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Material Safety Data Sheet


STRIP-EASE
Infosafe™ No.VARDLIssue DateFebruary 2016StatusISSUED by MILESTONBS: 1.17.117

Classified as hazardous according to criteria of NOHSC


 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER

 
Product NameSTRIP-EASE
 
Company NameMilestone Chemicals Pty. Ltd. (ABN 85115166357)
 
Address115 Northern Road West Heidelberg
VIC 3081
 
Emergency Tel.Poisons Information Centre Tel 131126
 
Telephone/Fax NumberTel: (03) 9450 4555
Fax: (03) 9457 5518
 
Recommended UseFor the removal of all graffiti from surfaces such as concrete, brick, metal and timber.
Also suitable for use as a paint stripper for the removal of powder coated paint from aluminium and steel surfaces.
 
Other NamesNone Listed
 
Other InformationThe 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 ClassificationAcute Toxicity - Inhalation: Category 4
Acute Toxicity - Oral: Category 4
Hazardous to the Aquatic Environment - Acute Hazard: Category 1
Sensitization - Skin: Category 1
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Category 2
 
Risk Phrase(s)R38 Irritating to skin.
R43 May cause sensitization by skin contact.
R20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
 
Safety Phrase(s)S2 Keep out of reach of children.
S7 Keep container tightly closed.
S24 Avoid contact with skin.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S37 Wear suitable gloves.
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.
 

 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

 
Chemical CharacterizationLiquid
 
Ingredients    Name CAS Proportion Hazard Statement(s)
   
   Ingredients determined not to be hazardous0-10 %
   d - Limonene5989-27-510-30 %
   Benzyl alcohol100-51-630-60 %
   Ethanol64-17-510-30 %
 

 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

 
First Aid MeasuresM
 
InhalationRemove from exposure, rest and keep warm. Apply artificial respiration if not breathing. In severe cases, obtain medical attention.
 
IngestionDo NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to be taken slowly. Seek medical assistance.
 
SkinIf skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly. Wash clothing before re-use.
 
EyeIf in eyes, hold eyes upen, flood with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor.
 
First Aid FacilitiesEye wash station and normal washroom facilities.
 
Advice to DoctorProduct contains a high proportion of d-limonene and alcohols. Vomiting has not been induced because of risk of aspiration into the lungs. Contact Poisons Information Centre.
 
Other InformationM
 

 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 
Suitable Extinguishing MediaUse water spray, 'alcohol' foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
 
Hazards from Combustion ProductsDecomposes on heating emitting oxides of carbon.
 
Specific MethodsIn case of major emergency use PPE: breathing apparatus and protective gloves.
 
Specific HazardsThis material is a combustible liquid.
 
Precautions in connection with FireM
 
Unsuitable Extinguishing MediaM
 

 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 
Emergency ProceduresM
 
Spills & DisposalMaterial may be slippery when spilt. Walk cautiously. Ventilate area. Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contact, as outlined under personal protection in this MSDS. Bund area using sand or soil - to prevent run off into drains and waterways. Use absorbent (soil, sand, vermiculite or other inert material). Collect and seal in properly labeled containers for disposal.
 

 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

 
Precautions for Safe HandlingM
 
Conditions for Safe StorageStore 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.
 
Storage RegulationsM
 

 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

 
National Exposure Standards     Name STEL (mgm3) STEL (ppm) TWA (mgm3) TWA (ppm) FootNote
Ethanol18801000
 
Biological Limit ValuesM
 
Other Exposure InformationTLV-TWA: None assigned by Worksafe Australia
TLV_STEL: None assigned by Worksafe Australia
 
Engineering ControlsUse only flame proof equipment. 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.
 
Respiratory ProtectionM
 
Eye ProtectionM
 
Hand ProtectionM
 
Personal Protective EquipmentAvoid contact with the skin and eyes. Personal protection to be selected from those recommended below, as appropriate to mode of use, quantity handled and degree of hazard:-
Goggles or safety glasses
Gloves, rubber, plastic, nitrile, neoprene or PVC
Plastic apron, sleeves and boots
Avoid breathing of vapours/gases. Select and use 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.
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
 
AppearanceAmber liquid
 
OdourMild citrus
 
Decomposition TemperatureM
 
Melting PointNo data
 
Boiling PointM
 
Solubility in WaterForms an emulsion
 
Specific Gravity0.96
 
pH Value9.5
 
Vapour PressureNo data
 
Evaporation RateM
 
Odour ThresholdM
 
ViscosityM
 
Octanol/Water Partition CoefficientM
 
DensityM
 
Flash Point>65C
 
FlammabilityCombustible liquid
 
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, acids, oxidizing agents.
 
Hazardous Decomposition ProductsEmits smoke and fumes when heated to decomposition.
 
Hazardous ReactionsM
 
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:
 
InhalationHarmful if inhaled.
Will cause severe irritation to the nose, throat and respiratory system with effects including: Dizziness, headache, coughing, loss of co-ordination, chest pains, respiratory paralysis and or failure.
 
IngestionHarmful if swallowed. Will cause burns to the mouth, mucous membranes, throat, oesophagus and stomach. If sufficient quantities are ingested (swallowed) death may occur.
Citrus terpenes are harmful if swallowed. However, is designated GRAS by FEMA and approved by FDA for flavour use in foods.
 
SkinWill cause burns to the skin, with effects including; Redness, blistering, localised pain and dermatitis.
 
EyeWill cause burns to the eyes with effects including: Pain, tearing, conjunctivitis and if duration of exposure is long enough, blindness will occur.
 
Chronic EffectsProlonged or repeated skin contact may lead to dermatitis.
Prolonged or repeated exposure may lead to irreversible damage to health.
Prolonged or repeated skin contact will lead to necrosis (death) of the skin.
Some individuals may become sensitised to d-limonene.
 
Acute Toxicity - OralLD 50 : d-Limonene 4,400 mg/kg oral, rat
 

 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 
EcotoxicityIn large concentrations this product may be detrimental to the environment.
 
Persistence / DegradabilityInherently biodegradable.
 
MobilityMobile liquid dilutes with large amounts of water.
 
Environmental FateThis substance may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
This substance may cause long term adverse effects in the environment.
 
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 InformationNot 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 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 ScheduleS5
 
Hazard CategoryHarmful,Irritant
 
AICS (Australia)All components listed.
 

 16. OTHER INFORMATION

 
Date of preparation or last revision of MSDSM
 
Literature ReferencesM
 
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: 15/12/2019 BS: 1.17.117