BBPPM - FANSTEEL VR/WESSON TUNGSTEN CARBIDE TOOLS

  • MSDS: BBPPM
  • Manufacturer: FANSTEEL VR WESSON
  • Product Name: FANSTEEL VR/WESSON TUNGSTEN CARBIDE TOOLS
  • National Stock Number: 9535-00F004145
Product Identification

Product ID:FANSTEEL VR/WESSON TUNGSTEN CARBIDE TOOLS
MSDS Date:11/25/1985
FSC:9535
NIIN:00F004145
MSDS Number: BBPPM

Responsible Party
FANSTEEL VR/WESSON
203 LISLE RD
LEXINGTON, KY 40505

Emergency Phone: 606-252-1431

Info Phone: 606-252-1431

Cage: 97901

Contractor
FANSTEEL VR/WESSON
LEXINGTON, KY 40505

Telephone: 606-252-1431

Cage: 97901

Ingredients

TUNGSTEN CARBIDE

CAS: 12070-12-1

RTECS: YO7250000

Fraction By Weight: 62-97%

OSHA PEL 5 MG/M3/10 STEL (W)

ACGIH TLV: 5 MG/M3/10 STEL (W)


COBALT (SARA III)

CAS: 7440-48-4

RTECS: GF8750000

Fraction By Weight: 3-25%

OSHA PEL 0.1 MG/M3;AS CO

ACGIH TLV: 0.05 MG/M3;DUST 9293


TANTALUM CARBIDE

CAS: 12070-06-3

Fraction By Weight: 0-50%

OSHA PEL 5 MG/CUM

ACGIH TLV: 5 MG/CUM


CHROMIUM CARBIDE

Fraction By Weight: 0-1.5%

OSHA PEL 1 MG/CUM (CR +3)

ACGIH TLV: 0.5 MG/CUM (CR +3)


CHROMIUM (SARA III)

CAS: 7440-47-3

RTECS: GB4200000

Fraction By Weight: 0-1.0%

OSHA PEL 1 MG/M3

ACGIH TLV: 0.5 MG/M3; 9192

EPA Report Quantity: 1 LB

DOT Report Quantity: 1 LB

Hazards

Effects of Overexposure:INHALATION: DUST IRRITATE NOSE/THROAT.
SKIN/EYE: IRRITATION. INGESTION: BLOOD/HEART.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION: SYMPTOMS COUGHING/WHEEZING/SHORTNESS OF BREATH.
SKIN: WASH AFFECTED AREA W/SOAP & WATER. EYE: FLUSH W/COPIOUS
AMOUNTS OF WATER. INGESTION: IF SWALLOWED, DILUTE W/A LARGE AMOUNT
OF WATER, I NDUCE VOMITING/SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION.

Fire Fighting

Extinguishing Media:USE DRY SAND/DOLOMITE/FIRE EXTINGUISHER/FLOOD WITH
WATER.
Fire Fighting Procedures:SMALL AREA USE TOXIC DUSTS/RESP. LARGE AREA
USE SCBA.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:IF DUST PRESENT A FIRE/EXPLOSION
HAZARD/UNDER RARE CONDITIONS.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:VENTILATE AREA SPILL. CLEAN UP USE METHODS
WHICH AVOID DUST GENERATION SUCH AS VACU , WET DUST MOP OR WET
CLEAN-UP. IF AIRBORNE DUST IS GENERATED, USE AN APOPRIATE NIOSH
APPROVED RESPIRATOR.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:MAINTAIN GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PROCEDURES
TO PREVENT DUST ACCUMULATION DURING GRINDING. AVOID
DUSTNHALATION/DIRECT SKIN CONTACT WITH DUST
Other Precautions:WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING, BEFORE EATING OR SMOKING.
WASH EXPOSED SKIN AT THE END OF WORK. DUST SHOULD BE REMOVED BY
WASHINGR VACUUMING THE CLOTHING, RAGS, OR OTHER ITEMS.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR IF AIRBORNE DUST
EXCEED PEL/TLV.
Ventilation:PROVIDE LOCAL EXHAUST VENTITATION TO KEEP BELOW TLV
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES/GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING/BARRIER CREAM TO
PRVENT INJURY.
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

Spec Gravity:8.9
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:GRAY TO SILVER METAL/NO ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:0

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
CONTACT OF DUST W/STRONG OXIDIZERS MAY CAUSE FIRE/EXPLOSIONS
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROPRIATE
GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS. MAY BE SOLD AS SCRAP FOR RECLAIM.

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