Epson T043120 User's Manual

EPSON
Product Information Sheet
1.
Article and Corporate Identification
Product:
Epson Ink Cartridge T043120
for use with Epson Stylus C84, C84N,
C84WN, C86, CX6400 and CX6600 Printers
Manufacturer/Distributor: Epson America, Inc.
3840 Kilroy Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806
United States
TEL: 562-276-1369
FAX: 562-997-5799
The EPSON T043120 Ink Cartridge
2.
Composition Information
This is an aqueous ink formulation
Ink Composition
CAS No.
% By Weight
Carbon Black
1333-86-4
<6%
Proprietary dyes and pigments
-
<4%
Proprietary organic materials
-
10 –15 %
Glycerols
-
10 –15%
7732-18-5
balance
Water
3.
3.1
Hazard Identification
Emergency Overview: Ink component is a light black liquid that may cause eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes
or clothing. In the case of skin contact, wash with soap and water. Keep out of reach of
children.
3.2 Potential Health Effects:
Eyes:
Ink contact with eye may be mildly irritating. See Section 11 for Toxicology.
Skin:
Ink contact with skin may cause irritation, swelling, or redness. It is not expected to cause an allergic
skin reaction. See Section 11 for Toxicology.
Inhalation: Intentional exposure to ink vapors may cause respiratory irritation. See Section 11 for Toxicology.
Ingestion:
May cause upset stomach. See Section 11 for Toxicology.
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4.
First Aid Measures
4.1
Eyes:
Immediately flush with room temperature, low pressure, clean water for at least 15 minutes. Seek
medical attention if eye irritation continues.
4.2
Skin:
Wash surface areas with soap and water. Wash soiled clothing before rewearing. Seek medical
attention if irritation continues.
4.3
Inhalation: Remove subject to ventilated fresh air. Consult physician if necessary.
4.4
Ingestion: Seek medical attention if stomach continues to be upset.
5.
Fire Fighting Measures
5.1
Flammability:
Flash point is greater than 230 deg. F / 110 deg. C (closed cup in accordance with
ASTM D3278)
5.2
Extinguishing Media:
Dry chemical or carbon dioxide
5.3
Fire Fighting Instructions: No special fire fighting procedures are required other than breathing apparatus. No
special explosion hazards are known.
6.
Accidental Release Measures
If a spill occurs, use sponges to wipe-up ink, then rinse area with damp cloth. Place waste in closed container for
disposal. Use proper ventilation. Do not dispose of waste to the sewer. No eye or skin protection required during
clean-up. Wash hands with soap and water.
7.
Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Keep out of reach of children and do not drink ink. Do not store the cartridge in high or freezing temperatures. Keep
cartridge out of direct sunlight. Do not dismantle cartridge. Do not store cartridges with oxidizing agents or
explosives. Make sure cartridge is dry before insertion into printer housing.
8.
Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
8.1 Engineering Controls:
None required
8.2 Exposure Controls:
None required
8.3 Personal Protection:
None required when cartridges are used as intended
9.
Physical and Chemical Properties of Ink Formulation
Appearance:
Odor:
pH:
Boiling point:
Freezing point:
Melting point:
Flash point:
Autoflammability:
Explosive properties:
Black Liquid
None
9 - 10
Approximately 212 deg. F / 100 deg. C
Less than 32 deg. F / 0 deg. C
Less than 32 deg. F / 0 deg. C
Greater than 230 deg. F / 110 deg. C (closed cup, ASTM D3278)
None
None
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Oxidizing properties:
Vapor density:
Relative density:
Solubility in water:
Solubility in fat:
Partition coefficient:
Viscosity:
None
Greater than 1 (air = 1)
1.07 at 68 deg. F / 20 deg. C
Complete
No data available
No data available
Less than 5 mPa-s
10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability:
Hazardous polymerization:
Hazardous decomposition products:
Incompatible materials:
Stable
Will not occur
None
Oxidizers and explosives
11. Toxicology and Health Hazards
Routes Of Overexposure: Eye, skin, inhalation, and oral
Acute Health Hazards:
• Overexposure of eye surface to ink may be mildly irritating
• Overexposure of skin to ink contact may cause irritation and in some people swelling and redness
• Intentional inhalation overexposure to ink vapors may result in respiratory tract irritation
• Intentional or accidental oral ingestion may cause an upset stomach
Chronic Health Hazards: None known
Carcinogenicity:
Toxicity Data:
With excessive exposure, carbon black has been listed as a possible human carcinogen.
However, as engineered within this ink cartridge, emissions to air of carbon black during
normal printing use have not been found. IARC, the International Agency for Research
on Cancer, has found printing inks to be not classifiable as human carcinogens.
Oral LD50
> 5000mg/kg(Rats)
Dermal LD50
> 2000mg/kg(Rats)
Inhalant LC50
Not Applicable
OSHA Regulated?
Not Established
12. Ecological Information
No data available on the adverse effects of this material on the environment
13. Disposal Considerations
Used and unused cartridges are not a federal RCRA hazardous waste. Disposal should be in accordance with federal,
state, and local requirements.
14. Transportation Information
Not regulated as a Hazardous Material by DOT, IMO, or IATA
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15. Regulatory Considerations
U.S. DOT Hazard Class Regulated?
U.S. OSHA Inhalation Hazard?
In U.S., NFPA/HMIS Hazard Rating:
NO
NO
Health (1), Flammability (1), Instability/Reactivity (0), Other (0)
16. Other Information
This PIS adheres to U.S. regulatory requirements and standards and may not meet the regulatory requirements in other
locations.
This is a revised Product Information Sheet which replaces all prior U.S. PIS for this product.
This “Product Information Sheet” contains health, safety, and environmental information. It does not replace any precautionary
language or use and disposal information which accompanies the product. The information contained herein is believed to be
accurate at the time of preparation, but should only be used as a guide. Epson does not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the
information contained herein. It is subject to revision from time to time.
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