MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET MSDS NO. 093-2
May be used to comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard,
29CFR 1910. 1200. Standard must be consulted for specific requirements.
Important: Do not leave any blank spaces. If required information is unavailable, unknown, or doesn't apply, so indicate.
*N/A=No information available *N/AP=Not Applicable
Section 1 - Company and Chemical Identification
BLIND INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES OF MARYLAND EMERGENCY PHONE: 800-535-5053
3345 WASHINGTON BLVD PHONE: 888-322-4567
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21227 DATE: AUGUST 12, 2004
PRODUCT USE: GENERAL PURPOSE CARPET SPOTTER
Section 2 - Hazardous Ingredients/Identity
Hazardous Component(s) (chemical & common name) OSHA ACGIH Other Exposure % CAS
PEL TLV Limits (optional) No.
Di propylene glycol tertiary butyl ether Not determined 123739-31-2
Isopropyl alcohol 67-63-0
Water (Non-hazardous) 7732-18-5
NPCA-HMIS Rating: Health - 1 Flammability - 0 Reactivity - 0 PPE - X
Section 3 - Health Hazard Identification
Eye and skin irritant. No indication of chronic toxicity.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:
Coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, and intoxication.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:
Chemical Listed as Carcinogen National Toxicology Yes I.A.R.C Yes OSHA Yes
or Potential Carcinogen Program No X No X No X
Section 4 - First Aid Measures
Routes of Entry and Emergency/First Aid Procedures
Slight hazard - remove to fresh air.
Severe irritant - flush with water for 15 minutes, seek medical attention if needed.
Irritant and slight absorption hazard - wash skin with plenty of soap and water.
Slight hazard - seek medical attention.
Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures & Data
Flash Point Method Used Flammable Limits LEL UEL
in Air % by Volume Lower Upper
200掳F CC N/AP N/AP
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Extinguisher Media:
N/AP Dry chemical, CO2, water spray, foam for alcohols, water fog
Special Fire Fighting Procedures:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing
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Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:
Burning liquid may float on foam. Do not use direct stream of water.
DOT Hazard Classification:
Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures
Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled:
Remove all sources of ignition, soak up with absorbent material, & dispose of properly, mop or vac up.
Waste Disposal Methods (Consult federal, state, and local regulations):
Dispose of in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.
Section 7 - Special Precautions, Handling, and Storage
Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage:
Emergency eye wash stations should be available. Use good personal hygiene practice.
Don't handle near sparks or open flame. Prevent contact with food, chewing, drinking, or smoking
material. Keep container closed. Do not taste or swallow. Keep out of reach of children.
Section 8 - Special Protection Information/Control Measures
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type):
Ventilation: Local Exhaust: Mechanical (General): Special: Other:
Cross air ventilation
Protective Gloves: Eye Protection:
Rubber Splash proof safety glasses or goggles.
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment:
Wash hands after handling
Section 9 - Physical & Chemical Characteristics
Boiling Point: Specific Gravity (H2O): Vapor Pressure (mm Hg); Vapor Density (Air = 1):
212掳F 0.964 4.8 1
Solubility in Water : Reactivity in Water:
Appearance and Odor: Melting Point:
Clear liquid with floral odor N/AP
Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Unstable Stable Conditions to Avoid:
X Heat, sparks, open flame, strong oxidizing or dehydrating agents.
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid):
Strong acids and oxidizing agents
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of carbon
Hazardous Polymerization: May Occur Will Not Occur Conditions to Avoid:
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