MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

CHEMTRON INCORPORATED EMERGENCY INFORMATION: 800-424-9300
7361 H LOCKPORT PLACE CHEMTREC
LORTON, VIRGINIA 22079
INFORMATION: 703-550-7772 DATE OF ISSUE: 06-01-90



SECTION 1 IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT NAME: LAUNDRY STARCH
PRODUCT TYPE:



SECTION 2 COMPONENTS
CAS NO. OSHA PEL STEL ACGIH TLV %
Water 7732185 NG PPM NG PPM NG PPM BT 40% 50%
NG MG/M3 NG PPM NG MG/M3
STARCH 9005258 NG PPM NG PPM NG PPM LT 5%
NG MG/M3 NG PPM NG MG/M3
TS#PSRN57948000-5007p NOT GIVEN NG PPM NG PPM NG PPM BT 40% 50% Note: NJ TRADE SECRET NUMBER
NG MG/M3 NG PPM NG MG/M3
TS#PSRN57948000-5003p NOT GIVEN NG PPM NG PPM NG PPM LT 3% Note: NJ TRADE SECRET NUMBER
NG MG/M3 NG PPM NG MG/M3
TWA = TIME WEIGHED AVERAGE, TLV = THRESHOLOD LIMIT VALUE, C = CEILING LIMIT



SECTION 3 PHYSICAL DATA
APPEARANCE AND ODOR: Off white viscous liquid, mild odor
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Dispersable
PH: NG
BOILING POINT: 190 F 205 F
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.13 X 1.3 = 9.38#/gL
PERCENT VOLATILE: NG
MELTING POINT: NG
FREEZING POINT: NG
POUR POINT: NG
SOFTENING POINT: NG
VAPOR PRESSURE: NG
VAPOR DENSITY: NG
EVAPORATION RATE: NG
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: NG
VISCOSITY: NG



SECTION 4 FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
SPECIAL HAZARDS:
FIREFIGHTING METHODS: Self contained breathing apparatus should be used when fighting fires, especially in closed areas. When product burns water, carbon dioxide, acetic acid and smoke are produced.
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: NONE



SECTION 5 REACTIVITY DATA
STABILITY: Very stable
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Extreme temperature changes will cause product to titer
INCOMPATIBILITY:
OTHER REACTIVITY DATA: Prolysis at temperarures above 200 degrees celcius will produce Acetic Acid, carbon dioxide, and Hydrocarbon Fragments.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR



SECTION 6 SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
CLEANUP: For small spills hose down with cool water and dispose to drain. For large spill, collect and dispose of in an appropriat manner. Remember, always contact local authorities about disposal procedures. Even with a non-hazardous material.
WASTE DISPOSAL: Consult local regulations.



SECTION 7 HEALTH HAZARD DATA
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
SKIN: Can dry skin.
EYES: Can cause irritation.
INHALATION: Can irritate nose, throat, and lungs.
INGESTION: See first aid.



SECTION 8 FIRST AID GET MEDICAL ATTENTION...IMMEDIATELY!!!
EYES: Immediately flush with cool running water.
SKIN: Immediately flush skin with water.
IF SWALLOWED: Administer large quantities of water and induce vomiting. The ingestion of small quantities in the order of one or two teaspoons requires no treatment. If in doubt about consumption-treat!!
INHALATION: Remove to fresh air.



SECTION 9 SPECIAL PROTECTION DATA
RESPIRATORY: Avoid breathing dust. If exposure likely, use filter or dust type respirator.
SKIN: Rubber gloves but not needed?
EYES: Safety goggles not needed.
OTHER: Have eye bath and shower close by. Wash hands, change out ou work clothes as soon as possible. Wash work clothes. Shower or bath as soon as possible.
VENTILATION: Maintain adequate ventilation. Mechanical ventilation is acceptable.



SECTION 10 PRECAUTIONS AND SPECIAL INFORMATION
Storage and Handling: Store in a cool evenly tempered location. Keep container closed. Avoid temperature extremes.
DOT Classification:
This is an industrial cleaning compound do not mix with anything but water and keep out of reach of children.
The above information is believed to be correct with respect to the manufactured formula. As new data is developed standards and regulations change and, of course, use and handling are beyond our control. No warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the completeness or continuing accuracy of this information.



SECTION 11 SHIPPING REGULATIONS
UN/NA NUMBER: NG
DOT HAZARD CLASS: NON-HAZARDOUS
SHIPPING LABEL: NONE
SHIPPING NAME: NON-HAZARDOUS



SECTION 12 OTHER INFORMATION:
HMIS: HEALTH-O,FLAMMABILITY-O, REACTIVITY-O, SPECIAL-DUST, PERSONAL PROTECTION-C
Unless otherwise noted. No components are SARA title 3 Section 313 40 cfr listed materials.
This product contains no phosphates:
Not made with VOC's that could cause damage to the ozone layer:
The ingredients of this product are listed on the TCSA inventory:

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