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Material Safety Data Sheet

SPI #02521-AA and 02521-AB Acetone

Section 1: Identification

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

Chemical Name/Synonyms...  Acetone

Synonyms: Dimethylformaldehyde; dimethyl ketone; 2-Propanone; 
          Pyroacetic acid; Pyroacetic ether

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Product or Trade Name....  SPI # 02521-AA and 02521-AB Acetone

CAS #'s..................  67-64-1

Chemical Formula.........  CH3COCH3

Hazardous Material
Information System
Health 1 National Fire
Protection Association
Fire Hazard 3
Reactivity 0
Personal Protection
NFPA Rating: Health: 1; Flammability: 3; Instability: 0

Section 2: Composition information on Ingredients

CAS #.................... 67-64-1 Acetone - More than 99%

Section 3: Hazard Identification

Clear, colorless liquid. Flash Point: -4 F°.  Extremely flammable 
liquid and vapor.

Potential health effects (acute and chronic): Causes Eye Irritation.  Causes 
respiratory tract irritation. Breathing vapors may cause drowsiness and 
dizziness. Prolonged or repeated contact may dry the skin and cause irritation 
of the skin.

Target Organs: central nervous system, respiratory system, eyes, skin.

Symptoms of exposure:

   Effects of eye exposure: Causes eye irritation. May cause burning 
   sensation, redness, tearing, inflammation, and possible corneal damage.

   Effects of skin contact: Prolonged and/or repeated contact may cause 
   drying or cracking of the skin. May be absorbed through the skin.
   Effects of ingestion:  May cause gastrointestinal irritation. May cause 
   central nervous system depression, characterized by excitement, followed 
   by headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and nausea. Advanced stages may cause 
   collapse, unconsciousness, coma and possible death due to respiratory failure. 

   Effects of inhalation:  Inhalation of high concentrations may cause 
   central nervous system effects characterized by nausea, headache, dizziness, 
   unconsciousness and coma.  Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause motor 
   incoordination and speech abnormalities.
   Chronic Effects: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. 
   Chronic inhalation may cause central nervous system effects, respiratory 
   tract irritation and/or motor incoordination and speech abnormalities.

Section 4: First Aid Measures

	Eyes: Immediately flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes, 
	occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. 

    Skin: Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.  Flush skin 
    with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes, while removing 
    contaminated clothing and shoes.  Wash clothing thoroughly before reusing.  
    Inhalation:  Get medical aid immediately. Remove to fresh air immediately. 
    Give artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. If breathing is difficult, 
    give oxygen. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If breathing has ceased, 
    apply artificial respiration using oxygen and a suitable mechanical device such 
    as a bag and a mask.

    Ingestion:  Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls 
    of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get 
    medical aid immediately.

    Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

Flash Point.................... -4 F°
Autoignition Temperature: . . . 869 F°
Explosion Limits . . .Lower . . 2.5%
                 . . .Upper . . 12.8%

Fire Extinguishing Media:
    For small fires use dry chemical, CO2, water spray, or "alcohol" foam. 
    For large fires, use water spray, fog or alcohol-resistant foam.  Water 
    may be ineffective. Do NOT use straight streams of water.  Cool containers 
    with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.

Firefighting Procedure:
    Wear self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH 
    approved or equivalent, full protective gear. During a fire containers 
    can build up pressure if exposed to heat or flame.  During a fire, irritating 
    and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or thermal 
    combustion. May be ignited by heat, sparks, or flame.  Vapors are heavier than 
    air and may travel to a source of ignition and flash back.  Vapors can spread 
    along the ground and collect in low or confined areas.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Spill Response:
   General Information: Wear suitable protective equipment listed under 
   exposure/personal protection, including self contained breathing apparatus. 

   Spills/Leaks: Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to 
   waterways. Avoid all sources of ignition. Provide ventilation. Absorb spill 
   with an absorbent, non-combustible material such as earth, sand or vermiculite 
   and place in suitable container for proper disposal, using a spark-proof tool. 
   A vapor suppressing foam may be used to reduce vapors, but may not prevent 
   ignition in closed spaces. 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. 
Wash thoroughly after handling.  Remove contaminated clothing and wash before 
reuse. Ground and bond containers when transferring material.  Use spark-proof 
tools and explosion proof  equipment.  Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame.  
Empty containers may contain residue - do not pressurize, or expose empty containers 
to heat, sparks or open flames. Keep tightly closed.  Avoid ingestion or inhalation.

Keep away from sources of ignition.  Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. 
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a flammables area, away from 
incompatible materials.  Store in cool, dry, well ventilated area.

Section 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

An eyewash facility and a safety shower should be available.  Use adequate
general or local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below
the permissible exposure limits.

