Conforms to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH), Annex II - Europe Material Safety Data Sheet Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification Product Name/ Trade Name Supplier chemec DARVAN® 670 R.T. VANDERBILT COMPANY, INC. 30 WINFIELD STREET NORWALK, CT 06855 Sodium salt of poly-naphthalene sulfonic acid Sodium s alt of naphthalene s ulfonate polymer ized with formaldehyde. Not available. Not applicable. Industrial applications: Dispersing agent; general use. Code CAS# 14438 Mixture. Call (203)853-1400 In Case of Emergency Synonym Chemical name Chemical Family Chemical Formula Material Uses Section 2. Hazards Identification Emergency Overview Beige powder. Dust can cause irritation to the eyes and upper respiratory tract. Swallowing powder may cause burns to the gastrointestinal tract. Sulfur oxides may be released during a fire. Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients Name 2-naphthalenesulfonic acid, polymer with formaldehyde, sodium salt sodium sulfate water CAS # % by Weight >84 <10 <8 EINECS # / ELINCS # Classification 36290-04-7 7757-82-6 7732-18-5 231-820-9 Not available. Not available. Not available. For additional information regarding European classification see sections 15 & 16. Section 4. First Aid Measures Eye Contact Skin Contact Check for and remove any contact lenses. Flush with running water for at least 15 minutes. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. Cold water may be used. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention Inhalation Continued on Next Page DARVAN® 670 Ingestion Page Number: 2 Do not induce vomiting. Immediately give two glasses of water, a little at a time. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call a physician. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, lower head below waist to prevent fluid from entering the lungs Section 5. Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product Autoignition Temperature Flash point Flammable Limits Products of Combustion Not available. Not available. Not available. Not available. Oxides of carbon, sulfur and sodium. Explosion Hazards in Presence Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. of Various Substances Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions Special Remarks on Fire Hazards SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet. Not available. Special Remarks on Explosion Not available. Hazards Section 6. Accidental Release Measures Small Spill Large Spill Prevent product from entering drinking water, waterways or streams. Sweep up and place in a closed container for disposal. Evacuate area of nonessential personnel. Use safety glasses and gloves. Respiratory protection is required only if a dust is generated. Scoop or shovel spilled solids into containers. Avoid creating dust. Prevent spilled product or contaminated wash water from entering drinking water supplies or streams. Section 7. Handling and Storage Storage Handling Procedures and Equipment Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. In accordance with good industrial practice, handle with care and avoid unnecessary personal contact. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store away from sources of ignition. Employ grounding of equipment. Section 8. Exposure Controls, Personal Protection Engineering Controls Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit. Splash goggles. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves. TWA: 15 mg/m3 total dust 5 mg/m3 respirable dust (OSHA) As particles not otherwise regulated (PNOR). Personal Precautions TLV/PEL Continued on Next Page DARVAN® 670 Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties Appearance Molecular Weight pH (1% soln/water) Boiling/Condensation Point Melting/Freezing Point Specific Gravity Density Vapor Pressure Vapor Density Volatility Odor Evaporation Rate Viscosity Water/Oil Dist. Coeff. Solubility Flash Point Beige. Not applicable. 8 (Conc. (% w/w): 1) [Basic.] Not available. Not available. 0.7 (Water = 1) 0.7 g/cm3 (25°C / 77°F) Not applicable. Not available. 7% (v/v). Aromatic. (Slight.) Not available. Not available. The product is more soluble in water. Appreciable solubility in cold water. Not available. Solid. (Powder.) Page Number: 3 Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Stability Instability Temperature Conditions of Instability Incompatibility with Various Substances Corrosivity The product is stable. Not available. Not available. Avoid strong oxidizing agents. Not available. Special Remarks on Reactivity Not available. Section 11. Toxicological Information Routes of Entry Toxicity to Animals Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion. Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 2000 mg/kg [Rat]. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals Acute Effects Eye Contact Skin Contact Sensitization Not available. May cause irritation. Mechanical skin irritation is possible but unlikely. Not absorbed through skin. Possible granuloma formation in open wounds (requires repeated, massive applications). This material is not expected to be a skin sensitizer. This material is not expected to be a skin absorption hazard. Continued on Next Page DARVAN® 670 Ingestion Inhalation Remarks Page Number: 4 This product is an ingestion hazard. Swallowing significant amounts of product may cause caustic burns to the gastrointestinal tract. Inhalation of high concentrations may cause mechanical irritation and discomfort. Not available. Chronic Effects on Humans CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS Classified None by NTP : MUTAGENIC EFFECTS Not available. : DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY Not available. : REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY Not available. : Not available. Remarks Section 12. Ecological Information Ecotoxicity BOD5 and COD Products of Biodegradation Biodegradability Not available. The BOD5 is 24000 [5 day] The COD is 1800000 mg/l These products are sulfur oxides (SO2, SO3...). Some metallic oxides. Not available. Special Remarks Not available. Section 13. Disposal Considerations Waste Information Waste Stream Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations. Not available. Section 14. Transport Information ADR Classification Not controlled under ADR (Europe). PIN Remarks Not applicable. Not applicable. IMDG Classification. Not available. Not available. IATA Classification Not controlled under IATA. Continued on Next Page DARVAN® 670 Section 15. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms Regulatory Lists Remark EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances. Not applicable. Not controlled under DSCL (Europe). Page Number: 5 EC Classification / Labelling No specific safety phrase has been found applicable for this product. Other Information Hazardous Material Information System (U.S.A.) Health Hazard Fire Hazard Physical Hazard Personal Protection 1 1 0 E National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.) 1 Health Flammability 2 0 Reactivity Specific hazard Other Regulations TSCA 8(b) inventory: DARVAN® 670 CEPA DSL: DARVAN 670 Protective Clothing (Pictograms) Section 16. Other Information Relevant R phrases: References Other Special Considerations Not applicable. Not available. Not available. Validated by Romana Uzar on 12/3/2008. Verified by Romana Uzar. Printed 12/4/2008. Information Contact (203) 853-1400 Corporate Risk Management Department Notice to Reader Information presented herein has been compiled from sources considered to be dependable and is accurate and reliable to the best of our knowledge and belief but is not guaranteed to be so. Nothing herein is to be construed as recommending any practice or any product in violation of any patent or in violation of any law or regulation. 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