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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET EASTERN COLOR & CHEMICAL COMPANY 35 Livingston Street Providence, RI 02904 Telephone: (401)

331-9000; Fax: (401) 331-2155 Emergency Phone: CHEMTREC - 1-800-424-9300 I. PRODUCT NAME: SPENSOL L-56 CHEMICAL NAME: Water dispersible polyurethane elastomer. PREPARATION DATE: 7/3/92 DOT-- Hazard Classification: Shipping Name: UN No.: DEGREE OF HAZARD: 1. slight; 2. moderate; 3. extreme; 4. potential carcinogen, teratogen, mutagen HEALTH ( 1 ) FLAMMABILITY II. Material or Component % N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone 12% Triethylamine less than 2% ( 0 ) REACTIVITY ( 0 ) IDENTIFICATION

INGREDIENTS AND HAZARDS CAS No. 872-50-4 121-44-8 TLV (Units) HAZARD DATA N/E N/E TWA-10ppm 40mg/M3-STEL-15ppm60mg/M3-OSHA PEL-25ppm-100mgM3

---------------------------------------------------------------------PEL= OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit TLV= ACGIH Threshold Limit STEL= Short-term Exposure Limit TWA= Time-weighted Average ---------------------------------------------------------------------The above-listed ingredients are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA 313, TITLE III. These chemicals are hazardous under 29 CFR 1910 and are categorized as immediate and delayed health and physical hazards. ---------------------------------------------------------------------III. PHYSICAL DATA Boiling Point: 212-395 F Vapor Pressure: N/A Vapor Density (air=1): Heavier than air. Solubility in water: Specific Gravity (water=1): % Volatiles by Vol.: Evaporation rate (water=1): Slower than ether. \

Appearance and color: Page 1. IV. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA Flash Point (test method): None Flammable Limits in Air, % by Volume: Lower- N/A; Upper- N/A Extinguishing Media: Water is permissible for general fire fighting. Special Firefighting Procedures: Use water to keep fire-exposed containers cool to reduce pressure. Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazard: NONE V. Stability-Hazardous Polymerization-REACTIVITY DATA Unstable ____ Will not occur __X_

Stable _X__ May occur ____

Conditions and Materials to Avoid-- Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents. Hazardous Decomposition Products-- Usual products of combustion carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and possibly oxides of nitrogen. VI. SPECIAL PROTECTION

Respiratory-- Respiratory mask with an organic chemical canister NIOSH approved-when used in confined areas. Eye Protection-- Goggles or side-shield spectacles. Protective Gloves-- Neoprene rubber gloves. Ventilation-- Not normally a vapor hazard. If heated, ventilation designed and maintained to provide volume and pattern to prevent vapor concentration in excess of TLV or LEL may be necessary. VII. SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Steps to be taken in case material is spilled or released-Not normally a fire hazard. Water content of product prevents ignition. Can support combustion if water is evaporated. Large spills may be scooped up. Small spills may be picked up with absorbent material. Waste Disposal Method-Place in closed containers. Carefully incinerate (first open closed containers) or use secure landfill in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. VIII. STORING AND HANDLING





Store away from high temperatures and flames. Avoid prolonged skin contact. Do not breathe spray mist. Emptied containers may retain hazardous properties. Do not cut, puncture or weld on or near the container. Page 2. IX. Routes of Entry: HAZARD - ACUTE-Eye Contact: Will cause irritation and possible tearing. Skin Contact: May cause mild irritation with repeated exposure. Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. Avoid ingestion. Inhalation: Excessive inhalation of vapors may cause nasal and respiratory irritations. Headaches and nausea may result. HAZARD - CHRONIC-Toxicity: Generally low toxicity. Exposure Limits: N/E Carcinogenic Potential: Use good hygiene practices. HEALTH HAZARD DATA Skin _____ Ingestion _____

Inhalation ____

X. Eyes: Skin:


Flush with clean water for 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water; repeat. See physician if irritation persists. ____ Promote vomiting; head low; prevent liquid from draining into lungs; get medical attention. ____ Do not induce vomiting; see physician.



Remove victim to fresh air; give oxygen if breathing is difficult; keep warm. Get medical attention.

While the information and recommendations set forth herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof, EASTERN COLOR & CHEMICAL COMPANY makes no warranty with respect thereto and disclaims all liability from reliance thereon. BE SAFE--read for product safety information and

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