MSDS - Resin Fiber Disc with Special Coating Material

Section 1 - Product Identification
Manufacturer's Name: Anderson Products - One Weiler Drive - Cresco, PA 18326
Information and Emergency No.: (800) 755-6101
Date Prepared: January 19, 2012
Name of preparer: Frank J. Hettes

Section 2 - Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information


Aluminum Oxide (AL2O3)
Sodium Aluminum
Fluoride (NA3AIF6)

Coating Material:
Natural product, no known hazardous ingredients
Alpha Alumina





Section 3 - Physical Data:
Boiling Point:
>260° C
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.): *N/A
Vapor Density (AIR=1): *N/A
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Specific Gravity (H2O=1): *N/A
Melting Point: 62° - 65° C
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate=1): *N/A
Appearance and Odor: Fiber coated with an abrasive material coated with a white to yellow solid film; slight odor noticeable.

Section 4 - Fire and Explosion:
Flash Point (method used): 240° - 250° C
Flammable Limits: 250° C
Extinguishing Media: Foam, dry chemical & CO2
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Fiber and resin material will burn and decompose, use respiratory protection.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None

Section 5 - Reactivity Data:
Stability: Stable
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): *N/A
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Pyrolysis Products: CO2, CO & other organic compounds may form. During use, dust and decomposing resin fumes are generated. NOTE: The material being worked on will generally create a greater amount of air borne by-products.

Section 6 - Health Hazard Data:

of Entry

Acute & Chronic Health Effects
and Effects of Over-Exposure
First Aid and
Medical Information
(while grinding)
Acute: Could cause coughing & shortness of breath due to dust
Chronic: May effect breathing
Remove to fresh air. If needed, apply artificial respiration. Call First Aid.
No known adverse effects. Ingestion very unlikely and not recommended. Obtain First Aid.
(contact & absorption)
Not absorbed through skin. May cause abrasions.

Obtain First Aid.

Dust may irritate eyes.

Wash eyes with water. Obtain First Aid or medical assistance.

Other potential health risks
On some grinding, elevated sounds levels may be created that could affect hearing.

Obtain medical assistance.

Carcinogenicity: Not known

Section 7 - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use:
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Allow to cool; normal clean-up
Waste disposal method: Standard landfill consistent with government regulations.
Precautions to be taken in handling and storage: Do not store near heat; keep cool. During storage, occasionally a formaldehyde or phenolic resin odor may be released.
Other Precautions: *N/A

Section 8 - Control Measures:
Respiratory protection (specify type): As required - dust respirator OSHA 24C FR 1910.134
Local Exhaust: Required
Mechanical (General): Recommended
Special: (Other): **N/A
Protective gloves: Recommended
Eye protection: Face and eye protection
Other protective clothing or equipment: Hearing protection, safety glasses & protective clothing must be worn when operating abrasive products.
Work/Hygienic Practices: *N/A

*N/A = Not Applicable

The information in this MSDS was obtained from sources which we believe are reliable. However, the information is provided without any representation or warranty, express or implied, regarding the accuracy or correctness.

The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product are beyond our control and may be beyond our knowledge. For this and other reasons, we do not assume responsibility and expressly disclaim liability for loss, damage or expense arising out of, or in any way connected with, the handling, storage, use or disposal of the product.

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