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Hudson International



Product Name: PETRO SPONGE

Number: 3195


Manufactured For:

        Hudson International                                                                       Emergency Telephone Number:

        80 Leuning Street Infotrac:                                                             1-800-535-5053

        South Hackensack, NJ 07606                                                         Telephone for Information:

                                                                                                            1-877-482-CHEM (2436)

                                                                                                            Date Prepared: October 2009

                                                                                                            Prepared By: Staff


Section I: Product Identification

Oil Sponge

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