Material Safety Data Sheet
1 SUBSTANCE/PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
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CAS Number 64742-52-5 / 64742-52-6
Synonyms Sodium Salts of Sulfonic Acid
Generic Chemical Name Sodium Sulfonate
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2 COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Hazardous Ingredients Severely Hydrotreated heavy Naphthenic Distillate
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3 HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Principle Hazards Aliphatic Petroleum Distillate
4 FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION: Do NOT induce vomiting or
attempt to give liquids to a semi or unconscious person.
Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea,
vomiting and diarrhoea.
Eyes Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention
if eye irritation develops or persists.
Skin Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation
develops. Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
Inhalation Remove exposed person to fresh air if adverse effects
observed. See section 11
Additional Information Note to Physician: Treat symptomatically.
5 FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point 204 Deg. C (C.O.C)
Upper Flammable Limit Not Determined.
Lower Flammable Limit Not Determined.
Extinguishing Media Water, CO2, dry chemical, alcohol foam. Water fogs should
only be used by experienced fire-fighters as product may float
and reignite on the surface of the water
Firefighting Procedures Recommend wearing self-contained breathing apparatus.
Unusual Fire &
Explosion Hazards None.
Autoignition Point Not determined.
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6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Spill procedures Personal Protective Equipment must be worn, see Personal
Protection Section for PPE recommendations. Ventilate area
if spilled in confined space or other poorly ventilated areas.
Prevent entry into sewers and waterways. Pick up free liquid
for recycle and/or disposal. Residual liquid can be absorbed
on inert material.
7 HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling Procedures Keep containers closed when not in use. Wash thoroughly
after handling. Empty container contains product residue
which may exhibit hazards of product.
Storage Procedures No special storage precautions required.
8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Ventilation Procedures Use with adequate ventilation.
Hand Protection Impervious Gloves.
Eye Protection Chemical Safety Glasses.
Respiratory Protection Under normal use conditions, respirator is not usually
Clothing Recommendation Suitable clothing to minimise skin contact, Long sleeve shirt is
9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Vapour Pressure (mm Hg) <0.0003mm Hg @ 20 C
pH Range Not Applicable
Specific Gravity 0.990 (15.6 Deg. C)
Water Solubility Immisible.
Flash Pt Deg C 204 (c.o.c)
Molecular Wt 500 (Typical)
Vapour Density Heavier than air.
Evaporation Rate Not Determined.
Appearance Dark Brown Viscous fluid
Viscosity 45 cSt/ 100 Deg, C
Odour Threshold Not Determined.
Boiling Point >150 Deg C
10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability Material is normally stable at moderately elevated
temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibility Strong oxidising agents and excessive heat, open flames.
Polymerisation Will NOT occur.
Thermal Decomposition Oxides of carbon and Asphyxiants.
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11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Eye Irritation Mild conjunctival transient irritant
Skin Irritation May be absorbed over long periods but not expected to be
toxic via this route – Prolonged contact with skin may have
slight de-fatting effect leading to irritation.
Respiratory Irritation Not applicable under normal ambient conditions.
Occupational Exposure: PEL/TLV = 2mg/M3. At high
Temperatures or oil mist may cause mild irritation of the upper
respiratory tract. Excessive inhalation may cause dizziness
and nausea. Caution should be exercised to prevent
aerosolising or misting this product
Dermal Toxicity None expected under normal use. Acute Dermal LD50 =
Not applicable under normal ambient conditions.
May cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and
diarrhoea. Acute Oral LD50 = >5.0g/Kg (Rats)
12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
THIS PRODUCT IS CLASSED AS A MARINE POLLUTANT.
13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal Material, if discarded, not expected to be a characteristic
hazardous waste. Disposal should be in compliance with all,
Country,State and local laws.
14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN Number Not applicable.
IMDG Not applicable.
ICAO Not applicable.
ADR/RID Hazard Not applicable.
15 REGULATORY INFORMATION
Symbols EU Labelling:
Precautionary Labels Symbols: R Phrases:
R20 = Harmful by inhalation
S Phrases: 7,15,16,24/25,28,36,37,39.
16 OTHER INFORMATION
This product has not been tested in long term chronic
exposure. All safety precautions and handling procedures
outlined in this MSDS must be followed in order to minimise
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