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                   PTFE Tape - Thread Seal
National Stock Number                    8030008893535
CAGE Code                                51329
Part Number Indicator                    A
MSDS Number                              7953
HAZ Code                                 A


SECTION II - Manufacturer's Information
Manufacturer Name                        GARLOCK PLASTOMER PRODUCTS
Street                                   23 FREINDS LANE
City                                     NEWTOWN
State                                    PA
Country                                  US
Zip Code                                 18940
Emergency Phone                          215-968-5011
Information Phone                        215-968-5011

MSDS Preparer's Information
Date MSDS Prepared/Revised               19JUL91
Active Indicator                         N

Alternate Vendors


SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Specification Number                     NR
Appearance/Odor                          WHITE SOLID TAPE
Boiling Point                            NR
Melting Point                            648F
Solubility in Water                      INSOLUABLE
Container Pressure Code                  4
Temperature Code                         8
Product State Code                       U


SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point Method                       UNK
Extinguishing Media                      WATER, FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL, OR CO2
Special Fire Fighting Procedures         HAZARDOUS GASES PRODUCED IN FIRE ARE HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON FLUORIDE, PERFLUOROOLEFINS, LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT FLUOROCARBONS
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards           WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APP., FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. HYDROGEN FLUORIDE FUMES REACT WITH WATER TO FORM HYDROFLUORIC ACID. WEAR NEOPRENE GLOVES WHEN HAND


SECTION V - Reactivity Data
Stability                                YES
Stability Conditions to Avoid            HEATING ABOVE 750 F FOR PROLONGED PERIODS
Materials to Avoid                       MOLTEN ALKALI METALS; INTERHALOGEN COMPOUNDS
Hazardous Decomposition Products         >800F TETRAFLUOROETHYLENE;>825F HEXAFLUOROPROPYLENE;>885F PERFLUOROISBUTYLENE;>930 F CARBONYL FLUORIDE; ETC 
LD50 - LD50 Mixture                      NR


SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Health Hazards - Acute and Chronic       ACUTE:FLU LIKE TRANSIENT SICKNESS FROM VAPORS IF HEATED >535F NO HARMFUL EFFECTS ANTICIPATED FOR PRODUCT AS SOLD
Carcinogenity: NTP                       NR
Carcinogenity: IARC                      NR
Carcinogenity: OSHA                      NR
Symptoms of Overexposure                 FLU LIKE FEVER FROM VAPORS IF HEATED >535F
Emergency/First Aid Procedures           INHALE:GET FRESH AIR SKIN AND EYES: WASH WITH WATER INGEST: CALL PHY 


SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Steps if Material Released/Spilled       SWEEP TO AVOID SLIPPING HAZARD
Waste Disposal Method                    IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE, AND FED. GUIDLINES
Handling and Storage Precautions         NO SMOKING IN AREAS. WASH HANDS AND FACE AFTER HANDLING 


SECTION VIII - Control Measures
Respiratory Protection                   NONE REQUIRED, EXCEPT AS IN SECTION (4)
Ventilation                              NR
Protective Gloves                        NR
Eye Protection                           NR
Disposal Code                            O


SECTION IX - Label Data
Protect Eye                              NO
Protect Skin                             NO
Protect Respiratory                      NO
Chronic Indicator                        NO
Contact Code                             NONE
Fire Code                                UNKNOWN
Health Code                              UNKNOWN
React Code                               UNKNOWN


SECTION X - Transportation Data
Container Quantity                       .5
Unit of Measure                          OZN


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                          POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE
CAS Number                               9002840
Percent                                  100