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Material Safety Data Sheet

TranSorb

 

 

 

Identity (Trade Name as Used on Label)

 

 

Manufacturer:

IMPAK Corporation

MSDS Number* :

M137

Address:

2460 East 57th St

Los Angeles, CA 90058

CAS Number* :

 

Phone Number(For Information):

323/277-4700

Date Prepared:

August 22, 2001

Emergency Phone Number:

323/277-4700

Prepared By* :

G.E. McKedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 1 - Material Identification and Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

Components - Chemical Name & Common Names

(Hazardous Components 1% or greater; Carcinogens 0.1% or greater)

%*

OSHA

PEL

ACGIH

TLV

OTHER LIMITS

RECOMMENDED

Calcium Chloride

15-50%

N/A

N/A

 

N/A

Vermiculite

50-75%

N/A

10mg/m

Total

3mg/m

(respirable dust)

30 mppcf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Hazardous Ingredients High density polyethylene fiber (Tyvek)

5-10%

 

TOTAL

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 2 - Physical/Chemical Characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boiling

Point

N/A

Specific Gravity

(H20 = 1)

2.2-2.5*

Vapor Pressure

(mm Hg and Temperature

N/A

Melting

Point

1350F / (732C)

Vapor Density

(Air =1)

N/A

Evaporation Rate

(__________=1)

N/A

Solubility

in Water

Calcium chloride is soluble in water, but the vermiculite is not.

Water

Reactive

Not reactive, but will adsorb moisture.

Appearance

and Odor

White sealed bags containing granules.

 

*Vermiculite



 

 

 

 

 

Section 3 - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flash Point and

Methods Used

N/A

Auto-Ignition

Temperature

626-662F

330-350C

(Tyvek)

Flammability Limits in

Air % by Volume

N/A

LEL

UEL

Extinguisher

Media

Use extinguishing media for the surrounding fire. The silica gel is not combustible.

Special Fire

Fighting Procedures

Silica gel will get hot when it adsorbs moisture rapidly. The calcium chloride and vermiculite are not combustible.

Unusual Fire and

Explosion Hazards

None.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 4 - Reactivity Hazard Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

STABILITY

Stable

Unstable

Conditions

To Avoid

Moisture and high humidity environments.

Incompatibility

(Materials to Avoid)

Sulfuric acid, water

Hazardous

Decomposition Products

Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, water & hydrocarbons.

Hazardous Polymerization

May Occur

Will Not Occur

Conditions

To Avoid

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Section 5 - Health Hazard Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIMARY ROUTES Inhalation Ingestion

OF ENTRY Skin Absorption Not Hazardous

CARCINOGEN NTP OSHA

LISTED IN IARC Monograph Not Listed

HEALTH HAZARDS

Acute

May cause eye, skin and mucous membrane irritation and drying.

 

Chronic

May cause eye, skin and mucous membrane irritation and drying.

Signs and Symptoms

of Exposure

Drying, discomfort and irritation.

Medical Conditions

Generally Aggravated by Exposure

Respiratory ailments

EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES - Seek medical assistance for further treatment, observation and support if necessary.

Eye Contact

Flush with copious amounts of water. Get medical attention.

SkinContact

Wash with large amounts of water.

Inhalation

Remove affected person to fresh air.

Ingestion

Ingestion is unlikely, however if ingestion occurs, it may cause gastrointestinal blockage. Seek medical attention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 6 - Control and Protective Measures

 

 

 

 

 

 

Respiratory Protection

(Specify Type)

Use NIOSH approved respirator when the exposure limits are exceeded.

Protective Gloves

Light Cotton Gloves.

Eye Protection

Safety glasses

VENTILATION

Local Exhaust

Mechanical (General)

Special

TO BE USED

In confined situations.

 

 

 

Other (Specify)

Use appropriate ventilation to maintain the air quality levels below threshold limits.

Other Protective

Clothing and Equipment

None

Hygienic Work

Practices

Avoid raining dust. Follow good, hygienic work practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 7 - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use/Leak Procedures

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steps to be Taken if Material Is Spilled Or Released

Sweep or vacuum up and place the spilled material in a waste disposal container. Avoid raising dust. Wash with soap and water after handling.

Waste Disposal

Methods

Disposal in an approved landfill according to federal, state and local regulations.

Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage

Store in a cool, dry location

Other Precautions and/or Special Hazards

Keep in sealed containers away from moisture. The silica gel with readily adsorb moisture.

 

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