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FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC -- PROPANE,AP 1621,AP 1622 -- 6830-00D004287
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:PROPANE,AP 1621,AP 1622
MSDS Date:01/03/1989
FSC:6830
NIIN:00D004287
MSDS Number: BYHDM
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:910 W WILSON STREET
Box:219
City:BATAVIA
State:IL
ZIP:60510
Country:US
Info Phone Num:708-879-6900
Emergency Phone Num:708-879-6900
CAGE:8U825
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:770 N RADDANT RD
Box:231
City:BATAVIA
State:IL
ZIP:60510-2471
Country:US
Phone:630-879-6900; 800-452-1261
CAGE:8U825

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

Ingred Name:PROPANE
CAS:74-98-6
RTECS #:TX2275000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:ASPHYXIANT; 9495

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL RAT) IS NOT RELEVANT.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:TARGET ORGANS:LUNGS AND CNS. ACUTE- AN
    ASPHYXIANT GAS. MAY CAUSE DIZZINESS, HEADACHE. EXPOSURE IN A CLOSED
    AREA COULD LEAD TO ASPHYXIATION AND DEATH. MAY BE NARCOTIC IN HIGH
    CONCENTRATIONS. MAY CAUSE  EYE IRRITATION. INGESTION NOT LIKELY.
    CHRONIC- UNKNOWN.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:EYE IRRITATION, HEADACHE, DIZZINESS,
    DROWSINESS, UNCONSCIOUSNESS, RESPIRATORY ARREST, DEATH

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

First Aid:GET MEDICAL HELP IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INHALED:REMOVE TO FRESH
    AIR. PROVIDE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED. EYES:FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15
    MINUTES, HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN. SEEK ADVICE OF AN OPHTHALMOLOGIST,
    URGENTLY . SKIN/ORAL: NOT LIKELY TO OCCUR. PRODUCT IS A GAS.

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

Flash Point:-157F,-105C
Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CLASS A-B-C OR BC FIRE EXTINGUISHER.
    IF GAS HAS NOT IGNITED, LP-GAS LIQUID/VAPOR MAY BE DISPERSED BY
    WATER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:ONLY SAFE WAY TO EXTINGUISH FIRE IS TO STOP
    FLOW OF GAS. IF FLOW CANNOT BE STOPPED, LET FIRE BURN ITSELF OUT
    WHILE COOLING CONTAINERS WITH WATER. STAY UPWIND.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. IT MAY DECOMPOSE TO
    CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE, ALDEHYDES, FUMES, SMOKE. CYLINDERS
    MAY EXPLODE.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. ELIMINATE SOURCES
    OF IGNITION. VENTILATE AREA. REMOVE LEAKING CYLINDER OUTDOOR IF
    POSSIBLE. ALLOW THE CYLINDER TO LEAK UNTIL EMPTY.
Neutralizing Agent:NOT RELEVANT

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE CYLINDERS SECURED, IN UPRIGHT
    POSITION. STORE AWAY FROM FLAMES, OXYGEN. DO NOT DROP CYLINDER.
    KEEP CONTAINER VALVE CLOSED.
Other Precautions:EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. STORE AND USE WITH ADEQUATE
    VENTILATION. INSTALL PROTECTIVE CAPS WHEN NOT CONNECTED FOR USE.
    KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. "EMPTY" CONTAINERS RETAIN RESIDUE.
    DO NOT PRESSURIZE, C UT, WELD OR EXPOSE TO FLAMES OR HEAT.

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

Respiratory Protection:STAY AWAY FROM GAS OR VAPOR (BECAUSE OF FIRE
    HAZARD).
Ventilation:MECHANICAL (GENERAL AND/OR LOCAL EXHAUST, EXPLOSION-PROOF)
    VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV.
Protective Gloves:BUTYL RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection:GOGGLES RECOMMENDED
Other Protective Equipment:SAFETY SHOWER AND EYE WASH FOUNTAIN SHOULD
    BE LOCATED NEARBY. WEAR APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR RISK OF
    EXPOSURE.
Work Hygienic Practices:OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
    RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES.
Supplemental Safety and Health

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

HCC:G2
NRC/State Lic Num:NOT RELEVANT
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-45F,-43C
Vapor Density:1.56
Spec Gravity:GAS
Viscosity:NOT RELEVANT
Evaporation Rate & Reference:GAS
Solubility in Water:SLIGHT
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE GAS - NATURAL GAS
    ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
MIXING WITH OXYGEN OR AIR, EXCEPT AT BURNER
Stability Condition to Avoid:TEMPERATURES ABOVE 120F, SPARKS, OPEN
    FLAMES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:IT MAY DECOMPOSE TO CARBON MONOXIDE,
    CARBON DIOXIDE, ALDEHYDES, FUMES, SMOKE.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:CONTROLLED BURNING IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH
    LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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