DOW CHEMICAL U S A -- VERSENE 220 CRYSTALS CHELATING AGENT,90692 -- 6810-01-109-3911
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:VERSENE 220 CRYSTALS CHELATING AGENT,90692
MSDS Date:12/04/1992
FSC:6810
NIIN:01-109-3911
MSDS Number: BGMFW
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U S A
Address:2030 DOW CENTER BARSTOW BLDG
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Info Phone Num:517-636-4410
Emergency Phone Num:517-636-4400
CAGE:71983
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U.S.A.
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Phone:517-636-4400
CAGE:71983
Company Name:ENVIROTROL INC (504-736-9041)
Box:UNKNOW
CAGE:03JX8

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

Ingred Name:TETRASODIUM ETHYLENE DIAMINE TETRAACETATE
CAS:64-02-8
RTECS #:AH5075000
Fraction by Wt: 99.9%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL FEMALE RAT) 630-1260 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, RESPIRATORY & GI
    TRACTS. ACUTE- MAY CAUSE EYE IRRITATION & PAIN. ESSENTIALLY
    NONIRRITATING TO SKIN. SINGLE DOSE ORAL TOXICITY IS LOW. DUST MAY
    IRRITATE RESPIRATORY TRACT. CHRONIC- U NKNOWN.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING 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. EYES:FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES, HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN.
    SKIN:WASH WITH SOAP & WATER. ORAL:SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IF NEEDED.

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

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM OR DRY CHEMICAL
    FOR SURROUNDING FIRE. USE WATER SPRAY TO COOL FIRE EXPOSED
    CONTAINERS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND NIOSH-APPROVED
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:AS WITH ANY FINELY DIVIDED ORGANIC SOLID,
    DUST MAY BE EXPLOSIVE IF MIXED WITH AIR IN CRITICAL PROPORTIONS &
    IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE.

==================  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 MOISTURE.
    KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED.
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:NONE NORMALLY REQUIRED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
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
THE PH RANGE OF 1% SOLUTION: 10.5 - 11.5.

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

HCC:B3
NRC/State Lic Num:NOT RELEVANT
pH:11.5
Viscosity:NOT RELEVANT
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT RELEVANT
Solubility in Water:103% @ 77F (25C)
Appearance and Odor:WHITE SOLID

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ALUMINUM
Stability Condition to Avoid:DUSTY SITUATION, MOISTURE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE MAY BE
    FORMED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ALL LOCAL, STATE AND
    FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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