BF GOODRICH SPECIALTY CHEMICALS -- CARBOPOL RESIN (RES 2) -- 8040-00N075737
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:CARBOPOL RESIN (RES 2)
MSDS Date:07/01/1996
FSC:8040
NIIN:00N075737
MSDS Number: CDTQZ
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BF GOODRICH SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
Address:9911 BRECKSVILLE RD
City:BRECKSVILLE
State:OH
ZIP:44141-3247
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-331-1144
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
CAGE:JO472
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BF GOODRICH C0
Address:9911 BRECKSVILLE RD
Box:City:BRECKSVILLE
State:OH
ZIP:44141-3247
Country:US
Phone:216-447-5714
CAGE:0RBF2
Company Name:BF GOODRICH SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
Address:9911 BRECKSVILLE RD
Box:City:BRECKSVILLE
State:OH
ZIP:44141-3247
Country:US
Phone:800-331-1144
CAGE:JO472

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

Ingred Name:ACRYLIC ACID, POLYMERS; (POLYMER)
CAS:9003-01-4
RTECS #:AT4680000
Fraction by Wt: 98-100%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:ACRYLIC ACID (SARA 313) (CERCLA) %: 0.01-0.2
CAS:79-10-7
RTECS #:AS4375000
Fraction by Wt: <0.2%
OSHA PEL:SEE 1910.1045
ACGIH TLV:S, 2 PPM; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:SUP DAT: CASES & NO INCR IN OCCURRENCE OF CHEST X-RAY
    ABNORM WERE FOUNND IN A SECOND PRELIMINARY WORKER HLTH (ING 4)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 3: SURVEY. HOWEVER, LUNG FUNC CHANGES WERE OBSERVED IN
    SOME WORKERS WHO WERE EXPOSED TO HIGH LEVELS OF DUST. (ING 5)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 4: IN LAB TESTS, VARIOUS LUNG EFTS SUCH AS INFLAMM,
    HYPERPLASIA (ABNORM INCR IN NUMBER OF CELLS COMPOSING A (ING 6)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 5: TISS/ORGAN), SCARRING (FIBROSIS), CHANGES IN AIR SAC
    (ALVEOLAR) DUCTS OF LUNG, & TUMORS WERE OBSERVED IN (ING 7)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 6: RODENTS INHALING CONS OF WATER ABSORB SODIUM
    POLYACRYLATE DUST > 0.05 MG/M3 FOR MAJORITY OF THEIR LIVES. (ING 8)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 7:FURTHERMORE, SOME LUNG/LUNG CELL EFTS HAVE BEEN
    OBSERVEDS IN RODENT LAB STUDIES OF SHORTER DURATION.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:OTHER PREC: VAPS FROM PROCESSING OPERATIONS. KEEP CONTR
    CLSD TO AVOID MOISTURE PICKUP. STORE IN COOL, DRY PLACE.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EXPLO HAZ: IGNIT SOURCES MAY BE IGNITED BY ELEC ARCS, SPKS,
    WELDING TORCHES, OPEN FLAME/OTHER SIGNIFICANT HEAT (ING 11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10: SOURCES INCL, POSS, ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE. IT IS
    PRUDENT TO IMPLEMENT STD SFTY PREC FOR HNDLG ANY (ING 12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:DIVIDED ORG POWDER. SUCH MEASURES COULD INCL: BOND,
    GROUND & PROPERLY VENT CONVEYORS, DUST CTL DEVICES & (ING 13)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 12: OTHER TRANSFER EQUIP. PROPERLY MAINTAIN & OPERATE
    ALL EQUIP. ELIM IGNIT SOUCES (SPKS, STATIC BUILDUP, (ING 14)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 13: EXCESS HEAT, ETC). PROHIBIT FLOW OF POWDER/DUST
    THRU NON-CONDUCTIVE DUCTS, VACUUM HOSES/PIPES, ETC. (ING 15)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 14: ONLY USE GROUNDED, ELEC CONDUCTIVE TRANSFER LINES
    WHEN PNEUMATICALLY CONVEYING PROD. PVNT ACCUM OF DUST (ING 16)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 15: (E.G. WELL-VENTED CNDTNS, PROMPTLY VACUUMING
    SPILLS, CLEANING OVERHEAD HORIZONTAL SURFS, ECT). CARBOPOL (ING 17)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 16: RESIN HAS A HIGH VOL RESISSTIVITY & PROPRNSITY TO
    BUILD UP STATIC ELEC WHICH MAY BE DISCHARGED AS SPK. (ING 18)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 17: A SPK CAN BE AN IGNIT SOURCE FOR SOLV VAP/AIR MIXS.
    IF YOU ADD THIS PROD TO SOLV, ENSURE APPROP SAFE (ING 19)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 18: HANDLING PRACTICES SUCH AS PROVISION FOR INERTING
    FLAMM VAPS & MEASURES SUCH AS THOSE CITED ABOVE. (ING 20)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 19: OTHER MEASURES AS THE NEED EXISTS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:FIRST AID PROC: SYMPTOMATIC. INHAL: REMOVE INDIVIDUAL (S)
    TO FRESH AIR. PROVIDE PROTECTION BEFORE ALLOWING REENTRY.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 (ORAL RAT): >2.5 G/KG.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: AS MAY ANY SOLID PARTICLE ON
    EYE, POWDER/DUST MAY CAUSE PAIN ACCOMPANIED BY SLIGHT IRRIT. IRRIT
    EXPERIENCED, IF ANY, IS EXPECTED TO BE PHYSICAL RATHER THAN CHEM
    EFT. INHALING DUST MAY CAUSE COU GHING, MUC PRODUCTION, SHORTNESS
    OF BRTH. PROCESSING FUMES/VAPS MAY CAUSE EYE & RESP TRACT IRRIT.
    (EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ: MONOMERS MAY PRDCE EYE &/SKIN IRRIT.
    CHRONIC: CONT DERM MAY OCCUR IN SENSITIVE PERS UNDER EXTREME CNDTNS
    OF PRLNG & RPTD CONT, HIGH EXPOS & TEMP, & OCCLUSION (HELD ONTO
    SKIN) BY CLTHG. THIS  IS PROBABLY A PHYSICAL EFT OF THIS PROD'S
    HYGROSCOPIC NATURE, PHYSICAL ABRASION, & POSS PH. NO EXCESS (SUP
    DAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PREEXISTING RESPIRATORY DISEASES
    MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY PROLONGED OR REPEATED INHALATION OF AIRBORNE
    DUST. PREEXISTING SKIN PROBLEMS MAY BE AGGRAVATED BY PROLONGED OR
    REPEATED CONTACT.

