UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS AND PLASTICS CO INC -- ETHYLENE GLYCOL, INDUSTRIAL GRADE -- 6810-00-006-4205
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHYLENE GLYCOL, INDUSTRIAL GRADE
MSDS Date:06/28/1999
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-006-4205
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CJWXV
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS AND PLASTICS CO INC
Address:39 OLD RIDGEBURY RD
City:DANBURY
State:CT
ZIP:06817-0001
Country:US
Info Phone Num:203-794-2000
Emergency Phone Num:203-794-2000/800-568-4000
CAGE:0TAZ2
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:LORHNETTE ASSOCIATES
Address:1630 E FRANCIS ST  UNIT F
Box:City:ONTARIO
State:CA
ZIP:91761
Country:US
Phone:909-923-9788
Contract Num:SP0450-99-M-NE73
CAGE:1FDF8
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION
Address:39 OLD RIDGEBURY RD
Box:City:DANBURY
State:CT
ZIP:06817-0001
Country:US
Phone:1-800-568-4000 / 732-563-5522
CAGE:0TAZ2

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

Ingred Name:ETHYLENE GLYCOL
CAS:107-21-1
RTECS #:KW2975000
> Wt:99.
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
EPA Rpt Qty:1 LB
DOT Rpt Qty:1 LB

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED.
    INHALATION MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF THE NOSE AND THROAT. RPOLONGED
    OR REPEATED BREATHING OF VAPORS IS HARMFUL. EYES: CAUSES
    IRRITATION. CHRONIC:KIDNEY AND CNS DAMAGE. CAU SES BIRTH DEFECTS IN
    LABORATORY ANIMALS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THIS COMPOUND CONTAINS NO INGREDIENTS AT
    CONCENTRATIONS OF 0.1% OR GREATER THAT ARE CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECT
    CARCINOGENS.
Effects of Overexposure:SWALLOWING-MAY CAUSE ABDOMINAL PAIN OR
    DISCOMFORT, NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIZZINESS, BLURRED VISION,
    IRRITABILITY, LUMBAR PAIN,OLIGURIA, UREMIA, AND CENTRAL NERVOUS
    SYSTEM EFFECTS, INCLUDING IRREGULAR EYE  MOVEMENTS, CONVULSIONS AND
    COMA. CARDIAC FAILURE, PULMONARY EDEMA, AND SEVERE KIDNEY DAMAGE
    MAY DEVELOP. MAY BE FATAL  INHALATION-HEADACHE, NAUSEA,
    VOMITING,HEADACHE,DIZZINESS IRREGULAR EYE MOVEMENT.  EYE-STINGING,
    EXCESS BLINKING AND TEAR PRODUCTION, WITH EXCESS REDNESS OF THE
    CONJUNCTIVA.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:MAY AGGRAVATE AN EXISTING KIDNEY
    DIDEASE.

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

First Aid:SWALLOWING-IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE 2 GLASSES OF WATER, INDUCE
    VOMITING UNDER SUPERVISION OF A DOCTOR. OBTAIN MEDICAL AID IMMED.
    SKIN-REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. WASH SKIN WITH SOAP & WATER,
    OBTAIN MEDICA L. INHALATION-REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. OBTAIN MEDICAL
    ATTENTION IF SYMPTOMS PERSISTS. EYE-FLUSH THOROUGHLY WITH WATER FOR
    SEVERAL MINUTES. REMOVE CONTACT LENSES. GET MEDICAL HELP.

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

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:=116.1C, 241.F
Autoignition Temp:=400.C, 752.F
Lower Limits:3.2
Upper Limits:15.3
Extinguishing Media:EXTINGUISH FIRES- WATER SPRAY OR APPLY ALCOHOL-TYPE
    OR ALL PURPOSE  FOAM BY MANUFACTUER'S RECOMMENDED TECHNIQUES FOR
    LARGE FIRES. CARBON DIOXIDE OR DRY CHEMICAL MEDIA FOR SMALL FIRES
Fire Fighting Procedures:DO NOT DIRECT A SOLID STREAM OF WATER OR FOAM
    INTO HOT, BURNING POOLS; THIS MAY CAUSE FROTHING AND INCREASE FIRE
    INTENSITY.	USE SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS & PROTECTIVE
    CLOTHING.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Spill Release Procedures:LARGE SPILLS SHOULD BE CONTAINED AND
    COLLECTED.	SMALL SPILLS CAN BE COLLECTED OR MAY BE ABSORBED WITH
    APPROPRIATE LIQUID ABSORBING MATERIALS. ALL SPILL RESPONSE AND
    DISPOSAL SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT IN  ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE,
    PROVINCIAL, AND LOCAL REQUIREMENTS. WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT. WEAR PERSONAL PEROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED. USE WITH
    ADEQUATE VENTILATION. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. DO NOT
    SWALLOW. DO NOT BREATHE MIST OR VAPOR. AVOID EYE CONTACT.
Other Precautions:DANGER!! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. DO NOT INHALE
    VAPORS OR MIST.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF PERSONNEL EXPOSURE EXCEEDS UNION CARBIDE
    EXPOSURE LIMITS FOR ETHYLENE GLYCOL AT ANY TIME, SELECT RESPIRATORY
    PROTECTION EQUIPMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH 29CFR1910.134.
    NIOSH-APPROVED ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYI NG RESPIRATOR OR A NIOSH-APPROVED
    AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR WITH ORGANIC CARTRIDGE AND DUST/MIST
    PRE-FILTER IS RECOMMENDED.
Ventilation:GENERAL (MECHANICAL) ROOM VENTILATION MAY BE ADEQUATE.IF
    HANDLED AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURE OR IN COVERED EQUIPMENT.
Protective Gloves:POLYVINYL CHLORIDE COATED
Eye Protection:MONOGOGGLES OR FACE SHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:EYE BATH SAFETY SHOWER
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH HANDS THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER
    BEFORE EATING, DRINKING, SMOKING OR USING TOILET FACILITIES.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

