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A&L LABORATORIES, INC. • 1001 Glenwood Avenue • Minneapolis, MN 55405 • (612) 374-9141 • (800) 225-3832 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION Trade Name: A&L AL-SAN 5 Chemical Name & Synonyms: CATIONIC SANITIZER, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM SOLUTION, EPA REG # 10324-117-3276 2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Hazardous Ingredients/Identity: Hazardous Components: Content 4.0% 3.0% 1.5% 1.5% CAS No. ACGIH TLV N/A N/A N/A N/A OSHA PEL N/A N/A N/A N/A Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (C12-16) Octyl decyl dimethyl ammonium chloride Dioctyl dimethyl ammonium chloride Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride NOTE: 3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION Primary Routes of Entry: Skin contact, eye contact Routes of Entry/Affects of Exposure 68424-85-1 32426-11-2 5538-94-3 7173-51-5 Inhalation: Not expected to occur. Inhalation of mists may be corrosive to respriatory and mucus membranes. Skin: Repeated or prolonged contact may cause irritation or burns. Eyes: Can cause severe eye damage and burns. Ingestion: Ingestion may result in pain and burns to the mouth, throat, and gastrointestinal tract. May result in paralysis of skeletal muscles, circulatory shock, and death. Chronic Effects of Exposure: May cause dermatitis. Carcinogenicity: The components in this product are not listed in the IARC, NTP, OSHA, or PA lists of carcinogens. CA Proposition 65: N/A Medical conditions aggravated by exposure: None indicated. Unnecessary exposure to this product or any chemical should be avoided. First Aid Measures Oral Ingestion: If conscious, administer 2-3 glasses of milk or water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Call a physician immediately. Special Note: NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate gastric lavage. Respiratory support and measures against circulatory shock may be needed. Skin Contact: Flush with water for at least 5 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and footwear and wash before reuse. If irritation or burn occurs and persists, get medical attention. Eye Contact: Flush eyes with plenty of clean, running water for at least 15 minutes, holding eyelids apart to ensure flushing of the entire surface of the eye. Get immediate medical assistance. Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If necessary, provide articial respiration or give oxygen. Seek medical attention if there is difficulty breathing. NOTE: Above data estimated from safety data for components. 4. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA National Fire Prevention Association Hazard Ratings Health Hazard: 2 Flammability Hazard: 0 Reactivity Hazard: 0 Maximum Personal Protection: COR Flash Point (ºC): N/A - water base Test Method: N/A Recommended Extinguishing Media: Water, CO2, Foam, Dry Chemical, Earth or Sand Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards (Conditions to Avoid): None known to A&L Laboratories, Inc. Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Do not direct a solid stream of water or foam into hot, burning pools; this may cause frothing, and increase fire intensity. Use self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. A&L AL-SAN 5 PAGE 1 OF 2 5. HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling Precautions: CAUTION! Can cause eye and skin irritations. Wear recommended protective equipment. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Wash thoroughly after handling product. Other Precautions: Do not contaminate water or food by the use, storage, or disposal of this product. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. 6. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION Ventilation Requirements: Local exhaust Recommended personal protective equipment (normal use conditions): EYE PROTECTION - Safety glasses with side shields; SKIN PROTECTION 7. PHYSICAL DATA Appearance: Odor: Water Miscibility: Water Solubility: Bulk Density: Boiling Point: Specific Gravity: pH (as-is): Clear, amber liquid Mild surfactant Complete Complete N/A 100 degrees C, solvent 0.995 6.0-9.0 - Rubber or plastic gloves. 8. REACTIVITY DATA Stability under normal conditions: Stable Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Oxidizers Hazardous Decomposition Products - Thermal & Other (List): Thermal - Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides, ammonia compounds, and hydrogen chloride Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur. 9. ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION STEPS TO BE TAKEN IF MATERIAL IS SPILLED: For small spills, add dry material to contain. For large spills, dike to contain. Wearing recommended protective equipment, remove bulk of liquid. Add dry material to absorb remaining liquid; pick up and containerize spilled material for recover or disposal. Flush spill area with water to eliminate residues. Waste disposal method: Recover material or dispose (incineration is preferred) according to all Federal, State, or local regulations. Dispose of in a licensed hazardous waste disposal facility in compliance with all applicable laws. 10. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION UN classification must be verified with current packaging Shipping Name: DOT Hazard Classification: Emergency Telephone No: UN Information Disinfectant, Liquid, Corrosive, n.o.s. (Quaternary Ammonium Clhorides) 8, UN1903, PGIII 1-800-424-9300 As the conditions or methods of use are beyond our control, we do not assume any responsibility and expressly disclaim any liability for any use of the material. Information contained herein is believed to be true and accurate but all statements and suggestions are made without any warranty, express or implied, regarding accuracy of the information, the hazards connected with the use of the material or the results obtained from the use thereof. Prepared by: Brian Saben, VP Technical Affairs Date Prepared: September 19, 2008 A&L AL-SAN 5 PAGE 2 OF 2