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blue                  WD-40                                                  
WORKS                 COMPANY                                                
Material Safety Data Sheet                                                    
                                                                              
1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification                               
Manufacturer:   WD-40 Company                 Chemical     Organic Mixture     
Address:        1061 Cudahy Place (92110)     Name:                            
                P.O. Box 80607                Trade Name:  blue WORKS          
                San Diego, California, USA                 INDUSTRIAL GRADE    
                92138-0607                                 CONTACT CLEANER     
Telephone:                                                                     
Emergency only: 1-888-324-7596 (PROSAR)       Product Use: Contact Cleaner.    
                                                           Electrical Cleaner  
                                                           for the removal of  
                                                           heavy soils such as 
                                                           grease and grime    
                                                           from electrical     
                                                           equipment.          
Information:    1-888-234-7596                                                 
Chemical        1-800-424-9300 (Chemtrec)     MSDS Date of                     
Spills:         1-703-527-3887 (International Prepartation 8/6/09              
                Calls)                        :                                
                                                                              
2 - Hazards Identification                                                    
Emergency Overview:                                                           
DANGER! Flammable Aerosol. Contents under pressure. Harmful or fatal if       
swallowed. Eye irritant. Avoid eye contact. Use with adequate ventilation.    
Keep away from heat, sparks and all other sources of ignition.                
                                                                              
Symptoms of Overexposure:                                                     
Inhalation: Mist or vapor can irritate the throat and lungs. High             
concentrations may cause nasal and respiratory irritation and central nervous 
system effects such as headaches, dizziness and nausea. Intentional abuse may 
be harmful or fatal.                                                          
Skin Contact: Prolonged and/or repeated contact may produce mild irritation   
and defatting with possible dermatitis.                                       
Eye Contact: Contact may be irritating to eyes. May cause redness and tearing.
Ingestion: This product has low oral toxicity. Swallowing may cause           
gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The liquid        
contents are an aspiration hazard. If swallowed, can enter the lungs and may  
cause chemical pneumonitis.                                                   
Chronic Effects: Prolonged overexposure may cause peripheral nervous system   
damage characterized by muscular weakness, loss of sensation in extremities   
and impaired gait.                                                            
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Preexisting eye, skin and          
respiratory conditions may be aggravated by exposure.                         
                                                                              
Suspected Cancer Agent:                                                       
Yes     No X                                                                  
                                                                              
3 - Composition/Information on Ingredients                                    
Ingredient                            CAS #                   Weight Percent  
n-Hexane                              110-54-3                20-30           
Isopropyl Alcohol (Isopropanol)       67-63-0                 10-20           
1, 1 Difluoroethane                   75-37-6                 40-60           
See Section 8 for Exposure Limits                                             
                                                                              
4 - First Aid Measure                                                         
Ingestion (Swallowed): Aspiration Hazard. DO NOT induce vomiting. Call        
physician, poison control center or the WD-40 Safety Hotline at 1-888-324-7596
immediately.                                                                  
Eye Contact: Flush thoroughly with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention
if irritation persists.                                                       
Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. If irritation develops or persists,   
get medical attention.                                                        
Inhalation (Breathing): If irritation is experienced, move to fresh air. Give 
artificial respiration or oxygen, if needed. Get medical attention if         
irritation or other symptoms develop and persist.                             
                                                                              
5 - Fire Fighting Measures                                                    
Extinguishing Media: Use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam. Do  
not use water jet or flooding amounts of water. Burning product will float on 
surface and spread fire.                                                      
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Firefighters should always wear positive    
pressure self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing. Cool
fire-exposed containers with water. Use shielding to protect from bursting    
cans.                                                                         
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Contents under pressure. Keep away from   
ignition sources and open flames. Exposure of containers to extreme heat and  
flames can cause them to rupture often with violent force. Flammable liquid   
and vapor. Vapors can cause a flash fire. Vapors are heavier than air and may 
travel along surfaces to remote ignition sources and flash back. A vapor and  
air mixture can create an explosion hazard in confined spaces.                
                                                                              
6 - Accidental Release Measures                                               
Wear appropriate protective clothing (see Section 8). Eliminate all sources of
ignition and ventilate area. Leaking cans should be placed in a plastic bag or
open pail until the pressure has dissipated. Contain and collect liquid with  
an inert absorbent and place in a container for disposal. Clean spill area    
thoroughly. Report spills to authorities as required.                         
                                                                              
7 - Handling and Storage                                                      
Handling: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid prolonged contact with skin. Avoid   
breathing vapors or aerosols. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep away from   
heat, sparks, pilot lights, hot surfaces and open flames. Unplug electrical   
tools, motors and appliances before spraying or bringing the can near any     
source of electricity. Electricity can burn a hole in the can and cause       
contents to burst into flames. To avoid serious burn injury, do not let the   
can touch battery terminals, electrical connections on motors or appliances or
any other source of electricity. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after    
handling. Keep containers closed when not in use. Keep out of the reach of    
children. Do not puncture, crush or incinerate containers, even when empty.   
Storage: Do not store above 120°F or in direct sunlight. U.F.C. (NFPA 30B)    
Level 2 Aerosol.                                                              
                                                                              
