Common Name: LINEAR HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE, CHAMPLINE, SANALITE
Manufacturer: QUADRANT EPP
MSDS Revision Date: 4/18/2007
MSDS Format: No Format Specified
   
Grainger Item Number(s): 1ZAG5, 1ZAG6, 1ZAG7, 1ZAG8, 1ZAG9, 1ZAH1, 1ZAH2, 1ZAH3, 1ZAH4, 1ZAH5, 1ZAH6, 1ZAH7, 1ZAH8, 1ZAH9, 1ZAJ1, 1ZAJ2, 1ZAJ3, 1ZAJ4, 1ZAJ5, 1ZAJ6, 1ZAJ7, 1ZAJ8, 1ZAJ9, 1ZAK1, 1ZAK2, 1ZAK3, 1ZAK4, 1ZAK5, 1ZAK6, 1ZAK7, 1ZAK8, 1ZAK9, 1ZAL1, 1ZAL2, 1ZAL3, 1ZAL4, 1ZAL5, 1ZAL6, 1ZAL7, 1ZAL8, 1ZAL9, 1ZAN1, 1ZAN2, 1ZAN3, 1ZAN4, 1ZAN5, 1ZAN6, 1ZAN7, 1ZAN8, 1ZAN9, 1ZAR1, 1ZAR2, 1ZAR3, 1ZAR4, 1ZAR5, 1ZAR6, 1ZAR7, 1ZAR8, 1ZAR9, 1ZAT1, 1ZAT2, 1ZAT3, 1ZAT4, 1ZAT5, 1ZAT6, 1ZAT7, 1ZAT8, 1ZAT9, 1ZAU1, 1ZAU2, 1ZAU3, 1ZAU4, 1ZAU5, 1ZAU6, 1ZAU7, 1ZAU8, 1ZAU9, 1ZAV1, 1ZAV2, 1ZAV3, 1ZAV4, 1ZAV5, 1ZAV6, 1ZAV7, 1ZAV8, 1ZAV9, 1ZAW1, 1ZAW2, 1ZAW3, 1ZAW4, 1ZAW5, 1ZAW6, 1ZAW7, 1ZAW8, 1ZAW9, 1ZAX1, 1ZAX2, 1ZAX3, 1ZAX4, 1ZAX5, 1ZAX6, 1ZAX7, 1ZAX8, 1ZAX9, 1ZAY1, 1ZAY2, 1ZAY3, 1ZAY4, 1ZAY5, 1ZAY6, 1ZAY7, 1ZAY8, 1ZAY9, 1ZAZ1, 1ZAZ2, 1ZAZ3, 1ZAZ4, 1ZAZ5, 1ZAZ6, 1ZAZ7, 1ZAZ8, 1ZAZ9, 1ZBA1, 1ZBA2, 1ZBA3, 1ZBA4, 1ZBA5, 1ZBA6, 1ZBA7, 1ZBA8, 1ZBA9, 1ZBB1, 1ZBB2, 1ZBB3, 1ZBB4, 1ZBB5, 1ZBB6, 1ZBB7, 1ZBB8, 1ZBB9, 1ZBC1, 1ZBC2, 1ZBC3, 1ZBC4, 1ZBC5, 1ZBC6, 1ZBC7, 1ZBC8, 1ZBC9, 1ZBD1, 1ZBD2, 1ZBD3, 1ZBD4, 1ZBD5, 1ZBD6, 1ZBD7, 1ZBD8, 1ZBD9, 1ZBE1, 1ZBE2, 1ZBE3, 1ZBE4, 1ZBE5, 1ZBE6, 1ZBE7, 1ZBE8, 1ZBE9, 1ZBF1, 1ZBF2, 1ZBF3, 1ZBF4, 1ZBF5, 1ZBF6, 1ZBF7, 1ZBF8, 1ZBF9, 1ZBG1, 1ZBG2, 1ZBG3, 1ZBG4, 1ZBG5, 1ZBG6, 1ZBG7, 1ZBG8, 1ZBG9, 1ZBH1, 1ZBH2, 1ZBH3, 1ZBH4, 1ZBH5, 1ZBH6, 1ZBH7, 1ZBH8, 1ZBH9, 1ZBJ1, 1ZBJ2, 1ZBJ3, 1ZBJ4, 1ZBJ5, 1ZBJ6, 1ZBJ7, 1ZBJ8, 1ZBJ9, 1ZBK1, 1ZBK2, 1ZBK3
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I. GENERAL INFORMATION 
II. INGREDIENTS 
III. PHYSICAL DATA 
IV. FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA 
V. HEALTH HAZARD DATA 
VI. REACTIVITY DATA 
VII. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROCEDURES 
VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION 
IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS 
X. REGULATORY INFORMATION 



