SAFETY DATA SHEET Ref. No.

14021

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

 

Trade Name

ROCOL PENETRATING SPRAY

Manufacturer/Supplier

ROCOL Limited

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

ODOURLESS KEROSENE (<0.1% w/w BENZENE)

064742-47-8

20.00 - 50.00

R65

Xn

CARBON DIOXIDE AEROSOL PROPELLANT

000124-38-9

1.00 - 5.00

   

SOLVENT REFINED MINERAL OIL

064741-96-4

40.00 - 60.00

   

R65

R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.

Xn

Xn - Harmful



3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

 

Main Hazards

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. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell.

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 

Extinguishing Media

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

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. Wear appropriate protective clothing. Material can create slippery conditions underfoot.

Environmental Precautions

Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses.

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

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Occupational Exposure Standards

ODOURLESS KEROSENE (<0.1% w/w BENZENE)

UK EH40: OES 1000mg/m3 8h TWA.

CARBON DIOXIDE AEROSOL PROPELLANT

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

OIL MIST, MINERAL

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

Pale Amber.

Odour

Characteristic.

Boiling Range/Point (C)

195

Flash Point (PMCC) (C)

70

Explosion Limits (%)

0.9 to 8.0. (based on major component)

Solubility in Water (kg/m3)

Insoluble.

Vapour Pressure (mm.Hg./20 C)

<1

Density (kg/m3)

0.83. (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

<0.1 (referenced as n-butyl acetate = 1)

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 

Stability

Stable under normal conditions.

Conditions to Avoid

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

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

If released to water the product will float. The product will leach into soil.

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

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

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

 

UN Number

1950

UN Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

UN Class

2.2

ADR/RID - Class

2

ADR/RID - Item No.

5A

IMDG - Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols

IMDG - Packaging Group

II

IMDG - Class

2.2

IMDG - Page No.

2102

IMDG - Ems Number

2-13

IMDG - MFAG Table Number

620

IATA - Proper Shipping Name

Aerosols, 30

IATA - Packaging Group

II

IATA - Class

2.1

Tremcard No. TEC(R)

20G26

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Labelling Information

 

Flammable

 

 

R phrases

Flammable.

S phrases

Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.

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

Keep out of reach of children.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

 

MSDS first issued

22 augusti 1997

MSDS data revised

24 december 1997

Product Use

For industrial use only. Lubricant.

Revisions Highlighted

Composition/Information on the Components

Transport Information

Footnote

COMPLETELY REVISED 8/97

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.