MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS 

MANUFACTURER: XENTEX®CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES INC. 
              P.O.B. 220 STREETSVILLE
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              MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO                     XENTEX ®1883
              CANADA  L5M 2B8                       -----------------
 
MSDS NUMBER: 0027
DATE OF MSDS: DECEMBER 10, 1996
FOR EMERGENCY CONTACT -     Tel:  905-826-2999  
                            Fax:  905-826-8272  

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                  SECTION 1 - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
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PRODUCT NAME:  XENTEX®1883    
CHEMICAL DESCRIPTION: MIXTURE
FORMULA: NA                                              SYNONYMS: NA
MANUFACTURER: XENTEX®CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES INC.

® IS A REGISTERED TRADE MARK OF XENTEX CHEMICAL  INDUSTRIES INC.

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                  SECTION 2 - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
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CHEMICAL IDENTITY  CAS  NUMBER   %  Weight   OSHA / PEL   ACGIH / TLV

NA                     NA            NA          N/E           N/E
 
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                      SECTION 3 - PHYSICAL DATA
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PHYSICAL STATE: AMBER LIQUID
SPECIFIC GRAVITY ( 25C / 25C ):1.06-1.08 
VAPOR DENSITY : NA                      
VAPOR PRESSURE ( mm Hg  ): NA
%  VOLATILE  BY VOLUME :  NA
BOILING POINT :  > 100C                          
FREEZING POINT:  NA                                                  
EVAPORATION RATE : NA
SOLUBILITY IN WATER / OIL :  SOLUBLE
pH (5% IN WATER) : 4.5 - 7.7
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                 SECTION 4 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD
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FLASH POINT ( CLOSED CUP ) :  NA
FLAMMABLE LIMITS IN AIR ( LFL/UFL) : NA
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA : WATER  SPRAY, FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE. 

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURE: FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR PROPER 
                                 PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SELF-CONTAINED
                                 BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE
                                 OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE.
                                 MOVE CONTAINERS FROM FIRE AREA IF IT
                                 CAN BE DONE WITHOUT RISK. USE WATER TO
                                 KEEP FIRE-EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL.

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: CLOSED CONTAINERS EXPOSED TO HEAT 
                                    MAY EXPLODE.
                                    NOTE: DECOMPOSES AT > 150 C ( 300 F )
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE : NA
TDG FLAMMABILITY CLASSIFICATION : NOT FLAMMABLE   

TOXIC COMBUSTION GASES : OXIDES OF CARBON, NITROGEN, AND SULFUR

SENSITIVITY TO MECHANICAL IMPACT : NONE IDENTIFIED

SENSITIVITY TO STATIC DISCHARGE : NONE IDENTIFIED

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                     SECTION 5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
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THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE ( TLV / TWA ) : N/E ( NOT ESTABLISHED )
SHORT TERM EXPOSURE LIMIT ( STEL ) : N/E
PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT ( PEL) : N/E

ORAL RAT  LD 50 ( mg / Kg ): FOR PRODUCT (WHMIS ) > 16000  
CARCINOGENICITY : NONE IDENTIFIED
NTP: NO         IARC: NO            Z  LIST: NO          OSHA REG: NO

TERATOGENICITY/ MUTAGENICITY/ REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY/ SYNERGISTIC/
 SENSITIZATION : NONE IDENTIFIED

PRIMARY ROUTES OF ENTRY:EYE CONTACT, OPEN SKIN CONTACT, INHALATION OF
                   MIST, AND INGESTION.
         
ACUTE EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE 
  
INHALATION OF MIST: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT.
INGESTION : MAY CAUSE NAUSEA AND VOMITING. 
SKIN CONTACT : MAY CAUSE IRRITATION ON REPEATED CONTACT.
EYE CONTACT :  MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
SKIN ABSORPTION : NONE IDENTIFIED.

CHRONIC EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE :  NONE IDENTIFIED

TARGET ORGANS :  EYES, SKIN, MUCOUS MEMBRANES

OTHER HEALTH HAZARDS 

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE : DAMAGED SKIN

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES

INGESTION:CALL A PHYSICIAN. IF SWALLOWED, INDUCE VOMITING. IF CONSCIOUS,
          GIVE WATER. DO NOT GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS
          PERSON.

INHALATION: IF MIST IS  INHALED, REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NO BREATHING,
            GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION. KEEP WARM AND QUIET.
            GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.

EYE CONTACT: IN CASE OF EYE CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH PLENTY
             OF WATER FOR  15 MINUTES. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS GET MEDICAL
             ATTENTION.

SKIN CONTACT: IMMEDIATELY WASH SKIN WITH WATER. REMOVE  CONTAMINATED
              CLOTHING AND SHOES. WASH CLOTHING BEFORE RE-USE.

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                      SECTION 6 - REACTIVITY DATA
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STABILITY : STABLE
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: TEMPERATURES > 150 C ( 300 F )
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION : NON IDENTIFIED      HYDROLYSIS : NON IDENTIFIED
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: ACRID SMOKE AND FUMES WHEN HEATED TO DECOMPOSITION.

