Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
Chemtrec 800-424-9300
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1450 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Calcium Oxide (Lime) Laboratory Grade, Powder
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:CaO
RTECS:EW3100000 
C.A.SCAS# 1305-78-8
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Calcium Oxide (Lime) CAS# 1305-78-8 100% w/w OSHA TWA 5 mg/mÉ 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Causes severe irritation and burns. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Causes severe irritation and burns. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: Give several glasses of milk or water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously, but DO NOT INDUCE! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:None Known.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Sweep up and place in suitable (fiberboard) containers for reclamation or later disposal.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Wash thoroughly after handling. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:2570 Deg. CSpecific Gravity3.3
Boiling Point:2850 Deg. C Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:Information not available Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: Information not available Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Reacts Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: White or grayish white powder Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
Water, oxidizers, acids, organics, nitrates, perchlorates, permanganates
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
None
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
May cause severe eye damage and severe burns to the skin. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns, severe pain, nausea, vomiting. May cause circulatory system failure. May cause coughing and difficulty in breathing. May cause chemical bronchitis. Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with pre-existing eye, skin, or respiratory conditions are more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Calcium Oxide, 8, UN1910, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

The information contained herein is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the user's consideration and investigation. No warranty is expressed or implied regarding the completeness or accuracy of this information, whether originating from Science Stuff, Inc. or from an alternate source. Users of this material should satisfy themselves by independent investigation of current scientific and medical information that this material may be safely handled.