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   MSDS                       MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

SECTION 1: PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

 

Manufacturer’s Name:          Spectrum Paints, Inc.

Address:                                 2660 Easterly Place

                                                Decatur, GA  30035

 

Telephone:                             770-981-3349                         Fax:  770-981-2224

 

PRODUCT  NAME:                  POLYURETHANE VARNISH

 

Hazard Ratings:                     Health                         2          1= Slight

                                                Flammability               2          0= Least

                                                Reactivity                   1          0= Least

                                                Personal Protection    G         Safety glasses, Gloves, Respirator

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)            446 grams per liter/max.

 

SECTION 2: HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

 

Hazardous Component OSHA    PEL    ACGIH      TLV      OTHER   mm HG @ Temp %       CAS#

 Mineral Spirits             500ppm  100ppm     100       7.0                   100 F 26                       8052-41-3

 

SECTION 3: PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

 

BOILING POINT: 325º F

VAPOR DENSITY: Heavier than Air

COATING V.O.C.: 446 grams per liter;

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble

EVAPORATION RATE:  Slower than ether

VAPOR PRESSURE (mm HG): 15

APPEARANCE:  Liquid with solvent odor

 

SECTION 4: FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA

 

FLASH POINT: 105º

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Foam, CO2, Dry Chemical

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Closed Containers Exposed To Heat May Rupture; Cool Containers

UNUSUAL FIRE and EXPLOSION HAZARDS: None

FLAMMABLE LIMITS: LEL: 1.1%; UEL: 5.9%

 

SECTION 5: REACTIVITY DATA

               

                STABILITY: Stable

                HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION or BY-PRODUCTS: Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide

                HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.

                INCOMPATIBILITY:          Do not mix with other chemicals

                CONDITIOINS TO AVOID:  Extreme heat, sparks, or flame


SECTION 6: HEALTH HAZARD DATA

               

ROUTES OF ENTRY:

 

                INHALATION:     May cause headache, irritation of throat & lungs, & dizziness.

                SKIN:                     Possible irritation

EYES:                     Possibly irritating to eyes

                INGESTION:         Possibly irritation to digestive tract

 

HEALTH HAZARDS (ACUTE and CHRONIC):  Acute:  Over exposure can cause eye and skin irritation.  Inhalation can cause acute nervous system depression characterized by nasal irritation, headache, dizziness, confusion, or unconsciousness.

Chronic:  Repeated and prolonged overexposure to vapors may cause kidney or liver damage, permanent brain and central nervous system damage, and other serious health problems

 

Carcinogenicity:

                NTP:                                       No

                LARC MONOGRAPHS:      No

                OSHA REULATIONS:        No

 

                                                                EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID

               

                SKIN CONTACT:                Rinse skin with clean water.  Apply skin cream if irritation results.

                EYE CONTACT:                   Immediately flush eyes with clean water for 15 minutes.  If irritation persist,

                                                                GET MEDICAL/ PHYSICIANS HELP.

                INHALATION:                     Remove to fresh air.

                INGESTION:                         Immediately drink large quantities of water, do not induce vomiting.

                                                                GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.

 

 

 

SECTION 7: PRECATUIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING & USE

               

SMALL SPILLS:   Ventilate area, remove all sources of ignition.  Contain and remove with inert absorbent and non-sparking tools.

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:        Approved landfill, complying with all state, federal and local regulations.

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN                      

IN HANDLING AND STORAGE:     Store in a cool, well ventilated area away from sources of ignition.  Store large quantities in buildings designed to comply with OSHA 1910.106.  Keep product out of reach of children.

 

SECTION 8: CONTROL MEASURES         

 

RESPITORY PROTECTION:  Wear properly fitted approved vapor respirator or an air supplying respirator unless ventilation is adequate to keep airborne contamination below applicable OSHA, PEL or ACGIH TLV occupational exposure limits.

VENTILATION:  Provide sufficient ventilation in volume and pattern, with explosion proof equipment to keep air contaminant concentration below applicable OSHA, PEL or ACGIH TLV occupational exposure limits.

EYE PROTECTION:  Chemical goggles with side shields.                           

PROTECTIVE GLOVES:      Rubber or neoprene.

OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:  Coveralls and hood recommended during spray application

WORK/HYGEIENIC PRACTICES: Wash hands before eating or using the restroom

                                                                              

SECTION 9: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION        

 

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION:

 

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:   Dispose of waste in an authorized waste disposal facility in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.

WARNING:                                          Empty container retains product residue and vapor.  Observe all precautions when empty.  Washing container will not make it safe for food or cosmetic storage.  Keep empty containers tightly sealed and away from the reach of children.