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M A T E R I A L       S A F E T Y       D A T A       S H E E T                                      MSDS  841

ITEM NUMBER: 841 -        S T A I N L E S S   S T E E L   P O L I S H

VERSION 2     EFFECTIVE DATE: 04/23/01     SUPERCEDES: 04/29/98     PREPARED BY: Ron Cepa

Section(s) Revised: HMIS, II, VI, VIII

IDENTITY     (As Used On Label and List):   STAINLESS STEEL POLISH


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 (HMIS):  Health = 2 ,  Fire = 4 ,  Reactivity = 0 ,  Protective Equipment = B

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


*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*   SECTION I                                                          -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-

CLAIRE MANUFACTURING                                        TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR INFORMATION :    1-800-252-4731


ADDISON,                                                    DATE PRINTED  :       5/23/01    NAME OF PREPARER :  Ron Cepa

IL      60101

*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*   SECTION II  -  HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS / IDENTITY INFORMATION        -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-

Chemical Names                         CAS #                   SARA Title III         ACGIH        OSHA       % By Wt.

SEC 313            TLV/TWA       PEL


Mineral spirits                        64741-65-7                    No              177 ppm*     177 ppm*       20-30

Isoparaffinic Solvent                  64741-66-8                    No                NE         400 ppm**      40-50

Mineral oil                            8042-47-5                     No                NE           NE           10-20

Propane                                68476-85-7                    No             1000 ppm        NE           10-20

* ExxonMobil recommendation     ** Exxon recommendation

Balance of ingredients are non-hazardous or below reportable levels.

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Boiling Point:  NA         Vapor Pressure (psig):  60@130F          Specific Gravity (H20=1):  <1.0

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

Appearance and Odor:  Clear with Hydrocarbon Odor

*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*   SECTION IV  -   FIRE  AND  EXPLOSION  HAZARD  DATA                 -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-

Aerosol Flammability: Product is to be labeled as flammable as described in 16 CFR 1500.3 and 1500.45.

Flashpoint: <0F (Propellant);   >80F (Concentrate)

Flammable Limits - % Volume In Air (Propellant):             LEL:      2.2                 UEL:      9.5

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):      Oxidizing agents       Hazardous Decomposition Products:

Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide  and additional hazardous 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:

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure:      High vapor concentrations may result in central nervous system depression

and evidenced by giddiness, headache and nausea.  Ingestion may result in vomiting.  Prolonged or repeated skin

contact can result in drying and defatting of skin.  Moderate eye irritant.

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.  (Breathing

of vomitus into the lungs must be avoided as even small quantities may result in aspiration pneumonitis).


No regulated ingredients.


No data available.

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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 3 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.

*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*   SECTION VIII  -  EMPLOYEE  PROTECTION                              -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-

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:      General ventilation is adequate under normal conditions, mechanical ventilation is optional.

Protective Gloves:  Chemical resistant gloves are recommended - consult glove manufacturer to determine the proper

type for a specific operation.

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.

*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*   SECTION X - TRANSPORTATION  REQUIREMENTS  (D.O.T. CLASSIFICATION)  -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-

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.

EFFECTIVE DATE: 04/12/01     SUPERCEDES: 04/29/98     PREPARED BY: Ron Cepa