Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2200 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Paraffin Wax (Household Type) 
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 8002-74-2
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Paraffin Wax (Household Type) CAS# 8002-74-2 100% W/W ACGIH TWA 2 mg/m (fume) 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Wash exposed area with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: Give several glasses of milk or water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously, but DO NOT INDUCE! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, alcohol foam
Fire/Explosion Hazards:emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Wear Protective equipment. Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials. Wash thoroughly after handling. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Gloves to prevent skin exposure as latex or vinyl
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:50-57cSpecific Gravityinformation not available
Boiling Point:Information not available Percent Volatile by Volume:0
Vapor Pressure:not applicable Evaporation Rate:not applicable
Vapor Density: not applicable Evaporation Standard: Not Applicable
Solubility in Water: insoluble Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: colorless to white wax Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: information not available Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with heat, sparks, flames, or other sources of ignition.
Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, acrid fumes
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
DANGER!! This material can produce TOXIC fumes under fire conditions. Effects of over exposure: irritation to the eyes,skin and respiratory tract. Acute: material is harmful if inhaled,ingested or absorbed through the skin. Chronic: none are listed by the manufacturer. It is also stated that this material has not yet been fully invetigated. Target organs:lungs,throat,upper respiratory,kidney and bladder. Conditions aggravated/target organs. Persons with pre-existing eye,skin or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Not Regulated
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

The information contained herein is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the user's consideration and investigation. No warranty is expressed or implied regarding the completeness or accuracy of this information, whether originating from Science Stuff, Inc. or from an alternate source. Users of this material should satisfy themselves by independent investigation of current scientific and medical information that this material may be safely handled.