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Waterborne Epoxy Basecoat
M.S.D.S

Manufactured for:
The Original Color Chips Company
26200 Groesbeck Hwy.
Warren, MI 48089


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Part A
Section 1 - PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Manufactured by: Duochem, Inc.
Address: 1250 Graham Bell - Boucherville, QC. J4B 6H5
Phone: (450) 655-6421 Fax: (450) 641-4701
Emergency: (nights & weekends) (450) 464-8291
Use: Epoxy Coating
WHIMS classification: D2A, D2B

Section 2 - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Hazardous Ingredients Concentrate
% W.W
Cas No. LD50
rat-oral
LD50
rabbit skin
LC50
rat-4 hours
Threshold
Limit ACGIH
Reaction product of epichlorohydrin
& bisphenol A
7.13 25085-99-8
25068-38-6
> 5000 mg/kg 6 gm/kg N.D. N.D.
Technical alkyl (C12-C14) glycidyl ether 1-5 68609-97-2 2000 mg/kg 4.5 gm/kg > 1.5 gm/m N.D.
2-Ethoxyethanol 1-5 110-80-5 2125 mg/kg 3.3 gm/kg 2645 ppm 5 ppm (skin)
Ethylene glycol 0.1-1 107-21-1 4700 mg/kg 9.53 gm/kg 10.9 gm/m 39 ppm (ceiling)

Section 3 - TOXICOLOGICAL & HEALTH HAZARD DATA
LD50 (rat-oral):
> 13 mg/kg (calculated)
LD50 (rabbit skin):
> 20 gm/kg (calculated)
LC50 (rat-4 hrs): N.D.
Acute Effect: None known.
Eyes: May cause irritation, tears, and redness.
Skin: May cause irritation.
Inhalation: May cause irritation or respiratory tract (mist or vapors or warm product).
Ingestion: Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause breathing difficulties. Ingestion of large quantity may cause kidney damages.
Chronic Effect: Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin sensitization and absorption through skin in harmful amounts. Teratogen, toxic for reproduction.
Remark / Warning: Contain 2-ethoxyethanol for which laboratory animal exposure study indicates the possibility of testicle and blood changes, birth defects and sterility.

Section 4 - FIRST AID
Eyes: Wash with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while maintaining eyelids open. Consult a physician if irritations persist.
Skin: Wash with mild soap and water. Wash clothing before re-use, discard clothing that cannot be decontaminated. Consult a physician if irritations persists.
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Assist breathing if necessary. Consult a physician if still feeling discomfort.
Ingestion: Ask for medical help. If victim is conscious, give water or milk. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Keep victim calm and warm.

Section 5 - PHYSICAL DATA
Physical State: Liquid.
Odor: Epoxide
Appearance: Various colors
Odor Threshold: N.D.
Vapor Tension: 4 mm Hg @ 20 C (2-ethoxyethanol).
Ebullition Point: 100 C (water).
Evaporation Rate
(N-Butyl acetate=1):
< 1
Oil/Water Distribution 
Coefficient:
N.D.
Density: 1.25 - 1.40
Vapor Density (air=1): > 1
Freezing Point: Approx. 0 C
PH: 7 - 8

Section 6 - FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flammability: No
Extinguishing Media: Foam, dry powder, water fog and carbon dioxide gas.
Flash Point: N.A. (extinction of ignition source at 79 C - closed up).
Ignition Point: N.D.
Flammability Limits (% volume): Minimum: 1.7 - Maximum: 15.6 (2-ethoxyethanol).
Hazardous Combustion Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Explosion Data: No
Special Methods: In the case of major fire, wear self-contained respirator and full protective clothing. Cool nearby containers and structures with water fog.

Section 7 - REACTIVITY DATA
Chemical Stability: Yes.
Incompatibility: Oxidants, bases and acids.
Reactivity/Conditions to Avoid: Non hazardous polymerization with its part B, see technical bulletin. Excessive heating & freezing.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide when subjected to high temperatures.
Section 8 - PREVENTION
Protection Equipments: Consult safety equipment specialist for more information concerning trade names and models.
Respiratory Protection: Threshold limits have only few changes to be exceeded if product is roller applied at room temperature in a well ventilated area. However, wear cartridge respiratory mask for organic vapor when they are exceeded.
Eye Protection: Splash proof goggles.
Body Protection: Clothing covering entire arms and legs is recommended.
Hand Protection: Impervious gloves ( latex, neoprene, ) which cover wrists.
Shoes: Impervious (thick leather or rubber) are suggested.
Ventilation: General.
Handling: Handle with safe approved handling equipment. Avoid direct contact with product.
Storage/Transportation: Keep in cool, dry and well-ventilated place. Keep containers upright, hermetically closed. Keep from freezing.
Spill/Leak Procedure: Ensure adequate ventilation. Contain with inert material. Shovel into waste disposal approved container. Clean normally.
Waste Disposal: According to Federal regulations.

Section 9 - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET PREPARATION
LEGEND
N.A. Not Applicable
N.D. Not Determined.

