Monster Diesel

Frequently asked questions

General Product Name:
Monster Diesel™


Product Description:
Fuel Additive

CAS Number:

Customs Tariff code:

USEPA Registration:
Number 175220148 (40 CFR 79.21)

Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether 111-76-2 203-905-0 603-014-00-0 5-15% wt/wt
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 95-63-6 202-436-9 01-043-00-3 <5% wt/wt
1000- Patent Pending Trade Secret
Naphthalene 91-20-3 202-049-5 601-052-00-2 <2% wt/wt
Ethylbenzene 100-41-4 202-849-4 601-023-00-4 <0.1% wt/wt
Xylene 1330-20-7 215-535-7 601-022-00-9 <0.5% wt/wt

Further specific chemical information is being withheld as a trade secret. Specific chemical information will be made available to health professionals in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1200.

Hazardous Ingredients:

This product is classified as hazardous under OSHA Regulations.

Appearance: Amber brown colored liquid

Odor: Antiseptic-like

Principal Hazards:

  • Flammable Liquid. Harmful if inhaled. Extremely corrosive to body tissues.
  • Overexposure requires medical follow up.
  • Primary Routes of Entry:
  • Inhalation, ingestion, eye contact, skin contact, skin absorption

Risk phrases:

  • 10: Flammable
  • 11: Highly flammable
  • 20/21/22: Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowd.
  • 36/38: Irritating to eyes and skin
  • 37: Irritating to respiratory system
  • 40: Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect
  • 50: Very toxic to Aquatic organisms
  • 51/53: Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eyes: Immediately flush the eyes with running water and immediately call physician.

Skin: Wash skin with plenty of soap and water and remove contaminated cloths. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air and contact physician immediately. If not breathing give artificial respiration.

Ingestion: DO NOT induce vomiting. Rise mouth and then drink 2-4 cupfuls of water. Seek immediate medical attention.

Additional Information: Note to physician: No specific antidote is known. Activated carbon mixture can be administered.

Safety phrases:

  • 2: Keep out of the reach of children
  • 16: Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking
  • 24/25: Avoid contact with skin and eyes
  • 26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
  • 29: Do not empty into drains
  • 36/37: Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
  • 46: If swallowed, seak medical advice immediately and show this container or label
  • 60: This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardus waste
  • 61: Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheet

Fire fighting: Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

Flash Point: 57.2oC, 135oF

Extinguishing Media: CO2, dry chemical, water spray (fog) or foam. Water stream may splash the burning liquid and spread fire.

Firefighting Procedures: Recommend wearing self-contained breathing apparatus. Use water spray to cool drums exposed to fire.

Method: Not determined

Autoignition Point: 215oC, 419oF

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Leak & Spill Procedures:

Recommend Personal Protective Equipment be worm. Evacuate non-emergency personnel. Stop the source of the leak. Eliminate sources or ignition. Contain spilled material. Vacuum or sweep up material and place into disposal container. Use explosive proof equipment. Absorb with inert material and place in chemical wasted container. Do not allow material to enter soil, surface water, or sewer system.

Dispose of in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements.

Handling and Storage:Section 7: Handling & Storage

Handling: Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, drill, grind, or expose containers to heat, flame, sparks, static electricity, or other sources of ignition. Avoid contact with eyes, prolonged or repeated contact with skin and keep away from food or drink. Ground container when transferring material. Keep out of the reach of children.

Storage: Store in tightly closed containers stored in well ventilated, cool, dry and secure area away from ignition sources. Avoid contact with aluminum, copper, and brass alloys in storage and processing equipment.

Explosion Limits and Personal Safety equipment: Section 8

Exposure Limits: None established

Engineering Controls: Use with adequate ventilation. When exposure limit is exceeded, use NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator equipped with organic vapor cartridge(s).

Gloves Procedures: PVC, Nitrile or butyl/viton

Eye Protection: Chemical splash goggles, face shield

Respiratory Protection: Under normal use conditions, respirator is not usually required.

Clothing Recommendation: Impervious protective clothing and chemically resistant footwear

PHYsical and Chemical properties:

  • Appearance: Amber brown colored liquid
  • Odor: Antiseptic-like
  • Specific Gravity: 0.927 at 60oF
  • Bulk Density: 7.72 pounds per gallon at 60oF
  • Flash Point: 57.2oC, 135oF
  • Autoignition Point: 215oC, 419oF
  • pH: Not applicable
  • Water Solubility: Nill

Stability and Reactivity:

Stability: Material is stable at normal temperatures and storage condition.

