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                   MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE
National Stock Number                    6810002646715
CAGE Code                                SDBCO
Part Number Indicator                    A
MSDS Number                              180315
HAZ Code                                 B


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        SDB CONSULTANTS
City                                     LENGELOTH
State                                    PA
Country                                  US
Emergency Phone                          800-424-9300
Information Phone                        504-366-9105

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               14JUN94
Active Indicator                         N

Alternate Vendors


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Appearance/Odor                          BLUE-GRAY TO BLACK CRYSTALLINE POWDER, ODORLESS 
Vapor Pressure                           ESSEN 0
Specific Gravity                         1
Solubility in Water                      INSOLUBLE
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       U


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point Method                       UNK


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid            NONE REPORTED ON MSDS
Materials to Avoid                       NONE REPORTED ON MSDS
Hazardous Decomposition Products         NONE REPORTED ON MSDS
Hazardous Polymerization                 NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid       WILL NOT OCCUR


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       REFERENCES DO NOT REPORT ILL HEALTH EFFECTS AS A RESULT TO ACUTE OVEREXPOSURE TO MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE.OVEREXPOSURE TO SILICA MAY CAUSE PNEUMOCONLOSIE,A LUNG DISEASE THAT MAY CAUSE SHORTNESS OF BREATH AND COUGHING 
Carcinogenity: NTP                       NO
Carcinogenity: IARC                      PROBABLE
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      NO
Explanation of Carcinogenity             SILICA IS CONSIDERED TO BE A PROBABLE HUMAN CARCINOGEN BY IARC, HOWEVER,NOT CONSIDERED A CARCINOGEN BY NTP OR OSHA 
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure     CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASE MAY BE SUGGESTED BY EXPOSURE TO DUST 
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           IF IRRITATION OF EYEW, NOSE, THROAT OR RESPIRATORY TRACT OCCURS, REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE, FLUSH EYE WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES AND CALL A PHYSICIAN 


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       NOT ON MSDS
Waste Disposal Method                    IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS 


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   MSHA/NIOSH APPROVED
Ventilation                              TO MAINTAIN BELOW TLV'S
Protective Gloves                        RECOMMENDED
Eye Protection                           RECOMMENDED/SAFETY GLASSES MIN 
Work Hygenic Practices                   WASH THOUROUGHLY AFTER USE AND BEFORE EATING, SMOKING, DRINKING 
Disposal Code                            O


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              YES
Protect Skin                             YES
Protect Respiratory                      YES
Chronic Indicator                        UNKNOWN
Contact Code                             SLIGHT
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       1
Unit of Measure                          LB


SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
Volatile Organic Compounds (P/G)         0
Volatile Organic Compounds (G/L)         0


SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information
Ingredient #                             01
Ingredient Name                          MOLYBDENUM DISULFIDE
CAS Number                               1317335
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  98.7
OSHA PEL                                 10MG/M3
ACGIH TLV                                10 MG/M3
Ingredient #                             02
Ingredient Name                          SILICA
CAS Number                               60676860
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  1
OSHA PEL                                 .1MG/M
ACGIH TLV                                .1MG/M