MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
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PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION USE / DESCRIPTION REVISION DATE FOR MEDICAL AND
UNITED 276 All Duty Emulsifier April 10, 2003 TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCIES:
HEALTH (0 = Maximum Safety) REACTIVITY (0 = Maximum Safety)
Always follow Label Directions and Cautions. Susceptible to Release of Energy.
4 Extreme. 3 High. 2 Moderate. 1 Slight. 0 Minimal. 4 May detonate-vacate area if 2 Violent chemical change
Materials are exposed to fire. possible-use hose stream
See Health Hazard Data Section of this M.S.D.S.
3 Strong shock of heat may from distance
for more detailed information. detonate-use monitors from 1 Unstable if heated-use
behind explosion resistant precaution.
FLAMMABILITY (0 = Maximum Safety) barriers. 0 Normally stable.
Susceptibility of Material to Burning.
4 Extremely flammable. 1 Must be preheated to burn.
3 Ignites at normal temperature. 0 Will not burn.
2 Ignites when moderately heated.
IDENTITY, EXPOSURE LIMITS AND S.A.R.A. TITLE III INFORMATION
HAZARDOUS CAS ACGIH ACGIH OSHA OTHER S.A.R.A. TITLE III
COMPONENTS NUMBER TWA STEL PEL TWA RECOMMENDED LIMITS QUANTITIES
Dipropylene glycol 34590-94-8 Skin: 100 ppm Skin: 150 ppm Skin: 100 ppm NIOSH TWA None
3 3 3 3
monomethyl ether Skin: 606 mg/m Skin: 909 mg/m Skin: 600 mg/m 100 ppm 600 mg/m
Sodium metasilicate 6834-92-0 Not Not Not None None
established established established
PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
BOILING POINT SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H20 = 1)
Approximately 212掳 F 1.098
VAPOR PRESSURE (mm Hg.) MELTING POINT
(At 77掳 F) Approximately 17.5 mm Hg Not determined
VAPOR DENSITY (Air = 1) EVAPORATION RATE
Not determined (Water = 1) Approximately 1.0
SOLUBILITY IN WATER VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (V.O.C.)
Complete (Pounds Per Gallon Of Product) 0.569
APPEARANCE AND ODOR pH:
Light amber with mild floral bouquet odor. 13 - 14
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
FLASH POINT (Method Used) FLAMMABLE LIMITS LEL UEL
None (Tag Closed Cup) Not determined Not determined Not determined
Water fog, water spray, dry chemical, CO 2, alcohol foam
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES
Firefighters should wear full protective equipment and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus. Use water spray or mist to cool fire-exposed containers.
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS
In the presence of extreme heat (as in a fire), this product may react with some active metals (eg. aluminum, zinc, tin, etc.) to release flammable hydrogen gas.
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STABILITY: STABLE X CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Do not mix this product with other cleaning chemicals, especially acids or strong oxidizers.
INCOMPATIBILITY (Materials To Avoid)
In the presence of extreme heat (as in a fire), this product may react with aluminum, tin, zinc or other active metals to release flammable hydrogen gas.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION OR BY PRODUCTS
When heated strongly, as in a fire, this product may produce carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and oxides of phosphorous.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION:WILL NOT OCCUR X CONDITIONS TO AVOID
MAY OCCUR X None known
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
EYES: May cause severe irritation, burns and destruction of tissue. May cause permanent damage and loss of vision.
SKIN: May cause irritation and burns upon prolonged contact. Dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether may be absorbed through intact skin.
INHALATION: May cause coughing and irritation of nose, throat and mucous membranes.
IF SWALLOWED: May cause serious damage to mouth, esophogus, stomach and other contacted tissue. May be fatal.
No No No
CARCINOGENICITY: NTP? IARC MONOGRAPHS? OSHA REGULATED?
This product contains a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity?
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVEREXPOSURE
EYES: Severe irritation, burns, vision loss SKIN: Irritation, burns INHALATION: Irritation of nose, throat, coughing
IF SWALLOWED: Damage to mouth, esophogus, stomach and other contacted tissues
Skin, eyes, liver and other contacted tissues
MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY OVEREXPOSURE
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES
EYES: Flush with plenty of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eyelids open during flushing. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, call a physician or poison control center.
INHALATION: Remove patient to fresh air. Apply CPR if needed. If irritation persists, call a physician or poison control center.
IF SWALLOWED: Contains glycol ethers and strong alkalies. Drink cold water or milk to dilute the product.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call physician or poison control center immediately.
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE
STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED
Wear appropriate protective equipment. Provide adequate ventilation. For small spills, flush up to one gallon of product with water to the nearest sewer to drain.
For larger spills, contain and collect on suitable sorbent. Place in corrosion resistant container for proper disposal.
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD
Consult local, state, and federal authorities for proper disposal guidelines.
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING
Store containers tightly closed in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Store away from incompatible materials. Keep drum from hard freezing as this could
rupture drum. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid breathing mists.
FOR USE WHERE SIGNIFICANT EYE, SKIN OR INHALATION EXPOSURE IS LIKELY
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (Specify Type)
If TLV is exceeded, use NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus.
VENTILATION: MECHANICAL (General) LOCAL EXHAUST
Provide adequate ventilation Recommended for misting applications
PROTECTIVE GLOVES EYE PROTECTION
Chemical resistant gloves Safety glasses
OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING OR EQUIPMENT
Chemical resistant protective clothing is recommended
WORK HYGENIC PRACTICES
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash with soap and water before reusing. Wash hands with soap and water after using this product.
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