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Glycerin MSDS


MSDS GLYCERIN 99.7 % USP


SECTION 1. PRODUCT IDENIFICATION

TRADE NAME: GLYCERINE 99.7 % USP

CHEMICAL NAME: Glycerine 99.7 % USP

CAS NO. 56-81-5

CHEMICAL FORMULA: C3 H8 03

SECTION 2. COMPOSITION

APPROXIMATE WEIGHT %

Glycerine 99.7 %

SECTION 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Form: Liquid
Color: Colorless
Odor: Faint
Water Solubility: Soluble
pH: 7 (at 10% in H20)

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Immediate concerns: WARING: May cause eye irritation. Wear eye protection when handling this
product. Wash thoroughly after handling

Eyes: May cause minor eye irritation

Skin: No harmful effects have been reported upon contact with skin.

Ingestion: May cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, flushing of the face, hypertention,
and loss of consciousness; or abnormal liver and kidney functions.

Inhalation: No harmful effects have been reported upon inhalation

SECTION 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION, continued


Primary routes of entry: Eyes, Ingestion
Target organs: Eyes; Kidneys (high dosage)
Carcinogenicity: Not listed by NTP, IARC, ACGIH, or OSHA as a carcinogen.

SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes or more, lifting
upper and lower lids intermittently. See a physician or ophthalmologist and show this data sheet.

Skin: Immediately and thoroughly wash off with soap and water.

Ingestion: Drink 1-2 glasses of water and seek medical attention.

Inhalation: Not expected to present an inhalation exposure at normal conditions. Remove from area
to fresh air and consult a physician.

SECTION 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FLASH POINT: > 320°F Method – Cleveland Open Cup

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Dry Chemical, Water Fog, Alcohol Foam

PRODUCTS IN CASE OF FIRE: Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Water or foam may cause frothing which can be violent,
especially if sprayed into containers of hot, burning liquid.

SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS:
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand (MSHA/NIOSH approved or
equivalent) and full protective gear.

OSHA FLAMMABLE CLASS: None

SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES


METHODS FOR CLEANING UP:

Small Spills – May be flushed into normal drainage or taken up with absorbent material.

Large Spills – Stop spill at source, dike area to prevent spreading, pump liquid to salvage tank.
Remaining liquid may be taken up with absorbent material and shoveled into
containers.

RELEASE NOTES:
US Regulations require reporting spills of this material that could reach any surface waters. The toll
free number for the US Coast Guard National Response Center is (800) 424-8802
In case of a road or rail accident or spill notify CHEMTREC at (800) 424-9300

SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

GENERAL PROCEDURES:
Advice on protection None Known against fire and explosion.

STORAGE:
Requirements for storage Keep in closed or covered containers when not in use.
areas and containers Store in cool, dry place with adequate ventilation.

Do not store near heat or open flame.
Further Information Exercise caution when handling contents of the container.
Wash with soap and water before eating, drinking, smoking
Or using toilet facilities. Whenever possible, use mechanical
Means to move large and/or heavy objects to help prevent
Back injuries.

SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

OSHA HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS (29 CFR 1910.1200)

Components CAS No. Basis Type Value Note
1,2,3-Propanetriol 56-81-5 OSHA PEL TWA 5 mg/m3
ACGIH TLV TWA 10 mg/m3
PERSONAL PROTECTTION EQUIPMENT
Hygiene Measures No smoking, eating or drinking allowed when using this product.

Wash hands before breaks and at end of work shift.

Avoid Skin and Eye Contact.

Containers, even those that have been emptied, will retain product residue and vapors. Always obey hazard warnings
and handle empty containers as if they were full.

Respiratory protection If vapors or mists are generated, wear a NIOSHA/MSHA
approved organic vapor/mist respirator.

Hand protection Gloves not required but recommended (PVC).

Eye protection Splash proof goggles recommended.

Engineering controls Good general ventilation should be sufficient for most conditions. Local exhaust ventilation may be necessary for some operations.

SECTION 9. PHYSCIAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Form: Liquid
Color: Colorless
Odor: Faint
Water Solubility: Soluble
pH: 7 (at 10% in H20)
Vapor pressure 0.003 mbar at 122.00°F
Density 1.26 g/cm3
Volatile organic compound > 1%

SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Conditions to avoid Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous polymerization No
Stability Yes

SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Skin irritation The toxic effects of this material is not known.
Eye irritation The toxic effects of this material is not known.

SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION


Ecological notes No data available.

SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Dispose of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Products disposal and Incinerate in an authorized and permitted thermal treatment
Disposal requirements facility or chemical or biological treatment in authorized and
Permitted facilities is recommended

SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

SEA TRANSPORT IMDG: Not regulated
AIR TRANSPORT ICAO/IATA: Not regulated
US DOT CFR Road & Rail: Not regulated
CANADA Transport of Dangerous goods TDG Road & Rail: Not regulated

SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

UNITED STATES
SARA Section 311/312 Fire: No
Pressure generating: No
Reactivity: No
Acute: No
Chromic: No
TSCA (Toxic Substance TSCA Inventory
Control Act) Notification: Yes
All intentional ingredients are listed in the TSCA Inventory or
comply with TSCA Polymer Exemption critieria per 40 CFR 723 SECTION 13
Notification: Yes
California Proposition 65 Notification: No Statement This product does not contain any substance(s) which are
defined by the state of California to cause cancer, bith defects, or other reproductive effects.
Canada Canadian Environmental Protection Act
All intentional ingredients are listed on the DSL (Domestic
Substance List) or have been notified pursuant to the NSN
regulations.

SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

HMIS Codes Fire: 1
Health: 1
Physical Hazard: 0
Protection: X
Manufacturer disclaimer: While the information and recommendations contained herein are believed to be
accurate, we make no warranty with respect hereto and disclaim all liability for reliance thereon.


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