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Material Safety Data Sheet


LC-130
Infosafe™ No.VARB4Issue DateFebruary 2017StatusISSUED by MILESTONBS: 1.17.117

Classified as hazardous according to criteria of NOHSC


 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL AND SUPPLIER

 
Product NameLC-130
 
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 UseUsed as a bleaching agent in laundry applications
 
Other NamesNone Listed
 

 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

 
Hazard ClassificationAcute Toxicity - Oral: Category 4
Eye Damage/Irritation: Category 2A
Hazardous to the Aquatic Environment - Acute Hazard: Category 1
Hazardous to the Aquatic Environment - Long-Term Hazard: Category 1
Oxidizing Solids: Category 2
STOT Single Exposure: Category 3 (respiratory tract irritation)
 
Risk Phrase(s)R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R31 Contact with acids liberates toxic gas.
R36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
 
Safety Phrase(s)S2 Keep out of reach of children.
S8 Keep container dry.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36 Wear suitable protective clothing.
S41 In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
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 CharacterizationSolid
 
Ingredients    Name CAS Proportion Hazard Statement(s)
   
   Ingredients determined not to be hazardousto 100%
   Sodium dichloroisocyanurate, dihydrate51580-86-030-60 %
 

 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

 
First Aid MeasuresM
 
InhalationRemove from exposure, rest and keep warm. Apply artificial respiration if not breathing. Unless exposure has been slight, obtain medical attention.
 
IngestionIf swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to be taken slowly. If irritation develops or persists transport to hospital or doctor.
 
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. Hand wash basin.
 
Advice to DoctorProduct is an alkaline mixture containing a moderate proportion of a chlorinating agent, with nearly 20 % available chlorine. Irritating to skin and eyes. If swallowed, possible risk of mucosal damage. Inhalation exposure may lead to delayed onset pulmonary oedema. Contact Poisons Information Centre.
 
Other InformationM
 

 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 
Suitable Extinguishing MediaWater fog or fine water spray.
 
Hazards from Combustion ProductsDecomposes on heating emitting soot, smoke and decomposition products.
 
Specific MethodsIn case of small fire/explosion use water. In case of major emergency use PPE: breathing apparatus and protective gloves.
 
Specific HazardsNot flammable. Mixtures with combustible materials may be readily ignited and can burn fiercely, especially in the presence of moisture. Contact with acids will generate carbon dioxide, a simple asphyxiant, and chlorine, a toxic gas. May react violently with calcium hypochlorite.
 
Precautions in connection with FireM
 
Unsuitable Extinguishing MediaM
 

 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 
Emergency ProceduresM
 
Spills & DisposalAvoid 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 HandlingM
 
Conditions for Safe StorageStore in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of reach of children. Large quantities should be stored in a dangerous goods store. Store in original container. Keep container tightly closed. Keep container dry. Keep away from calcium hypochlorite, combustible materials, acids, copper and copper alloys. Protect from physical damage. Clean up all spills promptly; avoid secondary accidents.
 
Storage RegulationsM
 
Additional information on precautions for useIncompatible with: Acids, other types of chlorinating agents, oxidising agents.
 

 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

 
Biological Limit ValuesM
 
Engineering ControlsDo not use copper or copper alloys as materials of construction. 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.
 
Respiratory ProtectionM
 
Eye ProtectionM
 
Hand ProtectionM
 
Personal Protective EquipmentAvoid contact with the skin. Prevent contact with the eyes. Avoid breathing the dust. Personal protection to be selected from those recommended below, as appropriate to mode of use, quantity handled and degree of hazard:-
Dust mask
Face shield or safety glasses
Gloves, rubber or plastic
Plastic apron, sleeves and boots
Impervious overalls. CAUTION: Cotton or linen overalls impregnated with oxidisers may be readily ignited and can burn fiercely.
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

 
FormSolid
 
AppearanceWhite, free flowing powder.
 
OdourSmell of chlorine.
 
Decomposition TemperatureM
 
Melting PointNo data.
 
Boiling PointM
 
Solubility in Water50g/L approx.
 
