Dabco R-8020/Jeffcat TD-20/TEDA-A20
Product Name: Dabco R-8020
Alias: Dabco R-8020, Jeffcat TD-20, TEDA-A20, Dabco tertiary amine catalyst, polyurethane tertiary amine catalyst, catalyst R-8020
Product Description: Dabco R-8020 Catalyst, 20% Triethylenediamine in DMEA Solution
Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1 Chemical Product and Company Identification
1.1 Product Name: Dabco R-8020
Catalog Code: Not available.
CAS#: Not available.
RTECS: Not available.
TSCA: Not available.
Chemical Formulation: Not available.
Section 2 Hazard Identification
Eye irritation-Category 2A
GHS Labeling Elements
Signal word: Warning
H319: Causes severe eye irritation.
PREVENTION: P264: Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P280: Wear goggles/face protection.
P280e: Wear protective gloves.
RESPONSE: P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Flush carefully with water for several
minutes. Remove contact lenses, if available and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P337+P313: IF EYE IRRITATION CONTINUES: Seek medical attention.
Hazards not otherwise classified
Moderate eye irritation.
Moderate skin irritation.
Toxic by inhalation.
Section 3: Ingredients/Information on Ingredients
N, N-dimethylethanolamine 108-01-0 80%
Triethylenediamine 280-57-9 20%
Chemical family: tertiary amines in solvents.
Section 4 First Aid
GENERAL RECOMMENDATION: Seek medical attention. If breathing stops or is difficult, give assistance in
Breathing. Supplemental oxygen may be required. If the heart stops beating, the
Trained personnel should begin CPR immediately.
EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush eyelids with plenty of water for at least 20
minutes. Remove contact lenses.
SKIN CONTACT: Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 20 minutes. Immediately
If possible, remove contaminated clothing and any foreign chemicals
so without delay.
Ingestion: do not give the unconscious person anything by mouth. Prevent inhalation
Vomiting. Turn the victim’s head to one side.
INHALATION: Transfer to fresh air.
and delayed kidney disease. Eye diseases. Skin diseases and allergies.
Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data
Suitable extinguishing media: alcohol-resistant foam.
Carbon dioxide (CO2).
Special Hazards: Incomplete combustion may form carbon monoxide. May produce ammonia. May produce toxic nitrogen oxide gas. Combustion produces toxic and hazardous fumes. Persons downwind must be evacuated.
Special Protective Equipment
Use personal protective equipment. If necessary, wear self-contained fire breathing apparatus.
Section 6: Measures for Accidental Spills
Personal precautions, the
Protective equipment, and
Emergency Procedures wear appropriate protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection. Use self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing. Evacuate personnel to a safe area.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MEASURES: Build dikes to prevent spread.
CLEANUP METHODS: Contact the Gas Products Emergency Response Center for advice. Approach suspected spill area with caution. Place in appropriate chemical waste container.
OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS: Evacuate area and do not approach spilled product. If possible, stop product flow.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Handling Emergency shower and eyewash stations should be easily accessible. Follow government-mandated work practice rules. Avoid contact with eyes. Use personal protective equipment. Do not eat, drink or smoke while using.
Storage Do not store near acids. Keep container closed in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area.
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Provide easily accessible eyewash stations and safety showers.
Provide adequate natural or blast ventilation to ensure concentrations remain below exposure limits.
Personal Protective Equipment
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Not required in well-ventilated areas.
Hand protection: Butyl rubber
Polyvinyl alcohol gloves (PVA).
Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves that meet approved standards
Should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a hazardous
Assessment indicates this is necessary.
EYE PROTECTION: Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
SKIN AND BODY PROTECTION: Long-sleeved shirt and pants without cuffs.
Protection and hygiene: discard contaminated leather products. Wash hands at the end of each shift before eating, smoking, or using the restroom. Provide easily accessible eyewash stations and safety showers.
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
FORM: Liquid. Light yellow in color
Odor threshold: no available data.
Melting point/range: no available data
Boiling point/range: 137°C
Flash Point (PMCC): 125°C
Evaporation rate no available data.
Flammability (solid, gas) Not applicable.
Explosive/flammable limits not applicable.
11.9% (V)/1.6% (V)
Vapor pressure at 21°C is 4.65 mmHg
Fully soluble in water.
Relative Vapor Density N/A.
Relative density 0.91 (water=1)
Partition coefficient (noctanol/
water) No data available.
Decomposition temperature Viscosity
No available data.
7 MPa/s at 25°C.
No data available.