Prepared By: Daniel Bernier
Telephone: (450) 655-6421 (business hours)
(450) 464-8291 (night & weekends)


Part B
Section 1 - PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Manufactured by: Duochem, Inc.
Address: 1250 Graham Bell - Boucherville, QC. J4B 6H5
Phone: (450) 655-6421 Fax: (450) 641-4701
Emergency: (nights & weekends) (450) 464-8291
Use:Epoxy Coating
WHIMS classification: D2A, D2B

Section 2 - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Hazardous Ingredients Concentrate
% W.W
Cas No. LD50
rat-oral
LD50
rabbit skin
LC50
rat-4 hours
Threshold
Limit ACGIH
Polyamide resin 30-60 68410-23-1 > 8000 mg/kg > 2 gm/kg N.D. N.D.
2-Ethoxyethanol 10 - 30 110-80-5 2125 mg/kg 3.3 gm/kg 2645 ppm 5 ppm (skin)
Benzyl alcohol 10 - 30 100-51-6 1230 mg/kg 2 gm/kg 1415 ppm N.D.
Reaction product of epichlorohydrin
& bisphenol A
3 - 7 25085-99-8
25068-38-6
5000 mg/kg > 6 gm/kg N.D. N.D.
2,4,6-tris (dimethylaminomethyl) phenol 0.5 - 1.5 90-72-2 1635 mg/kg 1.35 gm/kg > 500 mg/m 5 ppm (skin)
Acetic acid 1 - 5 64-19-7 3310 mg/kg 1.1 gm/kg 16000 ppm N.D.

Section 3 - TOXICOLOGICAL & HEALTH HAZARD DATA
LD50 (rat-oral): > 1985 mg/kg (calculated) LD50 (rabbit skin): > 1635 mg/kg (calculated) LC50 (rat-4 hrs): N.D.
Acute Effect: None known.
Eyes: Severe irritation may cause permanent damages, even blindness.
Skin: Severe irritation, defatting drying of the skin, dermatitis.
Inhalation: Irritation of respiratory tract (especially when you open containers, or if product is warm or sprayed).
Ingestion: Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Gastro-intestinal irritation, possibility of burns and ulceration.
Chronic Effect: Prolonged or repeated contact may cause skin sensitization and absorption through skin in harmful amount. Teratogen, toxic for reproduction.
Remark / Warning: Contains 2-ethoxyethanol for which laboratory animal exposure study indicates the possibility of testicle and blood changes, birth defects and sterility.

Section 4 - FIRST AID
Eyes: Wash with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while maintaining eyelids open. Consult a physician.
Skin: Wash with mild soap and water. Wash clothing before re-use, discard clothing that cannot be decontaminated. Consult a physician if irritation.
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Assist breathing if necessary. Consult a physician if still feeling discomfort.
Ingestion: Ask for medical help urgently. If victim is conscious, give water or milk. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Keep victim calm and warm.

Section 5 - PHYSICAL DATA
Physical State: Liquid.
Odor: Amine and amonia.
Appearance: Amber.
Odor Threshold: N.D.
Vapor Tension: 4 mm Hg @ 20 C (2-ethoxyethanol)
Ebullition Point: 100 C (water)
Evaporation Rate
(N-Butyl acetate=1)):
< 1
Oil/Water Distribution 
Coefficient:
N.D.
Density: 0.98 - 1.04
Vapor Density (air=1): > 1
Freezing Point: N.D.
PH: 8 - 10

Section 6 - FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flammability: No.
Extinguishing Media: Foam, dry powder, water fog and carbon dioxide gas.
Flash Point: > 100 C - closed up.
Ignition Point: N.D.
Flammability Limits (% volume): Minimum: 1.7 - Maximum: 15.6 (2-ethoxyethanol)
Hazardous Combustion Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides.
Explosion Data: No.
Special Methods: In the case of major fire, wear self-contained respirator and full protective clothing. Cool nearby containers and structures with water fog.

Section 7 - REACTIVITY DATA
Chemical Stability: Yes.
Incompatibility: Oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Reactivity/Conditions to Avoid: Non hazardous polymerization with its part A, see technical bulletin. Excessive heating and freezing.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides when subjected to excessively high temperatures.
Section 8 - PREVENTION
Protection Equipments: Consult safety equipment specialist for more information concerning trade names and models.
Respiratory Protection: Threshold limits have few chances to be exceeded if product is roller applied at room temperature in a well ventilated area. However, wear cartridge respiratory mask for organic vapors when they are exceeded.
Eye Protection: Splash proof goggles.
Body Protection: Clothing which covers entire arms and legs is recommended.
Hand Protection: Protective cream or impervious gloves (latex, neoprene) covering wrists.
Shoes: Impervious (thick leather or rubber) suggested.
Ventilation: General and local.
Handling: Caution must be taken when opening container not to breath in vapors. Handle with safe approved handling equipment. Avoid direct contact with product.
Storage/Transportation: Keep in cool, dry and well-ventilated place. Keep containers upright, hermetically closed. Keep from freezing.
Spill/Leak Procedure: Ensure adequate ventilation. Contain with inert material. Shovel into waste disposal approved container. Clean normally.
Waste Disposal: According to Federal regulations.

Section 9 - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET PREPARATION
LEGEND
N.A. Not Applicable
N.D. Not Determined.

Prepared By: Daniel Bernier
Telephone: (450) 655-6421 (business hours)
(450) 464-8291 (night & weekends)


The information contained herein is based on the data available to us and is believed to be correct. However, we make no warranty, or implied, regarding the accuracy of this data or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. We assume no responsibility for the injury from expressed use of the product described herein.