MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Diesel Fuel (All Types)
MSDS No. 9909
Revision Date: 10/18/2006
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OSHA/NFPA COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID - SLIGHT TO MODERATE IRRITANT
EFFECTS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED
Moderate fire hazard. Avoid breathing vapors or mists. May cause dizziness
and drowsiness. May cause moderate eye irritation and skin irritation (rash).
Long-term, repeated exposure may cause skin cancer.
If ingested, do NOT induce vomiting, as this may cause chemical pneumonia
(fluid in the lungs).
NFPA 704 (Section 16)
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
1 Hess Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095-0961
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER (24 hrs): CHEMTREC
COMPANY CONTACT (business hours):
Corporate Safety (732) 750-6000
MSDS INTERNET WEBSITE:
www.hess.com (See Environment, Health, Safety & Social Responsibility)
Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD); Low Sulfur Diesel; Motor Vehicle Diesel Fuel; Diesel
Fuel #2; Dyed Diesel Fuel; Non-Road, Locomotive and Marine Diesel Fuel; Tax-exempt
See Section 16 for abbreviations and acronyms.
2. COMPOSITION and CHEMICAL INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
INGREDIENT NAME (CAS No.)
CONCENTRATION PERCENT BY WEIGHT
Diesel Fuel (68476-34-6)
Typically < 0.01
A complex mixture of hydrocarbons with carbon numbers in the range C9 and higher. Diesel fuel may be
dyed (red) for tax purposes. May contain a multifunctional additive.
Contact with liquid or vapor may cause mild irritation.
May cause skin irritation with prolonged or repeated contact. Practically non-toxic if absorbed following
acute (single) exposure. Liquid may be absorbed through the skin in toxic amounts if large areas of skin
are repeatedly exposed.
The major health threat of ingestion occurs from the danger of aspiration (breathing) of liquid drops into
the lungs, particular