SAFETY DATA SHEET Ref. No.

18105

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

 

Trade Name

ROCOL TUFGEAR SPRAY

Manufacturer/Supplier

ROCOL Lubricants

Address

ROCOL House,

Swillington, Leeds,

LS26 8BS,

ENGLAND

Phone Number

+44 (0) 113 2322700

Fax Number

+44 (0) 113 2322760

Emergency Phone Number

+44 (0) 113 2322600

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON THE COMPONENTS

Hazardous Components in Product for EC

Component Name

Codes

Concentration

R Phrases

Classification

ISOPARAFFINIC HYDROCARBON (<0.1% W/W BENZENE)

090622-56-3

15.00 - 30.00

R11, R65, R38, R67, R50/53

F, Xn, N

HYDROCARBON AEROSOL PROPELLANT (<0.1% 1,3 BUTADIENE)

68476-85-7

30.00 - 60.00

R12

F+

SOLVENT REFINED MINERAL OIL

064742-01-4

1.00 - 5.00

   

ACETONE

000067-64-1

1.00 - 5.00

R11, R36, R66, R67

F, Xi

R11

R11 Highly flammable.

R12

R12 Extremely flammable.

R36

R36 Irritating to eyes.

R38

R38 Irritating to skin.

R50/53

R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

R65

R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.

R66

R66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.

R67

R67 Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

F

F - Highly flammable

F+

F+ - Extremely flammable

N

N - Dangerous to the Environment

Xi

Xi - Irritant

Xn

Xn - Harmful



3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

 

Main Hazards

Extremely flammable.

Health Effects - Eyes

Liquid may cause slight transient irritation.

Health Effects - Skin

Repeated or prolonged contact may produce defatting of the skin leading to irritation and dermatitis.

Health Effects - Ingestion

Swallowing may have the following effects:- nausea. drowsiness.

Health Effects - Inhalation

Exposure to vapour at high concentrations may have the following effects:- drowsiness.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

 

First Aid - Eyes

Wash out eye with plenty of water. Obtain medical attention if soreness or redness persists.

First Aid - Skin

Wash skin with soap and water. Apply a reconditioning skin cream.

First Aid - Ingestion

Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting.

First Aid - Inhalation

Remove from exposure.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 

Extinguishing Media

Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray. Use foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media

Do not use water jet.

Special Hazards of Product

Containers may explode in heat of fire. This product may give rise to hazardous fumes in a fire.

Protective Equipment for Fire-Fighting

Wear self contained breathing apparatus.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 

Personal Precautions

Eliminate all sources of ignition. Ventilate the area. Material can create slippery conditions underfoot.

Environmental Precautions

Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses. Advise Authorities if spillage has entered water course or sewer or has contaminated soil or vegetation.

Spillages

Allow to evaporate if it is safe to do so or contain and absorb using earth, sand or other inert material. Transfer into suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

 

Handling

Use in well ventilated area.

Storage

Storage temperature should be kept below 50 C. Storage area should be: out of direct sunlight.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Occupational Exposure Standards

ISOPARAFFINIC HYDROCARBON (<0.1% W/W BENZENE)

An exposure limit of 280ppm (1200mg/m3) 8h TWA is recommended.

HYDROCARBON AEROSOL PROPELLANT (<0.1% 1,3 BUTADIENE)

Occupational exposure standards for significant components are:

UK EH40: OES 1750mg/m3 8h TWA. UK EH40: OES 2180mg/m3 15min TWA. (LPG)

UK EH40: OES 1450mg/m3 8h TWA. UK EH40: OES 1810mg/m3 15min TWA. (Butane)

The minimal atmospheric oxygen concentration should be 18% by volume under normal atmospheric pressure.

OIL MIST, MINERAL

UK EH40: OES 5mg/m3 8h TWA. UK EH40: OES 10mg/m3 15min TWA.

