Effective Date: 03/16/2007

 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: msds@alken-murray.com 
 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 Class: "E" (CORROSIVE)

All ingredients on Canadian DSL and USA TSCA lists with no SNUR

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1. Product Identification

 Synonyms:  Cooling Water Corrosion Inhibitor
 CAS Number:  Not applicable to mixtures
 Chemical Formula:  Proprietary Mixture
 Formula ID Codes:  767

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2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number  OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV   % Weight
 Water  7732-18-5   NDA   NDA  35 - 45
 Sodium hydroxide  1310-73-2  2 mg/m3  2 mg/m3  20 - 30
Sodium molybdate dihydrate  7631-95-0   NDA  10.7 mg/m3  20 - 25
 Maleic anhydride, polymer with ethyl acrylate  113221-69-5  NDA   NDA   1 - 5
 Hydroxyphosphono-acetic acid  23783-26-8  NDA   NDA   1 - 5
 Sodium tolytriazole  64665-57-2  NDA   NDA   1 - 5
 Zinc oxide  1314-13-2  10 mg/m3   10 mg/m3   1 - 5

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: Prolonged skin contact can be destrctive to tissue. Potential eye damage from contact.

Potential Health Effects:

  • Signs and Symptoms of Acute Overexposure: Irritating, possibly corrosive. Inhalation of mists from product causes irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Chronic overexposure: Prolonged skin contact will cause irritation, defattting, possible dermatitis. Wash with soap and water. See a physician if irritation occurs. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
  • Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known.

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4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Get prompt medical attention.
  • Ingestion: Not significantly toxic or corrosive. Induce vomiting if a large amount is ingested. Get medical attention.
  • Skin Contact: Wash skin with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse. Get medical attention if skin is burned or if irritation persists.
  • Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
  • Note to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

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5. Fire Fighting Measures

Flash Point: None by Pensky-Martens Closed-Cup Method

Flammability Limits: NDA

Autoignition temp: NDA

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

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

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: NDA

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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 washed to the sewer.

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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. Do not ingest or inhale.

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8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
  • Personal Respirators (NIOSH or EIN Approved): Use approved mist filter.
  • Skin Protection: Neoprene gloves, boots and apron. Body covering clothing/
  • Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles, to protect from splashing, optional.
  • Other Control Measures: None.

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9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance and Color: Clear amber liquid.
  • Odor: Low odor
  • Solubility in Water: Miscible
  • Specific Gravity: 1.35
  • pH: 13.0
  • % volatile by volume @ 21C (70F): NDA
  • Boiling Point: 212 degrees F/ 100 degrees C
  • Melting Point: NDA
  • Vapor Density (Air=1): NDA
  • Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NDA
  • Evaporation Rate (Bu. Acetate=1): NDA

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10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Stability: Product is stable under normal conditions
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen gas, nitrogen and phosphorous oxides
  • Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
  • Incompatibility: Reactive metals such as zinc and aluminum
  • Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible metals.

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11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS# 1310-73-2: WB4900000 / CAS# 7631-95-0: QA5075000 / CAS# 7732-18-5: ZC0110000 / CAS# 113221-69-5:NDA / CAS# 23783-26-8: NDA / CAS# 64665-57-2:1003731ST / CAS# 1314-13-2: ZH4810000
LC50/LD50: CAS# 1310-73-2: skin, rabbit: 500 mg/24H severe; eye rabbit: 50 ug/24H severe / CAS# 7631-95-0: Oral, rat LD50 = 4 g/Kg / CAS# 7732-18-5: LD50= 90 mL/Kg / CAS# 113221-69-5: Oral, rat LD50 = 2400 mg/Kg / CAS# 23783-26-8: Oral, rat LD50 = 2766 mg/Kg / CAS# 64665-57-2: Oral, rat LD50 = 1980 mg/Kg / CAS# 1314-13-2: Oral, rat LD50 = 240 mg/Kg; Oral, mouse LD50 = 7950 mg/Kg
  • Carcinogenicity:
ACGIH-A3 - Molybdenum soluble compounds (sodium or ammonium) "confirmed animal carcinogen" list, but NOT listed IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA lists.
Zinc oxide, "suspected animal carcinogen" list, but NOT listed IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA lists
Other ingredients are NOT found on any lists published by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA

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12. Ecological Information

Environmental Fate: This product is not likely to bioconcentrate

Environmental Toxicity: NDA

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13. Disposal Considerations
 RCRA Hazard Class (if discarded): CORROSIVE D002 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: Caustic alkali liquid, NOS, class 8, UN 1719, PG II
  • DOT Hazard Class: (8)
  • UN Number: 1719
  • Packing Group: II
  • DOT Label: Caustic alkali liquid, N.O.S. (contains sodium hydroxide), class 8, UN1719, PG II

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15. Regulatory Information

  • TSCA: (40CFR 710) All chemical ingredients are listed on the TSCA inventory with no SNUR or special reporting required.
  • CERCLA Reportable Quantity: 1,000 lbs of sodium hydroxide (approx. 1300 gal. of product)

..................................Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances: Sodium hydroxide Final RQ = 1000 lbs (454 Kg)

..................................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)

  • Clean Water Act: CAS# 1310-73-2 is listed as a hazardous substance under CWA
  • 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.
  • STATE-RIGHT TO KNOW LISTS: Sodium hydroxide, CAS# 1310-73-2, representing 25% of this product, is listed on the following RTK lists: California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Massachussetts. Zinc oxide, CAS#1314-13-2, representing 1.6% of this product, is listed on the following RTK lists: California, Ilinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Minnesota & Rhode Island. Other ingredients checked and verified NOT included on California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachussetts, Maine, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island.
  • California Proposition 65 Labeling: This product contains the following chemical(s) known to the state of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects and/or reproductive harm: zinc oxide, CAS# 1314-13-2 (1.6% of product).
  • Canadian DSL: All ingredients are listed on Canada's DSL List. Product is authorized for sale in Canada.
  • Canada WHMIS: " E" Corrosive
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: Sodium hydroxide, CAS 1310-73-2, comprising 25% of this product and Zinc oxide, CAS# 1314-13-2, comprising 1.6% of this product, ARE 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.
  • TDG Classification: Caustic alkali liquid, N.O.S. (contains sodium hydroxide), class 8, UN1719, 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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