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MALLINCKRODT INC -- METHYLENE CHLORIDE -- 6810-01-109-4687
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:METHYLENE CHLORIDE
MSDS Date:04/06/1989
FSC:6810
NIIN:01-109-4687
MSDS Number: BLWDM
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:MALLINCKRODT INC
Box:M
City:PARIS
State:KY
ZIP:40361
Country:US
Info Phone Num:314-982-5000
Emergency Phone Num:314-982-5000
CAGE:62910
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:MALLINCKRODT SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CO
Address:222 RED SCHOOL LANE
Box:City:PHILLIPSBURG
State:NJ
ZIP:08865
Country:US
Phone:908-859-2151
CAGE:62910

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

Ingred Name:METHYLENE CHLORIDE
CAS:75-09-2
RTECS #:PA8050000
OSHA PEL:500 PPM, 1000, C
ACGIH TLV:50 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:SUPDAT:DERM UPON PRLNG SKIN CONT. CHLOROCARBON MATL HAVE
    PRDC SENSIT OF MYOCARDIUM TO EPINEPHRINE IN LAB ANIMALS (ING 3)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 2:& COULD HAVE SIMILAR EFT IN HUMANS. ADRENOMIMETICS
    (E.G., EPINEPHRINE) MAY BE CONTRAINDICATED EXCEPT FOR (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3:LIFE-SUSTAINING USES IN HUMANS ACUTELY/CHRONICALLY
    EXPOSED TO CHLOROCARBON .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC:WASH W/PLENTY OF H*2O FOR @ LST 15 MIN,
    LIFTING LIDS OCCAS. GET MED ATTN IMMED.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC:/SIMILAR MATL FOR DISP AS HAZ WASTE IN RCRA
    APPRVD FACILITY. DO NOT FLUSH TO SEWER.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:HNDLG/STOR PREC:/STEEL. ALUMINUM IS NOT GENERALLY RECOM.
    PROTECT CONTR FROM PHYS DAM. OUTSIDE/DETACHED STOR IS (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7:RECOM. ISOLATE FROM ANY SOURCE OF HEAT/IGNIT. WEAR
    SPECIAL PROT EQUIP FOR MAINT BREAK-IN OR WHERE EXPOS MAY(ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8:EXCEED ESTABLISHED EXPOS LEVELS. WASH
    HANDS/FACE/FOREARMS & NECK WHEN EXITING RESTRICTED AREAS. SHOWER,
    (ING 10)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 9:DISPOSE OF OUTER CLTHG, CHANGE TO CLEAN GARMENTS @
    END OF DAY. AVOID CROSS-CONTAM OF STREET CLOTHES. WASH (ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:HANDS BEFORE EATING AND DO NOT EAT, DRINK, OR SMOKE
    IN WORKPLACE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:VENT:PREF BECAUSE IT CAN CTRL EMISSIONS OF CONTAM @ ITS
    SOURCE, PVNT DISPERSION OF IT INTO GEN WORK AREA. MANUAL(ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12:OF RECOMMENDED PRACTICES, MOST RECENT EDITION, FOR
    DETAILS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50:ORAL(RAT)2524 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INHAL:MAY CAUSE IRRIT OF RESP
    TRACT. MAY CAUSE LIVER INJURY & BLOOD DISORDERS. HAS STRONG NARC
    EFT. MAY CAUSE MENTAL CONFUSN, LT-HEAD, NAUS, VOMIT & HDCH.
    CONTINUED EXPOS MAY RSLT IN UNCON/DEATH . MILD CENTRAL NERV SYS
    DEPRESSANT. INGEST:MAY CAUSE IRRIT OF GI TRACT W/VOMIT. IF VOMIT
    RSLTS IN ASPIR(EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:METHYLENE CHLORIDE: GROUP 2(NTP); GROUP
    2B(IARC).
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:,CHEM PNEUM COULD FOLLOW. ABSORPTION
    THRU GI TRACT MAY PRDCE SYM OF CNS DEPRESS RANG FROM LT-HEAD TO
    UNCON. SKIN:MAY CAUSE RED/IRRIT/BURNS. LIQ DEGREASES SKIN. MAY BE
    ABSORBED THRU SKIN, BUT  NOT EXPECTED TO PRDCE TOX THRU THIS
    RT.EYE:VAP MAY CAUSE IRRIT. CONT MAY PRDCE PAIN/INFLAMM.
    CHRONIC:CAN CAUSE(SUPDAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS W/PRE-EXISTING SKIN
    DISORDERS, EYE PROBLEMS, IMPAIRED LIVER, KIDNEY, RESPIRATORY OR
    CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO EFFECTS OF THIS
    SUBSTANCE.

