Essentially Similar to U.S. Department of Labor Form OSHA

Revised 01/20/12

HMIS Health-1 Flammibility-3 Reactivity-0

SECTION I-Product Information

Manufacturer: A.V.W. Inc.        

24 Hour Emergency Phone Number: 800-424-9300

Product Name:  Ink & Adhesive Remover


Hazardous Ingredients                                                  

2-Butoxyethanol                               CAS# 111-76.-2                                 TWA   100                

Isopropanol                                      CAS# 6763-0                                      TWA  400                                     

Mineral Spirit                                   CAS# 8052-41-3                                TWA   200                    

Propane                                             CAS# 74-98-6                                     TWA1000                    

Butane                                               CAS# 106-97-8                                   TWA  800                   


Physical Data

Boiling Point: 188 F

Specific Gravity (H2O=1)=0.86

Solubility in water: .0%

Appearance:  Colorless liquid with penetrating cellosolve odor


Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point: 98F Extremely Flammable Level 3 Aerosol

Extinguishing media: Water, CO2, and foam, dry chemical

Special fire Fighting Procedures: Do not expose containers to temps above 120° F.

Unusual fire and Explosion: Forms flammable vapor-air mixtures. Lower temperatures increase the difficulty of getting it to ignite.


Health Hazard Data

Time weighted average (TWA): 100 ppm based in the raw material.

Carcinogen: NO

Acute chronic health effects: Excessive exposure may cause irritation to upper respiratory tract.  Excessive exposure may cause carboxyhemoglobinemia, they’re by impairing the blood’s ability to transport oxygen.

Primary Routes of Entry: X Inhalation X Skin X Ingestion

Effects of Overexposure: Eyes-May causes pain, moderate eye irritation and slight corneal injury.  Vapors may irritate eyes.

Skin: May cause irritation. Repeated contact may cause drying or flaking of skin.

Inhalation: In confined or poorly ventilated areas, vapors can readily accumulated and cause unconsciousness and death.

Ingestion: May be harmful.

Emergency First Aid Procedures: Eyes- Flush with water 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritant persist.

Skin: Wash with soap and water.

Ingestion:  Do not induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Get medical attention


Reactivity Data

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 & sodium.


Spill or Leak Procedures

Steps to take in case material is released or spilled: Use absorbent material and trash receptacle.  Waste disposal method Federal and Local regulations.


Special Protection Information

Respiratory Protection: Adequate ventilation.

Gloves (type): Chemical resistant

Eye protection: Glasses if required

Other Protective Equipment: None


Special Precautions

Precautions to be taken in handling and storing read and follow all label directions. Do not store containers at temperatures above 120°F.