Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co.
4522 South 133rd Street
Tukwila, Washington, 98168
Sections I-IV (This Page) / Sections V-X (Click Here)
Material Safety Data Sheet
For Coatings and Related Materials
Prep: Nov. 1989  Update: December 2009
Section I  - Product Identification
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Emergency (Chemtrec) (800) 424-9300
Information  (Farwest) (206) 244-8844
Product Number: 40

Product Name: Vitanic Black Asphalt Varnish

Product Class: Linseed/Asphalt Solution

   Hazard Rating
           0             Lowest
           1                  |
           2                  |
           3                  |
           4           Extreme
This Product
   Health: 1
   Flammability: 2
   Reactivity: 0
   Personal Protection: G
Hazardous Material: Yes: XX       No:

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient CAS Number Percent (By Weight)





Mineral Spirits 8032-32-4 59% 100ppm 100ppm
Toluene 108-88-3 2% 100ppm 100ppm
Glycol Ether EP Solvent 2807-30-9 1% Not Estab. Not Estab.

"Pursuant to Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA) and 40 CFR Part 372, this product contains or may contain a toxic chemical in a quantity subject to the reporting requirements under Section 313"

Section III - Physical Data
Boiling Range: 300-410 F. Weight/Gallon: 7.3lbs. Vapor Pressure: 15mmHg@20C
Vapor Density: Heavier than Air: XX Lighter than Air:
Evaporation Rate: Faster than Ether: Slower than Ether: XX
Percent Volatile by Volume: 63%  pH: N/A Solubility in Water: NIL
VOC: 525 Grams/Liter (Less Water) Melting Point: N/A Reactivity in Water: NIL
Viscosity: 50 seconds #4 Ford Cup
Appearance: Jet black thin liquid with a mild petroleum odor.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flammability Classification: OSHA: Combustible Liquid Flash Point: 106 F. TCC
Class: 3 LEL: 1.0%
DOT: Combustible Liquid UN Number: 1263
Extinguishing Media: Foam, CO2, Dry Chemical, or Water Fog.
Use the above or any Class B extinguishing agent. Water may be unsuitable as an extinguishing medium, but helpful in keeping adjacent containers cool.
Special Firefighting Procedures: Firefighters and others exposed to vapors or products of combustion should wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Evacuate area of unprotected personnel. Wear protective clothing.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Vapors may form an explosive mixture in air and may be ignited by sparks, pilot lights, etc. Closed containers may rupture when exposed to extreme heat.

40 (solvent)