BHCVQ - ASBESTOS SHEET,COMPRESSED: PART NO. UNKNOWN

Product Identification

MSDS Date:03/11/1989
FSC:5330
NIIN:01-020-6199
MSDS Number: BHCVQ

Responsible Party
MFR UNKNOWN/DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CTR PROCURED
700 ROBBINS AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19111-5096
US

Info Phone: 215-697-2000

Preparer: DOD HMIS/DGSC-SSH

Cage: JO772

Contractor
MFR UNKNOWN/DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CTR PROCURED
3990 PHILADELPHIA, PA 19111-5096 US

Telephone: 215-697-2000

Cage: JO772

Ingredients

ASBESTOS, CHRYSOTILE

CAS: 12001-29-5

RTECS: CI6478500

OSHA PEL 0.2 FIBERS/CC

ACGIH TLV: 2 FIBERS/CC; A1;9192


ASBESTOS & SYNTHETIC RUBBER COMPOSITION

RTECS: 9999999ZZ


GENERIC "MSDS". SPECIFIC ASBESTOS TYPE NOT KNOWN. ONE

RTECS: 9999999ZZ

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES IARC:YES OSHA:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: NO ACUTE EFFECTS ARE KNOWN;
CHRONIC: DUST FROM ABRASIVE ACTIONS(EG. CUTTING, MACHINING,
FILING, ETC.) MAY CONTAIN ASBESTOS FIBERS. CHRONIC OVEREXPOSURE
TO AIRBORNE FIBERS MAY LEAD TO ASBESTOSIS & MESOTHELIOMA.
SMOKINGCOMBINED W/FIBER INHALATION GREATLY INCREASES LUNG
CANCER RISK!
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:OVEREXPOSURE TO AIRBORNE CONCENTRATIONS
OF ASBESTOS MAY LEAD TO ASBESTOSIS AND MESOTHELIOMA.
Effects of Overexposure:INHAL: INHALATION OF AIRBORNE DUST CONTAINING
ASBESTOS FIBERS ON REPEATED EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE OR CAN LEAD TO
ASBESTOSIS / MESTHELIOMA; SKIN: N/K; EYE: POTENTIAL IRRITATION
FROM AIRBORNE DUST; I NGEST: N/K.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:RESPIRATORY DEFICIENCIES DUE TO
REPEATED INHALATION OF AIRBORNE FIBERS.

First Aid

First Aid:INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. OBTAIN MEDICAL ADVICE; SKIN:
WASH EXPOSED AREA WITH SOAP & WATER; EYE: FLOOD W/ WATER. IF
IRRITATION OCCURS, GET MEDICAL ATTN; INGEST: CONSULT A
PHYSICIAN; OTHER: CHANGE CLOTHING AS REQUIRED TO AVOID
CARRYING DUST PARTICLES INTO OTHER AREAS

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NONE
Extinguishing Media:MATERIAL IS NOT FLAMMABLE ; USE MEDIA APPROPRIATE
FOR SURROUNDING FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:COMBUSTION PRODUCTS OF THIS MATERIAL MAY BE
TOXIC. USE A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WHEN FIGHTING FIRES
INVOLVING CHEMCIAL PRODUCTS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE KNOWN

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:USE PROPER PERSONAL PROTECTION. VACUUM OR WET
CLEAN IF DUST IS INVOLVED. ANY VACUUM SYSTEM SHOULD BE EQUIPPED W/
AN OUTLET "HEPA" FILTER TO PREVENT REINTRODUCING ASBESTOS FIBERS TO
THE ATMOSPHERE.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:HANDLE IN A MATTER TO MINIMIZE
FORMATION OR RETENTION OF AIRBORNE DUST. USE PROPER PERSONAL
PROTECTION FOR TASK AT HAND. CHECK W/YOUR SAFETY OFFICE!!!
Other Precautions:AS MANUFACTURED, LOCKED-IN ASBESTOS DOES NOT PRESENT
A HAZARD. ONLY WHEN THE ITEM IS SUBJECTED TO ABRASIVE ACTIONS &
DUST IS GENERATED, THEN ASBESTOS FIBERS MAY BE RELEASED & BECOME
AIRBORNE.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:IF EXPOSURES EXCEED ESTABLISHED LIMITS, A
NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR FOR ASBESTOS SHOULD BE USED.
CONSULT YOUR SAFETY OFFICE/IH PERSONNEL FOR GUIDANCE FOR THE TASK
AT HAND.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST IS RECOMMENDED IN SITUATIONS WHERE DUST IS
GENERATED BY ABRASIVE ACTIONS, ABRASION OR OTHER MEANS.
Protective Gloves:AS REQUIRED FOR TASK AT HAND.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS OR GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:AS REQUIRED FOR TASK AT HAND, AND THE
GUIDANCE SET FORTH BY YOUR SAFETY OFFICE OR IH PERSONNEL
Work Hygienic Practices:DONOT INHALE DUST CREATED BY ABRADING ACTIONS.
USE FULL PROTECTION AGAINST AIRBORNE FIBERS. AVOID AIRBORNE DUST
CREATION
Supplemental Safety and Health
GENERIC "MSDS" CREATED FOR "NSN" IDENTIFIED BY "DISC" AS CONTAINING
ASBESTOS. WHEN A MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFIC "MSDS" IS PROVIDED FOR
MATERIAL PROCURED UNDER THIS NSN, THIS GENERIC "MSDS" WILL BE
REMOVED.

Chemical Properties

HCC:T6
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NONE
Solubility in Water:NOT SOLUBLE
Appearance and Odor:MANUFACTURED COMMODITY DESCRIBED BY LOGISTICS:
"ITEM-NAME"
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NONE

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE KNOWN
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE KNOWN

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DUST SHOULD BE HANDLED AS A HAZARDOUS AIR
POLLUTANT I/A/W 40CFR61 SUBPART "M" PERTAINING TO ASBESTOS. USE
LANDFILLS APPROVED FOR ASBESTOS DISPOSAL. NOTE IF ITEM UNDER
CONSIDERATION FOR DISPOSAL IS "FRIABLE OR NON-FRIABLE".

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