Material Safety Data Sheet


SECTION I - Material Identity
SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
SECTION V - Reactivity Data
SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
SECTION VIII - Control Measures
SECTION IX - Label Data
SECTION X - Transportation Data
SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information



SECTION I - Material Identity
Item Name                               
Part Number/Trade Name                   RIDGID DARK THREAD CUTTING OIL
National Stock Number                    9150LAA209F
CAGE Code                                50893
Part Number Indicator                    A
MSDS Number                              179134
HAZ Code                                 B


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        RIDGE TOOL CO
Street                                   400 CLARK STREET
City                                     ELYRIA
State                                    OH
Country                                  US
Zip Code                                 44035-6108
Emergency Phone                          216-323-5581
Information Phone                        216-323-5581

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               18MAR90
Date of Technical Review                 16MAR92
Active Indicator                         N

Alternate Vendors
Vendor #5 CAGE                           BPZJS


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Hazard Storage Compatibility Code        NK
Appearance/Odor                          DARK BROWN LIQUID WITH MILD SULFUR ODOR 
Boiling Point                            480F,249C
Melting Point                            0F,18C
Vapor Pressure                           0.01 @ 20C
Vapor Density                            1
Specific Gravity                         0.87
Decomposition Temperature                N/K
Evaporation Rate                         1 (BUTYL=1)
Solubility in Water                      NIL
Percent Volatiles by Volume              0
Chemical pH                              N/K
Corrosion Rate                           N/K
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       U


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point                              340
Flash Point Method                       PMCC
Lower Explosion Limit                    N/K
Upper Explosion Limit                    N/K
Extinguishing Media                      WATER FOG, DRY CHEMICAL, CO*2, OR FOAM 
Special Fire Fighting Procedures         WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (FP N). KEEP FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL WITH WATER 
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards           HOT VAPORS FORM EXPLOSIVE MIXTURES WITH AIR 


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid            SPARKS AND OPEN FLAMES 
Materials to Avoid                       STONG ACIDS AND OXIDANTS 
Hazardous Decomposition Products         UPON COMBUSTION: CO, CO*2, OXIDES OF SULFUR 
Hazardous Polymerization                 NO
Polymerization Conditions to Avoid       NOT RELEVANT
LD50 - LD50 Mixture                      NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER 


SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Route of Entry: Skin                     NO
Route of Entry: Ingestion                YES
Route of Entry: Inhalation               YES
Health Hazards - Acute and Chronic       CAUSES IRRITATION: MAY BE SKIN DEFATTER UPON PROLONGED OR REPEATED CONTACT 
Carcinogenity: NTP                       NO
Carcinogenity: IARC                      NO
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      NO
Explanation of Carcinogenity             NOT RELEVANT
Symptoms of Overexposure                 OIL MIST INHALATION MAY CAUSE DIZZINESS, NAUSEA AND DIFFICULTY BREATHING 
Medical Cond. Aggrevated by Exposure     SENSITIVE DRY SKIN 
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           EYES: IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER. REMOVE FLUID SOAKED CLOTHING AND SHOES. LAUNDER BEFORE REUSE. INGEST: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR AND GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION IF NECESSARY. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION 


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       IN CASE OF SPILL, DO NOT USE WATER: SOAK UP WITH SAND, EARTH OR OTHER INERT MATERIAL. PUT IN A SUITABLE CONTAINER. DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS 
Neutralizing Agent                       NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER 
Waste Disposal Method                    BURY IN AN APPROVED LANDFILL OR INCINERATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS. AVOID CONTAMINATION OF SEWERS AND WATERWAYS 
Handling and Storage Precautions         ID CNTCT WITH EYES, SKIN & CLOTHING. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING, LAUNDER BEFORE REUSE. WASH THORO AFTER HANDLING. AVOID BREATHING MIST OR VAPOR. SI
Other Precautions                        SINCE EMPTIED CONTAINERS RETAIN PRODUCT RESIDUE, FOLLOW LABEL WARNINGS EVEN AFTER CONTAINER IS EMPTIED 


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR IF EXPOSED TO HOT VAPOR OR MIST 
Ventilation                              LOCAL EXHAUST: RECOMMENDED 
Protective Gloves                        NEOPRENE OIL IMPERVIOUS/OIL (SUPP DATA)
Eye Protection                           CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES (FP N) 
Other Protective Equipment               APRONS, OIL REPELLENT BARRIER CREAM, OR OTHER AS REQUIRED TO AVOID SKIN CONTACT 
Work Hygenic Practices                   WASH AFTER HANDLING 
Supplemental Health/Safety Data          PROT GLOVES: REPELLENT BARRIER CREME 


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              YES
Protect Skin                             YES
Protect Respiratory                      YES
Chronic Indicator                        UNKNOWN
Contact Code                             SLIGHT
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       5
Unit of Measure                          GL


SECTION XI - Site Specific/Reporting Information
Volatile Organic Compounds (P/G)         0
Volatile Organic Compounds (G/L)         0


SECTION XII - Ingredients/Identity Information
Ingredient #                             01
Ingredient Name                          MINERAL OIL; (PARAFFINIC MINERAL OIL)
CAS Number                               64742503
NIOSH Number                             1003119MO
Proprietary                              YES
Percent                                  N/K
OSHA PEL                                 5 MG/M3 (OIL MIST)
ACGIH TLV                                5 MG/M3;10STEL(MIST)
Recommended Limit                        N/K

CUTTING FLUID