PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS LTD -- VACTAN (5 LITER BOTTLE) -- 6850-01-432-8277
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:VACTAN (5 LITER BOTTLE)
MSDS Date:12/21/1995
FSC:6850
NIIN:01-432-8277
MSDS Number: CDMKR
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS LTD
Address:60 VERNEY ROAD
City:LONDON
Country:UK
Info Phone Num:757-481-0373
Emergency Phone Num:757-481-0373
CAGE:PERF0
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS
Address:60 VERNEY ROAD
Box:UNKNOW
City:LONDON SE 163DH
Country:UK
Phone:02072313737
CAGE:U6889
Company Name:PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS LTD
Address:60 VERNEY ROAD
Box:City:LONDON, ENGLAND
Phone:804-858-2851
CAGE:PERF0
Company Name:RAYCO SERVICES INC
Address:5360 ROBIN HOOD RD
Box:City:NORFOLK
State:VA
ZIP:23513
Country:US
Phone:804-858-2885
CAGE:0PZ83

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

Ingred Name:ETHANOL, 2-BUTOXY-; (2-BUTOXYETHANOL)
CAS:111-76-2
RTECS #:KJ8575000
Fraction by Wt: 1-5%
OSHA PEL:50 PPM, S
ACGIH TLV:25 PPM, S

Ingred Name:TANNIC ACID (CONTAINING ING 3)
CAS:1401-55-4
RTECS #:LW7800000
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:VINYL ACRYLIC COPOLYMERS
CAS:25586-24-7
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:SUPP DATA:ABSORBENT MATERIAL & TRANSFERRED TO CONTAINERS
    FOR DISPOSAL. FINALLY WASH DOWN AREA W/WATER. SMALL (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4:SPILL:TREAT AS PER RESIDUES DESCRIBED IN LARGE SPILL.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:NO	Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYES:CONTACT MAY LEAD TO SOME
    IRRITATION. SKIN:INCIDENTAL SPLASHES MAY CAUSE NO EFFECTS IF WASHED
    OFF. REPEATED AND/OR PROLONGED CONTACT MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
    INGESTION:INCIDENTAL SWALLOWING OF SMALL  QUANTITIES DURING USE OF
    THIS PRODUCT MAY LEAD TO NO SYMPTOMS OR MINOR IRRITATION. INGESTION
    OF LARGE (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:DOSES (UNLIKELY TO BE ACCIDENTAL) MAY
    CAUSE NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIZZINESS. INHALATION:INHALATION OF VAPORS
    FROM THIS PRODUCT IN SMALL DOSES NOT LIKELY TO PRODUCE ANY
    SYMPTOMS. ANIMAL STUDIES CL EARLY DEMONSTRATED DOSE-RELATED
    ADVERSEEFFECTS ON THE CNS, HEMATOPOIETIC TISSUES, BLOOD, KIDNEYS
    AND LIVER, (SUPP DATA)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:EYES:IRRIGATE WITH EYEWASH SOLUTION OR CLEAN WATER FOR AT
    LEAST 15 MINUTES, HOLDING EYELIDS APART. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION.
    SKIN:WASH WITH WATER. IF ANY SYMPTOMS DEVELOP SEEK MEDICAL
    ATTENTION. REMOV E ANY CONTAMINATED CLOTHING & WASH BEFORE RE-USE.
    INGEST:WASH OUT MOUTH WITH WATER. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IF ILL
    EFFECTS OCCUR. INHAL:REMOVE PATIENT FROM EXPOSURE, KEEP WARM & AT
    REST.

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, FOAM, DRY POWDER OR CO*2.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:VACTAN IS NOT CONSIDERED A FIRE OR
    EXPLOSION HAZARD.

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

Spill Release Procedures:EXTING ANY NAKED FLAMES/HEATING ELEMENTS IN
    VICIN OF SPILLAGE. AVOID PROD ENTERING SEWERS/OTHER WATERCOURSES.
    IF PROD HAS ENTERED THESE INFORM LOC GOVT AGENCY/WATER AUTH. LG
    SPILL:CONTAIN W/SAND, EART H/ANY OTHER SUITABLE ABSORB MATL.
    TRANSFER(SUPDAT)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID CONTACT W/SKIN & EYES. WEAR
    APPROPRIATE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. ALWAYS USE PRODUCT IN
    ADEQUATELY VENTILIATED AREAS.
Other Precautions:PROTECT FROM FREEZING. KEEP AT TEMPERATURES NOT
    EXCEEDING 86C. KEEP IN TIGHTLY SEALED CONTAINERS.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN . NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED. ENSURE
    ADEQUATE VENTILATION FOR AREA OF PRODUCT USE.
Ventilation:NO SPECIAL MEASURES REQUIRED IF STORED APPROPRIATELY.
    ALWAYS USE PRODUCT IN ADEQUATELY VENTILATED AREAS.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER OR PLASTIC GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPROVED EYE WASH FOUNTAIN & DELUGE
    SHOWER . IF HNDLG LG QTYS OR SPLASHES POSS WEAR PROT OVERALLS &
    BOOTS.
Work Hygienic Practices:ALWAYS FOLLOW PRINCIPLES OF GOOD OCCUPATIONAL
    HYGIENE TO CONTROL PERSONAL EXPOSURE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NOTE:AFTER COATING & DRYING VACTAN CAN W/STAND MAX SURF TEMP OF 140F
    BEFORE PROD BEGINS TO BREAK DOWN (MFR). EFTS OF OVEREXP:ASSOC
    W/ADMIN OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER (EGBE). (EXTRACTED FROM
    DH HS (NIOSH) PUBLICATION NO.90-118) . SPILL PROC:LIQ TO SALVAGE
    CNTNRS. ANY RESIDUES SHOULD BE ABSORBED ONTO (ING 4)

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:>25F,>-4C
Spec Gravity:1.23
pH:<2.5
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE VISCOUS LIQUID; MILD ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE KNOWN.
Stability Condition to Avoid:EXPOSURE TO FREEZING OR TEMPERATURES >85F.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE KNOWN.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
    REGULATIONS . VIA APPROVED WASTE DISPOSAL CONTRACTOR TO AN APPROVED
    DISPOSAL SITE FOR DISPOSAL BY APPROVED METHOD. OBSERVE ALL LOCAL &
    NATIONAL REGU LATIONS.

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