Safety Data Sheet 1 Identification of the Substance or Preparation and the Company Substance / Preparation Identification 5377 Product Description / Intended Use Stain for wood & mdf Company Details Aldcroft Adhesives Limited 13A Horwich Loco Industrial Estate Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL6 5UE Tel: 01204 668282 Fax: 01204 668780 Out of Hours Emergency Only Tel: 01204 845258 2 Hazards Identification Hazard Symbol for Preparation No hazard classification Hazard Overview Although the product is not classified as hazardous we recommend that inhalation of the product and skin and eye contact is avoided. Eye Contact May cause eye irritation, redness & discomfort which is transient. Ingestion Low order of toxicity Inhalation Risk of inhalation of sprayed material Skin Contact May cause irritation and sensitisation in some individuals. Environmental Hazard Not tested, do not allow product to enter drains or watercourses. 3 Composition / Information on Ingredients Chemical Nature Styrene Acrylic Copolymer See Section 16 – Other Information for the full Risk Phrases Substance CAS No. EINECS No. Content % Hazard Symbol Risk Phrase 4 First-Aid Measures Eye Contact Seek medical attention. Irrigate eye with water whilst holding eye lid open for at least 15 minutes. Ingestion Seek immediate medical attention. May cause nausea. Give water to dilute stomach contents. Do not induce vomiting. Inhalation In severe cases seek medical attention. Remove to fresh air. Keep warm and at rest. Skin Contact Seek medical attention if symptoms persist. Prolonged or repeated contact may cause irritation, or in sensitive individuals - dermatitis. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse. Wash affected area thoroughly with water or soap and water. 5 Fire-Fighting Measures Special Exposure Hazards Product is water based and therefore not combustible. Dried film will burn. May produce carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and oxides of nitrogen in a fire. Suitable Extinguishing Media Dry Powder, Water, AFFF – Aqueous Film-Forming Foam, Foam, Carbon Dioxide, Vapourising Liquid Unsuitable Extinguishing Media Protective Equipment Standard fire fighting equipment 6 Accidental Release Measures Personal Precautions Refer to Section 8 for protective clothing. Prevent skin & eye contact. Environmental Precautions Do not allow product to enter drains water courses or soil. Large Spillage Contain with bunding or sand & place in drums for approved disposal. Small Spillage Absorb in inert material eg sand 7 Handling & Storage Handling Vapours may collect in the headspace of containers. Open in a well ventilated area. Vent containers during use, particularly drums and IBC’s. Storage Protect from frost. Store between 5 & 25°C. Keep out of direct sun light. Keep containers tightly closed. Page 2 of 4 8 Exposure Controls and Personal Protection Environmental Exposure Controls - Components with workplace Parameters: (Refer to the current Health & Safety EH40 Occupational Exposure Limit for use with COSHH 2002. Levels quoted are from EH40/2002) Notes Definitions: TWA – Time Weighted Average, Sk – Can be absorbed through skin, Sen – Capable of causing respiratory sensitisation Table 1: List of Approved Maximum Exposure Limits Substance Long Term Exposure Limit (8 hour TWA reference period) Short Term Exposure Limit (15 minute reference period) Notes ppm mg.m-3 ppm mg.m-3 Table 2: List of Approved Occupational Exposure Standards Substance Long Term Exposure Limit (8 hour TWA reference period) Short Term Exposure Limit (15 minute reference period) Notes ppm mg.m-3 ppm mg.m-3 Respiratory Protection Wear a mask if spraying Hand Protection Wear impermeable gloves Eye Protection Wear goggles if spraying or risk of splashing Skin Protection Standard overalls All personal protective equipment is subject to the Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992 (implementing Directive 89/686/EEC) 9 Physical and Chemical Properties Appearance Liquid, varying colours Odour Acrylic Odour Ph 5-7 Boiling Point / Boiling Range 100°C Flash Point Not Applicable Flammability Not Applicable Explosive Properties Not Applicable Oxidising Properties Not Applicable Vapour Pressure 17 @ 25°C mmHg Relative Density 1.00-1.05 Solubility Water Not Soluble Fat Solvent Viscosity 100-1000 mPas