MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET


SECTION I
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NO.
CHEMTREC 1-800-424-9300
PRODUCT NAME: Laundry Detergent
DATE PREPARED: 12-25-09
HAZARD RATING: HEALTH-2; 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 %
Sodium Docecylbenzene Sulfonate Ne Ne Ne  
CAS #25155-30-0 DOT Hazard Class: NA 9188; EPA Reportable Quantity: 1000lbs.
         
Nonylphenol Ethoxylate Ne Ne Ne  
CAS #26027-38-3  
         
Sodium Carbonate Ne Ne Ne  
CAS# 497-19-8  
Ne = not established This product does not contain substances subject to Section 313 of SARA Title III.


SECTION III PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
BOILING POINT: n/a
VAPOR PRESSURE: n/a
VAPOR DENSITY (Air=1): n/a
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): bulk density=approx. 60labs/ft3
MELTING POINT: unknown
EVAPORATION RATE: n/a
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: moderately soluble
APPEARANCE AND ODOR: light blue granular powder;lemon scent


SECTION IV FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
FLASH POINT: Not flammable
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Use media suitable for surronunding materials.
FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing when fighting chemical fires.
FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS: This material will make floors slippery when wet. Carbon dioxide will be liberated at temperature above 1000 degrees C.


SECTION V REACTIVITY DATA
STABILITY: Stable
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: None known.
INCOMPATABILITY: Will react violently with strong acids liberating CO2.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: n/a
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur


SECTION VI HEALTH HAZARD DATA
ROUTE OF ENTRY: INHALATION? improbable
SKIN? Yes
INGESTION? Yes
HEALTH HAZARDS:
Sodium Dodecylbenzene Sulfonate is identified as an irritant to eyes, skin, and respiratory tract under criteria of OSHA Hazard Communication Standard CFR 1916.1200. Strong irritant or corrosive to eyes. May be harmful if swallowed. Prolonged contact with skin may be irritating.
CARCONOGENICITY: NTP? n/a
IARC MOHOGRAPHS? n/a
OSHA REGULATED? n/a
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE:
Tearing , blurred vision and pain from eye contact. Burning of the mouth and digestive tract from ingestion. Redness and irritation from prolonged skin contact.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:
Pre-existing conditions of eyes or skin will be aggravated by contact with this material or its solutions.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
For eye contact, wash immediately with running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention. If ingested, dilute by drinking several glasses of water. Consult a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious or convulsing person. For skin contact, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, see a physician.


SECTION VII PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE
STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED:
Wear eye protection and rubber gloves. Sweep up small spills or flush to a sanitary sewer. Recoup useable material from large spills. Sweep up contaminated material and place into containers for disposal.
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:
Dispose of in accordance with all local, State and Federal regulations.
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING:
Keep containers closed when not in use. Keep material dry.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS:
This product may contain a trace amount of one or more of the chemicals on the California list of known carcinogens or substances known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. These are not added to the product but occur naturally in the raw materials or processing equipment. DOT shipping name: non-regulated material.


SECTION VIII CONTROL MEASURES
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Not required under normal conditions of use
VENTILATION: Natural
PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Rubber or vinyl gloves for susceptible individuals
EYE PROTECTION: Chemical goggles or glasses
OTHER PROTECTION: Not normally required
WORK/HYGIENIC PRACTICES: Wash and dry hands thoroughly after use
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