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turtle wax, inc                                                               
625 Willowbrook Ctr Pkwy                                                      
Willowbrook, Illinois  60527                                                  
Material Safety Data Sheet                                                    
1.  PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION                                        
PRODUCT CODE          T-463(C)                                               
CHEMICAL FAMILY       Wheel and Tire Cleaners                                
CHEMICAL NAME         Mixture:  co-solvents, surfactants, water, additives   
FORMULA               Mixture                                                
MANUFACTURER                           EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS           
Turtle Wax, Inc.                       Transportation:                       
625 Willowbrook Centre Parkway         CHEMTREC:  800-424-9300               
Willowbrook,  IL  60527                Medical:                              
Phone: 630-455-3700                    Contact your local Poison Control     
Fax:   630-455-3868                                                          
2.  POSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS                                       
COMPONENT                 CAS NUMBER                CONCENTRATION (wt %)     
Diethylene Glycol Mono    112-34-5                  1-3%                     
Butyl Ether                                                                  
(2-Butoxy Ethanol)                                                           
Potassium Hydroxide       1310-58-3                 0.1-.05%                 
(Caustic Potash)                                                             
Sodium Meta Silicate      6834-92-0                 3-5%                     
(Mesto 20)                                                                   
EXPOSURE LIMITS 8 hrs. TWA (ppm)                                              
                    OSHA PEL            ACGIH TLV           (OSHA, NPT, IARC)  
Diethylene Glycol   35 ppm              35 ppm              No                 
Mono Butyl Ether                                                               
(2-Butoxy Ethanol)                                                             
Potassium Hydroxide 2 mg/M�             2 mg/M�             No                 
(Caustic Potash)    (Celing)            (Celing)                               
Sodium Meta         n/ap                n/ap                No                 
(Metso 20)                                                                     
3.  HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION                                                    
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS                                                      
INHALATION:  Repeated or excessive inhalation of vapor can cause irritation,  
dizziness, and nausea.  No chronic effects known.                             
INGESTION:  Causes digestive system upsets, dizziness, nausea, and may cause  
chemical pneumonia, which may be fatal, if sucked into lungs.  No chronic     
effects known.                                                                
SKIN CONTACT:  Repeated or excessive contact can cause moderate irritation,   
de-fatting or dermatitis.  No chronic effects known.                          
EYE CONTACT:  Causes irritation.  No chronic effects known.                   
4.  FIRST AID MEASURES                                                        
EYE:  Flush with water for 15 minutes.  Get medical attention if effects      
SKIN:  Remove contaminated clothing.  Wash effected areas thoroughly with soap
and water.  Launder clothing before re-use.                                   
INHALATION:  Remove to fresh air.  Use artificial respiration and oxygen if   
INGESTION:  Rinse mouth.  Do no induce vomiting.  Get prompt medical          
attention.  Aspiration into lungs can cause chemical pneumonitis which can be 
5.  FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES                                                    
FLASH POINT:  (Seta Cl. Cup):  >200�F (>93�C)  Explosive Limits:  Lower:  n/av
Upper:  n/av                                                                  
EXTINGUISHING METHOD:  Water Spray, Alcohol Foam, Carbon Dioxide, Dry Chemical
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES:  Avoid flow of material to sewers.  See Sec.
8 for personal protection.                                                    
6.  ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES                                               
SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES:  Take up large spills and put into a closed         
container.  Flush small spills (less than 1 gallon) to sewers.  Floors may be 
slippery.  See Section 8 for other protective measures.                       
7.  HANDLING AND STORAGE                                                      
STORAGE TEMPERATURE (MIN./MAX.):  32�F (0�C)/120�F (49�C)                     
SHELF LIFE:  7 years minimum when the original container is kept tightly      
closed and properly stored.                                                   
SPECIAL SENSITIVITY:  None.                                                   
HANDLING AND STORAGE PRECAUTIONS:  Store in cool and ventilated places, but   
avoid freezing.  Do not store above 120�F (49�C)                              
8.  EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION                                     
EYE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS:  Wear goggles.  Have convenient eye wash         
SKIN PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS:  Wear solvent resistant gloves and other        
clothing as needed to prevent exposure.                                       
ventilation to avoid exposure levels above the established TLV.               
INGESTION PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS:  Avoid swallowing or sucking into lungs.   
EXPOSURE LIMITS:  Not established for product as a whole.                     