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

First Aid:EYES: IMMED FLUSH W/PLENTY OF 1% PHYSIOLOGICAL SALINE FOR 5
    MIN WHILE HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN; SEE MD. IF NO SALINE IS AVAIL,
    FLUSH W/PLENTY OF CLEAN WATER FOR 15 MIN; SEE MD. NOTE: WATER
    (MOISTURE) SWEL LS CARBOPOL RESIN INTO GELATINOUS FILM WHEN IN CONT
    W/EYE WHICH MAY BE DFCLT TO REMOVE USING ONLY WATER. SKIN: WASH
    AFFECTED AREA W/PLENTY OF SOAP & WATER. INGEST: ANY TREATMENT
    SHOULD BE (ING 21)

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY. ABC DRY CHEM. PROTEIN TYPE AIR FOAMS.
    CARBON DIOXIDE MAY BE INEFFECTIVE ON LARGER FIRES DUE TO A (SUP
    DAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:CARBOPOL RESIN, BY ITSELF, IS NOT VERY
    SENSITIVE TO IGNIT BY ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE. DUST SUSPENDED IN
    AIR IN CRITICAL PROPORTIONS & IN PRESENCE OF (ING 10)

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

Spill Release Procedures:USING CARE TO AVOID DUST GENERATION,
    VACUUM/SWEEP INTO CLSD CONTR FOR REUSE/DISP. DO NOT SWEEP/FLUSH
    SPILLED PROD INTO PUBLIC SEWER, STREAMS/OTHER WATER SYS.
    CAUTION:CONT W/WATER CREATES VERY SLIPPERY	FILM. FOR MORE SPECIFIC
    INFO CONT NEHC.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:USE UNDER WELL-VENTD CNDTNS. DO NOT
    GET IN EYES. HAVE 1% PHYSIOLOGICAL SALINE SOLN AVAIL TO IRRIGATE
    EYES IN CASE OF EYE CONT.
Other Precautions:DO NOT INHALE, TASTE, SWALLOW/INGEST PROD, AS
    FURNISHED. AVOID RPTD/PRLNG SKIN CONT. AVOID ROUTINE INHAL OF DUST
    OF ANY KIND. EXERCISE CARE WHEM EMPTYING CONTRS, SWEEPING,
    MIXING/DOING OTHER TASKS WHI CH CAN CREATE DUST. AVOID BRTHG (ING
    9)

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

Respiratory Protection:RESPIRATORY PROTECTION, SUCH AS NIOSH APPROVED
    POSITIVE PRESSURE SCBA, IS NECESSARY TO PREVENT INHALATION OF
    DECOMPOSITION OR COMBUSTION GASSES. FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION,
    CONTACT NEHC .
Ventilation:ALWAYS PROVIDE EFFECTIVE GEN &, WHEN NEC, LOC EXHST VENT.
    FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION CONTACT NEHC .
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPRVD CHEM WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EMERGENCY EYEWASH AND DELUGE SHOWER MEETING
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA .
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. ALWAYS WASH UP
    BEFORE EATING, SMOKING OR USING TOILET FACILITIES.
Supplemental Safety and Health
PH: 2.5-3.0 @ 1% IN H*2O; 2.7-3.5 @ 0.5% IN H*2O. EXTING MEDIA: LACK OF
    COOLING CAPACITY WHICH MAY RSLT IN REIGNIT. AVOID HOSE STREAMS/ANY
    METH WHICH WILL CREATE DUST CLOUDS. EFTS OF OVEREXP: INCIDENC E OF
    LUNG ABNORM WAS OBSERVED IN POLYACRYLATE WORKERS COMPARED TO OTHER
    WORKERS IN MFG FACILITY. NO LUNG CANCER (ING 3)

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

Spec Gravity:1.4
pH:SUPDAT
Solubility in Water:APPRECIABLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE FLUFFY POWDER, SLIGHT ACIDIC ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:<2.0

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
HEAT MAY BE GENERATED WHEN IN CONT W/AMMONIA, SODIUM HYDROXIDE,
    POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE/STRONGLY BASIC AMINES.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:DECOMP/COMBUST MAY GENERATE IRRITATING
    VAPS, CARBON MONOXIDE & DIOXIDE, ACRYLATE MONOMERS & HYDROCARBONS.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:INCINERATE OR LANDFILL WASTE IN A PROPERLY
    PERMITTED FACILITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL
    REGULATIONS. FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION CONTACT NEHC .

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