SAFETY DATA SHEET Ref. No.

34295

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

 

Trade Name

ROCOL BELT DRESSING SPRAY

Manufacturer/Supplier

ROCOL Lubricants

Address

ROCOL House,

Swillington, Leeds,

LS26 8BS,

ENGLAND

Phone Number

+44 (0) 113 232 2700

Fax Number

+44 (0) 113 232 2760

Emergency Phone Number

+44 (0) 113 232 2600

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON THE COMPONENTS

Hazardous Components in Product for EC

Component Name

Codes

Concentration

R Phrases

Classification

ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON (<0.1% w/w BENZENE)

064742-49-0

20.00 - 30.00

R11, R65, R51/53

F, Xn, N

CARBON DIOXIDE AEROSOL PROPELLANT

000124-38-9

1.00 - 5.00

   

PENTANE

000109-66-0

30.00 - 60.00

R12, R51/53, R65, R66, R67

F+, Xn, N

R11

R11 Highly flammable.

R12

R12 Extremely flammable.

R51/53

R51/53 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

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

Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.

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

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

ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON (<0.1% w/w BENZENE)

An exposure limit of 300ppm (1330mg/m3) 8h TWA is recommended.

CARBON DIOXIDE AEROSOL PROPELLANT

UK EH40: OES 5000ppm (9000mg/m3) 8h TWA. UK EH40: OES 15000ppm (27000mg/m3) 15min TWA.

PENTANE

An exposure limit of 600ppm (1800mg/m3) 8h TWA is recommended.

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

Colourless.

Odour

Characteristic.

Boiling Range/Point (C)

Boils above 30.

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)

>10000 @ 38 C (based on major component)

Density (kg/m3)

0.7. (measured as kg/litre)

Auto-flammability (C)

Above 200.

Viscosity (cSt)

Mobile liquid at ambient temperatures.

Vapour Density (Air = 1)

Heavier than air.

Evaporation Rate

>2 (referenced as n-butyl acetate = 1) (based on major component)

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

 

Product Disposal

Dispose of in accordance with all applicable local and national regulations.

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

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 - Marine Pollutant

No

IMDG - Ems Number

2-13

IATA - Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols, Flammable

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.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

 

Product Use

For industrial use only. Prevention of slipping belts. Contains only FDA listed ingredients.

NSF H1 registered, BELT DRESSING SPRAY: 123700

MSDS first issued

22 August 1997

MSDS data revised

29 November 2001

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.

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 Safety Data Sheet, therefore, forms a component only of a risk assessment carried out by, or on behalf of, the user.