BBBCY - UN 1978 PROPANE

  • MSDS: BBBCY
  • Manufacturer: UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM
  • Product Name: UN 1978 PROPANE
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00B010039
Product Identification

Product ID:UN 1978 PROPANE
MSDS Date:06/01/1979
FSC:6830
NIIN:00B010039
MSDS Number: BBBCY

Responsible Party
UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM
HOUSTON, TX 77001
US

Emergency Phone: 713960-7500

Info Phone: 713960-7769

Cage: DO819

Contractor
UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM
120 HOUSTON, TX 77001 US

Telephone: 713960-7769

Cage: DO819

Ingredients

PROPANE

CAS: 74-98-6

RTECS: TX2275000

OSHA PEL 1000 PPM

ACGIH TLV: ASPHYXIANT; 9192

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:YES
Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION:EXPOSURE TO HIGH CONCENTRATIONS CAN
LEAD TO FROM DIZZINESS TO ANESTHESIA AND RESPIRATORY
ARREST.SKIN:CRYOGENIC EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE FROST BITE.EYES:CONTACT
WITH VAPOR MAY PRESENT MODERATE IRR ITATION.

First Aid

First Aid:IF OVEREXPOSED,REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GUARD AGAINST SELF
INJURY.APPLY ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF BREATHING HAS
STOPPED.CONSULT A PHYSICIAN.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:-104.44DEG C
Lower Limits:2.15
Upper Limits:9.60
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE EXPLOSION PROOF METERS AND ELIMINATE ALL
SOURCES OF IGNITION.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SHUT OFF SUPPLY OF GAS.ELIMINATE SOURCES OF
IGNITION,VENTILATE AREA.DISPERSE WITH WATER SPRAY.IF LIQUID ENTERS
WATERWAY OR SEWERS,NOTIFY LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP FROM HEAT SOURCES.STORE IN
UPRIGHT POSITION.DON'T DROP.KEEP FROM OXYGEN,CHLORINE,COMBUSTIBLE
ORGANIC & OXIDIZING MATERIALS.KEEP IN COOL VENT AREA
Other Precautions:KEEP AWAY POSSIBLE SOURCES OF IGNITION. USE EXPLOSION
PROOF METERS.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:NORMALLY NOT REQUIRED.
Ventilation:GENERAL EXHAUST,USING EXPLOSION PROOF EQUIPMENT.
Protective Gloves:PROTECTIVE CRYOGENIC GLOVES
Eye Protection:NORMALLY NOT NEEDED
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-42.02DEGC
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-189.9DEG C
Vapor Pres:6309
Vapor Density:1.52
Spec Gravity:0.59
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS,ODORLESS (ODORANT ADDED TO COMMERCIAL
PRODUCT FOR IDENTIFICATION)
Corrosion Rate:CC

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
MIXING OXYGEN OR AIR EXCEPT AT BURNER, STRONG OXIDANTS
Stability Condition to Avoid:EXCESSIVELY HIGH TEMPERATURES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:CONTROLLED FLARING

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