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Membranes > WPA 230UV WPA 230UV - Safety Data Sheet

WPA 230UV - Safety Data Sheet

NON - Hazardous Substance, NON - Dangerous Goods Australia

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Product Name

WPA 230 UV

Recommended Use

Waterproofing Membrane

Supplier

Waterproofing Products Australia Pty Ltd

Address

PO Box 1213 Archerfield BC, Queensland 4108

Telephone numbers

+61 (7) 3722 3700

Facsimile number

+61 (7) 3722 3711

Email

info@waterproofingproductsaustralia.com.au

Australian Poisons Information Centre

13 11 26

 

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Statement of hazardous / dangerous nature

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

Classification

Not applicable.

Risk Phrases

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

 

3. COMPOSITION INFORMATION

* Other ingredients determined not to be hazardous, including water, to 100%.

 

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 wash out immediately with water. In all cases of eye contamination it is a sensible precaution to seek medical advice.

Notes to Physician

Treat symptomatically.

 

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Flammability

Not combustible, however following evaporation of aqueous component residual material can burn if ignited.

Extinguishing media

Water, Foam, CO² and Dry Chemical.

List of dangerous decomposition or combustion products

Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides, fumes and smoke.

Firefighting further advice

Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus and suitable protective clothing.

Precautions

Water spray may be used to keep fire exposed containers cool.

 

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Small Spills

Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination. Avoid inhalation of vapours. Wipe up with absorbent (clean rag or paper towels). Allow absorbent to dry before disposing with normal household garbage. Collect and seal in properly labelled containers or drums for disposal.

Large Spills

Wear protective equipment to prevent skin and eye contamination and the inhalation of vapours. Work up wind or increase ventilation. 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. Dispose of cured product in to land-fill.

Precautions for clean-up crew

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.

Storage

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).

Engineering Measures

Use only in well ventilated areas. 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

Thixotropic paste

Colour

White or Grey

Odour

Slight polymer odour

Boiling Point

100°C approx.

Flash Point

Not applicable

Flammability Limits

Not applicable

PH

8 – 9

Specific Gravity (20°C)

1.3

Solubility in Water

Dispersible in water

 

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical Stability

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

Conditions to avoid

Elevated temperatures and sources of ignition.

Materials to avoid

Oxidising agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

Oxides of carbon and nitrogen, smoke and other toxic fumes.

 

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Potential acute health effects

Inhalation

Material may be an irritant to mucous membranes and respiratory tract.

Ingestion

Swallowing can result in nausea, vomiting and irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.

Skin Contact

Contact with skin may result in irritation.

Eye Contact

May be an eye irritant.

 

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

Poisons Schedule

Not applicable.

 

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.