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ANSUL

ANSUL INCORPORATED
MARINETTE, WI 54143-2542

FORAY® MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
CONFORMS TO DIRECTIVE 2001/58/EC

1.

IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1.

Identification of the preparation
Product Name:
"FORAY®"
Chemical Name:
N/A – This is a mixture/preparation.
CAS No.:
N/A – This is a mixture/preparation.
Chemical Formula:
N/A – This is a mixture/preparation.
EINECS Number:
N/A – This is a mixture/preparation.

1.2.

Use of the preparation
The intended or recommended use of this preparation is as a FIRE EXTINGUISHING AGENT.

1.3.

Company identification
Manufacturer/Supplier: ANSUL INCORPORATED
Address:
One Stanton Street, Marinette, WI 54143-2542
Prepared by:
Safety and Health Department
Phone:
715-735-7411
Internet/Home Page:
http://www.ansul.com
Date of Issue:
September, 2006

1.4.

Emergency telephone
CHEMTREC 800-424-9300 or 703-527-3887

2.

COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

2.1.

Ingredient Name:
Chemical Formula:
CAS No.:
EINECS Number:
Concentration, Wt %:
Hazard Identification:

Monoammonium Phosphate.
NH4H2PO4.
7722-76-1.
231-764-5.
65-82 %.
See Heading 3.

Ingredient Name:
Chemical Formula:
CAS No.:
EINECS Number:
Concentration, Wt %:
Hazard Identification:

Ammonium sulfate
(NH4)2SO4.
7783-20-2.
231-984-1.
12-25 %.
See Heading 3.

Ingredient Name:
Chemical Formula:
CAS No.:
EINECS Number:
Concentration, Wt %:
Hazard Identification:

Magnesium Aluminum Silicate (Attapulgite Clay or Fuller’s Earth).
MgxAly(SiO4)z.
8031-18-3.
(b).
5-7 %.
See Heading 3.

Ingredient Name:
Chemical Formula:
CAS No.:
EINECS Number:
Concentration, Wt %:
Hazard Identification:

Calcium Carbonate.
CaCO3.
471-34-1.
207-439-9.
<2 %.
See Heading 3.

Ingredient Name:
Chemical Formula:
CAS No.:
EINECS Number:
Concentration, Wt %:
Hazard Identification:

Methyl Hydrogen Polysiloxane.
Mixture/preparation.
63148-57-2.
(a).
<1 %.
See Heading 3.

FIRST AID MEASURES Eye Contact: Skin Contact: Inhalation: Ingestion: Flush with water for a minimum of 15 minutes while holding lids open. Irritating to eyes. Wt %: Hazard Identification: Yellow Pigment C34H30Cl2N6O4.05 %. 4. Irritating to eyes. If patient is conscious. In case of contact with eyes. respiratory system. In case of contact with eyes. Harmful if swallowed. [According to Directive 1999/45/EC]. rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. article 13. If irritation persists seek medical attention. MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: None known. Irritant. and skin. Skin Contact: May be mildly irritating. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION FOR HUMANS: Product: EU Classification: R Phrases: Xn 22 36/37/38 26 S Phrases: 36 Components: Monoammonium Phosphate: EU Classification: Xn R Phrases: 22 36/37/38 S Phrases: 26 36 Ammonium sulfate: EU Classification: R Phrases: S Phrases: Xi 36/37/38 26 Harmful. 79/831/EC. If irritation persists seek medical attention. (a) EINECS does not include synthetic polymers (these are registered in EINECS under their building blocks. 5468-75-7. FOR ENVIRONMENT: No data available. give large amounts of water and induce vomiting. and 81/437/EC. respiratory system. Inhalation: Treat as a mineral dust. Irritating to eyes. respiratory system. 36 Limit Values for Exposure: Nuisance dust limit: OSHA TWA: 15 mg/m3 ACGIH TLV-TWA: 10 mg/m3. IARC. Harmful. See Heading 3. and 81/437/EC. If irritation persists seek medical attention. and skin. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS: Acute Exposure: Eye Contact:: Mildly irritating for short periods of time. See: 67/548/EEC. shortness of breath. and clothing. eyes. AS PART OF GOOD INDUSTRIAL AND PERSONAL HYGIENE AND SAFETY PROCEDURE. 226-789-3 <0. Neither this preparation nor the substances contained in it have been listed as carcinogenic by National Toxicology Program. pneumoconiosis. Wear suitable protective clothing. Seek medical help. rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. 3. and skin. See: 67/548/EEC. it does not need to be considered in the MSDS if the concentration is less than 1%.: EINECS Number: Concentration. Remove from exposure. NOTE: Unless a component presents a severe hazard. . Chronic Overexposure: Inhalation: Chronic fibrosis of the lung. Irritant to the respiratory tract. (b) EINECS does not include most naturally occurring raw materials. Wash affected area with soap and water. monomers). Harmful if swallowed. or OSHA. In case of contact with eyes. Wear suitable protective clothing. Wear suitable protective clothing. Ingestion: Not an expected route of entry. Transient cough.FORAY (Continued) Page 2 Ingredient Name: Chemical Formula: CAS No. 79/831/EC. avoid all unnecessary exposure to the chemical components and ensure prompt removal from skin. article 13. rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

