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									                        FLEETGUARD FLEET-TECH ASPHALTENE CONDITIONER
ChemWatch Material Safety Data Sheet (REVIEW)                                                   CHEMWATCH 4713-6
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            Section 1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION


PRODUCT NAME
        FLEETGUARD FLEET-TECH ASPHALTENE CONDITIONER

SYNONYMS
                           90hcR51R5368s
        MW4713620ENVIRONMENT

PROPER SHIPPING NAME
        ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.

PRODUCT USE
        Used according to manufacturers directions.

SUPPLIER
Company: Fleetguard
Address:
31 Garden Street
Kilsyth
VIC, 3137
AUS
Telephone: (+61 3) 9721 9100
Emergency Tel: 1800 039 008 (24 hours)
Emergency Tel: +61 3 9573 3112
Fax: 03 9721 9148


HAZARD RATINGS

        Flammability
            Toxicity
       Body Contact
           Reactivity
            Chronic

            SCALE:      Min/Nil=0      Low=1        Moderate=2       High=3       Extreme=4


            Section 2 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION


STATEMENT OF HAZARDOUS NATURE
        HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. DANGEROUS GOODS.
        According to the Criteria of NOHSC, and the ADG Code.




POISONS SCHEDULE
         None

RISK
            Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
            Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
            Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
            Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic
            environment.
            May cause long-term adverse effects in the environment.

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                                                                                  Section 2 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

           HARMFUL-May cause lung damage if swallowed.
           Cumulative effects may result following exposure*.
           Possible skin sensitiser*.
           Vapours potentially cause drowsiness and dizziness*.
           * (limited evidence).

SAFETY
           Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray.
           Avoid contact with eyes.
           Wear suitable protective clothing.
           Use only in well ventilated areas.
           Keep container in a well ventilated place.
           To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use water and
           detergent.
           Keep container tightly closed.
           Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.
           Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
           In case of contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water and contact Doctor or
           Poisons Information Centre.
           If swallowed, IMMEDIATELY contact Doctor or Poisons Information Centre. (show
           this container or label).
           If you feel unwell contact Doctor or Poisons Information Centre. (Show the label
           if possible).


           Section 3 - COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

NAME                                                                                          CAS RN          %
solvent naphtha petroleum, heavy aromatic                                                     64742-94-5      1-10
naphthalene                                                                                   91-20-3         0-10
trimethylbenzene (mixed isomers)                                                              25551-13-7      0-10
1,2,4-trimethyl benzene                                                                       95-63-6         0-10


           Section 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES


SWALLOWED
       • 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.
       • Observe the patient carefully.
       • Never give liquid to a person showing signs of being sleepy or with reduced
       awareness; i.e. becoming unconscious.
       • Give water to rinse out mouth, then provide liquid slowly and as much as
       casualty can comfortably drink.
       • Seek medical advice.
       Avoid giving milk or oils.
       Avoid giving alcohol.

EYE
           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.
           • Removal of contact lenses after an eye injury should only be undertaken by
           skilled personnel.

SKIN
           If skin contact occurs:
           • Immediately remove all contaminated clothing, including footwear

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                                                                                     Section 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES

             • Flush skin and hair with running water (and soap if available).
             • Seek medical attention in event of irritation.

INHALED
             • If fumes or combustion products are inhaled remove from contaminated area.
             • Other measures are usually unnecessary.

