MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET


SECTION I
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NO.
CHEMTREC 1-800-424-9300
PRODUCT NAME: Qualiti Laboratories AK-100
DATE PREPARED: 01-25-09
HAZARD RATING: HEALTH-1; FIRE-0; REACTIVITY-0; SPECIAL-NONE
(HAZARD RATING SCALE: 4-SEVERE; 3-SERIOUS; 2-MODERATE; 1-SLIGHT; 0-MINIMAL)


SECTION II HAZARDOUS INGREDIENT/IDENTITY INFORMATION
NAME OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV OTHER %
Potassium Hydroxide ne 2 mg/m3 2 mg/m3 1.50
CAS No. 1310-58-3
Ne = not established This product does not contain substances subject to Section 313 of SARA Title III.


SECTION III PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
BOILING POINT: 221 degrees F
VAPOR PRESSURE: 15 mmHg @ 68 F
VAPOR DENSITY (Air=1): 0.62
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): 1.104
MELTING POINT: Unknown
EVAPORATION RATE: Unknown
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Complete
APPEARANCE AND ODOR: Clear pink liquid; no odor


SECTION IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
FLASH POINT: Not flammable
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Use material appropriate for surrounding area
FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing when fighting chemical fires.
FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Contact with aluminum or like metals may liberate explosive hydrogen gas.


SECTION V REACTIVITY DATA
STABILITY: Stable
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: None known
INCOMPATABILITY: Active metals such as aluminum
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: None known
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur


SECTION VI HEALTH HAZARD DATA
ROUTE OF ENTRY: INHALATION? Unlikely
SKIN? Yes
INGESTION? Unlikely
HEALTH HAZARDS:
Severe eye irritant. Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may be irritating. Ingestion may cause nausea and vomiting.
CARCONOGENICITY: NTP? n/a
IARC MOHOGRAPHS? n/a
OSHA REGULATED? n/a
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE:
Irritation, tearing, and blurred vision from eye contact. Redness and irritation from prolonged skin contact. Nausea and vomiting from ingestion.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:
None known.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
For eye contact, immediately flush well with large amounts of water and get immediate medical attention. For skin contact, flush well with water and get medical attention. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse. If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting.