Material Safety Data Sheet U.S. Department of Labor

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)
Kearnoil (Cat. No. 26406 19215)
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
Cooper Power Systems, Division Cooper Industries
Emergency Telephone Number
(800) 424-9300
Address (Number, Street, City, State, and ZIP Code)
3660 South School
Telephone Number for Information
(501) 521-3700
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Date Prepared : Oct. 29, 1999
Signature of Preparer (optional)
Section II — Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Informatio
Hazardous Components (Specific Chemical Identity; Common
Solvent Refined Light Naphthenic Petroleum Distillate
Proprietary Additives
% (optional)
> 75%
< 25%
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. TSCA inventory.
See section VI for health hazard information.
Section III — Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Specific Gravity
(H2O = 1)
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.) < 0.01 mm Hg @ 20°°C
Melting Point
Vapor Density (AIR = 1) > 5
Evaporation Rate
(Butyl Acetate = 1)
< 0.01
LEL: 0.9% (est.)
UEL : 7.0%
Solubility in Water : Negligible
Appearance and Odor: Clear colorless liquid with a faint hydrocarbon odor.
Section IV — Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point (Method Used): 99°°C (210°°F) C.O.C.
Flammable Limits
Extinguishing Media : Foam, water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures : Use water to keep fire exposed containers cool if a leak or spill has not ignited, use water spray to disperse
the vapors and to provide protection for men attempting to stop a leak. Water spray may be used to flush spills away from ignition exposure.
Minimize breathing gases, vapor, fumes, or decomposition products. Use supplied breathing equipment for enclosed of confined spaces or as
otherwise needed.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards : Exposure to strong oxidants such as chlorine and pure oxygen.
(Reproduce locally)
OSHA 174, Sept. 1985
Section V — Reactivity Data
Conditions to Avoid :Avoid contact with strong oxidants.
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid):Chlorine, Pure Oxygen,Sodium Hypochlorite,Calcium Hypochlorite.
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Incomplete combustion may generate hazardous by products.
Conditions to Avoid : None
May Occur
Will Not
Section VI — Health Hazard Data
Inhalation? Vapor pressure is
low. Under ambient temperature
conditions inhalation is not a
Route(s) of Entry:
Skin? In case of skin
contact,remove any contaminated
clothing and wash skin thoroughly
with soap and water.
Ingestion? If ingested do not
induce vomitting; call a physician
IARC Monographs?None
OSHA Regulated? No
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
Carcinogenicity: Non
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure : Prolonged skin contact may cause irritation.
Medical Conditions : None recognized.
Emergency and First Aid Procedures: In case of eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes of until irritation subsides. If irritation
persists, call a physician. If overcome by vapor from hot product, immediately remove from exposure and call a physician. If exposed to
oil mist, remove from further exposure until excessive mist condition subsides.
Section VII — Precautions for Safe Handling and Use: Use splash goggles or face shields when eye contact may occur.
Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled : Recover free product. Add sand or other absorbent to spill area. Minimize
breathing of vapors and avoid skin contact. Open all windows and doors if practical. Keep product out of sewers and water courses by
diking or impounding. Advise authorities if product has entered or may enter sewers , water courses, or extensive land areas.
Waste Disposal Method : Dispose of according to local, state and federal regulations.
Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storing : Store away from heat , flames or other ignition sources. All empty containers should
be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner in accordance with local , state, and federal regulations.
Other Precautions : None.
Section VIII — Control Measures
Respiratory Protection (Specify Type) : In case of fires self contained breathing apparatus is recommended.
Local Exhaust : No
Special : None
Mechanical (General) : No
Other : None
Protective Gloves : Yes
Eye Protection: Yes
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment : Coveralls to protect against exposed skin.
Work/Hygienic Practices : In case of skin contact remove contaminated clothing and wash contaminated skin with soap and water immediately.
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