Safety Data Sheets

A comprehensive guide to using, handling, storing, and disposing of heat transfer fluids safely.
A repository for links to safety data on Paratherm heat transfer fluids, as well as links to other pertinent safety-related resources.

CONTENTS

  1. SDS
  2. CERTIFICATIONS
  3. TECHNICAL DATA SHEETS
  4. TIP SHEETS
  5. ARTICLES
  6. PRODUCT SAFETY RESOURCES
  7. INDUSTRY RESOURCES
  8. ENGINEERING RESOURCES


SDS

Paratherm™ NF High-Temperature, Non-Fouling Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ HE High-Temperature, High Flash Point Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ HR High-Temperature, Synthetic/Aromatic Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ OR High-Temperature, Oxidation-Resistant Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ HT Hydrogen Terphenyl Heat Transfer Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ MR Mid-Temperature-Range Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ LR Low-Temperature Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ GLT Low-Temp Start-up, Synthetic/Aromatic Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ CR Ultra-Cold Cryogenic Transfer Fluid SDS
Paratherm™ LC System Cleaner SDS
Paratherm™ SC System Cleaner SDS
Paratherm™ AC System Cleaner SDS


FLUID CERTIFICATIONS

Below are links to government and private agency certifications for Paratherm products

NSF — Paratherm NF
NSF — Paratherm HE
NSF — Paratherm MG
NSF — Paratherm LR
CFIA (Canada)— Paratherm NF
MAF – New Zealand— Paratherm NF
Orthodox Union (Kosher)— Paratherm NF
US Coast Guard Paratherm— Paratherm HE


TECHNICAL DATA SHEETS

Paratherm Engineers have authored a series of technical data sheets covering specific safety issues:

Fire Prevention in Thermal Oil Systems
Significance of Flash And Fire Points in Heat Transfer Fluids
Comparison: Thermal Fluid vs. Steam
Water in Thermal Oil Systems


TIP SHEETS

Short, monthly email series, sometimes covering specific safety issues.

Minimizing Thermal Fluid Leaks
Detecting Thermal Fluid Leaks
Detecting Water in The System
Removing Water From The System
Preventing Water in The System
How to Drain Charge, and Re-Start Thermal Oil Systems More Efficiently
Regular Fluid Analysis
Tuning Your System

How To Turn Your Thermal Oil System into a Fire-Free Zone
Proper System Shutdown
Proper System Startup


ARTICLES

Preventing Fires in Thermal Oil Heat Transfer Systems
How to Build a Reliable, Practically Leak-Free Thermal Fluid System
Little Leaks Can Cause Big Problems
Preventing Fires in Thermal Oil Heat-Transfer Systems
Don’t Overlook Mineral Oils


PRODUCT SAFETY RESOURCES

Environment, Health and Safety Online
MSDS Exchange

MSDS Search
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Chemical Industry, chemindustry.com
American Society of Heating Refrigeration, Air Conditioning (ASHRAE)
Plastics News
North American Die Casting Association Site
Food Engineering Magazine
Process Heating Magazine
Meat & Poultry Equipment and Supplies
Industrial Process Products & Technology


ENGINEERING RESOURCES

Efunda engineering fundamentals
Eng-Tips engineering tips
The Thermal Connection – Thermal Resource Center
The McNally Institute—Sealing Hot Oil