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AMCO CHEMICAL -- MINERAL OIL (KAYDOL) - PETROLATUM, LIQUID, TECHNICAL 
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
NSN: 9150004046055
Manufacturer's CAGE: 97984 
Part No. Indicator: A 
Part Number/Trade Name: MINERAL OIL (KAYDOL) 
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                            General Information
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Item Name: PETROLATUM, LIQUID, TECHNICAL 
Company's Name: AMCO CHEMICAL CORP 
Company's Street: 3RD - CYPRS 
Company's P. O. Box: 208 
Company's City: OAKLAND 
Company's State: CA 
Company's Country: US 
Company's Zip Code: 94607 
Company's Emerg Ph #: 415-938-3403 
Company's Info Ph #: 415-938-3403 
Record No. For Safety Entry: 005 
Tot Safety Entries This Stk#: 005 
Status: SE 
Date MSDS Prepared: 24APR91 
Safety Data Review Date: 24APR91 
Supply Item Manager: CX 
Preparer's Company: DEFENSE GENERAL SUPPLY CENTER 
Preparer's St Or P. O. Box: DGSC-SSH 
Preparer's City: RICHMOND 
Preparer's State: VA 
Preparer's Zip Code: 23297 
MSDS Serial Number: BJXYJ 
Specification Number: NONE 
Spec Type, Grade, Class: NOT APPLICABLE 
Hazard Characteristic Code: N1 
Unit Of Issue: GL 
Unit Of Issue Container Qty: 1 GALLON 
Type Of Container: CAN 
Net Unit Weight: 7.0 LBS 
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                     Ingredients/Identity Information
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: MINERAL OIL (EXPOSURE REGULATED AS 'OIL MIST')
Ingredient Sequence Number: 01 
Percent: 100 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: PY8030000 
CAS Number: 8012-95-1 
OSHA PEL: 5 MG/M3 
ACGIH TLV: 5 MG/M3/10 STEL;9192 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE SPECIFIED 
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                     Physical/Chemical Characteristics
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Appearance And Odor: COLORLESS, OILY LIQUID, PRACTICALLY ODORLESS
Boiling Point: UNKNOWN 
Melting Point: LOW TEMP 
Vapor Pressure (MM Hg/70 F): UNKNOWN 
Vapor Density (Air=1): UNKNOWN 
Specific Gravity: 0.84 
Decomposition Temperature: UNKNOWN 
Evaporation Rate And Ref: UNKNOWN 
Solubility In Water: NEGLIGIBLE 
Viscosity: 97-107@100F 
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                      Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
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Flash Point: >420F,>216C 
Flash Point Method: COC 
Lower Explosive Limit: UNKNOWN 
Upper Explosive Limit: UNKNOWN 
Extinguishing Media: USE CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM, OR DRY CHEMICAL.
Special Fire Fighting Proc: WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A
FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS. EVACUATE AREA. COOL FIRE
EXPOSED CONTAINERS WITH WATER SPRAY.
Unusual Fire And Expl Hazrds: COMBUSTION OR HEAT OF FIRE MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS AND VAPORS.
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                              Reactivity Data
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Stability: YES 
Cond To Avoid (Stability): HIGH HEAT, OPEN FLAMES AND OTHER SOURCES OF
IGNITION
Materials To Avoid: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Hazardous Decomp Products: CARBON MONOXIDE AND OTHER UNIDENTIFIED
HYDROCARBONS FROM COMBUSTION.
Hazardous Poly Occur: NO 
Conditions To Avoid (Poly): NOT APPLICABLE
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                            Health Hazard Data
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LD50-LC50 Mixture: TDLO IPR-MOUSE: 14 GM/KG 
Route Of Entry - Inhalation: YES 
Route Of Entry - Skin: YES 
Route Of Entry - Ingestion: YES 
Health Haz Acute And Chronic: INHALATION OF VAPOR OR MISTS CAN CAUSE
ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Carcinogenicity - NTP: NO 
Carcinogenicity - IARC: YES 
Carcinogenicity - OSHA: NO 
Explanation Carcinogenicity: IRAC "3". MINERAL OILS ARE SUSPECTED
CARCINOGENS OF THE SKIN AND SCROTUM, LARYNX, LUNG AND ALIMENTARY TRACTS.
Signs/Symptoms Of Overexp: MAY CAUSE EYE, SKIN & RESPIRATORY TRACT
IRRITATION.
Med Cond Aggravated By Exp: PRE-EXISTING SKIN DISORDERS MAY BE AGGRAVATED
BY EXPOSURE TO THIS PRODUCT.
