MSDS - Rotovac Tile & Grout Cleaner


Complies with OSHA hazard communication standard 29 CFR 1910.1200

HMIS Rating NFPA Rating
Product Name Rotovac Tile & Grout Cleaner Health- 2 Health- 2
Product Code RVTGC Flamibility - 0 Flamibility - 0
Product Use Tile & Grout Cleaner Reactivity - 0 Reactivity - 0
0=minimal, 1=slight, 2=moderate, 3=serious, 4=severe
Company Scot Laboratories    
Address 16841 Park Circle Dr. Chgrin Falls, OH 44023    
Telephone (440) 543-3033; (800) 486-7268; Fax:(440) 543-1825    
Revision: NEW
Revision Date: 8/07/08


SECTION II - Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information
Hazardous Components CAS No. OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV WT%
Ethyene Glycol Monobutyl Ether 11-76-2 25 ppm 25 ppm 18-24%
Monoethanolamine 141-43-5 3 ppm 3 ppm 5-10%
Ethoxylated Nonylphenol 127087-87-0 Not Established Not Established 5-10%

SECTION III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics
Physical State: Liquid Vapor Density
(AIR = 1):
Heavier than air
Color and appearance: Clear pH: 11.4
Odor: Sassafras Solubility in Water: Complete
Boiling Point: 212ºF Specific Gravity (H2O=1): 8.3 lbs/gal (1.0 sp.g)
    Evaporation Rate: Less than 1

SECTION IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Conditions of Flamibility: None
Flash Point: None
Flammability Limits in Air: N/A
Extinguishing Media: N/A
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None
Hazardous Combustion Products: None
Unusual Fire or Explosion Hazards: None

SECTION V - Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability: Stable
Hazardous Ploymerization: Will Not Occure
Material to Avoid: Avois exposure to materials that react with water. Floow instructions on label
Conditions to Avoid: None known
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: None Known

SECTION VI - Health Hazard Data
Medical Conditions Aggravated By Use: Persons with impaired lung function may experience additional breathing difficulties due to the irritating properties of this material. Pre-exisitng skin problems may be aggravated by prolonged or rpeated contact.
Carcinogenic ingredients: contains no known or suspected carcinogens listed with OSHA, IARC, NTP or ACGIH.
Effects of overexposure: Eyes Direct eye contact with vapors or splashed may cause eye irritation
Effects of overexposure: Skin Prolonged contact may irritate skin and cause dermatitis
Effects of overexposure: Ingestions May be harmful if swallowed
Effects of overexposure: Inhalation May irritate respiratory tract when used in inadequate ventilation.

SECTION VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
In case of Release or Spill: Spills should be cleaned immediately using suitable absorbant (clay, sand, dirt, etc). Mop up or wet vac. Rinse area with water to remove.
Waste Disposal Method: Disposal should be made in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
Storing: Keep containers closed when not in use. Store in cool, dry areas. If frozen, thaw at room temperature and mix before using. Do not pour unused portion back into container - it may contaminate product.
Other Precautions: Repiratory Precautions - None normally required with adequate ventilation
Protective Gloves/Clothing - Impermeable gloves are to be worn when using this product
Ventilation - None. Product requires no special ventilation
Eye Protection - Wear safety glasses to protect eyes.

SECTION VIII - First Aid Measurese
Eyes In case of contact, immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and seek medical attention if irritation persists
Skin Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists
Ingestion Do not induce vomiting. Slowly dilute with one or two glasses of water and seek medical attention
Inhalation If irritation of nose and throat develops, move to fesh air. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

SECTION VIIII - Department of Transportation
DOT Proper Shipping Name: Corrosive Liquid, n.o.s.
DOT Hazard Class or Division: 8
UN/NA Number: UN 3267, II

SECTION X: Regulatory Information
TSCA: All ingredients are listed in TSCA inventory
CERCLA: Not reportable.
SARA Title III, Section 302: Contains nothing on this list at or above de minimus amounts.
SARA Title III, Section 313: Ethylele Glycol Monobutyl Ether (CAS 111-76-2) < 18-24%
SARA, Section 311, 312 Hazardous Categories: Classifies as an Immediate health hazard
California Proposition 65: Contains nothing on this list

SECTION XI: Other Information
Revision Statement: Review, Update Form


The information contained herein was obtained from current and reliable sources. However, the data is provided without any warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions for use, handling, storage and disposal of this product are beyond Scot Laboratories' control, it is the user's responsibility both to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for loss, injury, damage or expense arising from the product's improper use. No warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the product described herein shall be created by or inferred from any statement or omission in this MSDS. Various government agencies (e.g., DOT, EPA, FDA) may have specific regulations concerning the transportation, handling, storage, use or disposal of this product which may not be reflected in this MSDS. The user should review these regulations to ensure full compliance.