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                   VV-P-236A
National Stock Number                    9150002500926
CAGE Code                                4X549
Part Number Indicator                    A
MSDS Number                              101180
HAZ Code                                 A


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        WITCO CHEMICAL CO - ORGANIC DIVISION
Street                                   3230 BROOKFIELD ST
City                                     HOUSTON
State                                    TX
Country                                  US
Zip Code                                 77045-6610
Emergency Phone                          713-328-5661/504-738-1623
Information Phone                        713-328-5661/504-738-1623

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               06SEP90
Date of Technical Review                 15DEC93
Active Indicator                         Y
Item Manager                             CX

Alternate Vendors
Vendor #1 Name                           WITCO CHEMICAL CORP SONNEBORN CHEMICAL &
Vendor #1 CAGE                           78369
Vendor #5 CAGE                           BMDPC


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Specification Number                     VV-P-236A
Specification Type/Grade/Class           TY 5,CL2
Hazard Storage Compatibility Code        N1
NRC License Number                       N/R
Net Propellant Weight (Ammo)             N/R
Appearance/Odor                          SEMI-SOLID, OIL LIKE, OPAQUE, YELLOW TO BROWN COLOR
Boiling Point                            UNKNOWN
Melting Point                            110F,43C
Vapor Pressure                           UNKNOWN
Vapor Density                            UNKNOWN
Specific Gravity                         1
Decomposition Temperature                UNKNOWN
Evaporation Rate                         UNKNOWN
Solubility in Water                      NEGLIGIBLE
Chemical pH                              N/R
Corrosion Rate                           UNKNOWN
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       U


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point                              400
Flash Point Method                       COC
Lower Explosion Limit                    N/K
Upper Explosion Limit                    N/K
Extinguishing Media                      USE CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM, OR DRY CHEMICAL. DO NOT USE A DIRECT STREAM OF WATER. PRODUCT WILL FLOAT & REIGNITE
Special Fire Fighting Procedures         WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS IN + PRESSURE MODE. COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS WITH WATER SPRAY 
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards           NONE


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid            HEAT, OPEN FLAMES
Materials to Avoid                       STRONG OXIDIZERS
Hazardous Decomposition Products         CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE AND OTHER UNIDENTIFIED ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Hazardous Polymerization                 NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid       N/R
LD50 - LD50 Mixture                      LD50 (ORAL RAT) IS NOT AVAILABLE


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       ACUTE-EYE/SKIN:MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. INHALATION:VAPORS/OIL MISTS MAY BE IRRITATING TO THE NOSE,THROAT & RESPIRATORY TRACT.INGESTION:NOT KNOWN.CHRONIC-MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND/OR DERMATITIS 
Carcinogenity: NTP                       N/K
Carcinogenity: IARC                      N/K
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      N/K
Explanation of Carcinogenity             NO DATA AVAILABLE
Symptoms of Overexposure                 MAY CAUSE EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION. INHALATION OF VAPORS/OIL MISTS MAY BE IRRITATING TO THE NOSE, THROAT & RESPIRATORY TRACT 
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure     PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING SKIN DISORDERS MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THE SUBSTANCE 
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           GET MEDICAL HELP IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INHALATION:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.PROVIDE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED.EYES:FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES,HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN.SKIN:WASH WITH SOAP & WATER.ORAL: SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE 


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       SHUT OFF LEAK AND DIKE UP LARGE SPILLS. AFTER COOLING AND SOLIDIFICATION, SCRAPE AND/OR SHOVEL UP MATERIAL. FINALLY, CLEAN AREA WITH AN OIL ABSORBENT MATERIAL 
Neutralizing Agent                       N/R
Waste Disposal Method                    DISPOSE OF IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS 
Handling and Storage Precautions         RAGE-STORE AWAY FROM FLAME,HEAT (200F MAX.) & STRONG OXIDANTS. WA
Other Precautions                        WASH HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER BEFORE EATING, DRINKING OR USING TOILET FACILITIES. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE REUSE. AVOID EYE AND SKIN CONTACT 


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   NON REQUIRED UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS. IF HIGH VAPOR OR MIST CONCENTRATIONS EXPECTED, USE NIOSH-APPROVED RESPIRATOR FOR ORGANIC VAPORS AND MISTS 
Ventilation                              MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Protective Gloves                        IMPERVIOUS
Eye Protection                           CHEMICAL SPLASH GOGGLES/SAFETY GOGGLES
Other Protective Equipment               EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER. INDUSTRIAL-TYPE WORK CLOTHING AND APRON AS REQUIRED 
Work Hygenic Practices                   OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES. DO NOT WEAR CONTAMINATED CLOTHING OR FOOTWEAR 
Disposal Code                            N


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              NO
Protect Skin                             NO
Protect Respiratory                      NO
Chronic Indicator                        UNKNOWN
Contact Code                             SLIGHT
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN
Specific Hazard and Precaution           ACUTE-EYE/SKIN:MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. INHALATION:VAPORS/OIL MISTS MAY BE IRRITATING TO THE NOSE,THROAT & RESPIRATORY TRACT.INGESTION:NOT KNOWN.CHRONIC-MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND/OR DERMATITIS. STORAGE-STORE AWAY FROM FLAME,HEAT (200F MAX.) & STRONG OXIDANTS. FIRST AID: GET MEDICAL HELP IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST. INHALATION:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.PROVIDE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED.EYES:FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES,HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN.SKIN:WASH WITH SOAP & WATER.ORAL: SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE 


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       1.75
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                          GREASE, PETROLEUM
CAS Number                               8009038
NIOSH Number                             1001480PG
Proprietary                              NO
Percent                                  N/K
OSHA PEL                                 5 MG/M3 OIL MIST
ACGIH TLV                                5 MG/M3 OIL MIST
Recommended Limit                        NONE SPECIFIED