MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Tire Derived Carbon Char

1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Tire Derived Carbon Char
Chemical Synonym: Tire Char
Chemical Family Petroleum Derivative
Chemical Formula: N/A
Manufacturer: Emergency Telephone Numbers:
Conrad Industries
121 Melhart Rd.
Chehalis , WA 98532
Health: 360-748-4924
Transportation/Chemtrec: 800-424-9300
MSDS Assistance: 360-748-4924
NFPA classification: health/1/hazardous, fire/1/flammability, reactivity/0/stable
Date of MSDS preparation or update: 11/15/03

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Mixture of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
PEL - Permissable Exposure Limit
OSHA
WA State
ACGIH
 
Chemical Constituents Cas # % by Weight TWA STEL TWA STEL TWA STEL IDLH
Carbon Black 7440-44-0 100 3.5mg/M3          
TWA, STEL, IDLH in parts per million
TLV - Threshold Limit Value - maximum full time concentration
TWA - Time Weighted Average - 8 hour period
STEL - Short Term Exposure Limit - 15 minutes/60 minute interval/4 times per day maximum
IDLH - Immediate Danger to Life and Health - 30 minute exposure threshold

3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Eyes: ACUTE Nuisance dust, may cause discomfort or irritation due to scratching.  CHRONIC None reported
Skin: ACUTE May cause irritation, follicular blackheads or irritation if extended contact.  CHRONIC None reported
Inhalation: ACUTE Dust is classified as nuisance dust. CHRONIC None reported.
Ingestion: ACUTE - Dust is classified as nuisance dust. CHRONIC None reported.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Eyes: Flush with eye solution or water, gently lifting lids to clean.
Skin: Remove contaminated clothing taking precautions to avoid breathing dust that becomes airborne. Wash skin with soap and water. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash contaminated clothing as desired.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention if symptoms occur.
Ingestion: Drink 1-2 glasses of water.  Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point: NA                                Method: NA
Flammability Limits: Not Determined
Special Fire Fighting Procedures:  Airborne carbon dust can ignite. Burning carbon may not be obvious, may be seen as sparking or flowing when stirred.
Extinguishing Media: Water, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or other media for Class A Combustibles is effective.
Unusual Fire And Explosion Hazard:  Not Determined.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Spill Control and Recovery: Use water to control dust, scoop up into container for disposal.  

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Stability: Material is stable under normal storage and handling situations.
Incompatibility: Avoid contact with acids and oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: NA
Hazardous Polymerization: NA
Storage: Store in tight sealed container at ambient temperature in well ventilated areas. Do not store near flame or heat.
Handling: Only in well ventilated areas. Keep container closed. Dust containment is difficult.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering controls: Use process enclosures.
Administrative Controls: Training must be conducted before routine and non-routine handling.
Respiratory Protection: Maintain atmospheric levels below exposure limits.
Protective Equipment: As desired.
Protective Gloves: As desired.
Eye Protection: As desired.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Black
Physical State : Dusty powder
Odor: None to slight
Ph: 7.5
Specific Gravity(H20=1): 1.7 1.9
Viscosity: NA
Volatiles By Vol.%: NA
Boiling Point: NA
Vapor Pressure(mm/hg): Not Determined
Vapor Density(air=1): Not Determined
Flash Point: NA
Auto Ignition Temp: Not Determined
Evaporation Rate(Butyl Acetate=1): Not Determined
Solubility in Water: Not Determined

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical stability: Stable under normal storage and handling situations.
Incompatibility: Avoid contact with acids and oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon Monoxide
Hazardous polymerization: NA

11. TOXICOLOGY/CARCINOGENITY INFORMATION
Toxicology: NA
Carcinogenity: NA

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No special hazards or considerations for this product.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Not considered a Hazardous Material or Hazardous Waste.   Waste must be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner and  in accordance with federal, state, and local environmental control regulations.

14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Not considered a Hazardous Material under US DOT Regulations

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
OSHA Status: NA.

16. OTHER INFORMATION
Conrad Industries, Inc. provides the information in this MSDS in good faith. The MSDS represents an evaluation of Tire Derived Oil on available analytical, OSHA and industrial hygiene information. No evaluation of potential additive or synergistic effects where considered in the development of this MSDS. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for particular purpose or use.
 
 
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