FERRO CORPORATION,GRANT CHEMICAL DIVISION -- TETRAGLYME -- 6810-00-754-2503
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:TETRAGLYME
MSDS Date:10/23/1996
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-754-2503
MSDS Number: BGXFK
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:FERRO CORPORATION,GRANT CHEMICAL DIVISION
Box:263
City:BATON ROUGE
State:LA
ZIP:70821-0263
Country:US
Info Phone Num:504-654-6801
Emergency Phone Num:504-654-6801
Preparer's Name:DIRECTOR OF LAB SERVICES
CAGE:0LG38
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BRAND-NU LABS INC
Box:895
City:MERIDAN
State:CT
ZIP:06450
Country:US
Phone:203-235-7053
Contract Num:SP0450-99-M-NG51
CAGE:1HX90
Company Name:FERRO CORP GRANT CHEMICAL DIV
Box:263
City:BATON ROUGE
State:LA
ZIP:70821-0263
Country:US
Phone:800-424-9300(CHEMTREC)
CAGE:7L118
Company Name:FERRO CORPORATION
Address:27 CASTILIAN DR
City:SANTA BARBARA
State:CA
ZIP:93117-3092
Country:US
Phone:805-968-5000
CAGE:0LG38

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:TETRAETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHYL ETHER
CAS:143-24-8
RTECS #:SB0400000
> Wt:98.

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 ORAL RAT=5100 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE-EYES/SKIN:SLIGHT IRRITATION.
    CHRONIC:COMPOUNDS OF THE GROUP "GLYCOL DIETHERS" WITH SIMILAR
    CHEMICAL STRUCTURE HAVE SHOWN TO CAUSE REVERSIBLE TESTES AND SP
Effects of Overexposure:EYES/SKIN:SLIGHT IRRITATION.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE NOTED.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.SEE DOCTOR.
    SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND SHOES. WASH WITH SOAP AND
    WATER.SEE DOCTOR. INHALATION: REMOVE VICTIM TO FRESH AIR.GIVE
    OXYGEN/CPR IF  WATER OR MILK IF CONSCIOUS.INDUCE VOMIT.SEE
    DOCTOR.NOTHING BY MOUTH IF UNCONSCIOUS.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:286F,141C
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:510F
Extinguishing Media:FOAM,DRY CHEMICAL,CARBON DIOXIDE,WATER FOG.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND
    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.USE WATER SPRAY TO COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS
    AND TO DISPERSE UNIGNITED VAPORS
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:CAN FORM PEROXIDES AFTER PROLONGED AND
    REPEATED CONTACT WITH AIR.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:PICK UP LARGE SPILLS INTO APPROPRIATE
    CONTAINERS. ABSORB REMAINDER ON INERT MATERIAL AND INCINERATE IN
    EPA APPROVED MANNER AS DEFINED BELOW. DO NOT FLUSH TO SANITARY
    SEWER SYSTEM OR ALLOW MIGRATE INTO	THE GROUND WATER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN COOL,DRY,WELL VENTILATED
    PLACE,AWAY FROM HEAT,IGNITION SOURCES AND INCOMPATIBLE
    MATERIALS.KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
Other Precautions:STORAGE UNDER INERT ATMOSPHERE SUCH AS NITROGEN IS
    RECOMMENDED.BOND AND GROUND CONTAINERS.NO SMOKING IN AREA.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA RESPIRATOR WITH CARTRIDGE APPROPIATE
    FOR EXPOSURE OF CONCERN OR SCBA IF TLV IS EXCEEDED.
Ventilation:SUFFICIENT MECHANICAL (GENERAL) AND/OR LOCAL EXHAUST
    VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV.
Protective Gloves:BUTYL RUBBER.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES AND GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:FULL WORK CLOTHING TO PREVENT REPEATED OR
    PROLONGED SKIN CONTACT. EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
Work Hygienic Practices:AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES & SKIN.DO NOT BREATHE
    VAPORS.WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.LAUNDER CONTAMINATED
    CLOTHING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:=275.C, 527.F
B.P. Text:527F,275C
Vapor Pres:<0.01
Vapor Density:7.7
Spec Gravity:1.0132
Evaporation Rate & Reference:<0.01
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS LIQUID.VERY MILD ETHER ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZERS
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID CONTACT WITH AIR.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE,CARBON
    DIOXIDE,INCOMPLETELY BURNED CARBON PRODUCTS.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:INCINERATE IN EPA APPROVED MANNER ACCORDING TO
    FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. THIS CHEMICAL BIODEGRATES
    SLOWLY IN THE ENVIRONMENT. CHEMICAL SPECIFIC ACCLIMATION OF
    ACTIVATED SLUDGE SYSTEMS HAS  BEEN SHOWN TO PROVIDE LIMITED
    TREATMENTCAPABILITY IN WASTE WATER SYSTEMS.

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