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ANSONIA COPPER & BRASS INC -- 371/377 COPPER/COPPER ALLOYS -- 3439-00F029189
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:371/377 COPPER/COPPER ALLOYS
MSDS Date:09/01/1989
FSC:3439
NIIN:00F029189
MSDS Number: BRVRZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:ANSONIA COPPER & BRASS INC
Address:75 LIBERTY ST
Box:109
City:ANSONIA
State:CT
ZIP:06401
Country:US
Info Phone Num:203-732-6600/800-521-17038
Emergency Phone Num:203-732-6600/800-521-1703
CAGE:40518
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ANSONIA COPPER & BRASS INC
Address:75 LIBERTY ST
Box:City:ANSONIA
State:CT
ZIP:06401
Country:US
Phone:203-732-6600/800-521-17038
CAGE:40518

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

Ingred Name:COPPER (DUST & MIST), BRONZE POWDER
CAS:7440-50-8
RTECS #:GL5325000
Fraction by Wt: 58-62%
Other REC Limits:1 MG(CU)/M3 (DUST)
OSHA PEL:0.1 MG(CU)/M3 (FUME)
ACGIH TLV:0.2 MG/M3 (FUME)
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:LEAD, INORGANIC LEAD (SUSPECTED HUMAN CARCINOGEN BY IARC,
    NTP & ACGIH)
CAS:7439-92-1
RTECS #:OF7525000
Fraction by Wt: 0.6-2.5%
OSHA PEL:0.05 MG/CUM
ACGIH TLV:0.15 MG/CUM
EPA Rpt Qty:1 LB
DOT Rpt Qty:1 LB

Ingred Name:ZINC OXIDE
CAS:1314-13-2
RTECS #:ZH4810000
Fraction by Wt: BALANCE
OSHA PEL:15MG/M3 TDUST/5 FUME
ACGIH TLV:10MG/M3 TDUST; 9293

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION, METAL
    FUME FEVER, EYE IRRITATION. LEAD INTOXICATION INCLUDING KIDNEY
    DISEASE, ANEMIA, NERVOUS DISORDERS, REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS, BIRTH
    DEFECTS & KIDNEY CANCER. COPPER FUMES  CAUSES SKIN/HAIR
    DISCOLORATION & KERATINIZATION OF HANDS/FEET SOLES. LEAD: KIDNEY
    DAMAGE & NERVOUS SYSTEM EFFECTS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SEE INGREDIENTS
Effects of Overexposure:METAL FUME FEVER SYMPTOMS: SWEET OR METALLIC
    TASTE IN MOUTH, DRYNESS & THROAT IRRITATION, COUGH, SHORTNESS OF
    BREATH, CHEST PAIN, NAUSEA, VOMITING, WEAKNESS, FATIGUE,
    MUSCLE/JOINT PAIN, CHILLS & SWEAT ING. COPPER: SKIN/HAIR
    DISCOLORATION. ZINC: BRONCHITIS OR PNEUMONIA & BLUISH TINT TO SKIN.
    LEAD: COMA & DEATH. SEE SUPP.

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH W/WATER. SKIN: VACUUM OFF EXCESS DUST. WASH
    W/SOAP & WATER. INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. METAL FUME FEVER
    MAY BE TREATED SYMPTOMATICALLY. INGESTION: OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION
    IF LARGE Q UANTITIES HAVE BEEN INGESTED. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION
    IN ALL CASES.

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

Fire Fighting Procedures:SOLID MASSIVE FORM ISN'T COMBUSTIBLE. WEAR
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS & PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. WHEN IN
    DUST FORM USE DRY CHEMICAL/SAND.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS ARE MODERATE
    WHEN MATERIAL IS IN THE FORM OF DUST & EXPOSED TO HEAT, FLAMES,
    CHEMICAL REACTION OR IN CONTACT W/POWDERFUL OXIDIZERS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:LARGE QUANTITIES OF DUST: VACUUM/WET SWEEP.
    LIQUIDS W/SOLID METAL: EVACUATE AREA. ABSORB W/VERMICULATE/DRY
    SAND/SIMILAR MATERIAL.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MUST BE PRACTICED
    DURING STORAGE, TRANSFER & USE. AVOID EXCESSIVE DUST ACCUMULATION.
Other Precautions:ALWAYS EVALUATE THE JOBS DONE ON THIS PRODUCT IN
    ACCORDANCE W/OSHA, FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL STANDARDS. APPLY
    RECOMMENDATIONS OF NFPA 49 FOR COPPER ALLOYS.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH/OSHA APPROVED RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
    IF EXPOSURE EXCEEDS THE PEL/TLV LIMITS.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST/MECHANICAL (GENERAL): REQUIRED IF DUST/FUME
    CREATED IN HANDLING OR WORKING ON THIS MATERIAL
Protective Gloves:REQUIRED FOR MELT/GRIND/CUT/WELD JOBS
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS
Other Protective Equipment:GRINDING OPERATIONS MAY REQUIRED FACE
    SHIELDS. MELTING/WELDING REQUIRE FACE SHIELDS W/SPECIALTY TINTED
    GLASS.
Work Hygienic Practices:USE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE. WASH HANDS BEFORE
    EATING/DRINKING/SMOKING/LEAVING WORK AFTER CONTACT W/METAL DUST OR
    FUME.
Supplemental Safety and Health
UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS THE SOLID ALLOY PRESENTS NO SIGNIFICANT HEALTH
    HAZARDS. PROCESSSING OF THE ALLOY BY DUST/FUME PRODUCING OPERATION
    (GRINDING/BUFFING/HEATING/WELDING) MAY RESULT IN POTENTIAL FOR 
    EXPOSURE TO AIRBORNE METAL PARTICULATES/FUME. ZINC: LOW IN
    TOXICITY. SYMPTOMS GO AWAY IN 24-48 HRS & LEAVE NO EFFECTS.

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text: 1500-2260F
Spec Gravity:7.4-9
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:SILVER OR YELLOW TO RED SOLID

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG ACIDS, BASES & OXIDERS. MAY REACT VIOLENTLY W/WATER. MERCURY,
    AMMONIA & ACETYLENE.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, FLAMES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:METAL FUME

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

Waste Disposal Methods:MAXIMIZE PRODUCT RECOVERY FOR REUSE OR
    RECYCLING. CONDITIONS MAY CAUSE THIS MATERIAL TO BECOME A SOLID
    HAZARDOUS WASTE. SOLID WASTE LEACHATE TESTING MAY INDICATE THE NEED
    FOR PROPERLY PERMITTED DISPOS AL IN ACCORDANCE W/FEDERAL, STATE, &
    LOCAL LAWS.

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