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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
IDENTITY: POWERFUL COMPOUND (POWDER)
Hudson International Emergency Telephone Number
80 Leuning Street
South Hackensack, NJ 07606 Telephone for Information
Date Prepared: March 1996
Prepared By: Staff
SECTION II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION
Hazardous Components OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV LIMIT OPTIONAL
Sodium Metasilicate 2 mg/m^3 as TWA (OSHA permissible exposure limit)
Pine Oil CAS# 8002-03-31 N/A N/A
Health Rating….. 1
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.