Div., J.J. Merlin Systems, Inc.
MSDS Sheet for MerLube Aluma-Kut 1776
· Health: 0 · Fire: 1 · Reactivity: 0 ·
SECTION 1- MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION
Material / Trade Name:
MerLube Aluma Kut
Synonyms: Fatty Acid Esters
CAS Number: Proprietary
ACGIH TLV: Not est.
OSHA PEL: Not est.
Specific information is considered
a trade secret and is withheld per CER 1910:1200 (h). Medical
personnel requiring this information should contact J.J. Merlin
Systems with their specific request per CER 101:1200 (h).
SECTION 3- PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling Point, 760 mm Hg:
Volatiles, % by Volume: Negligible
Specific Gravity (H2
O=1): 0.9 Solubility in H2
O, % by Volume: < 1
Vapor Pressure, mm Hg:
< 1 Evaporation Rate, Butyl
Acetate=1: < 1
Vapor Density, Air=1:
Odor: Light Red with no odor
SECTION 4- FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
Flash Point (Method Used): >
175º C (COC)
Flammability Limits: None Known
Extinguishing Media: Dry Chemical,
foam, halon. CO2, water spray (fog). Water stream may splash burning
liquid and spread fire.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures:
Use water spray to cool drums exposed to fire..
Unusual Fire Explosion Hazards:
Firefighters should use self-contained breathing apparatus to avoid
exposure to smoke and vapor.
SECTION 5- REACTIVITY DATA
__X__ Stable ____
Unstable ____ May
Occur __X__ Will Not Occur
Conditions and Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Combustion produces carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide along with thick
SECTION 6- EXPOSURE
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: If
vapors or mists are generated, wear a NIOSH approved organic
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Safety
glasses, goggles, or face shield recommended to protect eyes from
mists or splashing. PVC coated gloves recommended to prevent skin
OTHER PROTECTIVE MEASURES:
Employees must practice good personal hygiene, washing exposed areas
of skin several times daily and laundering contaminated clothing
SECTION 7- HAZARDS INDENTIFICATION
INHALATION: Negligible unless
heated to produce vapors or as a mist. Vapors or finely misted
materials may irritate the mucous membranes and cause irritation,
dizziness and nausea. Remove to fresh air.
EYE CONTACT: May cause irritation.
Irrigate eye with water for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Seek medical
attention if symptoms persist.
SKIN CONTACT: Prolonged or repeated
contact may cause irritation of the hair follicles and block sebaceous
glands, causing rash, acne or dermatitis. For hot molten material, cool
burned skin area by immersing in cold water or apply cold water. Wash
exposed areas of the body with soap and water.
INGESTION: May irritate the
digestive tract. Seek immediate medical attention.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Eyes: Irrigate eyes with a
heavy stream of water for at least 15 to 20 minutes.
Skin: Wash exposed areas of the body
with soap and water.
Inhalation: Remove from area of
exposure, seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Ingestion: Give one or two glasses
of water to drink. If gastro-intestinal symptoms develop, consult
medical personnel. (Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious
SECTION 9- EMPLOYEE PROTECTION
Respiratory Protection: If vapors
or mist are generated wear a NIOSH approved organic vapor/mist
Protective Clothing: Safety
glasses, goggles or face shield recommended to protect eyes from mists
or splashing. PVC coated gloves recommended to prevent skin
Other protective Measures: Employees
must practice good personal hygiene, washing exposed areas of the skin
several times daily and laundering contaminated clothing
SECTION 10- ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION- Accidental Release Measures
Spill Clean-Up Procedures: Remove
sources of ignition, contain spill to smallest area possible. Stop leak
if possible. Pick up small spills with absorbent materials such as
paper towels, “Oil Dry”, sand or dirt. Recover large spills for salvage
or disposal. Wash hard surfaces with safety solvent or detergent to
remove remaining oil film. Greasy nature will result in a slippery
surface. Follow local, state and federal disposal regulations.
SECTION 11- HANDLING & STORAGE
Store in closed containers
between 50ºF and 120o F.
Keep away from oxidizing agents,
excessive heat and ignition sources.
Store and use in well-ventilated
Do not store or use near heat,
sparks, or flame; store out of sun.
Do not puncture, drag or slide this
Drum is not a pressure vessel. Never
use pressure to empty.
Waste may be disposed of by a
licensed water disposal company. Contaminated absorbent material may be
disposed of in an approved land fill. Follow local, state and federal
13- TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS
Dot Transportation Data (49 CFR
172.101) Not Applicable DOT I.D.
DOT Classification: Class
UN Hazard Class: n/a
SECTION 14- REGULARTORY INFORMATION
OSHA STATUS: This product is not
hazardous under the criteria of the Federal OSHA Hazard Communication
Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200. However, thermal processing and
decomposition fumes from this product may be hazardous as noted in
TSCA STATUS: The components of
this product are listed on TSCA.
CERCLA (Comprehensive Response
Compensation, and Liability Act): Reportable quantity (RQ): Not
SARA TITLE III (Superfund
Amendments and Reauthorization Act)
Section 312 Extreme
Hazardous Substances: None
Hazard Categories: Non-hazardous Under Section 311/312
Section 313 Toxic
RCRA STATUS: If discarded in its
purchased form, this product would not be a hazardous waste either by
listing or by characteristic. However, under RCRA, it is the
responsibility of the product user to determine at the time of disposal,
whether a material containing the product or derived from the product
should be classified as a hazardous waste. (40 CFR 261.20-24)
CALIFORNIA PROPOSTION 65: The
following statement is made in order to comply with the California safe
Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The product contains
no chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Date of Preparation: November 3,
2004 Revision Date: February 1, 2005
Reason for Revision: Format change
This information relates only to the
specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used
in combination with any other materials or in any other process. Such
information is to the best of the company’s knowledge and believed to be
accurate and reliable as of the date indicated. However, no
representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, express or implied,
is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness and we assume no
responsibility for any loss, damage or expense, direct or consequential,
arising out of use. It is the user’s responsibility to satisfy himself
as to the suitableness and completeness of such information for his own