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ITEM NUMBER: 17 -        G E L L E D   B A S E B O A R D   S T R I P P E R

IDENTITY     (As Used On Label and List):   Baseboard Stripper (gel)


E M E R G E N C Y   M E D I C A L     Telephone#      1-800-228-5635 X 009  (24 Hrs)  Outside of the U.S.A. Call 651-632-9275

PRODUCT HAZARD RATINGS (NFPA): - Health = 1,  Fire = 4,  Reactivity = 0,  Protective Equipment = *B

(Rating Legend: - 4 = Extreme,  3 = Serious,  2 = Moderate,  1 = Slight,  0 = Minimal)


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IDS.                                    TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR INFORMATION :    1-800-252-4731

1555 The Greens Way

Jacksonville Beach                                                      DATE PRINTED  :       8/23/00    NAME OF PREPARER :  Ron Cepa

FL      32250

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Chemical Names                             Exposure Limits       SARA Title III       ACGIH        OSHA         % By Wt.

(LD50-Oral Rat)          SEC 313          TLV/TWA       PEL


2-Butoxyethanol (CAS# 111-76-2)          220mg/kg                 YES              25ppm        25ppm          23.0

(dermal-rat)                               (skin)       (skin)

Tetrasodium EDTA                            3030mg/kg                  -               ND           ND          0.5-1.0

(CAS# 64-02-8)                                                         -

Organic Phosphate Ester                      400mg/kg                  -              1mg/m3        NE          1.0-3.0

(CAS# 00051811-79-1)

Liquified Petroleum Gas (CAS# 68476-85-7)       -                      -              1000         1000           5-10

Unidentified ingredients are not considered hazardous under the Federal Hazard Communication Standard.

Components Listed As A Suspected Carcinogen:       None

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Boiling Point:  NA         Vapor Pressure (psig):  115+/-5@130F          Specific Gravity (H20=1):  <1

Solubility/Water:  Slight        Vapor Density (AIR=1):  >1        Evaporation Rate (Ether=1):  <1

Appearance and Odor:  Semi-stable, foaming spray, pine solvent odor.








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Aerosol Flammability:      This product is considered to be non flammable as described in 16CFR 1500.45.

Flammable Limits - % Volume In Air (Propellant):             LEL:      1.8                 UEL:      9.2

Extinguishing Media:      Carbon dioxide, foam and/or dry chemical may be used.

Special Fire Fighting Procedures:      Containers should be cooled with water to prevent vapor pressure build up.

Use equipment or shielding, as required, to protect personnel from bursting, rupturing or venting containers.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:      At elevated temperatures (over 54C-130F) containers exposed to direct

flame or heat contact should be cooled with water to prevent weakening of container structure.

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Stability:      Stable                                      Hazardous Polymerization:      NA

Incompatibility     (Materials to Avoid):     Strong oxidizing materials, reactive metals, heat and open flame.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:      Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and additional toxic chemicals may be

formed in small amounts.     Conditions to Avoid:       Do not store above 54C-130F.  Keep away from heat, direct

sunlight, open flames or sparks.  Dropping of containers may cause bursting.

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Route(s) of Entry -          Inhalation:  X        Eyes:  X        Skin:  X        Ingestion:  X

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:      Respiratory irritation.  High concentrations may produce headache, dizziness

and nausea.  Prolonged or repeated skin contact may lead to drying, irritation and dermatitis.  Possible skin

absorption.  Eye contact may cause burning and irritation.  This product contains 2-Butoxyethanol, which if ingested

in significant quantities may result in red blood cell hemolysis.

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure:      Preexisting skin or eye disorders may be aggravated by

exposure to this product.

Emergency and First Aid Procedures:      Eye Contact:  Flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes while

holding eyelids open.  Get medical attention if irritation persists.  Skin Contact:  Remove contaminated clothing.

Flush skin with water, follow by washing with soap and water.  If irritation occurs, get medical attention.  Do not

reuse clothing until cleaned.   Inhalation:  Remove victim to fresh air and provide oxygen if breathing is difficult.

Give artificial respiration if not breathing.  Get medical attention.  Ingestion:  Get medical attention.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN:  There is no specific antidote.  Treatment of overexposure should be directed at the control

of symptoms and the clinical condition.











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Releases or Spilled:      Remove all sources of ignition and ventilate area.  Soak up spill with an inert absorbent

and place into a designated disposal container.  Consult local regulatory agency for proper disposition of material.

Waste Disposal Method:      Do not puncture or incinerate containers.  When contents are depleted continue to

depress button until all gas is expelled.  Dispose of container in accordance with local, state, and federal


Handling And Storing:      Avoid breathing vapor.  Keep away from heat and flame.  Use with adequate

ventilation.  Do not puncture or incinerate containers.  Do not expose to direct sunlight or store at temperatures

above 130F (54C).  Store as Level 1 Aerosol (NFPA 30B).

Other Precautions:      Please read and follow the directions on the product label; they are your best guide to

using this product in the most effective way, and give the necessary safety precautions to protect your health.

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Respiratory Protection     (Type):      None required if good ventilation is maintained.  If exposure exceeds

occupational exposure limits (Sec. II), use a NIOSH approved respirator to prevent overexposure.

Ventilation:      Local exhaust is adequate under normal conditions, mechanical ventilation is optional.

Protective Gloves:      Chemical resistant gloves*.

Eye Protection:      Chemical safety glasses are recommended*.

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment:      Wear impervious clothing to prevent skin contact.

Work/Hygienic Practices:      Ensure strict sanitary conditions are conformed to when working around chemicals.

Protective clothing and equipment should be in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.132 and CFR 1910.133.

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Governmental Listings:      Ingredients of this product are listed on the EPA/TSCA Inventory of Chemical Substances.

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Shipping Name:      Consumer Commodity            Hazard Class:      ORM-D

NG - Negligible     NA-- Not Applicable     NE-- Not Established     UN-- Unavailable     ND-- Not Determined

While the information set forth herein is believed to be accurate as of the date hereof, the Company makes no warranty

or guarantee, express or implied, and disclaims all liability arising out of the use of this information.

As of:  May 7, 1998