Material Safety Data Sheet


SECTION I - Material Identity
SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
SECTION V - Reactivity Data
SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
SECTION VIII - Control Measures
SECTION IX - Label Data
SECTION X - Transportation Data
SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information



SECTION I - Material Identity
Item Name                               
Part Number/Trade Name                   THINNER DOPE & LACQUER CELLULOSE NITRATE
National Stock Number                    8010001605788
CAGE Code                                5W216
Part Number Indicator                    C
MSDS Number                              183607
HAZ Code                                 B


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        CHEMICAL SPECIALISTS & DEVELOPMENT
P.O. Box                                 N/K
Street                                   #5 HACKBERRY LANE
City                                     CUT & SHOOT
State                                    TX
Country                                  US
Zip Code                                 77303
Emergency Phone                          800-424-9300
Information Phone                        409-756-1065

MSDS Preparer's Information
MSDS Preparer Name                       DAVID SHIPP
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               01SEP90
Date of Technical Review                 28AUG95
Active Indicator                         Y
Item Manager                             GSA

Alternate Vendors
Vendor #5 CAGE                           BJZRZ


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Specification Number                     A-A-857B
Specification Type/Grade/Class           NONE
Hazard Storage Compatibility Code        F3
NRC License Number                       NONE
Net Propellant Weight (Ammo)             NONE
Appearance/Odor                          CLEAR, LITTLE IF ANY COLOR; CHARACTERISTIC ODOR
Boiling Point                            175F,79C
Melting Point                            -20F,-29C
Vapor Pressure                           24
Vapor Density                            3.0
Specific Gravity                         0.824
Decomposition Temperature                N/K
Evaporation Rate                         SLOWER THAN ETHER
Solubility in Water                      MODERATE
Percent Volatiles by Volume              100
Chemical pH                              N/K
Corrosion Rate                           NONE
Container Type                           F
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       L


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point                              38
Flash Point Method                       UNK
Lower Explosion Limit                    1.2
Upper Explosion Limit                    N/K
Extinguishing Media                      REGULAR FOAM OR CARBON DIOXIDE OR DRY CHEMICAL
Special Fire Fighting Procedures         WEAR SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS W/ FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESS DEMAND MODE. VAPOR MAY TRAVEL TO IGNITE SOURCES DISTANT FROM HANDLING POINT
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards           NEVER WELD, USE CUTTING TORCH ON OR NEAR DRUM(EVEN EMPTY)CAN IGNITE EXPLOSIVELY. ALL 5 GAL PAIL & LARGE METAL CONTAINERS GROUND/BOND WHEN TRANSFERRING MATERIAL


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid            N/K
Materials to Avoid                       AVOID CONTACT WITH STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS 
Hazardous Decomposition Products         MAY FORM TOXIC MATERIALS. CARBON DIOXIDE & CARBONMONOXIDE, VARIOUS HYDROCARBONS, ETC 
Hazardous Polymerization                 NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid       N/K
LD50 - LD50 Mixture                      N/K


SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Route of Entry: Skin                     YES
Route of Entry: Ingestion                NO
Route of Entry: Inhalation               YES
Health Hazards - Acute and Chronic       OVEREXPOSURE LIVER ABNORMALITIES &/OR EYE DAMAGE. ASPIRATION OF MATERIAL INTO THE LUNGS DUE TO VOMITING CAN CAUSE CHEMICAL PNEUMONITIS WHICH CAN BE FATAL 
Carcinogenity: NTP                       NO
Carcinogenity: IARC                      NO
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      NO
Explanation of Carcinogenity             MANUFACTURER GAVE NO INFORMATION ABOUT CARCINOGENICITY. HMIS FOUND NO LISTING & DOES NOT EXPECT IT TO BE CARCINOGENIC 
Symptoms of Overexposure                 EYES:IRRIT,
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure     MFR GAVE NO INFORMATION ON MSDS 
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           SKIN:THOROUGHLY WASH AREA W/SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAM CLOTHES. LAUNDER CONTAM CLOTHES BEFORE REUSE. EYES:FLUSH WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER, LIFTING UPPER & LOWER LIDS, GET MED ATTN. SWALLOWED:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, KEEP PERSON WARM, QUIET & GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. BREATH:REMOVE PERSON TO FRESH AIR. IF BREATH IS DIFF ADMIN OXYGEN. BREATH HAS STOPPED GIVE CPR. KEEP PERSON WARM, QUIET, GET MED ATTN


