Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Balsam dissolved in xylene.
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Give large quantities of water. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Yellow liquid with cedar-like odor.
Slightly toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Vapor is harmful. Irritating to eyes and skin. Balsam
dissolved in xylene; xylene is a moderate fire risk.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Combustible, flammable liquid.
Flash Point: 96 F (OC)
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE
and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area. Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand and absorbent
material; deposit in sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #3. Store with hydrocarbons, esters and aldehydes.
Store in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If a flammables cabinet is not available, store in Flinn Saf-Stor can.
Use and dispense in a hood.
November 25, 2002
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261