MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

May be used to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200. Standard must be consulted for specific requirements.

U.S. Department of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(Non-Mandatory Form)
Form Approved
OMB No. 1218-0072

IDENTITY (As Used on Label and List)

Note: Blank spaces are not permitted. If any item is not applicable, or no information is available, the space must be marked to indicate that.

Section I

Manufacturer’s Name
Trenwa, Inc.
Emergency Telephone Number
859-781-0831
Address (Number, Street, City, State, and ZIP Code) Telephone Number for Information
 859-781-0831
 1419 Alexandria Pike Date Prepared
 6/24/02
 Fort Thomas, KY 41075 Signature of Preparer (optional)

Section II – Hazard Ingredients/Identity Information

Hazardous Components (Specific Chemical Identity; Common Name(s)) OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV Other Limits
Recommended
%(optional)

Quartz (SiO2)  (as free crystalline silica)
 Chromium (III) compounds 0.5 mg/m3 (as Cr) 

Section III – Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Boiling Point  N/A Specific Gravity (H2O = 1)
N/A 
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.)  N/A Melting Point N/A 
Vapor Density (AIR = 1)  N/A Evaporation Rate
(Butyl Acetate = 1)
N/A 
Solubility in Water
Not Soluble
Appearance and Odor
Odorless Solid

Section IV – Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used)
N/A
Flammable Limits
N/A
LEL
N/A 
UEL
N/A
Extinguishing Media
 N/A
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
 None
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards
 None
(Reproduce locally) OSHA 174, Sept. 1985

Section V – Reactivity Data

Stability Unstable Conditions to Avoid
Stable  X  None 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)
 None
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts
 None
Hazardous
Polymerization
May Occur Conditions to Avoid
Will Not Occur  X  None

Section VI – Health Hazard Data

Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation? Yes Skin? No Ingestion? Yes 
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
 Sawing or grinding may result in release of dust particles which may:
Acute: Cause minor irritation of the eye or nose.
 Chronic : Result in lung disease (Silicosis) if exposed to excessive amounts for prolonged periods.
Carcinogenicity: NTP? NO IARC Monographs? No OSHA Regulated? No 
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
Irritation of eyes and nose or shortness of breath.
Medical Conditions
Generally Aggravated by Exposure
Preexisting lung disease such as emphysema or asthma.
Emergency and First Aid Procedures
 Flush eyes generously with water for 15 minutes. If irritation still persists, contact a physician.

Section VII – Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled
 Sweep up and discard
Waste Disposal Method
 Dispose of as common waste 
Precautions to Be taken in Handling and Storing
 None
Other Precautions
 Wear NIOSH approved respirator and tight fitting goggles when sawing or grinding.

Section VIII – Control Measures

Respiratory Proctection (Specify Type)
 Wear NIOSH approved respirator and tight fitting goggles when sawing or grinding.
Ventilation Local Exhaust Special
Mechanical (General)
In confined area
Other
Protective Gloves
When required.
Eye Protection
Tight fitting goggles.
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment
 None
Work/Hygienic Practices
 N/A
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