Hudson International
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HUDSON INTERNATIONAL

MATERIAL SAFTEFY DATA SHEET

 

IDENTITY: BIO-CLEAN (POWDER)

 

SECTION I

 

Manufactured For:                                                       Emergency Telephone Number

Hudson International                                                       516-377-7770

80 Leuning Street                                               Information Telephone Number

South Hackensack, NJ 07606                                         877-482-2436

                                                                                    Date Prepared: December 2007

                                                                                    Prepared By: Staff

 

 

SECTION II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION

 

                                                                                                                        PERCENT

Hazardous Components                         OSHA PEL        ACGIH TLV                   OPTIONAL

Sodium Metasilicate                               2 mg/m3                 NA

CAS# 6834-92-0

 

Health Rating ….. 1

Flammability ….. 0

Reactivity ….. 0

 

 

SECTION III – PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Boiling Point ….. NA                                                      Specific Gravity(H2O=1) ….. >1

Vapor Pressure(mmHg) … NA                                        Melting Point ….. NA

Vapor Density(water=1) … NA                                        Evaporation Rate ….. NA

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

 

Appearance and Odor:

 

 

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD

 

Flash Point (Method Used): None           

Flammable Limits: NA    LEL:     UEL:

Extinguishing Media: Will not support combustion

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: NA

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: NA

 

 

 

 

SECTION V

 

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

Incompatibility (materials to avoid): None

Hazardous Decomposition and Byproducts: None

Hazardous Polymerization:     May Occur [ ]     Will Not Occur [X]  

Conditions to Avoid: NA

 

 

SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARD DATA

 

Route(s) of Entry:     Inhalation? Yes     Skin? Minimal     Ingestion? Yes – in volume

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): Eyes - can cause permanent eye injury. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, redness and swelling. Can injure the cornea and cause blindness.

Skin - May cause mild irritation to skin.

Ingestion – not likely to cause harmful effects in small amounts. Inhalation – this material is a dust.

 

Carcinogenicity:             NTP? NO          (ARC Monography)? NO OSHA Regulated? NO

 

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: No Data

 

Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Skin and eyes – Flush with water.

Eyes – get immediate medical attention after flushing with water for at least 15 minutes.

Ingestion – Do not induce vomiting. If person is conscious, give milk or water to drink. Call physician.

Inhalation – if symptoms develop, remove to fresh air. For breathing difficulty, start artificial respiration, contact physician.

 

 

SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

 

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled: Sweep up and contain material.

Waste Disposal Method: According to Federal, State, and Local authorities and regulation.

Precautions for Storing and Handling: Do not contaminate with unknown chemicals.

Other Precautions: None

 

 

SECTION VIII – CONTROL MEASURES

 

Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): Engineering or administrative controls should be implemented to reduce exposure. Provide sufficient general and/or local exhaust ventilation to maintain exposure below level of overexposure. If overexposure has been determined, a NIOSH/MSHA jointly approved air supplied respirator is advised in absence of proper environmental control.

Protective Gloves: YES

Eye Protection: Glasses – Eyewash should be accessible

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Impervious

 

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