Prod. No. 27222 Polyfin Paraffin
Issue Date (07-01-95)
Section 1: Product and Company Identification
Product Name: H-PF Polyfin Paraffin Wax
Ted Pella, Inc. and PELCO International, P.O. Box 492477, Redding, CA 96049-2477
Domestic Phone (800) 237-3526 (Mon-Thu. 6:00AM to 4:30PM PST; Fri 6:00AM to 4:00PM PST)
International Phone (01) (530) 243-2200 (Mon-Thu. 6:00AM to 4:30PM PST; Fri 6:00AM to 4:00PM PST)
Chemtrec Emergency Number 1-800-424-9300 24 hrs a day.
Section 2 Physical/Chemical Characteristics:
Solubility in water: Not soluble
Appearance and odor: Opaque white solid
Section 3 Fire and Explosion Hazard Data:
Flash point: Non applicable
Extinguishing Media: Water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, foam.
Special fire fighting procedures: Firefighters must wear self-contained breathing apparatus and fully protective equipment.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not established
Section 4 Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information:
Not listed as a hazardous substance by OSHA, ACGIH or NFPA.
PSI Hazard Code: A2g
Section 5 Health Hazard Data:
Threshold limit value: Not established
Effects of overexposure: this material is harmless even under conditions of overexposure.
Section 6 Emergency and First Aid Procedures:
Eye Contact: Flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical treatment f discomfort persists.
Section 7 Reactivity Data:
Incompatibility (materials to avoid): Not established
Conditions to Avoid: Fire conditions
Hazardous Decomposition or By products: Toxic fumes from combustion
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Cautions to avoid: Not established
Section 8 Spill or Leak Procedures:
Steps to Be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled:
Sweep up and deposit in normal trash receptacles.
Waste Disposal Method:
Dispose with normal trash
Disposal must comply with Federal, State and local regulations.
Section 9 Special Protection Information
Respiratory Protection: None required
Ventilation: Normal room ventilation
Protective Gloves: Optional
Eye Protection: Optional
Other Protective Equipment: Safety shower and eye bath
Section 10 Storage and Handling:
Care must be taken when handling molten product to prevent burns.