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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
FIREFIGHTER GL FREEZE PROTECTION FLUID
READY TO USE
1. General
Date Prepared: 5/01/07
Trade Name
FIREFIGHTER GL
READY TO USE
Manufacturer’s Name
THE NOBLE COMPANY
7300 Enterprise Drive
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Emergency Telephone Number
(231) 799-8000
Telephone Number for Information
(231) 799-8000
Address
2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Substance/Preparation
Chemical Description
CAS Number
EC Number
Hazards Identification
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Substance
1,2,3-Propanetriol
56-81-5
2002895
Not considered as hazardous
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
Health
: 1 – Slight
Flammability
: 1 – Slight
Reactivity
: 0 – Insignificant
Special Hazards
: None
3. Hazards Identification
Human Health Hazards
Inhalation
Skin Contact
Eye Contact
Ingestion
Physical/Chemical Hazards
Environmental Hazards
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Not applicable at ambient temperature. Mist can cause Irritation.
Unlikely to be irritant.
Can cause irritation.
Unlikely to be harmful unless excessive amount swallowed.
None identified
None Identified
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4. First Aid Measures
Inhalation
Remove to fresh air.
Skin Contact
Wash off with plenty of water and soap.
Eye Contact
Wash out with water. Get medical attention if any sensations persist.
Ingestion
Remove material from mouth. Drink plenty of water. If large amount swallowed or symptoms develop get
medical attention.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media
: Dry chemical, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
Unsuitable Extinguishing
Media
: None
Specific Hazards
: During burning poisonous acrolein may be formed.
Protection of Fire-Fighters
: Self-contained breathing apparatus, full protective clothing.
6. Accidental Release Measure
Personal Precautions
Environmental Precautions
Methods for cleaning up
: No specific protective measures are required.
: No specific protective measures are required.
: Transfer product to suitably labelled containers for disposal at an approved site. Absorb liquid
spillage onto inert material (e.g. sand). Residues and small spillages may be washed away with
water and detergent.
7. Handling and Storage
Handling
Storage
: No specific protective measures are required. Avoid generation of mist.
: Store in the original closed containers under dry conditions. (Product is hygroscopic).
Other Information
: For quality reasons: Avoid elevated temperatures.
8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Engineering Measures
Hygiene Measures
Occupational Exposure
Limits
Personal Protective
Equipment
: Provide ventilation to meet exposure limits.
: Good industrial hygiene should be followed.
: TLV-TWA : 10 mg/m3 (mist).
: Normal precautions should be oberved as for handling all chemicals.
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9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State
Liquid (20 0C)
Color
Colorless
Odor
Characteristic
Melting Point/Melting Range
18 0C (Solidifies at a much lower temperature).
pH
Neutral
Flash Point
177 0C (COC)
Explosion Properties
Not to be expected
Oxidation Properties
Not to be expected
Solubility in Water
Miscible
Solubility in Other
Miscible with ethanol.
Viscosity
1300 mPa.s (20 0C)
Autoignition Temperature
400 0C
Vapor Pressure
< 0.01 hPa (20 0C)
< 1 hPa (100 0C)
Ingredients
Slightly soluble in acetone.
Insoluble in ether and in chloroform.
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Stable under normal conditions.
Oxidizing agents
None
Thermal decomposition may release acrolein.
: Will not occur.
11. Toxicological Information
Acute Toxicity
Oral – LD50
Skin Irritaion
Eye Irritation
: >2 g/kg (rat)
: Not irritating (rabbit)
: Not irritating (rabbit)
12. Ecological Information
Degradability
Ecotoxicity
LC50
EC50
Density
1210 kg/m3 (25 0C)
Partition Coefficient
(log Pow)
-2.6 (calculated)
Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content
Not volatile ambient
10. Stability and Reactivity
Stability
Conditions to Avoid
Materials to Avoid
Hazardous Reactions
Hazardous Decomposition
Products
Hazardous Polymerization
Boiling Point/Boiling Range
290 0C (1013 hPa)
: Completely biodegradable
BOD5/COD : 0.87/1.16 (gO2/g)
: >5000 mg/l (fish – 96 hours)
: >10000 mg/l (Daphnia magna – 24 hours)
>10000 mg/l (Pseudomonas putida – 16 hours)
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13. Disposal Considerations
Methods of Disposal
Contaminated Packaging
: Re-use/recycling of waste highly recommended. Disposal according to
the local legislation.
: Observe local regulations.
14. Transport Information
D.O.T. Classification
: Not restricted
15. Regulatory Information
OSHA HCS (29 CFR
1910.1200)
SARA Title III section 313
: Not hazardous
: Not listed
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY:
The information in this MSDS was obtained from sources which we believe are reliable. However, the information is provided
without any warranty, express or implied, regarding its correctness. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use or
disposal of the material are beyond our control and may be beyond our knowledge. For this and other reasons, we do not
assume responsibility and expressly disclaim liability for loss, damage or expense arising out of or in any way connected with
the handling, storage, use or disposal of the material.
This MSDS was prepared and is to be used only for this material. If the material is used as a component in another material,
this MSDS information may not be applicable. This document is generated for the purpose of distributing health, safety, and
environmental data. It is not a specification sheet nor should any displayed data be construed as a specification. Some of the
information presented and conclusions drawn herein are from sources other than direct test data on the material itself.
THE INFORMATION PRESENTED HEREIN, WHILE NOT GUARANTEED, WAS PREPARED BY TECHNICALLY KNOWLEDGEABLE PERSONNEL AND
TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE IS TRUE AND ACCURATE. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE ALL-INCLUSIVE, AND THE MANNER AND
CONDITIONS OF USE AND HANDLING MAY INVOLVE OTHER OR ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS. CONSULT THE NOBLE COMPANY FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION.
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