ACETONE

UK EH40: OES 750ppm 8h TWA. UK EH40: OES 1500ppm 15min TWA.

Engineering Control Measures

Exposure to this material may be controlled in a number of ways. The measures appropriate for a particular worksite depend on how the material is used and on the potential for exposure. Use of the basic principles of Industrial Hygiene will enable this material to be used safely.

Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection if there is a risk of exposure to high vapour concentrations.

Hand Protection

Use a good quality barrier cream.

Eye Protection

Chemical goggles if there is a risk of eye contact.

Body Protection

Normal work wear.

Protection During Application

During application, adequate ventilation must be provided.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

 

Physical State

Liquid.

Colour

Black.

Odour

Characteristic.

Boiling Range/Point (C)

Boils above 90.

Flash Point (PMCC) (C)

<0 (based on major component)

Explosion Limits (%)

Not determined.

Solubility in Water (kg/m3)

Insoluble.

Vapour Pressure (mm.Hg./20 C)

Not determined.

Density (kg/m3)

0.65. (measured as kg/litre)

Auto-flammability (C)

Above 200.

Viscosity (cSt)

Viscous liquid at ambient temperatures.

Vapour Density (Air = 1)

Heavier than air.

Evaporation Rate

>1 (referenced as n-butyl acetate = 1)

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 

Stability

Stable under normal conditions.

Conditions to Avoid

Temperatures in excess of 50 C. Exposure to direct sunlight.

Materials to Avoid

Strong oxidising agents.

Hazardous Decomposition Products

Combustion will generate: smoke, possibly thick and choking, resulting in zero visibility.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

Acute Toxicity

Low order of acute toxicity.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

Mobility

The product is volatile/gaseous and will partition to the air phase. If released to water the product will float.

Persistence/Degradability

The product is expected to be resistant to biodegradation.

Bio-accumulation

Product is not expected to bioaccumulate.

13. DISPOSAL

 

Container Disposal

Plastic caps and empty aerosols may be recycled via appropriate routes. Empty aerosols may be disposed of by authorised landfill. Do not incinerate closed containers.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

 

UN Number

1950

UN Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

UN Class

2.1

UK Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

UK Classification

2.1

UK Transport Category

2

ADR/RID - Description

Aerosols.

ADR/RID - Class

2

ADR/RID - Item No.

5F

IMDG - Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

IMDG - Class

2.1

IMDG - Page No.

2102

IMDG - Ems Number

2-13

IMDG - MFAG Table Number

620

IATA - Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

IATA - Class

2.1

Tremcard No. TEC(R)

20G26

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Labelling Information

 

Extremely flammable

 

 

R phrases

R12 Extremely flammable.

S phrases

S16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.

S51 Use only in well ventilated areas. S23 Do not breathe spray.

S2 Keep out of reach of children.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

 

Product Use

For industrial use only. Lubricant.

MSDS first issued

22 August 1997

MSDS data revised

5 September 2000

17. NATIONAL LEGISLATION

 

EC Legislation

EC Directive 91/155/EEC defining the laying down and detailed arrangements for the system of specific information relating to dangerous preparations.

EC Directive 88/379/EEC relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

EC Directive 94/1/EC adapting some technicalities of Council Directive 75/324/EEC on the approximation of the laws of Member States relating to aerosol dispensers.

UK Guidance Publications

EH40, Occupational Exposure Limits, HSE. Revised Annually.

CHIP 97 Guidance on Regulations (ISBN 0-7176-1366-6) page 39 para.155 - reference application of the aspiration hazard (R65) to aerosols.

Approved Supply List (Third Edition)(ISBN 0-7176-1116-7) Introduction, page xiv et seq - Notes H & L apply to the complex oil derived constituents of this preparation.

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate. Although certain hazards may be described we cannot predict that these are the only hazards, or combination of hazards, that may exist in a workplace. This MSDS, therefore, forms a component only of a risk assessment carried out by, or on behalf of, the user.