M A T E R I A L S A F E T Y D A T A S H E E T Rev 22800.02B For Coating, Resins, and Related Materials NPCA 1-84 MANUFACTURER'S NAME EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NO. BENJAMIN MOORE & Co. 800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC) 51 CHESTNUT RIDGE RD. MONTVALE, NJ 07645 DATE OF PREPARATION INFORMATION TELEPHONE 9-NOV-94) 201-573-9600 ================================================================================ SECTION I - PRODUCT ID ================================================================================ HMIS CODE SARA TITLE 312 PRODUCT CODE: 228 | | | Acute: YES | CLASS: SOLVENT THINNED PAINT | Health: 2* | | Chronic: YES | NAME: BENWOOD INTERIOR WOOD FINISHES | Flammability: 2 | | Fire: YES | POLYURETHANE STAIN | Reactivity: 0 | | Pressure: NO | COLOR: ALL | Personal Prot.: | | React: NO | For a complete description of HMIS and an explanation of the PERSONAL PROT: code, see Section XX. ================================================================================ SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS ================================================================================ INGREDIENT MAX PCT CAS NO. TLV PEL STEL CEIL MM Hg TEMP 2-Butoxyethanol (f3n) 7.5 111762 25ppm 25ppm N/E N/E N/A Chromium Compound (f*3) 0.1 000000000 .5mg/m3 .5mg/m3 N/E N/E N/A Stoddard Solvent (fn) 59.4 8052413 100ppm 100ppm N/E N/E 2.0 @ 20 Silica, Amorphous (f*n) 1.3 7631869 10mg/m3 6mg/m3 N/E N/E N/A Bentonite Clay (f*) 1.3 121888662 0.1mg/m3 N/E N/E N/E N/A Methyel Ethyl Ketoxime (f)0.1 96297 0.1ppm N/E N/E N/E N/A f Federal Hazard List * Hazardous only as dust when product is sanded. 3 Sect. 313 of the Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 and of 40 CFR 37 n New Jersey Label Law hazardous chemical This product may contain small amounts of materials known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. ================================================================================ SECTION III - PHYSICAL DATA ================================================================================ BOILING RANGE: 318 to 401 F VAPOR DENSITY: HEAVIER THAN AIR WEIGHT PER GAL: 7.2 - 7.3 EVAPORATION RATE: SLOWER THAN ETHER % VOLATILE VOLUME: 68.4 - 69.5 ================================================================================ SECTION IV - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA ================================================================================ D.O.T. FLAMMABILITY CLASSIFICATION: COMBUSTIBLE FLASH PT.: 110 F PMC LEL: 1.0% EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: FOAM CO2 DRY CHEMICAL WATER FOG UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Closed containers may burst if exposed to extreme heat or fire. Toxic gases may form when product burns. SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING PROCEDURES: Do not use water stream on burning liquid. Cool exposed containers with water. Use self-contained breathing apparatus. ================================================================================ SECTION V - HEALTH HAZARD DATA ================================================================================ EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - ACUTE: Inhalation - Harmful if inhaled. May affect the brain or nervous system, causing dizziness, headache or nausea. Contact - Causes eye irritation. Contact - Causes skin irritation. Skin Absorption - Hazardous ingredients contained in this product have the capacity to be absorbed through the skin in sufficient quantities to cause systemic toxicity. See Safe Handling and Use Information (Section VIII). Ingestion - Irritation of the digestive tract and nervous system depression (drowsiness, dizziness, loss of coordination and fatigue). Aspiration Hazard - This material can enter lungs during swallowing or vomiting and cause lung inflammation and damage. EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE - CHRONIC: Notice: Contains chemicals which may cause liver, kidney, thyroid and blood disorder upon overexposure, based on animal data. MEDICAL CONDITIONS PRONE TO AGGRAVATION BY EXPOSURE: None expected when used in accordance with Safe Handling and Use Information (Section VIII). PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: DERMAL INHALATION INGESTION EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES: Inhalation - Remove from hazard area, maintain breathing, call physician. Skin Contact - Remove with soap and water. Eye Contact - Flush immediately with large amounts of water. Call physician. Ingestion - Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute. Do NOT induce vomiting. Call physician. ================================================================================ SECTION VI - REACTIVITY DATA ================================================================================ STABILITY: STABLE HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION WILL NOT OCCUR HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Burning may produce carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Elevated temperatures and build up of vapors. INCOMPATIBILITY (MATERIALS TO AVOID): None reasonably foreseeable. ================================================================================ SECTION VII - SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES ================================================================================ STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED: Remove all sources of ignition. Avoid breathing vapors. Use non-sparking tools to return materials to container. Absorb residue with Fuller's earth. WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Conventional procedures in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Do not incinerate sealed containers. ================================================================================ SECTION VIII - SAFE HANDLING AND USE INFORMATION ================================================================================ RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Wear a properly fitted vapor/particulate approved by NIOSH/MSHA for use with paints (TC-23C) during application or sanding and until all vapors and spray mist are exhausted. In confined spaces or in situations where continuous sprayoperations are typical, or if proper respirator fit is not possible, wear a positive-pressure, supplied air respirator (NIOSH/MSHA TC-19C) VENTILATION: Adequate to maintain working atmosphere below T.L.V. and L.E.L. (See Sect. II for ingredient data and concentrations). Mechanical exhaust may be required in confined areas. Discharge exhaust only in area away from ignition sources. PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Solvent impermeable gloves are required EYE PROTECTION: Splash goggles or safety glasses with side shields. OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Clothing adequate to protect skin. HYGIENIC PRACTICES: Remove and wash clothing before reuse. Wash hands before eating, smoking or using the washroom. ================================================================================ SECTION IX - SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS ================================================================================ PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE: Combustible - Keep away from heat and flame. OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid prolonged contact with skin and breathing of vapor spray mist or sanding dust. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally. ================================================================================ SECTION XX ================================================================================ Hmis (Hazardous Materials Identification System) (R) NPCA HMIS is a recognized workplace Hazard Communications System as required by OSHA (40CFR 1910. 1200). Information on establishing a complaint hazardous communication program using HMIS is available from: American Labelmark Co., Inc., Labelmaster Division 6724 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60646 1-800-621-5808 The ratings assigned by Benjamin Moore & Co. are only suggested ratings; the contractor/employer has ultimate responsibility for HMIS rating where this system is used. PERSONAL PROTECTION: This code is left blank on Benjamin Moore & Co. MSDS's as it depends on application technique and the workplace ventilation. Please read Sections II through IX of this MSDS before deciding on appropriate protective equipment and beginning work. There are codes available for this section which can be obtained from Labelmaster. This product contains at least one toxic chemical listed in Section II that is subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 and 40 CFR 372.