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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name: Instant Cold Compress
Product Code: 561111
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Instant Cold Compress
Product Code: 561111

Responsible Party: Kentron Health Care, Inc.
             3604 Kelton Jackson Road
             Springfield, TN 37172
             91710

For further information contact MSDS Coordinator
8am - 6pm Central Standard Time, Mon - Fri: 1-866-385-0573
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Emergency Telephone Numbers:

615-384-0573
615-668-1147
615-385-0573

Health Hazards: Dry chemical of cold compress is an eye and skin irritant.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Physical Hazards: Dry chemical is an oxidizer. Oxidizers can support
combustion. Contact may increase flammability of other materials. Avoid contact
with clothing and other combustible materials.

- Physical Form: Solid/Liquid
- Appearance: White solid id water bag
- Odor: None

NFPA HAZARD CLASS:
Health: 1 (Slight)
Flammability: 0 (Least)
Reactivity: 3 (High)
Other: OXY (Oxidizer)
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION OF INGREDIENTS
HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS           WEIGHT       EXPOSURE GUIDELINE
                                                    Limits   Agency   Type

Ammonium Nitrate                             40-70            Not Established


OTHER COMPONENTS                    WEIGHT       EXPOSURE GUIDELINE
                                                    Limits  Agency   Type


Water                                                30-60           Not Established

CAS# 7732-18-5

Note: State, local or other agencies or advisory groups may have established
more stringent limits. Consult an industrial hygienist or similar professional, or
your local agencies, for further information.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:

Eye: Eye irritant. Contact may cause stinging, watering, redness, and swelling.

Skin: Skin irritant. Contact may cause redness, itching, burning and skin
damage. No harmful effects from skin absorption have been reported.

Inhalation (Breathing): Low to moderate degree of toxicity by inhalation.

Ingestion (Swallowing): Low to moderate degree of toxicity by ingestion.

Signs and Symptoms: Effects of overexposure may include irritation of the
nose, throat and digestive tract; coughing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,
abdominal pain, breathing difficulties, and blood disorders (methemoglobinemia).

Cancer:  No data available.

Target Organs: No data Available
Developmental: Inadequate data available for this material.

Other Comments: This material contains nitrate salts. Nitrates may be reduced
by intestinal bacteria to nitrite. When absorbed, nitrites may result in effects on
the blood (methemoglobinemia) and blood vessels (vasodilating and a fall in
blood pressure). Symptoms of toxicity may include headache, fainting, fatigue,
cyanosis, confusion, irregular heartbeats, and possible respiratory paralysis.
Pre-existing heart disease may be aggravated by exposure to nitrates.

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions: Conditions aggravated by exposure may
include heart, blood vessel and skin disorders.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye: Move victim away from exposure and into fresh air. If irritation or redness
develops, flush eyes with clean water and seek immediate medical attention. For
direct contact, immediately hold eyelids apart and flush the affected eye(s) with
clean water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention.

Skin: Remove contaminated shoes and clothing, and flush affected area(s) with
large amounts of water. If skin surface is damaged, apply a clean dressing and
seek medical attention. If skin surface is not damaged, cleanse affected area(s)
thoroughly be washing with mild soap or water. If irritation or redness develops,
seek medical attention.

Inhalation (Breathing): If respiratory symptoms or other symptoms of exposure
develop, move victim away from source of exposure and into fresh air. If
symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If victim is not breathing, clear airway
and immediately begin artificial respiration. If breathing difficulties develop,
oxygen should be administered by qualified personnel. Seek immediate medical
attention.

