BoronPlus
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Techneglas Technical Products
2100 N. Wilkinson Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551
I. Product Information
Product Name: BoronPlus® (GS126, 93XX; GS-139, 90XX; GS-183, 91XX;
GS-245, 92XX; GS-278, 94XX)
Synonyms: Boron Solid Diffusion Source
Chemical Family: Mixture
Chemical Formula: N/A
CAS Number: N/A
DOT Shipping Number: N/A
DOT Shipping Name: Other Ceramic Articles
DOT Hazard Class: N/A
EPA Hazardous Waste ID Number: D005
II. Chemical Ingredients
(*) Listed under Section 313 of Title III (SARA)
Name
Percentage
ACGIH-TLV
(mg/m3)
OSHA-PEL
(mg/m3)
Barium Oxide
8.0% - 12.0%*
0.5
0.5
Silicon Dioxide
31.0% - 39.0%*
0.100
(Quartz)
0.25 (Respirable)**
0.74 (Total)**
Boron Oxide
19.0% - 36.0%*
10
15 (Total)
Aluminum Oxide
20.0% - 35.0%*
10
5 (Respirable)
15 (Total)
Magnesium Oxide
(Fume)
1.5% - 2.5%*
10
15 (Total)
*Percentages will vary between the five different BoronPlus® products
**PEL calculated using 38.4% SiO2 (i.e. worst case scenario)
TLV and PEL are listed as time weighted averages (TWA) unless otherwise notes.
III. Physical Properties
Boiling Point: N/A
Melting Point: N/A
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): N/A
Solubility in Water: N/A
Vapor Density (Air =1): N/A
Specific Gravity: >1.0
Percent Volatile by Volume: N/A
pH: N/A
Appearance & Odor: White solid, no odor.
IV. Reactivity Data
Stability: Stable
Incompatible Materials: None
Hazardous Decomposition Products: N/A
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Conditions to Avoid: N/A
V. Fire and Explosion Data

Flash Point: N/A
Lower Explosive Limit: N/A
Upper Explosive Limit: N/A

Extinguishing Media: Select for surrounding materials.

Special Firefighting Procedures: Wear pressure demand self-contained breathing apparatus in conjunction with appropriate personal protective equipment.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: This product is non-combustible.

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VI. Health Hazard Information

Primary Routes of Exposure: Inhalation.

Signs and Symptoms of Overexposure: Overexposure is only possible if the material is ground into finely divided particles and suspended in air. Under these conditions, upper respiratory congestion, dyspnea, chest pain, cough, and decreased vital capacity or progressive fibrosis may result.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure
: : Prolonged or repeated exposure may aggravate pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular system conditions.

Listing as a Carcinogen: This material is not listed as a carcinogen by the NTP, IARC, or OSHA. This material contains silicon dioxide, which is listed as a carcinogen by the NTP, IARC, and OSHA. Signs and symptoms described above are based on silicon dioxide exposure.

VII. Emergency First Aid Procedures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Seek medical attention, if necessary.

Ingestion: Consult physician immediately.

Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes for 15 minutes with large amounts of water, occasionally lifting upper and lower eyelids. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: Wash the affected area with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

VIII. Control Measures

Engineering Controls: General ventilation recommended under normal conditions of use. If active dust and/or fume generation occurs, local ventilation is recommended.

Work/Hygiene Practices: Avoid inhalation of dusts and/or fumes. If necessary, wear NIOSH/MSHA approved respiratory protection for dusts, mists, or fumes.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Respiratory Protection: If necessary, wear NIOSH/MSHA approved respiratory protection for dusts, mists, and fumes.
Eye/Face Protection: Recommended.
Skin Protection: Recommended to prevent skin irritation.

IX. Storage and Disposal Information
Spill or Leak Procedures: Clean up spilled material into a closed container using a high efficiency vacuum. Avoid dust generation.

Disposal Methods: Dispose of in accordance with local, state, or federal regulations.

Handling and Storage Precautions: Store in a cool, dry location.

X. Manufacturer/Supplier Information
Prepared by: Terry Richardson
Date: Aug 21, 2006
Revision Date: Aug 21, 2006
24-Hour Emergency Telephone Number: 614-443-6551
General Information Number: 419-873-2000
Manufacturer’s Contact: Bill Blessing
CHEMTREC: (U.S.) 800-424-9300
(Int’l) 703-527-3887
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