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GENERAL MOTORS CORP, DELCO REMY DIV -- BATTERY, ELECTRIC STORAGE, WET FILLED WITH ACID -- 6140-01-271-7240
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:BATTERY, ELECTRIC STORAGE, WET FILLED WITH ACID
MSDS Date:02/22/1993
FSC:6140
NIIN:01-271-7240
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CJKZJ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:GENERAL MOTORS CORP, DELCO REMY DIV
Address:2401 COLUMBUS AVE
Box:640
City:ANDERSON
State:IN
ZIP:48011
Country:US
Info Phone Num:EMER:313/556-1597 OR 6200
Emergency Phone Num:313-556-1597 OR 6200
Preparer's Name:RICHARD GALLAGHER/MSDS AD
CAGE:16764
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:GENERAL MOTORS CORP, DELCO REMY DIV
Address:2401 COLUMBUS AVE
Box:640
City:ANDERSON
State:IN
ZIP:48011
Country:US
Phone:EMER:313/556-1597 OR 6200
CAGE:16764

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

Ingred Name:SULFURIC ACID
CAS:7664-93-9
RTECS #:WS5600000
= Wt:1.5
Code:F
= Vol:37.
OSHA PEL:1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3
ACGIH STEL:3 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
= Wt:90.9
Code:F

Ingred Name:LEAD
CAS:7439-92-1
RTECS #:OF7525000
> Wt:7.6
Code:F
>Vol:90.
ACGIH TLV:0.15 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1 LB
DOT Rpt Qty:1 LB

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:TLV: 1 MG/M3 SULFURIC ACID
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:YES	 OSHA:NO
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL AGENCY
    FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER, OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO STRONG INORGANIC
    ACID MIST CONTAINING SULFURIC ACID IS CARCINOGENIC TO HUMANS.
Effects of Overexposure:CONTACT WITH SULFURIC ACID RESULTS IN RAPID
    DESTRUCTION OF BODY TISSUE (BURNS).

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

First Aid:INHALATION-DO NOT EXCEED 1 MG/M3 TWA. REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. EYE OR SKIN CONTACT-FLUSH WITH LARGE VOLUMES
    OF WATER. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION-DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
    GIVE M ILK MIXED WITH EGG WHITES IF CONSCIOUS. GET MEDICAL
    ATTENTION.

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

Fire Fighting Procedures:RECOMMENDED SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
    IF BATTERIES ARE INVOLVED IN FIRE DUE TO TOXIC FUMES FROM BURNING
    PLASTIC AND ACID FUMES AND VAPORS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:WHILE BATTERIES ARE BEING CHARGED,
    HYDROGEN GAS IS GENERATED. AVOID OPEN FLAME, SPARKS OR LIGHTED
    MATCHES, ACID, AN OXIDIZER, CAN IGNITE COMBUSTIBLES UPON CONTACT.

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

Spill Release Procedures:LIME OR SODA MAY BE USED TO NEUTRALIZE AND/OR
    FLUSH WITH LARGE VOLUMES OF WATER.
Neutralizing Agent:LIME OR SODA.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID SKIN CONTACT WHEN CHARGING
    BATTERIES. AVOID PLACING IN AREAS WHERE HYDROGEN CAN BUILD UP. DO
    NOT PLACE NEAR OPEN FLAMES, SPARKS OR LIGHTED MATCHES.
Other Precautions:PAY ATTENTION TO LABELS ON BATTERY AND CARTONS
    CONTAINING BATTERIES, ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - CASES AND COVER:
    POLYPROPYLENE (PLASTIC).

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

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATORY  PROTECTION IF 1
    MG/M3 TWA IS EXCEEDED (ACID).
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST AT CHARGIN STATIONS..YES
Protective Gloves:RUBBER GLOVES
Eye Protection:SPLASH PROOF SAFETY GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:USE RUBBER BOOTS AND ACID-PROOF CLOTHING FOR
    MAJOR SPILLS.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

HCC:C1
Boiling Pt:=111.7C, 233.F
Vapor Pres:2.730MMHG@77F/25C
Spec Gravity:R 1.27-1.29
pH:<1.0
VOC Grams/Liter:.4
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:N/P LIQUID/SOLID

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WHEN HEATED, CAN EMIT HIGHLY TOXIC FUMES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:OXIDIZING OR REDUCING MATERIALS.

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

Toxicological Information:PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT: 1 MG/M3 H2SO4.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS FOR ACID OR LEAD SCRAP.

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

Transport Information:SHIPPING NAME: BATTERY, ELCYTRIC STORAGE, WET,
    FILLED WITH ACID. HAZARD CLASS: CORROSIVE MATERIAL. UN CODE:
    UN2794.

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

Federal Regulatory Information:CERCLA (SUPERFUND) REPORTABLE QUANTITY
    (LBS): 1000 LBS. RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE NUMBER: D002.

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