III. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION (Cont’d)
Signs of Symptoms of Exposure – Redness, tearing or burning in eyes. Redness, drying or cracking skin.
Swallowing may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, or loss of coordination.
Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure – Pre-existing skin or gastrointestinal disorders
may be adversely affected. Follow good chemical hygiene practices to avoid these hazards.
IV. EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Eyes – Hold eye open and rise slowly and gently for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after
the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
Indigestion – Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass
of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison center or doctor. Do not
give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Inhalation – Get to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, qualified personnel should administer artificial
Skin – Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing. If
irritation arises and persists, call a physician. Launder contaminated clothing and shoes before reuse
V. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point, Concentrate (Method Used)
62° F (PMCC)
Extinguishing Media – Use carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam or fog. Do not use water as it may froth and
cause the fire to spread.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures – Keep containers cool and vapors down with water spray. Prevent runoff
from entering sewers and public waterways. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in chemical
Hazardous Products of Combustion – Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, nitrous oxides,
ammoniacal vapors, smoke, soot and various organic oxidation by-products.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards – Flammable liquid on a Polypropylene towel.
VI. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Small Spill – Caution. Slip hazard. Wipe up small releases with dry absorbent cloth or other absorbent
Large Spill – Not likely due to packaging size. Transfer contaminated material into suitable container for
VII. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling – Do not get in eyes. Do not swallow. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Use from original container
only. Do not smoke wile using.
Storage – Follow label directions carefully. Keep out of reach of children, Store indoors in a dry area. Do not
store with fertilizers, seeds, insecticides or fungicides. Do not contaminate water, food , or feed by use or
storage. Keep containers tightly sealed when not in use.
VIII. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/ PERSONAL PROTECTION
Eye Protection – Not usually necessary. Avoid direct contact.
Skin Protection – Usually not necessary.
Respirator Protection – Not usually necessary. Use with adequate ventilation. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved
respirator if PELs or TLVs are exceeded.
Engineering Controls – Ventilation not usually necessary but should be provided in the event of