MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS                                              



MANUFACTURER: XENTEX ® CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES INC. 
              P.O.B. 220 STREETSVILLE
              MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA. L5M 2B8                 ----------------
                                                                     XENTEX ® 424              
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MSDS NUMBER: 0022
DATE OF MSDS: JUNE 25, 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 ® 424                         CHEMICAL DESCRIPTION: MIXTURE

FORMULA: NA     SYNONYMS: NA      MANUFACTURER: XENTEX ® CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES INC.

® 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              NA              NA


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                              SECTION 3 - PHYSICAL DATA

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PHYSICAL STATE: CLEAR AMBER LIQUID           SPECIFIC GRAVITY ( 25 C / 25 C ) : 0.886

VAPOR DENSITY : NA       VAPOR PRESSURE( mm Hg ):NA        % VOLATILE BY VOLUME : NA

BOILING POINT : NA             FREEZING POINT: NA               EVAPORATION RATE :NA

SOLUBILITY IN WATER :  NONE                                                  pH : NA


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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, OR DRY CHEMICAL

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURE : FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
                                  AND SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACE-
                                  PIECE  OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE.MOVE CONTAIN-
                                  ERS FROM FIRE AREA IF IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT RISK. USE
                                  WATER TO KEEP FIRE-EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL.AVOID SPRAY-
                                  ING WATER DIRECTLY INTO STORAGE CONTAINER.

UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: MATERIAL CAN ACCUMULATE STATIC CHARGES.

AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE:NA          TDG FLAMMABILITY CLASSIFICATION : NOT FLAMMABLE   

TOXIC COMBUSTION GASES: OXIDES OF CARBON. 

SENSITIVITY TO MECHANICAL IMPACT : NONE IDENTIFIED

SENSITIVITY TO STATIC DISCHARGE: MATERIAL CAN ACCUMULATE STATIC CHARGES. PROPER
                                 GROUNDING IS RECOMMENDED.


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                               SECTION 5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA

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THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE( TLV / TWA ): N/E                             STEL / PEL : N/E

XENTEXí RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE LIMITS: 150 PPM OF PRODUCT IN THE CONFINED SPACE AIR.

ORAL RAT LD 50( mg / Kg ) : > 1100  ( WHMIS )

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, SKIN CONTACT, INHALATION OF MIST, AND INGESTION.   
ACUTE EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE 
  
INHALATION OF MIST/VAPOR: AT GREATER THAN 700 PPM,MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF EYES,RESPIRATORY
                          TRACT, DIZZINESS, ANESTHESIA, HEADACHES, DROWSINESS, UNCONSCIOUS-
                          NESS, AND OTHER CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM EFFECTS, INCLUDING DEATH.

                                 
INGESTION : TOXIC, MAY PRODUCE BLOOD AND KIDNEY EFFECTS. IF ASPIRATED INTO THE RESPIRATORY
            SYSTEM DURING INGESTION OR VOMITING MAY CAUSE MILD TO SEVERE PULMONARY INJURY,
            POSSIBLY DEATH.

SKIN CONTACT: MAY CAUSE IRRITATION ON CONTACT.           EYE CONTACT :  IRRITATING.

SKIN ABSORPTION : MAY OCCUR.


CHRONIC EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE :  NONE IDENTIFIED

TARGET ORGANS: EYES, SKIN, BLOOD, KIDNEY, AND LUNG.

OTHER HEALTH HAZARDS 

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE: DAMAGED SKIN                                                                                                                                                                     

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES

INGESTION: IF SWALLOWED,DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.KEEP AT REST.GET PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION.

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 SOAP AND WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. REMOVE CONTAMI-
                NATED 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 >  65 C IN AIR

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR                                   HYDROLYSIS: NA

DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: SAME AS TOXIC COMBUSTION GASES SECTION 4 ABOVE.

INCOMPATIBLES: STRONG OXIDIZING / REDUCING AGENTS, ZINC, MAGNESIUM, AND GALVANIZED METALS.


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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

LAND SPILL: ELIMINATE SOURCES OF IGNITION. PREVENT ADDITIONAL DISCHARGE OF MATERIAL.
CONTAIN SPILL. FOR SMALL SPILLS COLLECT SPILLS INTO A CLEAN WASTE CONTAINER. ABSORB THE
REMAINING PRODUCT WITH EARTH OR SAND AND DISPOSE ACCORDING TO LOCAL LAWS. CLEAN ANY
REMAINING SLIPPERY SURFACES WITH XENTEX“711 AND PRESSURE STEAM CLEANING. FOR LARGE SPILLS
PROVIDE DIKING FOR CONTAINMENT, IMPLEMENT CLEANUP PROCEDURES, AND IF IN PUBLIC AREA KEEP
PUBLIC AWAY AND ADVISE AUTHORITIES. PREVENT LIQUID FROM ENTERING SEWER, WATERCOURSES, OR
LOW AREAS. 

WATER SPILL: ELIMINATE SOURCES OF IGNITION. WARN OCCUPANTS AND SHIPPING IN SURROUNDING 
AND DOWNWIND AREAS OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD AND REQUEST ALL TO STAY CLEAR. REMOVE
FROM SURFACE BY SKIMMING OR WITH SUITABLE ABSORBENTS. IF ALLOWED BY LOCAL AND                                                                                                                                                                 
ENVIRONMENTAL  AUTHORITIES, SINKING AND/ OR SUITABLE DISPERSANTS MAY BE USED IN NONCONFINED
WATERS.  

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 OR VAPOR
             LEVELS BELOW 150 PPM OF THIS PRODUCT IN THE CONFINED SPACE AIR.
 
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: IF AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION EXCEEDS 150 PPM,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: USE CHEMICAL GOGGLES, RESPIRATOR, LONG SLEEVES, AND RUBBER GLOVES.

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 SUCH AS LIQUID CHLORINE, AND
         OXYGEN. PROPERLY GROUND FOR ELECTROSTATIC ACCUMULATION HAZARD.

HANDLING: AVOID PRODUCING CHEMICAL MIST OR VAPOR. DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN, OR ON
          CLOTHING. WASH THOROUGHLY WITH SOAP AND WATER AFTER HANDLING.


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                          SECTION 10 - REGULATORY INFORMATION

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WHMIS: D1B, D2B ( TOXIC EFFECTS )

TDG : 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.

CALIFORNIA LVP EXEMPTION: THE INGREDIENTS OF THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN EVALUATED BY A THIRD
                           PARTY AND DETERMINED TO MEET THE LOW VAPOR PRESSURE (LVP)
                           EXEMPTION SET BY THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD FOR 
                           VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS (CALIFORNIA
                           CODE OF REGULATION, TITLE 17, ARTICLE 2, SECTION 94510).
                                         
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               2       MODERATE

                        REACTIVITY                 0       NONE

                        CONTACT                    2       MODERATE



 NFPA 704: HEALTH-1, FLAMMABILITY-2, REACTIVITY-0
 NPCA-HMIS: HEALTH-1, FLAMMABILITY-2, REACTIVITY-0
 
 0 = Minimal        1 = Slight       2 = Moderate       3 = Serious          4 = Severe                      


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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 RECOMMEND-
ING 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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