M A T E R I A L   S A F E T Y   D A T A   S H E E T


SECTION 1. Product and Company Identification
GLYCERINE

Product Code: HH-GLYCERINE, Reference #: 77350
Product Name: GLYCERINE CAS Number: 56-81-5
Chemical Family: Mixture
Manufacturer Name and Address:Telephone Numbers:Dates:
Distributed by:CHEMTREC(800)424-9300Date Created: 09/27/1994
Farnam Companies, Inc.District of Columbia(202)483-0414Revision: 05/31/2007
301 West Osborn RoadFarnam Companies, In(800)234-2269Printed: 05/31/2007
Phoenix, AZ.

SECTION 2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
GLYCERINE

  Hazardous Components (Chemical Name)  CAS #   Concentration
1. GLYCERINE,USP,96% 56-81-5 100.0 %
   OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV
1.   No data.   No data.  

SECTION 3. Hazards Identification
GLYCERINE

Emergency Overview
No data available.
Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation? Yes , Skin? Yes , Eyes? Yes , Ingestion? Yes
Potential Health Effects (Acute and Chronic)
No data available.
Carcinogenicity: NTP? No , IARC Monographs? No , OSHA Regulated? No
Carcinogenicity/Other Information
No data available.
Signs and Symptoms Of Exposure
None known

Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated By Exposure
None known


SECTION 4. First Aid Measures
GLYCERINE

Emergency and First Aid Procedures
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air.
SKIN CONTACT: Wash with soap and water.
INGESTION: If swallowed, call a physician immediately.
EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get immediate medical attention.

Note to Physician
No data available.

SECTION 5. Fire Fighting Measures
GLYCERINE

Flash Pt: 177.00 C Method Used: C O C
Explosive Limits: LEL: No data. UEL: No data.
Autoignition Pt: N.A. Extinguishing Media
Foam, carbon dioxide, water spray, and dry chemical

Fire Fighting Instructions
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH approved or equivalent and full protective gear.

Flammable Properties and Hazards
Cool fire-exposed containers with water spray. Water may cause frothing.

Hazardous Combustion Products
No data available.

SECTION 6. Accidental Release Measures
GLYCERINE

Steps To Be Taken In Case Material Is Released Or Spilled
Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. dry sand or earth), then sweep up and dispose.


SECTION 7. Handling and Storage
GLYCERINE

Precautions To Be Taken in Handling
When misty conditions exist, an explosive atmosphere could develop as with any organic material.

Precautions To Be Taken in Storing
No data available.
Other Precautions
Keep containers closed until ready for use.


SECTION 8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
GLYCERINE

Respiratory Equipment (Specify Type)
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge or canister may be permissible under certain circumstances where airborne concentrations are expected to exceed exposure limits. Protection provided by air purifying respirators is limited. Use a positive pressure air supplied respirator if there is any potential for an uncontrolled release, exposure levels are not known, or any other circumstances where air purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection.

Eye Protection
Chemical goggles

Protective Gloves
Neoprene gloves

Other Protective Clothing
Neoprene protective type apron.

Engineering Controls (Ventilation etc.)
Ventilation: Yes Local Exhaust: Yes Forced Exhaust: No

Work/Hygienic/Maintenance Practices
Wash hands before eating, smoking, or using restroom.


SECTION 9. Physical and Chemical Properties
GLYCERINE

Physical States:  [ ] Gas , [ X ] Liquid , [ ] Solid
Boiling Point: 550.00 F
Melting Point:  N.A.
Specific Gravity (Water = 1): 1.26
Density: No data.
Vapor Pressure (vs. Air or mm Hg): 0.00
Vapor Density (vs. Air = 1): N.A.
Evaporation Rate (vs Butyl Acetate=1):  N.A.
Solubility in Water: 100%
Percent Volatile: N.A.
Saturated Vapor Concentration: No data.
Viscosity: No data.
Molecular Formula: C3 H8 O3
pH: No data.
Appearance and Odor
Clear viscous liquid


SECTION 10. Stability and Reactivity
GLYCERINE

Stability: Unstable [ ] Stable [ X ]
Conditions To Avoid - Instability
No data available.
Incompatibility - Materials To Avoid
Strong oxidizers such as hydrogen peroxide, bromide, and chromic acid.

Hazardous Decomposition Or Byproducts
Acrolein and carbon dioxide on burning.

Hazardous Polymerization: Will occur [ ] Will not occur [ X ]
Conditions To Avoid - Hazardous Polymerization
No data available.

SECTION 11. Toxicological Information
GLYCERINE

No data available.

SECTION 12. Ecological Information
GLYCERINE

No data available.

SECTION 13. Disposal Considerations
GLYCERINE

Waste Disposal Method
Dispose of according to local, State, and Federal regulations.


SECTION 14. Transport Information
GLYCERINE

DOT Proper Shipping Name
No data available.

Additional Transport Information
No data available.

SECTION 15. Regulatory Information
GLYCERINE

No data available.

SECTION 16. Other Information
GLYCERINE

Supercedes Revision 09/27/1994

NFPA Hazard Ratings:
Flammability
Health
1
1 0
Instability
Special Hazard
Minimal:0
Slight:1
Moderate:2
Serious:3
Extreme:4
The information and data herein are believed to be accurate and have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable. It is offered for your consideration, investigation and verification.