|Infosafe™ No.||VAR8C||Issue Date||February 2016||Status||ISSUED by MILESTON||BS: 1.17.117|
Classified as hazardous according to criteria of NOHSC
|1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER|
|Company Name||Milestone Chemicals Pty. Ltd. (ABN 85115166357)|
|Address||115 Northern Road West Heidelberg|
|Emergency Tel.||Poisons Information Centre Tel 131126|
|Telephone/Fax Number||Tel: (03) 9450 4555 |
Fax: (03) 9457 5518
|Recommended Use||General purpose cleaner and degreaser for use in the automotive industry. Can be used to clean and degrease most hard surfaces.|
|Other Names||None Listed|
|Other Information||The information herein is to the best of our knowledge, correct and complete. It describes the safety requirements for this product and should not be construed as guaranteeing specific properties. Since methods and conditions are beyond our control we do not accept liability for any damages resulting from the use of, or reliance on, this information in inappropriate contexts.|
|2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION|
|Hazard Classification||Eye Damage/Irritation: Category 2A|
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Category 2
|Risk Phrase(s)||R36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.|
|Safety Phrase(s)||S1/2 Keep locked up and out of reach of children. |
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell seek medical advice immediately
S60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
S61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet.
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
|3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS|
|Non hazardous surfactants||Mixture||1-10 %|
|Other ingredients determined not to be hazardous, including water||N/A||to 100%|
|d - Limonene||5989-27-5||0-2 %|
|Disodium metasilicate||6834-92-0||1-10 %|
|4. FIRST AID MEASURES|
|First Aid Measures||M|
|Inhalation||Remove from exposure, rest and keep warm. In severe cases, or if exposure has been great, obtain medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to be taken slowly.|
|Skin||If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly.|
|Eye||If in eyes, hold eyes upen, flood with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor.|
|First Aid Facilities||Eye wash station and normal washroom facilities.|
|Advice to Doctor||Product contains alkaline salts and mixed detergent solution. Vomiting has not been induced because of risk of aspiration into the lungs. Contact Poisons Information Centre. Treat symptomatically.|
|5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES|
|Suitable Extinguishing Media||Use water or extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire.|
|Hazards from Combustion Products||Water vapour, carbon dioxide, oxides of phosphorous. Incomplete combustion may generate carbon monoxide.|
|Specific Methods||In case of small fire/explosion use water. In case of major emergency use PPE: as required for other chemicals present.|
|Specific Hazards||Not classified as a flammable liquid.|
|Precautions in connection with Fire||M|
|Unsuitable Extinguishing Media||M|
|6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES|
|Spills & Disposal||Before dealing with spillage take necessary protective measures, inform others to keep at a safe distance and shut off all possible sources of ignition. Spillages will be very slippery. Contain large spills with an inert material wuch as sand, soil or vermiculite. Collect and seal in properly labelled containers for disposal. Small spills may be mopped up. If local regulations permit, wash down area with excess water and run to waste, diluting greatly with running water. Otherwise absorb on inert absorbent, transfer to container and arrange removal by disposals company. Wash site of spillage thoroughly with water. Ventilate area to dispel any residual vapour.|
|7. HANDLING AND STORAGE|
|Precautions for Safe Handling||M|
|Conditions for Safe Storage||Store in cool, well ventilated place in original container. Store away from oxidising agents, acids and foodstuffs. Keep containers closed when not in use. Store out of reach of children. Keep away from naked flames and other sources of heat. Do not allow vapours to collect in enclosed spaces. Take precautions against static discharge. Do not mix with other chemicals. Clean up all spills and splashes promptly; avoid secondary accidents.|
|8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION|
|National Exposure Standards||Name||STEL (mgm3)||STEL (ppm)||TWA (mgm3)||TWA (ppm)||FootNote|
|Biological Limit Values||M|
|Engineering Controls||Maintain adequate ventilation at all times. In most circumstances natural ventilation systems are adequate unless the material is heated, reacted or otherwise changed in some type of chemical reaction, then the use of a local exhaust ventilation system is recommended.|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Avoid contact with the skin and eyes. Avoid breathing the vapour. Personal protection to be selected from those recommended below, as appropriate to mode of use, quantity handled and degree of hazard:-|
PVC or natural rubber.
