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NALCO CHEMICAL CO -- 8702 HEAVY METAL REMOVAL -- 6850-00N074247
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:8702 HEAVY METAL REMOVAL
MSDS Date:05/28/1996
FSC:6850
NIIN:00N074247
MSDS Number: CCRJZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:NALCO CHEMICAL CO
Address:ONE NALCO CENTER
City:NAPERVILLE
State:IL
ZIP:60563-1198
Country:US
Info Phone Num:708-305-1000
Emergency Phone Num:708-920-1510
Preparer's Name:WILLIAM W ULTRY
CAGE:89524
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ONDEO NALCO COMPANY
Address:ONDEO NALCO CENTER
Box:City:NAPERVILLE
State:IL
ZIP:60563-1198
Country:US
Phone:(630) 305-1000
CAGE:89524

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

Ingred Name:SODIUM HYDROXIDE (CERCLA)
CAS:1310-73-2
RTECS #:WB4900000
Fraction by Wt: <1%
OSHA PEL:2 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:C 2 MG/M3
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

Ingred Name:SUP DAT: AND THE RELEASE OF TOXIC FUMES.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC: & CLINICAL CNDTNS. CAUTION: IF UNCON,
    HAVING TROUBLE BRTHG/IN CONVLS, DO NOT INDUCE VOMIT/GIVE WATER.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC: TANK TRUCK FOR DISP. FOR LGE INDOOR SPILLS,
    EVACUATE EMPLOYEES & VENT AREA. THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4: CONTROL AND RECOVERY SHOULD WEAR THE PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT SPECIFIED IN CONTROL MEASURES SECTION.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:WASTE DISP METH: BEFORE DISP TO A LICENSED INDUS WASTE
    LANDFILL (HAZ WASTE TREATMENT, STOR & DISP FACILITY). (ING 7)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 6: A HAZARDOUS LIQUID WASTE CAN ALSO BE INCINERATED IN
    ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:PROT GLOVES: NITRILE, PVC, NATURAL RUBBER, VITON AND BUTYL
    (COMPATIBILITY STUDIES HAVE NOT BEEN PERFORMED).
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:NO	Skin:YES  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: EYES/SKIN: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION
    WITH PROLONGED CONTACT. CHRONIC: NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:A REVIEW OF AVAILABLE DATA DOES NOT IDENTIFY
    ANY SYMPTOMS FROM EXPOSURE NOT PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:A REVIEW OF AVAILABLE DATA DOES NOT
    IDENTIFY ANY WORSENING OF EXISTING CONDITIONS.

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

First Aid:EYES: IMMED FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN WHILE HOLDING
    EYELIDS OPEN. CALL MD. SKIN: IMMED FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
    MIN. FOR LGE SPLASH, FLOOD BODY UNDER SHOWER. IF IRRIT PERSISTS,
    CALL MD. I NGEST: DO NOT INDUCE VOMIT. GIVE WATER.CALL MD. INHAL:
    REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. TREAT SYMPS. CALL MD. NOTE TO MD: BASED ON
    INDIVIDUAL RXNS OF PATIENT, MD'S JUDGMENT SHOULD BE USED TO CTL
    SYMPS (ING 3)

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

Flash Point Method:PMCC
Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:THIS PROD WOULD NOT BE EXPECTED TO BURN UNLESS ALL
    THE WATER IS BOILED AWAY. REMAINING ORGS MAY BE IGNITABLE. (SUP
    DAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MAY EVOLVE NO*X OR SO*X UNDER FIRE
    CONDITIONS. IF THE WATER IS DRIVEN OFF, THE REMAINING ORGANICS MAY
    BE IGNITABLE.

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

Spill Release Procedures:SML LIQ SPILLS: CONTAIN W/ABSORB MATL, SUCH AS
    CLAY, SOIL/ANY COMMERCIALLY AVAIL ABSORB. SHOVEL RECLAIMED LIQ &
    ABSORB INTO RECOVERY/SALVAGE DRUMS FOR DISP. LGE LIQ SPILLS: DIKE
    TO PVNT FURTHER MOVEME NT & RECLAIM INTO RECOVERY/SALVAGE DRUMS/
    (ING 4)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN, EYES AND
    CLOTHING. DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY.
Other Precautions:EMPTY CONTAINERS MAY CONTAIN RESIDUAL PRODUCT. DO NOT
    REUSE CONTAINER UNLESS PROPERLY RECONDITIONED.

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

Respiratory Protection:RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IS NOT NORMALLY NEEDED
    SINCE THE VOLATILITY AND TOXICITY ARE LOW. IF SIGNIFICANT MISTS ARE
    GENERATED, USE EITHER A NIOSH APPROVED CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE
    RESPIRATOR WITH A DUST/MIST  PREFILTER OR SUPPLIED AIR.
Ventilation:GENERAL VENT IS RECOMMENDED. ADDITIONALLY, LOCAL EXHST VENT
    IS RECOMMENDED WHERE VAPORS, MISTS/AEROSOLS MAY BE RELEASED.
Protective Gloves:IMPERMEABLE GLOVES (NEOPRENE, (ING 8)
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EMERGENCY EYEWASH AND DELUGE SHOWER MEETING
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA .
Work Hygienic Practices:IF CLOTHING IS CONTAMINATED, REMOVE CLOTHING &
    THORO WASH THE AFFECTED AREA. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE
    REUSE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
PH: 11.5-13.0. EXTING MEDIA: USE WATER TO COOL CONTRS EXPOSED TO FIRE.
    MATLS TO AVOID: OXYGEN, PERMANGANATES) WHICH CAN GENERATE HEAT,
    FIRES, EXPLO & RELEASE OF TOX FUMES. AVOID CONT W/STRONG ACIDS (E
    .G., SULFURIC, PHOSPHORIC, NITRIC, HYDROCHLORIC, CHROMIC, SULFONIC)
    WHICH CAN GENERATE HEAT, SPLATTEING/BOILING (ING 2)

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

Spec Gravity:1.10-1.35
pH:SUPDAT
Solubility in Water:COMPLETELY
Appearance and Odor:HAZY, LIGHT YELLOW LIQUID, SULFUR ODOR

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID CONT W/STRONG OXIDIZERS (E.G., CHLORINE, PEROXIDES, CHROMATES,
    NITRIC ACID, PERCHLORATES, CONCENTRATED (SUP DAT)
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:IN THE EVENT OF COMBUST CO, CO*2,
    NO*X, SO*X MAY BE FORMED. DO NOT BREATHE SMOKE/FUMES. WEAR SUITABLE
    PROT EQUIPMENT.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:IF THIS PROD BECOMES A WASTE, IT MEETS THE
    CRITERIA OF A HAZ WASTE AS DEFINED UNDER RCRA 40 CFR 261. HAZ WASTE
    D002. AS A HAZ LIQ WASTE, IT MUST BE SOLIDIFIED W/STABILIZING
    AGENTS (SUCH AS SAND, FLY A SH/CEMENT) SO THAT NO FREE LIQ REMAINS
    (ING 6)

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