SAFETY DATA SHEET Ref. No.

53023

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

 

Trade Name

ROCOL RTD COMPOUND

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

NOT CLASSIFIED AS HAZARDOUS

 

0.00 - 100.00

   


3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

 

Main Hazards

Not classified as hazardous.

Health Effects - Eyes

May cause slight transient irritation.

Health Effects - Skin

Repeated and/or prolonged contact may lead to dermatitis.

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.

First Aid - Ingestion

Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 

Extinguishing Media

Use foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media

Do not use water jet.

Special Hazards of Product

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

Material can create slippery conditions underfoot.

Spillages

Transfer into suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

 

Handling

No special precautions necessary.

Storage

Storage temperature should be controlled to between 1 and 40 C.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

 

Engineering Control Measures

Engineering methods to prevent or control exposure are preferred. Methods include process or personnel enclosure, mechanical ventilation (dilution and local exhaust), and control of process conditions. Use of the basic principles of Industrial Hygiene will enable this material to be used safely.

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

Paste.

Colour

Brown.

Odour

Characteristic.

Melting Point (C)

40 (typical)

Flash Point (PMCC) (C)

Exceeds 150.

Solubility in Water (kg/m3)

Insoluble.

Density (kg/m3)

1.17. (measured as kg/litre)

Auto-flammability (C)

Above 150.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 

Stability

Stable under normal conditions.

Conditions to Avoid

No specific measures necessary.

Materials to Avoid

Strong oxidising agents.

Hazardous Decomposition Products

Combustion will generate: oxides of carbon. hydrogen chloride. oxides of sulphur.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

Acute Toxicity

Low order of acute toxicity.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

Mobility

The product is insoluble in water. If released to water the product will sink. The product is poorly absorbed onto soils or sediments.

Persistence/Degradability

The product is expected to be resistant to biodegradation.

Bio-accumulation

Limited information indicates a potential to bioaccumulate.

13. DISPOSAL

 

Product Disposal

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

Container Disposal

No specific measures necessary.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

 

UN Class

Not classified.

ADR/RID - Class

Not classified.

IMDG - Class

Not classified.

IATA - Class

Not classified.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Labelling Information

 

 

 

 

R phrases

None.

S phrases

None.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

 

Product Use

For industrial use only. Metal cutting lubricant.

MSDS first issued

18 June 1996

MSDS data revised

6 December 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.

UK Guidance Publications

EH40, Occupational Exposure Limits, HSE. Revised Annually.

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.