RED MAX (Model/Small Engine) DIESEL FUELS & ADDITIVES

EFFECTIVE: 03/02  ( note: FHS stopped making Diesel fuel in 2008 )
REVISION #03

1 – PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

PRODUCT NAME: RED MAX FUELS, RM FUELS, (Model/Small Engine) DIESEL FUELS & ADDITIVES
CHEMICAL NAMES: ETHYL ETHER, KEROSENE, FHS DIESEL IGNITER, FHS LUBRICANTS AND/OR CASTOR OIL
CAS FORMULA: C4H10O,N/A,N/A,N/A
CAS NOS.: 60-29-7, 8008-20-6, 20633-11-8, 8001-79-4
NIOSH/RTECS NO.: KI5775000, OA5500000, 1007792MP, FI4100000
DOT NOS.: UN1155, UN1223, UN1993, NOT REGULATED
OVERALL DOT NO.: UN1993

PRECAUTIONARY LABELING
BAKER SAF-T-DATA(TM) SYSTEM
HEALTH – 2 MODERATE
FLAMMABILITY – 4 EXTREME (FLAMMABLE)
REACTIVITY – 1 SLIGHT
CONTACT – 1 SLIGHT
HAZARD RATINGS ARE 0 TO 4 (0 = NO HAZARD; 4 = EXTREME HAZARD).

LABORATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

SAFETY GLASSES; LAB COAT; VENT HOOD; PROPER GLOVES; CLASS B EXTINGUISHER

PRECAUTIONARY LABEL STATEMENTS
DANGER
CAUSES IRRITATION
HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED
EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE – HIGHLY VOLATILE
TENDS TO FORM EXPLOSIVE PEROXIDES – ESPECIALLY WHEN ANHYDROUS
KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, FLAME.
AVOID BREATHING VAPOR. KEEP IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER. USE WITH
ADEQUATE VENTILATION. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING. IN CASE OF FIRE,
USE ALCOHOL FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE – WATER MAY BE INEFFECTIVE.
FLUSH SPILL AREA WITH WATER SPRAY.

SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: RED (FLAMMABLE)

2 – HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

COMPONENT % CAS NO.
ETHYL ETHER 0-60 60-29-7
KEROSENE 10-60 8008-20-6
FHS DIESEL IGNITER 0-10 20633-11-8

Note: Red Max Fuels and Additives are various mixtures of the above components, along with non-hazardous synthetic & castor-based oils

3 – PHYSICAL DATA – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

BOILING POINT: 100 F to 595 F VAPOR PRESSURE(MM HG): N/A to 442

MELTING POINT: -177 F to 14 F VAPOR DENSITY(AIR=1): N/A to 6.1

SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 0.71 to 0.97 EVAPORATION RATE: N/A to 37.5
(H2O=1) (BUTYL ACETATE=1)

SOLUBILITY(H2O): SLIGHT to MODERATE (0.1 TO 10 %) % VOLATILES BY VOLUME: 60-100%

APPEARANCE & ODOR: COLORLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC SWEET, ANESTHETIC ODOR.

4 – FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

FLASH POINT (CLOSED CUP) -45 C to 0 C ( -49 to 32 F) NFPA 704M RATING: 2-4-1

FLAMMABLE LIMITS: ETHYL ETHER UPPER – 48 % LOWER – 1.9 %
KEROSENE UPPER – 6% LOWER – 1.0%
FHS DIESEL IGNITER UPPER – N/A LOWER – N/A
(NON VOLATILE) FHS OIL UPPER – N/A LOWER – N/A

FIRE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
USE ALCOHOL FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL OR CARBON DIOXIDE.
(WATER MAY BE INEFFECTIVE.)

SPECIAL FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES
FIREFIGHTERS SHOULD WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SELF-CONTAINED
BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE.
MOVE CONTAINERS FROM FIRE AREA IF IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT RISK. USE WATER
TO KEEP FIRE-EXPOSED CONTAINERS COOL.

UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS
VAPORS MAY FLOW ALONG SURFACES TO DISTANT IGNITION SOURCES AND FLASH BACK.
CLOSED CONTAINERS EXPOSED TO HEAT MAY EXPLODE. CONTACT WITH STRONG
OXIDIZERS MAY CAUSE FIRE.
MAY FORM EXPLOSIVE PEROXIDES, ESPECIALLY WHEN HEATED.

TOXIC GASES PRODUCED
CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE

5 – HEALTH HAZARD DATA – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE (TLV/TWA): 1200 MG/M3 ( 400 PPM)

SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE LIMIT (STEL): 1500 MG/M3 ( 500 PPM)

PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT (PEL): 1200 MG/M3 ( 400 PPM)

TOXICITY: LD50 (ORAL-RAT)(MG/KG) – 1215
LD50 (IV-MOUSE) (MG/KG) – 996

CARCINOGENICITY: NTP: NO IARC: NO Z LIST: NO OSHA REG: NO

EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE
INHALATION AND INGESTION ARE HARMFUL AND MAY BE FATAL.
INHALATION MAY CAUSE HEADACHE, NAUSEA, VOMITING, DIZZINESS, NARCOSIS, FATIGUE AND
WEAKNESS IN ARMS AND LEGS, SUFFOCATION, LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, CENTRAL NERVOUS
SYSTEM DEPRESSION.
CONTACT CAN CAUSE SEVERE IRRITATION OR BURNS
PROLONGED CONTACT MAY CAUSE SKIN SENSITIZATION OR DERMATITIS. SUBSTANCE IS READILY
ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN.
INGESTION MAY CAUSE NAUSEA, VOMITING, HEADACHES, DIZINESS, GASTROINTESTINAL
IRRITATION, OR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEPRESSION.

