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Material Safety Data Sheet


MILESOUR
Infosafe™ No.VAR4AIssue DateFebruary 2017StatusISSUED by MILESTONBS: 1.17.117

Classified as hazardous according to criteria of NOHSC


 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER

 
Product NameMILESOUR
 
Company NameMilestone Chemicals Pty. Ltd. (ABN 85115166357)
 
Address115 Northern Road West Heidelberg
VIC 3081
 
Emergency Tel.(03) 9450 4555 Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm
 
Telephone/Fax NumberTel: (03) 9450 4555
Fax: (03) 9457 5518
 
Recommended UseAn acid liquid that is used to control the end pH in commercial laundries. Use rate through an automatic dispenser is approx. 1 ml per kilo dry weight of linen.
 
Other NamesNot Available
 

 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

 
Hazard ClassificationSkin Corrosion/Irritation: Category 1B
 
Risk Phrase(s)R34 Causes burns.
 
Safety Phrase(s)S2 Keep 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
 

 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

 
Chemical CharacterizationLiquid
 
Ingredients    Name CAS Proportion Hazard Statement(s)
   
   Phosphoric acid7664-38-230-60 %
   Water7732-18-5to 100%
   Other ingredients determined not to be hazardousNot required0-10 %
 

 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

 
First Aid MeasuresM
 
InhalationRemove victim from exposure. Allow patient to assume most comfortable position, keep warm and at rest until fully recovered.
 
IngestionRinse mouth with water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give water to drink to be taken slowly. Seek immediate medical advice.
 
SkinRemove heavily contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with copious quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation develops or persists seek medical advice.
 
EyeImmediately irrigate with copious quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. Hold eyelids open. Seek medical attention.
 
First Aid FacilitiesEye wash station and normal washroom facilities.
 
Advice to DoctorTreat symptomatically for acids.
 
Other InformationM
 

 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 
Suitable Extinguishing MediaUse extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire. Use water spray to cool containers and surrounds.
 
Hazards from Combustion ProductsM
 
Specific MethodsFire-fighters to wear self contained breathing apparatus and protective equipment. If safe to do so remove containers from path of fire.
 
Specific HazardsNon-flammable liquid. However, flammable and explosive hydrogen gas may be formed on contact with metals.
 
Hazchem Code2R
 
Precautions in connection with FireM
 
Unsuitable Extinguishing MediaM
 

 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 
Emergency ProceduresM
 
Spills & DisposalWear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination consisting of rubber gloves and safety goggles. Contain large spills with an inert material such as sand, soil or vermiculite. Collect and seal in properly labelled containers for disposal. Small spills may be mopped up. Wash down area with excess water.
 

 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

 
Precautions for Safe HandlingM
 
Conditions for Safe StorageStore in cool place in sealed plastic containers. Store in a well ventilated area. Store away from oxidising agents and foodstuffs. Store away from sources of heat. Keep containers closed when not in use.
 
Storage RegulationsM
 

 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

 
National Exposure Standards     Name STEL (mgm3) STEL (ppm) TWA (mgm3) TWA (ppm) FootNote
Phosphoric acid31
 
Biological Limit ValuesM
 
Other Exposure InformationNo value assigned by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia). However, exposure standards for constituents:
Phosphoric acid: TWA: 1 ppm ( 3 mg/m3): STEL: No value.
 
Engineering ControlsIn very confined spaces have sufficient ventilation. Keep containers closed when not in use.
 
Respiratory ProtectionM
 
Eye ProtectionM
 
Hand ProtectionM
 
Personal Protective EquipmentWear (butyl) rubber gloves, waterproof footwear and eye protection. Only mix product in plastic containers or buckets. If risk of splashes into eyes, wear safety glasses with side shields. 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

 
FormLiquid
 
AppearanceClear yellow thin liquid.
 
OdourNil
 
Decomposition TemperatureM
 
Melting PointM
 
Boiling PointM
 
Solubility in WaterMiscible at all concentrations.
 
Specific Gravity1.21
 
pH Value1.5 - 2.5
 
Vapour PressureM
 
Evaporation RateM
 
Odour ThresholdM
 
ViscosityM
 
Octanol/Water Partition CoefficientM
 
DensityM
 
Flash PointNone
 
FlammabilityNon flammable.
 
Auto-Ignition TemperatureM
 
Flammable Limits - LowerM
 
Flammable Limits - UpperM
 
Kinematic ViscosityM
 
Dynamic ViscosityM
 
Explosion Limit - UpperM
 
Explosion Limit - LowerM
 

 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 
Chemical StabilityStable under normal use conditons.
 
Conditions to AvoidHeat, flames, ignition sources and incompatibles.
 
Incompatible MaterialsStrong alkalis, oxidizing agents
 
Hazardous Decomposition ProductsIf involved in a fire, toxic fumes will be evolved.
 
Hazardous ReactionsContact with metals may produce hydrogen gas which is flammable. If splashing occurs rinse with water and wipe clean. Do not mix with bleaches, acids, or other cleaning solutions.
 
Hazardous PolymerizationM
 

 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 
Toxicology InformationNo 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:
 
InhalationSlightly toxic. Extremely irritative to respiratory tract.
 
IngestionIngestion can result in burning, pain in the mouth, throat and abdomen followed by vomiting and diarrhea. Mild toxicity.
 
SkinWill cause skin burns in concentrated solution. Irritative.
 
EyeWill cause severe burns. Extremely irritative.
 
Chronic EffectsNo prolonged or repeated exposure information is available for this product.
 
Acute Toxicity - OralLD50 Phosphoric acid: 1530 mg/kg oral, rat
 
Acute Toxicity - InhalationHuman TCLo: 100 mg/m3
 

 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 
EcotoxicityM
 
Persistence / DegradabilityM
 
MobilityReadily dilutes with water.
 
Environment ProtectionAvoid contaminating waterways, drains, sewers, or ground.
 

 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

 
Disposal ConsiderationsM
 
Waste DisposalRefer 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 InformationClassified as a Class 8 Dangerous Good. Dangerous Goods of Class 8 Corrosives are incompatible in a placard load with any of the following: - Class 1, Class 4.3, Class 5, Class 6, if the Class 6 dangerous goods are cyanides and the Class 8 dangerous goods are acids and Class 7.
 
U.N. Number1805
 
Proper Shipping NamePHOSPHORIC ACID
 
DG Class8
 
Hazchem Code2R
 
Packing GroupIII
 
EPG Number8A1
 
IERG Number37
 
IMDG Marine Pollutant (MP)M
 

 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

 
Regulatory InformationHAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE.
SCHEDULED POISON.

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).
 
Poisons ScheduleS6
 
Hazard CategoryCorrosive
 
AICS (Australia)All components listed.
 

 16. OTHER INFORMATION

 
Date of preparation or last revision of MSDS12/02/2017
 
Literature ReferencesPreparation 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 ServiceTechnical manager Tel: (03) 9450 4555
 
Technical Contact NumbersEmergency Advice All Hours:
Chief Chemist Tel: (03) 9450 4555 Mon-Fri 8am - 6pm
Poisons Information Centre: 13 11 26 - 24hrs
 
Other InformationThis 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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Print Date: 03/03/2021 BS: 1.17.117