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SAFETY DATA SHEET
MACHINE GLASS WASH
Revision Date: 04 Aug. 03
Date of Printing: 09 Aug. 12
MSDS Revision: 01
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
Product Name: Machine Glass Wash
Product NO: B173, A407
Use of the substance/preparation: Cleaning agent for use in dishwashing machines
Supplier: CaterCare Chemicals
Carnbane Industrial Estate,
Telephone: UK (028) 3026 5833 - Ire: 048 3026 5833
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Ingredient Name Cas No Contents (%) Health (class) Risk (R No.)
Sodium nitrilo-triacetate monohydrate 5064-31-3 <20 Xi 36/38
Sodium Hydroxide 1310-73-2 <10 C 35
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Causes severe burns
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Inhalation: Remove from exposure, rest and keep warm. In severe cases, or if recovery is not rapid or
complete, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. If patient is conscious, give water to
drink. Seek immediate medical attention.
Skin Contact: Drench the skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
If large areas of the skin are damaged, or if irritation persists seek medical attention.
Eye Contact: Irrigate thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention.
5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Use extinguisher suitable to cause of fire.
Special Fire-Fighting Procedures: Wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Heating ay produce: oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen. May react with some metals generating
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Precautions: Wear appropriate protective clothing. Ventilate the area to dispel residual vapours.
Spill Cleanup Procedures: Absorb large spillages onto sand or any absorbent material and dispose of in accordance with Local
Authority Regulations. Small spillages may be rinsed away with large quantities of water. Do not allow
product to enter eyes. Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Usage Precautions: Good general ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Use materials resistant to strong alkali.
Storage Precautions: Area should be well ventilated, cool, dry, away from incompatible materials.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure limits: Caustic Soda: 2mg/m3 STEL Type OES
Respirators: Type approved RPE if exposure to high vapour concentrations is expected.
Protective Gloves: PVC or rubber gloves
Eye Protection: Goggles or face shield
Other Protection: Footwear and apron
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Clear liquid
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10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability: Stable under normal conditions
Materials to Avoid: Acids, Aluminium, Zinc, Alkalis, reducing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Heating may produce: oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen. Evolves hydrogen in contact with
aluminium and zinc. Can react violently with acids and chlorinated hydrocarbons.
Conditions to Avoid: Excessive humidity.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Health Warnings: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may result in dryness and cracking. This may in turn make the skin more susceptible to
attack by other chemicals.
Contact with the eyes may lead to irritation, permanent damage is unlikely.
Ingestion of large doses may result in irritation of the mouth and upper digestive tract.
Caustic Soda: LD50 500mg/kg oral-rabbit (10% solution)
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Environmental Hazards: Highly toxic to aquatic organisms due to high pH.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Disposal Methods: Via an authorised waste disposal contractor to an approved waste disposal site, observing all
local and national regulations
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN number: 1823
Primary Hazard: Corrosive
Packing Group: II
H.I. Number: 80
Class/Item No.: 8, 41○ (b)
Emergency Action Code: 2X
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Label for Supply: C Corrosive
Risk Phrases: 35 Causes severe burns
26 In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection
45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately
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16. OTHER INFORMATION
Text of the R-phrases that are allocated to the ingredients listed in section 2 of this safety data sheet:
R36/38 Irritating to skin and eyes.
R35 Causes severe burns.
The information given in this safety data sheet is based on knowledge available at the time of completion and is intended to describe the product
only in terms of the health and safety requirements. It does not signify any warranty with regard to specific properties or specifications.