Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product/Chemical Name: PMC780 Part A           Date Prepared: 3/20/98

General Use: Polyurethane Elastomer

From: Eager Plastics, Inc., 3350 W. 48th Place Chicago, IL 60632 Phone (773)927-3484, FAX (773)650-5853

Emergency Contact: 773-807-4314

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Section 2 - Composition / Information on Ingredients



CAS Number


Exposure Limits


Weight Percent


Polyurethane Prepolymer


None Established

None Established


2,4 Toluene Diisocyanate


0.005 ppm

0.005 ppm


2,6 Toluene Diisocyanate


0.005 ppm

0.005 ppm


Section 3 - Hazards Identification






Potential Health Effects


Primary Entry Routes: Inhalation and Dermal

Target Organs: Lungs

Acute Effects Inhalation: Vapors cause irritation to respiratory tract and pulmonary edema can occur after a serious vapor exposure; pulmonary sensitization can occur in some individuals leading to asthma-like spasms of the bronchial tubes and difficulty in breathing; recent studies indicate overexposure may be associated with chronic lung impairment.

Eye: May cause irritation, redness, tearing, and blur vision. Prolonged vapor contact may cause conjunctivitis.

Skin: Contact will cause irritation, reddening, swelling, rash, scaling or blistering. Prolonged or repeated contact can cause moderate dermatitis.

Ingestion: May have corrosive effects on the linings of the mouth and stomach: symptoms can include sore throat, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Carcinogenicity: IARC and NTP list Toluene Diisocyanate as a suspected carcinogen.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Long-Term Exposure: Asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema, skin allergies, eczema.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove source(s) of contamination and move victim to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration, then oxygen if needed. Contact physician immediately. Asthma-like symptoms may develop immediately or be delayed several hours.

Eye Contact: Flush eyes with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: In case of skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water; remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse; seek medical attention if rash develops.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting unless instructed by a physician. Contact physician immediately

After first aid, get appropriate in-plant, paramedic, or community medical support.

Section 5 - Fire-Fighting Measures


Flash Point: >270 F

Flash Point Method: TOC

LEL: Not Established

UEL: Not Established

Flammability Classification: Non-Flammable

Extinguishing Media: Water Fog, Dry Chemical, and Carbon Dioxide Foam

Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: Hazardous decomposition products may be formed. Avoid water contamination in closed containers or confined areas as exothermic heat and carbon dioxide can evolve.


Section 5 - Fire-Fighting Measures(continued)

Fire-Fighting Instructions: Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Do not release runoff from fire control methods to sewers or waterways.

Fire-Fighting Equipment: Because fire may produce toxic thermal decomposition products, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full facepiece operated in pressure-demand or positive-pressure mode.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

Spill /Leak Procedures: Only properly protected personnel should remain in the spill area; dike and contain spill; absorb or scrape up excess into suitable container for disposal; wash area with dilute ammonia solution. Stop or reduce discharge if it can be done safely.

Regulatory Requirements: Follow applicable OSHA regulations (29 CFR 1910.120).

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling Precautions: Minimize breathing of vapors and avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Wear proper protective equipment. If ventilation is not sufficient, wear proper respiratory equipment. Avoid moisture contamination. Reseal partial containers. Use good general housekeeping procedures.

Storage Requirements: Store in cool dry, well-ventilated area.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls / Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:

Ventilation: Provide general or local exhaust ventilation systems to maintain airborne concentrations below OSHA PELs (Sec. 2). Local exhaust ventilation is preferred because it prevents contaminant dispersion into the work area by controlling it at its source.

Administrative Controls:

Respiratory Protection: Seek professional advice prior to respirator selection and use. Follow OSHA respirator regulations (29 CFR 1910.134) and, if necessary, wear an MSHA/NIOSH-approved respirator. Select respirator based on its suitability to provide adequate worker protection for given working conditions, level of airborne contamination, and presence of sufficient oxygen. For emergency or nonroutine operations (cleaning spills, reactor vessels, or storage tanks), wear an SCBA. Warning! Air-purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres. If respirators are used, OSHA requires a written respiratory protection program that includes at least: medical certification, training, fit testing, periodic environmental monitoring, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, and convenient, sanitary storage areas.

