STARTEX CHEMICAL INC -- PAINT THINNER -- 8010-00F031384
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:PAINT THINNER
MSDS Date:05/01/1992
FSC:8010
NIIN:00F031384
MSDS Number: BSNGS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:STARTEX CHEMICAL INC
Box:687
City:CONROE
State:TX
ZIP:77305
Country:US
Info Phone Num:409-539-6244
Emergency Phone Num:800-392-7020 EXT 687
CAGE:OYFV5
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:STARTEX CHEMICAL INC
Address:5 HACKBERRY LANE
Box:3087
City:CONROE
State:TX
ZIP:77305
Country:US
Phone:800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)/936-539-6244
CAGE:OYFV5

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

Ingred Name:STODDARD SOLVENT (PETROLEUM DISTILLATE), MINERAL SPIRITS
CAS:8052-41-3
RTECS #:WJ8925000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
Other REC Limits:525 MG/CUM
OSHA PEL:500 PPM
ACGIH TLV:100 PPM

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYES: SEVERE IRRITATION. SKIN:
    DERMATITIS, MODERATE IRRITATION, DEFATTING. INHALATION: RESPIRATORY
    IRRITATION, ASPHYXIATION. INGESTION: GASTROINTESTINAL IRRITATION,
    ASPIRATION HAZARD.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:EYES: REDNESS, TEARING, BLURRED VISION.
    INHALATION: DIZZINESS, WEAKNESS, FATIGUE, NAUSEA, HEADACHE,
    POSSIBLE UNCONSCIOUSNESS. INGESTION: NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIARRHEA.
    ASPIRATION: CHEMICAL PNEUMONITIS (W HICH CAH BE FATAL).

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH W/PLENTY OF WATER. SKIN: THOROUGHLY WASH EXPOSED
    AREA W/SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. INGESTION: DON'T
    INDUCE VOMITING. KEEP WARM/QUIET. INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    ADMI NISTER OXYGEN OR ARTIFICAL RESPIRATION IF NEEDED. KEEP
    QUIET/WARM. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IN ALL CASES.

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

Flash Point:100F
Lower Limits:1%
Extinguishing Media:REGULAR FOAM, CO2, DRY CHEMICAL
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS W/FULL
    FACE PIECE OPERATED IN PRESSURE DEMAND OR OTHER POSITIVE PRESSURE
    MODE
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NEVER USE WELDING OR CUTTING TORCH ON OR
    NEAR DRUM (EVEN EMPTY) BECAUSE PRODUCT CAN IGNITE EXPLOSIVELY

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

Spill Release Procedures:ABSORB LIQUID ON PAPER, VERMICULITE, FLOOR
    ABSORBENT, OR OTHER ABSORBENT MATERIAL & TRANSFER TO HOOD. REMOVE
    IGNITION SOURCES. DIKE AREA TO PREVENT SPREADING, PUMP LIQUID TO
    SALVAGE TANK. PREVENT RUN- OFF TO BODIES OF WATER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:EMPTY CONTAINERS RETAIN RESIDUES ALL
    HAZARD PRECAUTIONS GIVEN IN THE DATA SHEET MUST BE OBSERVED.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA JOINTLY APPROVED AIR SUPPLIED
    RESPIRATOR IS ADVISED IN ABSENCE OF PROPER ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
    WHEN TLV IS EXCEEDED.
Ventilation:GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV
Protective Gloves:RESITANT, NITRILE
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SPLASH GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:IMPERVIOUS CLOTHING & BOOTS
Work Hygienic Practices:REMOVE/LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE
    REUSE.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:300F
Vapor Pres:2
Vapor Density:4.9
Spec Gravity:0.78
Evaporation Rate & Reference:(ETHER = 1): 70
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CO, CO2, HYDROCARBONS

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

Waste Disposal Methods:ALL TO EVAPORATE IN HOOD. DISPOSE OF REMAINING
    MATERIAL IN ACCORDANCE W/FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.
    DESTROY BY LIQUID INCINERATION.

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