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Material Safety Data Sheet

SPI #02473-RA and #02473-AB Victawet® 12 Surface Release Agent


Section 1: Identification

Date Effective...........  January 8, 2009
                           (most recent revision)

Chemical Name/Synonyms...  Bis(polyoxyethylene)  
                           2-ethylhexyl phosphate 

Synonym..................  Phosphoric acid, mono 
                           (2-ethylhexyl)ester, 
                           polymer with oxirane  

Chemical Family..........  Mixture


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Product or Trade Name....  SPI #02473-RA and #02473-AB
                           Victawet® 12 Surface Release Agent

                           
CAS #....................  68460-10-6

Chemical Formula.........  Not known




Section 2 Composition / Information on Ingredients

Substance Description                                                %       CAS# 

Phosphoric acid, mono(2-ethylhexyl)   ester, polymer w/oxirane      100.00  68460-10-6



Section 3: Hazard Identification

Appearance and Odor:
    Yellow-tan colored, clear liquid with mild odor.

Statement of Hazards
     Warning!
     Causes eye irritation.
     May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation.


Avoid Contact with Skin or Clothing
     Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.
     Keep container tightly closed.
     Use with adequate ventilation.
     Wash thoroughly after handling.

Fire and Explosion Hazards
      This product is not defined as flammable or combustible. 
      However, it may decompose under fire conditions to give 
      off toxic materials such as phosphorus oxides and flammable 
      organic substituents. The product is self-extinguishing 
      once the source of ignition is removed.

Inhalation Acute Exposure
      Inhalation of fumes or vapors is irritating to mucous membranes.

Skin Contact - ACUTE
      Skin contact may cause severe irritation.

Eye Contact - ACUTE
      Eye contact may cause severe irritation.

Ingestion - ACUTE
      This product has a low order of toxicity. Ingestion may cause digestive 
      tract irritation, vomiting and diarrhea.

Carcinogenicity:
      IARC:   No
      NTP:    No
      OSHA:   No
      AGCIH:  No



Section 4: First Aid Measures


Inhalation First Aid
    Remove victim to fresh air. If respiratory irritation occurs or if breathing 
    is difficult, get medical attention. If breathing has stopped, give artificial 
    respiration. Maintain airway and administer oxygen if available. Get medical 
    attention immediately.

Skin Contact - First Aid
    Immediately remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash skin with soap and 
    plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Do not attempt to neutralize with 
    chemical agents. Get medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. 
    Thoroughly clean or destroy contaminated shoes. 

Eye Contact - First Aid
    Immediately flush eyes with large quantities of running water for 
    a minimum of 15 minutes. If the victim is wearing contact lenses, 
    remove them. Hold the eyelids apart during the flushing to ensure rinsing 
    of the entire surface of the eye and lids with water.  DO NOT let the victim 
    rub eyes(s).  Do not attempt to neutralize with chemical agents.  Oils or 
    ointments should not be used at this time. Get medical attention immediately.

Ingestion - First Aid
    Get medical attention by calling a physician or a poison control 
    center immediately. Give victim plenty of water to drink. Induce 
    vomiting as directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth
    to an unconscious or convulsing person. Get medical attention immediately.

Medical Conditions Aggravated
    There are no data available that address medical condition that are generally 
    recognized as being aggravated by exposure to this product. 

Note to Physician
    Attending physician should treat exposed patients symptomatically. 
    Chemical burns on the skin should be treated as thermal burns. 
    Flush eyes with buffered or plain irrigating solutions.  If any 
    ulceration or conjunctival injury is present, have an ophthalmologist
    examine the patient.



Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures


Auto Ignition Temperature:
     No data available

Flash Method:
     Pensky-Martens Closed Cup

Flash Point:
     95.00C (203.00F)    

Lower Explosion Limit:
     No data available

Upper Explosion Limit:
     No data available

Extinguishing Media
     Use water fog, dry powder, foam or carbon dioxide extinguishing agents.
     Use of a direct, high pressure water stream may scatter spilled material.
     Dike fire control water for later disposal.

Fire Fighting Procedures:
     As in any fire, prevent human exposure to fire, smoke, 
     fumes or products of combustion.  Evacuate non-essential 
     personnel from the fire area. Fire fighters should wear 
     full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus and impervious 
     protective clothing. If not leaking, keep fire exposed containers 
     cool with a water fog or spray to prevent rupture due to excessive 
     heat. High pressure water may spread product from broken containers 
     increasing contamination or fire hazard.

     Contaminated buildings, areas and equipment must not be used 
     until they are properly decontaminated.  Dike fire water for 
     later disposal.  Do not allow contaminated water to enter 
     waterways.

Fire and Explosion Hazards
     This product is not defined as flammable or combustible. 
     However, it may decompose under fire conditions to give off 
     toxic materials such as phosphorous oxides and flammable organic 
     substituents. The product is self-extinguishing once the source 
     of ignition is removed.

Other Fire and Explosion Hazards
     No other explosion hazards of this product are known.

Hazardous Products/Combustion
     Under fire conditions this product may support combustion and 
     decompose to give off flammable alkene and phosphoric oxides as 
     well as carbon oxides. The product is self-extinguishing once 
     the source of ignition is removed. It is not sensitive to static 
     discharge.


NFPA Health Rating: 3
NFPA Flammability Rating: 1
NFPA Reactivity Rating: 0
NFPA Other: 



Section 6: Accidental Release Measures


Clean up:
     Stop source of spill. Dike area to prevent spill from 
     spreading. Soak up liquid with suitable absorbent such 
     as clay, sawdust, or kitty litter. Sweep up absorbed 
     material and place in a chemical waste container for 
     disposal.  CAUTION! The spill area may be slippery. 



Section 7: Handling and Storage

Handling:
     Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flames. Avoid contact with skin. 
     Avoid inhalation of vapors and mists.  Personnel handling this product 
     should wash thoroughly after contact with this product.

Storage:
     Store away from foodstuffs or animal feed. Containers should 
     be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from 
     flammable or incompatible materials and sources of heat or 
     flame. Exercise due caution to prevent damage to or leakage 
     from the container.

     To prevent acid build-up, do not store the product at 
     temperatures above 49C (120F).  This product is normally 
     shipped in polyethylene lined fiber cartons.

Maximum Storage Temperature:
     48.88C (120F)

General comments:
     Containers should not be opened until ready for use.



Section 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

Respiratory Protection:
     Use a NIOSH-approved organic vapor acid gas respirator 
     (OVAG) with dust , mist, and fume filters to reduce 
     potential for inhalation exposure if use conditions 
     generate vapor, mist, or aerosol and adequate ventilation 
     (e.g., outdoor or well ventilated area) is not available. 
     Where exposure potential necessitates a higher level of 
     protection use a NIOSH-approved, positive-pressure, 
     pressure demand, air-supplied respirator.

     When using respirator cartridges or canisters, they must be 
     changed frequently (following each use or at the end of the 
     work shift) to assure breakthrough exposure does not occur.

Skin Protection:
     Skin contact with liquid or its aerosol must be prevented through
     the use of permeation resistant clothing, gloves and footwear. 
     Unprotected skin exposed to vapor, aerosol or mist must be thoroughly
     washed before eating, drinking, smoking and at the end of the workshift.

Eye Protection:
     Wear safety glasses or chemical goggles during handling to avoid eye contact.

Ventilation Protection:
     At elevated processing temperatures, or in the event that use 
     conditions generate airborne vapor, aerosol or mist, the 
     material should be handled in a well-ventilated area. Where 
     adequate ventilation is not available, use a NIOSH-approved 
     organic vapor/acid gas (OVAG) respirator with dust, mist, 
     and fume filter to reduce exposure. Where exposure potential 
     under use conditions is greater, use a NIOSH-approved, 
     positive-pressure air-supplied respirator.

