MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name: PETRO SPONGE
Hudson International Emergency Telephone Number:
80 Leuning Street Infotrac: 1-800-535-5053
South Hackensack, NJ 07606 Telephone for Information:
Date Prepared: October 2009
Prepared By: Staff
Section I: Product Identification
Product Code: 3195
HMIS ID System: Health - 0 Flammability - 0 Reactivity - 0
DOT Shipping Classification: Not Classified
Section II: Hazardous Ingredients
Substance OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV CAS # Percent Optional
Section III: Physical Characteristics
Boiling Point: N/A Specific Gravity: 3 lbs/gallon
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): N/A Melting Point: N/A
Vapor Density (air=1): N/A Evaporation Rate: N/A
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Appearance and Odor: Light to dark colored granular solid
Section IV: Fire and Explosion Hazard
Flash Point: N/A
Flammable Limits: LEL - 40 g/m3 UEL -
Extinguishing Media: Water, Carbon Dioxide, Sand
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Use water to wet down product to reduce likelihood of ignition
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: Dust is a strong to severe explosion hazard. If a dust “cloud” contacts as ignition source.
Section V: Reactivity Data
Stability: Unstable [ ] Stable [X]
Conditions to Avoid: NA
Incompatibility: Avoid contact with oxidizing agents and drying oils. Avoid open flames, product may ignite.
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Thermal-oxidative degradation produces irritating, toxic fumes and gases including Carbon monoxide, baldheads, and organic acids.
Hazardous Polymerization: May Occur [ ] Will Not Occur [X]
Section VI: Health Hazard Data
Routes of Entry: Inhalation - YES Skin - No Ingestion - YES
Health Hazards (Acute & Chronic):
SKIN - Can elicit allergies and cause dermatitis in sensitized individuals
EYES - None Known
INHALATION - May cause nasal dryness, irritation and obstruction, coughing, wheezing, and sneezing. Sinusitis and prolonged colds have also been reported.
INGESTION - None Known
Emergency & First Aid Procedures:
EYES - Flush eyes with water to remove dust particles. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
SKIN - If a rash or persistent irritation or dermatitis occur, get medical advice before returning to work where wood dust is present.
INHALATION - Remove to fresh air. If severe coughing or breathing difficulties occur, get medical attention.
Carcinogenicity: NTP - No ARC Monographs - No OSHA Regulated - No
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None Known
Section VII: Precautions for Safe Handling & Use
Steps to be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled: Sweep or vacuum spills for recovery or disposal. Avoid creating dust conditions. Provide good ventilation where dust conditions may occur. Place recovered material in a container for proper disposal.
Waste Disposal Method: Do Not dispose into drains. Dispose of in trash. Place cover onto container before throwing away.
Precautions for Storing & Handling: Store in a dry area not exceeding 350° F
Other Precautions: N/A
Section VIII: Control Measures
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): Dust Mask
Ventilation: Local - General Special -
Mechanical - Other -
Protective Gloves: Depends upon dust condition
Eye Protection: Goggles or Safety glasses
Other Protective Equipment: None
Work Hygienic Practices: N/A