Risk Management

Unit III Homework Assignment
You have been tasked with identifying health hazards associated with a production line at a manufacturing facility.
Employees at the beginning of the line use a solvent to clean the surface of medium-size auto parts, and then they place
the parts on a moving line. As the parts move along the line, an employee sprays them with a powder coating, and the parts
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move through an oven. Another employee removes the parts from the line and places them in slots in a cart for transporting
to shipping.
You have been provided safety data sheets for the solvent used for cleaning the parts
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Product Name: Klean Strip Paint Thinner
Company Name: W. M. Barr
2105 Channel Avenue
Memphis, TN 38113
Emergency Contact: 3E 24 Hour Emergency Contact (800)451-8346
Information: W.M. Barr Customer Service (800)398-3892
Phone Number ***
Intended Use: Paint, stain, and varnish thinning.
Web site address: www.wmbarr.com
CKPT94402, GKPT94002B, DKPT94403CA, EKPT94401, GKPT94002, GKPT94002P,
GKPT94002T, GKPT94400, GPT1KS, PA12779, QKPT94003, QKPT94203, QPT1KS,
Product Code:
This product is regulated by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
and is subject to certain labeling requirements under the Federal Hazardous Substances
Act. These requirements differ from the classification criteria and hazard information
required for safety data sheets (SDS). The product label also includes other important
information, including directions for use, and should always be read in its entirety prior to
using the product.2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241: Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment.
P242: Use only non-sparking tools.
GHS Precaution Phrases:
H226: Flammable liquid and vapor.
H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H320: Causes eye irritation.
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
H336: May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H340: May cause genetic defects.
H361: Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
H373: May cause damage to Central Nervous System (CNS) through prolonged or
repeated exposure.
GHS Hazard Phrases:
Flammable Liquids, Category 3
Acute Toxicity: Inhalation, Category 4
Skin Corrosion/Irritation, Category 2
Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation, Category 2B
Germ Cell Mutagenicity, Category 1B
Toxic To Reproduction, Category 2
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (single exposure), Category 3
Specific Target Organ Toxicity (repeated exposure), Category 2
Aspiration Toxicity, Category 1

GHS Signal Word: Danger
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P243: Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P260: Do not breathe gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P264: Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P235: Keep cool.
P301 310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302 352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303 361 353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/take off immediately all contaminated
clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position
comfortable for breathing.
P305 351 338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical attention/advice.
P312: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P314: Get medical attention/advice if you feel unwell.
P321: Specific treatment see label.
P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.
P332 313: If skin irritation occurs, get medical advice/attention.
P337 313: If eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention.
P362: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before re-use.
P370 378: In case of fire, use dry chemical powder to extinguish.
GHS Response Phrases:
P403 233: Store container tightly closed in well-ventilated place.
P405: Store locked up.
P501: Dispose of contents/container according to local, state and federal regulations.
GHS Storage and Disposal
Hazard Rating System: Instability
Special Hazard
OSHA Regulatory Status: This material is classified as hazardous under OSHA regulations.
Inhalation Acute Exposure Effects:
May cause dizziness; headache; watering of eyes; eye irritation; weakness; nausea;
muscle twitches, and depression of central nervous system. Severe overexposure may
cause convulsions; unconsciousness; and death. Intentional misuse of this product by
deliberately concentrating and inhaling can be harmful or fatal.
Skin Contact Acute Exposure Effects:
May cause irritation; numbness in the fingers and arms; drying of skin; and dermatitis.
May cause increased severity of symptoms listed under inhalation.
Eye Contact Acute Exposure Effects:
This material is an eye irritant. May cause irritation; burns; conjunctivitis of eyes; and
corneal ulcerations of the eye. Vapors may irritate eyes.
Ingestion Acute Exposure Effects:
Harmful or fatal if swallowed. May cause nausea; weakness; muscle twitches;
gastrointestinal irritation; and diarrhea. Severe overexposure may cause convulsions;
unconsciousness; and death.
Potential Health Effects
(Acute and Chronic):
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Diseases of the skin, eyes, liver, kidneys, central nervous system and respiratory
Medical Conditions Generally
Aggravated By Exposure:
Chronic Exposure Effects:
Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with
neurological and other physiological damage. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause
dermatitis. May cause jaundice; bone marrow damage; liver damage; anemia; and skin
CAS # Hazardous Components (Chemical Name)
8052-41-3 Stoddard solvent {Mineral spirits; Aliphatic
Petroleum Distillates; White spirits}
<=95.0 %
25551-13-7 Benzene, Trimethyl- <=5.0 %
Additional Chemical Ingredients vary due to multiple blends and/or raw material suppliers
If user experiences breathing difficulty, move to air free of vapors, Administer oxygen or
artificial medical assistance can be rendered.
Skin Contact:
Wash with soap and large quantities of water and seek medical attention if irritation from
contact persists.
Eye Contact:
Flush with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes and seek immediate medical
Do not induce vomiting. Call your local poison control center, hospital emergency room
or physician immediately for instructions to induce vomiting.
If spontaneous vomiting is about to occur,place victim's head below knees. If victim is
drowsy or unconscious, place on the left side with head down. Never give anything by
mouth to a person who is not fully conscious. Do not leave victim unattended. Seek
medical attention immediately.
Emergency and First Aid
Call your local poison control center for further information.
Inhalation: Inhalation overexposure can produce toxic effects. Monitor for respiratory
distress. If cough or difficulty in breathing develops, evaluate for upper respiratory tract
inflammation, bronchitis, and pneumonitis. Administer supplemental oxygen with
assisted ventilation as required.
Ingestion: If ingested, this material presents a significant aspiration and chemical
pneumonitis hazard. Induction of emesis is not recommended. Consider activated
charcoal and/or gastric lavage. If patient is obtunded, protect the airway by cuffed
endotracheal intubation or by placement of the body in a Trendelenburg and left lateral
decubitus position.
Note to Physician:
Signs and Symptoms Of Inhalation, ingestion, and dermal are possible routes of exposure.
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