Safety Awareness

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Safety Awareness

Your Safety is our Concern

We want you to enjoy benefits of Natural Gas, the gas which is convenient, clean and versatile fuel. But like all fuels it must be handled wisely to ensure its safety and efficiently.

Precautions for daily operation
  • Before igniting the burner, ensure that there is no gas smell.
  • Ensure that the rubber tube is in good condition and it is properly fixed with hot plate/ Gas Stove and Appliance Valve.
  • Open the Appliance Valve first, then the knob of the hot plate/ Gas stove and ignite the burner immediately.
  • Hot utensils/ hot items should not touch rubber tube.
  • After cooking make a practice to close the Appliance Valve.
  • Don't use the PNG converted burner on LPG cylinder.
Material Safety Data Sheet
Section I: Material Identification & Use
Material Natural Gas
Supplier's Name TNGCL
Address M.G BAZAR & Khayerpur CTP
City Agartala
State Tripura
Postal Code 799001
Chemical Name Natural Gas
Chemical Identity Aliphatic Mixture
Trade Name and Synonym as Natural Gas
Product Use Domestic/ Industrial/ Commercial
Codes / Labels Flammable Gas - Class 2
Hazchem code 2 S - E
Section II: Hazardous Ingredients of Material
Hazardous Ingredients Approximate Concentration
Methane (CH4) 88 - 98 % v/v
Ethane (C2H6 ) 2 - 8 % v/v
Other Higher Hydrocarbons < 2 % v/v
Section III : Physical Data for Material
Physical State Gas
Appearance Colourless
OdourOdourless Ethyl Mercaptan (C2H5SH) is added
Specific Gravity 0.55-0.65
Solubility in Water at 30°CSoluble
pH Not Pertinent
Boiling Point - 161.5°C
Melting Point - 182.6°C
Section IV: Reactivity Data
Chemical Stability Stable
Incompatibility with other substances Strong Oxidisers
Reactivity and under what conditions No reaction with common material
Flammability Highly Flammable
Means of Extinction CO2, DCP Type Fire Extinguisher & Water Spray
Special Procedures Keep spraying water to cool
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL) 15 % Volume of Gas in Air
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) 5 % Volume of Gas in Air
Flash Point (UEL) -222.5°C (CC)
Auto-ignition Temperature 540°C
Hazardous Combustion Products CO2 + Traces of oxides

Explosion Data

Sensitivity to chemical Impact May explode
Sensitivity to Static Discharge May explode

Non Toxic

Skin Contact Yes
Eye Contact Yes
Inhalation Yes
Effects of Exposure to Humans Dizziness & Eye irritation, Asphyxiation at higher concentration.

Preventive Measures

Personnel Avoid direct contact
Protective Equipments Provide self contained breathing apparatus for higher concentrations, provide overclothing, hand gloves, safety goggles & shoes
Leak and Spill Procedures Shut down all the Valve and allow proper ventilation
Waste Disposal Allow the gas to burn under control
Section VI: First Aid Measures
First Aid Measures If inhaled, remove the person to fresh air and offer artificial respiration if required. In case of skin contact, wash the skin with plenty of water & soap
Additional Information Wash the eye with cold water in case of eye contact
Section VII: Disclaimer

Information contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet (MSRDS) is believed to be reliable but no representation, guarantee or warranties of any kind are made as to accuracy, suitability for a particular application or results to be obtained from them. It is upto the manufacturer/ seller to ensure that the information contained in the MSDS is relevant to the product manufactured/ handled or sold by him, as the case may be. Makes no warranties expressed or implied in respect of the adequacy of this document for any particular purpose.