GENERAL ELECTRIC -- LEXAN RESIN - PLASTIC SHEET 
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
NSN: 9330011318091
Manufacturer's CAGE: 72799 
Part No. Indicator: A 
Part Number/Trade Name: LEXAN RESIN 
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                            General Information
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Item Name: PLASTIC SHEET 
Company's Name: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO, PLASTIC OPN/HDQS SHEET PROD. 
Company's Street: 1 PLASTICS AVE 
Company's City: PITTSFIELD 
Company's State: MA 
Company's Country: US 
Company's Zip Code: 01201-3630 
Company's Emerg Ph #: 812-831-7245/812-831-7444 
Company's Info Ph #: 800-845-0600 
Record No. For Safety Entry: 001 
Tot Safety Entries This Stk#: 003 
Status: SE 
Date MSDS Prepared: 01JAN93 
Safety Data Review Date: 15FEB95 
Supply Item Manager: CX 
MSDS Preparer's Name: PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP 
Preparer's Company: GENERAL ELECTRIC 
MSDS Serial Number: BWLGF 
Specification Number: MIL-P-46144 
Spec Type, Grade, Class: 1CL,A GR,TY III 
Hazard Characteristic Code: N1 
Unit Of Issue: SH 
Unit Of Issue Container Qty: 96 IN LENGTH 
Type Of Container: SHEETS 
Net Unit Weight: UNKNOWN 
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                     Ingredients/Identity Information
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: PRODUCT DOES NOT CONTAIN REPORTABLE HAZ INGRED AS DEFINED BY
OSHA HAZ COMMUNICATION STD (29CFR1111910.1200).
Ingredient Sequence Number: 01 
Percent: N/A 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: 9999999ZZ 
OSHA PEL: NOT ESTABLISHED 
ACGIH TLV: NOT ESTABLISHED 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: POLYMERS, HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT(PER MSDS PROD CONSISTS
PIRMARILY OF THESE POLYMERS WHICH ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE HAZ).
Ingredient Sequence Number: 02 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: 1000338PU 
OSHA PEL: NOT ESTABLISHED 
ACGIH TLV: NOT ESTABLISHED 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: POLY(BISPHENOL-A CARBONATE
Ingredient Sequence Number: 03 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: 1004493CD 
CAS Number: 25971-63-5 
OSHA PEL: NOT ESTABLISHED 
ACGIH TLV: NOT ESTABLISHED 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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                     Physical/Chemical Characteristics
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Appearance And Odor: SOLID, PLASTIC PELLET WITH SLIGHT ODOR.
Boiling Point: N/A 
Melting Point: SUPPLEMENTL 
Vapor Pressure (MM Hg/70 F): NEGLIGIBLE 
Vapor Density (Air=1): N/A 
Specific Gravity: >1, H2O=1 
Evaporation Rate And Ref: NEGLIGIBLE 
Solubility In Water: INSOLUBLE 
Percent Volatiles By Volume: NEGLI 
Viscosity: N/A 
pH: N/A 
Autoignition Temperature: 1166F 
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                      Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
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Flash Point: NOT APPLICABLE 
Lower Explosive Limit: N/A 
Upper Explosive Limit: N/A 
Extinguishing Media: WATERSPRAY & FOAM.WATER BEST EXT MEDIUM.CARBON
DIOXIDE & DRY CHEM NOT GENERALLY RECOMMENDED-LACKS COOLING CAPACITY.
Special Fire Fighting Proc: APPROVED PRESS DEMAND BREATH APPARATUS & PROT
CLOTH SHOULD BE USED FOR ALL FIRES.WATERSPRAY PREFERRED EXT MEDIUM. PROD
WILL MELT-WON'T BE CARRIED ON WATER SURFAC
Unusual Fire And Expl Hazrds: REQUIRES A CONTINUOUS FLAME SOURCE TO
IGNITE.SECONDARY OPERATIONS(GRINDING/SANDING/SAWING)MAY PRODUCE DUST EXPLO
HAZ.
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                              Reactivity Data
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Stability: YES 
Cond To Avoid (Stability): DON'T EXCEED MELT TEMP.COLLECT PURGINGS IN SM
FLAT SHAPE OR THIN STRANDS TO ALLOW FOR RAPID COOLING,QUENCH IN WATER.
