BHCMC - BEN-GAY EXTRA STRENGTH ARTHRITIS

Product Identification

Product ID:BEN-GAY EXTRA STRENGTH ARTHRITIS
MSDS Date:08/01/1988
FSC:6505
NIIN:00D002373
MSDS Number: BHCMC

Responsible Party
PFIZER INC./LEEMING-PACQUIN DIV.
100 JEFFERSON ROAD
PARSIPPANY, NJ 07054
US

Emergency Phone: 201-887-2100

Cage: EO144

Contractor
PFIZER INC./LEEMING-PACQUIN DIV.
PARSIPPANY, NJ 07054 US

Cage: EO144

Ingredients

GLYCERYL STEARATE

CAS: 123-94-4

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


SORBITAN TRISTEARATE

CAS: 26658-19-5

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


POLYSORBATE-85

CAS: 9005-67-8

RTECS: WG2934000

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


POTASSIUM STEARATE

CAS: 593-29-3

RTECS: WI4600000

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


XANTHAN GUM

CAS: 11138-66-2

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


METHYL SALICYLATE

CAS: 119-36-8

RTECS: VO4725000

Fraction By Weight: 30%.

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


MENTHOL

CAS: 89-78-1

RTECS: OT0350000

Fraction By Weight: 8%.

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


LANOLIN

CAS: 8006-54-0

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


WATER

CAS: 7732-18-5

RTECS: ZC0110000

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED


STEARIC ACID

CAS: 57-11-4

RTECS: WI2800000

OSHA PEL NONE ESTABLISHED

ACGIH TLV: NONE ESTABLISHED

Hazards

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL RAT(LD50)=6.20 G/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:EYE,SKIN & RESPIRATORY IRRITANT
W/OVEREXPOSURE. POSSIBLE SKIN SENSITIZER. CHRONIC:NONE KNOWN.
Effects of Overexposure:EYE:CAUSES IRRITATION, BURNING, & STINGING
SENSATION UPON CONTACT; SKIN CONTACT: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION &
SENSITIZATION; INHAL:MAY IRRITATE EYES, NOSE & THROAT; INGESTION:
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE REPORTED.

First Aid

First Aid:EYES:IMMEDIATELY IRRIGATE W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15
MIN. OBTAIN MED ATTN; SKIN: IF SEVERE IRRITATION DEVELOPS, REMOVE
CONTAMINATED CLOTHING & WASH SKIN THOROUGHLY W/MILD SOAP & WATER.
GET MED ATTN. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE O*2/ARTIFICIAL
RESPIRATION AS NEEDED. GET MED ATTN; INGEST:INDUCE VOMITING. OBTAIN
MED ATTN.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:FOAM,CARBON DIOXIDE,DRY CHEMICAL, OR WATER SPRAY.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTND, POS PRESSURE, BRTHNG APP &
FULL FIRE-FIGHTING PROTECTV GEAR.USE WATER TO KEEP CONTAINER COOL,
TO DILUTE & FLUSH SPILLS & REDUCE INTENSITY.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:DECOMPOSITION UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS WILL
GENERATE CARBON MONOXIDE & PHENOL & MAY GENERATE OTHER TOXIC
VAPORS.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:NOTIFY SAFETY PERSONNEL OF LEAKS OR SPILLS.
REMOVE IGNITION SOURCES,STOP RELEASE, & PROVIDE ADEQUATE
VENTILATION; COVER SPILL W/ INERT, NONCOMBUSTIBLE ABSORBANT
MATERIAL & PLACE IN DISPOSAL CONTAINER. DONOT ALLOW SPILL TO FLOW
TO SEWER OR PUBLIC WT.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL,DRY PLACE! STORE AS A
NFPA' CLASS III-B LIQUID. KEEP FIRE & SPARKS AWAY FROM CONTAINERS.
Other Precautions:FOLLOW MFR'S PRECAUTIONARY LABELING. PROLONGED
CONTACT MAY CAUSE SKIN IRRITATION & SENSITIZATION. KEEP AWAY FROM
CHILDREN TO AVOID ACCIDENTAL POISONING. DONOT SWALLOW-HARMFUL.
DONOT USE W/ A HEATING P AD!

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:CONSUMER PRODUCT: NONE SHOULD BE REQUIRED IF
USED I/A/W MFR'S DIRECTIONS. IN THE MANUFACTURING OF PRODUCT OR
WHERE LARGE BULK QUANTITIES EXIST, USE W/ ADEQUATE LOCAL EXHAUST
VENTILATION. IN CONFINED/E NCLOSED SPACE, USE NIOSH RESPR.
Ventilation:CONSUMER PRODUCT: NONE SHOULD BE REQUIRED IF USED I/A/W
MFR'S DIRECTIONS. OTHERWISE LOCAL EXHAUST & ELIMINATE FIRE/SPRK.
Protective Gloves:AS CONSUMER PRODUCT: NONE SHOULD BE REQD
Eye Protection:AS CONSUMER PRODUCT: AVOID EYE CONTACT.
Other Protective Equipment:NONE SHOULD BE NEEDED WHEN USED OR STORED AS
A CONSUMER PRODUCT. OTHERWISE, AS REQUIRED FOR TASK AT HAND.
Work Hygienic Practices:USE PRODUCT I/A/W MFR'S DIRECTIONS ON CONTAINER
FOLLOWING STATED PRECAUTIONS.
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

HCC:N1
Spec Gravity:1.005-1.025
Solubility in Water:INSOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:SMOOTH, WHITE HOMOGENEOUS CREAM WITH A
CHARACTERISTIC FRAGRANCE.

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS & STRONG ALKALIES. TRACES OF IRON WILL CAUSE
DISCOLORATION.
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID FIRE & SPARKS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS WILL GENERATE
CARBON MONOXIDE & PHENOL & OTHER POTENTIALLY TOXIC VAPORS.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:WASTE MATERIAL CAN BE BURNED IN A SUITABLE
INCINERATOR OR DISPOSED OF VIA A LICENSED WASTE DISPOSAL COMPANY.

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