NOTES TO PHYSICIAN
         Any material aspirated during vomiting may produce lung injury. Therefore emesis
         should not be induced mechanically or pharmacologically. Mechanical means should
         be used if it is considered necessary to evacuate the stomach contents; these
         include gastric lavage after endotracheal intubation. If spontaneous vomiting
         has occurred after ingestion, the patient should be monitored for difficult
         breathing, as adverse effects of aspiration into the lungs may be delayed up to
         48 hours.
         For acute or short term repeated exposures to petroleum distillates or related
         hydrocarbons:
         • Primary threat to life, from pure petroleum distillate ingestion and/or
         inhalation, is respiratory failure.
         • Patients should be quickly evaluated for signs of respiratory distress (e.g.
         cyanosis, tachypnoea, intercostal retraction, obtundation) and given oxygen.
         Patients with inadequate tidal volumes or poor arterial blood gases (pO2 50 mm
         Hg) should be intubated.
         • Arrhythmias complicate some hydrocarbon ingestion and/or inhalation and
         electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial injury has been reported;
         intravenous lines and cardiac monitors should be established in obviously
         symptomatic patients. The lungs excrete inhaled solvents, so that
         hyperventilation improves clearance.
         • A chest x-ray should be taken immediately after stabilisation of breathing and
         circulation to document aspiration and detect the presence of pneumothorax.
         • Epinephrine (adrenalin) is not recommended for treatment of bronchospasm
         because of potential myocardial sensitisation to catecholamines. Inhaled
         cardioselective bronchodilators (e.g. Alupent, Salbutamol) are the preferred
         agents, with aminophylline a second choice.
         • Lavage is indicated in patients who require decontamination; ensure use of
         cuffed endotracheal tube in adult patients. [Ellenhorn and Barceloux: Medical
         Toxicology]


             Section 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES


EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
• Foam.
• Dry chemical powder.
• BCF (where regulations permit).
• Carbon dioxide.
• Water spray or fog - Large fires only.

FIRE FIGHTING
• 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 water delivered as a fine spray to control fire and cool adjacent area.
• Avoid spraying water onto liquid pools.
• DO NOT approach containers suspected to be hot.
• Cool fire exposed containers with water spray from a protected location.
• If safe to do so, remove containers from path of fire.

FIRE/EXPLOSION HAZARD
• Combustible.
• Slight fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame.
• Heating may cause expansion or decomposition leading to violent rupture of
containers.

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                                                                                   Section 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

• On combustion, may emit toxic fumes of carbon monoxide (CO).
• May emit acrid smoke.
• Mists containing combustible materials may be explosive.
Combustion products include
carbon dioxide (CO2)
other pyrolysis products typical of burning organic material

FIRE INCOMPATIBILITY
Avoid contamination with oxidising agents i.e. nitrates, oxidising acids,
chlorine bleaches, pool chlorine etc. as ignition may result

HAZCHEM
            2X

Personal Protective Equipment
           PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
           Breathing apparatus.
           Gas tight chemical resistant suit.
           Limit exposure duration to 1 BA set - 30 mins.


            Section 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES


EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

      MINOR SPILLS
          Environmental hazard - contain spillage.
          • 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.
          • Wipe up.
          • Place in a suitable labelled container for waste disposal.

      MAJOR SPILLS
          Environmental hazard - contain spillage.
          Moderate hazard.
          • Clear area of personnel and move upwind.
          • Alert Fire Brigade and tell them location and nature of hazard.
          • Wear breathing apparatus plus protective gloves.
          • Prevent, by any means available, spillage from entering drains or water
          course.
          • No smoking, naked lights or ignition sources.
          • Increase ventilation.
          • Stop leak if safe to do so.
          • Contain spill with sand, earth or vermiculite.
          • Collect recoverable product into labelled containers for recycling.
          • Absorb remaining product with sand, earth or vermiculite.
          • Collect solid residues and seal in labelled drums for disposal.
          • Wash area and prevent runoff into drains.
          • If contamination of drains or waterways occurs, advise emergency services.

PROTECTIVE ACTIONS FOR SPILL




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                                                                   Section 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

                           PROTECTIVE ACTION ZONE

                                    evacuation          half
                                    direction           downwind
                                                        distance
wind           isolation    down wind distance
direction      distance

                                                        half
                                    evacuation          downwind
  INITIAL                           direction
  ISOLATION                                             distance
  ZONE

From IERG (Canada/Australia)
Isolation Distance                   -
Downwind Protection Distance         10 metres
IERG Number                          47