Other Protection:
     Safety showers, with a quick opening valves which stay open, and eye 
     was fountains, or other means of washing the eyes with a gentle flow 
     of cool to tepid tap water, should be readily available in all areas 
     where this material is handled or stored. Water should be supplied through
     insulated and heat-traced lines to prevent freeze ups in cold weather. Long
     sleeved clothing may be used to minimize skin contact.

Applicable Exposure Limits:
     Other than any exposure limits which may be displayed in 
     Section 8, there are no exposure limits applicable for this 
     product or its components.

Exposure Limits/Regulatory Information (in mg/m3)

Substance      Regulatory     PEL   TLV   TWA   STEL   CEIL
Description       Agency

Phosphoric acid, mono(2-ethylhexyl ester) polymer w/oxirane

    OSHA             N/D      N/D   N/D   N/D   N/D
    ACGIH            N/D      N/D   N/D   N/D   N/D
    NIOSH            N/D      N/D   N/D   N/D   N/D
    Supplier            N/D      N/D   N/D   N/D   N/D


Legend:

Exposure Limit Descriptions
CEIL     Ceiling Exposure Limit
PEL      Permissible Exposure Limit
STEL     Short Term Exposure Limit
TLV      Threshold Limit Value
TWA      Time Weighted Average
N/D      Not Determined



Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Vapor pressure (mm Hg):       No data available
Vapor density (air=1):        No data available
Evaporation rate:             No data available
Volatile %:                   No data available
Boiling point:                163.00C  325.40F 
Odor threshold (ppm):         No data available
Specific gravity:             EQ 1.121
Bulk density:                 EQ 9.3 lbs/gal @ 77F (25C)
Solubility in water:          LT 1% @ 77F (25C)
Solubility in other solvents: Not determined
Coefficient of oil/water:     No data available
Pour point:                   -47.20F  -44.00C
Melting point:                No data available
pH factor:                    No data available
Cloud point:                  No data available
Flash point:                  95.00C (203F)
Flash method:                 Pensky-Martens Closed Cup
Upper explosion limit:        No data available
Lower explosion limit:        No data available
Auto ignition temperature:    No data available
Other:                        Viscosity:  > 91 cps @ 38C(100F)



Section 10: Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability:
    The product is stable at ambient temperatures and 
    atmospheric pressures.  It is not self-reactive and has 
    an almost infinite shelf life under sealed conditions. 
    It is not sensitive to  physical impact or static discharge.
    It will undergo slow, exothermic decomposition at temperatures 
    above 220C (428F). This decomposition becomes rapid at 
    temperatures above 260C (500F).

Incompatibilities
    This product is incompatible with strong oxidizers, strong 
    acids, and strong alkalis.  It hydrolyzes slowly at ambient 
    temperatures in acidic or alkaline aqueous solutions.

Polymerization
    Hazardous polymerization is not expected to occur.

Decomposition:
    Under fire conditions the product supports combustion and 
    decomposes to give off toxic materials such as phosphorous 
    oxides and oxides of carbon.

Conditions to avoid:
    Under wet alkaline or acidic condition, prolonged storage 
    at elevated temperatures should be avoided.  
  
    See Section 7, "Storage".



Section 11: Toxicological Information

Toxicological - Inhalation
     Inhalation toxicity data are not available for this product.  
     However, inhalation may be expected to cause irritation to 
     the upper respiratory system.

Inhalation Chronic Exposure
     There is no specific information available for this product.  
     However, over-exposure may cause irritation of the nose, 
     throat and upper respiratory tract.

Toxicological - Dermal
     Dermal toxicity data is not available for this product. 
     However, skin contact, especially if prolonged or repeated, 
     may cause moderate to severe irritation.

