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BIG D INDUSTRIES INC -- 903 BIG D PARA BLOCKS -- 6850-00F049713
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:903 BIG D PARA BLOCKS
MSDS Date:04/24/1995
FSC:6850
NIIN:00F049713
MSDS Number: BZYSJ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BIG D INDUSTRIES INC
Address:5620 S.W. 29TH ST
Box:82275
City:OKLAHOMA CITY
State:OK
ZIP:73148
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-654-4752/405-682-2541
Emergency Phone Num:405-556-0288/800-654-4752
CAGE:FO584
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BIG 'D' INDUSTRIES, INC.
CAGE:17122
Company Name:BIG D INDUSTRIES, INC
Address:5620 S.W. 29 STREET
Box:82275
City:OKLAHOMA CITY
State:OK
ZIP:73148
Phone:(405) 682-2541
CAGE:FO584

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

Ingred Name:P-DICHLOROBENZENE, 1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE (PARA); BENZENE,
    P-DICHLORO; PARADICHLORBENZENE(ANIMAL CAR IARC/NTP GRP 2B)*96-2*
CAS:106-46-7
RTECS #:CZ4550000
Fraction by Wt: 99.65%
Other REC Limits:75 PPM A2 CARCINOGEN
OSHA PEL:450 MG/CUM
ACGIH TLV:451 MG/CUM
EPA Rpt Qty:100 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:100 LBS

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INHALATION/INGESTION: CAN CAUSE
    DEPRESSION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. SKIN/EYES: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
    NOSE & THROAT IRRITATION & CARDIAC SENSITIZATION IF CONCENTRATION
    IS >TLV.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:SEE INGREDIENTS.
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION, HEADACHES, DIZZINESS, NAUSEA,
    FEELING OF DRUNKENESS
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:ASTHMA/OTHER RESPIRATORY DISORDERS;
    BLOOD, LIVER & KIDNEY DISORDERS.

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

First Aid:EYES/SKIN: FLUSH W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR 15 MINS. INHALATION:
    REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE CPR IF BREATHING HAS STOPPED. INGESTION:
    DON'T INDUCE VOMITING. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IN ALL CASES.

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

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:302F
Lower Limits:2.5
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, FOAM, CO, DRY CHEMICAL/ANY CLASS B
    EXTINGUISHING AGENTS
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING & NIOSH/MSHA
    APPROVED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WHERE EXPOSURE TO
    VAPORS IS POSSIBLE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:HIGHLY TOXIC GASES CAN BE EVOLVED IN
    FIRES BY THIS PRODUCT.

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

Spill Release Procedures:SOOP UP & PUT IN CLOSED CONTAINERS.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE AWAY FROM HEAT & OPEN FLAMES.
Other Precautions:AVOID EXCESSIVE INHALATION & CONTACT W/SKIN & EYES.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF AIRBORNE LIMITS MAY EXCEED, USE NIOSH
    APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST; USE IN WELL VENTILATED AREA.
Protective Gloves:NONE
Other Protective Equipment:NONE
Work Hygienic Practices:USE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES. WASH
    THOROUGHLY W/SOAP & WATER AFTER COMING IN CONTACT W/PRODUCT.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:345.2F
Vapor Pres:0.92
Vapor Density:5.1
Spec Gravity:1.245-1.25
Solubility in Water:0.008%/WT
Appearance and Odor:WHITE BLOCK W/PENETRATING MOTH BALL ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZERS, OXIDIZING AGENTS, HOT ALUMINUM/ALUMINUM ALLOYS
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, OPEN FLAMES & SPARKS
Hazardous Decomposition Products:BY FIRE: CO, CO2, SMOKE, SOOT,
    HYDROGEN CHLORIDE, CHLORINE, PHOSGENE

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

Waste Disposal Methods:BURN IN AN APPROVED INCINERATOR/DISPOSE OF IN
    ACCORDANCE W/LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL REGULATIONS. UN1952.

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