Product Specification &
SAFETY DATA SHEET
CHIP / EC FORMAT 1907/2006 AMD 93/112/EC AMD 2001/58/EC
SECTION 1: IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND OF
Product Name: CONTRACT CARPET FOAM SHAMPOO Product Code: B103
Manufacturer: Prochem Europe Ltd., Oakcroft Road, Chessington, Surrey KT9
1RH, UK. Telephone No (office hours only): 020 8974 1515 (UK) +44 20 8974
1515 (EC) Chemical Product Manager E, H & S
Website: www.prochem.co.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency Action: In the event of a medical enquiry involving this product,
please contact your doctor or local hospital accident and emergency department,
who may seek advice from the UK National Poisons Information Service, where
our full product details are held.
Product Description & Directions For Use:
Contract Carpet Foam Shampoo is a gentle and biodegradable blend of neutral
high foaming cleaning agents for use in carpet rotary and dry foam shampoo
cleaning machines. Contract Carpet Foam Shampoo can also be applied by brush
or sponge to carpets, rugs and wet cleanable upholstery subject to pretesting as
Vacuum carpet thoroughly, then pretest carpet in an inconspicuous area for colour
fastness with diluted solution and allow test area to dry before proceeding. If
colours bleed or change do not proceed with application.
Dilute 60ml of Foam Shampoo per litre of warm water (1 to 16) in the machine
solution tank or bucket. Apply foam according to machine operating instructions or
by hand brush or sponge. Do not overwet.
For best results, vacuum thoroughly when dry.
Do not use Foam Shampoo in hot water extraction machines.
SECTION 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification: Irritating to eyes.
Eye Contact: Contact with concentrate may cause eye irritation.
Skin Contact: Prolonged or repeated contact with concentrate may cause mild irritation.
Inhalation: None expected. Exposure to fine spray mists may cause temporary irritation of the nose and throat.
Ingestion: Ingestion of concentrate may produce mild nausea and diarrhoea.
Environment: No cumulative effects. Raw materials are biodegradable. See Ecological Information for further details.
SECTION 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
SUBSTANCE RISK (See Section 16) EINECS NO. CAS NO. % W/W (EC RANGE)
Ammonium lauryl sulphate Xi R38 R41 218-793-9 2235-54-3 Less than 5%
Sodium lauryl sulphate Xi R38 R41 271-557-7 68585-47-7 Less than 5%
SECTION 4: FIRST AID MEASURES SECTION 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Eye Contact: Flush immediately with water for 15 minutes Personal Protection: Protective clothing, nitrile butyl rubber
whilst lifting eyelids, then seek medical attention if irritation gloves, safety glasses.
persists. Containment and Disposal: Large spills should be treated with
Skin Contact: Flush skin with water. Seek medical attention if dry absorbent and disposed at legal waste disposal site.
any skin irritation persists. Small spills can be flushed with water to sewage drain linked to
Inhalation: If irritated by spray mists, get fresh air and avoid waste treatment facility.
Ingestion: If ingested, rinse mouth thoroughly, drink water or SECTION 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE
milk and seek immediate medical attention. Do not give anything Handling Precautions: Wear nitrile butyl rubber gloves and
by mouth if patient is unconscious. DO NOT INDUCE safety glasses when handling concentrate.
VOMITING. Storage Precautions: Keep from freezing. Avoid extremes of
temperature. Keep out of reach of children. Keep in original
SECTION 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES container.
Extinguishing Media: Product is not flammable. Use water,
carbon dioxide, dry powder extinguisher, or other media SECTION 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL
appropriate for materials actually involved in fire. PROTECTION
Fire/Explosion Hazards: No explosion hazard. Exposure Limits: Occupational exposure limits not assigned by
Decomposition Products: Exposure to fire may liberate carbon HSE EH40 or ACGIH.
dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, sulphuric acid, water Environmental Controls: For additional guidance, contact
and other unidentified thermal decomposition products from this ENVIROWISE at www.envirowise.gov.uk or telephone 0800
product or its packaging. 585794
Special Protective Equipment: None recommended.
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Eye Protection: Side shield safety glasses are recommended Other Effects: None known or no relevant data available for
when handling concentrate or during spray application. substances in this preparation.
Protective Clothing: Standard work clothing and nitrile or butyl
rubber gloves. Protective gloves should be inspected for wear SECTION 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
before use and replaced regularly in accordance with the Waste cleaning effluent should be disposed of in accordance
manufacturers specifications. with regional and national requirements.
