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Safety Data Sheet                                                                 
Date of Issue:             |Revision Date: 6/25/15     |Revision Number:          
Imperial Supplies Part Number: 0056430                                            

SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION                                                         

1.1.  Product Identifier
Product Form:                                                                     
Product Name: NAB Battery Acid Cleaner & Neutralizer                              
CAS No:                                                                           
Synonyms: Alkaline Solution                                                       

1.2.  Intended Use of the Product
Use of the substance/mixture:                                                     

1.3.  Name, Address, and Telephone of the Responsible Party
NPS Corporation                                                                   
3303 Spirit Way                                                                   
Green Bay, WI 54304                                                               
Phone: 800-558-5066                                                               

1.4.  Emergency Telephone Number
Emergency     | CHEMTREC: (800) 424-9300 (USA); +1 (703) 527-3887 (International  
number        |and Maritime)                                                      

SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION                                                 

2.1.  Classification of the Substance or Mixture
Classification (GHS-US)
Corrosive to  |Category 1    
Metals        |              
Skin          |Category 2    
irritation    |              
Eye irritation|Category 2A   

2.2.  Label Elements
GHS-US Labeling
Hazard Pictograms (GHS-US)   |Corrosio|        |        |        |        |        
                             |n       |        |        |        |        |        
Signal Word (GHS-US)         |Warning                                             
Hazard Statements (GHS-US)   |Corrosive to Metals - Category 1                    
                             |Skin irritation - Category 2                        
                             |Eye irritation - Category 2A                        
Precautionary Statements     |Keep only in original container.                    
(GHS-US)                     |Store in corrosive resistant container with inner   
                             |Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.         
                             |Wash hands thoroughly after handling.               
                             |If on Skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water.     
                             |If skin irritation occurs get medical               
                             |Take off contaminated clothing and wash before      
                             |reuse. Wear protective gloves.                      
                             |Wear eye protection such as goggles or safety       
                             |glasses with side shields.                          
                             |If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for 15      
                             |Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.   
                             |Continue rinsing.                                   
                             |If eye irritation persists get medical              
                             |Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. 
                             |If swallowed: Immediately call a poison             
                             |center/physician, Rinse mouth.                      
                             |Dispose of contents/container in accordance with    
                             |local State, federal or international regulations.  

2.3.  Other Hazards
Other Hazards Not Contributing to the Classification: Not applicable              

2.4.  Unknown Acute Toxicity (GHS-US)


3.1.  Substance
Name                            |Product identifier   |%       |Classification    
                                |                     |        |(GHS-US)          
                                |                     |        |                  
                                |                     |        |                  
                                |                     |        |                  
                                |                     |        |                  
                                |                     |        |                  

Full text of H-phrases: See Section 16
3.2.  Mixture
Name                            |Product identifier   |%       |Classification    
                                |                     |        |(GHS-US)          
Sodium Carbonate                |497-19-8             |<5      |                  
Phosphoric acid                 |7664-38-2            |<1      |                  
Surfactant Blend                |Trade secret         |<5      |                  
Potassium hydroxide             |1310-58-3            |10-30   |                  
2-Hydroxyethanoic acid          |79-14-1              |<1      |                  
Terpene hydrocarbons            |8028-48-6            |<1      |                  
Dipropylene glycol methyl ether |34590-94-8           |<5      |                  

SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES                                                     

4.1.  Description of First Aid Measures
First-aid Measures General:                                                       
First-aid Measures After Inhalation: If inhaled remove victim to fresh air and    
keep at rest.  Call a poison center or physician if you feel unwell.              
First-aid Measures After Skin Contact: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Take   
off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. If skin irritation occurs get    
medical advice/attention.                                                         
First-aid Measures After Eye Contact: If product gets in eyes flush with water for
at least 15 minutes. If eye irritation persists seek medical advice/attention.    
First-aid Measures After Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless instructed by   
medical personal. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get      
medical attention.                                                                

4.2.  Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation:                                               
Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation or burns.         
Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation or burns.           
Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Indigestion may cause gastrointestinal         
irritation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and burns to the mouth, throat and         
Chronic Symptoms:                                                                 

4.3.  Indication of Any Immediate Medical Attention and Special Treatment
Treat symptomatically                                                             

SECTION 5: FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES                                                 

5.1.  Extinguishing Media
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Water fog, Carbon dioxide, Dry chemical, Foam       
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Not available                                     

5.2.  Special Hazards Arising From the Substance or Mixture
Fire Hazard: Non known                                                            
Explosion Hazard: Carbon oxides, other unidentified organic compounds.            