FOOTNOTES
1 PROTECTIVE ACTION ZONE is defined as the area in which people are at risk
  of harmful exposure. This zone assumes that random changes in wind direction
  confines the vapour plume to an area within 30 degrees on either side of the
  predominant wind direction, resulting in a crosswind protective action distance
  equal to the downwind protective action distance.
2 PROTECTIVE ACTIONS should be initiated to the extent possible, beginning with
  those closest to the spill and working away from the site in the downwind
  direction. Within the protective action zone a level of vapour concentration
  may exist resulting in nearly all unprotected persons becoming incapacitated
  and unable to take protective action and/or incurring serious or irreversible
  health effects.
3 INITIAL ISOLATION ZONE is determined as an area, including upwind of the
  incident, within which a high probability of localised wind reversal may
  expose nearly all persons without appropriate protection to life-threatening
  concentrations of the material.
4 SMALL SPILLS involve a leaking package of 200 litres (55 US gallons) or less,
  such as a drum (jerrican or box with inner containers). Larger packages leaking
  less than 200 litres and compressed gas leaking from a small cylinder are also
  considered "small spills".
  LARGE SPILLS involve many small leaking packages or a leaking package of
  greater than 200 litres, such as a cargo tank, portable tank or a "one-tonne"
  compressed gas cylinder.
5 Guide 171 is taken from the US DOT emergency response guide book.
6 IERG information is derived from CANUTEC - Transport Canada.

            Personal Protective Equipment advice is contained in Section 8 of the MSDS.


            Section 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE


PROCEDURE FOR HANDLING
        • Avoid all personal contact, including inhalation.
        • Wear protective clothing when risk of exposure occurs.
        • Use in a well-ventilated area.
        • Prevent concentration in hollows and sumps.
        • DO NOT enter confined spaces until atmosphere has been checked.
        • Avoid smoking, naked lights or ignition sources.
        • Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
        • When handling, DO NOT eat, drink or smoke.
        • Keep containers securely sealed when not in use.
        • Avoid physical damage to containers.
        • Always wash hands with soap and water after handling.
        • Work clothes should be laundered separately.
        • Use good occupational work practice.

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                                                                                   Section 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE

            • Observe manufacturer's storing and handling recommendations.
            • Atmosphere should be regularly checked against established exposure standards
            to ensure safe working conditions.
            DO NOT allow clothing wet with material to stay in contact with skin

SUITABLE CONTAINER
         • Polyethylene or polypropylene container.
         • Packing as recommended by manufacturer
         • Check all containers are clearly labelled and free from leaks.

STORAGE INCOMPATIBILITY
         Avoid reaction with oxidising agents

STORAGE REQUIREMENTS
        • Store in original containers.
        • Keep containers securely sealed.
        • Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area.
        • Store away from incompatible materials and foodstuff containers.
        • Protect containers against physical damage and check regularly for leaks.
        • Observe manufacturer's storing and handling recommendations.


            Section 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION


EXPOSURE CONTROLS
Source                            Material               TWA       TWA      STEL        STEL     Peak     Peak
                                                         ppm       mg/m³    ppm         mg/m³    ppm      mg/m³
_________________________         ________________       _____     _____    _____       _____    _____    _____
Australian Exposure               Naphthalene            10        52       15          79
Standards

Australian Exposure               Trimethyl              25        123
Standards                         benzene



No data available for solvent naphtha petroleum, heavy aromatic as (CAS: 64742-94-5) /
  (CAS: 95-63-6)
Not available. Refer to individual constituents.

      EXPOSURE STANDARDS FOR MIXTURE
     "Worst Case" computer-aided prediction of vapour components/concentrations:

     Composite Exposure Standard for Mixture (TWA) (mg/m³): 107.2124 mg/m³
     If the breathing zone concentration of ANY of the components listed below is
     exceeded, "Worst Case" considerations deem the individual to be overexposed.
     Component Breathing Zone ppm Breathing Zone mg/m³ Mixture Conc: (%)

     Component                                    Breathing zone       Breathing Zone      Mixture Conc
                                                  (ppm)                (mg/m³)             (%)
     naphthalene                                  5.15                 26.8031             10.0
     trimethylbenzene (mixed isomers)             5.45                 26.8031             10.0
     1,2,4-trimethyl benzene                      5.45                 26.8031             10.0
     solvent naphtha petroleum, heavy a           4.87                 26.8031             10.0

