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Material Safety Data Sheet
Complies with Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200
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Manufacturer

HARD BALL Chemical Company

     

Phone

(888) 261-3103

708 Pulaski Street

     

Fax

(217) 735-4626

Lincoln, IL 62656

     

Emergency Phone

(888) 261-3103

     

Chemtrec Phone

(800) 424-9300

Date Prepared

April 15, 1996

Revised

MSDS Number

909

Section I – Product Identification

Product Name:

Pow-R-Pak Laundry Pre-Spray

Chemical Name:

Mixture (based on terpenes)

NFPA Hazard Classification:

Health – 1, Flammability – 2, Reactivity – 0

Section II – Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information

The specific chemical identities of the ingredients are considered to be trade secrets and are withheld in accordance with the provisions of 1910.1200 of Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Mixture is a severe eye irritant and skin irritant. Mixture is not considered a carcinogen by IARC or NTP. All components are registered with TSCA. This mixture is reasonably believed not to contain any toxic chemicals in quantities subject to reporting requirements of SARA (1986, Section 313, Title III) and 40 CFR 372.

Recommended Occupational Exposure Limit 100 Parts Per Million (8 Hour Time Weighted Average) is based upon the ACGIH recommendation for components of the same chemical family.

 

Section III – Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Initial Boiling Point

173C

     

Specific Gravity (H2O=1)

0.845

Vapor Pressure (mm Hg at 68 F)

< 1

     

Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate=1)

< 1

Percent Volatile by Volume

2%

     

Vapor Density (Air=1)

3.0

Solubility in Water

Emulsifiable in all proportions

Appearance & Odor

Clear Liquid with Mild Aroma

Section IV – Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (TCC)

144F

Autoignition&

Estimated: 275C

Flammability Limits in Air

Lower Explosive Limit: N/A, Upper Explosive Limit: N/A

Extinguishing Media

Water-fog, foam, CO2, Dry Chemical

Special Fire Fighting Procedures

Water forms an emulsion to aid in extinguishing fire

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards

Combustible - Keep away from heat, sparks & open flame

Section V – Reactivity Data

Stability

Stable

Conditions to Avoid

Heat, sparks & open flame

Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)

Strong Oxidizing or Reducing Agents

Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts

If burned, normal combustion products are Carbon Dioxide & Carbon Monoxide

Hazardous Polymerization

Will not occur

Section VI – Health Hazard Data & Primary Routes of Exposure

The contents of this mixture have not been tested whole for safety on animals or humans, individual materials present, pose the following health hazards when tested individually at 100%.

Effects of Overexposure:

Eyes

Severely Irritating

Skin

Local irritation.

Inhalation

Not Determined

Ingestion

Harmful if swallowed.  Obtain medical care.

Emergency and First Aid Procedures:

Eyes

Flush with water for 15 minutes and get medical attention. Remove contact lens if worn.

Skin

Immediately flush skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing.

Inhalation

Remove to area of fresh air. Get medical attention if effects are persistent.

Ingestion

Seek immediate medical care. Do not induce vomiting.  Drink milk or water to dilute substance.  Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Section VII – Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled:

Small

Confine and isolate spill. Pick up spilled material with absorbants.

Large

Confine and isolate spill. Pick up spilled materials with absorbants or pump.   Floor may be slippery.  Use care to avoid falls.  Store used absorbants in approved covered waste can or soak with water before disposal..

Waste Disposal Method:

Small

Check federal, state, and local regulations.

Large

Check federal, state, and local regulations.

Handling & Storing:

Store in cool dry place in sealed containers. Keep out of the reach of children.

Other Precautions:

Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not take internally.

Section VIII – Control Measures

Respiratory Protection

Use only in well-ventilated area. NIOSH approved organic respirator where Threshold Limit Value or Permissible Exposure Limit may be exceeded.

Ventilation

Mechanical (general) ventilation is usually adequate.

Protective Gloves

Nitrile or Rubber.

Eye Protection

Chemical goggles.

Other Protective Clothing or Equip

Eye bath, safety shower.  Safety glasses should be worn.

Work/Hygienic Practices

Practice good personal hygiene. Wash after handling. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If there is potential for skin contact, the proper impervious clothing should be worn.   Avoid breathing vapors.  Use with adequate ventilation. Keep container closed and away from heat and flames.

Section IX – Transportation Data

Proper Shipping Name

Combustible Liquid, N.O.S.

DOT Identification Number

NA 1993

DOT Hazard Class

Combustible Liquid (for shipments of 110 Gallons or more).

The information and recommendations set forth herein are presented in good faith and believed to be correct and reliable. HARD BALL Chemical Co. makes no representation as to the completeness or accuracy thereof and supplies information upon the condition that the persons receiving same will make their own determination as to its suitability for their purpose prior to use.

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