9.  PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES                                          
PHYSICAL FORM:  thin liquid                                                   
COLOR:  Dark Green                                                            
ODOR:  fruity tropical                                                        
BOILING POINT:  n/av                                                          
MELT/FREEZE POINT:  n/av                                                      
PH:  13.0                                                                     
SOLUBILITY IN WATER:  completely soluable                                     
% NON-VOLATILE BY WEIGHT:  15.0                                               
SPECIFIC GRAVITY:  1.034                                                      
VAPOR PRESSURE:  n/av                                                         
VAPOR DENSITY:  n/av                                                          
10.  REACTIVITY                                                               
STABILITY:  Stable                                                            
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION:  Does not occur                                     
INCOMPATIBILITIES:  Strong oxidizers as peroxides                             
DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:  When burned:  CO?, CO, Hydrocarbons                  
11.  TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION                                                
ACUTE INHALATION:  Can cause irritation, dizziness, and nausea                
CHRONIC INHALATION:  None known.                                              
ACUTE SKIN CONTACT:  Can cause irritation, de-fatting, or dermatitis          
CHRONIC SKIN CONTACT:  None known                                             
ACUTE EYE CONTACT:  Causes irritation                                         
12.  ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION                                                   
No data available.                                                            
13.  DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS                                                  
RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE:  Is classified as RCRA Hazardous Waste - D002 Corrosive 
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD:  Dispose of product is accordance with all local, state
and federal laws and regulations.                                             
14.  TRANSPORT INFORMATION                                                    
DOT INFORMATION:  Not regulated as a hazardous material.                      
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:  None                                                   
TECHNICAL SHIPPING NAME:  Automotive specialty cleaner                        
HAZARD CLASS:  None                                                           
UN NUMBER:  None (Canada)    None                                             
PRODUCT RQ (lbs):  n/ap                                                       
LABEL:        Non Bulk      None                                             
              Bulk          None                                             
PLACARD:      Non Bulk      None                                             
              Bulk          None                                             
FREIGHT CLASS BULK:  n/ap                                                     
FREIGHT CLASS PACKAGE:  n/ap                                                  
PRODUCT LABEL:  None                                                          
15.  REGULATORY INFORMATION                                                   
TSCA STATUS:  All ingredients are commercially available and listed by        
manufacturer.  All ingredients are listed under TSCA.                         
CERCLA REPORTABLE QUANTITY:  None                                             
SARA TITLE III                                                                
           SECTION 302 EXTREMELY                                              
           HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES     None                                      
           SECTION 311/312                                                    
           HAZARD CATEGORIES                                                  
               Acute Health         Yes                                       
               Chronic Health       No                                        
               Fire                 No                                        
               Reactive             No                                        
               Sudden Release of    No                                        
           SECTION 313                                                         
           CHEMICAL NAME                    CAS NUMBER   CONCENTRATION         
           Ethylene Glycol MonoButyl Ether  112-34-5     1.3%                  
CANADIAN STATUS:  All materials contained in this product are listed on the   
Canadian Domestic Substances List.  Consult Turtle Wax, Inc. regarding status 
of ingredients.                                                               
EUROPEAN UNION:  All materials contained in this product are listed on EINECS.
STATE REGULATORY INFORMATION:                                                 
The following chemicals are specifically listed by individual states; other   
product specific health and safety data in other sections of the MSDS may also
be applicable for state requirements.  For details on your regulatory         
requirements you should contact the appropriate agency in your state.         
CAS NUMBER                CONCENTRATION             STATE CODE               
16.  OTHER INFORMATION                                                        
HMIS CLASSIFICATION       Health              3                               
                          Flammability        1                               
                          Reactivity          0                               
                          PPI                 B                               
NFPA RATING               Health              3                               
                          Fire                1                               
                          Reactivity          0                               
                          Special             None                            
REASON FOR ISSUE          Revised to ANSI format                              
PREPARED BY               James P. Heidel                                     
TITLE                     Technical Direction, R&D                            
APPROVAL DATE             July 14, 2010                                       
SUPERCEDES DATE           New                                                 
REVISION NUMBER           A-1                                                 
This information is to the best of Turtle Wax, Inc.'s knowledge and belief,   
accurate and reliable.  However, no representation, warranty, or guarantee is 
made to its accuracy, reliability or completeness.  It is the user's          
responsibility to satisfy oneself as to the suitableness and completeness of  
such information for their own particular use.                                


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.