MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET HMIS HAZARD RATINGS OSHA - Meets 29 CFR 1910.1200 Standards HEALTH FLAMMABILITY PHYSICAL HAZARD * = Chronic Health Hazard 0 = INSIGNIFICANT 1 = SLIGHT 1 0 0 2 = MODERATE 3 = HIGH 4 = EXTREME TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION PROPER SHIPPING NAME: HAZARD CLASS / PKG GRP: IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: Not Regulated Not regulated None REF: LABEL: Not Applicable None Required SECTION 1 - PRODUCT / COMPANY IDENTIFICATION IDENTITY (AS USED ON LABEL AND LIST) Page 1 of 2 POWER STROKE MANUFACTURER'S NAME EnviroSpec ADDRESS (NUMBER, STREET, P.O. BOX) 751 MLK Highway (CITY, STATE AND ZIP CODE) Homerville, GA 31634 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER Chemtrec (800) 424-9300 Outside USA (703) 527-3887 TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR INFORMATION (912) 487-1778 DATE PREPARED: April 9, 2009 SUPERSEDES: New SECTION 2 - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS CAS # (SPECIFIC CHEMICAL IDENTITY; COMMON NAME(S)) % (OPTIONAL) OSHA PEL PPM MG/M3 Sodium Metasilicate ( a) 6834-92-0 3 -5 not established NTA Trisodium salt, monohydrate (b,c,d) 18662-53-8 1-4 not established ACGIH TWA PPM MG/M3 SARA RQ TITLE III LBS 5000 (a) The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) has notification requirements for releases or spills to the environment of the Reportable Quantity (RQ for this mixture > 24,000 lbs) or greater amounts, according to 40 CFR 302. (b) NTA Trisodium salt, monohydrate is not listed on the Canadian DSL or NDSL because it is a hydrate. The CAS number for the anhydrous form is on the list. All other components of this product identified by CAS number are listed on the DSL or NDSL. (c) Indicates substance appears on National Toxicology Program (NTP) list of carcinogens, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) list of carcinogens or is regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a possible carcinogen. (d) California Prop 65, Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. A person in the course of doing business must warn others who may consume, come into contact with, or otherwise be exposed to this chemical. SECTION 3 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA ROUTES OF ENTRY - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES INHALATION: Irritating to upper respiratory tract and mucous membranes; may cause headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and malaise. Remove affected person to fresh air; wash mouth and nasal passages with water repeatedly; if breathing difficulties persist seek medical attention. SKIN: Irritation may result from contact; prolonged contact may cause moderate reddening, swelling and possible necrosis. Wash contacted area with soap and water; DO NOT attempt to neutralize with chemical agents; if irritation persists, seek medical attention. EYES: Contact with eyes is painful and irritating and may cause severe irritation, associated with redness and swelling of the conjunctiva. Check for and remove contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes for 15 minutes in clear running water while holding eyelids open; seek medical attention immediately. INGESTION: Irritating to digestive tract; may cause gastric distress, stomach pains and vomiting; moderately toxic, may result in red blood cell hemolysis. Drink large quantities of water or milk; DO NOT induce vomiting; never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person; seek medical attention immediately. CARCINOGENICITY NTP? Yes IARC MONOGRAPHS? Yes OSHA REGULATED? Yes NTA Trisodium salt, monohydrate appears on National Toxicology Program (NTP) list of carcinogens, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) list of carcinogens or is regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a possible carcinogen. MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: Preexisting skin, eye, or respiratory disorders may become aggravated through prolonged exposure. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET IDENTITY (AS USED ON LABEL AND LIST) Power Stroke Page 2 of 2 Date: April 9, 2009 SECTION 4 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES FLASH POINT (METHOD USED) Non-flammable NFPA RATING None FLAMMABLE LIMITS LEL: Not applicable UEL: Not applicable EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Carbon dioxide, water, water fog, dry chemical, chemical foam. SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES Keep containers cool with water spray to prevent container rupture due to steam buildup; floor will become slippery if material is released. Material is alkaline and will irritate the eyes if product is allowed to directly contact the eyes. UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS None SECTION 5 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED: Material is alkaline and will irritate the eyes if product is allowed to directly contact the eyes. Wash small spills to sanitary sewer. Large spills - confine spill, soak up with approved absorbent, shovel product into approved container for disposal. This is a regulated product, refer to CERCLA 40 CFR 302 for detailed instructions concerning reporting requirements. SECTION 6 - HANDLING AND STORAGE PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORAGE: Keep container closed when not in use; protect containers from abuse; protect from extreme temperatures. Keep this and other chemicals out of reach of children. SECTION 7 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (SPECIFY TYPE): None required while threshold limits are kept below maximum allowable concentrations; if TWA exceeds limits, NIOSH approved respirator must be worn. Refer to 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149 for complete regulations. VENTILATION LOCAL EXHAUST: Required SPECIAL: To maintain minimum TWA and STEL levels. MECHANICAL (GENERAL): Yes OTHER: Engineering and work controls as required. PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Neoprene, butyl or nitrile rubber gloves with cuffs. EYE PROTECTION: Chemical safety goggles. OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING OR EQUIPMENT: Coveralls, apron, or other equipment should be worn to minimize skin contact, safety eyewash station nea WORK / HYGIENIC PRACTICES: Practice safe workplace habits. Minimize body contact with this, as well as all chemicals in general. SECTION 8 - PHYSICAL / CHEMICAL PROPERTIES BOILING POINT 212° F (100° C) VAPOR PRESSURE (MM Hg) 17 mm Hg @ 20° C VAPOR DENSITY (AIR = 1) >1 SOLUBILITY IN WATER Complete APPEARANCE AND ODOR Clear liquid, characteristic odor SPECIFIC GRAVITY (WATER = 1) 1.031 pH 11.5 - 12.5 EVAPORATION RATE (WATER = 1) <1 % VOLATILE (BY WEIGHT) 90.2 % SECTION 9 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY STABILITY UNSTABLE: STABLE: XXX INCOMPATIBILITY (MATERIALS TO AVOID): Strong oxidizers, strong acids. CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Extreme temperatures. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION OR BYPRODUCTS: Decomposition will not occur if handled and stored properly. In case of a fire, oxides of carbon, hydrocarbons, fumes or vapors, and smoke may be produced. HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION MAY OCCUR: WILL NOT OCCUR: CONDITIONS TO AVOID: None XXX SECTION 10 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Dispose of in accordance with Local, State, and Federal Regulations. Refer to "40 CFR Protection of Environment Parts 260 299" for complete waste disposal regulations for alkaline materials. Consult your local, state, or Federal Environmental Protection Agency before disposing of any chemicals. The information contained herein is believed to be accurate but is not warranted to be so. Data and calculations are based on information furnished by the manufacturer of the product and manufacturers of the components of the product. Users are advised to confirm in advance of need that information is current, applicable and suited to the circumstances of use. Vendor assumes no responsibility for injury to vendee or third persons proximately caused by the material if reasonable safety procedures are not adhered to as stipulated in the data sheet. Furthermore, vendor assumes no responsibility for injury caused by abnormal use of this material even if reasonable safety procedures are followed. Any questions regarding this product should be directed to the manufacturer of the product as described in Section 1.