|Infosafe™ No.||VARBB||Issue Date||December 2016||Status||ISSUED by MILESTON||BS: 1.17.117|
Not classified as hazardous
|GHS Product Identifier||APAC|
|Company Name||Milestone Chemicals Pty. Ltd. (ABN 85115166357)|
|Address||115 Northern Road West Heidelberg|
|Telephone/Fax Number||Tel: (03) 9450 4555 |
Fax: (03) 9457 5518
|Emergency phone number||Poisons Information Centre Tel 131126|
|Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use||Chlorinated fine abrasive powder for cleaning porcelain ware, floors, terrazzo, glazed bricks, marble and similar 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. Hazard Identification|
|GHS classification of the substance/mixture||Carcinogenicity category 1B|
STOT Single Exposure: Category 2
|Signal Word (s)||M|
|Hazard Statement (s)||H350 May cause cancer .|
H371 May cause damage to organs .
|Precautionary statement – General||P102 Keep out of reach of children.|
P103 Read label before use.
|Precautionary statement – Prevention||P201 Obtain special instructions before use.|
P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P281 Use personal protective equipment as required.
|Precautionary statement – Response||P308+P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.|
P314 Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
|Precautionary statement – Storage||P405 Store locked up.|
|Precautionary statement – Disposal||P501 Dispose of contents/container: Recycle packaging by replacing cap and|
returning clean containers to recycler or designated collection point.
|3. Composition/information on ingredients|
|Ingredients determined not to be hazardous||to 100%|
|Non hazardous surfactants||Mixture||0-10 %|
|Silica (crystalline-quartz)||14808-60-7||60-100 %|
|Sodium dichloroisocyanurate, dihydrate||51580-86-0||<2%|
|4. First-aid measures|
|Inhalation||Move victim to fresh air. Apply resuscitation if victim is not breathing - If trained personnel available administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.|
|Ingestion||If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to be taken slowly. If irritation develops or persists transport to hospital or doctor.|
|Skin||If dust falls onto the skin, remove any contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water.|
If irritation persists transport to hospital or doctor.
|Eye contact||If dust enters the eyes, flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, ensuring eye lids are held open. If irritation develops or persists, immediately transport to hospital or doctor.|
|First Aid Facilities||Recommended: Eye wash. Hand wash basin.|
|Advice to Doctor||Product contains a very high proportion of powdered crystalline silica (quartz), and a low proportion of a surfactant. If swallowed, vomiting should not have been induced because of the risk of aspiration of froth containing silica powder into the lungs. Risk of mechanical damage if in eyes. Treat symptomatically. Contact Poisons Information Centre.|
|Other Information||Inhalation of dusts may represent a serious acute risk to persons with a compromised respiratory system. The harmful effects of breathing silica dusts may be enhanced by smoking.|
|5. Fire-fighting measures|
|Suitable extinguishing media||Water, or as for other chemicals present.|
|Unsuitable Extinguishing Media||M|
|Hazards from Combustion Products||Decomposes on heating emitting soot, smoke and decomposition products.|
|Specific Methods||In case of small fire/explosion use water. In case of major emergency use PPE: breathing apparatus and protective gloves.|
|Specific hazards arising from the chemical||This material is not a combustible or flammable solid. However, under certain conditions this material, if sufficiently distributed in air and a suitable source of ignition is present, may cause a dust explosion.|
|Precautions in connection with Fire||M|
|6. Accidental release measures|
|Spills & Disposal||Avoid generating dusts. Wear suitable protective equipment. Ventilate area. If possible wet area down to prevent high dust levels. If available, use dustless methods, such as a HEPA vacuum and filter. Otherwise, use a non-sparking shovel and place into a suitably labeled container for later disposal. Do not dry sweep.|
|7. Handling and storage|
|Precautions for Safe Handling||Do not generate dusts.|
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Keep away from acids.
|Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities||Store in a cool place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from sources of heat or ignition. Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep containers closed, when not using the product. Store in original packages as approved by manufacturer.|
|8. Exposure controls/personal protection|
|Occupational exposure limit values||Name||STEL (mgm3)||STEL (ppm)||TWA (mgm3)||TWA (ppm)||FootNote|
|Biological Limit Values||M|
|Appropriate engineering controls||Good industrial hygiene practice requires that employee exposure be maintained below the recommended TLV/TWA. This is preferably achieved through the provision of adequate ventilation where necessary. |
Where dust cannot be controlled in this way, personal respiratory protection should be employed.
|Personal Protective Equipment||Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe dust. Personal protection to be selected from those recommended below, as appropriate to mode of use, quantity handled and degree of hazard:-|
Gloves, rubber or plastic.