Chemical goggles or faceshield to protect eyes.
Respirators in accordance with AS/NZS 1715/1716. The use of a P1 dust mask (disposable) or with replaceable filters is recommended. Filter capacity and respirator type depends on exposure levels and type of contaminant. If entering spaces where the airborne concentration of a contaminant is unknown then the use of a Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with positive pressure air supply complying with AS/NZS 1715 / 1716, or any other acceptable International Standard is recommended.
Always maintain a high level of personal hygiene when using this product. That is wash hands before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet.
|9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES|
|Boiling Point||> 100C|
|Solubility in Water||Miscible with water in all proportions.|
|Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient||M|
|Flammable Limits - Lower||M|
|Flammable Limits - Upper||M|
|Explosion Limit - Upper||M|
|Explosion Limit - Lower||M|
|10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY|
|Chemical Stability||Stable under normal use conditons. |
|Conditions to Avoid||Heat, flames, ignition sources and incompatibles.|
|Incompatible Materials||Strong alkalis, acids, oxidizing agents.|
|Hazardous Decomposition Products||Emits smoke and fumes when heated to decomposition.|
|11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
|Toxicology Information||No adverse health effects are expected, if the product is handled in accordance with this Material Safety Data Sheet and the product label. Symptoms and effects that may arise if the product is mishandled and overexposure occurs are:|
|Inhalation||May cause irritation to the nose, throat and respiratory system with effects including: Dizziness, headache and loss of co-ordination.|
|Ingestion||May cause irritation to mouth, throat and stomach with effects including mucous build up, irritation to the tongue and lips and pains in the stomach, which may lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.|
|Skin||Will degrease the skin and may lead to irritation or dermatitic effects. Product contains a small amount of d-limonene and this ingredient may cause sensitization by skin contact in some individuals. Product contains 2-butoxy ethanol; this ingredient may be absorbed through the skin with resultant toxic effects.|
|Eye||Will cause irritation to the eyes, with effects including: tearing, pain, stinging and blurred vision. Depending upon duration of exposure, eye damage may occur.|
|Chronic Effects||Prolonged or repeated skin contact may lead to dermatitis.|
Prolonged contact may cause severe eye irritation and some form of permanent eye damage may occur.
|Acute Toxicity - Oral||2-BUTOXY ETHANOL: Oral LD50(rat): 470 mg/kg|
|Acute Toxicity - Dermal||2-BUTOXY ETHANOL: Dermal LD50(rabbit): 220 mg/kg|
|Acute Toxicity - Inhalation||2-BUTOXY ETHANOL: Inhalation LC50(rat): 450 ppm/4Hr|
|12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION|
|Ecotoxicity||In large concentrations, this product is detrimental to the aquatic environment.|
|Persistence / Degradability||Inherently biodegradable.|
|Mobility||Readily dilutes with water.|
|Environment Protection||Avoid contaminating waterways, drains, sewers, or ground. |
|13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS|
|Waste Disposal||Refer to appropriate authority in your State. Dispose of material through a licensed waste contractor. Normally suitable for disposal by approved waste disposal agent.|
|14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION|
|Transport Information||Not classified as a Dangerous Good according to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. |
|IMDG Marine Pollutant (MP)||M|
|15. REGULATORY INFORMATION|
|Regulatory Information||HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.|
Classified as Hazardous according to criteria of National Occupational Health & Safety Commission, Australia (NOHSC).
Classified as a Scheduled Poison according to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP).
|AICS (Australia)||All components listed. |
|16. OTHER INFORMATION|
|Date of preparation or last revision of MSDS||M|
|Signature of Preparer/Data Service||Technical manager Tel: (03) 9450 4555|
|Technical Contact Numbers||Emergency Advice All Hours:|
Chief Chemist Tel: (03) 9450 4555 Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm
Poisons Information Centre: 13 11 26 - 24hrs
|Other Information||This SDS summarises at the date of issue our best knowledge of the|
health and safety hazard information of the product, and in particular how
to safely handle and use the product in the Workplace. Please refer to the
technical datasheet (Instructions for use), and the label on the drum. The
company cannot anticipate or control the individual working conditions
encountered and so each user should read this SDS carefully, and if in
doubt ring the Contact Point Number given below.
|End of MSDS|
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