VisionAid Inc.

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LENSCLEAN MSDS        print


Visionaid Rainbow II Lensclean

Company Product Code:

LCL211B, LCL211BR, LCL211E, LCL2112, 1LCL211C, 1LC1776DU, LC5000D, LC382D 1LCT200, 1LCT100 , 1LC3000D, 1LCW100
Sizes: 3.8 L (128 fl. Oz.), 473 ml (16 fl. oz.),
103 ml (3.5 fl. oz.), 59 ml (2 fl. oz.)

Product use:

Lens cleaner

Date Prepared: January 15, 1997
Revised Jnauary 2014
Prepared by: VisionAid Inc.

Supplier: VisionAid Inc.
11 Kendrick Road, Wareham,
U.S.A., 02571

Information phone: 1-800-426-1881 (business hours)
Fax: 1-508-295-3521

Emergency phone: 1-800-268-9017 (Poison Information Center)


Section 2          Material Identification and Information

Components (Chemical Names & Common Names) (Hazardous Components 1% or greater, Carcinogens 0.1% or greater

CAS #'s








.. ..
Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate 151-21-3 2.5 .. .. ..
Polyalkyleneoxide Modified Heptamethyltri-Siloxane 27306-78-1 3      
Pylaklor Turquoise Blue S-400 N/A .0036 .. .. ..

Section 3:     Hazards Identification

Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of water for at least fifteen minutes. If irritation persists, consult a physician.
Repeated Exposure severity, Target Organs and Type of Effect: Corneal Thickening leading to scarring from repeated eye contact.
Skin Contact: May cause mild irritations, drying out of skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If dizziness persists, consult physician.
Ingestion: may cause stomach discomfort if ingested. Seek medical advice.

Section 4:   First Aid Measures

Single exposure Severity, Target Organs and Type of Effect: High levels may cause headache, nausea, dizziness.No long-term effects expected.

Single Exposure Severity, Target Organs and Type of Effect: Mildly toxic by ingestion. May cause nausea, headache and vomiting.No long-term effects expected
Single Exposure Severity, Target Organs and Type of Effect: May cause irritation and dryness to skin..

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

Flammability Classification (29 CFR 1910.1200): Combustible Liquid
Flash Point (Method Used): 82% C (180°F)
Flammability Limits in Air Lower: 2.5%-12.0%(Isopropanol)
Autoflammability and Autoignition Temperature:456° C(852°F) (Isopropanol)

Section 6: Accidental Release Measure

Containment Technique: Prevent from entering waterways and storm sewers.
Cleanup Technique: Contain spill. Cover spill with inert absorbent (absorball, vermiculite). Using non-sparking tools, shovel or sweep up into a clean container. Remove from area. Spill area with water.
Evacuation Procedures: Follow normal Emergency Response Plan.(ERP)

Section 6: Handling and Storage

Handling Practices: Use grounding wires if transferring large quantities. Keep away from oxidizers, heat and other ignition sources. Do not allow to freeze.
Conditions for Safe Storage: keep away from oxidizers, heat and other ignition sources. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Do not allow to freeze.
Ventilation Requirements for Storage: None required.
Storage Temperature Range: Below 40°C (104°F).
Storage Humidity Range: Not applicable.
Quantity Limits for Safe Storage: Not applicable.

Special Materials To Be Used For Packaging or Containers: Not applicable.

Section 8 - Control and Protective Measures

Respiratory Protection (Specify Type): None
Hygiene recommendations to prevent continued exposure: Use normal good industrial hygiene.
Protection Gloves: None Eye Protection: Safety Glasses not required with normal use.
Ventilation to be used: N/A Local Exhaust: N/A Special: N/A
Mechanical(General):N/A Other: N/A
Other protective Clothing and Equipment: Not required
Hygienic Work Practices: Always read label before use.