QUADRANT
ENGINEERING PLASTIC PRODUCTS

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

MSDS-17

DATE LAST REVISED: 04/18/2007

BY: M. LYKINS


I. GENERAL INFORMATION 


CHEMICAL NAME & SYNONYMS: HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE

TRADE NAME & SYNONYMS:
LINEAR HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE, CHAMPLINE, SANALITE

CHEMICAL FAMILY: LINEAR HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE

FORMULA: (CH2-CH2) n

PROPER DOT SHIPPING NAME: N/A

DOT HAZARD CLASSIFICATION: N/A

MANUFACTURER:
QUADRANT EPP USA, INC.
2120 FAIRMONT AVENUE.
READING, PA 19605
(610) 320-6600

CHEMTREC PHONE NUMBER: 1-800-424-9300


II. INGREDIENTS 


PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS           PERCENT   THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE (UNITS)

POLYETHYLENE (CAS 9002-88-4)   <90%      10 MG/M3 (TOTAL DUST)


III. PHYSICAL DATA 


BOILING POINT (DEG. F.): N/A

VAPOR PRESSURE (MMHg): N/A

VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1): N/A

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: NEGLIGIBLE

SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O=1): 0.96-0.97

PERCENT VOLATILE BY VOLUME (%):

EVAPORATION RATE (AIR=1): N/A

pH: N/A

APPEARANCE & ODOR: WAXY SOLID, WHITE WITH WAXY ODOR.


IV. FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA 


FLASH POINT (TEST METHOD): (SETCHKIN) 370 DEG. C (700 DEG. F.)

AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE: 700 DEG. F. (370 DEG. C.) ASTM-D-1929 METHOD B

FLAMMABLE LIMITS: N/A

LEL: N/A
UEL: N/A

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:
WATER, FOAM, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL, SYNTHETIC FOAMS, ALCOHOL
RESISTANT FOAMS

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES:
SOAK THOROUGHLY WITH WATER TO COOL AND PREVENT RE-IGNITION. THE SMOKE
CAN CONTAIN POLYMER FRAGMENTS OF VARYING COMPOSITION, IN ADDITION TO
UNIDENTIFIED TOXIC AND/OR IRRITATING COMPOUNDS.

UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS:
COMBUSTION BY-PRODUCTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CARBON DIOXIDE AND
CARBON MONOXIDE.


V. HEALTH HAZARD DATA 


OSHA PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT:
15 MG/M3 TOTAL DUST
5 MG/M3 RESPIRABLE DUST

ACGIH THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: 10 MG/M3 (TOTAL DUST)

CARCINOGEN - NTP PROGRAM: NO
CARCINOGEN - IARC PROGRAM: NO

SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE: NONE KNOWN

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:
NONE KNOWN, HOWEVER, SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IF CONSTANT IRRITATION OCCURS.
IF THERMAL DECOMPOSITION OCCURS, UPPER RESPIRATORY, EYE, NOSE, AND THROAT
IRRITATION MAY RESULT.

