Material Safety Data Sheet
SECTION 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Manufacturer: Cumberland Swan
One Swan Drive
Date: March 2000
Smyrna, TN 37167
Product: Petroleum Jelly
Telephone: (615) 459-8900
24hr. Emergency: (615) 459-8900 ext. 5270
SECTION 2: Composition / Information in Ingredients
Name: White Petrolatum USP CAS#: 8009-03-08
SECTION 3: Hazards Identification
Prolonged exposure to elevated concentrations of vapors may result in irritation of the
eyes, nose, and throat.
Potential Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, inhalation, dermal contact, eye contact
Symptoms of Overexposure:
Mild irritation of eyes, nose and throat.
Abdominal pains and diarrhea
Dermal Contact: Shortness of breath and coughing
Irritation of skin as noted above
Chronic Effects: No data
HMIS: H=1, F=1, R=0 See Section 8 for PPE information
SECTION 4: First Aid Measures
Flush eyes with copious amount of water for at least 15 minutes
Flush with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Do not induce vomiting.
Remove victim to fresh air and seek medical attention, petrolatum has a
low vapor pressure and is not expected to present an inhalation
Petroleum Jelly MSDS Page 1 of 3
SECTION 5: Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Use dry chemical, foam or CO2
Unusual Fire Hazards: Dense smoke may be generated
Recommendations: Extinguish fire using agent suitable for surrounding fire. Cool
containers exposed to fire with flooding quantities of water.
SECTION 6: Accidental Release Measures
Spill or Leak Procedures: Scrap up material into waste containers or absorb with dry sand or oil