SHAPE PRODUCTS -- ACETYLNOGEN CARBIDE -- 6810-00-815-4727
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ACETYLNOGEN CARBIDE
MSDS Date:01/01/1985
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-815-4727
MSDS Number: BFQPK
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SHAPE PRODUCTS
Address:1127 57TH AVE.
City:OAKLAND
State:CA
ZIP:94621-4427
Country:US
Info Phone Num:415-534-1186
Emergency Phone Num:415-534-1186
CAGE:3D869
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SHAPE PRODUCTS
Address:1127 57TH AVE.
Box:City:OAKLAND
State:CA
ZIP:94621-4427
Country:US
Phone:510-534-1186 OR 800-444-0015
CAGE:3D869

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

Ingred Name:CALCIUM CARBIDE  (SARA III)
CAS:75-20-7
RTECS #:EV9400000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
EPA Rpt Qty:10 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:10 LBS

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

Effects of Overexposure:SKIN IRRITATION.

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

First Aid:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR; GET MEDICAL ATTENTION;GIVE CPR OR OXYGEN
    IF NEED. IF CONTACT,FLUSH W. H*2O FOR 15 MIN. SPEED OF REMOVAL IS
    CRITICAL. REMOVE & ISOLATE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. KEEP WARM &
    QUIET.EFFE CTS MAY BE DELAYED; OBSERVE VICTIM.

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

Extinguishing Media:SMOTHER W DRY POWDER,USE NO WATER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:DO NOT USE WATER,VAPORIZING LIQUID OR FOAM.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:GENERATES ACETYLENE WHEN WET;SM AMT WATER
    GENERATES ENOUGH HEAT TO IGNITE ACETYLENE FORMED.

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

Spill Release Procedures:ALLOW ACETYLENE GAS TO DISSIPATE.NEUTRALIZE
    LIME RESIDUE WITH SODIUM BICARBONATE(SODA ASH).ELIMINATE IGNITION
    SOURCES.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID ANY MOISTURE AND IGNITION
    SOURCES.KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED.PROTECT FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE.

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

Respiratory Protection:NONE REQUIRED WHEN DRY.FORGAS,INCREASE VENT,USE
    NIOSH/MSHA RESPIR.
Ventilation:USE LOCAL EXHAUST.AVOID ANY SPARKING DEVICE.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:GOGGLES/FACE SHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:NONE
Supplemental Safety and Health
NO TLV FOR CALCIUM CARBIDE,GENERATED ACETYLENE 1000 PPM.

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

HCC:R2
Spec Gravity:2.22
Evaporation Rate & Reference:N/A(SOLID)
Solubility in Water:DECOMPOSES
Appearance and Odor:GRGYISH-BLACK GRANULES, SWEETISH GARLIC ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WATER,ACIDS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:DO NOT EXPOSE TO MOISTURE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:ACETYLENE GAS

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

Waste Disposal Methods:AFER ALLOWING GENERATE ACETYLENE TO
    DISSIPATE,AND NEUTRALIZING LIME RESIDUE WITH SODIUM
    BICARBONATE,DISPOSE AS SOLID WASTE IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL,STATE
    AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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