Full face respirator with dust filters fitted or suitable dust mask
Always maintain a high level of personal hygiene when using cleaning chemicals. That is wash hands before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet.
|9. Physical and chemical properties|
|Appearance||Fine white free flowing powder|
|Odour||Faint floral fragrance|
|Melting Point||No data.|
|Solubility in Water||Largely insoluble|
|Specific Gravity||2.7 (bulk density)|
|Vapour Density (Air=1)||M|
|Partition Coefficient: n-octanol/water||M|
|Flammable Limits - Lower||M|
|Flammable Limits - Upper||M|
|Explosion Limit - Upper||M|
|Explosion Limit - Lower||M|
|Other Information||May react vigorously with strong mineral acids, generating a small quantity of chlorine, a toxic gas. Slowly soluble in concentrated caustic alkalis. May react with strong oxidising agents. May absorb moisture from the air. Spillages will be slippery when wet.|
|10. Stability and reactivity|
|Chemical Stability||Stable under normal use conditons. |
|Conditions to Avoid||Incompatible materials, moist air. Heating may dry out this product, which may then generate harmful dust.|
|Incompatible Materials||Acids, oxidising agents, caustic alkalis.|
|Hazardous Decomposition Products||Decomposes on heating emitting soot, smoke and decomposition products.|
|Possibility of hazardous reactions||Contact with acids may generate chlorine.|
|11. Toxicological Information|
|Acute Toxicity - Inhalation||Silica, crystalline quartz 300 ìg/m³/10 years, human - liver changes, death.|
Silica, crystalline quartz 16 million particles per cubic foot/8 hours/17.9 years, human - fibrosis, focal (pneumoconiosis), cough, shortness of breath/laboured breathing.
|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.|
|Inhalation||This product is not expected to be a dust risk under normal use. It may become a dust risk if heated, or allowed to dry out. Inhalation of dusts may cause coughing, irritation of the throat and difficulty breathing. The harmful effects may be enhanced by smoking.|
Overwhelming inhalation exposure to silica dust has cause acute pneumoconiosis (fibrosis and scarring of the lungs).
Aspiration of silica-containing froth into the lungs during swallowing or vomiting may cause serious injury to lung tissues.
|Skin||May cause irritation to the skin, with effects including; Redness and itchiness.|
|Eye||May cause irritation to the eyes, with effects including: tearing, pain, stinging and blurred vision.|
|Germ cell mutagenicity||M|
|Chronic Effects||Exposure to respirable crystalline quartz may cause delayed (chronic) lung disease known as silicosis; Acute or rapidly developing silicosis may occur in a period of time in heavy exposure in certain occupations such as sandblasting, however, this can be minimized if |
(a) Proper ventilation is employed and
(b) in the absence of ventilation a suitable respirator is used.
An (IARC) Working Group reported that there is sufficient evidence for the classification of crystalline silica as a Confirmed Human Carcinogen (Group I) (IARC, 1997,V.68).
|12. Ecological information|
|Ecotoxicity||May be harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Persistence and degradability||Inherently Biodegradable.|
|Other Adverse Effects||There is no ecological information available for this product, however, large quantities should not be discharged into drains, sewers or waterways.|
|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. |
|Special Precautions for User||M|
|IMDG Marine pollutant||M|
|Transport in Bulk||M|
|15. Regulatory information|
|Poisons Schedule||Not Scheduled|
|AICS (Australia)||All components listed. |
|16. Other Information|
|Date of preparation or last revision of SDS||4/12/2016|
|Literature References||Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice|
Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail
Globally Harmonised System of classification and labelling of chemicals
|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.
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