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SECTION 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT - COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

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


(800) 424-9300 - CHEMTREC (24 Hours Emergency Response)

SUBSTANCES: Modified Hydroxylethyl Cellulose, Carrying Fluid, Dispersant
TRADE NAME/SYNONYM: Shellco-Vis 100
CHEMICAL FAMILY:
MSDS CREATION DATE: 9/15//00
MSDS REVISION DATE: 9/15/00

SECTION 2: COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

COMPONENTS: Modified Hydroxylethyl Cellulose, Carrying Fluid, Dispersant
CAS NUMBER: Trade Secret
RTECS NUMBER: Trade Secret
PERCENTAGE: Trade Secret
PROBABLE CONTAMINANTS: Not known

SECTION 3: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

NFPA RATINGS: (SCALE 0-4): HEALTH=1, FIRE=2, REACTIVITY=0
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: Tan liquid with slight alcohol odor. 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: No information available.
Long Term Effects: No information available.
SKIN CONTACT:
Short Term Effects: No information available.
Long Term Effects: No information available.
EYE CONTACT:
Short Term Effects: No information available.
Long Term Effects: No information available.
INGESTION:
Short Term Effects: No information available.
Long Term Effects: No information available.
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.
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. 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: 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: Slight fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Dry Chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, or regular foam. For larger fires, use water spray, fog, or regular foam.
FIREFIGHTING: Move container from fire area if you can do it without risk. Do not scatter spilled material with high pressure water streams. Dike fire control water for later disposal. Use agents suitable for type of surrounding fire. Avoid breathing vapors or dusts; keep upwind.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Thermal decomposition products may include toxic oxides of carbon.


SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

OCCUPATIONAL SPILL: Do not touch spilled material. Stop leak if you can without risk. For small spills, take up with sand or other absorbent material and place into clean, dry containers for later disposal. Deny entry to nonessential personnel and isolate hazard.
SOIL SPILL: Dig holding area such as lagoon, or pit for containment. Dike flow of spilled material using soil or sandbags or concrete. Use cement powder or fly ash to absorb liquid mass. Neutralize spill with suitable agent.
WATER SPILL: Use mechanical dredges or lifts to extract immobilized masses of pollution and
precipitates.


SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

Observe all federal, state, and local regulations when storing this liquid. Store away from incompatible substances. Store in a tightly closed container.


SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION

EXPOSURE LIMITS:
No occupational exposure limits established by OSHA, ACGIH, or NIOSH.
VENTILATION: Provide local exhaust ventilation system.
EYE PROTECTION: Wear safety glasses with splash shields or safety goggles/shield to prevent contact with this liquid.
EMERGENCY WASH FACILITIES: Where there is any possibility that an employee's eyes and/or skin may be exposed to this liquid, the employer should provide an eye wash fountain and quick drench shower within the immediate work area for emergency use.
CLOTHING: Employee must wear appropriate protective (impervious) clothing and equipment to prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact with this liquid.
GLOVES: Employee must wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent contact with this liquid.
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: Tan liquid with slight solvent odor.
WATER SOLUBILITY: Dispersible.
BOILING POINT: No data available.
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 0.98
VAPOR DENSITY: 5.1




SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

REACTIVITY: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Avoid contact with heat.
INCOMPATIBILITIES:
Heat: Incompatible.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: Thermal decomposition products may release 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.
TARGET EFFECTS: No data available.
INHALATION:
Acute Exposure: No data available.
Chronic Exposure: No data available.
SKIN CONTACT:
Acute Exposure: No data available.
Chronic Exposure: No data available.
EYE CONTACT:
Acute Exposure: No data available.
Chronic Exposure: No data available.
INGESTION:
Acute Exposure: No data available.
Chronic Exposure: No data 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 material.


SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT Shipping Name-ID Number: Non-regulated.


SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

TSCA STATUS: Yes
40 CFR 302.4 CERCLA SECTION 103: No
40 CFR 355.30 SARA SECTION 302: No
40 CFR 355.40 SARA SECTION 304: No
40 CFR 372.65 SARA SECTION 313: No
29 CFR 1910.119 OSHA Process Safety: No
California Proposition 65: No
40 CFR 370.21 SARA HAZARD CATEGORIES,
SARA SECTIONS 311/312
ACUTE HAZARD: No
CHRONIC HAZARD: No
FIRE HAZARD: No
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.