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       SM:ABSORB LIQ ON PAPER,VERMICULITE,FLOOR ABSORBENT. LG:ELIMALL IGNITE SOURCES. NO PERSONS W/OUT WEARING PROTECTIVE EQUIP. STOP AT SOURCE. DIKE AREA TO PREVENT SPREAD, PUMP LIQ TO SALVAGE TANK. TAKE UP REST W/SAND,CLAY,ETC. SHOVEL INTO CONTAINERS 
Neutralizing Agent                       MFR GAVE NO INFORMATION ON MSDS 
Waste Disposal Method                    DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS. PREVENT RUN-OFF TO SEWERS, STREAMS OR OTHER BODIES OF WATER. IF RUN-OFF OCCURS, NOTIFY PROPER AUTHORITIES AS REQUIRED, THAT A SPILL HAS OCCURRED 
Handling and Storage Precautions         CONTAINERS MAY BE HAZARDOUS WHEN EMPTIED. SINCE EMPTIES RETAIN PRODUCT RESIDUES(VAPOR,LIQUID,SOLID)ALL HAZARD PRECAUTIONS GIVEN MUST BE OBSERVED 
Other Precautions                        NONE


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED AIR SUPPLIED RESPIRATOR IS ADVISED IN ABSENCE OF PROPER ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL. OSHA REGS ALSO PERMIT OTHER NIOSH/MSHA RESPIRATORS (NEGATIVE PRESSURE TYPE) UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS. SEE YOUR SAFETY EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER 
Ventilation                              PROVIDE SUFFICIENT MECHANICAL (GENERAL &/OR LOCAL EXHAUST) VENTILATION
Protective Gloves                        NITRILE RUBBER, POLYETHYLENE
Eye Protection                           CHEM SPLASH GOGGLES OR SAFETY GLASSES
Other Protective Equipment               TO PREVENT REPEATED OR PROLONGED SKIN CONTACT, WEAR IMPERVIOUS CLOTHING & BOOTS
Work Hygenic Practices                   REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE RE-USE 
Supplemental Health/Safety Data          NONE


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              NO
Protect Skin                             NO
Protect Respiratory                      NO
Chronic Indicator                        UNKNOWN
Contact Code                             UNKNOWN
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN
Specific Hazard and Precaution           OVEREXPOSURE LIVER ABNORMALITIES &/OR EYE DAMAGE. ASPIRATION OF MATERIAL INTO THE LUNGS DUE TO VOMITING CAN CAUSE CHEMICAL PNEUMONITIS WHICH CAN BE FATAL. EYES:IRRIT, REDNESS, TEARING. SKIN:PROLONGED/REPEATED CONTACT CAN CAUSE MODERATE IRRIT, DEFATT, DERMATITIS. EXCESSIVE INHALE:NASAL & RESPIRATORY IRRIT, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, DIZZINESS, WEAKNESS, FATIGUE, NAUSEA, HEADACHE & POSSIBLE UNCONSCIOUSNESS & EVEN DEATH. SWALLOW:GASTROINTESTINAL IRRIT, NAUSEA, VOMIT & DIARRHEA


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       5
Unit of Measure                          GL


SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
Volatile Organic Compounds (P/G)         6.872
Volatile Organic Compounds (G/L)         823.5325


SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information
Ingredient #                             00
Ingredient Name                          ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (SARA 313)
CAS Number                               67630
NIOSH Number                             NT8050000
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  18
OSHA PEL                                 400 PPM
ACGIH TLV                                400 PPM/500STEL;9495
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED
Ingredient #                             01
Ingredient Name                          N-BUTYL ACETATE (CERCLA)
CAS Number                               123864
NIOSH Number                             AF7350000
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  31
OSHA PEL                                 150 PPM
ACGIH TLV                                150 PPM/200STEL;9495
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED
Ingredient #                             02
Ingredient Name                          VM & P NAPHTHA
CAS Number                               64742898
NIOSH Number                             1003161VN
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  16
OSHA PEL                                 NOT ESTABLISHED
ACGIH TLV                                NOT ESTABLISHED
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED
Ingredient #                             03
Ingredient Name                          METHYL ETHYL KETONE (2-BUTANONE) (MEK) (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS Number                               78933
NIOSH Number                             EL6475000
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  12
OSHA PEL                                 200 PPM
ACGIH TLV                                200 PPM/300STEL;9495
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED
Ingredient #                             04
Ingredient Name                          TOLUENE (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS Number                               108883
NIOSH Number                             XS5250000
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  12
OSHA PEL                                 200 PPM; Z-2
ACGIH TLV                                S, 50 PPM; 9495
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED
Ingredient #                             05
Ingredient Name                          N-BUTYL ALCOHOL (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS Number                               71363
NIOSH Number                             EO1400000
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  11
OSHA PEL                                 100 PPM
ACGIH TLV                                S, C 50 PPM; 9495
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED