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Product Name: Austenal® Electro Polishing Solution
Product Number: N046001, N046045
MSDS Code Number: 217

Manufacturer: Dentsply Prosthetics
Address: 570 West College Ave.
York, PA 17405-0872
Information Telephone Number: 717-845-7511
Emergency Telephone Number: 800-424-9300 Chemtrec

Product Use: Electropolishing Solution

Date of Last Revision: July 12, 2006


Ingredient CAS No./EINECS No. Percent EC Substance
Ethylene Glycol 107-21-1 / 203-473-3 70-90 Xn R22
Sulfuric Acid 7664-93-9 / 231-639-5 10-20 C R35

See Section 16 for further information on EU Classification.

Emergency Overview: Corrosive. May cause severe irritation or burns to all tissues. Inhalation of vapors
or mist may cause severe mucous membrane irritation or burns and severe respiratory irritation and lung
damage (pulmonary edema). May be fatal if swallowed or inhaled. Strong acid mists containing sulfuric
acid may cause cancer based on studies with laboratory animals. Contains ethylene glycol which may
cause birth defects based on animal data.

EU Preparation Classification (1999/45/EC): C (Corrosive), Xn (Harmful) R22, R35

Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes, holding the
eyelids apart. Get immediate medical attention.
Skin Contact: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for 15 minutes while removing contaminated
clothing and shoes. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Get immediate medical attention. Launder
clothing before re-use. (Discard contaminated shoes).
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give 8 ounces of water to dilute. Never give anything by
mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person Get immediate medical attention.

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m3 Ceiling DFG MAK (inhalable) Engineering Controls: Use with adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to maintain exposures below the occupational exposure limits.1 mg. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Storage: Store in a cool. Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards: Closed containers may explode if exposed to extreme heat. SECTION 7 HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling: Prevent contact with the eyes. Use water spray to dissipate corrosive vapors. Follow all MSDS precautions when handling empty containers. Wear appropriate protective clothing as described in Section 8. state and federal authorities. neutralize with alkaline material such as soda ash or lime then collect using an inert absorbent material and place in appropriate containers for disposal. collect using an inert material. Keep containers closed when not in use. thermal degradation may result in the formation of harmful volatile organic decomposition products which may require respiratory protection. SECTION 8 EXPOSURE CONTROLE/PERSONAL PROTECTION Occupational Exposure Limits: Ethylene Glycol 100 mg/m3 ACGIH TLV Ceiling (as aerosol) 26 mg/m3 skin TWA DFG MAK Sulfuric Acid 1 mg. For small spill. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. Cool fire exposed containers and structures with water. carbon dioxide and sulfur oxides. If breathing is difficult have qualified personnel administer oxygen. Do not reuse containers. administer artificial respiration. If breathing has stopped. This may cause frothing and increase fire intensity. Firefighting Procedures: Firefighters should wear full emergency equipment and NIOSH approved positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus. burning pools of liquid. Austenal® Electro Polishing Solution 07/12/2006 Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Ventilate area. skin and clothing. Sudden release of hot organic chemical vapor from processing equipment operating at an elevated temperature and pressure or a sudden ingress of air into hot equipment under a vacuum may result in ignition without a source of ignition. Personal Protective Equipment: Eye Protection: Chemical safety goggles and/or faceshield should be worn where splashing is possible. Do not breathe vapors or mists. Contact with metals may form flammable hydrogen gas. Get immediate medical attention. well ventilated area away from heat and incompatible materials. Use only with adequate ventilation. Contain and recover liquid where possible. SECTION 6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Evacuate spill area and keep unprotected personnel away. When heated above 240°C. Known or Anticipated Hazardous Products of Combustion: Carbon monoxide. Report releases as required by local. Do not direct a solid stream of water or foam into hot. Prevent spill from entering sewers and water courses. For large spill. dry. Page 2 of 5 . Empty containers retain product residues can be hazardous.m3 TWA OSHA PEL 0. Wear protective clothing and equipment as described in Section 8. SECTION 5 FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES Extinguishing Media: Use dry chemical. foam and carbon dioxide. Do not use combustible material such as sawdust.2 mg/m3 TWA ACGIH TLV 0. Protect from physical damage.