Skin Contact - Chronic
     Skin contact may cause severe irritation.  Prolonged or 
     repeated contact may cause defatting of the skin with drying 
     and cracking.

Toxicological - Eye
     The acute eye effects of this product have not been determined. 
     However, eye contact is expected to cause severe irritation or 
     possibly burns.

Toxicological - Ingestion
     The acute oral LD50 (rats) is > 4640 mg/Kg

Ingestion- Chronic
     Chronic ingestion effects of this product are not known. 
     However, ingestion can result in severe irritation or burns 
     of the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach.

Carcinogenicity/Mutagenicity
     The carcinogenic/mutagenic properties of this product are 
     not known.

Reproductive Effects:
     The reproductive toxicity of this product is not known.

Neurotoxicity
     The neurotoxic effects of this product are not known.


Target Organs:
     Overexposure to this product may effect the skin, eyes, and 
     respiratory system.



Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicological Information:
    The ecological toxicity of this product is not known.

Distribution:
    Other ecological information on this product is not known.

Chemical Fate:
    Chemical fate information on this product is not known.



Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Material that can not be used or chemically reprocessed should be  disposed of 
in accordance with all applicable regulations. Product containers and/or bottles 
should be thorough emptied  before disposal.

NOTE:  State and local regulations as well as those in other countries might be 
more stringent than USA federal regulations.

Container Disposal:
     Containers and bottles should be drained of all residual 
     product before disposal. Empty containers should be disposed 
     of in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.



Section 14: Transport Information

 
Shipping Description
     This product is not regulated for shipping.

Required Labels:
     Not regulated for shipping; no transport labels required.

Environmental Hazardous Substance
     This product does not contain an environmentally hazardous 
     substance per 49 CFR 172.101, Appendix A.



Section 15: Regulatory Information

Component phosphoric acid, mono (2-ethyl hexyl) ester, polymer 
w/oxirane is subject to the following


Environmental List:
             DSL             Domestic Substance List - Canada
             TSCA            Toxic Substance Control Act - listed

Other Regulatory Information:
    No other regulatory information is available on this product.

WHMIS Hazard Class   
     D-2B

Hazard Rating Source
     HMIS

Health     2          Reactivity:    0        Flammability:   1        Other:   



California Prop. 65:
Proposition 65 requires manufacturers or distributors of consumer products
into the State of California to provide a warning statement if the product
contains ingredients for which the State has found to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive harm.  If this product contains an ingredient
listed by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity,
it will be listed below:




Section 16: Other Information



Disclaimer of Liability:
Caution!  Do not use SPI Supplies products or materials in applications
involving implantation within the body; direct or indirect contact with
the blood pathway; contact with bone, tissue, tissue fluid, or blood; or
prolonged contact with mucous membranes.  Products offered by SPI Supplies
are not designed or manufactured for use in implantation in the human body
or in contact with internal body fluids or tissues.  SPI Supplies will not
provide to customers making devices for such applications any notice,
certification, or information necessary for such medical device use required
by US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulation or any other statute.
SPI Supplies and Structure Probe, Inc. make no representation, promise,
express warranty or implied warranty concerning the suitability of these
materials for use in implantation in the human body or in contact with
internal body tissues of fluids.

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The information and recommendations set forth above are taken from sources believed to be accurate as of the date hereof, however SPI Supplies and Structure Probe, Inc. make no warranty with respect to the accuracy of the information or the suitability of the recommendations, and assume no liability to any user thereof. The information contained in this sheet does not constitute a hazard assessment and should not be used in place of the user's own assessment of work place risks as required by other health and safety legislation. Be aware of the Structure Probe, Inc. Copyright Policy. Structure Probe, Inc. grants a nonexclusive license to make unlimited copies of this safety sheet for internal use only. Quite obviously, this information would pertain only to this material when purchased from SPI Supplies as product from other sources, with other ingredients and impurity levels could have substantially different properties.


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