SAFETY DATA SHEET

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  1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Product Name:                          VEQUE™ Ve Vernis™ Nail Polish (all colors)

Product Use:                              Cosmetics Use Only / For Use on Nails

Supplier:                                    VEQUE Enterprises LLC 

Emergency Phone:                    CHEMTEL +1 (800) 255-3924

 

  1. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

Classification of substance:     

HAZARD CLASS

HAZARD CATEGORY

Flammable Liquid

Category 2

Acute Oral Toxicity

Category 4

Skin Corrosion / Irritation

Category 2

Serious Eye Damage/ Eye Irritation

Category 2

STOT - Single Exposure

Category 3

                                                 

Hazard Identification:              
This product is classified as Hazard Materials and as Dangerous Goods according to the classification criteria of OSHA.  Flammable liquid. 

Effects of Exposure:                 
This product may cause drowsiness, headaches, nausea, vomiting, dermatitis, diarrhea, narcosis. 

INGESTION:                     
If product is shallowed, may causes gastro-intestinal irritation, vomiting, diarrhea, and/or kidney damage.

SKIN & EYES:                   
Irritating to eyes.  Mild skin irritant, can cause non-allergic contact dermatitis.

INHALATION:                  
Vapors of this product may cause: ill effects to the renal system; central nervous system problems; irritation to the respiratory tracts and other various mucosal membranes.  Prolonged inhalation may be harmful.

 

  1. COMPOSITION & INGREDIENT INFORMATION

 

CAS #

EINECS #

Name

Weight %

CLASSIFICATION REGULATIONS

(EC) No 1278/2008 (CLP)

 

141-78-6

205-500-4

Ethyl Acetate

≤50%

Flammable Liquid-2

Eye Irritation-2

STOT (SE)-3

H225; H319; H336; EUH066

123-86-4

204-658-1

Butyl Acetate

≤50%

Flammable Liquid-3

STOT (SE)-3

H225; H319; H336; EUH066

9004-70-0

N/A

Nitrocellulose

≤20%

Flammable Solid-1

Skin Irritation-2

Eye Irritation-2

H200; H205

67-63-0

200-661-7

Isopropyl Alcohol

≤20%

Flammable Liquid-2

Eye Irritation-2

STOT (SE)-3

H225; H319; H336

13463-67-7

236-675-5

Titanium Dioxide

≤15%

 

123-42-2

204-626-7

Diacetone Alcohol

≤10%

Flammable Liquid-3

Eye Damage-2

STOT (SE)-3

H226; H319; H335

 

  1. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of First Aid Measures:

INGESTION:                     
SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.  Do NOT induce vomiting.

INHALATION:                   
Remove to fresh air.  Seek medical attention.

SKIN CONTACT:              
Wash affected area with soap and water.

EYES:                                
Irrigate with large amounts of water.  Seek medical attention.

 

Effects of Exposure:

Symptoms:                       
Drowsiness, headaches, nausea, vomiting, dermatitis, diarrhea, narcosis

Effects:                             
Non-allergic dermatitis. Skin and eye irritation. Vapor from solvents may cause: ill effects to the renal system; central nervous system problems; irritation to the respiratory tracts and other various mucosal membranes

Symptoms of overexposure:   
Symptoms of overexposure in individuals may include redness, itching, and irritation of affected areas.  Overexposure in eyes may cause redness, itching and watering.

Acute Health Effects:               
Mild to moderate irritation to eyes and skin near affected areas.  Additionally, high concentrations of vapors can cause drowsiness, dizziness, headaches and nausea. 

Chronic Health Effects:            
None known.

Target Organs:                         
Eyes, Skin, Respiratory System.

Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure:         
Pre-existing dermatitis, other skin conditions, and disorders of the target organs (eyes, skin, respiratory system).

 

  1. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing Measures:

Suitable:                           
Carbon Dioxide, foam or dry chemical extinguishers.  Water or foam extinguishers, water fog.

Unsuitable:                       
Do NOT use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

 

Firefighting Procedures:          
Vapors are heavier than the air and spread along the ground.  Vapors may form explosive mixtures with air.

Flashblack possible.

Under conditions giving incomplete combustion, hazardous gases produced may consist of:  Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Oxides, Nitrous Oxides.

 

  1. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal Precautions:              
Use suitable protective clothing/equipment. 
Eliminate all sources of ignition.  No smoking.
Use only spark resistant tools.

Environmental Precautions:    
Do not allow to enter water or drains.
Dispose in accordance with federal, state, local and regional regulations.
Local authorities should be advised if significant spills cannot be contained.

 

Methods for Cleaning Up:       
Eliminate sources of ignition. 

Small Spills – Absorb spill with vermiculite, earth, sand, or other inert material, then place in a container for hazardous waste.

Large Spills – Contain spill with absorbent.  Prevent runoff from entering drains, sewers, or streams.  Absorb spill with vermiculite, earth, sand, or other inert material, then place in a container for hazardous waste.

 

  1. HANDLING & STORAGE INFORMATION

Recommended Use:                
For Use on Nails Only.