Respiratory Protection: For situations where recommended Empty containers should be rinsed with water then crushed and
exposure limits may be exceeded or where there is a risk of disposed of at legal waste disposal site.
inhalation of fine spray mists, an appropriate mask is Contact local Environment Agency office for waste holder
Ventilation: Normal air circulation. Allow adequate ventilation in
enclosed areas. SECTION 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Hygiene: Wash hands and clothing after use or spill. Do not eat UN No: None
or drink when handling chemicals. Classification: None
Proper Shipping Name: None
SECTION 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Packing Group: None
Appearance/Colour/State: High foam clear colourless liquid Road (ADR): None
Odour: Floral Sea (IMDG): None
pH Concentrate: 6.5 Air (ICAO / IATA): None
pH Diluted: 7 Rail (RID): None
Boiling Point / Range °C: 100
Flash Point °C: None Method: Not applicable SECTION 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION
Flammability Limit %: Not applicable Classification: Xi IRRITANT
Explosive Properties: Not applicable Risk Phrases
Oxidising Properties: Not applicable R36 Irritating to eyes.
Vapour Pressure: Not determined Safety Phrases
Relative Density (Water = 1): 1.01 S2 Keep out of the reach of children.
Solubility: 100% S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Partition Coefficient (N-octanol / Water): Not determined S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty
Viscosity: Not determined of water and seek medical advice.
Vapour Density: Not determined S37 Wear suitable gloves.
Evaporation Rate: Not determined
% Active: 28.3 The information given has been compiled with reference to the
% Solids: 13 CHEMICALS (HAZARD INFORMATION AND PACKAGING
FOR SUPPLY) REGULATIONS (CHIP 3) 2002 (as amended),
SECTION 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY the REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, AUTHORISATION AND
Stability: Stable. RESTRICTION OF CHEMICALS (REACH) REGULATIONS (as
Conditions to Avoid: Extremes of temperature. amended), the CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Strong oxidising agents. TO HEALTH REGULATIONS (COSHH) 2002 (as amended)
Strong acids. Partially de-activated by anionic cleaning agents. REGULATION (EC) NO. 648/2004 ON DETERGENTS (as
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Exposure to fire may amended) and the MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY
liberate carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, AT WORK REGULATIONS 1999 (as amended). This safety
sulphuric acid and other unidentified thermal decomposition data sheet does not constitute the users own assessment of
products from this product or its packaging. workplace risk as required by other health and safety
SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Eye Contact: Contact with concentrate may produce significant SECTION 16: OTHER INFORMATION
irritation and possible damage. Risk Phrases: R38 Irritating to skin. R41 Risk of serious
Skin Contact: Possible dermatitis from prolonged or repeated damage to eyes.
contact with concentrate or solutions. For additional information on safety, training and use of this
Inhalation: No health effects expected other than possible product, contact the supplier. This product is intended for
irritation of respiratory tract by wetting agents in spray form. professional use only. The information given is intended to be of
Ingestion: Mild irritation of the digestive tract. assistance to users but is without guarantee. Variations can
Acute and Chronic Effects: occur in application and users are advised to conduct their own
Acute Toxicity: LD50 2000 mg/kg (Oral-rat) (Ammonium lauryl tests. Suggestions for use neither give nor imply any guarantee
sulphate) as to the intended use.
LD50 2000 mg/kg (Oral-rat) (Sodium lauryl sulphate) Revisions: Replaces SDS B103 Issue / Revision Date 01/11/07
Corrosivity / Irritation: Skin, eye and respiratory Revised Sections: 1, 3, 8, 9, 11, 12, 16.
Sensitisation: None known.
Repeated Dose Toxicity: Not established
SECTION 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity: Low aquatic and mammalian toxicity.
Mobility: Soluble in water.
Persistence and Degradability: The raw material ingredients in
this product are biodegradable within the scope of current EC
legislation. The surfactant(s) contained in this preparation
comply with the biodegradability criteria as laid down in
Regulation (EC) No.648/2004 on detergents. Data to support
this assertion are held at the disposal of the competent
authorities of the Member States and will be made available to
them, at their direct request or at the request of a detergent
The major packaging materials of polyethylene and fibreboard
Bioaccumulative Potential: Not known.
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