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Material Safety Data Sheet
T1, T2, T3 & T4 MeltPac, MeltKeg, & MeltBulk
Type 1, 2, 3 & 4 Hot Applied Asphalt

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance And Odor: Back solid @ 70°F
Boiling Point: 700° F
Vapor Pressure: N/A
Vapor Density (air= 1): N/A
Evaporation Rate (BuOAc = 1): N/A
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): .99 to 1.02 @ 70° F
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in petroleum solvents.

FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flash Point: > 550° F COC
Flammable Limits: N/A
Extinguishable Media: C02, foam, dry chemical
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Closed containers are an explosion hazard when exposed to extreme heat.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Use water to cool closed containers. Use self contained breathing apparatus in confined areas.

REACTIVITY DATA
Stability: Stable Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Hazardous Decomposition Products: CO, CO2, SOx, H2S when heated.
Conditions to Avoid: Extreme heat (above flash point).
Compatibility (Materials to Avoid): None known

CONTROL MEASURES
Respiratory Protection: Wear NIOSH approved organic vapor respirator.
Ventilation: Mechanical, local, or general exhaust is recommended.
Protective Gloves: Wear leather or temperature resistant gloves if contact is likely.
Eye Protection: Wear a face shield if contact is likely.
Other Protective Equipment: Long sleeved clothing is recommended.

 

HEALTH AND HAZARD DATA
Routes of Entry: Inhalation, ingestion, skin, and eyes.
Inhalation: Nasal, respiratory irritation, fatigue, dizziness, and headache.
Ingestion: Gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Aspiration into lungs can cause chemical pneumonia.
Skin Contact: Thermal burns.
Eye Contact: May cause redness and irritation.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Eye Contact: Flush with clean water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Inhalation: If overcome by vapor, remove from exposure and administer oxygen if breathing is irregular. Get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Material can be aspirated into lungs and cause chemical pneumonia. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash area with soap and water.
Chronic Health Effects: Not listed as a carcinogen by the NTP, IARC, or OSHA. No adverse long term affects known.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Preexisting lung or skin conditions could be aggravated by continued exposure.

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE
Steps to be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled: Eliminate ignition sources. Recover product. Add sand, earth, or other suitable absorbent to spill area. Minimize vapor or skin contact. Keep product from sewers and water courses by diking or impounding.
Waste Disposal Method: Dispose in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations.
Storage: Store in a ventilated area away from heat and ignition sources.
Other Precautions: Avoid breathing vapors. Keep container closed when not in use.


HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS:
Chemical & Common Name % Weight OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV
Petroleum Asphalt 100 N/A 5mg/m3 8hr (fumes)
Hydrogen Sulfide Contained 10ppm .8hr TWA, 15ppm STEL 10ppm 8hr TWA, 15ppm STEL
SECTION 313 SUPPLIER Notification: This product contains no toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 and of 40 CFR 372.

EMERGENCY 24 HOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER
CHEMTREC 1 (800) 424-9300 or 1 (703) 527-3887

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