FATZAP FLOOR DEGREASER
Chemwatch Independent Material Safety Data Sheet
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2010
FATZAP FLOOR DEGREASER
CORROSIVE LIQUID, N.O.S.(contains potassium hydroxide)
Floor cleaner and degreaser.
Company: Benji Distributors Pty Ltd Address: 17 Grandview Pde Moolap VIC, 3221 Australia Telephone: +61 3 5248 1469 Fax: +61 3 5248 6696
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. DANGEROUS GOODS. According to NOHSC Criteria, and ADG Code.
|SCALE: Min/Nil=0 Low=1 Moderate=2 High=3 Extreme=4|
|■ Causes severe burns.||■ Keep locked up.|
|■ Risk of serious damage to eyes.||■ Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray.|
|■ Potentially explosive peroxides may form on standing.*.||■ Use only in well ventilated areas.|
|■ Inhalation, skin contact and/or ingestion may produce health damage*.||■ Keep container in a well ventilated place.|
|■ Cumulative effects may result following exposure*.||■ Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.|
|■ Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect*.||■ To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use water.|
|■ May be harmful to the foetus/ embryo*.||■ Keep container tightly closed.|
|■ May possibly affect fertility*.||■ Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.|
|■ Vapours potentially cause drowsiness and dizziness*.||■ In case of accident or if you feel unwell IMMEDIATELY contact Doctor or Poisons Information Centre (show label if possible).|
|* (limited evidence).||■ This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.|
|ethylene glycol monobutyl ether||111-76-2||1-10|
|NOTE: Manufacturer has supplied full ingredient|
|information to allow CHEMWATCH assessment.|
· For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre or a doctor at once.
· Urgent hospital treatment is likely to be needed.
· If swallowed do NOT induce vomiting.
· If vomiting occurs, lean patient forward or place on left side (head-down position, if possible) to maintain open airway and prevent aspiration.
■ If this product comes in contact with the eyes:
· Immediately hold eyelids apart and flush the eye continuously with running water.
· Ensure complete irrigation of the eye by keeping eyelids apart and away from eye and moving the eyelids by occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.
· Continue flushing until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre or a doctor, or for at least 15 minutes.
· Transport to hospital or doctor without delay.
■ If skin or hair contact occurs:
· Immediately flush body and clothes with large amounts of water, using safety shower if available.
· Quickly remove all contaminated clothing, including footwear.
· Wash skin and hair with running water. Continue flushing with water until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre.
· Transport to hospital, or doctor.
· If fumes or combustion products are inhaled remove from contaminated area.
· Lay patient down. Keep warm and rested.
· Prostheses such as false teeth, which may block airway, should be removed, where possible, prior to initiating first aid procedures.
· Apply artificial respiration if not breathing, preferably with a demand valve resuscitator, bag-valve mask device, or pocket mask as trained. Perform CPR if necessary.
■ Treat symptomatically. For acute or short term repeated exposures to ethylene glycol: · Early treatment of ingestion is important. Ensure emesis is satisfactory. · Test and correct for metabolic acidosis and hypocalcaemia. · Apply sustained diuresis when possible with hypertonic mannitol. · Evaluate renal status and begin haemodialysis if indicated. [I.L.O]. For acute or short- term repeated exposures to highly alkaline materials: · Respiratory stress is uncommon but present occasionally because of soft tissue edema. · Unless endotracheal intubation can be accomplished under direct vision, cricothyroidotomy or tracheotomy may be necessary. · Oxygen is given as indicated. · The presence of shock suggests perforation and mandates an intravenous line and fluid administration.
· Water spray or fog. · Foam. · Dry chemical powder. · BCF (where regulations permit).
· Alert Fire Brigade and tell them location and nature of hazard. · Wear full body protective clothing with breathing apparatus. · Prevent, by any means available, spillage from entering drains or water course. · Use fire fighting procedures suitable for surrounding area.
· Non combustible. · Not considered to be a significant fire risk. · Expansion or decomposition on heating may lead to violent rupture of containers. · Decomposes on heating and may produce toxic/ irritating fumes.
■ None known.
Gas tight chemical resistant suit.
Limit exposure duration to 1 BA set 30 mins.
· Clean up all spills immediately. · Avoid breathing vapours and contact with skin and eyes. · Control personal contact by using protective equipment. · Contain and absorb spill with sand, earth, inert material or vermiculite.
