Material Safety Data Sheet

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SECTION I - Material Identity
Item Name............................... EDM 244 (NUCLEAR APPROVED)/PARAFFINIC HYDROCARBON
Part Number/Trade Name.................. EDM 244 (NUCLEAR APPROVED)/PARAFFINIC HYDROCARBON
National Stock Number................... 9150PEDM244
CAGE Code............................... COMMO
Part Number Indicator................... A
MSDS Number............................. 195882
HAZ Code................................ B

SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name....................... COMMONWEALTH OIL CORP
Street.................................. 2080 FERRISS RD N., HARROW
City.................................... ONTARIO
Country................................. CA
Zip Code................................ N0R1G0
Emergency Phone......................... 613-996-6666
Information Phone....................... 519-738-3503

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised.............. 23SEP03
Active Indicator........................ Y

Alternate Vendors

SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Appearance/Odor......................... CLEAR AND COLORLESS/ODORLESS
Boiling Point........................... 489F
Melting Point........................... NA
Vapor Pressure.......................... 0.1
Vapor Density........................... >1
Specific Gravity........................ 0.770
Evaporation Rate........................ <0.1
Solubility in Water..................... NOT SOLUBLE
Chemical pH............................. NA
Container Type.......................... R
Container Pressure Code................. 4
Temperature Code........................ 8
Product State Code...................... L

SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point............................. 239
Flash Point Method...................... COC
Lower Explosion Limit................... 8.7
Upper Explosion Limit................... 1.3
Extinguishing Media..................... DRY CHEMICAL, FOA, CO2, WATER MIST OR FOG
Special Fire Fighting Procedures........ DO NOT USE FORCE DSTREAM AS THIS COULD CAUSE FIRE TO SPREAD. SCBA SHOULD BE WORN BY FIREFIGHTERS
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards.......... LOW HAZARD; LIQUIDS MAY BURN UPON HEATING TO TEMPS AT OR ABOVE FLASH PT.

SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability............................... YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid........... NA
Materials to Avoid...................... STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Hazardous Decomposition Products........ FUMES, SMOKE, CARBON MONOXIDE
Hazardous Polymerization................ NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid...... WILL NOT OCCUR

SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Route of Entry: Skin.................... YES
Route of Entry: Ingestion............... U
Route of Entry: Inhalation.............. U
Health Hazards - Acute and Chronic...... VAPORS, MISTS, OR FUMES MAY BE IRRITATING TO EYES, NOSE, THROAT, LUNGS.
Carcinogenity: NTP...................... NO
Carcinogenity: IARC..................... NO
Carcinogenity: OSHA..................... NO
Symptoms of Overexposure................ [EYE, SKIN] IRRITATION
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure.... NA
Emergency/First Aid Procedures.......... [EYE] FLUSH W/WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. LIFTING EYELIDS, IF CONTACTS ARE WORN, REMOVE IMMEDIATELY AS THEY MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SEVERITY OF THE IRRITATION, IF IRRITATION PERSISTS OR OCCURS, SEEK MED. ATTN. [SKIN] FLUSH W/WATER, WASH WITH MILD SOAP, REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING, LAUNDER BEFORE REUSE. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS OR OCCURS, SEEK MED. ATTN. [INHALE] MOVE TO FRESH AIR, IF NECESSARY GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION OR OXYGEN. GET MED. ATTN. [INGEST] DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! GET IMMED. MED. ATTN. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled...... DIKE AND CONTAIN SPILL, USE A SUITABLE, NON-COMBUSTIBLE ABSORBENT TO CLEAN UP SPILL, SHOVEL INTO SUITABLE CONT. VENTILATE AREA
Neutralizing Agent...................... NA
Waste Disposal Method................... IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE, LOCAL, AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
Handling and Storage Precautions........ USE PROPER GROUNDING PROCEDURES, KEEP CONT. CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. STORE IN COOL, VENTIALTED AREA, DO NOT STORE NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION
Other Precautions....................... READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL CAUTIONS, LABELS AND MSDS BEFORE USING ANY CHEMICAL PRODUCT.

SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection.................. NA
Ventilation............................. LOCAL EXHAUST
Protective Gloves....................... RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection.......................... SAFTEY GLASSES/GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment.............. NA
Work Hygenic Practices.................. WASH HANDS THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING
Supplemental Health/Safety Data......... REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING /LAUNDER BEFORE REUSE. WASH HANDS AFTER EACH USE AND BEFORE EATING, DRINKING, ETC. MINIMIZE CONTACT OF PRODUCT ON SKIN.

SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye............................. YES
Protect Skin............................ YES
Protect Respiratory..................... NO
Chronic Indicator....................... UNKNOWN
Contact Code............................ UNKNOWN
Fire Code............................... UNKNOWN
Health Code............................. UNKNOWN
React Code.............................. UNKNOWN
Specific Hazard and Precaution.......... NO TARGET ORGANS LISTED FOR CHRONIC EXPOSURES

SECTION X - Transportation Data

SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
Volatile Organic Compounds (P/G)........ 0
Volatile Organic Compounds (G/L)........ 0

SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information
Ingredient #............................ 01
Ingredient Name......................... NO HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS LISTED
CAS Number.............................. 1001
Percent................................. 0

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