Airborne Exposure Limits:
Chemical Name           ACGIH         NIOSH          OSHA - Final PEL 
Acetone                 500 ppm TWA   250 ppm TWA    1000 ppm TWA
                        750 ppm STEL  590 mg/m3 TWA  2000 mg/m3 TWA
                                      2500 ppm IDHL

OSHA Vacated PELS:

Acetone: 750 ppm TWA; 1800 mg/m3 TWA; 1000ppm STEL; 2400 mg/m3 = STEL

Personal Protective Equipment:

Eyes:  Wear chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection 
regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or the European Standard EN166.

Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.

Clothing:  Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.

Respirators:  Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or 
the European Standard EN149.  Always us a NIOSH or European Standard approved 
respirator when necessary. 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Boiling Point.(760mm Hg). 133.2°F   
Formula Weight..(g/mol).. 58       
pH (Liquids Only)........ 7 
Melting Point............ -139.6°C  
Vapor Pressure.(mm Hg)... 189 
Vapor Density/Air is 1... 2.0     
Solubility In Water...... soluble 
Appearance and Color..... colorless 
Specific Gravity(H2O=1):  0.79     
Evaporation Rate          7.7 (in N-Butyl acetate)
Odor..................... sweet smell
Molecular Formula........ CH3COCH3

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity

Stable:  Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal 
         storage and handling conditions.  

Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:  COx (Carbon Dioxide / Carbon Monoxide), 
                                   irritating and toxic fumes and gases

Conditions to avoid: High temperatures, ignition sources
Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents; Strong acids.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

RTECS #: CAS#  67-64-1: AL3150000

Toxicity data:                CAS# 67-64-11   
  Draize test, Rabbit, eye:   20mg Severe	    
  Draize test, Rabbit, eye:   20mg/24H Mod.   
  Draize test, Rabbit, skin:  500mg/24H Mild  
  Inhalation,Mouse LC50:      44gm/m3/4H     
  Inhalation, rat LC50:       50100mg/m3/8H  
  Oral, Mouse LD50:           3 gm/kg        
  Oral, Rabbit LD50:          5340 mg/kg     
  Oral, rat LD50:             5800 mg/kg     
  Dermal, guinea pig LD50:    >9400uL/kg     
  CAS# 67-64-1: A4 - Not listed by ACGIH or IARC
Edidemiology: No information available

Teratogenicity: No information available
Reproductive effect:
	67-64-1: Reproductive - Paternal Effects - spermatogenesis, 
	including genetic material, sperm morphology, motility and count.
Neurotoxicity: No information available

	67-64-1: Sex chromosome loss and nondisjunction 
	(Yeast-Saccharomyces cerevisiae)= 47600 ppm; 
	Cytogenetic analysis (Rodent-hamster Fibroblast)= 40 gm/L

Section 12: Ecological Information

 Fathead Minnow LC50    7280-8120 mg/L	
 Bluegill LC50          8300 mg/L		 
  Terrestrial:          volatilizes, leaches, and biodegrades when released in soil.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and 
accurate classification.

US EPA guidelines for hazard classification determination are listed 
in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. 

RCRA P-Series: None listed
RCRA U-Series: CAS# 67-64-1: waste number U002 (Ignitable Waste)

Section 14: Transport Information

                        US DOT     CAN.TDG    
Shipping Name           Acetone	   Acetone	
Hazard Class               3          3          
UN Number               UN1090     UN1090     
Packing Group             II         II         
Flash Point                         -20 C

Section 15: Regulatory Information


TSCA CAS# 67-64-1 is listed on the TSCA inventory. Health & Safety Reporting List Not listed Chemical Test Rules Not listed Section 12b CAS# 67-64-1: 4/12b TSCA Significant New Use Rule Not listed on SNUR under TSCA. SARA Section 302 (RQ) CAS# 67-64-1: final RQ = 5000 pounds (2270 kg) Section 302 (TPQ) Not listed SARA Codes CAS# 67-64-1: acute, chronic, flammable Section 313 Not listed Clean Air Act: Not listed Clean Water Act: Not listed OSHA: Not listed as highly hazardous by OSHA. STATE: CAS# 67-64-1 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Massachusetts.

European/International Regulations

Hazard Symbols: CAS# 67-64-1: XI F Risk Phrases: R11 Highly flammable R36 Irritating to eyes R 66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking R 67 Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness Safety Phrases: S9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place S16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice WGK (Water Danger/Protection) 67-64-1:1 Canada - DSL/NDSL Is listed on Canada's DSL list. Canada - WHMIS Has WHMIS classification of B2, D2B Canada Ingredient Disclosure List Is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List. Exposure Limits Around the World TWA for: Acetone Australia 500 ppm Belgium 750 ppm Czechoslovakia 800 mg/m3 Denmark 250 ppm Finland 500 ppm France 750 ppm Germany 1000 ppm Hungary 600 mg/m3 Japan 200 ppm The Netherlands 750 ppm The Philippines 1000 ppm Poland 200 mg/m3 Russia 200 ppm Sweden 250ppm Switzerland 750 ppm Turkey 1000 ppm United Kingdom 750 ppm

Section 16: Other Information

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Caution!  Do not use SPI Supplies products or materials in applications
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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
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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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