MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET - Western Yellow Jacket Lure
Heptyl butyrate lure
Prepared September 13, 2000

SUPPLIER:

J.F.Oakes Sales & Marketing, LLC
P.O.Box 115
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Tel: 662-746-7276
Fax: 662-746-4568

I. IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT CODE #YJ0512
CHEMICAL NAME Heptyl Butyrate
CHEMICAL FAMILY Aliphatic ester
MOLECULAR STRUCTURE C11 H22 O2
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER 5870-93-9
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Heptyl butyrate lure (wasp attractant lure) plastic bubble
with heptyl butyrate inside bubble

II. PHYSICAL DATA

APPEARANCE Colorless liquid inside plastic bubble.
ODOR DESCRIPTION Pleasant fruity odor for heptyl butyrate
BOILING POINT 226o C for heptyl butyrate
VAPOR PRESSURE (20O C, mm Hg) not applicable for product
VAPOR DENSITY: (Air = 1)  > 1 for heptyl butyrate
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 25oC (water = 1) 0.86 +  0.01
SOLUBILITY IN WATER Product and heptyl butyrate are insoluble in water

III. FIRE AND EXPLOSION INFORMATION

FLASH POINT (CC, F) 195OF (Closed cup method for heptyl butyrate)
DOT/IMDG HAZ Class Not applicable for product
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA CO2,  Foam, Dry Chemical
UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS None
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS CO, CO2, Water

IV. REACTIVITY INFORMATION

CONDITIONS TO AVOID Product presents no special reactivity hazard.  Product should not be exposed to direct flame.
MATERIALS TO AVOID Product should not be exposed to strong oxidizing agents

V. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

None of the components of the product fall within the definition of "Hazardous Chemical" given in OSHA Hazard regulation 29 CFR 1910-1200(c).
THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE (TLV) Not established
OSHA PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT (PEL) Not established
LISTED AS CARCINOGEN BY NTP, IARC, or OSHA? No
HEALTH HAZARD DETERMINATION Most likely route of entry is through the skin.  Full strength liquid may be irritating to skin and eyes.

VI. EMERGENCY & FIRST AID PROCEDURES

SKIN CONTACT Heptyl butyrate may cause skin irritation.  Immediately wash skin with copious amount of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.  If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
EYE CONTACT Due to product formulation contact with eyes is not expected as a route of exposure.  If heptyl butyrate comes in contact with the eyes, immediately irrigate the eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.  If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
INHALATION Due to product formulation inhalation is not expected as a route of exposure.  If inhalation occurs remove to fresh air, rest and keep warm.  In severe cases or if symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
INGESTION Due to product formulation ingestion is not expected as a route of exposure.  If ingestion occurs wash mouth with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Do not induce vomiting.  Seek medical attention.
CHRONIC Due to product formulation and use prolonged exposure to heptyl butyrate is not expected.

VII. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES:

Steps to be Taken if Material is Released or Spilled from lures Standard absorbents can be used.  Wet used absorbent with water; store in air-tight container.
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Incineration or sanitary landfill in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.

VIII. PROTECTION INFORMATION:

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION Not required under normal use conditions
VENTILATION: Not required under normal use conditions
PROTECTIVE GLOVES Not required under normal use conditions
EYE PROTECTION Not required under normal use conditions
OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Not required under normal use conditions

IX. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Store in cool, well ventilated area below 30o C. Wash your hands after handling this product.  Do not allow product to contaminate water sources, food or feed.

X. REGULATORY INFORMATION

As of the preparation date this product did not contain any components subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 40 CFR Part 372.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

The information in this MSDS was obtained from sources we believe are reliable.  However, the information is provided without any warranty, express or implied regarding its correctness.

J.F.Oakes Sales & Marketing, LLC makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or of any other nature with respect to the information of the product to which the information refers.


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