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FISHER SCIENTIFIC -- BENZOYL PEROXIDE 70%, ACC02782 -- 6810-00N077903
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:BENZOYL PEROXIDE 70%, ACC02782
MSDS Date:03/24/1993
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N077903
MSDS Number: CFGZZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
City:FAIR LAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410
Country:US
Info Phone Num:201-796-7100
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
CAGE:1B464
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:FISHER SCIENTIFIC CO.  CHEMICAL MFG DIV
Address:1 REAGENT LANE
Box:City:FAIRLAWN
State:NJ
ZIP:07410-2802
Country:US
Phone:201-796-7100
CAGE:1B464

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

Ingred Name:BENZOYL PEROXIDE (SARA 313). LD50:(ORAL,RAT) 7710 MG/KG.
CAS:94-36-0
RTECS #:DM8575000
Fraction by Wt: 67-70%
OSHA PEL:5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:5 MG/M3

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 30-33%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:SUPDAT:FROM AS FAR DIST AS POSS. AVOID BRTHG VAPS. KEEP
    UPWIND. MATL IS DANGEROUSLY EXPLO. IF MATL IS USED ON (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3:FIRE, CONSIDER EVACUATION TO A RADIUS OF 2500 FEET.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EXPLO HAZ:PROGRESSES. MAY FORM EXPLO MIXTS W/FINELY DIVIDED
    COMBUST MATLS. MAY SUPPORT BURNING OF COMBUST MATLS. (ING 6)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 5:CONTAINERS MAY EXPLODE FOLLOWING PROLONGED EXPOSURE
    TO HEAT OR FIRE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC:FLAMES/FLARES IN HAZ AREA. KEEP UNNEC PEOPLE
    AWAY. ISOLATE HAZARD AREA & DENY ENTRY.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:OTHER PREC:CNTNRS. MAY BE IGNITED BY HEAT, SPKS/FLAMES. MAY
    EXPLODE FROM FRICTION, HEAT/CONTAM. MAY BURN RAPIDLY (ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8:W/FLARE BURNING EFT. CNTNR MAY EXPLODE IN HEAT OF
    FIRE. RUNOFF TO SEWER MAY CREATE FIRE/EXPLOSION HAZARD.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:RESP PROT:125 MG/M3 - ANY POWER AIR PURIFYING RESP W/DUST &
    MIST FILTER; ANY SUPPLIED AIR RESP OPERATED IN (ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:CONTINUOUS FLOW MODE. 250 MG/M3 - ANY AIR PURIFYING
    FULL FACEPIECE RESP W/HIGH EFFICIENCY PARTICULATE (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:FILTER; ANY SCBA W/FULL FACEPIECE; ANY SUPPLIED AIR
    RESP W/FULL FACEPIECE; ANY POWERED AIR PURIFYING RESP(ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12:W/TIGHT-FITTING FACEPIECE & HIGH EFFICIENCY
    PARTICULATE FILTER. 7000 MG/M3 - ANY SUPPLIED AIR RESP (ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13:OPERATED IN PRESS DEMAND/OTHER POS PRESS MODE.
    ESCAPE - ANY AIR PURIFYING FULL FACEPIECE RESP W/HIGH (ING 15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14:EFFICIENCY PARTICULATE FILTER; ANY APPROPRIATE
    ESCAPE TYPE SCBA.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EFTS OF OVEREXP:KERATINOCYTES. EYE:DIRECT CONT MAY CAUSE
    IRRIT W/REDNESS, PAIN & BLURRED VISION. VAPS CAUSED (ING 17)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 16:LACRIM IN ANIMALS. ONE REPORT INDICATES THAT
    APPLICATION TO ANIMAL EYES PRDCD SUPERFICIAL CORNEAL (ING 18)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 17:OPACITIES & CONJ. INGEST:MAY CAUSE ABDOM PAIN, NAUS
    & VOMIT. IN MICE & RATS ACUTE TOX WAS CHARACT BY (ING 19)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 18:MOTOR DISTURBS, RESTLESSNESS, GENERALIZED INHIBITION
    & RESP DFCLTIES. CHRONIC:SKIN:RPTD/PRLNG EXPOS MAY (ING 20)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 19:CAUSE EXCESSIVE DRYNESS W/MARKED PEELING, ERYTHEMA,
    EDEMA & SENSIT/CONT DERM. EYE:RPTD/PRLNG EXPOS TO (ING 21)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 20:IRRITS MAY CAUSE CONJ. INGEST:RATS FED 2800 MG/KG IN
    DIET SHOWED INCR INCIDENCE OF TESTICULAR ATROPHY. (ING 22)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 21:TOX:HUMAN INADEQ EVID (IARC GRP 3). TWO STUDIES
    INDICATED THAT BENZOYL PEROXIDE HAS TUMOR PROMOTING (ING 23)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 22:ACTIVITY IN MOUSE SKIN. SLIGHTLY TOX BY INGEST.
    LIVER & KIDNEY DMG HAVE BEEN REPORTED. CROSS SENSITIVITY (ING 24)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 23:W/BENZOIC ACID DERIVATIVES IS POSSIBLE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE INGREDIENT 1.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INHAL:7000 MG/M3 IMMED DANGEROUS
    TO LIFE/HLTH. WORKERS EXPOS TO 12 MG/M3 EXPER PRONOUNCED IRRIT OF
    NOSE & THROAT. MAY ALSO CAUSE COUGH, DYSP, DECR PULSE RATE,
    HYPOTHERMIA, STUPOR. IN RATS, 24,30 0 MG/M3 OF 78% BENZOYL PEROXIDE
    FOR 4 HRS CAUSED EYE SQUINT, DFCLT BRTHG, SALIVATION & INCR
    FOLLOWED BY(EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:DECR IN MOTOR ACTIVITY. SKIN:DIRECT
    CONT MAY CAUSE IRRIT W/TRANSIENT BURNING/STINGING SENSATION,
    REDNESS, SWELL & PAIN. VASODILATION & PERIVASCULAR LYMPHOCYTIC
    INFILTRATION MAY OCCUR. SINGLE  APPLICATION OF 20-40 MG TO MOUSE
    SKIN INDUCED MARKED HYPERPLASIA & TEMPORARY INCR IN NUMBER OF DARK
    BASAL (ING 16)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS W/SKIN DISORDERS OR
    IMPAIRED RESPIRATORY FUNCTION, PARTICULARLY OBSTRUCTIVE, MAY BE AT
    INCREASED RISK FROM EXPOSURE. SENSITIZATION DERMATITIS MAY OCCUR IN
    PREVIOUSLY EXPOSED INDIVIDUALS.

