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Shellco International, Inc.
38 Sweet Leaf Court
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(281) 296-2922


(800) 424-9300 - CHEMTREC (24 Hours Emergency Response)
SECTION 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT - COMPANY IDENTIFICATION


SUBSTANCES: Isopropyl Alcohol, Ethoxylated Nonylphenol
TRADE NAMES/SYNONYMS: Bore Wash
CHEMICAL FAMILY: Nonionic Surfactant/Aliphatic Alcohol
MSDS CREATION DATE: Oct 16, 2000
MSDS REVISION DATE:

SECTION 2: COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

COMPONENTS: IPA, Ethoxylated Nonylphenol, Water
CAS NUMBER: 67-63-1 (IPA), 26027-38-3 (Ethoxylated Nonylphenol), 7732-18-5 (Water)
RTECS NUMBER: NT8050000 (IPA), MD0906000 (Ethoxylated Nonylphenol)
PERCENTAGE: IPA (10-20%), Ethoxylated Nonylphenol (20-40%), Water (40-70%)
PROBABLE CONTAMINANT: Not known

SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

NFPA RATINGS: (SCALE 0-4): HEALTH=2, FIRE=3, REACTIVITY=0

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: Clear, colorless liquid with pungent odor. Causes skin and eye irritation. May affect the central nervous system. Flammable liquid and vapor. Keep away from all ignition sources. Avoid breathing vapor or mist. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only with adequate ventilation.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:

INHALATION:
Short Term Effects: May cause irritation. Additional effects may include nausea, diarrhea, headache, and nerve damage.
Long Term Effects: Same effects as short term exposure.

SKIN CONTACT:
Short Term Effects: May cause irritation. Additional effects may include nausea, diarrhea, headache, and nerve damage.
Long Term Effects: Same effects as short term exposure.

EYE CONTACT:
Short Term Effects: May cause irritation. Additional effects may include eye damage.
Long Term Effects: Same effects as short term exposure.

INGESTION:
Short Term Effects: May cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, headache, lung congestion, blindness, and coma.
Long Term Effects: Same effects as short term exposure.

CARCINOGEN STATUS:
OSHA: No NTP: No IARC: No


SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

INHALATION: Remove from exposure area to fresh air immediately. If breathing has stopped, perform artificial resuscitation. Keep person warm and at rest. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Get medical attention immediately. Qualified medical personnel should consider administering oxygen.

SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amounts of water until no evidence of chemical remains (at least 15-20 minutes). Get medical attention immediately.

EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes immediately with large amounts of water or normal saline solution, occasionally lifting upper and lower lids until no evidence of chemical remains (approximately 15-20 minutes). Get medical attention immediately.

INGESTION: If vomiting occurs, keep head below hips to prevent aspiration. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Get medical attention immediately.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Antidote:
No specific antidote. Treat symptomatically and supportively.


SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD: Dangerous fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame. Vapor-air mixtures may explode.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, or alcohol-resistant foam. For larger fires, use water spray, fog, or alcohol-resistant foam (1993 Emergency Response Guidebook, RSPA 5800.6).



FIREFIGHTING: Move container(s) from fire area if you can do so without risk. Applying cooling water to sides of containers that are exposed to flames until well after fire is out. Withdraw immediately in case of rising sound from venting safety device or any discoloration of tank due to fire. Isolate for mile in all directions if tank, rail car, or tank truck is involved in fire (1993 Emergency Response Guidebook, RSPA P 5800.6 Guide Page 26). Cool containers with flooding amounts of water, apply from as far a distance as possible. Avoid breathing vapors, keep upwind.

FLASH POINT: 850 F (PMCC, ASTM D-93)

HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Thermal decomposition products may include toxic oxides of carbon.

SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

OCCUPATIONAL SPILL: Shut off ignition sources. Do not touch spilled material. Stop leak if you can do so without risk. For small spills, take up with sand or other absorbent material and place in clean, dry containers for later disposal. Move containers from spill area. For larger spills, dike far ahead of spill for later disposal. Deny entry to nonessential personnel and isolate hazard.

Reportable Quantity (RQ): 5,000 pounds of 100% methanol

SOIL SPILL: Dig holding area such as a lagoon, pond, or pit for containment. Dike flow of spilled material using soil, sandbags, or concrete.

WATER SPILL: Limit spill motion and dispersion with natural barriers or oil spill control booms. Use suction hoses to remove trapped spill material.

SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

Observe all federal, state, and local regulations when storing this liquid. Store in a tightly closed container which meets the bonding and grounding guidelines specified in NFPA 77-1983. Store away from incompatible substances.

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION

EXPOSURE LIMITS: No occupational exposure limits established by OSHA/ACGIH/NIOSH.

VENTILATION: Provide general dilution ventilation to meet published exposure limits.

EYE PROTECTION: Wear safety glasses with splash shields or safety goggles/shield to prevent contact with this product.

EMERGENCY WASH FACILITIES: Where there is any possibility that an employee's eyes and/or skin may be exposed to this product, the employer should provide an eye wash fountain and quick drench shower within the immediate work area for emergency use.

CLOTHING: Wear appropriate protective (impervious) clothing and equipment to prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact with this product.

