Item Number: 3701, 3705


U.S. Department Of Labor

Occupational Safety And Health Administration


Required Under USDL Safety And Health Regulations

(29 CFP 1910.1200 "Hazards Communication Standard")


Section I

Manufactured For: Gabriel First Corp.

Emergency Telephone: 1-800-424-9300

Address: 233 W Commercial Street East Rochester, NY  14445

Trade Name&Synonyms: Con-Etch

Chemical Family: Acid Cleaner -Deoxidizer

Prepared On: 05/17/2005


                                        HEALTH                        FLAMMABILITY                    REACTIVITY          PERSONAL PROTECTION

                                               2                                              0                                              0                                              B


Section II - Product&Component Data

Chemical Names                                                  CAS                 %                  PEL                            TLV

Hydrogen Chloride (Muriatic Acid)              7647-01-0           26-28                 NE             5ppm (Ceiling) (OSHA)           5ppm (ACGIH)


Other ingredients in this product are: Less than 1% by weight or less than 0.1% for carcinogens. Not hazardous, Declared to be Trade Secret.


Section III - Physical Data

Boiling Point: Near 212F

Specific Gravity (H2O=1): (+0.005) 1.070

Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): Unknown

Percent, Volatile By Volume (%):

Vapor Density (Air=1): Unknown

Evaporation Rate (vs.H2O): About the same

Solubility In Water: Complete

Appearance And Odor: Liquid, fruity odor

pH: (+0.5) 1.5


Section IV - Fire And Explosion Hazard Data

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Do not enter confined fire-spaces without protective clothing and self-contained air supply.

Flash Point/Method Used: None to boiling

Flammable Limits: Unknown

Extinguishing Media: CO2, dry chemical, foam, water spray.

Unusual Fire And Explosion Hazards: None known.


Section V - Health Hazard Data

Effects Of Overexposure:

Eye: Causes burns.

Skin: Causes burns.

Oral: Possible damage to mucous membranes.

Inhalation: By mister spray may cause.

Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: None known


Emergency First Aid Procedures:

Eye: Flush with plenty of water for at least 15minutes and get medical attention.

Skin: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.

Clothing: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean contaminated shoes.

Inhalation: If affected by inhalation of vapor or spray mist, remove to fresh air. I f not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately.

Swallowing: If swallowed, contact medical personnel immediately to determine best course of action.

Routes of entry: Inhalation, ingestion, skin absorption.


Section VI - Reactivity Data

Stability                 Conditions To Avoid


Materials To Avoid: avoid water-reactive materials.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: halides

Hazardous Polymerization                         Conditions To Avoid

Will not occur.


Section VII - Spill Or Leak Procedures

Steps To Be Taken In Case Material Is Released Or Spilled:

Ventilate area. Remove spills with inert absorbent.

Waste Disposal Method: Dispose in chemical disposal area or in a manner that complies with local, state, and federal regulations. Do not incinerate closed containers.


Section VIII - Special Protection Information

Respiratory Protection (Type): Unless air monitoring demonstrates vapor/mist levels above applicable limits, no respirator is required. If respirator is required, the appropriate, properly fitted respirator (NIOSH/MSHA Approved) should be worn during application. Follow respirator manufacturers directions for respirator use.

Ventilation: Required when spraying or applying in confined area.

Protective Gloves: Usual hand protection for paint application.

Eye Protection: For spray application, use chemical goggles as a minimum, otherwise use safety glasses with side shields as a minimum.

Other Protective Equipment: Usual clothing for painting operations.


Section IX - Special Precautions

Precautions To Be Taken In Handling And Storing: Keep containers closed when not in use. Do not store above 120F. Keep from freezing. Empty containers may contain product residue. Do not cut, puncture or weld containers. All label warnings must be observed until container has been cleaned, reconditioned or properly disposed of.



This information is given in good faith, but no warranty expressed or implied is made. Our company believes that it is accurate to the best of its knowledge and relates only to the specific material designated herein.