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HT-438
Aluminum and Stainless Steel
Cleaner & Brightener
IDENTIFICATION

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

PHYSICAL DATA

FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

REACTIVITY DATA

SPILL, LEAK OR WASTE DISPOSAL PROCEDURES

SPECIAL PROTECTION

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

SECTION I

Identification

Manufacturer:
Hydrochemical Techniques Inc
P.O.Box 2078
Hartford, Connecticut 06145

Product Name:
Hydroclean HT-438 Aluminum and Stainless Steel Cleaner & Brightener

Emergency Telephone Number: (800) 278-7681

Date Prepared: June 25, 2007

SECTION II

Hazardous Ingredients

Chemical Name:
Phosphoric Acid 85% - CAS Number 7664-38-2 - % 23.0-35.0 - TLV (UNITS) 1000 PPM
Nitric Acid - CAS Number 7697-37-2 - % 1.0 - TLV (UNITS) 2 PPM
2-Butoxyethanol - CAS Number 111-76-2 - % 2.0-5.0 - TLV (UNITS) 50 PPM

SECTION III

Physical Data

Boiling Point (°F): 200°
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): 0.6
Vapor Density (Air = 1): Not Available
Solubility In Water (20°C): 100%
Appearance & Odor: Clear Amber, Slightly Acidic
Specific Gravity: 1.03
Percent, Volatile/Volume: 70%
Evaporation Rate: Not Available
pH: 3.8
Identification Number: UN #1805

SECTION IV

Fire & Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used): Nonflammable
Flammable Limits: Not Applicable
Extinguishing Media: Not Applicable
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear a full face piece operated in demand or other positive pressure mode and full protective clothing when fighting fires.

SECTION V

Health Hazard Data

Threshold Limit Value: 50 PPM

Effects of Overexposure: Extreme exposure may cause irritation of eyes and respiratory passage. Liquid contact with eyes can cause burns. Skin contact can cause irritation.

Emergency & First Aid Procedures:
Inhalation - Move victim to fresh air.
Skin - Flush with water for 15 minutes.
Eyes - Flush eyes for 15 minutes with water, then use a mild eye rinse containing Sodium Bicarbonate. Get prompt medical attention.

SECTION VI

Reactivity Data

Stability: Stable

Incompatability (Materials to Avoid): Avoid contamination with alkalis.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Not Available

Conditions to Avoid: Contact with strong alkaline solutions or unknown solutions.

SECTION VII

Spill, Leak or Waste Disposal Procedures

Spills or Leaks: Contain spilled areas with dikes, etc. Neutralize with soda ash and wash down area with plenty of water. Product is completely biodegradable.

Waste Disposal: Neutralize with soda ash or lime. Flush residue in accordance with all State and Federal regulations. Product is completely biodegradable.

SECTION VIII

Special Protection

Respiratory: Product is for exterior use. If concentrations should exceed 50PPM, use NIOSH/MSHA face respirator.

Ventilation: Provide proper ventilation to keep exposure below the threshold limit value (50PPM).

Gloves: Wear acid resistant gloves. Rubber, neoprene or PVC.

Eye: Wear full face plastic face shield or goggles.

Other Protective Equipment: Hard hat, acid resistant jacket, trousers and boots.

SECTION IX

Special Precautions

Handling & Storage: Store in a cool place and handle with protective equipment. Never add acid or anything other than water to this product.

Other Precautions: Keep quick drench facilities on job site and eyewash solution containing Sodium Bicarbonate.
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