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Download the official Kidde Purple-K Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishing Agent MSDS Spec Sheet

Kidde manufactures and markets a full line of hand portable and wheeled fire extinguishers and extinguishing and expellant agents, both “compliant” (code required) and “specialty” types for use in combating the various classification of fires.

Below is a summary of the information included in the Kidde MSDS Purple-K Dry Chemical Extinguishing Agent

Section 1: Identification

This section identifies the product name and description, recommended use and restrictions, company identification and contact information for Kidde United Technologies, and the MSDS issue or revised date.

Section 2: Hazards Identification

This section identifies the product’s Hazard Classification, GHS Classification, Label Symbol and Signal Word(s), any applicable Hazard and Precautionary Phrases, and Specific Concentration Limits.

Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients

This section presents the composition of ingredients in the product, their respective CAS number, and concentration/weight percentages. 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

This section describes the appropriate first aid interventions for exposure to a person’s skin and eyes, and how to treat someone who has ingested or inhaled the agent. It also lists the most important acute and delayed symptoms to be aware of if exposure occurs, and when immediate medical attention is required with applicable notes to attending physicians.

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

This section identifies the product as an extinguishing media and identifies specific hazards that could arise from the chemical and recommended protective equipment and precautions for firefighters.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

This section lists personal precautions, PPE, emergency procedures, environmental precautions, and methods for containment and cleanup in case the product is released into the environment.

Section 7: Handling and Storage

This section presents special precautions for safe handling and appropriate safe storage conditions for the product.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

This section lists any exposure limits of the product, workplace exposure level, appropriate engineering controls, and individual protection measures for the face/eye, skin, body, and respiratory tract.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

This section identifies the various physical and chemical properties of the agent and expellant.

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity

This section presents the product’s reactivity, chemical stability, the possibility of hazardous reactions, conditions to avoid, incompatible substances, and known hazardous byproducts of decomposition.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

This section presents acute toxicity data, specific target organ toxicity from single and repeat exposure, eye, skin, and respiratory exposure consequences, carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, and any known aspiration hazard.

Section 12: Ecological Information

This section identifies any effects the agent has on ecosystem toxicity, its persistence/degradability, mobility in the soil, degradability, bioaccumulative potential, and other known adverse effects.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

This section identifies the recommended container disposal methods.

Section 14: Transport Information

This section identifies special precautions for bulk shipments and fire extinguishers, and any transport hazardous classification, IATA and DOT regulations.

Section 15: Regulatory Information

This section presents the product’s component compliance with US TSCA and Canada DSL Inventory and SARA 311/312/313 data.

Section 16: Other Information

This section declares NFPA and HMIS Ratings pertinent to the product’s safety information or regulation specifics.