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Material Safety Data Sheet
Nitrocellulose Membrane Filter
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Below is the MSDS for our nitrocellulose containing membranes. You can download a PDF formatted copy in Adobe Acrobat(26.7kb). You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free from the Adobe web site.

Material Safety Data Sheet - Nitrocellulose Membrane Filter

 
SECTION 1 CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
ADVANTEC MFS, INC.
PHONE NO.
(800) 334-7132
FAX NO.
(925) 479-0630
ADDRESS
6723 Sierra Ct. Suite A, Dublin, CA 94568
SUBSTANCE: Nitrocellulose Membrane Filter
TRADE NAMES/SYNONYMS:
NITROCELLULOSE/MCE MEMBRANE; CELLULOSE NITRATE MEMBRANE; MIXED CELLULOSE ESTER (MCE) MEMBRANE; MIXED CELLULOSE ESTER MEMBRANE FILTER; MIXED CELLULOSE ESTER (MCE); MIXED ESTERS OF CELLULOSE MEMBRANE; NITROCELLULOSE MEMBRANE; PURE NITROCELLULOSE MEMBRANE; 00202590
PRODUCT USE: plastic, film
CREATION DATE: Jan 11 1999
REVISION DATE: Mar 19 2003

SECTION 2 COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
COMPONENT: Nitrocellulose, Dry
CAS NUMBER: 9004-70-0
EC NUMBER: Not assigned.
PERCENTAGE: 79-100
 
COMPONENT: Cellulose Diacetate
CAS NUMBER: 9035-69-2
EC NUMBER: Not assigned.
PERCENTAGE: 0-21

SECTION 3 HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
NFPA RATINGS (SCALE 0-4): HEALTH=1 FIRE=3 REACTIVITY=0
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW:
COLOR: black, white or green
PHYSICAL FORM: film
ODOR: odorless
MAJOR HEALTH HAZARDS: No significant target effects reported.
PHYSICAL HAZARDS: Flammable solid.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:
INHALATION:
SHORT TERM EXPOSURE: irritation
LONG TERM EXPOSURE: no information is available
SKIN CONTACT:
SHORT TERM EXPOSURE: irritation
LONG TERM EXPOSURE: no information is available
EYE CONTACT:
SHORT TERM EXPOSURE: irritation
LONG TERM EXPOSURE: no information is available
INGESTION:
SHORT TERM EXPOSURE: no information is available
LONG TERM EXPOSURE: no information is available
CARCINOGEN STATUS:
OSHA: No
NTP: No
IARC: No

SECTION 4 FIRST AID MEASURES
INHALATION: If adverse effects occur, remove to uncontaminated area. Get medical attention.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash exposed skin with soap and water.
EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with plenty of water.
INGESTION: If a large amount is swallowed, get medical attention.

SECTION 5 FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Severe fire hazard.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: regular dry chemical, dry sand, earth, regular foam, water
FIRE FIGHTING: Move container from fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool containers with water spray until well after the fire is out. Avoid inhalation of material or combustion by-products.
FLASH POINT: 356 F (180 C)

SECTION 6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
OCCUPATIONAL RELEASE:
Avoid heat, flames, sparks and other sources of ignition. Collect material into suitable, loosely covered container for disposal. Cover with water or wetsand. Remove sources of ignition.

SECTION 7 HANDLING AND STORAGE
STORAGE:
Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store below 130 C. Avoid direct sunlight. See original container for storage recommendations. Keep separated from incompatible substances.

SECTION 8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
EXPOSURE LIMITS:
NITROCELLULOSE MEMBRANE FILTER:No occupational exposure limits established.
VENTILATION: Based on available information, additional ventilation is not required. Ensure compliance with applicable exposure limits.
EYE PROTECTION: Eye protection not required under normal conditions.
CLOTHING: Protective clothing is not required under normal conditions.
GLOVES: Protective gloves are not required under normal conditions.
RESPIRATOR: No respirator is required under normal conditions of use. Under conditions of frequent use or heavy exposure, respiratory protection may be needed.

SECTION 9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
PHYSICAL STATE: solid
COLOR: black, white or green
PHYSICAL FORM: film
ODOR: odorless
BOILING POINT: Not applicable
MELTING POINT: Not available
VAPOR PRESSURE: Not applicable
VAPOR DENSITY: Not applicable
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (water=1): 1.55-1.70
WATER SOLUBILITY: Not available
PH: Not applicable
VOLATILITY: Not applicable
ODOR THRESHOLD: Not available
EVAPORATION RATE: Not applicable
COEFFICIENT OF WATER/OIL DISTRIBUTION: Not available
SOLVENT SOLUBILITY:
Soluble: esters, ketones, organic solvents
Slightly Soluble: alcohol

SECTION 10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
REACTIVITY: Stable at normal temperatures and pressure.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Avoid heat, flames, sparks and other sources of ignition.
INCOMPATIBILITIES: acids, alcohols, amines, bases, ketones, oxidizing materials
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION:
Thermal decomposition products or contact with acids: oxides of nitrogen
Thermal decomposition products: oxides of carbon
POLYMERIZATION: Will not polymerize.

SECTION 11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Nitrocellulose, DRY:
TOXICITY DATA: >5 gm/kg oral-rat LD50
ACUTE TOXICITY LEVEL: Insufficient Data.

SECTION 12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Not available

SECTION 13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations. Subject to disposal regulations: U.S. EPA 40 CFR 262. Hazardous Waste Number(s): D001.

SECTION 14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION
U.S. DOT 49 CFR 172.101:
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Nitrocellulose membrane filters
ID NUMBER: UN3270
HAZARD CLASS OR DIVISION: 4.1
PACKING GROUP: II
LABELING REQUIREMENTS: Flammable solid

SECTION 15 REGULATORY INFORMATION
U.S. REGULATIONS:
CERCLA SECTIONS 102a/103 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (40 CFR 302.4): Not regulated.
SARA TITLE III SECTION 302 EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (40 CFR 355.30): Not regulated.
SARA TITLE III SECTION 304 EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (40 CFR 355.40): Not regulated.
SARA TITLE III SECTION 311/12 EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (40 CFR 370.21): Not regulated.
ACUTE: No
CHRONIC: No
FIRE: Yes
REACTIVE: No
SUDDEN RELEASE: No
SARA TITLE III SECTION 313 (40 CFR 372.65): Not regulated.
OSHA PROCESS SAFETY (29CFR1910.119): Not regulated.
STATE REGULATIONS:
California Proposition 65: Not regulated.
CANADIAN REGULATIONS:
>WHMIS CLASSIFICATION: Not determined.
EUROPEAN REGULATIONS:
EC CLASSIFICATION (CALCULATED): Not determined.
NATIONAL INVENTORY STATUS:
U.S. INVENTORY (TSCA): Listed on inventory.
TSCA 12(b) EXPORT NOTIFICATION: Not listed.
CANADA INVENTORY (DSL): Not determined.
CANADA INVENTORY (NDSL): Not determined.

SECTION 16 OTHER INFORMATION
Copyright 1984-2005 MDL Information Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
Advantec MFS warrants its products against defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from the date of delivery when used in accordance with these instructions. The liability of Advantec MFS is limited to replacement, or repair, at its option of any product. Advantec MFS makes no other warranty, expressed or implied. Specifications listed in these instructions represent values in effect at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice.