Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product and Company Identification
Material name
CH140A
Version #
02
Revision date
15-Nov-2009
Synonym(s)
ColorSpan 0901147-500
Company identification
Hewlett-Packard Company
3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1185
United States
Telephone 650-857-1501
Hewlett-Packard health effects line
(Toll-free within the US) 1-800-457-4209
(Direct) 1-503-494-7199
HP Customer Care Line
(Toll-free within the US) 1-800-474-6836
(Direct) 1-208-323-2551
Email: hpcustomer.inquiries@hp.com
Date prepared
Nov 14, 2009
MSDS number
579803
2. Hazards Identification
Emergency overview
Causes severe irritation of eyes, skin and mucous membranes.
Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
environment.
Acute health effects
Skin contact
Avoid contact with skin.
Contact causes skin irritation.
Inhalation
Avoid breathing vapors or mists of this product.
Ingestion
Ingestion is not expected to be a primary route of exposure for this product under normal use
conditions. Harmful if swallowed.
Potential health effects
Routes of exposure
Potential routes of exposure under normal use conditions are skin, eye contact and inhalation.
3. Composition / Information on Ingredients
Component/substance
CAS number
% by weight
2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)ethyl Acetate
112-15-2
60-100
4. First Aid Measures
First aid procedures
Eye contact
In case of eye contact, remove contact lens and rinse immediately with plenty of water, also
under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Get medical attention immediately.
Skin contact
In case of contact, immediately remove contaminated clothing and flush skin with copious
amounts of water. Wash clothing separately before reuse.
If irritation persists get medical attention.
Inhalation
Move person to fresh air immediately. If the affected person is not breathing, apply artificial
respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion
Rinse mouth out with water. Induce vomiting if person is conscious. Never give anything by
mouth to an unconscious person.
Get medical attention immediately.
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5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash point and method
235.4 °F (113 °C);
Hazardous combustion
products
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing
media
Protection of firefighters
Protective equipment and
precautions for firefighters
Dry chemical, CO2, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam.
Move containers from fire area if you can do it without risk.
Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways.
Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions
Avoid contact with skin. Avoid inhalation of vapors or mists. Do not touch or walk through
spilled material.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Use personal protective equipment to minimize exposure to skin and eye. In the case of vapor
formation use a respirator with an approved filter.
Environmental precautions
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up
Absorb with earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers for later
disposal. Small liquid spills: Flush area with flooding quantities of water.
7. Handling and Storage
Handling
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors or mists of this product.
Use with adequate ventilation.
Wear personal protective equipment.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Store away from strong
oxidizers. Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame.
Keep out of the reach of children.
8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Personal protective equipment
Eye / face protection
Wear safety glasses; chemical goggles (if splashing is possible).
Provide an emergency eye wash fountain and quick drench shower in the immediate work
area.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate chemical resistant clothing. Wear appropriate chemical resistant gloves.
Respiratory protection
Provide adequate ventilation. In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory
equipment.
General hygeine
considerations
Do not get this material in contact with skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after
handling the product.
Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
9. Physical & Chemical Properties
Color
Clear
Odor
Characteristic.
Odor threshold
Not available.
Physical state
Liquid.
Form
Liquid.
pH
Not available.
Melting point
Not available.
Freezing point
-13 °F (-25 °C)
Boiling point
422.6 °F (217 °C) (@ 760mmHg)
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Flash point
235.4 °F (113 °C);
Evaporation rate
< 0.0063 BuAc
Flammability
Not available.
Flammability limits in air,
upper, % by volume
Not available.
Flammability limits in air,
lower, % by volume
Not available.
Vapor pressure
0.133 mbar
Vapor density
> 6.07
Specific gravity
1.01
Relative density
Not available.
Solubility (water)
Not available.
Partition coefficient
(n-octanol/water)
Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature
680 °F (360 °C)
Decomposition temperature
Not available.
VOC
< 1000 g/L
Viscosity
10 - 30 cP
Other information
VOC content (less water, less exempt compounds) = < 1000 g/L (U.S. requirement, not for
emissions)
@ 20°C
@ 20°C
10. Chemical Stability & Reactivity Information
Chemical stability
Stable at normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid
Heat, flames and sparks.
11. Toxicological Information
Chronic toxicity
Repeated or prolonged exposure may cause irritation of eyes and skin.
Teratogenicity
None known.
12. Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity
Readily biodegradable. Bioaccumulation is unlikely.
Persistence and degradability
Not available.
13. Disposal Considerations
Disposal instructions
Do not allow this material to drain into sewers/water supplies.
Dispose of in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
14. Transport Information
IATA
Not regulated as dangerous goods.
General
not regulated
15. Regulatory Information
US federal regulations
This product is listed on the U.S. EPA TSCA Inventory.
CERCLA (Superfund) reportable quantity
None
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Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA)
Immediate Hazard - No
Hazard categories
Delayed Hazard - No
Fire Hazard - No
Pressure Hazard - No
Reactivity Hazard - No
Section 302 extremely
hazardous substance
No
Section 311 hazardous
chemical
No
16. Other Information
HMIS® ratings
Health: 1
Flammability: 1
Physical hazard: 0
Personal protection: B
NFPA ratings
Health: 1
Flammability: 1
Instability: 0
Issue date
Nov 14 2009 7:25PM
Revision
2
Replaces sheet dated
Oct 11 2009 2:48PM
Manufacturer information
Hewlett-Packard
11311 K-Tel Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343 US
Product Information 1-800-925-0563
Disclaimer
This Safety Data Sheet document is provided without charge to customers of Hewlett-Packard
Company. Data is the most current known to Hewlett-Packard Company at the time of
preparation of this document and is believed to be accurate. It should not be construed as
guaranteeing specific properties of the products as described or suitability for a particular
application. This document was prepared to the requirements of the jurisdiction specified in
Section 1 above and may not meet regulatory requirements in other countries.
MSDS sections updated
9. Physical & Chemical Properties: Other information
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Explanation of abbreviations
ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
CAS
Chemical Abstracts Service
CERCLA
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
COC
Cleveland Open Cup
DOT
Department of Transportation
EPCRA
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (aka SARA)
IARC
International Agency for Research on Cancer
NIOSH
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTP
National Toxicology Program
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PEL
Permissible Exposure Limit
RCRA
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
REC
Recommended
REL
Recommended Exposure Limit
SARA
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
STEL
Short-Term Exposure Limit
TCLP
Toxicity Characteristics Leaching Procedure
TLV
Threshold Limit Value
TSCA
Toxic Substances Control Act
VOC
Volatile Organic Compounds
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