Miscibility Miscible in water Melting Point 0°C Auto Ignition Temperature Not Applicable 10 Stability and Reactivity Stability Stable under normal conditions of use Conditions to Avoid Extremes of temperature Materials to Avoid Hazardous Decomposition Products Oxides of carbon. The crosslinking polymer will release formaldehyde in application processes involving the use of heat greater than 100°C 11 Toxicological Information Health Effects Product has not been tested for health effects however contact with skin eyes and respiratory system should be avoided. On component information it is judged to have a low order of toxicity. Routes of Exposure Inhalation Risk of inhalation of sprayed vapour Ingestion Risk of ingestion of sprayed vapour Page 3 of 4 Skin Contact Risk of skin contact Eye Contact Risk of eye contact from splashes and spray vapour Sensitisation Skin Repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis Respiratory Repeated contact with respiratory system may cause irritation of airways and breathing difficulties. 12 Ecological Information Environmental Fate of Substance / Preparation Air Not tested Water Contributes to effluent BOD Soil Not tested Ecotoxicity Low, but has a BOD contribution. Mobility of each Component Substance Base polymer is miscible in water and likely to be transported considerable distances Persistance and Degradability of Component Substance Not tested Bioaccumulative Potential of Component Substance Not tested Other Adverse Effects 13 Disposal Considerations Disposal Method Product Send to specialist waste disposal Containers If whole & empty, send to approved waste disposal Environmental Avoid release to the environment Regulations The Waste Framework Directive (75/442/EEC) Hazardous Waste Directive (91/689/EEC) Environmental Protection Act 1990 Environment Act 1995 Special Waste Regulations 1996 14 Transport Information Not classified as hazardous for transport under current legislation. ADR – Road Directive 94/55/EEC IMDG - Sea RID – Rail Directive 96/49/EC ICAO/IATA - Air UN Number Class Proper Shipping Name Packing Group Marine Pollutant Other Information Special Precautions Inside Premises Special Precautions Outside Premises 15 Regulatory Information Label Information Community Level Specific Provisions for protection of: Man Environment Directive 76/769/EEC References and Additional Information Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 – COSHH, COSHH Essentials REACH legislation: Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations EH40 Occupational Exposure Limits (Current Edition) EH64 Summary Criteria for Occupational Exposure Limit Page 4 of 4 Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992, The Selection Use and Maintenance of Respiratory Protective Equipment: A practical guide HSG53, Cost and effectiveness of chemical protective gloves for the workplace: Guidance for employers and health and safety specialists HSG206 Waste: Local & National Regulations, The Waste Framework Directive (75/442/EEC), Hazardous Waste Directive (91/689/EEC), Environmental Protection Act 1990, Environment Act 1995, Special Waste Regulations 1996 Transport Regulations : The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG Regs) and the European agreement (“Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route”, known as ADR) & 2011 amendments Workplace Transport Safety: guidance for employers, ADR – Road Directive 94/55/EEC, IMDG – Sea, RID – Rail Directive 96/49/EC, ICAO/IATA – Air Restrictions on Marketing and Use: Council Directive 76/769/EEC 16 Other Information Risk Phrases Safety Phrases Training Advice Restrictions on use Statutory Recommended Date of Preparation 22/08/11 Issue Number 2: section 2, 3, 15 changed No. of Pages 4 Use of this Data Sheet This data sheet is provided to enable the user to assess the personal health & safety and environmental aspects of the product in relation to its use, handling, storage and transportation. It enables the user to make accurate COSHH and transport assessments. This data sheet is not a specification or guarantee for the substance, preparation or product. Aldcroft Adhesives Ltd make recommendations based on the intended use as disclosed to us by the customer. The customer is responsible for testing any product to determine its suitability in their specific application.