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                             MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

SECTION 1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT NAME:                            Versilube G 322L

GENERIC DESCRIPTION:               Silicone Grease

MANUFACTURED BY:                     NSCG, Inc., 5109 Hamilton Avenue

                                                               Cleveland, OH 44114

REVISED: 03-12-98                                                                                 PREPARED BY: Brian Chambers

SECTION 2 - HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS

         COMPONENT               CAS No.           WT %               OSHA-PEL                          ACGIH-TLV                  

 

 

 

TWA

STEL

TWA

STEL

Zinc Chromate

13530-65-9

1-5

NF

NE

0.05 mg/m3

NE

Lithium Stearate

4485-12-5

15-35

10 mg/m3

NE

10 mg/m3

NE

Lithium Hydroxide

1310-65-2

<1

2 mg/m3

NE

2 mg/m3

NE

SECTION 3 - EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE

Potential Health Effects

Eye:

May irritate eyes

Skin:

May cause mild skin irritation

Inhalation:

Not anticipated during industrial use

Oral:

Not anticipated during industrial use

Special Hazards

Carcinogens:

This product does contain an ingredient for which there is sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity. This ingredient is listed as a carcinogen by the following agencies: IARC, NTP and OSHA

Teratogens:

None known

Mutagens:

None known

Reproductive Toxins:

None known

SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES

Eye:

Contact with the eyes may cause temporary irritation. Flush eyes with copious amounts of water for a minimum of 15 minutes. If chronic irritation develops contact a physician.

Skin:

Contact with skin is not expected to cause irritation. Wash contacted areas with soap and water.

Oral:

If ingested do not induce vomiting. Get prompt medical attention.

SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Flash Point: >200 C , >400 F (method - COC)

Flammability Limits in Air: Upper - Not Determined Lower - Not Determined

Extinguishing Media: Water, CO2 ,Dry Chemical, Foam.

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None

Sensitivity to static discharge: None

This product contains Methylpolysiloxanes which can generate formaldehyde at approximately 300o F and above, in atmospheres which contain oxygen. Formaldehyde is a skin and respiratory sensitizer, eye and throat irritant, acute toxicant, and potential cancer hazard.

SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Disposal of collected product, residues and cleanup materials may be governmentally regulated. Observe all applicable local, state and federal waste management regulations. Scrape up and contain for salvage or disposal. Wash all walking surfaces with detergent and water to reduce slipping hazard. Observe all personal and protection equipment recommendations described in Section 5 and 8. Local, state and federal reporting requirements may apply to spills or releases of this matter into the environment. See applicable regulatory compliance information in Section 15.

SECTION 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions: Keep container closed when not in use. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering Controls

Local exhaust: None needed General ventilation: None needed Eye Wash: Recommended

Personal Protective Equipment for Routine Handling

Eyes:

Safety glasses

Skin:

Wash after any contact. Cloth/rubber gloves

Inhalation:

None should be needed

SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical form Paste Odor: Odorless

Specific Gravity @25 C: 0.93 Boiling Point (@ 760 mm Hg) Not applicable

Freezing/melting point Not applicable Vapor pressure: Not applicable

Evaporation rate: Not applicable Volatile content: Not applicable

Odor threshold Not applicable Percent Volatile by volume: Not applicable

VOC (EPA method 24) Not applicable Evaporation Rate

Solubility in water: < 1% (butyl acetate =1): Not applicable

Solubility in organic solvent: Mineral spirits

SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical stability: Stable

Hazardous polymerization: Will not occur

Conditions to avoid: None known

Materials to avoid: None known

Conditions to avoid: None known

Hazardous thermal decomposition

and combustion by-products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, silicon dioxide, and formaldehyde

SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Ames Test:

Zinc Chromate

Acute oral LD 50 (mg/kg)

No data available

Acute dermal LD50 (mg/kg)

No data available

Acute inhalation

No data available

Other

No data available

Lithium Stearate

Acute oral LD 50 (mg/kg)

No data available

Acute dermal LD50 (mg/kg)

No data available

Acute inhalation

No data available

Other

No data available

SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

OPTIONAL SECTION - complete information not yet available

SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal method: Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

SECTION 14 - TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

DOT shipping name: NA DOT hazard class : NA

DOT labels: NA UN/NA number: NA

Placards: NA IATA: NA

IMO IMDG -code: NA

European Class:

RID (OCTI): None

ADR (ECE): None

RAR(IATA): None

SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION

EPA SARA Title III Chemical Listings:

40 CFR 355 Section 302

Extremely Hazardous Substance List: None found

Section 312, 311 Hazard Class: Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard

40 CFR 372.65 Section 313

Toxic Chemical List:

This product contains toxic chemicals listed below which are subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986:

Chromium and compounds 13530-65-9, Zinc and Compounds 13530-65-9

WHMIS Hazard class: D2A Very Toxic Materials , D2B Toxic Materials

Hazard Rating System: HMIS: Flammability 0, Reactivity 0, Health 1

NFAPA: Flammability 0, Reactivity 0, Health 1

California Proposition 65: This product contains Proposition 65 Chemicals

(Hexavalent Chromium Compounds)

 The information presented in this Material Safety Data Sheet relates only to the specific product designated herein, and no warranty, or guarantee, either expressed or implied is made regarding the performance and conditions of this product. This information is based upon information that Novagard believes to be true and accurate; however, it is the responsibility of each user to review this information within the specific context of their intended application.

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