MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION I - NAME & HAZARD SUMMARY
Material Name: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE Dated: 01/20/2002
Inci Name: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
SECTION II - INGREDIENTS % TLV (ACGIH)
CAS No.: 61789-40-0; Cocamidopropyl Betaine
SECTION III- PHYSICAL DATA
Boiling point: 212°C Vapor density:
Heavier than air Volatile vol %: 65
Liquid density: Heavier than water
Weight/gallon: 8.66 pounds Specific Gravity: 1.03962
Appearance: Yellow liquid pH: 5
SECTION IV - FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, or carbon dioxide.
Special fire fighting protective equipment: None
Unusual fire and explosion hazards: None
SECTION V - REACTIVITY DATA
Incompatibility (materials to avoid): None with proper handling and storage.
Conditions to avoid: None
Hazardous polymerization: Will not occur.
Hazardous decomposition products: Burning can produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides.
SECTION VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Permissible Exposure Level:
Acute oral LD50 (rat): >5 g/kg
Dermal irritation test (rabbit): Irritant
Eye irritation test (rabbit): Irritant
Effects of Overexposure:
Primary route of exposure: Dermal
Eyes: Causes irritation
Skin: Dermal irritant
Ingestion: Causes irritation and discomfort
Inhalation: No harmful effects have been reported
SECTION VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA (continued)
First aid procedures:
Skin: Wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Eyes: Flush with water for 15 minutes, if irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. No special measures required.
Ingestion: Drink water, do not induce vomiting. Consult a physician and show this data sheet.
SECTION VII - SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Control spill with adsorbent pads or booms. If necessary, apply granular or loose adsorbent to spill. When adsorbed, sweep or otherwise collect and dispose of properly.
Disposal method: Dispose in accordance with all government regulations.
SECTION VIII - SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Ventilation: Local exhaust recommended
Respiratory protection (specify type): None required
Protective clothing: Protective gloves made of PVC.
Eye protection: Tightly closed goggles.
Other protective equipment: Eyewash and safety shower
SECTION IX - SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS OR OTHER COMMENTS
Precautions to be taken in handling and storing: Wash hands before and after work. If clothing becomes contaminated, remove immediately.
SECTION X - ADDITIONAL REGULATORY INFORMATION
SARA Title III Section 313-This product contains no chemicals which are known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm as listed in SARA Title III Section 313.
California PROP 65: This product contains no California Proposition 65 listed chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
The information herein is given in good faith, but no warranty, expressed or implied is made.