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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

INFORMATION TELEPHONE NO. 1-773-927-3484


Effective Date: 03/26/2014                                                 

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1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
 
Eager Plastics Product Numbers
 
EP5101 Resin           EP5321 Resin           EP5999 Resin
EP5102 Resin           EP5323 Resin           EP6101 Resin
EP5110 Resin           EP5330 Resin           EP6103 Resin
EP5120 Resin           EP5331 Resin           EP6111 Resin
EP5121 Resin           EP5334 Resin           EP6151 Resin
EP5151 Resin           EP5335 Resin           EP6152 Resin
EP5152 Resin           EP5345 Resin           EP6157 Resin
EP5160 Resin           EP5353 Resin           EP6201 Resin
EP5169 Resin           EP5370 Resin           EP6251 Resin
EP5171 Resin           EP5401 Resin           EP7110 Resin
EP5189 Resin           EP5420 Resin           EP7111 Resin
EP5230 Resin           EP5430 Resin           EP7120 Resin
EP5232 Resin           EP5455 Resin           EP7131 Resin
EP5234 Resin           EP5460 Resin           EP7141 Resin
EP5280 Resin           EP5469 Resin           EP7151 Resin
EP5281 Resin           EP5480 Resin           EP7231 Resin
EP5282 Resin           EP5571 Resin           EP7241 Resin
EP5283 Resin           EP5680 Resin           EP7341 Resin
EP5284 Resin           EP5681 Resin           EP7351 Resin
EP5287 Resin           EP5852 Resin           EP9005 Resin
EP5288 Resin           EP5855 Resin           EP9026 Resin
EP5289 Resin           EP5856 Resin           EP9099 Resin
EP5302 Resin           EP5880 Resin           EP9120 Resin
EP5311 Resin           EP5951 Resin           
EP5314 Resin           EP5961 Resin           
EP5320 Resin           EP5345 Resin           
 

Chemical Family:        Epoxy Resin
Intended Use:           Coatings, Adhesives, Plastics
 
NFPA Hazard Classification
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Health Hazard:                    2
Fire Hazard:                      1
Reactivity:                       1
Special Hazard:
 
HMIS Hazard Classification:
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Health:                           2    Moderate Hazard
Flammability:                     1    Slight Hazard
Reactivity:                       1    Minimal Hazard
Personal Protection:
 
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2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
                                      ACGIH TLV          OSHA
CAS No.       Name                  TWA       STEL       PEL       AMOUNT
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25085998      Diglycidyl Ether of   NE        NE         NE        100.00 % by w
              Bisphenol A Homopolymer
  Refer to Section 8, Subheading "Exposure Guidelines", for additional
  information concerning exposure limits.
 