HCC:V5
Boiling Pt:>197.C, 386.6F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=-13.C, 8.6F
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NOT GIVEN
Vapor Pres:0.06 MMHG
Vapor Density:2.1
Spec Gravity:1.115  20C(H20=1)
Evaporation Rate & Reference:0.01 (N-BUTYL ACETATE=1)
Solubility in Water:100%
Appearance and Odor:TRANSPARENT COLORLESS LIQUID, MILD SWEET ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID STRONG ACIDS AND STRONG BASES  AT  ELEVATED TEMPERATURES. AVOID
    CONTAMINATION WITH STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS AND MATERIALS REACTIVE
    WITH HYDROXYL COMPOUNDS..
Stability Condition to Avoid:ELEVATED TEMPERATURES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:EXPLOSIVE DECOMPOSITION MAY OCCUR IF
    COMBINED WITH STRONG ACIDS OR STRONG BASES AND SUBJECTED TO
    ELEVATED TEMPORATURES. COMBUSTION/BURNING WILL PRODUCE OXIDES OF
    CARBON.

===================  Toxicological Information	===================

Toxicological Information:EXPOSURE LIMITS FOR AERSOL = 100 MG/M3
    CEILING ACGIH, FOR AEROSOL AND VPORS= 125 MG/M3 CEILING OSHA-
    VACATED; AEROSOL AND VAPORS =  50 PPM CEILING OSHA-VACATE, 100
    MG/M3 CEILING UCC, 39.4 PPM CEILING  UCC. PERORAL:MALE RAT LD50 =
    8.57 G/KG, FOR FEMAL RAT LD50=4.92 G/KG. INHALATION: MIST FROM
    VAPOR EXPOSURE TIME 8H= 2.2 MG/L AT 170C, FOR FOG EQUIVALENT
    EXPOSURE TIME 8H= 1000 PPM. ETHYLENE GLYCOL HAS  BEEN SHOWN TO
    PRODUCE DOSE-RELATED TERATGENIC EFFECTS IN RATS AND MICE WHEN GINVE
    BY GAVAGE OR IN DRINKING WATER AT HIGH CONCENTRATIONS (150-500
    MG/KG/DAY)

=====================  Ecological Information  =====================

Ecological:ECOTOXICITY TO FATHEAD MINNOW: LC50 96H >10,000 MG/L.
    ECOTOXICITY FOR DAPHNIA LC50 48H >10,000 MG/L. ECOTOXICITY FOR
    BACTERIA IC50 >10,000 MG/L

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

Waste Disposal Methods:RECLAIM ETHYLENE GLYCOL WHEREVER POSSIBLE.
    INCINERATE IN A FURNANCE WHERE PERMITTED OR DISPOSE OF IN
    ACCORDANCE	WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

===================  MSDS Transport Information  ===================

Transport Information:NON-BULK: NOT REGULATED. BULK: PSN= OTHER
    REGULATED SUBSTANCES, LIQUID, NOS (ETHYLENE GLYCOL), 9, NA3082,
    III.    ( RQ=5,051 LBS).

=====================  Regulatory Information  =====================

SARA Title III Information:CERCLA SEC 302:THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS OF
    THIS PRODUCT ARE SPECIFICALLY LISTED AS HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN 40
    CFR 302.4 AND ARE PRESENT AT LEVELS  WHICH COULD REQUIRE REPORTING:
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL 107-21 -1 >= 99%; ACETIC ACID 64-19-7 <=0.005%;
    1,4-DIOXANE 123-91-1 <=0.500 PPM. SEC 302 & 303 EHS= NONE. PER SEC
    313 TOXIC SUBS= ETHYLENE GLYCOL 107-21-1 >=99%. PER SEC 311 & 312:
    DELAYED  & IMMEDIATE HAZA RDS= YES; FIRE AND REACTIVITY HAZARD= NO.
Federal Regulatory Information:ALL COMPONENTS OF THIS PRODUCT ARE ON
    THE TSCA INVENTORY OR ARE EXEMPT FROM TSCA INVENTORY.
State Regulatory Information:THE PRODUCT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING
    CHEMICALS KNOWN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER:
    1,4-DIOXANE 123-91-1 <=0.500 PPM. CALIFORNIA SCAQMD RULE 443.1=
    VOC: 1111.00 G/L AND VAPOR PRESSURE0.06 MMHG  AT 20C.

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