DOW CHEMICAL U S A GOVERNMENT MARKETING -- ETHAFOAM 220 PLANK BRAND POLYETHYLENE PLASTIC FOAM -- 9330-01-185-2491
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHAFOAM 220 PLANK BRAND POLYETHYLENE PLASTIC FOAM
MSDS Date:09/07/1990
FSC:9330
NIIN:01-185-2491
MSDS Number: BSFLD
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U S A GOVERNMENT MARKETING
Address:2020 DOW CENTER
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48640-6030
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-258-2436
Emergency Phone Num:517-636-4400
CAGE:71981
=== 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
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U S A
Address:BARSTOW BLDG
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48640
Country:US
Phone:517-636-4400
CAGE:71981

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

Ingred Name:POLYETHYLENE
CAS:9002-88-4
RTECS #:TQ3325000
Fraction by Wt: 75-100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE (SARA III)
CAS:75-71-8
RTECS #:PA8200000
Fraction by Wt: 0-4% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9293
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: 0-17% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9293
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:STEARYL STEARAMIDE
CAS:13276-08-9
Fraction by Wt: 0-2% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:COLOR CONCENTRATE IN POLYETHYLENE
Fraction by Wt: 0-2% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

Ingred Name:CHLORODIFLUOROETHANE
CAS:75-68-3
RTECS #:KH7650000
Fraction by Wt: 0-18% %
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
Ozone Depleting Chemical:2

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NOT SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:SOLID OR DUST MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OR
    CORNEAL INJURY DUE TO MECHANICAL ACTION. DUST MAY CAUSE IRRITATION
    TO UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT. HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF THE BLOWING
    AGENTS (>5000 PPM) MAY CAUSE CEN TRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, ANESTHETIC OR
    NARCOTIC EFFECTS AND CARDIAC SENSITIZATION (IRREGULAR HEARTBEATS).
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THIS COMPOUND CONTAINS NO INGREDIENTS AT
    CONCENTRATIONS OF 0.1% OR GREATER THAT ARE CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECT
    CARCINOGENS.
Effects of Overexposure:EYE IRRITATION, UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT
    IRRITATION, ANESTHETIC OR NARCOTIC EFFECTS, IRREGULAR HEARTBEATS.
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
    ANTICIPA TED.NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: NO SPECIFIC ANTIDOTE. SUPPORTIVE
    CARE. TREATMENT BASED ON JUDGMENT OF THE PHYSICIAN IN RESPONSE TO
    REACTIONS OF THE PATIENT.

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

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Lower Limits:NOT GIVEN
Upper Limits:NOT GIVEN
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: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. WHEN
    RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IS REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN OPERATIONS, USE AN
    APPROVED AIR-PURIFYING REAPIRATOR. IN DUSTY ATMOSPHERES, USE AN
    APPROVED DUST RESPIRT OR.
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:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER AFTER HANDLING PRODUCT
    AND BEFORE EATING DRINKING OR SMOKING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:NOT GIVEN
Vapor Pres:NOT GIVEN
Vapor Density:NOT GIVEN
Spec Gravity:0.02 - 0.16
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT GIVEN
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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