MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
: Kobo Products, Inc.
: 690 Montrose Avenue
So. Plainfield, NJ 07080
: (908) 757-0033
Emergency Telephone #
: (908) 757-0905
: Tospearl 2000B
Chemical Name/ Synonyms : Polymethylsilsesquioxane
INCI Name : Polymethylsilsesquioxane
SECTION 2: COMPOSTION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Name CAS # EINECS #
Polymethylsilsesquioxane 68554-70-1 -----
SECTION 3: HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
No particular danger
SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
Effects and Symptoms:
Effects of Overexposure : May cause mechanical irritation to eyes.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure : Persons with respiratory conditions may be at increased risk.
Primary Route(s) of Entry : Skin and eye contact.
Emergency First Aid:
Eye Contact : Flush eyes with water for at least 15 min. See physician if irritation persists.
Skin Contact : Flush skin with water.
Inhalation : Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. See physician.
Ingestion : None needed for small amounts. For large amounts, if conscious, give water
and call physician. Do not induce vomiting.
SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point (Closed Cup) : N/A
Flammable Limits LEL/UEL % : N/A
Extinguishing Media : Water, Dry Chemical, Foam, CO2
Special Fire Fighting Procedures : Self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.
Unusual Fire And Explosion Hazards : Prevent the accumulation of air borne dust/dust cloud. The potential of a
dust cloud explosion exists.
SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Precautions : Eye contact and excessive skin contact.
Environmental Precautions: : Prevent material from contaminating soil or entering sewerage and drainage
Spill response : Use appropriate NIOHS/MSHA approved respirator. Wear chemical gloves,
goggles, and lab coat. Carefully contain spilled material . Deposit spilled
material in appropriate waste container.
SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling : Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling
and before mealtimes. Follow all MSDS and label precautions even after container is
emptied since it may contain residual material.
Storage : Store containers closed in ambient location away for al possible combustion.
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SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROL / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Levels: OSHA ACGIH
None established TWA PEL TWA TLV
Eye Protection : Safety glasses with side shields or goggles
Skin Protection : Rubber gloves, wash at meals and end of shifts
Respiratory Protection : Use NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator as needed to control exposure.
Ventilation : Provide adequate general mechanical exhaust.
SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling Point (掳C) : N/A Percent Volatile By Vol. (%) : N/A
Freezing Point (掳C) : N/A Vapor Density (Air=1) : N/A
Melting Point (掳C) : >1000 Evaporation Rate (Buac=1) : N/A
Vapor Pressure (mm hg) : N/A Solubility In Water : Insoluble
Bulk Density (Kg/M3) : 350 Appearance & Odor : White powder,
Specific Gravity (H2O=1) : 1.32 odorless
SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable : Yes
Hazardous Polymerization : Will not occur
Conditions To Avoid : Open flames and sparks, extreme heat, oxidizing materials
Incompatibility : Oxidizing materials and strong caustic materials can cause a reaction.
Hazardous Decomposition Products : Incomplete combustion can form CO, CO2, and dense smoke
SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Skin Irritation : Non-irritating
Primary Eye Irritation : Non-irritating
Acute Oral Toxicity : LD50 >6000 mg/kg (rats)
Sensitization : No data
SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Method of Disposal : Dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Material
may be sent to an approved landfill or licensed treatment, storage, and disposal facility.
SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION
SARA Section 302 : None found
SARA (311, 312) hazard class : Acute health hazard.
SARA (313) Chemicals : None
CPSA Classification : NA
WHMIS hazard class : D2B toxic materials
WHMIS trade secret : None
Hazard rating system :HMIS : Flammability 0, Reactivity 0, health 0.
NFPA : Flammability 0, Reactivity 0, health 0.
California proposition 65 : None
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SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION
HMIS Ratings : Health - 0 Flammability 鈥?1 Reactivity - 0
Ratings Key : 4= Highest hazard, 0= Lowest hazard,
*= Chronic health hazard, N= No rating for powders
Date Prepared : December 8, 1998
Date Revised : January 17, 2003
The statements made here are intended to describe the product with regard to necessary safety precautions. They do
not guarantee special characteristics. This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied, except
that it is accurate to the best of our current knowledge.
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