Water Filtration Anthracite

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50/50 Blend by Volume of HS-200 and 6 x 30 Mesh Anthracite Coal Safety Data Sheet

Revision date : 2017

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

T 847-844-0680 - F 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 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

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
N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-hexadecanaminium 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

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
Potassium permanganate (7722-64-7)
LD50 dermal rabbit 4300 uL/kg/24H;

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

Zeolite (1318-02-1)
IARC group 3

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

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

15.1 - US Federal regulations

Potassium permanganate (7722-64-7)
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:

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 2017 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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