Ingestion (Swallowing): If swallowed, seek emergency medical attention. If
victim is drowsy or unconscious and vomiting, place on left side with the head
down and do not give anything by mouth. If victim is conscious and alert and
ingestion occurred within the last hour, vomiting should be induced for ingestion
of large amounts (more than 5 ounces in an adult) under direction from a
physician or poison center. If possible, do not leave victim unattended and
observe closely for adequacy of breathing.
Note to Physicians: Nitrates in large doses may cause significant vasodilation
and hypotension. Pre-existing ischemic heart disease may be aggravated by
these effects. In large ingestions nitrates may cause methemoglobinemia.
Methemoglobinemia should be suspected if cyanosis occurs. Methylene blue
(1-2 mg/kg I.V. over several minutes) is an effective antidote for symptomatic
methemoglobinemia
.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flammable properties:
Flash Point: None
OSHA Flammability Class: N/A
LEL/UEL: No data
Autoignition Temperature: No data

Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: Oxidizer. The dry chemical of this material
is an oxidizer and may increase the flammability of any combustible substance. It
is the nature of oxidizers to provide their own oxygen source; smothering a fire
may be ineffective. Nitrate salts support combustion under certain conditions.
Ammonium nitrate is capable of detonation if heated under confinement or if
subjected to strong shocks. Organic or other easily oxidizable matter can
sensitize it to a more readily explodable state. Do not allow product to evaporate
to dryness, especially in contact with combustible materials.

Extinguishing Media: Use water only. Do not use dry chemical, carbon dioxide
or foam.

Fire Fighting Instructions: For fires beyond the incipient stage, emergency
responders in the immediate hazard area should wear bunker gear. When the
potential chemical hazard is unknown, in enclosed or confined spaces, or when
explicitly required by DOT, a self-contained breathing apparatus should be
worn. In addition, war other appropriate protective equipment as condition
warrant (see Section 8). Isolate immediate hazard area and keep unauthorized
personnel out. Stop spill/release if it can be done with minimal risk. Move
undamaged containers from immediate hazard area if it can be done with
minimal risk. Water spray may be useful in minimizing or dispersing vapors. Cool
equipment exposed to fire with water, if it can be done with minimal risk.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURE
The dry chemical of this material is an oxidizer. Keep all sources of ignition and
hot metal surfaces away from spill/release. The use of explosion-proof
equipment is recommended.

Stay upwind and away from spill/release. Notify person down wind of
spill/release, isolate immediate hazard area and keep unauthorized personnel
out. Stop spill/release if it can be done with minimal risk. Wear appropriate
protective equipment including respiratory protection as conditions warrant (see
Section 8). Prevent spilled material from entering sewers, storm drains, other
unauthorized treatment drainage systems, and natural waterways. Dike far
ahead of spill for later recovery or disposal. Spilled material may by absorbed
into an appropriate absorbed material. Notify appropriate federal, state, and
local agencies. Immediate cleanup of any spill is recommended.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling: Do not enter confined spaces suck as tanks or pits without following
proper entry procedures such as ASTM D-4276 and 29CFR 1910.146. The use
of appropriate respiratory protection is advised when concentrations exceed any
established exposure limits (see Section 2 and 8). Wash thoroughly after
handling. Do not wear contaminated clothing or shoes. Use good personal
hygiene practice.

"Empty" containers retain residue and may be dangerous. Do not pressurize,
cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose such containers to heat, flame,
sparks, or other sources of ignition. They may explode and cause injury or
death. Container should be disposed in an environmentally safe manner and in
accordance with governmental regulations.

Before working on or in tanks which contain or have contained this material,
refer to OSHA Regulations, ANSI Z49.1 and other governmental and industrial
references pertaining to cleaning, welding, or other contemplated operations.