Section 9       Physical/ Chemical Properties

Physical State:Liquid

Specific gravity (H2O=1) 1.00

pH Factor: N/A

Freezing Point: -6°C (21°F)

Boiling Point: 93°C (200°F)

Melting Point: -6°C (21°F)

Vapor Pressure 20 mmHg at 20 (68°F)

Evaporation Rate: 0.99

Vapor Density 1

Water Reactive: None

Solubility in Water: 100%

Specific gravity ( Relative Density): 0.98

Percent Volatile: 10%  
Appearance and Odor: Clear blue solution. Slight alcoholic odor.

Section 10       Stability and Reactivity

Stability     Unstable: No
                 Stable: Yes
Conditions to Avoid: High temperatures, flame and other ignition sources.
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Strong Oxides if Carbon
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of Carbon
Significance of change in physical appearance:Under severely cold temperatures product may begin to turn cloudy which may degrade its functionality.
Conditions of Reactivity: Do not heat above 80°C (176°F).

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Eyes: If splashed in eyes may cause slight irritation.
Skin: Prolonged use may cause mild irritations, drying out skin.
Inhalation: Irritant- No long term effects expected.
Ingestion: Irritant- mildly toxic by ingestion, may cause nausea, headache & vomiting.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Acute and Long Term Toxicity to Fish and Invertebrates: Solutions of alcohols are toxic to aquatic life at moderate to low concentratations. No long-term ecological effects are likely.
Toxicity to Aquatic and Terrestrial Plants: Concentrated solutions of alcohols and sufactants may cause damage to aquatic and terrestrial plants.
Acute and Dietary Toxicity to Birds: Not expected to be toxic.
Toxicity to Beneficial Microorganisms: Concentrated solutions of alcohols and surfactants have antimicrobial activity>
Persistence and degradation: Moderately persistent but degradable over time.
Bioaccumulation/Bioconcentration:Will not bioaccumulate.
Soil Mobility: Similar to water.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Please note: The advice in this section was given in accordance with the laws that were in effect at the time. Laws are transient and may change or be reinterpreted. State/Provincial or Local regulations are complex and may differ from Federal regulations. This information applies to the material as manufactured: processing, use or contamination may make the information inappropriate, inaccurate or incomplete. These regulations may also apply to empty containers, liners and rinsate. Remember that the responsibility for proper waste disposal lies with the owner of the waste. See Section 15 Regulatory Information for additional regulations.
Classification under applicable laws: RCRA: Not listed.
Identification: Not listed.
Waste Disposal method: Incinerate in an approved incinerator, or landfill. Consult Local Regulations.
Disposal of Packaging: No restrictions.
Safe Handling of Residues: Not required.
Can Packaging be Incinerated: YES, in an approved incinerator.
Can Packaging be Recycled: YES, triple rinsed containers may be recycled.
Can Packaging be Land-filled: YES

Section 14: Transportation Information

Special Shipping Instructions and Precautions - Within Premises: Not regulated
Special Shipping Instructions and Precautions -Off Premises: Not regulated
DOT Classification/Description: Not regulated
TDG Classification/Description: Not regulated
Classification/Description under International Transportation Regulations: Not regulated

Section 15: Regulatory Information


OSHA: This product is classified as an Eye and Skin Irritant under OSHA Standard classification system.

TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) : Ingredients of this product are on the US TSCA. Export Notification: Ispropropanol Export Notification Required.

FIFRA (federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act): Not applicable.
CERCLA: (Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation, And Liability Act): Not listed.
EPCRA (SARA Title III[Superfund Amendments and Reorganization]): Not listed.
CAA (Clean Air Act: Not listed.
CWA (Clean Water Act): Not listed
FDA/USDA (Food and Drug Act): Not applicable.
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association):
NFPA Classification Fire=1 (Slightly Flammable); Health- 1( Slightly Hazardous): Reactivity=0 (Stable)


WHMIS ( Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
WHMIS Class: B3- combustible liquid.
WHMIS Class D2B- Toxic: Eye/Skin Irritant.
CEPA ( Canadian Environmental Protection Ace)/DSL (Domestic Substances List): All ingredients of this product are on the Canadian DSL as required by law.



