Trowel-Ease TM

Material Safety Data Sheet

Revision Date: January/01/2017

Product Name: Trowel-Ease
Product Use: Lubrication for troweled coating
Manufacturer's Name: APCO Industries Ltd.
Information Telephone: 416-267-6301


 1.Hazardous Ingredients

Ethylene Glycol n-Buthyl Ether: Case No. 111.76
LD50 470 mg-kg Rat: LC50: N/A
WHMIS Classification: Class D, Div. 2 - Toxic Material


2. Physical Data

Appearance and Odour -Clear liquid with an ether-like odour
Odour Threshold - Not Applicable
Vapour Pressure - 0.88 MMHG @ 25C
Vapour Density - 4.10
Evaporation Rate - Not available
Boiling Point - . 340F
Freezing Point -N/A
pH - N/A
Specific Gravity - 0.867 @ 25/25
Solubility in Water -Infinite


3a. Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability - Non Flammable
Means of Extinction - Alcohol, Foam, CO2, Dry Chemical
Flash Point - 150F., TTC
Upper Flammable Limit - 10.6% vol.
Lower Flammable Limit - 1.1% vol.
Auto ignition Temperature - Not Applicable
Hazardous Combustion Products - Fumes, smoke and carbon monoxide

3b. Explosion Data

Sensitivity to impact - Not Known
Sensitivity to Static Discharge
Ground Electrical Machinery


4. Reactivity Data

Chemical Stability - Stable under Normal Conditions
Incompatible Substances -Strong Oxidizing Agents
Conditions to Avoid - Extreme Heat
Hazardous Decomposition Products - Not Applicable
Hazardous Polymerization - Will not occur


5. Toxological Properties

Effects of Acute Exposure - Narcais
Effects of Chronic Exposure - Not available
Exposure Limits - Not available
Route of Entry:
Inhalation - OSHA guide and ACGIH TLV in 50 p.p.m.
Eye Contact - Slight pain, moderate irritation, and corneal injury
Skin Contact - Essentially non-irritating
Ingestion - Harmful if swallowed. Material is corrosive
Sensitization - Moderate toxicity
Carcinogenicity Data - The ingredients of this product are not listed as carcinogens


6. Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Hand Protection - Wear rubber chemical gloves
Eye Protection - Chemical workers goggles
Respiratory Protection - Proper environmental controls
Body Protection -Wear protective clothing to avoid personal contact
Ventilation Controls - Local Ventilation
Handling and Storing - Keep unused containers closed. Store between 5-40C
Waste Disposal Method -Burn in accordance with local laws


7. First Aid Measures

Inhalation - Remove affected victim to fresh air,
administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Get medical attention
Eye Contact - Immediately Flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
Get immediate medical attention
Skin Contact - Wash immediately with mild soap and warm water
Ingestion - Moderately toxic.
If conscious give two (2) glasses of water and induce
vomiting. Get prompt medical attention

The information provided in this (material safety data sheet) has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable.
G.T.H. Industries Ltd. provides no warranties, express or implied and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the data contained herein.

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