BHDDS - PROPANE, ID # 0000000004

  • MSDS: BHDDS
  • Manufacturer: GREAT PLAINS GAS
  • Product Name: PROPANE, ID # 0000000004
  • National Stock Number: 6830-00-261-7445
Product Identification

Product ID:PROPANE, ID # 0000000004
MSDS Date:05/27/1987
FSC:6830
NIIN:00-261-7445
MSDS Number: BHDDS

Responsible Party
GREAT PLAINS GAS
233 SO. DUFF AVE.
AMES, IA 50010
US

Emergency Phone: 800-424-9300

Info Phone: 515-232-2610 OR 515-597-2664

Cage: OCB81

Contractor
GREAT PLAINS GAS
AMES, IA 50010 US

Telephone: 800-424-9300

Cage: OCB81

Ingredients

PROPANE

CAS: 74-98-6

RTECS: TX2275000

OSHA PEL 1000 PPM

ACGIH TLV: ASPHYXIANT; 9192

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:PERSONNEL WITH PRE-EXISTING CHRONIC
RESPIRATORY DISEASES SHOULD AVOID EXPOSURE TO THIS MATERIAL.
Effects of Overexposure:IF INHALED CAUSES RAPID BREATHING, HEADACHE,
DIZZINESS, VISUAL DISTURBANCES, MUSCULAR WEAKNESS, TREMORS,
NARCOSIS, UNCONSCIOUSNESS, AND DEATH. IF CONTACTED WITH EYES CAN
CAUSE FREEZE BURNS LEADING TO BLINDNESS. CAN CAUSE DERMAL AND
IN-TERNAL FREEZE BURNS DUE TO SOLID AND LIQUID FORMS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONNEL WITH PRE-EXISTING CHRONIC
RESPIRATORY DISEASES SHOULD AVOID EXPOSURE TO THIS MATERIAL.

First Aid

First Aid:INHALATION:IMMEDIATELY REMOVE FROM CONTAMINATED AREA TO FRESH
AIR. FOR RESPIRA- TORY DISTRESS, GIVE AIR, OXYGEN, AND/OR
ADMINISTER CPR.KEEP VICTIM WARM & QUIET.EYE CONTACT:RINSE
IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER . FLUSH EYES WITH WATER FOR 10 - 15 MIN.IF
IRRITATION PERSISTS CALL OPTOMETRIST. SKIN CONTACT: FROZEN TISSUE
SHOULD BE FLOODED OR SOAKED WITH WARM WATER,NOT HOT.INGESTION:RINSE
MOUTH,DRINK MILK/WATER

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:-160F
Lower Limits:2.0%
Upper Limits:9.5%
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CO2, HALOGENATED EXTINGUISHING AGENT
Fire Fighting Procedures:GAS FIRES SHOULD NOT BE EXTINGUISHED UNLESS
THE GAS FLOW CAN BE STOPPED IMMED. SHUT OFF GAS FLOW AND ALLOW
FIRE TO BURN ITSELF OUT.WATER COOL EXPOSED EQUIPMENT
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:GAS FORMS FLAMMABLE MIXTURES WITH
AIR.BURNS IN THE OPEN OR BE EXPLOSIVE IN CON- FINED SPACES.
FLASHBACKS ARE POSSIBLE. ALKANE/CHLORINE GAS MIXTURES = EXPLOSION.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION.EVACUATE
PERSONNEL.STOP SOURCE OF RELEASE WITH NON-SPARKING TOOLS BE-FORE
PUTTING OUT ANY FIRE.VENTILATE ENCLOSED AREASWATER SPRAY MAY BE
USED TO REDUCE VAPORS. LIQUID SPILLS FORM VAPOR CLOUDS, AVOID
VAPOR CLOUDS.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:USE PRESSURE-REDUCING REGULATOR WHEN
CONNECTING TOLOWER PRESSURE PIPING SYSTEMS. PREVENT ENTRAPMENT.USE
CHECK VALVE TO PREVENT BACK-FLOW.CHAIN CYLIND.
Other Precautions:STORE/USE GAS CONTAINERS IN WELL-VENTILATED AREAS.
STORAGE AREAS SHOULD BE FREE OF DAMPNESS, SALT AND CORROSIVE
CHEMICALS AS WELL AS HEAT/IGNITION SOURCES. SEGREGATE
FULL/EMPTY CYLINDERS.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST AND GENERAL ROOM VENTILATION MAY BOTH BE
ESSENTIAL IN WORK AREAS TO PREVENT ACCUMULATION EXPL. MIXES.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS PLASTIC OR NEOPRENE-COATED
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL-TYPE GOGGLES AND FACE SHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE GEAR
Work Hygienic Practices:EMERG. EYE WASH FOUNTAINS & SAFETY SHOWERS
Supplemental Safety and Health
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Chemical Properties

HCC:G2
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-43F
Vapor Pres:*SEE BELOW
Spec Gravity:0.51
Solubility in Water:MODERATE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS LIQUID/INVISIBLE VAPOR; FIANT GASSY ODOR

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG ACIDS, ALKALIES, AND OXIDIZERS SUCH AS CHLORINE (GAS OR LIQUID)
AND OXYGEN.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, SPARKS, AND OPEN FLAMES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:COMBUSTION MAY PRODUCE CARBON MONOXIDE
AND OTHER HARMFUL SUBSTANCES

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:WHEN IT BECOMES NECESSARY TO DISPOSE OF GASES,
IT IS PREFERABLE TO DO SO AS A VAPOR. THESE GASES MAYBE USED AS AN
AUXILIARY FUEL OR DISPOSED OF BY BURNING IN PROPERLY DESIGNED
FLARE OR INCINERATOR. VENTING OF GASES TO ATMOSPHERE SHOULD BE
AVOIDED.

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