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UNION CARBIDE -- LONCOTERGE 200, LT 220 -- 8030-00N045930
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:LONCOTERGE 200, LT 220
MSDS Date:08/22/1989
FSC:8030
NIIN:00N045930
MSDS Number: BTXMS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE
Address:OLD RIDGEBURY RD
City:DANBURY
State:CT
ZIP:06817
Country:US
Info Phone Num:304-744-3487
Emergency Phone Num:304-744-3487
CAGE:07098
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:LONDON CHEMICAL CO
Address:240 FOSTER AVE
Box:806
City:BENSENVILLE
State:IL
ZIP:60106-1632
Country:US
Phone:304-744-3487
CAGE:11829
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE
Phone:800-822-4357
CAGE:07098

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

Ingred Name:SODIUM HYDROXIDE  (SARA III)
CAS:1310-73-2
RTECS #:WB4900000
Fraction by Wt: 7%
OSHA PEL:2 MG/M3, C
ACGIH TLV:2 MG/M3, C
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE  (SARA III)
CAS:1310-58-3
RTECS #:TT2100000
Fraction by Wt: 2%
OSHA PEL:2 MG/M3, C
ACGIH TLV:2 MG/M3, C
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INGEST: MODERATELY TOX. MAY
    CAUSE BURNS OF THE MOUTH & DIGESTIVE TRACT, NAUS, VOMITING,
    ABDOMINAL PAIN, & DIARRHEA. SKIN CONTACT: CAUSES IRRIT, WITH
    REDDENING & ITCHING. PRLNGD CNTCT, AS FROM CL THG WETTED W/THE
    MATL, MAY CAUSE CHEM BURNS. INHAL: VAPORS/MISTS MAY CAUSE RESP
    IRRIT. EYE: LIQ CAUSES (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZS: SEVERE IRRIT, CONJUNCTIVITIS, AND
    POSSIBLE CHEMICAL BURNS. VAPORS MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND EXCESS
    PRODUCTION OF TEARS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:DUE TO ITS IRRITATING PROPERTIES,
    THIS MATERIAL MAY AGGRAVATE AN EXISTING DERMATITIS.

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

First Aid:INGEST: GIVE TWO GLASSES OF WATER. DO NOT INDUCE VOMIT. CALL
    MD. SKIN: REMOVE CONTAM CLTHG & WASH SKIN THORO WITH SOAP & WATER.
    SEEK MED ATTN IF IRRIT OCCURS. INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. EYES:
    IMMED F LUSH EYES THORO W/WATER & CONTINUE FOR @ LST 15 MIN. SEEK
    MED ATTN URGENTLY, PREFERABLY AN OPHTHALMOLOGIST. NOTE TO MD:THERE
    IS NO SPECIFIC ANTIDOTE. TREATMENT OF OVEREXP SHOULD BE
    DIRECTED(SUPP DATA)

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

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:NORMALLY NOT FLAMMABLE; USE EXTINGUISHING MEDIUM
    APPROPRIATE TO SURROUNDING FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE BLANKET EFFECT TO SMOTHER FIRE, USE WATER
    ONLY IN FINE MIST OR SPRAY. FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR NIOSH/MSHA
    APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROT EQUIP .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE KNOWN.

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

Spill Release Procedures:CONTAIN SPILL. COLLECT IN CONTAINERS FOR
    DISPOSAL. CAUTION: MATERIAL IS SLIPPERY TO WALK ON.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN CLOSED CONTAINERS IN A
    WELL-VENT LOW FIRE-RISK AREA AWAY FROM ACIDS, AND OXIDIZING AGENTS
    AND AWAY FROM SOURCES OF HEAT AND IGNITION.
Other Precautions:AVOID UNPROTECTED SKIN AND EYE CONTACT. USE WITH GOOD
    VENTILATION.

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

Respiratory Protection:NOT NORMALLY NEEDED. IF REDUCED TO DRYNESS, USE
    NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED PARTICULATE RESPIRATORS WHERE DUST EXPOSURES
    EXCEED PEL.
Ventilation:USE LOCAL OR GENERAL DILUTION VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN
    EXPOSURE BELOW THE EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Protective Gloves:NITRILE OR SUPPORTED NEOPRENE.
Eye Protection:ANSI APPVD CHEM WORK GOGG W/FULL (SUPDAT
Other Protective Equipment:USE NEOPRENE APRON WHERE POTENTIAL FOR
    SPLASHING EXISTS. ANSI APPVD EYE WASH IS RECOMMENDED .
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
FIRST AID PROC: AT THE CONTROL OF SYMPTOMS AND CLINICAL CONDITION. EYE
    PROT: LGTH FCSHLD .

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

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:212F,100C
Vapor Pres:AS WATER
Vapor Density:AS WATER
Spec Gravity:1.15 (H2O=1)
Evaporation Rate & Reference:> 1 (BUTYL ACETATE=1)
Solubility in Water:100%
Appearance and Odor:LIGHT AMBER LIQUID WITH ODOR OF SOAP
Percent Volatiles by Volume:70

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
WILL REACT WITH ACID LIBERATING HEAT.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:SMALL AMOUNTS OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN
    FIRE CONDITIONS.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:SCRAP LIQUID MAY BE PROCESSED (AT 10PPM) THROUGH
    A WASTE-WATER TREATMENT FACILITY WITH NEUTRALIZATION CAPABILITY OR
    DISPOSED VIA A LICENSED WASTE DISPOSAL SERVICE. DISP MUST BE IN
    ACCORDANCE WITH FEDE RAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS .

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