Incompatibility: Oxidizing agents, acids, halogens, and chlorinating agents.

Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.

Thermal Decomposition: Airborne solids, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and other organic compounds.

Conditions to Avoid: Sources of ignition and temperatures above 50oC, 112oF to 60oC, 140oF

Toxicological infomation:

Eye Irritation: Slightly irritating in rabbits (Causes eye irritation).

Skin Irritation: Slightly irritating in rabbits at 4 hours (Harmful if absorbed through skin).

Inhalation Toxicity: The LD50 in guinea pigs > 633 ppm (Causes respiratory tract irritation).

Oral Toxicity: The LD50 in rats is > 10 mg/kg and LD50 in guinea pigs is > 1.4 g/kg (Harmful if swallowed).

Ecological information: Section 12: Ecological Information

Environmental Hazard: Toxic to aquatic organisms. May cause long term adverse effects in aquatic environment.

Fish Toxicity: Trout (24 hours): 145 mg/l
Trout (48 hours): 116 mg/l
Bluegill (48 hours): 6 mg/l
Bluegill (48 hours): 4.5 mg/l

Waste Disposal infomation:

Waste Disposal:

This material, if discarded, is considered a hazardous waste under RCRA Regulation 40 CFR 161. Can be burned in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Shipping information:Section 14: Transport Information


Shipping Name: Flammable Liquid, N.O.S

Hazard Class: 3

UN Number: UN 1993

Placard Packaging Class: Flammable Liquid

Bulk Quantity: 2,000 gal. and 6,000 gal.

Non-Bulk Quantity: 8 oz., 32 oz., 5 gal., 55 gal., and 325 gal.

Miscellaneous: Marine pollutant in quantities greater than 119 gallons.

Not regulated by US DOT ground transportation in quantities less than 119 gallons.

Legislation information:

USEPA Registration: Number 175220148 Fuel Additive (40 CFR 79.21)

SARA 311 Classification: Acute: Yes Chronic: Yes Fire: Yes Reactivity: Yes

SARA Title III – Section 313: 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (95-63-6), and Naphthalene (91-20-3)

CERCLA Hazardous: Naphthalene (91-20-3) – RQ 100 lb, Xylene (1330) – RQ 1000 lb, and Ethylbenzene (100-41-4) – RQ 1000 lb

RCRA Hazardous: Naphthalene (91-20-3) – RCA Code: U165, and Xylene (1330) – RCA Code: U239

TITLE V: 1,2,4-Trimethlybenzene (95-63-6), Xylene (1330-20-7), Naphthalene (91-20-3), and Ethylbenzene (100-41-1)

SC Toxic Air Pollutants: Naphthalene (91-20-3), Xylene (1330), and Ethylbenzene (100-41-4)

New Jersey Right to Know: 1,2,4-Trimethlybenzene, CAS # 95-63-6, <5%, Xylene, CAS # 1330-20-7, <0.5%, and Naphthalene, CAS # 91-20-3, <2.0%

Pennsylvania Right to Know: 1,2,4-Trimethlybenzene, CAS # 95-63-6, <5%, Xylene, CAS # 1330-20-7, <0.5%, Naphthalene, CAS # 91-20-3, <2.0%, Ethylbenzene, CAS # 100-41-1, <0.1%, and Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether, CAS # 111-76-2, 5.0 – 15%

Canadian Disclosure: Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether (111-76-2), Naphthalene (91-20-3), and 1,2,4-Trimethlbenzene (95-63-6)

Miscellaneous: This material or all of its components are listed on the Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances under the Toxic Substances.

Remaining information: Section 16: Other Information

Precautionary Labels:

DANGER: Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Highly combustible. Contains petroleum distillates. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Use in well ventilated area and avoid breathing vapor or contact with skin or eyes. Wash exposed skin thoroughly with soap and water. If eye contact, flush thoroughly with water for 15 minutes and call physician immediately. If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth and then drink 2-4 cupfuls of water. Seek immediate attention.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Do not store in extreme hot or cold conditions.

Patent Pending. Monster Diesel TM and logo are trademarks.

The information presented herein has been compiled from sources considered to be dependable and is accurate to the best of Expedition Equipment's knowledge; however, Expedition Equipment makes no warranty whatsoever, express or implied of the MERCANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR THE PARTICULAR PURPOSE, regarding he accuracy of such data or the results to be obtained from use thereof. Expedition Equipment assumes no responsibility for injury to recipient or to third persons for damages to any property and recipient assumes all such risk.