Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2926 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Trichloroethylene  Reagent A.C.S.
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 79-01-6
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Trichloroethylene  CAS# 79-01-6 100 V/V 50 ppm TWA 100 ppm STEL 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: Give several glasses of milk or water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously, but DO NOT INDUCE! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Absorb spill with inert material, then place in a chemical waste container. RemoveDispose of in a manner consistent with federal, local law.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Wash thoroughly after handling. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:-85° CSpecific Gravity1.463
Boiling Point:87° C Percent Volatile by Volume:100
Vapor Pressure:61 @ 20° C Evaporation Rate:onfromation not available
Vapor Density: 4.5 Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Immiscible with water Auto ignition Temperature: 788° F
Appearance and Odor: Clear liquid, sweet chloroform odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: 12.5
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: 90
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: None known
Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents, metals, bases
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of carbon, hydrogen chloride, phosgene gas.
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Effects of overexposure. Acute and Chronic: Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin. Causes severe irritation. High concentrations are extreme;y distructive to tissues of the mucous membranes, upper respiratory tract, eyes and skin. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nsusea, and vomiting. Conditions aggravated: persons with pre-existing eye, skin or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. Target organs: Central nervous system, liver, eyes, skin, kidneys, heart. May cause cancer based on animal studies. 
DOT Classification: Trichloroethylene, 6.1, UN1710, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:1Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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