MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION I - PRODUCT INFORMATION
PRODUCT NAME: Nevamar High Pressure Decorative Laminate®
CHEMICAL NAME: Laminated Plastic
CHEMICAL FORMULA: Not Applicable Due to Composite Nature of Product
CHEMICAL FAMILY:Plastic Composite
PRODUCT USE:Decorative Surface Covering
MANUFACTURER'S NAME AND ADDRESS:
Decorative Products Division
7240 Parkway Drive, Suite 310
Hanover, Maryland 21076
TECHNICAL CONTACT: Phil Slowiak, Manager, Environment, Health & Safety
INFORMATION TELEPHONE NUMBER: (410) 519-2153 (Eastern Standard Time)
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER: Chemtrec (800) 424-9300
SECTION II - HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS
No hazardous components according to 29 CFR 1910.1200.
Nuisance dust may be generated during cutting or sanding operations.
Nuisance dust is considered as "Particulates Not Otherwise Classified" or "Particulates Not Otherwise Regulated".
OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV Particulates Not Otherwise --- TWA 15 mg/m3 TWA 10 mg/m3 Classified or Regulated (Total Dust) (Inhalable Particulate) STEL None STEL None Particulates Not Otherwise --- TWA 5 mg/m3 TWA 3 mg/m3 Classified or Regulated (Respirable Particulate) STEL None STEL None
EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
EYE CONTACT: Wash eyes immediately with large amounts or water, occasionally lifting upper and lower lids, until no evidence of dust remains (approximately 15 - 20 minutes).
SKIN CONTACT:Wash affected area with soap and water to remove residual dust.
INHALATION: Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
INGESTION: Treat symptomatically and supportively if dust is ingested.
OTHER: The resin used to make this plastic contains small amounts of formaldehyde. The cured plastic may emit small amounts of formaldehyde during fabrication or if heating of the product occurs. Air testing of representative fabrication operations indicates that formaldehyde releases are minimal and formaldehyde air concentrations are below regulatory standards. Formaldehyde has been identified as a skin sensitizer in low concentrations and as a probable human carcinogen (IARC-2A, pharyngeal cancer excess in formaldehyde exposed workers).
SECTION VII - TOXICITY DATA
ORAL: No data available.
DERMAL: No data available.
INHALATION: No data available.
EYE: No data available.
CARCINOGENCITY: Product has not been tested for carcinogenicity.
SECTION VIII - SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
WORK AND HYGIENE PRACTICES:Wear safety glasses or goggles in fabrication operations that may generate airborne dust.
Wear gloves during exposure to dust or frequently wash hands to remove residual dust.
Maintain airborne dust limits below the exposure limits.
Minimize dust generation and accumulation from fabrication operations. Sweep up dust. Avoid blowing dust with compressed air. Avoid exposure of dust to open flame and ignition sources.
Electrically ground and bond all equipment used for fabrication operations.
STORAGE AND HANDLING PRACTICES: No special requirements for the products. Store dust away from heat, ignition sources and oxidizing agents.
PROTECTIVE PRACTICES DURING MAINTENANCE OF CONTAMINATED EQUIPMENT: Do not use compressed air to remove dust from equipment. Sweep or wash dust from unit.
VENTILATION AND ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation to maintain airborne concentrations below the exposure limits. Enclose fabrication operations, where possible, to minimize dust dispersion into other work areas.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Where dust exposures may exceed the regulatory standards, respirators should be selected by and used under the direction of a trained health and safety professional following requirements found in OSHA's respirator standard (29 CFR 1910.134) and ANSI's standard for respirator protection (Z88.2-1992).
EYE PROTECTION: Wear ANSI-approved safety glasses or goggles in fabrication operations that may generate airborne dust.
HAND AND BODY PROTECTION:
To prevent drying of skin, wear gloves during exposure to dust or frequently wash hands to remove residual dust. Use hand lotion to moisten hands.
SECTION IX - SPILL, LEAK AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
IN CASE MATERIAL IS SPILLED OR RELEASED:
This material is a non-hazardous waste. Dispose of dust or excess material according to applicable federal, state and local regulations.
SECTION X - REGULATORY INFORMATION
DOT: Product not regulated by D.O.T.
Additional Requirements for State of California: Warning: Decorative laminate products contain formaldehyde, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Laminates contain small amounts of residual formaldehyde that may be released in measureable quantities when stored in bulk quantities.
MSDS NUMBER: NLP
Document Number: N9727-0703
Provided by: Katrina Myers, Decorative Products Division
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