SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Flam. Liq. 2 H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Repr. 2 H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
STOT RE 2 H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Skin Sens. 1 H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS08: Health Hazard
Signal Word: DANGER
H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H361 Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces – No smoking.
P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/equipment.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P303+P361+P353 If on skin (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
NFPA Hazard Rating: Health: 2; Fire: 3; Reactivity: 0
HMIS® Hazard Rating: Health: 2; Fire: 3; Reactivity: 0
(0=least, 1=Slight, 2=Moderate, 3=High, 4=Extreme)
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: A chemical safety assessment has not been carried out.
Appearance: Golden brown liquid/paste.
Immediate effects: Irritation.
Potential health effects
Primary Routes of entry: Skin and eye contact, inhalation.
Signs and Symptoms of Overexposure:
Eyes: Causes eye irritation.
Skin: Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Inhalation: Causes respiratory irritation.
Chronic Exposure: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Chemical Listed As Carcinogen or Potential Carcinogen: No
See Toxicological Information (Section11)
Potential environmental effects
See Ecological Information (Section 12)
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Cas. No.: 7440-57-5
Cas. No.: 108-88-3
Cas. No.: 141-78-6
Cas. No.: 64-17-5
Cas. No.: 9004-70-0
Cas. No.: 67-63-0
Cas. No.: 76-22-2
Cas. No.: 5989-27-5
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If accidental overexposure is suspected
Eye(s) Contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
Skin Contact: Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Inhalation: Supply fresh air and call for a doctor.
Ingestion: If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Note to physician
Medical Conditions generally Aggravated by Exposure: ND
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point: 4° C (39° F)
Flammable Limits: Lower: 1.2 Vol % Upper: 7.0 Vol %
Auto-ignition point: Product is not self-igniting.
Fire Extinguishing Media: CO2, sand, or extinguishing powder. Do not use water or water with full jet.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective gear.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: ND
Hazardous combustion products: Carbon dioxide/carbon monoxide.
DOT Class: Flammable liquid.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled: Use personal protective equipment.
Keep unprotected persons away. Ensure adequate ventilation. Use respiratory protective
device against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol. Wear protective clothing.
Environmental precautions: Prevent seepage into sewage system, work pits, and cellars.
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water courses, or sewage systems. Do
not allow to enter sewers/surface or groundwater.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: Absorb with liquid-binding
material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust.) Dispose
contaminated material as waste according to section 13. Ensure adequate ventilation. Do
not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents.
Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose of waste according to Federal, State and Local
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions to be taken in Handling and Storage: Ensure adequate ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace. Prevent formation of aerosols. Keep ignition sources away – Do not smoke. Protect against electrostatic charges. Store in a cool location. Store away from food stuffs. Keep receptacle tightly sealed. Prevent from drying out.
Storage temperature: Ambient or lower.
Storage Pressure: ND
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Ingredients with biological limit values:
Time: prior to last shift of workweek
Time: end of shift
0.3 mg/g creatinine
Time: end of shift
Parameter: o-Cresol with hydrolysis (background)
Time: end of shift at end of workweek
Parameter: Acetone (background, nonspecific)
Ventilation required: Ensure adequate ventilation.
Personal Protection Equipment
Respiratory protection: Use suitable respiratory protective device in case of insufficient ventilation. Filter A2B2P3.
Protective gloves: Only use chemical protective gloves with CE-labeling of category III.
After use of gloves apply skin-cleaning agents and skin cosmetics.
Skin protection: Appropriate protective clothing.
Eye protection: Tightly sealed goggles.
Additional clothing and/or equipment: Eye wash facility available.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance and Physical State: Gold brown liquid/paste.
Odor (threshold): Mild
Specific Gravity (H2O=1): ND
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): 29 hPa (22 mm Hg)
Vapor Density (air=1): ND
Percent Volatile by volume: ND
Evaporation Rate (butyl acetate=1): ND
Boiling Point: 75 °C (167 °F)
Freezing point / melting point: ND
Solubility in Water: Not miscible or difficult to mix.
Molecular Weight: ND
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: ND
Materials to Avoid (Incompatibility): Strong oxidizers, acids, and alkalis.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None known.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Primary irritant effect:
On the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
On the eye: No irritating effect.
Sensitization: Sensitization possible through skin contact.
Human experience: ND
This product does contain compounds listed by NTP or IARC or regulated by OSHA as carcinogen: toluene (108-88-3), ethanol denatured (64-17-5) propan-2-ol, (67-63-0) (R)-p-mentha-1, 8-diene (5989-27-5)
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Remark: Harmful to fish.
Water hazard class 2: Do not allow product to reach groundwater, water course or
sewage system. Danger to drinking water if even small quantities leak into the ground.
Harmful to aquatic organisms.
Chemical Fate Information: ND
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
RCRA 40 CFR 261 Classification: Ethyl Acetate (141-78-6): U112; Toluene (108-88-3):
U220. Can be recycled to recover precious metal. Federal, State and local laws governing
disposal of materials can differ. Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Ensure proper disposal compliance with proper authorities before disposal.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
US DOT Information: Proper shipping name: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Toluene, Ethyl acetate)
Hazard Class: 3
Packaging group: II
UN Number: UN1993
IATA: Proper shipping name: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Toluene, Ethyl acetate)
Hazard Class: 3
Packing group: II
UN Number: UN1993
IMO: Proper shipping name: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Toluene, Ethyl acetate)
UN Number: 1993
Packing group: III
EMS: F-E, S-E
Marine Pollutant: No
Canadian TDG: Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (Toluene, Ethyl acetate)
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
United States Federal Regulations
MSDS complies with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Rule 29, CFR 1910.1200.
SARA Section 355: Substance not listed.
SARA Section 313: toluene (108-88-3) is listed. Propan-2-ol (67-63-0) is listed.
RCRA: Ethyl Acetate (141-78-6): U112; Toluene (108-88-3): U220
TSCA: All components are listed on the TSCA public inventory.
CERCLA: Ethyl Acetate (141-78-6): RQ = 5000 lbs (2270 kg); Toluene (108-88-3): RQ
= 1000 lbs (454 kg)
California Proposition 65:
toluene (108-88-3): Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for females.
toluene (108-88-3), ethanol (64-17-5): Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity.
Canada WHMIS: ND
Europe EINECS Numbers: Gold (7440-57-5): EINECS#: 231-165-9; Toluene (108-88-
3): EINECS#: 203-625-9; Ethanol (64-17-5): EINECS#: 200-578-6; Ethyl acetate (141-
78-6): EINECS#: 205-500-4.