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

First Aid:INGEST:CALL MD IMMEDIATELY . INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    SUPPORT BREATHING (GIVE O*2/ARTF RESP) . EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH
    W/POTABLE WATER FOR A MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES, SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM
    MD	. SKIN:FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER. CALL MD . FOR MORE
    SPECIFIC INFORMATION REGARDING FIRST AID TREATMENT CONTACT NEHC .

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

Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER SPRAY OR
    REGULAR FOAM. FOR LARGER FIRES, FLOOD AREA W/WATER FROM A DISTANCE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP . DO
    NOT MOVE CARGO/VEHICLE IF EXPOS TO HEAT. IF FIRE CAN BE CONTROLLED,
    COOL CNTNR W/WATER FROM UNMANNED (SUPDAT)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:DANGEROUS FIRE HAZ WHEN EXPOS TO
    HEAT/FLAME. CYL MAY EXPLODE IN HEAT OF FIRE. ORG PEROXIDES MAY BE
    EASILY IGNITED & BURN W/INCR RAPIDITY AS FIRE (ING 5)

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

Spill Release Procedures:SHUT OFF IGNIT SOURCES. DO NOT TOUCH SPILLED
    MATL. STOP LEAK IF YOU CAN DO IT W/OUT RISK. SM SPILLS:TAKE UP
    W/INERT DAMP MATL & NON SPARKING TOOLS. MOVE CNTNRS FROM SPILL
    AREA. LG SPILLS:WET DOWN W/WA TER & DIKE FOR LATER DISP. NO
    SMOKING, (ING 7)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:OBSERVE ALL FED, STATE & LOC REGS WHEN
    STORING SUBSTANCE. STORE AWAY FROM INCOMPAT SUBSTANCES. PROT CNTNRS
    FROM PHYSICAL DMG.
Other Precautions:ISOLATE IN WELL DETACHED, FIRE RESISTIVE, COOL & WELL
    VENTED BLDG W/NO OTHER MATLS STORED THEREIN. PROVIDE EXPLO VENTING
    IN SAFE DIRECTION & PROHIBIT ANY ELEC INSTALLATION/HEATING
    FACILITIES. SHOULD B E STORED IN & USED FROM ORIGINAL (ING 8)

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

Respiratory Protection:SPECIFIC RESP MUST BE BASED ON CONTAM LEVELS
    FOUND IN WORKPLACE, MUST NOT EXCEED WORKING LIMS OF RESP & BE NIOSH
    APPRVD: 50 MG/M3-ANY DUST & MIST RESP EXCEPT SINGLE USE &
    QUARTER-MASK RESPS; ANY SUPPL IED AIR RESP; ANY SCBA. (ING 10)
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO MEET PELS. VENTILATION
    EQUIPMENT MUST BE EXPLOSION PROOF.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPRVD EYE WASH FOUNTAIN & DELUGE
    SHOWER . WEAR APPROP PROT (IMPERVIOUS) CLTHG & EQUIP TO PVNT SKIN
    CONTACT.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRE FIGHT PROC:HOSE HOLDER/MONITOR NOZZS UNTIL WELL AFTER FIRE IS OUT.
    IF THIS IS IMPOSS, W/DRAW FROM AREA & LET FIRE BURN. ISOLATE FOR
    1/2 MILE IN ALL DIRECTIONS IF TANK RAIL, CAR/TANK TRUCK IS INVO
    LVED IN FIRE. USE FLOODING AMTS OF WATER AS FOG. SOLID STREAMS MAY
    BE INEFT. COOL CNTNRS W/FLOODING AMTS OF WATER(ING 3)

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

Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE SLURRY; ODORLESS.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ACIDS, ALCOHOLS, ALLYL CMPDS, AMINES, ORG MATLS, REDUCING AGENTS. FOR
    COMPLETE LIST OF MATLS TO AVOID CONT NEHC .
Stability Condition to Avoid:BECOMES UNSTABLE & DECOMPOSES EXPLOSIVELY
    AT TEMPS >223F. DRY MATL IS VERY EXPLO SENSITIVE TO SHOCK, HEAT &
    FRICTION.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS MAY
    INCLUDE TOXIC OXIDES OF CARBON.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:OBSERVE ALL FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS
    WHEN DISPOSING OF THIS SUBSTANCE. DISPOSAL MUST BE I/A/W STANDARDS
    APPLICABLE TO GENERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, 40 CFR 262. EPA
    HAZARDOUS WASTE NUMBER: D 003. CERCLA REPORTABLE QUANTITY: 100 LBS.

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