Stat-X First Responder Fire Extinguisher: MSDS

First Responder Fire Extinguisher
First Responder FAQ
Data Sheet
MSDS# 004
DATE: 11/09
For information only, call 1-952-935-9745. For emergencies, call CHEMTREC: DOMESTIC NORTH AMERICA 800-424-9300 INTERNATIONAL 703-527-3887 (COLLECT).

1. Product

Stat-X First Responder fire extinguisher.

2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

Components Chemical
(Hazardous Components = 1%)
Potassium Nitrate 7757-79-1 Components are blended and pressed into a highly stable, molded form. Molded composition is contained within a sealed steel housing - no environmental exposure.
DCDA 461-58-5
Organic Resin 9003-35-4
Appearance & Odor: Beige to white in color. No odor.
Auto-Ignition Temperature: 300C
Solubility in Water: Slightly Soluble

3. Hazard Identification

Possible exposure to aerosol suppression agent if generator is activated. May cause temporary, mild irritation of mucous membrane if inhaled.

4. First Aid Measures

Contact Method: Procedure:
Inhalation Remove to fresh air
Eye Contact Flush with water
Skin Contact Wash with soap and water.
Ingestion Not a likely route of exposure.
Seek medical attention for further treatment, observation, and support if necessary.

5. Fire Fighting Measures

In the event of a fire, evacuate the area and inform emergency services. Ignition of Stat-X produces a fire-suppression aerosol. Water may be used as an additional suppression agent.

6. Accidental Release Measures

If these devices are spilled they can be safely recovered by hand and should be inspected for damage prior to repacking. Suspect or damaged articles should be labeled and consigned for correct destruction.

7. Handling and Storage

Store in temperate conditions. Avoid shock, electric currents, static discharge, excessive heat and extended periods of storage at temperatures greater than 65C.

8. Exposure Control/Personal Protection

Respiratory Protection Ventilate area completely after discharge. Do not enter area prior to complete venting of enclosure. Use filter mask as necessary during clean-up.
Hand Protection Wear gloves if handling generators prior to cooling.
Eye Protection Safety glasses are advisable.
Skin Protection N/A

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Steel Cylinder up to 175 mm in length

10. Stability and Reactivity

These devices are extremely stable below 125C. They should be protected from fire, sources of electrical power, shock, and high temperatures.

11. Toxocological Information

Toxic by-products of combustion are extremely low. Main by-products are listed below with 15-minute TWA values for a maximum 100g/m3 concentration in a hermetically sealed volume.
Gas: 15 minute Time Weighted Average in parts per million
NO2 1.08
NO 0.97
CO 84.20

12. Ecological Information

These devices are sealed and present no ecological hazards. The aerosol produced upon ignition has no global warming potential and an ozone depletion potential = 0.

13. Disposal Considerations

Comply with all local, state, and federal/international regulations.

14. Transport Information

UN Number: 0431 Shipping Limitations:
UN Classification: 1.4G Articles, Pyrotechnic for Technical Purposes Cargo Air Max single packaging 75 kgs.
Packaging Group: II
Passenger Air None.
Division 1.4 G articles present no significant hazard as packaged for transport.

15. Regulatory Information

S15 Keep away from heat
S35 This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way
S38 In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment
S39 Wear eye/face protection

16. Other Information

Comply with manufacturer's installation and maintenance procedures.

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