7. Page 3 FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES This preparation is an extinguishing media. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES 9. Respiratory protection Dust mask where dustiness is prevalent. 9. NO harm to the environment is expected from an accidental release of this preparation.2.1. Skin protection No special equipment is needed.2. There are NO extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons.2. Exposure controls 8.4.3. Handling Care should be taken in handling all chemical substances and preparations. or TLV is exceeded. NO special protective equipment is needed for fire-fighters. Use mechanical filter respirator if exposure is prolonged. 7. Specific use The intended or recommended use of this preparation is as a FIRE EXTINGUISHING AGENT. Store in original container or Ansul fire extinguisher. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES For personal protection: Prevent skin and eye contact. Important health. .2.1. Keep tightly closed until used. Exposure limit values Nuisance dust limit: OSHA TWA: 15 mg/m3 ACGIH TLV-TWA: 10 mg/m3. Hand protection None normally needed. Environmental exposure controls No special controls are needed.1.1. see Heading 13.2. See incompatibility information in Heading 10. Explosive properties: Not explosive. Flammability (solid/gas): Not flammable.3. See incompatibility information in Heading 10. HANDLING AND STORAGE 7. see Heading 8.2. 8. and environmental information pH: Not determined.1.1. 8.2. 8. safety. No odor. 8.2. Use chemical resistant gloves when handling the preparation.2.1. Yellow powder.1. Clean up: Sweep up and recover for use or place in closed container for disposal. 8. 6. Storage NO special conditions are needed for safe storage. Eye protection Use safety glasses with side shields or safety goggles. Flash point: None. Oxidizing properties: Not an oxidizer. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION 8. Wear protective equipment appropriate for the fire conditions. Occupational exposure controls 8. Boiling point/boiling range: Not applicable.2. General information Appearance: Odor: 9.1.FORAY (Continued) 5. 8. 7.2. There is minimal danger to the environment from a storage release.

Ammonium sulfate: 2840 mg/kg. 12. Not determined. Not applicable. 12. etc. and local provisions that may be in force. magnesium. Toxicity Data: Oral (rat) LD50 Target Organs: Lungs and gastrointestinal. light. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY 10. oxidizers that can release chlorine or produce Nce3 (explosive) per NFPA 10 Annex A-2-1.1. Dispose of in compliance with national.3.4.2. Does not ignite. Not applicable. regional. 12. Hazardous polymerization will NOT occur. 11. 10. Harmful if swallowed. Conditions to avoid There are NO known conditions such as temperature. None.FORAY (Continued) Vapor Pressure: Relative Density: Solubility: – Water solubility: – Fat solubility: Partition coefficient. Not applicable. Persistence and degradability Not determined. Other adverse effects Ozone depletion potential: Photochemical ozone creation potential: Global warming potential: 13. 10. Not applicable. Materials to avoid Strong alkalis. which may cause a dangerous reaction.. pressure. None None DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS NO harm to the environment is expected from this preparation. n-octanol/water: Viscosity: Vapor density (Air = 1): Evaporation rate: 9. Bioaccumulative potential Not determined. Product is treated as a nuisance dust. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION 12. Ecotoxicity Not determined. shock. Other information Auto-ignition temperature: Page 4 Not applicable. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION This product has not been tested for toxicological effects.3. Slight.2. Components: Monoammonium Phosphate: Material is irritating. Ammonia and/or phosphorous oxides can be evolved at very high temperatures. 10.1. Not soluble. . 12. 12. Hazardous decomposition products Normally stable. Mobility Not determined.3.5.

Serious Hazard ___ 0 2. Wear suitable protective clothing. A rating under WHMIS has been added. 15. 16. 36 Limit Values for Exposure: Nuisance dust limit: OSHA TWA: ACGIH TLV-TWA: EINECS Status: 15 mg/m3 10 mg/m3..FORAY (Continued) 14. ANSUL INCORPORATED. Page 5 TRANSPORT INFORMATION Hazard Class or Division: Not a hazardous substance. Severe Hazard ___ 0 3. and skin. 17.ansul. Moderate Hazard ___ 1. BUT DOES NOT PURPORT TO BE ALL INCLUSIVE AND SHALL BE USED ONLY AS A GUIDE. March. eyes or mucous membranes. ANSUL SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM HANDLING OR FROM CONTACT WITH THE ABOVE PRODUCT. OTHER INFORMATION (HMIS) HAZARDOUS HEALTH: FLAMMABILITY: REACTIVITY: MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM RATINGS: 1 4. contact Ansul Incorporated. Environmental restrictions: None are known. Restrictions on Marketing and Use: None are known. All components are included in EINECS inventories or are exempt from listing. rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. For additional transport information. MSDS available at http://www. Slight Hazard 0. WI 54143-2542 715-735-7411 Form No. Canadian DSL (Domestic Substances List): All components are included in the DSL or are exempt from listing. Irritating to eyes. Format is from directive 2001/58/EC. In case of contact with eyes.it/existing-chemicals/ Data used to compile the data sheet is from Ansul Material Safety Data Sheet. Minimal Hazard (WHMIS) CANADIAN WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM RATINGS: This product is rated: D2B – Product may irritate skin. No harm to the environment is expected from this preparation. respiratory system. following the Canadian guidelines. Toxicological information added from the EINECS ESIS (Existing Substances Information System). Refer to any other national measures that may be relevant. F-9751-5 ©2006 Ansul Incorporated . EINECS data is from http://ecb. EPA TSCA Status: All components are included in TSCA inventories or are exempt from listing. ONE STANTON STREET. Harmful if swallowed. DISCLAIMER THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT. 2003. REGULATORY INFORMATION Product: EU Classification: R Phrases: S Phrases: Xn 22 36/37/38 26 Harmful.com ANSUL and FORAY are trademarks of Ansul Incorporated or its affiliates. MARINETTE.jrc.