North American Emergency
Response Guidebook rated DOT "Combustible IIIA" for transport
by air,, truck or ocean.
1. Product Identification
Alken 862 Demulsifier
Not applicable to mixtures
Formula ID Codes:
2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Aliphatic petroleum solvent
5 - 25
Aliphatic & cyclic amines
5 - 30
Ingredients not precisely
identified are proprietary and/or non-hazardous. All chemical ingredients
appear on the EPA TSCA inventory.
3. Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview: Caution: Eye
and respiratory irritant.
Potential Health Effects:
Signs and Symptoms of
Acute Overexposure: Eye,
respiratory irritation, dizziness, fatigue, headache, unconsciousness or
Signs and Symptoms of
Chronic overexposure: Dermatitis
and defatting of skin
Medical Conditions Generally
Aggravated by Exposure:
Allergies, chronic asthma may be exacerbated by fumes from this product..
Ingestion: Irritation of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus
and stomach can develop following ingestion.
4. First Aid Measures
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. If breathing
is impaired, administer oxygen. Keep patient warm and quie.t
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting.
Give patient 2 -
4 glasses of water or milk to drink to dilute the product. Get medical
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
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point: 150 degrees F O(65.5 degrees C)
Flammability Limits: NA
Autoignition temp: NA
Fire Extinguishing Media:
Foam, water fog, carbon
dioxide, dry chemical. Do not use a direct stream of water. Product will
float and can be reignited on surface of water.
Special Fire-Fighting Information:
When entering confined
space, wear positive pressure NIOSH-approved SCNA, full bunker gear (helmet
with face shield, bunker coats, gloves and rubber boots) Use water spray
to cool containers, to prevent weakening of container structure or buildup
of vapor pressure which could result in container rupture.
Unusual Fire and Explosion
Hazards: Vapors are
heavier than air and may travel along the ground.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Caution - combustible. Eliminate potential sources of
ignition. Wear Appropriate respirator and other protective clothing. Contain
spill. Remove with vacuum trucks or pump to storage/slavage vessels. Soak
up residue with an absorbent such as clay, sand, or other suitable material;
place in non-leaking containers and seal tightly for proper disposal. Flush
area with water to remove trace residue dispose of flush solution as above.
For Small Spills: Take up with an absorbent material and
place in a non-leaking container for proper disposal.
7. Handling and Storage
Store in cool dry place. Keep
container closed when not in use.
8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection
Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
(NIOSH Approved): if
needed, use respirator to screen out nuisance dust
Skin Protection: Long sleeved clothing and oil-resistant
Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles or face mask.
Other Control Measures:
ACGIH (TVL) Limits: CAS 64742-88-7 -100 ppm; OSHA PEL: CAS 64742-88-7 -100 ppm;
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance and Color:
Clear straw colored
Odor: Aromatic odor
Solubility in Water:
Specific Gravity: 0.8114 at 70 degrees F
Density - lbs/gal: 6.76
% volatile by volume
@ 21C (70F): NDA
Boiling Point: 350 degrees F (176.6 degrees C)
Melting Point: NA
Vapor Density (Air=1): = > 1
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): = < 5
Evaporation Rate (Bu.
Acetate=1): = < 1
10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Product is stable under normal conditions.
monixide and ioxide on combustion
Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
Incompatibility: Strong oxidizers. May soften some plastics.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTR,
12. Ecological Information
Environmental Fate: CAS# 61791-24-0 is readily biodegradable
by the closed bottle test.
Environmental Toxicity: CAS# 61791-24-0: 96 hr. EC50 = 2.9 mg/L
for Zebra fish (nominal concentration)
13. Disposal Considerations
RCRA Hazard Class (if
discarded): This product
is not considered a hazardous waste according to RCRA regulations. Wash
containers down with water before disposal. Dispose in accordance with federal,
state and local regulations for heating fuel.
14. Transportation Information
DOT Proper Shipping Name:
Not regulated as
hazardous by DOT when packaged in drums of 120 gallons
Containers above 120 gallons:
DOT Proper Shipping Name: Petroleum Distillates, N.O.S. (Contains
DOT Hazard Class: NA for containers of < 120 gallons, otherwise
class III, Combustible liquid
Packing Group: III
UN CODE: 1268
DOT Label: NA for containers of < 120 gallons, otherwise label
as Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Liquid N.O.S
15. Regulatory Information
TSCA: All ingredients are listed on the TSCA
inventory with no special reporting regulations.
CERCLA Reportable Quantity: Not subject to CERCLA reporting
STATE Right-To-Know Lists: on Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California,
CLEAN AIR ACT: This product does not contain, nor does
was it directly manufactured with any class I or II ozone depleting substances.
CLEAN WATER ACT/OIL POLLUTION
ACT: This product is classified as an oil under Section 31 of the Water
Act (40 CFR 110) and the Oil Pollution
Act of 1990. Discharges or spills which produce a visible sheen on either
surface water or waterways/sewers which lead to surface water, must be
reported to the National Response Center at 800-424-8802.
CANADA: Ingredients listed on the Non-Domestic
WHMIS classification: CAS# 61791-24-0: 028, E
Not subject to Proposition 65
EINECS: CAS 61791-24-0 is on the European Inventory of
Existing Commercial Substances
16. Other Information
Reason for Revision: Emergency CHEMTREC information and centigrade
flash point added.
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.