BBFTC - TETRA-ETCH COMPOUND TEC-1

  • MSDS: BBFTC
  • Manufacturer: MEASUREMENTS GROUP
  • Product Name: TETRA-ETCH COMPOUND TEC-1
  • National Stock Number: 6850-00F000055
Product Identification

Product ID:TETRA-ETCH COMPOUND TEC-1
MSDS Date:10/21/1988
FSC:6850
NIIN:00F000055
MSDS Number: BBFTC

Responsible Party
MEASUREMENTS GROUP
RALEIGH, NC 27611
US

Emergency Phone: (919) 365-3800

Info Phone: (919) 365-3800

Cage: 88952

Contractor
MEASUREMENTS GROUP INC
WENDELL, NC 27591 US

Telephone: 919-365-3800

Cage: 88952

Ingredients

ETHYLENE GYLCOL DIMETHYL ETHER

CAS: 110-71-4

RTECS: KI1451000

Fraction By Weight: 75%


SODIUM NAPHTHALENE RADICAL

CAS: 11349-05-0

Fraction By Weight: 25%

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INHALATION: DIZZINESS, DROWSINESS,
ANESTHESIA, HEADACHE, & NAUSEA. SKIN/EYE: SEVERE IRRITATION,
POSSIBLE CAUSTIC BURNS, INJURY
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:RECENT STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT THE GYLCOL
DIMETHYL ETHER USED IN THIS PRODUCT CAUSES REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY IN
MICE SUCH AS TESTICULAR ATROPHY, TERATOGENIC EFFECTS/EMBRYO
TOXICITY.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:CERTAIN RARE INDIVIDUALS MAY SHOW A
HYPERSENSITIVITY TO NAPHTHALENE. BECAUSE OF THE TERATOGENIC EFFECTS
IN MICE OF THE GLYCOL ETHER SOLVENT, EXPOSURE OF PREGNANT FEMALES
SHOULD BE MINIMIZED.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: REMOVE AFFECTED INDIVIDUAL TO FRESH AIR. IF
BREATHING STOPS, GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION & SEEK MED ATT.
INGESTION: CONTACT PHYSICIAN. SKIN: FLUSH W/WATER; WASH THOROUGHLY
W/SOAP & WATER, REMOVE ANY CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. SEE PHYSICIAN.
EYES: FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINS, CONTACT PHYSICIAN.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point Method:COC
Flash Point:84F
Lower Limits:1.8%
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL-PREFERABLY W/A NITROGEN PROPELLANT AS
IN SOME TYPES OF LOW TEMPERATURE EXTINGUISHERS
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE A POSITIVE PRESSURE SUPPLIED AIR
RESPIRATOR OR A SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:THIS MATERIAL IGNITES READILY & BURNS
VIGOROUSLY.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:DIKE/COVER W/A MINERAL BASED FLAMMABLE LIQUID
ABSORBENT SUCH AS SAFESTEP. THIS MATERIAL IS ALSO CAUSTIC. USING
NON-SPARK TOOLS, TRANSFER MATERIAL INTO A POLYPROPYLENE OR
POLYETHYLENE DRUM/DISPOSE OF A CCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE/LOCAL
REGULATIONS.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:THIS MATERIAL MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO THE
ENVIRONMENT. DURING HANDLING, USE/DISPOSAL, AVOID CONTAMINATION OF
SOIL, DRAINS/WATER. AVOID BREATHING VAPOR.
Other Precautions:PRESSURE MAY BUILD UP DURING STORAGE OR WHEN SHAKING
UP THE CAN'S CONTENTS. ALLOW THE PRESSURE TO ESCAPE SLOWLY BEFORE
COMPLETELY OPENING THE CAN. PIERCE THE INNER SEAL W/A SMALL,
POINTED TOOL TO VENT PRESSURE. STORE <32F.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE ONLY NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR OR SUPPLIED
AIR BREATHING APPARATUS. CHEMICAL RESPIRATORS SHOULD BE FITTED
W/ORGANIC VAPOR CARTRIDGES.
Ventilation:ADEQUATE VENTILATION SUCH AS A FUME HOOD OR LOCAL EXHAUST
IS ESSENTIAL.
Protective Gloves:POLYETHYLENE OR NEOPRENE
Eye Protection:SAFETY GOGGLES
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:185F
Vapor Pres:48
Vapor Density:3.11
Spec Gravity:0.97
Evaporation Rate & Reference:(N-BU AC = 1): 5.0
Solubility in Water:APPRECIABLE
Appearance and Odor:GREEN-BLACK LIQUID, NAPHTHALENE/ETHER ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:75%

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
OXIDIZING MATERIALS
Stability Condition to Avoid:STORE <32F. HEAT, SPARKS & OPEN FLAMES.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:REACTS W/WATER TO FORM CAUSTIC SODA,
NAPHTHALENE, SMALL AMOUNTS OF HYDROGEN/OTHER POLYCYCLIC COMPOUNDS.
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:MOISTURE/HALOGENATED COMPOUNDS

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF LIQUID/SOLIDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL
FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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