Perfect Plank Co.
Material Safety Data Sheet—Perfect Plank
Date of Preparation—26 January 2010
Section One: Chemical Product and Company
Product and Chemical Name: Perfect Plank HMIS H 1 F1 R 0 PPE Sec 8
Chemical Family: Cellulose
CAS Number: 9004-34-6
Other Designations: Not applicable
General Use: Not applicable
Manufacturer: Perfect Plank Company, Post Office Box 511, Oroville, CA 95965.
Phone: 530-533-7606. FAX: 530-533-2814. Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday to Friday
Emergency Phone: 530-342-2852.
Section Two: Composite Information on Ingredients.
Wood from various species of hardwood and softwood.
Section Three: Hazards Identification.
*****EMERGENCY OVERVIEW***** Caution: May cause eye irritation
Potential Health Effects. Primary Entry Routes: Skin Contact or inhalation
Eyes: Dust or splinters may cause irritation or injury to the eyes.
Skin: Contact with skin may cause irritation
Inhalation: Dusts of this product may cause irritation to the nose, throat or respiratory
Ingestion: Highly unlikely, but would result in irritation of the digestive tract if inhaled.
Section Four: First Aid Measures.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is labored, give oxygen and/or artificial
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with low-pressure water for 15 minutes. Obtain
attention if irritation persists.
Skin Contact: In case of irritation, flush with water.
Ingestion: Not applicable
Section Five: Fire-Fighting Measures NFPA
Flash Point: Not Applicable 1
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Variable with exposure to 212 degrees F or less 1 0
Explosive Limits in Air: 40 grams/M (LEL) --
Extinguishing Media: Water, CO2, Sand
Special Fire-Fighting Procedures: Water to wet dust and reduce likelihood
of ignition or dispersion of dust into the air.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazard: Wood dust is strong to severe explosion hazard if
dust cloud contacts an ignition source.
Section Six: Accidental Release Measures.
Spill/Leak Procedures: Sweep or vacuum spills. Avoid creating dust conditions. Provide
good ventilation where dust may accumulate. Place recovered wood dust in disposal
Section Seven: Handling and Storage
Handling Precautions: Handle in accordance with traditional hygiene and safety practices.
These include the avoidance of unnecessary exposure to chips and dust from machine
operation, paying particular attention to protection of eyes, skin and clothing. Wash
thoroughly after handling. Always use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Storage Requirements: Store flat, supported and protected from contact with ground. Store
in well- ventilated location away from incompatible materials. Store in cool and dry
Section Eight: Exposure Controls and Personal
Engineering Controls: Provide exhaust ventilation or other controls to prevent
accumulation of airborne concentrations of dust above the recommended exposure limits.
Locate eye wash station near the work station.
Respiratory Protection: Dust mask.
Protective Clothing and Equipment.
Hand Protection: Use impervious gloves.
Eye Protection: Use safety glasses equipped with side shields.
Safety Stations: Establish emergency eyewash stations and washing facilities.
General Hygiene Practice: Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contaminations of food, beverages,
or smoking materials. Wash thoroughly after handling and before eating, drinking or
smoking. Remove contaminated clothing promptly. Clean clothing thoroughly before re-
Section Nine: Physical and Chemical Properties.
Appearance Light to dark colored solid.
Odor: Varies with species. Odor Threshold: Not applicable.
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable. Vapor Density (Air=1). Not applicable.
Specific Gravity (H20=1 at 4 degrees C): Variable, depending upon wood type.
pH: Not applicable.
Water Solubility: Insoluble, although all species will absorb and emit moisture.
Section Ten: Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable at room temperatures in closed containers under normal storage/handling
Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
Conditions to avoid: Heat and open flames.
Hazardous decomposition Products: Thermal oxidative decomposition can produce CO
Section Eleven: Toxicological Information.:
IARC has classified wood dust as a carcinogen to humans. (Group One). This
classification is based primarily on IARC’s evaluation of increased risk in the occurrence
of adenocarcinomas of the nasal cavities and para nasal sinuses associated with exposure
to wood dust. IARC did not find sufficient evidence to associate cancers of the
oropharynx, hypopharynx, lung, lmphatic and hematopoietic systems, stomach, colon or
rectum with exposure to wood dust.
Section Twelve: Ecological Information. No known evidence of
Section Thirteen: Disposal Considerations:
Use safety containers for disposal. Contact your supplies or a licensed contractor for
detailed recommendation. Follow applicable Federal state and local regulations.
Section Fourteen: Transportation Information: DOT
Transportation data (49CFR 172.101): Not regulated.
Section Fifteen. Regulator Information. US Federal Regulations:
RCRA Hazardous Waste Number: Not listed (40 CFR 261.33)
RCRA Hazardous Waste Classification (40 CFR 261.): Not classified
CERCLA Hazardous Substance (40 CFR 302.4) listed/unlisted specific per RCRA, Sec.
3001; CWA, Sec. 311
(b)(4); CWA, Sec. 307(a), CAA, Sec. 112: Not listed.
SARA 311/312 Codes: No hazard categories identified.
SARA Toxic Chemical (40 CFR 372.65): No components were identified
TSCA Inventory Status: All ingredients listed on TSCA inventory requirements.
State Regulations: This product is not known to contain any components for which the
State of California has found tocause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Section Sixteen: Other Information.
Disclaimer: The following supersedes Buyer’s documents. SELLER MAKES NO
REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE. No statements herein are to be construed as inducements to infringe any
relevant patent. Under no circumstances shall Seller be liable for incidental, consequential
or indirect damages for alleged negligence, breach of warranty, strict of liability arising in
connection with the product(s). Buyer’s sole remedy and Seller’s sole liability for any
claims shall be Buyer’s purchase price. Data and results are based on controlled lab work
and must be confirmed by Buyer by testing for its intended conditions of use. The
product(s) has not been tested for, and is therefore not recommended for, uses for which
prolonged contact with mucous membranes, abraded skin, or blood is intended; or for uses
for which implantation within the human body is intended.