STARTEX CHEMICAL INC -- ACETONE -- 6810-00-184-4796
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ACETONE
MSDS Date:03/30/1997
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-184-4796
MSDS Number: CDYDS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:STARTEX CHEMICAL INC
Address:5 HACKBERRY LANE
Box:3087
City:CONROE
State:TX
ZIP:77305
Country:US
Info Phone Num:409-539-6244
Emergency Phone Num:409-539-6244/800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
CAGE:0YFV5
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:CHEMICAL SPECIALISTS AND DEVELOPMENT INC
Address:2210 HACKBERRY LN
Box:687
City:CONROE
State:TX
ZIP:77305
Country:US
Phone:409-756-1065
CAGE:4N760
Company Name:CSD INC. (PRE 1985 NAME: MATHEWS, INC)
Address:420 SEABOARD DRIVE
Box:City:MATTHEWS
State:NC
ZIP:28105-5073
Country:US
Phone:704-821-9822
CAGE:5W216
Company Name:STARTEX CHEMICAL INC
Address:5 HACKBERRY LANE
Box:3087
City:CONROE
State:TX
ZIP:77305
Country:US
Phone:409-539-6244
CAGE:0YFV5

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

Ingred Name:ACETONE (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS:67-64-1
RTECS #:AL3150000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:750PPM/1000STEL;9596
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:VOLATILE ORGANIC CONTENT: 792 G/L OR 6.597 LB/GAL.
RTECS #:9999999VO
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:TLV= 750 PPM
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CAN CAUSE PRIMARY IRRITATION TO SKIN &
    EYES ON CONTACT. INHALATION OF VAPORS/MIST MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF
    RESPIRATORY TRACT; ANESTHETIC; SERIOUS NERVOUS SYSTEM DEPRESSION.
    INGESTION MAY CAUSE ABDOMINA L IRRITATION. CHRONIC: NONE SPECIFIED
    BYMANUFACTURER.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:ACETONE IS NOT LISTED AS A CARCINOGEN BY
    NTP, IARC, OR OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:INHALED-IRRITATION OF RESPIRATORY TRACT,
    DIZZINESS, STUPOR, DROWSINESS, NAUSEA, HEADACHE, VOMITING.
    SKIN-IRRITATION. EYES-IRRITATION. INGESTED-ABDOMINAL IRRITATION,
    NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIARRHEA.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH SEVERE SKIN, LIVER OR
    KIDNEY PROBLEMS SHOUL AVOID USE.

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

First Aid:IN ALL CASES GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. EYES-FLUSH WITH WATER FOR
    15 MINUTES. SKIN-REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHES. WASH WITH MILD SOAP &
    WATER. INHALED-REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE OXYGEN OR ARTIFICIAL
    RESPIRAT ION AS NEEDED. INGESTED-CONTACT POISON CONTROL CENTER OR
    PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY! IF CONSCIOUS, INDUCE VOMITING AS DIRECTED BY
    PHYSICIAN.

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

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:3F,-16C
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:960F
Lower Limits:2.6
Upper Limits:12.8
Extinguishing Media:NFPA CLASS B EXTINGUISHER (CARBON DIOXIDE OR FOAM)
    FOR CLASS I B LIQUID FIRES.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND
    FULL BUNKER GEAR. WATER MAY BE EFFECTIVE AS A COOLING AGENT; BUT
    INEFFECTIVE EXTINGUISHING FIRE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE! VAPORS CAN CAUSE
    FLASH FIRE! CLOSED CONTAINERS MAY EXPLODE IF EXPOSED TO EXTREME
    HEAT. APPLYING TO HOT SURFACES REQUIRES SPECIAL PRECAUTION

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

Spill Release Procedures:STOP LEAK AT SOURCE. DIKE AREA & CONTAIN.
    CLEAN UP REMAINDER WITH ABSORBENT MATERIALS. MOP UP & DISPOSE OF.
    PERSONS WITHOUT PROPER PROTECTION SHOULD BE KEPT FROM AREA UNTIL
    CLEANED UP.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY, WELL-VENTILATED
    PLACE AWAY FROM SOURCES OF IGNITION AND INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS.
    PROTECT FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE.
Other Precautions:DO NOT STORE ABOVE 120F/49C. GROUND CONTAINERS WHEN
    TRANSFERRING. VAPORS MAY IGNITE EXPLOSIVELY & SPREAD LONG
    DISTANCES. AVOID BREATHING VAPORS. USE ONLY IN WELL-VENTILATED
    AREAS. DO NOT GET IN EYES,	OR ON SKIN OR CLOTHES.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF ENGINEERING CONTROLS FAIL OR NON-ROUTINE USE
    OR EMERGENCY OCCURS; USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR OR SUPPILED
    AIR RESPIRATOR OR SCBA, AS SITUATION REQUIRES. USE IAW 29 CFR
    1910.134.
Ventilation:USE ADEQUATE EXPLOSION-PROOF MECHANICAL VENTILATION OR
    LOCAL EXHAUST TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV.
Protective Gloves:RECOMMENDED- RUBBER OR BUTYL (SPILLS)
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES/FACESHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:CLOTHING TO PREVENT PROLONGED OR REPEATED
    SKIN CONTACT. EYE WASH STATION & SAFETY SHOWER RECOMMENDED.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH HANDS AFTER USE AND BEFORE EATING,
    DRINKING, OR SMOKING. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE REUSE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
DO NOT WEAR CONTACT LENSES WHEN USING THIS MATERIAL.

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

HCC:F2
Boiling Pt:=56.1C, 133.F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=-95.C, -139.F
Vapor Pres:186
Vapor Density:2.0
Spec Gravity:0.792
VOC Pounds/Gallon:792
VOC Grams/Liter:6.6
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NONE SPECIFIED BY MFR.
Solubility in Water:APPRECIABLE
Appearance and Odor:WATER-WHITE LIQUID; KETONE ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ISOLATE FROM OXIDIZERS SUCH AS PERMANGANATES, CHROMATES & PEROXIDES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:ISOLATE FROM OXDIZERS, HEAT, SPARKS,
    ELCTRICAL EQUIPMENT & OPEN FLAME.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE AND CARBON DIOXIDE
    FROM BURNING.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:RECYCLE OR DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL,
    STATE AND FEDERAL SAFETY & POLLUTION LAWS. IF QUESTIONS EXIST,
    CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE AGENCIES.

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