MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Issue Date: 10/00 IVORY LIQUID Dish Detergent
Commercial Products Group
CPG TN 6
2 Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Emergency Telephone Number: 1-800-332-7787 or Local Poison Control Center
Identity: IVORY LIQUID Dish Detergent
Ingredient/Chemical Name: Cleaning and sudsing agents (anionic, and nonionic surfactant) dispensing aid (ethyl
alcohol), water, stabilizing agents , and perfume.
SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/IDENTITY INFORMATION
Hazardous Ingredients as defined by OSHA, 29 CFR 1910. 1200.
Chemical Name Common Name CAS No. ACGIH TLV OSHA PEL Recommended
Ethanol Ethyl Alcohol 64-17-5 1000 ppm 1000 ppm N.K. 1900 mg/m3
DOT Classification: Combustible liquid not regulated in packaging of less than 119 gallons. When shipped in bulk,
classified as compounds cleaning liquid, Class 3 (NA 1993)
SECTION III - PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Boiling point: N.A. Specific Gravity (H2O=1): 1.03
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): N.A. Percent Volatile by Volume (%): 60%
Vapor Density (Air=1): N.A. Evaporation Rate (nBuOAc=1): N.A.
Solubility in Water: Complete Appearance and Odor: Clear liquid. Product is perfumed.
pH (10% solution): 7.4
SECTION IV - FLAMMABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Flash Point (Method Used): (108掳F Closed cup) Explosive Limits: LEL: N.A. UEL: N.A.
Extinguishing Media: Use CO2, water or dry chemical
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None. Although this product has a flash point below 200掳F (closed cup), it is an
aqueous solution containing ethyl alcohol which does not sustain combustion.
Unusual Fire Hazards: None Known.
Stability Unstable: Conditions to Avoid: None Known
Incompatibility (Materials to avoid): None known
Hazardous Decomposition/By Products: None Known
Hazardous May Occur: Conditions to Avoid: None Known
Polymerization Will Not Occur: X
SECTION V - HEALTH AND SAFETY DATA
Route(s) of Entry: Skin contact, eye contact, ingestion
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Eye: May cause transient irritation. Ingestion: Ingestion: May cause transient
gastrointestinal irritation. Skin: Transient irritation with prolonged exposure to concentrated material.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure: Eye: May cause stinging, tearing, itching, swelling and/or redness. Skin:
Prolonged contact with concentrated material may be drying. Ingestion: May result in nausea, vomiting, and/or
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None Known
Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Eye Contact: Flush with water for 10 -15 minutes. Ingestion: Drink 1 or 2
glasses of water. Skin: If prolonged contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. If spilled on clothing, change clothes.
SECTION VI - PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE
Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storing: No unusual precautions necessary.
Other precautions: None required
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled: Flush down acceptable sewer (contains biodegradable
surfactants). Prevent large spills from reaching waterway. Sorbents may be used.
Waste Disposal Method: Do not landfill. Small (household) quantities may be disposed of via sewer. Incineration is
preferred where permitted by federal, state and local regulations. Disposal is to be performed in compliance with all
SECTION VII - SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): None required.
Ventilation Local Exhaust: None required. Special: None Mechanical (General): Acceptable Other: None
Eye Protection: None required with normal use. If a splash is possible, use goggles.
Protective Gloves: None required with normal use.
Other Protective Equipment: None required with normal use.
*N.A. - Not Applicable *N.K. - Not Known
The submission of this MSDS may be required by law, but this is not an assertion that the substance is hazardous when
used in accordance with proper safety practices and normal handling procedures. Data supplied is for use only in
connection with occupational safety and health.