MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Manufacturer's Name: GAMBLIN ARTISTS COLORS CO.
PO Box 15009
Portland, OR 97293

Product: Cold Wax Medium    
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SECTION 1—PRODUCT IDENTITY
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Date prepared: 1/25/01   	Emergency telephone no. (503) 235-1945

Preparer's Name: R. Gamblin				HMIS Information
Health      2 
Chemical name: Natural Wax/Petroleum Solvent/		Flammability  2 
Mixture			               Reactivity    0

Chemical formula: N/A (mixture)

DOT shipping class:  Combustible Liquid UN 1255
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SECTION II—HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
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Chemical names    	CAS#   	Wt%	OSHA PEL	ACGIH TLV
Odorless Mineral Spirits	64742-48-9	30-40	300ppm 	500ppm                          
These are reportable chemicals under 40 CFR 372. SARA Title III Section 313
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SECTION III—PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
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Boiling range:  300-405 degree F	  	   Specific gravity: .8-.9
Vapor pressure: 2mm Hg @	  	   % volatile (volume): 40-60
Vapor density:  4.9	   		   Evaporation rate (BuOAc = 1): 0.13	

Solubility (specify solvents): Insoluble in water. Soluble in most petroleum solvents.
Appearance and odor: Honey-colored liquid; petroleum distillate odor. 
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SECTION IV—FIRE & EXPLOSION DATA
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Flash point: 140 degree F	Flammable Limits: LEL: 1.0 VEL: 6.0
Extinguishing media: CO2 , dry chemical, water fog
Special firefighting procedures: water or foam may cause frothing if directed into
container of burning material. Use water to cool containers exposed to heat.

Unusual fire & explosion hazards: contaminated rags or other easily ignited organic materials are 
spontaneously combustible. Immerse in water after use.
Reactivity: product is stable
Hazardous polymerization: will not occur                          
Conditions to avoid: avoid extreme heat
Hazardous decomposition products:
Usual products of combustion: CO, CO2 and possibly acrolein and oxides of nitrogen.








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SECTION V—HEALTH HAZARD DATA
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Route(s) of entry: Eye contact, ingestion of paint, inhalation, and skin contact.
Acute health effects
Eye contact: May cause redness or irritation
Inhalation: dizziness, headache, nausea, and possible nervous system depression.
Ingestion: Nausea, gastrointestinal irritation, or vomiting.
Skin contact: May cause rash, cracking, dryness or defatting of skin.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES: 
Eye contact: wash with clean water for at least fifteen minutes. If irritation persists,
get medical attention.
Inhalation: Move individual to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, apply artificial respiration: get medical     
attention
Ingestion: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Give water or milk to drink; get medical attention. 
Skin contact: Wash area with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention.

CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS:
Not listed as a carcinogen by the NTP, IARC, or OSHA; no adverse long-term
effects are known.

Medical Conditions aggravated by exposure: Existing lung or skin conditions may be aggravated by 
repeated exposure.
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SECTION VI—SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURE
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Steps to be taken in case material is spilled: remove all sources of ignition. Soak up spill with absorbent 
materials.
Waste disposal method: Rags and absorbent materials should be immersed in water. Small amounts can be 
dried and disposed of as ordinary trash.
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SECTION VII - SPECIAL PROTECTION DATA
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Respiratory protection: Wear NIOSH approved respirator for organic vapors.
Ventilation: Adequate to keep exposure below TLV
Protective gloves: Neoprene or rubber if prolonged skin contact is likely.
Eye protection: safety glasses if eye contact is likely; eyewash fountain should be accessible. 
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SECTION III—STORAGE & HANDLING DATA
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Precautions to be taken in handling and storage: store away from high temperature, sparks or open flame. 
Read and observe all precautions on product label.
Other precautions: wash hands after use. Immerse contaminated rags in water.

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The information contained herein is based on the data available to use and is believe to be correct. 
However, Gamblin Artists Colors Co. makes no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy of 
these data or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. Gamblin assumes no responsibility for injury 
from the use of the product described herein.