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WILSON GREATBATCH LTD -- LITHIUM OXYHALIDE PRIMARY BATTERY (BCX) -- 6135-01-272-4047
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:LITHIUM OXYHALIDE PRIMARY BATTERY (BCX)
MSDS Date:05/25/1999
FSC:6135
NIIN:01-272-4047
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKKQL
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:WILSON GREATBATCH LTD
Address:10000 WEHRLE DR.
City:CLARENCE
State:NY
ZIP:14031-2033
Country:US
Info Phone Num:716-759-6901 FAX: 716-759-8579
Emergency Phone Num:716-759-6901
CAGE:2S554
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ELECTROCHEM INDUSTRIES, DIV. OF WILSON GREATBATCH
Address:10000 WEHRLE DR.
City:CLARENCE
State:NY
ZIP:14031-2033
Country:US
Phone:716-759-5384
CAGE:62713
Company Name:LINMARR ASSOCIATES INC
Address:4460 N PARK ST
Box:City:LAS VEGAS
State:NV
ZIP:89129-2678
Country:US
Phone:702-655-7800
Contract Num:SP0430-97-M-SO87
CAGE:1GX03
Company Name:LINMARR ASSOCIATES INC
Address:4460 N PARK ST
Box:City:LAS VEGAS
State:NV
ZIP:89129-2678
Country:US
Phone:702-655-7800
Contract Num:SP0430-98-M-JM39
CAGE:1GX03
Company Name:WILSON GREATBATCH LTD
Address:10000 WEHRLE DR.
Box:City:CLARENCE
State:NY
ZIP:14031-2033
Country:US
Phone:716-759-6901 FAX: 716-759-8579
CAGE:2S554

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

Ingred Name:LITHIUM
CAS:7439-93-2
RTECS #:OJ5540000

Ingred Name:THIONYL CHLORIDE
CAS:7719-09-7
RTECS #:XM5150000
ACGIH STEL:C4.9 MG/M3;C1 PPM

Ingred Name:BROMINE
CAS:7726-95-6
RTECS #:EF9100000
OSHA PEL:0.7 MG/M3;0.1 PPM
ACGIH TLV:0.66 MG/M3;0.1 PPM
ACGIH STEL:1.3 MG/M3;0.2 PPM

Ingred Name:CHLORINE
CAS:7782-50-5
RTECS #:FO2100000
OSHA PEL:C3 MG/M3;C1 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1.5 MG/M3;0.5 PPM
ACGIH STEL:2.9 MG/M3;1 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:10 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:10 LBS

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

Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:THIS PRODUCT IS CLASSIFIED AS AN
    ARTICLE UNDER OSHA REGULATION 1910.1200.
Effects of Overexposure:BURNS TO THE SKIN MAY RESULT FROM THE HEAT
    GENERATED BY A SHORT-CIRCUIT.

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

First Aid:IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL INGESTION OF A CELL OR ITS CONTENTS,
    OBTAIN PROMPT MEDICAL ADVICE.

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

Extinguishing Media:IF CELLS ARE DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN FIRE, DO NOT USE
    WATER, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL OR HALON.
Fire Fighting Procedures:A LITH-X (GRAPHITE BASE) FIRE EXTINGUISHER OR
    MATERIAL IS THE ONLY RECOMMENDED EXTINGUISHING MEDIA FOR FIRES
    INVOLVING METAL OR CELLS. AVOID FUME INHALATION.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:IF A FIRE IS IN ADJANCENT AREA, AND CELLS
    ARE PACKED IN THEIR ORIGINAL CONTAINERS, THE FIRE CAN BE FOUGHT
    BASED ON FUELING MATERIAL, E.G.,PAPER & PLASTICS.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL BUT PREVENT
    CONDENSATION ON CELLS OR BATTERIES. ELEVATED TEMPERATURES CAN
    RESULT IN SHORTENED BATTERY LIFE.
Other Precautions:IF SOLDERING OR WELDING TO THE TERMINALS OF THE CELL
    IS REQUIRED, EXERCISE PROPER PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE
    CELL WHICH MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF CELL CAPACITY, SEAL, LEAKAGE,
    AND/OR CELL EXPLOS ION. DO NOT SOLDER TO THE CASE.

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

Supplemental Safety and Health
MECHANICAL CONTAINMENT: ENCAPSULATION (POTTING OF THESE CELLS) WILL NOT
    ALLOW FRO CELL EXPANSION. SUCH ENCLOSURE CAN RESULT IN HIGH
    PRESSURE EXPLOSION FROM HEATING DUE TO INADVERTENT CHARGING OR HIGH
     TEMPERATURE ENVIRONMENTS (I.E., IN EXCESS OF 100C.)

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

HCC:Z6
NRC/State Lic Num:NONE
Appearance and Odor:BATTERY, NONRECHARGEABLE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DO NOT INCINERATE OR SUBJECT CELLS TO
    TEMPERATURES IN EXCESS OF 212F(100C). SUCH ABUSE CAN RESULT IN LOSS
    OF SEAL, LEAKAGE AND/OR CELL EXPLOSION. DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE
    WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL  REGULATIONS.

=======================  Other Information  =======================

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