Hudson International
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                                                              HUDSON INTERNATIONAL

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

IDENTITY: POWERFUL COMPOUND (POWDER)

 

SECTION I

 

Manufactured For:

            Hudson International                                           Emergency Telephone Number

           

80 Leuning Street
                                                           516-377-7770

            South Hackensack, NJ 07606                             Telephone for Information

                                                                                                877-482-2436

                                                                                    Date Prepared: March 1996

                                                                                    Prepared By: Staff

 

 

SECTION II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION

 

                                                                                                 OTHER    PERCENT

Hazardous Components              OSHA PEL        ACGIH TLV       LIMIT       OPTIONAL

Sodium Metasilicate                         2 mg/m^3 as TWA (OSHA permissible exposure limit)

CAS# 6834-92-0

Pine Oil CAS# 8002-03-31                N/A                   N/A

 

 

 

Health Rating….. 1

Flammability….. 0

Reactivity….. 0

Personal Protection….. B

 

 

SECTION III – PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

Boiling Point….. N/A                                          Specific Gravity (H2O = 1)….. >1

Vapor Pressure (mm Hg)….. N/A                        Melting Point….. N/A

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

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

 

Appearance and Odor: White powder with pine odor

 

 

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD

 

Flash Point (method used): None

Flammable Limits: N/A               LEL:                 UEL:

Extinguishing Media: Will not burn or sustain combustion

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: N/A

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None

 

 

 

SECTION V – REACTIVITY DATA

 

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

Incompatibility (materials to avoid): Unknown chemicals, acids – may release CO2 gas. DO NOT mix with lime dust.

Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: CO2 gas

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

Conditions to Avoid: None

 

 

SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARD DATA

 

Route(s) of entry:           Inhalation? YES             Skin? NO          Ingestion? Yes

Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic): This product may be an eye irritant and should never be ingested.

 Inhalation – may irritate nose, throat or lungs. Depending on severity of exposure may cause damage to the upper respiratory tract, lung tissue and/or pneumonia.

 

Carcinogenicity:             NTP? No           (ARC Monographs)? No              OSHA Regulated? No

 

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: N/A

Emergency and First Aid Procedures: Eyes and Skin – Flush with water. If irritation of eyes persists, see physician.

Ingestion – Drink several cups of milk or water to dilute. DO NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention.  

Inhalation – Remove to fresh air and get medical attention if necessary.

 

 

SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

 

Steps to be Taken in Case Material in Released or Spilled: Dilute with water and neutralize as required. Collect large spills for disposal.

 

Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose as normal detergent waste according to Federal, State, and Local authorities only.

 

Precautions for Storing and Handling: Keep in a dry location.

Other Precautions: None

 

 

SECTION VIII – CONTROL MEASURES

 

Respiratory Protection: NIOSH approved respirator may be required if TLV values are exceeded when product is in powdered state.

Ventilation:        Local Exhaust: N/A                    Special:

                        Mechanical: N/A                                    Other:

Protective Gloves: Rubber or neoprene

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Eyewash should be accessible

 

Work Hygienic Practices: Wash thoroughly after handling.