BETZDEARBORN INC -- IPA 411 -- 6850-01-446-9518
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:IPA 411
MSDS Date:08/31/1999
FSC:6850
NIIN:01-446-9518
MSDS Number: CJXCS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC
Address:4838 SOMERTON ROAD
City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Info Phone Num:215-355-3300
Emergency Phone Num:800-877-1940
Preparer's Name:NOT PROVIDED.
CAGE:24774
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BETZ DEARBORN DIV OF HERCULES- DBA ARGO SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:185 BOSSTICK BLVD
Box:City:SAN MARCOS
State:CA
ZIP:92069
Country:US
Phone:619-727-2620
Contract Num:SP0450-00-M-D602
CAGE:0NTW1
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC.
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
Box:City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Phone:215-355-3300
CAGE:24774
Company Name:MEHRTRONICS INC
Address:134 E WILLIAMS AVE
Box:City:BARRINGTON
State:NJ
ZIP:08007
Country:US
Phone:856-672-0663
Contract Num:SP0450-00-M-D264
CAGE:01NQ2
Company Name:MEHRTRONICS INC
Address:134 E WILLIAMS AVE
Box:City:BARRINGTON
State:NJ
ZIP:08007
Country:US
Phone:856-672-0663
Contract Num:SP0450-00-M-D828
CAGE:01NQ2

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

Ingred Name:NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID TRISODIUM SALT (NTA. 3NA)
CAS:5064-31-3
RTECS #:MB8400000
Fraction by Wt: UNKNOWN.
Other REC Limits:NOT PROVIDED.
OSHA PEL:NOT DETERMINED.
ACGIH TLV:NOT DETERMINED.

Ingred Name:SODIUM TRIPOLYPHOSPHATE
CAS:7758-29-4
RTECS #:YK4570000
Fraction by Wt: UNKNOWN.
Other REC Limits:NOT PROVIDED.
OSHA PEL:NOT DETERMINED.
ACGIH TLV:NOT DETERMINED.
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:ETHYLENEDIAMINETETRAACETIC ACID TETRASODIUM SALT (EDTA.
    4NA)
CAS:64-02-8
RTECS #:AH5075000
Fraction by Wt: UNKNOWN.
Other REC Limits:NOT PROVIDED.
OSHA PEL:NOT DETERMINED.
ACGIH TLV:NOT DETERMINED.

Ingred Name:CARBONIC ACID DISODIUM SALT, COMPD. WITH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
    (2:3)
CAS:15630-89-4
Fraction by Wt: UNKNOWN.
Other REC Limits:NOT PROVIDED.
OSHA PEL:NOT DETERMINED.
ACGIH TLV:NOT DETERMINED.

Ingred Name:SODIUM CARBONATE
CAS:497-19-8
RTECS #:VZ4050000
Fraction by Wt: UNKNOWN.
Other REC Limits:NOT PROVIDED.
OSHA PEL:NOT DETERMINED.
ACGIH TLV:NOT DETERMINED.

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL, RAT)  1,600 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:TARGET ORGANS: PRODUCT OR PRODUCT
    COMPONENT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF CANCER BASED ON LIMITED ANIMAL
    DATA. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: ACUTE SKIN EFFECTS: PRIMARY ROUTE
    OF EXPOSURE. MAY CAUSE SLIGHT IRRI TATION TO THE SKIN. ACUTE EYE
    EFFECTS: SEVERE IRRITATION TO THE EYES. ACUTE RESPIRATORY EFFECTS:
    PRIMARY ROUTE OF EXPOSURE. DUSTS CAUSE IRRITATION TO THE UPPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT. INGESTION EFFECTS: MA Y CAUSE GASTROINTESTINAL
    IRRITATION.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:INGREDIENT 1 POSSIBLE HUMAN CARCINOGEN
    (IARC=2B; NTP=ANTICIPATED).
Effects of Overexposure:CAUSES IRRITATION  OF THE SKIN, EYES, AND/OR
    RESPIRATORY SYSTEM.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NOT KNOWN.

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

First Aid:SKIN CONTACT: WASH THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND  WATER. GET
    MEDICAL ATTENTION IF IRRITATION DEVELOPS OR PERSISTS. EYE CONTACT:
    REMOVE CONTACT LENSES. HOLD EYELIDS APART. IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES
    WITH PLENTY  OF LOW-PRESSURE WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES. GET
    IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. INHALATION: IF NASAL, THROAT OR LUNG
    IRRITATION DEVELOPS - REMOVE TO FRESH AIR AND GET MEDICAL
    ATTENTION. INGESTION: DO  NOT FEED ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN
    UNCONSCIOUS OR CONVULSIVE VICTIM. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
    IMMEDIATELY CONTACT A PHYSICIAN. DILUTE CONTENTS OF STOMACH USING
    3-4 GLASSES OF MILK OR WATER.

