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: July 1992  Update: Current
Section I  - Product Identification
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Emergency (Chemtrec) (800) 424-9300
Information  (Farwest) (206) 244-8844
Specification No: DOD-P-15328
                           A-5-61 Formula 117
Product Name: Vinyl Pre-Treatment Wash Primer (Component A)

Product Class: Zinc Chromate/Polyvinyl Butyral Solution in Alcohol

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

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient CAS Number Percent (By Weight)





Isopropyl Alcohol 67-63-0 57.80% 400ppm 400ppm
n-Butyl Alcohol 71-36-3 20.36% 100ppm 100ppm
Zinc Chromate 13530-65-9 8.72%
Chromium VI Compound

(Chromate Acid

  & Chromate)

.05mg/m3 .1mg/m3 (8hr)

(Zinc Oxide


5mg/m3 REF. to
NIOSH PUBLICATION #78-210.  Considered hazardous under 29CFR 1910.1200.   This chemical is not listed under 29CFR 1910.1000.

"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: 180-229 F. Weight/Gallon: 7.40lbs. Vapor Pressure: 31.2mmHg@20C
Vapor Density: Heavier than Air: XX Lighter than Air:
Evaporation Rate: Faster than Ether: Slower than Ether: XX
Percent Organic Volatile by Volume: 88.16%     pH: N/A Solubility in Water: Partially
VOC: 693 Grams/Liter (Less Water) Viscosity: 70-72 Reactivity in Water: None
Melting Point: Unknown Freezing Point: -89.5 C. Decomposition Temp: Unknown
Appearance & Odor Muddy green liquid, alcohol odor.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flammability Classification: OSHA: Flammable Liquid Flash Point: 53 F. TCC
Class: 3 LEL: 1.45%
DOT: Flammable 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.

15328A (solcarc)