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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

4119 WHITE BEAR PARKWAY

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA 55110

PHONE: 651-429-1100 OR TOLL FREE 1-800-4-CORTEC

FAX: 651-429-1122

 

EMERGENCY PHONE NO.: CHEMTREC (FOR SPILL, LEAK, FIRE, EXPOSURE OR ACCIDENT): 1-800-424-9300 (DAY OR NIGHT)

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SECTION I - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT NAME: S-49

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Proprietary hydrocarbon dispersant.

 

SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENT NAME(S)

WEIGHT

PERCENT

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS

 

TLV OR PEL

ORAL LD-50

Petroleum distillates

64742-47-8

70-90

N.E.

N.E.

Carcinogenic: OSHA = no NTP = no IARC = no

 

SECTION III - PHYSICAL DATA

COLOR: Clear yellow PHYSICAL FORM: Liquid

ODOR: Petroleum MELTING RANGE: N.E.

NON-VOLATILE (weight): 14-18% pH: N.E.

BOILING RANGE: >392éF (>200éC)

VAPOR DENSITY: Heavier than air

VAPOR PRESSURE: N.E.

WEIGHT GALLON: 6.6-6.8 lb/gal (0.79-0.82 kg/l)

 

SECTION IV - FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA

HMIS FLAMMABILITY RATING: 2

FLASH POINT: 177éF (81éC) (PMCC)

FLAMMABLE LIMITS: LEL: 1.3% UEL: 8.8% at 77éF (25éC)

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Water, carbon dioxide or other dry chemical fire fighting agents.

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: This liquid is volatile and gives off invisible vapors. Either the liquid or vapor may settle in low areas or travel some distance along the ground or surface to ignition sources where they may ignite or explode. SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Firefighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

 

SECTION V - HEALTH HAZARD DATA

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:

Eye Contact: Flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician. Skin Contact: Wash affected area with soap and water. Inhalation: Remove person to an uncontaminated area, administer oxygen if necessary. If breathing has stopped administer CPR. Get medical attention. Ingestion: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Keep at rest. Get immediate medical attention.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS PRONE TO AGGRAVATION BY EXPOSURE: None known

PRIMARY ROUTES OF ENTRY: Inhalation.

HEALTH HAZARDS (acute and chronic) / EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE:

1. Repeated or prolonged skin contact with this material may cause moderate irritation and defatting of skin leading to possible chronic dermatitis.

2. Contact of eye tissues with liquid may cause slight irritation.

3. Inhalation of high vapor concentrations may cause shortness of breath, irritation of mucous membranes.

4. Ingestion of this material is expected to cause gastrointestinal irritation.

 

SECTION VI - REACTIVITY DATA

STABILITY: Stable

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

INCOMPATIBILITY: Strong acids, alkalis and oxidizing agents. CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Contact with incompatible materials.

 

SECTION VII - SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED: Eliminate all sources of ignition. Prevent liquid from entering sewers, watercourses or low areas. Contain spilled liquid with sand or earth. Do not use combustible materials such as sawdust.

WASTE DISPOSAL: Dispose of in accordance with existing Federal, State and Local environmental regulations.

 

SECTION VIII - SAFE HANDLING AND USE INFORMATION

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: A NIOSH approved respirator is recommended.

PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Chemical resistant rubber or plastic.

EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses/splash goggles

OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Eye wash station.

 

SECTION IX - SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS AND STORAGE DATA

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING: Avoid excessive inhalation of product vapors. Avoid repeated or prolonged skin contact. PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN STORING: Keep containers tightly closed. Store away from heat and open flame

 

SECTION X - SHIPPING DATA

T.S.C.A. STATUS: Listed

U.N. / N.A. NUMBER: 1268

DOT/IATA SHIPPING NAME: Petroleum distillate, n.o.s

DOT/IATA HAZARD CLASS.: 3 PG III

DOT/IATA REQUIRED LABELS: Flammable liquid

IMDG: Not regulated

TECHNICAL SHIPPING NAME: Mineral Spirits

FREIGHT CLASS BULK: Same as above

LTL: 55 TL: 35 MW: 40

 

PREPARED BY: Margarita Kharshan, Laboratory Director

APPROVED BY: Boris Miksic, President/CEO

DATE PREPARED: 12/10/01 SUPERSEDES: 6/12/98

 

DISCLAIMER: This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied, except that it is accurate to the best knowledge of the Cortec Corporation. The data on this sheet relates only to the specific material designated herein. The Cortec Corporation assumes no legal responsibility for use or reliance upon this data.

 

N.E. = NOT ESTABLISHED N.A. = NOT APPLICABLE

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