MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

SECTION I - Identity – AQUA-5 LIQUID ACID ETCH

ES INDUSTRIAL CORP.  P.O. BOX 843 RED BANK, NJ 07701

Date Prepared  05-11-2000   For Emergency   800-877-2436   For Information  800-877-2436

SECTION II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/IDENTITY INFORMATION

Hazardous Component(s)              CAS #                      OSHA  PEL             ACGIH  TLV                  Other Limits              %(opt)  

HYDROCHLORIC ACID             7647-01-0                   5 PPM

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*THIS CHEMICAL SUBJECT TO SARA SECTION 313 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

SECTION III – PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Boiling Point:  223 F             Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): 1.10    Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NOT DET

Melting Point: N/A                Vapor Density (Air =1): NOT DET.           Evaporation Rate (Water = 1): 0.9

Solubility % Water: SOLUBLE       Appearance & Odor:CLEAR, GREEN LIQUID, CHARACTERISTIC ACID ODOR

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flash Point (Method Used): NONE    Flammable Limits in Air/Volume: Lower: N/A    Upper: N/A

Extinguisher Media: WATER, FOAM, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL     Special Fire Fighting Procedures: FIREFIGHTERS MUSTWEAR FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR & SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.  FIRE MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS ACID VAPORS.  AVOID BREATHING SMOKE OR MISTS.  MOVE CONTAINER FROM FIRE AREA IF POSSIBLE.  

Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards:MAY PRODUCE EXPLOSIVE HYDROGEN GAS ACCUMULATION ON PROLONGED CONTACT WITH SOFT METALS.

SECTION V – REACTIVITY DATA

Stability-Cond to Avoid: DO NOT MIS WITH BLEACH, AMONIA, OR ANY OTHER CLEANING COMPOUNDS.  DO NOT SPRAY TO CREATE MISTS OR HEAT TO CREATE VAPORS.     Hazardous Polymerization-Cond. To Avoid: THERMAL DECOMPOSITION MAY YIELD CARBON MONOXIDE AND CARBON DIOXIDE, HC1 AND CL2 VAPOR.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: NONE KNOWN

Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): ALKALINE MATERIALS, METALS AND METAL SALTS

SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARDS DATA

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:  X Skin:  X   Ingestion:  X     Health Hazards (Acute & Chronic)EYE:  IRRITATION, REDNESS, CHEMICAL BURNS, DESTRUCTION OF TISSUES.  SKIN:  IRRITATION, REDNESS, CHEMICAL BURNS, AND DESTRUCTION OF TISSUES.  INGESTION:  BURNS TO MUCOUS MEMBRANES, MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED.  INHALATION:  SEVERE RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION, PULMONARY EDEMA, AND LARYNGIAL SPASMS.

Signs & Symptoms of Overexposure & MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURESEE ABOVE HEALTH HAZARDS  

Chemical Listed as Carcinogen: NONE    NTP: NO     IARC Monographs: NO

Condition Generally Aggravated by Exposure: NONE KNOWN

Emergency and First Aid Procedures

Inhalation   TO FRESH REMOVE AIR.  CALL PHYSICIAN

Eyes           FLUSH EYES WITH COOL WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL HELP 

Skin                 REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING & LAUNDER BEFORE RE-USE, FLUSH SKIN WITH WATER FOR    ATLEAST 15 MIN & COVER AREA WITH MOIST BAKING SODA.  IF IRRITATION PERSISTS CALL PHYSICIAN

Ingestion      CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITTING.  GIVE LOTS OF WATER FOLLOWED BY MILK OF MAGNESIA, BEATEN EGG WHITES OR VEGETABLE OIL

SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

Handling & Storage Precautions:  CORROSIVE LIQUID.  STORE AWAY FROM ALKALINE MATERIAL.  DO NOT MIX WITH OTHER CLEANING CHEMICALS.  STORE IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER ONLY.  KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.

Other Precautions:  RINSE EMPTY CONTAINER BEFORE DISPOSAL.  KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

If Material is Released/Spilled:  VENTILATE AREA & EVACUATE UNPROTECTED PERSONS.  WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR.  STOP LEAK BY REPOSITIONING CONTAINER & CONTAIN SPILL.  NEUTRALIZE SPILLED MATERIAL WITH BAKING SODA, SODA ASH, OR LIME.

Waste Disposal:  CONSULT LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORITIES FOR DISPOSAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

SECTION VIII– CONTROL MEASURES

Respiratory Protection: USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION.  DO NOT BREATHE VAPORS OR MISTS.  USE APPROVED ACIDVAPOR RESPIRATOR IF AIRBORNE CONCENTRATIONS EXCEED THE LISTED EXPOSURE LIMITS.    Ventilation Local/Mechanical:  ADEQUATE PRODUCING NORMAL AIR DILUTION

Special: NONE     Other: Protective Gloves: RUBBER GLOVES    Eye Protection: FACE SHEILD & CHEMICAL GOGGLES

Protective Clothing Equipment: PROTECTIVE RUBBER CLOTHING TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH SKIN, RUBBER BOOTS        Work/Hygienic Practices: WASH HANDS AFTER USING