Materials To Avoid: NONE SPECIFIED BY MFG.
Hazardous Decomp Products: HAZ COMBUST PROD MAY INCLUDE INTENSE HEAT,
DENSE BLACK SMOKE,HYDROGEN FRAGMENTS,CO,CO2,PHENOL,ALKYLPHENOL,
DIARYLCARBONATE
Conditions To Avoid (Poly): UNKNOWN
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                            Health Hazard Data
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LD50-LC50 Mixture: LD50 ORAL RAT >5G/KG ESTIMATED. 
Route Of Entry - Inhalation: NO 
Route Of Entry - Skin: YES 
Route Of Entry - Ingestion: YES 
Health Haz Acute And Chronic: EYE:IRRIT/INJURY DUE TO MECH ACTION.MOLTEN
UNLIKELY DUE TO PHYSICAL FORM.INGEST:NOT ACUTELY TOXIC.FUMES FROM MELTING
PROCESSING MAY CAUSE EYE/SKIN/RESP TRACT IRRIT;SEVERE OVEREXPO NAU,HEAD.SEC
OPERATIONS(GRINDING/SANDING/SAWING)CAN PROD DUST(SUPPLEMEN)
Carcinogenicity - NTP: NO 
Carcinogenicity - IARC: NO 
Carcinogenicity - OSHA: NO 
Explanation Carcinogenicity: PER MSDS:NTP-NOT TESTED, OHSA-NOT REG, IARC-
NOT LISTED.
Signs/Symptoms Of Overexp: EYE IRRIT OR INJURY. SEVERE BURNS. NAUSEA,
HEADACHE.
Med Cond Aggravated By Exp: THERE'RE NO KNOWN HUMAN HEALTH EFFECTS
AGGRAVATED BY EXPO TO PRODUCT.HOWEVER CERTAIN SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS &
INDIVIDUALS W/RESP IMPAIRMENTS MAY BE AFFECTED BY EXPO TO COMPONENTS IN
PROCESSING FUMES.
Emergency/First Aid Proc: EYES:REMOVE CONTACT LENSES @ONCE.IMMED FLUSH
WASH WELL W/SOAP/WATER.SEEK MED ATTN IF RASH/BURN OCCURS.INGEST:IF LG AMT
INGESTED SEEK MED ATTN.INHAL:NOT LIKELY DUE TO PHYSICAL FORM.MOLTEN PLASTIC
SKIN CONTACT COOL RAPIDLY W/WATER.IMMED SEEK MED ATTN.DO NOT ATTEMPT
REMOVAL OF PLASTIC W/O MED ASSIST.DO NOT USE SOLVENT FOR REMOVA
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                   Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
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Steps If Matl Released/Spill: SWEEP OR GATHER UP MATERIAL AND PLACE IN
PROPER COTNAINER FOR DISPOSAL OR RECOVERY.
Neutralizing Agent: NOT APPLICABLE
Waste Disposal Method: PRODUCT NOT RCRA HAZ WASTE.RECYCLING IS
ENCOURAGED.LANDFILL/INCINERATE IAW LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS.
COLLECTED PROCESSING FUME CONDENSATES & INCINERATOR ASH SHOULD BE TESTED TO
DETERMINE WASTE CLASSIFICATION.
Precautions-Handling/Storing: FOLLOW RECOMMENDATIONS ON LABEL/
PROCESSGUIDE.PREVENT CONTACT W/SKIN/EYES.PROVIDE ADEQ VENTI.EMPLOY BOND/
GROUND/VENT/EXPLO RELIEF PROVISIONS IAW PRACTI
Other Precautions: NOTE:ADDITIVES W/CERTAIN HEAVY METAL CMPDS MAY BE
PRESENT & ARE ESSENTIALLY BOUND IN PLASTIC MATRIX & UNLIKELY TO CONTRIBUTE
TO WORKPLACE EXPO UNDER RECOMMENDED PROCESS CONDITIONS.STORE IN DRY PLACE
AWAY FROM MOISTURE/EXCESS HEAT/IGN SOURCE
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                             Control Measures
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Respiratory Protection: WHEN PROCESSING FUMES NOT ADEUQATELY CONTROLLED
USE RESP APPROVED FOR PROT FROM ORG VAP/ACID GASES.FOR DUST/POWDER FROM
OPERATIONS NOT ADEUQATELY CONTROLLED USE RESP APPROVED FOR PROT FROM DUST.
