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EM SCIENCE A DIVISION OF EM INDUSTRIES -- 84-1290, ACETIC ACID -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:84-1290, ACETIC ACID
MSDS Date:07/21/2000
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:D DG
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CLFRX
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:EM SCIENCE A DIVISION OF EM INDUSTRIES
Address:480 DEMOCRAT RD.
Box:70
City:GIBBSTOWN
State:NJ
ZIP:08027
Info Phone Num:856-423-6300
Emergency Phone Num:856-423-6300
Chemtrec Ind/Phone:(800)424-9300
CAGE:FO814
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY CO
Address:2700 YORK RD
Box:City:BURLINGTON
State:NC
ZIP:27215-3387
Country:US
Phone:800-227-1150/910-584-0381
Contract Num:MDA414-01-P-0841
CAGE:59896
Company Name:EM SCIENCE A DIVISION OF EM INDUSTRIES
Address:480 DEMOCRAT RD.
Box:70
City:GIBBSTOWN
State:NJ
ZIP:08027
Phone:856-423-6300
CAGE:FO814

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

Ingred Name:ACETIC ACID
CAS:64-19-7
RTECS #:AF1225000
= Wt:100.
OSHA PEL:25 MG/M3;10 PPM
ACGIH TLV:25 MG/M3;10 PPM
ACGIH STEL:37 MG/M3;15 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL RAT LD50: 3310MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CONTACT CAUSES SEVERE BURNS, EYE
    DAMAGE. VAPOR INHALATION CAUSES LACHRYMATION, SEVERE IRRITATION OF
    RESPIRATORY PASSAGES; BRONCHITIS, PULMONARY EDEMA AND CHEMICAL
    PNEUMONITIS MAY OCCUR. MAY BE FATAL I F SWALLOWED.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THE MATERIAL IS NOT LISTED AS CANCER
    CAUSING AGENT.
Effects of Overexposure:CONTACT CAUSES SEVERE BURNS, EYE DAMAGE. VAPOR
    INHALATION CAUSES LACHRYMATION, SEVERE IRRITATION OF RESPIRATORY
    PASSAGES; BRONCHITIS, PULMONARY EDEMA AND CHEMICAL PNEUMONITIS MAY
    OCCUR. MAY BE FATAL I F SWALLOWED.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS.

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

First Aid:GET MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ALL CASES OF OVEREXPOSURE. SKIN:
    IMMEDIATELY FLUSH THOROUGHLY WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER. EYE:
    IMMEDIATELY FLUSH THOROUGHLY WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.
    INHALTION: R EMOVE TO FREAH AIR; GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF
    BREATHING HAS STOPPED. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING; IF
    CONSCIOUS, GIVE WATER FREELY AND GET MEICAL ATTENTION. REMOVE
    CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND  WASH BEFORE REUSE.

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

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:=42.8C, 109.F
Lower Limits:5.4
Upper Limits:16.00
Extinguishing Media:USE WATER SPRAY, FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL OR CO2.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED POSITIVE PRESSURE,
    BREATHING APPARATUS. WEAR ACID RESISTANT PROTECTIVE SUIT (FULL FACE
    SHIELD) WITH RUBBER BOOTS AND GLOVES.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MODERATE FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD. VAPOR
    CAN TRAVEL DISTANCES TO IGNITION SOURCES AND FLASH BACK.

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

Spill Release Procedures:EVACUATE THE AREA. WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT. ELIMINATE ANY IGNITION SOURCES UNTIL AREA IS DETERMINED
    TO BE FREE FROM FIRE HAZARDS. CONTAIN THE RELEASE AND ELIMINATE ITS
    SOURCE, IF CAN BE DON E WITHOUT RISK. TAKE UP AND CONTAINERIZE FOR
    PROPER DISPOSAL. COMPLY WITH FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.
Neutralizing Agent:EM SCIENCE RECOMMENDS SPILL-X NEUTRALIZERS AND
    ABSORBENT AGENTS FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF SPILLS.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. STORE
    ABOVE 62F, BUT AWAY FROM DIRECT HEAT, IGNITION SOURCES AND
    OXIDIZERS. DO NOT BREATHE VAPOR. RETAINED RESIDUE MAY MAKE EMPTY
    CONTAINERS HAZARDOUS; USE CAUTION! DO N OT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN, OR
    ON CLOTHING.

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

Respiratory Protection:IF WORKPLACE EXPOSURE LIMITS OF PRODUCT OR
    COMPONENT IS EXCEEDED, A NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED AIR SUPPLIED
    RESPIRATOR IS ADVISED IN ABSENCE OF PROPER ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
    OSHA REGUALTIONS ALSO PERMIT (NEG ATIVE PRESSURE TYPE) UNDER
    SPECIFIED CONDITIONS.
Ventilation:MATERIAL MUST BER HADLED OR TRANSFERRED IN AN APPROVED FUME
    HOOD OR WITH EQUIVALENT VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:NATURAL RUBBER, NEOPRENE, PVC OR EQUIVALENT
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDE SHIELDS WORN AT ALL TIMES.
Other Protective Equipment:IMPERVIOUS PROTECTIVE CLOTHING SHOULD BE
    WORN TO PREVENT SKIN CONTACT.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. DO NOT TAKE
    INTERNALLY. EYE WASH AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE READILY
    AVAILABLE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
SYNONYMS: ETHANOIC ACID; GLACIAL ACETIC ACID. CATALOG NUMBERS: 55
    AX0072, AX0073, AX0073I, AX0076, AX0071, AX0073Y, AX0073P, 62
    AX0073T, AX0073TP, AX0079, AX0073PS, AX0074, 0000567W, 00005687,
    ACS003.

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

HCC:C2
Boiling Pt:=118.1C, 244.6F
Melt/Freeze Pt:=16.7C, 62.1F
Vapor Pres:11.4@20C
Vapor Density:2.07
Spec Gravity:1.049
Evaporation Rate & Reference:0.97 (BUAC=1)
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, COLORLESS LIQUID, PUNGENT ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100%

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
DILUTED ACID REACTS WITH METALS TO PRODUCE FLAMMABLE HYDROGEN GAS.
    OXIDIZERS, STRONG ALKALIES, METALS, AMINES, CYANIDES, SULFIDES,
    CHROMIC ACID, NITRIC ACID, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, CARBONATES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, CONTACT WITH IGNITION SOURCES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:COX

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

Toxicological Information:IHL-MUS LC50: 5620 PPM/1H, ORL-RAT LD50: 3310
    MG/KG.  SKIN-RBT LD50: 1060 MG/KG.	TEST ON LABORATORY ANIMALS
    INDICATE MATEIRAL MAY PRODUCE ADVERSE MUTAGENIC & REPRODUCTIVE
    EFFECTS. CITED IN REGISTRY O F TOXIC EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES
    (RTECS).

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

Ecological:EPA WASTE NUMBERS: D002, D001.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:SPECIFIED TECHNOLOGY- NURTRALIZE TO PH 6-9.
    CONTACT YOUR LOCAL PERMITTED WASTE DISPOSAL SITE (TSD) FOR
    PERMISSIBLE TREATMENT SITES.  ALWAYS  CONTACT A PERMITTED WASTE
    DISPOSER (TSD) TO ASSURE COMPLIAN CE WITH ALL CURRENT LOCAL, STATE
    AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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

Transport Information:ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL.

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

SARA Title III Information:NOT LISTED ON SARA EHS (302), SARA EHS TPQ
    (LBS), OR SARA 313.
Federal Regulatory Information:THE CAS NUMBER OF THIS PRODUCT IS LISTED
    ON THE TSCA INVENTORY.

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