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: Sept. 1991  Update: June 1992
Section I  - Product Identification
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Emergency (Chemtrec) (800) 424-9300
Information  (Farwest) (206) 244-8844
Product Number: X-5122

Product Name: Gloss Black Lacquer

Product Class: Cellulose Nitrate Solution

   Hazard Rating
           0             Lowest
           1                  |
           2                  |
           3                  |
           4           Extreme
This Product
   Health: 2
   Flammability: 3
   Reactivity: 2
   Personal Protection: G

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient CAS Number Percent (By Weight)





Toluene 108-88-3 32.83% 100ppm 200ppm
Isopropyl Alcohol 67-63-0 10.74% 400ppm 400ppm
Isopropyl Acetate 108-21-4 2.09% 250ppm 250ppm
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone 108-10-1 4.45% 50ppm 100ppm
Isobutyl Acetate 110-19-0 6.67% 150ppm 150ppm
Ethoxolate 763-69-9 0.52% 100ppm 100ppm
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 78-93-3 8.24% 200ppm 200ppm
Ethyl Acetate 141-78-6 4.72% 400ppm 400ppm
Aliphatic Hydrocarbon 64742-89-8 6.80% 300ppm 500ppm

"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: 167 F. Weight/Gallon: 8.84 lbs. Vapor Pressure: 33mmHg@20C
Vapor Density: Heavier than Air: XX Lighter than Air:
Evaporation Rate: Faster than Ether: Slower than Ether: XX
Percent Organic Volatile by Volume: 90% Solubility in Water: NIL
VOC: 700 Grams/Liter (Less Water) Reactivity in Water: NIL
Appearance & Odor: Black liquid with mild, sweet alcohol odor.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flammability Classification: OSHA:Flammable Liquid Flash Point: 35 F. TCC
Class: 3 LEL: 1.0%
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.

X-5122 (solvent)