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BETZ DEARBORN INC -- L291, HARDNESS BUFFER -- 6850-01-390-4339
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:L291, HARDNESS BUFFER
MSDS Date:08/22/1995
FSC:6850
NIIN:01-390-4339
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKSJZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BETZ DEARBORN INC
Address:4636 SOMERTON RD
City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Info Phone Num:215-355-3300/215-773-6223
Emergency Phone Num:800-877-1940
CAGE:1CWF7
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
Box:City:TREVOSE
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Phone:215-355-3300
CAGE:1CWF7
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC.
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
City:TREVOSE,
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Phone:215-942-3355
Contract Num:SP0450-00-M-D108
CAGE:57394
Company Name:BETZDEARBORN INC.
Address:4636 SOMERTON ROAD
City:TREVOSE,
State:PA
ZIP:19053
Country:US
Phone:215-942-3355
Contract Num:SP0450-00-M-SH21
CAGE:57394

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

Ingred Name:BORIC ACID, DISODIUM SALT, PENTAHYDRATE
CAS:12179-04-3
RTECS #:VZ2540000
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3

Ingred Name:POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (CAUSTIC POTASH)
CAS:1310-58-3
RTECS #:TT2100000
ACGIH STEL:C2 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:SODIUM SULFIDE (ANHYDROUS)
CAS:1313-82-2
RTECS #:WE1905000

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE SKIN EFFECTS: PRIMARY ROUTE OF
    EXPOSURE; MAY CAUSE MODERATE IRRITATION TO THE SKIN. ACUTE EYE
    EFFECTS: SEVERE IRRITANT TO THE EYES, POSSIBLY CORROSIVE. ACUTE
    RESPIRATORY EFFECTS: MISTS/AEROSOLS  MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO UPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT. INGESTION EFFECTS: MAY CAUSE GASTROINTESTINAL
    IRRITATION WITH POSSIBLE NAUSEA, VOMITING, ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT AND
    DIARRHEA.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NO COMPONENT IS CONSIDERED TO BE A
    CARCINOGEN BY NTP,	IARC, OR BY OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:CAUSES IRRITATION OF THE SKIN, EYES, AND/OR
    RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, GI TRACT.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NOT KNOWN

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

First Aid:SKIN CONTACT: REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. WASH EXPOSED AREA
    WITH A LARGE QUANITIY OF SOAP SOLUTION OR WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. EYE
    CONTACT: IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.
    IMMEDIATELY  CONTACT A PHYSICIAN FOR ADDITIONAL TREATMENT.
    INHALATION: REMOVE VICTIM FROM CONTAMINATED AREA TO FRESH AIR.
    APPLY APPROPRIATE FIRST AID TREATMENT AS NECESSARY. INGESTION: DO
    NOT FEED ANYTHING BY MOU TH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS OR CONVULSIVE VICTIM.
    DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY CONTACT PHYSICIAN. DILUTE
    CONTENTS OF STOMACH USING 3-4 GLASSES MILK OR WATER.

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

Flash Point Method:PMCC
Flash Point:>93.3C, 200.F
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM OR WATER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:FIRE FIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR POSITIVE PRESSURE
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS (FULL FACE-PIECE TYPE).
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION (DESTRUCTIVE FIRES)
    YIELDS ELEMENTAL OXIDES.

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE AREA. USE SPECIFIED PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT. CONTAIN AND ABSORB ON ABSORBENT MATERIAL. PLACE IN WASTE
    DISPOSAL CONTAINER. FLUSH AREA WITH WATER. WET AREA MAY BE
    SLIPPERY. SPREAD SAND/GRIT.
Neutralizing Agent:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:NORMAL CHEMICAL HANDLING. KEEP
    CONTAINERS CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. KEEP DRY.
Other Precautions:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.

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

Respiratory Protection:A RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAM THAT MEETS
    OSHA'A 29 CFR 1910.134 AND ANSIZ88.2 REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FOLLOWED
    WHENEVER WORKPLACE CONDITIONS WARRANT A RESPIRATOR'S USE. USE AIR
    PURIFYING RESPIRATORS W ITHIN USE LIMITATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
    EQUIPMENT OR ELSE USE SUPPLIED AIR-RESPIRATORS.
Ventilation:ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN AIR CONTAMINATS BELOW
    EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Protective Gloves:NEOPRENE GLOVES--WASH OFF AFTER EACH USE. REPLACE AS
    NECESSARY.
Eye Protection:AIRTIGHT CHEMICAL GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:USE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH
    29 CFR 1910 SUBPART 1.
Work Hygienic Practices:NO DATA PROVIDED BY RESPONSIBLE PARTY.
Supplemental Safety and Health
IF AIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATOR USE IS APPROPRIATE, USE A RESPIRATOR WITH
    DUST/MIST FILTERS.

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

HCC:B3
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:NA
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:NA
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NA
Vapor Pres:NA
Vapor Density:NA
Spec Gravity:NA
pH:N10.0
Viscosity:BA
Evaporation Rate & Reference:<1.00 (ETHER=1)
Solubility in Water:100.0
Appearance and Odor:WHITE POWDER, SLIGHT SULFUR ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
MAY REACT WITH STRONG OXIDIZERS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE UNDER NORMAL STORAGE CONITIONS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:THERMAL DECOMPOSITION (DESTRUCTIVE
    FIRES) YIELDS ELEMENTAL OXIDES.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

===================  Toxicological Information	===================

Toxicological Information:ORAL LD50 RAT: >2000 MG/KG (ESTIMATED).
    DERMAL LD50 RABBIT: >2000 MG/KG (ESTIMATED).

=====================  Ecological Information  =====================

Ecological:AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY: NO DATA AVAILABLE. BIODEGRADATION: NO
    DATA AVAILABLE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:WATER CONTAMINATED WITH THIS PRODUCT MAY BE
    SENAT TO A SANITARY SEWER TREATMENT FACILITY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH
    ANY LOCAL AGREEMENT, A PERMITTED WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY OR
    DISCHARGED UNDER A PERMIT. PRO DUCT AS IS - INCINERATED OR LAND
    DISPOSE IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL.

===================  MSDS Transport Information  ===================

Transport Information:DOT HAZARD: NOT APPLICABLE. UN/NA NUMBER: NOT
    APPLICABLE. DOT EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE #: NOT APPLICABLE.

=====================  Regulatory Information  =====================

SARA Title III Information:SECTION 312 HAZARD CLASS: IMMEDIATE (ACUTE)
    HEALTH. SECTION 302: NO REGULATED CONSTITUENT PRESENT. SECTION 313:
    NO REGULATED CONSTITUENT PRESENT.
Federal Regulatory Information:TSCA: ALL COMPONENTS OF THIS PRODUCT ARE
    LISTED IN THE TSCA INVENTORY. CERCLA/RCRA REPORTABLE QUANTITY: NO
    REGULATED CONSTITUENT PRESENT.
State Regulatory Information:CALIFORNIA SAFE DRINKING WATER AND TOXIC
    ENFORCEMENT ACT (PROPOSITION 65) CEMICALS PRESENT: NO REGULATED
    CONSTITUENT PRESENT. MICHIGAN REGULATORY INFORMATION: NO REGULATED
    CONSTITUENT PRESENT.

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