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Material Safety Data Sheet

SPI #04989-AB Platinum Paint Thinner

Section 01 Identification

Date Effective... January 14, 2010
              (most recent revision)


Chemical Name..... Platinum paint
                   thinner/diluent


Chemical Name/Synonyms...                              

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Product or Trade Name.........  SPI #04989-AB
Chemical Name.................  Platinum Paint Thinner

Hazardous Material
Information System
USA
Health 2 National Fire
Protection Association
USA
Fire Hazard 3
Reactivity 0
Personal Protection
NFPA Rating: Health: 2 ; Flammability: 3 ; Reactivity: 0 HMIS Rating: Health: 2 ; Flammability: 3 ; Reactivity: 0


Section 02 Composition

Component Name          CAS #       Percent     EINECS/ELINCS
N-Butyl acetate         123-86-4    100%        204-658-1




Section 03 Hazard Identification


Emergency overview:

Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
Flash Point:  71.6°F (22°C)  
 
Warning! Flammable liquid and vapor. Vapor harmful. Inhalation may 
affect the brain or nervous system causing dizziness, headache or 
nausea. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.


Routes of Entry: Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion, Eye contact

Potential Health Effects

Eye: Causes eye irritation. Vapors cause eye irritation.

Skin: May cause skin irritation.  Prolonged or repeated skin contact
may cause defatting of the skin or dermatitis.

Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.  Ingestion is not an expected route
of entry in industrial or commercial uses. May cause gastrointestinal
irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause CNS depression.

Inhalation: Respiratory system irritant.  May cause a variety of 
symptoms such as dryness of the throat, tightness of the chest, 
and shortness of breath. May cause central nervous system depression,
characterized by headache, dizziness, staggering gait, confusion, 
unconsciousness or coma.

Chronic: Repeated or prolonged solvent overexposure may result in 
permanent central nervous system damage. Chronic skin contact may 
cause dermatitis.




Section 04 First Aid Measures


Eyes: Flush eyes immediately with copious amounts of water, holding the
eyelids open, for at least 15 minutes.  Seek medical attention.


Skin: Flush skin with copious amounts of water, while removing 
contaminated clothing. Wash affected skin areas with soap and water. 
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.  Seek medical attention if 
symptoms develop.

Ingestion: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Never give anything 
by mouth to an unconscious person.  Call a physician or poison 
control center immediately for further instructions.
 

Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, 
give oxygen. Give artificial respiration if breathing has stopped.
Seek immediate medical attention.




Section 05 Fire Fighting Measures


General Information:
    Flash point: 71.6°F, 22°C
    Explosive Limits:
        Upper: 7.6
        Lower: 1.3
    Autoignition Temperature: 407°C (764.6°F)
Extinguishing Media:
    Carbon Dioxide, Dry Chemical, Foam, Water Fog
Firefighting Procedures:
    Wear full firefighting protective clothing, including a full face piece, 
    positive pressure, self contained breathing apparatus. Water spray may be
    ineffective. If water is used, fog nozzles are preferable. For large fires,
    water may be ineffective.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:
    Flammable liquid and vapor.  Keep containers tightly closed.  Keep away from
    heat, electrical equipment, sparks, open flames, other sources of ignition. 
    Use water spray to keep fire exposed containers cool.  Closed containers may
    rupture when exposed to extreme heat. 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.  Under fire conditions, 
    irritating and/or toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or 
    combustion.




Section 06 Accidental Release Measures


General Information:
    Before attempting clean-up, refer to hazard caution information in other 
    sections of the msds.

Spills/Leaks:

Spill Response: 
    Evacuate the area of all unnecessary personnel. 

Action to take for spills: 
    For small spills: Absorb with inert material and place in a suitable 
        container for disposal.
    For large spills: Get workers out of the affected area. If flammable 
        liquids or vapors may be present, turn off electrical devices or other 
        sources of sparks or flames. Wear protective equipment. Use supplied-air 
        respiratory protection if vapor concentrations are not known. Contain 
        spill at source by diking or absorbing with sand. Do not allow spill to
        spread to or intentionally flush to sewer or ground. Wash area thoroughly. 
        Adequately ventilate area. Use spark-proof tool.




Section 07 Handling and Storage


Handling:
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

Keep container tightly closed and upright to prevent leakage. Ground and
bond containers when transferring material.  Avoid contact with skin and
eyes.  Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid breathing of vapor or spray
mists. Use with adequate ventilation.

Empty containers should not be re-used. Because empty containers may retain 
product residue and flammable vapors, keep away from heat, sparks and flame.
Do not cut, puncture or weld on or near the empty container.  Do not smoke 
where product is used or stored.

Storage:
Do not store or use near heat, sparks or open flame.  Store only in 
well-ventilated “flammables” areas. Do not puncture, drag or slide container.  
Keep container closed when not in use.  Refer to OSHA 29CFR Part 1910.103 
“Flammable and Combustible Liquids” for specific storage requirements.




Section 08 Special Handling Information


Engineering Controls:
    Safety shower and eyewash station must be readily available.
    Ventilation sufficient to maintain air contaminant levels below 
        recommended exposure limits must be provided. Solvent vapors
        are heavier than air and collect in lower levels of the work 
        area.  Explosion-proof ventilation equipment should be provided
        to prevent flammable vapor/air mixtures from accumulating.