PRIMARY ROUTE(S) OF ENTRY: INHALATION OF PARTICULATES.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID:
MOLTEN MATERIAL. IF MOLTEN MATERIAL COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE SKIN, COOL
UNDER RUNNING WATER. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE THE MOLTEN MATERIAL FROM THE
SKIN. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.


VI. REACTIVITY DATA 


STABILITY:
( ) UNSTABLE
(X) STABLE

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: NONE KNOWN

MATERIALS TO AVOID: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.

INCOMPATIBILITY:

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION:
( ) MAY OCCUR
(X) WILL NOT OCCUR

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: NONE KNOWN

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS


VII. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROCEDURES 


SPILL RESPONSE: SWEEP UP FOR DISPOSAL OR REUSE.

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:
INCINERATION OR LANDFILL - DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND
LOCAL REGULATIONS.


VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION 


EYE PROTECTION: GLASSES WITH SIDE SHIELDS IN DUSTY CONDITIONS.

SKIN PROTECTION: USE INSULATED GLOVES WHEN HANDLING MOLTEN MATERIAL.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (SPECIFIC TYPE):
NIOSH APPROVED DUST RESPIRATOR RECOMMENDED. IF MATERIAL IS BEING BURNED
WEAR AN ORGANIC RESPIRATOR.

VENTILATION RECOMMENDED:
LOCAL VENTILATION IN DUSTY CONDITIONS, OR IF THERMAL DECOMPOSITION OCCURS.

OTHER PROTECTION: GLOVES AND PROTECTIVE GARMENTS WHEN HANDLING MOLTEN
MATERIAL.


IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS 


HYGIENIC PRACTICES IN HANDLING & STORAGE: WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER.

PRECAUTIONS FOR REPAIR & MAINTENANCE OF CONTAMINATED EQUIPMENT:
ELIMINATE IGNITION SOURCES.

OTHER PRECAUTIONS:
STORE IN A SPRINKLER PROTECTED WAREHOUSE. SINCE HIGH DENSITY IS A
POLYETHYLENE, IT WILL BURN WITH A HOT FLAME IF IGNITED. AVOID CONTACT
WITH IGNITION SOURCES SUCH AS OPEN FLAMES. KEEP A FIRE EXTINGUISHER NEAR
IF WELDING IS DONE IN THE AREA OF HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE. IF A HEAT
SOURCE IS PRESENT, KEEP THE AREA WELL VENTILATED.

NFPA CODE:
HEALTH     1
FIRE       1
REACTIVITY 0

HMIS CODE:
HEALTH     0
FIRE       1
REACTIVITY 0


X. REGULATORY INFORMATION 


OSHA STATUS: POLYETHYLENE IS NOT CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS UNDER OHSA.

TSCA INVENTORY STATUS: ALL INGREDIENTS ARE LISTED.

CERCLA REPORTABLE QUANTITY (RQ): NONE

SARA TITLE III:

SECTION 302/304: NO EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

SECTION 311/312:
NO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS ALTHOUGH IT IS SUGGESTED THAT STORAGE OF
>10,000 LBS OF POLYETHYLENE IN ONE FACILITY SHOULD BE LISTED ON A
TIER II REPORT.

SECTION 313: NO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

HAZARD DATA CONTAINED HEREIN WAS OBTAINED FROM RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS.
THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IS BELIEVED TO BE FACTUAL, AS IT WAS DERIVED
FROM THE WORKS AND OPINIONS OF PERSONS BELIEVED TO BE QUALIFIED. HOWEVER,
NO FACTS CONTAINED IN THE INFORMATION ARE TO BE TAKEN AS A WARRANTY, OR
REPRESENTATION, FOR WHICH QUADRANT EPP USA, INC. BEARS LEGAL
RESPONSIBILITY. THE USER SHOULD REVIEW ANY RECOMMENDATION IN THE SPECIFIC
CONTEXT OF THE INTENDED USE TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE APPROPRIATE.

N.A. = NOT APPLICABLE
N.E. = NOT ESTABLISHED