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

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BRTHG, GIVE ARTF RESP. IF
    BRTHG DFCLT, GIVE O*2. CALL PHYS. INGEST:IF SWALLOWED GET IMMED MED
    ATTN. INDUCE VOMIT IMMED BY GIVING 2 GLASSES OF H*2O/STICKING
    FINGER DOW N THROAT. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCON
    PERSON. SKIN:IMMED FLUSH W/PLENTY OF H*2O FOR @ LST 15 MIN WHILE
    REMOVING CONTAMMD CLTHG/SHOES. WASH CLTHG BEFORE REUSE. CALL PHYS
    IMMED. EYE:(ING 5)

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

Flash Point:NONE
Lower Limits:12%
Upper Limits:19%
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, FOAM OR CARBON DIOXIDE. WATER SPRAY
    MAY BE USED TO KEEP FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED PRESSURE DEMAND SCBA
    AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT . VAPORS CAN FLOW ALONG SURFACES TO
    DISTANT IGNITION SOURCE AND FLASHBACK.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NO EXPLOS HAZ UNDER ORD CNDTN, BUT WILL
    FORM EXPLOS MIXT IN ATM HAVING HIGH O*2 CONTENT, IN LIQ O*2,
    POTASSIUM, SODIUM SODIUM, POTASSIUM ALLOY, NITROGEN(SUPDAT)

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

Spill Release Procedures:VENT AREA OF LEAK/SPILL. REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF
    IGNIT. CLEAN-UP PERS REQ PROT CLTHG & RESP PROT FROM VAP.
    CNTN/RECOVER LIQ WHEN POSS. COLLECT AS HAZ WASTE & ATOMIZE IN
    SUITABLE RCRA APPRVD COMBUST CHAM BER, ABSORB W/VERMICULITE, DRY
    SAND, EARTH(ING 6)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID BRTHG VAP. KEEP CONTR CLSD. USE
    W/ADEQ VENT. DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN/CLTHG. UNDER NORM CNDTN
    CAN BE STORED IN GALVANIZED IRON, BLACK (ING 7)
Other Precautions:NO SMOKING IN AREA OF USE. DO NOT USE IN GENERAL
    VICINITY OF ARC WELDING, OPEN FLAMES OR HOT SURFACES. HEAT AND/OR
    UV RADIATION MAY CAUSE FORMATION OF HCL AND/OR PHOSGENE .

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

Respiratory Protection:IF TLV IS EXCEEDED, NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED HALF
    MASK CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE RESPIRATOR MAY BE WORN UP TO 10 TIMES TLV
    OR MAX USE CONC SPECIFIED BY RESPIRATOR SUPPLIER, WHICHEVER IS
    LESS.
Ventilation:SYS OF LOC/GEN EXHAUST IS RECOM TO KEEP EMPLOYEE EXPOS
    BELOW AIRBORNE EXPOS LIM. LOC EXHAUST VENT IS GENERALLY (ING 12)
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EYEWASH FOUNTAIN & QUICK-DRENCH FACILITIES
    IN WORK AREA. IMPERVIOUS PROT CLTHG, BOOTS, LAB COAT, APRON &
    COVERALLS.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXPLOS HAZ:DIOXIDE. THERMAL DECOMP PROD MAY INCL HCL & PHOSGENE . MATL
    TO AVOID:POTASSIUM, & LITHIUM. AVOID CONT W/OPEN FLAMES & ELEC
    ARCS. HAZ DECOMP:CORR MISTS OF HYDROCHLORIC ACID. EFTS OF OV
    EREXP:HDCH/MENTAL CONFUSN/DEPRESS/LOSS OF APPETITE, NAUS, COUGH,
    LACK OF BALANCE, & VISUAL DISTURB. CAN CAUSE (ING 2)

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:104F,40C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-142F,-97C
Vapor Pres:68F@20C
Vapor Density:2.9
Spec Gravity:1.3
Evaporation Rate & Reference:27.5(BUAC=1)
Solubility in Water:SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, COLORLESS LIQUID. CHLOROFORM-LIKE ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONT W/STRONG OXIDIZERS, STRONG CAUSTICS, & CHEMICALLY ACTIVE METALS,
    SUCH AS ALUMINUM/MAGNESIUM POWDER, SODIUM (SUPDAT)
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:EMITS HIGHLY TOX FUMES OF PHOSGENE
    WHEN HEATED TO DECOMP. DECOMP IN FLAME/HOT SURF TO FORM TOX GAS
    PHOSGENE & (SUPDAT)

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

Waste Disposal Methods:ENSURE ALL COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND
    FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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