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SOLVAY PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS INC -- SORBEAD BLUE, 371 -- 6850-00N084644
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:SORBEAD BLUE, 371
MSDS Date:07/01/1994
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N084644
MSDS Number: CGTPW
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SOLVAY PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS INC
Address:41 WEST PUTNAM AVE
City:GREENWICH
State:CT
ZIP:06830
Country:US
Info Phone Num:203-629-7900
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
Preparer's Name:H.W.G.
CAGE:SLVAY
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SOLVAY PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS INC
Address:41 WEST PUTNAM AVE
Box:City:GREENWICH
State:CT
ZIP:06830
Country:US
Phone:203-629-7900
CAGE:SLVAY

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

Ingred Name:SILICA GEL; (SILICA, AMORPHOUS (SIO*2))
CAS:112945-52-5
RTECS #:VV7310000
Fraction by Wt: 96.5%
OSHA PEL:6 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:10 MG/M3

Ingred Name:ALUMINOSILICATE (AL*XSI*YO*Z)
CAS:1327-36-2
Fraction by Wt: 3%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:COBALT (II) CHLORIDE (COCL*2). LD50:(ORAL,RAT) 766 MG/KG.
CAS:7646-79-9
RTECS #:GF9800000
Fraction by Wt: 0.5%
OSHA PEL:0.05 MG/M3 (CO)
ACGIH TLV:0.05 MG/M3 (CO)

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE INGREDIENT 3.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:NO	Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:YES	 OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INGESTION:BELIEVED TO BE NO HAZARD.
    SKIN/EYES:NO HAZARD. INHALATION:NOT APPLICABLE.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:COBALT CHLORIDE:IARC MONOGRAPHS, VOL 52,
    PG 363, 1991:GROUP 2B.
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. SUPPORT BREATHING (GIVE O*2/ARTF
    RESP) . EYES:OPEN EYELIDS. RINSE W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
    MINUTES TO REMOVE DUST. SKIN:WASH W/PLENTY OF WATER. INGEST:ADMINIS
    TER PLENTY OF WATER. NOTES TO MD:BEADS ARE IMPREGNATED W/COBALT
    CHORIDE (0.5%), THEREFORE INDUCE VOMITING IF VICTIM HAS SWALLOWED
    BIG QUANTITIES.

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

Extinguishing Media:MEDIA SUITABLE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE .
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:WHEN HANDLING NEAR FLAMMABLE GASES OR
    VAPORS TAKE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AGAINST STATIC DISCHARGES.

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

Spill Release Procedures:COLLECT MATERIAL BY APPROPRIATE TECHNIQUE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED & STORE
    IN A DRY PLACE. HANDLING NEAR FLAMMABLE GASES OR VAPOR - TAKE
    MEASURES AGAINST STATIC DISCHARGE.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE A NIOSH APPROVED DUST MASK IF EXCESSIVE DUST
    IS PRESENT.
Ventilation:NATURAL VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:WORKING GLOVES.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS .
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH FOUNTAIN & DELUGE SHOWER WHICH MEET
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA . WORKING CLOTHES.
Work Hygienic Practices:NO EATING, DRINKING OR SMOKING AT WORKSITE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
MP:>1832F,>1000C.

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

Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:SUPP DATA
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:BLUE OR PINK BEADS; ODORLESS.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DEPOSIT I/A/W LOCAL, STATE OR NATIONAL
    LEGISLATION FOR HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS.

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