BRUSH WELLMAN INC -- 3 (C17510), BERYLLIUM COPPER WROUGHT ALLOYS -- 9650-00N032662
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:3 (C17510), BERYLLIUM COPPER WROUGHT ALLOYS
MSDS Date:12/01/1990
FSC:9650
NIIN:00N032662
MSDS Number: BPNFT
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BRUSH WELLMAN INC
Address:14710 W PORTAGE RIVER S ROAD
City:ELMORE
State:OH
ZIP:43416-9502
Country:US
Info Phone Num:419-862-2745
Emergency Phone Num:419-862-2745;800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:M. KOLANZ & T.N. MARKHAM
CAGE:4B151
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BRUSH WELLMAN INC.
Address:14710 W PORTAGE RIVER S ROAD
Box:City:ELMORE
State:OH
ZIP:43416-9502
Country:US
Phone:800-862-4118; -4177 (FAX)
CAGE:4B151

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

Ingred Name:ING 11: LENS MUST BE REMOVED TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE TREATMENT.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC: BY WET CLEANING METHODS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:WASTE DISP METH: AND MANAGED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL,
    STATE AND LOCAL REQUIREMENTS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:RESP PROT: RECOMMENDED FOR JOBS WITH HIGH POTENTIAL
    EXPOSURES SUCH AS CHANGING BAGS IN BAGHOUSE AIR CLEANING DEVICE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:VENT: FUME TO MEET ESTABLISHED OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE
    LIMITS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:BERYLLIUM  (SARA III)
CAS:7440-41-7
RTECS #:DS1750000
Fraction by Wt: 0.2-0.6%
OSHA PEL:2 UG/M3
ACGIH TLV:0.002PPM; A2; 9293

Ingred Name:COPPER
CAS:7440-50-8
RTECS #:GL5325000
Fraction by Wt: BALANCE
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:NICKEL
CAS:7440-02-0
RTECS #:QR5950000
Fraction by Wt: 1.4-2.2%

Ingred Name:SUPP DATA: CHRONIC BERYLLIUM DISEASE (CHRONIC BERYLLIOSIS).
    CHRONIC BERYLLIUM DISEASE IS CNDTN IN WHICH TISS OF (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4:LUNGS BECOME INFLAM,RESTRICTING EXCHANGE OF O*2
    BETWEEN LUNGS & BLOODSTREAM. PROD CONTAINS BERYLLIUM & MAY (ING 6)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 5:CONTAIN NICKEL. OVEREXPOSURE TO BERYLLIUM BY
    INHALATION MAY CAUSE BERYLLIOSIS, A SERIOUS CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:MED CNDTNS:EMPHYSEMA, CHRONIC BRONCH,ETC. MAY INCUR FURTHER
    IMPAIRMENT IF EXCESSIVE CONC OF DUST/FUME ARE INHAL. (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7:IF PRIOR DMG/DISEASE TO NEURO (NERV),CIRCULATORY,
    HEMATOLOGIC (BLOOD)/URINARY (KIDNEY) SYS HAS OCCURED, (ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8: PROPER SCREENING OR EXAMINATIONS SHOULD BE CONDUCTED
    ON INDIVIDUAL WHO MAY BE EXPOSED TO FURTHER RISK.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC: DEVELOPMENT OF CORN-LIKE LESIONS.EYES:
    FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMTS OF H*2O FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN.IF IRRIT(ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:PERSISTS OBTAIN MED HELP.CONT LENSES SHD NOT BE WORN
    WHEN WORKING W/METAL DUSTS & POWDERS BECAUSE CONT (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:SKIN:IN SOME SENSIT INDIV,AN ALLERGIC
    DERM RESPONSE. MAY CAUSE IRRIT. EYE:INJ TO EYES CAN RSLT FROM
    PARTICULATE IRRIT/ MECH INJ TO CORNEA/CONJUNCTIVA BY
    DUST/PARTICULATE. ACUTE:CAN CAUSE IRRIT TO SKIN , EYES, NOSE,
    THROAT,LUNGS & MUC MEMB. SYMP MAY INCL COUGH,METALLIC TASTE IN
    MOUTH,FEVER, FATIGUE,& (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:BERYLLIUM: GROUP 2A (IARC), ANTICIPATED
    TO BE CARCINOGEN (NTP); NICKEL: GROUP 1 (IARC), ANTICIPATED TO BE
    CARCIN (NTP) .
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:NAUS.EXCESSIVE INHAL OF CU/CO/NI CAN
    CAUSE RESP IRRIT, COUGH,BRONCH,CHILLS, "METAL FUME FEVER",
    DECREASED PULM FUNC,& ASTHMA-LIKE SYMP.CONT W/CO/CU/NI MAY CAUSE
    ALLERGIC SKIN RXNS. CHRONIC:CA N CAUSE RESP DISEASE W/SYMP WHICH
    INCL COUGH,CHEST PAIN, SHORT OF BRTH,WT LOSS,WEAK,& FATIGUE.
    EXCESSIVE EXPOS TO(SUPDAT
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:INDIV WHO MAY HAVE HAD ALLERGIC
    RXN/SENSIT TO METALS SUCH AS CO/CU/NI MAY ENCOUNTER SKIN RASH/DERM
    IF SKIN CONT W/PROD OCCURS.PERSONS W/IMPAIRED PUL FUNC,AIRWAY
    DISEASES/CNDTNS SUCH AS ASTHMA, (ING 7)