European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances(EINECS) Council Directive 67/548/EEC of June 1967 as amended by Directive 79/831/EEC


Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Occupational Exposure Standards (OESs) 1992. Time weighted average: 400 ppm TWA; 980 mg/m3 TWA; Short time exposure limit: 500 ppm STEL; 1225 mg/mg/m3 STEL;
Skin Absorption/ Sensitization: can be absorbed through the skin; Listed in the UK OESs: [Propan-2-o l]


Chemical Substance Control law (MITI)


This information applies to Isopropanol only: National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) Exposure Standards for Atmospheric Contaminants in the occupational Environmental- 1991 Time weighted average/Peak Limitation: 400 ppm TWA; 980 mg/m3 TWA; Short time exposure limit: 500 ppm STEL; 1225 mg/mg/m3 STEL; Exposure standard under review; exposure limits under review.


This information applies to Isopropanol only:DUETSCHE FORSCHUNGSHEMEINSCHAFT (dfg) Maximum Concentrations at the workplace MAK) and Biological Tolerance Values for working materials (BAT) 1993. MAK Value: 400 ppm MAK; 980 mg/m3 MAK;
Peak limitation: 2x normal MAK (30 min. average value); don't exceed 4 times during shift. Embryotixicity/Fetotoxicity: classification not yet possible.


This information applies to Isopropanol only; Occupational Exposure Limits for Chemical Substances 1990 Time weighted average: 400 ppm TWA; 983 mg/m3 TWA; Short time exposure limit: 500 ppm STEL; 1230 mg/mg/m3 STEL; Action Level: 200 ppm AL;491.5 mg/m3 AL


This information applies to Isopropanol only: Secretariat  of Labour and Social Welfare Instruction No 10 permissible Concentrations - 1992. Time Weighted Average:: 400 ppm TWA; 980 mg/m3 TWA {new};
Short time exposure limit: 500 ppm STEL; 1225 mg/mg/m3 STEL {new}; Skin Designation: skin-potential for cutaneous absorption {new}


Not available

Section 16 Other Information

Revisions : not applicable - first release
Hazard Ratings: HMIS Classification:    Flammability: 1     Reactivity: 0     Personal Protection: b
Training Requirements: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System training is required for handling and using this product in Canadian workplaces. US OSHA requirements for handling chemical substances must be in place before handling and using this product in the United States.
Recommended uses and Restrictions: Cleaning of clear surfaces. Check for compatibility of material to be cleaned prior to use.
Additional Information: Keep out of reach of children.


This information is furnished without warranty, representation, or license of any kind, except that it is accurate to the best of VisionAid, inc's knowledge, or obtained from sources believed to be accurate. VisionAid, Inc. does not assume any legal responsibility for use or reliance upon the same. Customers are encouraged to conduct their own tests and investigations. Before using the product, please read and understand the label and Material Safety Data Sheet.


1. The references respecting the Control of Biological and Chemical Agents made under Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ont. reg. 654/86.

2.International Agency for Research on Cancer, Monographs Evaluation for Carcinogenic Risk in Humans.

3.Text entitled "Dangerous Properties of Industrial Chemicals: by Sax, N.I.

4.The "Documentation of the threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices" by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

5. the Merk Index, An Encyclopedia of Chemicals.

6.The CCINFO System, Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and safety.

7. RTECS database by the US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.

8. New Jersey Department of Health hazardous Substances Fact Sheet.

9. Canadian Environmental Protection Act, New Substances Notification Regulations-Domestic Substances List.

10. Original Supplier MSDS.


KEY/LEGEND: Not Available - means the the information for that field could not be obtained. Not applicable - means that the field in question does not pertain to this particular product due to the inherent nature of the product.
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