Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product and Company Identification
Material name
CH150A
Use of the preparation
Inkjet printing.
Version #
02
Revision date
14-Nov-2009
CAS #
Mixture
Synonym(s)
ColorSpan 0900992-305
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
579236
2. Hazards Identification
Emergency overview
Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. Irritating to eyes and skin.
Acute health effects
Skin contact
Harmful in contact with skin. Contact causes skin irritation. Avoid contact with the skin.
Eye contact
Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes.
Inhalation
Harmful by inhalation.
Ingestion
May be 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-Butoxyethyl acetate
112-07-2
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. Get medical attention.
Wash clothing separately before reuse.
Inhalation
In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest. If not
breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel. Get medical attention
immediately.
Ingestion
Rinse mouth out with water. Give several glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to
an unconscious person. Do not induce vomiting.
Get medical attention immediately.
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5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash point and method
172.4 °F (78 °C) Closed Cup
Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing
media
Dry chemical, CO2, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam.
Protection of firefighters
Protective equipment and
precautions for firefighters
Firefighters should wear full protective clothing including self contained breathing apparatus.
Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions
Avoid inhalation of vapors or mists. Avoid contact with skin.
Do not touch or walk through spilled material.
Wear appropriate protective equipment and clothing during clean-up.
Environmental precautions
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up
Absorb spill with inert material (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place in a chemical waste
container. Clean up in accordance with all applicable regulations. Ventilate the contaminated
area. Eliminate ignition sources including sources of electrical, static or frictional sparks.
7. Handling and Storage
Handling
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.
Storage
Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature. Keep
away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep away from oxidizers.
Keep out of the reach of children.
8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Occupational exposure limits
ACGIH
Components
Type
Value
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
TWA
20 ppm
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
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Provide adequate ventilation.
General hygeine
considerations
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
Colorless
Odor
fruity solvent.
Odor threshold
Not available.
Physical state
Liquid.
Form
Liquid.
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pH
Not available.
Melting point
Not available.
Freezing point
-83.2 °F (-64 °C)
Boiling point
363.2 - 383 °F (184 - 195 °C)
Flash point
172.4 °F (78 °C) Closed Cup
Evaporation rate
Not available.
Flammability
Not available.
Flammability limits in air,
upper, % by volume
8.54 %
Flammability limits in air,
lower, % by volume
0.88 %
Vapor pressure
0.31 hPa
Vapor density
>1
Specific gravity
0.935 - 0.942
Relative density
Not available.
Solubility (water)
Not available.
Partition coefficient
(n-octanol/water)
Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature
536 °F (280 °C)
Decomposition temperature
Not available.
VOC
< 940 g/L
Other information
VOC content (less water, less exempt compounds) = < 940 g/L (U.S. requirement, not for
emissions)
@ 20°C
@ 20°C
10. Chemical Stability & Reactivity Information
Chemical stability
Stable under normal storage conditions.
Conditions to avoid
Avoid high temperatures.
Incompatible materials
This product may react with strong oxidizing agents.
Reacts with air to form peroxides.
Hazardous decomposition
products
peroxides.
11. Toxicological Information
Local effects
Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. Contact with skin and eyes may result in
irritation. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause toxic effects. Inhalation of high vapour
concentrations can cause CNS-depression and narcosis.
Carcinogenicity
US ACGIH Threshold Limit Values: A3 carcinogen
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
Symptoms and target organs
Target Organs (NIOSH)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
2-Butoxyethyl acetate (112-07-2)
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Group A3 Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans.
Major effects of exposure: Skin disorders, Allergic reactions.
Blood
Central Nervous System
Eyes
Hemato system
Kidneys
Liver
Lymphoid system
Respiratory system
Skin
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12. Ecological Information
Aquatic toxicity
May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Persistence and degradability
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
Not a dangerous good under United States DOT, IATA, ADR, IMDG, or RID.
15. Regulatory Information
CERCLA (Superfund) reportable quantity
None
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA)
Immediate Hazard - No
Hazard categories
Delayed Hazard - No
Fire Hazard - Yes
Pressure Hazard - No
Reactivity Hazard - No
Section 302 extremely
hazardous substance
No
Section 311 hazardous
chemical
Yes
16. Other Information
HMIS® ratings
Health: 1
Flammability: 2
Physical hazard: 0
Personal protection: B
NFPA ratings
Health: 1
Flammability: 2
Instability: 0
Issue date
Nov 14 2009 2:23PM
Revision
2
Replaces sheet dated
Oct 11 2009 1:05PM
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
14. Transport Information: General
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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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