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

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE IMMED TO FRESH AIR.ALTHOUGH NO CASES IN WHICH
    PERSON STOPPED BRTHG AS RSLT OF EXPOS ARE KNOWN,IF BRTHG HAS
    STOPPED,PERFORM ARTF RESP & OBTAIN MED HELP.INGEST: DRINK LRG QTYS
    OF H2O & ATTE MPT TO INDUCE VOMIT IF CONSCIOUS.OBTAINMED HELP.
    SKIN:WASH W/SOAP & H2O.IF IRRIT PERSISTS OBTAIN MED HELP.ACCIDENTAL
    IMPLANTATION OF MATL BENEATH SKIN REQS IT BE REMOVED TO PVNT
    INFECTION/ (ING 10)

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

Flash Point:NON-COMBUSTIBLE
Extinguishing Media:ALLOYS ARE NON-COMBUST. USE MEDIA SUITABLE FOR
    SURROUNDING FIRE CNDTNS. TO EXTING METAL FIRE, USE CLASS D FIRE
    (SUPDAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:DO NOT USE WATER TO EXTINGUISH FIRES
    AROUND OPERATIONS INVOLVING MOLTEN METAL DUE TO POTENTIAL FOR STEAM
    EXPLOSIONS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:IF MATL IS IN POWDER FORM,ESTABLISH RESTRICTED
    ENTRY ZONE BASED ON SEV OF SPILL.PERSONS ENTERING RESTRICTED ZONE
    MUST WEAR ADEQ RESP PROT/PROT CLTHG APPROP FOR SEV OF SPILL.CLEANUP
    SHOULD BE CONDUCTED  W/VACUUM SYS UTILIZING HEPA SYS FOLLOWED (ING
    13)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD RESP MUST BE USED AS SPECIFIED
    BY INDUS HYGIENIST/OTHER QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL.RESP USERS SHOULD
    BE MED EVALUATED TO DETERM IF THEY ARE PHYS CAPABLE OF WEARING
    RESP. NIOSH/MSHA APPRV D PRESS-DEMAND AIRLINE RESP ARE (ING 15)
Ventilation:WHENEVER POSS USE OF LOC EXHST VENT/OTHER ENGINEERING
    CNTRLS IS PREF METH OF CNTRLG EXPOS TO AIRBORNE DUST & (ING 16)
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:CHEM WORK GOG & FULL LGTH FSHLD .
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE OVERGARMENTS/WORK CLTHG SHOULD BE
    WORN BY PERSONS WHO MAY BECOME CONTAM W/DUSTS, FUMES, OR POWDERS.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXTING MEDIA:EXTING POWDER.EFTS OF OVEREXP: AIRBOENE PARTICULATE
    CONTAINING BE, CO/NI MAY CAUSE LONG-TERM HLTH EFTS INCL LOSS OF
    LUNG FUNC, FIBROSIS/SUBSEQUENT SECONDARY EFTS ON HEART W/ EVENTUAL
    PERM  IMPAIRMENT. OVEREXP TO AIRBORNE BE PARTICULATE MAY CAUSE
    SERIOUS LUNG DISEASE,IN CERTAIN SENSIT INDIV, CALLED (ING 4)

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

HCC:N1
Solubility in Water:NONE
Appearance and Odor:SOLID, NO ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NONE

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID CONTACT WITH MINERAL ACIDS AND OXIDIZING AGENTS WHICH MAY
    GENERATE HYDROGEN GAS. HYDROGEN GAS CAN BE AN EXPLO HAZ.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS OF USE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:WHEN SPENT,ALLOYS ARE NOT CLASSIFIED AS HAZ
    WASTES UNDER FED LAW & ARE NORMALLY RECYCLED.DUST-LIKE MATLS SUCH
    AS BAGHOUSE FINES SHOULD BE SEALED IN PLASTIC BAG & PLACED IN SOUND
    CNTNR & APPROP IDENTIF IED. ALL WASTE MATLS SHD BE PROPERLY LBLD
    (ING 14)

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