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Rust Killer
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SAFETY DATA SHEET
OSHA HCS (29 CFR 1910.1200)


1. Identification

Product identifier  
 
Date 04/20/2015
Product name Gem Rust Killer And Metal Prep
Chemical Name Mixture
 
Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use
 
Application Rust remover/converter
Uses advised against May be corrosive to metals
 
Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
 
Supplier BALANDIS CHEMICAL CO. LLC
P.O. Box 31104
HOUSTON, TX 77035
713-723-6524
www.gemrustkiller.com
 
Emergency telephone number  
 
Emergency telephone CHEMTREC PHONE: 800-424-9300

2. Hazard(s) identification

Classification of the substance or mixture  
 
Physical hazards Flam. Liq. 4 - H227 Met. Corr. 1 - H290
Health hazards Skin Corr. 1B - H314 Eye Dam. 1 - H318
 
Label elements  
 
Pictogram
Signal word Danger
Hazard statements H227 Combustible liquid.
H290 May be corrosive to metals.
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statements P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P234 Keep only in original container.
P260 Do not breathe vapor/spray.
P264 Wash contaminated skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301+P330+P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P321 Specific treatment (see medical advice on this label).
P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370+P378 In case of fire: Use foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder or water fog to extinguish.
P390 Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 Store locked up.
P406 Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with national regulations.


3. Composition/information on ingredients

Hazardous Ingredient(s)    
 
Phosphoric acid 7664-38-2
(231-633-2)
30 - 50%
Corrosive to metals - Cat 1
Skin corrosion - Cat 1B
Serious eye damage - Cat 1
 
Proprietary Glycol Ethers Proprietary 0.1 - 5%
Acute Tox Oral - Cat. 4
Acute Tox Inhalation - Cat 4
Acute Tox Dermal - Cat 4
Skin irritation - Cat 2
Eye irritation - Cat 2A
 
Composition comments The Full Text for all Hazard Statements is Displayed in Section 16. The exact percentage withheld as a trade secret in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1200.


4. First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
 
General information
Move affected person to fresh air at once. Consult a physician for specific advice. Show this Safety Data Sheet to the medical personnel.
 
Inhalation
Move affected person to fresh air and keep warm and at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
 
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting unless under the direction of medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.
 
Skin Contact
Get medical attention immediately. It is important to remove the substance from the skin immediately. Rinse immediately with plenty of water.
 
Eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get medical attention if symptoms are severe or persist after washing.


5. Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media  
 
Suitable extinguishing media Extinguish with alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder or water fog.
Unsuitable extinguishing media None known.
 
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
 
Flammability Class 3.2 Combustible Liquid IIIB.
Specific hazards Combustible liquid.
Hazardous combustion products Toxic gases or vapors.
Carbon dioxide (CO2).
Carbon monoxide (CO).
 
Advice for fire fighters
 
Protective actions during fire fighting
If involved in a fire, shut off flow if it can be done without risk. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Control run-off water by containing and keeping it out of sewers and watercourses.
Special protective equipment for fire fighters
Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and appropriate protective clothing.


6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions
No smoking, sparks, flames or other sources of ignition near spillage. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel away from the spillage. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapors.

Environmental precautions

Environmental precautions
The product contains substances which are water-soluble and may spread in water systems.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Methods for cleaning up
Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers.


7. Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Usage precautions
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Do not breathe vapor/spray. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Do not spray on an open flame or other ignition source. Pressurized container: Do not pierce or burn, even after use.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage precautions
Store in a cool and well-ventilated place. Protect from sunlight. Store at temperatures not exceeding 50°C/122°F.

Specific end uses(s)
Specific end uses(s)
The identified uses for this product are detailed in Section 1.2.


8. Exposure Controls/personal protection

Control parameters
 
Occupational exposure limits
  Phosphoric acid TWA 1 mg/m3 - ACGIH
  STEL 3 ppm - ACGIH
  TWA 1 mg/m3 - OSHA Z-1
  TWA 1 mg/m3 - OSHA PO
  STEL 3 mg/m3 - OSHA PO
  Proprietary Glycol Ethers TWA 5ppm - ACGIH
  TWA 50 ppm - OSHA Z-1
  TWA 24 ppm - OSHA PO
 
Exposure controls
 
Protective equipment
 
 
Eye/face protection
Wear eye protection. Wear tight-fitting, chemical splash goggles or face shield.
Hand protection
The most suitable glove should be chosen in consultation with the glove supplier/manufacturer, who can provide information about the breakthrough time of the glove material.
Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection not required.
Environmental exposure controls
Keep container tightly sealed when not in use.