0.91 g/cm3 at 21°C
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
CHEMICAL STABILITY: Stable under normal conditions.
Avoid conditions for which there is no available data.
Materials to avoid: Reactive metals (e.g., sodium, calcium, zinc, etc.).
Materials that react with hydroxyl compounds.
Organic acids (i.e. acetic acid, citric acid, etc.).
Product slowly corrodes copper, aluminum, zinc and galvanized surfaces.
Reaction with peroxides may result in violent decomposition of peroxides
May cause explosions.
Product nitric acid. Ammonia.
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx).
NOx can react with water vapor to form corrosive nitric acid.
Carbon dioxide (CO2). Aldehydes
Flammable hydrocarbon fragments.
Heating above 65°C in the presence of a strong base can release flammable
Reaction/Reactivity No available data.
Section 11: Toxicological information
11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Possible routes of exposure
Effects on corneal edema of the eye may cause a “blue haze” or “fog” sensation around light. Exposed individuals may see a halo around bright lights. This effect is temporary and there are no known residual effects. Causes glaucoma (corneal edema) when product vapors are absorbed from the atmosphere into the eye tissue. Causes eye irritation.
Effects on the skin can cause skin irritation.
Poisoning by inhalation.
Ingestion effects No available data.
SymptomsNo available data.
Acute oral toxicity LD50:3200 mg/kg Species: rat.
Inhalation LC50 (1h): >10.1 mg/l Species: rat. (as aerosol) No mortality was observed.
Acute dermal toxicity LD50: >2000 mg/kg Species: rabbit.
No deaths observed.
Skin corrosion/irritation Mild skin irritation.
Severe eye damage/moderate eye irritation.
Sensitizing effect. :
No available data.
Chronic toxicity or effects of long-term exposure
CarcinogenicityNo data available.
Reproductive toxicityNo data available on the product itself.
Mutagenicity in germ cells in the AMES test is not mutagenic.
Systemic Specific Target Organ
Toxicity (single exposure) No data available.
Systemic Specific Target Organ
Toxicity (repeated exposure) No data available.
No data available for inhalation hazard.
Delayed and Immediate Effects and Chronic Effects for Short- and Long-Term Exposure
This product does not contain carcinogens as defined by IARC, ACGIH, NTP and/or OSHA at concentrations of 0.1
percent or greater. Kidney Disease, Eye Disease, Skin Disease and Allergies.
Section 12: Ecological Information
AQUATIC TOXICITY: No data available on the product itself.
Toxicity to Fish – Ingredients
Dipropylene glycol LC50 (24 hours):
Triethylenediamine (TEDA) >5000 mg/l
LC50 (96 hours): >100 mg/l
Species: Carp (Cyprinus carpio).
Toxicity to Daphnia – Ingredients
Toxicity to algae . Component EC50 (48 h): >92 mg/l
Species: Daphnia magna.
Triethylenediamine (TEDA) EC50 (72 h): 180 mg/l
Persistent and degradable species: lambda selenium
Toxicity to other organisms: no data available
Persistence and degradability
BiodegradabilityNo data available on the product itself.
MobilityNo data available.
Bioaccumulation: No data available on the product itself.
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Residues/waste from unused product: contact supplier if guidance is needed.
Contaminated packaging: dispose of containers and unused contents in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements.
Section 14: Transportation Information Points
International Air Transport Association
The non-hazardous goods shipping information is not intended to convey all specific regulatory data related to this material. For complete transportation information, please contact an Air Products Customer Service Representative.
Section 15: Additional Regulatory Information
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Part 12(b)
Remain unopened for two years
Storage and Transportation:
Should be kept sealed and stored in a dry, cool, ventilated warehouse
200KG/drum Storage: it is recommended to store in dry and cool area with proper ventilation. Please fasten the packaging cover as soon as possible after the original packaging to prevent the mixing of other substances such as moisture and other substances that may affect the product performance. Store in a cool and dry place, keep the container sealed and avoid contact with oxides. Do not inhale dust and avoid contact with skin and mucous membranes. Smoking, eating and drinking are prohibited in the workplace. After work, shower and change clothes. Store contaminated clothing separately and wash before use. Maintain good hygiene practices. Air Chemicals recommends that all polyurethane catalysts be stored in a dry, cool and properly ventilated area, and that all storage containers be well sealed to avoid contact with water or other affected substances which may alter the performance of the product in use. The storage temperature is 10°C to 30°C. Lower or higher temperatures are inappropriate and should be avoided if possible.
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