Emergency/First Aid Proc: INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE OXYGEN IF
BREATHING IS DIFFICULT. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. EYE: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15
MINUTES WHILE HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN: WASH WITH
SOAP & WATER/WATERLESS CLEANER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. IF IRRITATION
PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IN
GENERAL, NO TREATMENT IS REQUIRED. GET MEDICAL ADVICE.
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                   Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
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Steps If Matl Released/Spill: CONTAIN SPILLAGE. ELIMINATE SOURCES OF
IGNITION. STOP LEAK AT SOURCE IF SAFE. VENTILATE AREA. EVACUATE
NONESSENTIAL PERSONNEL. PUMP LIQUID INTO DOT DISPOSAL DRUM. ABSORB
REMAINING LIQUID ONTO INERT ABSORBENT & PLACE IN DOT DISPOSAL DRUM. WASH
AREA.
Neutralizing Agent: NONE
Waste Disposal Method: DISCARD ANY PRODUCT (INCLUDING ANY RETAINED
MATERIALS OF USE), DISPOSABLE CONTAINER OR LINER IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY
ACCEPTABLE MANNER, IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
REGULATIONS. PRODUCT MAY BE INCINERATED OR RECLAIMED.
Precautions-Handling/Storing: STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE WITH ADEQUATE
VENTILATION. KEEP CONTAINERS TIGHTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. KEEP AWAY FROM
OPEN FLAMES & HIGH TEMPERATURES.
Other Precautions: MINIMIZE SKIN CONTACT. WASH WITH SOAP & WATER BEFORE
EATING, DRINKING, SMOKING OR USING TOILET FACILITIES. LAUNDER CONTAMINATED
CLOTHING BEFORE REUSE. PROPERLY DISPOSE OF CONTAMINATED LEATHER ARTICLES
(SHOES) THAT CAN NOT BE DECONTAMINATED.
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                             Control Measures
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Respiratory Protection: IF VENTILATION DOES NOT MAINTAIN INHALATION
EXPOSURES BELOW PEL(TLV), USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATORS AS PER
CURRENT 29 CFR 1910.134, INSTRUCTIONS/WARNINGS. RESPIRATORY PROTECTION NOT
ORDINARILY REQUIRED.
Ventilation: USE ADEQUATE MECHANICAL VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves: NEOPRENE RUBBER AS REQUIRED. 
Eye Protection: CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES RECOMMENDED. 
Other Protective Equipment: EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
INDUSTRIAL-TYPE WORK CLOTHING AND APRON AS REQUIRED.
Work Hygienic Practices: OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES. DO NOT WEAR CONTAMINATED CLOTHING OR FOOTWEAR.
Suppl. Safety & Health Data: DO NOT GET IN EYES OR ON CLOTHING.
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                            Transportation Data
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Trans Data Review Date:   91114 
DOT PSN Code: ZZZ 
DOT Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
IMO PSN Code: ZZZ 
IMO Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED FOR THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
IATA PSN Code: ZZZ 
IATA Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
AFI PSN Code: ZZZ 
AFI Prop. Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
Additional Trans Data: NONE
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                               Disposal Data
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                                Label Data
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Label Required: YES 
Technical Review Date: 24APR91 
Label Status: F 
Common Name: KAYDOLX 
Chronic Hazard: YES 
Signal Word: CAUTION! 
Acute Health Hazard-Slight: X 
Contact Hazard-Slight: X 
Fire Hazard-Slight: X 
Reactivity Hazard-None: X 
Special Hazard Precautions: INHALATION OF VAPOR OR MISTS CAN CAUSE
ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA. MINERAL OILS ARE SUSPECTED CARCINOGENS OF THE SKIN
AND SCROTUM, LARYNX, LUNG AND ALIMENTARY TRACTS. STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE
WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. KEEP CONTAINERS TIGHTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE OXYGEN IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT. GET MEDICAL
ATTENTION. EYE: FLUSH WITH WATER FOR 15 MINUTES WHILE HOLDING EYELIDS OPEN.
GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN: WASH WITH SOAP & WATER. REMOVE CONTAMINATED
CLOTHING. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. INGESTION: GET
MEDICAL ADVICE.
Protect Eye: Y 
Protect Skin: Y 
Protect Respiratory: Y 
Label Name: AMCO CHEMICAL CORP 
Label Street: 3RD - CYPRS 
Label P.O. Box: 208 
Label City: OAKLAND 
Label State: CA 
Label Zip Code: 94607 
Label Country: US 
Label Emergency Number: 415-938-3403 
Year Procured: 1987 

 


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