DOW CHEMICAL U S A GOVERNMENT MARKETING -- ETHAFOAM(R) 220 PLANK BRAND POLYETHYLENE PLASTIC FOAM -- 9330-01-142-8472
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHAFOAM(R) 220 PLANK BRAND POLYETHYLENE PLASTIC FOAM
MSDS Date:08/18/1992
FSC:9330
NIIN:01-142-8472
MSDS Number: BSHNF
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U S A GOVERNMENT MARKETING
Address:2020 DOW CENTER
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48640-6030
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-258-2436
Emergency Phone Num:517-636-4400
CAGE:71981
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL CO
Address:100 LARKIN CENTER
Box:City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Phone:800-258-2436
CAGE:96717
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U S A
Address:BARSTOW BLDG
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48640
Country:US
Phone:517-636-4400
CAGE:71981

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

Ingred Name:POLYETHYLENE FOAM
CAS:9002-88-4
Fraction by Wt: 75-100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE  (SARA III)
CAS:75-71-8
RTECS #:PA8200000
Fraction by Wt: 0-4%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9394
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:1,2-DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE
CAS:76-14-2
RTECS #:KI1101000
Fraction by Wt: 0-17%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9394
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:CHLORODIFLUOROETHANE
CAS:75-68-3
RTECS #:KH7650000
Fraction by Wt: 0-18%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
Ozone Depleting Chemical:2

Ingred Name:STEARYL STEARAMIDE
CAS:13276-08-9
Fraction by Wt: 0-2%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:COLOR CONCENTRATE IN POLYETHYLENE
Fraction by Wt: 0-2%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYES- SOLID OR DUST MAY CAUSE
    IRRITATION OR CORNEAL INJURY DUE TO MECHANICAL ACTION. FUMES/VAPORS
    RELEASED DURING THERMAL OPERATIONS SUCH AS HOT-WIRE CUTTING MAY
    CAUSE IRRIATION. INHALATION- DUST MAY  CAUSE IRRITATION TO UPPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT. HIGH CONCENTRATIONS MAY CAUSE CNS, ANESTHETIC OR
    NARCOTIC EFFECTS.
Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION- MAY CAUSE NARCOTIC EFFECTS OR
    CARDIAC SENSITIZATION (IRREGULAR HEARTBEATS).
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:EYES- IRRIGATE IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 5 MINUTES.
    MECHANICAL EFFECTS ONLY.  SKIN- WASH OFF IN FLOWING WATER OR
    SHOWER.  INGESTION- NO ADVERSE EFFECTS ANTICIPATED BY THIS ROUTE OF
    EXPOSURE  INCIDENTAL TO PROPER INDUSTRIAL HANDLING.  INHALATION-
    REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BREATHING, GIVE MOUTH-TO-MOUTH
    RESUSCITATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN. CALL A
    PHYSICIAN.

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER FOG.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED, POSITIVE PRESSURE
    BREATHING APPARATUS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:AVOID DENSE SMOKE.

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

Spill Release Procedures:PICK UP AND HANDLE AS ANY OTHER INERT
    MATERIAL.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:PRACTICE REASONABLE CARE AND
    CLEANLINESS AS A COMMON SENSE SAFETY PRECAUTION WHEN HANDLING THIS
    PRODUCT.
Other Precautions:WHEN LARGE QUANTITIES OF THIS PRODUCT ARE STORED OR
    FABRICATED, SMALL QUANTITIES OF THE BLOWING AGENT RELEASED FROM THE
    FOAM MAY TEND TO ACCELERATE CORROSION OF HEATERS AND BOILERS.
    CORROSION CAN EVEN TUALLY CREATE HOLES.

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

Respiratory Protection:ATMOSPHERIC LEVELS SHOULD BE MAINTAINED BELOW
    THE EXPOSURE GUIDELINE. WHEN RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IS REQUIRED FOR
    CERTAIN OPERATIONS, USE AN APPROVED AIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATOR. IN
    DUSTY ATMOSPHERES, US E AN APPROVED DUST RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:PROVIDE GENERAL AND/OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO CONTROL
    AIRBORNE LEVELS BELOW THE EXPOSURE GUIDELINES.
Protective Gloves:NO SKIN PROTECION SHOULD BE NEEDED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES SHOULD BE SUFFICIENT.
Other Protective Equipment:FOR DUSTY OPERATIONS, WEAR CHEMICAL GOGGLES.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE

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

HCC:N1
Spec Gravity:0.16
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:CELLULAR SOLID PLASTIC FOAM. NO ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID FIRE AND TEMPERATURES OVER 625F,
    329C.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:UNDER NORMAL COMBUSTION CONDITIONS
    CARBON MONOXIDE IS GENERATED. ADDITIONAL TOXIC SUBSTANCES MAY BE
    RELEASED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:REUSE, OR BURY IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL. FOLLOW
    ALL LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPOSAL.

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