    INGREDIENT DATA
SOLVENT NAPHTHA PETROLEUM, HEAVY AROMATIC:
  REL TWA: 100 ppm      [Manufacturer]
  CEL TWA: 100 ppm, 550 mg/m³

NAPHTHALENE:
  TLV TWA: 10 ppm Skin;A4 [ACGIH]
  TLV STEL: 15 ppm Skin;A4 [ACGIH]
  PEL TWA: 10 ppm, 50 mg/m³ [OSHA Z1]

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   TLV TWA: 10 ppm, 52 mg/m³; STEL: 15 ppm, 79 mg/m³                 A4 (skin)
   NOTE: This substance has been classified by the ACGIH as A4 NOT classifiable as
   causing Cancer in humans
   ES TWA: 10 ppm, 52 mg/m³; STEL: 15 ppm, 79 mg/m³
   Exposure limits with "skin" notation indicate that vapour and liquid may be
   absorbed through intact skin. Absorption by skin may readily exceed vapour
   inhalation exposure. Symptoms for skin absorption are the same as for
   inhalation. Contact with eyes and mucous membranes may also contribute to
   overall exposure and may also invalidate the exposure standard.
   MAK IIIB: Substances suspected of having carcinogenic potential
   MAK values, and categories and groups are those recommended within the
   Federal Republic of Germany
   TRK: 10 ml/m³; 50 mg/m³
   The technical exposure limit, TRK (Technische Richtkonzentrationen), defines the
   airborne concentration of named carcinogenic materials which is the minimum
   possible given the state of current technologies. TRK values are assigned only
   for materials for which there is no current MAK (German exposure standard).
   Observance of the TRK value is intended to reduce the risk of adverse effects on
   health but does NOT completely eliminate it. Since no threshold doses can be
   determined for carcinogens, health considerations require that the exposure
   limits be kept as far as possible below the TRK and that the TRK value be
   gradually reduced. The limitation of exposure peaks is regulated as follows;
   Short-term exposure limit: 5 x TRK
   Short-term exposure duration: 15 min/average
   Frequency per work shift: 5 times
   Interval: 1 hour
   Report No. 35 1999, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
   Odour Threshold Value: 0.038 ppm
   IDLH Level: 250 ppm
   The TLV-TWA is thought to be low enough to prevent ocular toxicity but the
   margin of safety associated with the TLV for hypersusceptible individuals
   (with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase defective erythrocytes) to
   naphthalene-induced blood dyscracias is unknown. Individual sensitivity to
   inhaled naphthalene-induced haemotoxicity varies greatly with even small
   doses producing acute haemolysis in some.

TRIMETHYLBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS):
   TLV TWA: 25 ppm [ACGIH]
   TLV TWA: 25 ppm, 123 mg/m³
   ES TWA: 25 ppm, 125 mg/m³
   OES TWA: 25 ppm, 125 mg/m³
   Odour Threshold: 0.55 ppm.
   Trimethylbenzene is an eye, nose and respiratory irritant. High
   concentrations cause central nervous system depression. Exposed workers
   show CNS changes, asthmatic bronchitis and blood dyscrasias at 60 ppm. The
   TLV-TWA is thought to be protective against the significant risk of CNS
   excitation, asthmatic bronchitis and blood dyscrasias associated with
   exposures above the limit.

1,2,4-TRIMETHYL BENZENE:
    TLV TWA: 25 ppm [ACGIH]
     trimethyl benzene as mixed isomers (of unstated proportions)
    ES TWA: 25 ppm, 123 mg/m³
    TLV TWA: 25 ppm, 123 mg/m³
    OES TWA: 25 ppm, 125 mg/m³
    Odour Threshold Value: 2.4 ppm (detection)
    Use care in interpreting effects as a single isomer or other isomer mix.
    Trimethylbenzene is an eye, nose and respiratory irritant. High
    concentrations cause central nervous system depression. Exposed workers
    show CNS changes, asthmatic bronchitis and blood dyscrasias at 60 ppm. The
    TLV-TWA is thought to be protective against the significant risk of CNS
    excitation, asthmatic bronchitis and blood dyscrasias associated with
    exposures above the limit.