Work & Hygiene Practices:     
Avoid prolonged contact with the product.  Avoid breathing vapors of this product.  Use in a well-ventilated location (e.g., local exhaust ventilation, fans).  After use, wash hands and exposed skin with soap and water.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke while handling product.

Storage & Handling:               
Keep this material away from heat, sparks and open flame.  Open containers slowly on a stable surface.  Keep container closed tightly when not in use.  Empty container may contain residual amounts of this product; therefore, empty containers should be handled with care.  Store containers in a cool, dry location, away from direct sunlight, other light sources, or sources of intense heat.  Store away from incompatible materials (see Section 10).

Special Precautions:                
Open containers slowly on stable surface.  Keep container tightly closed when not in use.  Empty containers may contain residual amounts of this product; therefore, empty containers should be handled with care.

 

  1. EXPOSURE CONTROLS & PERSONAL PROTECTION

 

SUBSTANCE

OSHA – PEL – TWA

ACGIH – TLV – TWA

EU EXPOSURE LIMITS

Ethyl Acetate

400 ppm

400 ppm

400 ppm

Butyl Acetate

150 ppm

150 ppm

150 ppm

Nitrocellulose

Not established

Not established

 

Isopropyl Alcohol

200 ppm

400 ppm

400 ppm

Titanium Dioxide

10mg/m3

15 mg/m3 Form Total du

 

Diacetone Alcohol

50 ppm

50 ppm

50 ppm

 

Ventilation of appropriate design is necessary to meet the above levels.

 

  

Engineering Controls:             
When working with large quantities of product, ensure adequate air ventilation (e.g., local exhaust ventilation, fans).  Ensure that an eyewash station, sink or washbasin is available in case of exposure to eyes.

 

Personal Protective Equipment:               

Respiratory Protection:   
No special respiratory protection is required under typical circumstances of use or handling.

Eye Protection:                
Wear protective eyewear (e.g., safety glasses with side-shield) at all times when handling this product.  Always use protective eyewear when cleaning spills or leaks.  Contact lenses pose a special hazard; soft lenses may absorb and concentrate irritants.

Skin Protection:               
No special body protection is required under typical circumstances of use or handling.  If anticipated that prolonged & repeated skin contact will occur during use of this product, wear latex or rubber gloves for routine industrial use.  If necessary, refer to appropriate standards of Canada, the E.C. member states, or U.S. OSHA.

Environmental Controls:          
Do not allow to enter water ways or drains.  Federal, state, local and regional regulations authorities should be advised if significant spills cannot be contained.

Hazard Rating:                         
HMIS Rating (0=least,  1=slight,  2=moderate, 3=serious, 4=severe)
Health: 2  Fire: 3  Reactivity:1  PP:G

  1. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance:  Liquid 

Odor:  Characteristic Ester Odor

Odor Threshold:  No data available

PH:  Not applicable

Melting/Freezing Point:  Undefined

Initial Boiling Point Range:  75-80° C

Flash Point:  - 4° C or 24° F (estimated)

Evaporation Rate:  Undefined

Flammability:  Flammable, Category 2

Upper/lower explosion limits:  Undefined

Vapor Pressure:  Undefined

Vapor Density:  Heavier than air

Relative Density:  Undefined

Solubility:  Undefined

Water Solubility:  Insoluble

N-Octanol/Water Partition coefficient:  Undefined

Autoignition Temperature:  Undefined

Decomposition Temperature:  Undefined

Viscosity:  475-600

Explosive Properties:  Vapors may form explosive mixture with air.

 

  1. STABILITY & REACTIVITY

Reactivity Vapors may form explosive mixture with air.

Chemical Stability Stable under recommended storage conditions.  Store away from direct sunlight. 

Possibility of Hazardous Reactions: Hazardous Polymerization will not occur.

Conditions to Avoid Flame, electric spark, static and heat.

Incompatible Materials Strong oxidizing agents. Acids, Alkaline, and Peroxides.

Hazardous Decomposition Products Oxides of Carbon, nitrous Oxides.

  1. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

Product Information:                                                                                  

Inhalation:                       
May cause drowsiness and dizziness based on components. May cause irritation of respiratory tract.

Eye Contact:                     
Irritating to eyes

Skin Contact:                   
May cause irritation.

Toxicity Data:                           
This product has NOT been tested on animals to obtain toxicology data.  Toxicology data, found in scientific literature is available for some of the components of the product and is presented below:

Ethyl Acetate: LD50 (oral, rat) = 5,620 mg/kg; LD50 (oral, mouse) = 4,100 mg/kg; LC50 (inh-6h, rat) = 16,000 ppm

Acute Toxicity                          
See Section 4.

Chronic Toxicity                       
See Section 4.  This product is NOT reported to cause productive toxicity, mutagenic effects, embryotoxic effects, teratogenic effects, or reproductive effects in humans.

Suspected Carcinogen:           
This product contains Ethyl Acetate and Isopropyl Alcohol, which are NOT carcinogenic to humans, but are listed as Group 3 carcinogens by the IARC.  Titanium Dioxide has been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B) by inhalation. This product contains Titanium Dioxide in a non-respirable form.  Inhalation of Titanium Dioxide is unlikely to occur from exposure to this product.