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

Flash Point Method:PMCC
Flash Point:>93.3C, 200.F
Lower Limits:NOT PROVIDED
Upper Limits:NOT PROVIDED
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM OR WATER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:FIRE FIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR POSITIVE PRESSURE
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS (FULL FACE-PIECE TYPE).
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE  AREA. USE SPECIFIED PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT. CONTAIN AND ABSORB ON ABSORBENT MATERIAL. PLACE IN WASTE
    DISPOSAL CONTAINER. FLUSH AREA WITH WATER. WET AREA MAY BE
    SLIPPERY. SPREAD SAND/GRIT.
Neutralizing Agent:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
    KEEP DRY. STORE BELOW 40C/104F AND AWAY FROM ACIDS AND OXIDIZERS.
    NORMAL CHEMICAL HANDLING.
Other Precautions:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

Respiratory Protection:A RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAM THAT MEETS
    OSHA'S 29 CFR 1910.134 AND ANSI Z88.2 REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FOLLOWED
    WHENEVER WORKPLACE CONDITIONS WARRANT A RESPIRATOR'S USE. IF
    AIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATOR WI THIN USELIMITATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
    EQUIPMENT OR ELSE USE SUPPLIED AIR- RESPIRATOR WITH DUST/MIST
    FILTERS.
Ventilation:ADEQUATE VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:NEOPRENE GLOVES-WASH OFF AFTER EACH USE. REPLACE AS
    NECESSARY.
Eye Protection:AIRTIGHT CHEMICAL GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.
Work Hygienic Practices:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

HCC:V5
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:NOT AVAILABLE.
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:NOT AVAILABLE.
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NOT PROVIDED.
Vapor Pres:<1.0
Vapor Density:AIR=1 <1.0
Spec Gravity:1.042  (65 LB/CUBIC FOOT)
pH:10.7  5% SOLN.
Evaporation Rate & Reference:(ETHER=1) <1.00
Solubility in Water:10%
Appearance and Odor:WHITE TO OFF-WHITE, POWDER - SLIGHT ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NOT PROVIDED
Corrosion Rate:NOT PROVIDED.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
MAY REACT WITH STRONG OXIDIZERS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE UNDER NORMAL STORAGE CONDITIONS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION (DESTRUCTIVE
    FIRES) YIELDS ELEMENTAL OXIDES.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

===================  Toxicological Information	===================

Toxicological Information:DERMAL LD50 RABBIT > 2,000 MG/KG (ESTIMATED).
    ORAL LD50 RAT: 1,600 MG/KG. (ESTIMATED).

=====================  Ecological Information  =====================

Ecological:AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY: FATHEAD MINNOW 96 HOUR ACUTE TOXICITY:
    LC50: 220 MG/L. NO EFFECT LEVEL: 130 MG/L. ( PRODUCT TOXICITY
    DETERMINED FROM BIOASSAYS CONDUCTED ON INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS.).
    DAPHNIA MAGNA 4 8 HOUR TOXICITY: (PRODUCT TOXICITY DETERMINED FROM
    BIOASSAYS CONDUCTED ON INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS.) : LC50: 170 MG/L. NO
    EFFECT LEVEL: 22 MG/L. BIODEGRADATION: NO DATA AVAILABLE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:WATER CONTAMINATED WITH THIS PRODUCT MAY BE SENT
    TO A SANITARY SEWER TREATMENT FACILITY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY
    LOCAL AGREEMENT, A PERMITTED WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY OR DISCHARGED
    UNDER A PERMIT. PROD UCT AS IS - INCINERATE OR LAND DISPOSE IN AN
    APPROVED LANDFILL.

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

Transport Information:DOT HAZARD: NOT APPLICABLE.

=====================  Regulatory Information  =====================

SARA Title III Information:SECTION 312: IMMEDIATE (ACUTE); DELAYED
    (CHRONIC). SECTION 302 CHEMICALS: NO REQUIRED CONSTITUENT PRESENT
    AT OSHA THRESHOLDS. SECTION 313 CHEMICALS: NO REGULATED CONSTITUENT
    PRESENT AT OSHA THRESHOLDS . CERCLA AND/OR SARA REPORTABLE QUANTITY
    (RQ): NO REGU;TED CONSTITUENTPRESENT AT OSHA THRESHOLDS.
Federal Regulatory Information:ALL COMPONENTS OF THIS PRODUCT ARE
    LISTED IN THE TOXIC SUBSTANCE CONTROL ACT (TSCA) INVENTORY.
State Regulatory Information:THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS A CHEMICAL KNOWN TO
    THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER OR REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY:
    CAS: 5064-31-3 NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID, TRISODIUM SALT (NTA, 3NA).
    MICHIGAN REGULATORY INFORMA TION: NO REGULATED CONSTTUENT PRESENT
    AT OSHA THRESHOLDS.

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