1. CLASSIFIED AS HAZARDOUS ACCORDING TO THE CRITERIA OF NOHSC
2. COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.
Non Hazardous Ingredients
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Chronic Effects Prolonged or repeated contact may result in skin sensitization. Inhalation Inhalation of the vapours (generated at elevated temperatures) or mists can cause irritation to the nose and throat and upper respiratory tract. Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed in large amounts. Ingestion may cause nausea, diarrheal, abdominal pain and vomiting. Skin Irritating to skin. Frequent and prolonged contact can cause skin sensitization. Eye Substance is irritating to the eyes. Contamination of the eyes will result in transient pain, lachrymation and redness.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation Remove affected person from the contaminated area and seek medical advice. If not breathing apply artificial respiration and seek urgent medical advice. Ingestion Do not induce vomiting. Immediately wash out mouth with water, and then give plenty of water to drink. Seek immediate medical advice.
Skin If contact with the skin occurs immediately remove the contaminated clothing, and wash the affected area with soap and water. Ensure contaminated clothing is washed before re-use. If irritation persists seek immediate medical attention. Eye If in eye(s) wash with large amounts of water for approximately 15 minutes holding eyelid(s) open. Take care not to rinse water into the non-affected eye. Seek immediate medical attention. First Aid Facilities Eye wash, shower and normal washroom facilities.
Advice to Doctor Treat symptomatically. If skin sensitization has developed and a casual relationship has been confirmed, further exposure should not be allowed.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point >or= 200
Ignition Temperature Not available
Flammable Limits UEL Not available
Flammable Limits LEL Not available
Extinguishing Media Use foam, CO2 or powder to extinguish fire.
Unusual fire & explosion None known
Hazards Special Instructions Not applicable
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Observe precautions from other sections of this Material Safety Data Sheet.
Protection Spills & Disposal:
Extinguish or remove all sources of ignition and stop leak if safe to do so. Contain the spill with sand or earth and take up with a vacuum truck or absorb with absorbent material, sand or earth. Place used absorbent in suitable sealed containers and follow state or local authority regulations and guidelines for the disposal of the waste. Clean area with detergent or water. Do not allow product to enter drains, sewers or water courses- inform local authorities if this occurs.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE.
Handling Ensure a high level of personal hygiene is maintained when using this product. Precautions Always wash hands before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet. Precautions to be Store away from alkalis and oxidisers. Keep in cool, dry, ventilated storage and taken in storage closed containers. Avoid freezing temperatures during storage. Minimise contact with atmospheric air to prevent inoculation with micro organisms.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Limits None established for this product.
Personal Protective Avoid contact with the skin and eyes, and avoid breathing vapours or mists. When
Equipment exposure is likely, personal protective equipment in a combination appropriate to
the degree and nature of exposure, should be selected from the following list:
1. Eye protection
2. Neoprene, butyl rubber gloves.
3. Leather boots.
If contamination occurs, change clothing taking care to avoid skin contact with the contaminated area, and discard internally contaminated gloves and footwear.
Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
Observe good personal hygiene. Eye wash fountains and safety showers should be available for emergency use. Eng. Controls Special ventilation is not normally required due to the low volatility of the
product at normal temperatures. However, in the operation of certain equipment or at elevated temperatures, mists or vapours may be generated and exhaust ventilation should be provided to maintain airborne concentration levels as low as reasonably practicable.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTITIES
Melting Point Not applicable
Boiling Point Not available
Solubility in water reducible
Specific gravity 1.10-1.20kg/l
Vapour Pressure Not available
Vapour Density Not available
Appearance Off white, homogeneous liquid with an ammoniacal odour.
Viscosity Approx 3500 centipoises @ 25
Other information Non available
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to avoid Not applicable
Incompatibility Oxidising agents (e.g. perchlorates, nitrates etc.)
Hazardous Oxides of carbon and noxious smoke.
Hazardous reaction Hazardous reactions will not occur.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Toxicology Acute Data Not established for this product.
Signs and symptoms.
Chemical related eye burns Cloudy appearance of the cornea, chemical burns, pain, impairment or
loss of vision.
Allergic skin effects Redness, swelling, blistering and itching.
Dermal effects Change in skin pigmentation and or colouration.
Severe skin irritations Redness, swelling, itching, dryness, cracking, blistering and pain.
Upper respiratory tract irritation Cough, sneezing, nasal discharge headache, hoarseness and nose and
Irritation to the Pain, abdominal tenderness, nausea, Gastrointestinal tract diarrhoea and vomiting.
Reproductive effects None known. Does not contain chemicals implicated in adverse
Other information Not established for this product.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Information on Not established for this product.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS.
Waste disposal Follow state or local authority regulations and guidelines for the disposal of the
method waste. Clean area with detergent and water. Do not allow product to enter drains, sewers or water courses- inform the local authorities if this occurs.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION.
UN No None allocated
Shipping Name None allocated
DG Class None allocated
Hazchem Code None allocated
Transport Harmful to aquatic organisms; may cause long term effects in the aquatic environment (R52/53). Irritating to skin (R38). Risk of serious damage to eyes (R41). In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice (S26). Wear eye/face protection (S39). Avoid release to the environment. Subsidiary risk None allocated. Packing group None allocated
Poisons schedule None allocated.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Risk phrase R34 Causes burns
R38 Irritating to eyes and skin.
R41 Risk of serious eye damage.
R43 May cause sensitization by skin contact.
R51 Toxic to aquatic organisms.
R53 May cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Safety phrase S25 Avoid contact with eyes.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre.
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
Reason for issue Update in 16 header format using latest supplier MSDS information.
References For detailed advice on Personal Protective equipment refer to the following
HB 9 (Handbook 9) Manual of Industrial Personal Protection
AS 1337 Eye protectors for industrial applications
AS 1715 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective devices
Sources of Data Suppliers MSDS for component ingredients
National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets 2nd
Approved criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances. [NOHSC:1008(1999)].