RESTEK CORP -- XHC DIESEL FUEL #2 COMPOSITE STANDARD, 31358 -- 6630-00N082729
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:XHC DIESEL FUEL #2 COMPOSITE STANDARD, 31358
MSDS Date:01/21/1995
FSC:6630
NIIN:00N082729
MSDS Number: CGDMH
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:RESTEK CORP
Address:110 BENNER CIRCLE
City:BELLEFONTE
State:PA
ZIP:16823-8812
Country:US
Info Phone Num:814-353-1300
Emergency Phone Num:814-353-1300
CAGE:0JL17
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:RESTEK CORP
Address:110 BENNER CIR
Box:City:BELLEFONTE
State:PA
ZIP:16823-8812
Country:US
Phone:814-353-1300
CAGE:0JL17

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

Ingred Name:METHANE, DICHLORO-; (METHYLENE CHLORIDE)
CAS:75-09-2
RTECS #:PA8050000
Fraction by Wt: 95.0%
OSHA PEL:500 PPM
ACGIH TLV:50 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:DIESEL FUELS; (DIESEL FUEL #2 COMPOSITE)
CAS:68334-30-5
RTECS #:HZ1800000
Fraction by Wt: 5.0%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE AND CHRONIC: ACUTE INHALATION OR
    INGESTION CAUSES MILD CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEPRESSION. OTHER
    TOXIC EFFECTS ARE PULMONARY EDEMA, ENCEPHALOPATHY, AND HEMOLYSIS.
    METHYLENE CHLORIDE IRRITATES EYE S, SKIN AND RESPIRATORY TRACT.
    CANCER HAZARD.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:METHYLENE CHLORIDE: IARC MONOGRAPHS
    SUPP, VOL 7, PG 194, 1987: GRP 2B. NTP 6TH ANNUAL REPORT ON
    CARCINS, 1991: (SUPDAT)
Effects of Overexposure:INHAL: EXPOS CAN CAUSE LT-HEAD, VERTIGO, DROW,
    NARC, HDCH & DIZZ, UNCON, & EVEN DEATH IN EXTREME CASES. EXPOS TO
    VAPS CAN ELEVATE CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN LEV IN CARDIOVASCULAR SYS. EYE:
    LIQ/HIGH VAP CONC CA N CAUSE PAIN & IRRIT W/SLIGHT CORNEAL INJ
    POSS. SKIN: PRLNGD/RPTD CONT CAN CAUSE IRRIT & DERM THRU DEFAT OF
    (SUPDAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:LIVER, KIDNEY, AND HEART
    CONDITIONS.

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

First Aid:EYES: REMOVE CONT LENSES IF PRESENT. HOLD EYELIDS OPEN &
    IRRIGATE W/LRG VOL OF WATER FOR AT LST 15 MINS. SEEK MED ASSIST.
    SKIN: IMMED WASH W/SOAP & WATER. CONTINUE RINSING W/LRG VOL OF
    WATER FOR 15 MI N. REMOVE CONTAMD CLTHG. SEEK MED TREATMENT. INHAL:
    REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. HAVE TRAINED PERSON ADMIN OXYGEN & CPR IF
    NEEDED. CONT PHYS IMMED. INGEST: CONT POIS CNTRL CNTR FOR ASSIST.
    NEVER GIVE (SUPDAT)

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

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:NONE
Lower Limits:12%
Upper Limits:19%
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM, WATER SPRAY AS
    APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE AND MATERIALS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP . HEAT
    WILL BUILD PRESSURE AND MAY RUPTURE CLOSED STORAGE CONTAINERS. KEEP
    FIRE-EXPOSED CNTNRS COOL W/WATER SPRAY.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. ABSORB
    SMALL SPILLS ON PAPER, VERMICULITE, OR OTHER ABSORBENT. COLLECT AND
    STORE IN CLOSED CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:CONTAINS CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECTED
    CARCINOGENS. AVOID ALL INHALATION OR CONTACT. KEEP IN TIGHTLY
    CLOSED CONTAINER AT ALL TIMES.
Other Precautions:PROT FROM MOISTURE, TEMPERATURE EXTREMES AND DIRECT
    SUNLIGHT. STORE IN COOL AND WELL VENTILATED AREA. HANDLE WITH
    UTMOST CARE. STORE IN EXPLOSION PROOF REFRIGERATOR AT 4C. PROD
    CONTAINS CHEM(S) KNOWN  TO STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER.

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

Respiratory Protection:FOLLOW NIOSH AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
    RECOMMENDATIONS TO DETERMINE APPROPRIATE RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:USE IN AN AREA PROVIDED WITH GENERAL AND LOCAL EXHAUST
    VENTILATION MEETING OSHA REQUIREMENTS.
Protective Gloves:VITON, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, OR NEOPRENE.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:ANSI APPROVED EYE WASH & DELUGE SHOWER .
    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING MEETING LABORATORY SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXPLANATION OF CARCINOGEN: ANTIC TO BE CARCIN. ANIMAL: LUNG, LIV,
    SALIVARY, MAMMARY GLAND (TUMORS). EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE: SKIN.
    PROLONGED CONTACT CAN RESULT IN SKIN ABSORPTION. INGEST: CAN CAUSE
    BU RNING OF THROAT & MOUTH. FIRST AID PROC: ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO
    VICTIM THAT IS UNCON/HAVING CONVULSIONS. CONT PHYS IMMED.

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:104F,40C
Vapor Pres:350 @ 20C
Spec Gravity:1.33
Solubility in Water:1.6% BY WT @ 20C
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS/ETHER-LIKE ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ACTIVE METALS AND STRONG ALKALINE SOLUTIONS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, SPARKS, OPEN FLAMES, MOISTURE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:INCINERATE AT AN APPROVED FACILITY IN ACCORDANCE
    WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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