WISCONSIN KNIFE WORKS -- HIGH SPEED STEEL, STANDARD ALLOY STEEL -- 3230-00N071770
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:HIGH SPEED STEEL, STANDARD ALLOY STEEL
MSDS Date:09/19/1986
FSC:3230
NIIN:00N071770
MSDS Number: CBPKP
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:WISCONSIN KNIFE WORKS
Address:2710 PRAIRIE AVE
City:BELOIT
State:WI
ZIP:53511
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-225-5959
Emergency Phone Num:608-365-9581
CAGE:91179
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:WISCONSIN KNIFE WORKS
Address:2710 PRAIRIE AVE
Box:City:BELOIT
State:WI
ZIP:53511
Country:US
Phone:608-365-9581; 800-225-5959
CAGE:91179

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

Ingred Name:COBALT (SARA 313)
CAS:7440-48-4
RTECS #:GF8750000
OSHA PEL:0.1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:0.02 MG/M3; A3

Ingred Name:CHROMIUM (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS:7440-47-3
RTECS #:GB4200000
OSHA PEL:1 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:0.5 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1 LB
DOT Rpt Qty:1 LB

Ingred Name:MANGANESE (SARA 313)
CAS:7439-96-5
RTECS #:OO9275000
OSHA PEL:C 5 MG/M3 DUST
ACGIH TLV:5 MG/M3 DUST

Ingred Name:MOLYBDENUM
CAS:7439-98-7
RTECS #:QA4680000
OSHA PEL:10 PPM.
ACGIH TLV:10 PPM.

Ingred Name:VANADIUM PENTOXIDE; (DUST) (SARA 302) (CERCLA)
CAS:1314-62-1
RTECS #:YW2450000
OSHA PEL:C,0.5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:0.05 MG/M3 RDUST
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:CARBON BLACK
CAS:1333-86-4
RTECS #:FF5800000
OSHA PEL:3.5 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:3.5 MG/M3

Ingred Name:TUNGSTEN
CAS:7440-33-7
RTECS #:YO7175000
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:1 MG/M3/3 STEL

Ingred Name:SILICON. (MFR CAS #7440-21-2)
CAS:7440-21-3
RTECS #:VW0400000
OSHA PEL:15 MG/M3 TDUST
ACGIH TLV:10 MG/M3 TDUST

Ingred Name:IRON (III) OXIDE
CAS:1309-37-1
RTECS #:NO7400000
OSHA PEL:10 MG/M3 (FE)
ACGIH TLV:5 MG(FE)/M3 FUME, B2

Ingred Name:SUPDAT:THEIR SOLID FORM. ADVERSE EFTS MAY/MAY NOT RSLT FROM
    LONG-TERM (CHRONIC) EXPOS TO DUST, FUME, GASES, (ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:ETC. THAT OCCUR BY WAY OF SUBSEQUENT OPERATIONS ON
    PROD. SOME STUDIES WOULD ASSOC ONE (OR MORE) OF (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:CONSTITUENTS (PER INGRED SECTION) WITH POTNTL FOR
    NEUROLOGIC, PULM, RESP, SKIN/OTHER DISEASE. CHROMIUM, (ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12:COBALT & NICKEL IN VARIOUS CHEM CMPDS HAVE BEEN
    IDENTIFIED AS SUSPECT HUMAN CARCINS BY IARC, NTP ANNUAL (ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13:REPORT. MFR BELIEVES THERE ARE NO RELIABLE
    SCIENTIFIC STUDIES WHICH SHOW WORKERS EXPOSED TO OPERATIONS (ING
    15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14:UPON OUR ALLOYS SUFFER INCREASED INCIDENCE OF LUNG
    CANCER/OTHER DISEASE BECAUSE OF THEIR EXPOSURE TO (ING 16)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 15:FORMS OF CHROMIUM, NICKEL OR OTHER ELEMENTS IN
    PRODUCTS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:OTHER PREC:AVOID RESULTING EXPOSURE WHEN HANDLING, CUTTING
    (THEM OR MECHANICAL) AND/OR HEATING OR MELTING.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:YES	 OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:MFR DOES NOT CONSIDER PROD IN FORM IT
    IS SOLD TO CONSTITUTE PHYSICAL HAZ/HLTH HAZ. SUBSEQUENT OPERATIONS
    SUCH AS ABRADING, MELTING, WELDING, CUTTING/PROCESSING IN ANY OTHER
    FASION MAY PRDCE POTNTLY HA Z DUST/FUME WHICH CAN BE INHALED,
    SWALLOWED, OR COME IN CONT W/SKIN OR EYES. EFTS OF EXPOS:NO TOXIC
    (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:COBALT:IARC MONOGRAPHS ON EVAL OF CARCIN
    RISK OF CHEMS TO MAN, VOL 52, PG 363, 1991:GROUP 2B. ANIMAL:PULM
    (SUPDAT)
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:WOULD BE EXPECTED FROM EXPOS TO SOLID
    FORM OF SPECIALTY STEEL. PRLNGD, RPTD EXPOS TO FUMES/DUSTS
    GENERATED DURING HEATING, CUTTING, BRAZING/WELDING MAY OR MAY NOT
    CAUSE ADVERSE HLTH EFTS ASSO C W/LISTED CONSTITUENTS IN EXCESS OF
    OSHA PEL EXPOS LIMS ESTABLISHED IN 29 CFR SUBPART Z. (SEE INGRED
    SECTION). (SUPDAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:AGGRAVATION OF PREEXISTING
    RESPIRATORY OR ALLERGIC CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR IN SOME WORKERS.

