NUT BUSTER

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

This MSDS complies with OSHA'S Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200 and OSHA Form 174 

IDENTITY AND DISTRIBUTOR'S INFORMATION

NFPA Rating: Health-2; Flammability-0; Reactivity-0; Special- -

HMIS Rating: Health-2; Flammability-0; Reactivity-0; Personal Protection-B

Manufactured For: K-CHEM, INC.

Address: P.O.Box 530632

Address: Birmingham, AL 35253

DOT Hazard Classification: ORM-D

Identity (trade name as used on label):

NUT BUSTER

Phone: (205) 592-0844

MSDS Number: LU02A Revision- 18

EMERGENCY RESPONSE NUMBER: 1(800)255-3924

NOTICE: JUDGEMENT BASED ON INDIRECT TEST DATA

Date Prepared: 08/22/01 Prepared By: DL

Information Calls: (205)592-0844

SECTION 1 - MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION

COMPONENTS-CHEMICAL NAMES AND COMMON NAMES

(Hazardous Components 1% or greater; Carcinogens 0.1% or greater)

CAS Number

SARA

III LIST

OSHA PEL

(ppm)

ACGIH

TLV (ppm)

Carcinogen

Ref. Source **

TRICHLOROETHYLENE

79-01-6

Yes

50

50

b

PERCHLOROETHYLENE

127-18-4

Yes

25

25

a,b

PETROLEUM DISTILLATE

64742-54-7

Yes

5mg\M3

5mg\M3

d

BARIUM PETROLEUM SULFONATE

61760-48-5

Yes

5mg\M3

5mg\M3

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

WARNING: This product contains a chemical or chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION 2 - PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Boiling Point: N/A

Specific Gravity (H2O=1): Concentrate Only = 1.44

Vapor Pressure: PSIG @ 70°F (Aerosols): 85-100

Vapor Pressure (Non-Aerosols)(mm Hg and Temperature): N/A

Vapor Density (Air = 1): N/E

Evaporation Rate ( n-butyl acetate= 1): 2.1 (concentrate only)

Solubility in Water: Insoluble

Water Reactive: No

Appearance and Odor: Light brown color with chlorinated solvent odor.

SECTION 3 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

FLAMMABILITY as per USA FLAME PROJECTION TEST (aerosols) NON-FLAMMABLE

Auto Ignition Temperature

N/E

Flammability Limits in Air by % in Volume:

% LEL: N/E % UEL: N/E

FLASH POINT AND METHOD USED (non-aerosols): N/A

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Self-contained breathing apparatus.

EXTINGUISHER MEDIA: Foam, dry chemical, carbon dioxide.

Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: Do not expose aerosols to temperatures above 130°F or the container may rupture.

SECTION 4 - REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA

STABILITY [ X ] STABLE [ ] UNSTABLE

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION [ ] WILL [ X ] WILL NOT OCCUR

Incompatibility (Mat. to avoid): Reactive metals, aluminum, magnesium, strong oxidizing agents.

Conditions to Avoid: Open flame, welding arcs, heat.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: CO2, CO, HCl, small amounts of phosgene and chlorine.

SECTION 5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA

PRIMARY ROUTES OF ENTRY: [ X ] INHALATION [ ] INGESTION [ X ] SKIN ABSORPTION [ ] EYE [ ] NOT HAZARDOUS

ACUTE EFFECTS:

Inhalation: Excessive inhalation of vapors can be harmful and may cause headache, dizziness, asphyxia, anesthetic effects and possible unconsciousness.

Eye Contact: Irritation

Skin Contact: Irritation due to defatting of skin.

Ingestion: Possible chemical pneumonitis if aspirated into lungs. Nausea.

CHRONIC EFFECTS:(Effects due to excessive exposure to the raw materials of this mixture) May cause liver abnormalities, kidney, spleen, lung or brain damage, cardiac abnormalities. Perchloroethylene has been shown to increase the rate of spontaneously occurring malignant tumors in certain laboratory rats and mice.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: May aggravate existing eye, skin, or upper respiratory conditions.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES

Eye Contact: Flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritated, seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. If irritated, seek medical attention.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Resuscitate if necessary. Get medical attention.

Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Drink two large glasses of water. Get immediate medical attention.

SECTION 6 - CONTROL AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES

Respiratory Protection (specify type): If vapor concentration exceeds TLV, use respirator approved by U.S. Bureau of Mines for organic vapor.

Protective Gloves: Neoprene gloves recommended.

Eye Protection: Safety glasses recommended.

Ventilation Requirements: Adequate ventilation to keep vapor concentration below TLV.

Other Protective Clothing & Equipment: None

Hygienic Work Practices: Wash with soap and water before handling food. Remove contaminated clothing.

SECTION 7 - PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

Steps To Be Taken If Material Is Spilled Or Released: Absorb with suitable medium. Incinerate or landfill according to local, state or Federal regulations. Allow to evaporate if small spill. DO NOT FLUSH TO SEWER.

Waste Disposal Methods: Aerosol cans when vented to atmospheric pressure through normal use, pose no disposal hazard.

Precautions To Be Taken In Handling & Storage: Do not puncture or incinerate containers. Do not store at temperatures above 130°F.

Other Precautions &/or Special Hazards: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid food contamination. Avoid inhalation of vapors.

We believe the statements, technical information and recommendations contained herein are reliable, but they are given without warranty or guarantee of any kind.

** Chemical Listed as Carcinogen or Potential Carcinogen. [a] NTP [b] IARC Monograph [c] OSHA [d] Not Listed [e] Animal Data Only.