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Mer*Lube 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 1776               Emergency Telephone:

Synonyms: Fatty Acid Esters Blend                                                   330-666-8609             

                                                                SECTION 2- INGREDIENT

     ·    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: N/A:            > 200°C                 Volatiles, % by Volume:                      Negligible

Specific Gravity  (H 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:                          > 1

Appearance and 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

                Stability                                                                                                  Hazardous Polymerization

    __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 smoke.


 RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:  If vapors or mists are generated, wear a NIOSH approved  organic vapor/mist respirator.

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Safety glasses, goggles, or face shield recommended to protect eyes from mists or splashing.  PVC coated gloves recommended to prevent skin contact.

OTHER PROTECTIVE MEASURES: Employees must practice good personal hygiene, washing exposed areas of skin several times daily and laundering contaminated clothing before re-use

                            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.


 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 person.)


                                    SECTION 9- EMPLOYEE PROTECTION

Respiratory Protection:  If vapors or mist are generated wear a NIOSH  approved organic vapor/mist regulator.

Protective Clothing:  Safety glasses, goggles or face shield recommended to protect eyes from mists or             splashing.  PVC coated gloves recommended to prevent skin contact.

Other protective Measures: Employees must practice good personal hygiene, washing exposed areas of the skin             several times daily and laundering contaminated clothing before re-use.

 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 areas.

Do not store or use near heat, sparks, or flame; store out of sun.

Do not puncture, drag or slide this container.

Drum is not a pressure vessel. Never use pressure to empty.

                                             SECTION 12- DISPOSAL

 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 disposal regulations. 


 Dot Transportation Data (49 CFR 172.101) Not Applicable                               DOT  I.D. Number: 144920

DOT Classification:  Class 65                                                                              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 Section 3.

 TSCA STATUS:  The components of this product are listed on TSCA.

CERCLA (Comprehensive Response Compensation, and Liability Act):  Reportable quantity (RQ):  Not Established

 SARA TITLE III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act)

                Section 312 Extreme Hazardous Substances:  None

                Section 311/312 Hazard Categories: Non-hazardous Under Section 311/312

                Section 313 Toxic Chemicals:  None

 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.

                                                    SECTION 15- DATE

Date of Preparation: November 3, 2004                                 Revision Date: February 1, 2005

 Reason for Revision:  Format change only.

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 particular use.

1245 S. Cleve-Mass Rd.; Ste 218 | Copley, Ohio 44306 | 800.237.7222  |



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