garden fertilizer by HC120809103530

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									                                 A.H. Hoffman, Inc.                                       Date: June 1, 2004
                                 PO Box 290                                        MSDS Number: SF 25204 (c)
                                 Lancaster, NY 14086                                             Page 1 of 3




                             MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

                               GARDEN FERTILIZER (5-10-5)
SECTION I - IDENTIFICATION

Garden Fertilizer (5-10-5)
Product #25204, 25145


SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/IDENTITY INFORMATION

Hazardous Components (Specific Chemical             Potassium Chloride, (KCL, Muriate of Potash)
 Identity; Common Name(s)                           CAS # 7447-40-7
OSHA PEL                                            not applicable
ACGIH TLV                                           not applicable
Other Limits Recommended                            not applicable
% (optional)                                        not applicable

*All information supplied for Potassium Chloride.


SECTION III - PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Boiling Point                                   not applicable
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1)                      1.988
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.)                         not applicable
Vapor Density (AIR = 1)                         not applicable
Solubility in Water                             36% - 276 grams/liter at 0°C
Melting Point                                   790°C
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1)            not applicable
Appearance and Odor                             White crystalline/granulated solid -- no odor


SECTION IV - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flash Point (Method used)                       not applicable
Flammable Limits                                not applicable
LEL                                             not applicable
UEL                                             not applicable
Extinguishing Media                             not applicable
Special Fire Fighting Procedures                not applicable
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards              not applicable


SECTION V - REACTIVITY DATA

Stability
                                A.H. Hoffman, Inc.                                    Date: June 1, 2004
                                PO Box 290                                     MSDS Number: SF 25204 (c)
                                Lancaster, NY 14086                                          Page 2 of 3



   Unstable                                   not applicable
   Stable                                     Applicable
   Conditions to Avoid                        Violent reaction with Bromine Trifloride (BrF3)
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)          Avoid contact with hot Nitric Acid, Oxidizers.
Hazardous Decomposition of Byproducts         not applicable
Hazardous Polymerization
   May Occur                                  not applicable
   Will Not Occur                             Applicable
   Conditions to Avoid                        not applicable


SECTION VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route(s) of Entry:
  Inhalation?                                Dust
  Skin?                                      Irritant
  Ingestion?                                 Irritant
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)           Acute toxicity data. Oral LD 50 (guinea pigs) = 2500mg/kg
Carcinogenicity
  NTP?                                       not applicable
  IARC Monographs?                           not applicable
  OSHA Regulated?                            not applicable
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure               Dust irritating to mucous membranes (nose & throat).
                                             Large oral doses causes gastro-intestinal irriation, weakness.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated      not applicable
  by Exposure
Emergency and First Aid Procedures           Skin or eyes flush with water for 15 minutes (consult physician).
                                             Inhalation or ingestion - consult physician immediatly.


SECTION VII - PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is         Sweep up dry and place suitable container, reuse
  Released or Spilled                         if possible. Wash area with water.
Waste Disposal Method                         Sanitary landfill in compliance with federal, state,
                                              and local solid waste regulations.
Precautions to Be Taken in Handling           Store in dry area, see section 8.
  and Storing
Other Precautions                             not applicable


SECTION VIII - CONTROL MEASURES

Respiratory Protection                        Nuisance dust
Ventilation
  Local Exhaust                               Recommended
  Mechanical (General)                        not applicable
Special                                       not applicable
Other                                         not applicable
Protective Gloves                             Rubber recommended
Eye Protection                                Safety glasses/goggles
                                  A.H. Hoffman, Inc.                                       Date: June 1, 2004
                                  PO Box 290                                        MSDS Number: SF 25204 (c)
                                  Lancaster, NY 14086                                             Page 3 of 3



Other Protective Clothing or Equipment            Recommended to keep exposed skin covered.
Work/Hygienic Practices                           Wash hands and face before eating, drinking, or
                                                  smoking. No eating, drinking in work area.




                                               Manufacturer’s Notice

The information contained herein is based on the data available to us and is believed to be correct. However, Hoffman
makes no warranty, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy or completeness of this information. Hoffman assumes
no responsibility for injury to vendee or third parties from the use of the product described herein .

								
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