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P.O. Box 656 West Chester, PA 19381-0656 USA
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Manufacturer's CAGE: 1P573

Material Safety Data Sheet

SPI #04105-AB, #04105A-AB and #04105B-AB Cargille Immersion Oil Type A
SPI #04106-AB, #04106A-AB and #04106B-AB Cargille Immersion Oil Type B

Section 1: Identification

Date Effective...........  January 14, 2009
                     (most recent revision)

Chemical Name/Synonyms...  Hydrogenated terphenyl 
                           and terphenyl

Chemical family..........  Not available

Contacting CHEMTREC:

24 Hour Emergency Use Only #'s......
Worldwide phone: 1-(703)-527-3887
Worldwide FAX:   1-(703)-741-6090 
Toll-free phone: 1-(800)-424-9300 USA only

Product or Trade Name....  SPI #04105-AB, #04105A-AB,
                           #04105B-AB, #04106-AB, and #04106A-AB,
                           #04106B-AB Cargille® Immersion Oils

CAS #....................  Not known

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

Section 2 Composition

Hazardous Component	Common Name 	OSHA PEL	ACGIH TLV	Other Limits
	Trade Secret	Hydrogenated Terphenyl	N.E.	5 mg/cm3
Trade Secret	Terphenyl		5 mg/cm3	5 mg/cm3
Trade Secret	Natural Hydrocarbons	5 mg/cm3	5 mg/cm3 if misted
Trade Secret	Polybutenes		5 mg/cm3	5 mg/cm3 if misted	

*PEL Ceilings & TLV T.W.A.s if any, should not occur if conditions of intended use are followed

Section 3: Hazard Identification

Emergency overview:

       This material is not hazardous by OSHA Hazard Communication 

Signal Word


Physical Health Hazards:

       None known

Physical state:   Liquid

Color:            1; Light yellow liquid

Odor:             Slight characteristic odor

Odor threshold:   No data available

Potential Health Effects:

Routes of exposure

           Eye contact, ingestion, skin contact

Skin contact:

           No data available


           No data available

Eye contact:

           No data available


           Ingestion is unlikely

Chronic Health Effects Summary:

           No known chronic health effects.

Conditions Aggravated by Exposure:

           No known conditions are aggravated by this material.

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Inhalation:  If symptoms are experienced, move victim to fresh
             air, if symptoms persist, obtain medical attention.

Eye Contact:  Wash eyes with clean low-pressure water for at
least fifteen minutes.  Contact a physician in any case, preferably an
eye specialist.

Skin Contact:  Wash affected area with soap and water.

Ingestion:     Adverse health effects due to ingestion are not
               anticipated.  If gastric irritation or discomfort
               persists, seek medical advice.

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

NFPA Rating:  Not known

Flammability classification:

         Not flammable.

Flash Point/Method:   163C (325F) / Cleveland Open Cup (COC)

Auto-Ignition Temperature:  Not known

Flammable Limits:  Lower:   Not available
                   Upper:   Not available

Hazardous Combustion Products:

         Not known at this time.

Special Conditions to Avoid:

         Not known

Extinguishing Media:

          Small fires:  Use CO2, foam, dry
                        chemical, or any Class B agent.

          Large fires:  Same as above.

Fire Fighting Instructions:

          Protective Equipment/Clothing:  Wear a NIOSH approved positive
          pressure self-contained breathing apparatus and firefighter
          turnout gear.

         Instructions:  Use flooding quantities of water until well after
         fire is out.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Release response:

              Pick up and retain for recycle or disposal.  Do not flush
              spilled material to the sewer or the environment.

Reportable Quantities:  See Section 15: Regulatory information.

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Respirator:  Not necessary

                  Local:  Recommended
                  Mechanical:  Not necessary

Skin:  Polyethylene gloves recommended

Eyes:  Wear approved eye protection when working with any laboratory
       chemicals or reagents.

Section 8: Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:  None specified

Personal Protection:

    Eyes:  Always use approved safety glasses.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance and color: Light yellow liquid

Boiling Point/Range:  340° C (644° F)

pH:                   Not applicable

Vapor Pressure:       760 mm Hg @ 23° C/73° F....<0.1

Viscosity:            Not applicable

Specific Gravity (water = 1) @ 23° C/73° F:  0.9     

Water solubility:     Nil
Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient in Kow:   Specific value not known

Melting/Freezing Point: <0°C (<32°F)

Evaporation Rate (mineral oil = 1, 760 mm Hg, 73° F/23° C):  1

Refractive Index@   73F/23C:
				Type A		Type B	
      F LIne (4861 A):		1.5239		1.5236
      E Line (5461 A):		1.5180		1.5180
      D Line (5893 A):		1.5150		1.5150
      C Line (6563 A):		1.5114		1.5116	

      NF-NC:       		0.0125		0.0119		
      ABBE VD:     		41.3		43.2		
      ABBE VE:     		41.0		42.8

Stability: (Change in N D 25C after 24 hours @ given temperature):
       60C:      0
      100C:      0

Fluorescence (1):  (Ultra-violet)
       Short wave:   Low
       Long wave:    Low

       cSt +/- 10% @ 23C : 	150		1250

Density ( @  23C):
       gms /cc:     0.923
       lbs/gallon:  7.70

Cloud point:      <-13C 

Neutralization Number (mg KOH/gm): 0.01 maximum

Temperature coefficient:  
(15-35C)-dnD/dt		-0.00033	-0.00031      

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability:   The product is stable

Conditions to Avoid:  Heat above 150° F

Incompatibility with: Strong oxidizing agents.

Hazardous Polymerization:  Will not occur

Reactions with Air and Water:  Does not react with air, water or other
common materials.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Effects of over exposure:
      Ingestion:     Low order toxicity, first aid not normally needed.
      Inhalation:    May cause headache and nausea
      Skin contact:  No data available
      Eye contact:   No data available

      Not carcinogenic

Threshold Limit Value:
      AGCIH TLV:     TWA:
           5 mg/m3

      OSHA PEL Ceiling:
           Natural hydrocarbons and polybutenes: 5 mg/m3
           Terphenyl:   9 mg/m3

Chronic Effects/Carcinogenicity:
          None expected

Reproductive/Development Effects:
          No reproductive or developmental effects are expected.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Exotoxicity:  Exotoxicity is expected to be low based on the low water
solubility of this material.

Environmental Fate:  No information found in our selected references.

Bioaccumulation:  Not expected to occur.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

This material is NOT classified as a hazardous material by RCRA.  Use only
licensed transporters and permitted disposal facilities and conform to all

Recycle to process, if possible.

Section 14: Transport Information


Proper Shipping Name:  Not specified

DOT Hazard Class:      Non-Regulated

UN/NA ID:              Not Regulated

Packing Group:         Not Applicable

Labels:                Not Regulated

Marine Pollutant:      No

NAER Guidebook:        Not Regulated

DOT Status:            Not Regulated

Section 15: Regulatory Information

TSCA:  All components of this product are listed on the TSCA 8(b)
inventory.  If identified components of this product are listed under
the TSCA 12(b) Export Notification Rule, they will be listed below.

    TSCA 12(b) Component      Listed under TSCA Section

SARA-Section 313 Emissions Reporting:

    Component                  Reporting Threshold

SARA-Section 311/312:  No components present in this product are
subject to the reporting requirements of this statute.

CERCLA Hazardous Substances and their Reportable Quantities: 

    Component                  Reportable Quantity

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.


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.

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