8 - Exposure Controls/Personal Protection                                     
Chemical                        Occupational Exposure Limits                  
n-Hexane                        500 ppm TWA (OSHA)                            
                                50 ppm TWA skin (ACGIH)                       
Isopropyl Alcohol (Isopropanol) 400 ppm TWA (OSHA)                            
                                200 ppm TWA (ACGIH); 400 ppm STEL (ACGIH)     
1,1 Difluoroethane              1000 ppm TWA (AIHA WEEL)                      
                                                                              
The Following Controls are Recommended for Normal Consumer Use of this Product
Engineering Controls: Use in a well-ventilated area.                          
Personal Protection:                                                          
Eye Protection: Avoid eye contact. Always spray away from your face.          
Skin Protection: Avoid prolonged or repeated skin contact. Chemical resistant 
gloves recommended for operations where prolonged skin contact is likely.     
Respiratory Protection: None needed for normal use with adequate ventilation. 
                                                                              
For Bulk Processing or Workplace Use the Following Controls are Recommended   
Engineering Controls: Use adequate general and local exhaust ventilation to   
maintain exposure levels below that occupational exposure limits.             
Personal Protection:                                                          
Eye Protection: Safety goggles recommended where eye contact is possible.     
Skin Protection: Wear chemical resistant gloves.                              
Respiratory Protection: None required if ventilation is adequate. If the      
occupational exposure limits are exceeded, wear a NIOSH approved respirator.  
Respirator selection and use should be based on contaminant type, form and    
concentration. Follow applicable regulations and good Industrial Hygiene      
practice.                                                                     
Work/Hygiene Practices: Wash with soap and water after handling.              
                                                                              
9 - Physical and Chemical Properties                                          
Boiling Point:    152-180°F              Specific     0.71                    
                                         Gravity:                             
Solubility in     Partially soluble      pH:          Not Applicable          
Water:                                                                        
Vapor Pressure:   153 mmHg @ 25°C        Vapor        Greater than 2 (air=1)  
                  (n-hexane)             Density:                             
Percent Volatile: 100%                   VOC:         45%                     
Coefficient of    Not Determined         Appearance/  Clear liquid/hydrocarbon
Water/ Oil                               Odor:        odor                    
Distribution:                                                                 
Flash Point:      <-29.2°F Tag Closed    Flammable    LEL: 1.1%               
                  Cup                    Limits:      UEL: 17.1%              
                                                                              
10 - Stability and Reactivity                                                 
Stability: Stable                                                             
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.                                     
Conditions to Avoid: Avoid heat, sparks, flames and other sources of ignition.
Do not puncture or incinerate containers.                                     
Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizing agents.                                   
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Thermal decomposition will generate carbon  
monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.                                  
                                                                              
11 - Toxicological Information                                                
The oral toxicity of this product is estimated to be greater than 2,000 mg/kg 
based on an assessment of the ingredients. This product is not classified as  
toxic by established criteria. It is an aspiration hazard. None of the        
components of this product is listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogen  
or is considered a reproductive hazard.                                       
                                                                              
12 - Ecological Information                                                   
No data is currently available.                                               
                                                                              
13 - Disposal Considerations                                                  
If this product becomes a waste, it would be expected to meet the criteria of 
a RCRA ignitable hazardous waste (D001). However, it is the responsibility of 
the generator to determine at the time of disposal the proper classification  
and method of disposal. Dispose in accordance with federal, state, and local  
regulations.                                                                  
                                                                              
14 - Transportation Information_                                              
DOT Surface Shipping Description: Consumer Commodity, OMR-D                   
IMDG Shipping Description: UN1950, Aerosols, 2.1, LTD QTY                     
                                                                              
15 - Regulatory Information                                                   
U.S. Federal Regulations:                                                     
CERCLA 103 Reportable Quantity: Releases of this product in excess of the     
reportable quantity of 8,330 pounds based on the RQ for n-hexane of 5,000 lbs 
present at less than 60% must be reported to the National Response Center.    
Many states have more stringent release reporting requirements. Report spills 
required under federal, state and local regulations.                          
SARA TITLE III:                                                               
Hazard Category For Section 311/312: Acute Health, Chronic Health, Fire       
Hazard, Sudden Release of Pressure                                            
Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: This product contains the following chemicals    
subject to SARA Title III                                                     
Section 313 Reporting requirements: n-hexane 110-54-3 20-30%                  
Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances (TPQ): None                        
EPA Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Status: All of the components of this 
product are listed on the TSCA inventory                                      
Canadian Environmental Protection Act: All of the ingredients are listed on   
the Canadian Domestic Substances List or exempt from notification             
Canadian WHMIS Classification: Class B-5 (Flammable Aerosol), Class D-2-B (Eye
irritant, Chronic Health Effects)                                             
This MSDS has been prepared according to the criteria of the Controlled       
Products Regulation (CPR) and the MSDS contains all of the information        
required by the CPR.                                                          
16 - Other Information                                                        
HMIS Hazard Rating:                                                           
Health - 2 (moderate hazard), Fire Hazard - 4 (severe hazard), Reactivity - 0 
(minimal hazard)                                                              
                                                                              
SIGNATURE:                             TITLE: Director of Global Quality     
                                       Assurance                             
REVISION DATE: August 2009             SUPERSEDES: New                       

    

The information contained in this MSDS 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 'MSDS' shall be created or inferred by any statement in this 'MSDS'. 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 'MSDS'. The user is responsible for full compliance.

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