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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 

Trade Name: GP FIBERGLASSING RESINS (General Purpose Polyester Resin) 
Chemical Family: Unsaturated Polyester 
Formula: Proprietary 

Manufacturer: ASHLAND CHEMICAL 
2620 Royal Windsor Drive 
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 4E7

Supplier: Industrial Plastics (1975) Ltd 
776 Cloverdale Ave
Victoria, BC V8X 2S7 (250) 727-3545

Emergency Ph. #'s: 1-800-274-5263 (250) 727-3545
Transportation EMG. Phone # CANUTEC (613) 996-6666 

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS: 
Styrene Monomer: 30-50%, CAS # 100-42-5
Exposure Limits: 
LD50 of ingredient Oral rat 5000mg/kg, Skin rat 2820 mg/kg 
LC50 of ingredient Inhl. rat 2770ppm/4H 

PHYSICAL DATA: 
Appearance & Odour: Pink liquid, pungent odour 
Evaporation Rate: (Butyl Acetate = 1) < 1 
Boiling Point: 145oC 
Vapour Pressure: (mm Hg) approx 4.5 
Vapour Density: (air=1) Styrene 3.6 
Freezing Point: -31oC 
Solubility in Water: insoluble 
Specific Gravity: approx 1.080 
pH: not applicable 

FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA: 
Flashpoint & Method: 32oC (SETAFLASH CC) 
Flammable Limits: LFL 1.1% (styrene), UFL 6.1% (styrene) 
Extinguishing Methods: any Class B extinguishing agent, foam, CO2 
Special Equipment & Procedures: Self contained breathing apparatus and complete protective clothing 


REACTIVITY DATA: 
Conditions Contributing to Instability: Heat and direct sunlight 
Incompatible Substances : Strong OXIDIZING AGENTS, Strong ACIDS 
Hazardous Decomposition Products; Irritating Acrid fumes 
Hazardous Polymerization: May occur with excess heat or direct sunlight 

HEALTH HAZARDS DATA: 
NOTE: Health studies have shown that exposure to chemicals pose potential risks which may vary from person to person. Exposure to liquids, vapors, mists or fumes should be minimized. 

PRINCIPAL HEALTH HAZARDS: 
Skin Contact: Prolonged/repeated exposure may cause irritation and drying or flaking of skin with possible dermatitis. 
Eye Contact: May cause irritation producing tears. May cause slight temporary corneal injury. 
Ingestion: May cause gastro-intestinal disturbances, pain and discomfort 
Inhalation: May cause irritation and upper respiratory tract discomfort, headache, nausea, insensibility and other nervous system effects. Repeated exposure to high concentrations may cause liver and kidney damage. 
Chronic Effects: Contains styrene monomer, a possible carcinogen.

FIRST AID PROCEDURES: 
Skin: Avoid direct contact with this chemical, wash with soap and water, seek medical attention if a rash persists 
Eyes: Flush with warm water for 20 minutes, obtain medical attention 
Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, have victim drink 8 to 10 oz. of water to dilute material in stomach. Seek medical attention. 
Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air if ill effects develop. If effects persist, administer oxygen, apply A/R if necessary and seek immediate medical attention. 

PREVENTIVE MEASURES: 
Skin: Always apply appropriate barrier cream to exposed skin. Wear impervious gloves (butyl rubber), coveralls and safety footwear. 
Eyes: Chemical proof goggles or full face respirator if vapours cause eye irritation. 
Ingestion: Wash thoroughly before consuming food stuffs. 
Inhalation: Use only in well ventilated areas or use NIOSH approved respiratory protection with organic vapour cartridges. 

CONTROL MEASURES & PRECAUTIONS 
Keep container tightly closed. DO NOT consume food, drink or tobacco in work area or material storage areas. Use 
caution and personal cleanliness to avoid skin and eye contact. Avoid breathing vapours of heated materials. Use paper 
covering absorbent wipes and suitable disposable containers in work area. 

SPILL, LEAK & DISPOSAL METHODS 
Review fire and explosion hazards and safety precautions before proceeding with cleanup. Restrict access to area. Contain spill to prevent liquid from entering sewers or waterways. Recover free liquid and use an absorbent material (i.e. sand, vermiculite) to soak up balance. Place in suitable container for disposal.

DISPOSAL METHOD 
Dispose only in a facility permitted to dispose of hazardous waste by Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations. 

SHIPPING INFORMATION 
Shipping Name: Resin Solution Flammable 
Hazard Class: 3 
UN/PIN #: 1866 III 
Flashpoint: 31oC 
WHMIS Classification: B2, D2A, D2B

The information contained herein is based on data that we believe to be accurate. No warranty either expressed or 
implied is made. This information is offered solely for your consideration, interpretation and information. 


Preparation Date: January 22, 1993 
Prepared by: Ron Sherring, Industrial Plastics (1975) Ltd 
Telephone #: (250) 727.3545
Revised Date: June 3, 2017

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