GLOVES: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent contact with this product.

RESPIRATOR: The respirator selected must be based on contamination levels found in the work place and specific to the job assignment. Do not exceed the working limits of the respirator. Respirators must also be jointly approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (NIOSH-MSHA). These respirators are ranked from minimum to maximum respiratory protection as listed below:
Any dust and mist respirator with a full facepiece;
Any air-purifying full facepiece respirator with a high-efficiency particulate filter;
Any powered air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and high-efficiency particulate filter;
Any Type 'C' supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece operated in pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode or with a full facepiece, helmet or hood operated in continuous-flow mode;
Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode.

FOR FIREFIGHTING AND OTHER IMMEDIATELY DANGEROUS TO LIFE OR HEALTH
CONDITIONS: Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode. Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained breathing apparatus operated in pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode.

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

DESCRIPTION: Clear, colorless liquid with pungent odor.
VAPOR PRESSURE: 114 mm Hg @ 1000 F
VISCOSITY: 479 SUS @ 600 F
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 0.99 @ 600 F
FLASH POINT: 900 F
PERCENT VOLATILE BY WEIGHT: 17% @ 750 F
WATER SOLUBILITY: Miscible with water in all proportions.

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

REACTIVITY: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Avoid contact with heat, sparks, flames, or other sources of ignition. Vapors may be explosive. Avoid inhalation of vapors or contact with skin. Do not allow material to contaminate water sources.


INCOMPATIBILITIES:
Acids: Incompatible.
Chlorine: Possible ignition and explosion hazard.
Oxidizers (Strong): Fire and explosion hazard.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: Thermal decomposition products may include toxic oxides of carbon.

POLYMERIZATION: Hazardous polymerization has not been reported to occur under normal temperatures and pressures.

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

TOXICITY DATA: No data are available.
CARCINOGEN STATUS: None.
LOCAL EFFECTS: Irritant - skin, eye.
ACUTE TOXICITY LEVEL: Slightly toxic by dermal absorption and ingestion.
TARGET EFFECTS: No data available.
INHALATION: No data are available.
SKIN CONTACT: No data are available.
EYE CONTACT: No data are available.
INGESTION: No data are available.

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT RATING (0-4): No data available.
ACUTE AQUATIC TOXICITY: No data available.
DEGRADABILITY: No data available.
LOG BIOCONCENTRATION FACTOR (BCF): No data available.
LOG OCTANOL/WATER PARTITION COEFFICIENT: No data available.

SECTION 13: DISPOSAL INFORMATION:

Observe all federal, state and local regulations when disposing of this liquid.

SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

US DOT SHIPPING NAME-ID NUMBER, 49 CFR 172.101: Flammable Liquids, n.o.s. (Contains IPA and Ethoxylated Nonylphenol) - UN1993
US DOT HAZARD CLASS OR DIVISION, 49 CFR 172.101: 3
US DOT PACKING GROUP, 49 CFR 172.101: III
US DOT LABELING REQUIREMENTS, 49 CFR 172.101: Flammable Liquid
US DOT PACKING AUTHORIZATIONS:
Exceptions: 49 CFR 173.150
Non-bulk Packing: 49 CFR 173.203
Bulk Packing: 49 CFR 173.242
US DOT QUANTITY LIMITATIONS, 49 CFR 172.101:
Passenger Aircraft or Railcar: 60L
Cargo Aircraft Only: 220L
US DOT VESSEL STOWAGE REQUIREMENTS, 49 CFR 172.101: A
US DOT EMERGENCY GUIDE NUMBER: 27

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

TSCA STATUS: Yes
DSL STATUS: Yes
40 CFR 302.4 CERCLA SECTION 103: Yes (5,000 pounds RQ of 100% methanol)
40 CFR 355.30 SARA SECTION 302: No
40 CFR 355.40 SARA SECTION 304: No
40 CFR 372.65 SARA SECTION 313: Yes
29 CFR 1910.119 OSHA Process Safety: No
California Proposition 65: No
New Jersey SNJ: Yes
Pennsylvania SPA: Yes
40 CFR 370.21 SARA HAZARD CATEGORIES,
SARA SECTIONS 311/312
ACUTE HAZARD: Yes
CHRONIC HAZARD: No
FIRE HAZARD: Yes
REACTIVITY HAZARD: No
SUDDEN RELEASE HAZARD: No

SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION

Personnel handling this product should be informed of the recommended safety precautions and should have access to this information.

This information relates to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with other materials or processes. Such information is to the best of our knowledge and belief, accurate and reliable as of the date compiled. However, no representation, warranty or guarantee is made as to its accuracy, reliability, or completeness. It is the user's responsibility to satisfy themselves as to the suitability and completeness of such information for their own use and purpose. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that may occur from the use of this information nor do we offer warranty against patent infringement.

Shellco International, Inc. reserves the right to refuse shipment of this material to any person or organization who, in the judgement of Shellco International, Inc., does not demonstrate the ability to consistently handle and use it safely and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Customers are responsible for compliance with local, state, and federal regulations that may be pertinent in the storage, application, and disposal of this product.
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