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1 Safety Data Sheet Polysorbate 20 Liquid, NF 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product Name: Polysorbate 20 Liquid, NF Synonyms/Generic Names: Tween 20; Polyoxyethylenesorbitan monolaurate; Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monolaurate; sorbitan monolaurate, ethoxylated Product Number: 4116 Product Use: Industrial, Manufacturing or Laboratory use Manufacturer: Columbus Chemical Industries, Inc. N4335 Temkin Rd. Columbus, WI For More Information Call: (Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30) In Case of Emergency Call: CHEMTREC or (24 Hours/Day,7 Days/Week) 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION OSHA Hazards: No known OSHA hazards. Target Organs: Signal Words: None Pictograms: None GHS Classification: GHS Label Elements, including precautionary statements: Hazard Statements: Precautionary Statements: Potential Health Effects May cause eye irritation. Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation. Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed. Revised on 09/05/2013 Page 1 of 5

2 NFPA Ratings Health 0 Flammability 0 Reactivity 0 Specific hazard HMIS Ratings Health 0 Fire 0 Reactivity 0 Personal A 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Component Weight % CAS # Sorbitan monolaurate, ethoxylated EINECS# / ELINCS# Formula Molecular Weight > C 58 H 114 O g/mol 4. FIRST-AID MEASURES Inhalation Ingestion Rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Move casualty to fresh air and keep at rest. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and wash using soap. Do Not Induce Vomiting! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If conscious, wash out mouth with water. 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES Suitable (and unsuitable) extinguishing media Special protective equipment and precautions for firefighters Specific hazards arising from the chemical Apply dry chemical, spray water, foam, or carbon dioxide. Wear self-contained, approved breathing apparatus and full protective clothing, including eye protection and boots. Emits toxic fumes (carbon oxides) under fire conditions. See also Stability and Reactivity section. 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Environmental precautions Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up See section 8 for recommendations on the use of personal protective equipment. Prevent spillage from entering drains. Any release to the environment may be subject to a federal/national or local reporting requirements. Neutralize spill with sodium bicarbonate or lime. Absorb spill with noncombustible absorbent material, then place in a suitable container for disposal. Clean surfaces thoroughly with water to remove residual contamination. Dispose of all waste and cleanup materials in accordance with regulations. 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Precautions for safe handling See section 8 for recommendations on the use of personal protective equipment. Keep container closed when not in use. Revised on 09/05/2013 Page 2 of 5

3 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Store in cool, dry, well ventilated area. 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Occupational exposure controls: Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values. Personal Protection Wear chemical safety glasses with side-shields. Inhalation Wear breathing protection if an aerosol or dust is formed. Wear respiratory equipment in poor ventilated areas. Wear chemical resistant gloves, and protective clothing appropriate to the risk of exposure. Other Other Recommendations Provide eyewash stations, quick-drench showers and washing facilities accessible to areas of use and handling. Have supplies and equipment for neutralization and running water available. 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance (physical state, color, etc.) Viscous liquid. Odor Odor threshold ph 7 Melting point/freezing point Initial boiling point and boiling range 100 C (212 Flash point >110 C (>230 F) Evaporation rate Flammability (solid, gas) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limit Vapor pressure (mmhg) <1.33 hpa (<1.00 mmhg) Vapor density Relative density Solubility (ies) Soluble Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water Auto-ignition temperature Not Applicable Decomposition temperature 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Chemical Stability Possibility of Hazardous Reactions Conditions to Avoid Incompatible Materials Hazardous Decomposition Products Stable under recommended storage conditions. Strong oxidizing agents. Carbon oxides Revised on 09/05/2013 Page 3 of 5

4 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute Toxicity Respiratory Ingestion Carcinogenicity IARC ACGIH NTP OSHA LD50 Oral- rat- 40,554 mg/kg as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC. as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH. as a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP. as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA. Signs & Symptoms of Exposure irritation. Eye irritation. Respiratory Respiratory tract irritation. Ingestion Irritation. Chronic Toxicity Teratogenicity Mutagenicity Embryotoxicity Specific Target Organ Toxicity Reproductive Toxicity Respiratory/ Sensitization 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Ecotoxicity Aquatic Vertebrate Aquatic Invertebrate Terrestrial Fish: (other fish)- LC50 (24 h): 350 mg/l Persistence and Degradability Bioaccumulative Potential Mobility in Soil PBT and vpvb Assessment Other Adverse Effects 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Waste Residues Product Containers Users should review their operations in terms of the applicable federal/national or local regulations and consult with appropriate regulatory agencies if necessary before disposing of waste product or residue. Users should review their operations in terms of the applicable federal/national or local regulations and consult with appropriate regulatory agencies if necessary before disposing of waste product container. Revised on 09/05/2013 Page 4 of 5

5 The information offered in section 13 is for the product as shipped. Use and/or alterations to the product may significantly change the characteristics of the material and alter the waste classification and proper disposal methods. 14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION US DOT TDG IMDG Marine Pollutant IATA/ICAO No 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION TSCA Inventory Status DSCL (EEC) California Proposition 65 SARA 302 SARA 304 SARA 311 SARA 312 SARA 313 WHMIS Canada All ingredients are listed on the TSCA inventory. All ingredients are listed on the DSCL inventory. No SARA Hazards No SARA Hazards 16. OTHER INFORMATION Revision Date Revision 1 09/05/2013 Disclaimer: Columbus Chemical Industries, Inc. ( Columbus ) believes that the information herein is factual but is not intended to be all inclusive. The information relates only to the specific material designated and does not relate to its use in combination with other materials or its use as to any particular process. Because safety standards and regulations are subject to change and because Columbus has no continuing control over the material, those handling, storing or using the material should satisfy themselves that they have current information regarding the particular way the material is handled, stored or used and that the same is done in accordance with federal, state and local law. COLUMBUS MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS OR CONTINUING ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR WITH RESPECT TO FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE. Revised on 09/05/2013 Page 5 of 5