Material Safety Data Sheet
PN: T0529 / N5878
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Black Cartridge
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Material Safety Data Sheets are not required for print cartridges. For customer convenience, Dell provides product
information in this familiar format.
Section 1 - Product and Company Identification
Product Name:
Product ID:
Chemical
Family:
Application:
Prepared By:
Black Cartridge
T0529 / N5878
Inkjet Cartridge
Manufacturer:
Dell Computer Corporation
One Dell Way
Round Rock, TX 78682
Dell A920 Inkjet Printer
Dell 720 Inkjet Printer
Product Environmental Programs
Information:
1-800-W W W-DELL
Emergency:
1-866-473-5030
Section 2 - Composition / Information on Ingredients
Ingredients
Carbon Black
Water Soluble Organic Solvents
Acrylic Terpolymer
Hydroxylated Alkane
NJTSRN 80100451-5004
Water
Percent (wt.) CAS No.
1-5
1333-86-4
10-20
Trade Secret
0.1-2
Trade Secret
1-10
Trade Secret
OSHA PELS
3.5 mg/m³ TWA
None
None
None
ACGIH TLV
3.5 mg/m³ TWA
None
None
None
60-78
None
None
7732-18-5
Section 3 - Hazards Identification
The following information is based on testing of the product as a whole and/or characteristics of components.
Hazard Information:
Primary Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, skin contact.
Inhalation:
If ink mist is inhaled, respiratory tract irritation may occur. Exposure not probable
with intended use. No adverse chronic effects known at intended level of use.
Skin Contact:
Not an irritant. Exposure not probable with intended use. Not a dermal sensitizer.
Eye Contact:
Not an irritant. Exposure not probable with intended use.
Ingestion:
Low acute oral toxicity. Exposure not probable with intended use.
Section 4 - First Aid Measures
Inhalation:
If symptoms, such as shortness of breath or persistent coughing are experienced,
remove source of contamination and move individual to fresh air. If symptoms
persist, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact:
Wash with soap and water. Should irritation occur, seek medical attention.
Eye Contact:
Flush immediately with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses and continue
flushing for at least 15 minutes. If irritation develops and persists, seek medical
attention.
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Ingestion:
Immediately wash mouth out with plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Slowly
dilute with 1-2 glasses of water or milk and seek medical attention. Never give
anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Aggravated Conditions:
None known
Notes to Physician:
No specific antidote.
Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point/Range (°C):
Autoignition Temperature (°C):
Flammable Limits in Air UEL:
Flammable Limits in Air LEL:
Not applicable
Not determined
Not determined
Not determined
Extinguishing Media:
Carbon dioxide, water spray or fog, dry chemical or foam
Hazardous Combustion
Products:
Special Exposure Hazards:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, unidentified organics
Special Protective Equipment:
NIOSH approved self contained breathing apparatus may be required if a large
number of cartridges are involved.
NFPA Rating:
HMIS Classification:
Health: 1 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
Health: 1 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
None known
Section 6 - Accidential Release Measures
Personal Precautionary
Measures:
Environmental Precautionary:
None required for intended use in printer.
Procedure for Cleaning/
Absorption:
Absorb small spills with cloth or paper towels or other suitable material. Place in
container for disposal. For large spills, dike around spill with absorbent material.
Wash spill site with soap and water after material pickup is complete. Disposal is
subject to federal, state, local, or provincial regulations.
Unless specifically permitted for disposal, keep waste out of sewers, watersheds,
and waterways.
Section 7 - Handling and Storage
Handling:
To avoid damage to cartridge and accidental contact with ink
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Storage:
Store in a cool, dry place.
Section 8 - Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Engineering Controls:
None required.
Respiratory Protection:
None required for intended use in printer.
Gloves:
None required for intended use in printer.
Skin Protection:
None required for intended use in printer.
Eyes:
None required for intended use in printer.
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Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Cartridge contains liquid ink
Color:
Black
Odor:
Faint
Solubility in Water: Fully Miscible
Pressurized:
No
pH:
7.0-8.5
Specific Gravity: Approx. 1.0
Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity
Chemical Stability:
Stable
Hazardous Polymerization:
Will not occur
Conditions to Avoid:
None known
Materials to Avoid:
None known
Hazardous Decomposition
Products:
Additional Guidelines:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, unidentified organics
None
Section 11 - Toxicological Information
Primary Routes of Exposure:
Ingestion, skin contact.
Ingestion:
Low acute oral toxicity. Based on component characteristics, gastrointestinal, liver,
kidney, and CNS effects are possible if large quantities of ink are ingested.
Exposure not probable with intended use.
Acute Toxicity Oral Rat LD50
(mg/kg):
Inhalation:
>2000
Aggravated Conditions:
None known
Carcinogenicity Comment:
Neither this product nor any of its components present above 0.1% are listed by
IARC, NTP, or OSHA as known carcinogens.
Low acute inhalation toxicity. Pure carbon black, a minor component of this
product, has been listed by IARC as a group 2B (possible carcinogen). This
classification is based on rat "lung particulate overload" studies performed with
airborne particulate carbon black. Ink is not listed by IARC, NTP, or OSHA.
Section 12 - Ecological Information
Mobility:
Not determined
Persistence:
Not determined
Bioaccumulative:
Not determined
Other Information:
None
Section 13 - Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal:
This product is not a listed hazardous waste in accordance with Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 261. If discarded in
its purchased form, this product would not be a hazardous waste either by listing or by characteristic. However, under
RCRA, it is the responsibility of the product user to determine at the time of disposal whether a material has been
contaminated and should be classified as a hazardous waste. Disposal is subject to local, state and federal
regulations.
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Section 14 - Transport Information
DOT Status:
DOT Shipping Name:
Hazard Class:
Not classified as a hazardous material or substance under US
DOT.
Not applicable
DOT Reportable Quantity: Not applicable
Not applicable
DOT Packing Group:
Not applicable
Section 15 - Regulatory Information
TSCA (USA)
All ingredients are listed on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory,
have been registered, or are exempt.
SARA / EPCRA (USA):
None of the ingredients in this product has a final reportable quantity (RQ) under
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to Know Act (EPCRA)- Section 302:
Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS) or notification requirements for EHS
under Section 304.
California Proposition 65:
This product contains no known materials at levels which the State of California
has found to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm - California
Proposition 65.
DSL (Canada):
All ingredients are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL), have
been registered on the Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL), or are exempt.
EINECS (Europe):
All ingredients are listed on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial
Substances (EINECS) list, have been registered on the European List of New
Chemical Substances (ELINCS), or are exempt.
AICS (Australia):
All ingredients are listed in Australian Inventory of Commercial Substances (AICS),
have been registered, or are exempt.
ENCS (Japan):
All ingredients are listed on the Japanese Existing and New Chemical Substances
(ENCS) list, have been registered, or are exempt.
ECL (Korea):
All ingredients are listed on the Korean Existing Chemicals List (ECL), have been
registered, or are exempt.
WHMIS Hazard Class (Canada): Not a WHMIS controlled product.
Section 16 - Other Information
The following has been revised
since the last issue of this MSDS: No significant revisions to health and safety information.
Additional Information:
None
Data are most current known to Dell at the time of preparation and are believed to be accurate. No warranty as to
their accuracy or completeness is expressed or implied.
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