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PERSONAL PROTECTION




     EYE
           • Safety glasses with side shields.
           • Chemical goggles.
           • Contact lenses pose a special hazard; soft lenses may absorb irritants and all
           lenses concentrate them. DO NOT wear contact lenses.

     HANDS/FEET
         Wear chemical protective gloves, eg. PVC.
         Wear safety footwear or safety gumboots, eg. Rubber
         NOTE: The material may produce skin sensitisation in predisposed individuals.
         Care must be taken, when removing gloves and other protective equipment, to
         avoid all possible skin contact.

     OTHER
         • Overalls.
         • P.V.C. apron.
         • Barrier cream.
         • Skin cleansing cream.
         • Eye wash unit.

     GLOVE SELECTION INDEX
         Glove selection is based on a modified presentation of the:
         "Forsberg Clothing Performance Index".
         The effect(s) of the following substance(s) are taken into account in the
         computer-generated selection:
           Substance
         ________________________________________
         naphthalene
         TEFLON                        A

           * CPI - Chemwatch Performance Index
           A: Best Selection
           B: Satisfactory; may degrade after 4 hours continuous immersion
           C: Poor to Dangerous Choice for other than short term immersion
           NOTE: As a series of factors will influence the actual performance of the glove,
           a final selection must be based on detailed observation. -
           * Where the glove is to be used on a short term, casual or infrequent basis,
           factors such as "feel" or convenience (e.g. disposability), may dictate a choice
           of gloves which might otherwise be unsuitable following long-term or frequent
           use. A qualified practitioner should be consulted.

     RESPIRATOR
         Respiratory protection may be required when ANY "Worst Case" vapour-phase
         concentration is exceeded (see Computer Prediction in "Exposure Standards").

           Protection Factor (Min)         Half-Face Respirator         Full-face Respirator
           10 x ES                         A-AUS                        -
                                           A-PAPR-AUS                   -
           20 x ES                         -                            A-AUS
                                           -                            A-PAPR-AUS
           100 x ES                        -                            A-2
                                           -                            A-PAPR-2


           ^ - Full-face

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           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.

ENGINEERING CONTROLS
         General exhaust is adequate under normal operating conditions. If risk of
         overexposure exists, wear SAA approved respirator. Correct fit is essential to
         obtain adequate protection. Provide adequate ventilation in warehouse or closed
         storage areas. Air contaminants generated in the workplace possess varying
         "escape" velocities which, in turn, determine the "capture velocities" of fresh
         circulating air required to effectively remove the contaminant.

           Type of Contaminant:                               Air Speed:
           solvent, vapours, degreasing etc.,                 0.25-0.5 m/s (50-100 f/min)
           evaporating from tank (in still air)
           aerosols, fumes from pouring                       0.5-1 m/s (100-200 f/min.)
           operations, intermittent container
           filling, low speed conveyer transfers,
           welding, spray drift, plating acid
           fumes, pickling (released at low
           velocity into zone of active
           generation)
           direct spray, spray painting in shallow            1-2.5 m/s (200-500 f/min)
           booths, drum filling, conveyer loading,
           crusher dusts, gas discharge (active
           generation into zone of rapid air
           motion)
           grinding, abrasive blasting, tumbling,             2.5-10 m/s (500-2000 f/min.)
           high speed wheel generated dusts
           (released at high initial velocity into
           zone of very high rapid air motion).


