HERCULES CHEMICAL CO INC -- HERCULES BLOCK -- 6850-00N027635
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:HERCULES BLOCK
MSDS Date:06/09/1989
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N027635
MSDS Number: BMTKR
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:HERCULES CHEMICAL CO INC
Address:29 WEST 38 STREET
City:NEW YORK
State:NY
ZIP:10018-5595
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-778-5000
Emergency Phone Num:201-778-5000
CAGE:84794
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:HERCULES CHEMICAL CO INC
Address:111 SOUTH STREET(OLD IS 29 W 38 ST)
Box:City:PASSAIC
State:NJ
ZIP:07055-7398
Country:US
Phone:973-778-5000
CAGE:84794

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL; (ISOPROPANOL) (SARA III)
CAS:67-63-0
RTECS #:NT8050000
OSHA PEL:400 PPM;500 PPM STEL
ACGIH TLV:400 PPM;500 PPM STEL

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INGEST: SLIGHTLY TOXIC. INGESTION OF A
    LARGE QUANTITY MAY CAUSE DROWSINESS AND LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS.
    STOMACH CRAMPS, PAIN, NAUSEA, VOMITING AND DIARRHEA MAY ALSO OCCUR.
    INHAL: CONCENTRATION MAY CAUSE  MILD IRRITATION OF EYES, NOSE &
    THROAT. CONCENTRATION ABOVE TLV MAY RESULT IN HEADACHE &
    DROWSINESS. (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ: SKIN CONTACT: NO EVIDENCE OF ADVERSE
    EFFECTS FROM AVAILABLE INFORMATION ON SKIN ABSORPTION, BUT
    PROLONGED CONTACT MAY CAUSE DRYING AND CRACKING OF SKIN. EYE
    CONTACT: MAY CAUSE SLIGHT TO MODE RATE IRRITATION W/POSSIBLE
    CORNEAL INJURY.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INGEST: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IF CONSCIOUS, DILUTE BY
    GIVING LARGE QTYS OF WATER OR MILK. CALL MD IMMED. INHAL: REMOVE TO
    FRESH AIR. IF NOT BRTHG, GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION PREFERABLY
    MOUTH TO MOU TH. IF BRTHG IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN.CALL MD. SKIN:
    WASH AFFECTED AREA W/SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLTHG. EYES:
    IMMED FLUSH W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR A MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES. GET
    MEDICAL ATTN.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:53.0F,11.7C
Lower Limits:2%
Upper Limits:12%
Extinguishing Media:USE DRY CHEMICAL OR ALCOHOL TYPE FOAM OR WATER
    SPRAY OR CARBON DIOXIDE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:CAUTION: COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURE, USE NIOSH/MSHA
    APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT . USE WATER SPRAY TO COOL
    FIRE EXPOSED SURFACES.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:VAPORS FROM THE PRODUCT, BEING HEAVIER
    THAN AIR, MAY TRAVEL TO PILOT LIGHTS AND OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION.
    EXTINGUISH ALL SUCH SOURCES OF IGNITION.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:USE ABSORBENT MATERIAL TO PICK UP SMALL
    SPILLS. LARGE SPILLS EXTINGUISH ANY IGNITION SOURCE AND PICK UP
    WITH ABSORBENT MATERIAL.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS AND FLAME.
    AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES. KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED. USE WITH ADEQUATE
    VENTILATION.
Other Precautions:NONE.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NON-NORMALLY REQUIRED. WHEN HANDLING LARGE
    QUANTITIES, USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING
    APPARATUS IF CONCENTRATION OF VAPOR EXCEEDS 400 PPM.
Ventilation:MECHANICAL (GENERAL) VENTILATION ACCEPTABLE.
Protective Gloves:BUTYL RUBBER GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EMERGENCY EYE WASH 
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:F3
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:180F,82C
Vapor Pres:33 @ 20C
Vapor Density:2.07
Spec Gravity:1.29
Evaporation Rate & Reference:2.88 (BUTYL ACETATE=1)
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:BLUE PASTE - ALCOHOL ODOR.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID CONCENTRATED NITRIC AND SULFURIC ACID. STRONG OXIDIZERS,
    ALDEHYDES AND HALOGENS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, SPARKS AND OPEN FLAME.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:BURNING MAY PRODUCE CARBON MONOXIDE
    AND CARBON DIOXIDE.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:SMALL SPILLS: NON HAZARDOUS LANDFILL. LARGE
    SPILLS: CONFORM WITH FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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