DOW CHEMICAL U.S.A. -- ETHAFOAM 220 ANTI-STATIC PLANK POLYETHYLENE -- 9330-01-187-8474
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHAFOAM 220 ANTI-STATIC PLANK POLYETHYLENE
MSDS Date:03/20/1988
FSC:9330
NIIN:01-187-8474
MSDS Number: BLFHG
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:DOW CHEMICAL U.S.A.
Address:CHEMICAL AND METALS DEPARTMENT
City:MIDLAND
State:MI
ZIP:48674
Country:US
Info Phone Num:517-636-4400
Emergency Phone Num:517-636-4400
CAGE:96717
=== 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

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

Ingred Name:POLYETHYLENE FOAM
CAS:9002-88-4
RTECS #:TQ3325000
Fraction by Wt: 84-100%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

Ingred Name:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE  (SARA III)
CAS:75-71-8
RTECS #:PA8200000
Fraction by Wt: 0-3%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9192
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: 0-11%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9192
Ozone Depleting Chemical:1

Ingred Name:ANTI-STATIC ADDITIVE
CAS:68439-72-5
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

Ingred Name:ANTI-STATIC ADDITIVE
CAS:61791-44-4
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

Ingred Name:COLOR CONCENTRATE IN POLYETHYLENE
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYE: SOLID OR DUST MAY CAUSE
    IRRITATION OR CORNEAL INJURY DUE TO MECHANICAL ACTION. SKIN:
    NON-IRRITATING. INGESTION: UNLIKELY DUE TO PHYSICAL PROPERTIES.
    INHALATION: DUST MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO UPPER  RESPIRATORY TRACT.
    EXPOSURES TO VAPORSARE UNLIKELY AT ROOM TEMPERATURES. HIGH
    TEMPERATURES MAY GENERATE VAPORS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THIS COMPOUND CONTAINS NO INGREDIENTS AT
    CONCENTRATIONS OF 0.1% OR GREATER THAT ARE CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECT
    CARCINOGENS.
Effects of Overexposure:BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA, REPEATED EXPOSURES ARE
    NOT ANTICIPATED TO CAUSE ANY SIGNIFICANT ADVERSE EFFECTS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH RUNNING WATER FOR 5 MINUTES WHILE HOLDING
    EYELIDS OPEN. MECHANICAL EFFECTS ONLY. SKIN: NO ADVERSE EFFECTS
    ANTICIPATED BY THIS ROUTE OF EXPOSURE. INGESTION: NO ADVERSE
    EFFECTS ANTICIPA TED BY THIS ROUTE OF EXPOSURE. INHALATION: REMOVE
    TO FRESH AIR IF EFFECTS OCCURE. CONSULT A PHYSICIAN. NOTE TO
    PHYSICIAN: NO SPECIFIC ANTIDOTE. GIVE SUPPORTIVE CARE BASED ON
    PATIENT SYMPTOMS.

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

Extinguishing Media:USE WATER FOG
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A
    FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:AVOID DENSE SMOKE.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:PRACTICE REASONABLE CARE AND
    CLEANLINESS AS A COMMON SENSE SAFETY PRECAUTION WHEN HANDLING THIS
    PRODUCT.
Other Precautions:THIS POLYETHYLENE FOAM IS COMBUSTIBLE & SHOULD NOT BE
    EXPOSED TO FLAME OR OTHER IGNITION SOURCES. THE BURNING
    CHARACTERISTICS VARY SIGNIFICANTLY AND CAN BE RAPID WITH INTENSE
    HEAT & DENSE SMOKE. CO &  OTHER TOXIC SUBSTANCES MAY BE RELEASED.

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

Respiratory Protection:NONE NORMALLY REQUIRED.
Ventilation:GOOD GENERAL VENTILATION SHOULD BE SUFFICIENT FOR MOST
    CONDITIONS. LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION FOR HOT WIRE CUTTING, ETC.
Protective Gloves:COTON OR LEATHER WORK GLOVES.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Other Protective Equipment:WEAR INDUSTRIAL WORK CLOTHING.
Work Hygienic Practices:PRACTICE REASONABLE CARE AND CLEANLINESS AS A
    COMMON SENSE SAFETY PRECAUTION WHEN HANDLING THIS PRODUCT.
Supplemental Safety and Health
WHEN LARGE QUANTITIES OF THIS PRODUCT ARE STORED, SMALL QUANTITIES OF
    FREON BLOWING AGENTS RELEASED FROM THE FOAM MAY TEND TO ACCELERATE
    CORROSION OF HEATERS AND BOILERS. HEATING EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE I
    NSPECTED REGULARLY FOR HOLES IN THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER DURING EVERY
    HEATING SEASON.

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

HCC:N1
Spec Gravity:0.02-0.06
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:CELLULAR SOLID PLASTIC FOAM
Percent Volatiles by Volume:0

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID FIRE AND TEMPERATURES OVER 625F,
    329C.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NORMAL COMBUSTION WILL GENERATE CARBON
    MONOXIDE. OTHER TOXIC SUBSTANCES MAY BE RELEASED IF COMBUSTION IS
    INCOMPLETE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:MATERIAL IS NOT CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS FOR
    DISPOSAL.

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