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Material Safety Data Sheet

I. Product Identification


Golden Empire Corporation
P.O. Box 2129
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 808-3511
FAX: (252) 808-3711

Chemical and Synonyms: none
CAS No.: none
Trade Name and Synonyms: SOLAR FLUX TYPE I
UN NO.: none
Chemical Family: none
Formula: Trade secret per 29 CFR 191.1200(i)(1) & Appendix D

II. Hazardous Ingredients

Material or Component:
Free crystalline silica - CAS No.: 14808-60-7, Percentage: 1 - 4%
Sodium Floride - CAS NO.: 7681-49-4, Percentage: 15-18%
Hazard Data: ACGIH TLV for free crystalline silica is 3.8 to 4.3 mg/m3 total dust. 1.4 to 1.7 mg/m3 respirable dust. Repeated inhalation and prolonged over-exposure above TLV could result in delayed lung injury (silicosis), cancer, or irritation.

Non-hazardous ingredients: 78 - 84%

III. Physical Data

Boiling Point, 760mm Hg: 3060° F.
Melting Point: none
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): 2.2
Vapor Pressure: none
Vapor Density (Air = 1): none
Solubility in H2O, & by wt.: 4.2 gm/100ml
% Volatiles by Volume: none
Evaporation Rate: zero
Appearance and Odor: white powder, odorless
PH (as is), PH at dilution: not applicable

IV. Fire and Explosion Data

Flash Point: none
Auto Ignition Temperature: none
Flammable Limits in Air, % by Volume: none
Lower/Upper: none
Extinguishing Media: any
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: non - water may be used
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazard: none

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V. Health Hazard Information

Routes of Exposure / Hazard Classification / Basis for Classification / Source
Solar Flux is primarily a nuisance dust. But see section II (above), Hazardous Ingredients, for data on Silica and Sodium Flouride components.
Skin Contact: irritant
Skin Absorption: none
Eye Contact: irritant
Ingestion: irritant

Effects of Overexposure
Acute Overexposure and Chronic Overexposure: See section II (above), Hazardous ingredients

Emergency and First Aid Procedures
Eyes: Rinse with large quantities of water. Get medical attention.
Skin: Wash with soap and large quantities of water. Get medical attention.
Inhalation: Keep area well-ventilated to prevent inhaling dust. Remove person to fresh air. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Drink plenty of water. Get medical attention.

Notes to Physician: Not applicable

VI. Reactivity Data

Conditions contributing to Instability: none
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): none
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Strong acids or thermal decomposition may cause evolution of Hydrogen Flouride Gas.
Conditions Contributing to Hazardous Polymerization: none

VII. Spill or Leak Procedures

Steps to Be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled: Inert dry powder. Sweep up and discard in solid waste.
Neutralizing Chemicals: not applicable
Waste Desposal Method of Spill or Leak: Dispose of in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Not classified as toxic waste.

VIII. Special Protection Information

Ventilation Requirements: Well-ventilated area. Local exhaust. Standard for welding.

Specific Personal Protective Equipment
Respiratory (specify in detail): Wear NIOSH-approved respirator
Eye: standard for welding
Gloves: standard for welding
Other Clothing and Equipment: standard for welding

IX. Special Precautions

Labeling Information and Warnings: Contains silica. Use in well-ventilated area.

Data for Hazards Information label
(Hazard Code: 4 = extreme, 3 = high, 2 = moderate, 1 = slight, 0 = insignificant)
Health: 0
Reactivity: 0
Special: 0

Other Handling and Storage Requirements: none

X. Disposal

Waste Disposal Method: No special precautions. See section VII (above). Spill or Leak Procedures.
Aquatic Toxicity: none

XI. Government Regulations

Reference to Applicable Government Regulations


29 CFR 1910.1200 et.seq (General Statute, all chemicals)
IATA - various-DOT (Solar Flux Type I can be shipped by any method. No special label or precautions required)

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 (Contains silica, a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer)

CANADA - W.H.M.I.S. (See part II, re silica)
Department of Transportation (See above for IATA & DOT)

Prepared by:

R. L. Wehrmeister
P.O. Box 2129
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 808-3511
FAX (252) 808-3711

Latest revision date March 2008

Disclaimer: This data is believed to be accurate. Golden Empire Corporation makes no warranty to and disclaims all liablilty from reliance.