UNION CARBIDE CORP -- 35237, ETHYLENE GLYCOL IND/TECH/LOW FREEZE -- 6810-00N017543
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:35237, ETHYLENE GLYCOL IND/TECH/LOW FREEZE
MSDS Date:01/25/1989
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N017543
MSDS Number: BPGMX
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE CORP
Address:39 OLD RIDGEBURY RD
City:DANBURY
State:CT
ZIP:06817-0001
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-822-4357
Emergency Phone Num:800-822-4357
CAGE:61637
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:UNION CARBIDE CORP
Address:39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD
Box:City:DANBURY
State:CT
ZIP:06817-0001
Country:US
Phone:800-822-4357/732-563-5522 (MSDS)
CAGE:61637

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

Ingred Name:ETHYLENE GLYCOL
CAS:107-21-1
RTECS #:KW2975000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
OSHA PEL:50 PPM, C
ACGIH TLV:50 PPM, VAPOR, C
EPA Rpt Qty:1 LB
DOT Rpt Qty:1 LB

Ingred Name:P-DIOXANE; (DIOXANE)
CAS:123-91-1
RTECS #:JG8225000
Fraction by Wt: 0.0026%
OSHA PEL:S, 100 PPM
ACGIH TLV:S, 25 PPM; 9293
EPA Rpt Qty:100 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:100 LBS

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC:SOLN IN SODIUM BICARBONATE, AT A RATE OF
    ABOUT 10 ML ETHANOL PER HR. A DESIRED THERAPEUTIC LEVEL (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3:OF ETHANOL IN BLOOD IS 100 MG/ML. HEMODIALYSIS MAY BE
    REQ. 4-METHYLPYRAZOLE HAS BEEN USED THERAPEUTICALLY (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4:TO DECREASE THE METABOLIC CONSEQUENCES OF ETHYLENE
    GLYCOL POISONING BEFORE COMA, SEIZURE, AND RENAL FAILURE(ING 6)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 5:HAVE OCCURRED (20 MG/KG/DAY). FOR MORE SPECIFIC
    INFORMATION, CONTACT NEHC .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:VENT: OR OPERATIONS EXIST WHICH MAY PRODUCE MISTING, LOCAL
    EXHAUST VENTILATION IS NEEDED.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SUPP DATA:PRODUCE DOSE-RELATED TERATOGENIC EFFECTS IN RATS
    & MICE WHEN GIVEN BY GAVAGE OR IN DRINKING WATER AT (ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8: HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OR DOSES. RPTD SKIN CONT MAY, IN
    A VERY SMALL PROPORTION OF CASES, CAUSE SENSIT WITH (ING 10)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 9: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS. FOR
    MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION, CONTACT NEHC .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: INGEST:MAY CAUSE ABDOM
    DISCOMFORT/PAIN, NAUS, VOMIT, DIZZ, DROWS, MALAISE, BLURRING OF
    VISION, IRRITABILITY, LUMBAR PAIN, OLIGURIA, UREMIA & CNS EFTS,
    INCL IRREGULAR EYE MOVEMENTS, CONVULS & CO MA. CARDIAC FAILURE &
    PULM EDEMA MAY DEVELOP. SEVERE KIDNEY DMG FOLLOWS THE SWALLOWING OF
    LARGE VOLUMES(EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL. MAY BE FATAL.
    INHAL:MAY CAUSE IRRIT OF NOSE & THROAT W/HDCH, PARTICULARLY FROM
    MISTS. HIGH VAP CONC CAUSED BY HEATING MATL IN AN ENCLSD & POORLY
    VENT WORKPLACE, MAY PRODUC E NAUS, VOMIT, HDCH, DIZZ & IRREGULAR
    EYE MOVEMENTS. EYE:LIQ, VAP & MIST, MAY CAUSE DISCOMFORT IN EYE
    WITH (SUPP DATA)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:INGEST:IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE TWO GLASSES OF WATER & INDUCE
    VOMITING. CALL MD IMMED. SKIN:REMOVE CONTAM CLTHG & FLUSH WITH
    WATER. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. CALL MD IF DISCOMFORT PERSISTS.
    EYES:IMMED FLUS H WITH WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. NOTE TO MD:THE
    PRINCIPAL TOX EFTS OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL, WHEN SWALLOWED, ARE KIDNEY
    DMG & METABOLIC ACIDOSIS. ETHANOL SHOULD BE GIVEN INTRAVENOUSLY, AS
    A 5% (ING 3)

