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GAMCOLOR® - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET - GAMSPUN • GAMVEL 45
GamSpun - GamVel  
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GamSpun-GamVel® MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

 

GAMPRODUCTS, INC. TRADE NAME: GAMCOLOR®
52 Harbor View Blvd. VERSION DATE: 5/2015
Stamford, CT 06902  


HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATION
   
PRODUCT NAME: GamSpun™ 32, 35, 38 and GamVel™ 45
CHEMICAL NAME: Polyester Fabric
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: None of the components in this material are considered hazardous.
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE-SKIN: Possible mechanical irritation.
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE-INGESTION: N/A
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE-INHALATION: Not expected to be a problem being that this product is an inert solid.
HMIS RATINGS: Health: 0 Fire: 1 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: A
Hazard Scale: 0=Minimal 1= Slight 2=Moderate 3=Serious 4=Severe *=Chronic Hazard

COMPOSITION
       
CAS # CAS # PERCENT  
25038-59-9 Polyester >85%  
25640-14-6 Co-Polyester Resin <15%  
COMPONENT INFORMATION: This product is not hazardous according to the criteria specified in 29CFR 1910.1200 (Hazard Communication Standard). This product is considered an article and does not require an MSDS.

 

FIRST AID MEASURES

FIRST AID-SKIN: Wash affected area with soap and water.
FIRST AID-EYE: Rinse eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, contact a physician.
FIRST AID-INGESTION: N/A
FIRST AID-INHALATION: N/A
FIRST AID-NOTES TO PHYSICIAN: No health conditions aggravated by exposure are identified. Contact the poison control center if any problem occurs.
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: N/A

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
       
FLASH POINT: N/A METHOD USED: N/A
AUTO IGNITION: N/A FLAMMABILITY CLASSIFICATION: N/A
LOWER EXPLOSIVE LIMIT (%): N/A UPPER EXPLOSIVE LIMIT (%): N/A
GENERAL FIRE HAZARDS: Solid material may burn upon extended exposure to open flames.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Upon decomposition this product may emit carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and/or low molecular weight hydrocarbons.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Water spray, foam, carbon dioxide, or dry chemical
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT / INSTRUCTIONS: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective gear.
NFPA RATING: Health: 0 Fire: 1 Reactivity: 0
Hazard Scale: 0=Minimal 1=Slight 2=Moderate 3=Serious 4=Severe

 

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

STORAGE PROCEDURES: Sweep waste fabric into a pile.
CLEAN-UP PROCEDURES: Sweep waste fabric into a waste container and recycle, incinerate or land fill in conformity with local disposal regulations.
EVACUATION PROCEDURES: N/A
SPECIAL PROCEDURES: N/A
   

STORAGE

STORAGE PROCEDURES: Store material in cool (below 140°F) warehouse that is equipped with a sprinkler system. Ensure product is not stacked too high. Store product off the floor to prevent water damage.

EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

     
COMPONENT CAS# EXPOSURE LIMITS
Polyester 25038-59-9 Manufacturer Limit: 10mg/m3, 8 hour TWA, total dust 10mg/m3, 8 hour TWA, respirable dust
Co-Polyester Resin 25640-14-6 Manufacturer Limit: 10mg/m3, 8 hour TWA, total dust 10mg/m3, 8 hour TWA, respirable dust
ENGINEERING CONTROLS:   Normal room ventilation is usually adequate.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:  
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-EYES/FACE: None usually required
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-SKIN: None usually required
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-RESPIRATORY None usually required
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-GENERAL: Follow individual plant safety rules.

CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

APPEARANCE: White Fabric ODOR: Essentially Odorless
PHYSICAL STATE: Solid pH: N/A
VAPOR PRESSURE: Not Applicable VAPOR DENSITY: N/A
BOILING POINT: N/A MELTING POINT: >165°C
SOLUBILITY (H2O): Negligible SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.3-1.6
EVAPORATION RATE: N/A PERCENT VOLATILES: NIL
PACKING DENSITY: N/A    
       

CHEMICAL STABILITY & REACTIVITY INFORMATION
   
CHEMICAL STABILITY: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Combustible when exposed to open flames.
INCOMPATIBILITY: None Known
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and/or low molecular weight hydro carbon may be emitted upon decomposition.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur.
   
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
   
ACUTE AND CHRONIC TOXICITY  
GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION: No components of this product are known to be hazardous according to the criteria specified in 29CFR1910.1200 (Hazard Communication Standard).
CARCINOGENICITY  
GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION: Product is considered non-hazardous.
EPIDEMIOLOGY: No information available.
NEUROTOXICITY: No information available.
MUTAGENICITY: No information available.
TERATOGENICITY: No information available.
OTHER TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION: Specific toxicity testing has not been performed on this product. Hazard evaluation is based on information from similar products, raw material data, and technical literature.

DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
   
DISPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS: Dispose of container and unused contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements. Processing, use or contamina- tion of this product may change the waste management options.

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
   
TRANSPORTATION REGULATIONS: Product is not regulated for transportation.
   
REGULATORY INFORMATION
               
US FEDERAL REGULATIONS          
GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION: This material meets the criteria of 21CFR177.1630 of the FDA food contact regulations.
COMPONENT ANALYSIS-FEDERAL            
COMPONENT CAS# SARA 302
(40CFR355 Appx A)
SARA 313
(40CFR372.65)
CERCLA
(40CFR302.4)
 
Polyester 25038-59-9 No No No    
Co-Polyester Resin 25640-14-6 No No No    
NK-Not Known              
STATE REGULATIONS            
GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION   Other state regulations may apply. Check individual state requirements.
COMPONENT ANALYSIS-STATE   The following components appear on one or more of the following state hazardous substances list:
COMPONENT CAS# CA FL MA MN NJ PA
Polyester 25038-59-9 No No No No No No
Co-Polyester Resin 25640-14-6 No No NK No No No
NK-Not Known              
COMPONENT ANALYSIS-WHMIS IDL: No components are identified under the Canadian Hazardous Products Act Ingredient Disclosure List.
ADDITIONAL REGULATORY INFORMATION      
COMPONENT ANALYSIS-INVENTORY        
COMPONENT CAS# TSCA DSL/NDSL EINECS      
Polyester 25038-59-9 Yes Yes Yes      
Co-Polyester Resin 25640-14-6 Yes Yes Yes      
               
USER RESPONSIBILITY
   
The bulletin such as this cannot be expected to cover all possible individual situations as the user has a responsibility to provide a safe workplace, all aspects of and an individual operation should be examined to determine if any precautions in addition to those described herein are required. Any health hazard and safety information contained herein should be passed on to your employees or customers as the case may be.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
   
The information contained herein is, to the best of our knowledge and belief, is accurate. However since the conditions of handling and use are beyond our control, we make no guarantee of results and assume no liability for damages incurred by use of this material. Although certain hazards are described herein, we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist, final determination of the suitability is the sole responsibility of the user. No representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, of merchantability, fitness or a particular purpose or any other nature are made here under with respect to the information contained herein. It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.
   
   






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