MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
MSDS Ref. No: 1697-A
Revision No: 1
1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT NAME: Vortex Duster
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Inert Dusting Gas
PRODUCT CODE: 1697/CAN/EUR-8S, 10S
CHEMICAL FAMILY: Hydrofluorocarbons
GENERIC NAME: HFC-134a
24 HR. EMERGENCY TELEPHONE
1001 N.W. 1st Street
P.O. Box 949
Amarillo, TX 79107
Product Stewardship: 1-800-858-4043
2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
EEC LABEL SYMBOL AND CLASSIFICATION
Currently not classified according to EEC Directives.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: Clear, Colorless, Volatile Liquid
IMMEDIATE CONCERNS: Warning! High concentrations of vapor can reduce oxygen available for
breathing. Harmful if inhaled. May decompose on contact with flames or extremely hot metal surfaces to
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produce toxic and corrosive products.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYES: Liquid contact can cause irritation, which may be severe.
SKIN: Prolonged or repeated contact can result in defatting and drying of the skin which may result in skin
irritation and dermatitis (rash).
INHALATION: High concentrations in immediate area can displace oxygen and can cause dizziness,
unconsciousness, and possibly death with longer exposure. Keep people away from such vapors without self-
contained breathing apparatus.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVEREXPOSURE
EYES: Can cause severe eye irritation.
SKIN: Exposure to rapidly expanding gas or vaporizing liquid may cause frostbite ("cold" burn).
INHALATION: High concentrations may lead to central nervous system effec