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

Flash Point Method:COC
Flash Point:240F,116C
Lower Limits:3.2%
Upper Limits:15.3%
Extinguishing Media:APPLY ALCOHOL TYPE OR ALL PURPOSE TYPE FOR LARGE
    FIRES. USE CO*2 OR DRY CHEMICAL MEDIA FOR SMALL FIRES.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD SCBA & FULL PROT EQUIP
    .DO NOT SPRAY POOL FIRES DIRECTLY;A SOLID STREAM OF WATER OR FOAM
    DIRECTED INTO HOT BURNING LIQ (SUPP DATA)
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. SMALL
    SPILLS SHOULD BE FLUSHED WITH LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER. LARGER
    SPILLS SHOULD BE COLLECTED FOR DISPOSAL.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CNTNR CLSD. USE W/ADEQ VENT.
    HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. PRLNGD/RPTD BRTHG OF MIST/VAP
    HARMFUL. CAUSES EYE IRRIT.
Other Precautions:RPTD CONTACT MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION. MAY
    CAUSE KIDNEY AND NERVOUS SYSTEM DAMAGE. DO NOT SWALLOW. DO NOT
    BREATHE MIST FROM SPRAY. CAUSES BIRTH DEFECTS IN LABORATORY
    ANIMALS. FOR INDUSTRIAL US E ONLY.

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

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED BREATHING AIR EQUIPMENT OR
    NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED FACE MASK WITH ORGANIC VAPOR CARTRIDGE AND DUST
    OR MIST PRE-FILTER.
Ventilation:GENERAL (MECH) ROOM VENT MAY BE ADEQ IF HNDLD AT AMBIENT
    TEMPS/IN COVERED EQUIP. IF AMBIENT TEMPS ARE EXCEEDED (ING 7)
Protective Gloves:RUBBER OR POLYVINYL CHLORIDE COATED.
Eye Protection:CHEM WORK GOGG/FULL LENGTH FSHLD .
Other Protective Equipment:EYE BATH AND SAFETY SHOWER.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
SPEC GRAV:1.115 @ 20C (H*2O=1).FIRE FIGHT PROC:CAN CAUSE FROTHING.EFTS
    OF OVEREXP:PERSISTENT CONJ, SEEN AS SLIGHT EXCESS REDNESS OF CONJ.
    SERIOUS CORNEAL INJURY IS NOT ANTICIPATED. CHRONIC:INHAL OF MI ST
    MAY PRODUCE SIGNS OF CNS INVOLVEMENT, PARTICULARLY DIZZ &
    NYSTAGMUS. ETHYLENE GLYCOL HAS BEEN SHOWN TO (ING 8)

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

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:387F,197C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:9F,-13C
Vapor Pres:0.08 @ 20C
Vapor Density:2.1
Spec Gravity:SUPP DATA
Evaporation Rate & Reference:0.01 (BUTYL ACETATE = 1)
Solubility in Water:100 (WT)
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS LIQUID; MILD ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
AVOID STRONG BASES AT HIGH TEMPS, STRONG ACIDS, STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
    AND MATLS REACTIVE W/HYDROXYL COMPOUNDS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:BURNING CAN PRODUCE CO AND/OR CO*2.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:INCINERATE IN A FURNACE WHERE PERMITTED UNDER
    APPROP FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL REGULATIONS. AT VERY LOW
    CONCENTRATION IN WATER, ETHYLENE GLYCOL IS READILY BIODEGRADABLE IN
    A BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATM ENT PLANT.

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