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WPA 100 - Safety Data Sheet

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION


Product Name

WPA 100
Recommended Use

Waterproofing Membrane
Supplier

Waterproofing Products Australia
Address

PO Box 1213 Archerfield BC, Queensland 4108
Telephone numbers

+61 (7) 3722 3700
Facsimile number

+61 (7) 3722 3711
Email

info@wpa-aus.com.au

Australian Poisons Information Centre

13 11 26
 

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION


Statement of Hazardous / Dangerous Nature

This material is hazardous according to health criteria of
NOHSC Australia. Not classified as Dangerous Goods by the
criteria of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code)
for transport by Road and Rail.


Classification

Hazardous, Irritant.


Hazard Statements

H315 - Causes skin irritation.
H318 - Causes serious eye damage.
H373 - May cause damage to organs through prolonged or
repeated exposure.


Precautionary Statements - Prevention

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after
handling.

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/
face protection.

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.


Precautionary Statements - Response

Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue
rinsing Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/
physician.

IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water, If skin
irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

Precautionary Statements - Disposal

Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant.

Other Hazards

Frequent inhalation of large quantities of cement dust over a long period of time increases the risk of developing lung disease. When cement reacts with water a strong alkaline solution is produced. Prolonged contact with wet cement or wet concrete may cause serious burns because they develop without pain being felt e.g. when kneeling in wet cement even when wearing trousers.

Risk Phrases

May be an eye irritant.
May cause irritation by inhalation and skin contact.

Signal Word

Danger.

3. COMPOSITION INFORMATION

4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone 131 126)

Inhalation
Remove patient from exposure - avoid becoming a casualty. Remove contaminated clothing and loosen remaining clothing. Allow patient to assume most comfortable position and keep warm. Keep at rest until fully recovered. Seek medical advice if effects persist.

 

Ingestion
Rinse mouth with water. If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to drink. Never give anything by the mouth to an unconscious patient. If vomiting occurs give further water. Seek medical advice.

 

Skin Contact
If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water. If swelling, redness, blistering or irritation occurs seek medical assistance.

 

Eye Contact 
If in eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush the eyes continuously with running water. Continue flushing until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre or a Doctor, or for at least 15 minutes and transport to Doctor or Hospital.

Notes to Physician
Treat symptomatically. Effects may be delayed.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 

Flammability
Will not ignite readily.

Extinguishing Media
All extinguishing media can be used. List of dangerous decomposition or combustion products Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides, fumes and smoke.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 

Small Spills
Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination.
Shovel up and place in a suitable container for disposal.

 

Large Spills
Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination.
Contain - prevent run off into drains and waterways. Use absorbent
(soil, sand or other inert material). Collect and seal in properly labelled
containers or drums for disposal. If contamination of sewers or waterways has occurred advise local emergency services.

 

Precautions for clean-up crew
May be slippery when spilt. Avoid accidents, clean up immediately.

 

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE


Handling
Employ safe lifting techniques. Avoid eye contact and repeated or
prolonged skin contact. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

National occupational exposure limits

No value assigned for this specific material by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC Australia).

Engineering Measures

Use with adequate ventilation. Natural ventilation should be adequate under normal use conditions. Keep containers closed when not in use.

Personal protective equipment

Overalls, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Nitrile Rubber Gloves.

 

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical State

Homogenous non-viscous liquid

Colour

Off White (when mixed)

Odour

Very slight odour

Boiling Point

>100°C

Flash Point

Not applicable

Flammability Limits

Not flammable

PH

8.5

Specific Gravity (20°C)

Approx. 1.0

Solubility in Water

Soluble

 

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical Stability

This material is thermally stable when stored and used as directed.

Conditions to avoid

High temperatures.

Materials to avoid

Oxidising agents and acids.

Hazardous decomposition products

On exposure to high temperatures, may decompose, releasing toxic gases.

 

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Potential acute health effects

Inhalation

Material may be an irritant to mucous membranes and respiratory tract after prolonged use in poor ventilation.

Ingestion

Swallowing can result in nausea, vomiting and abdominal discomfort.

Skin Contact

Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause irritation to the skin.

Eye Contact

May cause soreness, a mild irritant.

Chronic Effects

No long-term exposure symptoms are known.

 

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Environmental effects

Avoid contaminating water ways. No data available for the product.

 

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority.

 

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Classification

Not classified

UN No

Not applicable

Toxic Packaging Group

Not applicable

Hazchem

Not applicable

 

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

DG Class

None allocated

Hazchem Code

None allocated

Poisons Schedule

Not scheduled

 

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Material Safety Data Sheets are updated frequently. Please ensure that you have a current copy. If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that an appropriate risk assessment can be made, the user should contact Waterproofing Products Australia Pty. Ltd. Waterproofing Products Australia Pty. Ltd. makes no representation as to the completeness and accuracy of the data contained in this data sheet. It is the user’s obligation to evaluate and use this product safely, and to comply with all relevant Federal, State and Local Government laws and regulations. Waterproofing Products Australia Pty. Ltd. shall not be responsible for loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance upon or failure to adhere to any recommendation or information contained herein, from abnormal use of the material, or any hazard inherent in the nature of the material.