BHDLC - ALKALI, LAUNDRY

  • MSDS: BHDLC
  • Manufacturer: GURTLER CHEMICALS INC
  • Product Name: ALKALI, LAUNDRY
  • National Stock Number: 7930-00-300-0119
Product Identification

Product ID:ALKALI, LAUNDRY
MSDS Date:05/31/1989
FSC:7930
NIIN:00-300-0119
MSDS Number: BHDLC

Responsible Party
GURTLER CHEMICALS INC
15475 SOUTH LASALLE STREET
SOUTH HOLLAND, IL 60473
US

Emergency Phone: 312-331-2550

Info Phone: 312-331-2550

Preparer: MICHAEL JACOBS

Cage: DO315

Contractor
GURTLER CHEMICAL, INC
SOUTH HOLLAND, IL 60473

Telephone: 800-535-5053

Cage: DO315

Ingredients

SODIUM HYDROXIDE (SARA III)

CAS: 1310-73-2

RTECS: WB4900000

Fraction By Weight: 17% MIN

OSHA PEL 2 MG/M3

ACGIH TLV: C 2 MG/M3; 9293

EPA Report Quantity: 1000 LBS

DOT Report Quantity: 1000 LBS


SODIUM CARBONATE

CAS: 497-19-8

RTECS: VZ4050000

Fraction By Weight: 80% MAZ

ACGIH TLV: 10 MG/M3


MINERAL OIL (EXPOSURE REGULATED AS 'OIL MIST')

CAS: 8012-95-1

RTECS: PY8030000

Fraction By Weight: .50% MAX

OSHA PEL 5 MG/M3

ACGIH TLV: 5 MG/M3/10 STEL;9192


SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYLCULLULOSE

Fraction By Weight: 1.0% MIN

ACGIH TLV: 15 MG/M3

Hazards

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:YES Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CONTACT WITH EYES CAUSES SEVERE
DAMAGE. INGESTION WILL CAUSE ULCERATION

First Aid

First Aid:EYE AND SKIN CONTACT: WASH WITH COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WATER AND
SEEK MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. GIVE
LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER OR MILK ANDSEEK MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Fire Fighting

Flash Point:NA
Lower Limits:NA
Upper Limits:NA
Extinguishing Media:IS NON-COMBUSTIBLE. WATER SPRAY, DRY CHEMICAL, CO2,
FOAM MAYBE USED IN AREAS WHERE THIS PRODUCT IS STORED
Fire Fighting Procedures:PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR SKIN AND EYE
PROTECTION SHOULD BE WORN TO PROTECT AGAINST HIGHLY ALKALINE
CHEMICALS
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:THIS PRODUCT IS ALKALINE. AVOID CONTACT
WITH ACIDIC MATERIALS. ADDITION OF WATERCREATES SOME HEAT

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:STOP LEAK, CONTAIN/CLEAN UP IMMEDIATELY.
LIQUID: REMOVE BY VACUUM TRACT. SOLID: SCOOP/PLACE IN APPROVED
CONTAINER FOR DISPOSAL. NEUTRALIZE TRACES WITH DILUTE INORGANIC
ACID, HYDROCHLORIC, SULFURIC, N ITRIC, PHOSPHORIC, OR ACETICE ACID.
FLUSH AREA WTR
Neutralizing Agent:DILUTE INORGANIC ACID SUCH AS
HYDROCHLORIC,SULFURIC,NITRIC,PHOSPHORIC OR ACETIC

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:PREVENT EYE AND SKIN CONTACT.
CONTAINERS SHOULD BESTORED IN DRY AREAS. KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED
Other Precautions:EYE WASH FOUNTAIN SHOULD BE AVAILABLE. SAFETY SHOWER.
AVOID STORING NEXT TO STRONG ACIDS

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:DUST MASK
Ventilation:GOOD GENERAL VENTILATION SUFFICIENT FOR MOST OPERATIONS
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment:APRON AND BOOTS
Work Hygienic Practices:GENERAL
Supplemental Safety and Health
NK

Chemical Properties

HCC:B1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:NA
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:NA
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NA
Vapor Pres:NA
Vapor Density:NA
Spec Gravity:NA
pH:> 12.0
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NA
Solubility in Water:APPRECIABLE
Appearance and Odor:WHITE ODORLESS POWDER
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NA
Corrosion Rate:NA

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG ACIDS
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:MAY BE HAZARDOUS WASTE THEREFORE, SPECIFIC
REGUL. PACKAGE, STORE, TRANSPORT, DISPOSE OF ALL CLEAN-UPETC. IN
ACCD WITH ALL APPL FED., STATE, & LOCAL HEALTH REG. WILL DEPEND ON
THE PATURE OF WASTE & SHO ULD BE PREFORM BY COMPETENT CONTRACTORS.
NOTIFY

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