MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

SECTION I - Identity – URETHANE ENAMEL

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)  

MINERAL SPIRITS                           8052-41-3             OSHA CLASS I             100                                   HEALTH:  2

                                                                                        DOT COMBUSTIBLE LIQ.                                  FLAMMABILITY:  2

                                                                                        P.E.L.  PPM:  100                                                REACTIVITY:  0

SECTION III – PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Boiling Point:   305-410F             Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): N/A    Vapor Pressure (mm Hg 20C):  3.0

Melting Point: N/A              Vapor Density (Air =1):HEAVIER THAN AIR           Evaporation Rate(BUTYL ACETATE = 1):SLOWER THAN ETHER          Solubility % Water:  DOES NOT       Appearance & Odor:  CLEAR OR COLORED LIQUID, MILD ODOR

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flash Point (Method Used): 104 F  SETA    Flammable Limits in Air/Volume: Lower : 1.0    Upper:NONE

Extinguisher Media:  FOAM, CO2, DRY CHEMICAL     Special Fire Fighting Procedures: USE SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS, WATER MAY BE UNSUITABLE AS AN EXTINGUISHING MEDIUM.  AVOID SPREADING BURNING LIQUID WITH WATER FOR COOLING PURPOSES.    

Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards:KEEP WORK AREAS FREE OF HOT METAL SURFACES AND OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION.

SECTION V – REACTIVITY DATA

Stability-Cond to Avoid: STABLE     Hazardous Polymerization-Cond. To Avoid: WILL NOT OCCUR/THERMAL DECOMPOSITION IN THE PRESENCE OF AIR MAY YEILD CARBON MONOXIDE AND OR CARBON DIOXIDE.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: NONE KNOWN

Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): THIS PRODUCT IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.  STRONG ACIDS OR BASES AND SELECTED AMINES.

SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARDS DATA

Routes of Entry: Inhalation :  X  Skin:     Ingestion:    Health Hazards(Acute & Chronic) NONE KNOWN

Signs & Symptoms of Overexposure:  EYE IRRITANT.  PROLONGED OR REPEATED CONTACT MAY CAUSE SKIN IRRITATION.

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

Condition Generally Aggravated by Exposure:  RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION, ANESTHESIA IN HIGH CONCENTRATIONS.

Emergency and First Aid Procedures

Inhalation   REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.  IF BREATHING DIFFICULTY OCCURS OXYGEN SHOULD BE  ADMINISTERED UNTIL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE CAN BE RENDERED.

Eyes        FLUSH WITH LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER FOR ATLEAST 15 MINUTES AND SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. 

Skin             WASH WITH SOAP AND LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER & REMOVE SATURATED CLOTHING.

Ingestion      DO NOT INDUCE VOMITTING.  SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

Handling & Storage Precautions:  KEEP CONTAINERS COOL & DRY & AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, AND OPEN FLAMES.  AVOID PROLONGED SKIN CONTACT.  DO NOT BREATHE SPRAY MIST.  USE & STORE THIS PRODUCT WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION.

Other Precautions:  GROUND CONTAINERS WHEN POURING & LIMIT FREE FALL TO A FEW INCHES TO PREVENT STATIC SPARK.  AVOID SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION OF CONTAMINATED RAGS OR OTHER EASILY IGNITABLE ORGANIC ACCUMULATIONS BY IMMERSION IN WATER

If Material is Released/Spilled:  REMOVE SOURCE OF IGNITION AND PROVIDE VENTILATION.  LARGE SPILLS MAY BE SCOOPED UP WITH NON SPARKING TOOLS.  PROVIDE RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IF REQUIRED.  SMALL QUANTITIES MAY BE PICKED UP WITH ABSORBANT MATERIAL.

Waste Disposal:  PLACE IN CLOSED CONTAINERS.  INCINERATE (FIRST OPEN CLOSED CONTAINERS) OR USE A SECURE LANDFILL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

SECTION VIII– CONTROL MEASURES

Respiratory Protection: DEPENDS ON THE VAPOR CONCENTRATION ABOVE THE TIME WEIGHTED TLV.  USE A NOSH APPROVED CARTRIDGE RESPIRATOR OR GAS MASK.    Ventilation Local/Mechanical:  DESIGHNED AND MAINTAINED TO PROVIDE VOLUME AND PATTERN TO PREVENT VAPOR CONCENTRATION IN EXCESS OF TLV OR LEL.   Special: NONE     Other:         Protective Gloves:  NEOPRENE RUBBER GLOVES    Eye Protection:  GOGGLES PREFERRED   Protective Clothing Equipment:  IMPERMEABLE APRONS ARE ADVISED WHEN WORKING WITH THIS PRODUCT.        Work/Hygienic Practices:  THE AVAILABILITY OF EYE WASH STATIONS AND SAFETY SHOWERS IN THE WORK AREAS ARE RECOMMENDED.