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

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR, IF CNDTNS CONTINUES, CONSULT PHYS.
     EYE:FLUSH WELL W/RUNNING WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINS TO REMOVE
    PARTICULATE. GET MED ATTN. SKIN:BRUSH OFF EXCESS DUST. WASH AREA
    WELL W/SOA P & WATER. INGEST:SEEK MED HELP IF LARGE QUANTITIES OF
    MATERIAL HAVE BEEN INGESTED.

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

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:MEDIA SUITABLE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE .
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Spill Release Procedures:NOT APPLICABLE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:WHERE POSS, USE VACUUMING INSTEAD OF
    DRY SWEEPING TO COLLECT METALLIC DUST. AVOID USE OF COMPRESSED AIR
    FOR CLEANING.
Other Precautions:THIS MATL IS POTNTLY CONTAMD W/COATINGS SUCH AS OILS
    FOR PRESERVATIVES & OTHER CONTAMS. IF MATL IS CONTAMD, SPEC PREC
    (SUCH AS PROCESS CONTROL & PERSONAL PROT EQUIP APPROP TO NATURE OF
    SUSPECTED CONTA MINANTS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO (ING 17)

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

Respiratory Protection:USE APPROP NIOSH APPRVD RESPIRATOR IF AIRBORNE
    DUST CONCENTRATIONS EXCEED APPROP PEL/TLV. FOLLOW RESPIRATORY
    PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN 29 CFR 1910.134.
Ventilation:USE LOCAL OR GENERAL VENTILATION TO INSURE EXPOSURES DO NOT
    EXCEED PEL OR TLV.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:BARRIER CREAMS. ANSI APPRVD EMERGENCY EYE
    WASH & DELUGE SHOWER .
Work Hygienic Practices:USE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES TO PVNT
    ACCUMULATIONS OF DUSTS & TO KEEP AIRBORNE DUST CONCENTRATIONS AT A
    MINIMUM.
Supplemental Safety and Health
SPEC GRAV:7.8-8.2 (60F) (H*2O=1). EXPLAN OF CARCIN:FIBROSIS (BLOOD
    EFTS). EFTS OF OVEREXP:POSS TERM EXPOS:METALLIC TASTE, NAUS,
    TIGHTNESS OF CHEST; FEVER; IRRIT OF EYES, NOSE, THROAT & SKIN; LOSS
    OF C ONSCIOUSNESS/DEATH DUE TO WELDING GASES/LACK OF OXYG. LONG
    TERM EXPOS:THERE ARE NO ADVERSE EFTS FROM PRODS IN (ING 10)

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:5000F,2760C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:2500F,1371C
Spec Gravity:SUPDAT
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:VARIOUS SHAPES, SOLID, ODORLESS METAL.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
REACTS WITH STRONG ACIDS TO GENERATE HYDROGEN GAS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:METALLIC OXIDES

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

Waste Disposal Methods:SOLIDS:SALE AS SCRAP FOR REUSE. DUST, ETC:FOLLOW
    FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS REGARDING DISPOSAL.

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