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3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview:
  Appearance: Colorless to Light Yellow Viscous Liquid Mild Odor Contact may
  cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction which becomes evident on re-
  exposure to this material.
Route(s) of Entry:
  Skin contact.  Eye contact.  Ingestion.
Acute Exposure:
  SKIN:  Contact may cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction which
  becomes evident on re-exposure to this material. Contact causes skin
  irritation. EYES: Direct contact with this material causes eye irritation.
  INHALATION:  Low volatility makes vapor inhalation unlikely. Aerosol can
  be irritating. INGESTION:  Single dose oral toxicity is low. Swallowing
  small amounts during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects;
  swallowing large amounts may be harmful. Chronic Exposure:   No significant toxicological effects   were observed in rats exposed by the   oral route.
Carcinogenicity:   This material does not contain 0.1% or   more of any chemical listed by the   International Agency for Research on   Cancer (IARC), the National   Toxicology Program (NTP), or regulated   by the Occupational Safety and   Health Administration (OSHA) as a   carcinogen.   =================================================================
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye Contact:
  Immediately flush eyes with large   quantities of clean water for at least   15 minutes. Get immediate medical   attention.
Skin Contact:
  Wash skin with soap and water.   Remove contaminated clothing.   Get medical attention   if irritation develops or   persists. Wash contaminated clothing   before reuse.   Solvents should not be used to clean hands   or skin because   they increase the penetration of the   material into the skin.   Remove and dispose   of all contaminated leather   goods, including shoes.
Ingestion:   Do not induce vomiting. Give the   victim one or two glasses of water or   milk to drink. Never give anything by   mouth to an unconscious person. Seek   medical advice. In general, no adverse   effects are anticipated by this   route of exposure incidental to proper   industrial handling.
Inhalation:   Remove victim to fresh air.  Keep warm and quiet.   If not breathing, give   artificial respiration. If breathing   is difficult, give oxygen by trained   personnel. GET IMMEDIATE MEDICAL   ATTENTION. ================================================================= 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES   Flash Point:                      480 degrees F ( 249 degrees C) Flash Point Method Used:          PMCC Flammable Limits in Air (Lower):  Not available Flammable Limits in Air (Upper):  Not available Autoignition:                     Not available    VM&P Naphtha   Fire Fighting Extinguishing Media:
Use carbon dioxide, foam, dry chemical or water fog to extinguish fire. Fire Fighting Equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full fire-fighting protective clothing. Thoroughly decontaminate all protective equipment after use. Fire Fighting Instructions: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.  Use water spray to disperse vapors if a spill or leak has not ignited.  See Section 13 for disposal considerations. Fire and Explosion Hazards: This material may polymerize (react) when its container is exposed to heat (as during a fire).  This polymerization increases pressure inside a closed container and may result in the violent rupture of the container. Hazardous Combustion Products: The by-products expected in incomplete pyrolysis or combustion of epoxy resins are mainly phenolics, carbon monoxide and water.   =================================================================
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Accidental Release Measures: FOR SMALL SPILLS: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place in a chemical waste container. LARGE SPILL:  Persons not wearing protective equipment (see Section 8) should be excluded from the area of the spill until clean-up has been completed. Prevent spilled material from: 1) contaminating soil, 2) entering sanitary sewers, storm   sewers, and drainage systems, and   3) entering bodies of water or ditches that lead to waterways.
Shut off the leak when it is safe to do so, dike and pump the liquid into waste containers.  Residual resin may be removed using steam or hot soapy water.   =================================================================
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Signal Word:   W A R N I N G Handling Information:

Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.  Wash hands thoroughly after handling and before eating or drinking.  Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.  Use with adequate ventilation. Empty containers may retain product residue (liquid and/or vapor).  Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose these containers to heat, flame, sparks, static electricity, or other sources of ignition as the container may explode and may cause injury or death.  Empty drums should be completely drained and properly bunged. Empty drums should be promptly returned to a drum reconditioner or properly disposed.  See Section 13 for disposal considerations.
Storage Information:
Keep container closed when not in use.  Warm storage (130 degrees F/54 degrees C to 150 degrees F/65.5 degrees C) is recommended. This resin may crystallize during extended storage or when stored at low temperatures. Resin which has crystallized can be melted by warming at 130 degrees F - 150 degrees F until all crystals have melted. Remelting of resin has no negative effects on performance. =================================================================
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Guidelines:
There are no Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Permissable Exposure Limits (PEL) or American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygenists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Values (TLV) or Short Term Exposure Limits (STEL) established for the component(s) of this product. Engineering Controls: Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control airborne levels of irritating vapors.
Eye Protection: Wear 1) safety glasses with side shields and a faceshield or 2) goggles and a faceshield.  Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash station and safety shower. Skin Protection:
Wear chemical resistant gloves such as polyvinyl alcohol.  If splashing is likely, wear impervious clothing and boots to prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact.  Consult your supplier of personal protective equipment for additional instructions on proper usage. Respiratory Protection: If material generates fumes when heated, a NIOSH/MSHA approved air- purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge or canister may be used to minimize exposure.  A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.Protection provided by air purifying respirators is limited.  Use a positive pressure air- supplied respirator if 1) there is any potential for an uncontrolled release, 2) exposure levels are not known, or 3) during other circumstances where air purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection. =================================================================
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES   Color:                     Colorless to Light Yellow Odor:                      Odorless Physical State:            Liquid Solubility in Water:       Insoluble at 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) Viscosity:                 11000 - 13500 cps at 25 degrees C                            (77 degrees F) Vapor Pressure:            0.03  (mm Hg)                             at 77 degrees C (171 degrees F)                            Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate Specific Gravity:          1.15 or 1.17 g/cc at 25 degrees C                            (77 degrees F) Boiling Point:             > 500 degrees F (> 260 degrees C) Water Melting Point:             Not available Freezing Point:            Not available Evaporation Rate:          Not applicable Vapor Density:             Not applicable     Propylene Glycol % Volatile:                Non-volatile VOC Content:               Non-volatile pH:                        Not applicable Equivalent Weight:       180-190   =================================================================
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY  
Stability: Stable at normal temperatures and storage conditions.  See Section 7 for additional storage information.
Incompatibility: Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents, mineral acids, and strong mineral and organic bases, especially primary and secondary aliphatic amines.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Thermal decomposition may produce various hydrocarbons and irritating, acrid vapors.
Hazardous Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.  Reaction with some curing agents may produce considerable heat. Run-a-way cure reactions may char and decompose the resin system, generating unidentified fumes and vapors which may be toxic.
Conditions to Avoid: Contamination by those materials referred to under Incompatability. Storage temperatures above 140 degrees F (60 degrees C). =================================================================
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute Skin Toxicity:   Diglycidyl Ether of Bisphenol A:   dermal LD50 (rabbit),   20,000 mg / kg.
Acute Oral Toxicity:   Diglycidyl Ether of Bisphenol A: oral   LD50 (rat), > 5,000 mg / kg.
Chronic/Carcinogenicity:   The International Agency for Research   on Cancer (IARC) has classified   diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A in   Group 3, the agent is not classifiable   as to its carcinogenicity to humans.   Many studies have been conducted to   assess (DGEBPA) based epoxy resins. In   one of these, a DGEBPA-based resin   (containing high levels of several   impurities, including a known animal   carcinogen) was reported to produce a   weak carcinogenic response in the   skin of one of two strains of mice   tested. Recent studies have suggested   slight increases in two systemic tumor   types following repeated   application of certain   DGEBPA-containing resins (or pure DGEBPA), although   the response was not uniform among   practically identical resins. Based on   the cause-effect relationship between   DGEBPA treatment and these tumor   increases is questionable.   Teratology:   Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A did   not cause birth defects or other   adverse effects on the fetus when   pregnant rabbits were exposed by skin   contact, the most likely route of   exposure, or when pregnant rats or   rabbits were exposed orally.