Ventilation: CONT SUPPLY OF FRESH AIR TO WORKPLACE W/REMOVAL OF PROCESSING
FUMES THRU EXHAU SYS RECOMMENDED.REMOVE PER CONDENSATE.
Protective Gloves: CHEM RESISTANT GLOVES. 
Eye Protection: SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDESHIELDS,CHEM GOGGLE 
Other Protective Equipment: LONG PANTS/SLEEVES,WELL INSULATED GLOVES,
FACESHIELD WHEN APPLIC.USE APPROPR PROT CLOTH TO PREVENT CONTACT W/
CONDENSATION
Work Hygienic Practices: USE GOOD INDUSTR HYGIENE PRAC.USE AGGRESSIVE
HOUSEKEEPING ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT DUST ACCUMULATION.KEEP AWAY FROM FOODSTU
Suppl. Safety & Health Data: MELT PT:DOES NOT EXHIBIT SHARP METLING PT BUT
SOFTENS GRADUALLY OVER WIDE TEMP RANGE. HEALTH:EXPLO/RESP HAZ.GREASE- LIKE
PROCESSING FUME CONDENSATES ON VENTI DUCT WORK/MOLDS/OTHER SURFACES CAN
CAUSE IRRIT & INJURY TO SKIN.
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                            Transportation Data
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Trans Data Review Date:   95046 
DOT PSN Code: ZZZ 
DOT Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
IMO PSN Code: ZZZ 
IMO Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED FOR THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
IATA PSN Code: ZZZ 
IATA Proper Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
AFI PSN Code: ZZZ 
AFI Prop. Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED BY THIS MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
Additional Trans Data: PER TIR:LENGTH=96IN, WIDTH=48IN, THICKNESS= 0.25IN.
PER MSDS:DOT HAZ CLASS/PROPER SHIPPING NAME:NOT REG,ID#:NOT LISTED.
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                               Disposal Data
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                                Label Data
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Label Required: YES 
Technical Review Date: 15FEB95 
Label Status: F 
Common Name: LEXAN RESIN 
Signal Word: CAUTION! 
Acute Health Hazard-Slight: X 
Contact Hazard-Slight: X 
Fire Hazard-None: X 
Reactivity Hazard-None: X 
Special Hazard Precautions: EYE:IRRIT/INJ DUE TO MECH ACTION.MOLTEN
PLASTIC CAN CAUSE SEVERE BURNS.SKIN:IRRIT UNLIKELY.INHAL:UNLIKELY DUE TO
PHYSICAL FORM.INGEST:NOT ACUTELY TOXIC.FUMES FROM MELTING PROCESSING MAY
CAUSE EYE/SKIN/RESP TRACT IRRIT;SEVERE OVEREXPO NAU,HEAD.SEC
OPERATIONS(GRINDING/SANDING/SAWING)CAN PROD DUST EXPLO/RESP HAZ.TARGET
ORGANS:EYES/RESP TRACT/SKIN.1STAID:EYES:REMOVE CONTACT LENSES @ONCE.IMMED
FLUSH WELL W/LOTS OF WATER/NORMAL SALINE 20-30MINS.SKIN:WASH WELL W/SOAP/
WATER.INGEST:LG AMT INGESTED.INHAL:NOT LIKELY.MOLTEN PLASTIC SKIN CONTACT
COOL RAPIDLY W/WATER.DO NOT ATTEMPT REMOVAL OF PLASTIC NOR USE SOLVENT FOR
REMOVAL.IN ALL CASES GET MED ATTN.
Protect Eye: Y 
Protect Skin: Y 
Protect Respiratory: Y 
Label Name: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO, PLASTIC OPN/HDQS SHEET  
PROD. 
Label Street: 1 PLASTICS AVE 
Label City: PITTSFIELD 
Label State: MA 
Label Zip Code: 01201-3630 
Label Country: US 
Label Emergency Number: 812-831-7245/812-831-7444