Protective Clothing/Equipment: Wear chemically protective gloves, boots, and aprons to prevent prolonged or repeated skin contact. Wear protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, per OSHA eye- and face-protection regulations (29 CFR 1910.133). Contact lenses are not eye protective devices. Appropriate eye protection must be worn instead of, or in conjunction with contact lenses.

Comments: Never eat, drink, or smoke in work areas. Practice good personal hygiene after using this material, especially before eating, drinking, smoking, using the toilet, or applying cosmetics

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Liquid

Appearance : Clear yellow viscous liquid

Odor : Sharp pungent odor

Vapor Pressure: None (Polymeric Resin)

Vapor Density (Air=1): >1

Specific Gravity (H2O=1, at 4 C): 1.04

Water Solubility: Negligible:

Boiling Point: None (Polymeric Resin)

% Volatile: Nil

Freezing/Melting Point: None (Polymeric Resin)

Viscosity: 50 poise

Evaporation Rate: Not Applicable

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Stability: PMC-780 Part A is stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.

Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization can occur.

Chemical Incompatibilities: Strong bases, water, amines, alcohols.

Conditions to Avoid: Avoid contamination with water and other materials that react with Isocyanates.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toluene diisocyanate vapors, hydrogen cyanide gas, oxides of nitrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Section 11- Toxicological Information

Eye Effects: Irritation

Skin Effects: Irritation


Carcinogenicity: IARC and NTP list Toluene Diisocyanate as a suspected carcinogen

Mutagenicity: None Determined

Teratogenicity: None Determined


Section 12 - Ecological Information

None Established


Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Disposal: This material contains a hazardous constituent as identified in RCRA, Title 40 CFR 261, Appendix VIII and must be disposed of in accordance with applicable Federal, state, and local regulations.


Section 14 - Transport Information





Not Classified


Not Classified


Not Classified



Section 15 - Regulatory Information

EPA Regulations:


RCRA Hazardous Waste Number: Not listed (40 CFR 261.33)


CERCLA Hazardous Substance (40 CFR 302.4) listed specific per RCRA, Sec. 3001; CWA, Sec. 311 (b)(4); CWA, Sec. 307(a), CAA, Sec. 112

Chemical Name RQ % Reportable Component

2,4 diisocyanatomethyl benzene 100 lbs. <1.0


SARA Toxic Chemical (40 CFR 372.65):

Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight

Toluene-2, 4 -Diisocyanate 584-84-9 <1.0

Toluene-2, 6 -Diisocyanate 91-08-7 <1.0


SARA EHS (Extremely Hazardous Substance) (40 CFR 355):

Chemical Name TPQ % Reportable Component

2,4 Toluene Diisocyanate 500 lbs. . <1.0

2,6 Toluene Diisocyanate 500 lbs. . <1.0

This product contains the following chemicals that are subject to release reporting requirements under section 313 of


Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight

Toluene-2, 4 -Diisocyanate 584-84-9 <1.0

Toluene-2, 6 -Diisocyanate 91-08-7 <1.0


TSCA Inventory Status (40 CFR710): All components of this formulation are listed in the TSCA Inventory.








Section 15 - Regulatory Information(continued)


State Regulations:


California Proposition 65: This product contains toluene diisocyanate, which in the State of California has found to cause

Cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm

Massachusetts Right To Know, Substance List:

Special Hazardous Substances (>0.01%)

Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight

Toluene-2, 4 -Diisocyanate 584-84-9 <1.0

Toluene-2, 6 -Diisocyanate 91-08-7 <1.0

Hazardous Substances (>1.00%)

Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight



Pennsylvania Right To Know, Substance List:

Special Hazardous Substances (>0.01%)

Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight

Toluene-2, 4 -Diisocyanate 584-84-9 <1.0

Toluene-2, 6 -Diisocyanate 91-08-7 <1.0

Hazardous Substances (>1.00%)

Chemical Name CAS # % by Weight


Section 16 - Other Information

Prepared By: Dominick J. Finocchio

Title: Technical Director



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