MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: CARBON BLACK
Synonyms: Carbon Black, Furnace Black
This MSDS is valid for the following grades:
Carbon Black grade series: BLACK PEARLS®, STERLING®, VULCAN®
The foregoing are trademarks of the Cabot Corporation.
Use of the Substance/Preparation:
Various, Industrial Products
Clean Fuel Cell Energy, LLC.
P.O. Box 6713
Clearwater, FL 33758
Web Site: www.cleanfuelcellenergy.com
Emergency Telephone Number:
US: CHEMTREC 1-800-424-9300 or 1-703-527-3887
US: Cabot 1-978-663-3455
Canada: CANUTEC 1-613-996-6666
Cabot (UK): (+44) 1446.736999
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW -
Black powder or pellets. Dust may be irritating to eyes and respiratory tract. Do not
expose to temperatures above 300°C. Hazardous products of decomposition and/or
combustion can include carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxides of sulfur, and
organic products of decomposition.
Principle Routes of Exposure: Inhalation, Eye contact, Skin contact
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Eye Contact: May cause mechanical irritation. Irritating, but will not permanently injure
eye tissue. Low hazard for usual industrial or commercial handling.
Skin Contact: No adverse effects expected.
Inhalation: Dust may be irritating to respiratory tract. Provide appropriate exhaust
machinery and at places where dust can be generated. See also Section 8.
Ingestion: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use. Low hazard for
industrial or commercial handling.
Carcinogenic Effects: Substance listed by IARC (International Agency for Research on
Cancer). See also Section 11.
Target Organ Effects: Lungs
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure:
Asthma, Respiratory disorder
Potential Environmental Effects: No special environmental precautions required. Not
soluble in water. See also Section 12.