MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)


Material Safety Data Sheet

Fully-Refined Paraffin Wax 58/60


                                                 Date of Preparation: 2009-6-18

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name: Fully refined paraffin wax 58/60    Contact Information:

HS Code: 2712.20.00.00                       AM WAX INC, DALIAN BRANCH

CAS#: 64742-616                             1709-1710 Weigela Park Hotel, No. 58

RTECS: RV0350000                          Zhigong Street, Zhongshan District, Dalian

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Wax ( Paraffin)       Phone: 86-411-3985-0099

CI#: Not available.                            Fax: 86-4113985-0011

Synonym: Paraffin Wax; White Cake

Chemical Name: Petroleum wax

Chemical Formula: Not available.


Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients




% by Weight

Wax ( Paraffin) Slabs



Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Not applicable.


Section 3: Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects: Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.


Potential Chronic Health Effects:





Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.


Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.


If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Serious Inhalation: Not available.


Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Serious Ingestion: Not available.


Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.

Auto-Ignition Temperature: 245°C (473°F) -340 °C

Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: 199°C (390.2°F). OPEN CUP: 235°C (455°F).

Flammable Limits: Not available.

Products of Combustion: Not available.


Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.

Non-flammable in presence of shocks.


Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.


Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.

LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.


Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.


Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.


Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Small Spill:

Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by

spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority


Large Spill:

Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water

on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system. Be careful that the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS and with local authorities.


Section 7: Handling and Storage


Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust. Keep away from incompatibles such as oxidizing agents.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.


Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:

Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.

Exposure Limits:

Parrafin Wax (Fume)

TWA: 2 STEL: 6 (mg/m3) [Canada]

TWA: 2 (mg/m3) from OSHA (PEL) [United States]

TWA: 2 (mg/m3) from ACGIH (TLV) [United States]

TWA: 2 (mg/m3) from NIOSH [United States]

TWA: 2 STEL: 6 [United Kingdom (UK)]Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.


Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance: Solid. (Cake)

Odor: Odorless.

Taste: Not available.

Molecular Weight: Not available.

Color: White.

pH (1% soln/water): Not applicable.

Boiling Point: Not available.

Melting Point: 58°C -65 C

Critical Temperature: Not available.

Specific Gravity:

0.9 @ 20 deg. C

0.92 @ 25 deg. C (Water = 1)

Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.

Vapor Density: Not available.

Volatility: Not available.

Odor Threshold: Not available.

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

Dispersion Properties: Not available.

Solubility: Insoluble in cold water, hot water.


Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability: The product is stable.

Instability Temperature: Not available.

Conditions of Instability: Excess heat

Incompatibility with various substances: Reactive with oxidizing agents.

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available.

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

Polymerization: Will not occur.


Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry: Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.

Toxicity to Animals:

LD50: Not available.

LC50: Not available.

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Acute Potential Health Effects:

Skin: Solid material is not expected to be an irritant, but it may cause mild skin irritation.

Eyes: Solid materials is not expected to be an irritant, but it may cause mild eye irritation. Vapors from molten wax may cause eye irritation.

Inhalation: Low hazard. Paraffin wax fumes may be irritating to the eyes nose and throat. and may also produce nausea. 'However, vapors emitted from molten wax are expected to have a low degree of irritation by inhalation.

Ingestion: Ingested paraffin wax is not absorbed, and is considered nontoxic. Ingestion of large amounts may have a mild laxative effect and cause diarrhea.

Chronic Potential Health Effects:

Skin: Poor personal hygiene can lead to wax plugging of skin follicles and producing so-called "Wax Boils".


Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly haza, rdous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.


Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal:

Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.


Section 14: Transport Information


DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).

Identification: Not applicable.

Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.


Section 15: Other Regulatory Information

Federal and State Regulations:

Illinois toxic substances disclosure to employee act: Wax ( Paraffin) Fume

Rhode Island RTK hazardous substances: Wax ( Paraffin) Fume

Pennsylvania RTK: Wax ( Paraffin)

Minnesota: Wax ( Paraffin) Fume

Massachusetts RTK: Wax ( Paraffin) Fume

TSCA 8(b) inventory: Wax ( Paraffin)

Other Regulations: EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances.

Other Classifications:

WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).


This product is not classified according

to the EU regulations.

Not applicable.

HMIS (U.S.A.):

Health Hazard: 1

Fire Hazard: 1

Reactivity: 0

Personal Protection: E

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health: 0

Flammability: 1

Reactivity: 0

Specific hazard:

Protective Equipment:


Lab coat.

Dust respirator. Be sure to use an

approved/certified respirator or


Safety glasses.


Section 16: Other Information

References: Not available.

Other Special Considerations: Not available.

Created: 10/10/2005 12:15 AM

Last Updated: 11/03/2008

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Disclaimer: AM WAX INC. believe this information is accurate but not all inclusive in all circumstances. It is the responsibility of the user to determine suitability of the material for their purposes. No warranty, expressed or implied, is given.



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