ALKEN® Scaloff 463

  Product Technical Bulletin
Effective Date: 02/22/2007


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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
 Manufacturer's Cage Code: 2A384
For chemical emergency - spill, leak, fire or accident - call CHEMTREC - day or night - (800) 424-9300 in North America - For foreign emergencies -(703) 527-3887 collect calls accepted.

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NFPA Hazard Ratings:

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

 Health=2  Fire=0  Reactivity=0


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Canadian WHMIS Classification D 2 B

All ingredients on Canadian DSL and USA TSCA lists

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1. Product Identification

 Synonyms:  Liquid Anti-Scale Multi-Treatment Solution
 CAS Number:  Not applicable to mixtures
 Chemical Formula:  Proprietary Mixture
 Formula ID Codes:  463

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2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number  OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV  % Weight
Water  7732-18-5  NDA  NDA  64 - 86
 Sodium hydroxide  1310-73-2    2mg/m3   2mg/m3   10 - 15
 Sodium hexametaphosphate  10124-56-8  NDA  NDA  1 - 10
 Sodium sulfite  7757-83-7  NDA  NDA  1 - 10

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: DANGER! Corrosive. Toxic. Harmful if swallowed. Causes eye and skin burns.Causes digestive and respiratory tract burns.

Potential Health Effects:

  • Signs and Symptoms of Acute Overexposure: Severe eye and skin irritation and possible burns, possible permanent injury
  • Signs and Symptoms of Chronic overexposure: NDA
  • Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Ingestion may cause severe allergic reaction in some asthmatics.

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4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Get prompt medical attention if irritation persists
  • Ingestion: Give victim 2 - 4 glasses of water or fruit juice to drink to dilute the product. Get medical advice.
  • Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash skin with soap and water. Wash clothing before reuse.
  • Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
  • Note to Physician: None

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5. Fire Fighting Measures

Flash Point: None by PMCC

Flammability Limits: NA

Autoignition temp: NA

Fire Extinguishing Media: Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical

Special Fire-Fighting Information: Wear NIOSH-approved SCNA. Use water spray to cool containers and to knock down fumes.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Sulfur dioxide as may be released if sodium sulfite is heated above 900 degrees C.

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6. Accidental Release Measures

Dike spillage, pump to drums; or collect with absorbent material and place in plastic or stainless steel containers. May be neutralized with lime or soda ash, washed to sewer with ample water..

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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. Avoid contact with liquid, mists or dried residues. Follow disposal instructions for hazardous chemical waste. Do not ingest or inhale. Wash hands before eating.

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8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
  • Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): Use approved dust/mist filter.
    Skin Protection: Rubber or plastic gloves, boots and apron. Body covering clothing, rubber or plastic apron.
  • Skin Protection: Long sleeved clothing and cotton gloves
  • Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles, full face-shield
  • Other Control Measures: NDA

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9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance and Color: Brown liquid.
  • Odor: Faint odor
  • Solubility in Water: Miscible
  • Specific Gravity: 1.08
  • pH: 12.5
  • % volatile by volume @ 21C (70F): Nil
  • Boiling Point: 212 degrees F
  • Melting Point: NA
  • Vapor Density (Air=1): NA
  • Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NA
  • Evaporation Rate (Bu. Acetate=1): NA

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10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Stability: Product is stable.
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toxic fumes of sodium oxide, sodium peroxide fumesS
  • Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
  • Incompatibility: Reacts with mineral acids to form corresponding salts; reacts with weak acids gases like hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, and carbon dioxide; ignites when in contact with cinnamaldehyde or zinc; and reacts explosively with a mixture of chloroform and methane. Corrosive to metals such as aluminum, tin, and zinc as well as to alloys such as steel, and may cause formation of flammable hydrogen gas. Incompatible with aluminum + arsenical materials, ammonia + silver nitrate, benzene-1,4-diol, N,N'-Bis(trinitroethyl) urea, bromine, 4-chlorobutyronitrile, chloroform + methanol, 4-chloro-2-methylphenol, cyanogen azide, diborane, 2,2-dichloro-3,3-dimethylbutane, glycols, maleic anhydride, 4-methyl-2-penten-4-yn-1-ol, nitrobenzene, sodium tetrahydroborate, sugars, 1,2,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene, 1,1,1-trichloroethanol, trichloroethylene, trichloronitromethane, zinc, zirconium
  • Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible chemicals

