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  1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
  2. HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
  3. PHYSICAL DATA
  4. FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA
  5. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
  6. REACTIVITY DATA
  7. SPILL, LEAK OR DISPOSAL INFORMATION
  8. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
  9. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

I. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

MANUFACTURER'S NAME: OSG Tap & Die, Inc.
ADDRESS: 676 E. Fullerton Avenue
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
TELEPHONE: (630) 790-1400
DATE PREPARED:
DATE UPDATED:
04/01/93
08/08/00
TRADE NAME (Label Identity): OSG Tap & Die, Inc.
CHEMICAL NAME (Generic): Ferrous or Nonferrous Alloys
COMMON NAME: High Speed Steel, Tool & Die Steel
Taps, Endmills, Dies
Carbide Taps, Carbide Drills
Carbide end-mills, Carbide Dies

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II. HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

The terms 'hazardous" and "hazardous material's as used within this MSDS should be interpreted as defined by, and in accordance with, the OSHA Hazard Communications Standard (29 CFR- Part 1910, 1200) including cited Appendices, Lists, References, etc., all of which are hereby incorporated by reference.

MATERIAL OR COMPONENT CAS No. OSHA PEL(Mg/M3) ACGIH TLV(Mg/M3)
Cobalt 7440-48-4 0.1 0.1
Chromium 7440-47-3 1.0 0.50
Iron 1309-37-1 10 5
Manganese 7439-96-5 (Dust) 5 (Ceiling) 5 (Ceiling)
(Fune) - 1
Molybdenum 7439-98-7 15 10
Nickel 7440-02-0 1 1
Vanadium 1314-62-1 (Dust) 0.5 (Ceiling) 0.05
(Fune) 0.1 (Ceiling) 0.05
Titanium 13463-67-7 15 5
Carbon 133-86-4 3.5 3.5 (As Carbon Black)
Tungsten 7440-33-7 - 5
Silicon 7440-21-2 (Dust) - 5.0
Aluminum 7429-90 (Dust) - 10
(Fune) - 5

REFER TO GRADE CHART →
PEL = Permissible Exposure Limits
TLV = Threshold Limit Values

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III. PHYSICAL DATA

BOILING POINT: 5,000F (10,800F - CARBIDE TOOLS)
MELTING POINT: 2,500F (5,400F - CARBIDE TOOLS)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): Approx. 7.8 - 8.2 (60F)
(Approx. 12 - 15 - CARBIDE TOOLS)
VAPOR PRESSURE: N/A
VAPOR DENSITY (H2O=1): N/A
SOLUBILITY IN H2O: Insoluble
% VOLATILE BY VOLUME: N/A
EVAPORATION (BUTYL ACETATE=l) N/A
APPEARANCE & ODOR: Various Shapes, Solid, Odorless Metal

N/A = Not Available
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IV. FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA

FLASH POINT:
N/A
FIRE POINT: N/A

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V. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

We do not consider this product in the form that it is sold, to constitute a physical hazard or a health hazard. Subsequent operations such as brazing, melting, welding, cutting or processing in any other fashion may produce potentially hazardous dust or fume which can be inhaled, swallowed, or come in contact with the skin or eyes.

PRIMARY ROUTE OF ENTRY EMERGENCY FIRST AID
Inhalation Remove to fresh air; if condition continues, consult physician.
Eye Contact Flush well with running water to remove particulate.
Get medical attention.
Skin Contact Brush off excess dust. Wash area well with soap and water.
Ingestion Seek medical help if large quantities of material have been ingested.

EFFECT OF EXPOSURE:
No toxic effects would be expected from exposure to the solid form of specialty steel. Prolonged repeated exposure to fumes or dusts generated during heating, cutting, brazing, or welding may or may not cause adverse health effects associated with the listed constituents in excess of OSHA permissible exposure limits established in 29 CFR subpart 2 (see SECTION II).

EXPOSURE LIMITS:
SECTION II lists specific ingredients and permissible exposure limits.

IMPORTANT:
Determine actual exposure by industrial hygiene monitoring.

POSSIBLE SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE TO DUST, WELDING FUMES, NAD GASES:

SHORT TERM EXPOSURE:
Metallic taste; Nausea; Tightness of chest; Fever; Irritation of eyes, nose, throat and skin; Loss of consciousness/death due to welding gases or lack of oxygen.

LONG TERM EXPOSURE:
There are no adverse effects from the products in their solid form. Adverse effects may or may not result from long-term (chronic) exposure to dust, fumes, gases, etc. that occur by way of subsequent operations on the product. Some studies would associate on (or more) of the constituents (per SECTION II) with the potential for neurologic, pulmonary, respiratory, skin or other disease. Chromium, Cobalt and Nickel in various chemical compounds have been identified as suspect human carcinogens by the I.A.R.C., N.T.P. Annual Report. We believe there are no reliable scientific studies which show that workers exposed to operations upon our alloys suffer increased incidence of lung cancer or other disease because of their exposure to the forms of Chromium, Nickel or other elements in our products.

AGGRAVATION OF PRE-EXISTING RESPIRATORY OR ALLERGIC CONDITION MAY OCCUR IN SOME WORKERS.

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VI. REACTIVITY DATA

STABILITY:
Chemically Stable
INCOMPATIBILITY: Reacts with Strong Acids to generate Hydrogen Gas
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Metallic Oxides

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VII. SPILL, LEAK OR DISPOSAL INFORMATION
STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE OF RELEASE OR SPILL: N/A WASTE DISPOSAL

METHOD:

SOLID: Sell as scrap for reuse.
DUST, ETC.: Follow Federal, State and Local regulations regarding disposal.

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VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS:
Use general or local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations of dusts and fumes below the TLV. Consult a professional hygienist.

PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT:

  • RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:
    If fumes, misting or dust condition occurs & TLV as indicated in SECTION II is exceeded, provide NIOSH approved respirators.
  • EYE PROTECTION:
    Recommended approved safety glasses or goggles when working with dust material.
  • GLOVES:
    As required.
  • OTHER CLOTHING OR EQUIPMENT:
    As required.
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IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Use good housekeeping practices to prevent accumulations of dusts and to keep airborne dust concentrations to a minimum.

This material is potentially contaminated with coating such as oils for preservatives and other contaminants. If the material is contaminated, special precautions, such as process control and personal protective equipment appropriate to the nature of the suspected contaminants should be taken to avoid resulting exposures when handling, cutting (thermal or mechanical) and/or heating or melting.

While the information set forth on this material safety data sheet is believed to be accurate as of the effective date. OSG Tap & Die, Inc. makes no representations regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information and assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or injury of any kind which may result from or arise out of the use or reliance on the information by any person.

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