Chemco Protective Coatings T9 Thinner 1. IDENTIFICATION OF PREPARATION & OF COMPANY Product: T9 Thinner Manufacturer: Chemco International Ltd East Shawhead Industrial Estate Coatbridge ML5 4XD Scotland United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0) 1236 606060 Emergency Telephone No: +44 (0) 7973 553361 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: www.chemcoint.com —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 2. COMPOSITION INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Thinner. Chemicals Classification Risk phrases CAS No % Xylene F, X R10/R11, R20/21, R38, R51/53 1330-20-7 >90 —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Acute effects: Flammable. Highly flammable. Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. Irritating to skin. Toxic to aquatic organisms. May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. In use, may form flammable/ explosive vapour-air mixture. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 4. FIRST AID MEASURES Inhalation: Move to fresh air if effects occur. Seek medical attention. Ingestion: Immediately give plenty of water (if possible charcoal slurry). Seek medical attention immediately. Do not induce vomiting. Fully trained personnel can use oxygen or artificial respiration if required. Health and Safety Data Sheet Eyes: Rinse with flowing water immediately for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention. Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Flush with flowing water for at least 15 minutes. Wash affected area with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES Extinguishing media: Alcohol or polymer foam. Carbon dioxide. Dry chemical powder. Use water spray to cool containers. Exposure hazards: Flammable. In combustion, emits toxic fumes. Forms explosive air-vapour mixture. Special fire-fighting procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Rev: Feb 2009 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal precautions: Refer to section 8 of SDS for personal protection details. If outside, do not approach from downwind. Mark out the contaminated area with signs and prevent access to unauthorised personnel. Turn leaking containers, leak- side up, to prevent the escape of liquid. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Environmental precautions: Do not discharge into drains or rivers. Contain the spillage using bunding. Methods for cleaning up: Absorb into dry earth or sand. Transfer to a closable, labelled salvage container for disposal by an appropriate method. Do not use equipment in clean-up procedure which may produce sparks. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 7. HANDLING & STORAGE Handling: Avoid direct contact with the substance. Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Do not handle in a confined space. Avoid the formation or spread of mists in the air. No smoking. Use non-sparking tools. Storage: Store in cool, well ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from sources of ignition. Prevent the build up of electrostatic charge in the immediate area. Ensure lighting and electrical equipment are not a source of ignition. Suitable packaging: Must only be kept in original packaging. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Engineering measures: Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Ensure lighting and electrical equipment are not a source of ignition. Respiratory protection: Self-contained breathing apparatus must be available in case of emergency. Hand protection: Impermeable gloves. Eye protection: Safety glasses. Ensure eye bath is to hand. Skin protection: Impermeable protective clothing. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 9. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Physical state: Liquid. Colour: Colourless. Odour: Aromatic. Solubility in water: Insoluble. Boiling point: 137ºC Flash point: 25ºC Flammability limit (lower): 1% Flammability limit (upper): 9% Auto-flammability: > 500ºC Relative density: 0.86 Chemco Protective Coatings T9 Thinner 10. STABILITY & REACTIVITY Stability: Avoid heat, sparks, flames. Air and oxidizers. Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Conditions to avoid: Heat. Hot surfaces. Sources of ignition. Flames. Materials to avoid: Strong oxidising agents. Strong acids. Hazardous decomposition products: In combustion emits toxic fumes. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute toxicity: ORL MUS LD50 2119mg/kg ORL RAT LD50 4300mg/kg SCU RAT LD50 1700mg/kg Routes of exposure: Refer to section 4 of SDS for routes of exposure and corresponding symptoms. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Mobility: Readily absorbed into soil. Persistence and degradability: Biodegradable. Bioaccumulative potential: No bioaccumulation potential. Other adverse effects: Negligible ocotoxicity. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Product disposal: This material must be disposed of via an authorised waste/disposal company in accordance with local or national disposal regulations. Contaminated packaging: Contaminated packaging must be completely emptied before sending away for laundering and re-use. NB: The user’s attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Health and Safety Data Sheet 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION Proper shipping name: Xylene Road ADR/RID Class: 3 ADR/RID Item No: 31c Hazchem Code: 3 (Y) ADR/RID Label No: 3 UN No: UN 1307 Trem Card: 33 Sea IMO/IMDG Code: 3.3 IMDG Page No: 3158 UN No: UN 1307 Packing Group: III Air IATA/ICAO Class: 3 Packing Group: III UN No: UN 1307 Packing Instruction (Pass & Cargo): 309 Packing Instruction (Cargo): 310 Rev: Feb 2009 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION Chemical name: Xylene. Labelling: According to EEC directives relating to packaging and labelling of dangerous substances and UK Chemicals Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply (CHIPS) legislation. Symbols: (F) Flammable. (X) Harmful. Risk phrases: R10, Flammable. R11, Highly flammable. R20/21, Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin. R38, Irritating to skin. R51/53, Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long- term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Safety phrases: S25, Avoid contact with eyes. S60, This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. Note: The regulatory information given above only indicates the principal regulations specifically applicable to the product described in the safety data sheet. The user’s attention is drawn to the possible existence of additional provisions which complete these regulations. Refer to all applicable local, national and international regulations or provisions. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- 16. OTHER INFORMATION The information contained in this data sheet is based on present state of knowledge and current national legislation (CHIPS). It provides guidance on health, safety and environmental aspects of the product and should not be construed as any guarantee of technical performance or suitability for the particular applications.