MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
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Revised Date: 01/20/12
HMIS Health-1 Flammibility-0 Reactivity-0
SECTION I-Product Information
Manufacturer: A.V.W. Inc.
24 Hour Emergency Phone Number: 800-424-9300
Product Name: Heavy Duty Parts Cleaner
Methylene Chloride CAS# 75-09-2 TWA 50
Carbon Dioxide CAS# 124-38-9 TWA 10000
Boiling Point: 104 F
Specific Gravity: (H2O=1)=1.29
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): 355 a 68 F
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Appearance: Colorless liquid with penetrating ether like odor.
Flash Point: None
Extinguishing Media: Water, CO2, Foam, Dry Chemical
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Do not store containers in temperatures above 120 F.
Unusual Fire and Explosion: Forms flammable vapor air mixtures. Lower temperatures increase the difficulty of getting it to ignite.
Time Weighted Average (TWA): 50 ppm
Chloride is a chemical known to the state of
Acute Chronic Health Effects: Excessive exposure may cause irritation to upper respiratory tract. Excessive exposure may cause carboxyhemoglobinemia, thereby impairing the bloods ability to transport oxygen.
Primary Routes of Entry: X Inhalation X Skin X Ingestion
Effects of Overexposure: Eyes- may cause pain, moderate eye irritation and slight corneal injury. Vapors may irritate eyes.
Skin- May cause irritation, even a burn. Repeated contact may cause drying or flaking of the skin.
Inhalation- In confined or poorly ventilated areas, vapors can readily accumulate and cause unconsciousness and death.
Ingestion- Drowsiness, dizziness, headache
Eyes- Flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Inhalation- Move to fresh air. Get medical attention.
Ingestion- Do not induce vomiting. Get immediate medical attention.
Stability: Stable X
Conditions to Avoid: Hydrolysis producing small amounts of hydrochloric acid possible with gross water contamination. Avoid open flames, welding arcs, or other high temperature sources which induce thermal decomposition.
Incompatibility: Strong oxidizers; caustics, chemically active metals such as aluminum, magnesium and sodium.
Steps to take in case material is released or spilled: Use absorbent material and trash receptacle. Waste disposal method Federal and Local
Respiratory Protection: Adequate ventilation.
Gloves (type): Neoprene
Eye Protection: Glasses (if required)
Other Protective Equipment: None
Precautions to be taken in handling and storing: read and follow all label directions. Do not store containers at temperatures over 120 F.