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MSDS: Refer to Handling
Acute Health Effects:
Health Hazards and Hazard Data
The TLV of the mixture has not been established.
Effects of Acute Accidental Exposure
Potential skin irritant.
Route of Entry:
Inhalation: No Ingestion: Yes Skin: Yes
Pre-existing dermatitis would likely be made worse by exposure to these products.
Chronic Health Effects:
Effects of Chronic Exposure
National Toxicology Program studies on diethanolamine itself and fatty acid condensates containing free diethanolamine
(DEA) (lauramide and cocamide diethanolamines) indicated an increased incidence of kidney and/or liver tumors in mice
dermally exposed for their lifetime. The significance of these findings and their potential relevance to humans are not
clear and further studies are in progress. Diethanolamine or its condensates did not induce tumor in rats. In the interim,
the US CIR, which had previously considered these materials as safe as used
has expressed reservation over NTP's
Steps to be taken in Case Material is released or Spilled:
Contain spill and promptly clean up. Flush with water and wipe with towel or rinse to drain. Floor can be slippery when
Precautions to be Taken in Handling and Storage:
Store products in even, normal temperatures. Keep containers tightly closed.
Products covered by this MSDS are considered non-hazardous waste according to RCRA. Additionally, disposal should
be in accordance with all applicable Local, State and Federal Regulations.