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BETZ LABORATORIES, INC. -- HARDNESS INDICATOR,290 A -- 6850-01-390-4335
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:HARDNESS INDICATOR,290 A
MSDS Date:08/29/1995
FSC:6850
NIIN:01-390-4335
MSDS Number: CDGJJ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BETZ LABORATORIES, INC.
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Info Phone Num:215-355-3300/773-6269
Emergency Phone Num:800-877-1940
CAGE:24774
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC.
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
Box:City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Phone:215-355-3300
CAGE:24774

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

Ingred Name:NON-HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Fraction by Wt: 100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL, RAT) IS >2,000 MG/KG.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:TARGET ORGANS:EYE, SKIN, RESPIRATORY &
    GI TRACTS. ACUTE- MAY CAUSE MODERATE IRRITATION TO EYES. MAY CAUSE
    SLIGHT IRRITATION TO SKIN. DUSTS MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO THE UPPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT. LOW ORDE R OF ACUTE ORAL TOXICITY. MAY CAUSE
    SLIGHT GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT IRRITATION. CHRONIC- UNKNOWN.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING SKIN
    DISORDERS, EYE PROBLEMS OR IMPAIRED RESPIRATORY FUNCTION MAY BE
    MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THIS PRODUCT.

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

First Aid:GET MEDICAL HELP IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INHALED:REMOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. PROVIDE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED. EYES:FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15
    MINUTES, HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN. SKIN:WASH WITH SOAP & WATER. ORAL:DO
    NOT IN DUCE VOMITING. IF CONSCIOUS, DRINK 3-4 GLASSES OF MILK OR
    WATER. SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. IF SPONTANEOUS VOMITING
    OCCURS, KEEP HEAD BELOW HIPS TO PREVENT ASPIRATION OF VOMITUS INTO
    LUNGS.

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

Flash Point Method:PMCC
Flash Point:>200F,>93C
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM OR DRY CHEMICAL.
    USE WATER SPRAY TO COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND NIOSH-APPROVED
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION
    PRODUCTS MAY BE FORMED.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:POWDERED MATERIAL MAY FORM EXPLOSIVE
    DUST-AIR MIXTURES.

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

Spill Release Procedures:SWEEP UP SPILLAGE. AVOID CREATING DUST. PLACE
    SPILLAGE IN APPROPRIATE CONTAINER FOR LATER DISPOSAL. VENTILATE
    AREA AND WASH SPILL SITE WITH WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:NOT RELEVANT

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN DRY PLACE AWAY FROM STRONG
    OXIDIZING AGENTS. KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. USE IN VENTILATED
    AREA.
Other Precautions:DO NOT RAISE DUST. AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN OR
    CLOTHING. AVOID INHALATION OF DUST. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING
    MATERIAL. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF SMALL CHILDREN. DO NOT INGEST.

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

Respiratory Protection:NONE NORMALLY REQUIRED. IF AIRBORNE
    CONCENTRATION IS HIGH, WEAR A NIOSH-APPROVED DUST RESPIRATOR OR
    DUST MASK.
Ventilation:GOOD GENERAL VENTILATION IS SUFFICIENT FOR MOST CONDITIONS
    (10 ROOM VOLUMES PER HOUR).
Protective Gloves:LATEX RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES/DUST GOGGLES RECOMMENDED
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH STATION, SAFETY SHOWER, PROTECTIVE
    CLOTHING AND/OR UNIFORM
Work Hygienic Practices:OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
    RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES.
Supplemental Safety and Health
DIFFERENT FORMULA AND CODE. THIS IS FOR CODE 290A. SEE PNI A, SAME NSN
    FOR CODE 291A..

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

HCC:N1
NRC/State Lic Num:NOT RELEVANT
Viscosity:NOT RELEVANT
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT RELEVANT
Appearance and Odor:BLACK POWDER - ODORLESS

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Stability Condition to Avoid:DUST FORMATION
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE,
    ELEMENTAL OXIDES

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

Waste Disposal Methods:THE POWDER MAY BE BURIED IN A SANITARY LANDFILL
    OR INCINERATED. ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS.

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