MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

IDENTITY:  DRIERITE                                                                              DATE PREPARED:  01-15-2004

DESCRIPTION:  1/8" TO  GRANULES

 

SECTION I

MANUFACTURERS NAME : W.A. HAMMOND DRIERITE CO., LTD.

ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 460, 138 DAYTON AVE., XENIA, OHIO 45385

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER: 937-376-2927       http://www.drierite.com/

INFORMATION PHONE NUMBER: 937-376-2927

SECTION II

INGREDIENTS

CHEMICAL IDENTITY:                OSHA PEL   ACGIH TLV   UNITS           C.A.S.#                  TSCA#

CALCIUM SULFATE, ANHYDROUS                15              10             mg//M3                7778-18-9        A739-8876

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS (HMIS)

HEALTH                FLAMMABILITY                REACTIVITY                PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

       0                                       0                                              1                                              E

SECTION III

PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: (H20-1) : 1.87

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: 0.25 GRAMS PER LITER

MELTING POINT: 1450 C DECOMPOSES

APPEARANCE:WHITE POWDER OR GRANULES; NO ODOR

SECTION IV

FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

FLASH POINT: NONE

EXTINGUISHER MEDIA:  NOT COMBUSTABLE

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: NONE

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS:  NONE

SECTION V

REACTIVITY DATA

STABILITY:  STABLE

INCOMPATIBLE (MATERIALS TO AVOID): STRONG ACIDS

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION BYPRODUCTS:  SO3 @ 1450 C

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR

SECTION VI

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

EYES: PARTICLES MAY CAUSE IRRITATION

SKIN: THIS MATERIAL IS NOT TOXIC.  MAY DRY OR IRRITATE SKIN

INHALATION: PERSONS SUBJECTED TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF THIS DUST WILL BE FORCED TO LEAVE AREA BECAUSE OF NUISANCE CONDITIONS SUCH AS COUGHING, SNEEZING, AND NASAL IRRITATION FROM DUST.

INGESTION:  NOT KNOWN

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVER EXPOSURE: EYES, NOSE, THROAT, OR RESPIRATORY

IRRITATION

CARCINOGENICITY OF INGREDIENTS:

                MATERIAL                IARC           NTP                   OSHA

                      ALL           NOT LISTED      NOT LISTED     NOT LISTED

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:

PRE-EXISTING UPPER RESPIRATORY AND LUNG DISEASE SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO BRONCHITIS, EMPHYSEMA & ASTHMA

 

 

 

 

 

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:

                EYES: FLUSH WITH WATER.  IF IRRITATION CONTINUES OBTAIN MEDICAL

ATTENTION

                DUST INHALATION:  REMOVE TO FRESH AIR

                SKIN: WASH WITH WATER

                INGESTION: NOT KNOWN

SECTION VII

SPILL OR LEAKAGE PROCEDURES

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED:

SWEEP OR VACUUM MATERIAL INTO APPROPRIATE WASTE CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL. AVOID DUSTING CONDITIONS

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:  THIS MATERIAL CAN BE DISPOSED OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES ACCEPTABLE UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING: KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED. STORE IN COOL DRY PLACE.  AVOID GENERATING DUST.

SECTION VIII

CONTROL MEASURES

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: MASK NIOSH/OSHA APPROVED FOR DUST

VENTILATION: TO MEET TLV REQUIREMENTS

EYES:  SAFETY GLASSES OR GOGGLES

OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:  GLOVES OR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING NOT USUALLY

NECESSARY BUT MAY BE DESIRABLE IN SPECIFIC WORK SITUATIONS.

SECTION IX

REFERENCES

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - OSHA FORM APPROVED OMB NO. 1218-0072 OSHA HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD-29 CFR 1910.  1200 U.S. GYPSUM CO.

 

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