Material Safety Data Sheet

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Product Name: Fuel Performance Catalyst
Proper Shipping Name: Combustible Liquid
UN: 1993
Class: 3
Packing Group: III

Section I – Manufacturer's Information

FPC International, Inc.
115 Kenova Rd.
P. O. Box 705
South Point, OH  45680

Emergency Phone Number

Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300 Chemtrec Account # VHIC
Information Phone Number: (740) 377-9984 (8am to 4pm Monday to Friday EST)
Fax Number: (740) 377-9913
Date Prepared: January 6, 2011 (Supersedes all other MSDS's for this product)

Section II – Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information

Trade Name CAS Number Percent
Solvent Naphtha (Petroleum), Light Aromatic 64742-95-6 83-87
Normal Butanol 71-36-3 13-17
Picric Acid Technical 88-89-1 0.5-1.2

Section III – Physical/Chemical Characteristics

Vapor Density in Air: 3.84
Flash Point: 106 °F (41 °C)
Vapor Pressure: 28.5 mm Hg
Specific Gravity: 0.860 @ 60 °F
Boiling Point: 300 °F (147 °C)
Solubility in Water: Negligible
Appearance: Emerald Green Liquid
Odor: Aromatic Hydrocarbon

Section IV – Fire Hazard

Extinguishing Media

Water Spray (Fog)
Dry Chemical Powder, Foam, or Halon

Special Fire Fighting Procedures

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots. Heavy rubber gloves, and other protective clothing. Use water spray to cool fire exposed surfaces and to protect personnel. Allow fire to burn itself out. Cover small residual fires with foam.

Unusual Fire Hazards

Do not store with strong oxidants. Liquid spills can form a combustible, gaseous mixtures at temperatures above the flash point. Containers exposed to intense heat from fires should be cooled with water to prevent vapor pressure buildup which could result in container rupture.

Section V – Reactivity Data



Incompatibilities (Materials to Avoid)

Strong Bases

Hazardous Conditions to Avoid

May decompose on prolonged exposure to air.
Combustible. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame.

Hazardous Polymerization

Will not occur.

NFPA Rating

Health = 1
Flammibility = 2
Reactivity = 0

Section VI – Health Hazard Data

Acute and Chronic Effects of Exposure



Harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes, and upper respiratory tract. Ingestion of material may result in vomiting; aspiration of vomitus into the lungs must be avoided. Exposure can cause gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, headache, vomiting, and narcotic effects. Chronic effects may cause damage to the liver and damage to the kidneys. The use of alcohol can increase the narcotic effect and the blood effects. Early to moderate central nervous system (CNS) depression may be evidenced by giddiness, headache, dizziness, and nausea. In extreme cases, unconsciousness and/or death may occur.

Section VII – Emergency and First Aid Procedures

In case of contact, immediately flush eyes and skin with large amounts of water while removing contaminated clothing. Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating eyelids with fingers. After adequate flushing, wash skin with soap and water. If inhaled, remove to fresh air.  If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a Physician. Wash Contaminated Clothing Before Use.

Section VIII – Special Protection Information

Section IX – Safe Handling and Storage

Steps to be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled

Shut off all sources of ignition. Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, heavy rubber gloves, and other protective clothing. Recover as much spilled liquid as possible, then absorb on porous clay or vermiculite. Take up, place in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site with hot water and detergent after material pickup is complete. Keep petroleum products out of streams and sewage systems.

Waste Disposal Method

Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber, but exercise extra caution in igniting as this material is combustible. Observe all federal, state, and local disposal regulations.

No warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of this data, the hazards connected with the use of the material, or the results to be obtained from the use thereof, is made. FPC International, Inc. assumes no responsibility for damage or injury from the use of the product described herein.