Century Aluminum of Kentucky MSDS Recap

 Print Date: 02/08/2011


 2008 Altom Court

 St. Louis, MO 63146-4151

Emergency Phone: (800) 424-9300 Information Phone: (314) 469-7000

Tradename: NU-BRITE ALKALINE COIL CLEANER  Filename: Nu-Brite Alk.pdf

MSDS Date: 1/4/2005   Common Name: NU-BRITE COIL CLEANER   MSDSID: 8014801

Status: Active    Inactive Date:                      

Component TLV PEL Measure Min. Max Range ? CAS#

sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)

2   mg/m3 20 100 Y


HMIS  3 Health 
HMIS 0 Flammability
HMIS 0 Reactivity



Physical Properties

State: L 

Vapor_Density: N/G     

Specific Gravity:  1.25                                               

Boil Point: 212  F

     Air_Weight: V
Melt Point:     N/G Water_Weight: H

Vapor Pressure:    N/G

Water_Soluble: Y

Appearance: Colored Liquid                                                                      Odor: No Distinct Odor

Health Hazards

Toxic: V Chronic: *

Sensitizer: V

Reproduction_Toxin: V

Corrosive: Y

Carcinogen: V

Irritant: Y

Irritating To Skin: Y,Eyes Y, Mucous MembranesY, RespiratoryY,Others Stomach

Target_Organs: None
Entry Route:  Y,Y, Y,  

First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, administer CPR. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult. Call a physician.

Eyes: Flush with water for at least 15 minutes and call a physician immediately.

Skin: Wash skin with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Dilute by drinking water. Call a physician immediately.

Flammability Properties

Flash_Point:     N/A

AutoIgnite_Temp:    N/G



Extinguishing Agents: CO2, Dry Chemical, Foam, Water Spray/Fog

Precautions: None


Incompatible_Material: Strong Acids / Oxidizers, Chlorinated Agents

PH:  14

Physical Hazards

Combustible: N Oxidizer: V Explosive: N
Compressed Gas: N Unstable: N Flammable_Gas: N
Organic Peroxide: N Water_Reactive: N Flammable: N
    Pyrophoric: N

Personal Protective Equipment

Respiratory_Protection: See Optional Information (1)

Skin_Protection: Rubber

Eye_Protection: Chemical Goggles, Face Shield

Other Requirements: Boots, Apron

Required_Ventilation: Product intended for outdoor use.

Regulatory Information

TSCA_Rating: Yes SARA 311_Listed: Y

Section 313_Listed: Not Given

VOC_Percent: 0

Optional Information: (1) RESPIRATOR REQUIREMENTS: Respirator required were mists or sprays may be generated - type not specified.

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