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HUDSON INTERNATIONAL

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

IDENTITY: C6010 DRUM-IN-ONE

 

SECTION I

 

Manufactured For:

            Hudson International                                                       Emergency Telephone Number

           

80 Leuning Street
                                                                       800-243-6663

            South Hackensack, NJ 07606                                         Telephone for Information

                                                                                                            877-482-2436

                                                                                                Date Prepared: June 1999

                                                                                                Prepared By: Staff

 

 

SECTION II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION

 

                                                                                                            OTHER      PERCENT

Hazardous Components                         OSHA PEL        ACGIH TLV       LIMITS       OPTIONAL

*Potassium Hydroxide                            2 mg/m^3          2 mg/m^3         

CAS# 1310-58-3

**Methanol CAS# 67-56-1                       200 ppm            200 ppm                                    <0.50

 

*Subject to SARA Title III, listed as an immediate health and reactive hazard. It is subject to state Right-To-Know laws in NJ and PA.

**Subject to SARA Section 313, listed on SARA Section 311/312 as an immediate hazard, delayed hazard, and fire hazard. It is subject to state Right-To-Know laws in NJ and PA.

 

DOT Shipping Classification: Corrosive Liquid

 

Health Rating: 3

Flammability: 0

Reactivity: 2

 

 

SECTION III – PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Boiling Point ….. >212 °F                                   Specific Gravity (H2O = 1) ….. >1

Vapor Pressure (mmHg) ….. N/A                        Melting Point ….. N/A

Vapor Density (H2O = 1) ….. >1                         Evaporation Rate ….. N/A

Solubility in Water ….. Complete                         (Butyl Acetate = 1)

 

Appearance and Odor: Blue liquid with characteristic caustic odor.

 

 

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD

 

Flash Point (method used): None            Flammable Limits:         LEL:     UEL:

Extinguishing Media: None

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazard: Contact with some metals, particularly Aluminum, Magnesium, and Zinc, can rapidly generate Hydrogen which is explosive.

 

 

SECTION V – REACTIVITY DATA

 

Stability:           Unstable []        Stable [X]          Conditions to Avoid: None

Incompatibility (materials to avoid): Organic materials and concentrated acids may cause violent reactions, Sodium Hydroxide reacts with Magnesium. Aluminum, galvanized Zinc, Tin Chromium, brass, and bronze generate hydrogen. May also react with some food sugars.

 

Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: None

 

Hazardous Polymerization:         May Occur [ ]    Will Not Occur [X]       Conditions to Avoid: None

 

 

SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARD DATA

 

Route(s) of Entry:           Inhalation? YES             Skin? YES        Ingestion? YES       Eyes? YES

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Corrosive to eyes and skin will cause burns. Ingestion/Inhalation can cause serious damage to mucous membranes, severe pneumonitis, and destruction of lung tissue. The chronic effects of this material have not been established.

 

Carcinogenicity:             NTP? No           IARC? No          OSHA Regulated? No

 

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Open abrasions

 

Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Eyes and Skin – Flush immediately with large amounts of water. Get medical attention for any residual irritation. Ingestion – DO NOT induce vomiting. Administer large quantities of water, tomato juice, orange juice, or carbonated soft drinks. Get medical attention. Inhalation – Remove to fresh air. Administer artificial respiration if necessary.

 

 

SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

 

Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled: Dike and contain spill. Reclaim if possible or dilute spill with large amounts of water and neutralize with dilute acid. Use vacuum to pick up material for disposal.

 

Waste Disposal Method: Dispose of according to Federal, State and Local authorities only.

 

Precautions for Storage and Handling: Keep from freezing

Other Precautions: Do not contaminate with foreign chemicals.

 

 

SECTION VIII – CONTROL MEASURES

 

Respiratory Protection: A NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator

Ventilation:        Local Exhaust:                          Special:

                        Mechanical:                               Other:

Protective Gloves: Impermeable

Eye Protection: Goggles or face shield

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Eyewash, protective clothing, and boots

 

Work Hygienic Practices: Launder contaminated clothing before reuse. Wash thoroughly after handling