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11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS# 7732-18-5: ZC0110000 / CAS# 1310-73-2: WB4900000 / CAS# 10124-56-8: NDA/CAS# 7757-83-7: WE2150000
LD/LC50: CAS# 7732-18-5: LD50= >90 mL/Kg / CAS# 1310-73-2: skin, rabbit: 500 mg/24H severe; eye rabbit: 50 ug/24H severe / CAS# 10124-56-8: Oral, rat LD50 = 6200 mg/Kg; Oral, mouse LD50 = 4320 mg/Kg / CAS 7757-83-7: Oral, mouse:LD50 = 820 mg/kg/ x
  • Carcinogenicity: Ingredients not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTR, or OSHA

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12. Ecological Information

Environmental Fate: This product is not likely to bioconcentrate

Environmental Toxicity: CAS 7757-83-7 - Fish Toxicity: LC50 (96 hr) fathead minnow GT100 mg/l Water flea: 32 mg/L

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13. Disposal Considerations

 RCRA Hazard Class (if discarded): D002 Corrosive. Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste facility. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Empty containers may contain residues. Thoroughly clean empty container, then offer for recycling, reuse or disposal in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.

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14. Transportation Information

  • DOT Proper Shipping Name: Corrosive Liquid, N.O.S.,(contains sodium hydroxide, hexametaphosphate) Class 8.UN 1760, PG II
  • DOT Hazard Class: (8) Corrosive
  • UN Number: NDA
  • Packing Group: II
  • DOT Label: Corrosive Liquid, N.O.S.(contains sodium hydroxide, hexametaphosphate), Class 8, UN 1760, PG II

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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: 1,000 lbs. (454 Kg) of sodium hydroxide, approximately 6000 gal of product.
    Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances:
    CAS 1310-73-2 Final RQ = 1000 lbs (454 kg) CAS 10124-56-8 Final RQ = 5000 lbs (2270 kg): listed under sodium phosphate, tribasic
    Section 311 Hazard Categorization: Acute Health
    Section 313 Toxic Chemicals:
    This material contains sodium hydroxide (CAS 1310-73-2) which is subject to reporting requirements of Section 313 or Sara Title III and 40 CFR Part 373. 1,000 lb Final RQ (454 Kg). Sodium hydroxide represents 14% of this product, contributing to its alkaline pH of 12.5.
  • Clean Water Act: CAS 10124-56-8 is listed as a Hazardous substance under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this formula are listed as toxic pollutants or priority pollutants
  • Clean Air Act: This product does not contain any HAP (Hazardous Air Pollutants) or Class 1 or Class 2 ozone depletors, nor was it made with such chemicals.
  • FDA: This product complies with 21 CFR 184.1139 regulations for boiler water additives used in preparation of steam that will contact food.
  • USDA: This product was authorized for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants, as class "G6", for treatment of steam that contacts food.
  • STATE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LISTS: Sodium hydroxide, CAS#1310-73-2 (14 %) is listed on the following RTK lists, including California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Massachussetts. Other ingredients checked and verified NOT included on California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachussetts, Maine, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island.
  • Not subject to Proposition 65 labeling requirements
  • WGK (Water Danger/Protection): ) CAS# 1310-73-2: 1 / 7757-83-7: 1 /10124-56-8: 1
  • Canadian DSL: Product ingredients are included on Canadian DSL, so product is authorized for sale in Canada.
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: Sodium hydroxide, CAS 1310-73-2, comprising 14% of this product IS listed on the CIDL, but other ingredients are "NOT CONTROLLED". 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.
  • Canadian WHMIS: Corrosive Liquid - E
  • TDG Classification: Corrosive Liquid, N.O.S.(contains sodium hydroxide, hexametaphosphate), Class 8, UN 1760, PG II

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16. Other Information

Reason for Revision: Routine Review and 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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