Material Safety Data Sheet-MSDS
III. Health Concerns
The air concentration of mercury resulting from the breakage of one lamp should result in no significant exposure to the individual. However, appropriate monitoring, controls and equipment should be implemented to control airborne mercury and dust levels or surface contamination. Such work should be done in a well-ventilated area, and local exhaust ventilation or personal protective equipment may be needed.
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation
The UV lamp, when operating, generates a considerable amount of ultraviolet radiation.
Lamp can cause serious skin burn and eye inflammation from shortwave ultraviolet radiation. Use only with adequate shielding or other safety precautions. Turn the power off before replacing the lamp.
IV. Disposal Concerns
A Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) test conducted on the lamp for mercury could cause the lamp to be classified as a hazardous waste. TCS Technologies uses mercury in its arc tube. The mercury vapor should pose little risk of exposure under normal use and handling. State regulations will vary regarding the nature or method of disposal. You should review your waste handling practices to assure that you dispose of waste lamps properly. Please check with state environmental departments regarding individual state disposal requirements. TCS Technologies recommends recycling of spent UV lamps. We offer this service free of charge on allour lamps.
V. Physical data
FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
This item is a light bulb; it has no fire data.
Stability: Lamp is stable.
Incompatibility: Quartz will react with hydrofluoric acid.
Polymerization: Will not occur.