5.3.  Advice for Firefighters
Precautionary Measures Fire:                                                      
Firefighting Instructions:                                                        
Protection During Firefighting: Protective equipment for fire-fighters:           
Firefighters should wear proper protective equipment (Bunker gear) and            
self-contained breathing apparatus with full face operated in positive pressure   

SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES                                            

6.1.  Personal Precautions, Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures
General Measures: All persons dealing with the clean-up should the appropriate    
chemically protective equipment. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.  
Restrict access to area until completion of clean-up.                             

6.1.1.      For Non-emergency Personnel
Protective Equipment:                                                             
Emergency Procedures:                                                             

6.1.2.      For Emergency Responders
Protective Equipment:                                                             
Emergency Procedures:                                                             

6.2.  Environmental Precautions

6.3.  Methods and Material for Containment and Cleaning Up
For Containment:                                                                  
Methods for Cleaning Up: Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system.
If necessary, dike well ahead of the spill to prevent run-off into drains, sewers,
or any natural waterway or drinking supply. Ventilate the area. Scoop up material 
and place into suitable container(s). Dispose of according to local, state and    
federal regulations.                                                              

6.4.  Reference to Other Sections
See heading  8, Exposure Controls and Personal Protection.                        

SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE                                                   

7.1.  Precautions for Safe Handling
Additional Hazards When Processed: Obtain special instructions before use. Do not 
handle until all safety precautions have been read and understand. Wear protective
gloves and eye/face protection. Adequate ventilation should be supplied. Avoid    
contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Keep away from heat. Keep container tightly 
Hygiene Measures: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Do not eat, drink or
smoke when using this product. Wash hands after handling. Remove and wash all     
contaminated clothing before re-use. Handle in accordance with good industrial    
hygiene and safety practice.                                                      

7.2.  Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Any Incompatibilities
Technical Measures:                                                               
Storage Conditions: Store in cool, dry and well ventilated place. Containers      
should be clearly identified, clear of obstructions and accessible only to        
authorized personnel. Protect from sunlight. Have appropriate fire                
extinguishers/sprinkler system in place. Spill clean-up equipment should be in or 
near storage area.                                                                
Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizers, Strong acids.                           

7.3.  Specific End Use(s)

SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION                                  

8.1.  Control Parameters
Chemical Name                                                                     
Sodium Carbonate                                                                  
Phosphoric acid                                                                   
Surfactant Blend                                                                  
Not available                                                                     
Not available                                                                     
Potassium hydroxide                                                               
2-Hydroxyethanoic acid                                                            
Terpene hydrocarbons                                                              
Dipropylene glycol methyl ether                                                   

8.2.  Exposure Controls
Appropriate Engineering      |Use in well ventilated area. Apply technical        
Controls                     |measures to comply with occupational exposure limits
                             |if needed.                                          
Personal Protective Equipment|Ensure that eyewash stations and a safety shower are
                             |close to the workstation(s).                        
Materials for Protective     |                                                    
Clothing                     |                                                    
Hand Protection              |                                                    
Eye Protection               |Goggles or safety glasses with side shields.        
Skin and Body Protection     |Wear protective gloves. Where extensive exposure to 
                             |the product is possible, use resistant apron/suit   
                             |and boots.                                          
Respiratory Protection       |If airborne concentrations are above the permissible
                             |exposure limit use NIOSH approved respirators.      
Thermal Hazard Protection    |                                                    

SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES                                       

9.1.  Information on Basic Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State                      |                                             
Appearance                          |Clear orange liquid.                         
Odor                                |Mild orange odor.                            
Odor Threshold                      |Not available                                
pH                                  |13.8                                         
Relative Evaporation Rate           |Not available                                
(butylacetate=1)                    |                                             
Melting Point                       |~ -3C (26.6F)                                
Freezing Point                      |~ -3C (26.6F)                                
Boiling Point                       |>100C (212F)                                 
Flash Point                         |>93.3C (199.4F)                              
Auto-ignition Temperature           |Not available                                
Decomposition Temperature           |Not available                                
Flammability (solid, gas)           |Not available                                
Vapor Pressure                      |Not available                                
Relative Vapor Density at 20 �C     |Not available                                
Relative Density                    |1.3                                          
Specific Gravity                    |                                             
Solubility                          |Solubility in water: Complete                
Partition coefficient:              |Not available                                
n-octanol/water                     |                                             
Viscosity                           |Not available                                
Lower Flammable Limit               |Not available                                
Upper Flammable Limit               |Not available                                

9.2.  Other Information
Volatiles (% by wt) = ~1.0                                                        
Volatile organic compounds: Terpene hydrocarbons, Dipropylene glycol methyl ether 

SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY                                              

10.1      Reactivity
Not normally reactive.                                                            

10.2      Chemical Stability
Stable under normal conditions.                                                   

10.3      Possibility of Hazardous Reactions
Hazardous polymerization does not occur.                                          

10.4      Conditions to Avoid
Heat. Contact with incompatible materials.                                        

10.5      Incompatible Materials
Strong oxidizers, Strong acids.                                                   

10.6      Hazardous Decomposition Products
Carbon oxides.                                                                    

SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION                                             

11.1. Information on Toxicological Effects
Acute Toxicity: The calculated ATE value for this mixture is well above           
classification parameters.                                                        
Skin Corrosion/Irritation:                                                        
Serious Eye Damage/Irritation:                                                    
Respiratory or Skin Sensitization: No data available to indicate product may be a 
Germ Cell Mutagenicity: Not hazardous by OSHA/WHMIS criteria.                     
Carcinogenicity: No components are listed as carcinogens by ACGIH, IARC, OSHA or  
Reproductive Toxicity: Not hazardous by OSHA/WHMIS criteria.                      
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Single Exposure): Not available.                  
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (Repeated Exposure): Not available.                
Aspiration Hazard:                                                                
Symptoms/Injuries After Inhalation: May cause respiratory irritation. May cause   
headache, nausea, dizziness and other symptoms of central nervous system          
Symptoms/Injuries After Skin Contact: May cause burns or irritation. Symptoms may 
include redness, edema, drying, defatting and cracking of the skin.               
Symptoms/Injuries After Eye Contact: May cause severe irritation or damage.       
Symptoms/Injuries After Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal           
irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.                                        
Chronic Symptoms:                                                                 

SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION                                                

12.1. Toxicity
No data is available on the product itself.                                       

12.2. Persistence and Degradability
This product itself has not been tested.                                          

12.3. Bioaccumulative Potential
This product itself has not been tested.                                          

12.4. Mobility in Soil
This product itself has not been tested.                                          

12.5. Other Adverse Effects
None known.                                                                       

13.1. Waste treatment methods
Waste Disposal Recommendations: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene 
and safety practice. Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.     
Additional Information: Dispose in accordance with all applicable federal, state, 
provincial and local regulation. Contact your federal, state, provincial and local
authorities for specific rules.                                                   

SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION                                                 

14.1 In Accordance with DOT
Proper Shipping Name |Not Regulated                                               
Hazard Class         |                       |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE>                  
Identification Number|                       |                                    
Label Codes          |                       |                                    
ERG Number           |                                                            

14.2 In Accordance with IMDG
Proper Shipping Name |                                                            
Hazard Class         |                                                            
Identification Number|                                                            
Label Codes          |                      |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE>                   
ntification Of The   |                      |                                     
Substance/m          |                      |                                     
EmS-No. (Fire)       |                      |                                     
EmS-No. (Spillage)   |                      |                                     

14.3 In Accordance with IATA
Proper Shipping Name |                                                            
Identification Number|                       |<PICTOGRAM PHRASE>                   
Hazard Class         |                       |                                     
Label Codes          |                       |                                     
ntification Of The   |                       |                                     
Substance/m          |                       |                                     
ERG Code (IATA)      |                                                            

SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION                                                

15.1      US Federal Regulations
US CERCLA Reportable quantity (RQ): Not available                                 
SARA Title III: Sec. 302, Extremely Hazardous Substances, 40 CFR 355: No extremely
hazardous substances are present in this material.                                
SARA Title III: Sec. 311 and 312, MSDS Requirements, 40 CFR 370 Hazard Classes:   
Reactive Hazard, Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard. Under SARA Section   
311 and 312, the EPA has established threshold quantities for the reporting of    
hazardous chemicals. The current thresholds are 500 pounds for the threshold      
planning quantity (TPQ), whichever is lower, for extremely hazardous substances   
and 10,000 pounds for all other hazardous chemicals.                              
SARA Title III: Sec. 313, Toxic Chemicals Notification, 40 CFR 372: No components 
are present in this material.                                                     
SARA Section 311/312 Hazard Classes |                                             
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) |All listed ingredients appear on the Toxic   
                                    |Substances Control Act.                      

15.2      US State Regulations
California Proposition 65: This product does contain a chemical known to the State
of California to cause, birth defects or other reproductive harm.                 


Revision date   |6/25/15                                                          
Other           |This document has been prepared in accordance with the SDS       
Information     |requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR    
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Grainger disclaimer.


The information contained in this was obtained from current and reliable sources, however, the data is provided without any warrenty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions or handling, storage and disposal of this product are beyond the control of Imperial Supplies LLC, Imperial will not be responsible for loss, injury, or expense arising out of the products improper use. No warranty, expressed or inferred, regarding the product described in this '' shall be created or inferred by any statement in this ''. Various government agencies may have specific regulations regarding the transportation, handling, storage, use, or disposal of this product which may not be covered by this ''. The user is responsible for full compliance.