Internal Wood Stabilizer MSDS

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Product name: internal wood stabilizer (i w s)
Product code: 88420
Hmis codes: h - 2 f - 0 r - 0 p - b
(Health - fire - reactivity - personal protection)
Hmis rating: 0=minimal, 1=slight, 2=moderate, 3=serious, 4=severe

SECTION I - MANUFACTURER IDENTIFICATION

Distributor and packaging: heartwood corp. Address: 2232 e. Burnside portland, or 97214 Emergency phone: 503-232-1705 Date prepared: 09-11-03 . Revised:

SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/IDENTITY INFORMATION

None

SECTION III - PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

SARA TITLE III / SECTION 313 SUPPLIER NOTIFICATION

This product contains the following toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the emergency planning and community right-to-know act of 1986 and of 40 cfr 372:

Boiling point: n.A.
Specific gravity (h2o=1): 1.04
Vapor density: n.A.
Evaporation rate: ‹1
V.O.C.: Na (zero) (ether=1)
Solubility in water: 100%
ph: 9.5 - 11
Appearance and odor: clear to pale gray

SECTION IV - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Internal wood stabilizer is considered non-flammable
Flash point: n.A.
Flammable limits in air by volume- lower: na upper: na
Extinguishing media: water
Special fire fighting procedures: self-contained breathing apparatus with a full face piece operated in a pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.
Unusual fire and explosion hazards: none

SECTION V - REACTIVITY DATA

Stability: stable
Conditions to avoid: strong oxidizing agents, acids
Incompatibility (materials to avoid): none
Hazardous decomposition or byproducts: none
Hazardous polymerization: will not occur

SECTION VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Inhalation health risks and symptoms of exposure: excessive inhalation of vapors can cause nasal and respiratory irritation.
Skin and eye contact health risks and symptoms of exposure:
Eye: may cause moderate eye irritation and slight corneal injury. Vapors may irritate eyes. In animals, Irritation and corneal injury healed primarily within 8 days.
Skin: prolonged or repeated and confined exposure may cause skin irritation. Repeated contact may cause Drying or flaking of skin.
Skin absorption health risks and symptoms of exposure: a single prolonged exposure is not likely to result in the material being absorbed through the skin in a harmful amount. The dermal ld50 has not been determined.

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SECTION VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA CONT.

Ingestion health risks and symptoms of exposure: swallowing can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Carcinogenicity: this material is not considered to be a carcinogen by the national toxicology program, the international agency for research on cancer, or the occupational safety and health administration.
Ntp? No iarc monographs? No osha regulated? No

Emergency and first aid procedures:
Eyes: irrigate with flowing water immediately and continuously for 15 minutes. Consult medical personnel.
Skin: wash off in flowing water or shower. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Ingestion: does not induce vomiting. Call physician and/or transport to emergency facility immediately.
Inhalation: remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give mouth to mouth resuscitation. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician.

SECTION VII - PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled:
Small spill- absorb liquid on paper, vermiculite, floor absorbent or other absorbent material and transfer to labeled containers.
Large spill- stop spill at source, dike area of spill to prevent spreading, pump liquid into salvage tank. Remaining liquid may be taken up on sand, clay, floor absorbent or other absorbent material and shoveled into containers.
Waste disposal method: review federal, provincial and local government requirements prior to disposal Precautions to be taken in handling and storing: exercise reasonable care and caution. Store in a cool place.
Other precautions: containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied, since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid and/or solids), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed.

SECTION VIII - CONTROL MEASURES

Respiratory protection: if tvl of the product or any component is exceeded, a niosh/msha jointly approved air supplied respirator is advised in absence of proper environmental control. Osha regulations also permit other niosh/msha respirators under specified condition.
Ventilation: provide general or mechanical ventilation or local exhaust to keep vapor concentrations below tlv of materials in section ii and lel in section iv.
Protective gloves: use impermeable gloves to prevent prolonged skin contact.
Eye protection: use safety eyewear designed to protect eyes against liquid splash and mists. Consult your safety equipment supplier.
Other protective clothing or equipment: use protective clothing to prevent skin contact. Use head caps, boots, chemical aprons when necessary.
Work/hygienic practices: eyewashes and safety showers in the workplace are recommended. Wash hands after using. Monitor exposure levels.

SECTION IX – DISCLAIMER

Notice: although the information and recommendations set forth herein (hereinafter “information”) are presented in good faith and believed to be correct as of the date hereof, heartwood corp makes no representations as to the completeness or accuracy thereof. Information is supplied upon the condition that the persons receiving it will make their own determination as to the suitability for their purposes prior to use. In no event will heartwood corp. Be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon information. No representations or warranties, either express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or of any other nature are made hereunder with respect to information or the product to which information refers.