MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION
Manufacturer's Name: Arrow Abrasive and Terrazzo Co.
Product Description: Non-Reinforced Wheels
SECTION 2: HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
Product may contain any or all of the following:
COMMON NAME CHEMICAL NAME CAS# OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV PERCENTS
Alumina Aluminum Oxide 1344-28-1 None 10mg/m3 75%
None Silicon Carbide 409-21-2 None 10mg/m3 0%
Phenolic Resin Formaldehyde 50-00-0 2.5mg/m3 .37mg/m3 1/4%
Liquid Phenol 108-95-2 19mg/m3 19mg/mc
Phenolic Resin Hexmethylenetetramine 100-97-0 None None 16%
Furfural Furfural 98-01-1 20mg/m3 8mg/m3 1/4%
Cryolite Sodium 15096-52-3 2.5mg/me 2.5mg/3 0%
Lime Calium Oxide 1305-78-8 5mg/m3 2mg/m3 1/2%
PAF Potassium Aluminum 60304-36-1 2.5mg 2.5mg 8%
Fibrous Glass None N/A N/A 10mg/m3 0%
SECTION 3: PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling Point: N/A Vapor Pressure: N/A % Volatile by volume: NA
Water Solubility: N/A Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Rate: N/A
SECTION 4: FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
Flash Point: N/A
Flammable Limits: N/A
Extinguishing Media: N/A
Special fire fighting procedures: No special procedures required
Unusual fire and explosions hazards: None
SECTION 5: HEALTH HAZARD DATA
A. Inhalation: Prolonged exposure to grinding dust may cause respiratory problems or aggravate
existing problems. The dust generated during the use of this products is classified
by OSHA as inert dust or nuisance dust and has the same pulmonary effects of inert
B. Ingestion: No known adverse effects, but ingestion is not recommended.
C. Skin Contact: Excessive contact with dust may cause skin irritation.
First Aid: Wash affected areas with soap and water. Obtain medical assitance.
D. Eye Contact: Dust may irritate eyes.
First Aid: Flush with large amounts of water. Obtain medical assitance.
SECTION 6: REACTIVITY DATA
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Dusts are generated in use. In most cases, dust from
will be significantly greater than from grinding wheel.
Coolants may produce other decomposition products.
SECTION 7: SPILL AND DISPOSITION PROCEDURES
Steps to be taken in case of spills: Normal clean-up
Waste Disposal Method: Standard landfill methods consistent with applicable state and local laws.
SECTION 8: SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection: Use NIOSH-approved dust respirators as required to maintain exposure
below Threshold Limit Values (TLVs)
Ventilation: Local exhaust ventilation as necessary to keep dust levels below
Threshold Limit Values.
Protective Gloves: Leather, cloth, or rubber/vinyl gloves as desired by operator.
Eye Protection: Goggles or safety glasses with side shields are recommended.
Other Protective Equipment: Apron and/or face shields as required.
SECTION 9: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Avoid breathing grinding dust. Avoid skin and eye contact with grinding dust.
Handling and storage precautions: Refer to ANSI B7.1 regarding: "Safety requirements for the
use, care and protection of abrasive wheels.