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SOUTHWEST ENGINEERS -- SWE 5140 -- 6850-00N073391
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SWE 5140
MSDS Date:09/07/1993
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N073391
MSDS Number: CBZZT
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SOUTHWEST ENGINEERS
Box:2499
City:SLIDELL
State:LA
ZIP:70459
Country:US
Info Phone Num:504-643-1117
Emergency Phone Num:504-643-1117
Preparer's Name:PAUL GILBERT
CAGE:SWEST
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SOUTHWEST ENGINEERS
Box:2499
City:SLIDELL
State:LA
ZIP:70459
Country:US
Phone:504-643-1117
CAGE:SWEST

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

Ingred Name:PYROSULFUROUS ACID, DISODIUM SALT; (SODIUM METABISULFITE)
CAS:7681-57-4
RTECS #:UX8225000
OSHA PEL:5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:5 MG/M3

Ingred Name:SODIUM HYDROXIDE (CERCLA)
CAS:1310-73-2
RTECS #:WB4900000
OSHA PEL:2 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:C 2 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:METAPHOSPHORIC ACID, HEXASODIUM SALT; (HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE)
    (CERCLA)
CAS:10124-56-8
RTECS #:OY3675000
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:SODIUM POLY ACRYLATE
CAS:9003-04-7
RTECS #:WB6826000
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:NON-HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:MAY IRRITATE EYES, SKIN, MUCOUS
    MEMBRANES. CHRONIC:NONE KNOWN.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:WILL IRRITATE EYES, SKIN AND MUCOUS
    MEMBRANES.

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

First Aid:SEEK MED ASSISTANCE FOR FURTHER TREATMENT, OBSERVATION AND
    SUPPORT IF NEC. EYE:FLUSH W/WATER FOR @ LST 15 MIN & GET MED ATTN
    IF IRRIT PERSISTS. SKIN:WASH W/SOAP & WATER FOR 15 MIN. GET MED
    ATTN IF IRR IT PERSISTS. REMOVE CONTAM CLTHG & WASHBEFORE REUSE.
    INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GET MED ATTN IF IRRIT PERSISTS.
    INGEST:MAY BE HARMFUL. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER & CALL COLLECT (504)
    643-1117 OR (SUPDAT)

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER, CO*2, DRY CHEMICAL, FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT . KEEP DRUMS EXPOSED TO FIRE COOL WITH WATER.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Spill Release Procedures:COLLECT SPILLS WITH ABSORBENT AND BURY OR
    BURN. FLUSH RESIDUE TO DRAIN WITH WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED WHEN NOT IN
    USE. PROTECT FROM FREEZING. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Other Precautions:FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN . NOT USUALLY REQUIRED.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST, MECHANICAL (GENERAL).
Protective Gloves:RUBBER GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPROVED EMERGENCY EYE WASH AND DELUGE
    SHOWER . RUBBER APRON IF SPLASHING IS LIKELY.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH AFTER HANDLING AND BEFORE EATING, DRINKING
    OR SMOKING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRST AID PROC:CONSULT PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. AVOID ALCOHOLIC
    BEVERAGES.

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:212F,100C
Spec Gravity:1.13 (H*2O=1)
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS LIQUID.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ACIDIC SOLUTIONS AND STRONG OXIDANTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:PHOSPHORIC OXIDE, NITROGEN OXIDE AND
    CARBON DIOXIDE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL
    REGULATIONS . DISPOSE THROUGH AUTHORIZED CHEMICAL SCAVENGER
    SERVICE.

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