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GENERAL ELECTRIC CO., SILICONE PRODUCT DIV. -- RTV 162 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE SEALANT -- 8040-01-227-6153
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:RTV 162 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE SEALANT
MSDS Date:10/03/1996
FSC:8040
NIIN:01-227-6153
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CJHJZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:GENERAL ELECTRIC CO., SILICONE PRODUCT DIV.
Address:260 HUDSON RIVER ROAD
City:WATERFORD
State:NY
ZIP:12188
Country:US
Info Phone Num:518-237-3330
Emergency Phone Num:518-237-3330
Preparer's Name:C E HANNIGAN
CAGE:01139
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:GENERAL ELECTRIC CO, SILICONE PRODUCTS BUSINESS DEPT
Address:260 HUDSON RIVER RD
Box:City:WATERFORD
State:NY
ZIP:12188
Country:US
Phone:518-237-3330/800-332-3390
CAGE:01139

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

Ingred Name:METHYLTRIMETHOXYSILANE. LD50 RAT ORAL 12500 MG/KG. ACUTE
    DEERMAL RABBIT LD50 >10,000 MG/KG.
CAS:1185-55-3
RTECS #:VV4650000
Fraction by Wt: 1-5%
OSHA PEL:200 PPM(R)TWA
ACGIH TLV:200 PPM(R)TWA

Ingred Name:DIMETHYL POLYSILOXANE SILANOL/ST. ACUTE ORAL LD50 RAT 
    >40,000 MG/KG. LC50 RAT INHALATION >535 MG/L.
CAS:70131-67-8
Fraction by Wt: 60-80%
Other REC Limits:NOT KNOWN
OSHA PEL:NOT KNOWN
ACGIH TLV:NOT KNOWN

Ingred Name:DIMETHYLPOLYSILOXANES. ACUTE ORAL LD50 >40,000 MG/KG. ACUTE
    LC50 INHALATION >535 MG/L RAT. OTHER: NONIRRITATING TO SKIN (RBT).
CAS:63148-62-9
RTECS #:JT6484500
Fraction by Wt: 5-10%
Other REC Limits:NOT KNOWN
OSHA PEL:NOT KNOWN
ACGIH TLV:NOT KNOWN

Ingred Name:D4&HMDZ TREATED SILICON DIOXIDE ACUTE ORAL LD50: 3160 RAT
    (EST).
CAS:68937-51-9
Fraction by Wt: 10-30%
OSHA PEL:15 MG/M3
ACGIH TLV:10 MG/M3 TWA

Ingred Name:1,3,5-TRIS(TRIMETHOXYSILYLPROPYL)-ISOCYANURATE
CAS:26115-70-8
Fraction by Wt: 1-5%

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE INDIVIDUAL INGREDIENTS FOR LD50
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS
    METHYLPOLYSILOXANES WHICH CAN GENERATE FORMALDEHYDE AT
    APPROXIMATELY 300 F(150'C) AND ABOVE, IN ATMOSPHERES WHICH CONTAIN
    OXYGEN. FORMALDEHYDE IS A SKIN & RESPIRATORY SENSITIZER,  EYE AND
    THROAT IRRITANT, ACUTE TOXICANT, & POTENTIAL CANCER HAZARD. AN MSDS
    FOR FORMALDHYDE IS AVAILABLE FROM G E SILICONES. PRODUCT RELEASES
    METHANOL (1-3%) BY WEIGHT) DURING CURE PROCESS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:INGESTION: MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. SKIN:
    UNCURED PRODUCT CONTACT IRRITATES LIPS, GUMS, & TONGUE. MAY CAUSE
    MILD SKIN IRRITATION. INHALATION: MILD RESPIRATORY IRRITATION.
    APPLIES ONLY IN UNCURED S TATE. EYES:UNCURED PRODUCT CONTACT
    IRRITATES EYES.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE KNOWN

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

First Aid:EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
    MIN,GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IF IRRITATION PERSISTS. SKIN:REMOVE WITH
    COMPLETELY W/DRY CLOTH OR PAPER TOWEL BEFORE WASHING WITH DETERGENT
    AND W ATER. INGESTION:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. SLOWLY DILUTE WITH
    1-2 GLASSES OF WATER OR MILK.GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. NEVER GIVE
    ANYTHING TO UNCONSCIOUS PERSON BY MOUTH. INHALATION:MOVE PERSON TO
    FRESH AIR.

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

Lower Limits:NOT KNOWN
Upper Limits:NOT KNOWN
Extinguishing Media:ALL STANDARD FIREFIGHTING MEDIA.
Fire Fighting Procedures:NONE KNOWN.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WIPE, SCRAPE OR SOAK UP IN INERT MATERIAL AND
    PUT IN CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL. WASH WALKING SURFACES WITH DETERGENT
    AND WATER TO REDUCE SLIPPING HAZARD. WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT.
Neutralizing Agent:NOT KNOWN

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:AVOID CONTACT W/ SKIN & EYES. USE ONLY
    IN WELL VENTILATED AREA. PRODUCT RELEASES METHANOL DURING
    APPLICATION & CURING (METHANOL TLV=200 PPM). UNCURED PRODUCT
    CONTACT IRRITATES EYES.
Other Precautions:AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN & EYES. REMOVE CONTACT LENSES
    BEFORE USING SEALANT. DO NOT HANDLE LENSES UNTIL
    FINGERTIPS,NAILS,CUTICLES THOROUGHLY CLEANED. RESIDUE MAY REMAIN ON
    FINGERS FOR SEVERAL DAYS, TRA NSFER TO LENSES & CAUSE SEVERE EYE
    IRRITATION.

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

Respiratory Protection:USE IN WELL VENTILATED AREA.
Ventilation:USE ONLY IN WELL VENTILATED AREA.
Protective Gloves:CLOTH GLOVES
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EYEWASH STATIONS.
Supplemental Safety and Health
PRODUCT VOC:  <44 G/L EXCLUDING WATER & EXEMPTS.  PRODUCT RELEASES
    METHANOL DURING APPLICATION AND CURING (METHANOL TLV=200 PPM).

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

Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NOT KNOWN
Vapor Pres:NEGLIGIBLE
Vapor Density:NEGLIGIBLE
Spec Gravity:1.085 (WATER=1)
Evaporation Rate & Reference:<1 (BUTYL ACETATE=1)
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE@20C
Appearance and Odor:WHITE SOLID, SWEET ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:<4

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE KNOWN
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE KNOWN
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE,CARBON DIOXIDE,SILICON
    DIOXIDE,METHANOL AND FORMALDEHYDE.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE W/
    FEDERAL/STATE/LOCAL REGULATIONS. BURY IN LICENSED LANDFILL OR BURN
    IN APPROVED INCINERATOR ACCORDING TO FED,STATE, LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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

Federal Regulatory Information:WHMIS HAZARD CLASS: D2B TOXIC MATERIALS

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