TARGET ORGANS
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYES, SKIN, RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

MEDICAL CONDITIONS GENERALLY AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE
NONE IDENTIFIED

ROUTES OF ENTRY
INHALATION, INGESTION, EYE CONTACT, SKIN CONTACT

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES
CALL A PHYSICIAN.
IF SWALLOWED, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING; IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE LARGE AMOUNTS OF

WATER. IF INHALED, REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BREATHING, GIVE ARTIFICIAL
RESPIRATION. IF BREATHING IS DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN.
IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT
LEAST 15 MINUTES. FLUSH SKIN WITH WATER.

6 – REACTIVITY DATA – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

STABILITY: STABLE – HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: WILL NOT OCCUR

CONDITIONS TO AVOID: HEAT, FLAME, OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION, LIGHT, AIR

INCOMPATIBLES: STRONG BASES, STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS, ALUMINUM,
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS, HALOGENS

DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: EXPLOSIVE PEROXIDES, CARBON MONOXIDE, CARBON DIOXIDE

7 – SPILL AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A SPILL OR DISCHARGE
WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
SHUT OFF IGNITION SOURCES; NO FLARES, SMOKING OR FLAMES IN AREA. STOP LEAK
IF YOU CAN DO SO WITHOUT RISK. USE WATER SPRAY TO REDUCE VAPORS. TAKE UP
WITH SAND OR OTHER NON-COMBUSTIBLE ABSORBENT MATERIAL AND PLACE INTO
CONTAINER FOR LATER DISPOSAL. FLUSH AREA WITH WATER.

J. T. BAKER SOLUSORB(R) SOLVENT ADSORBENT IS RECOMMENDED
FOR SPILLS OF THIS PRODUCT.

DISPOSAL PROCEDURE
DISPOSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL

ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.
EPA HAZARDOUS WASTE NUMBER: U117 (TOXIC WASTE)

8 – PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

VENTILATION: USE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION TO MEET
TLV REQUIREMENTS.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: RESPIRATORY PROTECTION REQUIRED IF AIRBORNE
CONCENTRATION EXCEEDS TLV. AT CONCENTRATIONS UP
TO 1000 PPM, A CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE RESPIRATOR WITH
ORGANIC VAPOR CARTRIDGE IS RECOMMENDED. ABOVE
THIS LEVEL, A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
IS RECOMMENDED.

EYE/SKIN PROTECTION: SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDESHIELDS, PROPER GLOVES ARE
RECOMMENDED, UNIFORM, APRON.

9 – STORAGE AND HANDLING PRECAUTIONS – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

SAF-T-DATA(TM) STORAGE COLOR CODE: RED (FLAMMABLE)

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
BOND AND GROUND CONTAINERS WHEN TRANSFERRING LIQUID. KEEP CONTAINER
TIGHTLY CLOSED. STORE IN A COOL, DRY, WELL-VENTILATED, FLAMMABLE LIQUID
STORAGE AREA OR CABINET.
USE CAUTION WHEN OPENING CAP. IMPORTANT – DO NOT USE AFTER EXPIRATION
DATE.

10 – TRANSPORTATION DATA AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – Red Max Diesel Fuels & Additives

DOMESTIC (D.O.T.)
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: FLAMMABLE LIQUID N.O.S. (ETHYL ETHER, KEROSENE)
HAZARD CLASS: 3 – FLAMMABLE LIQUID
UN/NA: UN1993
PACKING GROUP: II
LABELS: FLAMMABLE LIQUID
REPORTABLE QUANTITY: 5000 LBS.

INTERNATIONAL (I.M.O.)
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: FLAMMABLE LIQUID N.O.S. (ETHYL ETHER, KEROSENE)
HAZARD CLASS: 3.2
UN/NA: UN1993
LABELS: FLAMMABLE LIQUID

ER GUIDE # 128

NOTE:
May be labeled as ORM-D : Consumer Commodity when inner packagings are quart bottles/cans in strong outer fiberboard boxes.
FHS recommends ground/ocean shipping of this material, although small quantities may ship by air when appropriately labeled and packaged.

The information accumulated herein is believed to be accurate but is not warranted to be whether originating with the company or not. Recipients are advised to confirm in advance of need that the information is current, applicable, or suitable to the user’s circumstance.

FHS Supply, Inc., PO Box 9, Clover, SC 29710-0009
Emergency Contact: (803) 222-7488 or (803) 831-8307
Website: http://www.fhsoils.com/

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