INCOMPATIBLES: OPEN FIRE, HIGH TEMPERATURES, STRONG OXIDIZING OR REDUCING
               AGENTS.

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                SECTION 7- SPILL AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURE 
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STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A SPILL OR DISCHARGE

CONTAIN SPILL AND COLLECT INTO A CLEAN WASTE CONTAINER. ABSORB REMAINING
PRODUCT WITH EARTH OR SAND AND DISPOSE OF WITH SOLID WASTE. FLUSH SPILL
AREA WITH WATER.

DISPOSAL PROCEDURE

DISPOSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL
ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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              SECTION 8 - INDUSTRIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
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VENTILATION:  USE ADEQUATE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO KEEP
              MIST LEVELS AS LOW AS POSSIBLE.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: IF AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION IS HIGH, A NIOSH /MSHA
                        APPROVED MIST/VAPOR RESPIRATOR IS RECOMMENDED.
                        IF CONCENTRATION EXCEEDS CAPACITY OF RESPIRATOR,
                        A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS IS ADVISED.

EYE / SKIN PROTECTION: SAFETY GOGGLES, UNIFORM, RUBBER GLOVES ARE
                       RECOMMENDED.

OTHERS: EYE WASH FOUNTAIN AND SHOWER IN THE AREA OF WORK IS RECOMMENDED.
           
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                SECTION 9 - STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS
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STORAGE : STORE IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER IN COOL , DRY, AND WELL
          VENTILATED  PLACE.DO NOT STORE IN VICINITY OF INCOMPATIBLE
          MATERIALS.

HANDLING : AVOID PRODUCING CHEMICAL MIST. DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN,
           OR ON CLOTHING. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
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                  SECTION 10 - REGULATORY INFORMATION
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WHMIS: NOT REGULATED

SARA / TITLE III HAZARD CATEGORIES AND LISTS: ACUTE (YES) , CHRONIC (NO),
                                              FLAMMABILITY NO), PRESSURE
                                              (NO), REACTIVITY (NO),EXTRE-
                                              MELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE(NO),
                                              CERCLA HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE
                                             (NO), SARA 313 TOXIC CHEMICALS
                                             (NO), TSCA INVENTORY (YES).
     
TDG / D.O.T. / I.M.O. / I.C.A.O. : NOT REGULATED

DSL/NDSL/TSCA: THE (ALL) CONSTITUENT(S) OF THIS PRODUCT IS (ARE) INCLUDED
               ON THE DSL/NDSL OF CEPA AND TSCA INVENTORY.

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS NONE OF THE SUBSTANCES
                           KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE
                           CANCER OR REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY.

MICHIGAN CRITICAL MATERIALS REGISTER: THIS PRODUCT DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY
                                      INGREDIENT LISTED ON THE MICHIGAN
                                      CRITICAL MATERIALS REGISTER.


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                     SECTION 11 - PRECAUTIONARY WARNING
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XENTEX SAFETY DATA SYSTEM

                     HEALTH                     1       LOW
                     FLAMMABILITY               0       NONE
                     REACTIVITY                 0       NONE
                     CONTACT                    1       LOW

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                      SECTION 12 - ABBREVIATIONS
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NA = NOT AVAILABLE OR NOT APPLICABLE             N/E = NOT ESTABLISHED
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                    SECTION  13 - OTHER  INFORMATION
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THE INFORMATION, DATA, AND REFERENCES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE BELIEVED TO
BE CORRECT BUT DOES NOT PURPORT TO BE ALL-INCLUSIVE AND SHALL BE USED
ONLY AS A GUIDE AND IS NOT PACKAGE SIZE SPECIFIC, NOR SHOULD IT BE 
TAKEN AS A WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION. THIS INFORMATION IS OFFERED
SOLELY FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, INVESTIGATION, AND VERIFICATION. ANY 
USE OF THE INFORMATION MUST BE DETERMINED BY THE USER TO BE
IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND
REGULATIONS. NOTHING HEREIN IS TO BE CONSTRUED AS RECOMMENDING ANY
PRACTICE IN VIOLATION OF ANY PATENT OR IN VIOLATION OF ANY LAW OR REGULATION.
IT IS THE USER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO DETERMINE FOR HERSELF / HIMSELF THE
SUITABILITY OF THIS PRODUCT FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE AND TO ADOPT SUCH
SAFETY PRECAUTION AS MAY BE NECESSARY.  WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE
RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED IN USING ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS. SINCE ALL CONSEQUENCES
OF USING AND HANDLING THIS PRODUCT ARE NOT KNOWN TO US, AND CONDITIONS OF
USE AND HANDLING ARE NOT UNDER OUR CONTROL, WE MUST NECESSARILY DISCLAIM
ALL LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE USE, APPLICATION, STORAGE, AND
TRANSPORTATION OF THIS PRODUCT. XENTEX® SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE
FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM HANDLING OR FROM CONTACT WITH THIS
PRODUCT. SEE  THE PRODUCT BULLETIN, PRODUCT LABEL, THE REVERSE SIDE OF
INVOICE OR PACKING SLIP, AND THE  CUSTOMER AGREEMENT FOR ADDITIONAL TERMS
AND CONDITIONS OF SALE.

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