· Clear area of personnel and move upwind. · Alert Fire Brigade and tell them location and nature of hazard. · Wear full body protective clothing with breathing apparatus. · Prevent, by any means available, spillage from entering drains or water course.
Personal Protective Equipment advice is contained in Section 8 of the MSDS.
· Avoid all personal contact, including inhalation.
· Wear protective clothing when risk of exposure occurs.
· Use in a well-ventilated area.
· Avoid contact with moisture.
· DO NOT allow clothing wet with material to stay in contact with skin.
· Lined metal can, lined metal pail/ can.
· Plastic pail.
· Polyliner drum.
· Packing as recommended by manufacturer.
For low viscosity materials
· Drums and jerricans must be of the non-removable head type.
· Where a can is to be used as an inner package, the can must have a screwed enclosure. <</>.
· Reacts vigorously with acids.
· Avoid strong acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and chloroformates.
· Store in original containers.
· Keep containers securely sealed.
· Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area.
· Store away from incompatible materials and foodstuff containers.
· DO NOT store near acids, or oxidising agents.
Protect containers against physical damage.
· Check regularly for spills and leaks.
· No smoking, naked lights, heat or ignition sources.
|Source||Material||TWA ppm||TWA mg/m³||STEL ppm||STEL mg/m³||Peak mg/m³||Notes|
|Australia Exposure Standards||potassium hydroxide (Potassium hydroxide)||2|
|Australia Exposure Standards||ethylene glycol monobutyl ether (2-Butoxyethanol)||20||96.9||50||242||Sk|
The following materials had no OELs on our records
|• sodium orthosilicate:||CAS:13472-30-5|
Type A- P Filter of sufficient capacity
· Safety glasses with unperforated side shields may be used where continuous eye protection is desirable, as in laboratories; spectacles are not sufficient where complete eye protection is needed such as when handling bulk- quantities, where there is a danger of splashing, or if the material may be under pressure · Chemical goggles.whenever there is a danger of the material coming in contact with the eyes; goggles must be properly fitted · Full face shield (20 cm, 8 in minimum) may be required for supplementary but never for primary protection of eyes; these afford face protection. · Alternatively a gas mask may replace splash goggles and face shields.
· Elbow length PVC gloves. · When handling corrosive liquids, wear trousers or overalls outside of boots, to avoid spills entering boots.
· Overalls. · PVC Apron. · PVC protective suit may be required if exposure severe. · Eyewash unit. The local concentration of material, quantity and conditions of use determine the type of personal protective equipment required. For further information consult site specific CHEMWATCH data (if available), or your Occupational Health and Safety Advisor.
■ General exhaust is adequate under normal operating conditions. Local exhaust ventilation may be required in special circumstances.
Terracotta alkaline liquid; mixes with water.
Mixes with water.
|State||LIQUID||Molecular Weight||Not applicable|
|Melting Range (ºC)||Not available||Viscosity||Not Available|
|Boiling Range (ºC)||Not available||Solubility in water (g/L)||Miscible|
|Flash Point (ºC)||Not applicable||pH (1% solution)||Not available|
|Decomposition Temp (ºC)||Not Available||pH (as supplied)||12.2|
|Autoignition Temp (ºC)||Not applicable||Vapour Pressure (kPa)||Not available|
|Upper Explosive Limit (%)||Not applicable||Specific Gravity (water=1)||1.05|
|Lower Explosive Limit (%)||Not applicable||Relative Vapour Density (air=1)||Not available|
|Volatile Component (%vol)||Not available||Evaporation Rate||Not available|
|ethylene glycol monobutyl ether|
|■ log Kow (Prager 1995):||0.83|
|■ log Kow (Sangster 1997):||0.8|
· Presence of incompatible materials.
· Product is considered stable.
· Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.
