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: Feb. 1989  Update: March 1999
Section I  - Product Identification
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Emergency (Chemtrec) (800) 424-9300
Information  (Farwest) (206) 244-8844
Product Number: 643

Product Name: Brush Kleen

Product Class: Solvent Blend

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

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient CAS Number Percent (By Weight)





Mineral Spirits 8032-32-4 22-28% 100ppm 100ppm
Methyl Alcohol 67-56-1 22-28% 200ppm 200ppm
Methylene Chloride 75-09-2 50% 50ppm 500ppm

(NIOSH recommends

   TLV of 25ppm)


"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: 132-387 F. Weight/Gallon: 8.33 lbs. Vapor Pressure: 355mmHg@20C
Vapor Density: Heavier than Air: XX Lighter than Air:
Evaporation Rate: Faster than Ether: Slower than Ether: XX
Percent Volatile by Volume: 100% pH: N/A    Solubility in Water: NIL
VOC: 1000 Grams/Liter (Less Water) Viscosity:  N/A Reactivity in Water: NIL
Melting Point: Not Known Freezing Point: Not Known          Decomposition Temp: Not Known
Appearance & Odor: Clear liquid, alcoholic odor.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flammability Classification: OSHA: Flammable Flash Point: -19  F. TCC
Class: 3 LEL: 2.3%       UEL: 36.5%
DOT: Flammable 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.

643 (methcl)