Dental Wax Products • Bite and Impression Waxes
Material Safety Data Sheet
OSHA Form 174 Format
Trade Name: Aluwax Bite & Impression Wax
Denture, Combination Pak, Scored, Waxed Cloth Sheets, Waxed Cloth Forms,
Denture Forms, U-Shape Bite Wafers
Name: Aluwax Dental Products Co.
Address: 5260 Edgewater Drive
Address: Allendale, MI 49401
Telephone Number: (616) 895-4385
Information Number: (616) 895-4385 Fax: (616) 895-5060
Date Prepared: June 1, 2010 Supersedes: July 1, 2008 MSDS
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/IDENTIFY INFORMATION:
NO KNOWN HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Identity: Trade Secret - Paraffin and beeswax
U.S.A. Food and Drug Admin: FDA Registration No. 1818792
Threshold Limit Value: 2mg/m3 Fumes 8 hours
(Molten Wax) ACGIH 1987-1988
NO KNOWN HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Boiling Point: 510+ Degrees FSpecific Gravity (H2O=1): .938
Vapor Pressure: (mmHg): < 1Melting Point is:
Vapor Density: (Air=1): 1+C=49-53 Degrees ± 1
Pounds per Gal (60 Degrees F): 7.8 lbF=120-127 Degrees ± 1
Evaporation Rate (BUAC=1): < 1
Solubility in Water: Negligible
Appearance and Odor: Lt. Grey-Green/Lt. Beeswax Aroma
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD RATE:
Flash Point: (Open Cup) is Greater Than 380 F.
Flammable Limits: LEL: ND UEL: ND
Auto Ignition: ND
Extinguishing Media: CO2, Water Spray or Fog, Foam, Dry Chemical
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Cool Exposed Containers With Water Spray.
Avoid Breathing Fumes.
Stability: Products Are All Stable
Conditions To Avoid: Extreme Heat
Incompatability (Materials To Avoid): Strong Oxidants
Hazardous Polymerization: Will Not Occur
Hazardous Decompostion Products: Partial Burning Produces Fumes, Smoke and
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Route Of Entry:
- Extended Inhalation Of High Concentration Of Fumes May Cause Dizziness, Headache, And Respiratory Irratation.
- These products comply with 21 CFR 172.886 and 178.3710, therefore, they are exempt from labeling under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200. Nevertherless, good industrial hygiene practices are recommended.
Signs/Symptoms of Exposure:
- Dizziness, Headache, and Respiratory Irritation
Emergency and First Aid Procedures:
- If burned by molten product, quench immediately with cold tap water. Dry burn area and loosely cover to protect against infection. Do not apply ointments or salves. Consult a physician if the burn is severe or covers large area. If overcome by fumes, remove from area/exposure immediately and call physician.
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE:
Steps To Be Taken If Spilled Or Released:
- Use goggles/face shield. Use impervious gloves, if needed, remove ignition sources. Keep people away. Recover liquid. Add absorbent (sand, sawdust, etc.) to spill area. Minimize breathing fumes. Ventilate confined spaces. Open all windows and doors. Advise authorities if product enters sewers.
Waste Disposal Method:
- Allow molten product to solidify. Scrape up and dispose of product in sanitary landfill licensed to receive non-hazardous industrial waste. Disposal to comply with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storing:
- Store product at room temperature (60-80 degrees F). Do not store product near heat sources: open flame, heat pipes, ducts, and vents.
Respiratory Protection: Normally Not Required
Ventilation: Normally Not Required
Mechanical: No Special Requirements
Protective Gloves: Normally Not Required
Eye Protection: Normally Not Required
Protective Clothing: Normally Not Required
Working Hygienic/Maintenance Practices: Keep boxes closed when not in use.
Do not handle or store near heat or flames.
ND = No Data NA = Not Applicable
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