Effective Date: 03/10/2007

 Product Bulletin

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 Material Safety Data Sheet
 Manufacturer's Name: Alken-Murray Corporation
 Manufacturer's Address: P.O. Box 400, New Hyde Park, New York 11040
  T: 540-636-1236 Fax: 540-636-1770
  E-mail:  or
 Manufacturer's Cage Code: 2A384
 For chemical emergency - spill, leak, fire or accident - call CHEMTREC - day or night - (800) 424-9300 or outside the USA (703) 527-3887

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NFPA & HMIS Hazard Ratings:

0=Minimal, 1=Slight, 2=Moderate, 3=Serious, 4=Severe

 Health=1  Fire=1  Reactivity=1

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All ingredients on Canadian DSL and USA TSCA lists

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1. Product Identification

 Synonyms: formerly registered with USEPA as "Alken® V-5"
 CAS Number:  Not Applicable to Mixtures
 Chemical Formula:  Proprietary Mixture
 Formula ID Codes:  340

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2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number  OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV   % Weight
 Water  7732-18-5   NDA   NDA   30 - 40
 Poly(oxyethylene (dimethyliminio)ethylene dichloride  31512-74-0   NDA   NDA   60

Ingredients not precisely identified are proprietary and/or non-hazardous per 29 CFR 1910-1200 and/or represent less than 1%... All chemical ingredients appear on the EPA TSCA inventory.

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3. Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview: CAUTION: Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing.

Potential Health Effects:

  • Signs and Symptoms of Acute Overexposure: Mild irritant. Effects may range from none to mild, depending on the length of exposure, solution concentration, and first aid measures. Non-irritating to skin. May cause irritation or corrosion of mucous membranes and the lungs. Exposed individuals should be monitored for respiratory distress, bronchitis or pneumonia.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Chronic overexposure: NDA
  • Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known

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4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation:Remove victim to fresh air. If individual experiences nausea, headache, dizziness, has difficulty breathing or is cyanotic, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If swallowed, call a Physician or Poison Control Center immediately. Rinse mouth with copious amounts of water or milk, and then give 1 or 2 glasses of water. Avoid giving alcohol or alcohol related products. If individual is semi-comatose, do not give fluids by mouth. If product was intentionally ingested in large quantity, take individual to the nearest medical facility.
  • Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Repeat washing. Get medical attention if skin is burned or if irritation persists.
  • Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water or normal saline for 15 minutes. Take exposed individual to a health care professional, preferably an ophthalmologist, for further evaluation.
  • Note to Physician: No specific antidote is known. Treat symptoms.

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5. Fire Fighting Measures

 Flash Point: 100 degrees C (212 degrees F) by Pensky-Martens Closed-Cup test method

Flammability Limits: NA

Autoignition temp: NA

Fire Extinguishing Media: Water, dry chemical, or alcohol-resistant foaming fire.

Special Fire-Fighting Information: Wear NIOSH-approved SCBA. Use water spray to cool containers

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Contact with reactive metals may release explosive hydrogen gas.

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6. Accidental Release Measures

Important: Before responding to a spill or leak of this product, review each section of the MSDS. Follow recommendations given for Handling, Precautions sections. Check the Fire and Explosion Data section to determine if the use of non-sparking tools is merited. Dike spillage, pump to drums; or collect with absorbent material and place in containers made of tested compatible material (see Section 7). Initially, minimize area affected by the spill or leak. Block any potential routes to water systems (e.g. sewers, streams, lakes, etc.) Based on the product's toxicological and chemical properties, and on the size and location of the spill, assess the impact oon contaminated environments (e.g. water systems, ground, air equipment etc.). There are no methods available to completely eliminate any toxicity this product may have on aquatic environments. Determine if federal, state and local release notification is required (see Regulatory Classification section of MSDS).Recover as much of the pure product as possible into appropriate contained environments. Spill or leak residuals may have to be collected and disposed of. Clay, soil, or commercially available absorbents may be used to recover any material that can not readily be recovered as pure product. Flushing residual material to an industrial sewer, if present at the site of a spill or leak incident may be acceptable, if authorized approval is obtained. If product and/or/spill/leak residuals are flushed to an industrial sewer, insure that they do not come into contact with incompatible materials. Contact person(s) responsible for the operation of your facility's industrial sewer system prior to intentionally flushing or pumping spills or leaks of this product ro the industrial sewer.
Contaminated Materials: Contact a company experienced in industrial waste management to handle disposal of contaminated material.

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7. Handling and Storage

 Store in cool dry place away from acids and oxidizers. Keep container closed when not in use. Store at moderate temperatures, do not freeze.

Tested Compatible Materials: Polypropylene, Plexiglass, Teflon, PVC - flexible or rigid, Buna-N rubber, Viton, EPDM rubber, Neoprene, Fiberglass, Polyethylene - low density, Tygon, Tyril 880, Gum rubber, Silicone rubber, Hypalon, Aluminum 5052 H34, Stainless steels 304 and 316. No data concerning materials not listed should be implied by the user.

