Revision Date: July 10, 2003
1. Identification of the Product and the Company
Product Name: Paraffin Modifier
2. Hazardous Ingredients
Product composition contains the following hazardous components reportable under OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200:
3. Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview: White to straw-colored liquid. Butyl odor.
Signs and Symptoms of Overexposure:
General reddening and irritation to the skin and eyes, mucous membrane irritation, upper respiratory tract irritation. Signs of neurotoxicity may include ataxia, abnormal breathing and tremors.
Potential Health Effects:
Eyes: May cause mild eye irritation
Chronic Health Effects:
Prolonged or repeated contact may cause ataxia, breathing abnormalities, peripheral nerve damage and heat inflammation.
NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: No ACGIH No Other: NO
4 . Emergency & First Aid Procedures
Eye Contact: Flush with large volumes of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention .
Skin Contact: While removing clothing, wash with large volumes of soap and water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation develops, get medical attention.
Notes to Physicians and/or: This product has low acute oral toxicity and is mildly irritating to the eyes Protection for First-Aiders: and skin. Treatment is controlled removal of exposure followed by symptomatic and supportive care.
5. Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Degree F.: 224°C (435°F)
Flammable Limits in Air:
Lower: Not Available Upper: Not Available
Fire Fighting Instructions:
Wear a self contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent skin and eye contact in fire situations.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards:
Under fire conditions, toxic and irritating fumes may be emitted. Containers can explode in fire situations. Use water spray to cool containers exposed to heat.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Procedures if Material is Spilled or Released:
7. Handling and Storage
Use appropriate personal protection equipment. Avoid eye, skin and clothing contact. Do not breathe mist or vapor. Avoid repeated or prolonged contact. Use only in a well ventilated area. Store and handle away from any product involved in food processing. Avoid the generation of aerosols from spraying, pouring or vigorous agitation whenever possible, particularly if product is heated. If the generation of airborne materials cannot be avoided, exhaust ventilation and/or personal protective equipment as described in Section 8 Exposure Controls/Personal Protection, should be used.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from Incompatible materials. Protect containers against damage.
8. Exposure Controls - Personal Protection
Use local ventilation to keep levels below established threshold values. Use mechanical ventilation for general area control.
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA approved organic cartridge respirator in high temperature applications, if misting or vapor occurs, or there is potential for airborne exposures to exceed established threshold values, and in emergency situations.
Impervious gloves. Clothing designed to minimize skin contact. Wear an apron or impervious clothing and rubber boots if splashing is expected.
Chemical safety goggles or full face shield.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
9. Physical Data
Appearance: Yellow to straw colored liquid
10. Stability & Reactivity Data
Stability: Stable under normal conditions of handling and use.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Thermal decomposition may produce the following: Oxides of phosphorus, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
11. Transportation Information
DOT Proper Shipping Name: Not regulated N/A
12. Disposal Consideration
Waste Disposal Method:
Dispose of waste at an approved chemical disposal facility in compliance with all current local, state and federal laws and regulations.
If the product was supplied in a single use container, care should be taken to dispose of the container in a responsible manner and in accordance with applicable regulations.
13. Regulatory Information
U.S. Federal Regulations:
The components of this product are either on the TSCA Inventory or exempt (i.e. impurities, a polymer Complying with the exemption rule at'40 CFR 7.23.250) From the inventory.
Acute: No Reactive: No Pressure: No
The above regulatory information represents only selected regulations and is not meant to be a complete list.
14. Other Information!
The information herein is presented in good faith and believed to be correct as of the date hereof. However, Malcera, LLC makes no representation as to the completeness and accuracy thereof. Users must make their own determination as to the suitability of the product for their purposes prior to use.
No representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or of any other nature with respect to the product or to the information herein is made. Malcera, LLC shall in no event be responsible for any damages of whatsoever nature directly or indirectly resulting from the publication or use of reliance upon information contained herein.
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