Material Safety Data Sheet

Product: STEAMITE                            Product Number: SPECIAL                  Chemical Family: ALKALI CLEANER    

Dot Classification: NON REGULATED SOAPS & DETERGENT


HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CAS NUMBER % BY VOLUME EXPOSURE LIMITS IN AIR
      ACGIH(TLV)            OSHA(PEL)
Monoethanalamine 141-43-5 1.0 3 PPM                              5 PPM
Secondary Butyl Alcohol 78-92-2 3.5 100 PPM                     100 PPM

The VOC's for this product have been determined to be 23 mg/liter in concentrated form


EFFECTS OF OVER EXPOSURE

SKIN: Contact of this production the skin can cause slight irritation. There is also the possibility of defatting of this skin due to the removal of the skin's natural oils. There are no known acute or chronic effects.

EYES: Contact of this product upon the eyes can cause slight irritation of the eyes and eyelids. There are no known acute or chronic effects.

INHALATION: Fumes from this product are generally considered non-toxic, but can cause slight irritation to the mouth, esophagus, and lungs. There are no known acute or chronic effects.

INGESTION: When concentrated solutions of this product are swallowed it can cause irritation to the mouth, esophagus, and stomach. There are no known acute or chronic effects.

FIRST AID PROCEDURES

SKIN: Flush exposed area with lukewarm water.

EYES: Flush eyes with cool water for 30 minutes. Consult a physician if irritation persists.

INHALATION: Fumes from this product are generally considered harmless.

INGESTION: DO NOT induce vomiting. Have patient drink large amounts of water or milk, and consult a physician immediately.

MEDICAL CONDIDTIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE

The medical conditions aggravated by exposure are the same as over exposure (i.e. dermatitis or eczema).

CARCINOGEN STATUS

All ingredients used in this product are not found on the

Federal OSHA, NTP, State of California OSHA, or IARC carcinogens lists.


SPILL CONTROL

SMALL SPILL: Flush area with water to an industrial sewer line.

LARGE SPILL: Contain spill with dikes of an absorbent material such as clay, sand, or vermiculate. This material is non-hazardous and may be disposed of as non-hazardous refuse.

WASTE DISPOSAL

All hazardous materials must be solidified and disposed of in an EPA approved class one facility. When disposing of chemicals contact local, state and federal environmental agencies to fully understand the necessary regulations governing the disposal of chemical wastes.


FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS

FLASH POINT: NONE                        METHOD: AVERAGE

FLAMMABLE LIMITS:    LOWER: NONE     UPPER: NONE

FIRE EXTINGUISHING MATERIALS: WATER, SAND, CO2, DRY FOAM, HALON

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: This product will not burn or support combustion

UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION PROCEDURES: NONE


REACTIVITY DATA

STABILITY:   X  Stable               Unstable

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Heat or direct sunlight may cause stratification of the product if the product is subjected to high temperatures. There are no other harmful effects.

INCOMPATIBILITY (MATERIALS TO AVOID): NONE

UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION WILL NOT OCCUR


PHYSICAL DATA

BOILING POINT: 212 F

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 0.995

VAPOR PRESSURE: N/A %

VOLATILES: 76.3

VAPOR DENSITY: N/A

EVAPORATION RATE: 1.09

pH (CONCENTRATE): 10.5

pH( 1% SOLUTION): 9.5

SOLUBILITY IH WATER: This product is 100% miscible in water.

APPEARANCE AND ODOR: Clear reddish liquid with a distinct scent.

PROTECTIVE INFORMATION

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Please use in a ventilated room. No respiratory protection is recommended.

PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Gloves are not necessary when handling this product. Simply rinse exposed area with water.

EYE PROTECTION: When handling this or any other chemical product, and there is a possibility of splashing, it is recommended that proper protection for the eyes be worn. This consists of chemical resistant glasses and/or goggles.


SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Chemicals can be hazardous if not respected. The use of proper equipment and procedures for handling chemicals are not only of benefit for their obvious uses, but can reduce the possibility of serious injury and loss time accidents.

Keep this material away from high heat sources and observe proper housekeeping procedures.

Protective measures during maintenance of contaminated equipment: Wash off with water.

DO NOT mix chemicals unless instructed by qualified personnel.


This data is furnished gratuitously independent of sale of the product and only for your investigation and independent verification. While the data is believed to be correct, Cal - Tek Industries shall in no event be responsible for damages whatsoever, directly or indirectly, resulting from the publication, or use of, or reliance upon data contained herein. No warranty, either implied or expressed, of merchantability of fitness or of any nature with respect to the product or to the data made herein. You are urged to obtain data sheets for all Cal - Tek Industries materials you buy, process, or distribute, and are encouraged to advise anyone working with or exposed to such materials of the information contained herein.

SOURCES:

Dangerous Properties of Industries Materials; Sax, 6th Edition

Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals & Carcinogens; Sittig, 2nd Edition

Condensed Chemical Dictionary; Hawely, 10th Edition

TLV's and Biological Exposure Indices for 1985-86; ACGIH, 2nd Printing

Directors List of Hazardous Substances; State of California, 1st Printing

Title 29 CFR parts 1900 to 1910, Revised as of July 1, 1984

Documentation of TLV's and BEI's; ACGIH, 5th Edition

Guidelines for the Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing; ACGIH, 2nd Printing

Emergency Response Guidebook; Department of Transportation; 1984 Edition