MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Cunife Magnet


May be used to comply
OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard,
29 CFR 1910.1200. Standard must be
consulted for specific requirements.
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(Non-Mandatory Form)
Form Approved
OMB No. 1218-0072

IDENTITY (As Used on Label and List)

Cunife

Section I

Manufacturer's Name:
I G Technologies, Inc.
Emergency Telephone Number:
 219-462-3131
Address:

405 Elm St.

Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383
Telephone Number for Information:
 219-462-3131
Date Prepared:
 November 19, 1985
 

Section II - Hazard Ingredients/Identity Information

Hazardous Components(Specific Chemical Identity; Common Name(s)) ACGIH TLV CAS No. %(optional)
 
 
Copper (fumes)   0.2 mg/m3 7440-50-8 58-68%
Copper (dusts & mists)   1 mg/m3 7440-50-8  
Iron (oxide fume)   5.0 mg/m3 1309-37-1 60-66%
Nickel (metal)   1 mg/m3 7440-02-0 16-22%
 
 

Section III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Boiling Point over 2600° C Specific Gravity (H2O = 1)
 
 
8.6
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.) N/A Melting Point over 1100° C
Vapor Density (AIR = 1) N/A Evaporation Rate
(Butyl Acetate = 1)
 N/A
 
Solubility in Water

Insoluble
Appearance and Odor

Silvery gray metal, no odor

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used)
N/A
Flammable Limits
N/A
LEL
N/A
UEL
 N/A
Extinguishing Media
N/A
Special Fire Fighting Procedures
N/A
 
 
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards
May occur in case of raising dry fine grained dust in air. Hazard is reduced by machining wet rather than dry.
 
 

  Section V - Reactivity Data

Stability Unstable   Conditions to Avoid
 
  Stable    
 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)
Non-reactive
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts
Hazardous fumes may evolve when machining Cunife.
Hazardous
Polymerization
May Occur   Conditions to Avoid
 
  Will Not Occur X  
 

  Section VI - Health Hazard Data

Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation?
YES
Skin?
YES
Ingestion?
YES
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic)
 
Under normal handling and use exposure to Cunife finished articles present no or few health hazards.
Fine dust & fumes may contain Copper, Iron or Nickel which are considered hazardous by the ACGIH
Contact with dust or fumes may cause irritation or pain.
Single short skin contact - no adverse effects likely. Prolonged contact - may cause some skin irritations.
Massive or continuous ingestion may be harmful.
Carcinogenicity: NTP?
NO
IARC Monographs?
NO
OSHA Regulated?
NO
 
 
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
 
Powder or dust from machining may cause some skin irritation in the cases of sensitive individuals.
Medical Conditions
Generally Aggravated by Exposure
 
 
Emergency and First Aid Procedures
 
 

Section VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use

Steps to Be Taken in Case Material is Released or Spilled
 
 
 
 
Waste Disposal Method
 
Recycling of scrap metal is the preferred method.
 
Precautions to Be taken in Handling and Storing
 
When machining Cunife use coolant to reduce dusting.
 
Other Precautions
 
Handle with care especially when products are magnetized. Magnetized materials may create hazards to personeel through chipping, shattering, or pinching on impact.

Section VIII - Control Measures

Respiratory Protection (Specify Type)
With powders and dust proper respiratory and/or ventilation protection are necessary.
 
Ventilation Local Exhaust Special
 
  Mechanical (General)
Other
 
Protective Gloves
Eye Protection
Protective goggles are recommended when working with Cunife because of the material's tendency to chip and/or break.
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment
 
Work/Hygienic Practices

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International MagnaProducts, Inc.
3100 Cascade Drive
Valparaiso, In 46383 USA
Telephone: (219) 465-1998
Fax: (219) 462-5146