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MATERIALS SAFETY DATA SHEET

May be used to comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910,1200. Standard must be consulted for specific requirements.

IDENTITY as used on label and list: Gelatin coarse to 100 mesh

Hazardous Ingredients Identity Information

This product is not manufactured to contain a reportable component as defined in 29 CFR 1910.1200


Hazard code:

4 = Extreme Flammability 0
3 = High Reactivity 0
2 = Moderate Health 0
1 = Slight Special 0
0 = Insignificant  

Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Specific Gravity
>1.2 
Melting Point decomposes above 100°C; complete combustion at 1069°F
Solubility in Water Swells in cold water; complete at 40°C
Appearance and Odor Ivory to Amber colored powder
Shelf Life Indefinite

Fire and explosion hazard data

Flash point Non Flammable
Extinguishing Media Water, foam,CO2, & ABC rated extinguisher
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
Treat as typical combustible fire


Reactivity Data:

Stability
Stable
Hazardous Polymerization
Will not occur

Health hazard data

Routes of entry:

Inhalation Dust   N/A
Ingestion Non-toxic Health hazard (acute & chronic) None Known
Carginogenically None    
Emergency and first aid procedures Wash off dust with warm water

Precautions for safe handling and use

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: This material is not a hazardous waste as specified in 40 dfr 261. Handle as biodegradable powder.

Waste disposal method: Dispose in an approved landfill in compliance with all regulations or burn in an approved combustion disposal.

Precautions to be taken in handling and storing: Handle according to good manufacturing and warehousing practices.

Control Measures

Respiratory Protection (Specify type)
Dust protector
Ventilation - local exhaust
As needed
Ventilation - Mechanical (general)
As needed
Protective Gloves
Not required
Eye Protection
Safety Glasses
Other Protective clothing
Use good manufacturing practice
Work/ Hygienic Practices
Use good manufacturing practice

Storage & Labeling

Indoors
Yes
Outdoors
No
To preserve integrity of product, do not store in excessive heat or in contact with water.  Prolonged storage recommendations are to re-evaluate physical and chemical characteristics every three years.

 

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