 

  1. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity:

 

CHEMICAL NAME

TOXICITY TO ALGAE

TOXICITY TO FISH

TOXICITY TO MICROORGANISMS

DAPHNIA MAGNA

(Water Flea)

Ethyl Acetate

3300 mg/L (IUCLID: 48hr, Scenedesmus quadricaua)

LC50: 230 mg/L (IUCLID: 96hr, Fathead minnow)

Bacteria: 2900 mg/L (IUCLID: 16hr, Pseudomonas putida)

720 mg/L (IUCLID 72hr, Daphnia magna)

Butyl Acetate

675 mg/L (IUCLID: 72hr, Demodesmus subspicatus)

LC50: 100 mg/L (IUCLID: 96hr, Fathead minnow)

Not available

72 mg/L (IUCLID 72hr, Daphnia magna)

Nitrocellulose

LC50 / 96h Selenastrum capricornutum)

No information available

No information available

No information available

Isopropyl Alcohol

ERC 50, alga Scenedesmus sp, static, growth inhibition, (cell density reduction) 7 d: 1800 mg/L

EC50, fathead minnow, static, 24hr immobilization: > 1000 mg/L

ERC50: activated sludge: > 1.000 mg/L

Water flea Daphnia magna, static renewal, 21 d, NOEC: 30 mg/L

Titanium Dioxide

No information available

Acute LC50 > 1000000 ug/l Marine Water – Fundulus heteroclitus 96hr

No information available

Acute LC50 - Daphnia magna Neonate 20000 mg/l Fresh Water 48hr Acute EC50 >1000000 ug/l Fresh Water 48hr

Chronic NOEC 500ppm Fresh Water - Daphnia magna Juvenile (Fledgling, Hatchling, Weanling) 48hr

Diacetone Alcohol

LL/EL/IL50 > 100 mg/L

LL/EL/IL50 > 100 mg/L

LL/EL/IL50 > 100 mg/L

LL/EL/IL50 > 100 mg/L

 

  1. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste Disposal:                       
Do not dispose in sewers/sewer system.  Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used container. The product should not be allowed to enter drains, waterways or the soil. Inform the responsible authorities in case of leaks into the atmosphere or of entry into waterways, soil or drains.

Consult a regulatory specialist to determine appropriate state or local reporting requirements, for assistance in waste characterization and/or hazardous waste disposal and other requirements listed in pertinent environmental permits. Dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local regulations or contact a hazardous waste removal, treatment and disposal company.

Special Considerations:           
U.S. EPA Waste Number: D001 (characteristic – ignitable)

  1. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

 

Flash Point:  - 4°C or 24° F

Marine Pollutant:  No

The basic description (Proper Shipping Name, ID Number, Hazard Class, Packing Group) is shown for each mode of transportation.  Additional descriptive information may be required 49 CFR, IATA/ICAO, IMDG and the CTDGR.

DOT:                                   Paint, UN1263, 3, II

IATA:                                   Paint, UN1263, 3, II

IMDG:                                 Paint, UN1263, 3, II

MEX:                                   Paint, UN1263, 3, II

ADR:                                   Paint, UN1263, 3, II

 

  1. REGULATORY INFORMATION

 

UNITED STATES FEDERAL REGULATIONS:

SARA:  See Section 3 for reportable material.

SARA TITLE III:  See Section 3.

CERCLA:  See Section 3.

TSCA:  Components in this product have been verified as being on the TSCA Inventory.

European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):

The components of this product are on the EINECS inventory or are exempt from inventory requirements.

CANADA WHMIS:

B2 - Flammable and Combustible Material

D2B - Eye irritation - toxic - other

 

STATE REGULATIONS:

Proposition 65:                         
This product does not contain harmful ingredients listed on Proposition 65 (e.g., toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), or Formaldehyde)

 

  1. OTHER INFORMATION

Other Information:                  
DANGER!  HIGHLY FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR.  MAY CAUSE AN ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION.  CAUSES SERIOUS EYE IRRITATION.  MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION.  MAY CAUSE DROWINESS OR DIZZINESS.  Keep away from heat/sparks/open flame/hot surfaces – No Smoking.  Keep container tightly closed.  Take precautionary measures against static discharge.  Avoid breathing fume/mist/vapors/spray.  Wash exposed skin areas thoroughly with soap and water after handling.  Avoid eye contact.  Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.  IF ON SKIN:  Wash with soap and water.  IF IN EYES:  Rinse continuously with water for several minutes.  Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.  If skin irritation or a rash occurs – Get medical advice/attention.  Store in a well-ventilated place.  Keep cool.  Use only as directed.  KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.   

Disclaimer:                               
The information provided in this Material Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its publication.  The information given is designed only as guidance for product content, safe handling, use, processing, storage, transportation, disposal and release and is not to be considered a warranty or quality specification either expressed or implied. The information relates only to the specific material designated and is not valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process, unless specified in the text.  If this product(s) is combined with other materials, all component properties must be considered.  Data may be changed from time to time.  Be sure to consult the latest edition. 

Print Date:  8/21/2017