Art. 70274 - Essentials Tearless Shampoo

 Section I. Product identification and uses  Section II. Hazardous ingredients
 Product name: Essentials Tearless Shampoo  DMDM Hydantoin     CAS: 6440-58-0
 0.20 - 0.40 %            TLV: N/A
 Tetrasodium EDTA    CAS: 64-02-8
 0.05 - 0.10 %            TLV: N/A
 Chemical formula: Mixture Classification: non-controlled
 Chemical family: N/A
 Material uses: Gentle tearless formula for puppies and sensitive dogs
 Section III. Physical data
 Physical state and appearance/odour  Perfumed Liquid  
 pH  No data
 Percent volatile  82 - 85%
 Boiling point  ~100 C
 Specific gravity (H2O=1)  1.030
 Vapour density (air=1)  N/A
 Vapour pressure (mm Hg)  N/A
 Evaporation rate  N/A
 Solubility  Not documented
Section IV. Fire and explosion data 
 Flash Point   Not documented
 Flammable limit in air   Not documented
 Means of extinction   Use Water spray, dry chemical, foam, carbon dioxide.
 Special fire fighting procedures   None
 Unusual fire and explosion hazards   Not documented
 Section V. Reactivity data
 Chemical stability   Stable
 Conditions to avoid   None
 Incompatibility  Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, strong alkalis, mineral acids.
 Hazardous products of decomposition   This material may decompose at high temperature to form CO, CO2, and oxides of nitrogen and sulfur.
 Dangerous polymerisation   Not documented
 Section VI. Toxicological properties 
 Routes of entry
 Eye contact  May cause eye irritation.
 Skin contact  May cause skin irritation, especially on prolonged contact.
 Skin absorption  No data. Not expected to be readily absorbed through intact skin.
 Ingestion   May cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.
 Inhalation  Inhalation may cause irritation of the respiratory tract.
 Exposure limit of material   None established
 Effects of acute exposure   May cause skin and eye irritation.
 Effects of chronic exposure   No data
 Section VII. First aid measures
 Eye contact   Immediatly flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes holding lids apart to ensure flushing of the entire surface. Washing eyes within 1 minute is essential to achieve maximum effectiveness. Seek medical attention.
 Skin contact   Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash clothing before reuse. Seek medical attention if irritation should develop.
 Inhalation   Remove to fresh air.
 Ingestion   If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water followed by several glasses of milk if available. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, keep airway clear.
Seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
 Section VIII. Preventive measures
 Precautionary measures  Use adequate local exhaust ventilation
 Gloves  None required
 Respiratory  None required under normal conditions of use.
 Eye  None required under normal conditions of use.
 Footwear  Standard work shoes.
 Clothing  Standard work clothing.
 Section IX. Clean Up Procedures
 Leaks and Spills  Stop leaks. Clean up spills immediatly. Contain large spills and remove using vacuum truck. Soak up small spills with absorbent material and place in labelled waste container for disposal. Wear adequate protective clothing and equipment.
 Waste disposal method  Landfill or incinerate in accordance with local, provincial and/or federal regulations.
 Handling and storage requirements  Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
 Wash thoroughly after handling.
 Store in a cool, dry place.
Prepared by  
Rolf C. Hagen Inc.  
(514) 457-0914
June 15, 2000