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DOW CHEMICAL U.S.A. -- ETHAFOAM 220 ANTI-STATIC PLANK POLYETHYLENE -- 9330-01-185-2487
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHAFOAM 220 ANTI-STATIC PLANK POLYETHYLENE
MSDS Date:03/20/1988
FSC:9330
NIIN:01-185-2487
MSDS Number: BLMWS
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U.S.A.
Address:CHEMICAL AND METALS DEPARTMENT
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Info Phone Num:517-636-4400
Emergency Phone Num:517-636-4400
CAGE:96717
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL CO
Address:100 LARKIN CENTER
Box:City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Phone:800-258-2436
CAGE:96717

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

Ingred Name:WAX/POLYETHYLENE FOAM
CAS:8002-74-2
RTECS #:RV0350000
Fraction by Wt: 84- 100%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

Ingred Name:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE  (SARA III)
CAS:75-71-8
RTECS #:PA8200000
Fraction by Wt: 0 - 3%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9192
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE  (SARA III)
CAS:76-14-2
RTECS #:KI1101000
Fraction by Wt: 0 - 11%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9192
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:ETHOXYLATED ALKYL AMINE/ANTI-STATIC ADDITIVE
CAS:61791-44-4
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE-EYE:SOLID/DUST MAY CAUSE
    IRRITATION/CORNEAL INJURY.SKIN:NON-IRRITATING.MECHANICAL INJURY
    ONLY.INHALATION:DUST/VAPORS MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF UPPER
    RESPIRATORY TRACT.INGESTION:MAY CAUSE CHOKING.C HRONIC-NONE
Effects of Overexposure:DUST MAY CAUSE EYE IRRITATION/CORNEAL INJURY.
    MECHANICAL INJURY OF SKIN ONLY.DUST/VAPORS (AT HIGH TEMPERATURES)
    MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT. INGESTION MAY
    CAUSE CHOKING.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH A HISTORY OF AILMENTS
    OR WITH A PRE-EXISTING DISEASE INVOLVING THE SKIN, OR RESPIRATORY
    TRACT MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK FROM EXPOSURE.

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

First Aid:INHALATION:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.CONSULT A
    PHYSICIAN.EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 5 MINUTES
    HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN.MECHANICAL EFFECTS ONLY.SKIN/INGESTION:NO
    ADVERSE EFFECTS ANTICIPATED.N OTE TO PHYSICIAN:NO SPECIFIC
    ANTIDOTE.SUPPORTIVE CARE.TREATMENT BASED ON JUDGMENT OF THE
    PHYSICIAN IN RESPONSE TO REACTIONS OF THE PATIENT.

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

Extinguishing Media:USE WATER FOG.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A
    FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS OPERATED IN POSITIVE
    PRESSURE. COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS WITH H2O
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:DENSE SMOKE

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

Spill Release Procedures:PICK UP AND HANDLE AS ANY OTHER INERT
    MATERIAL.
Neutralizing Agent:NOT APPLICABLE.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORAGE-STORE IN A COOL AREA AWAY FROM
    EXCESSIVE HEAT,FLAME/SOURCES OF IGNITION.
Other Precautions:LARGE QUANTITIES OF THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE CORROSION
    OF HEATERS AND EVENTUALLY CREATE HOLES IN THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER
    LEADING TO THE RELEASE OF COMBUSTION GASES AND CARBON MONOXIDE.
    THIS PRODUCT IS CO MBUSTIBLE AND CAN BURN RAPIDLY.

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

Respiratory Protection:NO RESPIRATORY PROTECTION SHOULD BE NEEDED.
Ventilation:GOOD GENERAL VENTILATION. LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION MAY BE
    NECESSARY FOR SOME OPERATIONS SUCH AS HOT-WIRE CUTTING.
Protective Gloves:NOT NEEDED.RUBBER/PLASTIC MAY BE USED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH STATION, SAFETY SHOWER, WORK
    CLOTHING
Work Hygienic Practices:OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
    RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

HCC:N1
Spec Gravity:0.02 - 0.06
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:CELLULAR SOLID PLASTIC FOAM WITH NO ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Stability Condition to Avoid:FIRE AND TEMPERATURES ABOVE 625F(329C)
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE AND OTHER TOXIC
    SUBSTANCES

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

Waste Disposal Methods:REUSE OR BURY IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL. DISPOSAL
    MUST BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND
    LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.

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