION: Flammable solid
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SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Reportable Quantity of sodium (CAS# 7440-23-5) is 10 pounds (4.54 kg).
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SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied, except that it is accurate to the best of our knowledge.
PREPARED BY: PROSAR, 1295 Bandana Blvd, Suite 335, St Paul, MN 55108 [651-917-6100]

 

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DATE RELEASED: October 8, 1999