shallow respiration and scanty urine. metals. sore throat. Chronic Health Effects: Prolonged exposure to dilute solutions may cause dermatitis. Contact with liquid may cause redness. Hazardous Decomposition Products: When heated to decomposition emits toxic carbon monoxide. Skin: Mists may cause irritation with redness and burning of the skin. SECTION 11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Potential Health Effects: Eyes: Liquid or vapors may cause severe irritation or burns with redness. liver. blurred vision.24 @ 68°F (20°C) Solubility in Water: Completely pH: ~0. carbonates. Respiratory Protection: If the exposure limits are exceeded a NIOSH approved respirator with dust/mists filters or supplied air respirator appropriate for the form and concentration of the contaminants should be used. cyanides. shallow respiration and scanty urine. heart and central nervous system. halogens and reducing agents.2 Vapor Pressure (mmHg): Not available Vapor Density: Not available Evaporation Rate: Not available Viscosity: Not applicable % Volatile by Volume: >80% Flashpoint: 232°F (111°C) TCC Flammable Limits in Air: Autoignition Temperature: 748°F (398°C) LEL: 3. SECTION 9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance and Odor: Clear. Symptoms include coughing. Widespread exposure may cause circulatory collapse with clammy skin. Austenal® Electro Polishing Solution 07/12/2006 Skin Protection: Wear impervious gloves such as butyl rubber. Inhalation: Inhalation of vapors and mists may cause damaging effects in the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May cause damage to the kidneys. When heated above 240°C. Tissue destruction may occur with corneal damage or blindness. May be fatal. weak or rapid pulse.2% (ethylene glycol) UEL: 15.3% (ethylene glycol) SECTION 10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Stability: Stable Conditions to Avoid: Avoid heat and direct sunlight. thermal degradation may result in the formation of harmful volatile organic decomposition products which may require respiratory protection. skin or respiratory disease may be at increased risk from exposure. shortness of breath and lung edema. Selection and use of respiratory equipment must be in accordance with applicable regulations and good industrial hygiene practice. Reacts with metals to form flammable hydrogen gas. weak or rapid pulse. Ethylene glycol has been shown to cause birth defects in studies with laboratory animals. carbon dioxide and sulfur oxides. Carcinogenicity: Sulfuric acid mist is listed as a known human carcinogen by IACR (Group 1). Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Impervious clothing. oxidizers. Prolonged exposure to mists may cause damage to the teeth. A safety shower and eye wash should be available in the immediate work area. May cause collapse of the circulatory system with clammy skin. colorless to light yellow liquid Boiling Point: >383°F (>195°C) Melting Point: Not applicable Freezing Point: Not available Specific Gravity: 1. Incompatibility with Other Materials: Avoid bases. organic materials. Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur. apron and boots as need to prevent contact. Page 3 of 5 . Ingestion: Ingestion may cause irritation or burns of the mucous membranes. tearing. pain and ulceration of the skin. esophagus and stomach. Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Individuals with pre-existing eye.

FEDERAL REGULATIONS: CERCLA 103 Reportable Quantity: This product has a Reportable Quantity (RQ) of 5. PG II UN Number: UN2796 DOT Labels Required (49CFR172. SARA TITLE III: Hazard Category For Section 311/312: Acute Health.S. based on the RQ for sulfuric acid of 1. Releases above the RQ must be reported to the National Response Center.5 ppm SECTION 13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Dispose in accordance with national and local regulations.101): Corrosive IATA Shipping Name: Sulfuric Acid Solution IATA Hazard Class: 8.000 lbs. Report spills required under federal.4700 mg/kg Skin Rabbit LD50 . Chronic Health Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: This product contains the following chemicals subject to Annual Release Reporting Requirements Under SARA Title III. PG II UN Number: UN2796 IATA Hazard Labels Required: Corrosive IMDG Shipping Name: Sulfuric Acid Solution IMDG Class: 8. SECTION 14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION DOT Shipping Name: Sulfuric Acid Solution DOT Hazard Class: 8. Section 313 (40 CFR 372): Ethylene Glycol 107-21-1 70-90% Sulfuric Acid (aerosol forms only) 7664-93-9 10-20% Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances (TPQ): None EPA Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Status: All of the components of this product are listed on the TSCA inventory. Many states have more stringent release reporting requirements. Austenal® Electro Polishing Solution 07/12/2006 Acute Toxicity Data: Ethylene Glycol Oral Rat LD50 . Page 4 of 5 . PG II UN Number: UN2796 IMDG Label: Corrosive SECTION 15 REGULATORY INFORMATION U.9530 mg/kg Sulfuric Acid Oral Rat LD50 – 2140 mg/kg Inhalation rat – 510 mg/m3/2 hr SECTION 12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Ethylene Glycol: LC50/96-hour fish: >100 mg/l Sulfuric Acid LC50/48-hour Prawn 42. state and local regulations.000 lbs.

Section 16 Other Information HMIS Hazard Rating: Health – 3 Fire Hazard – 0 Reactivity – 0 EU Classes and Risk Phrases for Reference (See Sections 2 and 3): C Corrosive Xn Harmful R23 Toxic by inhalation. gloves and eye/face protection. Korean Existing Chemicals List: All of the components in this product are listed on the KECL for Korea.S. Revision Date: 07/12/2006 Supercedes: 10/02/2002 Page 5 of 5 .4ppm. seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). Austenal® Electro Polishing Solution 07/12/2006 U. 1. European Inventory of New and Existing Chemicals Substances (EINECS): All of the components in this product are listed on the EINECS inventory. Class E. European Community Labeling: R22 Harmful if swallowed. S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing. S26 In case of contact with eyes. Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances: All of the components in this product are listed on the AICS for Australia. R35 Causes severe burns. rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Japanese Existing and New Chemical Substances: All of the components in this product are listed on the Japanese ENCS list.2 ppm INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS: Canadian Environmental Protection Act: All of the components in this product are listed on the Domestic Substances List (DSL). China Inventory of Existing Chemicals and Chemical Substances: All of the components in this product are listed on the IECSC for China. Canadian WHMIS Classification: Class D-2-A. S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell. STATE REGULATIONS California Proposition 65: This products contain the following substances known to the State of California to cause cancer: Acetaldehyde <6. S60 This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. R35 Causes severe burns. Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances: All of the components in this product are listed on the PICCS. S24/25 Avoid contact with eyes.4 Dioxane <0.