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Spilfyter® Products Kolorsafe® Kolor-Lock™ for Hydrofluoric Acid
Revision Date: 02/24/2011 MSDS No. 1083

Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Number: 4720 Series
Product Name: KOLOR-SAFE® KOLOR-LOCKTM for Hydrofluoric Acid
Manufacturer: Emergency Telephone Numbers:
NPS Corporation CHEMTREC--Domestic (800)424-9300 24 hours
3303 Spirit Way --International (202)483-7616 24 hours
Green Bay, WI 54304 Information (800) 558-5066 7:30am-4:30pm CDT M-F
Section 2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
CAS Registry # Component
1305-62-0 Calcium Hydroxide (71%)
1309-42-8 Magnesium Hydroxide
25608-12-2 Potassium Polyacrylate
72-48-0 Alizarin
(NOTE: See Section 8 of this MSDS for Exposure Guidelines)
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview
Odorless, white powder. This product presents no unusual fire hazard. This
material is highly caustic.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause slight to severe irritation, possibly ulcerations.
Skin: May cause slight to severe irritation. Repeated skin contact may aggravate an existing
dermatitis (skin condition) and/or sensitivity of the skin.
Inhalation: Exposure to dust levels exceeding the PEL (see Section 8) may irritate the nose, throat,
and upper respiratory system.
Signs and Symptoms:
• Eyes: Redness, Tearing, Possible burns
• Skin: Redness, Swelling, Possible burns
• Inhalation: Discomfort of the nose and throat, Coughing, Shortness of breath
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Eyes: Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical
Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Brush off excess powder with a dry towel. Wash affected area with
plenty of soap and water for several minutes. If skin irritation develops or persists, seek medical
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give
oxygen. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion: If swallowed, call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Section 5. Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point: NA
Flammable Limits: NA
Auto-ignition Temperature: NA
NOTE: This material is non-combustible as supplied.
Extinguishing Media: If the need exists, dry chemical, foam, or carbon dioxide can be used.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: For large fires or fires in confined areas, full emergency equipment with
self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing should be
used. Thermal decomposition of this product may produce calcium
oxide, which is highly caustic.
Section 6. Accidental Release Measures
Avoid breathing airborne dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If unused material is spilled, collect by
sweeping, shoveling or vacuuming and recycle the material for use . If this product is mixed with other
materials, see Section 13.
NOTE: Do not flush material to public sewer systems or waterways.
Section 7. Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, and well ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid contact with materials
listed in Section 10.
Section 8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Exposure Limits: None specifically established for this product; treat as a nuisance dust as defined in 29 CFR
OSHA PEL: Total Dust is 15 mg/M3.
Respirable Fraction is 5mg/M3.
ACGIH TLV is 5mg/M3.
The end-user must determine the specific types of personal protective equipment needed according to 29 CFR
1910.132—Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for General Industry. The following are only suggestions:
• Eyes: Safety glasses, goggles, or face shield
• Skin: Suitable chemically resistant gloves and protective clothing
• Inhalation: Air purifying respirator with appropriate chemical cartridge or canister
Adequate ventilation should be provided to limit the threat of inhalation.
Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: White powder
Odor: Odorless
Boiling Point: NA
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): NA
Vapor Density: NA
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Specific Gravity (H2O=1): 2.50
Melting Point: NA
pH: 12.6
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate=1): NA
% Vaporizable by volume (H2O=100): NA
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity
Stable: Yes
Conditions to Avoid: None known
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): This material is corrosive to aluminum. It reacts vigorously with strong
acids. Water promotes causticity.
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Thermal decomposition may produce calcium oxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Section 11. Toxicological Information
This product is not listed by NTP or IARC. See Section 15.
Section 12. Ecological Information
No data available. See Section 15.
Section 13. Disposal Considerations
This product in itself is considered to be non-hazardous as defined by RCRA (40 CFR 261). Once used, this
product may take on the characteristics of the chemical(s) it was used with and should be disposed of
accordingly. Disposal of this product (used or unused) must be in compliance with all local, state, and federal
Section 14. Transport Information
Not regulated by DOT
Section 15. Regulatory Information
TSCA Inventory Status: All components are listed on the TSCA list.
Section 302 Extreme Hazardous Substance List: Not listed
Section 311/312 Hazard Classification:
Immediate (acute): No
Delayed (chronic): No
Fire: No
Sudden Release of Pressure: No
Reactive: No
Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: Not listed
USEPA CERCLA—Reportable Quantity (RQ): Not listed
RCRA Hazardous Waste: Not listed
State/Int’l Right-to-Know Regulations: Canada’s WHMIS—Calcium Hydroxide 1%
Section 16. Other Information
CFR: Code of Federal Regulations
OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
MSDS: Material Safety Data Sheet
PEL: Permissible Exposure Limit
NA: Not Applicable
ACGIH: American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
TLV: Threshold Limit Value
NTP: National Toxicology Program
IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer
RCRA: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
TSCA: Toxic Substances Control Act
SARA: Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
USEPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency
CERCLA: Comprehensive Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
DOT: Department of Transportation
WHMIS: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
n.o.s.: Not Otherwise Specified
NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
HMIS: Hazardous Material Information System
NFPA Ratings: HMIS Ratings:
Health: 1 Health: 1
Fire: 0 Flammability: 0
Reactivity: 0 Reactivity: 0
Special Hazard: None Personal Protection: X
This MSDS has been prepared only for the KOLOR-SAFE® KOLOR-LOCKTM for Hydrofluoric Acid
(4720 Series) of SPILFYTER® Products. The MSDS’s of the chemicals used with this product must be reviewed
completely, and precautions taken as described.
The information accumulated herein has been compiled from sources believed to be reliable and is accurate to the best
of our knowledge. However, NPS Corporation cannot give guarantees regarding the information from sources, and
expressly does not make any warranties, nor assumes any liability for its uses of this product.
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