For incompatible materials - refer to Section 7 - Handling and Storage.
|ACUTE HEALTH EFFECTS||CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS|
|■ Causes severe burns.||■ Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect*.|
|■ Risk of serious damage to eyes.||■ May be harmful to the foetus/ embryo*.|
|■ Vapours may cause dizziness or suffocation.||■ May possibly affect fertility*.|
|■ Inhalation, skin contact and/or ingestion may produce health damage*.||■ Cumulative effects may result following exposure*.|
|■ Vapours potentially cause drowsiness and dizziness*.||■ * (limited evidence).|
|■ * (limited evidence).|
■ unless otherwise specified data extracted from RTECS - Register of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances. ■ Not available. Refer to individual constituents. SODIUM ORTHOSILICATE: ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER: ■ The material may cause skin irritation after prolonged or repeated exposure and may produce a contact dermatitis (nonallergic). This form of dermatitis is often characterised by skin redness (erythema) and swelling epidermis. SODIUM ORTHOSILICATE: POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE: ■ Asthma- like symptoms may continue for months or even years after exposure to the material ceases. This may be due to a non- allergenic condition known as reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) which can occur following exposure to high levels of highly irritating compound. POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE:
|Oral (rat) LD50: 273 mg/kg||Skin (human): 50 mg/24h SEVERE|
|Skin (rabbit): 50 mg/24h SEVERE|
|Eye (rabbit):1mg/24h rinse-Moderate|
|Oral (rat) LD50: 470 mg/kg||Skin (rabbit): 500 mg, open; Mild|
|Dermal (rabbit) LD50: 220 mg/kg||Eye (rabbit): 100 mg/24h-Moderate|
|Inhalation (human) TCLo: 100 ppm||Eye (rabbit): 100 mg SEVERE|
|Inhalation (human) TCLo: 195 ppm/8h * [Union Carbide]|
|Inhalation (Rat) LC50: 450 ppm *|
|Oral (rat) LD50: 1153 mg/kg||Skin (human): 250 mg/24h SEVERE|
|Skin (rabbit): 250 mg/24h SEVERE|
This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
|Ingredient||Persistence: Water/Soil||Persistence: Air||Bioaccumulation||Mobility|
|ethylene glycol monobutyl ether||LOW||LOW||LOW||HIGH|
· Recycle wherever possible.
· Consult manufacturer for recycling options or consult local or regional waste management authority for disposal if no suitable treatment or disposal facility can be identified.
· Treat and neutralise at an approved treatment plant.
· Treatment should involve: Neutralisation with suitable dilute acid followed by: burial in a land-fill specifically licenced to accept chemical and / or pharmaceutical wastes or Incineration in a licenced apparatus (after admixture with suitable combustible material).
· Containers may still present a chemical hazard/ danger when empty.
· Return to supplier for reuse/ recycling if possible.
· If container can not be cleaned sufficiently well to ensure that residuals do not remain or if the container cannot be used to store the same product, then puncture containers, to prevent re-use, and bury at an authorised landfill.
· Where possible retain label warnings and MSDS and observe all notices pertaining to the product.
Labels Required: CORROSIVE
|Class or division:||8||Subsidiary risk:||None|
|UN No.:||1760||UN packing group:||III|
|Special provisions:||223; 274||Packing Instructions:||None|
|Limited quantities:||5 L||Portable tanks and bulk containers - Instructions:||T7|
|Portable tanks and bulk containers - Special provisions:||TP1; TP28||Packagings and IBCs - Packing instruction:||P001; IBC03; LP01|
|Packagings and IBCs - Special packing provisions:||None|
|Class or division:||8||Subsidiary risk:||None|
|UN No.:||1760||UN packing group:||III|
|ICAO/IATA Class:||8||ICAO/IATA Subrisk:||None|
|UN/ID Number:||1760||Packing Group:||III|
|IMDG Class:||8||IMDG Subrisk:||None|
|UN Number:||1760||Packing Group:||III|
|EMS Number:||F-A , S-B||Special provisions:||223 274|
|Limited Quantities:||5 L|
POISONS SCHEDULE S6
Regulations for ingredients
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"Australia Exposure Standards","Australia Hazardous Substances","Australia High Volume Industrial Chemical List (HVICL)","Australia Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)","IMO MARPOL 73/78 (Annex II) - List of Other Liquid Substances","International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Agents Reviewed by the IARC Monographs","International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Survey: Transparency List","OECD Representative List of High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals"
"Australia Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)","OECD Representative List of High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals"
"Australia Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)","IMO IBC Code Chapter 18: List of products to which the Code does not apply","International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Survey: Transparency List","OECD Representative List of High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals"
17 Grandview Parade
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Issue Date: 29-Jan-2010
Print Date: 15-Nov-2010
This is the end of the MSDS.