<p>MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
THERMOQUENCH 290 FF / HEAT TRANSFER SALT, SOLID
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
May be fatal if inhaled or swallowed. Dust is irritating to respiratory tract. Causes skin and eye irritation.
At elevated temperatures : Contact with heated material may cause thermal burns. May cause
mutagenic effects. Causes cyanosis (blue-grey skin and lips caused by lack of oxygen). See "Other
Health Effects" Section. Can decompose at high temperatures forming toxic gases. Oxidizing material.
Contact with other combustible material can cause fire.
Large amounts may cause systemic effects as nitrites are readily absorbed by lung tissue. (3) Product
is irritating to the nose, throat and respiratory tract. Excessive contact with powder may cause drying of
mucous membranes of nose and throat due to absorption of moisture and oils. See "Other Health
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS (FOR EMERGENCIES INVOLVING CHEMICAL SPILLS OR RELEASE)
Toronto, ON (416) 226-6117 Montreal, QC (514) 861-1211 Winnipeg, MB (204) 943-8827
Edmonton, AB (780) 424-1754 Calgary, AB (403) 263-8660 Vancouver, BC (604) 685-5036
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Brenntag Canada Inc.
43 Jutland Rd.
2007 February 02
Thermoquench 290 FF / Heat Transfer Salt, Solid.
2007 February 02
Date of Revision:
Thermo Quench 290FF; Thermoquench 290 Free Flow; Heat Transfer Salt.
Mixture of Potassium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite and Sodium Nitrate.
Eutectic Nitrite - Nitrate salt mixture for interrupted or isothermal quenching of austenitized steels.
WHMIS Classification / Symbol:
READ THE ENTIRE MSDS FOR THE COMPLETE HAZARD EVALUATION OF THIS PRODUCT.