I - Product Identification
TEMTRO™ Dry Gel
P.O. Box 2052, Alpharetta, GA 30023
Emergency Telephone Number:
Chemtrec (24 hours) 1-800-424-9300
Telephone Number for
November 15, 2001
II - Composition/Information on ingredients
Other Limits Recommended:
Recommended inhalation exposure limit guideline is 0.05
Section III - Physical/Chemical
Vapor pressure (mm
Hg.): Less than 10
Vapor Density (AIR=1):
Solubility in Water:
Appearance and Odor:
White granular powder with no odor
Specific Gravity (H2O=1):
Bulk Density: 0.4-0.7
Evaporation Rate (Butyl
Acetate=1): < 1
Section IV -
Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point (Method
Water, CO2, and dry chemical extinguishants
Special Fire Fighting
Unusual Fire and Explosion
Water based. Difficult to ignite unless directly involved
in flame. Extremely slippery conditions are created if
spilled and comes into contact with water
Section V - Reactivity Data
to Avoid): Strong Oxidizers
Hazardous Decomposition or
Thermal Decomposition: CO,
Hydrocarbons, oxides of carbon and nitrogen. DO NOT
May Not Occur
Conditions to Avoid:
Section VI - Health Hazard Data
Router(s) of Entry:
(short term) inhalation of dust may cause mild irritation
of upper respiratory tract (nose and throat) and lungs
term) inhalation exposure to rats for a lifetime (2 years)
using the superabsorbent crosslinked polymer that had been
micronized to a respirable particle size (less than 10
microns) produces non specific inflammation and chronic
lung injury at 0.2 mg/m3 and 0.8 mg/m3
0.8 mg/m3 tumors were seen in some animals. In
the absence of chronic inflammation, tumors are NOT
expected. There were NO adverse effects of any kind at
effects in mutagenicity tests
Signs and Symptoms of
reddening, drying of skin or eyes with itching, burning or
other discomfort; irritation of nose and throat
Medical Conditions Generally
Aggravated by Exposure:
aggravate existing respiratory conditions; skin conditions
(due to drying effect)
Emergency and First Aid
copious amounts of water and consult physician.
to source of fresh air.
with water and consult physician.
with soap and water.
a physician regarding any continued discomfort
VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps to be taken in case
material is released or spilled:
contact with water. Product is extremely slippery when
contacted with water. Protective shoes may be worn and
product may be shoveled up and placed in container for
Waste Disposal Method:
of in accordance with all local, state, and federal
regulations. Non-hazardous material waste material
suitable for approved solid waste landfill.
Precautions to be Taken in
Handling and Storage:
as eye irritant. Do not get into eyes. Avoid prolonged or
repeated skin contact. Do not inhale dust. Do not digest.
conditions may irritate the eyes and respiratory system.
Wear goggles and mask with high efficiency filter where
dust is created.
Section VIII - Control Measures
Type): Wear respirator or mask with high efficiency filter
for particulate levels above 0.05 mg/m3
Local exhaust to ensure airborne particulates are removed.
Mechanical ventilation recommended.
Safety glasses or goggles.
Other Protective Clothing or
Use good housekeeping practices. Wash thoroughly after
Not Applicable; NH= Non Hazardous; NE=Not Established
information contained herein has been compiled from
sources believed to be reliable and is accurate to the
best of our knowledge. However, Roshgo Corporation cannot give any
guarantees regarding information from other sources, and
expressly does not make any warranties, nor assumes any
liability for its use.