BBDRD - COMPAX TOOL BLANKS

Product Identification

Product ID:COMPAX TOOL BLANKS
MSDS Date:07/11/1986
FSC:3415
NIIN:00D000988
MSDS Number: BBDRD

Responsible Party
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.,SPECIALTY MATERIALS DEPT.
6325 HUNTLEY RD
WORTHINGTON, OH 43085

Emergency Phone: 614-438-2205

Info Phone: 614-438-2205

Preparer: P.D.ST.PIERRE

Cage: OD426

Contractor
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
WATERFORD, NY 12188 US

Telephone: 518-237-3330

Cage: OD426

Ingredients

DIAMOND (CARBON)

CAS: 7782-40-3

ACGIH TLV: 10 MG/CUM (GRAPHITE)


TUNGSTEN CARBIDE

CAS: 12718-69-3

RTECS: YO7525000

OSHA PEL 5 MG/CUM (TUNGSTEN)

ACGIH TLV: 5 MG/CUM (TUNGSTEN)


COBALT (SARA III)

CAS: 7440-48-4

RTECS: GF8750000

Fraction By Weight: 10-13%

OSHA PEL 0.1 MG/M3;AS CO

ACGIH TLV: 0.05 MG/M3;DUST 9293

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:HAZARD OF THIS PRODUCT IS THE DUST
PRODUCED DURING GRINDING OPERATIONS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:A W.GERMAN LIST OF POSSIBLE CARCINOGENS
CONTAINS COBALT. IT IS NOT LISTED BY U.S. AGENCIES.
Effects of Overexposure:EYE:IRRITATION. SKIN:IRRITATION PLUS POSSIBLE
COBALT SENSITIZATION RASH. INHALED:IRRITATION. INGESTION:NO
INFORMATION AVAILABLE.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:RESPIRATORY DISEASES

First Aid

First Aid:EYE:FLUSH WITH WATER.GET MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR PHYSICAL
INJURY OR PROLONGED IRRITATION. SKIN:WASH WITH SOAP & WATER.
INHALED:REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTED:GIVE
LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER & INDUCE VOMITING. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:USE MEDIA APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:NONE
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:SWEEP UP & DISPOSE AS INERT SOLID.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:OTHER THAN NORMAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DUST
GENERATED DURING USE, NONE
Other Precautions:TAKE ALL NORMAL PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT OPERATOR FROM
DUST INHALATION AND PHYSICAL INJURY DURING USE OF THE PRODUCT.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE NIOSH DUST RESPIRATOR OR SUPPLIED AIR
RESPIRATOR IF EXPOSURE EXCEEDS TLV OF NUISANCE DUST.
Ventilation:USE LOCAL EXHAUST TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV OF
NUISANCE DUST.
Protective Gloves:FOR PHYSICAL PROTECTION AS NEEDED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES/GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:APRONS,SHIELDS,ETC.,AS NEEDED FOR WORK BEING
PERFORMED.
Work Hygienic Practices:USE NORMAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE PROCEDURES.
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:6000C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:2870C
Vapor Pres:[email protected]
Spec Gravity:3.5
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NOT VOLITILE
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:POLYCRYSTALLINE SOLID,NO ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:0

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
TUNGSTEN CARBIDE IS SOLUBLE IN STRONG ACIDS
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE KNOWN
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE KNOWN

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE I/A/W FEDERAL,STATE,LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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