Polypropylene Technical Data
Polypropylene Material Safety Data
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Melting Point: 160°C
Vapor Pressure: N/A
Vapor Density: N/A
Solubility in Water: Not Soluble
Specific Gravity: 0.90
% Volatile By Volume: N/A
Appearance and Odor: Granular appearance, slight to no odor.
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS
Auto Ignition Temperature: N/A
Flammable Limits (STP): N/A
Extinguishing Media: Use water fog, dry chemicals or CO2
Special Fire Fighting Protective Equipment: Firefighters should be equipped with self-contained breathing apparatus
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Molten plastics, dust can cause explosion hazards.
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Hazardous Decomposition Products: CO2 , Carbon Monoxide
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
HEALTH HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
General: Toxicity information is not available for this composite. The health hazard assessment is based on information available for the components involved in the composite.
Inhalation: Dust from product can cause irritation of the respiratory system. See precautions and personal protection (section 8 for more information) people with sensitive respiratory systems should wear respirators.
Other Effects of Overexposure: None known
Material % TLV PEL
Polypropylene 100 N/A N/A
Product Name: Polypropylene
Synonyms: Polypro / Polypropylene
FIRST AID PROCEDURES
Skin: Wash with cool water and treat for thermal burns. Do not peel off plastic from skin, but get medical treatment quickly.
Eyes: Flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Inhalation: Get to fresh air quickly.
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Disposal Method: Dispose of in Local, State or Federally approved landfill for such materials.
Spills: Sweep, vacuum or shovel into a drum for disposal or reuse. No special precautions are needed.
EXPOSURE CONTROL / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Ventilation: Local exhaust
Respiratory: Standard MSHA / NIOSH approved respirator for dust and vapors.
Other protective equipment: Gloves, heat resistant shoes, clothing and safety glasses are recommended.
Disclaimer: The information herein is given in good faith but no warranty, expressed or implied is made.
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