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Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients



       CAS #
       74-86-2




       Chemical Substance   Chemical Family    Trade Names
       ACETYLENE,           hydrocarbons,      ACETYLENE; ETHYNE; WELDING GAS; ACETYLEN; ETHINE; NARCYLEN; VINYLENE;
       DISSOLVED            aliphatic          UN 1001; C2H2




      Section 4: First Aid Measures



       Skin Contact        Eye Contact        Ingestion  Inhalation                                      Note to
                                                                                                         Physicians
       Gas: Not applicable.   Gas: Not applicable.   Not   If adverse effects occur, remove to uncontaminated area.   For inhalation,
       Liquid: Wash exposed   Liquid: Flush eyes   applicable.   Give artificial respiration if not breathing. If breathing is   consider
       skin with soap and   with plenty of water.        difficult, oxygen should be administered by qualified   oxygen.
       water.                                            personnel. Get immediate medical attention.

      Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures



       Suitable Extinguishing Media                    Products of       Protection of Firefighters
                                                       Combustion
       Carbon dioxide, regular dry chemical  Large fires: Use regular   Oxides of carbon     Respiratory protection may be needed for
       foam or flood with fine water spray.                                     frequent or heavy exposure.
                                                                               Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full
                                                                                facepiece.


      Section 6: Accidental Release Measures


       Personal Precautions                       Environmental Precautions   Methods for Containment
       Keep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area   Avoid heat, flames, sparks and   Stop leak if possible without personal risk. Reduce
       and deny entry. Ventilate closed spaces before   other sources of ignition.   vapors with water spray. Remove sources of ignition.
       entering.

       Methods for Cleanup                            Other Information
       Evacuate, stop leak if possible. Remove sources of ignition.  None

      Section 7: Handling and Storage



       Handling                                              Storage
       Avoid heat, flames, sparks and other sources of ignition. Grounding   Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards.
       and bonding required. Secure to prevent tipping. Subject to storage   Protect from physical damage. Store outside or in a detached building.
       regulations: U.S. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.101. Keep separated from   Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store in a cool, dry place.
       incompatible substances.                              Store in a well-ventilated area.

      Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection


       Exposure Guidelines
       ACETYLENE, DISSOVED:  ACETYLENE: ACGIH (simple asphyxiant) 2500 ppm (2662 mg/m3) NIOSH recommended ceiling
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