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8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
  • Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): None require in normal use. Use organic vapor canister if needed.
  • Skin Protection: Long sleeved clothing and oil resistant gloves (butyl or nitrile)
  • Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles if applied indoors
  • Other Control Measures:
ACGIH: CAS# 111-42-2: 0.46 ppm; 2 mg/m3; skin potential for cutaneous absorption
OSHA Vacated PELs: 2 ppm TWA; 15 mg/m3 TWA

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9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance and Color: Transparent pale yellow color liquid.
  • Odor: Mild
  • Solubility in Water: Completely miscible with water, insoluble in most organic solvents
  • Specific Gravity: 1.15 g/mL
  • pH: 11.2
  • % volatile by volume @ 21C (70F): NDA
  • Boiling Point: >100 degrees C (>212 degrees F)
  • Melting Point: NDA
  • Vapor Density (Air=1): =water
  • Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NDA
  • Evaporation Rate (Bu. Acetate=1): = Water

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10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Stability: Product is stable under normal conditions
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products: Unknown, but carbon monoxide may be released if burned.
  • Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
  • Incompatibility: Anionic polymers. polyacrylates, poly(acrylic acid)
  • Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible substances

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11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS# 7732-18-5: ZC0110000/ CAS# 31512-74-0: TR1650000
LD50/LC50: CAS# 31512-74-0: Oral, male:LD50 = 1951 mg/kg; Female: 2587 mg/kg; Acute Dermal LD50 > 2,000 mg/kg; Acute Inhalation LC50: 2.9 mg/L:
  • Carcinogenicity: Ingredients not listed as carcinogens by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTR, or OSHA. A two year rat carcinogenicity study showed a slight increase in c-cell adenomas in female rats. Studies with male rats and male and female mice did not show any evidence of carcinogenic response. This product is not considered a carcinogen.

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12. Ecological Information

  • Environmental Fate: This product is not likely to bioconcentrate.

  • Environmental Toxicity: Acute Aquatic Fish Toxicity LC50 : fathead minnow 0.37 mg/L; Daphnia Magna 0.37 mg/L; Bluegill sunfish 0.34 mg/L; Rainbow trout 0.47 mg/L.
    Acute Marine Fish Toxicity LC50 (96 hr): Sheepshead minnow . 600.0 mg/L, Mysid Shrimp 13.0 mg/L
    Acute Avian Oral Toxicity: LC50 : Mallard ducks 805.0 mg/kg; Bobwhite quail 1,100.0 mg/kg
    Avian Dietary Toxicity: LC50 : Mallard ducks >5,620.0 ppm; Bobwhite quail . 20,000.0 ppm
  • Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters, unless in accordance with the requirements of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, and the permitting authority has been notified in writing, prior to discharge. In foreign countries, verify discharges with environmental management authorities.

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13. Disposal Considerations

 RCRA Hazard Class (if discarded): Neat, unused product is not considered a hazardous waste, according to RCRA regulations 40 CFR 261. For proper disposal of used materials, an assessment must be completed to determine the proper waste management options permissible under applicable rules, regulations and/or laws governing client's location. Use until less than 1 inch remains in the container, triple rinse with clean water. Contact local sewerage treatment plant authority for permission to discharge rinse water- effluent containing rinse water created by rinsing empty drum from ALKEN® ANTISTAT 340. For additional advice about discharging effluent containing this product, contact the nearest USA State Water Board or Regional Office of the USEPA. Then remove or deface product label to avoid confusion if pail or drum is later refilled with another liquid product. Clean, empty containers should be recycled or disposed of through an approved waste management facility

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14. Transportation Information

  • DOT Proper Shipping Name:  Not regulated as a hazardous material
  • DOT Hazard Class: NDA
  • UN /NA Number: NDA
  • Packing Group: NDA
  • DOT Label: "Class 55 (Item 048580, sub 3): "Cleaning or washing compound NOI, liquid, in drums or pails".

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15. Regulatory Information

  • TSCA:  (40CFR 710) All chemical ingredients are listed on the TSCA 8(b) inventory. None of the ingredients are on the Health and Safety Reporting List, are under Chemical Test rule, are listed under TSCA Section 12B, or have a SNUR under TSCA
  • CERCLA Reportable Quantity: This product does NOT contain ingredients that have Reportable Quantity (RQ) requirements under US 40 CFR 117.302
  • Clean Water Act: This product contains no ingredients that CWA lists on its "Hazardous Substances", "Priority Pollutant" or "Toxic Pollutant" lists.
  • Clean Air Act: No ingredients listed as a hazardous air pollutant (HAP). This product does not contain any Class 1 or Class 2 ozone depletors, nor was it made with such chemicals.
  • OSHA: None of the chemicals in this formula are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances: None
Section 311 Hazard Categorization: Chronic Health, Acute Health, Fire
Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: T None above de minimus levels
  • STATE Right to Know: Ingredients NOT listed on the following RTK lists: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Tennessee
  • California Proposition 65 labeling requirements: This product contains the following chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects: CAS# 92091-28-6, Dichloroethyl ether (<10 ppm), CAS# 123-91-1, 1,4-Dioxane (trace), and (<20 ppb), CAS# 62-75-9, N-nitrosodimethylamine (<20 ppb), all originating from CAS#31512-74-0, Poly (oxyethylene dimethyliminio)ethylene (dimethyliminio)ethylene dichloride), representing 60% of this product.
  • TDG Classification: not regulated as hazardous
  • Canadian DSL: All ingredients listed on the Canadian DSL. Product is approved for sale in Canada
  • Canadian WHMIS Classification: None
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: N-nitrosodimethylamine, CAS# 62-75-9 (<20 ppb) and 1,4-Dioxane, CAS# 123-91-1 (trace) ARE listed on the CIDL, but other ingredients do not appear on this list. This MSDS has been prepared according to the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and the MSDS contains all of the information required by the CPR.

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16. Other Information

Reason for Revision: Routine Review & Revision

Alken-Murray Corporation provides the information contained herein in good faith, in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Alken-Murray warrants that this product is of merchantable quality. The implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose is limited to the extent the products are used for the purpose or uses described on the product's label or in any written instructions or materials distributed to the buyer by Alken-Murray and is hereby disclaimed should buyer use the products in a manner inconsistent with this uses or purposes described therein. In no event shall Alken-Murray be liable for any consequential, exemplary, or incidental damages incurred by buyer even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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