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Petex 15 Synthetic Roof Underlayment MSDS

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Petex 15 Synthetic Roofing Underlayment



Issue Date   2/23/2015           

Revised Date 5/26/2015


Section 1: Product and Company Identification


Product Name:                           Woven Polyethylene

Synonyms:                                 Plastic Sheeting

Product Use:                               Industrial

Manufacturer/Supplier:               MAIWEAVE LLC

Address:                     1800 East Pleasant Street Springfield, OH 45505


Section 2: Hazard(s) Identification


Potential Health Effects:

Skin Contact: Skin contact not normally a problem.

Eye Contact: Eye contact not normally a problem

Inhalation: Unlikely, material physiologically inert.

Ingestion: Unlikely, material physiologically inert.

Skin Absorption: Skin absorption is unlikely due to physical properties.


Other Hazards

No Additional information is available.


Classification of the Product

No need for classification according to GHS criteria for this product.


Label Elements

Product does not require a hazard warning label; accordance with GHS criteria.



Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients


Ingredient                                 CAS No.

Polyethylene                             9002-88-4

Color Concentrate                     Various

Additives                                    Various


Section 4: First-Aid Measures

Eye Contact: NA

Skin Contact: NA

Inhalation: NA

Ingestion: NA


This product, in plastic sheet form, is not expected to cause adverse health effects under normal handling and storage conditions. If hot melted material gets on skin, quickly cool in water.

Consult a physician for extensive burns. Do not try to peel solidified material from the skin or use solvents or thinner to dissolve it.


Section 5: Fire-Fighting Measures


Extinguishing Media: water spray, water fog, CO2, dry chemical

Fire Fighting Procedures: for fires involving this material, do not enter closed or confined space without proper protection equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus.

Special Protective Equipment for Firefighters: Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and protective fire fighting clothing (includes fire fighting helmet, coat, trousers, boots, and gloves). If protective equipment is not available or not used, fight fire from a protected location or safe distance.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: In its present form, this product offers no unusual fire and explosion hazards.

Hazardous Combustion Products: During a fire, smoke may contain the original material in addition to combustion products of varying composition which may be toxic and/or irritating. In smoldering or flaming conditions, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and carbon are generated. Based on combustion toxicity testing, the effects of combustion from this material are not more acutely toxic than the effects of combustion from common building materials such as wood.


Section 6: Accidental Release Measures


Steps to be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled: Recover spilled material if possible. See Section 13, Disposal Considerations, for additional information.

Personal Precautions: There are no special required instructions.

Environmental Precautions: There are no special required instructions.


Section 7: Handling and Storage


Warning: Do not store near heat or flame.

Warning: Always store woven polyethylene products in a dry location. Keep

material away from excessive heat and any source of ignition, such as sparks or flame. Take measures to prevent the buildup of electrostatic charge.


Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection


Personal Protection

Eye/Face Protection: Eye protection should not be necessary.

Skin Protection: Skin protect ion should not be necessary

Hand protection: Chemical protective gloves should not be needed when handling this material.

Respiratory Protection: Respiratory protection should not be necessary.

Ingestion: No precautions necessary due to the physical properties of the material.

Ventilation: Normal

This product, in plastic form, is not expected to cause adverse health effects under normal handling.


Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Woven Polyethylene Plastic Sheeting

Color: Varies

Odor: No Odor

Flash Point: >3oo·c (572"F)

Flammable Limits In Air: Not Known

Auto ignition Temperature: No test data available

Vapor Pressure: Not Measured

Boiling Point: Not Measured

Vapor Density (air= 1): Not Measured

Freezing Point: NA

Melting Point: Not measured

Solubilitv in Water: Not soluable in  water


Section 10: Stability and Reactivity


Stability/Instability: Thermally stable at typical use temperatures.

Conditions to Avoid: Avoid temperatures above 260 °C (500"F)

Incompatible Materials: NA

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Thermal Decomposition

            Not expected to decompose under normal conditions


Section 11: Regulatory Information


OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

This product is not a "Hazardous Chemical" as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1 910.1200.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 Title Ill (Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986) Sections 311 and 312

Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard: No

Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard: No Fire Hazard: No

Reactive Hazard: No

Sudden Release of Pressure Hazard: No

Toxic Substances Control Act: All component(s) comprising this product are either exempt or listed on the TSA Inventory.


Section 12: Other Information



This document is generated for the purpose of distributing health, safety, and environmental data.

This information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the date of this SDS pu blicat ion. This SDS is not a specification sheet nor should displayed data be construed as a specification. Before using a product sold by Underlayment Specialties Plus, LLC, users should make their own independent determination that the product is suitable for the intended use and can be used safely and legally.