9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Information on basic physical and chemical properties

Appearance: Liquid
Color: Green
Odor: Pungent, acidic
pH: 1
Melting point: No information available.
Initial boiling point and range: 100°C/212°F
Flash point: 62°C/145°F TCC (Tag closed cup).
Evaporation rate: No information available.
Evaporation factor: No information available.
Flammability (solid, gas): No information available.
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: Lower: 1.1, Upper: No information available.
Vapor pressure: 17.5 mm Hg @ 20°C
Vapor density: No information available.
Relative density: No information available.
Bulk density: No information available.
Solubility (yes): Soluble in water.
Partition coefficient: No information available.
Auto-ignition temperature: No information available.
Decomposition Temperature: No information available.
Viscosity: No information available.
Explosive properties: No information available.
Explosive under the influence of a flame: Not considered to be explosive.
Oxidizing properties: No information available.
Volatile organic compound: This product contains a maximum VOC content of 12.6 g/l. / 1.4 %.


10. Stability and reactivity

Stability
Stable at normal ambient temperatures and when used as recommended.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
The following materials may react strongly with the product: Most metals producing hydrogen which is extremely flammable & may explode.
Conditions to avoid
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame.
Materials to avoid
Alkalis. Amines. May be corrosive to metals.
Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon monoxide (CO). Phosphorus Pent oxide from burning.


11. Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Toxicological effects
Chronic overexposure may cause damage to kidneys, blood, nerves, liver & lungs. Persons with severe skin, liver or kidney problems should avoid use.

Skin corrosion/irritation
Corrosivity to eyes is assumed.

Serious eye damage/irritation
Corrosivity to eyes is assumed.

Respiratory sensitization
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Skin sensitization
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Germ cell mutagenicity

Genotoxicity - in vitro
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Genotoxicity - in vitro
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Carcinogenicity
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Reproductive toxicity

Reproductive toxicity - fertility
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Reproductive toxicity - development
This substance has no evidence of toxicity to reproduction.

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure

STOT - single exposure
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

STOT - repeated exposure
Based on available data the classification criteria are not met.

Aspiration hazard
Not relevant.


12. Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Persistence and degradability

Persistence and degradability
The product is biodegradable.

Bioaccumulative potential

Partition coefficient Not available.

Mobility in soil

Mobility
The product is soluble in water.


13. Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

General information
The generation of waste should be minimized or avoided wherever possible.

Disposal methods
Waste, residues, empty containers, discarded work clothes and contaminated cleaning materials should be collected in designated containers, labeled with their contents. Dispose of surplus products and those that cannot be recycled via a licensed waste disposal contractor.


14. Transport information

Department of Transportation: (DOT) UN3264, Corrosive liquid, acidic, inorganic,
N.O.S. (Phosphoric Acid Solution), 8, III

  In 1 Gallon or smaller sizes, this product is considered Limited Quantities and is Not Regulated by DOT.

15. Regulatory information

US Federal Regulations
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances Tier II Threshold Planning Quantities
None of the ingredients are listed or exempt.
CERCLA/Superfund, Hazardous Substances/Reportable Quantities (EPA)
CERCLA Reportable Quantities
Phosphoric Acid (7664-38-2) 5000 lbs
SARA (311/312) Hazard Categories:
Acute
Fire

US State Regulations
California Proposition 65 Carcinogens and Reproductive Toxins
None of the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Massachusetts "Right To Know" List
Some of the ingredients are listed or exempt.
New Jersey "Right To Know" List
Some of the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Pennsylvania "Right To Know" List
Some of the ingredients are listed or exempt.

Inventories
EU - EINECS/ELINCS: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Canada - DSL/NDSL: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
US - TSCA: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Australia - AICS: All the ingredients are listed or exempt
Japan - MITI: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Korea - KECI: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
China - IECSC: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.
Philippines - PICCS: All the ingredients are listed or exempt.


16. Other information

Training advice
None.
 
Revision comments
The following sections contain revisions or new statements: 1-16.
 
SDS status Approved.
 
Hazard statements in full H227 Combustible liquid.
  H290 May be corrosive to metals.
  H302 Harmful if swallowed.
  H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
  H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
  H315 Causes skin irritation.
  H318 Causes serious eye damage.
  H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
  H332 Harmful if inhaled.
  H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
 
NFPA - flammability hazard Burns only if pre-heated. (1)
NFPA - health hazard Extremely hazardous, serious injury. (3)
NFPA - instability hazard Normally stable. (0)




Disclaimer

The supplier disclaims all expressed or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a specific use, with respect to the product or the information provided herein, except for conformation to contracted specifications. All information appearing herein is based upon data obtained from manufacturers and/or recognized technical sources. While the information is believed to be accurate, we make no representations as to its accuracy or sufficiency. Conditions of use are beyond our control, and therefore users are responsible for verifying the data under their own operating conditions to determine whether the product is suitable for their particular purposes and they assume all risks of their use, handling, and disposal of the product. Users also assume all risks in regards to the publication or use of, or reliance upon, information contained herein. This information relates only to the product designated herein, and does not relate to its use in combination with any other material or process.



Balandis Chemical Co. LLC • PO Box 31104 • Houston, Texas 77035
information@gemrustkiller.com
Phone (713) 723-6524 • Fax (713) 723-8214


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