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WARDS NATURAL SCIENCE ESTABLISHMENT INC -- ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, 50% -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, 50%
MSDS Date:06/07/1994
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:D DG
Status Code:A
Kit Part:Y
MSDS Number: CLDFQ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:WARDS NATURAL SCIENCE ESTABLISHMENT INC
Address:5100 W HENRIETTA RD
Box:92912
City:ROCHESTER
State:NY
ZIP:14692
Country:US
Info Phone Num:(716) 359-2502 OR 800-962-2660
Emergency Phone Num:(800)424-9300
Resp. Party Other MSDS Num.:IX 232
Preparer's Name:ALEXANDER A. PICCIRILL
Chemtrec Ind/Phone:(800)424-9300
CAGE:63759
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:WARDS NATURAL SCIENCE ESTABLISHMENT INC
Address:5100 W HENRIETTA RD
Box:92912
City:ROCHESTER
State:NY
ZIP:14692-9012
Country:US
Phone:(716) 359-2502
Contract Num:MDA414-01-P-0022
CAGE:63759

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL
CAS:67-63-0
RTECS #:NT8050000
= Wt:50.
OSHA PEL:980 MG/M3;400 PPM
ACGIH TLV:983 MG/M3;400 PPM
ACGIH STEL:1230 MG/M3;500 PPM

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
= Wt:50.

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INGESTION AND INHALATION: OF LARGE
    QUANTITIES OF THE VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLUSHING, HEADACHE, DIZZINESS,
    MENTAL DEPRESSION, NAUSEA, VOMITING, NARCOSIS, ANESTHESIA, COMA.
    130 ML CAN BE FATAL. EYES: LIQUID M AY CAUSE IRRITATION. SKIN:
    REPEATED CONTACT MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND CRACKING.
Effects of Overexposure:INGESTION AND INHALATION: OF LARGE QUANTITIES
    OF THE VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLUSHING, HEADACHE, DIZZINESS, MENTAL
    DEPRESSION, NAUSEA, VOMITING, NARCOSIS, ANESTHESIA, COMA. 130 ML
    CAN BE FATAL. EYES: LIQUID M AY CAUSE IRRITATION. SKIN: REPEATED
    CONTACT MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND CRACKING.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR; OBSERVE FOR 30 MINUTES FOR
    INTOXICATION SIGNS. GET MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SERIOUS EXPOSURE.
    SKIN CONTACT: FLUSH WITH WATER. EYES: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15
    MINUTES. LIFT ING LOWER AND UPPER EYELIDS OCCASIONALLY. GET MEDICAL
    ATTENTION. INGESTION: IF SWALLOWED, IFCONSCIOUS, GIVE ONE OR TWO
    GLASSES OF WATER TO DRINK, INDUCE VOMITING AND CALL PHYSICIAN.
    NEVER GIVE ANYTHIN G BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:=23.9C, 75.F
Autoignition Temp:=399.C, 750.2F
Lower Limits:2.5
Upper Limits:12.1
Extinguishing Media:ALCOHOL FOAM; CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2); DRY CHEMICAL
    (ABC); WATER SPRAY.
Fire Fighting Procedures:IN FIRE CONDITIONS, WEAR A NIOSH-APPROVED
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:VAPORS ARE HEAVIER THAN AIR AND MAY
    TRAVEL ALONG THE GROUND OR MAY BE MOVED BY VENTILATION AND IGNITED
    BY PILOT LIGHTS, OTHER FLAMES, SPARKS, HEATERS, SMOKING, ELECTRIC
    MOTORS, OR IGNITION SOURCES AT  LOCATIONS DISTANT FROM MATERIAL
    HANDLING POINT. CAUTION! FLAME MAY NOT BE VISIBLE IN DAY LIGHT.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:REMOVE ALL IGNITION SOURCES. PROVIDE ADEQUATE
    VENTILATION. THIS MATERIAL IS HANDLED AND DISPOSED OF AS A
    FLAMMABLE LIQUID. ABSORB SMALL SPILLS ON PAPER: EVAPORATE ISOPROPYL
    ALCOHOL IN AN EXHAUST HOOD;  BURN PAPER AFTER EVAPORATION. PREVENT
    FLOW TO SEWERS OR PUBLIC WATER WAYS.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE AWAY FROM
    STRONG OXIDZING MATERIALS AND FIRE HAZARDS. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER
    HANDLING. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHLTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
Other Precautions:READ LABEL ON CONTAINER BEFORE USING. DO NOT WEAR
    CONTACT LENSES WHEN WORKING WITH CHEMICALS. AVOID CONTACT WITH
    EYES. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS AND FLAME. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY
    CLOSED WHEN NOT IN	USE. REMOVE & WASH CONTAMINATED CLOTHING.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NONE SHOULD BE NEEDED IN NORMAL LABORATORY USE
    AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. WORK IN FUME HOOD OR WEAR A NIOSH-APPROVED
    RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST AND MECHANICAL (GENERAL) RECOMMENDED.
    ADEQUATE TO MAINTAIN BELOW EXPOSURE LIMIT.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SAFETY GLASSES.
Other Protective Equipment:GOGGLES, LAB COAT, EYE WASH STATION. PROPER
    GLOVES, VENTILATION HOOD, FIRE EXTINGUISHER.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
KIT CONSIST OF: HYDROCHLORIC ACID 1.0M, 0.1M, DROSOPHILA MEDIUM BLUE,
    ACETO-ORCEIN BIOLOGICAL STAIN, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 50% AND WARD'S
    INSTANT DROSOPHILA MEDIUM.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:F3
Boiling Pt:=79.4C, 175.F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=-18.3C, -1.F
M.P/F.P Text:APPROX
Vapor Pres:25.1 MM @ 20C
Vapor Density:2.1
Spec Gravity:APPROX:  0.920
Evaporation Rate & Reference:>1
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, COLORLESS, MOBILE LIQUID, SWEET MILD ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING MATERIALS CAN REACT VIGOROULSLY WITH THIS ALCOHOL.
Stability Condition to Avoid:EXCESSIVE TEMPERATURES, HEAT, SPARK OR
    FLAME.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION OR BURNING WILL
    PRODUCE CARBON DIOXIDE AND/OR CARBON MONOXIDE.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISCHARGE, TREATMENT, OR DISPOSAL MAY BE SUBJECT
    TO FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS. THESE DISPOSAL GUIDELINES ARE
    INTENDED  FOR THE DISPOSAL OF CATALOG SIZE QUANTITIES ONLY. DISPOSE
    OF IN AN APPROVED IN CINERATOR OR CONTRACT WITH A LICENSED WASTE
    DISPOSAL SERVICE.

===================  MSDS Transport Information  ===================

Transport Information:DOT PSN: ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (SOLUTION),3, UN1219.

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