           Within each range the appropriate value depends on:

           Lower end of the range                           Upper end of the range
           1: Room air currents minimal or                  1: Disturbing room air currents
           favourable to capture
           2: Contaminants of low toxicity or of            2: Contaminants of high toxicity
           nuisance value only
           3: Intermittent, low production.                 3: High production, heavy use
           4: Large hood or large air mass in               4: Small hood - local control only
           motion


           Simple theory shows that air velocity falls rapidly with distance away from the
           opening of a simple extraction pipe. Velocity generally decreases with the
           square of distance from the extraction point (in simple cases). Therefore the
           air speed at the extraction point should be adjusted, accordingly, after
           reference to distance from the contaminating source. The air velocity at the
           extraction fan, for example, should be a minimum of 1-2 m/s (200-400 f/min.) for
           extraction of solvents generated in a tank 2 meters distant from the extraction
           point. Other mechanical considerations, producing performance deficits within
           the extraction apparatus, make it essential that theoretical air velocities are
           multiplied by factors of 10 or more when extraction systems are installed or
           used.


           Section 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES


APPEARANCE
        Amber coloured, combustible liquid with an aromatic hydrocarbon odour; does not

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             mix with water

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Liquid.
Does not mix with water.

Molecular Weight: Not Applicable                               Boiling Range (°C): Not Available
Melting Range (°C): Not Available                              Specific Gravity (water=1): Not Available
Solubility in water (g/L): Immiscible                          pH (as supplied): Not Applicable
pH (1% solution): Not Applicable                               Vapour Pressure (kPa): Not Available
Volatile Component (%vol): Not Available                       Evaporation Rate: Not Available
Relative Vapour Density (air=1): Not Available                 Flash Point (°C): >62 TCC
Lower Explosive Limit (%): Not Available                       Upper Explosive Limit (%): Not Available
Autoignition Temp (°C): Not Available                          Decomposition Temp (°C): Not Available
State: Liquid


             Section 10 - CHEMICAL STABILITY AND REACTIVITY INFORMATION


CONDITIONS CONTRIBUTING TO INSTABILITY
         • Presence of incompatible materials.
         • Product is considered stable.
         • Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.


             Section 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION


POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS

ACUTE HEALTH EFFECTS

      SWALLOWED
          Harmful if swallowed.
          Swallowing of the liquid may cause aspiration into the lungs with the risk of
          chemical pneumonitis; serious consequences may result. (ICSC13733)
          Ingestion of petroleum hydrocarbons can irritate the pharynx, oesophagus,
          stomach and small intestine, and cause swellings and ulcers of the mucous.
          Symptoms include a burning mouth and throat; larger amounts can cause nausea and
          vomiting, narcosis, weakness, dizziness, slow and shallow breathing, abdominal
          swelling, unconsciousness and convulsions. Damage to the heart muscle can
          produce heart beat irregularities, ventricular fibrillation (fatal) and ECG
          changes. The central nervous system can be depressed. Light species can cause a
          sharp tingling of the tongue and cause loss of sensation there. Aspiration can
          cause cough, gagging, pneumonia with swelling and bleeding.

      EYE
             This material can cause eye irritation and damage in some persons.
             Direct eye contact with petroleum hydrocarbons can be painful, and the corneal
             epithelium may be temporarily damaged. Aromatic species can cause irritation and
             excessive tear secretion.

      SKIN
             Harmful in contact with skin.
             This material can cause inflammation of the skin on
             contact in some persons.
             Entry into the blood-stream, through, for example, cuts, abrasions or lesions,
             may produce systemic injury with harmful effects. Examine the skin prior to the
             use of the material and ensure that any external damage is suitably protected.

      INHALED
           Harmful by inhalation.
           If inhaled, this material can irritate the throat and
           lungs of some persons.

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           Inhalation of high concentrations of gas/vapour causes lung irritation with
           coughing and nausea, central nervous depression with headache and dizziness,
           slowing of reflexes, fatigue and inco-ordination.
           Central nervous system (CNS) depression may include general discomfort, symptoms
           of giddiness, headache, dizziness, nausea, anaesthetic effects, slowed reaction
           time, slurred speech and may progress to unconsciousness. Serious poisonings may
           result in respiratory depression and may be fatal.

     CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS
         Substance accumulation, in the human body, may occur and may cause some concern following
         repeated or long-term occupational exposure. There is limited evidence that, skin contact
         with this product is more likely to cause a sensitisation reaction in some persons
         compared to the general population. Constant or exposure over long periods to mixed
         hydrocarbons may produce stupor with dizziness, weakness and visual disturbance, weight
         loss and anaemia, and reduced liver and kidney function. Skin exposure may result in
         drying and cracking and redness of the skin. Chronic exposure to lighter hydrocarbons can
         cause nerve damage, peripheral neuropathy, bone marrow dysfunction and psychiatric
         disorders as well as damage the liver and kidneys.

FleetGuard Fleet-Tech Asphaltene Conditioner
None assigned. Refer to individual constituents.
unless otherwise specified data extracted from RTECS - Register of Toxic Effects
of Chemical Substances

SOLVENT NAPHTHA PETROLEUM, HEAVY AROMATIC:
TOXICITY                           IRRITATION
Oral (rat) LD50: 3200 mg/kg        Eye (rabbit): Irritating
Dermal (rabbit) LD50: > 3160 mg/kg
[PETROFIN]

NAPHTHALENE:
TOXICITY                           IRRITATION
Oral (child) LDLo: 100 mg/kg       Skin (rabbit):495 mg (open) - mild
Unrep. (human) LDLo: 29 mg/kg      Eye (rabbit): 100 mg - mild
Unrep. (man) LDLo: 74 mg/kg
Oral (rat) LD50: 490 mg/kg
Dermal (rat) LD50: >2500 mg/kg
WARNING: This substance has been classified by the IARC as Group 2B: Possibly
Carcinogenic to Humans.

TRIMETHYLBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS):
TOXICITY                    IRRITATION
Oral (rat) LD50: 8970 mg/kg Skin (rabbit): 500 mg/24h-moderate
                            Eye (rabbit): 500 mg/24h - mild
NOTE:                       This data is for mixed isomers of unstated
                            proportions.

1,2,4-TRIMETHYL BENZENE:
TOXICITY                                           IRRITATION
Inhalation (rat) LC50: 18000 mg/m3/4h              Nil reported
Other Toxicity data is available for
CHEMWATCH      12172 1,2,3-trimethylbenzene
CHEMWATCH2325 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene


           Section 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

           Drinking Water Standards:
           hydrocarbon total: 10 ug/l (UK max.).
           Toxic to aquatic organisms.
           May cause long-term adverse effects in
           the aquatic environment.
           DO NOT discharge into sewer or waterways.



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                      FLEETGUARD FLEET-TECH ASPHALTENE CONDITIONER
ChemWatch Material Safety Data Sheet (REVIEW)                                                      CHEMWATCH 4713-6
Issue Date: Fri 19-Sep-2003                                                                     CD 2005/1 Page 12 of 12


           Section 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

           Puncture containers to prevent re-use and bury at an authorised landfill.


           Section 14 - TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION




           Shipping Name:
            ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
           Dangerous Goods Class: 9
           UN/NA Number: 3082
           ADR Number: 90
           Packing Group: III
           Labels Required: miscellaneous
           Additional Shipping Information:
            International Transport Regulations:
            IMO: 9

HAZCHEM
           2X


           Section 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION


POISONS SCHEDULE
         None

REGULATIONS
         solvent naphtha petroleum, heavy aromatic (CAS: 64742-94-5) is found on the following regulatory lists:
           Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
           Australian Poisons Schedule

           naphthalene (CAS: 91-20-3) is found on the following regulatory lists:
             Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
             Australian Poisons Schedule

           trimethylbenzene (mixed isomers) (CAS: 25551-13-7) is found on the following regulatory lists:
              Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
              Australian Poisons Schedule

           1,2,4-trimethyl benzene (CAS: 95-63-6) is found on the following regulatory lists:
             Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
             Australian Poisons Schedule


           Section 16 - OTHER INFORMATION


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           Act, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission from
           CHEMWATCH. TEL (+61 3) 9572 4700.

           Issue Date: Fri 19-Sep-2003
           Print Date: Wed 23-Mar-2005

								
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