WPA 200 Powder - Safety Data Sheet
Hazardous Substance, NON - Dangerous Goods Australia
1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
WPA 200 Powder
Powder component of a two-part waterproofing membrane
Waterproofing Products Australia Pty Ltd
PO Box 1213 Archerfield BC, Queensland 4108
+61 (7) 3722 3700
+61 (7) 3722 3711
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.
Risk of serious eye damage. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Harmful by inhalation. May cause cancer by inhalation. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness and cracking.
3. COMPOSITION INFORMATION
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone 131 126)
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.
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.
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.
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
Will not ignite readily.
All extinguishing media can be used.
List of dangerous decomposition or combustion products
Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides, fumes and smoke.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination. Shovel up and place in a suitable container for disposal.
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
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.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from incompatible materials described in Section 10. Keep containers closed when not in use - check regularly for leaks. Prevent from freezing.
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).
Class P1 or dust mask when mixing dry product. Once product is mixed with water, no special respiratory protection is required.
Personal protective equipment
Class P1 or dusk mask, Overalls, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Nitrile Rubber Gloves.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
pH (1:1 with water)
Specific Gravity (20°C)
Solubility in Water
Slightly soluble forming an alkaline product.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
This material is thermally stable when stored and used as directed.
Conditions to avoid
Materials to avoid
Hazardous decomposition products
On exposure to high temperatures, may decompose, releasing toxic gases. Will harden on exposure to moisture. Large quantities will exotherm when mixed with water.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Potential acute health effects
May cause irritation to the nasal passages.
May cause burning sensation and abdominal discomfort. Corrosive to
mouth and throat.
May cause irritation to the skin.
May cause irritation to the eyes.
Long term exposure to high dust concentrations may cause changes in lung function. I.e. Pneumoconiosis; caused by particles less than 0.5 microns penetrating and remaining in the lung. Prime symptom is
breathlessness; lung shadows show on X-ray. There is some evidence that inhaling this product (in dry powder form) is more likely to cause a sensitisation reaction in some persons compared to the general population. 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. Respiratory sensitisation may result in allergic/asthma like responses; from coughing and minor breathing difficulties to bronchitis with wheezing, gasping.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No data available for the product.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Toxic Packaging Group
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
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.