Exposure Limits:

Chemical Name       ACGIH       ACGIH       OSHA PEL    OSHA PEL
                    TLV,TWA     TLV,STEL    TWA         CEILING
N-Butyl acetate     150 ppm     200 ppm     710 mg/m3       NE
                                            150ppm
NE= Not established	



Personal Protective Equipment

Eyes: Chemical splash goggles or safety glasses with side shields

Skin: Neoprene, nitrile, or rubber gloves

Clothing: Use disposable or impervious clothing if work clothing
contamination is likely. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

Respirators: Consult ANSI Standard Z988.2 for decision logic to select
appropriate NIOSH/MESA approved respirators. If respirators are needed to meet
applicable limits, a respiratory protection program up to the level of OSHA
Standard 290CFR 1910.134 is mandatory.




Section 09 Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: liquid  
Appearance:  clear, colorless
Odor: mild fruity smell
pH:  n/a
Vapor Pressure: 11.5 mm HG @ 25°C
Vapor Density:  4.0 (air = 1)
Evaporation Rate:  5.8 (CCl4 = 1)
Viscosity:  0.73 cps@ 20°V
Boiling Point:  125-126°C
Freezing/Melting Point:  n/-77°C
Autoignition Temperature:  n/a
Flash Point:  76.1°F, 22°C
Decomposition Temperature: n/a 
Explosion Limits(%)
    Lower:  1.3
    Upper:  7.6
Solubility in water: slightly soluble 
Specific Gravity/Density:  0.88 g/cm3 @20°C
Molecular Formula:  C6H12O2
Molecular Weight:  116.16
Volatile by Volume: 100%
Volatile by Weight: 100%
Volatile Organic Compounds: 7.35 lb/gallon 880 g/l



Section 10 Stability and Reactivity

 
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal storage conditions

Conditions to Avoid: High temperatures, Sources of ignition, Confined spaces

Incompatibility with Other Materials: Strong acids, bases, and strong oxidizers

Hazardous Decomposition of Products: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide

Hazardous Polymerization:  Will not occur under normal conditions




Section 11 Toxicological Information

 

RTECS#:
	
	CAS# 123-86-4:  AF 7350000
	
Butyl acetate:

Toxic effects described in animals include: 
By skin or eye contact: 
Skin Irritation; eye irritation 

By inhalation: 
Eye irritation, narcosis; upper respiratory irritation 

By ingestion: 
Narcosis 

Toxic effects of repeated or prolonged animal exposures include: 

By inhalation: 
Eye irritation; lower weight gain 
By ingestion: Liver effects 
 
Toxic effects of chronic animal tests include: 

By inhalation: Liver effects 

Additional animal tests have shows: 
Developmental toxicity at dosage levels showing maternal toxicity; no genetic 
damage in animals, bacterial, or mammalian cell cultures.
 
Human health effects of overexposure may include: 

By skin or eye contact: Skin irritation with discomfort, tearing, or blurring
of vision 
By inhalation: Irritation of the upper respiratory passages with coughing and
discomfort; nonspecific discomfort, e. g. nausea, headache or weakness. 

Human effects of higher level acute repeated or chronic overexposure may include:

	Temporary nervous system depression with anaesthetic effect, e. g.
    dizziness, headache, confusion, loss of coordination, loss of consciousness. 

Abnormal liver function as detected by laboratory tests. 

In addition: 
By skin or eye contact: 
Significant skin permeation appears unlikely; there are inconclusive or
unverified reports of human sensitization. 




Section 12: Ecological Information

Exotoxicity:  No information found in our selected sources.

Environmental Fate: Volatilization from dry soil surfaces is likely to be
rapid. N-butyl acetate may be subject to moderate-to-high leaching and is 
expected to be susceptible to significant biodegradation in natural water. 

Bioaccumulation: Not expected to occur. 




Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Use only licensed transporters and permitted disposal facilities and conform 
to all laws.

The user of this material has the responsibility to dispose of unused materials,
residues and containers in compliance with all relevant local, state and federal
laws and regulations regarding treatment, storage and disposal for hazardous and
nonhazardous wastes.





Section 14: Transport Information


                        US DOT          IATA
Proper Shipping Name:   Butyl Acetates  Butyl Acetates

Hazard Class:           3               3

Secondary Hazard:       None            None

UN/NA Number:           1123            1123

Packing Group:          II              II

Flash Point: 22°C




Section 15: Regulatory Information

United States:

TSCA
All components of this product are listed on the TSCA 8 inventory.

Chemical Test Rule:
CAS# 123-86-4:  40 CFR 799.5000

SARA:

Section 302 (RQ)
none
Section 302 (TPQ)
None

SARA Codes
CAS# 123-86-4: immediate, fire

Section 313
none

CERCLA
CAS# 123-86-4 has an RQ of 5000 lb; 2270 kg RQ

OSHA:
This product is not considered hazardous as defined by 29 CFR 1910.1200(OSHA
HazCom Standard.)

State (Individual states in the USA)
n/a
California No Significant Risk Level:
n/a
California Prop. 65:
None
  

European/International Regulations:
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives

Hazard Symbols:  n/a
Risk Phrases:        
	R10  Flammable
	R66  Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking
	R67  Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness

Safety Phrases:
	S2   Keep out of the reach of children
	S25  Avoid contact with eyes   

WGK (Water Danger/Protection):
n/a

Canada

WHMIS classification: This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard
criteria of the CPR and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.

This product has a WHMIS classification of B2, D2B.

DSL/NDSL

CAS# 123-86-4 is listed on the DSL list.  CAS# 123-86-4 is not listed on the NDSL
    list.




Section 16: Other Information

Disclaimer of Liability: 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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