Specific Gravity2.1 (bulk density)
 
pH Value11.5 - 12.5 (1% solution)
 
Vapour PressureNone
 
Evaporation RateM
 
Odour ThresholdM
 
ViscosityM
 
Volatile ComponentAbout 20 % as available chlorine.
 
Octanol/Water Partition CoefficientM
 
DensityM
 
Flash PointNone.
 
FlammabilityNot flammable. Mixtures with combustible materials may be readily ignited and can burn fiercely, especially in the presence of moisture.
 
Auto-Ignition TemperatureNo data for the mixture. Sodium dichloroisocyanurate will undergo self-sustaining decomposition with evolution of heat if heated to 240 - 250 °C.
 
Flammable Limits - LowerM
 
Flammable Limits - UpperM
 
Kinematic ViscosityM
 
Dynamic ViscosityM
 
Explosion Limit - UpperM
 
Explosion Limit - LowerM
 
Other InformationAlkaline mixture. Will react vigorously with acids, generating chlorine, a toxic gas, and carbon dioxide, a simple asphyxiant. May react with oxidising agents, reducing agents, and other types of chlorinating agents. May react violently with calcium hypochlorite. Slightly hygroscopic, may absorb moisture from the air. Will decompose slowly on contact with moisture. Dissolves in water to form a mixture, including sodium cyanurate, sodium hypochlorite and free chlorine. Heating above 240 °C may cause a self-sustaining auto-decomposition, generating toxic fumes. Incompatible with ammonium salts and nitrogenous compounds, combustible materials.
 

 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 
Chemical StabilityStable under normal use conditons.
 
Conditions to AvoidIncompatible materials, moisture, heat.
 
Incompatible MaterialsAcids, oxidising agents, reducing agents, other types of chlorinating agents, ammonium compounds.
 
Hazardous Decomposition ProductsDecomposes on heating emitting soot, smoke and decomposition products.
 
Hazardous ReactionsReacts vigorously with acids, generating carbon dioxide and chlorine. May react violently with calcium hypochlorite, and other types of chlorinating agents. May react with combustible materials, especially in the presence of moisture.
 
Hazardous PolymerizationM
 

 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 
Toxicology InformationM
 
InhalationDust will irritate the respiratory system. Risk of tissue damage. Chlorine gas will irritate the respiratory system at levels of 1 ppm. At 1.3 ppm of chlorine there may be coughing and difficulty breathing. Higher levels may cause throat muscle spasms and suffocation. May cause pulmonary oedema (fluid in the lungs) some time after exposure.
 
IngestionHarmful if swallowed. Likely to cause gastric upset, a burning sensation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. May cause electrolyte disturbances if swallowed. May cause ulceration and bleeding from the digestive tract. Other effects may include lachrymation, difficulty breathing, sore throat.
 
SkinMay cause irritation to the skin, with effects including; Redness and itchiness.
 
EyeWill cause irritation to the eyes, with effects including: tearing, pain, stinging and blurred vision. Depending upon duration of exposure, eye damage may occur.
 
Chronic EffectsProlonged contact may cause severe eye irritation and some form of permanent eye damage may occur.
Prolonged or repeated exposure may lead to irreversible damage to health.
Prolonged or repeated exposure or deliberately concentrating and inhaling the vapour(s) may result in lung function incapacity.
Repeated low-level contact with chlorine may cause erosion of the teeth and chloracne.
 
Acute Toxicity - OralLD 50 : Sodium dichloroisocyanurate 700 mg/kg oral, rat
6,000 mg/kg skin rabbit
LC 50 : Chlorine 293 ppm/1 hour, rat
LCLo : Chlorine 2,530 mg/m3/30 min, human
 

 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 
EcotoxicityIn large concentrations, this product may be detrimental to the aquatic environment.
 
Persistence / DegradabilityInherently Biodegradable.
 
MobilityPowder is easily contained, but material is reasonably soluble in large amounts of water.
 
Environmental FateThis 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,Dangerous for the environment
 
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: 11/05/2021 BS: 1.17.117