AIRCO INDUSTRIAL GASES -- PROPANE -- 3439-00-542-0531
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:PROPANE
MSDS Date:08/17/1993
FSC:3439
NIIN:00-542-0531
MSDS Number: CGLSD
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:AIRCO INDUSTRIAL GASES
Address:575 MOUNTAIN AVE
City:MURRAY HILL
State:NJ
ZIP:07974-2006
Country:US
Info Phone Num:908-464-8100
Emergency Phone Num:800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
CAGE:6J576
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BOC GROUP INC THE,  BOC GASES DIV
Address:575 MOUNTAIN AVE
Box:City:NEW PROVIDENCE
State:NJ
ZIP:07974-1209
Country:US
Phone:908-464-8100
CAGE:6J576
Company Name:MAGNA INDUSTRIES INC
Address:2201 WEST 110TH STREET
Box:City:CLEVELAND
State:OH
ZIP:44102
Country:US
Phone:216-251-3334 OR 800-969-3334
CAGE:0AJN5

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:PROPANE
CAS:74-98-6
RTECS #:TX2275000
Fraction by Wt: 99.98%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:ASPHYXIANT; 9596

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CONTACT WITH SKIN OR EYES MAY CAUSE
    FROSTBITE AND/OR CRYGENIC "BURNS". INGESTION MAY CAUSE TISSUE
    FREEZING & CRYOGENIC "BURNS". INHALATION MAY CAUSE ASPHYXIATION IF
    OXYGEN LEVELS FALL BELOW 19.5%. CHR ONIC: NONE SPECIFIED BY
    MANUFACTURER.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NO INGREDIENT OF A CONCENTRATION OF 0.1%
    OR GREATER IS LISTED AS A CARCINOGEN BY IARC, NTP OR OSHA.
Effects of Overexposure:SKIN-FROSTBITE, CRYGENIC BURNS. EYES-TISSUE
    FREEZING, CRYGENIC BURNS, PAIN, IRRITATION. INGESTED-TISSUE
    FREEZING & CRYGENIC BURNS. INHALED-DIZZINESS, DEEPER BREATHING,
    NAUSEA, UNCONSCIOUSNESS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES-IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH LOTS OF WATER. SEEK MEDICAL
    ATTENTION. DO NOT USE HOT WATER! SKIN-FLUSH WITH LUKEWARM WATER.
    SEE PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY! INGESTED-TREAT AS SKIN EXPOSURE.
    INHALED-REMOVE TO U NCONTAMINATED AREA. GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION
    OR OXYGEN AS REQUIRED. GET PROMPT MEDICAL TREATMENT.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:-155F,-104C
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:896F
Lower Limits:2.2
Upper Limits:9.5
Extinguishing Media:WATER, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL. USE WATER
    SPRAY TO COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS.
Fire Fighting Procedures:IF POSSIBLE, STOP THE FLOW OF PROPANE USING A
    REMOTE VALVE. NEVER ENTER A FLAMMABLE ATMOSPHERE. USE WATER SPRAY
    TO COOL SURROUNDING CONTAINERS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:PROPANE IS HEAVIER THAN AIR & MAY TRAVEL
    CONSIDERABLE DISTANCE TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION. MAY RAPIDLY FORM
    EXPLOSIVE MIXTURES IN AIR.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:EVACUATE ALL PERSONNEL FROM AFFECTED AREAS.
    USE APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT INCLUDING SCBA & FULL TURNOUT
    GEAR. IF LEAK IN FACILITY EQUIPMENT, PURGE PIPING WITH INERT GAS
    PRIOR TO REPAIRING. IF L EAK IN CONTAINER, CALL CHEMTREC OR AIRCO
    DEALER.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:USE ONLY IN WELL-VNTILATED AREAS.
    VALVE PROTECTION CAPS MUST REMAIN IN PLACE UNLESS IN USE. DO NOT
    ROLL, DRAG, SLIDE CYLINDERS.
Other Precautions:USE A SUITABLE HAND-TRUCK FOR CYLINDER MOVEMENT. DO
    NOT HEAT CYLINDER AS A MEANS TO INCREASE DISCHARGE RATE. PROTECT
    CYLINDERS FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:POSTITIVE PRESSURE AIR LINE WITH MASK OR
    SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS SHOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR
    EMERGENCY USE AND ROUTINE USE WHEN EXPOSURE LEVELS ARE ABOVE
    EXPOSURE LIMITS.
Ventilation:USE LABORATORY HOOD WITH FORCED VENTILATION FOR SMALL
    QUANTITIES. LOCAL EXHAUST TO PREVENT ACCUMULATION ABOVE PEL/TLV.
Protective Gloves:PLASTIC, RUBBER OR LEATHER GLOVES.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES/CHEMICAL SPLASH GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:SAFETY SHOES.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING AND BEFORE
    EATING, DRINKING OR SMOKING. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE
    REUSE.
Supplemental Safety and Health
SP0490-96-MQD58.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:G2
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:-44F,-42C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-306F,-188C
Vapor Pres:124 PSIA
Vapor Density:1.56
Solubility in Water:NEGLIGIBLE
Appearance and Odor:A COLORLESS GAS, SHIPPED AS A LIQUIFIED GAS UNDER
    ITS OWN VAPOR PRESSUREE.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE IF INSUFFICIENT OXYGEN
    IS PRESENT; CARBON DIOXIDE.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DISPOSE OF WASTE OR UNUSED
    QUANTITIES. RETURN IN THE SHIPPING CONTAINER PROPERLY LABELED WITH
    OUTLET VALVE PLUGS OR CAPS SECURED AND VALVE PROTECTION CAP IN
    PLACE, TO AIRCO FOR PROPE R DISPOSAL.

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