Reproduction:   In animal studies, diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A   has been shown not to interfere with reproduction.
Mutagenicity:   Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A has   proved to be inactive when tested by   in-vivo mutagenicity assays. It has   shown activity by in-vitro microbial   mutagenicity screening and has   produced chromosomal aberrations in   cultured rat liver cells. The   significance of this information to man is   unknown.
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12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION   Ecotoxicity:   Diglycidyl Ether of Bisphenol A:   material is moderately toxic to aquatic   organisms on an acute basis (LC50/EC50   between 1 and 10 mg / L in most   sensitive species); LC50 (water flea   Daphnia magna), 1.3 mg / L; LC50   (fathead minnow), 3.1 mg / L.
Environmental Fate:   The bioconcentration potential for   diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A is   moderate (BCF between 100 and 3,000 of   Log Pow between 3 and 5). Potential   for mobility in soil is low (Koc of   500-2000). Measured lof ocatanol/water   partition coefficient (log Pow) is   3.7-3.9. Soil organic carbon/water   partition coefficient (Koc) is   estimated to be 1767. Biodegradation under   aerobic laboratory conditions is below   detechtable limits. Theoretical   oxygen demand is calculated to be 2.35   p/p. The atmospheric half-life is 1.   92 hr. Biodegradation reached in   Modified Zahn-Wellens/EMPA test after   28 days: 12%.   =================================================================
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS   Waste Disposal Method:   Not a RCRA hazardous waste.   Disposal of this material is not regulated   under RCRA.   Consult federal, state and local regulations to ensure that   this material and its containers, if   discarded, is disposed of in   compliance with all regulatory   requirements. "Empty containers", as   defined under 40 CFR 261.7 or other   applicable state or provincial   regulations or transportation   regulations, are not classified as hazardous   wastes.
RCRA Hazard Class:   NOT A RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE:   When discarded in its purchased form,   this material would not be regulated as a   RCRA Hazardous waste under 40 CFR 261. =================================================================
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT / IATA / IMDG / TDG: Bulk and Non-Bulk   Proper Shipping Name:                NOT REGULATED   Technical Shipping Name (If n.o.s.):   Hazard Class:   ID Number:   Packing Group:   Placard:   ERG Number: =================================================================
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA):   This material is classified as a   hazardous chemical under the criteria of   the US Occupational Safety and Health   Administration (OSHA) Hazard   Communication Standard, 29 CFR   1910.1200.   SARA Title III: Section 304 - CERCLA:   Reportable Quantities have not been   established for any of this material's   components.
SARA Title III: Section 311/312 - Hazard Communication Standard (HCS):   This material is classified as an   IMMEDIATE HEALTH HAZARD under the US   Superfund Amendment and   Reauthorization Act (Section 311/312).   SARA Title III: Section 313 Toxic Chemical List (TCL):
  This product does not contain any   chemicals for routine annual toxic   chemical release reporting under   Section 313 (40 CFR 372).   TSCA Section 8(b) - Inventory Status:   All components of this material are   listed on the US Toxic Substances   Control Act (TSCA) inventory.
TSCA Section 12(b) - Export Notification:   This material does not contain any   components that are subject to the US   Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)   Section 12(b) Export Notification   requirements.
Australian Inventory Status:   This product contains only chemicals   which are currently listed on the   Australian Inventory of Chemical   Substances.
Canadian Inventory Status:   All components of this material are   listed on the Canadian Domestic   Substances List (DSL).
Canadian WHMIS:   This material is classified by the   Canadian Workplace Hazardous Material   Information System as:   D2B (materials causing other toxic effects,   toxic material)
European Inventory Status (EINECS):   All components are either listed or   are exempt from being listed, on the   EINECS chemical inventory.
Korean Inventory Status:   This product contains only chemicals   which are currently listed on the   Korean Chemical Substances List.
Additional Canadian Regulatory Information:   This product does not contain a   substance present on the WHMIS Ingredient   Disclosure List (IDL) which is at or   above the specified concentration   limit. This product does not contain a   substance subject to Canadian   National Pollutant Release Inventory   (NPRI) reporting (as amended) =================================================================
16. OTHER INFORMATION MSDS No:           2955
Reason Issued:     New Issue Prepared By:       Environment, Health & Safety Department
D I S C L A I M E R :
This information is provided in good faith and is correct to the best of Eager Polymers 'knowledge as of the date hereof and is designed to assist our customers; however, Eager Plastics makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy. Our products are intended for sale to industrial and commercial customers. We require customers to inspect and test our products before use and to satisfy themselves as to suitability for their specific applications. Any use which Eager Polymers customers or third parties make of this information, or any reliance on, or decisions made based upon it, are the responsibility of such customer or third party.
Eager Polymers disclaims responsibility for damages, or liability, of any kind resulting from the use of this information.
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THIS INFORMATION OR TO THE PRODUCT IT DESCRIBES. IN NO EVENT SHALL REICHHOLD BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.