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Safety Data Sheet

Gordon's Permasil #909D Carnauba Wax Mold Release
(Red Label)


  1. MANUFACTURER'S NAME: M.J. GORDON COMPANY
  2. ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 4441; PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
  3. 24 HOUR EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS:  C H E M T R E C
                                                 Outside of the U.S. (703) 527-3887
                                                  Within the U.S. (800) 424-9300
  4. CORPORATE CONTACT NUMBERS: Phones: (413) 448-6066 or (888) 463-1044
                                                               Fax: (413) 448-2932
  5. NAME OF PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARATION: Allan B. Gordon
  6. DATE PREPARED: January 1,

Section 1: IDENTITY

  A. Common Name:
(Trade Name & Synonyms)

(Used on Label)
GORDON'S PERMASIL #909 "D" (RED)
CARNAUBA WAX MOLD RELEASE

  B. CAS NO.:   See Section 2
  C. Chemical Name:   Carnauba Wax Dissolved in various organic solvents propelled by Hydrocarbon
  D. Chemical Family:   Mold Release
  E. Formula:   Not Applicable.

Section 2: HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS (Principal Hazardous Components):

Chemical and
Common Names
CAS # TLV Vapor Pressure
at 20° C
LEL UEL Flash
Pt. °F
Xylene 1330-20-7 100 ppm 9.5 mmHg 1.0 7.0 80° (TCC)
Heptane 142-82-5 400 ppm 45.0 mmHg 1.2 6.7 <20° (TCC)
Propane/
Isobutane
(Propelent)
68-476-85-7 1000 ppm 3691 mmHg 2.0 10.0 -138 (TCC)
NOTE: Refer to Section 8 for content breakdown and SARA TITLE III information.

Section 3: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS (Fire and Explosion Data)

  A. Boiling Point (°F.): Concentrate Range: 149 - 280
Propellant: -16.4
  B. Specific Gravity (Water = 1):   Concentrate: 0.75
Propellant: 0.54
  C. Vapor Pressure (mm Hg):   See Section 2
  D. Percent Volatile by Volume:   Approximately 98%
  E. Vapor Density (Air = 1):   >1
  F. Evaporation Rate (BA = 1):   >1
  G. Solubility in Water:  

Negligible.

  H. Reactivity in Water:  

None.

  I. Appearance and Odor:   CONCENTRATE: Clear liquid with characteristic odor.
PROPELLANT: Clear, odorless gas.
FINISHED PACKAGE: Pressurized containers.
  J. Flash Point:   See Section 2
  K. Flammable in Air (% by Vol.):   See Section 2
  L. Extinguisher Media:  

Dry Chemical, foam, carbon dioxide.

  M. Auto Ignition Temperature:  

Unknown.

  N. Special Fire Fighting Procedures:  

Water may be used to cool closed containers to avoid pressure build up and possible bursting when exposed to high temperatures. Firemen should wear self-contained respiratory protection. Hazardous decomposition products.

  O. Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:  

EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or ignition sources. Containers may burst at temperatures above 130° F.


Section 4: PHYSICAL HAZARDS

  A. Stability:

Stable.

  B. Conditions to Avoid:  

Avoid any ignition source. Avoid excessive heat. ignition sources, open flames, or other high temperatures which induce thermal decomposition.

  C. Incompatibility
(Materials to Avoid):
 

Oxidizing agents.

  D. Hazardous Decomposition Products:  

Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

  E. Hazardous Polymerization:  

Will not occur. Conditions to avoid not applicable.


Section 5: HEALTH HAZARDS

  A. Threshold Limit Value: See Section 2
  B. Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:  

EYE CONTACT: Can cause irritation, redness, tearing, blurred vision. Vapors may irritate eyes;

SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged contact may cause irritation, defatting of skin, dermatitis;

INHALATION: Excessive inhalation of vapors can cause irritation, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache,possible unconsciousness, and even asphyxiation. Overexposure may cause damage to the nervous system.

INGESTION: If aspirated (liquid enters the lungs), it may be rapidly absorbed through the lungs and result in injury to other bodily systems.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: REPEATED AND PROLONGED OVEREXPOSURE TO SOLVENTS MAY LEAD TO PERMANENT BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM DAMAGE. EYE WATERING, HEADACHES, NAUSEA, DIZZINESS, AND LOSS OF COORDINATION ARE SIGNS THAT SOLVENT LEVELS ARE TOO HIGH. INTENTIONAL MISUSE BY DELIBERATELY CONCENTRATING AND INHALING MAY BE HARMFUL OR FATAL.


  C. Chemical Listed As Carcinogen or
Potential Carcinogen:
 
  1. National Toxicology Program........NO
  2. I.A.R.C. Monographs.....................NO
  3. OSHA............................................NO
  D. OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit:   See Section 2
  E. ACGIH Threshold Limit Value:   See Section 2
  F. Other Exposure Limit Used:  

None.


EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES

  1. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give mouth-tomouth resuscitation. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not give epinephrine or similar drugs. Call a physician.
  2. EYES: Flush with flowing water immediately and continuously for 15 minutes. Consult medical personnel.
  3. SKIN: Wash off in flowing water or shower. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
  4. INGESTIONS: Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.

Section 6: SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

  A. Respiratory Protection:

NIOSH or Bureau of Mines approved organic vapor-type respirator is required in absence of proper environmental control.

  B. Ventilation:  
  1. Local Exhaust ...............To keep below TLV
  2. Mechanical (General)....To keep below TLV Special
  3. Special...........................None
  4. Other..............................None
  C. Protective Gloves:  

Solvent resistant gloves; impervious gloves.

  D. Eye Protection:  

Safety Glasses or Goggles.

  E. Other Protective Clothing or Equipment:  

None reasonably foreseeable.


Section 7: SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

  A. Precautions to be taken in Handling and Storage:

Do not store above 120°F. Avoid breathing vapors. Vapors are heavier than air and will collect in low areas. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Do not store near open flames or any other ignition source.

  B. Other Precautions:  

EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Avoid skin contact.

  C. Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled:  

SMALL SPILLS: Remove ignition sources. Mop up, wipe up, or soak up immediately. Use proper protective equipment.

LARGE SPILLS: Evacuate area. Remove ignition sources. Contain liquid; transfer to closed containers; keep out of water supplies.

  D. Waste Disposal Methods:  

Dispose in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations. Do not incinerate closed or empty containers.


Section 8: PERCENTAGES OF HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS (Principal Hazardous Components):

Chemical & Common Names CAS # % By Weight Subject to Section 313
SARA Title III
Xylene 1330-20-7 22 % Yes
Heptane 142-82-5 52 % No
Propane/Isobutane
(Propelent)
68-476-85-7 25% No
These chemicals are reported on the United States Environmental Protection Agency TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT INVENTORY (TSCA).

THE INFORMATION HEREIN IS GIVEN IN GOOD FAITH, BUT NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IS MADE.

IDENTITY

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL
CHARACTERISTICS

PHYSICAL HAZARDS

HEALTH HAZARDS

SPECIAL PROTECTION
INFORMATION

SPECIAL PROTECTION
INFORMATION

PERCENTAGES OF
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS