Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product and Company Identification
Material name
Use of the preparation
Version #
Revision date
CAS #
Synonym(s)
Company identification
CH215A
Inkjet printing.
01
04-07-2009
Mixture
ColorSpan 0900344-004
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: hpcustomerinquiries@hp.com
Date prepared
MSDS number
Apr 07, 2009
381315
2. Hazards Identification
Acute health effects
Skin contact
Eye contact
Inhalation
Ingestion
Contact with skin may result in irritation. Avoid contact with the skin.
Contact with eyes may result in irritation. Avoid contact with eyes.
Inhalation of vapor is not expected to be a primary route of exposure for this product under
normal use conditions.
Acute ingestion may result in mild gastrointestinal distress. May be harmful if swallowed.
Ethylene glycol
Harmful if swallowed. May cause kidney and liver damage. May depress the central nervous
system.
Potential health effects
Routes of exposure
Potential routes of overexposure to this product are skin and eye contact
3. Composition / Information on Ingredients
Component/substance
CAS number
% by weight
Ethylene glycol
2-pentanol
2-Pyrrolidone
Glycerol
Propylene Glycol
Diethanolamine
Minor Ingredients
Dyes
Water
107-21-1
6032-29-7
616-45-5
56-81-5
57-55-6
111-42-2
<7
<3
<3
<3
<3
<1.5
<2
1-7
Balance
Composition comments
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
Proprietary
7732-18-5
This ink supply contains an aqueous ink formulation.
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4. First Aid Measures
First aid procedures
Eye contact
Skin contact
Inhalation
Ingestion
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 if irritation develops or
persists.
In case of contact, immediately remove contaminated clothing and flush skin with copious
amounts of water.
Wash clothing separately before reuse.
In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest. If symptoms
persist, get medical attention.
Rinse mouth out with water. Give several glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to
an unconscious person. Do not induce vomiting.
If symptoms persist, get medical attention.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash point and method
Hazardous combustion
products
Not flammable
Decomposition of this product may yield oxides of sulfur and nitrogen.
Flammable properties
The product is not flammable.
Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing
media
Use any media suitable for the surrounding fires.
Unusual fire and explosion
hazard
Protection of firefighters
Protective equipment and
precautions for firefighters
The product is not flammable.
Wear suitable protective equipment.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions
Environmental precautions
Methods for cleaning up
Avoid contact with skin. Do not touch or walk through spilled material.
Use personal protective equipment to minimize exposure to skin and eye.
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Use a non-combustible material like vermiculite, sand or earth to soak up the product and
place into a container for later disposal. Clean up in accordance with all applicable regulations.
Clean-up methods - small spillage; Flush area with flooding quantities of water.
7. Handling and Storage
Handling
Storage
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors or mists of this product.
Use personal protective equipment as required. Use only with adequate ventilation. When
using, do not eat, drink or smoke.
Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature. Do not
handle or store near an open flame, heat or other sources of ignition.
Keep out of the reach of children.
8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Occupational exposure limits
ACGIH
Components
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
Type
TWA
TWA
TWA
Version number 1
Value
2 mg/m3
100 mg/m3
10 mg/m3
Form
Aerosol.
Mist.
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Components
Type
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
PEL
STEL
TWA
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
TWA
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Ceiling
Glycerol (56-81-5)
PEL
TWA
Personal protective equipment
General
Eye / face protection
Skin protection
Respiratory protection
General hygeine
considerations
Value
100 ppm
360 mg/m3
125 ppm
450 mg/m3
360 mg/m3
100 ppm
3 ppm
15 mg/m3
50 ppm
125 mg/m3
15 mg/m3
5 mg/m3
10 mg/m3
5 mg/m3
Form
Total dust.
Respirable fraction.
Total dust.
Respirable fraction.
Eye wash fountain and emergency showers are recommended.
Wear safety glasses; chemical goggles (if splashing is possible).
Wear appropriate chemical resistant clothing. Wear appropriate chemical resistant gloves. If
splashes are likely to occur, wear: Latex gloves. Rubber apron.
Provide adequate ventilation.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. 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
Odor threshold
Physical state
Form
pH
Melting point
Freezing point
Boiling point
Flash point
Evaporation rate
Flammability
Flammability limits in air,
upper, % by volume
Flammability limits in air,
lower, % by volume
Vapor pressure
Vapor density
Specific gravity
Relative density
Solubility (water)
Partition coefficient
(n-octanol/water)
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
Medium Magenta
Not available.
Liquid.
Aqueous solution.
7-8
< 32 °F (< 0 °C)
Not available.
> 212 °F (> 100 °C)
Not flammable
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
Not available.
1.03 g/cm³
Soluble
Not available.
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Auto-ignition temperature
Decomposition temperature
VOC
Not available.
Not available.
87.6 g/L
10. Chemical Stability & Reactivity Information
Chemical stability
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials
Stable under normal storage conditions.
Avoid high temperatures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
11. Toxicological Information
Sensitization
US ACGIH Threshold Limit Values: Skin designation
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Can be absorbed through the skin.
Local effects
Carcinogenicity
Inhalation of vapors in high concentration may cause irritation of respiratory system.
None of the ingredients have been classified as carcinogens according to EU, IARC, MAK,
NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
IARC Monographs on Occupational Exposures to Chemical Agents: Evidence of carcinogenicity in humans
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Inadequate data.
US ACGIH Threshold Limit Values: A4 carcinogen
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Group A4 Not classifiable as a human carcinogen.
Symptoms and target organs
Target Organs (NIOSH)
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Central Nervous System
Eyes
Respiratory system
Skin
Eyes
Respiratory system
Skin
Central Nervous System
Eyes
Respiratory system
Skin
Eyes
Kidneys
Respiratory system
Skin
12. Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity
Persistence and degradability
Contains no substances known to be hazardous to the environment or not degradable in
waste water treatment plants. The product is miscible in water and readily biodegradable in
both water and soil. Accumulation is not expected.
Not available.
13. Disposal Considerations
Disposal instructions
Dispose of in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Do not allow this material
to drain into sewers/water supplies.
14. Transport Information
IATA
Not regulated as dangerous goods.
General
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
Not a regulated article under United States DOT, IATA, ADR, IMDG, or RID.
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15. Regulatory Information
US federal regulations
US EPA TSCA Inventory: All chemical substances in this product comply with all rules or
orders under TSCA.
US EPCRA (SARA Title III) Section 313 - Toxic Chemical: De minimis concentration
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
1.0 %
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
1.0 %
CERCLA (Superfund) reportable quantity
None
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
Section 311 hazardous
chemical
No
No
State regulations
US - New Jersey Community RTK (EHS Survey): Listed substance
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Substance no. 0686
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Substance no. 0878
US - New Jersey Community RTK (EHS Survey): Reportable threshold
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
500 LBS
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
500 LBS
US - Pennsylvania RTK - Hazardous Substances: Listed substance
2-pentanol (6032-29-7)
Listed.
2-Pyrrolidone (616-45-5)
Listed.
Diethanolamine (111-42-2)
Listed.
Ethylene glycol (107-21-1)
Listed.
Glycerol (56-81-5)
Listed.
Propylene Glycol (57-55-6)
Listed.
16. Other Information
HMIS® ratings
NFPA ratings
Issue date
Revision
Replaces sheet dated
Disclaimer
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
Health: 1
Flammability: 0
Physical hazard: 0
Personal protection: B
Health: 1
Flammability: 0
Instability: 0
Apr 7 2009 9:55AM
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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
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Explanation of abbreviations
ACGIH
CAS
CERCLA
CFR
COC
DOT
EPCRA
IARC
NIOSH
NTP
OSHA
PEL
RCRA
REC
REL
SARA
STEL
TCLP
TLV
TSCA
VOC
Manufacturer information
Material name CH215A
Creation date Nov 19, 2008
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
Chemical Abstracts Service
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act
Code of Federal Regulations
Cleveland Open Cup
Department of Transportation
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (aka SARA)
International Agency for Research on Cancer
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
National Toxicology Program
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Permissible Exposure Limit
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Recommended
Recommended Exposure Limit
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
Short-Term Exposure Limit
Toxicity Characteristics Leaching Procedure
Threshold Limit Value
Toxic Substances Control Act
Volatile Organic Compounds
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