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WPA Drainage Cell - Safety Data Sheet

NON - Hazardous Substance, NON - Dangerous Goods Australia

 

Product Name

WPA Drainage Cell

Recommended Use

Drainage 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@waterproofingproductsaustralia.com.au

Australian Poisons Information Centre

13 11 26

 

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Statement of hazardous / dangerous nature

This material is not hazardous according to health criteria of Safe Work 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

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

IF POISONING OCCURS, CONTACT A DOCTOR OR POISONS INFORMATION CENTRE (PHONE 131 126)

 

Inhalation

In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest take the artificial respiration. Remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.

Ingestion

No specific measures. Seek medical advice if necessary.

Skin Contact

For thermal skin burns seek medical attention.

Eye Contact

No specific measures. Seek medical advice if necessary.

Notes to Physician

Treat symptomatically.

 

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Hazchem Code

Not applicable.

Extinguishing Media

Water, foam, dry chemical media.

Specific Hazards

If product combusts, water, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide (in case of oxygen deficiency) and other organic compounds can be produced. At the beginning of the combustion (especially between 400°C-700°C) it may generate also the Hydrocarbons and aldehydes (acetic acid and crotonic acid).

Firefighting further advice

On burning or decomposing may emit toxic fumes. Fire fighters to wear self-contained breathing apparatus and suitable protective clothing if risk of exposure to vapour or products of combustion or decomposition.

 

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Precautions for clean-up crew

No specific measures necessary.

Environmental precautions

Prevent the entry of HDPE granulate in the soil, surface water or groundwater.

 

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling

Should be noted when the product is handled and pneumatically transported: VDI guideline 3673, 2263 (Germany). Fine particle material (< 0,125 mm) should not be allowed to accumulate, particularly when transported pneumatically. The product contains combustible polymers. The relevant fire protection measures thus apply.

Storage

Store away from smoking and flames.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

General instruction on the protection and hygiene

No further data

Personal protection

No respirator, no goggles, no gloves, no further equipment required

 

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical State

Sheet and film

Colour

Diverse

Odour

Essentially odourless

Boiling Point

Not Available

Melting Point

130°C

Flash Point

340°C

PH

Not Available.

Density

956 kg/m³

Solubility in Water

Insoluble

Total VOC (g/Litre)

Not Available

 

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical Stability

With normal handling and storage the product is stable. At temperature above 300°C some degree of thermal degradation will occur.

Conditions to avoid

Elevated temperatures and sources of ignition.

Materials to avoid

Strong oxidising agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

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

Hazardous reactions

No known hazardous reactions.

 

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

In our experience and according to information available to us the product is not harmful to health provided it is correctly handled and processed according to the given recommendations.

 

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Material is not readily biodegradable. Material is not expected to be harmful to aquatic organisms.

 

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Dispose of in accordance with appropriate government and local regulations.

 

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

The material is not hazardous for transport by sea, air and road/rail.

 

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

According to GeStoffV (Germany) from 1986.08.26 the material is not hazardous.

 

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. Waterproofing Products Australia 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 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.

Last updated February 2019.  

The publication of this Data Sheet invalidates all previous Product Information. Data Sheets are subject to change without notice.  Please visit 

www.waterproofingproductsaustralia.com.au regularly to view up to date information.  This is a CONTROLLED document under WPA’s Quality System.