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Crude Tall Oil: Safety data sheet

Product Identification

OOO "Torgoviy Dom "Lesokhimik" 11 Sedova str., 192019, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Phone/fax: +7 812 38 061 77

Hazard Identification

Appearance and Odor: Tall oil is amber to dark liquid with acrid odor.
Primary Health Hazards: The primary health hazards posed by tall oil are due to skin/eye contact with the liquid and inhalation of the mist or vapor. On heating, this product may generate fumes that irritate the eye and may cause respiratory irritation with throat discomfort, coughing, or difficulty breathing.

Emergency and First-Aid Procedures
Ingestion: Not likely to occur under normal use. Can cause damage to mouth, throat, and
stomach if ingested. Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth out with water. Drink large amounts of water. Get immediate medical help.
Eye Contact: Will cause irritation. Immediately flush with running water for 15 minutes including under eyelids. Get medical help if irritation persists.
Skin Contact: May cause irritation. Repeated brief contact can cause cracking, peeling,
blistering. Remove contaminated clothes. Immediately wash affected area with soap and water. Get medical help if irritation or burns are present after washing.
Skin Absorption: Not likely to occur with normal use.
Inhalation: May cause nose, throat, and lung irritation. Remove to fresh air. Get medical help.

Fire and Explosion Data

Flash Point (Method Used): 191o to 193oC (Cleveland Open Cup)
Extinguishing Media: Water fog or mist, foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Special Firefighting Procedures: Avoid use of water, other than light spray.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Toxic gases may be released during fire.

Accidental release measures

Steps to be Taken In Case Material Is Released or Spilled: Immediately notify safety and environmental personnel. For a large spill in a clean area, dike and recover for reuse. Dispose of contaminated material. For a small spill, mix with absorbent material and dispose. Never neutralize spill with acid. Do not divert to an acid-containing sewer.
Other Precautions: Avoid all contact with skin and eyes. Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and other protective equipment may be needed for spill cleanup.

Rules of the reference and storage

To keep in dry and good ventilated place separately from food. Keep far from sources of heat. Keep from direct sunlight. Keep far from sources of the open flame. Do not smoke in. It is necessary to exclude access of children and animals. The warehouse should provide protection of substance against direct influence of sunlight, humidity, pollution and mechanical damage. Additional special requirements to conditions of storage are not present.
Avoid all contact with skin and eyes. Do not allow potential leaks to be discharged into an acid-containing sewer. Total reduced sulfur compounds including hydrogen sulfide may be present in vapor space above CTO in amounts exceeding OSHA permissible limits.

Exposure controls/personal protection

Respiratory protection: Suitable respiratory equipment in case of insufficient ventilation
Hand protection: Protective gloves. PVC
Eye protection: Safety goggles
Skin and body protection: Apron, boots, face shield, or rubber suit may be needed when handling large amounts.
Work: Eyewash stations and safety showers should be readily accessible. Provide local exhaust as needed. Provide general ventilation in processing and storage areas. Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) recommended when fighting fire.

Physical/Chemical Properties
Boiling Point (760 mm Hg) : > 260oC
Color and odor: Substance of amber to dark color with acrid odor
Density: 950 - 1000 kg/m3(20).

Solubility in water: Insoluble

Chemical stability:                                        Product is chemically stable
Conditions to avoid:                                     Excessive heating and open flame
Materials to avoid:                                       Acids. Bases. Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products:                        Carbon dioxide, carbon oxides

Will cause irritation due to skin/eye/ingestion contact
Environmental protection

It is necessary to avoid contact of substance with drinking sources.
The product possesses light toxic action on fishes and water micro flora of natural reservoirs.

Disposal considerations
Methods of disposal: Disposal according to local regulations

Transport information
Able to be transported by aircrafts, railway wagons and vehicles non specially equipped.

Regulatory information

EU classification:                                              Not classified

Additive information
Product should be transported in polyethylene, polypropylene, aluminum or stainless steel containers
Product has manufactured according TU 13-0281078-119-89

Guaranty shelf life - 2 months from date of production


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