Storage: Use and store this material in cool, dry, well-ventilated areas away
from heat and all sources of ignition. Post area "No Smoking or Open Flame."
Solution is corrosive to copper, copper alloys, lead, and zinc. Store to avoid
contact with incompatible materials such as ordinary combustibles, flammable
liquids, greases, and those materials, including other oxidizers, that could react
with the oxidizer or catalyze its decomposition (see Section 10). Prohibit
accumulation of combustible waste in storage areas. Combustible construction
materials that may be in contact with oxidizers shall be protected with a
compatible coating to prevent impregnation of the combustible materials by the
oxidizers. Protect container(s) against physical damage.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering controls: If current ventilation practices are not adequate to
minimize exposure, additional ventilation or exhaust systems may be required.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Respiratory:
A NIOSH/MSHA approve air purifying respirator with a N95 filter
may be used under conditions where airborne concentrations are expected to
exceed exposure limits (see Section 2). Protection provided by air purifying
respirators is limited. (see manufacturer's respirator selection guide). Use a
positive pressure air supplied respirator if there is potential for an uncontrolled
release, exposure levels are not known, or any other circumstances where air
purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection. A respiratory
protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2
requirements must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a
respirator's use.

Skin: The use of gloves impermeable to the specific material handled is advised
to prevent skin contact, possible irritation, absorption, and skin damage (see
glove manufacturer literature for information on permeability). Depending on
conditions of use, apron and/or arm covers may be necessary.

Eye/Face: Approved eye protection to safeguard against potential eye contact,
irritation, or injury is recommended. Depending on conditions of use, a face
shield may be necessary.

Other Protective Equipment: A Source of clean water should be available in
the work area for flushing eyes and skin. Impervious clothing should be worn.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Note: Unless otherwise stated, values are determined at 20°C (68°F) and 760
mm Hg (1 atm).

Flash Point: None
Flammable/Explosive Limits (%): LEL/UEL: No data
Autoignition Temperature: No data
Appearance: White solid in water bag
Physical State: Solid/Liquid
Odor: None
pH: No data
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): No data
Boiling Point: No data
Freezing/Melting Point: No data
Solubility in Water: 100%
Specific Gravity: approx 1.3
Evaporation Rate (nBuAc=1): No data
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal conditions of storage and handling.
Dry chemical is an oxidizer and may promote combustion in other materials.

Conditions To Avoid: This material may be an oxidizer. Do not heat above
250°F. Do not let dry chemical or solution dry or crystallize in contact with
organic, reactive, or combustible materials (see Sections 7).

Incompatible Materials: Avoid contact with reactive, combustible, or organic
materials, such as wood, grain, organic chemicals, acids, corrosive liquids,
sulfur, flammable liquids, chlorates, permanganates, finely divided materials,
charcoal, coke, cork, or sawdust. Avoid contact with other oxidizers. Contact with
alkaline materials may liberate ammonia.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Material will not burn, but if involved in
a fire, oxides of nitrogen may be generated. Exposure to heat may liberate
ammonia fumes.

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No definitive information available on carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, target
organs or developmental toxicity.
12. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
This material, if discarded as produced may be a RCRA "characteristic"
hazardous waste due to the characteristic(s) of ignitability (D001). If the material
is spilled to soil or water, characteristic testing of the contaminated is
recommended. To assure proper disposal, consult with state and local
regulations and disposal authorities.
13. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hazard Class or Division: Not classified as hazardous.
14. REGULATORY INFORMATION
This material contains the following chemical subject to the reporting
requirements of
SARA 313 and 40 CFR 372.

COMPONENT                                                               CAS NUMBER
Ammonia (includes anhydrous ammonia                        7446-41-7
and aqueous ammonia from water dissociable
ammonium salts and other sources; 10 percent
of total aqueous ammonia is reportable under
this listing)

Water dissociable nitrate compounds                             None
Warning: This material contains the following chemicals which are known to the
State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or others reproductive harm,
and are subject to the requirements of
California Proposition 65 (CA Health &
Safety Code Section 25249.5)

--None Known--
This material has not been identified as a carcinogen by NTP, IARC, or OSHA.
EPA (CERCLA) Reportable Quantity: --None--
15. DOCUMENTARY INFORMATION
Issue Date: 07/23/04
Previous Issue Date: None
Product Code: ICE1069
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